In response to the rapid escalation of the spread of COVID-19 throughout the globe, the World Bank Group is providing dedicated financing of up to $14 billion on a fast-track basis. Complementing the...
WB Working Paper
Accurate estimates of men's and women's employment are at the heart of understanding sources of productivity and economic growth and designing well-targeted, gender-sensitive labor policies. How...
WB Working Paper
Getting the (Gender-Disaggregated) Lay of the Land : Impact of Survey Respondent Selection on Measuring Land Ownership and Rights
Foundational to the monitoring of international goals on land ownership and rights are the household survey respondents who provide the required individual-disaggregated data. Leveraging two national...
Disability Measurement in Household Surveys: A Guidebook for Designing Household Survey Questionnaires
An estimated one billion people worldwide live with disabilities and, of the world’s poorest people, one in five live with disabilities. Pledging to leave no one behind, the Agenda for Sustainable...
This Guidebook presents a questionnaire template for integrating information on trees on farms and agroforestry practices into multi-topic and agricultural household surveys in low- and middle-income...
As part of a global effort by the World Bank, LSMS is launching high-frequency phone surveys in Ethiopia, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda to track national responses to COVID-19 and its socio-economic impactsRead More
A five-day training on “Measuring Consumption through Household Surveys” took place at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, in collaboration with the Center for Development Data of the World Bank. In attendance were 21 participants from national statistics offices and government ministries of Eswatini, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Nigeria, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.Read More
The Haut Commissariat au Plan (HCP) of Morocco and the Italian National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT) have signed on January 8th in Rabat a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at consolidating bilateral cooperation between the two institutions in the field of statistics. The cooperation between... Read More
Developed by the LSMS team together with the World Bank’s Social Development Global Practice, the guidebook offers guidance and a set of practical recommendations to survey practitioners on how to collect high-quality individual-level data on disabilities in household surveys.Read More
Gayatri Koolwal discusses issues and recommendations for measuring rural women’s employment in her new paper, using LSMS-ISA data from four countries.Read More