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Are You Being Asked ? Impacts of Respondent Selection on Measuring Employment (English)

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. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9152 FEB 18, 2020

Kilic,Talip; Van den Broeck,Goedele; Koolwal,Gayatri B.; Moylan,Heather G. Disclosed

Getting the (Gender-Disaggregated) Lay of the Land : Impact of Survey Respondent Selection on Measuring Land Ownership and Rights (English)

Foundational to the monitoring of international goals on land ownership and rights are the household survey respondents who provide the required individual-disaggregated data. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9151 FEB 18, 2020

Kilic,Talip; Moylan,Heather G.; Koolwal,Gayatri B. Disclosed

Adaptive Safety Nets for Rural Africa : Drought-Sensitive Targeting with Sparse Data (English)

This paper combines remote-sensed data and individual child-, mother-, and household-level data from the Demographic and Health Surveys for five countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (Malawi, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia, and Zimbabwe) to design a prototype drought-contingent targeting framework that may be used in scarce-data contexts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9071 DEC 02, 2019

Baez,Javier E.; Kshirsagar,Varun; Skoufias,Emmanuel Disclosed

Malawi Economic Monitor : Strengthening Human Capital Through Nutrition (English)

With Malawi’s economic growth recovering and single digit inflation, the Government has a keyopportunity to rein in fiscal deficits and reduce domestic debt. ... See More +

Report 144290 DEC 01, 2019

Disclosed

Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Malawi (English)

Doing business 2020 is the 17th in a series of annual studies investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 143947 OCT 24, 2019

Disclosed

FY2019 Malawi Country Opinion Survey Report (English)

The Country Opinion Survey in Malawi assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Malawi perceive the WBG. ... See More +

Report 143399 SEP 01, 2019

Disclosed

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) Africa 2018 : Strengthening Debt Management Capacity – Malawi Quick Facts (English)

This Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) 2018 brief is for Malawi and covers the period January to December 2018.

Brief 140713 JUL 31, 2019

French Disclosed

Assortative Matching in Africa : Evidence from Rural Mozambique, Cote d'Ivoire, and Malawi (English)

This paper documents novel evidence of positive assortative matching in African marriage markets along cognitive and socio-emotional skills, time and risk preferences, and education, using data from rural Mozambique, Cote d'Ivoire, and Malawi. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8943 JUL 22, 2019

Boxho,Claire Elise; Donald,Aletheia Amalia; Goldstein,Markus P.; Montalvao,Joao; Rouanet,Lea Marie Disclosed

Disaster Risk Profile : Malawi (English)

The Africa disaster risk financing (ADRF) initiative, launched in 2015 and implemented by global facility for disaster reduction and recovery (GFDRR) and the World Bank, supports the development of risk financing strategies at regional, national, and local levels to help African countries make informed decisions to improve post-disaster financial response capacity to mitigate the socio-economic, fiscal, and financial impacts of disasters. ... See More +

Working Paper 143692 JUL 01, 2019

Disclosed

Malawi Public Expenditure Review 2019 : Putting Fiscal Policy on a Sustainable Path (English)

Public Expenditure Review 138531 JUL 01, 2019

Disclosed

Charting a New Course : Priorities for a Vibrant Economy and Jobs : Policy Choices for Malawi 2019 (English)

The start of a new administration offers a tremendous opportunity for Malawi to build upon recent progress to move beyond a history of low growth and limited poverty reduction. ... See More +

Report 138792 JUN 28, 2019

Schneidman,Miriam; Battaile,William G.; Mugabi,Josses; Fatch,Time Hapana; Hughes,Nigel Ross; Andrews,Colin; Hettinger,Patrick Shawn; Zeleza,Angela Nyarai; Msowoya,Chipo; Mukiibi,Kagaba Paul; Paul,Boban Varghese; Roscitt,Michael Anthony; Kandoole,Priscilla Flaness; Chilima,Efrem Zephnath; Nkoka,Francis Samson; Croxton,Simon; Asim,Salman; Najjumba Mulindwa,Innocent Kibira Disclosed

Malawi - Poverty Measurement using the Fourth Integrated Household Survey 2016-17 (IHS4) (English)

There has been no change in moderate poverty nationally and in urban centers, but poverty has increased in rural areas. The adverse effects of the 2016 drought is shown by the high rural poverty rates in the lean seasons. ... See More +

Report 139240 JUN 27, 2019

Disclosed

Malawi Economic Monitor : Charting a New Course (English)

The Malawi Economic Monitor (MEM) provides an analysis of economic and structural developmentissues in Malawi. This edition was published in June 2019. ... See More +

Report 138315 JUN 25, 2019

Chilima,Efrem Zephnath; Kandoole,Priscilla Flaness; Kalemba,Sunganani Violet; Mwanza,William Nyambo; Zeleza,Angela Nyarai; Hettinger,Patrick Shawn; Manja,Laston Petro Disclosed

The Impacts of Labor Influx from Road Projects on Women and Girls in Rural Malawi : Hopes, Costs and Uneven Burden (English)

This study attempts to explore the impacts of labor influx related to roads construction on poor rural communities in Malawi with particular attention to the impacts on girls and women. ... See More +

Working Paper 136602 MAY 03, 2019

Muller,Miriam; Melibaeva,Sevara; Machado,Ana Luiza Disclosed

Improving the Measurement of Rural Women's Employment : Global Momentum and Survey Research Priorities (English)

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. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8840 MAY 02, 2019

Koolwal,Gayatri B. Disclosed

Making Inroads for Women : A Qualitative Study on Constraints and Opportunities of Women’s Equal Participation in the Roads Sector in Malawi (English)

The study aims to understand the constraints to women’s equal participation in the roads sector inMalawi to inform the development of interventions to promote gender equality in the sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 136570 MAY 01, 2019

Muller,Miriam; Melibaeva,Sevara; Machado,Ana Luiza; Casabonne,Ursula Disclosed

Determinants of Reductions in Childhood Stunting n Malawi's Community-based Nutrition Programs (English)

Childhood malnutrition is still a public health concern in Malawi. Since 2013 the government of Malawi (GoM) has been implementing a large-scale multisectoral nutrition program, which expanded to all districts of the country with the World Bank Group and other donor funding. ... See More +

Working Paper 140797 APR 01, 2019

Osendarp,Saskia Josepha Maria; Shilpi,Forhad J.; Gondwe,Timothy; Pangapanga-Phiri,Innocent; Kalimbira,Alexander; Mtimuni,Beatrice; Kafere,Deusdedit; Chuitsi,Gabriella; Phiri,Felix; Hyder,Ziauddin Disclosed

Making it Easier for Women in Malawi to Formalize Their Firms and Access Financial Services (English)

The rate of informal firms is high in Sub-Saharan Africa, especially for those that are women-owned and in the poorest countries, despite a total of 107 business regulatory reforms recorded by Doing Business across 40 economies in the region. ... See More +

Brief 134095 JAN 28, 2019

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Goldstein,Markus P.; Mckenzie,David J. Disclosed

Malawi Country Environmental Analysis (English)

Malawi currently faces an environmental cycle of decline and degradation. The challenges it faces are complex and interrelated, but there are two underlying drivers behind this decline. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000489 JAN 01, 2019

Hughes,Nigel Ross; Croxton,Simon; Croneborg,Louise E. M. Disclosed

Malawi, Tanzania - Health Impacts of Emergency Response and Medical Care (English)

This impact evaluation (IE) aims to evaluate the effectiveness of the two pilot programs aimed at reducing adverse health outcomes from road traffic injuries (RTIs) through improved access to emergency medical services. ... See More +

Brief 137211 JAN 01, 2019

Disclosed

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Are You Being Asked ? Impacts of Respondent Selection on Measuring Employment (English)
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FEB 18, 2020 WPS9152 Policy Research Working Paper
Getting the (Gender-Disaggregated) Lay of the Land : Impact of Survey Respondent Selection on Measuring Land Ownership and Rights (English)
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FEB 18, 2020 WPS9151 Policy Research Working Paper
Adaptive Safety Nets for Rural Africa : Drought-Sensitive Targeting with Sparse Data (English)
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DEC 02, 2019 WPS9071 Policy Research Working Paper
Malawi Economic Monitor : Strengthening Human Capital Through Nutrition (English)
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DEC 01, 2019 144290 Report
Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Malawi (English)
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OCT 24, 2019 143947 Working Paper
FY2019 Malawi Country Opinion Survey Report (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 143399 Report
Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) Africa 2018 : Strengthening Debt Management Capacity – Malawi Quick Facts (English)
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JUL 31, 2019 140713 Brief French
Assortative Matching in Africa : Evidence from Rural Mozambique, Cote d'Ivoire, and Malawi (English)
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JUL 22, 2019 WPS8943 Policy Research Working Paper
Disaster Risk Profile : Malawi (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 143692 Working Paper
Malawi Public Expenditure Review 2019 : Putting Fiscal Policy on a Sustainable Path (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 138531 Public Expenditure Review
Charting a New Course : Priorities for a Vibrant Economy and Jobs : Policy Choices for Malawi 2019 (English)
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JUN 28, 2019 138792 Report
Malawi - Poverty Measurement using the Fourth Integrated Household Survey 2016-17 (IHS4) (English)
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JUN 27, 2019 139240 Report
Malawi Economic Monitor : Charting a New Course (English)
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JUN 25, 2019 138315 Report
The Impacts of Labor Influx from Road Projects on Women and Girls in Rural Malawi : Hopes, Costs and Uneven Burden (English)
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MAY 03, 2019 136602 Working Paper
Improving the Measurement of Rural Women's Employment : Global Momentum and Survey Research Priorities (English)
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MAY 02, 2019 WPS8840 Policy Research Working Paper
Making Inroads for Women : A Qualitative Study on Constraints and Opportunities of Women’s Equal Participation in the Roads Sector in Malawi (English)
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MAY 01, 2019 136570 Working Paper
Determinants of Reductions in Childhood Stunting n Malawi's Community-based Nutrition Programs (English)
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APR 01, 2019 140797 Working Paper
Making it Easier for Women in Malawi to Formalize Their Firms and Access Financial Services (English)
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JAN 28, 2019 134095 Brief
Malawi Country Environmental Analysis (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 AUS0000489 Working Paper
Malawi, Tanzania - Health Impacts of Emergency Response and Medical Care (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 137211 Brief