Talip Kilic, a Senior Economist, is part of the Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) Program in the Survey Unit of the Development Data Group. He is an expert in household survey design, implementation and analysis; has been leading the LSMS-Integrated Surveys on Agriculture (LSMS-ISA) program activities in Malawi and Uganda; and oversees the implementation of the World Bank Methodological Research Agenda on Household Surveys. His recent research focuses on poverty, agriculture, and gender in low- and middle-income countries; and methodological field experiments on household survey data collection, with the overall aim of validating scalable, objective approaches to measuring key development outcomes in household and farm surveys. He has a PhD in Economics from American University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and International Relations from Knox College.
- New cross-country research reveals (persisting) gender differences in off-farm employment outcomes in Africa
- Can satellites deliver accurate measures of crop yields in smallholder farming systems?
- Malawi’s Fourth Integrated Household Survey 2016-2017 & Integrated Household Panel Survey 2016: Data and documentation now available
- A new twist on the inverse scale-productivity relationship in African agriculture
- What can you do with a high-resolution population map?
- A first look at Facebook’s high-resolution population maps
- Killing the Zombie Statistic: Women Contribute 60-80 Percent of Labor in African Agriculture
- 9 pages or 66 pages? Questionnaire design’s impact on proxy-based poverty measurement