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Statistical Seminar On ‘Survey Design And Implementation’

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Statistical Seminar on ‘Survey Design and Implementation’

The Central Bank of Republic of Turkey (CBRT) is organising a Statistical Seminar on “Survey Design and Implementation” on 8 - 12 October 2018 in Istanbul.

This main focus of the Seminar is to improve the knowledge of the participants on designing and conducting surveys, particularly those carried out by the CBRT. By initiating a dialogue that will lead to a more effective use of survey statistics, improve quality, and encourage innovation, the Seminar will include the survey process (from the literature search to data processing into statistical information) and address various methodological and compilation issues.

The Seminar is expected to contribute to the knowledge of participants on how to produce relevant, objective and accurate statistics to keep users well informed and assist good policy and decision-making.

The Seminar will include discussion activities with a focus on the following topics:

  • Sampling frame and sampling design
  • Questionnaire design
  • Data collection and data editing
  • Weighting methods and seasonal adjustment
  • Constructing composite indices
  • Measuring uncertainty using survey data
  • Use of survey data for monetary policy decisions
  • Use of regional network – Economic Intelligence
  • Overview of the CBRT Surveys (Survey of Expectations, Bank Loans Tendency Survey, Financial Services Survey, Business Tendency Survey and Investment Survey)

The target audience of the Seminar is statistical practitioners who work in central banks, ministries of finance or national statistical offices —including statisticians, data analysts and researchers— who engage in the production and application of statistics. Participants are expected to make short presentations on survey methods used at their institutions.

Interested participants are encouraged to apply before 20 August 2018. The applications will only be made online by the following link available on the webpage: