Course outline:• Introduction to the measurement of income and expenditure, • Measuring poverty and poverty lines, • Practical issues in measuring poverty, • Measuring Inequality, • Practical issues in measuring inequality, • Asset indices as alternative measures of well-being, • Practical issues in creating and using asset indices.
Prerequisites: Participants will be expected to have already acquired basic Stata skills, for example through completing the January SALDRU Stata course or an undergraduate course in econometrics in which Stata was used. Don't know Stata? Have a look at our Introduction to Stata course - http://www.datafirst.uct.ac.za/training.
Dates: 24 to 28 June 2019Course Instructors: Prof Martin Wittenberg, Director, DataFirst and Mashekwa Maboshe, Graduate Associate, SALDRUCost of the Course: R 9 600.00 but partial scholarships are available to bona fide students and academics.
PLEASE NOTE: Accommodation and transport costs are for your own account.
This is a joint DataFirst and SALDRU course.
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Disclaimer: DataFirst reserves the right to cancel if there is not enough interest in the workshop.