Social Development Research Capacity

Donor: SWANSEA, SOAS, DFID

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Duration: June 2000 - October 2002

The project aimed at securing the following objectives: study of World Bank’s Living Standard Measurement (LSMS) methodology, its adaptation to the country context through qualitative and quantitative analysis of the proposed system of living standard measurement methodology, the development of a new system of indicators which provides an adequate living standard picture at the current stage of economic development (Alternative Family Budget Survey System); creation of a network of sociologists; dissemination of materials and findings of the Project.