Costing Household Surveys for Monitoring Progress Toward Ending Extreme Poverty and Boosting Shared Prosperity

34 Pages Posted: 24 Jan 2017 Last revised: 21 May 2020

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Talip Kilic

World Bank - Development Data Group (DECDG)

Umar Serajuddin

World Bank

Hiroki Uematsu

World Bank

Nobuo Yoshida

World Bank

Hiroki Uematsu

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: January 24, 2017

Abstract

On October 15, 2015, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announced the World Bank Group?s commitment to support the 78 poorest countries to implement a multi-topic household survey every three years between 2016 and 2030, for monitoring progress toward ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. This paper estimates the resource requirements to achieve the objectives of implementing 390 surveys across 78 International Development Association countries from 2016 to 2030, and providing direct technical assistance to the national statistical offices on all facets of survey design, implementation, and dissemination toward timely production of quality household survey data. The approach to the costing exercise is unique, as it makes use of detailed data on actual survey implementation and technical assistance costs from a group of countries, unlike previous attempts at costing household survey data gaps. The required total budget, in accordance with the survey design features recommended by the World Bank Household Survey Strategy, is estimated at US$945 million for the period of 2016-2030. Of this, US$692 million is projected to cover the survey implementation costs across 78 countries, and US$253 million is projected to cover the costs of direct technical assistance to be provided to the national statistical offices.

Keywords: Inequality, Labor & Employment Law, Gender and Development, Health Care Services Industry, Educational Sciences

Suggested Citation

Kilic, Talip and Serajuddin, Umar and Uematsu, Hiroki and Yoshida, Nobuo and Uematsu, Hiroki, Costing Household Surveys for Monitoring Progress Toward Ending Extreme Poverty and Boosting Shared Prosperity (January 24, 2017). World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7951, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2905440

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