LISA 2020 Edited Book

Promoting Statistical Practice and Collaboration in Developing Countries

Promoting Statistical Practice and Collaboration in Developing Countries provides new insights into the current issues and opportunities in international statistics education, statistical consulting, and collaboration, particularly in developing countries around the world. The book addresses the topics of individual chapters from the perspectives of the historical context, the present state, and future directions of statistical training and practice, so that readers may fully understand the challenges and opportunities in the field of statistics and data science, especially in developing countries.

Key Features:

Each chapter consists of independent case study contributions on a particular theme that are developed with a common structure and format. The common goal across the chapters is to enhance the exchange of diverse educational and action-oriented information among our intended audiences, which include practitioners, researchers, students, and statistics educators in developing countries.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Statistics collaboration and practice in developing countries: experiences, challenges and opportunities

Chapter 2

Building Capacity in Statistical Consulting and Collaboration Techniques Through The Creation of Stat Labs

Chapter 3

Statistics education and women empowerment

Chapter 4

Statistical Literacy and Methods across Disciplines

Chapter 5

New approaches to statistical learning in developing countries

Chapter 6

Importance of Statistics in Urban Planning and Development

Chapter 7

Statistical literacy in the wider society

Chapter 8

Building Biostatistics Capacity in Developing Countries        

Olushina Olawale Awe, Adeniyi Francis Fagbamigbe, Egwim Evans, Abdulhakeem Abayomi Olorukooba, Oluwafunmilola Deborah Awe, Mumini Idowu Adarabioyo, Olumide Charles Ayeni and Bayowa Teniola Babalola

Chapter 9

Technology and Multimedia in Statistical Education and Collaboration      

Ezra Gayawan, Omodolapo Somo-Aina, Olabimpe B. Aladeniyi, Seyifunmi Michael Owoeye, Oluwatobi Michael Aduloju, Adetola Adedamola Adediran, and Olamide Seyi Orunmoluyi

Chapter 10

Statistical Approaches to Infectious Diseases Modelling in Developing Countries: A Case of COVID-19       

Ezra Gayawan, Adeshina I. Adekunle, Anton Pak and Oyelola A. Adegboye

Bonus Chapter

Systematically Improving Your Collaboration Practice in the 21st Century

Doug Zahn


Olushina Olawale Awe
Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Scientific Computing, University of Campinas, Brazil

Eric A. Vance
Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis, University of Colorado Boulder, USA

Kim Love
K. R. Love Quantitative Consulting and Collaboration