WB Working Paper
Individual-level employment data have a wide range of applications. They are used to monitor labor markets and the Sustainable Development Goals, contribute to understanding and explaining...
WB Working Paper
Improving the Measurement of Rural Women's Employment: Global Momentum and Survey Research Priorities
Rural economies are in transition around the world; in many countries, improved technology and linkages across sectors have expanded access to markets and accelerated production for some farmers. At...
In a joint project between the World Bank and the Institute for Fiscal Studies , researchers put model-based estimates of intrahousehold resource allocation to the test using data from Bangladesh , Malawi , and Tanzania .Read More
Alternative Methods to Produce Poverty Estimates: When Household Consumption Data Are Not Available (Part II)
In Part I of this blog, the authors discuss the question of how to monitor progress in reducing poverty when the poorest countries of the world are more likely to be missing data for poverty comparisons over time. Drawing from the paper, in this second part of the blog they offer a typology of missing data for poverty comparisons and describe the corresponding candidate imputation approaches for addressing the missing data problem.Read More
Alternative Methods to Produce Poverty Estimates When Household Consumption Data Are Not Available (Part I)
Poverty reduction consistently ranks among the most prioritized tasks of developing countries as well as the international community. However, effective and efﬁcient poverty eradication entails the prerequisite of accurate poverty measurement.Read More
How do young Africans engage in the rural economy? Learn how an interdisciplinary research project is answering this question with LSMS data.Read More
Training for Malawi’s Fifth Integrated Household Survey (IHS5) 2019/20 and the Integrated Household Panel Survey (IHPS) 2019 has commenced! The Malawi National Statistical Office (NSO), in collaboration with the World Bank's Living Standards Measurement Study, will field the IHS5 from April 2019 to April 2020.Read More