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Measuring trade integration in Africa

In the Malabo Declaration of June 2014, African countries committed to tripling the level of intra-African agricultural trade and services by 2025, fast-tracking the establishment of a Continental Free Trade Area, and adopting a continentwide common…

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Data Africa

Data Africa  (https://dataafrica.io) is an open data visualization platform designed to provide information on key themes for research and development, such as agriculture, climate, poverty and child health across 13 countries in Africa South of the…

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Measuring time use in development settings

This paper discusses the challenges associated with collecting time-use data in developing countries. The paper suggests potential solutions, concentrating on the two most common time-use methods used in development settings: stylized questions and…

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Health insurance, a friend in need? Evidence from financial and health diaries in Kenya

Health insurance can protect consumption from health shocks, but it can also crowd out informal transfers. This paper examines whether health insurance improves consumption smoothing in the face of health shocks, and to what extent results depend on…

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