Living Standards Measurement Study - Integrated Surveys on Agriculture
"Panel Surveys in Sub-Saharan Africa: Selected Issues and Challenges"
The Sarova Stanley Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
December 3-4, 2009
Thursday, December 3, 2009
|08:30 - 09:00|
Introductions and Workshop Overview
Presenter: Gero Carletto
|09:00 - 10:30|
Session 1 - Countries programs
Presenters: Country project directors
In this session, each project director will briefly introduce key features of their country panel survey program and report on activities to date, future plans and main constraints.
|10:30 - 11:00||Coffee break|
|11:00 - 12:30|
Session 2 - Why panel surveys? A researcher's perspective
Presenters: Murray Leibbrandt and Ingrid Woolard
The presentation will highlight some of the key features of a panel and its analytical advantages and applications. During the discussion, collaborators for the analysis of the LSMS-ISA data will be identified in each country.
|12:30 - 13:30||Lunch break|
|13:30 - 15:00|
Session 3- Tracking households and individuals
Presenter: Firman Witoelar
In this session, the presenter will discuss the rationale and implications for tracking household and individuals and offer practical suggestions on how to reduce attrition in panel surveys.
|15:00 - 15:30|
|15:30 - 17:00|
Session 4 – Methodological validations
Presenter: Kathleen Beegle and Alberto Zezza
In this session, the presenter will report on on-going research and methodological validation activities and, jointly with participants, identify key exercises which could be carried out in each country.
Friday, December 4, 2009
|08:30 - 10:00|
Session 5: Computer Assisted Personal Interviews
Presenter: Joachim De Weeerdt
The presentation will focus on some of the technical aspects in the design of a CAPI application and discuss the available options.
|10:30 - 12:00|
Session 6: Dissemination and data access
Presenter: Diane Steele
The objective of this session is to elaborate a common dissemination strategy across participating countries.
|12:00 - 13:00||Wrap up and next steps|