07-15-2021
  • 2nd TIA 2021 "Multidimensional poverty in the rural context: An analysis in the southern highlands of Oruro"
    Date :
    04-22-2021
    Hour :
    From 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
    Place :
    Zoom y Facebook Live

    The fifth Applied Research Workshop (TIA) will be held on Thursday, April 22, with the document "Multidimensional poverty in the rural context: An analysis in the southern highlands of Oruro."

    The speakers of the document will be Lucila Aguilar and Sergio Garbay, researchers from the ARU Foundation. Lucila Aguilar has a degree in Economics and a degree in Statistics, both from the Universidad Mayor de San Andres. She currently works as a researcher at the ARU Foundation, in the microdata and surveys unit. Sergio Andrés Garbay has a degree in Economics from the Universidad Católica Boliviana "San Pablo". He was a beneficiary of the Bachelor of Excellence scholarship granted by the Bolivian Catholic University, which covered 100% of his university studies. He worked as a research assistant at IISEC for three years. He has been part of the ARU Foundation for two years now and currently holds the position of researcher.


    We will have Celia M. Reyes Ph. D. as a commentator who is the first female president of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies. She specializes in the field of econometrics and has conducted and published numerous research and policy papers on poverty assessments and evaluations of social protection programs. She is also the leader of the Community Based Monitoring System (CBMS) network, which provides free technical assistance to local government units in the Philippines in implementing CBMS. The CBMS is a local poverty monitoring tool that was developed within the framework of the Micro Impacts of Macroeconomic Adjustment Policies project in 1993, and was adopted in the local context to carry out various thematic studies in selected sites in more than 25 developing countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.


    The event will start at 7:30 p.m., through the Zoom platform and Facebook Live. To participate in the Zoom meeting you can register at the following link: https://tinyurl.com/segundo-TIA