Kathleen Beegle is a Lead Economist with the World Bank Gender Group, joining in 2018. She was previously a Human Development Program Leader for Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, based in Accra, Ghana.
Her research experience includes the study of poverty, labor, economic shocks, and methodological studies on household survey data collection in developing countries. She has expertise in the design and implementation of household surveys and their use for poverty and policy analysis. She recently co-lead the World Bank reports Realizing the Full Potential of Safety Nets in Africa and Poverty in A Rising Africa.
Beegle was Deputy Director of the World Bank’s World Development Report 2013 on Jobs. She joined the Development Research Group of the World Bank in 2001, where she was a member of the Living Standards Measurement Study team. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from Michigan State University and competed a post-doctoral fellowship at RAND.
- Weekly links April 12: informal firms, politics, PACDEV, and more on field work
- Plus instruites, moins bien payées : comprendre les écarts de salaires entre les sexes à Maurice
- More educated, less paid: what’s behind the gender gap in Mauritius?
- The work of measuring work
- Mejora de la trayectoria de las niñas y las mujeres de la escuela a las carreras científicas o CTIM
- Faciliter l’accès des femmes et des filles aux carrières scientifiques
- Improving the pathway from school to STEM careers for girls and women
- تحسين المسار من المدرسة إلى وظائف العلوم والتكنولوجيا والهندسة والرياضيات للبنات والنساء
- Women and migration: Exploring the data
- Women and Migration: Exploring the Data
- Social safety nets in Africa: Everywhere and growing, but going where?
- Happy Father’s Day: Fathers and children’s self-esteem
- Mesurer l’agriculture familiale, un exercice délicat
- Measuring family farming is tricky business
- L’Afrique est en plein essor ! Mais le sort des Africains s’est-il amélioré ?
- Africa is rising! But are people better off?
- Using Knowledge to Fight Poverty in Africa
- La recherche au service de la lutte contre la pauvreté en Afrique
- Poverty, Shared Prosperity, and Trade-Offs
- Putting poverty on the map
- More to do on measuring hunger
- What AIDS Leaves Behind: A Heavy Burden on African Women
- Moving away from home... and away from poverty?