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Streamlined Analysis with ADePT
Streamlined Analysis with ADePT Software is a new series that provides academics, Students and policy practitioners with theoretical foundation, practical guidelines and software tools for applied analysis in various areas of economic research. 

Health Equity and Financial Protection

ADePT Health is a free-standing computer program that allows users to produce quickly - and with the minimal risk of errors - most tables that have become standard in applied health and equity analysis. ADePT produces summary statistics and charts that allow inequalities to be compared across countries and over time. This manual explains the methods ADePT uses, how to prepare data for it, how to navigate the ADePT interface to generate the desired tables and charts, and how to interpret them.

Click on book cover to read it on-line.

Or proceed to full-text download in PDF from the World Bank Documents & Reports site.

Alternatively full-text download in PDF is available from the Open Knowledge Repository 


May 2011. SKU: 18459 (ISBN: 978-0-8213-8459-6)

Assessing Sector Performance and Inequality in Education


The objective of the manual is to assist education analysts and policy practitioners in their assesmment of education sector performance, internal efficiency, finance, and equity. It is a technical and analytical resource that takes full advantage of ADePT Education, a software tool that allows for the calculation of education indicators from micro-level data. IT provides technical definitions of more than forty indicators and step-by-step instructions for the preparation and analysis of indicators of internal efficiency and inequality. It also assists users in the interpretation of results, the prioritization of policy issues, and in the generation of tables and graphs that can be used to bolster their own analysis

Click on book cover to read it on-line.

Or proceed to full-text download in PDF from the open knowledge repository.


July 2010. SKU: 18458 (ISBN: 978-0-8213-8458-9)

Analysis of Poverty and Inequality

This manual targets researchers and analytical policy practitioners working in the areas of poverty and inequality. It is a comprehensive reference designed to facilitate the develoment of poverty reduction policies based on the rich set of analytical results produced by ADePT software. The book presents the main indicators for the analysis of poverty and inequaity in a unified framework; discusses tables and graphs generated by Poverty and Inequlity modules of ADePT; provides interpretation of analytical results and presents examples from different countries. It also explains the steps of data preparation and covers the main features of ADePT software. 


December 2011. SKU: 18461 (ISBN: 978-0-8213-8461-9)

Assessing Social Transfers

ADePT Social Protection examines how the beneficiaries and/or benefits of social protection programs and private transfers are distributed across quintiles, deciles or other population groups. The Users Manual starts with a brief theoretical framework; walks users through the steps needed to prepare, process and analyze survey data; provides guidance on the interpretation of the analytical results; and discusses how to use the software for more complex tasks, like sensitivity analysis, simulations, analysis of program compliance with its own rules, and for benchmarking.


December 2011. SKU: 18460 (ISBN: 978-0-8213-8460-2)

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