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Peter F. Lanjouw

Research Manager

PETER LANJOUW, a Dutch national, is Research Manager of the Poverty Group in the Development Economics Research Group of the World Bank. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the Amsterdam Institute of International Development, Netherlands. He completed his Ph.D. in economics from the London School of Economics in 1992. From August 2003 until August 2005, he was a visiting scholar at the Agriculture and Resource Economics department at UC Berkeley, and he held the appointment of Professor of Economics at the VU University of Amsterdam between September 1998 and May 2000. He has taught in the Masters in Development Economics program at the University of Namur, Belgium and has also taught at the Foundation for the Advanced Study of International Development in Tokyo, Japan. His research focusses on various aspects of poverty and inequality measurement as well as on rural development issues.

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World Bank working papers and publications

1 .A measured approach to ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity : concepts, data, and the twin goals
2 .Updating poverty estimates at frequent intervals in the absence of consumption data : methods and illustration with reference to a middle-income country
3 .Welfare dynamics measurement : two definitions of a vulnerability line and their empirical application
4 .Measuring poverty dynamics with synthetic panels based on cross-sections
5 .Non-farm diversification, poverty, economic mobility and income inequality : a case study in village India
6 .Vietnam's evolving poverty map : patterns and implications for policy
7 .Intra-generational mobility and repeated cross-sections : a three-country validation exercise
8 .Small area estimation-based prediction methods to track poverty : validation and applications
9 .Main report
10 .Overview
11 .Using repeated cross-sections to explore movements in and out of poverty
12 .Is there a metropolitan bias ? the inverse relationship between poverty and city size in selected developing countries
13 .Revisiting between-group inequality measurement : an application to the dynamics of caste inequality in two Indian villages
14 .A new approach to producing geographic profiles of HIV prevalence : an application to Malawi
15 .Poverty decline, agricultural wages, and non-farm employment in rural India : 1983-2004
16 .Simulating the impact of geographic targeting on poverty alleviation in Morocco : what are the gains from disaggregation ?
17 .Brazil within Brazil : testing the poverty map methodology in Minas Gerais
18 .How good a map ? Putting small area estimation to the test
19 .Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2006 : Equidad y desarrollo
20 .Local inequality and project choice : theory and evidence from Ecuador
21 .World development report 2006 : equity and development
22 .World development report 2006 : equity and development
23 .World development report 2006 : equity and development
24 .World development report 2006 : equity and development
25 .Re-interpreting sub-group inequality decompositions
26 .Poverty alleviation through geographic targeting : how much does disaggregation help?
27 .The World Bank economic review 18 (3)
28 .Imputed welfare estimates in regression analysis
29 .On the unequal inequality of poor communities
30 .Poverty in India during the 1990s - a regional perspective
31 .Micro-level estimation of welfare
32 .Poverty, education, and health in Indonesia : who benefits from public spending?
33 .The World Bank economic review 14 (1)
34 .The World Bank economic review 13 (2)
35 .The World Bank research observer 14 (1)
36 .Household welfare measurement and the pricing of basic services
37 .Poverty and the economic transition : how do changes in economies of scale affect poverty rates for different households?
38 .Benefit incidence and the timing of program capture
39 .Combining census and survey data to study spatial dimensions of poverty
40 .Ecuador's rural nonfarm sector as a route out of poverty
41 .The evolution of poverty and inequality in Indian villages
42 .Poverty comparisons with non-compatible data: theory and illustrations
43 .Rural nonfarm employment : a survey
44 .Relatorio sobre o desenvolvimento mundial 1994 : infra-estrutura para o desenvolvimento
45 .World development report 1994 : infrastructure for development
46 .Poverty and household size
47 .Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 1994 : une infrastructure pour le developpement
48 .Weltentwicklungsbericht 1994 : infrastruktur und entwicklung
49 .World development report 1994 : infrastructure for development
50 .World development report 1994 : infrastructure for development
51 .Informe sobre el desarrolo mundial 1994 : infraestructura y desarrollo
52 .World development report 1994 : infrastructure for development
53 .The World Bank economic review 5(1)




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