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Food insecurity and rising food prices : what do we learn from experiential measures ? (English)

Throughout many countries in the world, the measurement of food security currently includes accounting for the importance of perception and anxiety about meeting basic food needs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8442 MAY 14, 2018

Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Seff,Ilana Julie; De La Fuente,Alejandro Disclosed

Malawi economic monitor : realizing safety nets' potential (English)

This Malawi Economic Monitor (MEM) provides an analysis of economic and structural development issues in Malawi. The aim of the publication is to foster better-informed policy analysis and debate regarding the key challenges that Malawi faces in its endeavor to achieve high rates of stable, inclusive and sustainable economic growth. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 126663 MAY 01, 2018

Kandoole,Priscilla Flaness; Hettinger,Patrick Shawn; Andrews,Colin; Kalemba,Sunganani Violet; Zeleza,Angela Nyarai; Chilima,Efrem Zephnath; Cassim,Lucius; Msowoya,Chipo; Drabek,Ivan; Paul,Boban Varghese; Han,Courtney Disclosed

The performance of a consumption augmented asset index in ranking Households and Identifying the Poor (English)

Asset ownership indices are widely used as inexpensive proxies for consumption. This paper shows that these indices can be augmented using dichotomous indicators for consumption, which are equally easy to obtain. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8362 MAR 08, 2018

Ngo,Diana; Christiaensen,Luc Disclosed

Expanding health care provision in a low-income country : the experience of Malawi (English)

Malawi is a low-income country that is actively working toward achieving universal health coverage (UHC). The government is committed to provide adequate health care, commensurate with the health needs of Malawian society, and international standards of health care as outlined in the Constitution. ... See More +

Working Paper 122812 JAN 01, 2018

Pattnaik,Anooj; Chansa,Collins Disclosed

Hard hit by El nino : experiences, responses and options for Malawi (English)

In Malawi, the impact of extreme weather events has significantly contributed to the recurrent crises of food insecurity. The extreme weather events have shifted the country’s focus from improving agricultural productivity and resilience to ensuring survival, with most resources devoted toward humanitarian assistance. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS24548 JAN 01, 2018

Botha,Blessings Nyanjagha; Nkoka,Francis Samson; Mwumvaneza,Valens Disclosed

How (not) to fix problems that matter : assessing and responding to Malawi's history of institutional reform (English)

Malawi can be understood as a microcosm of institutional reform approaches in developing countries more broadly. A common feature of such approaches, whether implemented by government or donors, is reform initiatives that yield institutions that "look like" those found in higher-performing countries but rarely acquire the same underlying functionality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8289 DEC 22, 2017

Woolcock,Michael; Bridges,Katherine Marguerite Disclosed

Moving teachers to Malawi's remote communities : a data-driven approach to teacher deployment (English)

There are severe geographical disparities in pupil-teacher ratios (PTR) across Malawi, with most teachers concentrated near commercial centers and in rural schools with better amenities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8253 NOV 22, 2017

Chugunov,Dmitry; Chimombo,Joseph P. G.; Asim,Salman; Gera,Ravinder Madron Casley Disclosed

From falling behind to catching up : A country economic memorandum for Malawi (English)

Despite decades of development efforts supported by significant amounts of foreign aid, Malawi has experienced weak and volatile economic growth over a sustained period of time and has fallen behind its peers. ... See More +

Publication 121007 NOV 07, 2017

Kumar,Praveen; Record,Richard James Lowden; Kandoole,Priscilla Flaness Disclosed

Malawi economic monitor : land for inclusive development (English)

The Malawi Economic Monitor (MEM) provides an analysis of economic and structural development issues in Malawi. The aim of the publication is to foster better-informed policy analysis and debate regarding the key challenges that Malawi faces in its endeavor to achieve high rates of stable, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 121419 NOV 01, 2017

Kandoole,Priscilla Flaness; Record,Richard James Lowden; Deininger,Klaus W.; Stylianou,Eleni; Kalemba,Sunganani Violet Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Malawi (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 120989 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Malawi (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 121013 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Performance of large farms and benefits for smallholders : challenges and opportunities in Malawi’s estate sector (English)

The agricultural estates in Malawi (1.5 million hectares), mostly held by domestic commercial farmers, are underperforming. Data from three sources (digitized agricultural leases, a georeferenced farm survey, and satellite imagery) are used to analyze this. ... See More +

Brief 122473 NOV 01, 2017

Xia,Fang; Deininger,Klaus W. Disclosed

Malawi - Can steps to improve child centers help boost child development? (English)

Children in disadvantaged families living in poor areas face numerous challenges, from lack of access to quality health care to insufficient nutrition and stimulation. ... See More +

Brief 122161 NOV 01, 2017

Marcus,Aliza Disclosed

Assessing effects of large-scale land transfers: challenges and opportunities in Malawi's estate sector (English)

This study uses data from the complete computerization of agricultural leases in Malawi, a georeferenced farm survey, and satellite imagery to document the opportunities and challenges of land-based investment in novel ways. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8200 SEP 20, 2017

Deininger,Klaus W.; Xia,Fang Disclosed

Shelter from the storm ? household-level impacts of, and responses to, the 2015 floods in Malawi (English)

As extreme weather events intensify due to climate change, it becomes ever more critical to understand how vulnerable households are to these events and the mechanisms households can rely on to minimize losses effectively. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8189 SEP 08, 2017

Mccarthy,Nancy; Kilic,Talip; De La Fuente,Alejandro; Brubaker,Josh Disclosed

National disaster recovery : building back a disaster-affected Malawi better and safer : Volume 2 : drought (English)

In just the last 36 years, Malawi has experienced eight major droughts, affecting more than 24million people. The impact, frequency, and spread of drought in Malawi have intensified in the pastfour decades and are likely to worsen with climate change, compounded by other factors, such aspopulation growth and environmental degradation. ... See More +

Working Paper 120614 SEP 01, 2017

Disclosed

Gender-differentiated impacts of tenure in security in Malawi’s customary tenure systems (English)

In most African countries, land access continues to be governed by customary tenure systems. These have long been argued to provide high levels of tenure security and flexibility at a cost well below that of ‘modern’ arrangements. ... See More +

Brief 122472 SEP 01, 2017

Xia,Fang; Holden,Stein Terje; Deininger,Klaus W. Disclosed

Mission impossible? exploring the promise of multiple imputation for predicting missing GPS-based land area measures in household surveys (English)

Research has provided robust evidence for the use of GPS technology to be the scalable gold standard in land area measurement in household surveys. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8138 JUL 06, 2017

Kilic,Talip; Yacoubou Djima,Ismael; Carletto,Calogero Disclosed

Solar resource mapping in Malawi : annual solar resource report (English)

This report is prepared within Phase 2 of the project Renewable Energy Resource Mapping for Malawi. This project focuses on solar resource mapping and measurement services as part of a technical assistance in the renewable energy development implemented by the World Bank in Malawi. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 117513 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

Soft skills for hard constraints : evidence from high-achieving female farmers (English)

This paper documents the positive link between the noncognitive skills of women farmers and the adoption of a cash crop. The context is Malawi, one of the poorest countries in the world, where the majority of rural households practice subsistence farming. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8095 JUN 08, 2017

Montalvao,Joao; Frese,Michael Dr.; Goldstein,Markus P.; Kilic,Talip Disclosed

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Food insecurity and rising food prices : what do we learn from experiential measures ? (English)
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MAY 14, 2018 WPS8442 Policy Research Working Paper
Malawi economic monitor : realizing safety nets' potential (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126663 Economic Updates and Modeling
The performance of a consumption augmented asset index in ranking Households and Identifying the Poor (English)
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MAR 08, 2018 WPS8362 Policy Research Working Paper
Expanding health care provision in a low-income country : the experience of Malawi (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122812 Working Paper
Hard hit by El nino : experiences, responses and options for Malawi (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 ACS24548 Working Paper
How (not) to fix problems that matter : assessing and responding to Malawi's history of institutional reform (English)
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DEC 22, 2017 WPS8289 Policy Research Working Paper
Moving teachers to Malawi's remote communities : a data-driven approach to teacher deployment (English)
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NOV 22, 2017 WPS8253 Policy Research Working Paper
From falling behind to catching up : A country economic memorandum for Malawi (English)
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NOV 07, 2017 121007 Publication
Malawi economic monitor : land for inclusive development (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121419 Economic Updates and Modeling
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Malawi (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120989 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Malawi (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121013 Working Paper
Performance of large farms and benefits for smallholders : challenges and opportunities in Malawi’s estate sector (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 122473 Brief
Malawi - Can steps to improve child centers help boost child development? (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 122161 Brief
Assessing effects of large-scale land transfers: challenges and opportunities in Malawi's estate sector (English)
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SEP 20, 2017 WPS8200 Policy Research Working Paper
Shelter from the storm ? household-level impacts of, and responses to, the 2015 floods in Malawi (English)
See More +
SEP 08, 2017 WPS8189 Policy Research Working Paper
National disaster recovery : building back a disaster-affected Malawi better and safer : Volume 2 : drought (English)
See More +
SEP 01, 2017 120614 Working Paper
Gender-differentiated impacts of tenure in security in Malawi’s customary tenure systems (English)
See More +
SEP 01, 2017 122472 Brief
Mission impossible? exploring the promise of multiple imputation for predicting missing GPS-based land area measures in household surveys (English)
See More +
JUL 06, 2017 WPS8138 Policy Research Working Paper
Solar resource mapping in Malawi : annual solar resource report (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117513 ESMAP Paper
Soft skills for hard constraints : evidence from high-achieving female farmers (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 WPS8095 Policy Research Working Paper