Blog: Collecting survey data via mobile phone in Southern Sudan — In November 2010, mobile phones were delivered to 1000 households in the 10 state capitals of Southern Sudan. Each month starting last December, Sudanese interviewers from a call center in Nairobi have phoned respondents on those phones to collect information on their economic situation, security, outlook, and other topics.
The Employment and Welfare Impact of the Financial Crisis in Latvia — Simulations show that Latvia experienced a sharp rise in poverty, widening of the poverty gap, and a rise in income inequality as a result of the economic contraction in 2009. The PSIA estimates that there were 130,234 more poor people in Latvia than in 2008, taking the total number of poor people to 453,575.
PSIAs on Water Sector Reform in Yemen: A Political Economy Analysis — Yemen's water sector PSIA studies represent a good example of how distributional and political economy analyses can help link analysis with policy dialogue in order to design technically feasible and politically acceptable reforms.
PSIA Case Studies: Poverty, Social, and Distributional Impacts on Policies and Programs -- This searchable database of studies enables better tracking and knowledge-sharing of poverty, social, and distributional analysis. Search the PSIA Database
Assessing the use of Poverty and Social Impact Analysis in World Bank Development Policy Loans -- This report seeks to understand the extent to which poverty and social impact analysis has been carried out when appropriate to support World Bank Development Policy Lending (DPL). PDF (249kb)
Poverty and Social Impact Analysis (PSIA) - Reviewing the Link with In-Country Policy and Planning Processes: Synthesis Report -- This report presents the results of a World Bank internal review on the effectiveness of the PSIA approach on policy and planning processes in partner countries. PDF (1.63mb)