My name is Baguinébié Bazongo.
I’m born on February 3rd 1982 in Burkina Faso, married and have three children. I’m Burkinabe, and I have been working as Statistician Economist at the national statistical office of Burkina Faso since 2011. I currently work and live in Ouagadougou.
Academically, I have studied mathematics at university for three years before entering statistical school where I have successfully achieved a master degree in statistic and applied economics (ENSEA, 2010). I have also achieved a Master degree in Public Health (Aix Marseille, 2014), a graduate certificate in applied economics (Laval, 2019) and a MicroMaster in economic development and Impact Evaluation (MIT/J-PAL, 2019).
I have successfully implemented more than 10 households’ surveys in Burkina Faso while working at National Statistical Office, and I have also conducted more than 15 consultancy missions in Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Togo. I have extensive experience in microeconomic analysis, households’ surveys implementation, data cleaning and data analysis.
I have expertise in social program evaluation, particularly impact evaluation using Random Control Trials, econometrics. I’m familiar with mobile data collection using CAPI application from SurveyCTO, KoboToolbox and CSPRO. I have experience in R, STATA, SPSS and Python programming for data cleaning and data analysis. To summarize, I have experience in survey implementation and data analysis in developing countries.
After achieving a certificate in Data Science, I co-founded a Data scientists Association in Burkina Faso, and I’m the Coordinator. Our organization is promoting data science applications in private and public institutions of Burkina Faso.