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Hosting the Regional Workshop on “Measuring the Informal Sector and Non-observed Economy “by Statistical Centre of Iran

  Hosting the Regional Workshop on “Measuring the Informal Sector and Non-observed Economy “by Statistical Centre of Iran

4 - 7 October 2015,

Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran

The Regional Workshop on “Measuring the Informal Sector and
Non-observed Economy” will be held in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran from 4 to 7 October 2015 in collaboration with the Statistical Centre of Iran (SCI), Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (SIAP), United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), International Labour Organization (ILO) and Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO). 

The Workshop is to be opened by the message from Dr. Adel Azar, the Head of the Statistical Centre of Iran in Statistical Research and Training Centre (SRTC) on 4 October 2015 at 9:00 a.m.  

The course aims to enhance the capacity of participating organizations to take practical steps in improving their measurement of the contribution to the economy of the informal sector and non-observed economy by:

·        providing new and updated knowledge and enhancing understanding of definitions, concepts, scope and classifications relating to the measurement of the informal sector and non-observed economy;

·        assessing adequacy of their current methods on estimation of value added for the informal and non-observed economic activities; and

·        presenting tools and methods that may address the gaps in data sources and methodologies for better reflecting these activities in their national accounts measures and determining their applicability in their own country contexts.

 

 

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