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Why secondary towns can be important for poverty reduction -- a migrant's perspective (Inglês)

This paper develops the concept of "action space" as the range of possible destinations to which a migrant can realistically move at a given point in time and, intimately linked to this, the set of possible livelihoods at destination. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8193 SEP 13, 2017

Ingelaere,Bert Lodewijk M; Christiaensen,Luc; De Weerdt,Joachim; Kanbur,Ravi Disclosed

Where to create jobs to reduce poverty : cities or towns ? (Inglês)

Should public investment be targeted to big cities or to small towns, if the objective is to minimize national poverty? To answer this policy question, this paper extends the basic Todaro-type model of rural-urban migration to the case of migration from rural areas to two potential destinations, secondary town and big city. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8069 MAY 22, 2017

Christiaensen,Luc; De Weerdt,Joachim; Kanbur,Ravi Disclosed

Where to create jobs : cities or towns? (Inglês)

Should public investment be targeted to big cities or to small towns, if the objective is to minimize national poverty? To answer this policy question we extend the basic Todaro-type model of rural-urban migration to the case of migration from rural areas to two potential destinations, secondary town and big city. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho 115360 APR 21, 2017

Christiaensen,Luc; De Weerdt,Joachim; Kanbur,Ravi Disclosed

Where to create jobs : cities or towns? (Inglês)

Should public investment be targeted to big cities or to small towns, if the objective is to minimize national poverty? To answer this policy question the authors extend the basic Todaro-type model of rural-urban migration to the case of migration from rural areas to two potential destinations, secondary town and big city. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho (Série Numerada) 116317 APR 21, 2017

Christiaensen,Luc; De Weerdt,Joachim; Kanbur,Ravi Disclosed

Not your average job: measuring farm labor in Tanzania (Inglês)

A good understanding of the constraints on agricultural growth in Africa relies on the accurate measurement of smallholder labor. Yet, serious weaknesses in these statistics persist. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS7773 JUL 28, 2016

Arthi,Vellore Shroff; Beegle,Kathleen G.; De Weerdt,Joachim; Palacios-Lopez,Amparo Disclosed

Decomposing response errors in food consumption measurement : implications for survey design from a survey experiment in Tanzania (Inglês)

There is wide variation in how consumption is measured in household surveys both across countries and over time. This variation may confound welfare comparisons in part because these alternative survey designs produce consumption estimates that are differentially influenced by contrasting types of survey response error. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS7646 APR 19, 2016

Friedman,Jed; Beegle,Kathleen G.; De Weerdt,Joachim; Gibson,John Disclosed

The challenge of measuring hunger (Inglês)

There is widespread interest in the number of hungry people in the world and trends in hunger. Current global counts rely on combining each country's total food balance with information on distribution patterns from household consumption expenditure surveys. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS6736 JAN 01, 2014

De Weerdt, Joachim; Beegle, Kathleen; Friedman,, Jed; Gibson, John Disclosed

Urbanization and poverty reduction -- the role of rural diversification and secondary towns (Inglês)

A rather unique panel tracking more than 3,300 individuals from households in rural Kagera, Tanzania during 1991/4-2010 shows that about one in two individuals/households who exited poverty did so by transitioning from agriculture into the rural nonfarm economy or secondary towns. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS6422 APR 01, 2013

Christiaensen, Luc; De Weerdt, Joachim; Todo, Yasuyuki Disclosed

Risk sharing and internal migration (Inglês)

Over the past two decades, more than half the population in rural Tanzania migrated within the country, profoundly changing the nature of traditional institutions such as informal risk sharing. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS6429 APR 01, 2013

De Weerdt, Joachim; Hirvonen, Kalle Disclosed

What does variation in survey design reveal about the nature of measurement errors in household consumption ? (Inglês)

This paper uses data from eight different consumption questionnaires randomly assigned to 4,000 households in Tanzania to obtain evidence on the nature of measurement errors in estimates of household consumption. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS6372 FEB 01, 2013

Gibson, John; Beegle, Kathleen; De Weerdt, Joachim; Friedman, Jed Disclosed

Migration and economic mobility in Tanzania : evidence from a tracking survey (Inglês)

This study explores to what extent migration has contributed to improved living standards of individuals in Tanzania. Using a thirteen year panel survey, we find that migration between 1991 and 2004 added 36 percentage points to consumption growth. ... Exibir mais +

Artigo de revista 94670 AUG 01, 2011

Beegle, Kathleen; Weerdt, Joachim De; Dercon, Stefan Disclosed

Methods of household consumption measurement through surveys : experimental results from Tanzania (Inglês)

Consumption expenditure has long been the preferred measure of household living standards. However, accurate measurement is a challenge and household expenditure surveys vary widely across many dimensions, including the level of reporting, the length of the reference period, and the degree of commodity detail. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS5501 DEC 01, 2010

Beegle, Kathleen; De Weerdt, Joachim; Friedman, Jed; Gibson, John Disclosed

Migration and economic mobility in Tanzania : evidence from a tracking survey (Inglês)

This study explores the extent to which migration has contributed to improved living standards of individuals in Tanzania. Using longitudinal data on individuals, the authors estimate the impact of migration on consumption growth between 1991 and 2004. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS4798 DEC 01, 2008

Beegle, Kathleen; De Weerdt, Joachim; Dercon, Stefan

The long-run impact of orphanhood (Inglês)

This paper presents unique evidence that orphanhood matters in the long run for health and education outcomes, in a region of Northwestern Tanzania. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS4353 SEP 01, 2007

Beegle, Kathleen; De Weerdt, Joachim; Dercon, Stefan Disclosed

Adult mortality and consumption growth in the age of HIV/AIDS (Inglês)

The authors use a 13-year panel of individuals in Tanzania to assess how adult mortality shocks affect both short and long-run consumption growth of surviving household members. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS4082 DEC 01, 2006

Beegle, Kathleen; De Weerdt, Joachim; Dercon, Stefan Disclosed

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Why secondary towns can be important for poverty reduction -- a migrant's perspective (Inglês)
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SEP 13, 2017 WPS8193 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Where to create jobs to reduce poverty : cities or towns ? (Inglês)
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MAY 22, 2017 WPS8069 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Where to create jobs : cities or towns? (Inglês)
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APR 21, 2017 115360 Documento de Trabalho
Where to create jobs : cities or towns? (Inglês)
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APR 21, 2017 116317 Documento de Trabalho (Série Numerada)
Not your average job: measuring farm labor in Tanzania (Inglês)
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JUL 28, 2016 WPS7773 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Decomposing response errors in food consumption measurement : implications for survey design from a survey experiment in Tanzania (Inglês)
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APR 19, 2016 WPS7646 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
The challenge of measuring hunger (Inglês)
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JAN 01, 2014 WPS6736 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Urbanization and poverty reduction -- the role of rural diversification and secondary towns (Inglês)
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APR 01, 2013 WPS6422 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Risk sharing and internal migration (Inglês)
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APR 01, 2013 WPS6429 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
What does variation in survey design reveal about the nature of measurement errors in household consumption ? (Inglês)
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FEB 01, 2013 WPS6372 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Migration and economic mobility in Tanzania : evidence from a tracking survey (Inglês)
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AUG 01, 2011 94670 Artigo de revista
Methods of household consumption measurement through surveys : experimental results from Tanzania (Inglês)
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DEC 01, 2010 WPS5501 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Migration and economic mobility in Tanzania : evidence from a tracking survey (Inglês)
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DEC 01, 2008 WPS4798 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
The long-run impact of orphanhood (Inglês)
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SEP 01, 2007 WPS4353 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Adult mortality and consumption growth in the age of HIV/AIDS (Inglês)
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DEC 01, 2006 WPS4082 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas