Create impact through Data
MGL stands for reliable and data-driven insights. Our objective is to develop and analyze reliable and valid data sources that will lead to decisive action. We help managers and leaders to make informed choices by using various data sources, research methods, instruments, techniques and related services.
We have worked within academic settings, for government organizations and commercial organizations. Hereby an overview of some the projects we are working on/ worked on in the past;
Scientific panel: SONORO community
The SONORO project is a long-term scientific study on life in Curaçao. The goal is to develop good and smart ideas for the island in a co-operation between population and researchers. The SONORO project aims to contribute to the knowledge of SIDS (Small Island Developing States), and to improve the quality of life of the residents of Curaçao. For more information, visit the Sonoro website
Health: National Health Survey
The Institute for Public Health Curaçao (VIC) conducts research into health and healthcare and offers independent and scientifically based information for the development and evaluation of health policy in Curaçao. Together with other scientific researchers in Curaçao, we analyzed health data of the National Health Survey and also contributed to the development of the health data bank (www.vic.cw).
Together with other researchers, MGL has worked on different governmental project, including a baseline study of the urgency program in 2018. The urgency program is an action plan to examine in practice how poverty can be effectively reduced at neighborhood level. We conducted the baseline study of the urgency program in four different neighborhoods, including Barber, Buena Vista, Otrabanda and Montaña,
Also, we worked on the development and implementation of the action program youth development. This action program is a vision for achieving positive youth development in Curaçao and identifies priorities for youth development.
Monitoring and Evaluation: Kansen voor Jongeren Cariben (Samenwerkende fondsen)
During the implementation of the four-year program Opportunities for Kansen voor Jongeren Cariben (KVJC), an external evaluation was carried out by different researchers including MGL. This evaluation concerned a monitoring study with the aim to gain insight into the progress of the different projects involved in the implementation of KVJC. Data was used and analyzed from a web-based Client Monitoring System (CVS)
The research-topics in which MGL in involved in under the heading of social research is very broad, including:
- Intellectual disability of people living in Curaçao
- Labor Market
- Determinants of voting behavior
- Public Transport
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