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Heterogeneous returns to income diversification : evidence from Nigeria (English)

This paper investigates the impact of income diversification on farming households' welfare in Nigeria on two rounds of the Nigeria General Household Survey-Panel, namely the 2010/2011 and 2012/2013. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7894 NOV 21, 2016

Bertoni,Eleonora; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; Molini,Vasco; Siwatu,Gbemisola Oseni Disclosed

Should I stay or should I go ? internal migration and household welfare in Ghana (English)

This papers investigates to what extent internal migration contributes to improving households' welfare in Ghana. Using the most recent and nationally representative household survey (Ghana Living Standards Survey 2012/13), the estimates indicate that on average migration increases consumption significantly, and the effect is driven by households migrating from inland regions to the coastal areas of the country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7752 JUL 20, 2016

Molini,Vasco; Pavelesku,Dan; Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

All that glitters is not gold : polarization amid poverty reduction in Ghana (English)

Ghana is an exceptional case in the Sub-Saharan Africa landscape. Together with a handful of other countries, Ghana offers the opportunity to analyze the distributional changes in the past two decades, since four comparable household surveys are available. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7758 JUL 20, 2016

Clementi,Fabio; Molini,Vasco; Schettino,Francesco Disclosed

All that glitters is not gold : polarization amid poverty reduction in Ghana (English)

Ghana is an exceptional case in the Sub-Saharan Africa landscape. Together with a handful of other countries, Ghana offers the opportunity to analyze the distributional changes in the past two decades, since four comparable household surveys are available. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7758 JUL 20, 2016

Clementi,Fabio; Molini,Vasco; Schettino,Francesco Disclosed

Poverty work program : poverty reduction in Nigeria in the last decade (English)

The report consists of four chapters. Chapter one profiles the trends in growth, household consumption, and poverty rates at the national level between 2004 and 2013. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS19141 JUN 24, 2016

Molini,Vasco Disclosed

Socioeconomic impact of Ebola using mobile phone survey in Guinea (English)

The Ebola pandemic has been one of the most virulent pandemics in modern times. By the end of 2015, the epidemic had cost the lives of more than 11,300 people in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, including more than 500 frontline health care workers. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18659 MAY 01, 2016

Batana,Yele Maweki Disclosed

Are we confusing poverty with preferences ? (English)

Modifying the national poverty line to the context of observed consumption patterns of the poor is becoming popular. A context-specific poverty line would be more consistent with preferences. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7247 APR 23, 2015

van den Boom,Bart; Halsema,Alex; Molini,Vasco Disclosed

No condition is permanent : middle class in Nigeria in the last decade (English)

The economic debate on existence and definition of the middle class has become particularly lively in many developing countries. Despite this growing interest, the identification of the middle class group in these countries remains quite challenging. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7214 MAR 16, 2015

Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; Molini,Vasco; Oseni,Gbemisola O. Disclosed

Poverty reduction in Ghana : progress and challenges (English)

This report consists of four chapters. Chapter one profiles the trends in household consumption and poverty rates, and in the characteristics of the poor observed between 1991 and 2012. ... See More +

Publication 101230 JAN 01, 2015

Molini,Vasco; Paci,Pierella Disclosed

Vulnerability to malnutrition in the West African Sahel (English)

This study estimates marginal increase in malnutrition for children ages 1-3 years from exposure to an extreme shock in the West African Sahel. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7171 JAN 01, 2015

Alfani, Federica; Dabalen, Andrew; Fisker, Peter; Molini, Vasco Disclosed

Can we measure resilience ? a proposed method and evidence from countries in the Sahel (English)

Although resilience has become a popular concept in studies of poverty and vulnerability, it has been difficult to obtain a credible measure of resilience. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7170 JAN 01, 2015

Alfani, Federica; Dabalen, Andrew; Fisker, Peter; Molini, Vasco Disclosed

Mozambique then and now : an atlas of socio-economic statistics - 1997-2007 (English)

It is well known that Mozambique is characterized by wide variations in socio-economic indicators across provinces. According to available statistics, such differences have decreased in recent years. ... See More +

Working Paper 87733 DEC 01, 2012

Adriano, Antonio; Chipembe,Cassiano Soda; Covele,Paulo Alberto; Molini,Vasco; Nieves,Andrea Heloise; Nucifora,Antonio; Pave Sohnesen,Thomas Portuguese Disclosed

Mozambique then and now : an atlas of socio-economic statistics - 1997-2007 : Moçambique Outrora e Agora : Um Atlas de Estatísticas Socioeconómicas 1997–2007 (Portuguese)

It is well known that Mozambique is characterized by wide variations in socio-economic indicators across provinces. According to available statistics, such differences have decreased in recent years. ... See More +

Working Paper 87733 DEC 01, 2012

Adriano, Antonio; Chipembe,Cassiano Soda; Covele,Paulo Alberto; Molini,Vasco; Nieves,Andrea Heloise; Nucifora,Antonio; Pave Sohnesen,Thomas Disclosed

Poverty in Mozambique : new evidence from recent household surveys (English)

This paper has three primary objectives: (i) to investigate potential problems regarding Mozambique's most recent nationally representative household survey on poverty dynamics; (ii) to assess the robustness and reliability of official poverty statistics; and (iii) to provide alternative estimates of poverty and welfare indicators in light of the methodological and analytical issues raised in areas (i) and (ii). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6217 OCT 01, 2012

Alfani, Federica; Azzarri, Carlo; d'Errico, Marco; Molini, Vasco Disclosed

Africa development indicators 2010 : silent and lethal - how quiet corruption undermines Africa's development (English)

The corruption that often captures newspaper headlines and provokes worldwide public disapproval is dominated by loud 'big-time corruption,' notably administrative and political corruption at the highest government levels. ... See More +

Publication 53880 APR 27, 2010

Arbache, Jorge Saba; Habyarimana, James; Molini, Vasco Disclosed

Silent and lethal : how quiet corruption undermines Africa's development efforts : Silencieuse et fatale : la corruption discrete entrave les efforts de developpement de l'Afrique (French)

This is an essay from the Africa Development Indicators 2010. The corruption that often captures newspaper headlines and provokes worldwide public disapproval is dominated by loud "big-time corruption," notably administrative and political corruption at the highest government levels. ... See More +

Working Paper 53844 JAN 01, 2010

Arbache, Jorge Saba; Habyarimana, James; Molini, Vasco; English Disclosed

Silent and lethal : how quiet corruption undermines Africa's development efforts (English)

This is an essay from the Africa Development Indicators 2010. The corruption that often captures newspaper headlines and provokes worldwide public disapproval is dominated by loud "big-time corruption," notably administrative and political corruption at the highest government levels. ... See More +

Working Paper 53844 JAN 01, 2010

Arbache, Jorge Saba; Habyarimana, James; Molini, Vasco; French Disclosed

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Heterogeneous returns to income diversification : evidence from Nigeria (English)
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NOV 21, 2016 WPS7894 Policy Research Working Paper
Should I stay or should I go ? internal migration and household welfare in Ghana (English)
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JUL 20, 2016 WPS7752 Policy Research Working Paper
All that glitters is not gold : polarization amid poverty reduction in Ghana (English)
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JUL 20, 2016 WPS7758 Policy Research Working Paper
All that glitters is not gold : polarization amid poverty reduction in Ghana (English)
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JUL 20, 2016 WPS7758 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty work program : poverty reduction in Nigeria in the last decade (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 ACS19141 Working Paper
Socioeconomic impact of Ebola using mobile phone survey in Guinea (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 ACS18659 Working Paper
Are we confusing poverty with preferences ? (English)
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APR 23, 2015 WPS7247 Policy Research Working Paper
No condition is permanent : middle class in Nigeria in the last decade (English)
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MAR 16, 2015 WPS7214 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty reduction in Ghana : progress and challenges (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 101230 Publication
Vulnerability to malnutrition in the West African Sahel (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7171 Policy Research Working Paper
Can we measure resilience ? a proposed method and evidence from countries in the Sahel (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7170 Policy Research Working Paper
Mozambique then and now : an atlas of socio-economic statistics - 1997-2007 (English)
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DEC 01, 2012 87733 Working Paper Portuguese
Mozambique then and now : an atlas of socio-economic statistics - 1997-2007 : Moçambique Outrora e Agora : Um Atlas de Estatísticas Socioeconómicas 1997–2007 (Portuguese)
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DEC 01, 2012 87733 Working Paper
Poverty in Mozambique : new evidence from recent household surveys (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 WPS6217 Policy Research Working Paper
Africa development indicators 2010 : silent and lethal - how quiet corruption undermines Africa's development (English)
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APR 27, 2010 53880 Publication
Silent and lethal : how quiet corruption undermines Africa's development efforts : Silencieuse et fatale : la corruption discrete entrave les efforts de developpement de l'Afrique (French)
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JAN 01, 2010 53844 Working Paper English
Silent and lethal : how quiet corruption undermines Africa's development efforts (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 53844 Working Paper French