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Lesotho - World Bank Group Country Survey 2018

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The Country Opinion Survey in Lesotho assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Lesotho perceive the WBG. It provides the WBG with systematic feedback from national and local governments, multilateral/bilateral agencies, media, academia, the private sector, and civil society in Lesotho on: 1) Their views regarding the general environment in Lesotho; 2) Their overall attitudes toward the WBG in Lesotho; 3) Overall impressions of the WBG’s effectiveness and results, knowledge work and activities, and communication and information sharing in...

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Microdata

Tanzania - Measuring Living Standards within Cities, Dar es Salaam 2014-2015

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The Measuring Living Standards in Cities (MLSC) survey is a new instrument designed to enhance understanding of cities in Africa and support evidence based policy design. The instrument was developed under the World Bank’s Spatial Development of African Cities Program, and was piloted in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Durban (South Africa) over the course of 2014/15. These geo-referenced surveys provide information on urban living standards at an unprecedented level of granularity: they can be compared across different geographic levels within the cities, and between areas of ‘regular’ and ‘...

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Microdata

Uganda - National Manpower Survey 2016

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In order to support the development of an economic development strategy for the Greater Kampala metro region, an informal sector survey was undertaken between June 2016 and June 2017 to provide policy makers with analytical information on the prominent sectors within the city. The survey was designed to produce representative estimates for key indicators of the greater Kampala as a whole. The informal sector module of the National Manpower Survey (NMPS) implemented by UBOS was extended to include questions on household based enterprises. The module focuses on skill levels, remuneration,...

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Microdata

South Sudan - High Frequency Survey: Wave 4 and Crisis Recovery Survey 2017

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Between May and August 2017 The World Bank in collaboration with South Sudan’s National Bureau of Statistics, funded by DfID, conducted the fourth wave of the High Frequency Survey and the Crisis Recovery Survey to monitor welfare and perceptions of citizens in accessible urban areas and IDP camps across South Sudan. The HFS and CRS data contains information on security, economic conditions, education, employment, access to services, and perceptions. The data combines detailed household questionnaire information with displacement-specific information including drivers of displacement,...

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Microdata

Cameroon - Increasing the Uptake of Long-acting Reversible Contraceptives Among Adolescent and Young Women 2017-2018

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Cameroon exhibits a high level of maternal mortality (roughly 600 per 100,000 live births), partially related to its high total fertility rate (roughly 4.6). Survey evidence furthermore suggests that a significant fraction of pregnancies is unwanted or considered mistimed by the mother, especially among females under the age of 20. Despite this, the rate of utilization of family planning (FP) is low: e.g. only 48% of sexually active unmarried women use any form of (modern) contraception, or MC, and even then, it is primarily condoms. The use of LARCs (long-acting reversible contraceptives...

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Microdata

Philippines - International Labor Migration 2010-2012

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The study includes data and materials (do files, survey instruments) necessary for the replication of the paper: "Unilateral Facilitation Does Not Raise International Migration from the Philippines" by Emily A. Beam, David McKenzie, Dean Yang. According to the study, signifcant income gains from migrating from poorer to richer countries have motivated unilateral (source-country) policies facilitating labor emigration. However, their effectiveness is unknown. The investigators conducted a large-scale randomized experiment in the Philippines testing the impact of unilaterally...

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Microdata

Taiwan China - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

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Microdata

Botswana - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

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Microdata

Korea, Rep. - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

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Microdata

Kyrgyz Republic - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

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Microdata

Cambodia - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

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Microdata

Kazakhstan - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

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Microdata

Kenya - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

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Microdata

Jordan - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

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Microdata

Japan - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

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Microdata

Israel - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

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Microdata

Italy - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

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Microdata

Iran, Islamic Rep. - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

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Microdata

Iraq - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

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Microdata

India - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

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Microdata

Ireland - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

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Microdata

Hungary - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

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Microdata

Indonesia - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

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Microdata

Croatia - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

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Microdata

Haiti - Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database 2017

Description: 

Financial inclusion is critical in reducing poverty and achieving inclusive economic growth. When people can participate in the financial system, they are better able to start and expand businesses, invest in their children’s education, and absorb financial shocks. Yet prior to 2011, little was known about the extent of financial inclusion and the degree to which such groups as the poor, women, and rural residents were excluded from formal financial systems. By collecting detailed indicators about how adults around the world manage their day-to-day finances, the Global Findex allows policy...

Type: 
Microdata