Measuring Economic Welfare

This course will introduce students, researchers, and officials in state agencies to the key concepts in measuring income, expenditure, poverty and inequality. There will also be a strong practical component where participants will use survey data to undertake welfare measurement and analysis.

Course Content:
- Introduction to the measurement of income and expenditure,
- Measuring poverty and poverty lines,
- Practical issues in measuring poverty,
- Measuring Inequality,
- Practical issues in measuring inequality,
- Asset indices as alternative measures of well-being,
- Practical issues in creating and using asset indices.

This course will run for 11 weeks online, with one 1.5 hour lecture and one 1.5 hour Stata practical per week.


Wed, 04 Aug 2021 - 09:05 to Tue, 05 Oct 2021 - 17:05
Contact Information: