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CASI Data Seminar Series 2023

Moderated by Rukmini S.
Independent Data Journalist; CASI Fall 2022 Visiting Fellow

Wednesday, December 13, 2023 - 09:00
All Events Meet Virtually via Zoom

The CASI Data Seminar Series 2023 is practitioner-focused, aimed at researchers, students, academics, journalists, those in government, and private firms who use data in their work, and would like to be exposed to an exciting dataset with which to work. Pre- and post-session handouts will consolidate knowledge for all attendees. Every month, a leading practitioner will present on a relatively new or under-used dataset that he/she has deep working knowledge of, followed by audience Q&A.

Fall 2023 Data Seminar Videos:

September 27, 2023:
"Numbers for Nourishment: Diet, Consumption, and Access Insights"
Purnima Menon (Senior Director, Food and Nutrition Policy, IFPRI / CGIAR)

View Presentation Slides (Purnima Menon)

October 25, 2023:
"Inter-group Inequality in India: Insights from Surveys and the World Inequality Database"
Nitin Kumar Bharti (Postdoctoral Fellow in Economics, NYU-Abu Dhabi)

View Presentation Slides (Nitin Kumar Bharti)

November 8, 2023:
"Learning in India: What Input and Outcome Data Can Tell Us"
Abhijeet Singh (Associate Professor, Economics Department, Stockholm School of Economics)

View Presentation Slides (Abhijeet Singh)

December 13, 2023:
"Connecting Boundaries: Merging Administrative & Geographic Data Using SHRUG"
Paul Novosad (Associate Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College)

View Presentation Slides (Paul Novosad)

Summer 2023 Data Seminar Videos:

May 24, 2023:
"Demographic Transitions: Fertility and Mortality"
Aashish Gupta (Demographer and Sociologist, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, University of Oxford)

View Presentation Slides (Aashish Gupta)

June 14, 2023:
"Women In (and Out of) the Workforce"
Vidya Mahambare (Professor and Director, Research, Great Lakes Institute of Management) & Sowmya Dhanaraj (Senior Research Fellow, Good Business Lab and Assistant Professor, Madras School of Economics)

View Presentation Slides (Vidya Mahambare & Sowmya Dhanaraj)

July 12, 2023:
"Health Data: Indicators and Access"
William Joe (Assistant Professor, Population Research Center, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, and Bernard Lown Scholar, Harvard-Chan School of Public Health)

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August 23, 2023:
"Sub-National Administrative Data: The New Frontier"
Neelanjan Sircar (Senior Fellow, CPR and Assistant Professor, Ashoka University)

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Spring 2023 Data Seminar Videos:

January 18, 2023:
"The PMGSY and the Potential of Open Data from Rural India"
Harsh Nisar (Lead Data Scientist, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India)

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February 15, 2023:

"Migration Streams: Innovating with Data"
Chinmay Tumbe (Associate Professor of Economics, Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad)

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March 22, 2023:
"Climate Data: Expanding Horizons"
Roxy Koll (Climate Scientist, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune)

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April 19, 2023:
"Legal Data: New Possibilities"
Saurabh Karn (Researcher/Analyst, Justice Hub)

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