The art of undertaking Survey Research has been developed over the past century and needs to continually be improved and customised to ensure results closest to capturing what people think and want. Surveys are a critical tool in describing the characteristics of a large population. In the Indian context, with over 1.4 billion people from different religions, castes, cultures, regions etc. make survey research a challenge. There has been no other research method like Survey Research which has the capability to ensure accurate samples resulting in targeted results. This makes learning and finessing the survey research technique crucial and imperative in today’s contemporary world.
The Survey Research and Analysis in Public Policy course is focused on bringing individuals a deeper and better understanding of different concepts related to Survey Research. It will train the participants on ways to Excel for sampling and methods to correct sampling errors. Finally, it will inform the individuals of the various types of surveys and their many uses in the respective context. Survey Research techniques can be implemented in various sectors and fields if learnt correctly. This course will allow individuals to collect, analyse and interpret data to formulate strategies and public policy recommendations to benefit its intended target audience.
To enable policy professionals and enthusiasts to conduct survey research. This course will touch upon the nuances of sampling, especially in an urban context, and also make you aware of the usual pitfalls in conducting survey research. The survey research course will also delve into post-survey data cleaning and analysis, including correcting the sample using weights. After participating in the course the participants will be able to successfully conduct survey research in their respective fields.
|Session Modules||Date and Time (as per IST) – 2023|
|Understanding the difference between Theory, Concept, Variable, and Hypothesis.||18th Feb : 5 to 6:30 PM|
|Connecting Hypothesis to Sampling and Understanding the Basics of Sampling.||19th Feb : 5 to 6:30 PM|
|How to sample using Excel?||25th Feb : 5 to 6:30 PM|
|What are weights, and how can we use them to correct the sample’s representativeness?||26th Feb : 5 to 6:30 PM|
|Types of Surveys and what kind of survey to be used and where?||4th Mar : 5 to 6:30 PM|
Skills you will learn
CRITCAL THINKING PROBLEM SOLVING QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH QUALITY ANALYSIS
The course will be beneficial for
Students pursuing a degree in Social Sciences, Economics, Statistics and other related subjects. Policy research Interns. Policy researchers working with corporate consultancies and/or public policy think tanks.
- Application Process and Eligibility
- Apply via the registration link available on all social media platforms and CPPR webpage
- Undergraduate or Graduate. It will also be open for mid career professionals
The course will be beneficial for
- Students pursuing a degree in Social Sciences, Economics, Statistics and other related subjects.
- Policy research Interns.
- Policy researchers working with corporate consultancies and/or public policy think tanks.
Prerequisite for the course:
- Basic understanding of research methods
Intermediary + Advanced
- Weekend sessions
- A surprise Bonus session, details will be shared during the course
- Assignment completion is mandatory to get certification
- Assignment will be shared on 6th March 2023
- Assignment is to be submitted within two weeks
Course Name: Survey Research and Analysis in Public Policy
- Registration Fee
- CPPR Alumni – Rs 2,500 (+GST)
- Students – Rs 3,500 (+ GST)
- Professionals – Rs 4,500 (+ GST)
Dr. Tarun Arora
A researcher with a demonstrated history of working in the development space. Dr. Tarun Arora is skilled in Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy Analysis, and Quantitative research methods. He completed his doctoral studies in Economics from Institute of Social and Economic Change and joined Janaagraha in the year 2016. At Janaagraha, among many other projects that he headed one of the projects closest to him was the Jana Brown-Citizenship Index project which is a collaboration between Janaagraha and Brown University, USA. The project’s aim was to evaluate the quality of citizenship in urban centres through the lens of knowledge, participation, and engagement and estimate its impact on the quality of public service delivery. He has widely published in the area of urban governance, voter list management, civic learning, trade competitiveness, and Industrial economics. At present, Dr. Tarun Arora is Associate Professor, Economics at Department of Professional Studies of Christ (deemed-to-be) University, Bengaluru.