Session 7 - The need for greater investment in statistics development

Session 7 - The need for greater investment in statistics development

 
Date: 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Abstract

Improvements in data availability and quality require significant investment of resources in order to launch new data collection exercises and expand existing ones, acquire and/or upgrade information technology and other tools that are essential to the efficient functioning of a modern statistical system, recruit and keep competent staff, as well as develop their technical, management and leadership capabilities. In addition, there is need to use existing resources more efficiently.

Presentations

1. How much does it costs to produce the data required for the SDGs?
- Morten Jerven Simon Fraser University

2. Need for Greater Investment in Statistics Development
Rana Hasan, Assistant Chief Economist, Development Indicators and Policy Research Division, Economics and Research Department, Asian Development Bank

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