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Human Development and Public Services: 2003 Publications

Journal Articles
Books
Chapters in Books
Working Papers
 
Other Working Papers (Bank and Non-Bank)   


Journal Articles

 

Van De Walle, Dominique. 2003. “Are returns to investment lower for the poor? Human and physical capital interactions in rural Vietnam.” Review Of Development Economics 7: 636-53.

 

Ersado, Lire, Harold H. Alderman, Jeffrey Alwang. 2003. “Changes in Consumption and Saving Behavior before and after Economic Shocks: Evidence from Zimbabwe.” Economic Development and Cultural Change 52: 187-216.

 

Gong, Liutang and Heng-fu Zou. 2003.“Fiscal Federalism, Public Capital Formation, and Endogenous Growth.” Annals Of Economics and Finance 4: 471-90.  

 

Knack, Steve. 2003. “Groups, Growth, and Trust.” Public Choice 117: 341-55.

 

Hammer, Jeffrey S., and Mark Gersovitz. 2003. “Infectious Diseases, Public Policy, and the Marriage of Economics and Epidemiology.” World Bank Research Observer 18: 129-57.  

 

Devarajan, Shantayanan and Ritva Reinikka. 2003. “Making Services Work for Poor People.” Finance and Development 40: 48-51.

 

Zou, Heng-fu and Liutang Gong. 2003. “Military Spending and Stochastic Growth.” Journal Of Economic Dynamics & Control 28: 153-70.

 

Knack, Steve, M. Kugler, and N. Manning. 2003. “Second Generation Governance Indicators.” International Review Of Administrative Sciences 69: 345-64.

 

Das, Jishnu and Saumya Das, 2003. “Trust, learning, and vaccination: a case study of a North Indian village.” Social Science & Medicine 57: 97-112.

 

Das Gupta, Monica, Jiang Zhenghua, Li Bohua, Xie Zhenming, Woojin Chung, and Bae Hwa-Ok. 2003. “Why is son preference so persistent in East and South Asia? A cross-country study of China, India, and the Republic of Korea.” Journal Of Development Studies 40: 153-87.


 


Alderman, Harold
, Jooseop Kim, and Peter F. Orazem. 2003. “Design, evaluation, and sustainability of private schools for the poor: the Pakistan urban and rural fellowship school experiments.” Economics of Education Review 22 (3, June): 265-74.

 

Alderman, Harold, Jesko Hentschel, and Ricardo Sabates. 2003. “With the help of one’s neighbors: externalities in the production of nutrition in Peru.” Social Science and Medicine 56 (10): 2019-31.

 

Haddad, Lawrence, Harold Alderman, Simon Appleton, Lina Song, and Yisebac Yohannes. 2003. “Reducing Child Malnutrition: How Far Does Income Growth Take Us?” World Bank Economic Review 17(1): 107-31.

 

Knack, Stephen and O. Azfar. 2003. “Trade Intensity, Country Size and Corruption” (with O. Azfar). Economics of Governance 4(1, February), 1-18.

 

Alderman, Harold, Mariam Babita, Gabriel Demombynes, Nthabiseng Makhatha, and Berk Özler. 2003. “How Low Can You Go? Combining Census and Survey Data for Mapping Poverty in South Africa.” Journal of African Economies 11(2): 169-200,

http://jae.oupjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/11/2/169

 

Schady, Norbert. 2003. “Convexity and Sheepskin Effects in the Human Capital Earnings Function: Recent Evidence for Filipino Men.” Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 65 (2, May): 171-96.

 

Svensson, Jakob. 2003. “Who Must Pay Bribes and How Much? Evidence from a Cross Section of Firms.” The Quarterly Journal of Economics 118 (1, February): 207-30.


 

Books

Ferranti, David de, Guillermo Perry, Indermit Gill, J. Luis Guasch, William Maloney, Carolina Sánchez-Páramo, Norbert Schady. 2003. Closing the Gap in Education and Technology. Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. Online at http://www-wds.worldbank.org/

 

Reinikka, Ritva S., Shantayanan Devarajan, Junaid Ahmad, Stephen Commins, Deon Filmer, Jeffery Hammer, Lant Pritchett, Shekhar Shah, and Agnes Soucat. 2003.


World Development Report 2004: Making Services Work for Poor People. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.

 

Knack, Stephen, editor. 2003. Democracy, Governance and Growth. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

 

Chapters in Books

 

Alderman, Harold H., John Hoddinott, Lawrence Haddad, and Christopher R. Udry. 2003.“Gender Differentials in Farm Productivity: Implications for Household Efficiency and Agricultural Policy.” In Agnes R. Quisumbing, eds., Household Decisions, Gender, and Development: A Synthesis of Recent Research.Johns Hopkins University Press.

 

Filmer, Deon, Jeffrey Hammer, and Lant Pritchett. 2003. “Primary health care in poor countries: rethinking health policy.” In Le financement de la santé dans les pays d’Afrique et d’Asie à faible revenu. Karthala.

 

Hammer, Jeffrey and William Jack. 2003.“The design of incentives for health care providers in developing countries: contracts, competition and cost-control.” In Le financement de la santé dans les pays d’Afrique et d’Asie à faible revenu. Editions Karthala.

 

Knack, Stephen and Philip Keefer. 2003. “Social Polarization, Political Institutions and Country Creditworthiness.” In J. C. Heckelman and D. Coates, eds. Collective Choices: Essays in Honor of Mancur Olson. Berlin: Springer.

 

Jin, Jing, and Heng-fu Zou. 2003. “Soft Budget Constraints and Local Government in China.” In Jonathan Rodden, Gunnar S. Eskeland, and Jennie Litvak, eds., Fiscal Decentralization and the Challenge of Hard Budget Constraints. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.

 

Rodden, Jonathan, Gunnar S. Eskeland, and Jennie Litvak. 2003. “Introduction and Overview.” In Jonathan Rodden, Gunnar S. Eskeland, and Jennie Litvak, eds., Fiscal Decentralization and the Challenge of Hard Budget Constraints. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.

 

Rodden, Jonathan, and Gunnar S. Eskeland. 2003. “Lessons and Conclusions.” In Jonathan Rodden, Gunnar S. Eskeland, and Jennie Litvak, eds., Fiscal Decentralization and the Challenge of Hard Budget Constraints. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.


 

Policy Research Working Papers

 

Yamano, Takashi, Harold Alderman, Luc Christiaensen. 2003.“Child Growth, Shocks, and Food Aid in Rural Ethiopia.” Policy Research Working Paper 3128.

 

Keefer, Philip and Stuti Khemani. 2003. “Democracy, Public Expenditures, and the Poor.” Policy Research Working Paper 3164.

 

Gradstein, Mark. 2003.“Governance and Economic Growth.” Policy Research Working Paper 3098.


Das Gupta, Monica, Peyvand Khaleghian and Rakesh Sarwal. 2003. “Governance of Communicable Disease Control Services: A Case Study and Lessons from India.” Policy Research Working Paper 3100.

 

Gauri, Varun and Anna Fruttero. 2003.Location Decisions and Nongovernmental Organization Motivation.” Policy Research Working Paper 3176.

 

Gradstein, Mark. 2003.“The Political Economy of Public Spending on Education, Inequality, and Growth.” Policy Research Working Paper 3162.

 

Gauri, Varun, and Ayesha Vawda. 2003. “Vouchers for Basic Education in Development Countries: A Principal-Agent Perspective.” Policy Research Working Paper 3005.

 

Gauri, Varun. 2003. “Social Rights and Economics: Claims to Health Care and Education in Development Countries.” Policy Research Working Paper 3006.

 

Chaudhury, Nazmul, Jeffrey Hammer, and Edmundo Murrugarra. 2003. “The Effects of a Fee-Waiver Program on Health Care Utilization among the Poor: Evidence from Armenia.” Policy Research Working Paper 2952 (January).


 


Das Gupta, Monica
, Li Bohua, Woojin Chung, Bae Hwa-Ok, Jiang Zhenghua, and Xie Zhenming. 2003. “Why is Son Preference so Persistent in East and South Asia? A Cross-Country Study of China, India, and the Republic of Korea.” Policy Research Working Paper 2942 (January).

 

Das, Jishnu, and Carolina Sánchez-Páramo. 2003. “Short but not Sweet: New Evidence on Short Duration Morbidities from India.” Policy Research Working Paper 2971.

 

Desmond, Christopher, and Robert Greener. 2003. “The Strategic Use and Potential Demand for an HIV Vaccine in Southern Africa.” Policy Research Working Paper 2977 (February).

 

Nagelkerke, Nico J.D., and Sake J. De Vlas. 2003.The Epidemiological Impact of an HIV Vaccine on the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Southern India.” Policy Research Working Paper 2978 (February).

 

Over, Mead, Bernard Bakote'e, Raman Velayudhan, Peter Wilikai, and Patricia Graves. 2003. “Impregnated Nets Cannot Fully Substitute for DDT: The Field Effectiveness of Malaria Prevention in Solomon Islands.” Policy Research Working Paper 3044.

 

Reinikka, Ritva, and Jakob Svensson. 2003. “Working for God? Evaluating Service Delivery of Religious Not-for-Profit Health Care Providers in Uganda.” Policy Research Working Paper 3058 (May).

 

Seshadri, Shreelata Rao, and P. Subramaniyam, and Prabhat Jha. 2003. “The Potential Demand for and Strategic Use of an HIV-1 Vaccine in Southern India.” Policy Research Working Paper 3066 (May).

 

Khaleghian, Peyvand. 2003. “Decentralization and Public Services: The Case of Immunization.” Policy Research Working Paper 2989 (March).

 

Khemani, Stuti. 2003. “Partisan Politics and Intergovernmental Transfers in India.” Policy Research Working Papear 3016 (April).

 

Chaudhury, Nazmul, and Jeffrey Hammer. 2003. “Ghost Doctors: Absenteeism in Bangladeshi Health Facilities.” Policy Research Working Paper 3065 (May).

 

Lindelöw, Magnus, and Adam Wagstaff. 2003. “Health Facility Surveys: An Introduction.” Policy Research Working Paper 2953 (January).


 

Reinikka, Ritva, and Jakob Svensson. 2003. “Survey Techniques to Measure and Explain Corruption.” Policy Research Working Paper 3071 (June).

 

Reinikka, Ritva, and Jakob Svensson. 2003. “Working for God? Evaluating Service Delivery of Religious Not-for-Profit Health Care Providers in Uganda.” Policy Research Working Paper 3058 (May).

 

Das Gupta, Monica, Helene Grandvoinnet and Mattia Romani. 2003.” Fostering Community-Driven Development: What Role for the State?” Policy Research Working Paper 2969 (February).

Rama, Martín. 2003. “Globalization and Workers in Developing Countries.” Policy Research Working Paper 2958 (January).

 

Ravallion, Martin, and Dominique van de Walle. 2003. “Land Allocation in Vietnam’s Agrarian Transition.” Policy Research Working Paper 2951 (January).

 

Schady, Norbert, and Carolina Sánchez-Páramo. 2003. “Off and Running, Technology, Trade, and the Rising Demand for Skilled Workers in Latin America.” Policy Research Working Paper 3015 (April).

 

van de Walle, Dominique, and Dorothyjean Cratty. 2003. “Is the Emerging Non-Farm Market Economy the Route Out of Poverty in Vietnam?” Policy Research Working Paper 2950 (January).

 

Other Working Papers (Bank and Non-Bank)

 

Lindelöw, Magnus, Ritva Reinikka, and Jakob Svensson. 2003. “Health Care on the Frontline: Survey Evidence on Public and Private Providers in Uganda.” Africa Region Human Development Working Paper 38. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

 

Van De Walle, Dominique. 2003.“Testing Vietnam’s Public Safety Net Social Protection.” World Bank Discussion Paper 319. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

 

van de Walle, Dominique. 2003. “Poverty and Transfers in Yemen.” Middle East and North Africa Working Paper 30. World Bank, Washington, D.C.


 




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