Household surveys in development research: methodological reflections from sub-Saharan Africa

Date and Time

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 14:00 to 15:30

Abstract

Tuesday 24th July 2012
Time: 2 - 3.30 pm
Venue: Upper Meeting Room (103), LIDC, 36 Gordon Square
Speaker: Dr Ernestina Coast, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
 
Dr Ernestina Coast Senior Lecturer in Population Studies at LSE.
Her work focuses on the inter-relationship between social context and demographic behaviour, approached using a combination of demographic and ethnographic methods. Recent research has been externally funded by the ESRC, Wellcome Trust and the Nuffield Foundation.

She has acted as adviser to a number of organisations, including DFID, UNAIDS, Marie Stopes International and DANIDA, and has been a Visiting Scholar at the African Population and Health Research Centre. Dr Coast's external work includes: Co-chair of the Working Group on Anthropological Demography for the European Association of Population Studies; Research Associate with the Centre for Global Health Population, Poverty and Policy; editorial board member for Globalisation and Health; and, member of the ESRC's Postdoctoral Assessor College. Dr Coast's work focuses on relationships, including union formation, sexual behaviour and HIV/AIDS. Published work focuses on social demography in Kenya, Tanzania, India and the UK. She supervises PhD students with research projects in Indonesia, Thailand, Kenya, Malawi and Cambodia.

This is an open event and no registration is necessary (first come first served).

This seminar is part of the 'Agriculture and Health Research in Action Seminar Series' by Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research in Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH).