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Just Rewards? Local Politics and Public Resource Allocation in South India
Timothy  Besley,  Rohini  Pande,  Vijayendra  Rao,  October 2007
Paper No' DEDPS 49: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Making Autocracy Work
Timothy  Besley,  Masayuki  Kudamatsu,  May 2007
Paper No' DEDPS 48: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Decentralization's Effects on Educational Outcomes in Bolivia and Colombia
Jean-Paul  Faguet,  Fabio  Sanchez,  March 2006
Paper No' DEDPS 47: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

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World Development (Vol. 36, No. 7) July, 2008
Does Envy Destroy Social Fundamentals? The Impact of Relative Income Position on Social Capital
Justina A.V.   Fischer,  Benno   Torgler,  February 2006
Paper No' DEDPS 46: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
The Unequal Effects of Liberalization: Evidence from Dismantling the License Raj in India
Philippe  Aghion,  Robin  Burgess,  Stephen  Redding,  F  Zilibotti,  December 2005
Paper No' DEDPS 45: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Political Selection and the Quality of Government: Evidence from South India
Timothy  Besley,  Rohini  Pande,  Vijayendra  Rao,  August 2005
Paper No' DEDPS 44: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Why So Much Centralization? A Model of Primitive Centripetal Accumulation
Jean-Paul  Faguet,  June 2004
Paper No' DEDPS 43: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Intrahousehold Efficiency and Individual Insurance in Ghana
Markus  Goldstein,  June 2004
Paper No' DEDPS 38: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Gender Discrimination and Growth: Theory and Evidence from India
Berta  Esteve-Volart,  January 2004
Paper No' DEDPS 42: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Government Corruption and Legislative Procedures: is One Chamber Better Than Two?
Cecilia  Testa,  November 2003
Paper No' DEDPS 41: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Do Rural Banks Matter? Evidence from the Indian Social Banking Experiment
Robin  Burgess,  Rohini  Pande,  August 2003
Paper No' DEDPS 40: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Eviction Threats and Investment Incentives
Abhijit  Banerjee,  Maitreesh  Ghatak,  June 2003
Paper No' DEDPS 39: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Democracy and Education Spending: Has Africa's Move to Multiparty Elections Made a Difference to Policy?
David  Stasavage,  February 2003
Paper No' DEDPS 37: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
The Role of Freedom, Growth and Religion in the Taste for Revolution
Robert  MacCulloch,  Silvia  Pezzini,  September 2002
Paper No' DEDPS 36: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Social Networks and Technology Adoption in Northern Mozambique
Oriana  Bandiera,  Imran  Rasul,  June 2002
Paper No' DEDPS 35: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Land Distribution, Incentives and the Choice of Production Techniques in Nicaragua
Oriana  Bandiera,  April 2002
Paper No' DEDPS 34: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Can Labour Regulation Hinder Economic Performance? Evidence from India
Timothy  Besley,  Robin  Burgess,  February 2002
Paper No' DEDPS 33: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Is a Friend in Need a Friend Indeed? Inclusion and Exclusion in Mutual Insurance Networks in Southern Ghana
Markus  Goldstein,  Elisabeth  Sadoulet,  Alain  de Janvry,  February 2002
Paper No' DEDPS 32: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Does Social Insurance Help Secure Property Rights?
Robert  MacCulloch,  September 2001
Paper No' DEDPS 31: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
What Makes a Revolution?
Robert  MacCulloch,  September 2001
Paper No' DEDPS 30: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Modernisation and Son Preference
Robin  Burgess,  Juzhong  Zhuang,  December 2000
Paper No' DEDPS 29: Full paper (pdf)
The Political Economy of Government Responsiveness: Theory and Evidence from India
Timothy  Besley,  Robin  Burgess,  December 2000
Paper No' DEDPS 28: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
The Rise of Mass Consumption Societies
Kiminori  Matsuyama,  November 2000
Paper No' DEDPS 23: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Commodity Taxation and Social Welfare: The Generalised Ramsey Rule
David  Coady,  Jean  Drèze,  September 2000
Paper No' DEDPS 27: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Is Child Work Necessary?
Sonia R  Bhalotra,  August 2000
Paper No' DEDPS 26: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Private Investment and Political Uncertainty
David  Stasavage,  July 2000
Paper No' DEDPS 25: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Child Farm Labour: Theory and Evidence
Sonia R  Bhalotra,  Chris  Heady,  July 2000
Paper No' DEDPS 24: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Valutation and Evaluation: Measuring the Quality of Life and Evaluating Policy
Partha  Dasgupta,  June 2000
Paper No' DEDPS 22: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Financial Intermediation, Variability and the Development Process
Luis  Carranza,  Jose E.  Galdon-Sanchez,  March 2000
Paper No' DEDPS 21: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Fertility, Education and Development: Further Evidence from India
Jean  Drèze,  Mamta  Murthi,  January 2000
Paper No' DEDPS 20: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
On the Structure of Tenancy contracts: Theory and Evidence fron 19th Century Rural Sicily
Oriana  Bandiera,  January 2000
Paper No' DEDPS 19: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
School Participation in Rural India.
Jean  Drèze,  Geeta Gandhi  Kingdon,  August 1999
Paper No' DEDPS 18: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Public-Private Partnership for the Provision of Public Goods: Theory and an Application to NGOs
Timothy  Besley,  Maitreesh  Ghatak,  August 1999
Paper No' DEDPS 17: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Minority Representation and Policy Choices: The Significance of Legislator Identity.
Rohini  Pande,  June 1999
Paper No' DEDPS 16: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Ethnic Diversity, Mobility and School Funding:  Theory and Evidence From Kenya
Ted  Miguel,  June 1999
Paper No' DEDPS 14: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
The Economics of Non-Governmental Organisations.
R.  Hopkins,  C.D.  Scott,  May 1999
Paper No' DEDPS 15: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Land Reform, Poverty Reduction and Growth: Evidence from India
Timothy  Besley,  Robin  Burgess,  October 1998
Paper No' DEDPS 13: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Decentralization Schemes, Cost-Benefit-Analysis, and Net National Product as a Measure of  Social Well-Being
Partha  Dasgupta,  Karl-Goran  Maler,  October 1998
Paper No' DEDPS 12: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Rural Pakistan: A Semi-parametric Analysis
Cliff  Attfield,  Sonia R  Bhalotra,  February 1998
Paper No' DEDPS 11: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Investigating Rationality in Wage-Setting
Sonia R  Bhalotra,  February 1998
Paper No' DEDPS 10: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
The Economics of Poverty in Poor Countries
Partha  Dasgupta,  January 1998
Paper No' DEDPS 09: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Hunger in the Contemporary World
Amartya  Sen,  November 1997
Paper No' DEDPS 08: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Inequality, Unemployment and Contemporary Europe
Amartya  Sen,  November 1997
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Credit in Rural India: A Case Study
Jean  Drèze,  Peter  Lanjouw,  Naresh  Sharma,  September 1997
Paper No' DEDPS 06: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Population, Consumption and Resources: Ethical Issues
Partha  Dasgupta,  July 1997
Paper No' DEDPS 05: Read Abstract | Buy
The Economics of Food
Partha  Dasgupta,  July 1997
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What's the Point of a Development Strategy?
Amartya  Sen,  April 1997
Paper No' DEDPS 03: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Development and Thinking at the Beginning of the 21st Century
Amartya  Sen,  March 1997
Paper No' DEDPS 02: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Does the Labour Market Explain Lower Female Schooling in India?
Geeta Gandhi  Kingdon,  January 1997
Paper No' DEDPS 01: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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