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Database Course on the Use and Analysis of the Latin American Migration Project (LAMP)


A pre-event of the Latin American Population Association Conference

17 and 18 October 2016

Bourbon Cataratas Convention & SPA Resort, Foz Iguazu, Brazil



This nine hours (2 days) course aimed to familiarize and train social scientists in the use of the Mexican Migration Project and the Latin American Migration Project datasets. The course includes a theoretical section devoted to the presentation of the project and the ethnosurey as its main research tool. It also includes a practical session of statistical analysis and interpretation of estimations based on the PERS, MIG, and LIFE files


Karen Pren (Princeton University)

Jorge Durand (Universidad de Guadalajara)

Silvia Giorguli (El Colegio de México)


Please contact Instructor Karen Pren (kapren@princeton.edu) directly for registration. This course is free of charge; nevertheless, registration is required and confirmation will be send on a “first come, first served bases” contingent upon participants complying with both requirements listed below.  Important: there are only 15 places available

Participant Requirements

Participants must bring their own laptops with SPSS already installed.  In addition, participants must have basic knowledge on SPSS for Windows (crosstabs, frequencies, and labeling, mean estimation).

deadline for applications: 
Jeudi, Juin 30, 2016