Certificate Course on Methods of Impact Analysis

Jointly organized by ERG, IFPRI & MDS-Brac University
Period: 17-22 March, 2007.

Course Coordinator: 
Sajjad Zohir, Research Director, ERG

Short Description: 
The course was formulated to facilitate the participants in using simple computer-based tools to assess economic impacts of policy interventions – particularly with reference to safety net programs. As a prelude to engaging with the tools, the course participants were introduced to the basic concepts of impacts, analysis, methods and tools. Because of the importance attached to environment, the participants also introduced to a case study on undertaking environmental impacts.

Course Instructors/Resource Persons:
Akhter Ahmed, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Sajjad Zohir, Executive Director, Economic Research Group
AK Enamul Haque, Professor, Director, ERG and Department of Economics, East West

Participants: 20 persons fFrom: WFP, DU, EWU, PKSF, CPD, BRAC-RED, Unnayan Shamunnay, InM