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An effective national statistical system

Title: An effective national statistical system
Speaker: Dr. Piyasena Hapuarachchi
When: Thursday, September 28, 2017, 11:30-12:30
Where: Engineering Auditorium 2

Abstract: A good statistical system is a pre-requisite for national planning to meet the development needs. Worldwide, many countries have and continue to invest in well-developed information and statistical systems. This presentation attempts to identify characteristics of a national statistical system based on best practices and experiences from an internationally renowned statistical organization.

Profile of the speaker: Dr. Piyasena Hapuarachchi earned his Ph.D. in Statistics from University of Manitoba in 1988. He was a former Chief Statistician at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Consultant Statistician at Revenue Canada, Senior Methodologist at Statistics Canada, and Associate Professor in Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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