Data Analytics for Policy Research

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#WebPolicyLearning | A 6-Week Immersive Online Hands-On Certificate Training Course on Data Analytics for Policy Research

#IMPRI Generation Alpha Data Center (GenAlphaDC), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi invites you to #WebPolicyLearning –

A 6-Week Immersive Online Hands-On Certificate Training Course on

Data Analytics for Policy Research

Dates: October 15 – November 19, 2022 (Six Consecutive Saturdays)
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom

Course Fee: ₹ 6999 (inclusive of GST)

Discounted Fee:
For Professionals: INR 5499 | For Students: INR 3999

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About the Course: Data Analytics for Policy Research

For Whom: Data and Policy enthusiasts – including students, professionals, researchers, and any individual looking for a comprehensive foundation to data-based policy research

Course Structure:

The course will be spread across six weekend live sessions of 2.5 hours. Along with this, datasets for hands-on practice will be provided for data analysis and learning. Participants will be required to make a submission for evaluation at the end of the course, to obtain the certificate, specific details of which will be shared during the course.

This course comprises hands-on data learning sessions and various expert sessions on data discourses.

Hands-on Data Learning Sessions:

  • Review of Mathematical Statistics and Techniques

    • Random Variable
    • Sample, Population, Parameters, Random Sampling and Test Statistics
    • Data Generating Process – Time, Cross Section and Panel
    • Probability distributions (Normal, Chi-square, t and F)
    • F, t, and Chi-Square Test Statistics
    • Inference – Interval Estimation and Hypothesis Testing
    • Parameter Estimation (Methods of Moments, Maximum Likelihood Estimation and Ordinary Least Square)
    • Dependent vis-à-vis Independent Variables
    • Properties of Estimator

  • Econometrics

    • Methodology of Econometrics
    • Classical Linear Regression Model (CLRM) and Multiple Linear Regression Model (MLRM) – Estimation and Inference
    • Different Functional Forms
    • Matrix algebra of multivariate regression
    • Time Series Analysis (Stationarity, Cointegration, Error Correction Model, Forecasting)
    • Concept, and use of Moment Condition
    • Test for exogeniety
    • Deviation from classical linear assumptions
    • Qualitative and dummy variables

  • Regression Diagnostics

    • Multicollinearity
    • Heteroscedasticity
    • Autocorrelations
    • Model Specification Errors

  • Regression Analysis with Qualitative variables – Categorical Dependent Variable Regression (including Logit and Probit Model)
  • Data Reduction – Factor Analysis and Principal Component Analysis

These hands-on sessions and exercises will be provided in Microsoft Excel, which can also be used in any statistical software. Please note: access to Excel is mandatory for the course.

Data Discourses: Expert Sessions

  • Introduction to Statistical Programming Software – EVIEWS and Stata
  • Sampling and Surveys
  • Research Ethics in Primary Data Collection and Analysis
  • The Statistical System in India and an Introduction to Various Official and Other Databases
  • India’s Macroeconomic Data
  • Data and Policy Research in Practice – Reporting and Analysis Writing
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis in Feminist Research
  • Quantitative Data Analysis in International Trade
  • Financial Data
  • Quantitative Socio-Economic and Regional Data Analysis
  • Spatial Data Analysis – Introduction to GIS and Visualisation

Reading resources will be shared with the participants.

Convenors and Expert Trainers:

Vibhuti Patel

Prof Vibhuti Patel
Visiting Professor, IMPRI;
Former Professor, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai

Dr Soumyadip Chattopadhyay
Associate Professor, Economics,
Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan;
Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI

Prof Nalin Bharti
Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences,
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Patna;
Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI

Prof Gummadi Sridevi
Professor, School of Economics, University of Hyderabad;
Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI

Prof Utpal K. De
Professor, Department of Economics,
North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong;
Visiting Professor, IMPRI

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Prof Nilanjan Banik
Professor and Program Director (BA, Economics and Finance),
Mahindra University, Hyderabad

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Dr Amar Jesani
Independent Researcher and Teacher (Bioethics and Public Health);
Editor, Indian Journal of Medical Ethics

Dr Ismail Haque
Fellow, ICRIER and Visiting Fellow, IMPRI

Dr Arjun Kumar pic IMPRI

Dr Arjun Kumar
Director, IMPRI

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Participant List & Details
Data Analytics for Policy Research
A 6-Week Immersive Online Hands-On Certificate Training Course
October – November, 2022 | IMPRI #WebPolicyLearning
Aakriti ParasharN/AN/ADelhi
Aayush AnandPGEXP StudentIIM RanchiPatna
Abid Ali AnsariResearch ScholarBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasi
Aditi ChatterjeeLead – Evidence and MELSattva ConsultingNew Delhi
Aditya MenonDeputy Manager (Policy and Strategy Implimentation)Vedanta ResourcesNew Delhi
Akriti AroraStudentLady Shri Ram College for womenSOUTH DELHI
Akshita GoyalConsultantDeloitteNew Delhi
Alka PagareProject HeadKotak Education FoundationMumbai
Ambika JainAssistant ProfessorKC College, MumbaiMumbai
Ana S. ThomasStudentJSIA, O.P. Jindal Global UniversityNew Delhi
Ananya MahapatraConsultant (Specialist) PsychiatryDr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital & Medical CollegeNEW DELHI
Anjali RavindranJunior Policy AnalystPROIndiaChennai
Anjana C CStudentUniversity of HyderabadThrissur
Anjani Sneha VajralaStudentNew York UniversityNew York
Annu SharmaStudentSantosh deemed to be UniversityNew Delhi
ANTRA SINGHICSSR Post Doctoral FellowDelhi Technological UniversityNew Delhi
Archana SharmaStudentIGNOUNew Delhi
Archie GuptaStudentAligarh Muslim UniversityAligarh ,Uttar Pradesh
Arun Kumar Rayavellore SuryakumarDoctoral ResearcherWASH R&D Centre, University of KwaZulu-NatalDurban
Arya JayanStudentIIT BombayBombay
Ashwati MenonSenior ManagerWestBridge CapitalBangalore
Baksheesh SacharStudentIIT BombayMumbai
Doyita BasuStudentNational Law School of India UniversityBengaluru
Dr Neethu SureshReaderPMS College of Dental Science and ResearchTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM
Dr. Sivasankari SomasundaramProfessorCollege of Nursing, IMS, BHU, VaranasiVaranasi
Drishti MathurStudentJamia Millia IslamiaNew Delhi
Garima AgrawalSenior AssociateHaqdarshakPune
Ginish Cheruparambil BabyStudentTakshashila InstitutionDunedoo
Hanna StanleyStudentCentre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, KeralaTown
Harneet KaurAssistant ProfessorSgtb khalsa collegeNEW Delhi
Harshita SharmaStudentJawaharlal Nehru University,DelhiDelhi
Hasti RavalCreative HeadPaperclipsSurat
K.Nupur TemaniStudentKCLASCoimbatore
KISHAN .StudentJawaharlal Nehru UniversityJNU, New Delhi
Madhumithaa RStudentAnnamalai UniversityChennai
Monika JainAssistant ProfessorBIMTECHNoida
Mousam Kumar PradhanResearch ScholarUniversitySambalpur
Navendu MishraSenior Lead – Research and StrategyTreemouseGurugram
Nikhil Kumar KarriStudentNAMulugu
NIKHIL SREENIVASStudentSelfThiruvananthapuram
nisha shuklaPhD studentuniversity of delhidelhi
Pallavi AggarwalStudentIIT BombayMumbai
Parul NagarStudentLady Shri Ram College for WomenDelhi
Parul SharmaFounderCity ScannerNew Delhi
Perminder Jit KaurSenior Policy FellowIISc, BangaloreNew Delhi
Pooja KumarStudentLady Shri Ram College for Women, University of DelhiNew Delhi
Pooja SarinPhD ScholarIIT DelhiDelhi
POORNIMA Astudentprep for civil servicssalem
Prachee MajumderBusiness Process AnalystRMSI Private Limited, IndiaDelhi
Prathamesh MResearch ExecutiveCentre for Development & Environment Policy, IIM CalcuttaJoka, Kolkata
Pravin GavhaneAssistant managerFortress Infracon LtdMumbai
Preethi SundararajanstudentAPUChennai
Priyanka SahaConsultantROSHNI CWCSANew Delhi
Purnoor KaurJunior ResidentKGMULucknow
Radhakrishnan SivaramakrishnanSocial and Public Health ResearcherIndependentMumbai
Ragini PantSenior Manager-ResearchChild Rights and YouNew Delhi
Rashmi SharmaStudentGuru Gobind Singh Indraprastha UniversityNew Delhi
Rasika MadgeAsst. ProfessorPratibha College of Commerce and Computer StudiesChinchwad. Pune
Rinu P KResearch AssociateJohn Snow India Pvt. Ltd.New Delhi
Samyukth SJunior Policy AnalystPrivateChennai
Sanmoy ChakravortyNANAHowrah
Saranga GogoiStudentCentral University Of GujaratGandhinagar,Gujarat
Saranya .PhD candidateJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew Delhi
Shalini ChauhanResearch AnalystCSEPDelhi
Shounak BaidyaResearch ScholarSouth Asian UniversityNew Delhi
Shravani ReddyAssociate consultantAthena InfonomicsAssociate Consultant
Shruti KaripineniSocial Impact and Public Policy (Unemployed currently)NilHyderabad
Shubhangani ChaudharystudentJNUDelhi
SMRITI PANJWANIPhD ScholarJagran Lakecity UniversityBhopal
Sonal DsouzaProgram ManagerReliance FoundationMumbai
Sunil ChoudharySenior principal consultantBlueoceantechBhopal
Surya Teja BandelaStudentUniversity of California RiversideRiverside, California
Suzen PawarStudentIIT BombayMumbai
Swati RaoConsultantJustjobs NetworkNew Delhi
Syed MehatabJunior resident MD PSMRNT medical college udaipurUdaipur
Tara KortiResearch and Evidence AnimatorChange AllianceWellington
Tarandeep KaurYoung professionalGovernmentDelhi
Vaishali SharmaManagerIIM – KashipurBangalore
Vandana RaghunathProfessorNarayana Dental CollegeNellore
VIDYASAGAR TRIGUNConsultant-PRADChild Rights and You (CRY)New Delhi
viral nigamExecutive- Projects and BDVision EIS Consulting Pvt. Ltd.Ahmedabad
Vishakha AnbhorePublic health ProfessionalBellsprout Technologies Pvt LtdIndore
Yogesh MalhotraPhD scholarJNUDelhi


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