World Development

(The H4-Index of World Development is 53. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
COVID-19 implications on household income and food security in Kenya and Uganda: Findings from a rapid assessment327
Adaptation interventions and their effect on vulnerability in developing countries: Help, hindrance or irrelevance?282
Sustainability and development after COVID-19248
Gender inequality during the COVID-19 pandemic: Income, expenditure, savings, and job loss227
Post-pandemic transformations: How and why COVID-19 requires us to rethink development206
COVID-19 and the rise of intimate partner violence173
COVID-19 and the case for global development167
Economic complexity and greenhouse gas emissions142
Impacts of a national lockdown on smallholder farmers’ income and food security: Empirical evidence from two states in India138
Which farms feed the world and has farmland become more concentrated?128
Economic growth, convergence, and world food demand and supply127
Remote-learning, time-use, and mental health of Ecuadorian high-school students during the COVID-19 quarantine122
Household response to an extreme shock: Evidence on the immediate impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on economic outcomes and well-being in rural Uganda121
Adoption of agricultural technology in the developing world: A meta-analysis of the empirical literature114
Beyond banning wildlife trade: COVID-19, conservation and development114
Remittances and economic growth: A meta-analysis112
The impact of climate vulnerability on firms’ cost of capital and access to finance109
The COVID-19 pandemic and food insecurity: A viewpoint on India108
Responding to COVID-19: Community volunteerism and coproduction in China101
The local governance of COVID-19: Disease prevention and social security in rural India93
COVID-19 and small enterprises in the food supply chain: Early impacts and implications for longer-term food system resilience in low- and middle-income countries91
Equity as both a means and an end: Lessons for resilient food systems from COVID-1988
The short-term economic effects of COVID-19 on low-income households in rural Kenya: An analysis using weekly financial household data86
Inequality of opportunity, inequality of income and economic growth84
Lessons for climate policy from behavioral biases towards COVID-19 and climate change risks82
Do environmental provisions in trade agreements make exports from developing countries greener?80
Examining the economic impact of COVID-19 in India through daily electricity consumption and nighttime light intensity78
The pandemic of poverty, vulnerability, and COVID-19: Evidence from a fuzzy multidimensional analysis of deprivations in Brazil73
Using agriculture for development: Supply- and demand-side approaches72
Why is the number of COVID-19 cases lower than expected in Sub-Saharan Africa? A cross-sectional analysis of the role of demographic and geographic factors71
Dispossessed by decarbonisation: Reducing vulnerability, injustice, and inequality in the lived experience of low-carbon pathways71
COVID-19: Large-scale collective action, government intervention, and the importance of trust70
Large and artisanal scale mine development: The case for autonomous co-existence70
All things equal? Heterogeneity in policy effectiveness against COVID-19 spread in chile69
Learning from past pandemic governance: Early response and Public-Private Partnerships in testing of COVID-19 in South Korea68
Cornered by PAs: Adopting rights-based approaches to enable cost-effective conservation and climate action68
Between stranded assets and green transformation: Fossil-fuel-producing developing countries towards 205568
Livelihoods in COVID times: Gendered perils and new pathways in India68
Poverty and COVID-19 in Africa and Latin America65
Food politics and development64
Managing the COVID-19 pandemic in poor urban neighborhoods: The case of Accra and Johannesburg63
Preliminary lessons from COVID-19 disruptions of small-scale fishery supply chains63
Defining firm competitiveness: A multidimensional framework62
Modeling interlinkages between sustainable development goals using network analysis62
The short-term impacts of COVID-19 on households in developing countries: An overview based on a harmonized dataset of high-frequency surveys62
Maldevelopment revisited: Inclusiveness and social impacts of soy expansion over Brazil’s Cerrado in Matopiba61
Green economy, degradation narratives, and land-use conflicts in Tanzania59
COVID-19′s impacts on migrant workers from Bangladesh: In search of policy intervention59
Life under lockdown: Illustrating tradeoffs in South Africa’s response to COVID-1958
Evolution and early government responses to COVID-19 in South America57
A sustainable livelihoods framework for the 21st century56
Agricultural production diversity, dietary diversity and nutritional status: Panel data evidence from Tanzania54
Industrial policy for sustainable human development in the post-Covid19 era54
Disability-inclusive responses to COVID-19: Lessons learnt from research on social protection in low- and middle-income countries53