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October 24-25, 2018 - Government Advances in Statistical Programming 2018

Program

October 24, 9-10:30

On Implementing a New Imputation Method into Production in the 2017 Economic Census Illustrated through Selected Vignettes
Jenny Thompson

Variance Estimation for Product Sales in the 2017 Economic Census: Challenges in Implementing Multiple Imputation-Based Variance Estimation
Matthew Thompson

Updating a Generalized Imputation System to Include a Quadratic Program
Laura Bechtel

Continuous Integration and Deployment for R
Zech Kottilil

Using "git" to leverage development and external collaborationMetadata for Confidential Microdata
William Sexton

Organizing research projects with an efficient open-source tool (emacs org-mode)
Feiming Chen

Open Source Software for Automating and Ensuring Quality in Official Statistics: An Example Using R and RStudio for Stratified Simple Random Sampling
Darryl Creel

Stratified Simple Random Sampling: Quality Control (good)
Darryl Creel

Stratified Simple Random Sampling: Quality Control (bad)
Darryl Creel

October 24, 11-12:30

Using Gaussian copulas to generate a synthetic population
Yijun Wei

Indicator for Top-Coding Effects on a Household Survey Income Elasticity of Demand Estimates
Danny Yang

Using R for Advanced Statistical Modeling in the National Energy Modeling System
Janice Lent

Transparent and Reproducible Research in Agricultural Official Statistics
Andreea Erciulescu

Designing, building, and deploying an interactive survey monitoring dashboard using R Shiny
Joe Murphy

October 24, 1:30-2:30

Leveraging Data as a Strategic Asset
Shelly Martinez

October 24, 3-4:30

Automated Document Generation using R Markdown
Eric Budge

Cleaning and Analyzing Data from the U.S. House of Representatives
M. Daniel Turse

Analyses of Chicago Subway (L) Ridership
M. Daniel Turse

Attendance and Graduation Rates in High Schools Across the US
Helen Levy-Myers

Using NLP, the Census' Commodity Flow Survey team
Christian Leonard Moscardi

There's a package for that? R Packages that Support Analyses of Common Federal Datasets
Kelsey Gray

Linking Public Data Sources to Create Localized Official Statistics
Greg Lyons

Estimating Traffic Crash Counts Using Crowdsourced Data - Pilot analysis of 2017 Waze and police accident reports in Maryland
Dan Flynn

October 25, 8:30-10

Using Computer Vision to Process Vehicle Dashboard Displays in Transportation Safety Research
Kristin Chen

Exploring Author Influence with Networks, NLP, and Trend Analysis
Benjamin Ulloa

Improving Estimates of Arrest Related Deaths with Machine Learning
Peter Baumgartner

MISSUITE: A Shiny Application for Clinical Trial Missing Data Analysis
Chenguang Wang

Using R in a regulatory environment: some FDA perspectives
Paul Schuette

INCA: an R package for Integer Calibration
Luca Sartore

October 25, 10:15-11:45

Using R for Bayesian Analyses of Survey Data
Matthew Williams

Fitting a Bayesian Fay-Herriot Model
Nathan Cruze

Shiny applications without Shiny
Emily Mitchell

Shiny and Geospatial maps
Brandon Kopp

Shiny Demonstration Utilizing Bootstrap Approach to the Application of First Digits Analysis
Matt Corrigan

October 25, 12-1

Best Practices in Analytics and Data Science
Marck Vaisman


September 14, 2018 - WSS & FCSM Metadata Workshop

Agenda

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

Metadata
Frauke Kreuter

What You Need to Know  Too; Standards and Interoperability
Dan Gillman

Administrative Data Research Facility and Metadata
Julia Lane

Metadata for Confidential Microdata
Todd Gardner

Implementing the Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) for the Consumer Expenditure Surveys
Taylor J. Wilson

Freight Data Dictionary
Mary Moulton

Thoughts on the Importance of Metadata for Integrated Data
Marilyn Seastrom


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


April 26, 2018 - Second Seasonal Adjustment Practitioners Workshop

Program

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

Discussant
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

Agenda

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

Discussion
John Eltinge

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

Discussion
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

Summary
Frauke Kreuter


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

Agenda

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

Discussion
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

Discussion
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

Agenda

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

Handout
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
Flyer


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!
Speakers:


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
Curbstoning


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