Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies
School of Social Sciences
ZHCES Seminar Series
Harnessing CMIE's Consumer Pyramids Household Survey dx service
About the talk: Consumer Pyramids Household Survey (CPHS) is a continuous survey administered on a panel of sample households. CPHS is a continuous survey to measure household well-being in India. It is a longitudinal survey of large panel of sample households surveyed repeatedly over time. It is conducted comprehensively thrice every year portraying the well being of Indian households. The sample size is 178,000+ households. Consumer Pyramids Data Extraction (CPdx), an online database service, delivers all the record-level data from CPHS. The service covers 3.1 million observations on 232,000 households and 14.7 million observations of 1.19 million individuals over 28 waves since 2014. Each household and all members of the households are identified by unique codes to follow them over time.
JNU library subscribes to the Consumer Pyramids Data extraction service. The discussion session will cover the following:
a) About the CPHS survey, how we conduct the survey and why there is a need for continuous survey.
b) Content coverage of the survey
c) How to access the database and how to download the data
d) Q &A
Mr. Rajeev Ranjan
Assistant Vice President
Centre For Monitoring Indian Economy Pvt. Ltd.
Bio: Rajeev brings over 20 years of experience in the Business Information Industry, specializing in economic and financial datasets. Currently serving as the AVP in CMIE, Rajeev is responsible for overseeing the educational and research segment for North India. In this role, Rajeev actively engages with educational and research institutions, on deployment of databases, training, and resolving queries from faculty, research scholars, students regarding CMIE's datasets. He has been invited as a guest speaker at various university and academic institutions across India.
Date: 21st June, 2023 (Wednesday)
TIME: 03.00 pm
Venue: # 207, SSS-II
(All are Welcome)