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Research Program in Development Studies

Working Papers

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Selected working papers are highlighted in Research Briefs:

Author(s) Title of Paper Publication Information Paper No.
A. Deaton What do self-reports of wellbeing say about life-cycle theory and policy? Forthcoming, Journal of Public Economics  
A. Deaton and N. Cartwright Understanding and misunderstanding randomized controlled trials In Press, Social Science & Medicine (2017)  
A. Case and A. Deaton Mortality and Morbidity in the 21st Century Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Spring 2017  
T. Vogl Aggregating the Fertility Transition: Intergenerational Dynamics in Quality and Quantity NBER Working Paper No. 23081, January 2017  
S. Chatterjee and T. Vogl Growth and Childbearing in the Short- and Long-Run NBER Working Paper No. 23000, December 2016  
M. Rangel and T. Vogl Agricultural Fires and Infant Health NBER Working Paper No. 22955, December 2016  
A. Case and A. Deaton Rising morbidity and mortality in midlife among white non-Hispanic Americans in the 21st century Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), November 2015.  
P. Bharadwaj and T. Vogl Crisis and Human Biology NBER Working Paper, May 2015  
A. Deaton Grandpa and the snapper: the wellbeing of the elderly who live with children    
J. Currie and T. Vogl Early-Life Health and Adult Circumstances in Developing Countries    
T. Vogl Education and Health in Developing Economies    
T. Vogl Differential Fertility, Human Capital, and Development    
J. Hammer and D.Spears Village sanitation externalities and children's human capital: Evidence from a randomized experiment by the Maharashtra government    
C. Ardington, T. Bärnighausen, A. Case and A. Menendez Social protection and labor market outcomes in South Africa    
A. Case and C. Paxson HIV Risk and Adolescent Behaviors in Africa    
C. Ardington and A. Case Health Challenges Past and Future    
C. Ardington, T. Bärnighausen, A. Case and A. Menendez The Economic Consequences of Death in South Africa    
D. Spears How much international variation in child height can sanitation explain?    
L. Pritchett, S. Samji, and J. Hammer It's All About MeE: Using Structured Experiental Learning ('e') to Crawl the Design Space    
A. Deaton and O. Dupriez Spatial price differences within large countries    
J. Das, J. Hammer, and C. Sánchez-Paramo The Impact of Recall Periods on Reported Morbidity and Health Seeking Behavior    
A. Case and C. Paxson The Long Reach of Childhood Health and Circumstance: Evidence from the Whitehall II Study    
A. Deaton What does the empirical evidence tell us about the injustice of health inequalities?    
A. Deaton Measuring Development: Different Data, Different Conclusions? Chapter 1 in Measure for measure: how well do we measure development, Proceedings of the 8th AFD-EUDN Conference, Paris, December 2010  
T. Dinkelman The Effects of Rural Electrification on Employment: New Evidence from South Africa    
T. Dinkelman and V. Ranchhod Evidence on the impact of minimum wage laws in an informal sector: Domestic workers in South Africa    
A. Deaton Understanding the Mechanisms of Economic Development Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 3-16 (2010)  
A. Deaton Instruments, randomization, and learning about development Journal of Economic Literature vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 424-455, (new version of Instruments of Development), (2010)  
A. Case and C. Paxson Causes and Consequences of Early Life Health Demography, vol. 47, Supplement, pp. S65-S85 (2010); NBER Working Paper No. 15637  
A. Deaton Price indexes, inequality, and the measurement of world poverty American Economic Review, vol. 100, no. 1, pp. 5-34 (2010)  
C. Ardington and A. Case Interactions Between Mental Health and Socioeconomic Status in the South African National Income Dynamics Study Studies in Economics and Econometrics, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 69-85 (2010)  
A. Deaton and O. Dupriez Purchasing power parity exchange rates for the global poor    
A. Deaton and A. Heston Understanding PPPs and PPP-based national accounts NBER Working Paper No. 14499 (new version, original Nov. 2008)  
A. Case and C. Paxson The impact of the AIDS pandemic on health services in Africa: Evidence from demographic health surveys NBER Working Paper No. 15000, forthcoming, Demography  
A. Deaton Instruments of development: randomization in the tropics, and the search for the elusive keys to economic development Proceedings of the British Academy, 2008 Lectures, Vol. 162, Oxford University Press, 2009. pp. 123-160 (2009)  
A. Deaton, J. Fortson, and R. Tortora Life (evaluation), HIV/AIDS, and death in Africa NBER Working Paper No. 14637  
A. Deaton Maximum Prophet: Review of Common Wealth, by Jeff Sachs, and Reinventing Foreign Aid, by Bill Easterly The Lancet, vol. 372, November 2008, pp. 1535-1536  
A. Deaton, C. Bozzoli, and C. Quintana-Domeque Adult height and childhood disease Demography, vol. 46, no. 4, pp. 647-669 (2009)  
A. Case,
C. Paxson, and
M. Islam
Making Sense of the Labor Market Height Premium: Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey NBER Working Paper No. 14007 (2008)  
A. Deaton, and
J. Drèze
Nutrition in India: Facts and Interpretations Published under the title "Food and Nutrition in India: Facts and Interpretations," Economic and Political Weekly, vol,. 44, no. 7, 42-65 (2009)  
C. Ardington,
A. Case and
V. Hosegood
Labor supply responses to large social transfers: Longitudinal evidence from South Africa NBER Working Paper No. 13442; forthcoming, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics  
A. Deaton Height, health, and inequality: the distribution of adult heights in India American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, vol. 98, iss. 2, pp. 468-474 (2008)  
A. Deaton Price trends in India and their implications for measuring poverty Economic and Political Weekly, vol. 43, iss. 6, pp. 43-49 (2008)  
A. Case and
C. Paxson
Height, Health and Cognitive Function at Older Ages American Economic Review, vol. 98, iss. 2, pp. 463-467 (2008)  
A. Case and
C. Paxson
Additional Materials for “Height, Health and Cognitive Function at Older Ages” American Economic Review, vol. 98, iss. 2, pp. 463-467 (2008)  
A. Case,
D. Lee and
C. Paxson
The Income Gradient In Children's Health: A Comment On Currie, Shields And Wheatley Price Journal of Health Economics, , vol. 27, iss. 3, pp. 801-807 (2008); NBER Working Paper No. 13495  
A. Case and
A. Menendez
Sex Differences In Obesity Rates In Poor Countries: Evidence From South Africa Economics and Human Biology, vol. 3 iss. 7, pp. 271-282 (2009)  
C. Ardington,
A. Case and
V. Hosegood
Labor supply responses to large social transfers: Longitudinal evidence from South Africa NBER Working Paper No. 13442 (2007)  
A. Deaton Height, health, and development Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, August, 2007, vol.104, iss. 33, pp. 13232 - 13237  
A. Deaton Income, aging, health and wellbeing around the world: Evidence from the Gallup World Poll Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 53-72 (2008)  
A. Tarozzi and
A. Deaton
Using Census and Survey Data to Estimate Poverty and Inequality for Small Areas The Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 91, iss. 4, pp. 773-792 (2009)  
C. Bozzoli,
A. Deaton and
C. Quintana-Domeque
Child mortality, income and adult height

March 2007, replaced by Adult height and childhood disease, October 2008 above

A. Deaton Global patterns of income and health: facts, interpretations, and policies WIDER Annual Lecture, Helsinki (2006)  
A. Deaton Purchasing Power Parity Exchange Rates for the Poor: Using Household Surveys to Construct PPPs August 2006  
A. Case and
C. Paxson
Stature and status: Height, ability, and labor market outcomes Journal of Political Economy, vol. 16, no. 3 (2008)  
A. Case,
C. Paxson and
T. Vogl
Socioeconomic Status and Health in Childhood: A Comment on Chen, Martin and Matthews Social Science & Medicine, vol. 64, iss. 4, pp. 757-761 (2007)  
A. Case and
A. Deaton
Health and Wellbeing in Udaipur and South Africa Chapter 9 in Developments in the Economics of Aging, David Wise (ed.), pp. 317-358, 
University of Chicago Press(2006)
D. Cutler,
A. Deaton and
A. Lleras-Muney
The Determinants of Mortality Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 97-120 (2006)  
A. Case, A. Menendez, C. Ardington Health Seeking Behavior in Northern KwaZulu-Natal    
A. Deaton The Great Escape: A Review Essay on Fogel's The Escape from Hunger and Premature Death, 1700-2100 Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 44, iss. 1, pp. 106-114 (2006)  
C. Paxson and N. Schady Cognitive Development Among Young Children in Ecuador: The Roles of Wealth, Health and Parenting Journal of Human Resources, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 49-84 (2007)  
C. Paxson and N. Schady Child Health and Economic Crisis in Peru The World Bank Economic Review, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 203-223 (2005)  
A. Case, V. Hosegood, and F. Lund The Reach and Impact of Child Support Grants: Evidence from KwaZulu-Natal Development Southern Africa, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 467-482 (2005)  
A. Case and C. Ardington The Impact of Parental Death on School Enrollment and Achievement: Longitudinal Evidence from South Africa Demography, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 401-420 (2006)  
A. Deaton and A. Case Health and Wealth Among the Poor: India and South Africa Compared American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, vol. 95, no. 1, pp. 229-233 (2005)  
A. Deaton and V. Kozel Data and Dogma: The Great Indian Poverty Debate The World Bank Research Observer, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 177-199 ( 2005)  
A. Deaton Measuring Poverty    
A. Case and C. Paxson Sex Differences in Morbidity and Mortality Demography,vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 189-214 (2005)   
A. Deaton Health in an Age of Globalization Brookings Trade Forum (2004)  
A. Deaton, J. Friedman, and V. Alatas Purchasing Power Parity Exchange Rates from Household Survey Data Revised 5/04  
A. Case, I. Le Roux, and A. Menendez Medical Compliance and Income-Health Gradients American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, vol. 94, iss. 2, pp. 331-335 (2004)  
A. Banerjee, A. Deaton, E. Duflo Wealth, Health, and Health Services in Rural Rajasthan American Economic Review, vol. 94, no. 2, pp. 326-330 (2004)   
A. Case, V. Hosegood, and F. Lund The Reach of the South African Child Support Grant: Evidence from KwaZulu-Natal Revised 12/03  
A. Deaton Regional Poverty Estimates for India, 1999-2000    
A. Deaton Measuring Poverty in a Growing World (or "Measuring Growth in a Poor World") NBER Working Paper No. 9822; Revised 2/04  
A. Deaton How to monitor poverty for the Millennium Development Goals Journal of Human Development, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 353-378 (2003)  
E. Field Entitled to Work: Urban Property Rights and Labor Supply in Peru Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol. 122, no. 4, pp. 1561-1602 (2007)  
D. Karlan Social Capital and Group Banking    
D. Karlan Using Experimental
Economics to Measure Social Capital and Predict Financial Decisions
American Economic Review, vol. 95, no. 5, pp. 1688-1699 (2005)   
A. Case, C. Paxson, and J. Ableidinger Orphans in Africa: Parental Death, Poverty, and School Enrollment Demography, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 483-508 (2004)  
K. Anderson, A. Case, and D. Lam Causes and Consequences of Schooling Outcomes in South Africa: Evidence from Survey Data Social Dynamics, vol. 27, iss. 1, pp. 37-59 (2001)  
A. Deaton and J. Dreze Poverty and Inequality in India: a Reexamination Economic and Political Weekly, Special Articles, pp. 3729-3748 (2002)  
A. Tarozzi The Indian Public Distribution System as provider of public security: Evidence from child nutrition in Andhra Pradesh European Economic Review, vol. 49, iss. 5, pp. 1305-1330 (2005)  
A. Tarozzi Estimating Comparable Poverty Counts from Incomparable Surveys: Measuring Poverty in India    
A. Case and A. Deaton Consumption, Health, Gender, & Poverty World Bank Policy Research Paper No. 3153  
J. Morduch Does Microfinance Really Help the Poor? New Evidence of Flagship Programs in Bangladesh    
A. Deaton Prices and poverty in India,
Economic and Political Weekly, pp. 362-368 (2003)  
A. Deaton Adjusted Indian poverty estimates for 1999-2000 Economic and Political Weekly, pp. 322-326 (2003)  
A. Deaton and G. Laroque A model of commodity prices after Sir Arthur Lewis Journal of Development Economics,  vol. 71, iss. 2, pp. 289-310 (2003)  
C. Paxson Comment on Krueger and Maleckova, “Education, Poverty, Political Violence and Terrorism: Is There a Causal Connection?”    
A. Deaton and D. Lubotsky

Mortality, Inequality and Race in American Cities and States


Social Science and Medicine, vol. 56, iss. 6, pp. 1139-1153 (2003)  
A. Case Does Money Protect Health Status? Evidence from South African Pensions NBER Working Paper No. 8495 (2001)  
A. Case The Primacy of Education Revised 7/04  
A. Case Health, Income and Economic Development Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics, 2001/2002, pp. 221-241  
J. Vere Education, Technology and the Wage Structure in Taiwan, 1979-1998    
A. Deaton Health, Inequality, and Economic Development Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 113-58 (2003)  
M. Rozada and A. Menendez Public University in Argentina: Subsidizing the Rich Economics of Education Review, vol. 21, iss. 4, pp. 341-351 (2002)  
M. Wittenberg Conflictual Intra-household Allocations    
A. Deaton Counting the World's Poor: Problems and Possible Solutions World Bank Research Observer,  vol. 16, iss. 2, pp. 125-47 (2001)  
A. Deaton and A. Tarozzi Prices and Poverty in India    
D. Lubotsky  Chutes or Ladders? A Longitudinal Analysis of Immigrant Earnings Journal of Political Economy, vol. 115, no. 5,  pp. 820-867, (2000); Princeton University, Industrial Relations Section Working Paper: 445  
D. Clark and C. Hsieh Schooling and Labor Market Impact of the 1968 Nine-Year Education Program in Taiwan    
M. Gonzalez and A. Menendez The Effect of Unemployment on Labor Earnings Inequality: Argentina in the Nineties    
A. Deaton and S. Zaidi Guidelines for Constructing Consumption Aggregates for Welfare Analysis Living Standards Measurement Study Working Paper, no. 135, pp.xi, The World Bank, Washington, DC (2002)  
A. Deaton and M. Grosh Consumption Chapter 17 in Grosh and Glewwe (eds.), Designing Household Survey Questionnaires for Developing Countries: Lessons from Ten Years of LSMS Experience,  pp. 91-133 (2000)  
A. Case and M. Yogo Does School Quality Matter? Returns to Education and the Characteristics of Schools in South Africa NBER Working Paper No. 7399 (1999)  
J. Baraka Does Type of Degree Explain Taiwan's Gender Gap?    
J. Baraka The Gap Remains: Gender and Earnings in Taiwan    
J. Baraka Returns to Education in Taiwan: A Cross-Sectional and Cohort Analysis    
A. Deaton Commodity Prices and Growth in Africa Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 23-40 (1999)  
A. Deaton and G. Laroque Housing, Land Prices, and the Link between Growth and Saving Journal of Economic Growth, vol. 6, iss. 2, pp. 87-105 (2001)  
A. Case Income Distribution and Expenditure Patterns in South Africa    
A. Deaton and C. Paxson Growth, Demographic Structure and National Saving in Taiwan Population and Development Review, Supplement 2000, vol. 26, pp. 141-73 (2000)  
A. Deaton and C. Paxson Saving and Growth Among Individuals and Households (previously named "Saving and Growth: Another Look at the Cohort Evidence") Review of Economics and Statistics,vol. 82, no. 2, pp. 212-225 (2002)  
A. Deaton and C. Paxson Aging and Inequality in Income and Health American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, vol. 88, no. 2, pp. 248-253 (1998)  
A. Deaton Saving and Growth Chapter 3 in Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel and Luis Servén (eds.), The Economics of Saving and Growth: Theory, evidence and implications for policy, pp. 33-70, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (1999)  
A. Deaton and C. Paxson

Poverty Among Children and the Elderly in Developing Countries


A. Deaton and C. Paxson Economies of Scale, Household Size, and the Demand for Food Journal of Political Economy,  vol. 106, no. 5, pp. 897-930 (1998)
A. Case

Election Goals and Income Redistribution: Recent Evidence from Albania


European Economic Review,  vol. 45, iss. 3, pp. 405-423 (2001)  
A. Case and A. Deaton Large Cash Transfers to the Elderly in South Africa Economic Journal, vol. 108, no. 450, pp. 1330-1361 (1998)  
A. Deaton and
C. Paxson

Saving, Inequality and Aging: An East Asian Perspective

Asia-Pacific Economic Review, (inaugural issue) vol. 1, iss. 1, pp. 7-19 (1995)  
A. Deaton and S. Subramanian The Demand for Food and Calories Journal of Political Economy, vol. 104, no. 1, pp. 133-162 (1996)  
T. Besley and A. Case Diffusion as a Learning Process: Evidence From HYV Cotton    
S. Chaudhuri and C. Paxson Smoothing Consumption Under Seasonality: Buffer Stocks vs. Credit Markets    
A. Deaton Data and Econometric Tools for Development Analysis Chapter 33 in J. Behrman and T.N. Srinivasan (eds.), Handbook of Development Economics, vol. 3, North Holland: Amsterdam and New York, pp. 1785-1882 (1995)  
T. Besley and A. Levenson The Role of Informal Finance in Household Capital Accumulation: Evidence from Taiwan Economic Journal, vol. 106, no. 434, pp. 39-59 (1996)  
T. Besley Property Rights and Investment Incentives: Theory and Micro-evidence from Ghana Journal of Political Economy, vol. 103, no. 5, pp. 903-37 (1995)  
T. Guinnane and R. Miller The Limits to Land Reform: The Land Acts in Ireland, 1870-1909 Economic Development and Cultural Change, vol. 45, iss. 3, pp. 591-612 (1997)  
A. Deaton and C. Paxson Intertemporal Choice and Inequality Journal of Political Economy, vol. 102, no. 3, pp. 437-467 (1994)  
T. Besley Savings, Credit and Insurance Chapter 36 in J. Behrman and T.N. Srinivasan (eds.) Handbook of Development Economics. Volume 3, pp. 2123-2207, Amsterdam; New York and Oxford: Elsevier Science, North Holland (1995)
A. Deaton and R. Miller International Commodity Prices, Macroeconomic Performance, and Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa Princeton Studies in International Finance, 79, Princeton, NJ; Princeton University; International Finance Section  
T. Guinnane A Failed Institutional Transplant: Raiffeisen's Credit Cooperatives in Ireland, 1894-1914 Explorations in Economic History, vol. 31, iss. 1, pp. 38-61 (1994)  
H. Alderman and C. Paxson Do the Poor Insure? A Synthesis of the Literature on Risk and Consumption in Developing Countries In Bacha (ed.) Economics in a Changing World: Volume 4: Development, Trade and the Environment, London: MacMillan Press (1994)  
T. Besley, S. Coate, and G. Loury On the Allocative Performance of Rotating Savings and Credit Associations    
T. Besley How Do Market Failures Justify Interventions in Rural Credit Markets? World Bank Research Observer, vol. 9, no. 1, 22-47 (1994)  
A. Deaton and C. Paxson Saving, Growth, and Aging in Taiwan In D. Wise (ed.) Studies in the Economics of Aging, pp. 331-357, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1994)  
A. Banerjee, T. Besley, and T. Guinnane Thy Neighbor's Keeper: The Design of a Credit Cooperative with Theory and a Test Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol. 109. no. 2, pp. 491-515 (1994)  
T. Besley Monopsony and Time-Consistency: Sustainable Pricing Policies for Perennial Crops Review of Development Economics, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 57-70 (1997)  
T. Guinnane and R. Miller Bonds without Bondsmen: Tenant-Right in Nineteenth-Century Ireland Journal of Economic History,  vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 113-42 (1996)  
T. Besley, S. Coate, and G. Loury The Economics of Rotating Savings and Credit Associations      American Economic Review, vol. 83, no. 4, pp. 792-810 (1993)  
A. Deaton Saving and Income Smoothing in Côte d'Ivoire Journal of African Economies, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 1-24 (1992)  
J. Hoddinott and L. Haddad Household Expenditures, Child Anthropometric Status and the Intrahousehold Division of Income: Evidence from the Côte d'Ivoire    
A. Deaton and G. Laroque Estimating the Commodity Price Model ENSAE/INSEE Unite de Recherche Document de Travail: 9131 (November 1991)  
A. Deaton Household Saving in LDC's: Credit Markets, Insurance, and Welfare Scandinavian Journal of Economics, vol. 94, no. 2,  253-273 (1992)  
T. Besley and S. Coate Group Lending, Repayment Incentives and Social Collateral Journal of Development Economics, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 1-18 (1995)  
A. Deaton and F. Grimard Demand Analysis for Tax Reform in Pakistan Living Standard Measurement Study Working Paper No. 85 , The World Bank, Washington, DC (1992)  
C. Paxson Consumption and Income Seasonality in Thailand Journal of Political Economy,  vol. 101, no. 1, pp. 39-72 (1993) 150
T. Besley, S. Coate, and G. Loury The Economics of Rotating Savings and Credit Associations American Economic Review, vol. 83, no. 4, pp. 792-810 (1993) 149
A. Deaton and C. Paxson Patterns of Aging in Thailand and Côte d'Ivoire Chapter 6 in D. Wise (ed.), Topics in the Economics of Aging, pp. 163-206, Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1992) 148
A. Deaton and S. Subramanian Gender Effects in Indian Consumption Patterns Sarvekshana, vol. 14, iss. 4, pp. 1-12 (1991) 147
T. Besley Targeting Taxes and Transfers: Administrative Costs and Policy Design in Developing Economies The economics of rural organization: Theory, practice, and policy, pp. 374-405, Oxford; New York; Toronto and Melbourne: Oxford University Press for the World Bank (1993) 146
A. Deaton and G. Laroque On the Behaviour of Commodity Prices Review of Economic Studies,  vol. 59, no. 1, pp. 1-23 (1992) 145
A. Deaton Saving in Developing Countries: Theory and Review World Bank Economic Review, Proceedings of the World Bank Annual Conference on Development Economics, pp. 61-96 (1989) 144
J. Azam and T. Besley General Equilibrium with Parallel Markets for Goods and Foreign Exchange: Theory and Application to Ghana World Development,  vol. 17, no. 12, pp. 1921-30 (1989) 143
T. Besley and S. Coate Workfare versus Welfare Incentive Arguments for Work Requirements in Poverty-Alleviation Programs American Economic Review,  vol. 82, no. 1, pp. 249-261 (1992) 142
H. Jacoby A Shadow Wage Approach to Estimating a Labor Supply Model for Peasant Households: An Application to the Peruvian Sierra Published under the title"Shadow Wages and Peasant Family Labour Supply: An Econometric Application to the Peruvian Sierra," The Review of Economic Studies, vol. 60, no. 4, pp. 903-921 (1993) 141
D. Benjamin Household Composition, Labor Markets, and Labor Demand: Testing for Separation in Agricultural Household Models

Econometrica,  vol. 60, no. 2, pp. 287-322 (1992)

A. Deaton Household Survey Data and Pricing Policies in Developing Countries (formerly "New Approaches to Household Survey Data from Developing Countries") World Bank Economic Review, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 183-210 (1989) 139
A. Deaton Price Elasticities from Survey Data: Extensions and Indonesian Results Journal of Econometrics, vol. 44, pp. 281-309 (1990) 138
C. Paxson Using Weather Variability to Estimate the Response of Savings to Transitory Income in Thailand" (formerly "Household Savings in Thailand: Responses to Income Shocks") American Economic Review, vol. 82, no. 1, pp. 15-33 (1992) 137
A. Deaton Agricultural Pricing Policies and Demand Patterns in Thailand Published under the title "Rice Prices and Income Distribution in Thailand: A Non-parametric Analysis," Economic Journal, Supplement: Conference Papers,  vol. 99, no. 395, pp. 1-37 (1989) 136
A. Case On the Use of Spatial Autoregressive Models in Demand Analysis Published under the title "Spatial Patterns in Household Demand," Econometrica, vol. 59, no. 4, pp. 953-965 (1991) 135
A. Deaton and D. Benjamin Household Surveys and Policy Reform: Cocao and Coffee in the Cote D'Ivoire Published under the title "Household Welfare and the Pricing of Cocoa and Coffee in the Cote D'Ivoire: Lessons from the Living Standards Surveys," World Bank Economic Review, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 293-318 (1993) 134
M. Gersovitz Transportation, State Marketing, and the Taxation of the Agricultural Hinterland Journal of Political Economy, vol. 97, no. 5, pp. 1113-1137 (1989) 133
J. Eaton and M. Gersovitz Country Risk and the Organization of International Capital Transfer NBER Working Paper No. 2204 132
M. Gersovitz Saving and Development Chapter 10 in H. Chenery & T.N. Srinivasan (eds.) Handbook of Development Economics Vol. I, pp. 382-419 (1988) 131
A. Deaton The Allocation of Goods Within the Household: Adults, Children and Gender Living Standard Measurement Study Working Paper No. 39, The World Bank, Washington, DC (1987) 130
T. Besley and R. Kanbur Food Subsidies and Poverty Alleviation The Economic Journal, vol. 98, no. 392, pp. 701-719 (1988) 129
A. Deaton Estimation of Own and Cross-Price Elasticities from Household Survey Data Journal of Econometrics, vol. 36,  pp. 7-30 (1987) 128
A. Deaton Quality, Quantity, and Spatial Variation of Price American Economic Review, vol. 78, no. 3, pp. 418-430 (1988) 127
A. Deaton Consumers' Expenditure   126
R. Kanbur Poverty: Measurement, Alleviation and the Impact of Macroeconomic Adjustment Published under the title "Measurement and Alleviation of Poverty: with an application to the effects of macro-economic adjustment ," Staff Papers-IMF, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 60-85 (1987) 125
J. Eaton, M. Gersovitz, and J. Stiglitz The Pure Theory of Country Risk European Economic Review, vol. 30, pp. 481-513 (1986) 124
A. Deaton and N. Stern Optimally Uniform Commodity Taxes, Taste Differences and Lump-Sum Grants Economic Letters, vol. 20, no, 3, pp. 263-266 (1986) 123
A. Deaton, J. Ruiz-Castillo, and D. Thomas The Influence of Household Composition on Household Expenditure Patterns Published under the title "The Influence of Household Composition on Household Expenditure Patterns: Theory and Spanish Evidence," Journal of Political Economy, vol. 97, no. 1, pp. 179-200 (1989) 122
J. Stiglitz The New Development Economics World Development, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 257-265 (1986) 121
G. Lim Land Policy in Developing Countries: A Conceptual Framework and a Case Study Published under the title "Land Markets and Public Policy: A Conceptual Framework," Habitat International, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 23-27 (1987) 120
O. Ashenfelter, A. Deaton, and G. Solon Collecting Panel Data in Developing Countries: Does It Make Sense? Living Standards Measurement Study Working Paper No. 23, The World Bank, Washington, DC (1986) 119
J. de Macedo Small Countries in Monetary Unions: A Two Tier Model NBER Working Paper No. 1634 118
J. de Macedo Small Countries in Monetary Unions: The Choice of Senegal   117
A. Deaton Issues in the Methodology of Multimarket Analysis of Agricultural Pricing Policies   116
G. Lim Implementation of Environmental Impact Assessment in Developing Countries   115
M. Gersovitz The Effects of Domestic Taxes on Foreign Private Investment   114
M. Katz Optimal Pricing of Publicly Supplied Goods and Services   113
A. Deaton Econometric Issues for Tax Design in Developing Countries Chapter 4 in D. Newberry & N. Stern (eds.), The Theory of Taxation for Developing Countries, Oxford University Press (1987) 112
A. Deaton The Demand for Personal Travel in Developing Countries: Pricing and Policy Analysis   111
M. Gersovitz Agro-Industrial Processing and Agricultural Pricing Under Uncertainty The Review of Economic Studies, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 153-169 (1986) 110
J. de Macedo Macroeconomic Policy Under Currency Inconvertibility NBER Working Paper No. 1571 109
M. Gersovitz Trade, Capital Mobility and Sovereign Immunity   108
J. Waterbury Riverains and Lacustrines: Toward International Cooperation in the Nile Basin   107
M. Gersovitz Savings, Nutrition and Development Published under the title "Savings and Nutrition at Low Incomes," Journal of Political Economy, vol. 91, no. 5, pp. 841-855 (1983) 106
H. Binwanger and M. Rosenzweig Production Relations in Agriculture   105
H. Jeffrey Leonard A Preliminary Exploration of the Links Between Long-Term Environmental Management and Economic Development   104
R. Arnott and M. Gersovitz Social Welfare Underpinnings of Urban Bias and Unemployment The Economic Journal, vol. 96, no. 382, pp. 413-424 (1986) 103
J. Lee and G. Lim Environmental Policies in Developing Countries: A Case of International Movements of Polluting Industries Journal of Development Economics, vol. 13, pp. 159-173 (1983) 102
J. Round Decomposing Multipliers for Economic Systems Involving Regional and World Trade The Economic Journal, vol. 95, no. 378, pp. 383-399 (1985) 101
G. Lim and J. Lee Environmental Pollution and Optimum Taxation Under Market Distortions in Developing Countries   100
R. Kanbur Technology Policy and Development Planning: A Guide for Planners in Developing Countries   99
J. de Macedo Currency Inconvertibility, Portfolio Balance and Relative Prices NBER Working Paper No. 1087 (1981) 98
B. Boulier Income Redistribution and Fertility Decline: A Skeptical View Population and Development Review Supplement: Income Distribution and the Family, vol. 8, pp. 159-173 (1982) 97
D. Worrell External Influences and Domestic Policies: The Economies of Barbados and Jamaica in the 1970's Social and Economic Studies, vol. 30, no. 4 96
J. Stiglitz Alternative Theories of Wage Determination and Unemployment: The Efficiency Wage Model in M. Gersovitz, et al. (eds.) The Theory and Experience of Economic Development: Essays in Honor of Sir Arthur W. Lewis, pp. 78-106 95
J. Eaton and M. Gersovitz Poor Country Borrowing in Private Financial Markets and the Repudiation Issue   94
J. Eaton and M. Gersovitz A Theory of Expropriation and Deviations from Perfect Capital Mobility The Economic Journal, vol. 94, no. 373, pp. 16-40 (1984) 93
J. de Macedo Exchange Rate Behavior with Currency Inconvertibility Journal of International Economics, vol. 12, pp. 65-81 (1982) 92
P. Kouri and J. de Macedo Perspectives on the Stagflation of the 1970's   91
J. de Macedo Portfolio Diversification Across Currencies   90
G. Grossman Import Competition From Developed and Developing Countries The Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 271-281  (1982) 89
J. de Macedo Portugal and Europe: The Channels of Structural Interdependence   88
J. Page Jr., and J. Martin Subsidized Industries, Managerial Effort and X-Inefficiency   87
M. Gersovitz Uncertainty, Information and the Inflation Tax in LDCs   86
J. Page, Jr. Technical Efficiency and Economic Performance: Some Evidence from Ghana Oxford Economic Papers, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 319-339 (1980) 85
J. Eaton and M. Gersovitz LDC Participation in International Financial Markets: Debt and Reserves Journal of Development Economics, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 3-21 (1980) 84
M. Gersovitz The Estimation of the Two-Gap Model Journal of International Economics, vol. 12,  pp. 111-124 (1980) 83
T. Kuran Internal Migration: The Unorganized Urban Sector and Income Distribution in Turkey, 1963-1973   82
J. De Melo, K. Dervis and S. Robinson Planning Models and Development Policy: the Distribution of Income   81
J. De Melo, K. Dervis, and S. Robinson Planning Models and Development Policy: Foreign Trade and Trade Policy   80
J. De Melo, K. Dervis, and S. Robinson Planning Models and Development Policy: Computable General Equilibrium Models   79
V. Dalal Energy Strategies for India: A Technological Perspective   78
L. Solis A Monetary Will-O'-The-Wisp: Pursuit of Equity Through Deficit Spending   77
K. Dervis Exchange-Rate Adjustment, Trade Policy and Economic Growth: Experiments with a Dynamic General Equilibrium Model of Turkey   76
A. Ulusan Policies Towards Agriculture and the Inter-Sectoral Distribution of Income in Turkey: Some Preliminary Results   75
W. Arthur Lewis The Evolution of the International Economic Order   74
J. De Melo, K. Dervis, and S. Robinson A Global Model of North-South Trade and Growth   73
M. Rosenzweig Neoclassical Theory and the Optimizing Peasant: An Econometric Analysis of Market Family Labor Supply in a Developing Country Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol. 94, no. 1, pp. 31-55 (1980) 72
I. Adelman, and S. Robinson Migration, Demographic Change and Income Distribution in a Model of Developing Country   71
M. Rosenzweig Rural Wages, Labor Supply and Land Reform: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis American Economic Review, vol. 68, no. 5, pp. 847-861 (1978) 70
J. de Melo, and S. Robinson A Planning Model Featuring Trade, Intra-Sector Product Differentiation and Income Distribution   69
I. Adelman, and S. Robinson Income Distribution, Import Substitution, and Growth Strategies in a Developing Country   68
J. Borthwick The IMF Gold Sale and Trust: Fund Arrangements   67
J. de Melo, and K. Dervis Modelling the Effects of Protection in a Dynamic Framework Journal of Development Economics, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 149-172 (1977) 66
S. Robinson Income Distribution Within Groups, Among Groups, and Overall: A Technique of Analysis   65
L. White Appropriate Factor Proportions for Manufacturing in Less Developed Countries: A Survey of the Evidence Published under the title "The Evidence on Appropriate Factor Proportions for Manufacturing in Less Developed Countries: A Survey," Economic Development and Cultural Change, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 27-59 (1978) 64
J. Rybácek-Mlýnková Chile Under Allende: A Bibliographic Survey   63
J. de Melo Estimating the Costs of Protection: A General Equilibrium Approach Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol. 92, no. 2, pp. 209-226 (1978) 62
B. Boulier  The Effects of Demographic Variables on Income Distribution     61
C. Langoni  Review of Income Distribution Data: Brazil     60
M. Urrutia  Review of Income Distribution Data: Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela    59
A. Phillips  Review of Income Distribution: Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania and Nigeria    58
 I. Rajaraman Review of Income Distribution Data: Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka   57
O. Meesook Review of Income Distribution Data: Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia   56
H. Choo Review of Income Distribution Data: Korea, the Phillipines and Taiwan   55
R. Szal A Methodology for the Evaluation and Adjustment of Income Distribution Data   54
F. Swett Formal and Nonformal Education in Educational Development: Some Issues Examined   53
S. Robinson Income Distribution and the Social Welfare Function   52
R. Mohan Urban Land Policy, Income Distribution and the Urban Poor   51
C. Golding and F. Lewis The Economic Cost of the American Civil War: Estimates and Implications Journal of Economic History, vol, 35, no. 2, pp. 299-326 (1975) 50
S. Robinson and K. Dervis Income Distribution and Socio-Economic Mobility: An Approach to Distribution Planning   49
I. Adelman and L. Tyson A Model of Income Distribution Determination in Yugoslavia   48
R. Mohan Indian Thinking and Practice Concerning Urban Poverty Taxation and Land Policies: A Critical View   47
L. White Appropriate Technology, X-Inefficiency, and a Competitive Environment: Some Evidence from Pakistan Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol. 90, no. 4, pp. 575-589 (1976) 46
I. Rajaraman Poverty, Inequality and Economic Growth: Rural Punjab 1960-61 - 1970-71   45
S. Hunt Direct Foreign Investment in Peru: New Rules for an Old Game   44
I. Rajaraman Constructing the Poverty Line: Rural Punjar, 1960-61   43
J. Simmons Economic Research on the Middle East and North Africa: A View of the State of the Art   42
R. Webb Trends in Real Income in Peru, 1950-1966   41
S. Bhallla The Education-Income Connection -- An Investigative Report   40
R. Webb Government Policy and the Distribution of Income in Peru, 1963-1973   39
C. Dahlman The Nation-Wide Learning System of Cuba   38
F. Harbison The Development of Nation-Wide Learning Systems: A Sector Approach for Assessment of National Development from a Human Resources Perspective   37
I. Adelman and S. Robinson A Non-Linear, Dynamic, Micro-Economic Model of Korea: Factors Affecting the Distribution of Income in the Short Run   36
J. Himes Corn Production and Research in Contemporary Peru   35
S. Hunt Growth and Guano in Nineteenth Century Peru   34
S. Hunt Price and Quantum Estimates of Peruvian Exports, 1830-1962   33
D. Zschock, G. Schuyler, A. Fernandez and W. Duncan The Education-Work Transition of Venezuelan University Students Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 96-118 (1974) 32
J. Lindquist The Merits of Forced Divestment: The Experience of the Andean Group   31
S. Robinson A Dynamic Input-Output Model of the Korean Economy   30
S. Hunt The Economics of Haciendas and Plantations in Latin America   29
E. Montasser Egypt's Pattern of Trade and Development: A Model of Import Substitution Growth   28
R. Webb Tax Policy and the Incidence of Taxation in Peru   27
R. Webb The Distribution of Income in Peru   26
S. Hunt Some Tasks in Peruvian Economic History, 1830-1930   25
L. White Industrial Concentration and Industrial Economic Power in Pakistan: The "Twenty-Two Families" (Plus a Few More)   24
S. Hunt Evaluating Direct Foreign Investment in Latin America   23
L. White The Decontrol of the Indonesian Foreign Exchange System, 1966-1971   22
M. O'Connor The Growth of Direct Taxes in Developing Countries, 1958-68   21
S. Robinson and A. Markandya Complexity and Adjustment in Input-Output Systems Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, vol,. 35, iss. 2, pp. 119-134 (1973) 20
F. Harbison A Human Resource Approach to the Development of African Nations Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), pp. 1-22 19
L. White Industrial Organization, Ownership Concentration, and Economic Development - A General Statement   18
E. Blankmeyer and C.R. Frank, Jr. Dynamic Portfolio Analysis and Its Application to the Problem of Export Diversification   17
C.R. Frank, Jr. The Problem of Urban Unemployment in Africa Published under the title "Urban Unemployment and Economic Growth in Africa," Oxford Economic Papers, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 250-274 (1968) 16
L. White On Smuggling   14
W. Cline The Potential Effect of Income Redistribution on Economic Growth in Six Latin American Countries   13
M. O'Connor World Wheat Supplies 1865-1913   12
A. Caldwell The Evolution of Japanese Economic Cooperation 1950-1970  A Structural Analysis   11
C.R. Frank, Jr. and W. Cline Debt Service and Foreign Assistance: An Analysis of Problems and Prospects in Less Developed Countries   10
W. Cline Prediction of a Land Reform's Effect on Agricultural Production: The Brazilian Case   9
L. Westphal Planning and Timing and Scale of Lumpy Investments   8
S. Hunt Distribution, Growth, and Government Economic Behavior in Peru   7
C.R. Frank, Jr. Optimal Terms of Foreign Assistance The Journal of Political Economy, vol. 78, no. 5, pp. 1106-1114 (1970) 6
W. Arthur Lewis Reflections on Unlimited Labour   5
C.R. Frank Jr. Public and Private Enterprise in Africa (Revised)   4
A. Lewis The Deceleration of British Growth, 1873-1913   3
C.R. Frank, Jr. Capital Accumulation and Capital Intensity of Production Techniques   2
S. Hunt The Growth Performance of Peru   1