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Network Dynamism: History and Lessons of the Colorado Springs Study

Martina Morris

in Network Epidemiology: A Handbook for Survey Design and Data Collection

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269013
eISBN:
9780191601330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269017.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes the pioneering longitudinal partial network data collected by the Colorado Springs research team in 1990-95 to assess HIV and STD transmission potential in the region. The ... More


Perspectives on Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa: Theoretical and Methodological Issues

Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt, Fred Mawunyo Dzanku, and Aida Cuthbert Isinika

in Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa: Longitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198799283
eISBN:
9780191839641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799283.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter frames the book in terms of the recent debates on smallholder agriculture and the empirical context of sub-Saharan Africa and presents the aims of the book. Moreover, it outlines the ... More


The Changing Village in India: Insights from Longitudinal Research

Himanshu, Praveen Jha, and Gerry Rodgers (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461868
eISBN:
9780199086856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461868.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

India has a long-standing tradition of village studies. Within this tradition, observation of the same village or villages over long periods of time has a special place, because it highlights the ... More


The Study of Villages and the Understanding of Development: Building the Evidence

Himanshu, Peter Lanjouw, and Nicholas Stern

in How Lives Change: Palanpur, India, and Development Economics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198806509
eISBN:
9780191844102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806509.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter introduces the idea of the village study as a lens through which to examine and learn about economic development. The particular advantages of longitudinal village studies—tracking the ... More


Tracing Occupational Mobility/Immobility among Informal Transport Workers

Matteo Rizzo

in Taken For A Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198794240
eISBN:
9780191835766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794240.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Chapter 6 unpicks the long-term dynamics of occupational mobility or immobility of daladala workers. By drawing on the list of the 121 transport workers who were members of the association in 2002, ... More


Introduction

Himanshu, Praveen Jha, and Gerry Rodgers

in The Changing Village in India: Insights from Longitudinal Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461868
eISBN:
9780199086856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461868.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The introduction to this book explains the background and history of longitudinal village studies, and considers what we can learn from them. It summarizes the approaches taken in some important past ... More


Strengths and Weaknesses of Long-term Village Studies: Reflections on Methods and Research Design from Studies in Bangladesh

Shapan Adnan

in The Changing Village in India: Insights from Longitudinal Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461868
eISBN:
9780199086856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461868.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Long-term village studies (LTVS) include (i) longitudinal studies involving repeat observations; (ii) retrospective one-shot studies including reconstruction of the past. Their strengths and ... More


How Lives Change: Six Decades in a North Indian Village*

Himanshu and Nicholas Stern

in The Changing Village in India: Insights from Longitudinal Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461868
eISBN:
9780199086856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461868.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a broad overview of changes in the last six decades since Independence in a small north Indian village of Palanpur in Uttar Pradesh. The chapter is based on preliminary analysis ... More


Four Decades of Village Studies and Surveys in Bihar*

Gerry Rodgers, Sunil K. Mishra, and Alakh N. Sharma

in The Changing Village in India: Insights from Longitudinal Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461868
eISBN:
9780199086856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461868.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a picture of change in agrarian relations, employment patterns, and living standards on the basis of longitudinal data from village and household surveys in Bihar since the ... More


Assessing Change: Land, Labour, and Employment in an Eastern Uttar Pradesh Village, 1994–2012

Ravi Srivastava

in The Changing Village in India: Insights from Longitudinal Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461868
eISBN:
9780199086856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461868.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter traces changes in land and labour relations in a village in eastern Uttar Pradesh over a period of about two decades. It analyses the substantial changes that have occurred in ... More


Qualitative Methods in Impact Evaluations of Cash Transfer Programmes in the Transfer Project in Sub-Saharan Africa

Pamela Pozarny and Clare Barrington

in From Evidence to Action: The Story of Cash Transfers and Impact Evaluation in Sub Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198769446
eISBN:
9780191822445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769446.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Microeconomics

As part of mixed-methods impact evaluations (IE) of cash transfer programmes in sub-Saharan Africa, qualitative methods are used to strengthen understanding of contextual factors that mediate impact ... More


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