Jed Friedman

World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

1818 H. Street, N.W.

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Washington, DC 20433

United States

World Bank Group

1818 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20433

United States

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Purchasing Power Parity Exchange Rates from Household Survey Data: India and Indonesia

Princeton Research Program in Development Studies Working Paper
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
Angus Deaton, Jed Friedman and Vivi Alatas
Princeton University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Jakarta
Downloads 718 (66,533)
Citation 13

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PPP exchange rates, unit values, household surveys, poverty, India, Indonesia

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Impact Evaluation of School Feeding Programs in Lao Pdr

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5518
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Pennsylvania, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Education For All, Youth and Governance, Nutrition, Primary Education, Food & Beverage Industry

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Indirect Effects on Maternal and Child Mortality from the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from Disruptions in Healthcare Utilization in 18 Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Sep 2021
World Bank, Johns Hopkins University - Bloomberg School of Public Health, World Bank - The Global Financing Facility for Women, Children, and Adolescents, Minister of Public Health and Population of the Republic of Haiti, Cameroun Ministére de la Sante Publiqué, Ministère de la Santé et de l'Hygiène Publique du Mali, Government of Kenya - Department of Health Informatics Monitoring and Evaluation, Republic of Uganda Ministry of Health, Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health, Ministry of Health (Malawi), Ministère de la Santé et de l’Action Sociale (MSAS), Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Services- Centre for Health Information Management, Ministère de la santé publique de Madagascar, World Bank - Development Research Group, Government of Sierra Leone - Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Ethiopia Federal Ministry of Health, Liberia Ministry of Health, Ministère de la santé de la Republique de Guinee, Democratic Republic of Congo - Ministry of Health, The Global Financing Facility for Women, Children, and Adolescents, World Bank - The Global Financing Facility for Women, Children, and Adolescents, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and The World Bank
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COVID-19, Maternal mortality, Child mortality, Essential health services, Health system resilience, service disruptions

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Optimal Supply Chain Structure for Distributing Essential Drugs in Low Income Countries: Results from a Randomized Experiment

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1269
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Mar 2015
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, Crown Agents and INSEAD
Downloads 486 (108,743)
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Supply Chain Management, Global Health, Essential Medicines

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How Many More Infants are Likely to Die in Africa as a Result of the Global Financial Crisis ?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5023
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jed Friedman and Norbert Schady
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group
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Population Policies, Early Child and Children's Health, Adolescent Health, Gender and Health, Health Systems Development & Reform

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Cash Transfers, Food Prices, and Nutrition Impacts on Nonbeneficiary Children

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8377
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 27 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2019
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank
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Disability, Access of Poor to Social Services, Economic Assistance, Services & Transfers to Poor, Early Child and Children & #39, Early Child and Children's Health, Reproductive Health, Health Care Services Industry, Nutrition, Transport Services

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Development, Modernization, and Son Preference in Fertility Decisions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4716
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group
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Population Policies, Gender and Development, Gender and Law, Adolescent Health, Primary Education

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Health Sector Decentralization and Indonesia's Nutrition Programs: Opportunities and Challenges

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 39690
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank - East Asia and Pacific Region, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Health Monitoring&Evaluation, Nutrition, Early Child and Children's Health, Population Policies, Rural Development Knowledge&Information Systems

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Disruptions in Essential Health Services During the First Five Months of COVID-19: Analysis of Facility-Reported Service Volumes in Eight Sub-Saharan African Countries

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Dec 2020
The World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health, Liberia Ministry of Health, Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health, Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation - Directorate of Planning, Policy, and Information, Ministry of Health (Malawi), Cameroun Ministére de la Sante Publiqué, Ministère de la Santé et de l'Hygiène Publique du Mali, Democratic Republic of Congo - Ministry of Health, The Global Financing Facility for Women, Children, and Adolescents, The Global Financing Facility for Women, Children, and Adolescents, The Global Financing Facility for Women, Children, and Adolescents, The Global Financing Facility for Women, Children, and Adolescents and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Methods of Household Consumption Measurement Through Surveys: Experimental Results from Tanzania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5501
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Waikato
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Consumption, Regional Economic Development, Rural Poverty Reduction, Poverty Lines

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How Two Tests Can Help Contain COVID-19 and Revive the Economy

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 147504
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 04 May 2020 Last Revised: 11 May 2020
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 228 (245,076)
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Health Care Services Industry, Public Health Promotion, Law and Justice Institutions, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Health Service Management and Delivery

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Infant Mortality Over the Business Cycle in the Developing World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4346
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Norbert Schady and Jed Friedman
World Bank - Development Research Group and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Population Policies, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Early Child and Children's Health, Health Systems Development & Reform, Early Childhood Development

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Health Information, Treatment, and Worker Productivity: Experimental Evidence from Malaria Testing and Treatment Among Nigerian Sugarcane Cutters

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7120
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Andrew Dillon, Jed Friedman and Pieter M. Serneels
Michigan State University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of East Anglia (UEA)
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Communicable Diseases, Leprosy, Malaria, Social Capital, Cholera

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The Challenge of Measuring Hunger

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6736
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Waikato
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Food & Beverage Industry, Food Security, Nutrition, Rural Poverty Reduction, Regional Economic Development

Mental Health Patterns and Consequences: Results from Survey Data in Five Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4495
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Georgetown UniversityGeorgetown University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Disease Control & Prevention, Gender and Health, Health Systems Development & Reform, Mental Health

Psychological Health Before, During, and After an Economic Crisis: Results from Indonesia, 1993-2000

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4386
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jed Friedman and Duncan Thomas
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Duke University
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Disease Control & Prevention, Gender and Health, Population Policies, Health Systems Development & Reform

Psychological Health Before, During, and after an Economic Crisis: Results from Indonesia, 1993-2000

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 57-76, 2009
Posted: 17 Mar 2009
Jed Friedman
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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I10, O12

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The Challenge of Measuring Hunger Through Survey

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Mar 2015
University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Waikato
Downloads 122 (417,616)
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hunger prevalence, measurement error, consumption, survey design

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Productivity and Health: Physical Activity as a Measure of Effort

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 20-101
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Feb 2020
Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
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labor productivity, physical activity, malaria, field experiment

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Does Involvement of Local Ngos Enhance Public Service Delivery? Cautionary Evidence from a Malaria-Prevention Evaluation in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6931
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ashis Das, Jed Friedman and Eeshani Kandpal
MMD College. Sabroom, South Tripura, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Housing & Human Habitats, Disease Control & Prevention, Population Policies, Health Systems Development & Reform

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Health Information, Treatment, and Worker Productivity: Experimental Evidence from Malaria Testing and Treatment Among Nigerian Sugarcane Cutters

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8074
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Apr 2014
Andrew Dillon, Jed Friedman and Pieter M. Serneels
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
Downloads 81 (551,038)
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labor productivity, labor supply, malaria, randomized experiment

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Child Schooling and Child Work in the Presence of a Partial Education Subsidy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10992
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 18 Sep 2017
University of Rome Tor Vergata, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics
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cash transfers, child labor, education, education subsidy, Philippines

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Decomposing Response Error in Food Consumption Measurement: Implications for Survey Design from a Randomized Survey Experiment in Tanzania

LICOS Discussion Paper Series, No. 375/2016
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and University of Waikato
Downloads 57 (663,917)
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Food consumption, Household surveys, Response error, Recall, Telescoping

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Decomposing Response Errors in Food Consumption Measurement: Implications for Survey Design from a Survey Experiment in Tanzania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7646
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and University of Waikato
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Inequality

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Using Supervised Learning to Select Audit Targets in Performance-Based Financing in Health: An Example from Zambia

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 481
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Jul 2018
Dhruv Grover, Sebastian Bauhoff and Jed Friedman
University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Center for Global Development and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 48 (717,219)
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performance-based financing, performance verification, audits, machine learning, health care finance, health care providers

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Productivity and Health: Alternative Productivity Estimates Using Physical Activity

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8228
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Michigan State University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and University of East Anglia (UEA)
Downloads 46 (730,001)

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Communicable Diseases, Malaria, Cholera, Leprosy, Health Care Services Industry, Energy and Environment, Energy Demand, Energy and Mining, Labor Markets

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What Does Variation in Survey Design Reveal About the Nature of Measurement Errors in Household Consumption?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6372
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Waikato, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 43 (750,096)
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Food & Beverage Industry, Consumption, Inequality, Economic Theory & Research, Statistical & Mathematical Sciences

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Strengthening Malaria Service Delivery Through Supportive Supervision and Community Mobilization in an Endemic Indian Setting: An Evaluation of Nested Delivery Models

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6901
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
MMD College. Sabroom, South Tripura, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, World Bank, Government of India, Government of Odisha, Odisha - Department of Health And Family Welfare and World Bank
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Housing & Human Habitats, Disease Control & Prevention, Population Policies, Adolescent Health

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Child Schooling and Child Work in the Presence of a Partial Education Subsidy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8182
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 07 Sep 2017
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 39 (778,509)
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Inequality, Educational Sciences, Social Protections & Assistance

The Intergenerational Mortality Tradeoff of Covid-19 Lockdown Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w28925
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2023
Singapore Management University - School of Economics, The World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Michigan - Department of Economics
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The Intergenerational Mortality Tradeoff of Covid-19 Lockdown Policies

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16227
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2022
Singapore Management University - School of Economics, The World Bank, World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Michigan - Department of Economics
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child mortality, COVID-19, lockdown, SIR-macro

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Productivity and Health: Alternative Productivity Estimates Using Physical Activity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11115
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2023
Modibbo Adama University of Technology, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
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malaria, productivity measurement, labor productivity, field experiment

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Development, Modernization, and Childbearing: The Role of Family Sex Composition

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 371-398, 2009
Posted: 08 Dec 2009
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group

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J16, J13, O15

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Vietnam, within-firm incentives, labor productivity, transition