Module 3, generating and using primary data
Module 3 provides a detailed description of how to gather primary data (data is that which you collect yourself) in order to conduct your economic impact assessment. In this module you will learn:
- What to do before you start your primary data collection by guiding you through thinking through your local food assessment and its associated measures;
- Sampling techniques (i.e., who will receive the questions you pose), including what each approach entails and the associated pros and cons;
- Qualitative and quantitative data collection methods, including a detailed description of data collection methods, tips to collect unbiased and valuable data and uses for each approach;
- Preliminary data analysis techniques.