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Living Standards Measurement Study

LSMS+ Resources

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Gender Equality, Poverty Reduction, and Inclusive Growth: 2016-2023 Gender Strategy

Report

Improving the Quantity and Quality of Sex-Disaggregated Data to Track Key Gender Gaps and the SDGs: The LSMS Plus.

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IDA18 Special Theme: Gender and Development

Report

A new World Bank Group (WBG) gender strategy (December 2015) reflects changes in the global landscape and in the accumulation of evidence of what works to close gender gaps.

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Evidence and Data for Gender Equality (EDGE) Project

The Evidence and Data for Gender Equality (EDGE) project is a joint initiative of the United Nations Statistics Division and UN Women that seeks to improve the integration of gender issues into the...

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United Nations Guidelines for Producing Statistics on Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective

Report

This publication of United Nations Guidelines for Producing Statistics on Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective (hereinafter referred to as the Guidelines ) provides national statistical agencies...

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Measuring Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective

Report

Methodological Experiment on Measuring Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective (MEXA) is the first randomized household survey experiment demonstrating how variations in respondent selection...

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Measuring Ownership, Control and Use of Assets

WB Working paper

Assets generate and help diversify income, provide collateral to access credit, alleviate liquidity constraints in the face of shocks, and are key inputs into empowerment. Despite the importance of...

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In Her Name: The Gender Asset Gap Project

The Gender Asset Gap project was created in 2009 to demonstrate the importance and feasibility of collecting individual-level data on women’s and men’s access to and ownership of property.

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Do Labor Statistics Depend on How and to Whom the Questions Are Asked?

Journal article

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

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Explaining Variation in Child Labor Statistics

Journal article

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...

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Do Returns to Education Depend on How and Whom You Ask?

Journal article

Returns to education remain an important parameter of interest in economic analysis. A large literature estimates these returns, often carefully addressing issues such as selection into wage...