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Once NEET, Always NEET ? A Synthetic Panel Approach to Analyze the Moroccan Labor Market (English)

In many regions of the world, the persistent, and growing, proportion of young people who are currently not in employment, education, or training is of global concern. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9238 MAY 11, 2020

Alfani,Federica; Clementi,Fabio; Fabiani,Michele; Molini,Vasco; Valentini,Enzo Disclosed

Migration in Libya : A Spatial Network Analysis (English)

This paper provides the first systematic analysis of migration to, within, and from Libya. The data used in the analysis are from the Displacement Tracking Matrix data set of the International Organization for Migration. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9110 JAN 14, 2020

Di Maio,Michele; Leone Sciabolazza,Valerio; Molini,Vasco Disclosed

We Forgot the Middle Class : Inequality Underestimation in a Changing Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

The creation of national middle classes and the changes in consumption patterns in many Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries suggest reconsidering the way welfare and consequently inequality is typically measured. ... See More +

Journal Article 145808 JAN 11, 2020

Clementi,Fabio; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Molini,Vasco; Schettino,Francesco Disclosed

Polarization and Its Discontents : Morocco before and after the Arab Spring (English)

This paper uses data obtained from three Moroccan household surveys that took place between 2000 to 2013, to address issues related to the so-called "Arab puzzle." ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9049 OCT 28, 2019

Clementi,Fabio; Khan,Haider Ali Daud; Molini,Vasco; Schettino,Francesco; Soudi,Khalid Disclosed

A Mapping Framework to Characterize Land Use in the Sudan-Sahel Region From Dense Stacks of Landsat Data (English)

The authors developed a land cover and land use mapping framework specifically designed for agricultural systems of the Sudan-Sahel region. The mapping approach extracts information from inter and intra annual vegetation dynamics from dense stacks of Landsat 8 images. ... See More +

134434 JAN 01, 2019

Sedano,Fernando; Molini,Vasco; Azad,M Abul Kalam Disclosed

When the centre cannot hold: patterns of polarization in Nigeria (English)

This paper advances the hypothesis that Nigeria is going through a process of economic polarization. The notion of polarization is concerned with the disappearance or non-consolidation of the middle lass, which occurs when there is a tendency to concentrate in the tails, rather than the middle, of the income or consumption distribution. ... See More +

Journal Article 123245 DEC 01, 2017

Clementi,F.; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Molini,Vasco; Schettino F. Disclosed

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

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 Nigeria general household survey-panel, namely 2010-2011 and 2012-2013. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125595 NOV 01, 2016

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

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

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 +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125665 JUL 01, 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 +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125511 JUL 01, 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

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 +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125543 APR 01, 2015

Boom,Bart van den; 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; Siwatu,Gbemisola Oseni 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 +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125537 MAR 01, 2015

Corral,Paul; Molini,Vasco; Oseni,Gbemisola 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

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Once NEET, Always NEET ? A Synthetic Panel Approach to Analyze the Moroccan Labor Market (English)
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MAY 11, 2020 WPS9238 Policy Research Working Paper
Migration in Libya : A Spatial Network Analysis (English)
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JAN 14, 2020 WPS9110 Policy Research Working Paper
We Forgot the Middle Class : Inequality Underestimation in a Changing Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JAN 11, 2020 145808 Journal Article
Polarization and Its Discontents : Morocco before and after the Arab Spring (English)
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OCT 28, 2019 WPS9049 Policy Research Working Paper
A Mapping Framework to Characterize Land Use in the Sudan-Sahel Region From Dense Stacks of Landsat Data (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 134434
When the centre cannot hold: patterns of polarization in Nigeria (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 123245 Journal Article
Heterogeneous returns to income diversification : evidence from Nigeria (English)
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NOV 21, 2016 WPS7894 Policy Research Working Paper
Heterogeneous returns to income diversification : evidence from Nigeria (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 125595 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
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
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
Should I stay or should I go? : internal migration and household welfare in Ghana (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 125665 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
All that glitters is not gold : polarization amid poverty reduction in Ghana (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 125511 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
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
Are we confusing poverty with preferences? (English)
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APR 01, 2015 125543 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
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
No condition is permanent : middle class in Nigeria in the last decade (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 125537 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Vulnerability to malnutrition in the West African Sahel (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7171 Policy Research Working Paper