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Productivity and health : alternative productivity estimates using physical activity (English)

This paper investigates an alternative proxy for individual worker productivity in physical work settings: a direct measure of physical activity using an accelerometer. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8228 OCT 30, 2017

Akogun,Oladele B; Dillon,Andrew S.; Friedman,Jed; Prasann,Ashesh; Serneels,Pieter Maria Disclosed

Do returns to education depend on how and who you ask ? (English)

Returns to education remain an important parameter of interest in economic analysis. A large literature estimates returns to education in the labor market, often carefully addressing issues such as selection, into wage employment and in terms of completed schooling. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7747 JUL 18, 2016

Serneels,Pieter Maria; Beegle,Kathleen G.; Dillon,Andrew S. Disclosed

Land measurement bias and its empirical implications : evidence from a validation exercise (English)

This paper investigates how land size measurements vary across three common land measurement methods (farmer estimated, Global Positioning System (GPS), and compass and rope), and the effect of land size measurement error on the inverse farm size relationship and input demand functions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7597 MAR 14, 2016

Dillon,Andrew S.; Gourlay,Sydney; Mcgee,Kevin Robert; Oseni,Gbemisola O. Disclosed

Health information, treatment, and worker productivity : experimental evidence from malaria testing and treatment among Nigerian sugarcane cutters (English)

Agricultural and other physically demanding sectors are important sources of growth in developing countries but prevalent diseases such as malaria adversely impact the productivity, labor supply, and choice of job tasks among workers by reducing physical capacity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7120 NOV 01, 2014

Dillon, Andrew; Friedman, Jed; Serneels, Pieter Disclosed

Agricultural production, dietary diversity, and climate variability (English)

Nonseparable household models outline the links between agricultural production and household consumption, yet empirical extensions to investigate the effect of production on dietary diversity and diet composition are limited. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7022 SEP 01, 2014

Dillon, Andrew; McGee, Kevin; Oseni, Gbemisola Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 25 (3) (English)

This paper is organized in following headings: what constrains Africa's exports?; does the internet reduce corruption? evidence from United States and across countries; do labor statistics depend on how and to whom the questions are asked? ... See More +

Publication 80518 OCT 01, 2011

Freund, Caroline; Rocha, Nadia; Andersen, Thomas Barnebeck; Bentzen, Jeanet; Dalgaard, Carl-Johan; Selaya, Pablo; Bardasi, Elena; Beegle, Kathleen; Dillon, Andrew; Serneels, Pieter; Klapper, Leora F.; Love, Inessa; de Mel, Suresh; McKenzie, David; Woodruff, Christopher; Chavis, Larry W.; Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala; Picon, Mario; Lederman, Daniel; Rodriguez-Clare, Andres; Xu, Daniel Yi Disclosed

Do labor statistics depend on how and to whom the questions are asked? : results from a survey experiment in Tanzania (English)

Labor market statistics are critical for assessing and understanding economic development. However, widespread variation exists in how labor statistics are collected in household surveys. ... See More +

Journal Article 81275 JUN 14, 2011

Bardasi, Elena; Beegle, Kathleen; Dillon, Andrew; Serneels, Pieter Disclosed

Explaining variation in child labor statistics (English)

Child labor statistics are critical for assessing the extent and nature of child labor activities in developing countries. In practice, widespread variation exists in how child labor is measured. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5414 SEP 01, 2010

Dillon, Andrew; Bardasi, Elena; Beegle, Kathleen; Serneels, Pieter Disclosed

Do labor statistics depend on how and to whom the questions are asked ? results from a survey experiment in Tanzania (English)

Labor market statistics are critical for assessing and understanding economic development. In practice, widespread variation exists in how labor statistics are measured in household surveys in low-income countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5192 JAN 01, 2010

Bardasi, Elena; Beegle, Kathleen; Dillon, Andrew; Serneels, Pieter Disclosed