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Challenges and perspectives of the production and dissemination of economic statistics under the situation of COVID-19

26 August 2020|Event

This is a side-event of Nineteenth meeting of the Executive Committee of the Statistical Conference of the Americas of ECLAC.    Organized by DANE of Colombia.

This event aims to discuss the challenges associated with the production and dissemination of official and experimental economic statistics under the conjuncture of COVID-19, as well as the main adaptation mechanisms developed by the National Statistics Institutes of the region.

The National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE in Spanish) seeks to present two particular developments:

  1. The integration of administrative records from the Integrated Contribution Settlement Worksheet with data from the Large Integrated Survey of households in order to estimate the condition formal / informal employment;
  2. Early estimation model based on administrative data on electrical energy consumption to measure the behavior and evolution of the manufacturing sector in the country.

Participants:

      - Arturo Blancas Espejo, Director General de Estadísticas Económicas del INEGI

      - Juan Daniel Oviedo Arango, Director General del DANE

      - Martha Tovar, CEPAL (por confirmar)

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11:45 - 11:50      Bienvenida y presentación del evento

      - Martha Tovar, CEPAL

11:50 - 12:05      Presentación DANE

      - Juan Daniel Oviedo, Director DANE

12:05 - 12:20 Presentación INEGI

      - Arturo Blancas, INEGI

12:20 - 12:30      Panel de discusión y preguntas de asistentes:

 Pregunta para todos los panelistas:   ¿Cuáles son los principales desafíos de medición en matería de estadísticas económicas que enfrentan sus oficinas de cara al contexto de emergencia asociada al Covid-19?

12:30      Cierre del evento

Practical information

WEBEX (C-02) (Meeting Center) (This sessions will be available 60 minutes before the meeting starts, to conduct technical connection testing.)

Challenges and perspectives of the production and dissemination of economic statistics under the situation of COVID-19

Date: Wednesday, August 26

Time: 12:45 - 13:30 (Chile time [UTC-4])

Meeting Language: Spanish

Meeting Number: 160 801 9866

Meeting Password: G7yhm6gkwm4

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