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Kenya Economic Update : Unbundling the Slack in Private Sector Investment – Transforming Agriculture Sector Productivity and Linkages to Poverty Reduction (English)

The Kenyan economy rebounded in 2018 and economic activity in the first quarter of 2019 was healthy, although emerging drought conditions could curtail GDP growth for the remainder of the year. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 135870 APR 01, 2019

Wankuru,Peter Chacha; Dennis,Allen Curtis K.; Angelique,Umutesi; Chege,Patrick Nderitu; Mutie,Celina Katunda; Sanya,Sarah Oludamilola; Chengula,Ladisy Komba; Njagi, Tim; Pape,Utz Johann; Haynes,Alastair Peter Francis Disclosed

Collecting Robust Real-Time High Frequency Price Data in Fragile Settings (English)

To embark on a sustainable pathway toward development, effective policy responses must be implemented quickly and based on evidence. This requires reliable, timely data, which is often unavailable especially in fragile settings. ... See More +

Brief 135195 MAR 01, 2019

Pape,Utz Johann; Nunez,Gonzalo Ignacio Disclosed

Estimation of Poverty in Somalia Using Innovative Methodologies (English)

Somalia is highly data-deprived, leaving policy makers to operate in a statistical vacuum. To overcome this challenge, the World Bank implemented wave 2 of the Somalia High Frequency Survey to better understand livelihoods and vulnerabilities and, especially, to estimate national poverty indicators. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 134661 FEB 14, 2019

Pape,Utz Johann Disclosed

Estimation of Poverty in Somalia Using Innovative Methodologies (English)

Somalia is highly data-deprived, leaving policy makers to operate in a statistical vacuum. To overcome this challenge, the World Bank implemented wave 2 of the Somali High Frequency Survey to better understand livelihoods and vulnerabilities and, especially, to estimate national poverty indicators. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8735 FEB 12, 2019

Pape,Utz Johann; Wollburg,Philip Randolph Disclosed

Estimating Poverty in a Fragile Context : The High Frequency Survey in South Sudan (English)

The High Frequency South Sudan Survey, implemented by the South Sudan National Bureau of Statistics in collaboration with the World Bank, conducted several waves of representative surveys across seven of the ten former states between 2015 and 2017. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 134221 JAN 30, 2019

Pape,Utz Johann; Parisotto,Luca Disclosed

Estimating Poverty in a Fragile Context -- The High Frequency Survey in South Sudan (English)

The High Frequency South Sudan Survey, implemented by the South Sudan National Bureau of Statistics in collaboration with the World Bank, conducted several waves of representative surveys across seven of the ten former states between 2015 and 2017. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8722 JAN 29, 2019

Pape,Utz Johann; Parisotto,Luca Disclosed

Impact of Drought on Poverty in Somalia (English)

Understanding the magnitude and importance of income shocks, such as drought or conflict, in causing and perpetuating poverty is critical to designing policies aimed at building resilience and contributing toward the goal of ending poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 133692 JAN 11, 2019

Pape,Utz Johann; Wollburg,Philip Randolph Disclosed

Impact of Drought on Poverty in Somalia (English)

Understanding the magnitude and importance of income shocks, such as drought or conflict, in causing and perpetuating poverty is critical to designing policies aimed at building resilience and contributing toward the goal of ending poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8698 JAN 10, 2019

Pape,Utz Johann; Wollburg,Philip Randolph Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Kenya Statistics Program for Results - P149718 - Sequence No : 06 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR34799 DEC 20, 2018

Pape,Utz Johann Disclosed

Kenya Poverty and Gender Assessment 2015-2016 : Reflecting on a Decade of Progress and the Road Ahead (English)

Following ten years of relatively robust economic growth, Kenya achieved lower-middle-income country status in 2014. The remarkable expansion of telecommunications and mobile financial services shifted Kenya’s economic paradigm to an extent rarely seen in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS000466 OCT 01, 2018

Pape,Utz Johann; Mejia-Mantilla,Carolina Disclosed

In Search of Fiscal Space : Government Spending and Taxation - Who Benefits? (English)

The Kenyan Economy is on a rebound in 2018. Reflecting improved rains, better business sentiment and easing of political uncertainty, economic activity is rebounding after the slowdown in activity in 2017. ... See More +

130556 OCT 01, 2018

Dennis,Allen Curtis K.; Wankuru,Peter Chacha; Awiti,Christine Achieng; Mutie,Celina Katunda; Sanya,Sarah Oludamilola; Angelique,Umutesi; Pape,Utz Johann; Lange,Simon Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Kenya Statistics Program for Results - P149718 - Sequence No : 05 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR33742 SEP 01, 2018

Pape,Utz Johann Disclosed

A Light-Touch Method to Improve Accurate Reporting of IDP’s Food Consumption (English)

Misreporting is a well-known challenge for researchers in social sciences and even more so for policymakers who rely on accurate data to design effective relief strategies. ... See More +

WPS8539 AUG 06, 2018

Kaplan,Lennart Christian; Pape,Utz Johann; Walsh,James Sonam Disclosed

Eliciting Accurate Responses to Consumption Questions among IDPS in South Sudan Using Honesty Primes (English)

Misreporting is a well-known challenge for researchers in social sciences. This issue is especially prevalent if incentives for misreporting exist, for example, to claim certain benefits or hide illegal behavior. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129598 AUG 01, 2018

Kaplan,Lennart Christian; Pape,Utz Johann; Walsh,James Sonam Disclosed

Informing durable solutions by micro-data : a skills survey for refugees in Ethiopia (English)

The Ethiopia case study addresses multiple dimensions of poverty of the refugee populations and the Ethiopian host community living in the vicinity. ... See More +

Working Paper 128185 JUL 10, 2018

Pape,Utz Johann; Petrini,Benjamin; Iqbal,Syedah Aroob Disclosed

Impact of conflict on adolescent girls in South Sudan (English)

Violent conflict and instability affect men and women in heterogeneous ways, including differentiated impacts on economic, social, physical, and mental well-being. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8510 JUL 10, 2018

Pape,Utz Johann; Phipps,Verena Disclosed

Impact of Conflict on Adolescent Girls in South Sudan (English)

Violent conflict and instability affect men and women in heterogeneous ways, including differentiated impacts on economic, social, physical, and mental well-being. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129599 JUL 01, 2018

Pape,Utz Johann; Phipps,Verena Disclosed

Fiscal incidence analysis for Kenya : using the Kenya integrated household budget survey 2015-16 (English)

Kenya has made satisfactory progress in reducing poverty and inequality in recent years. Economic growth in Kenya between 2005-06 and 2015-16 averaged around 5.3 percent, exceeding the average growth of 4.9 percent observed for Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Report AUS0000174 JUN 29, 2018

Pape,Utz Johann; Lange,Simon Disclosed

Impact of program cancellation due to conflict in South Sudan : a chapter of the South Sudan poverty assessment 2017 (English)

The impact of unintended program cancellations on the economic, psychological and behavioral wellbeing of beneficiaries are not well understood. ... See More +

Report AUS0000326 JUN 22, 2018

Pontara,Nicola; Mueller,Angelika Johanna Marie; Parisotto,Luca; Foust,Mollie Alice; Walsh, James; Ralston,Laura R.; Selim,Nadia; Shapiro,Jeremy; Pape,Utz Johann Disclosed

Small area estimation of poverty under structural change (English)

Small area poverty maps allow for the design of policies based on spatial differences in welfare. They are typically estimated based on a consumption survey reporting on poverty and a census providing the spatial disaggregation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8472 JUN 12, 2018

Lange,Simon; Pape,Utz Johann; Putz,Peter Disclosed

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Kenya Economic Update : Unbundling the Slack in Private Sector Investment – Transforming Agriculture Sector Productivity and Linkages to Poverty Reduction (English)
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APR 01, 2019 135870 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Collecting Robust Real-Time High Frequency Price Data in Fragile Settings (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135195 Brief
Estimation of Poverty in Somalia Using Innovative Methodologies (English)
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FEB 14, 2019 134661 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Estimation of Poverty in Somalia Using Innovative Methodologies (English)
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FEB 12, 2019 WPS8735 Policy Research Working Paper
Estimating Poverty in a Fragile Context : The High Frequency Survey in South Sudan (English)
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JAN 30, 2019 134221 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Estimating Poverty in a Fragile Context -- The High Frequency Survey in South Sudan (English)
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JAN 29, 2019 WPS8722 Policy Research Working Paper
Impact of Drought on Poverty in Somalia (English)
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JAN 11, 2019 133692 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Impact of Drought on Poverty in Somalia (English)
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JAN 10, 2019 WPS8698 Policy Research Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Kenya Statistics Program for Results - P149718 - Sequence No : 06 (English)
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DEC 20, 2018 ISR34799 Implementation Status and Results Report
Kenya Poverty and Gender Assessment 2015-2016 : Reflecting on a Decade of Progress and the Road Ahead (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 AUS000466 Working Paper
In Search of Fiscal Space : Government Spending and Taxation - Who Benefits? (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130556
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Kenya Statistics Program for Results - P149718 - Sequence No : 05 (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 ISR33742 Implementation Status and Results Report
A Light-Touch Method to Improve Accurate Reporting of IDP’s Food Consumption (English)
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AUG 06, 2018 WPS8539
Eliciting Accurate Responses to Consumption Questions among IDPS in South Sudan Using Honesty Primes (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129598 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Informing durable solutions by micro-data : a skills survey for refugees in Ethiopia (English)
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JUL 10, 2018 128185 Working Paper
Impact of conflict on adolescent girls in South Sudan (English)
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JUL 10, 2018 WPS8510 Policy Research Working Paper
Impact of Conflict on Adolescent Girls in South Sudan (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 129599 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Fiscal incidence analysis for Kenya : using the Kenya integrated household budget survey 2015-16 (English)
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JUN 29, 2018 AUS0000174 Report
Impact of program cancellation due to conflict in South Sudan : a chapter of the South Sudan poverty assessment 2017 (English)
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JUN 22, 2018 AUS0000326 Report
Small area estimation of poverty under structural change (English)
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JUN 12, 2018 WPS8472 Policy Research Working Paper