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Using real-time indicators for economic decision making

Time (GMT +00) 14:00 15:30
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Real-time indicators stand out among recent digital innovations, notably helping governments navigate uncertainty during the Covid19 pandemic. This session will explore how governments build the capacity to develop and use these novel tools, and how to combine them with traditional statistics.

Our panel of expert speakers includes:


  • Danielle Serebro

    Research Associate, ODI

  • David Rosenfeld

    Research Associate, ODI

  • Thierry Kalisa

    Chief Economist, National Bank of Rwanda

  • Dr. Saad Ali Shire

    Minister of Finance, Somaliland

  • Edward Sherman

    Edward Sherman

    Deputy Director, Data Science Automation, Office for National Statistics

Please note:

As part of a wider one-day conference on the role of digital in improving public spending, ODI is hosting this hybrid event.

If you are interested in attending this session (but not the full day conference), please register using the link above on this page.

If you are interested in attending this session and the wider conference, please register on the main conference webpage.

If you would like to attend in person, please get in touch with Maisy Phillips to arrange.