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Prospects of estimating poverty with phone surveys : experimental results from Serbia (English)

Telephone surveys enable us to collect data in a cost-effective and timely manner, but may not be conducive for collecting detailed consumption or income data for measuring poverty due to the required length of the interview and complexity of the questions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8225 OCT 24, 2017

Boznic,Vladan; Katayama,Roy Shuji; Munoz,Rodrigo; Takamatsu,Shinya; Yoshida,Nobuo Disclosed

Design of a multi-stage stratified sample for poverty and welfare monitoring with multiple objectives : a Bangladesh case study (English)

This paper describes the design of a multi-stage stratified sample for the Bangladesh Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2016/17. This survey instrument will be used by the Government of Bangladesh to estimate reliable poverty and welfare statistics at three different levels: (i) annual estimates at the district level, (ii) quarterly estimates at the national level, and (iii) annual estimates at the division level for urban and rural areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7989 MAR 02, 2017

Ahmed,Faizuddin; Roy,Dipankar; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Yoshida,Nobuo Disclosed

Costing household surveys for monitoring progress toward ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)

On October 15, 2015, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announced the World Bank Group’s commitment to support the 78 poorest countries to implement a multi-topic household survey every three years between 2016 and 2030, for monitoring progress toward ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7951 JAN 24, 2017

Kilic,Talip; Serajuddin,Umar; Uematsu,Hiroki; Yoshida,Nobuo Disclosed

Bangladesh development update : sustained development progress (English)

This update introduces Bangladesh’s new poverty numbers at 1.90 dollars per capita per day in 2011 purchasing power parity (PPP) prices, followed by an account of recent economic development, the outlook, risks, and policy responses. ... See More +

Working Paper 113145 OCT 01, 2016

Hussain, Zahid; Davies,Simon; Islam,Sheikh Tanjeb; Yoshida,Nobuo; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Alam,Afroza Disclosed

Bangladesh development update : sustained development progress (English)

This update introduces Bangladesh's new poverty numbers at $1.90 per capita per day in 2011 purchasing power parity (PPP) prices, followed by an account of recent economic development, the outlook, risks, and policy responses. ... See More +

Working Paper 108745 OCT 01, 2016

Hussain,Zahid; Davies,Simon; Islam,Sheikh Tanjeb; Yoshida,Nobuo; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Alam,Afroza; Zucci, Christain Eigen; Mishra,Deepak K.; Leary,Maura K.; Chaudhuri,Shubham; Bidani,Benu; Khan,Mehar Akhter; Mohona,Sabiha Subah Disclosed

Robustness of shared prosperity estimates : how different methodological choices matter (English)

This paper is the first to systematically test the robustness of shared prosperity estimates to different methodological choices using a sample of countries from all regions in the world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7611 MAR 18, 2016

Atamanov,Aziz; Wieser,Christina; Uematsu,Hiroki; Yoshida,Nobuo; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Dewina,Reno Disclosed

A global count of the extreme poor in 2012 : data issues, methodology and initial results (English)

The 2014 release of a new set of purchasing power parity conversion factors (PPPs) for 2011 has prompted a revision of the international poverty line. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7432 OCT 03, 2015

Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Chen,Shaohua; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Dikhanov,Yuri M.; Hamadeh,Nada; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Narayan,Ambar; Prydz,Espen Beer; Revenga,Ana L.; Sangraula,Prem; Serajuddin,Umar; Yoshida,Nobuo Disclosed

Data deprivation : another deprivation to end (English)

The Millennium Development Goal of halving the incidence of extreme poverty from its 1990 level will be achieved in 2015, and the international development community is now moving to a new goal of “ending extreme poverty.” ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7252 APR 28, 2015

Serajuddin,Umar; Uematsu,Hiroki; Wieser,Christina; Yoshida,Nobuo; Dabalen,Andrew L. Disclosed

How survey-to-survey imputation can fail (English)

This paper proposes diagnostics to assess the accuracy of survey-to-survey imputation methods and applies them to examine why imputing from the Household Income and Expenditure Survey into the Labor Force Survey fails to accurately project poverty trends in Sri Lanka between 2006 and 2009. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6961 JUL 01, 2014

Newhouse, D.; Shivakumaran, S.; Takamatsu, S.; Yoshida, N. Disclosed

Hybrid survey to improve the reliability of poverty statistics in a cost-effective manner (English)

This paper studies the benefits, in terms of reliability and frequency of poverty statistics, of conducting a hybrid survey that collects non-consumption data from all surveyed households and consumption data from only a small subsample. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6909 JUN 01, 2014

Ahmed, Faizuddin; Dorji, Cheku; Takamatsu, Shinya; Yoshida, Nobuo Disclosed

Is extreme poverty going to end ? an analytical framework to evaluate progress in ending extreme poverty (English)

The World Bank has recently adopted a target of reducing the proportion of population living below US$1.25 a day at 2005 international prices to 3 percent by 2030. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6740 JAN 01, 2014

Yoshida, Nobuo; Uematsu, Hiroki; Sobrado, Carlos E. Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Poverty mapping : methodology and key findings (Russian)

This report poverty mapping for Kyrgyz describes the process of and results from a poverty mapping exercise for the Kyrgyz Republic, using the Kyrgyz Integrated Household Survey (KIHS 2009) and the Population and Housing Census (2009). ... See More +

Working Paper 76690 APR 01, 2013

Mahadevan, Meera; Yoshida, Nobuo; Praslova, Larisa English Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Poverty mapping : methodology and key findings (English)

This report poverty mapping for Kyrgyz describes the process of and results from a poverty mapping exercise for the Kyrgyz Republic, using the Kyrgyz Integrated Household Survey (KIHS 2009) and the Population and Housing Census (2009). ... See More +

Working Paper 76690 APR 01, 2013

Mahadevan, Meera; Yoshida, Nobuo; Praslova, Larisa Russian Disclosed

Rethinking electricity tariffs and subsidies in Pakistan (English)

Pakistan's electricity sector is in crisis: extended periods of blackouts persisted in 2010 and circular debt is increasing. Despite investments in generation capacity, electricity demand continues to exceed supply, with blackouts as long as 8-10 hours per day in cities and sometimes double that in rural areas, and is widely recognized as a severe obstacle to growth and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Policy Note 62971 JUL 01, 2011

Trimble, Chris; Yoshida, Nobuo; Saqib, Mohammad Disclosed

Perspectives on poverty in India : stylized facts from survey data : Main report (English)

This report's objective is to develop the evidence base for policy making in relation to poverty reduction. It produces a diagnosis of the broad nature of the poverty problem and its trends in India, focusing on both consumption poverty and human development outcomes. ... See More +

Publication 57428 APR 13, 2011

Lanjouw, Peter; Murgai, Rinku; May, Ernesto; Zagha, N. Roberto; Pigato, Miria; Vishwanath, Tara; Yoshida, Nobuo; Rascon, Ericka; Das, Jishnu; Dutta, Puja Vasudeva; Das, Maitreyi; Kapoor, Soumya; Joddar, Pinaki; Jaison, Shiny; Soni, Rita; Sriram, Jyoti; Datt, Gaurav; Ravallion, Martin; Deaton, Angus; Himanshu; Dubey, Amaresh; Crost, Benjamin; de Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Dercon, Stefan; Krutikova, Sonya; Kapur, Davesh; Witsoe, Jeffrey; Hall, Gillett; Nikitin, Denis Disclosed

Perspectives on poverty in India : stylized facts from survey data (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

This report's objective is to develop the evidence base for policy making in relation to poverty reduction. It produces a diagnosis of the broad nature of the poverty problem and its trends in India, focusing on both consumption poverty and human development outcomes. ... See More +

Publication 57428 JAN 01, 2011

Lanjouw, Peter; Murgai, Rinku; May, Ernesto; Zagha, N. Roberto; Pigato, Miria; Vishwanath, Tara; Yoshida, Nobuo; Rascon, Ericka; Das, Jishnu; Dutta, Puja Vasudeva; Das, Maitreyi; Kapoor, Soumya; Joddar, Pinaki; Jaison, Shiny; Soni, Rita; Sriram, Jyoti; Datt, Gaurav; Ravallion, Martin; Deaton, Angus; Himanshu; Dubey, Amaresh; Crost, Benjamin; de Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Dercon, Stefan; Krutikova, Sonya; Kapur, Davesh; Witsoe, Jeffrey; Hall, Gillett; Nikitin, Denis Disclosed

Poverty maps of Bangladesh 2010 (Vol. 2) : Technical report (English)

Poverty mapping is a statistical exercise to estimate the incidence of poverty at sub-national levels to enable the government, civil society organizations, and development partners to accurately identify locations with a relatively higher concentration of poor people. ... See More +

Working Paper 90487 JAN 01, 2010

Ahmed, Faizuddin; Ahmad, Naomi; Khan, Mehar Akhter; Jolliffe, Dean; Mahbub, Mehrin A.; Sharif, lftath; Yoshida, Nobuo; Zaidi, Salman; Swaroop, Vinaya; Zutt, Johannes Disclosed

Poverty maps of Bangladesh 2010 : Key findings (English)

Poverty mapping is a statistical exercise to estimate the incidence of poverty at sub-national levels to enable the government, civil society organizations, and development partners to accurately identify locations with a relatively higher concentration of poor people. ... See More +

Working Paper 90487 JAN 01, 2010

Ahmed, Faizuddin; Ahmad, Naomi; Khan, Mehar Akhter; Jolliffe, Dean; Mahbub, Mehrin A.; Sharif, lftath; Yoshida, Nobuo; Zaidi, Salman; Swaroop, Vinaya; Zutt, Johannes Disclosed

Poverty in Sri Lanka: the impact of growth with rising inequality (English)

Section I of this paper will present evidence from household data on the trends and patterns of consumption poverty in Sri Lanka during the last decade, focusing on widening inequality between regions and provinces. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 33259 JUL 01, 2005

Narayan, Ambar; Yoshida, Nobuo Disclosed

Proxy means test for targeting welfare benefits in Sri Lanka (English)

Section I of this paper will briefly discuss the rationale and methodology for proxy means tests, placing them in the context of some of the relevant economic literature on the topic. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 33258 JUL 01, 2005

Narayan, Ambar; Yoshida, Nobuo Disclosed

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Prospects of estimating poverty with phone surveys : experimental results from Serbia (English)
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OCT 24, 2017 WPS8225 Policy Research Working Paper
Design of a multi-stage stratified sample for poverty and welfare monitoring with multiple objectives : a Bangladesh case study (English)
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MAR 02, 2017 WPS7989 Policy Research Working Paper
Costing household surveys for monitoring progress toward ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)
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JAN 24, 2017 WPS7951 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh development update : sustained development progress (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 113145 Working Paper
Bangladesh development update : sustained development progress (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 108745 Working Paper
Robustness of shared prosperity estimates : how different methodological choices matter (English)
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MAR 18, 2016 WPS7611 Policy Research Working Paper
A global count of the extreme poor in 2012 : data issues, methodology and initial results (English)
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OCT 03, 2015 WPS7432 Policy Research Working Paper
Data deprivation : another deprivation to end (English)
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APR 28, 2015 WPS7252 Policy Research Working Paper
How survey-to-survey imputation can fail (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6961 Policy Research Working Paper
Hybrid survey to improve the reliability of poverty statistics in a cost-effective manner (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2014 WPS6909 Policy Research Working Paper
Is extreme poverty going to end ? an analytical framework to evaluate progress in ending extreme poverty (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 WPS6740 Policy Research Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Poverty mapping : methodology and key findings (Russian)
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APR 01, 2013 76690 Working Paper English
Kyrgyz Republic - Poverty mapping : methodology and key findings (English)
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APR 01, 2013 76690 Working Paper Russian
Rethinking electricity tariffs and subsidies in Pakistan (English)
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JUL 01, 2011 62971 Policy Note
Perspectives on poverty in India : stylized facts from survey data : Main report (English)
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APR 13, 2011 57428 Publication
Perspectives on poverty in India : stylized facts from survey data (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2011 57428 Publication
Poverty maps of Bangladesh 2010 (Vol. 2) : Technical report (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2010 90487 Working Paper
Poverty maps of Bangladesh 2010 : Key findings (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2010 90487 Working Paper
Poverty in Sri Lanka: the impact of growth with rising inequality (English)
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JUL 01, 2005 33259 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Proxy means test for targeting welfare benefits in Sri Lanka (English)
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JUL 01, 2005 33258 Working Paper (Numbered Series)