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Human Development and Public Services: 2012 Publications

Journal Articles 
Book
Book Chapters 
Outreach
Working Papers 


Journal Articles

Akresh, Richard, Emilie Bagby, Damien de Walque, and Harounan Kazianga. 2012.  "Child Ability and Household Human Capital Investment Decisions in Burkina Faso. " Economic Development and Cultural Change 61(1): 157-186.

Andrabi, Tahir, Jishnu Das, and Asim Ijaz Khwaja. 2012.  "What did you do all day ? maternal education and child outcomes. " The Journal of Human Resources 47(4): 873-912.

Balan, David, and Steve Knack. 2012.  "The correlation between human capital and morality and its effect on economic performance: theory and evidence. " Journal of Comparative Economics 40(3): 457-475.

Chiburis, Richard, Jishnu Das, and Michael Lokshin. 2012.  "A practical comparison of the bivariate probit and linear IV estimators. " Economics Letters 117(3): 762-766.

Corno, Lucia, and Damien de Walque. 2012.  "Mines, Migration and HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa. " Journal of African Economies 21(3): 465-498.

Das, Jishnu, Priyanka Pandey, and Tristan Zajonc. 2012.  "Learning Levels and Gaps in Pakistan: A Comparison with Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. " Economics and Political Weekly 47(26): 228-240.

Das, Jishnu, Jeffrey Hammer, and Carolina Sanchez-Paramo. 2012.  "The impact of recall periods on reported morbidity and health seeking behavior. " Journal of Development Economics 98(1): 76-88.

Das, Jishnu, Ranendra Das, and Veena Das. 2012.  "The mental health gender-gap in urban India: Patterns and narratives. " Social Science & Medicine 75(9): 1660-1672.

Das, Jishnu, Alaka Holla, Veena Das, Manoj Mohanan, Diana Tabak, and Brian Chan. 2012.  "In Urban And Rural India, A Standardized Patient Study Showed Low Levels Of Provider Training And Huge Quality Gaps. " Health Affairs 31(12): 2774-2784.

de Walque, Damien, William Dow, Rose Nathan, Ramadhani Abdul, Faraji Abilahi, Erick Gong, Zachary Isdahl, Julian Jamison, Boniphace Jullu, Suneeta Krishnan, Albert Majura, Edward Miguel, Jeanne Moncada, Sally Mtenga, Mathew Mwanyangala, Laura Packel, Julius Schachter, Kizito Shirima, and Carol Medlin. 2012.  "Incentivising safe sex: a randomised trial of conditional cash transfers for HIV and sexually transmitted infection prevention in rural Tanzania. " British Medical Journal 1(2): 1-10.

de Walque, Damien, and Rachel Kline. 2012.  "The Association Between Remarriage and HIV Infection in 13 Sub-Saharan African Countries. " Studies in Family Planning 43(1): 1-10.

de Walque, Damien, Harounan Kazianga, and Mead Over. 2012.  "Antiretroviral Therapy Perceived Efficacy and Risky Sexual Behaviors: Evidence from Mozambique. " Economic Development and Cultural Change 61(1): 97-126.

De Walque, D. and D. Filmer (2012). "The Socioeconomic Distribution of Adult Mortality during Conflicts in Africa." Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy 18(3): 1-9.

Filmer, Deon P., and Kinnon Scott. 2012.  "Assessing Asset Indices. " Demography 49(1): 359-392.

Gauri, Varun, and Jorn Sonderholm. 2012.  "Global Poverty: Four Normative Approaches. " Journal of Global Ethics 8(23): 193-213.

Gauri, Varun, and Daniel Brinks. 2012.  "Human rights as demands for communicative action. " Journal of Political Philosophy 20(4): 407-431.

Gauri, Varun, and Siri Gloppen. 2012.  "Human Rights Based Approaches to Development: Concepts, Evidence, and Policy. " Polity 44(4): 485-503.

Kazianga, Harounan, Damien de Walque, and Harold H. Alderman. 2012.  "Educational and Child Labour Impacts of Two Food for Education Schemes: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Rural Burkina Faso. " Journal of African Economies 21(5): 723-760.

Knack, Steve, F. Halsey Rogers, and Jac Heckelman. 2012.  "Crossing the threshold: an analysis of IBRD graduation policy. " Review of International Organizations 7(2): 145-176.

Krishnan, Suneeta, Divya Vohra, Damien de Walque, Carol Medlin, Rose Nathan, and William Dow. 2012.  "Tanzanian Couples’ Perspectives on Gender Equity, Relationship Power, and Intimate Partner Violence: Findings from the RESPECT Study. " AIDS Research and Treatment 2012(0): 1-9.

Packel, Laura, Ann Keller, William Dow, Damien de Walque, Rose Nathan, and Sally Mtenga. 2012.  "Evolving Strategies, Opportunistic Implementation: HIV Risk Reduction in Tanzania in the Context of an Incentive-Based HIV Prevention Intervention. " PLOS One 7(8): 1-10.

Paxton, Pamela, and Steve Knack. 2012.  "Individual and country-level factors affecting support for foreign aid. " International Political Science Review 33(2): 171-192.

Ravallion, Martin, and Adam Wagstaff. 2012.  "The World Bank's Publication Record. " Review of International Organization 7(4): 343-368.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2012.  "Benefit-Incidence Analysis: Are Government Health Expenditures More Pro-rich Than We Think?. " Health Economics 21(4): 351-366.

Wagstaff, Adam, and Anthony Culyer. 2012.  "Four decades of health economics through a bibliometric lens. " Journal of Health Economics 31(2): 406-439.

Zhang, Jian, John T. Giles, and Scott Rozelle. 2012.  "Does it pay to be a Cadre? estimating the returns to being a local official in rural China. " Journal of Comparative Economics 40(3): 337-356.


Book

Cai, Fang, John T. Giles, Philip O'Keefe, and Dewen Wang. 2012.  The Elderly and Old Age Support in Rural China: challenges and prospects. Washington, DC: World Bank.



Book Chapters

Das, Jishnu, and Jeff Hammer. 2012.  "Health and Health Care Policy in India: The Case for Quality of Care. " In The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Economy. ed.C. Ghate.New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

de Walque, Damien. 2012.  " Alternative perspective: sexual transmission of HIV. " In RethinkHIV: Smarter Ways to Invest in Ending HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa. ed. Bjørn  Lomborg, Peter Piot.New York: Cambridge University Press. 49-60

Gauri, Varun. 2012.  "The Publicity 'Defect' of Customary Law. " In Legal Pluralism and Development: Dialogues for Success. ed.Caroline Sage, Brian Tamanaha, Michael Woolcock.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Giles, John T., Dewen Wang, and Wei Cai. 2012.  "The Labor Supply and Retirement Behavior of China's Older Workers and Elderly in Comparative Perspective. Chap. 6.. " In Aging in Asia: Findings from New and Emerging Data Initiatives. ed.J.P. Smith and M. Majmundar.Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press.

Khemani, Stuti. 2012.  "The Political Economy of Infrastructure Spending in India. " In The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Economy. ed.Chetan Ghate.New York: Oxford University Press.

King, Elizabeth M., and Dominique Van De Walle. 2012.  "Laos:  Ethno-linguistic Diversity and Disadvantage. " In Indigenous Peoples, Poverty and Development. ed.G. Hall, H. Patrinos.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Lei, Xiaoyan, John T. Giles, Yuqing Hu, Albert Park, John Strauss, and Yaohui Zhao. 2012.  "Patterns and Correlates of Intergenerational Non-Time Transfers: Evidence from CHARLS. Chap. 9.. " In Aging in Asia: Findings from New and Emerging Data Initiatives. ed.J.P. Smith and M. Majmundar .Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press.

 



Outreach

de Walque, Damien. 2012. "Professional Hazard: Migrant Miners Are More Likely to Be Infected with HIV. " Blog post on "Africa can," World Bank, Washington, DC.

de Walque, Damien. 2012. "Rewarding safe sex. " Blog post on "Africa can," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Giles, John, Dewen Wang, and Wei Cai. 2012. "Retirement Behavior among China's Older Workers. " Research Brief, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Keefer, Philip E., and Stuti Khemani. 2012. "Do Informed Citizens Receive More, or Pay More?. " Blog post on "Let's talk development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Khemani, Stuti, and Philip E. Keefer. 2012. "Who ends up being more accountable - governments or citizens?. " Blog post on "Africa can," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Knack, Steve. 2012. "FOCUS: Aid Effectiveness. " Research Brief, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam, and Wanwiphang Manachotphong. 2012. "What Are the Health Effects of Universal Health Care?. " Research Brief, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2012. "A vast treasure trove of development knowledge just opened up. " Blog post on "Let's talk development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2012. "Humanizing health systems. " Blog post on "Let's talk Development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2012."Yet more on coping with information overload with an iPad. " Blog post on "Let's talk development," World Bank, Washington, DC.

 



Working Papers

Akresh, Richard, Damien de Walque, and Harounan Kazianga. 2012.  "Alternative Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms: Impacts on Routine Preventative Health Clinic Visits in Burkina Faso. " Policy Research Working Paper 5958. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Akresh, Richard, Emilie Bagby, Damien de Walque, and Harounan Kazianga. 2012.  "Child Labor, Schooling, and Child Ability. " Policy Research Working Paper 5965. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Brinks, Daniel M., and Varun Gauri. 2012.  "The Law’s Majestic Equality? The Distributive Impact of Litigating Social and Economic Rights. " Policy Research Working Paper 5999. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Corno, Lucia, and Damien de Walque. 2012.  "Mines, Migration and HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa. " Policy Research Working Paper 5966. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

de Walque, Damien, William Dow, Carol Medlin, and Rose Nathan. 2012.  "Stimulating demand for AIDS prevention: lessons from the RESPECT trial. " Policy Research Working Paper 5973. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Dutta, Puja, Rinku Murgai, Martin Ravallion, and Dominique Van De Walle. 2012.  "Does India’s Employment Guarantee Scheme Guarantee Employment?. " Policy Research Working Paper 6003. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Gauri, Varun, and Danial Brinks. 2012.  "Human rights as demands for communicative action. " Policy Research Working Paper 5951. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Gauri, Varun, and Siri Gloppen. 2012.  "Human Rights Based Approaches to Development: Concepts, Evidence, and Policy. " Policy Research Working Paper 5938. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Gauri, Varun. 2012.  "MDGs that nudge: the Millennium Development Goals, popular mobilization, and the post-2015 development framework. " Policy Research Working Paper 6282. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Giles, John, Albert Park, Fang Cai, and Yang Du. 2012.  "Weathering a storm: survey-based perspectives on employment in China in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. " Policy Research Working Paper 5984. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Jakiela, Pamela, and Owen Ozier. 2012.  "Does Africa need a rotten Kin Theorem? experimental evidence from village economies. " Policy Research Working Paper 6085. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Keefer, Philip E., and Stuti Khemani. 2012.  "Do Informed Citizens Receive More…or Pay More? The Impact of Radio on the Government Distribution of Public Health Benefits. " Policy Research Working Paper 5952. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Knack, Steve, and Lodewijk Smets. 2012.  "Aid tying and donor fragmentation. " Policy Research Working Paper 5934. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Knack, Steve. 2012.  "When Do Donors Trust Recipient Country Systems? . " Policy Research Working Paper 6019. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Lei, Xiaoyan, John T. Giles, Yuqing Hu, Albert Park, John Strauss, and Yaohui Zhao. 2012.  "Patterns and correlates of intergenerational non-time transfers: evidence from CHARLS. " Policy Research Working Paper 6076. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Ozier, Owen. 2012.  "Perils of simulation: parallel streams and the case of stata's rnormal command. " Policy Research Working Paper 6278. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Packel, Laura, William Dow, Damien de Walque, Zachary Isdahl, and Albert Majura. 2012.  "Sexual Behavior Change Intentions and Actions in the Context of a Randomized Trial of a Conditional Cash Transfer for HIV Prevention in Tanzania. " Policy Research Working Paper 5997. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Wagstaff, Adam, and Sarah Bales. 2012.  "The impacts of public hospital autonomization: evidence from a quasi-natural experiment. " Policy Research Working Paper 6137. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Wagstaff, Adam, and Wanwiphang Manachotphong. 2012.  "The health effects of universal health care: evidence from Thailand. " Policy Research Working Paper 6119. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Wagstaff, Adam, and Wanwiphang Manachotphong. 2012.  "Universal health care and informal labor markets: the case of Thailand. " Policy Research Working Paper 6116. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Zhang, Jian, John T. Giles, and Scott Rozelle. 2012.  "Does it pay to be a Cadre? estimating the returns to being a local official in rural China. " Policy Research Working Paper 6082. World Bank, Washington, D.C.





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