Call for Applications: Online Applied Course "Poverty and Welfare Analysis"

Date: 01 June 2020
Other languages: Русский язык |
June 15-30, 2020

The University of Central Asia's (UCA) Institute of Public Policy and Administration, is pleased to invite you to an online course on “Poverty and Welfare Analysis”, which will be delivered by the World Bank Poverty and Equity Programme in the Kyrgyz Republic from June 15-30, 2020. The deadline to apply is June 1st, 2020.

Summary
The “Poverty and Welfare Analysis” course is an applied training, which will be conducted using SPSS Statistics software. The course will include theoretical and practical sessions on poverty measurement, sources of microdata, the structure of the households’ survey data in the Kyrgyz Republic, tools and methods to conduct poverty and welfare analysis using microdata, and its policy implication.

The course will include discussions on the World Bank's most recent analytical methods and presentations on analytical reports for the Kyrgyz Republic and Central Asia. All practical exercises and tasks will be given in SPSS. After successful completion of the course, participants will receive certificates. It will be delivered by Ms. Saida Ismailakhunova, Senior Economist, and Ms. Larisa Praslova, Senior Statistician Consultant at the World Bank Poverty and Equity Programme in the Kyrgyz Republic. Additional sessions will be conducted by guest experts lecturers.

Costs and Tuition Fees
The course is free of charge for course participants.

Language 
The course will be conducted in Russian; however, English translation may be provided based on request.

Course Schedule
Participants are expected to attend all sessions and submit exercises. The course will be conducted daily for 3 hours per day from 17:00-20:00. The time of the sessions is subject to change based on the availability of selected participants.

Software Requirements
Participants are required to install SPSS prior to the start of the course.

Registration
To apply email the following information to Ms. Zhypara Azhykanova by June 1st 2020: zazhykanova@worldbank.org
  1. Full name
  2. Position, organization
  3. Short description on why you have applied to the course, and experience working in SPSS (about 100-150 words) 
  4. Contact details (phone number and email)

After review of applications, all successful candidates will receive a personal confirmation of their application, and links to the sessions.


For questions, please email: ippa@ucentralasia.org.
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