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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 4 Ranking Wealth ranking in Sudan
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 4 Ranking Wealth ranking in Sudan This example comes from an RRA conducted in a village in Sudan. This technique uses the perceptions of informants to rank households within a village There were no lists of households available for or quarter of a village according to overall Faki Hashim. The team of investigators had hoped to use the sugar ration lists held by wealth. Researchers very often feel reticent shopkeepers. These contain all the households before embarking upon wealth ranking. in the immediate neighbourhood, and had the Wealth is a sensitive topic. But this game ensures that any discussion of absolute wealth apparent advantage that people would have an does not take place with reference to specific incentive to be on the list, unlike tax or census households. Classes or groups of households lists. But on the day that the team came to may be characterised as having certain collect the lists and elicit the help of a shopkeeper, the shop happened to be closed. features; wealth as a whole may be discussed; but when it comes to individual households Instead a key informant, the supervisor of the these are only compared with each ...