|KATHLEEN BEEGLE is an Senior Economist in the Development Research Group. She is currently working on studies of socio-economic and gender dimensions of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa. Current empirical studies underway include the examination of coping strategies among households in Tanzania using a 13-year longitudinal survey and a study of the impact of gender income inequality on the spread of HIV/AIDS in Kenya. Other on-going work focuses on the causes and consequences of child labor, and the dependency of households on food aid in Malawi. As member of the World Bank Living Standards Measurement Study team, she has expertise in the design and implementation of household survey operations and use of household surveys for poverty and policy analysis. Prior to joining the World Bank, she was an economist at RAND, a non-profit research institution. She completed her Ph.D. in Economics from Michigan State University in 1997.
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