Discussion Papers

Courant Research Centre 'Poverty, Equity and Growth' - Discussion Papers

The CRC-PEG Discussion Papers and abstracts are available [here].

  • No. 293: Stehl, Depenbusch, Vollmer (2023)
    The global income gap to a healthy diet
  • No. 292: Wójcik, Bommer, Naeher, Vollmer (2022)
    The long-term consequences of the global 1918 influenza pandemic: A systematic analysis of census data from 51 countries
  • No.291: Reuter, Bärnighausen, Vollmer (2022)
    Parental Health, Children’s Education and Unintended Consequences of State Support: Quasi-experimental evidence from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • No.290: Ahmad, Naeher, Vollmer (2022)
    The Political Economy of Patent Buyouts
  • No.289: Rogge, Khan, Khan, Noon, Landmann, Vollmer (2021)
    The Effect of Personalized Health Information on Preventive Behavior amongst Risk Groups: a Randomized Experiment in Pakistan during the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • No.288: Balasubramanian, Burchi, Malerba (2021)
    Does economic growth reduce multidimensional poverty? Evidence from low and middle-income countries
  • No.287: Bogler, Bommer, Ebert, Kumar, Subramanian, Subramanyam, Vollmer (2021)
    Effects of a large-scale Participatory Learning and Action Programme in Women’s Groups on Health, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene: a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial in Bihar, India
  • No.286: Mittal, Parigi, Vollmer (2021)
    Social Cohesion among Syrian und Turkish children, adolescents, and young adults in Turkey
  • No.285: Ebert, Klasen, Vollmer (2021)
    Counting Missing Women – A Reconciliation of the `Flow Measure’ and the `Stock Measure’
  • No.284: Marcus, Reuter, Rogge, Vollmer (2021)
    The Effect of SMS Reminders on Health Screening Uptake: A Randomized Experiment in Indonesia
  • No.283: Espinoza-Delgado, Silber (2021)
    A new inequality-sensitive multidimensional deprivation index (MDI) for dichotomous variables
  • No.282: von Grafenstein, Kumar, Kumar, Vollmer (2021)
    Iron-fortified school lunch: medium-run impacts of a school nutrition intervention in India
  • No.281: Asmus, Gerda, Eichenauer, Vera Z., Fuchs, Andreas, Parks, Bradley (2021)
    Does India Use Development Finance to Compete with China? A Subnational Analysis
  • No.280: Ochmann, Sophie, Owolabi, Kehinde Elijah, Olatunji-David, Folake, Okunlola, Niyi, Vollmer, Sebastian (2021)
    The impact of grants in combination with school-based management trainings on primary education: A cluster-randomized trial in Northern Nigeria
  • No.279: Sternberg, Henrike, Steinert, Janina Isabel, Vollmer, Sebastian (2021)
    On the Basis of (Mis)Trust? Spousal Trust and Trustworthiness in Household Decision Making: Experimental Evidence from India
  • No.278: Gehringer, Agnieszka, Klasen, Stephan, Villalobos, Carlos (2020)
    Income Inequality in Europe: What role does gender inequality play?
  • No.277: Espinoza-Delgado, José (2020)
    Monitoring progress in multi-dimensional poverty reduction: a person-focused and inequality-sensitive approach with evidence from Nicaragua
  • No.276: Ebert, Cara, Heesemann, Esther and Vollmer, Sebastian (2020)
    Two Interventions to Promote Health and Mental Development in Early Childhood: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Rural India
  • No.275: Dang, Archana (2020)
    Role of Time preferences in Explaining the Burden of Malnutrition: Evidence from Urban India
  • No.274: Bluhm, Richard, Dreher, Axel, Fuchs, Andreas, Parks, Bradley C., Strange, Austin M., and Tierney, Michael J. (2020)
    Chinese Infrastructure Projects and the Diffusion of Economic Activity in Developing Countries
  • No. 273: Chavarría, Eliana, Diba, Farah, Marcus, Maja-Emilia, Marthoenis, Reuter, Anna, Rogge, Lisa and Vollmer, Sebastian (2020)
    Knowing versus Doing: Protective Health Behavior against COVID-19 in Indonesia
  • No. 272: Barros, von Grafenstein, Grosse, Khan, Lenel, Orozco Garcia, Pérez-Alvarez, Santos Silva, Schupp and Strulik (2020)
    The Multidimensional Stephan Klasen Exposure Index: Why Wonder Woman Should Become a Postdoc and Wear White Socks with Sandals
  • No. 271: Yoon, Jisu and Pasha, Atika (2020)
    An alternative strategy to identify deprivations in multidimensional poverty: a partial least squares approach
  • No.270: Steinert, Janina Isabel, Vasumati Satish, Rucha, Stips, Felix and Vollmer, Sebastian (2020)
    Commitment or Concealment? Impacts and Use of a Portable Saving Device: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Urban India
  • No. 269: Gehring, Langlotz and Kienberger, Stefan (2020)
    Stimulant or depressant? Resource-related income shocks and conflict
  • No.268: Rink, Barros (2019)
    Spending or Saving? Female Empowerment and Financial Decisions in a Matrilineal Society
  • No. 267: Priebe, Rink, Stemmler (2019)
    Health shocks and risk aversion: Panel and experimental evidence from Vietnam
  • No. 266: Bommer, Dreher, Perez-Alvarez (2019)
    Home bias in humanitarian aid: The role of regional favoritism in the allocation of international disaster relief
  • No. 265: Krämer, Kumar, Vollmer (2019)
    Anemia, diet, and cognitive development: Impact of health information on diet quality and child nutrition in rural India
  • No.264: Ebert, Vollmer (2019)
    Child-specific son preference, birth order and cognitive skills in early childhood
  • No. 263: Klasen, Stephan (2019)
    From 'MeToo' to Boko Haram: A survey of levels and trends of gender inequality in the world
  • No. 262: Perez-Alvarez, Marcello, Favara, Marta (2019)
    Maternal Age and Offspring Human Capital in India
  • No. 261: Kaplan, Lennart C., Kuhnt, Jana, Richert, Katharina, Vollmer, Sebastian (2019)
    What Explains the Uptake of Development Interventions?
  • No. 260: Dotter, Caroline, Klasen, Stephan (2019)
    An absolute multidimensional poverty measure in the functioning space (and relative measure in the resource space): An Illustration using Indian data
  • No. 259: Purushotham, Mittal, Ashwini, Umesh, von Cramon-Taubadel, Vollmer (2018)
    A quantile regression analysis of dietary diversity and anthropometric outcomes among children and women in the rural-urban interface of India
  • No. 258: Bettin, Wollni (2018)
    Livelihood Environmentalism to Tunnel a Psychological Environmental Kuznets Curve
  • No. 257: Steinhübel, Wegmann, Mußhoff (2018)
    Digging deep and running dry – the adoption of borewell technology in the face of climate change and urbanization
  • No. 256: Steinhübel (2018)
    Somewhere in between towns, markets, and neighbors – Agricultural transition in the rural-urban interface of Bangalore, India
  • No. 255: Minasyan, Zenker, Klasen, Vollmer (2018)
    Educational Gender Gaps and Economic Growth: A Systematic Review and Meta-Regression Analysis
  • No. 254: Klasen, Vollmer (2018)
    A Flow Measure of Missing Women by Age and Disease
  • No. 253: Klasen, Pieters, Santos Silva, Le (2018)
    What Drives Female Labor Force Participation? Comparable Micro-level Evidence from Eight Developing and Emerging Economies
  • No. 252: Santos Silva, Klasen (2018)
    Gender Inequality as a Barrier to Economic Growth: a Review of the Theoretical Literature
  • No. 251: Banerjee, Klasen (2018)
    Mothers’ status, food price shock and Child Nutrition in Karnataka
  • No. 250: Banerjee, Klasen (2018)
    Intrahousehold allocations by mothers to children: The role of observability
  • No. 249: Khan, Klasen (2018)
    Female employment and Spousal abuse: A parallel cross-country analysis of 35 developing countries
  • No. 248: Sahoo, Klasen (2018)
    Gender Segregation in Education and Its Implications for Labour Market Outcomes: Evidence from India
  • No. 247: Krämer, Kumar, Vollmer (2018)
    Improving Children Health and Cognition: Evidence from School-Based Nutrition Intervention in India
  • No. 246: Klasen (2018)
    What explains uneven Female Labor Force Participation Levels and Trends in Developing Countries?
  • No. 245: Kan, Klasen (2018)
    Evaluating UPE in Uganda: school fee abolition and educational outcomes
  • No. 244: Klasen (2018)
    The impact of gender inequality on economic performance in developing Countries
  • No. 243: Kuhnt, Rischke, David, Lechtenfeld (2017)
    Social cohesion in times of forced displacement – the case of young people in Jordan
  • No. 242: Vollmer, Wójcik (2017)
    The long-term consequences of the global 1918 influenza pandemic: A systematic analysis of 117 IPUMS international census data sets
  • No. 241: Santos Silva, Alexander, Klasen, Welzel (2017)
    The Roots of Female Emancipation: From Perennial Cool Water via Pre-industrial Late Marriages to Postindustrial Gender Equality
  • No. 240: Hohberg, Landau, Kneib, Klasen, Zucchini (2017)
    Vulnerability to poverty revisited: flexible modeling and better predictive performance
  • No. 239: Sarkar, Sahoo, Klasen (2017)
    Employment Transitions of Women in India: A Panel Analysis
  • No. 238: Chakravarty, Lundberg, Nikolov, Zenker (2017)
    The Value of Skill Training Programs for Self-Employment, Entrepreneurship and Non-Cognitive Traits. Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design
  • No. 237: Scholl (2017)
    An Index of Inter-Industry Wage Inequality: Trends, Comparisons, and Robustness
  • No. 236: Klasen and Minasyan (2017)
    The Impact of Affirmative Action on the Gendered Occupational Segregation in South Africa
  • No. 235: Espinoza-Delgado and Klasen (2017)
    Gender and Multidimensional Poverty in Nicaragua, An Individual-based Approach
  • No. 234: Filipiak, Grohmann, Heyerhorst (2017)
    Female empowerment, cultural effects and savings: Empirical evidence from India
  • No. 233: Dotter, Klasen (2017)
    The Multidimensional Poverty Index: Achievements, Conceptual and Empirical Issues
  • No. 232: Dotter (2017)
    Can the World Bank's International Poverty Line reflect extreme poverty?
  • No. 231: Silbersdorff, Lynch, Klasen, Kneib (2017)
    Reconsidering the Income-Illness Relationship using Distributional Regression: An Application to Germany
  • No. 230: Crespo Cuaresma, Klasen, Wacker (2017)
    Is there poverty convergence?
  • No. 229: Chandrasekhar, Sahoo, Swaminathan (2017)
    Seasonal Migration and Feminization of Farm Management: Evidence from India
  • No. 228: Schneider and Schlather (2017)
    A New Approach to Treatment Assignment for One and Multiple Treatment Groups
  • No. 227: Hettig, Lay, van Treeck, Bruness, Nur Asih, Nuryartono (2017)
    Cash crops as a sustainable pathway out of poverty? Panel data evidence on the heterogeneity of cocoa farmers in Sulawesi, Indonesia
  • No. 226: Steinert, Zenker, Filipiak, Movsisyan, Cluver, Shenderovich (2017)
    Do Saving Promotion Interventions Help Alleviate Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
  • No. 225: Dunker, Eckle, Proksch, Schmidt-Hieber (2017)
    Tests for qualitative features in the random coefficients model
  • No. 224: Dunker, Hoderlein, Kaido (2017)
    Nonparametric Identification of Random Coefficients in Endogenous and Heterogeneous Aggregate Demand
  • No. 223: Renner (2017)
    Poverty and distributional effects of a carbon tax in Mexico
  • No. 222: Borrowman and Klasen (2017)
    Drivers of gendered sectoral and occupational segregation in developing countries
  • No. 221: Asiedu and Gross (2017)
    Can differences in benefits affect group investment into irrigation projects? Experimental Evidence from Northern Ghana
  • No. 220: Klasen (2017)
    UNDP's Gender-related measures: Current problems and proposals for fixing them
  • No. 219: Treeck, Wacker (2017)
    Financial Globalization and the Labor Share in Developing Countries: The Type of Capital Matters
  • No. 218: Klasen, Mbegalo (2016)
    The Impact of Livestock Ownership on Solar Home System Adoption in the Northern and Western Regions of Rural Tanzania
  • No. 217: Mbegalo (2016)
    The Impact of Food Price Changes and Land Policy Reforms on Household Welfare in Rural Tanzania
  • No. 216: Mbegalo, Yu (2016)
    The Impact of Food Prices on Household Welfare and Poverty in Rural Tanzania
  • No. 215: Minasyan (2016)
    US Aid, US educated Leaders and Economic Ideology
  • No. 214: Lange, Klasen (2016)
    How the New International Goal for Child Mortality is Unfair to Sub-Saharan Africa (Again)
  • No. 213: Klasen, Lange (2016)
    How Narrowly Should Anti-poverty Programs Be Targeted? Simulation Evidence from Bolivia and Indonesia
  • No. 212: Rudolph (2016)
    Pension programs around the world: Determinants of social pension
  • No. 211: Klasen (2016)
    Gender, Institutions, and Economic Development: Findings and Open Research and Policy Issues
  • No. 210: Günther, Grosse, Klasen (2016)
    How to attract an audience at a conference: Paper, person or place?
  • No. 209: Klasen, Scholl, Lahoti, Ochmann, Vollmer (2016)
    Inequality - Worldwide Trends and Current Debates
  • No. 208: Pasha (2016)
    Impact of Cash Grants on Multidimensional Poverty in South Africa
  • No. 207: Trenczek (2016)
    Promoting Growth-Enhancing Structural Change: Evidence from a Panel of African, Asian, and Latin American Countries
  • No. 206: Kan (2016)
    Improving health in Tajikistan: remittances trump other income
  • No. 205: Scholl, Klasen (2016)
    Re-estimating the Relationship between Inequality and Growth
  • No. 204: Oikonomikou (2016c)
    Modeling Financial Market Volatility in Transition Markets: A Multivariate Case
  • No. 203: Oikonomikou (2016b)
    Comparing the market risk premia forecasts in JSE and NYSE equity markets
  • No. 202: Oikonomikou (2016a)
    Forecasting the Market Risk Premium with Artificial Neural Networks
  • No. 201: Klasen, Reimers (2016)
    Looking at Pro-Poor Growth from an Agricultural Perspective
  • No. 200: Klasen, Lahoti (2016)
    How Serious is the Neglect of Intra-Household Inequality in Multi-dimensional Poverty Indices?
  • No. 199: Ibanez, Vasquez (2016)
    Can we fight drugs using communication campaigns? A framed field experiment
  • No. 198: Herrmann, Zenker (2016)
    Risk-type and preference-based selection and stability of funeral insurance associations in Thailand
  • No. 197: Minos (2016b)
    "Eat, my child". Overweight and obesity among children in developing countries
  • No. 196: Minos (2016a)
    Overweight and obesity in low- and middle income countries: A panel-data analysis
  • No. 195: Kolo (2016)
    A dissimilarity-adjusted index of ethnic diversity:
    Measurement and implications for findings on conflict, growth and trade
  • No. 194: Lahoti, Jayadev, Reddy (2015)
    The Global Consumption and Income Project (GCIP): An Overview
  • No. 193: Jayadev, Lahoti, Reddy (2015)
    The Middle Muddle: Conceptualizing and Measuring the Global Middle Class
  • No. 192: Dunker (2015)
    Convergence of the risk for nonparametric IV quantile regression and nonparametric IV regression with full independence
  • No. 191: Banerjee, Ibanez, Riener, Wollni (2015)
    Volunteering to Take on Power: Experimental Evidence from Matrilineal and Patriarchal Societies in India
  • No. 190: Scholl (2015)
    The Impact of Trade on Wage Inequality in Developing Countries: Technology vs. Comparative Advantage
  • No. 189: Reddy, Lahoti (2015)
    $1.90 Per Day: What Does it Say?
  • No. 188: Pasha (2015)
    Regional Perspectives to the Multidimensional Poverty Index
  • No. 187: Darmawan, Klasen, Nuryartono (2015)
    Migration and Deforestation in Indonesia
  • No. 186: Irfany, Klasen, Yusuf (2015)
    The consumption-based carbon footprint of households in Sulawesi, Jambi and Indonesia as a whole in 2013
  • No. 185: Gehring, Michaelowa, Dreher, Spörri (2015)
    Do we know what we think we know? Aid fragmentation and effectiveness revisited
  • No. 184: Klasen, Krivobokova, Greb, Lahoti, Pasaribu, Wiesenfarth (2015)
    International Income Poverty Measurement: Which way now?
  • No. 183: Lo Bue (2015)
    The Nutrition-Learning Nexus: Evidence from Indonesia
  • No. 182: Laura Metzger, Isabel Günther (2015)
    Making an impact? The relevance of information on aid effectiveness for charitable giving. A laboratory experiment
  • No. 181: Kreibaum, Klasen (2015)
    Missing Men: Differential Effects of War and Socialism on Female Labour Force Participation in Vietnam
  • No. 180: Bönte, Filipiak, Lombardo (2015)
    Get in with a Foreigner: Consumer Trust in Domestic and Foreign Banks
  • No. 179: Fuchs, Gehring (2015)
    The Home Bias in Sovereign Ratings
  • No. 178: Klasen, Meyer, Dislich, Euler, Faust, Gatto, Hettig, Melati, Jaya, Otten, Perez, Steinebach, Tarigan, Wiegand (2015)
    Economic and ecological trade-offs of agricultural specialization at different spatial scales
  • No. 177: Irfany (2015)
    Inequality in emissions: Evidence from Indonesian households
  • No. 176: Filipiak, Walle (2015)
    The Financial Literacy Gender Gap: A Question of Nature or Nurture?
  • No. 175: Strange, Parks, Tierney, Fuchs, Dreher (2015)
    Tracking Under-Reported Financial Flows: China?s Development Finance and the Aid-Conflict Nexus Revisited
  • No. 174: Jayadev, Lahoti, Reddy (2015)
    Who got what, then and now? A Fifty Year Overview from the Global Consumption and Income Project
  • No. 173: Yoon, Klasen (2015)
    An Application of Partial Least Squares to the Construction of the Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) and the Corruption Perception Index (CPI)
  • No. 172: Yoon, Krivobokova (2015)
    Treatments of Non-metric Variables in Partial Least Squares and Principal Component Analysis
  • No. 171: Yoon, Klasen, Dreher, Krivobokova (2015)
    Composite Indices Based on Partial Least Squares
  • No. 170: Gehring, Kauffeldt, Vadlamannati (2015)
    Crime, Incentives and Political Effort: A Model and Empirical Application for India
  • No. 169: Zattler (2015)
    The Debate on Growing Inequality - Implications for Developing Countries and International Co-operation
  • No. 168: Davies, Klasen (2015)
    Of Donor Coordination, Free-Riding, Darlings, and Orphans: The dependence of bilateral aid on other bilateral giving
  • No. 167: Minasyan (2015)
    Your development or mine? Effects of donor-recipient cultural differences on the aid-growth nexus
  • No. 166: Harttgen, Klasen, Rischke (2015)
    Analyzing Nutritional Impacts of Price and Income Related Shocks in Malawi: Simulating Household Entitlements to Food
  • No. 165: Dietrich, Ibanez (2015)
    Impact of Weather Insurance on Small Scale Farmers: A Natural Experiment
  • No. 164: Klasen, Lange (2014)
    Accuracy and Poverty Impacts of Proxy Means-Tested Transfers: An Empirical Assessment for Bolivia
  • No. 163: Lange, von Werder (2014)
    The Effects of Delayed Tracking: Evidence from German States
  • No. 162: Lange, Reimers (2014)
    Livestock as an Imperfect Buffer Stock in Poorly Integrated Markets
  • No. 161: Irfany (2014)
    Affluence and emission trade-offs: evidence from Indonesian household carbon footprint
  • No. 160: Ahmed, Mughal (2014)
    How do consumption patterns of foreign and domestic remittance recipients and non recipients compare? Evidence from Pakistan
  • No. 159: Gross, Günther (2014)
    Why don't households invest in latrines: health, prestige, or safety?
  • No. 158: Seriño (2014)
    Do Philippine Households Lead a Carbon Intensive Lifestyle?
  • No. 157: Lechtenfeld, Zoch (2014)
    Income Convergence in South Africa: Fact or Measurement Error?
  • No. 156: Lechtenfeld, Lohmann (2014)
    The Effect of Drought on Health Outcomes and Health Expenditures in Rural Vietnam
  • No. 155: Lo Bue (2014)
    What drives child health improvements in Indonesian households? A micro-level perspective on complementarities in MDG achievements
  • No. 154: Metzger, Günther (2013)
    Analyzing Effectiveness of Development Aid Projects: Evaluation Ratings or Project Indicators?
  • No. 153: Crespo Cuaresma, Klasen, Wacker (2013)
    Why We Don't See Poverty Convergence: The Role of Macroeconomic Volatility
  • No. 152: Butzlaff, Grunewald, Klasen (2013)
    Regional Agreements to Address Climate Change: Scope, Promise, Funding, and Impacts
  • No. 151: Merkle, Ihle, Kachel, Liebe (2013)
    Economic cooperation despite of political conflict: Israeli traders? perception of Israeli-Palestinian food trade
  • No. 150: Ibanez, Riener, Rai (2013)
    Sorting Through Affirmative Action: Two Field Experiments in Colombia
  • No. 149: Ibanez, Schaffland (2013)
    The Effect of Outside Leaders on the Performance of the Organization: An Experiment
  • No. 148: Ibanez (2013)
    Is the war on drugs working? Examining the Colombian case using micro data
  • No. 147: Trommlerová, Klasen, Lessmann (2013)
    Determinants of Empowerment in a Capability Based Poverty Approach: Evidence from The Gambia
  • No. 146: Klasen, Pieters (2013)
    What explains the stagnation of female labor force participation in urban India?
  • No. 145: Darmawan, Klasen (2013)
    Elite Capture in Urban Development: Evidence from Indonesia
  • No. 144: Günther, Harttgen (2013)
    Desired Fertility and Children Born across Time and Space
  • No. 143: Lenze, Klasen (2013)
    The Impact of Women?s Labour Force Participation on Domestic Violence in Jordan
  • No. 142: Handschuch, Wollni (2013)
    Traditional food crop marketing in Sub-Saharan Africa: Does gender matter?
  • No. 141: Handschuch, Wollni (2013)
    Improved production systems for traditional food crops: The case of finger millet in Western Kenya.
  • No. 140: Noe (2013)
    Determinants of the Duration and Ending of Terrorist and Other Non-State Armed Groups
  • No. 139: Friesen, Wacker (2013)
    Do Financially Constrained Firms Suffer from More Intense Competition by the Informal Sector? Firm-Level Evidence from the World Bank Enterprise Surveys
  • No. 138: Sathe, Klasen, Priebe, Biniwale (2013)
    Does Having a Female Sarpanch Promote Service Delivery for Women and Democratic Participation of Women? Evidence from Maharashtra, India
  • No. 137: Davies, Klasen (2013)
    Of Donor Coordination, Free-Riding, Darlings, and Orphans: The dependence of bilateral aid on other bilateral giving
  • No. 136: Noe, Rieckmann (2013)
    Violent Behaviour: The effect of civil conflict on domestic violence in Colombia
  • No. 135: Gheyssens, Günther (2013)
    Conditional cooperation among the poor: a new profile?
  • No. 134: Gross, Günther, Schipper (2013)
    Women: Walking and Waiting for Water
    The Time Value of Public Water Supply
  • No. 133: Klasen, Vollmer (2013)
    Missing Women: Age and Disease: A Correction
  • No. 132: Rippin (2012)
    Operationalising the Capability Approach:
    A German Correlation Sensitive Poverty Index
  • No. 131: Rosales, Krivobokova (2012)
    Instant Trend-Seasonal Decomposition of Time Series with Splines
  • No. 130: Schwarz, Krivobokova (2012)
    A unified framework for spline estimators
  • No. 129: Cooray, Gaddis, Wacker (2012)
    Globalization and Female Labor Force Participation in Developing Countries: An Empirical (Re-)Assessment
  • No. 128: Rippin (2012)
    Distributional Justice and Efficiency:
    Integrating Inequality Within and Between Dimensions in Additive Poverty Indices
  • No. 127: Wiesenfarth, Hisgen, Kneib, Cadarso-Suarez (2012)
    Bayesian Nonparametric Instrumental Variable Regression based on Penalized Splines and Dirichlet Process Mixtures
  • No. 126: Lo Bue, Klasen (2012)
    Identifying synergies and complementarities between MDGs: Results from cluster analysis
  • No. 125: Greb, Jamora, Mengel, von Cramon-Taubadel, Würriehausen (2012)
    Price transmission from international to domestic markets
  • No. 124: Hashimoto, Wacker (2012)
    The Role of Risk and Information for International Capital Flows: New Evidence from the SDDS
  • No. 123: Klasen (2012)
    Policy Note
    MDGs post-2015: What to do?
  • No. 122: Gaddis, Demery (2012)
    Benefit incidence analysis, needs and demography.
    Measurement issues and an empirical study for Kenya
  • No. 121: Fuchs, Dreher, Nunnenkamp (2012)
    Determinants of Donor Generosity:
    A Survey of the Aid Budget Literature
  • No. 120: Kuhn, Prettner (2012)
    Growth and welfare effects of health care in knowledge based economies
  • No. 119: Lechtenfeld (2012)
    Why does piped water not reduce diarrhea for children?
    Evidence from urban Yemen
  • No. 118: Landau, Klasen, Zucchini (2012)
    Measuring Vulnerability to Poverty Using Long-Term Panel Data
  • No. 117: Kikulwe, Kabunga, Qaim (2012)
    Impact of tissue culture banana technology in Kenya:
    A difference-in-difference estimation approach
  • No. 116: Strulik (2012)
    From Worship to Worldly Pleasures:
    Secularization and Long-Run Economic Growth
  • No. 115: Yu (2012)
    A Simple Approach to Specifying the Weights of the HDI Ind
  • No. 114: Harttgen, Vollmer (2012)
    A Reversal in the Relationship of Human Development with Fertility?
  • No. 113: Tian, Yu (2012)
    The Enigmas of TFP in China: A Meta-Analysis
  • No. 112: Li, Yu, Zeng, Holst (2012)
    Estimating transport costs and trade barriers in China: Direct evidence from Chinese agricultural traders
  • No. 111: Lambarraa, Riener (2012)
    On the Norms of Charitable Giving in Islam: A Field Experiment
  • No. 110: Klasen, Lechtenfeld, Meier, Rieckmann (2012)
    Benefits trickling away: The health impact of extending access to piped water and sanitation in urban Yemen
  • No. 109: Harttgen, Klasen, Vollmer (2012)
    An African Growth Miracle? Or: What do Asset Indices Tell Us about Trends in Economic Performance?
  • No. 108: Aytimur, Boukouras, Schwager (2012)
    Voting as a Signaling Device
  • No. 107: Kumar, Vollmer (2011)
    Does Improved Sanitation Reduce Diarrhea in Children in Rural India?
  • No. 106: Rudolf (2012)
    Rural Reforms, Agricultural Productivity, and the Biological Standard of Living in South Korea, 1941-1974
  • No. 105: Kouser, Qaim (2012)
    Valuing financial, health, and environmental benefits of Bt cotton in Pakistan
  • No. 104: Grimm, Lange, Lay (2011)
    Credit-constrained in risky activities? The determinants of capital stocks of micro and small firms in Western Africa
  • No. 103: Greb, v. Cramon-Taubadel, Krivobokova, Munk (2011)
    The estimation of threshold models in price transmission analysis
  • No. 102: Klasen, Lechtenfeld, Meier, Rieckmann (2011)
    Impact Evaluation Report: Water Supply and Sanitation in Provincial Towns in Yemen
  • No. 101: Rudolf, Kang (2011)
    Adaptation under Traditional Gender Roles:
    Testing the Baseline Hypothesis in South Korea
  • No. 100: Ihle, Götz, Rubin (2011)
    State-Space Cointegration Modeling for the Analysis of Exogenous Shocks to Prices in Israeli-Palestinian Food Trade
  • No. 99: Greb, Krivobokova, Munk, von Cramon-Taubadel (2011)
    Regularized Bayesian estimation in generalized threshold regression models.
  • No. 98: Wacker, Vadlamannati (2011)
    Do Multinationals Influence Labor Standards?
    A Close Look at US Outward FDI
  • No. 97: Hernandez, Rudolph (2011)
    Modern Day Slavery:
    What Drives Human Trafficking in Europe?
  • No. 96: Cho, Dreher, Neumayer (2011)
    Does Legalized Prostitution Increase Human Trafficking?
  • No. 95: Köhler, Schindler, Sperlich (2011)
    A Review and Comparison of Bandwidth Selection Methods for Kernel Regression
  • No. 94: Köhler, Sperlich, Vortmeyer (2011)
    The Africa-Dummy in Growth Regressions
  • No. 93: Dreher, Fuchs (2011)
    Rogue Aid? The Determinants of China's Aid Allocation
  • No. 92: Grunewald, Klasen, Martínez-Zarzoso, Muris (2011)
    Income inequality and carbon emissions
  • No. 91: Greb, Klasen, Pasaribu, Wiesenfarth (2011)
    Dollar a Day Re-Revisited
  • No. 90: Reimers, Klasen (2011)
    Revisiting the Role of Education for Agricultural Productivity
  • No. 89: Kabunga, Dubois, Qaim (2011)
    Impact of Tissue Culture Banana Technology on Farm Household Income and Food Security in Kenya
  • No. 88: de Haen, Klasen, Qaim (2011)
    What do we really know? Metrics for food insecurity and undernutrition
  • No. 87: Klasen, Lange (2011)
    Getting Progress Right: Measuring Progress Towards the MDGs Against Historical Trends
  • No. 86: Dreher, Fuchs (2011)
    Does terror increase aid?
  • No. 85: Krivobokova (2011)
    Smoothing parameter selection in two frameworks for penalized splines
  • No. 84: Schaffland (2011)
    Conditional Cash Transfers in Brazil: Treatment Evaluation of the 'Bolsa Família' Program on Education
  • No. 83: Nunnenkamp, Öhler, Schwörer (2011)
    US based NGOs in International Development Cooperation: Survival of the Fittest?
  • No. 82: Kabunga, Dubois, Qaim (2011)
    Yield Effects of Tissue Culture Bananas in Kenya: Accounting for Selection Bias and the Role of Complementary Inputs
  • No. 81: Dreher, Nunnenkamp, Vadlamannati (2011)
    The Role of Country-of-origin Characteristics for Foreign Direct Investment and Technical Cooperation in Post-reform India
  • No. 80: Kathage, Qaim (2011)
    Are the economic benefits of Bt cotton sustainable? Evidence from Indian panel data
  • No. 79: Boukouras (2011)
    Separation of Ownership and Control:
    Delegation as a Commitment Device
  • No. 78: Dreher, Vreeland(2011)
    Buying Votes and International Organizations
  • No. 77: Rudolf, Cho (2011)
    The Gender-Specific Effect of Working Hours on Family Happiness in South Korea
  • No. 76: Klasen, Lechtenfeld, Povel (2011)
    What about the Women? Female Headship, Poverty and Vulnerability in Thailand and Vietnam
  • No. 75: Harttgen, Klasen (2011)
    A Human Development Index at the Household Level
  • No. 74: Kabunga, Dubois, Qaim (2011)
    Information Asymmetries and Technology Adoption:
    The Case of Tissue Culture Bananas in Kenya
  • No. 73: Cho (2011)
    Integrating Equality - Globalization, Women?s Rights, Son Preference and Human Trafficking
  • No. 72: Nunnenkamp, Öhler (2011)
    Donations to US based NGOs in International Development Cooperation: How (Un-)Informed Are Private Donors?
  • No. 71: Gaddis, Klasen (2012)
    Economic Development, Structural Change and Women?s Labor Force Participation
    A Reexamination of the Feminization U Hypothesis
  • No. 70: Yu, Zeng, Liu (2011)
    Consumer Willingness to Pay for Preservative-Free Food: The Case of Beijing
  • No. 69: Gao, Yu, Lee (2011)
    Consumer Demand for Healthy Diet: New Evidence from the Healthy Eating Index
  • No. 68: Holst, Yu, Grün (2011)
    Climate Change, Risk and Grain Production in China
  • No. 67: Tian, Yu (2011)
    The Quality Gravity Model with an Application to Chinese Imported Fruits
  • No. 66: Meyer, Yu (2011)
    World Food Prices after WTO Foundation: Deterministic and Non-deterministic Factors in Production
  • No. 65: Yu, Gao (2011)
    Consumer Preferences for Country-of-Origin of U.S. Beef Products: A Meta Analysis
  • No. 64: Holst, Yu (2011)
    Climate Change and Production Risk in Chinese Aquaculture
  • No. 63: Yu, Abler, Peng (2011)
    Dancing with the Dragon Heads: Enforcement, Innovations and Efficiency of Contracts between Agricultural Processors and Farmers in China
  • No. 62: Boukouras, Koufopoulos (2011)
    Information Aggregation and Adverse Selection
  • No. 61: Boukouras (2011)
    Contract Law and Development
  • No. 60: Boukouras, Koufopoulos (2011)
    Separation of Powers, Political Competition and Efficient Provision of Public Goods
  • No. 59: Boukouras, Koufopoulos (2011)
    Frictions to Political Competition and Financial Openness
  • No. 58: Boukouras, Koufopoulos (2011)
    Political Competition, Ideology and Corruption
  • No. 57: Shiferaw, Hailu (2010)
    Aid-Dependency and Attributes of an Aid-Exit Strategy
  • No. 56: Shiferaw (2010)
    Multi-product Firms and Product Basket Adjustments in Ethiopian Manufacturing
  • No. 55: Vollmer, Holzmann, Ketterer, Klasen (2010)
    Distribution Dynamics of Regional GDP per Employee in Unified Germany
  • No. 54: Ihle, v. Cramon-Taubadel (2010)
    Price Dynamics in Tanzanian Maize Markets:
    Insights from a Semiparametric Cointegration Model
  • No. 53: Ihle, Amikuzuno (2010)
    Assessing Seasonal Asymmetric Price Transmission in Ghanaian Tomato Markets with the Johansen Estimation Method
  • No. 52: Günther, Harttgen (2010)
    Deadly Cities? A Note on Spatial Inequalities in Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • No. 51: Nivievskyi, v. Cramon-Taubadel, Zorya (2010)
    Stages of Agricultural Commercialization in Uganda:
    The Role of the Markets
  • No. 50: Wiesenfarth, Krivobokova, Klasen, Sperlich (2010)
    Direct Simultaneous Inference in Additive Models and its Application to Model Undernutrition
  • No. 49: Nowak-Lehmann, Martínez-Zarzoso, Cardozo, Herzer, Klasen (2010)
    Foreign Aid and Recipient Countries? Exports:
    Does Aid Promote Bilateral Trade?
  • No. 48: Fischer, Qaim (2010)
    Linking Smallholders to Markets:
    Determinants and Impacts of Farmer Collective Action in Kenya
  • No. 47: Rippin (2010)
    Poverty Severity in a Multidimensional Framework:
    The Issue of Inequality between Dimensions
  • No. 46: Subramanian (2010)
    Identifying the Income-Poor:
    Some Controversies in India and Elsewhere
  • No. 45: Priebe (2010)
    Child Costs and the Causal Effect of Fertility on Female Labor Supply: An investigation for Indonesia 1993-2008
  • No. 44: Povel (2010)
    Vulnerability to Downside Risk and Poverty in Vietnam
  • No. 43: Povel (2010)
    Perceived Vulnerability to Downside Risk
  • No. 42: Nunnenkamp, Öhler (2010)
    Throwing Foreign Aid at HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries:
    Missing the Target?
  • No. 41: Harttgen, Klasen (2010)
    Fragility and MDG Progress: How useful is the Fragility Concept?
  • No. 40: Ibáñez (2010)
    Who crops coca and why? The case of Colombian farmers
  • No. 39: Ibáñez (2010)
    Adoption of certified organic technologies:
    The case of coffee farming in Colombia
  • No. 38: Nunnenkamp, Öhler (2010)
    Funding, Competition and the Efficiency of NGOs:
    An Empirical Analysis of Non-charitable Expenditure of US NGOs Engaged in Foreign Aid
  • No. 37: Nguefack-Tsague, Klasen, Zucchini (2010)
    On weighting the components of the Human Development Index: A statistical justification
  • No. 36: Dreher, Sturm, Vreeland (2010)
    Does membership on the UN Security Council influence IMF conditionality?
  • No. 35: Misselhorn (2010)
    Undernutrition and the Nutrition Transition:
    Revising the undernutrition aspect of MDG I
  • No. 34: Öhler, Nunnenkamp, Dreher (2010)
    Does Conditionality Work?
    A Test for an Innovative US Aid Scheme
  • No. 33: Klasen, Priebe, Rudolf (2010)
    Cash Crop Choice and Income Dynamics in Rural Areas:
    Evidence for Post-Crisis Indonesia
  • No. 32: Gräb, Priebe (2010)
    Low Malnutrition but High Mortality:
    Explaining the Puzzle of the Lake Victoria Region
  • No. 31: Ehlert, Schlather (2010)
    A Constructive Proof for the Extremal Coefficient of a Dissipative Max-Stable Process on ? being a Set Covariance
  • No. 30: Ehlert, Schlather (2010)
    Some Results for Extreme Value Processes in Analogy to the Gaussian Spectral Representation
  • No. 29: Dreher, Nunnenkamp, Öhler (2010)
    Why it pays for aid recipients to take note of the Millennium Challenge Corporation: Other donors do!
  • No. 28: Rao, Qaim (2010)
    Supermarkets, farm household income, and poverty:
    Insights from Kenya
  • No. 27: Kumase, Bisseleua, Klasen (2010)
    Opportunities and constraints in agriculture:
    A gendered analysis of cocoa production in Southern Cameroon
  • No. 26: Dreher, Klasen, Vreeland, Werker (2010)
    The costs of favoritism: Is politically-driven aid less effective?
  • No. 25: Dreher, Nunnenkamp, Thiele (2010)
    Are 'New' Donors Different?
    Comparing the Allocation of Bilateral Aid between Non-DAC and DAC Donor Countries
  • No. 24: Branisa, Ziegler (2010)
    Reexamining the link between gender and corruption:
    The role of social institutions
  • No. 23: Dreher, Nunnenkamp, Thiel, Thiele (2009)
    Aid Allocation by German NGOs: Does the Degree of Public Refinancing Matter?
  • No. 22: Shiferaw, Bedi(2010)
    The Dynamics of Job Creation and Job Destruction:
    Is Sub-Saharan Africa Different?
  • No. 21: Grosse, Klasen, Spatz (2009)
    Matching Household Surveys with DHS Data to Create Nationally Representative Time Series of Poverty:
    An Application to Bolivia
  • No. 20: Bjørnskov, Dreher, Fischer, Schnellenbach (2009)
    On the relation between income inequality and happiness:
    Do fairness perceptions matter?
  • No. 19: Hartwig, Grimm (2009)
    An Assessment of the Effects of the 2002 Food Crisis on Children's Health in Malawi
  • No. 18: Rao, Qaim (2009)
    Farmer participation in supermarket channels and technical efficiency:
    The case of vegetable production in Kenya
  • No. 17: Ibanez, Carlsson (2009)
    A survey-based choice experiment on coca cultivation
  • No. 16: Nunnenkamp, Öhler (2009)
    Aid Allocation through Various Official and Private Channels:
    Need, Merit and Self-Interest as Motives of German Donors
  • No. 15: Branisa, Klasen, Ziegler (2009)
    Why we should all care about social institutions related to gender inequality
  • No. 14: Grimm, Klasen (2009)
    Endogenous Institutional Change and Economic Development:
    A Micro-Level Analysis of Transmission Channels
  • No. 13: Wollni, Brümmer (2009)
    Productive efficiency of specialty and conventional coffee farmers in Costa Rica:
    Accounting for technological heterogeneity and self-selection
  • No. 12: Krivobokova, Kneib, Claeskens (2009)
    Simultaneous Confidence Bands for Penalized Spline Estimators
  • No. 11: Klasen (2009)
    Levels and Trends in Absolute Poverty in the World:
    What we know and what we don?t
  • No. 10: Branisa, Klasen, Ziegler(2009)
    New Measures of Gender Inequality:
    The Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) and its Subindices
  • No. 9: Cardozo, Grosse (2009)
    Pro-Poor Growth Using Non-Income Indicators:
    An Empirical Illustration for Colombia
  • No. 8: Harttgen, Klasen, Misselhorn (2009)
    Pro-Poor Progress in Education in Developing Countries?
  • No. 7: Nowak-Lehmann, Martínez Zarzoso, Klasen, Herzer (2009)
    Aid and Trade - A Donor?s Perspective
  • No. 6: Grimm, Harttgen, Klasen, Misselhorn, Munzi, Smeeding (2009)
    Inequality in Human Development:
    An empirical assessment of thirty-two countries
  • No. 5: Harttgen, Klasen (2009)
    A Human Development Index by Internal Migrational Status
  • No. 4: Marchesi, Sabani, Dreher (2009)
    Read my lips: the role of information transmission in multilateral reform design
  • No. 3: Williamson (2009)
    History without Evidence:
    Latin American Inequality since 1491
  • No. 2: Shiferaw (2009)
    Which Firms Invest Less Under Uncertainty?
    Evidence from Ethiopian Manufacturing
  • No.1: Dreher, Nunnenkamp, Öhler, Weisser (2009)
    Acting Autonomously or Mimicking the State and Peers?
    A Panel Tobit Analysis of Financial Dependence and Aid Allocation by Swiss NGOs