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2015 Journal Articles

Abanokova, K., and Michael M. Lokshin. 2015. "Changes in household composition as a shock-mitigating strategy." Economics of Transition 23 (2): 371-388.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecot.12067

Aguilara, Arturo, Eliana Carranza, Markus Goldstein, Talip Kilic, and Gbemisola Oseni. 2015. "Decomposition of gender differentials in agricultural productivity in Ethiopia." Agricultural Economics 46 (3): 311-334.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/agec.12167

Ali, Daniel, and Klaus Deininger. 2015.  "Is there a farm size-productivity relationship in African agriculture? Evidence from Rwanda." Land Economics 91 (2): 317-344.
http://le.uwpress.org/content/91/2/317.full.pdf+html

Allen, Franklin, Elena Carletti, Robert Cull, Jun Qian, Lemma Senbet, and Patricio Valenzuela. 2014. “The African financial development and financial inclusion gaps.” Journal of African Economies 23(5): 614-642.

Anas, A., and Govinda R. Timilsina. 2015. “Offsetting the CO2 locked-in by roads: Suburban transit and core densification as antidotes.” Economics of Transportation 4 (1): 37-49. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecotra.2015.05.003

Angelucci, M.; Di Maro, Vincenzo. 2015. "Programme evaluation and spillover effects."  Journal of Development Effectiveness April 20, 2015.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19439342.2015.1033441

Arezki, Rahba., Klaus Deininger, and Harris Selod. 2015. “What Drives the Global Land Rush?” The World Bank Economic Review29 (2): 207-33. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/wber/lht034

Arnold, J.M.; Javorcik, B.; Lipscomb, M.; Mattoo, Aaditya. 2015.  "Services Reform and Manufacturing Performance: Evidence from India." Economic Journal, April 2015. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecoj.12206

Artuc, Erhan, and John McLaren.  2015. “Trade Policy and Wage Inequality: A Structural Analysis with Occupational and Sectoral Mobility.”  Journal of International Economics 97(2): 278–94.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022199615001129

Artuc, Erhan, Frederic Docquier, Caglar Özden, and Christopher Parsons. 2015. "A Global Assessment of Human Capital Mobility: The Role of Non-OECD Destinations."  World Development 65: 6-26.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.04.004

Artuç, Erhan, Daniel Lederman and Guido Porto. 2015. "A mapping of labor mobility costs in the developing world." Journal of International Economics 95 (1): 28-41.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022199614001196

Atun, R.; De Andrade, L.O.M.; Almeida, G.; Cotlear, D.; Dmytraczenko, T.; Frenz, P.; Garcia, P.; Gómez-Dantés, O.; Knaul,F.M.; Muntaner, C.; De Paula, J.B.; Rígoli, F.; Serrate, P.C.-F.; Wagstaff, Adam. 2015. "Health-system reform and universal health coverage in Latin America."  The Lancet 385 (9974): 1230-1247.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-673661646-9

Azzarri, C., Alberto Zezza, B. Haile, and E. Cross. 2015. “Does Livestock Ownership Affect Animal Source Foods Consumption and Child Nutritional Status? Evidence from Rural Uganda.” Journal of Development Studies 51 (8): 1034-1059.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2015.1018905

Baldwin, Kate, and Eric Mvukiyehe. 2015. “Elections and Collective Action: Evidence from Changes in Traditional Institutions in Liberia.” World Politics 67 (4): 690-725, October. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0043887115000210

Barrera-Osorio, Felipe, and Deon Filmer. 2015. "Incentivizing schooling for learning: Evidence on the impact of alternative targeting approaches." The Journal of Homan Resources, November.
https://www.doi.org/10.3368/jhr.51.2.0114-6118R1

Bastos, Paulo,  L. Castro, J. Cristia, and C. Scartascini. 2015. “Does Energy Consumption Respond to Price Shocks? Evidence from a Regression-Discontinuity Design.” Journal of Industrial Economics 63 (2): 249-278.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joie.12074

Bastos, Paulo, Lucio Castro, Julian Cristia and Carlos Scartascini.  2015.  “Does energy consumption respond to price shocks?  Evidence from a regression-discontinuity design.”  Journal of Industrial Economics 63(2): 225-393.

Beck,T., Asli Demirguc-Kunt, and D. Singer. 2015. “Corrigendum to 'Is Small Beautiful? Financial Structure, Size and Access to Finance', World Dev. 52 (2013) 19-33.” World Development 66: 778.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.01.009

Beegle, Kathleen, Michelle Poulin, and Gil Shapira. 2015. "HIV Testing, Behavior Change, and the Transition to Adulthood in Malawi." Economic Development and Cultural Change 63(4): 665-684.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/681232

Beine, Michel A.R., Frederic Docquier, and Caglar Ozden.  2015.  “Dissecting Network Externalities in International Migration.” Journal of Demographic Economics 81(4): 379-408.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/dem.2015.13

Bertay, A. C., Asli Demirguc-Kunt, and Harry Huizinga. 2015. "Bank ownership and credit over the business cycle: Is lending by state banks less procyclical?" Journal of Banking and Finance 50: 326-339.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2014.03.012

Bown, Chad P.; Mavroidis, P.C. 2015. "Introduction." World Trade Review 14 (2) 173-175.http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1474745615000075

Bown, Chad P. and Petros C. Mavroidis, eds. 2015. “WTO Case Law Covering 2013.” World Trade Review 14(2): 173-379.

Bown, Chad P., and Kara M. Reynolds. 2015.  “Trade flows and trade disputes.” Review of International Organizations  10 (2): 145-177, June.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11558-014-9208-2

Cadot, Olivier, Ana Fernandes, Julien Gourdon, and Aaditya Mattoo. 2015. “Are Export Support Programs Effective? Evidence from Tunisia.” Journal of International Economics 97 (2): 310-24.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022199615001208

Capuno, Joseph J., Aleli D. Kraft, Stella Quimbo, Carlos R. Tan Jr. and Adam Wagstaff. 2015. "Effects of Price, Information, and Transactions Cost Interventions to Raise Voluntary Enrollment in a Social Health Insurance Scheme: A Randomized Experiment in the Philippines." Health Economics, December.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hec.3291

Calderón, C.; Moral-Benito, E.; Serven, Luis. 2015.  "Is infrastructure capital productive? A dynamic heterogeneous approach." Journal of Applied Econometrics 30 (2): 177-198.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jae.2373

Carletto, Calogero, D. Jolliffe, and R. Banerjee. 2015. "From Tragedy to Renaissance: Improving Agricultural Data for Better Policies." Journal of Development Studies 51 (2): 133-148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2014.968140

Carletto, G., M. Ruel, P. Winters, and Alberto Zezza. 2015. “Farm-Level Pathways to Improved Nutritional Status: Introduction to the Special Issue.” Journal of Development Studies 51 (8): 945-957.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2015.1018908

Cebeci, T.; Fernandes, Ana Margarida. 2015. "Microdynamics of Turkey's Export Boom in the 2000s." World Economy 38 5 825-855.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/twec.12183

Cherkashin, I.,  S. Demidova, Hiau Looi Kee, and K. Krishna. 2015."Firm heterogeneity and costly trade: A new estimation strategy and policy experiments."  Journal of International Economics 96 (1): 18-36.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinteco.2014.12.007

Cilliers, Jacobus, Oeindrila Dube, and Bilal Siddiqi. 2015. "The white-man effect: How foreigner presence affects behavior in experiments."  Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 118, 397–414, October. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2015.03.015

Clarke, G. R. G., C. Z. Qiang, and Lixin Colin Xu. 2015. “The Internet as a general-purpose technology: Firm-level evidence from around the world.” Economics Letters 135:  24-27.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2015.07.004

Clemens, Michael A., Çağlar Özden, and Hillel Rapoport. 2015. “Reprint of: Migration and Development Research is Moving Far Beyond Remittances.” World Development 65: 1–5.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.09.009

Cole, S.; Kanz, Martin; Klapper, L. 2015. "Incentivizing Calculated Risk-Taking: Evidence from an Experiment with Commercial Bank Loan Officers." Journal of Finance 70 (2): 537-575.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jofi.12233

Cristea, Anca D., Russell Hillberry, and Aaditya Mattoo. 2015. “Open Skies over the Middle East.” World Economy, August. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/twec.12314

Cruces, Guillermo, Peter Lanjouw, Leonardo Lucchetti, Elizaveta Perova, Renos Vakis, and Mariana Viollaz. 2015. "Intra-generational mobility and repeated cross-sections: a three-country validation exercise." Journal of Economic Inequality 13(2): 161-179.

Cull, Robert, Wei Li, Bo Sun, and Lixin Colin Xua. 2015. "Government connections and financial constraints: Evidence from a large representative sample of Chinese firms. Journal of Corporate Finance 32: 271-294, June.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S092911991400128X

Cull, Robert, S. Navajas, I. Nishida, and R.  Zeiler. 2015. "A New Index of the Business Environment for Microfinance." World Development 70: 357-388.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.11.023

Cull, Robert, S. Harten, I. Nishida, A. B. Rusu, and G. Bull. 2015. “Benchmarking the financial performance, growth, and outreach of greenfield MFIs in Africa.” Emerging Markets Review 25: 92-124. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ememar.2015.05.002

Daniel, M., Varun Gauri, and Kyle Shen. 2015. “Social Rights Constitutionalism.” Annual Review of Law and Social Science  11:  289-308.
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2688977

Das, Jishnu, Jorge Coarasa and Jeffrey Hammer. 2015. "Private vs. Public." Finance and  Development 51(4): 34-36.
http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/fandd/2014/12/coarasa.htm

Das, Jishnu, A. Kwan, B. Daniels, S. Satyanarayana, R. Subbaraman, S. Bergkvist, R. K. Das, V. Das, M. Pai. 2015. “Use of standardised patients to assess quality of tuberculosis care: A pilot, cross-sectional study.” The Lancet Infectious Diseases, August. 
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1473309915000778

Das, Jishnu, Ada Kwan, Ben Daniels, Srinath Satyanarayana, Ramnath Subbaraman, Sofi Bergkvist, Ranendra K. Das, Veena Das and Madukar Pai. 2015. “First use and validation of the standardized patient methodology to assess quality of tuberculosis care: a pilot, cross-sectional study.” Lancet Infectious Diseases 15 (11): 1305-1313.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1473309915000778

Das, Jishnu, Srinath Satyanarayana, Ramnath Subbaraman, Priya Shete, Genevieve Gore, Adithya Cattamanchi, Kenneth Mayer, Dick Menzies, Anthony D Harries, Phillip Hopewell, Madhukar Pai. 2015. "Quality of Tuberculosis Care in India: A Systematic Review." International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 19(7): 751-63.

Das, A., Friedman, Jed; Kandpal, E.; Ramana, G.N.V.; Das Gupta, R.K.; Pradhan, M.M.; Govindaraj, R. 2015."Strengthening malaria service delivery through supportive supervision and community mobilization in an endemic Indian setting: An evaluation of nested delivery models."  Malaria Journal 13:482.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-13-482

Das, Jishnu, Ada Kwan, Benjamin Daniels, Srinath Satyanarayana, Ramnath Subbaraman, Sofi Bergkvist, Ranendra K Das, Veena Das, and Madhukar Pai. 2015. "Use of standardised patients to assess quality of tuberculosis care: a pilot, cross-sectional study." The Lancet Infectious Diseases 15 (11):1305–1313. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(15)00077-8

Dasgupta, Susmita, P. Martin, H. A. Samad. 2015. “Lessons From Rural Madagascar on Improving Air Quality in the Kitchen.”Journal of Environment and Development 24 (3): 345-369.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1070496515588590

Dasgupta, Susmita, M. M. Hossain, M. Huq, and David Wheeler. 2015. “Climate change and soil salinity: The case of coastal Bangladesh.” Ambio, July.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13280-015-0681-5

Dasgupta, Susmita, Md. Moqbul Hossain, Mainul Huq and David Wheeler. 2015. “Climate Change, Soil Salinity and Road Maintenance Costs in Coastal Bangladesh.” Water Economics and Policy 1(3).
http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/pdf/10.1142/S2382624X15500174?src=recsys

De Arcangelis, G., M. Joxhe, David J. Mckenzie, E. Tiongson, and D. Yang. 2015. "Directing remittances to education with soft and hard commitments: Evidence from a lab-in-the-field experiment and new product take-up among Filipino migrants in Rome." Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 111: 197-208.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2014.12.025

Del Carpio, X. Caglar Ozden, M. Testaverde, and M. Wagner. 2015. “Local Labor Supply Responses to Immigration.” Scandinavian Journal of Economics 117 (Issue 2): 493–521, April.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sjoe.12099

Del Carpio, Ximena, Ha Nguyen, Laura Pabon and Choon Wang. 2015. “Does the Minimum Wage affect employment: Evidence from the Manufacturing Sector in Indonesia.” IZA Journal of Labor & Development 4:17.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40175-015-0040-8

De Martino, Samantha, Florence Kondylis, and Astrid Zwager. 2015. "Despite the usefulness of the theories and methods so far refined for developed countries, one might argue that the dynamic forces of change and modernization in many developing countries may be radically different from those that operated in the presently developed countries." Public Finance Review.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1091142115604352

De Martino, Samantha, Florence Kondylis, and  Astrid Zwager. 2015. “Protecting the environment: For love or money? The role of motivation and incentives in demand for Payments for Environmental Services programs.” Public Finance Review.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1091142115604352

Desai, Deval, and M. Woolcock. 2015. “Experimental Justice Reform: Lessons from the World Bank and Beyond.” Annual Review of Law and Social Science 11: 155-174.
http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-lawsocsci-120814-121550

de Walque, Damien B.C.M.; Gertler, P.J.; Bautista-Arredondo, S.; Kwan, A.; Vermeersch, C.; de Dieu Bizimana, J.; Binagwaho, A.; Condo, J. 2015."Using provider performance incentives to increase HIV testing and counseling services in Rwanda."  Journal of Health Economics 40: 1–9.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2014.12.001

de Walque, Damien B.C.M., P.J. Gertler, S. Bautista-Arredondo, A. Kwan, C. Vermeersch, J. De Dieu Bizimana, A. Binagwaho, and J. Condo. 2015. “Using provider performance incentives to increase HIV testing and counseling services in Rwanda.” Journal of Health Economics 40:1-9.

Deininger, Klaus W., S. Jin, H. K. Nagarajan, and F. Xia. 2015. "Does Female Reservation Affect Long-Term Political Outcomes? Evidence from Rural India." Journal of Development Studies 51 (1): 32-49.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2014.947279

Demirguc-Kunt, Asli, E. Kane, and L. Laeven. 2015. “Deposit insurance around the world: A comprehensive analysis and database.” Journal of Financial Stability 20: 155-183.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfs.2015.08.005

Dinar, S., D. Katz, L. De Stefano, and Brian Blankespoor. 2015. "Climate change, conflict, and cooperation: Global analysis of the effectiveness of international river treaties in addressing water variability." Political Geography 45: 55-66.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2014.08.003

Dollar, David, Tatjana Kleineberg, and Aart Kraay. 2015. “Growth still is good for the poor.” European Economic Review.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euroecorev.2015.05.008

Douidich, Mohamed, A. Ezzrari, R. van der Weide, and P. Verme. 2015. “Estimating Quarterly Poverty Rates Using Labor Force Surveys: A Primer.” The World Bank Economic Review online. pp. 1-26.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/wber/lhv062

Drabik, D., H. DeGorter, D. R. Just, Govinda R. Timilsina. 2015. “The Economics of Brazil's Ethanol-Sugar Markets, Mandates, and Tax Exemptions.”  American Journal of Agricultural Economics 97 (5): 1433-1450.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajae/aau109

Emran, M. S., and Forhad J. Shilpi. 2015. "Gender, Geography, and Generations: Intergenerational Educational Mobility in Post-Reform India."  World Development 72: 362-380. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2015.03.009

Falco, Paolo, William F. Maloney, Bob Rijkers, and Mauricio Sarrias. 2015. "Heterogeneity in subjective wellbeing: An application to occupational allocation in Africa." Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 111: 137-153.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2014.12.022

Fernandes, Ana Margarida, and A. Isgut.  2015. “Learning-by-Exporting Effects: Are They for Real?”  Emerging Markets Finance and Trade 51(1): 65-89.

Fernandes, Ana Margarida, and C. Paunov. 2015. “The risks of innovation: Are innovating firms less likely to die?” Review of Economics and Statistics 97(3): 638-653.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/REST_a_00446

Ferreira, Francisco, N. Lustig, and D. Teles. 2015. “Appraising Cross-national Income Inequality Databases: An Introduction.” Journal of Economic Inequality 13 (4): 497-526, December.
https://www.doi.org/10.1007/s10888-015-9316-0

Ferro, E.; Otsuki, T.; Wilson, John S. 2015. "The effect of product standards on agricultural exports."  Food Policy 50: 68-79.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/03069192/50

Framstad, N. C. and Jon Strand. 2015. “Energy intensive infrastructure investments with retrofits in continuous time: Effects of uncertainty on energy use and carbon emissions.” Resource and Energy Economics 41: 1-18.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1477-9552.12117

Gallagher, M., John T. Giles, A. Park, and M. Wang. 2015. "China's 2008 Labor Contract Law: Implementation and implications for China's workers."  Human Relations 68 (2): 197-235.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0018726713509418

Gao, Nan, Cheryl X. Long, and Lixin Colin Xu. 2016. “Collective Leadership, Career Concern, and the Housing Market in China: The Role of Standing Committees.” Review of Development Economics, February.

Gibson, J.; Beegle, Kathleen G.; De Weerdt, J.; Friedman, J. 2015. "What does variation in survey design reveal about the nature of measurement errors in household consumption?"  Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 77 (3) 466-474.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/obes.12066

Giles, John T.; Satriawan, E. 2015. "Protecting child nutritional status in the aftermath of a financial crisis: Evidence from Indonesia." Journal of Development Economics 114: 97-106.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2014.12.001

Gozzi, Juan Carlos, and Sergio Schmukler.  2015. “Public Credit Guarantees and Access to Finance.” European Economy: Banks, Regulation, and the Real Sector 2: 101-117.

Groh, Matthew,  David McKenzie, and Tara Vishwanath.. 2015. “Labor contracts: Reducing information asymmetries in the youth labor market of Jordan with psychometrics and skill based tests.” World Bank Economic Review 29: S106-S117. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/wber/lhv005

Groh, Matthew, David McKenzie, Nour Shammout, and Tara Vishwanath. 2015. “Testing the importance of search frictions and matching through a randomized experiment in Jordan.” IZA Journal of Labor Economics 4:7.

Gunasekera, R., O. Ishizawa, C. Aubrecht, Brian Blankespoor, Siobhan Murray, A. Pomonis, and J Daniell. 2015. “Developing an adaptive global exposure model to support the generation of country disaster risk profiles.” Earth-Science Reviews 150: 594-608. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2015.08.012

Hallward-Driemeier, Mary, and Lant Pritchett. 2015. “How Business is Done in the developing world: Deals versus rules.” Journal of Economic Perspectives 29 (3): 121-140.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/jep.29.3.121

Hertel, T., J. Steinbuks, and W. Tyner. 2015. "What is the Social Value of Second Generation Biofuels?" Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aepp/ppv027

Hallward-Driemeier, Mary, and O. Gajigo. 2015. "Strengthening economic rights and women's occupational choice: The impact of reforming Ethiopia's family law." World Development 70: 260-273.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2015.01.008

Hirshleifer, Sarojini, David McKenzie, Rita Almeida, and Cristobal Ridao-Cano. 2015. “The Impact of Vocational Training for the Unemployed: Experimental Evidence from Turkey.” Economic Journal, January.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecoj.12211

Jacoby, Hanan G. 2015. “Food prices, wages, and welfare in Rural India.” Economic Inquiry, June. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecin.12237

Jacoby, Hanan G., and Ghazala Mansuri. "Crossing boundaries: How social hierarchy impedes economic mobility?" Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 117: 135-154.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2015.05.003

Jacoby, Hanan G., M. Rabassa, and E. Skoufias. 2015. “Distributional implications of climate change in rural India: A general equilibrium approach.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics  97 (4): 1135-1156.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajae/aau084

Joubert, Clement. 2015. "Pension Design with a Large Informal Labor Market: Evidence from Chile." International Economic Review 56(2): 673–94.
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/277344909_Pension_design_with_a_large_informal_labor_market_Evidence_from_Chile

Kanbur, Ravi, and Adam Wagstaff.  "Inequality of Opportunity: Reply to Pedro Rosa Dias and Erik Schokkaert." Health Economics  24 (10): 1253-1255.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hec.3204

Kee, Hiau Looi. 2015. "Local intermediate inputs and the shared supplier spillovers of foreign direct investment." Journal of Development Economics 112: 56-71. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2014.09.007

Khandker, Shahidur R.; Khalily, M.A.B.; Samad, H.A. 2015. "Mitigating seasonal hunger with microfinance in Bangladesh: how does a flexible programme compare with the regular ones?" Journal of Development Effectiveness 7 (1): 23-42.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19439342.2014.988166

Khemani, Stuti. 2015. “Buying votes versus supplying public services: Political incentives to under-invest in pro-poor policies.”Journal of Development Economics 117: 84-93. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2015.07.002

Kilic, Talip, E. Whitney, and P. Winters. 2015. "Decentralised beneficiary targeting in large-scale development programmes: Insights from the Malawi farm input subsidy programme." Journal of African Economies 24 (1): 26-56.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jae/eju021

Kilic, Talip, P. Winters, Calogero Carletto. 2015. "Gender and agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa: Introduction to the special issue." Agricultural Economics 46 3 281-284.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/agec.12165

Kilic, Talip, A. Palacios-López, and M. Goldstein, M. 2015. "Caught in a Productivity Trap: A Distributional Perspective on Gender Differences in Malawian Agriculture." World Development 70: 416-63. 
http://dx.doi.org/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.06.017

Kondylis, Florence, Valerie Mueller, and Siyao Zhu. 2015. "Measuring agricultural knowledge and adoption." Agricultural Economics 46 (3): 449-462, May.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/agec.12173

Laborde, D., and William J. Martin. 2015.  "Formulas for failure? Were the Doha tariff formulas too ambitious for success?" World Trade Review 14 (1): 45-65. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1474745614000366

Lakner, C., and Branko L. Milanovic. 2015. “Global income distribution from the fall of the berlin wall to the great recession | La distribución global del ingreso de la caída del muro de berlín a la gran recesión.” Revista de Economia Institucional 17 (32): 71-128. 

Larson, Donald, Shaikh Mahfuzus Rahman and Ariel Dinar. 2015. “Costs of greenhouse gas emissions abatement under the Clean Development Mechanism.” Climate Change Economics 6(1).

Love, Inessa, and Maria Soledad Martinez Peria. 2015. “How bank competition affects firms' access to finance.” World Bank Economic Review 29 (3): 413-448.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/wber/lhu003

Love, Inessa, Maria Soledad Martinez Peria, and S. Singh. 2015. "Collateral Registries for Movable Assets: Does Their Introduction Spur Firms' Access to Bank Financing?" Journal of Financial Services Research Mar 7, 2015.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10693-015-0213-2

McCarthy, N., and Talip Kilic. 2015."The nexus between gender, collective action for public goods and agriculture: Evidence from Malawi."   Agricultural Economics 46 (3): 375-402.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/agec.12170

McKenzie, David, Matthew Groh, and Tara Vishwanath. 2015. “Reducing Information Asymmetries in the Youth Labor Market of Jordan with Psychometrics and Skill Based Tests.” World Bank Economic Review Papers & Proceedings 29 (suppl. 1): S106-S117.

McKenzie, David, and Dean Yang. 2015. “Evidence on policies to increase the development impacts of international migration.” World Bank Research Observer 30(2): 155-92.
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Opazo, Luis, Claudio Raddatz, and Sergio L. Schmukler. 2015. "Institutional Investors and Long-Term Investment: Evidence from Chile." World Bank Economic Review 29 (3): 479-522.  
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