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Xiao Ye

Economist

Xiao Ye is an economist in the Africa Region Chief Economist's Office. In addition to providing statistical support to the Chief Economist's Office, she works on a variety of additional projects, including Africa-Asia trade and investment (with AFTPS), poverty assessment for Sierra Leone (with AFTPM & AFTP4), and poverty profiling for the Namibia Country Report (with AFTP1 & PRMPR). She also task manages a regional household survey program that addresses issues in improving consistency, transparency and access for secondary data users and statistical capacity building for National Statistical Offices (with AFTKL).

Contact:
xye@worldbank.org

Selected Publications

Performance-Based Aid in Africa : The Country Policy and Institutional Assessment. The World Bank, Washington , DC , 2004. (co-author)

Standardized Survey Bulletin , Ghana , Zambia , Gambia , Malawi , Kenya , and Ethiopia . The World Bank, Washington , DC 2003. (co-author)

Efficiency of public expenditure distribution and beyond, a public tracking survey report. The World Bank, Washington , DC 2002.

Public Health and Education Spending in Ghana,1992-1998, issues of equity and efficiency. Policy Research Working Paper, The World Bank, Washington , DC 2001. (co-author)

Can local level institutions reduce poverty? Rural Decentralization in Burkina. Policy Research Working Paper, The World Bank, Washington , DC 2001. (co-author)

A profile of living standards in Turkmenistan . The World Bank, Washington , DC 2001.

Regional 1998 Poverty Report: Gender, Growth, and Poverty Reduction. The World Bank, Washington, DC, 1998. (core team member)

On-Going Research

Ye, X. (2005)The Discrepancies in GDP Growth Estimates for Sub-Saharan Africa.

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