Data Collection in Fragile States

Innovations from Africa and Beyond

by Johannes Hoogeveen, Utz Pape

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Book Description

'This free book addresses an urgent issue on which little organized information exists. It reflects experience in Africa but is highly relevant to other fragile states as well.'
—Constantine Michalopoulos, John Hopkins University, USA and former Director of Economic Policy and Co-ordination at the World BankFragile countries face a triple data challenge. Up-to-date information is needed to deal with rapidly changing circumstances and to design adequate responses. Yet, fragile countries are among the most data deprived, while collecting new information in such circumstances is very challenging. This open access book presents innovations in data collection developed with decision makers in fragile countries in mind. Looking at innovations in Africa from mobile phone surveys monitoring the Ebola crisis, to tracking displaced people in Mali, this collection highlights the challenges in data collection researchers face and how they can be overcome.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY IGO). You can download Data Collection in Fragile States ebook for free in PDF format (5.3 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Economics and Finance
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Published
2020
Pages
261
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783030251192
ISBN10
3030251195
ISBN13 Digital
9783030251208
ISBN10 Digital
3030251209
PDF Size
5.3 MB
License
CC BY IGO

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