Pierre Claver Rutayisire

Academic rank: 
Senior Lecturer
Applied Statistics
School of Economics
College of Business and Economics(CBE)
Educational Background: 
In addition to his regular teaching activities in the department of applied statistics (College of Business and Economics) Dr Rutayisire has been always involved in various research and consultancy activities related to demography ranging from survey design, sampling, and data collection up to data analysis. His experience has been supported by the participation in many international internships, workshops as well as conferences where he was invited either as participant or as presenter of his published papers. In the last four years he won three collaborative research grants from the UR and one of them was on the applications of the Cessation Clause. He has been teaching for the last 6 years a module on Migration, Demography and Conflict in the Masters Program on Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation, and another module on Migration and Spacial Mobility in Bachelor degree. Besides to his doctoral research he extended his knowledge in quantitative research with an internship on event history analysis in Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research as well as various summer courses on quantitative methods in Utrecht University. He was selected as 2012 Demographic and Health Surveys Fellow and trained in 2014 on the analysis of those data in combination with data from Malaria Indicator Surveys as well as the computation of Complex Indicators and Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index in November 2016. He was selected as thematic analyst of Migration and Spatial Mobility of the last two Rwanda Population and Housing Census conducted respectively in 2002 and 2012. He is currently working on two research related to migration : one on the Migration Profile and another on Sustainable Healthy and Learning Cities. Alternate e-mail : rutayisirepc@gmail.com
Research Interests and area of expertise : 
His research interest are all related to demography and statistical analysis : • Migration, Spatial Mobility and Development • Population Dynamics and Compatible Development • Conflict Related Demographic Behaviour • Return Migration and Socio-Economic Development • Fertility, Sexual and Reproductive Health • The complex relationship between fertility outcomes and household welfare

1. 2016 : Muhoza, D.N., Rutayisire, P.C. & Umubyeyi, A. “Measuring the success of family planning initiatives in Rwanda : a multivariate decomposition analysis” Journal of Population Research

2. 2015 : Musafiri S, Dusabejambo V, Munganyinka BC, Manzi O, Kalisa L, Rutayisire P.C, “The Aftermath of Pulmonary Tuberculosis : Predictors of Severe Pulmonary Sequelae and Quality of Life of Patients Visiting a Tertiary Level of Care in Rwanda, East Africa”, Austin Journal of Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine, 2015 ; 2(2) : 1094. ISSN : 2381-9022. http://www.austinpublishinggroup.com/pulmonary-respiratory-medicine/download.php?file=fulltext/ajprm-v2-id1027.pdf.

3. 2015 : Musafiri S, Dusabejambo V, Munganyinka B.C, Manzi O, Kalisa L, Rutayisire P.C. “Lung function assessment in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis sequelae in Rwanda, East Africa”, International Interdisciplinary Research Journal, Bi-Monthly, ISSN 2249-9598, Volume-V, Nov 2015.

4. 2014 : Rutayisire P.C, Hooimeijer P, Broekhuis A. “Changes in Fertility Decline in Rwanda : A Decomposition Analysis”, International Journal of Population Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/486210

5. 2013 : Rutayisire P.C, Hooimeijer P, Broekhuis A. “Role of Conflict in Shaping Fertility Preferences in Rwanda”, African Population Studies Journal, Vol. 27(2). http://dx.doi.org/10.11564/27-2-433

6. 2012 : Musafiri S, van Meerbeeck JP, Musango L, Derom E, Brusselle G, Joos G, Rutayisire P.C.

“Spirometric Reference Values for an East-African Population”, Respiration, International Journal of Thoracic Medicine. 2013 ;85(4):297-304. Doi : 10.1159/000337256. Epub 2012 May 11. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22584423