World Bank Survey Unit

From household survey design and analysis, to tools for data collection and dissemination, to cross-cutting GIS research and support, the World Bank Survey Unit offers the best technical assistance...
WB Working Paper

Measuring Ownership, Control and Use of Assets

Assets generate and help diversify income, provide collateral to access credit, alleviate liquidity constraints in the face of shocks, and are key inputs into empowerment. Despite the importance of...
WB Working Paper

Societal Poverty: A Relative and Relevant Measure

Poverty lines are typically higher in richer countries, and lower in poorer ones, reflecting the relative nature of national assessments of who is considered poor. In many high-income countries,...