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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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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...

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Data Science and Management for Large Scale Empirical Applications in Agricultural and Applied Economics Research

Joshua D. Woodard.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Econometric Modelling; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs. 7632 words.

The increased availability of high resolution data and computing power has spurred enormous interest in “Big Data”. While analysts typically source data from a wide variety of agencies,...

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Using Global Positioning Systems in Household Surveys for Better Economics and Better Policy

John Gibson and David McKenzie.

in The World Bank Research Observer

January 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 9812 words.

Distance and location are the important determinants of many choices that economists study. Economists often rely on information about these variables that is self-reported by respondents...

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Using a Contingent Valuation Approach for Improved Solid Waste Management Facility: Evidence from Enugu State, Nigeria

William M. Fonta, H. Eme Ichoku, Kanayo K. Ogujiuba and Jude O. Chukwu.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Environmental Economics; Development Planning and Policy; Econometric Modelling. 7719 words.

For most public projects, especially environmental projects that are partly funded by multilateral donor agencies, cost–benefit analysis has become a routine procedure for the approval of...

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