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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

Central African Republic - Data for Decision Making : P160717 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR28906 JUL 06, 2017

Katayama,Roy Shuji Disclosed

Too little too late : welfare impacts of rainfall shocks in rural Indonesia (English)

In this article, the authors consider two shocks: (i) a delay in the onset of monsoon; and (ii) a significant shortfall in rainfall in the 90 day post-onset period. ... See More +

Journal Article 78987 NOV 01, 2011

Skoufias, Emmanuel; Katayama, Roy S.; Essama-Nssah, R. Disclosed

From farm to firm : rural-urban transition in developing countries (English)

Around the world, countries are becoming urbanized at an astonishing pace. As countries develop economically, their economies shift from mainly rural and agrarian to increasingly urban and nonagricultural. ... See More +

Publication 62259 MAY 26, 2011

Dudwick, Nora; Hull, Katy; Katayama, Roy; Shilpi, Forhad; Simler, Kenneth Disclosed

Too little too late : welfare impacts of rainfall shocks in rural Indonesia (English)

The authors use regression analysis to assess the potential welfare impact of rainfall shocks in rural Indonesia. In particular, they consider two shocks: (i) a delay in the onset of monsoon and (ii) a significant shortfall in the amount of rain in the 90 day post-onset period. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5615 MAR 01, 2011

Skoufias, Emmanuel; Essama-Nssah, B.; Katayama, Roy S. Disclosed

Sources of welfare disparities across and within regions of Brazil : evidence from the 2002-03 household budget survey (English)

Brazil's inequalities in welfare and poverty across and within regions can be accounted for by differences in household attributes and returns to those attributes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4803 DEC 01, 2008

Skoufias, Emmanuel; Katayama, Roy

Breaking out of inequality traps : political economy considerations (English)

This note is based on presentations and comments by Francois Bourguignon, Frances Stewart, Leonard Wantchekon, and Nancy Birdsall (chair) at the 2008 PREM Conference session on political economy of inequality: implications for inclusive growth and focuses on actions that the World Bank may pursue to promote more inclusive growth. ... See More +

Brief 46722 OCT 01, 2008

Fritz, Verena; Katayama, Roy; Simler, Kenneth; Disclosed