Data analysis and interpretation are
critical aspect of evidence-based policy decision making. For data to be
useful, it must be correctly processed, analysed and interpreted to aid
evidence-based decision making.
This workshop is designed to equip and
build capacity of planning and research officers to apply various
techniques for data analysis and interpretation.
At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
Discuss the importance of data analysis and interpretation for policy making;
Describe the processes involved in preparing data for analysis;
Identify method of data analysis and interpretation;
Apply relevant methods in data analysis; and
Interpret the analysed data and its implications for policy making.
Framework for data analysis and interpretation
Data editing/coding, Capture/entry and cleaning
Data analysis for planning
Testing data reliability and validity
Data Organisation and Mining
Statistical estimation of data: Techniques of data analysis and interpretation
Evidence based decision Making
Tabulation plan and reporting
ICT Application for data analysis using E-VIEWS, Stat, MS-Excel and SPSS, SPSS, E-View, Grelt Software, Python
Lecture, exercises and hands-on. Audio-visual aids will be used to enhance learning.
Researchers, Econometricians, Academics
and analyst in all fields of economic applications, including business
management, financial markets, socioeconomics and health, development
economics, public finance and tax policy, as well as international trade
and finance from public and private sectors.
Mode Of Assessment For Certification: 100 percent attendance/active participation.
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