Presentation on theme: "Countries and Citizens: Linking International Macro and Micro Data (LIMMD) online learning and teaching resource."— Presentation transcript:
Countries and Citizens: Linking International Macro and Micro Data (LIMMD) online learning and teaching resource
Rationale for Countries and Citizens project ESDS provides two types of data: –Aggregate (or macro) data - aggregated to a country or regional level. –Survey (or micro) data - data about individuals. Aims of project were to: –Raise awareness of International data Promote increased and more effective use of survey and aggregate data in comparative research –Understand linkages between the data Increase awareness of the methodological, statistical and technical issues associated with combining survey and aggregate data
Five units 1. The basics of macro and micro data. 2. Making cross-national comparisons using macro data. 3. Making cross-national comparisons using micro data. 4. An introduction to combining macro and micro data. 5. Multi-level modelling using macro and micro data.
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Videos Talking heads Siobhan Carey Head of Statistics at the UK Government Department for International Development author of Unit 3 Produced at a workshop with staff and students Valuable resource for self study and teaching
Activities Teaching datasets – subsets of freely available data
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