Talip Kilic

Senior Economist

Talip Kilic, a Senior Economist, is part of the Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) Program in the Survey Unit of the Development Data Group. He is an expert in household survey design, implementation and analysis; has been leading the LSMS-Integrated Surveys on Agriculture (LSMS-ISA) program activities in Malawi and Uganda; and oversees the implementation of the World Bank Methodological Research Agenda on Household Surveys. His recent research focuses on poverty, agriculture, and gender in low- and middle-income countries; and methodological field experiments on household survey data collection, with the overall aim of validating scalable, objective approaches to measuring key development outcomes in household and farm surveys. He has a PhD in Economics from American University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and International Relations from Knox College. 

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    Living Standards Measurement Study

    The Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) and the Living Standards Measurement Study-Integrated Surveys on Agriculture (LSMS-ISA) were established to explore ways of improving the type and quality of household data collected by statistical offices in developing countries. The goal is to foster increased use of household data as a basis for policy decisionmaking.
Tel : +1 202 458 5892

  • Agriculture & Rural Development
  • Gender
  • Food Security
  • Poverty
  • Inequality and Shared Prosperity