As part of India @ 70: LSE India Summit 2017, the LSE South Asia Centre (SAC) is organising a Master Class on 'Using Quantitative Evidence for Social Sciences Research'. Renowned scholars will provide insights on using empirical evidence for research.
Speakers: Professor Ashwini Deshpande, Delhi School of Economics (DSE) and Professor Gilles Verniers, Ashoka University
Chair: Dr Mukulika Banerjee, Director of the London School of Economics South Asia Centre.
The workshop will feature discussions on the following:
1. Formulating a Research Question
2. Understanding what evidence is required for addressing the question
3. Deciding the Research Method - combing quantitative and qualitative evidence etc.
4. Collecting the required data - secondary sources and primary collection
5. Data collection and analysis tools
Professor Deshpande will draw on her research on social mobility in India and Professor Verniers will demonstrate how he has used these techniques in his work on electoral politics in Uttar Pradesh.
Please note: this registration is for the Quatitative Data workshop only. If you wish to attend the LSE India Summit panels on 29 and 30 March please register separately here (subject to availability).