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Joseph Albert Nino M. Bulan
Associate Statistics Analyst, Economic Research and Development Impact Department, Asian Development Bank
Joseph Bulan serves as one of the focal persons for poverty and inequality. He is also part of the team compiling various indicators for the Key Indicators for the Asia and the Pacific report. He earned his Bachelor of Statistics in the University of the Philippines Los, Baños.
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.