Data Collection and Analysis for Migration Studies
Full course description
This course aims to give a practical taste of what it is like to work in the area of migration studies, both collecting data and analyzing it. The course will consist of learning both quantitative and qualitative modes of data collection and analysis. The course is set up in a series of workshops focusing on different methods of data collection and analysis. Methodologies that are covered in individual workshops include: survey design and implementations, in-depth interviews, focus groups, scenario analysis, econometric issues in migration studies, etc. During this course, students are already able to develop and refine the tools they will use for their thesis.
The goal of this course is to ensure that students are both comfortable with and capable of using the major data methodologies in migration studies.