Date(s) - 28/02/2024
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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IASS Webinar 37: New Developments in Small Area Estimation: A Practitioner’s Perspective?
Speaker: David Newhouse, World Bank
28 February at 2pm – 3:30pm (CET)
All are invited to the webinar, organised by the International Association of Survey Statisticians.
Please register for the IASS Webinar at: https://bit.ly/iass-webinar-37
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. There will be time for questions. The webinar will be recorded and made available on the IASS and ISI web site. See below for the abstract and biography of the speakers.
This talk will cover recent developments in the literature on small area estimation in developing countries from a practitioner’s perspective. It will consider the merits of non-traditional sources of auxiliary data, particularly geospatial data. It will also consider different statistical methods for estimation, software packages to carry out estimation, and propose a research agenda to fill knowledge gaps.
David Newhouse is a Senior Economist in the World Bank’s Development Economics Data Group, and a fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics. His work has focused on economic measurement, including integrating survey data with non-traditional data, and analysis related to poverty and jobs in developing countries. He holds a PhD in Economics from Cornell University and has published many articles in respected journals on statistics, labour, poverty, health, and education in developing countries.