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Event Materials

May 02, 2018
Inference for Count Data using the Spatial Random Effects Model
Noel Cressie

April 26, 2018 - Second Seasonal Adjustment Practitioners Workshop


To Adjust or Not to Adjust: A Users' Perspective on Analysis of Economic Trends with Seasonal Data
Ataman Ozyildirim

Brent Moulton

Seasonal Adjustment without Revisions
Barend Abeln

Applying the EM Algorithm to Multivariate Signal Extraction
James Livsey

How Long Is Too Long: Shortening International Trade Time Series
Rachel Von Bargen, Samantha Nguyen

Seasonal Adjustment of the Quarterly Summary of State and Local Government Tax Revenue (QTax)
Eric Valentine

A Diagnostic for Seasonality Based upon Autoregressive Roots
Tucker McElroy

Examining the Performance of Seasonality Diagnostics for Detecting Residual Seasonality
Osbert Pang

Current Challenges with Quality Assurance of Seasonal Adjustment
Steve Matthews

Using R to Teach User-defined Holiday Effects
Miriam J. Hood

Seasonal Adjustment Training, Considerations and Strategies
Kathy McDonald-Johnson

A Review of the Problem of Seasonal Adjustment Variances
William R. Bell

Modelled approximations to the ideal filter with application to time series of Gross Domestic Product
Thomas M. Trimbur

Multiyear Cycles: the Case of International Sport Events
Andreas Bachmann

Outlier Review During Concurrent Seasonal Adjustment of CES State and Area Series
Jonathan Creem

Some discussions on calendar effects in X12-ARIMA
Francois Verret

X-13 Stuff You Should Know
Brian C. Monsell

April 20, 2018
Why Writing about Statistics is Hard (And Here's How to Do It Anyway)
Regina Nuzzo

March 15, 2018
Integrating Statistical Thinking and Ethics into Teaching, Consultating, and Daily Life
Jessica Utts

February 26, 2018 - Third FCSM/WSS Workshop on Transparent Reporting on the Quality of Integrated Data


Introduction to FCSM/WSS Workshops on the Quality of Integrated Data
John Eltinge

Recap of First Workshop, Lessons Learned
Chris Chapman

Recap of Second Workshop, Lessons Learned
Joe Schafer

Overview of Third Workshop
Linda Young

Identifying and Addressing a Break (Blip) in Series
Lynn Langton

John Eltinge

Combining Information from Multiple Data Sources: Challenges and opportunities
Trivellore Raghunathan

William Bell

Assessing and Improving the Accuracy of Estimators from Blended Data
Paul Biemer

Transparency in the Reporting of Quality for Integrated Data: International Standards
John Czajka

Frauke Kreuter

January 25, 2018 - Second FCSM/WSS Workshop on Transparent Reporting on the Quality of Integrated Data


Introduction to FCSM/WSS Workshops on the Quality of Integrated Data
John Eltinge

Introduction of Speakers and Overview of the Input Workshop
Chris Chapman

Overview of Second Workshop
Joe Schafer

Entity Resolution, Measuring and Reporting Quality
Rebecca Steorts

William Winkler

Leveraging Survey Methods to Improve Administrative Record Estimates
Ben Reist

Data Harmonization in Survey Data Integration
Don Jang

Recent Advances in Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Change of Support for Official Statistics
Scott Holan

Blending Data Through Statistical Matching, Modeling, and Imputation
Jerry Reiter

Ed Mulrow

The elusive sweet spots of privacy and utility
Latanya Sweeney

December 1, 2017 - First FCSM/WSS Workshop on Transparent Reporting on the Quality of Integrated Data


Introduction to FCSM/WSS Workshops on the Quality of Integrated Data
John Eltinge

Introduction of Speakers and Overview of the Input Workshop
Chris Chapman

The Integration of Administrative and Survey Data in Support of Medical Expenditure Analyses: Utility and Challenges
Stephen B. Cohen

Quality of Administrative Records as Source Data
Michael Berning and David Sheppard

Quality Considerations for Administrative Data Used for the Producer Price Index (PPI) and Consumer Price Index (CPI) Development
Bonnie Murphy and Crystal Konny

Assessment of Commercial Store and Household Scanner Data: Methods, Content, and Cautions
Mary Muth

The Improvement in Sensitivity and Often Specificity when Adding Unstructured to Structured Data
Dr. Peter Elkin

Satellite Remote Sensing Imagery Quality and Timeliness: Considerations for Use in Regional Estimation of Crop Production
David Johnson

Sensing Data Quality in Sensor-Based Data
Subrat Mahapatra

October 17, 2017
Some Statistical Applications in Cyber Security (presentation)
David Marchette

David Marchette

August 8, 2017
The Impact of Working Memory in Survey Methodology: A Look at Response Order Effects, Question Order Effects, and the Health and Retirement Study Cognitive Measures
Beth Cochran

Discussion: Working Memory and Context Effects
Robert F. Belli

WebEx video (WebEx may not be compatible with some configurations)

April 25, 2017
Innovation at the Census Bureau
John Thompson

April 20, 2017
How to Avoid Some Common Graphical Mistakes
Naomi B. Robbins

April 3, 2017
Workshop on Survey Nonresponse
Phil Kott, RTI
Andy Peytchev, University of Michigan John Eltinge, U.S. Census Bureau

April 1, 2017
Careers in Statistics and Data Science
AMSTAT Article

March 8, 2017
Recursive Partitioning for Modelling Survey Data
Slides Video

October 7, 2016
Statistics and Presidential Elections
Slides Video
Clyde Tucker, CNN and American Institutes for Research and Bureau of Labor Statistics (Retired)

April 18, 2016
Benefits and Challenges in Using Paradata

April 1, 2016
Teaching Simulation-Based Inference
Kari Lock Morgan, Penn State University

February 22, 2016
New Developments in Small Area Estimation Using a Bayesian‐Frequentist Integrated Approach
Avi Singh, AIR

September 9, 2015

Nonprobability Samples

April 28, 2015
Teaching Precursors to Data Science in Introductory and Second Courses in Statistics

February 2, 2015
Introductory Statistics at the College Level— Making it More Exciting and Relevant

January 30, 2015
Hierarchical Bayesian Methods for Combining Estimates from Multiple Surveys
Adrijo Chakraborty, NORC

September 4, 2014
Determining Optimal Recall Period Assignment in Consumer Payment Surveys
Marcin Hitczenko, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

September 18, 2014
WSS Seminar on Administrative Records for Best Possible Estimates

September 24, 2014
The Rake's Progress Revisited!

October 8, 2014
Statistics Education as part of the Common Core: What, Why, and How?
Douglas Tyson, Central York High School, York, PA

October 28, 2014
WSS Conference on the Consumer Price Index

November 3, 2014
On Information Quality (InfoQ) of Official and Establishment Statistics

November 12, 2014
Bayesian Estimation of Trends in Population-Level Health Metrics Using Disparate Data Sources

December 2, 2014

December 3, 2014
Geographic Oversampling for Race/Ethnicity Using Data from the 2010 Census