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Cautionary notes on the use of field experiments to address policy issues

Glenn W. Harrison.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Design of Experiments. 5891 words.

Field experiments are popular again in policy circles. There are various types of field experiments, with complementary strengths and weaknesses for different policy questions. There is...

The Determinants of Health Care Utilisation in Rural Senegal

Aurélia Lépine and Alexis Le Nestour.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2013; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Economics of Health; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Welfare and Poverty. 7771 words.

In the context of the national debate on the extension of health insurance to farming households in Senegal, information on 504 households and 18 public primary health care (PHC) facilities...

Determining Food Expenditures and Measuring Poverty: The Work of Mollie Orshansky: Discussion*

Christine K. Ranney.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs. 708 words.

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How Much of Observed Economic Mobility is Measurement Error? IV Methods to Reduce Measurement Error Bias, with an Application to Vietnam

Paul Glewwe.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Microeconomics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 10383 words.

Research on economic growth and inequality inevitably raises issues concerning economic mobility because the relationship between long-run inequality and short-run inequality is mediated by...

The Impact of Decentralized Data Entry on the Quality of Household Survey Data in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Vietnam

Paul Glewwe and Hai-Anh Hoang Dang.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Design of Experiments; Econometric and Statistical Methods; Special Topics; Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development. 8713 words.

Computers were provided to randomly selected districts participating in a household survey in Vietnam to assess the impact on data quality of entering data within a day or two of completing...

Mollie Orshansky's Strategy to Poverty Measurement as a Relationship between Household Food Expenditures and Economy Food Plan*

Kenneth Hanson.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs. 4126 words.

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Poverty Measurement and Politics: Why Is It So Hard to Change the Way We Measure Poverty?*

Patricia Ruggles.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs. 4608 words.

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Poverty Measurement: Orshansky's Original Measures and the Development of Alternatives*

Michele Ver Ploeg and Constance F. Citro.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs. 4930 words.

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Tracking Poverty Over Time in the Absence of Comparable Consumption Data

David Stifel and Luc Christiaensen.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Welfare and Poverty. 8966 words.

Following the endorsement by the international community of the Millennium Development Goals, there has been an increasing demand for practical methods for steadily tracking poverty. An...