Study of data collection procedures

dc.contributor.authorAriyo, Ademola
dc.contributor.authorAdeniran, Adebisi
dc.date.accessioned2019-02-17T16:23:05Z
dc.date.available2019-02-17T16:23:05Z
dc.date.issued1998-03
dc.descriptionHC 800en_US
dc.description.abstractTheproblemofinconsistencyofAfricandataisnotnew.Thedeterminationofthenature andseverityofthisphenomenon,however,hasbecomeofmuchconcerntointerested observers.TheapropriatenesofthisconcernisreinforcedbythenedofAfrican countriesfortimelyandacuratedatainordertoensurethesucesfulimplementation oftheireconomicreformprogrames.Inthisregard,curentresearchhaspointedout widedivergencesinAfricandatapublishedbyvariousinternationalorganizationsas welasthecentralstatisticalorganizationsandotherpublicagenciesineachcountry. Aspartoftheconcertedefortstoidentifythemajorcausesofthedataproblem,this studyidentifiesthesimilaritiesandmajordiferencesindatageneratingandmanagement activitiesamongselectedorganizations.Twodata-generatingagenciesinNigeriawere alsocoveredbecauseaprecedingstudy,whosefindingspromptedthisresearch,was basedonNigeriaasacasestudy.Thefindingssugestwidedivergencesindefinition andmeasurementofconceptsadoptedbytheseorganizations.Thewidespreadnon- renditionand/ortheinadequacyofreturnsbyAfricanmembercountriestotheinternational andmultilateralinstitutionsalsonecesitaterelianceonstafestimatesassubstitutesfor misingdata.Theselargelyacountforthesignificantdiferencesindataonidentical indexesreportedonthesamecountrybytheseorganizations.Thereportthereforesugests thedevelopmentandenforcementofgeneralyaceptedstatisticalprocedures.Italso advocatestheidentificationandsatisfactionofdata-relatedcapacitynedsofeachAfrican country.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipAERCen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/123456789/46
dc.publisherThe African Economic Research Consortiumen_US
dc.subjectRata Analysisen_US
dc.subjectRata Collectionen_US
dc.subjectMalawien_US
dc.titleStudy of data collection proceduresen_US
dc.title.alternativeResearch Paper 80en_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
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