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Christian Flora Mae Soco
Consultant, Asian Development Bank
Christian Flora Mae Soco is a consultant at the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department of the Asian Development Bank. Prior to joining ADB, she worked as a data analyst specializing in health claims data. She holds a degree in Statistics from the University of the Philippines Visayas.
Pseudo-panel methods using repeated cross-sectional surveys, which are less costly and easier to do, may offer a solution to this problem.
Crises like a pandemic underscore the importance of alternative sources of high-quality and timely data in developing effective measures.