This report examines different forms of diaspora finance around the world. Diaspora finance involves remittances, understood as inter-personal financial transfers between migrants and their...
Since 1984; The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program has provided technical assistance to more than 300 surveys in over 90 countries; advancing global understanding of health and population trends in developing countries.
The DHS Program has earned a worldwide reputation for collecting and disseminating accurate; nationally representative data on fertility; family planning; maternal and child health; gender; HIV/AIDS; malaria; and nutrition.
The DHS Program is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Contributions from other donors; as well as funds from participating countries; also support surveys. The project is implemented by ICF.
The DHS Program is authorized to distribute; at no cost; unrestricted survey data files for legitimate academic research. Registration is required for access to data.
Innovative data refers to new forms of data generated from non-traditional sources, such as internet, Mobile Network Operators, social media platforms. They can offer...