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Journal of Development Economics Volume 127, July 2017

Special Section on The Importance of History for Understanding Economic Development; Edited by Nathan Nunn

Jewish communities and city growth in preindustrial Europe by Noel D. Johnson, Mark Koyama

The long-run effects of missionary orders in Mexico by Maria Waldinger

Anonymity, efficiency wages and technological progress by Stephen Broadberry, Sayantan Ghosal, Eugenio Proto

Religious co-option in autocracy: A theory inspired by history by Emmanuelle Auriol, Jean-Philippe Platteau

Colonization and changing social structure: Evidence from Kazakhstan by Gani Aldashev, Catherine Guirkinger

Reputational Consequences of Labor Coercion: Evidence from Assam’s Tea Plantations by Bishnupriya Gupta, Anand V. Swamy

Colonial legacy, polarization and linguistic disenfranchisement: The case of the Sri Lankan War by Paul Castañeda Dower, Victor Ginsburgh, Shlomo Weber

Clash of civilizations and the impact of cultural differences on trade by Gunes Gokmen

Income concentration in British India, 1885–1946 by Facundo Alvaredo, Augustin Bergeron, Guilhem Cassan

Regular Articles

The effect of violent crime on the human capital accumulation of young adults by Ryan Brown, Andrea Velásquez

Population density, fertility, and demographic convergence in developing countries by David de la Croix, Paula E. Gobbi

Employment and firm heterogeneity, capital allocation, and countercyclical labor market policies by Brendan Epstein, Alan Finkelstein Shapiro

The causal effect of maternal age at marriage on child wellbeing: Evidence from India by A.V. Chari, Rachel Heath, Annemie Maertens, Freeha Fatima

Turnout, political preferences and information: Experimental evidence from Peru by Gianmarco León

Joint-liability with endogenously asymmetric group loan contracts by Francesco Carli, Burak R. Uras

From mine to coast: Transport infrastructure and the direction of trade in developing countries by Roberto Bonfatti, Steven Poelhekke

Intra-household resource allocation and familial ties by Harounan Kazianga, Zaki Wahhaj

Fertilizing growth: Agricultural inputs and their effects in economic development by John W. McArthur, Gordon C. McCord

The effects of financial development on foreign direct investment by Rodolphe Desbordes, Shang-Jin Wei

Home ownership as status competition: Some theory and evidence by Shang-Jin Wei, Xiaobo Zhang, Yin Liu

Endogenous time horizon and behavioral poverty trap: Theory and evidence from Mozambique by Rachid Laajaj

The legacy of natural disasters: The intergenerational impact of 100 years of disasters in Latin America  by Germán Daniel Caruso

The fish is the friend of matriliny: Reef density and matrilineal inheritance by Ariel BenYishay, Pauline Grosjean, Joe Vecci

Resource shocks and human capital stocks – Brain drain or brain gain? by Daniel Steinberg

No toilet no bride? Intrahousehold bargaining in male-skewed marriage markets in India by Yaniv Stopnitzky

Product cycle, contractibility, and global sourcing by Xiaoping Chen, Yi Lu, Lianming Zhu

The economics of early warfare over land by Gregory K. Dow, Leanna Mitchell, Clyde G. Reed

Financing smallholder agriculture: An experiment with agent-intermediated microloans in India by Pushkar Maitra, Sandip Mitra, Dilip Mookherjee, Alberto Motta, Sujata Visaria

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Journal of Development Economics Volume 126, May 2017


Seeing is believing- can increasing the number of female leaders reduce sex selection in rural India? by Priti Kalsi

Childhood health and the wantedness of male and female children by Giordano Palloni

Subsidies with export share requirements in China by Fabrice Defever, Alejandro Riaño

Extended families and child well-being by Daniel LaFave, Duncan Thomas

1807: Economic shocks, conflict and the slave trade by James Fenske, Namrata Kala

Be patient when measuring hyperbolic discounting: Stationarity, time consistency and time invariance in a field experiment by Wendy Janssens, Berber Kramer, Lisette Swart

Health, Enterprise, and Labor Complementarity in the Household by Achyuta Adhvaryu, Anant Nyshadham

The persistent effects of novelty-seeking traits on comparative economic development by Erkan Gören

Childcare effects on maternal employment: Evidence from Chile by Claudia Martínez A., Marcela Perticará

Transnational insurgents: Evidence from Colombia’s FARC at the border with Chávez’s Venezuela by Luis R. Martínez

Trade and labor reallocation with heterogeneous enforcement of labor regulations by Rita K. Almeida, Jennifer P. Poole

Financial development, income inequality, and the redistributive effects of monetary policy by Edgar A. Ghossoub, Robert R. Reed

Fertility at work: Children and women’s labor market outcomes in urban Ghana by Rachel Heath

Poverty traps, convergence, and the dynamics of household income by Raj Arunachalam, Ajay Shenoy

Compulsory licensing and innovation – Historical evidence from German patents after WWI byJoerg Baten, Nicola Bianchi, Petra Moser

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Journal of Development Economics Volume 125, March 2017


Seeing is believing? Evidence from an extension network experiment by Florence Kondylis, Valerie Mueller, Jessica Zhu

Roads, exports and employment: Evidence from a developing country by Christian Volpe Martincus, Jerónimo Carballo, Ana Cusolito

Natural disasters and labor markets by Martina Kirchberger

WTO accession and tariff evasion by Beata S. Javorcik, Gaia Narciso

Trade to aid: EU’s temporary tariff waivers for flood-hit Pakistan by Juyoung Cheong, Do Won Kwak, Haishan Yuan

Daughters, dowries, deliveries: The effect of marital payments on fertility choices in India by Marco Alfano

American Journal of Sociology, Volume 123, Number 1, July 2017


Democracy of Credit: Ownership and the Politics of Credit Access in Late Twentieth-Century America bGreta R. Krippner
“The Miracles of Bookkeeping”: How Budget Politics Link Fiscal Policies and Financial Markets by Sarah Quinn
From Legal Doctrine to Social Transformation? Comparing U.S. Voting Rights, Equal Employment Opportunity, and Fair Housing Legislation by Nicholas PedrianaRobin Stryker
Matching Genotype and Phenotype: A Pragmatist Semiotic Analysis of Clinical Exome Sequencing by Stefan Timmermans
Does Consumer Demand Reproduce Inequality? High-Income Consumers, Vertical Differentiation, and the Wage Structure by Nathan Wilmers
he Price of Admission: Organizational Deference as Strategic Behavior by Julien JourdanRodolphe DurandPatricia H. Thornton


Emotional Dynamics and Emotional Domination Drive The Microtrajectory of Moments of Collective Contingency: Comment On Ermakoff by Randall Collins
Emotions, Cognition, and Collective Alignment: A Response to Collins by Ivan Ermakoff


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