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Human Development and Public Services: 2011 Publications

Journal Articles 
Book
Book Chapters
Outreach
Working Papers


Journal Articles

Benjamin, Dwayne, Loren Brandt, and John T. Giles. 2011. "Did Higher Iinequality Impede Growth in Rural China?" The Economic Journal 121(557): 1281-1309.

Chung, Woojin, and Monica Das Gupta. 2011. "Factors influencing ‘missing girls’ in South Korea." Applied Economics 43(24): 3365-3378.

Das, Jishnu, and Jessica Leino. 2011. "Evaluating the RSBY: Lessons from an Experimental Information Campaign." Economic and Political Weekly 46(32): 85-93.

Das, Jishnu, Crick Lund, Mary Silva, Sophie Plagerson, Sara Cooper, Dan Chisholm, Martin Knapp, and Vikram Patel. 2011. "Poverty and Mental Disorders: Breaking the Cycle in Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries." Lancet 378(9801): 1502-1514.

Das, Jishnu, Tahir Andrabi, Asim Ijaz Khwaja, and Tristan Zajonc. 2011. "Do Value-Added Models Add Value? Accounting for Learning Dynamics." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 3(3): 29-54.

Das, Jishnu. 2011. "The Quality of Medical Care in Low-Income Countries: From Providers to Markets." PLOS Medicine 8(4): 1-2.

de Walque, Damien, and Rachel Kline. 2011. "Variations in Condom Use by Type of Partner in 13 Sub-Saharan African Countries." Studies in Family Planning 42(1): 1-10.

Debrauw, Alan, and Ren Mu. 2011. "Migration and the overweight and underweight status of children in rural China." Food Policy 36(1): 88-100.

Filmer, Deon P., and Norbert Schady. 2011. "Does more cash in conditional cash transfer programs always lead to larger impacts on school attendance?" Journal of Development Economics 96(1): 150-157.

Gauri, Varun. 2011. "Fundamental Rights and Public Interest Litigation in India: Overreaching or Underachieving?"  Indian Journal of Law and Economics 1(2): 71-93.

Gauri, Varun. 2011. "The cost of complying with human rights treaties: The convention on the rights of the child and basic immunization." The Review of International Organizations 6(1): 33-56.

Huang, Jikun, Huayong Zhi, Zhurong Huang, Scott Rozelle, and John T. Giles. 2011. "The impact of the global financial crisis on off-farm employment and earnings in rural China." World Development 39(5): 797-807.

Knack, Stephen, F. Halsey Rogers, and Nicholas Eubank. 2011. "Aid Quality and Donor Rankings." World Development 39(11): 1907-17.

Mu, Ren, and Dominique van de Walle. 2011. "Left Behind to Farm? Women’s Labor Re-allocation in Rural China." Labour Economics 18(1): S83-S97.

Mu, Ren, and Dominique van de Walle. 2011. "Rural Roads and Local Market Development in Vietnam." Journal of Development Studies 47(5): 709-734.

Pop-Elechesa, Cristian, Harsha Thirumurthy, James Habyarimana, Joshua Zivin, Markus Goldstein, Damien de Walque, Leslie Mackeen, Jessica Haberer, Sylvester Kimaiyo, John Sidle, Duncan Ngare, and David Bangsberg. 2011. "Mobile phone technologies improve adherence to antiretroviral treatment in a resource-limited setting: a randomized controlled trial of text message reminders." Aids 25(0): 1-10.

Ravallion, Martin, and Adam Wagstaff. 2011. "On measuring scholarly influence by citations." Scientometrics 88(1): 321-337.

Robinson, Nick, and Varun Gauri. 2011. "Education, labor rights, and incentives: contract teacher cases in the indian courts." Comparative Law and Labour Policy Journal 32(4): 991-1022.

Sebastian, Linnemayr, and Harold H. Alderman. 2011. "Almost Random: Evaluating a Large-Scale Randomized Nutrition Program in the Presence of Crossover." Journal of Development Economics 96(1): 106-14.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2011. "Fungibility and the impact of development assistance: evidence from Vietnam's health sector." Journal of Development Economics 94(1): 62-73.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2011. "Reply to Guido Erreygers and Tom Van Ourti's comment on ‘The concentration index of a binary outcome revisited’." Health Economics 20(10): 1166-1168.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2011. "The concentration index of a binary outcome revisited." Health Economics 20(10): 1155-1160.


 

Book

Alderman, Harold H. 2011. No Small Matter: The Impact of Poverty, Shocks, and Human Capital Investments in Early Childhood Development. Washington, DC: World Bank,

Bruns, Barbara, Deon P. Filmer, and Harry Anthony Patrinos. 2011.  Making Schools Work: New Evidence on Accountability Reforms. Washington, DC: World Bank.

Knack, Stephen, and Gregory Kisunko. 2011.  Trends in Corruption and Regulatory Burden in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Washington, DC: World Bank.

Palacios, Robert J., Jishnu Das, and Changqing Sun. 2011.  India's Health Insurance Scheme for the Poor: Evidence from the Early Experience of the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana. New Delhi: Centre for Policy Research.

Wagstaff, Adam, Marcel Bilger, Zurab Sajaia, and Michael Lokshin. 2011.  Health Equity and Financial Protection: Streamlined Analysis with ADePT Software. Washington, DC: World Bank.


 


Book Chapters

Alderman, Harold H., and Emiliana Vegas. 2011. "The Convergence of Equity and Efficiency in ECD Programs. " In No Small Matter: The Impact of Poverty, Shocks, and Human Capital Investments in Early Childhood Development. ed.Harold Alderman.Washington, DC: World Bank.

Das, Jishnu, and Jessica Leino. 2011. "Lessons from an experimental information campaign for evaluating the RSBY. " In India's Health Insurance Scheme for the Poor: Evidence from the Early Experience of the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana. ed.Robert Palacios, Jishnu Das,Changqing Sun.New Delhi: Centre for Policy Research.

de Walque, Damien. 2011. "Conflicts, Epidemics, and Orphanhood: The Impact of Extreme Events on the Health and Educational Achievements of Children. " In No Small Matter: The Impact of Poverty, Shocks, and Human Capital Investments in Early Childhood Development. ed.Harold Alderman.Washington, DC: World Bank.

Naudeau, Sophie, Sebastian Martinez, Patrick Premand, and Deon P. Filmer. 2011. "Cognitive Development among Young Children in Low-Income Countries. " In No Small Matter: The Impact of Poverty, Shocks, and Human Capital Investments in Early Childhood Development. ed.Harold Alderman.Washington, DC: World Bank.


 


Outreach

Das, Jishnu. 2011. "Life in a School." Blog post on "Education for Global Development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

de Walque, Damien, and Deon P. Filmer. 2011. "Trends in Adult Mortality around the Developing World. " Research Brief, World Bank, Washington, DC.

de Walque, Damien, and Deon P. Filmer. 2011. "HIV/AIDS, the silent war in Africa." Blog post on "Africa Can End Poverty," World Bank, Washington, DC.

de Walque, Damien, Harounan Kazianga, and Mead Over. 2011. "Could easier access to AIDS treatment increase risky sexual behaviors?" Blog post on "Let's talk development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

de Walque, Damien. 2011. "Access to HIV/AIDS Treatment and Risky Sexual Behaviors." Research Brief, World Bank, Washington, DC.

de Walque, Damien. 2011. "Is male promiscuity the main route of HIV/AIDS transmission in Africa?" Blog post on "Africa Can.. End Poverty," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Filmer, Deon P. 2011. "Can Disseminating Information Lead to Better Learning Outcomes?" Blog post on "Education for Global Development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Gauri, Varun. 2011. "Are you poor? Then file a lawsuit." Blog post on "Governance for Development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Giles, John, and Elan Satriawan. 2011. "Do Food Supplements Help Children in Times of Economic Crisis?" From Evidence to Policy, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Goldstein, Markus, and Jishnu Das. 2011. "The perfectionists versus the reductionists." Blog post on "Development Impact," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Heath, Rachel. 2011. "Stitching together the future: the effects of the garment industry on girls’ schooling in Bangladesh." Blog post on "Development Impact," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Keefer, Philip E., and Stuti Khemani. 2011. "Radio Access and Service Delivery in Benin." Research Brief, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Khemani, Stuti. 2011. "Do informed citizens hold governments accountable? It depends." Blog post on "Governance of Development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam, and Sofi Bergkvist. 2011. "Health System Innovation in India Part I: India’s health system challenges." Blog post on "Let's Talk Development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam, and Sofi Bergkvist. 2011. "Health System Innovation in India Part II: Aarogyarsi." Blog post on "Let's Talk Development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2011. "A New Year’s Guide to the top World Bank blog posts of 2011." Blog post on "Let's Talk Development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2011. "Are the Knowledge Bank’s assets actually being used? The case of the World Bank’s Human Development sector." Blog post on "Let's Talk Development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2011. "Beyond Universal Coverage Part I." Blog post on "Let's Talk Development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2011. "Beyond Universal Coverage Part II." Blog post on "Let's Talk Development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2011. "Beyond Universal Coverage Part III." Blog post on "Let's Talk Development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2011. "Coping with information overload—with an iPad." Blog post on "Let's Talk Development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2011. "More on coping with information overload with an iPad " Blog post on "Let's Talk Development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2011. "Four cheers for the “results agenda." Blog post on "Let's Talk Development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2011. "Health reform: A consensus emerging in Asia?" Blog post on "Let's Talk Development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2011. "The (gradual) democratization of development economics." Blog post on "Let's Talk Development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2011. "Whither the development agency’s flagship report?"  Blog post on "Let's Talk Development," World Bank, Washington, DC.


 


Working Papers

Andrabi, Tahir, Jishnu Das, and Asim Ijaz Khwaja. 2011. "Students Today, Teachers Tomorrow? Identifying Constraints on the Provision of Education." Policy Research Working Paper 5674. World Bank, Washington, DC.

Balan, David, and Stephen Knack. 2011. "The correlation between human capital and morality and its effect on economic performance: theory and evidence." Policy Research Working Paper 5720. World Bank, Washington, DC.

Buttenheim, Alison, Harold H. Alderman, and Jed Friedman. 2011. "Impact evaluation of school feeding programs in Lao PDR." Policy Research Working Paper 5518. World Bank, Washington, DC.

Chiburis, Richard, Jishnu Das, and Michael Lokshin. 2011. "A practical comparison of the bivariate probit and linear IV estimators." Policy Research Working Paper 5601. World Bank, Washington, DC.

Das Gupta, Monica, John Bongaarts, and John Cleland. 2011. "Population, poverty, and sustainable development: a review of the evidence." Policy Research Working Paper 5719. World Bank, Washington, DC.

Das, Jishnu, Jeffrey Hammer, and Carolina Sanchez-Paramo. 2011. "The impact of recall periods on reported morbidity and health seeking behavior." Policy Research Working Paper 5778. World Bank, Washington, DC

Das, Jishnu, Stefan Dercon, James Habyarimana, Pramila Krishnan, Karthik Muralidharan, and Venkatesh Sundararaman. 2011.  "School inputs, household substitution, and test scores." Policy Research Working Paper 5629. World Bank, Washington, DC.

de Walque, Damien, and Deon P. Filmer. 2011. "Trends and socioeconomic gradients in adult mortality around the developing world." Policy Research Working Paper 5716. World Bank, Washington, DC.

de Walque, Damien, Harounan Kazianga, Mead Over, and Julia Vaillant. 2011. "Food crisis, household welfare and HIV/AIDS treatment: evidence from Mozambique." Policy Research Working Paper 5522. World Bank, Washington, DC.

Devarajan, Shantayanan, Stuti Khemani, and Michael Walton. 2011. "Civil society, public action and accountability in Africa." Policy Research Working Paper 5733. World Bank, Washington, DC.

Gauri, Varun. 2011. "Redressing grievances and complaints regarding basic service delivery." Policy Research Working Paper 5699. World Bank, Washington, DC.

Giles, John, Dewen Wang, and Wei Cai. 2011. "The labor supply and retirement behavior of China's older workers and elderly in comparative perspective." Policy Research Working Paper 5853. World Bank, Washington, DC.

Heckelman, Jac, Stephen Knack, and F. Halsey Rogers. 2011. "Crossing the threshold: an analysis of IBRD graduation policy." Policy Research Working Paper 5531. World Bank, Washington, DC.

Keefer, Philip E., and Stuti Khemani. 2011. "Mass Media and Public Services: The Effects of Radio Access on Public Education in Benin." Policy Research Working Paper 5559. World Bank, Washington, DC.

Lambert, Sylvie, Martin Ravallion, and Dominique van de Walle. 2011. "Is it what you inherited or what you learnt? Intergenerational linkage and interpersonal inequality in Senegal." Policy Research Working Paper 5658. World Bank, Washington, DC.

van de Walle, Dominique. 2011. "Lasting Welfare Effects of Widowhood in a Poor Country." Policy Research Working Paper 5734. World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam, and Anthony J. Culyer. 2011. "Four decades of health economics through a bibliometric lens." Policy Research Working Paper 5829. World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam, and Liang Choon Wang. 2011. "A hybrid approach to efficiency measurement with empirical illustrations from education and health." Policy Research Working Paper 5751. World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wang, Liang Choon. 2011. "Shrinking classroom age variance raises student achievement: evidence from developing countries." Policy Research Working Paper 5527. World Bank, Washington, DC

Woolcock, Michael, Deval Desai, and Varun Gauri. 2011. "Intersubjective Meaning and Collective Action in ‘Fragile’ Societies: Theory, Evidence and Policy Implications." Policy Research Working Paper 5707. World Bank, Washington, D.C.


 




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