Regional Course on SDGs Indicators: Measuring decent work using microdata from labour force surveys

[30 September - 4 October 2019 | Chiba, Japan]

Objectives

This regional course aims to better equip national and international stakeholders in the new SDGs statistical monitoring system. It is designed to enhance institutional capacity to identify, collect, analyse and disseminate labour market information and other indicators related to decent work. It emphasises the importance of processing Labour Force Surveys (LFS) microdata to produce and disseminate SDGs indicators.
Concept Note

Materials

Decent work in the 2030 Development Agenda; SDGs decent work indicators

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Defining and measuring key labour market indicators (employment, unemployment, NEET, time-related underemployment…)

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Defining and measuring key labour market indicators: unemployment (SDG 8.5.2) and youth NEET (SDG 8.6.1)

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STATA basics Getting started and Managing data

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Group work - Deriving key labour market variables with STATA

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Classification of ICSE, ISCO and ISIC including Women in managerial positions (SDG 5.5.2)

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Group work – Deriving classifications with STATA

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SDGs Goal 8: Informal employment (SDG 8.3.1) Concepts and measurement of onformality

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Group work – Deriving informality with STATA 1

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Group work – Deriving informality with STATA 2

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Review of existing and available Labour Market Microdata (LFS, HIES, other Household Surveys)

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Measuring the Informal Economy (Sharing ADB's experience)

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