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Is predicted data a viable alternative to real data ? (English)

It is costly to collect the household- and individual-level data that underlies official estimates of poverty and health. For this reason, developing countries often do not have the budget to update their estimates of poverty and health regularly, even though these estimates are most needed there. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7841 SEP 28, 2016

Fujii,Tomoki; Van Der Weide,Roy Disclosed

Cost-effective estimation of the population mean using prediction estimators (English)

This paper considers the prediction estimator as an efficient estimator for the population mean. The study may be viewed as an earlier study that proved that the prediction estimator based on the iteratively weighted least squares estimator outperforms the sample mean. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6509 JUN 01, 2013

Fujii, Tomoki; van der Weide, Roy Disclosed

Micro-level estimation of child undernutrition indicators in Cambodia (English)

One major limitation to addressing child undernutrition is a lack of the information required to target resources. Estimates of the prevalence of stunting and underweight for children under age 5 in Cambodia from 17 demographic and health survey strata are disaggregated into 1,594 communes by combining the demographic and health survey data. ... See More +

Journal Article 77647 OCT 01, 2010

Fujii, Tomoki Disclosed

How does Vietnam's accession to the World Trade Organization change the spatial incidence of poverty? (English)

Trade policies can promote aggregate efficiency, but the ensuing structural adjustments generally create both winners and losers. From an incomes perspective, trade liberalization can raise gross domestic product per capita, but rates of emergence from poverty depend on individual household characteristics of economic participation and asset holding. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4521 FEB 01, 2008

Fujii, Tomoki; Roland-Holst, David Disclosed

Micro-level estimation of child malnutrition indicators and its application in Cambodia (English)

One of the major limitations in addressing child malnutrition is lack of information that could be used to target resources. By combining demographic and health survey (DHS) and population census data, the author disaggregates the estimates of the prevalence of child malnutrition in Cambodia from currently available 17 DHS strata into 1,594 communes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3662 JUL 01, 2005

Fujii, Tomoki Disclosed

Poverty alleviation through geographic targeting : how much does disaggregation help? (English)

Using recently completed "poverty maps" for Cambodia, Ecuador, and Madagascar, the authors simulate the impact on poverty of transferring an exogenously given budget to geographically defined subgroups of the population according to their relative poverty status. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3419 OCT 01, 2004

Elbers, Chris; Tomoki Fujii; Lanjouw, Peter; Ozler, Berk; Yin, Wesley