Weighting methods & strategies

The course will enhance the knowledge of participants on the different weighting techniques highlighting their pros and cons through practical cases studies. It is directly linked to the course “Sampling Design: A Practical Approach” planned to take place in the spring of 2023 as both courses complement each other. Important Note: This course requires basic …

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STATA pour l’analyse du marché du travail (en Français)

6 November–8 December 2023

Online (ITC E-Campus)

L’objectif de ce cours est de doter les acteurs nationaux et internationaux des compétences nécessaires pour utiliser le logiciel statistique STATA afin d’analyser le marché du travail aux fins de l’élaboration de politiques fondées sur des données probantes, y compris les ODD et les indicateurs de travail décent.

Weighting methods & strategies

23 October–15 December 2023

Online (ITC E-Campus)

The main objective of the course is to “enhance understanding and capacities of ILO constituents and social partners to design household surveys and to process sample data in line with best methodological practices.

New ILO database updates work-related indicators to meet latest standards

The framework on work statistics has been widely publicized over the years, particularly to data producers and policymakers, as it was designed to improve labour market and gender analysis. But little has been said to data users interested in international comparisons. Until now. Here is the ILOSTAT solution to handling the impacts of revised definitions occurring on different schedules across the globe.

What to know when comparing data on women and men’s work

How many men and women were employed last week? How many hours did they work in their main jobs? And how many hours did they work in unpaid activities such as caring for children? These are seemingly straightforward questions but measuring paid and unpaid work through household surveys is anything but straightforward. This holds true especially for women in developing countries, who are more often engaged in informal activities such as microenterprises or small-scale farming — activities that can fall through the cracks of traditional surveys.

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Keeping labour data flowing during the COVID-19 pandemic

Losing the ability to collect data may not be one of the more obvious negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, nearly all countries in the world found it difficult to gather data precisely when demand was highest. A recent global survey by the ILO has highlighted just how great the impact was on the production of labour statistics and how countries responded to meet user needs for data.

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