The Data Analysis Unit of NIPN– Development Research Institute (DRI), Ministry of Planning and Investment organized 4 days of training from 28 – 1 September 2022 in Vangvieng district, Vientiane province, Lao PDR. The training was co-chaired by Dr. Sitthiroth Rasphone, director general of DRI, and Dr.Nelofar Athar Sheikh the data analysis advisor.
More than 20 government staffs from several sectors and ministries including the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education and Sports, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, and Lao Statistics Bureau participated
This training was focused on using STATA program to analyze the data and providing an opportunity for participants to play with the real dataset through exercises. The lessons were specifically on the inferential analysis techniques such as: Hypothesis testing, confident interval, regression analysis and others.