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Living Standards Measurement Study

Measuring Income, Wealth and Well-being in Africa

On November 10th, 2022, the World Bank Center for Development Data (C4D2), IARIW, and Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics will be hosting a training session on the measurement of income and wealth in household surveys in Arusha, Tanzania.

 

This session aims at to train graduate students, junior national statistics office (NSO) staff and other survey practitioners, as well as early career researchers in survey methods, in the fundamentals of collecting and analyzing information on household income and wealth via household surveys.

 

The training precedes the special conference on “Measuring Income, Wealth and Well-being in Africa” that will be hosted on November 11-13, 2022 by the IARIW, in partnership with the Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics (TNBS).

The objective of this event will be to advance our understanding of issues related to measuring national accounts, prices, productivity, income and wealth distribution, poverty, and economic well-being in the countries of Africa through an examination of past experiences related to the measurement of trends in these variables and the identification of future measurement challenges.

 

Additional information about the pre-conference training can be found here.

Register for the pre-conference training here.

Register for the conference  here.