April 29 - May 3, 2013
March 29, 2013
This technical seminar is designed primarily for economists, statisticians, researchers, analysts, and managers responsible for designing, conducting, and analyzing statistical surveys in national statistical programs. Participants should have an elementary knowledge of statistical methods and some experience in producing labor or social data.
To strengthen participants capability to conduct statistical surveys by:
The Survey Methods seminar will focus on the statistical and behavioral science issues relevant to improving survey methods and the quality of statistical output. It will present important statistical concepts and techniques in sample design, execution, and estimation, as well as models of behavior describing errors in responding to survey questions.
Participants are encouraged to bring examples of surveys, including methodology, questionnaires, and publications of results from their own countries to use in discussions and workshops.
The seminar includes discussions on the following topics:
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