March 21, 2024

CSEA hosts sensitization workshop on Nigeria Labour force statistics

CSEA hosted a sensitization workshop in collaboration with the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), titled “Understanding New Nigerian Labour Force Statistics,” on Monday, March 18, 2024 in Abuja, Nigeria.

The event provided a platform for experts and other stakeholders to deliberate on the importance and impact of Labour force statistics data for policy formulation and resource allocation, amongst others.

The workshop featured presentation that provided an overview of the National Labour Force Statistics and the Nigerian labour market; highlighting critical indicators and trends such as labour force participation, unemployment rates, demograpghy, etc

The panel conversations explored the role of labour force data in Nigeria’s employment generation strategies and skills development programs, the challenges government agencies face in accessing accurate statistics, and the potential for academic institutions to collaborate with policymakers to translate labour market research into actionable policy recommendations.



Mobilizing Local Knowledge to Improve Competitiveness Strategies

CSEA joined participants at the capacity building workshop- Strengthening Research Proposals organized by the Global Development Network (GDN) in partnership with the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice of the World Bank Group and financed by the Competitive Industries and Innovations Program (CIIP).

CSEA hosts policy Dialogue on Tobacco Control in Nigeria

CSEA organized a Policy Dialogue on the Economics of Tobacco Control. The main objective of the dialogue was to disseminate the findings of CSEA’s study on "The Economics of Tobacco Control: Modelling the Fiscal and Health Effects of a Tobacco Excise Tax Change in Nigeria"