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Household expenditure and poverty measures in 60 minutes : a new approach with results from Mogadishu (English)

In fragile states and areas beset by insecurity and conflict, the time available for a face-to-face interview is typically limited. That prevents administering the lengthy household consumption expenditure surveys used for measuring poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8430 MAY 03, 2018

Pape,Utz Johann; Mistiaen,Johan A. Disclosed

Household Expenditure and Poverty Measures in 60 Minutes : A New Approach with Results from Mogadishu (English)

In fragile states and areas beset by insecurity and conflict, the time available for a face-to-face interview is typically limited. That prevents administering the lengthy household consumption expenditure surveys used for measuring poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129590 MAY 01, 2018

Pape,Utz Johann; Mistiaen,Johan A. Disclosed

Kenya economic update : policy options to advance the Big 4 - unleashing Kenya’s private sector to drive inclusive growth and accelerate poverty reduction (English)

After multiple headwinds dampened growth in 2017, a nascent rebound in economic activity in Kenya is gaining momentum. Notwithstanding the projected rebound in economic activity risks are tilted to the downside. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125056 APR 01, 2018

Awiti,Christine Achieng; Dennis,Allen Curtis K.; Mutie,Celina Katunda; Sanya,Sarah Oludamilola; Angelique,Umutesi; Wankuru,Peter Chacha; Pape,Utz Johann; Mistiaen,Johan A.; Tolchinsky,Marina; Chengula,Ladisy Komba; Safavian,Mehnaz S.; Ramana,Gandham N.V.; Khatimba,Anne; Muthembwa,Keziah Muthoni; Rosauer,Vera Atieno Oloo; Waiharo,Robert Disclosed

Kenya - Kenya Statistics Program for Results : P149718 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR30948 JAN 04, 2018

Mistiaen,Johan A. Disclosed

Kenya - Kenya Statistics Program for Results : P149718 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR26293 JUN 28, 2017

Mistiaen,Johan A. Disclosed

Somali high frequency survey wave one : preliminary results (English)

The historical civil war and political insecurity in Somalia has resulted in a lack of socioeconomic, perception and other key data in Somalia. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS19286 JUN 30, 2016

Pape,Utz Johann Disclosed

Kenya - Kenya Statistics Program for Results : P149718 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR22939 JUN 13, 2016

Mistiaen,Johan A.

Kenya - Country economic memorandum : from economic growth to jobs and shared prosperity (English)

The Kenya CEM has five main messages. First, Kenya has performed well in the past decade in terms of economic growth, and modern services are behind the acceleration of growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 103822 MAR 01, 2016

Handjiski,Borko; Sanghi,Apurva; Bogoev,Jane; Larbi,George Addo; Angelique,Umutesi; Randa,John; Kiringai,Jane Wangui; Chege,Patrick Nderitu; Whimp, Kathy; Gubbins,Paul Michael; Mistiaen,Johan A.; Farole, Tom; Nishiuchi,Toru; Battaile,William G.; Van Doorn,Ralph; Saez,Juan Sebastian; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Cirera,Xavier; Mogollon,Maria Paulina; Dowdall,Georgia Frances Isabelle; Onder,Harun Disclosed

Kenya - Kenya Statistics Program for Results : P149718 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR21889 DEC 11, 2015

Mistiaen,Johan A.

Informing the Somalia high frequency survey (English)

The collection of survey data from war zones or other unstable security situations is vulnerable to error because conflict often limits the options for implementation. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS14146 JUN 01, 2015

Pape,Utz Johann; Mistiaen,Johan A. Disclosed

Surveying migrant households : a comparison of census-based, snowball, and intercept point surveys (English)

Few representative surveys of households of migrants exist, limiting the analysis of the effects of international migration on sending families. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4419 DEC 01, 2007

McKenzie, David J.; Mistiaen, Johan Disclosed

An econometric method of correcting for unit nonresponse bias in surveys (English)

Past approaches to correcting for unit nonresponse in sample surveys by re-weighting the data assume that the problem is ignorable within arbitrary subgroups of the population. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3711 SEP 01, 2005

Korinek, Anton; Mistiaen, Johan A.; Ravallion, Martin Disclosed

Re-interpreting sub-group inequality decompositions (English)

The authors propose a modification to the conventional approach of decomposing income inequality by population sub-groups. Specifically, they propose a measure that evaluates observed between-group inequality against a benchmark of maximum between-group inequality that can be attained when the number and relative sizes of groups under examination are fixed. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3687 AUG 01, 2005

Elbers, Chris; Lanjouw, Peter; Mistiaen, Johan A.; Ozler, Berk Disclosed

Survey nonresponse and the distribution of income (English)

The authors examine the distributional implications of selective compliance in sample surveys, whereby households with different incomes are not equally likely to participate. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3543 MAR 01, 2005

Korinek, Anton; Mistiaen, Johan A.; Ravallion, Martin

The World Bank economic review 18 (3) (English)

Trade policy and poverty reduction in Brazil by Glenn W Harrison, Thomas F. Rutherford, David G. Tarr, and Angelo Gurgel; Trade liberalization and industry wage structure: evidence from Brazil by Nina Pavcnik, Andreas Blom, Pinelopi Goldberg; and Norbert Schady; Lobbying, counterlobbying, and the structure of tariff protection in poor and rich countries by Olivier Cadot, Jaime de Melo, and Marcelo Olarreaga; Social protection in a crisis: Argentina's plan Jefes y Jefas by Emanuela Galasso and Martin Ravallion; On the unequal inequality of poor communities by Chris Elbers, Peter F. ... See More +

Publication 38878 SEP 01, 2004

Harrison, Glenn, W.; Rutherford, Thomas F.; Tarr, David G.; Gurgel, Angelo; Pavcnik, Nina; Blom, Andreas; Goldberg, Pinelopi; Schady, Norbert; Cadot, Olivier; de Melo, Jaime; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Galasso, Emanuela; Ravallion, Martin; Elbers, Chris; Lanjouw, Peter F.; Mistiaen, Johan A.; Ozler, Berk; Simler, Ken; Chaudbury, Nazmul; Hammer, Jeffrey S.; Jayaraman, Rajshri Disclosed

On the unequal inequality of poor communities (English)

Communities differ in important ways in their needs, capacities, and circumstances. Because central governments are not able to discern these differences fully, they seek to achieve their policy objectives by relying on decentralized mechanisms that use local information. ... See More +

Journal Article 77480 SEP 01, 2004

Elbers, Chris; Lanjouw, Peter F.; Mistiaen, Johan A.; Ozler, Berk; Simler, Ken Disclosed

On the unequal inequality of poor communities : On the unequal inequality of poor communities (English)

Important differences exist between communities with respect to their needs, capacities, and circumstances. As central governments are not able to discern these differences fully, they seek to achieve their policy objectives by relying on decentralized mechanisms that use local information. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3313 MAY 01, 2004

Elbers, Chris; Lanjouw, Peter F.; Mistiaen, Johan; Ozler, Berk; Simler, Ken

Survey compliance and the distribution of income (English)

While it is improbable that households with different incomes are equally likely to participate in sample surveys, the lack of data for nonrespondents has hindered efforts to correct for the bias in measures of poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2956 JAN 31, 2003

Mistiaen, Johan A.; Ravallion, Martin

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Household expenditure and poverty measures in 60 minutes : a new approach with results from Mogadishu (English)
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MAY 03, 2018 WPS8430 Policy Research Working Paper
Household Expenditure and Poverty Measures in 60 Minutes : A New Approach with Results from Mogadishu (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 129590 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Kenya economic update : policy options to advance the Big 4 - unleashing Kenya’s private sector to drive inclusive growth and accelerate poverty reduction (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125056 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Kenya - Kenya Statistics Program for Results : P149718 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)
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JAN 04, 2018 ISR30948 Implementation Status and Results Report
Kenya - Kenya Statistics Program for Results : P149718 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)
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JUN 28, 2017 ISR26293 Implementation Status and Results Report
Somali high frequency survey wave one : preliminary results (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 ACS19286 Working Paper
Kenya - Kenya Statistics Program for Results : P149718 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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JUN 13, 2016 ISR22939 Implementation Status and Results Report
Kenya - Country economic memorandum : from economic growth to jobs and shared prosperity (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 103822 Working Paper
Kenya - Kenya Statistics Program for Results : P149718 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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DEC 11, 2015 ISR21889 Implementation Status and Results Report
Informing the Somalia high frequency survey (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 ACS14146 Working Paper
Surveying migrant households : a comparison of census-based, snowball, and intercept point surveys (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 WPS4419 Policy Research Working Paper
An econometric method of correcting for unit nonresponse bias in surveys (English)
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SEP 01, 2005 WPS3711 Policy Research Working Paper
Re-interpreting sub-group inequality decompositions (English)
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AUG 01, 2005 WPS3687 Policy Research Working Paper
Survey nonresponse and the distribution of income (English)
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MAR 01, 2005 WPS3543 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank economic review 18 (3) (English)
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SEP 01, 2004 38878 Publication
On the unequal inequality of poor communities (English)
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SEP 01, 2004 77480 Journal Article
On the unequal inequality of poor communities : On the unequal inequality of poor communities (English)
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MAY 01, 2004 WPS3313 Policy Research Working Paper
Survey compliance and the distribution of income (English)
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JAN 31, 2003 WPS2956 Policy Research Working Paper