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WIDER Research Paper series 2004–2009

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RP2009/56 Mats Lundahl and Lennart Post-Apartheid South Africa: An Economic Success
Petersson Story?
RP2009/55 Luiz de Mello Brazil’s Growth Performance: Achievements and
RP2009/54 Alberto Trejos Country Role Models for Development Success: The
Case of Costa Rica
RP2009/53 Jaap Voeten, Job de Haan, Is that Innovation?: Assessing Examples of Revitalized
and Gerard de Groot Economic Dynamics among Clusters of Small
Producers in Northern Vietnam
RP2009/52 İ. Semih Akçomak Incubators as Tools for Entrepreneurship Promotion in
Developing Countries
RP2009/51 Mulu Gebreeyesus Innovation and Microenterprises Growth in Ethiopia
RP2009/50 David B. Audretsch and Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship and
Mark Sanders Development
RP2009/49 Sunil Mani Growth of Knowledge-intensive Entrepreneurship in
India, 1991–2007
RP2009/48 Otto Toivanen Innovation Policy, Entrepreneurship, and Development:
A Finnish View
RP2009/47 Erik Stam and André van Types of Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth
RP2009/46 Alice H. Amsden Firm Ownership, FOEs, and POEs
RP2009/45 Wim Naudé Entrepreneurship is not a Binding Constraint on Growth
and Development in the Poorest Countries
RP2009/44 A. Leticia Arroyo Abad Trading Inequality? Insights from the Two
and Amelia U. Santos- Globalizations in Latin America
RP2009/43 Pinaki Chakraborty and Economic Reforms and Infrastructure Spending:
Yan Zhang Evidence from China and India
RP2009/42 Augustin Kwasi Fosu Country Role Models for Development Success: The
Ghana Case
RP2009/41 Diego B. Avanzini Designing Composite Entrepreneurship Indicators: An
Application Using Consensus PCA
RP2009/40 James A. Robinson Botswana as a Role Model for Country Success
RP2009/39 Thomas Gries and Wim When to Start a New Firm?: Modelling the Timing of
Naudé Novice and Serial Entrepreneurs
RP2009/38 Robert Loon The Omani and Bahraini Paths to Development: Rare
and Contrasting Oil-based Economic Success Stories
RP2009/37 Andrés Solimano Three Decades of Neoliberal Economics in Chile:
Achievements, Failures and Dilemmas
RP2009/36 Arvind Subramanian The Mauritian Success Story and its Lessons
RP2009/35 Markus Jäntti and Juhana The Finnish Developmental State and its Growth
Vartiainen Regime

RP2009/34 Keun Lee How Can Korea be a Role Model for Catch-up
Development?: A ‘Capability-based View’
RP2009/33 Yang Yao Disinterested Government: An Interpretation of China's
Economic Success in the Reform Era
RP2009/32 Mina Baliamoune-Lutz Tunisia's Development Experience: A Success Story?
RP2009/31 Nirvikar Singh India's Development Strategy: Accidents, Design and
RP2009/30 John Thoburn Vietnam as a Role Model for Development
RP2009/29 Annina Kaltenbrunner and The Case for an Intermediate Exchange Rate Regime
Machiko Nissanke with Endogenizing Market Structures and Capital
RP2009/28 Evans Jadotte International Migration, Remittances
and Labour Supply: The Case of the Republic of Haiti
RP2009/27 Wim Naudé ‘Rushing in where Angels Fear to Tread?’: The Early
Internationalization of Indigenous Chinese Firms
RP2009/26 Nanak Kakwani, Marcelo Linkages between Pro-Poor Growth, Social
Neri, and Hyun H. Son Programmes and Labour Market: The Recent Brazilian
RP2009/25 Beatrice Weder and Rolf Switzerland’s Rise to a Wealthy Nation: Competition
Weder and Contestability as Key Success Factors
RP2009/24 Paul Teague Developing Ireland: Committing to Economic Openess
and Building Domestic Institutional Capabilities
RP2009/23 Ådne Cappelen and Lars Can Norway be a Role Model for Natural Resource
Mjøset Abundant Countries?
RP2009/22 Fukunari Kimura Japan’s Model of Economic Development: Relevant
and Nonrelevant Elements for Developing Economies
RP2009/21 Jagannadha Pawan Entrepreneurship and Welfare
RP2009/20 Milo Bianchi Credit Constraints, Entrepreneurial Talent, and
Economic Development
RP2009/19 John Bennett Informal Firms in Developing Countries:
Entrepreneurial Stepping Stone or Consolation Prize?
RP2009/18 Bengt-Åke Lundvall The Danish Model and the Globalizing Learning
Economy: Lessons for Developing Countries
RP2009/17 Jan Svejnar, and Milica The Czech Transition: The Importance of
Uvalic Microeconomic Fundamentals
RP2009/16 Wim Naudé, and Stephanié Early International Entrepreneurship in China: Extent
Rossouw and Determinants
RP2009/15 Vladimir Popov Lessons from the Transition Economies: Putting the
Success Stories of the Postcommunist World into a
Broader Perspective
RP2009/14 Grzegorz W. Kolodko A Two-thirds Rate of Success: Polish Transformation
and Economic Development, 1989-2008
RP2009/13 László Csaba Hungary: The Janus-faced Success Story
RP2009/12 Roy Thurik Entrepreneurship, Economic Growth and Policy in
Emerging Economies
RP2009/11 Micheline Goedhuys and High-Growth Entrepreneurial Firms in Africa: A
Leo Sleuwaegen Quantile Regression Approach
RP2009/10 Sameeksha Desai Measuring Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

RP2009/09 Gerrit Rooks, The Interplay of Human and Social Capital in
Adam Szirmai, Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries: The Case of
and Arthur Sserwanga Uganda
RP2009/08 Peter Nijkamp Entrepreneurship, Development,and the Spatial
Context: Retrospect and Prospect
RP2009/07 José Ernesto Amorós Entrepreneurship and Quality of Institutions: A
Developing-Country Approach
RP2009/06 Rosemary Atieno Linkages, Access to Finance
and the Performance of Small-Scale
Enterprises in Kenya
RP2009/05 Ayal Kimhi Entrepreneurship and Income Inequality
in Southern Ethiopia
RP2009/04 Mina Baliamoune-Lutz Entrepreneurship and Reforms
in Developing Countries
RP2009/03 Jun Du and Sourafel Girma Source of Finance, Growth and Firm Size – Evidence
from China
RP2009/02 Emmanuel Skoufias, Globalization and the Role of Public Transfers in
Kathy Lindert, Redistributing Income in Latin America and the
and Joseph Shapiro Caribbean
RP2009/01 Wim Naudé Out with the sleaze, in with the ease: insufficient for
entrepreneurial development?

RP2008/109 Manop Udomkerdmongkol Political Regime, Private Investment, and Foreign

and Oliver Morrissey Direct Investment in Developing Countries
RP2008/108 Lucio Castro Trade with China and India and Manufacturing Labour
and Daniel Saslavsky Demand in Argentina
RP2008/107 Augustin Kwasi Fosu Inequality and the Impact of Growth on Poverty:
Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa
RP2008/106 David Roland-Holst, Growth and Trade Horizons for Asia: Long Term
Jean-Pierre Verbiest, Forecasts for Regional Integration
and Fan Zhai
RP2008/105 Mario Cimoli, Structural Change, Technology, and Economic Growth:
Wellington Pereira, Brazil and the CIBS in a Comparative Perspective
Gabriel Porcile,
and Fábio Scatolin
RP2008/104 Rhys Jenkins China’s Global Growth and Latin American Exports
RP2008/103 Yongqing Wang China’s Trade Imbalances: The Role of FDI
and Guanghua Wan
RP2008/102 Manop Udomkerdmongkol Exchange Rates and Outward Foreign Direct
Oliver Morrissey, Investment: US FDI in Emerging Economies
and Holger Görg
RP2008/101 Kunwang Li, Ligang Song, Component Trade and China’s Global Economic
and Xingjun Zhao Integration
RP2008/100 Amelia U. Santos Paulino, R&D (Re)location: A Bird’s Eye (Re)view
Mariagrazia Squicciarini,
and Peilei Fan
RP2008/99 Patrick Guillaumont An Economic Vulnerability Index: Its Design and Use
for International Development Policy
RP2008/98 Fiona Tregenna Sectoral Engines of Growth in South Africa: An
Analysis of Services and Manufacturing

RP2008/97 Moritz Cruz Can Free Trade Guarantee Gains from Trade?
RP2008/96 Miao Fu, Xiaolan Fu, International and Intra-national Technology Spillovers
and Tieli Li and Technology Development Paths in Developing
Countries: The Case of China
RP2008/95 Jean-Yves Gnabo, Interdependencies between Monetary Policy and
Luiz de Mello, Foreign Exchange Intervention under Inflation
and Diego Moccero Targeting: The Case of Brazil and the Czech Republic
RP2008/94 Kailei Wei, Shujie Yao, Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Inequality in
and Aying Liu China
RP2008/93 Wim Naudé Export Diversification and Specialization in South
and Riaan Rossouw Africa: Extent and Impact
RP2008/92 Alexis Habi Yaremye Economic Proximity and Technology Flows: South
Africa’s Influence and the Role of Technological
Interaction in Botswana’s Diversification Effort
RP2008/91 Sebastián Claro FDI Liberalization as a Source of Comparative
Advantage in China
RP2008/90 Yevgeny Kuznetsov Innovation Systems, Radical Transformation, Step-by-
Step: India in Light of China
RP2008/89 Adegboyega Ojo, Developing and Harnessing Software Technology in the
Tomasz Janowski, South: The Roles of China, India, Brazil, and South
Rilwan Basanya, Africa
and Mike Reed
RP2008/88 Henri Bezuidenhout Foreign Direct Investment and Trade in the Southern
and Wim Naudé African Development Community
RP2008/87 Kunal Sen International Trade and Manufacturing Employment
Outcomes in India: A Comparative Study
RP2008/86 Nader Nazmi Economic Efficiency and Growth: Evidence from
and Julio E. Revilla Brazil, China, and India
RP2008/85 Wim Naudé Conflict, Disasters, and No Jobs: Reasons for
International Migration from Sub-Saharan Africa
RP2008/84 Jean-Raphael Chaponnière, Vietnam Following in China’s Footsteps: The Third
Jean-Pierre Cling, Wave of Emerging Asian Economies
and Bin Zhou
RP2008/83 Tilman Brück The Impact of Conflict and Fragility on Households: A
and Kati Schindler Conceptual Framework with Reference to Widows
RP2008/82 Yuan Zhang Can We Predict Vulnerability to Poverty?
and Guanghua Wan
RP2008/81 Daniela Marconi Comparative Advantage Patterns and Domestic
and Valeria Rolli Determinants in Emerging Countries: An Analysis with
a Focus on Technology
RP2008/80 Jorge Saba Arbache Hunting for Leopards: Long-Run Country Income
and John Page Dynamics in Africa
RP2008/79 Shekhar Aiyar, The Macroeconomic Management of Increased Aid:
Andrew Berg, Policy Lessons from Recent Experience
and Mumtaz Hussain
RP2008/78 Lisa Chauvet Aid, Volatility and Growth Again: When Aid Volatility
and Patrick Guillaumont Matters and When It Does Not

RP2008/77 Christopher Adam, Monetary Policy Rules for Managing Aid Surges in
Edward Buffie, Africa
Stephen O’Connell,
and Catherine Pattillo
RP2008/76 Gil S. Epstein Poverty and Governance: The Contest for Aid
and Ira N. Gang
RP2008/75 Mina Baliamoune-Lutz Aid Effectiveness: Looking at the Aid-Social Capital-
and George Mavrotas Growth Nexus
RP2008/74 Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Globalization and Health: Impact Pathways and Recent
Stefano Rosignoli Evidence
and Luca Tiberti
RP2008/73 Marion Pircher What Lessons have been learnt since the East Asian
Crisis in 1997/98? CIBS, Capital Flows, and Exchange
RP2008/72 Rubina Verma The Service Sector Revolution in India: A Quantitative
RP2008/71 S. Mansoob Murshed On the Non-Contractual Nature of Donor-Recipient
Interaction in Development Assistance
RP2008/70 Thomas Gries Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Growth:
and Wim Naudé Towards A General Theory of Start-Ups
RP2008/69 Mariana Zanatta, National Policies to Attract FDI in R&D:
Eduardo Strachman, An Assessment of Brazil and Selected Countries
Flavia Carvalho,
Pollyana C. Varrichio,
Edilaine Camillo,
and Mariana Barra
RP2008/68 Ricardo Gottschalk The Liberalization of Capital Outflows in CIBS: What
and Cecilia Azevedo Sodre Opportunities for Other Developing Countries?
RP2008/67 Suparna Chakraborty Indian Economic Growth: Lessons for the Emerging
RP2008/66 Thomas Gries International Integration and Regional Development in
and Margarete Redlin China
RP2008/65 Anushree Sinha Gender and Informal Sector Analysis in India:
and Haider Khan Economy Wide Approaches
RP2008/64 Slobodan Djajić Foreign Aid, Infrastructure Development, and Welfare:
An Intertemporal Analysis
RP2008/63 Tejashree Sayanak Foreign Aid as Prize: Incentives for a Pro-Poor Policy
and Sajal Lahiri
RP2008/62 Thomas Gries Entrepreneurship and Structural Economic
and Wim Naudé Transformation
RP2008/61 Marlene Attzs Natural Disasters and Remittances: Exploring the
Linkages between Poverty, Gender, and Disaster
Vulnerability in Caribbean SIDS
RP2008/60 Peter Sheehan Beyond Industrialization: New Approaches to
Development Strategy Based on the Service Sector
RP2008/59 Sudhir K. Thakur Identification of Regional Fundamental Economic
Structure (FES) of India: An Input-Output and Field of
Influence Approach
RP2008/58 Jeffrey Henderson China and the Future of the Developing World: The
Coming Global-Asian Era and its Consequences

RP2008/57 Mariano Rojas Intra-Household Arrangements and Health Satisfaction:
Evidence from Mexico
RP2008/56 Haider A. Khan China’s Development Strategy and Energy Security:
Growth, Distribution and Regional Cooperation
RP2008/55 Lino Briguglio, Economic Vulnerability and Resilience: Concepts and
Gordon Cordina, Measurements
Nadia Farrugia,
and Stephanie Vella
RP2008/54 Wim Naudé, Measuring the Vulnerability of Subnational Regions
Mark McGillivray,
and Stephanié Rossouw
RP2008/53 Harsha Aturupane, The Determinants of Child Weight and Height in Sri
Anil B. Deolalikar, Lanka: A Quantile Regression Approach
and Dileni Gunewardena
RP2008/52 Calum G. Turvey Vulnerability, Trust and Microcredit: The Case of
and Rong Kong China’s Rural Poor
RP2008/51 Patrick Guillaumont, How Macroeconomic Instability Lowers Child Survival
Catherine Korachais,
and Julie Subervie
RP2008/50 Jörn Birkmann Assessing Vulnerability Before, During and After a
Natural Disaster in Fragile Regions: Case Study of the
2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami in Sri Lanka and Indonesia
RP2008/49 B. Valentine Joseph Livelihood Risk from HIV in Semi-Arid Tropics of
Gandhi, M. Cynthia Rural Andhra Pradesh
Serquiña Bantilan, and
Devanathan Parthasarathy
RP2008/48 Karen Macours Seasonal Migration and Early Childhood Development
and Renos Vakis
RP2008/47 Anis Chowdhury Growth Oriented Macroeconomic Policies for Small
Islands Economies: Lessons from Singapore
RP2008/46 David Carment, Determinants of State Fragility and Implications for Aid
Stewart Prest, and Allocation: An Assessment Based on the Country
Yiagadeesen Samy Indicators for Foreign Policy Project
RP2008/45 S. Mansoob Murshed Enforcing Peace Agreements through Commitment
and Philip Verwimp Technologies
RP2008/44 Mina Baliamoune-Lutz State Fragility: Concept and Measurement
and Mark McGillivray
RP2008/43 Sumon Kumar Bhaumik, Gender and Ethnicity in Post-Conflict Kosovo
Ira N. Gang,
and Myeong-Su Yun
RP2008/42 Colin Andrews Vulnerability to Hunger: Improving Food Crisis
and Margarita Flores Responses in Fragile States
RP2008/41 Kate Bird Vulnerability, Poverty and Coping in Zimbabwe
and Martin Prowse
RP2008/40 Raghav Gaiha Measuring Vulnerability and Poverty: Estimates for
and Katsushi Imai Rural India
RP2008/39 Yuqing Xing China’s Exports in ICT and its Impact on Asian

RP2008/38 Shujie Yao, Ownership Reform, Foreign Competition, and
Zhongwei Han, Efficiency of Chinese Commercial Banks: A Non-
and Genfu Feng Parametric Approach
RP2008/37 Yuefen Li and Bin Zhang Development Path of China and India and the
Challenges for their Sustainable Growth
RP2008/36 Xuan Li The Impact of Higher Standards in Patent Protection for
Pharmaceutical Industries under the TRIPS Agreement:
A Comparative Study of China and India
RP2008/35 Ghassan Dibeh Resources and the Political Economy of State Fragility
in Conflict States: Iraq and Somalia
RP2008/34 Terry Cannon Reducing People’s Vulnerability to Natural Hazards:
Communities and Resilience
RP2008/33 Jun Zhang China’s Economic Growth: Trajectories and Evolving
RP2008/32 Thomas Gries, The Optimal Distance to Port for Exporting Firms
Wim Naudé, and
Marianne Matthee
RP2008/31 Peilei Fan Innovation Capacity and Economic Development:
China and India
RP2008/30 Liangzhi You A Tale of Two Countries: Spatial and Temporal
Patterns of Rice Productivity in China and Brazil
RP2008/29 Maurizio Bussolo, Global Growth and Distribution: Are China and India
Rafael E. De Hoyos, Reshaping the World?
Denis Medvedev,
and Dominique van der
RP2008/28 Amelia U. Santos-Paulino Export Productivity and Specialization in China, Brazil,
India and South Africa
RP2008/27 Alessandra Guariglia and Export Productivity, Finance, and Economic Growth:
Amelia U. Santos-Paulino Are the Southern Engines of Growth Different?
RP2008/26 Oleksiy Ivaschenko Asset-Based Poverty in Rural Tajikistan: Who Climbs
and Cem Mete out and Who Falls in?
RP2008/25 Martin Heger, Alex Julca, Analysing the Impact of Natural Hazards in Small
and Oliver Paddison Economies: The Caribbean Case
RP2008/24 John Henley, Foreign Direct Investment from China, India and South
Stefan Kratzsch, Africa in Sub-Saharan Africa: A New or Old
Mithat Külür, Phenomenon?
and Tamer Tandogan
RP2008/23 T. H. Gindling Minimum Wages, Globalization, and Poverty in
and Katherine Terrell Honduras
RP2008/22 Ernesto Aguayo-Tellez, Globalization and Formal Sector Migration in Brazil
Marc-Andreas Muendler,
and Jennifer Pamela Poole
RP2008/21 Marie-Claude Martin Individual and Collective Resources and Health in
RP2008/20 Wim Naudé Entrepreneurship in Economic Development
RP2008/19 Sumei Tang, Foreign Direct Investment, Domestic Investment, and
E. A. Selvanathan Economic Growth in China: A Time Series Analysis
and S. Selvanathan

RP2008/18 Calogero Carletto, Globalization and Smallholders: The Adoption,
Diffusion, and Welfare Impact of Non-traditional
Angeli Kirk, Paul Winters,
and Benjamin Davis Export Crops in Guatemala
RP2008/17 Alejandro de la Fuente Remittances and Vulnerability to Poverty in Rural
RP2008/16 Anthony Shorrocks Ungrouping Income Distributions: Synthesising
and Guanghua Wan Samples for Inequality and Poverty Analysis
RP2008/15 Kavita Sethuraman The Role of Women’s Empowerment and Domestic
Violence in Child Growth and Undernutrition in a
Tribal and Rural Community in South India
RP2008/14 Manoel Bittencourt Inflation and Financial Development: Evidence from
RP2008/13 Yanrui Wu Comparing Regional Development in China and India
RP2008/12 Ligang Song and Yu Sheng The Impact of Reform on Economic Growth in China:
A Principal Component Analysis
RP2008/11 Rhys Jenkins Measuring the Competitive Threat from China
RP2008/10 Silvia Nenci The Rise of the Southern Economies: Implications for
the WTO-Multilateral Trading System
RP2008/09 Fang Cai Approaching a Triumphal Span: How Far Is China
Towards its Lewisian Turning Point?
RP2008/08 Mahvash Saeed Qureshi Trade Expansion of China and India: Threat or
and Guanghua Wan Opportunity
RP2008/07 Sanjeev Gupta Enhancing Effective Utilization of Aid in Fragile States
RP2008/06 Gary S. Fields and María Earnings Mobility in Times of Growth and Decline:
Laura Sánchez Puerta Argentina from 1996 to 2003
RP2008/05 Gurleen K. Popli Trade Liberalization and the Self-employed in Mexico
RP2008/04 Alok Bhargava Globalization, Literacy Levels, and Economic
RP2008/03 Mark McGillivray Aid and Growth in Fragile States
and Simon Feeny
RP2008/02 Jarko Fidrmuc and China in the World Economy: Dynamic Correlation
Ivana Bátorová Analysis of Business Cycles
RP2008/01 A. J. E. Charman Empowering Women Through Livelihoods Orientated
Agricultural Service Provision: A Consideration of
Evidence from Southern Africa

RP2007/87 Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis Household Access to Microcredit and Children’s Food

and Gautam Hazarika Security in Rural Malawi: A Gender Perspective
RP2007/86 Daniel Gbetnkom Forest Management, Gender, and Food Security of the
Rural Poor in Africa
RP2007/85 Milla Nyyssölä Women’s Status and Child Labour in Nepal
RP2007/84 Milla Nyyssölä Women’s Status and Children’s Food Security in Nepal
RP2007/83 Clive J. Mutunga Environmental Determinants of Child Mortality in
RP2007/82 John Knight China, South Africa and the Lewis Model
RP2007/81 Robert Picciotto Development Effectiveness at the Country Level
RP2007/80 Mohammad Mokammel Domestic Violence Against Women: Its Determinants
Karim Toufique and and Implications for Gender Resource Allocation
Mohammad A. Razzaque

RP2007/79 Mohammad A. Razzaque Does Women’s Status Matter for Food Security?
and Mohammad Evidence from Bangladesh
Mokammel Karim
RP2007/78 Subha Mani The Role of the Household and Community in
Determining Child Health
RP2007/77 James B. Davies, Estimating the Level and Distribution of Global
Susanna Sandström, Household Wealth
Anthony Shorrocks,
and Edward N. Wolff
RP2007/76 Janice E. Perlman Globalization and the Urban Poor
RP2007/75 Howard White Evaluating Aid Impact
RP2007/74 David E. Sahn Inequality and Poverty in Africa in an Era of
and Stephen D. Younger Globalization: Looking Beyond Income to Health and
RP2007/73 Stefan Dercon Globalization and Marginalization in Africa: Poverty,
Risk, and Vulnerability in Rural Ethiopia
RP2007/72 Alfred J. Field Globalization, Crop Choice and Property Rights in
and Erica Field Rural Peru, 1994-2004
RP2007/71 Susanna Wolf Does Aid Improve Public Service Delivery?
RP2007/70 Abena D. Oduro Market Participation and Rural Poverty in Ghana in the
and Isaac Osei-Akoto Era of Globalization
RP2006/69 Elizabeth Asiedu The Effect of the Liberalization of Investment Policies
and Kwabena Gyimah- on Employment and Investment of Multinational
Brempong Corporations in Africa
RP2007/68 Francis Menjo Baye Changing Land-tenure Arrangements and Access to
Primary Assets under Globalization: A Case Study of
Two Villages in Anglophone Cameroon
RP2007/67 Reza C. Daniels Gender Dimensions to the Incidence of Tariff
RP2007/66 Steve Onyeiwu, Distributional Impact of Globalization-Induced
Raluca Iorgulescu Migration: Evidence from a Nigerian Village
Polimeni, and
John M. Polimeni
RP2007/65 Augustin Kwasi Fosu Gains from Trade: Implications for Labour Market
and Andrew Mold Adjustment and Poverty Reduction in Africa
RP2007/64 David Mayer-Foulkes Globalization and the Human Development Trap
RP2007/63 Arjan de Haan and Can Aid New Modalities Handle Politics?
Max Everest-Phillips
RP2007/62 Eva Jespersen and Issues to Consider in Assessing International Support
Julia Benn for Realizing Children’s Rights: A Reflection on Aid
Modalities and Transparency in Reporting, and a
Review of Aid for Basic Social Services
RP2007/61 Howard P. Lehman Japan’s National Economic Identity and African
Development: An Analysis of the Tokyo International
Conference on African Development
RP2007/60 Elizabeth Asiedu The Impact of Foreign Aid in Education Growth: How
and Boaz Nandwa Relevant is the Heterogeneity of Aid Flows and the
Heterogeneity of Aid Recipients?

RP2007/59 Danny Cassimon and Aid Effectiveness, Debt Relief and Public Finance
Bjorn Van Campenhout Response: Evidence from a Panel of HIPCs
RP2007/58 Francisco H. G. Ferreira, Trade Liberalization, Employment Flows and Wage
Phillippe G. Leite Inequality in Brazil
and Matthew Wai-Poi
RP2007/57 Servaas van der Berg, Post-Apartheid South Africa: Poverty and Distribution
Ronelle Burger Trends in an Era of Globalization
and Megan Louw
RP2007/56 Kala Seetharam Sridhar Firm Location Choice in Cities: Evidence from China,
and Guanghua Wan India, and Brazil
RP2007/55 Jeffery I. Round Globalization, Growth, Inequality and Poverty in
Africa: A Macroeconomic Perspective
RP2007/54 Vasco Molini Is the Nutritional Status of Males and Females Equally
and Maarten Nubé Affected by Economic Growth? Evidence from
Vietnam in the 1990s
RP2007/53 Craig Gundersen, Differences in Food Insecurity between Girls and Boys:
Yemisi Kuku and Evidence from Zimbabwe
Thomas Kelly
RP2007/52 Nathalie Holvoet Monitoring and Evaluation Reform under Changing Aid
and Robrecht Renard Modalities: Seeking the Middle Ground in Aid-
Dependent Low-Income Countries
RP2007/51 Graham Brown, The Implications of Horizontal Inequality for Aid
Frances Stewart,
and Arnim Langer
RP2007/50 David Fielding Aid and Dutch Disease in the South Pacific
RP2007/49 Helen S. Toxopeus Remittances and Financial Inclusion in Development
and Robert Lensink
RP2007/48 Richard Pomfret Coordinating Aid for Regional Cooperation Projects:
The Experience of Central Asia
RP2007/47 Howard White Projecting Progress toward the Millennium
and Nina Blöndal Development Goals
RP2007/46 Simon Feeny Public Sector Efficiency and Small Island Developing
and Mark Rogers States
RP2007/45 Dirk-Jan Koch Blind Spots on the Map of Aid Allocations:
Concentration and Complementarity of International
RP2007/44 Saibal Kar Migration Taxes and Human Capital Formation: Some
Implications for Development
RP2007/43 Anis Chowdhury Gearing Macroeconomic Policies to Manage Large
and Terry McKinley Inflows of ODA: The Implications for HIV/AIDS
RP2007/42 Gustav Ranis Toward the Enhanced Effectiveness of Foreign Aid
RP2007/41 Sanjeev Gupta, Postconflict Countries: Strategy for Rebuilding Fiscal
Shamsuddin Tareq, Institutions
Benedict Clements,
Alex Segura-Ubiergo,
and Rina Bhattacharya
RP2007/40 Patrick Guillaumont Assessing the Economic Vulnerability of Small Island
Developing States and the Least Developed Countries

RP2007/39 Michael Hubbard Entitlement, Rules, Coordination, Club, Market and
Hierarchy - General Budget Support Practice and
Theory: Implications of Results of the Joint Evaluation
of General Budget Support
RP2007/38 Henrik Hansen and The Short-Run Macroeconomic Impact of Foreign Aid
Derek Headey to Small States: An Agnostic Timeseries Analysis
RP2007/37 Ghassan Dibeh Foreign Aid and Economic Development in Postwar
RP2007/36 Augustin Kwasi Fosu The External Debt-Servicing Constraint and Public
Expenditure Composition: Evidence from African
RP2007/35 Richard M. Auty Aid and Rent-Driven Growth: Mauritania, Kenya and
Mozambique Compared
RP2007/34 B. Bhaskara Rao, A Survey of Growth and Development Issues of the
Kanhaiya Lal Sharma, Pacific Islands
Rup Singh, and Nalini Lata
RP2007/33 Machiko Nissanke Assessing the Aid Allocation and Debt Sustainability
and Benno Ferrarini Framework: Working Towards Incentive Compatible
Aid Contracts
RP2007/32 Sakiko Fukuda-Parr Rethinking the Policy Objectives of Development Aid:
From Economic Growth to Conflict Prevention
RP2007/31 S. Subramanian International Aid in Light of Global Poverty and
Inequality: Some Unsubtle Propositions
RP2007/30 Lisa Chauvet, Paul Collier, The Cost of Failing States and the Limits to Sovereignty
and Anke Hoeffler
RP2007/29 Balázs Szent-Iványi State Fragility and International Development
RP2007/28 Robert Read Foreign Direct Investment in Small Island Developing
RP2007/27 John Muellbauer Housing and Personal Wealth in a Global Context
RP2007/26 Amelia U. Santos-Paulino Trade Sustainability and Aid under Liberalization in
Fragile Least Developed Countries
RP2007/25 Chakriya Bowman Size Matters: The Impact of Aid on Institutions
and Satish Chand
RP2007/24 Anis Chowdhury and Macroeconomic Policies for Growth in Small Pacific
Yogi Vidyattama Island Economies
RP2007/23 Richard P.C. Brown Estimating the Net Effects of Migration and
and Eliana Jimenez Remittances on Poverty and Inequality: Comparison of
Fiji and Tonga
RP2007/22 Catalina Amuedo- Remittances and the Macroeconomy: The Case of Small
Dorantes, Susan Pozo, Island Developing States
and Carlos Vargas-Silva
RP2007/21 Lisa Borgatti Pacific Islands’ Bilateral Trade: The Role of
Remoteness and of Transport Costs
RP2007/20 Amelia U. Santos-Paulino Terms of Trade Shocks and the Current Account in
Small Island States
RP2007/19 Roland Craigwell Tourism Competitiveness in Small Island Developing
RP2007/18 Matthew Clarke, Tim Fry, Aid Allocation Volatility to Small Island States
and Sandra Mihajilo

RP2007/17 Markus Jäntti and Survey Estimates of Wealth Holdings in OECD
Eva Sierminska Countries: Evidence on the Level and Distribution
across Selected Countries
RP2007/16 Lisa Chauvet, Paul Collier, Paradise Lost: The Costs of State Failure in the Pacific
and Anke Hoeffler
RP2007/15 Julliet Wanjiku, Gender Differentiation in the Analysis of Alternative
John Uhuru Manyengo, Farm Mechanization Choices on Small Farms in Kenya
Willis Oluoch-Kosura,
and Joseph T. Karugia
RP2007/14 Indranil Dutta The Burden of Government Debt in the Indian States:
Implications for the MDG Poverty Target
RP2007/13 Pranab Kumar Das and Finance and Growth: An Empirical Assessment of the
Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis Indian Economy
RP2007/12 Tomoki Fujii and How Does Vietnam’s Accession to the World Trade
David Roland-Holst Organization Change the Spatial Incidence of Poverty?
RP2007/11 Marianne Matthee Export Diversity and Regional Growth: Empirical
and Wim Naudé Evidence from South Africa
RP2007/10 Marianne Matthee The Determinants of Regional Manufactured Exports
and Wim Naudé from a Developing Country
RP2007/09 Wim Naudé and The Geographical Location of Manufacturing Exporters
Marianne Matthee in South Africa
RP2007/08 Jun Zhang, The Financial Deepening–Productivity Nexus in China:
Guanghua Wan, and Yu Jin 1987–2001
RP2007/07 Guanghua Wan Explaining the Poverty Difference between Inland and
and Yin Zhang Coastal China: A Regression-based Decomposition
RP2007/06 Hugh Waters, Rehabilitating Health Systems in Post-Conflict
Brinnon Garrett, Situations
and Gilbert Burnham
RP2007/05 Guanghua Wan Regional Income Inequality in Rural China, 1985-2002:
Trends, Causes and Policy Implications
RP2007/04 Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis Rights-based Approach to Development: Lessons from
and S. Vivek the Right to Food Movement in India
RP2007/03 Shi Li and Renwei Zhao Changes in the Distribution of Wealth in China, 1995-
RP2007/02 Ruslan Yemtsov Housing Privatization and Household Wealth in
RP2007/01 Duangkamon Global Inequality: Recent Evidence and Trends
D.S. Prasada Rao,
William E. Griffiths,
and Vicar Valencia

RP2006/155 Erik Thorbecke The Evolution of the Development Doctrine, 1950-2005

RP2006/154 Yin Zhang and Poverty, Pro-Poor Growth and Mobility: A
Guanghua Wan Decomposition Framework with Application to China
RP2006/153 Peilei Fan and China’s Regional Inequality in Innovation Capability,
Guanghua Wan 1995-2004
RP2006/152 Yin Zhang and Poverty Reduction in China: Trends and Causes
Guanghua Wan

RP2006/151 Anthony B. Atkinson Concentration among the Rich
RP2006/150 James C. MacGee Land Titles, Credit Markets and Wealth Distributions
RP2006/149 Frances Stewart Policies towards Horizontal Inequalities in Post-
Conflict Reconstruction
RP2006/148 Sirkku K. Hellsten Ethics, Rhetoric and Politics of Post-conflict
Reconstruction: How Can the Concept of Social
Contract Help Us in Understanding How to Make Peace
RP2006/147 Peter Burnell The Coherence of Democratic Peace-Building
RP2006/146 Meiyan Wang and Gender Wage Differentials in China’s Urban Labour
Fang Cai Market
RP2006/145 Christian Rogg Asset Portfolios in Africa: Evidence from Rural
RP2006/144 Yevgeny Kuznetsov and Global Mobility of Talent from a Perspective of New
Charles Sabel Industrial Policy: Open Migration Chains and Diaspora
RP2006/143 Anthony P. D’Costa The International Mobility of Technical Talent: Trends
and Development Implications
RP2006/142 AnnaLee Saxenian International Mobility of Engineers and the Rise of
Entrepreneurship in the Periphery
RP2006/141 Michael Herrmann Agricultural Support Measures of Advanced Countries
and Food Insecurity in Developing Countries
RP2006/140 Patrick Webb and Entitlement Failure from a Food Quality Perspective:
Andrew Thorne-Lyman The Life and Death Role of Vitamins and Minerals in
Humanitarian Crises
RP2006/139 Guanghua Wan, Ming Lu, Globalization and Regional Income Inequality:
and Zhao Chen Empirical evidence from within China
RP2006/138 Ronelle Burger, Marketable Wealth in a Poor African Country: Using an
Frikkie Booysen, index of consumer durables to investigate wealth
Servaas van der Berg, and accumulation by households in Ghana
Michael von Maltitz
RP2006/137 Juliano Assunção Land Reform and Landholdings in Brazil
RP2006/136 Ying Chu Ng Gender Earnings Differentials and Regional Economic
Development in Urban China, 1988-97
RP2006/135 Terry Sicular, Ximing Yue, The Urban-Rural Income Gap and Inequality in China
Björn Gustafsson, and
Shi Li
RP2006/134 Duangkamon Estimating Income Inequality in China Using Grouped
Chotikapanich, Data and the Generalized Beta Distribution
D.S. Prasada Rao, and
Kam Ki Tang
RP2006/133 Xin Meng, Robert Gregory, China Urban Poverty and its Contributing Factors,
and Guanghua Wan 1986-2000
RP2006/132 George Cheriyan Enforcing the Right to Food in India: Bottlenecks in
Delivering the Expected Outcome
RP2006/131 Nira Ramachandran Women and Food Security in South Asia: Current
Issues and Emerging Concerns
RP2006/130 Sangeeta Pratap and The Informal Sector in Developing Countries: Output,
Erwan Quintin Assets and Employment

RP2006/129 Justin Yifu Lin and Development Strategies and Regional Income
Peilin Liu Disparities in China
RP2006/128 Kai-yuen Tsui Forces Shaping China’s Interprovincial Inequality
RP2006/127 Ulrich Reuter What Kind of Education Does China Need? The Impact
of Educational Attainment on Local Growth and
RP2006/126 Wang Xiaolu Income Inequality in China and its Influencing Factors
RP2006/125 Peter S. Heller, Making Fiscal Space Happen! Managing Fiscal Policy
Menachem Katz, in a World of Scaled-Up Aid
Xavier Debrun,
Theo Thomas,
Taline Koranchelian and
Isabell Adenauer
RP2006/124 Ramesh Chand International Trade, Food Security and the Response to
the WTO in South Asian Countries
RP2006/123 Nilabja Ghosh and Looking for Answers to the Food Security Problem:
Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis India under Current Compulsions
RP2006/122 Pradeep Bhargava and Realizing the Right to Food in South Asia
Manju Balana
RP2006/121 Xing Chunbing Human Capital and Wage Determination in Different
Ownerships, 1989-97
RP2006/120 Sergei Guriev and The Evolution of Personal Wealth in the Former Soviet
Andrei Rachinsky Union and Central and Eastern Europe
RP2006/119 Christian Romer Lovendal Tomorrow’s Hunger: A Framework for Analysing
and Macro Knowles Vulnerability to Food Security
RP2006/118 Brinda Viswanathan and The Changing Pattern of Undernutrition in India: A
J. V. Meenakshi Comparative Analysis across Regions
RP2006/117 Qin Gao Social Benefits in Urban China: Determinants and
Impact on Income Inequality in 1988 and 2002
RP2006/116 S. Subramanian and The Distribution of Household Wealth in India
D. Jayaraj
RP2006/115 Carmen Diana Deere and Gender and the Distribution of Wealth in Developing
Cheryl R. Doss Countries
RP2006/114 Florencia Torche and Household Wealth in Latin America
Seymour Spilerman
RP2006/113 Peter Evans Extending the ‘Institutional’ Turn: Property, Politics
and Development Trajectories
RP2006/112 Alemayehu Geda The Structure and Performance of Ethiopia’s Financial
Sector in the Pre- and Post-Reform Period with a
Special Focus on Banking
RP2006/111 Lynn Brown and On the Edge: The Role of Food-based Safety Nets in
Ugo Gentilini Helping Vulnerable Households Manage Food
RP2006/110 John Curry, Gender, HIV/AIDS and Rural Livelihoods: Micro-
Esther Wiegers, Level Investigations in Three African Countries
Alessandra Garbero,
Shannon Stokes, and
John Hourihan
RP2006/109 Jean-Marc Coicaud International Organizations as a Profession:
Professional Mobility and Power Distribution

RP2006/108 Tony Addison The International Mobility of Cultural Talent
RP2006/107 Mehmet Arda Food Retailing, Supermarkets and Food Security:
Highlights from Latin America
RP2006/106 J. Hodge and Analysis of the Potential Impact of the Current WTO
A. J. E. Charman Agricultural Negotiations on Government Strategies in
the SADC Region
RP2006/105 Ying Ge Regional Inequality, Industry Agglomeration and
Foreign Trade: The Case of China
RP2006/104 Xavier Giné and Credit Constraints as a Barrier to Technology Adoption
Stefan Klonner by the Poor: Lessons from South-Indian Small-Scale
RP2006/103 Henry Ohlsson, Long-Run Changes in the Concentration of Wealth: An
Jesper Roine, and Overview of Recent Findings
Daniel Waldenström
RP2006/102 Salvatore Capasso Stock Market Development and Economic Growth
RP2006/101 Thomas David and Institutions and Economic Growth: The Successful
André Mach Experience of Switzerland (1870-1950)
RP2006/100 Mina Baliamoune-Lutz Financial Reform and the Mobilization of Domestic
Savings: The Experience of Morocco
RP2006/99 Janine Aron, Estimating the Balance Sheet of the Personal Sector in
John Muellbauer, and an Emerging Market Country: South Africa 1975-2003
Johan Prinsloo
RP2006/98 Zhang-Yue Zhou and The Public Distribution Systems of Foodgrains and
Guanghua Wan Implications for Food Security: A Comparison of the
Experiences of India and China
RP2006/97 Rimjhim M. Aggarwal Resource-Poor Farmers in South India: On the Margins
or Frontiers of Globalization?
RP2006/96 Zhicheng Liang Financial Development and Income Inequality in Rural
China 1991-2000
RP2006/95 Indranil Dutta, Measures of Food Insecurity at the Household Level
Craig Gundersen, and
Prasanta K. Pattanaik
RP2006/94 Yin Zhang The Impacts of Growth and Inequality on Rural Poverty
and Guanghua Wan in China
RP2006/93 Xiaobo Zhang Fiscal Decentralization and Political Centralization in
China: Implications for Growth and Inequality
RP2006/92 Guanghua Wan, Ming Lu, The Inequality–Growth Nexus in the Short and Long
and Zhao Chen Runs: Empirical Evidence from China
RP2006/91 Patrick Honohan Household Financial Assets in the Process of
RP2006/90 Zhicheng Liang Financial Development, Growth, and Regional
Disparity in Post-Reform China
RP2006/89 Patricio Aroca, Dong Guo, Spatial Convergence in China: 1952-99
Geoffrey J. D. Hewings
RP2006/88 Mauro Migotto, Measuring Food Security Using Respondents’
Benjamin Davis, Perception of Food Consumption Adequacy
Gero Carletto,
and Kathleen Beegle

RP2006/87 Machiko Nissanke Institutional Analysis of Financial Market
and Ernest Aryeetey Fragmentation in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Risk-Cost
Configuration Approach
RP2006/86 Pham Thi Thu Trà The Determinants of Loan Contracts to Business Firms:
and Robert Lensink Empirical Evidence from a Private Bank in Vietnam
RP2006/85 Iftekhar Hasan Financial Sector Development and Growth: The
and Mingming Zhou Chinese Experience
RP2006/84 Panicos O Demetriades Excess Credit and the South Korean Crisis
and Bassam A Fattouh
RP2006/83 Kristian Thorn and International Mobility of Researchers and Scientists:
Lauritz B. Holm-Nielsen Policy Options for Turning a Drain into a Gain
RP2006/82 Stephen Bach International Mobility of Health Professionals: Brain
Drain or Brain Exchange?
RP2006/81 Leonardo Burlamaqui, The Rise and Halt of Economic Development in Brazil,
José A.P. de Souza, and 1945-2004: Industrial Catching-up, Institutional
Nelson H. Barbosa-Filho Innovation and Financial Fragility
RP2006/80 Sonia Bhalotra Primary Education in India: Prospects of Meeting the
and Bernarda Zamora MDG Target
RP2006/79 Sonia Bhalotra Childhood Mortality and Economic Growth
RP2006/78 M. Sajjad Hassan Reconstruction from Breakdown in Northeastern India:
Building State Capability
RP2006/77 Erik S. Reinert Institutionalism Ancient, Old and New: A Historical
Perspective on Institutions and Uneven Development
RP2006/76 Tianbiao Zhu Rethinking Import-substituting Industrialization:
Development Strategies and Institutions in Taiwan and
RP2006/75 Patrick Karl O’Brien The Formation of a Mercantilist State and the Economic
Growth of the United Kingdom 1453-1815
RP2006/74 Jonathan Di John The Political Economy of Taxation and Tax Reform in
Developing Countries
RP2006/73 Julius Kiiza Institutions and Economic Performance in Africa: A
Comparative Analysis of Mauritius, Botswana and
RP2006/72 Eric Rauchway The Role of Federalism in Developing the US during
Nineteenth-century Globalization
RP2006/71 William Lazonick Corporate Governance, Innovative Enterprise, and
Economic Development
RP2006/70 S. S. Acharya National Food Policies Impacting on Food Security:
The Experience of India, a Large Populated Country
RP2006/69 Yianna Lambrou Gender, Local Knowledge, and Lessons Learnt in
and Regina Laub Documenting and Conserving Agrobiodiversity
RP2006/68 K. L. Sharma Food Security in the South Pacific Island Countries
with Special Reference to the Fiji Islands
RP2006/67 Vasco Molini Food Security in Vietnam during the 1990s: The
Empirical Evidence
RP2006/66 Min-Dong Paul Lee Widening Gap of Educational Opportunity? A
Longitudinal Study of Educational Inequality in China
RP2006/65 Yiu Por Chen, Development of Financial Intermediation and the
Mingxing Liu, and Dynamics of Rural-Urban Inequality: China, 1978-98
Qi Zhang

RP2006/64 Lars Osberg and Kuan Xu How Should We Measure Global Poverty in a Changing
RP2006/63 Guanghua Wan Poverty Accounting by Factor Components: With an
Empirical Illustration Using Chinese Data
RP2006/62 Marcia E. Greenberg The Gender Dimensions of Post-Conflict
and Elaine Zuckerman Reconstruction: The Challenges in Development Aid
RP2006/61 Margret Vidar State Recognition of the Right to Food at the National
RP2006/60 Samuel K. Gayi Does the WTO Agreement on Agriculture Endanger
Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa?
RP2006/59 Terutomo Ozawa Asia’s Labour-Driven Economic Development, Flying-
Geese Style: An Unprecedented Opportunity for the
Poor to Rise?
RP2006/58 Yasuyuki Sawada Trade, Migration, and Poverty Reduction in the
and Jonna P. Estudillo Globalizing Economy: The Case of the Philippines
RP2006/57 Zhicheng Liang Threshold Estimation on the Globalization-Poverty
Nexus: Evidence from China
RP2006/56 Nanak Kakwani Pro-Poor Growth: The Asian Experience
and Hyun H. Son
RP2006/55 Nanak Kakwani Evaluating Targeting Efficiency of Government
and Hyun H. Son Programmes: International Comparisons
RP2006/54 Gerald Epstein Central Banks as Agents of Economic Development
RP2006/53 Meredith Woo-Cumings The Rule of Law, Legal Traditions, and Economic
Growth in East Asia
RP2006/52 John Toye Modern Bureaucracy
RP2006/51 Alemayehu Geda, Finance and Poverty in Ethiopia: A Household Level
Abebe Shimeles Analysis
and Daniel Zerfu
RP2006/50 Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis The Corporate Debt Market: A Firm-Level Panel Study
and Saibal Kar for India
RP2006/49 Sukti Dasgupta Manufacturing, Services and Premature
and Ajit Singh Deindustrialization in Developing Countries: A
Kaldorian Analysis
RP2006/48 Justin Yifu Lin, Development Strategy, Viability, and Economic
Mingxing Liu, Institutions: The Case of China
Shiyuan Pan,
and Pengfei Zhang
RP2006/47 François Bourguignon Absorptive Capacity and Achieving the MDGs
and Mark Sundberg
RP2006/46 Machiko Nissanke A Quest for Pro-Poor Globalization
and Erik Thorbecke
RP2006/45 M. S. Qureshi Trade Liberalization, Environment and Poverty: A
Developing Country Perspective
RP2006/44 Yujiro Hayami Globalization and Rural Poverty: A Perspective from a
Social Observatory in the Philippines
RP2006/43 Justin Yifu Lin Economic Development Strategy, Openness and Rural
and Peilin Liu Poverty: A Framework and China’s Experiences
RP2006/42 Yin Zhang Globalization and the Urban Poor in China
and Guanghua Wan

RP2006/41 N.R. Bhanumurthy Globalization, Growth and Poverty in India
and Arup Mitra
RP2006/40 K. S. Kavi Kumar Vulnerability to Globalization in India: Relative
and Brinda Viswanathan Rankings of States Using Fuzzy Models
RP2006/39 Indranil Dutta The Burden of Government Debt in the Indian States:
Implications for the MDG Poverty Target
RP2006/38 Melanie Grosse, Measuring Pro-Poor Progress towards the Non-Income
Kenneth Harttgen, Millennium Development Goals
and Stephan Klasen
RP2006/37 Mark Blackden, Gender and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Issues and
Sudharshan Canagarajah, Evidence
Stephan Klasen,
and David Lawson
RP2006/36 Frances Stewart Do We Need a New ‘Great Transformation’? Is One
RP2006/35 Valpy FitzGerald International Risk Tolerance, Capital Market Failure
and Capital Flows to Emerging Markets
RP2006/34 Eric M. Uslaner Corruption and Inequality
RP2006/33 Annelies Zoomers Three Decades of Rural Development Projects in Asia,
Latin America, and Africa: Learning From Successes
and Failures
RP2006/32 Richard Jolly Inequality in Historical Perspective
RP2006/31 Nancy Birdsall Stormy Days on an Open Field: Asymmetries in the
Global Economy
RP2006/30 Nora Lustig Investing in Health for Economic Development: The
Case of Mexico
RP2006/29 Deepak Nayyar Development through Globalization?
RP2006/28 S. Mansoob Murshed Indivisibility, Fairness, Farsightedness and their
Implications for Security
RP2006/27 Lakhwinder Singh Innovations, High-Tech Trade and Industrial
Development: Theory, Evidence and Policy
RP2006/26 Pertti Haaparanta Decomposing Growth: Do Low-Income and HIPCs
and Heli Virta Differ from High-Income Countries? Growth,
Technological Catch-up, Technological Change and
Human and Physical Capital Deepening
RP2006/25 Stephen Knowles Is Social Capital Part of the Institutions Continuum and
is it a Deep Determinant of Development?
RP2006/24 C. Leigh Anderson Applying Behavioural Economics to International
and Kostas Stamoulis Development Policy
RP2006/23 David Fielding, A Wider Approach to Aid Effectiveness: Correlated
Mark McGillivray, Impacts on Health, Wealth, Fertility and Education
and Sebastian Torres
RP2006/22 Mihály Simai The Human Dimensions of the Global Development
Process in the Early Part of the 21st Century: Critical
Trends and New Challenges
RP2006/21 Grzegorz W. Kolodko Institutions, Policies and Economic Development
RP2006/20 E. Wayne Nafziger From Seers to Sen: The Meaning of Economic
RP2006/19 Arjan de Haan Migration in the Development Studies Literature: Has It
Come Out of Its Marginality?

RP2006/18 Marcia Byrom Hartwell Violence in Peace: Understanding Increased Violence
in Early Post-Conflict Transitions and Its Implications
for Development
RP2006/17 Robert J. McIntyre Credit Co-operatives in Locally Financed Economic
Development: Using Energy Efficiency as a Lever
RP2006/16 Richard M. Auty Patterns of Rent-Extraction and Deployment in
Developing Countries: Implications for Governance,
Economic Policy and Performance
RP2006/15 Farhad Noorbakhsh International Convergence or Higher Inequality in
Human Development? Evidence for 1975 to 2002
RP2006/14 Lance Taylor Development Questions for 25 Years
RP2006/13 Álvaro García Hurtado Development in Chile 1990-2005: Lessons from a
Positive Experience
RP2006/12 Guillermo Rozenwurcel Why Have All Development Strategies Failed in Latin
RP2006/11 Silvia Marchesi Prolonged Use and Conditionality Failure: Investigating
and Laura Sabani IMF Responsibility
RP2006/10 Giovanni Andrea Cornia Health Improvements and Health Inequality during the
and Leonardo Menchini Last 40 Years
RP2006/09 Tony Addison International Finance and the Developing World: The
Next Twenty Years
RP2006/08 Louis Emmerij Turning Points in Development Thinking and Practice
RP2006/07 Alessia Isopi Aid Allocation and Aid Effectiveness: An Empirical
and George Mavrotas Analysis
RP2006/06 Gil S. Epstein Decentralizing Aid with Interested Parties
and Ira N. Gang
RP2006/05 Jan-Erik Antipin On the Empirics of Aid and Growth: A Fresh Look
and George Mavrotas
RP2006/04 David Roodman Aid Project Proliferation and Absorptive Capacity
RP2006/03 Ayodele Odusola Tax Policy Reforms in Nigeria
RP2006/02 Samuel Fambon Taxation in Developing Countries: Case Study of
RP2006/01 P.B. Anand Millennium Development Goal 7: An Assessment of
Progress With Respect to Water and Sanitation: Legacy,
Synergy, Complacency or Policy?

RP2005/76 Panicos O. Demetriades Sources and Effectiveness of Financial Development:

and Svetlana Andrianova What We Know and What We Need to Know
RP2005/75 George Mavrotas The Poverty Macroeconomic Policy Nexus: Some
and S. Mansoob Murshed Short-run Analytics
RP2005/74 Fabrizio Carmignani Does Financial Openness Promote Economic
and Abdur Chowdhury Integration? Some Evidence from Europe and the CIS
RP2005/73 Leonardo Becchetti The Effects of (within and with EU) Regional
and Iftekhar Hasan Integration: Impact on Real Effective Exchange Rate
Volatility, Institutional Quality and Growth for MENA
RP2005/72 Leonardo Becchetti, Education, Financial Institutions, Inflation and Growth
Iftekhar Hasan,
and George Mavrotas

RP2005/71 Peter Quartey Financial Sector Development, Savings Mobilization
and Poverty Reduction in Ghana
RP2005/70 Marco Mazzoli Financial Markets and R&D Investments: A Discrete-
Time Model to Interpret Public Policies
RP2005/69 Niels Hermes Does Financial Liberalization Influence Saving,
and Robert Lensink Investment and Economic Growth? Evidence from 25
Emerging Market Economies, 1973-96
RP2005/68 Subal C. Kumbhakar Financial Sector Development and Productivity Growth
and George Mavrotas
RP2005/67 Stephen Njuguna Karingi The Tax Reform Experience of Kenya
and Bernadette Wanjala
RP2005/66 Robert Darko Osei Tax Reforms in Ghana
and Peter Quartey
RP2005/65 Alemayehu Geda Taxes and Tax Reform in Ethiopia, 1990-2003
and Abebe Shimeles
RP2005/64 Bram Thuysbaert Consistent Testing for Poverty Dominance
and Ričardas Zitikis
RP2005/63 Rafael E. De Hoyos The Microeconomics of Inequality, Poverty and Market
Liberalizing Reforms
RP2005/62 S. Subramanian Poverty Measurement and Theories of Beneficence
RP2005/61 Robert Osei, The Fiscal Effects of Aid in Ghana
Oliver Morrissey,
and Tim Lloyd
RP2005/60 Karuna Gomanee, Aid and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Accounting for
Sourafel Girma, Transmission Mechanisms
and Oliver Morrissey
RP2005/59 S. Subramanian Reckoning Inter-group Poverty Differentials in the
Measurement of Aggregate Poverty
RP2005/58 Peter Quartey Innovative Ways of Making Aid Effective in Ghana:
Tied Aid versus Direct Budgetary Support
RP2005/57 Ethan Ligon Poverty and the Welfare Costs of Risk Associated with
RP2005/56 Yin Zhang Why Do Poverty Rates Differ From Region to Region?
and Guanghua Wan The Case of Urban China
RP2005/55 D. Jayaraj Out of School and (Probably) in Work: Child Labour
and S. Subramanian and Capability Deprivation in India
RP2005/54 Mark McGillivray, It Works; It Doesn’t; It Can, But That Depends…: 50
Simon Feeny, Years of Controversy over the Macroeconomic Impact
Niels Hermes, of Development Aid
and Robert Lensink
RP2005/53 Alice Sindzingre Explaining Threshold Effects of Globalization on
Poverty: An Institutional Perspective
RP2005/52 Liisa Laakso Beyond the Notion of Security Community: What Role
for the African Regional Organizations in Peace and
RP2005/51 Jennifer Widner Constitution Writing and Conflict Resolution
RP2005/50 Joseph Hanlon Is the International Community Helping to Recreate the
Pre-Conditions for War in Sierra Leone?
RP2005/49 J. Andrew Grant Diamonds, Foreign Aid, and the Uncertain Prospects for
Post-Conflict Reconstruction in Sierra Leone

RP2005/48 Saman Kelegama Transforming Conflict with an Economic Dividend:
The Sri Lankan Experience
RP2005/47 Justine Nannyonjo Conflicts, Poverty and Human Development in
Northern Uganda
RP2005/46 Indranil Dutta Inequality, Corruption, and Competition in the Presence
and Ajit Mishra of Market Imperfections
RP2005/45 Léonce Ndikumana Distributional Conflict, the State, and Peacebuilding in
RP2005/44 Ghassan Dibeh The Political Economy of Postwar Reconstruction in
RP2005/43 Pierluigi Montalbano, Trade Openness and Vulnerability in Central and
Alessandro Federici, Eastern Europe
Umberto Triulzi,
and Carlo Pietrobelli
RP2005/42 P. B. Anand Getting Infrastructure Priorities Right in Post-Conflict
RP2005/41 Jinhua Zhao The Role of Information in Technology Adoption under
RP2005/40 Rhys Jenkins Globalization, Production and Poverty
RP2005/39 Anthony Enisan Akinlo Impact of Macroeconomic Factors on Total Factor
Productivity in Sub-Saharan African Countries
RP2005/38 Jiao Wang, David Mayes, Income Distribution and Labour Movement in China
and Guanghua Wan after WTO Membership: A CGE Analysis
RP2005/37 Almas Heshmati The Relationship between Income Inequality, Poverty,
and Globalization
RP2005/36 Adriaan Kalwij A Decomposition of Poverty Trends across Regions:
and Arjan Verschoor The Role of Variation in the Income and Inequality
Elasticities of Poverty
RP2005/35 Alan V. Deardorff Globalization’s Bystanders: Does Trade Liberalization
and Robert M. Stern Hurt Countries that Do Not Participate?
RP2005/34 Indranil Dutta Does Inequality lead to Conflict?
and Ajit Mishra
RP2005/33 Carol Graham Globalization, Poverty, Inequality, and Insecurity:
Some Insights from the Economics of Happiness
RP2005/32 Kaushik Basu Globalization, Poverty and Inequality: What Is the
Relationship? What Can Be Done?
RP2005/31 Henrik Hansen On the Causal Links between FDI and Growth in
and John Rand Developing Countries
RP2005/30 Pranab Bardhan Globalization and Rural Poverty
RP2005/29 Martin Ravallion Looking Beyond Averages in the Trade and Poverty
RP2005/28 Rimjhim M. Aggarwal Globalization, Local Ecosystems, and the Rural Poor
RP2005/27 Gregory Graff, Biotechnology and Poverty Reduction in Developing
David Roland-Holst, Countries
and David Zilberman
RP2005/26 Roghieh Gholami, The Causal Relationship between ICT and FDI
Sang-Yong Tom Lee
and Almas Heshmati
RP2005/25 Abdur Chowdhury FDI and Growth: A Causal Relationship
and George Mavrotas

RP2005/24 Elizabeth Asiedu Foreign Direct Investment in Africa: The Role of
Natural Resources, Market Size, Government Policy,
Institutions and Political Instability
RP2005/23 Tony Addison, Development Assistance and Development Finance:
George Mavrotas, Evidence and Global Policy Agendas
and Mark McGillivray
RP2005/22 Matthew Clarke Assessing Well-being Using Hierarchical Needs
RP2005/21 Daniel T. Haile Wealth Distribution, Lobbying and Economic Growth:
Theory and Evidence
RP2005/20 Coleen Fox Flood Pulses, International Watercourse Law, and
and Chris Sneddon Common Pool Resources: A Case Study of the Mekong
RP2005/19 Jeffrey B. Nugent Voluntary Contributions to Informal Activities
and Producing Public Goods: Can these be Induced by
Shailender Swaminathan Government and other Formal Sector Agents? Some
Evidence from Indonesian Posyandus
RP2005/18 Ralitza Dimova, The Informal Sector During Crisis and Transition
Ira N. Gang and
John Landon-Lane
RP2005/17 Eduardo Sojo Public Policies to Promote Productive Occupation and
and Roberto Villarreal Increase Formality among the Moderately Poor: The
Mexican Agenda
RP2005/16 Sally Roever Enforcement and Compliance in Lima’s Street Markets:
The Origins and Consequences of Policy Incoherence
toward Informal Traders
RP2005/15 Amos Sawyer Social Capital, Survival Strategies, and their Potential
for Post-Conflict Governance in Liberia
RP2005/14 Michael Grimm Inter- and Intra-household Linkages Between the
and Isabel Günther Informal and Formal Sector: A Case Study for Urban
Burkina Faso
RP2005/13 Peter Little Unofficial Trade When States are Weak: The Case of
Cross-Border Commerce in the Horn of Africa
RP2005/12 Sugata Marjit Globalization, Reform and the Informal Sector
and Dibyendu S. Maiti
RP2005/11 Keith Hart Formal Bureaucracy and the Emergent Forms of the
Informal Economy
RP2005/10 Martha Alter Chen Rethinking the Informal Economy: Linkages with the
Formal Economy and the Formal Regulatory
RP2005/09 Tony Addison, Aid, Debt Relief and New Sources of Finance for
George Mavrotas, Meeting the Millennium Development Goals
and Mark McGillivray
RP2005/08 F. J. Arcelus, B. Sharma The Human Development Index Adjusted for Efficient
and G. Srinivasan Resource Utilization
RP2005/07 Tony Addison Agricultural Development for Peace
RP2005/06 Tauhidur Rahman, Measuring the Quality of Life across Countries: A
Ron C. Mittelhammer, Sensitivity Analysis of Well-being Indices
and Philip Wandschneider
RP2005/05 Osman Zaim A Framework for Incorporating Environmental
Indicators to the Measurement of Human Well-Being

RP2005/04 Christian Seidl, Relative Deprivation, Personal Income Satisfaction, and
Stefan Traub, Average Well-being under Different Income
and Andrea Morone Distributions
RP2005/03 Charles Blackorby, Population Ethics and the Value of Life
Walter Bossert
and David Donaldson
RP2005/02 Alain Chateauneuf Measuring Inequality Without the Pigou–Dalton
and Patrick Moyes Condition
RP2005/01 Satya R. Chakravarty Intersociety Literacy Comparisons
and Amita Majumder

RP2004/66 Ke-young Chu Group-Oriented Values, Rules and Cooperation

RP2004/65 Ke-young Chu A Model of a Rule of Law and a Rule of Man:
Implications for the Design of Institutions
RP2004/64 Yuqing Xing Exchange Rates and Competition for FDI
and Guanghua Wan
RP2004/63 Mark McGillivray Composite Indices of Human Well-being: Past, Present,
and Farhad Noorbakhsh and Future
RP2004/62 Anthony P. D’Costa Globalization, Development, and Mobility of Technical
Talent: India and Japan in Comparative Perspectives
RP2004/61 I. B. Oluwatayo Income Risk and Welfare Status of Rural Households in
Nigeria: Ekiti State as a Test Case
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Redistribution for Functioning Levels
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Public Health Spending Kill?
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and Abebe Shimeles
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and Bob Baulch the Loss in Precision?
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Dimensional Poverty Rankings
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and Richard Pomfret
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and Finn Tarp Methodological Innovation in Vietnamese Perspective
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and Nobuhiko Fuwa An Exploratory Analysis
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of Education on Poverty in Côte d’Ivoire: A Dynamic
Microsimulation Study
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Linkages and Measurement Challenges in Development
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A Review of the Meaning and Measurement of Poverty
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Subjective Well-being Approach
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and Timo Kuosmanen Meta-index Approach
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Macroeconomic Performance in Mexico
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and Anthony King
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and Kalvinder Shields Union: A West African Example
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and Kalvinder Shields CFA Franc Zone

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Theory and Sen’s Capability Approach
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and David Stasavage Policy
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Countries Different?
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Egalitarian Constraint
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Direct Income Transfers and Wage Employment
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Poverty Indices based on an Association with the
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Saharan Africa: A Comparative Study Using Innovation
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and David C. Stifel
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and Akira Nishiyama Time-series and Cross-country Evidence from the CFA-
zone Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa
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from the West African Economic and Monetary Union
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Income Distributions

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