[CALL – DL: 2014-02-21] DwB Call: trainig on EU-SILC data panel

Data without Boundaries, in cooperation with Eurostat, is organizing a course on the European Union Statistics on Living Conditions (EU-SILC) with a specific focus on the longitudinal component.  Host of the training course is GENES – Groupe des Écoles Nationales d’Économie et Statistique, in Paris.

The course is aimed at post graduate and senior researchers from throughout Europe who are seeking to conduct research on the basis of the EU-SILC. Besides highlighting the legal and administrative aspects of data access the course will demonstrate the possibilities of the EU-SILC in a hands-on computer session which will explore the potential for both international as well as longitudinal analysis. Basic understanding in multivariate statistical methods and Stata will be required.

The course will take place in Paris, France from the 19th to the 21st of February 2014 and will consist of the following parts:
Part I: Overview of European Data from Official Statistics
Part II: Introduction to SILC
Part III: Practical Training Session

Interested parties should send a short application letter (max. 500 words) explaining their motivation to participate in this course to 3rd-dwb-training@gesis.org. Deadline for applications is January 17th, 2014. Participants will have to cover their own expenses for travel and accommodation, attendance of the course is free.

For further information please see the DwB website or the call text.