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Rafa presents Pardee Institute research at American Statistical Association meeting

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On April 20, Mickey Rafa presented “Using Nighttime Lights for Poverty Analysis in Uganda” at the Spring Meeting of the Colorado-Wyoming Chapter of the American Statistical Association in Boulder, Colorado. This research, which was sponsored by The Learning Contract (USAID-Uganda), explores the effectiveness of nighttime lights in evaluating poverty at small geographic scales. This research represents the continued collaboration between the University of Denver’s Geography Department and the Pardee Institute.