Impact Evaluation and Stata Course for Latin America and the Caribbean

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Overview

The Impact Evaluation and Stata Course for Latin America and the Caribbean aims to generate knowledge tools for professionals and researchers from Latin America and the Caribbean so that they could develop the basic skills to carry out impact evaluation of public policies and programs, with the help of the Stata statistical software.

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Objectives

1. Participants are able to discern what is the evaluation method most appropriate to analyze a public problem impact, implement the method , and interpret their results.

2.Participants know the identification assumptions used in the impact evaluation and thus to consider the validity thereof.

Description

This course will be intensive and will take place in classroom sessions during which instructors will present a theoretical and practical approach. Participants will review concepts and develop criteria for the application of techniques and instruments of impact evaluation.

Who is it for?

Practitioners and researchers from Latin America and the Caribbean who work in the public or private sector in the design , implementation and / or evaluation of public policies. Applicants must demonstrate their connection with the impact evaluation , statistical and econometric knowledge, and, if known, Stata, although the latter is not required.

Application Process

Those interested in participating in the course must complete the registration form.

The deadline for submitting the form is Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 23:59 hrs(Mexico City time).  

Send scanned the following documents:
- Document certifying the most recent studies, which can be bachelors, masters or doctorate.
- Document which is found that in advance has studied subjects related to statistical issues, introductory econometrics, and / or Stata (Stata know is not mandatory). These documents can be certified KARDEX sheet materials, or, etc.
-The document should highlight these issues. Letter of preamble to participate in this course, aimed at the general coordinator of the CLEAR Latin America Center, Dr. Claudia Maldonado Trujillo.

Important: These documents should be sent to email: cursoimpactoystata2016@gmail.com before Sunday 29 May 2016 at 23:59 hrs. (Mexico City time).

Important: The subject of the email should read: Course Impact and Stata, followed by a hyphen and the first and last name of the applicant. Example: (Course Impact and Stata- JohnDoe).

The selection will be in charge of the selection of the CLEAR Latin America Center, the results will be published on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 12:00 hrs (Mexico City time). The results are final. Once the results are published, the CLEAR team will contact selected to formalize participation in the course. Applications that are made in a timely manner will be accepted, only if one does not meet any of these requirements will not be taken into account.

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Event Information
Central Time Zone (CTZ)
Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Carretera México-Toluca 3655, Álvaro Obregón, Lomas de Sta Fé, 01210 Ciudad de México, D.F., Mexico