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    • Caucasus Research Resource Centers - Armenia Yerevan, Armenia | 2010
    • What is CRRC ? A regional network of resource and training centers in Baku, Tbilisi and Yerevan. Partnership between the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Eurasia Partnership Foundation, and local universities Stable opportunities for integrated research, training and collaboration for researchers and policy practitioners in Social Sciences, particularly in Economics, Sociology, and Demography. 2 | CRRC-Armenia, March 2010
    • Goal and Outcomes
      • OVERALL GOAL: Strengthen social science research and public policy analysis in the South Caucasus.
      • Outcomes:
      • Increasing the accessibility of high-quality up-to-date research resources
      • Strengthening domestic capacity in social sciences
      • Increasing the dialogue and collaboration between social science researchers and policy practitioners.
      3 | CRRC-Armenia, March 2010
    • IT Lab The IT Laboratory is equipped with 8 cutting edge desktop workstations. The Lab offers high speed Internet, together with statistical software packages such as E-views, SPSS, STATA, MathLab, Statistica. 4 | CRRC-Armenia, March 2010
    • Library The libraries provide access to the collection of local language, English and Russian language printed materials in social sciences: textbooks, references materials, periodical publications. The libraries are open every day and serves users from any institution working/researching in the field of social sciences. 5 | CRRC-Armenia, March 2010
    • Access to Databases World Development Indicators The library provides access to online databases such as JSTOR, EBSCO Host, Project Muse, World Bank eLibrary . 6 | CRRC-Armenia, March 2010
    • Data Initiative The CRRC Data Initiative (DI) is a cross-border effort initiated by CRRC from 2004 to collect data annually on a wide variety of social, political and economic indicators in the South Caucasus region. Focused on Demography, Education, Employment, Migration, Health, Social Institutions, Social Capital, Politics, Crime, and Economic Condition 7 | CRRC-Armenia, March 2010
    • Data Initiative While the survey in 2004 was carried out only in the capitals of the SC countries, the survey of 2005 encompassed also an internal region in each country, and, since 2006 the survey had been carried out in all regions of the mentioned countries, in both urban and rural areas. 8 | CRRC-Armenia, March 2010
      • Visit
      • www.crrccenters.org
      • Data Initiative Project
      • to find:
      • Survey datasets (in SPSS format)
      • Questionnaires and show cards Survey methodology document
      • SPSS online crash course
      Data Initiative 9| CRRC-Armenia, March 2010
    • SPSS Crash Course http://www.crrccenters.org/di/tutorials/
    • SPSS Crash Course http://www.youtube.com/crrccenters
    • Increasingly, CRRC is involved in research projects with various organizations. CRRC - Armenia under the program of USAID Mobilizing Action Against Corruption Activity conducted  corruption household survey in Armenia in 2008/2009. The full report, dataset, questionnaire are available at http://www.crrc.am/index.php/en/159 Corruption Surveys 12 | CRRC-Armenia, March 2010
    • CRRC Publication Fellowships
      • To support outstanding researchers interested in pursuing
      • original policy-oriented research, in 2004, CRRC launched a
      • fellowship program.
      • Fellowships are a key part of CRRC activity because we want to
        • build research capacity
        • increase knowledge of and about the South Caucasus
        • help local researchers succeed.
      • To learn more about fellows and their research please visit: www.crrc.am/index.php/en/17/73
      13 | CRRC-Armenia, March 2010
    • Carnegie Research Fellowship Program CRRC is happy to announce the Carnegie Research Fellowship Program. Scholars in the social sciences and the humanities may apply for individual, non-degree research opportunities at universities and institutes in the United States. The program is directed at advanced researchers that already have a demonstrated track record in research. The research period lasts up to a full semester (4 months), starting either September 2010 or January 2011. Applications need to be submitted in a hard copy to your local CRRC office. Deadline for applications is April 30, 5 p.m., 2010. For more, please, see http://www.crrccenters.org/news/?id=32 14 | CRRC-Armenia, March 2010
    • Trainings, Seminars and Lectures
      • Workshops and lectures
      • Methodological trainings
      • Conferences and roundtables
      • Basic orientation training sessions
      • Check www.crrc.am for announcements
      15 | CRRC-Armenia, March 2010
    • CRRC Blog: Social Science in the Caucasus In November 2006, CRRC launched a blog. From Nairobi to Sydney and from Bishkek to Los Angeles, the blog now attracts a worldwide readership and is often picked up by other blogs. The blog aims to summarize research on the South Caucasus for those interested in the region who do not have enough time to read all of the fascinating research being done. The blog also provides insights and commentary we see here on the ground. We welcome your visit! You can find the blog at: http://crrc-caucasus.blogspot.com 17 | CRRC-Armenia, March 2010
    • http://www.facebook.com/crrccenters http://twitter.com/crrccenters http://www.youtube.com/crrccenters http://www.crrccenters.org/rss/ Visit http://www.crrccenters.org/ to join CRRC mailing list In order to subscribe to CRRC regional monthly bulletin please send an email to [email_address] E-bulletin and Mailing List 19 | CRRC-Armenia, March 2010
    • Welcome to CRRC-Armenia!
        • Address: Abovyan 52 str, rooms 305-309
      • Phone: (374 10) 581330, 581450
      • Email: [email_address]
      • Web: www.crrc.am ; www.crrccenters.org