Applied Research Methods with Hidden, Marginal and Excluded Populations

Andrea Rossi, Harvard University
27 – 31 July (one week course / 35 hrs)

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Andrea Rossi is the former Director of the Harvard Measurement and Human Rights Programme at Harvard Kennedy School of Government (USA) and currently the Regional Social and Economic Policy Adviser for UNICEF in South Asia, based in Kathmandu (Nepal). Previously he was a United Nations Officer in New York and a Research Coordinator at the UNICEF Innocenti Research Center. He is an economist with a particular focus on development and applied research. He coordinated research projects in Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe, as well as developing specific research methodologies on children’s issues. He has previously worked for the International Labour Organization in the East Africa Area Office, Tanzania. His main areas of interest are applied research methodology; combining qualitative and quantitative methods; applied microeconometric; and participatory approaches. He has conducted research on child labour and child trafficking, prostitution, illegal migrants, homeless, refugees and displaced people.

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