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Khaufelo Raymond Lekobane
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Research   Department

  Research Fellow

Email :   rlekobane@bidpa.bw

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Mr Khaufelo Raymond Lekobane is a Research Fellow with Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis. Mr Lekobane is an experienced researcher and survey specialist. He has a wealth of experience in survey research methodologies. Mr Lekobane holds a Master of Arts (Statistics), obtained from the University of Botswana in 2008. As a statistician, Mr Lekobane’s major responsibilities include (i) providing technical support for the research and policy analysis activities conducted within BIDPA and relating to the individual’s area of specialization, (ii) planning , organizing and taking major leadership responsibility in small to medium sized surveys and consultancy assignments, (iii) training interviewers during BIDPA surveys on interviewing techniques (iv) designing templates for data capturing, train data entry clerks and supervise the whole process of data processing, (v) Analyzing survey data for other researchers,  (vi) ensuring that the project work results in formal acceptance by the client and is undertaken within the agreed budget and terms of the contract, (iv) assisting with building capacity, guidance, training and mentoring of Research Assistants, Associate Researchers and seconded personnel. Mr Lekobane is also well vested in a number of statistical packages such as SPSS, STATA, E-VIEWS, Excel and others.

PUBLICATIONS

a)     BIDPA WORKING PAPERS 

  1. Lekobane K. R., and Seleka, T. B. (2011). “Do Public Transfers discourage farmer participation in Subsistence Crop Production? Empirical Evidence from Botswana. BIDPA Working paper No. 29.
     
  2. Seleka T. B., and Lekobane, K. R. (2014). Public Transfers and Subsistence Producer Disincentives in Botswana. BIDPA Working paper No. 37
     
  3. Lekobane K. R., and Seleka T. B. (2014). Determinants of Household Welfare and Poverty in Botswana, 2002/03 and 2009/10. BIDPA Working paper No. 38.
     
  4. Lekobane K. R., and Mooketsane, K. S. (2015). Examining evidence of feminization of poverty in Botswana. BIDPA Working paper No. 43.

 

b) BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Kebakile, P., Lekobane, K. R., Wallenoffer, S. And Gross, P. (2011). Extent and Nature of Child Poverty in Botswana. In Maundeni, T. And Nyepi, M. (Eds). Thari ya Bana: Reflections on children in Botswana. Gaborone, Botswana: UNICEF. 
     
  2. Lekobane, K. R., (2014). Methodological Chapter in Phirinyane eds. Elections and the Management of Diversity in Botswana.
     
  3. Mmopelwa D. and Lekobane K. R., (2014). Assessing Household Wealth Status: An Asset Based Approach.  In Statistics Botswana Report.

c) JOURNAL ARTICLES

  1. Sikalao-Lekobane, O. L., and Lekobane, K. R. (2014). Do Macroeconomic Variables Influence Domestic Stock Market Price Behaviour in Emerging Markets. A Johansen Cointegration Approach to the Botswana Stock Market. Journal of Economic and Behavioural Studies, 6(5), 363-372.

     
  2. Mmopelwa D. and Lekobane K. R., (2015). Household Wealth Status in Botswana: An Asset Based Approach.  Global Journal of Human Social Science (GJHSS), 15(6), 21 – 28.

     
  3. Lekobane K. R., and Mooketsane, K. S. (2015). Examining evidence of feminization of poverty in Botswana. Journal of Economics and Behavioral Studies 7(5), 55-64.
     
  4. Lekobane K. R., and Seleka T. B. (2016). Determinants of Household Welfare and Poverty in Botswana, 2002/03 and 2009/10. (Journal of Poverty)
     
  5. Lekobane K. R., and Mooketsane, K. S. (2016). Rural Poverty in Botswana: A Gendered Analysis. Journal of Social and Development Sciences 7(1), 48-58.
     
  6. Seleka T. B., and Lekobane, K. R. (2016). Public Transfers and Subsistence Producer Disincentives in Botswana. Review of Development Economics.

 

d)  PUBLISHED REPORTS

  1. Vision Council. (2011). National Vision 2016 Household Opinion Survey. Gaborone, Botswana: Lentswe La Lesedi (Pty) Ltd. Research Team member.
     
  2. The Botswana School Feeding Programme: A case study. Partnership for Child Development, African Union and NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency. Research Team member.
     
  3. World Bank and BIDPA (2013). Botswana Social Protection Assessment .Gaborone, Botswana.

 


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