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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)

This paper has been published as:
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)
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)
Intrahousehold Efficiency and Individual Insurance in Ghana
Markus Goldstein,  June 2004
Paper No' DEDPS 38: 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)
Commodity Taxation and Social Welfare: The Generalised Ramsey Rule
David Coady,  Jean Drze,  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)
The Rise of Mass Consumption Societies
Kiminori Matsuyama,  November 2000
Paper No' DEDPS 23: 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 Drze,  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 Drze,  Geeta Gandhi Kingdon,  August 1999
Paper No' DEDPS 18: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.
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)
The Economics of Non-Governmental Organisations.
R. Hopkins,  C.D. Scott,  May 1999
Paper No' DEDPS 15: 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)
Land Reform, Poverty Reduction and Growth: Evidence from India
Timothy Besley,  Robin Burgess,  October 1998
Paper No' DEDPS 13: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.
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)
Paper copy now out of print.
Inequality, Unemployment and Contemporary Europe
Amartya Sen,  November 1997
Paper No' DEDPS 07: Read Abstract
Credit in Rural India: A Case Study
Jean Drze,  Peter Lanjouw,  Naresh Sharma,  September 1997
Paper No' DEDPS 06: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.
Population, Consumption and Resources: Ethical Issues
Partha Dasgupta,  July 1997
Paper No' DEDPS 05: Read Abstract
The Economics of Food
Partha Dasgupta,  July 1997
Paper No' DEDPS 04: Read Abstract
What's the Point of a Development Strategy?
Amartya Sen,  April 1997
Paper No' DEDPS 03: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.
Development and Thinking at the Beginning of the 21st Century
Amartya Sen,  March 1997
Paper No' DEDPS 02: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.
Does the Labour Market Explain Lower Female Schooling in India?
Geeta Gandhi Kingdon,  January 1997
Paper No' DEDPS 01: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.