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When & Where
Date: 
Tue, March 29, 2016 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 
D-Lab: Convening Room (356 Barrows Hall)
Description
Type: 

This workshop will introduce researchers to data sources (aggregate data, survey data, and open data) from International Government Organizations, and will also explore how this data is being repurposed and/or reformatted by commercial organizations and non-profits.  The emphasis will be economic and development data, but will also touch on environmental, political, social, and humanitarian data sources. Data sources to be discussed will include:

  • International Government Organizations 
  • Nongovernmental Organizations 
  • Development Aid Project Data 
  • World Bank 
  • OECD 
  • International Economic Organizations 
  • International Financial Institutions 
  • Impact Evaluations 
  • Open Data 
  • Aid Transparency 
  • Humanitarian Data Living Standards
Details
Training Host: 
D-lab Facilitator: 
Colleen Kredell
Format Detail: 
Follow along, lecture
Participant Technology Requirement: 
No prior knowledge or prerequisites necessary. Interest in or experience with aggregate and survey data from international government organizations would be helpful.