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Mr Cesar Burga Idrogo
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  • Senior Post Graduate Teaching Assistant in Quantitative Research Methods
  • Dept of Political Science
  • Faculty of S&HS

I am a sociologist with a wide experience applying quantitative methods for social research.

I obtained my bachelor's degree from the National University of San Marcos in Lima (Peru), and my Masters Research degree from the School of Advanced Studies for the Social Sciences/Normal Superior School in Paris (France).

I have worked several years in research institutions applying quantitative and qualitative methods in different social research projects.

Currently, I am in a four-years doctoral programme at the IOE, in the Department of Education, Practice and Society.

Research Summary

My research interest are on higher education, inequalities and social mobility.

I assess the effects of accessing higher education on the reduction of social inequalities and the enhancement of upward mobility for lower classes in developing countries.

At present, I am conducting a research to assess the equalizing effects of higher education in Peru.
Teaching Summary

Workshop of statistics applied to social sciences – UNMSM

For undergraduate students from social sciences how wanted to learn how to use some basic statistical techniques for social analysis. The workshop covered principally descriptive statistics as well as an introduction to hypothesis testing.

Seminar leader of Introduction to Quantitative methods for the Social Sciences – UCL

For postgraduate Masters' students from different programmes at the Department of Political Science. The course familiarizes students with the notions of causality and the quantitative research designs for social sciences. Also I show how to use the software R to conduct descriptive and inferential analysis for social research. The techniques taught during the seminar goes from basic descriptive statistics (elaboration of frequency tables and plots) to regression models (simple linear regression, multiple linear regression, regression with interaction effects).

26-SEP-2022 – 16-JUN-2026 Mphil/PhD Student Education, Practice and Society UCL, United Kingdom
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