Publication: Who Should be Interviewed in Surveys of Household Income?

Monica Fisher, Jeffrey Reimer and Edward Carr. World Development 38.7 This study tests the null hypothesis that it is sufficient to interview only the household head to obtain accurate information on household income. Results show that using a husband’s estimate of his wife’s income does not produce statistically reliable results for poverty analysis. Estimates of >> Read more

Resources: Powerpoints from Tool Pool on Identifying Gender Dimensions in your Research

Last week 3 IFPRI researchers presented on identifying gender dimensions in your research.  To see power points: Agnes Quisumbing's  presentation on 'identifying gender dimensions in your research: no cookie cutter approaches' Michelle Adato's presentation on 'using qualitative methods for gender analysis in program evaluations' Andrew Dillon's presentation on 'survey design choices: implications for measuring gender >> Read more

Research Methodology: Social Network Mapping & Gender Analysis

In Eva Schiffer's NetMap blog, Schiffer discusses integrating a gender dimension into her social network mapping analysis rice parboilers in Nigeria with interesting results. To see the post on gender & NetMap analysis