The Developing Economies

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Edited By: Shujiro Urata

Impact Factor: 0.323

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 53/55 (Planning & Development); 269/332 (Economics)

Online ISSN: 1746-1049

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Read top articles from The Developing Economies online:

The Determinants of Corruption: Cross-Country-Panel-Data Analysis
Nasr G. Elbahnasawy and Charles F. Revier

Exploring the impact of foreign aid on corruption: Has the "anti-corruption movement" been effective?
Nicholas Charron

Entrepreneurial human capital and micro and small business in Lao PDR
Phanhpakit Onphanhdala and Terukazu Suruga

Liquidity Crises and Corporate Cash Holdings in Chile
Roberto Álvarez, Andrés Sagner and Carla Valdivia

Does Aid Unpredictability Weaken Governance? Evidence from Developing Countries
Thierry Kangoye

The Developing Economies virtual issues

Aspects of the Indian economy
The Developing Economies has been publishing important research on India for the past 50 years. You can read some of the best articles from the last 10 years in this virtual issue.

DEVE India virtual issue

Best articles on China
You can read a selection of The Developing Economies' best articles on China, collected together in a virtual issue.

About the journal

The Developing Economies publishes original research articles dealing with empirical and comparative studies on social sciences relating to developing countries. It provides an opportunity for discussions and exchanges across the widest spectrum of scholarly opinions in relation to problems confronted by countries on the road to development.

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The Developing Economies celebrates 50 years

In 2012 The Developing Economies celebrated its 50th volume. You can read a collection of the best recent articles on India, read the special issue on microfinance or browse through the journal's entire back catalogue.

The Developing Economies special issues

DEVE microfinance revolution

In general, formal financial services are not available to poor people because of high interest rates, collateral requirements, complicated application procedures, and long admissions processing. Microfinance provides access to financial services that can help to reduce poverty by both promoting opportunities and facilitating empowerment.

This special issue of The Developing Economies explores the microfinance revolution. You can read the entire special issue online or jump directly to the articles that interest you:

Financial services to the poor: An introduction to the special issue on microfinance
Miki Hamada

Microfinance revolution: Its effects, innovations, and challenges
Hisaki Kono and Kazushi Takahashi

Why is the take-up of microinsurance so low? Evidence from a health insurance scheme in India
Seiro Ito and Hisaki Kono

Microfinance penetration and its influence on credit choice in Indonesia: Evidence from a household panel survey
Kazunari Tsukada, Takayuki Higashikata and Kazushi Takahashi

The short-term poverty impact of small-scale, collaterral-free microcredit in Indonesia: A matching estimator approach
Kazushi Takahashi, Takayuki Higashikata and Kazunari Tsukada

Commercialization of microfinance in Indonesia: The shortage of funds and the linkage program
Miki Hamada

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