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2016 Journal Articles

Bown, Chad P., and Jennifer A. Hillman. 2016. "Bird Flu, the OIE, and National Regulation: The WTO's India - Agricultural Products Dispute," World Trade Review 15 (2): 235-257, April.

Bruhn, Miriam, Gustavo Henrique de Andrade and David McKenzie. 2016. “A Helping Hand or the Long Arm of the Law? Experimental Evidence on what governments can do to formalize firms.” The World Bank Economic Review 30(1): 24-54.

Clarke, George, Yue Li and Lixin Colin Xu. 2016. “Business Environment, Economic Agglomeration, and Job Creation around the World.” Applied Economics, January.

Dang, Hai-Anh, and H. Rogers. 2016. “The Decision to Invest in Child Quality over Quantity: Household Size and Household Investment in Education in Vietnam.” The World Bank Economic Review 30 (1): 104-142.

Dasgupta, Susmita, Mainul Huq and David Wheeler. 2016. “Drinking Water Salinity and Infant Mortality in Coastal Bangladesh.” Water Economics and Policy 1(4).

de Mel, Suresh, Dammika Herath, David McKenzie, and Yuvraj Pathak. 2016. “Radio frequency (un)identification: results from a proof-of-concept trial of the use of RFID technology to measure microenterprise turnover in Sri Lanka.” Development Engineering 1: 4-11.

Do, Quy-Toan, A. A. Levchenko, and C. Raddatz. 2016. “Comparative Advantage, International Trade, and Fertility.” Journal of Development Economics 119: 48-66, March.

Duggan, Mark, Craig Garthwaite, and Aparajita Goyal. 2016. "Market Impacts of Pharmaceutical Product Patents in Developing Countries: Evidence from India." American Economic Review 106(1): 99–135, January.

Fernandes, Ana, Freund, C. and M. Pierola . 2016. “Exporter Behavior, Country Size and Stage of Development: Evidence from the Exporter Dynamics Database.” Journal of Development Economics 119: 121–137.

Fukase, Emiko, and Will Martin. 2016. “Who Will Feed China in the 21st Century? Income Growth and the Demand and Supply for Food in China.” Journal of Agricultural Economics 67(1): 3-23.

Gonzalez, Laura, Caio Piza, Linnet Taylor, Tulio Cravo and Samer Abdelnour. 2016. "The Impacts of Business Support Services for Small and Medium Enterprises on Firm Performance in Low-and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review." Campbell Systematic Reviews 12(1), January 4, 2016.

Gootiiz, Batshur, and Aaditya Mattoo. 2016. "Regionalism in Services: A Study of ASEAN." The World Economy.

Groh, Matthew, Nandini Krishnan, David McKenzie, and Tara Vishwanath. 2016. “The impact of soft skills training on female youth employment: Evidence from a randomized experiment in Jordan.” IZA Journal of Labor and Development 5:9.

Henrique de Andrade, Gustavo, Miriam Bruhn, and David McKenzie. 2016. "A Helping Hand or the Long Arm of the Law? Experimental Evidence on What Governments Can Do to Formalize Firms." World Bank Econonic Review 30 (1): 24-54

Jacoby, Hanan G. 2016. “Food prices, wages, and welfare in rural India.” Economic Inquiry 54(1): 159-176.

Jakiela, P. and Owen Ozier. 2015.  "Does Africa Need a Rotten Kin Theorem? Experimental Evidence from Village Economies." The Review of Economic Studies 83 (1): 231-26.

Kondylis, Florence, Valerie Mueller, Glenn Sheriff, and Siyao Zhud. 2016. "Do Female Instructors Reduce Gender Bias in Diffusion of Sustainable Land Management Techniques? Experimental Evidence from Mozambique." World Development  28: 436-449, February.

Lederman, Daniel, and Guido Porto. 2016. "The Price Is Not Always Right: On the Impacts of Commodity Prices on Households (and Countries)." World Bank Research Observer 31 (1): 168-197.

McKenzie, David, and David Groh. 2016. “Macroinsurance for microenterprises: A randomized experiment in post-revolution Egypt.” Journal of Development Economics 118: 13-25.

McKenzie, David, Emily Beam and Dean Yang. 2016. “Unilateral Facilitation Does Not Raise International Labor Migration from the Philippines.”  Economic Development and Cultural Change 64(2): 323-68.

McKenzie, David, Nabila Assaf and Ana Paula Cusolito. 2016. “The Demand for, and Impact of, Youth Internships:  Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Yemen.” IZA Journal of Labor and Development 5(1).

Piza, Caio, and Mauricio José Serpa Barros de Moura. 2016. "The effect of a land titling programme on households’ access to credit." Journal of Development Effectiveness 8(1): 129-155, January.

Yamauchi, Futoshi. 2016. “Rising Real Wages, Mechanization and Growing Advantage of Large Farms: Evidence from Indonesia.” Food Policy 58: 62-69. 

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