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2011 Summer at Census Scholars

2011 Themes

Bayesian Model Assessment [23]

Data Visualization [20]

Data Analyses, Data Products [6, 7, 8, 15, 21]

Demography Population Estimates [13]

Estimation (Coverage and Comparisons) [11]

Geography [3, 18]

Governments Accounting Practices [14]

Measuring Race & Ethnicity [9, 10, 16]

Mixed-Mode Surveys [22]

Paradata [17]

Probability Theory & Stochastic Analysis [5]

Rankings Based on Sample Estimates [12]

Sampling & Small Area Estimation [1, 2, 19, 24]

Time Series & Seasonal Adjustment [4]

May

[1] Jae Kwang Kim / Iowa State University (May 18-20 and 25-27, 2011)
"A Model-Assisted Approach to Combining Data from Two Independent Surveys"
Hosts: Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Thibaudeau); Decennial Statistical Studies Division (Mule)

[2] Snigdhansu Bhusan Chatterjee / University of Minnesota (May 30-June 1, 2011)
"Towards a Nonparametric Small Area Framework: The Extended Fay-Herriot Model and Beyond"
Hosts: Governments Division (Cheng); Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Lahiri)

[3] Stephen Guptill / U.S. Geological Survey (Retired) (May 31- June 13, 2011)
"Quantifying the Quality of the MAF/TIGER Database"
Hosts: Geography Division (Fifield)

June

[4] Benjamin Kedem / University of Maryland, College Park (June 6-10, 2011)
"Integration of Information from Multiple Sources"
Hosts: Governments Division (Cheng)

[5] Zhen-Qing Chen / University of Washington (June 13-17, 2011)
"Floating and Sinking?"
Hosts: Governments Division (Cheng)

[6] Peter Gottschalk / Boston College (June 16-17, 2011)
"Some Evidence on the Importance of Sticky Wages"
Hosts: Social, Economic & Housing Statistics Division (Stinson)

July

[7] Bruce Meyer / University of Chicago (July 11-15, 2011)
"Errors in Survey Reporting and Imputation and Their Effects on Estimates of Food Stamp Program Participation"
Hosts: Center for Administrative Records Research and Applications (Staff); Social, Economic & Housing Statistics Division (Gathright)

[8] Nan Astone / Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (July 11-15, 18, 21, 2011)
"Work, Marriage, and Fatherhood: Findings from the NLSY79"
Hosts: Social, Economic & Housing Statistics Division (Fields)

[9] Michael Omi / University of California, Berkeley (June 11-14, 2011)
"Colorblindness and the Contradictions of Racial Classification"
Hosts: Population Division (Bullock, Shahid, Stephan); Center for Survey Measurement (Terry); Social, Economic & Housing Statistics Division (Shin)

[10] Howard Winant / University of California, Santa Barbara (July 11-14, 2011)
"Toward a New Racial Studies: A University of California System-wide Initiative"
Hosts: Population Division (Bullock, Shahid; Stephan); Center for Survey Measurement (Terry)

Measuring Race & Ethnicity Discussion Panel (July 13, 2011)
Michael Omi (University of California, Berkeley); Howard Winant (University of California, Santa Barbara)

[11] Bikas Sinha / Indian Statistical Institute (July 14-15, 2011)
"Understanding Species' Abundance"
Hosts: Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Wright)

[12] Thomas Louis / Johns Hopkins University (July 18 and 20-22, 2011)
"Bayesian Ranks, Histogram and Triple-Goal Estimates"
Hosts: Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Klein, Wright); Decennial Statistical Studies Division (Staff)

[13] Carl Schmertmann / Florida State University (July 18-22, 2011)
"Improving ACS Estimates with Bayesian Models and Demographic Priors"
Hosts: Population Division (Velkoff)

[14] Howard Chernick / Hunter College & Graduate Center (July 18-29, 2011)
"Revenue Diversification, the Housing Crisis, and the Financing of U.S. Cities"
Hosts: Governments Division (Pece)

[15] William Frey / Brookings Institution (July 20-22, 2011)
"An Overview of CensusScope.org - A Lookup Tool for Census and ACS Data Suitable for Educators and the General Public"
Hosts: Social, Economic & Housing Statistics Division (Kominski); Public Information Office (Staff); Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Thibaudeau)

[16] Mary Waters / Harvard University (July 25-27, 2011)
"The Second Generation in Young Adulthood: Identity, Culture and Socioeconomic Success"
"Five Years After Hurricane Katrina: What Recovery Looks Like for Survivors"

Hosts: Center for Survey Measurement (Terry); Population Division (Bullock)

August

[17] Mick Couper / University of Michigan, JPSM (August 1-2, 2011)
"Using Paradata to Understand Measurement Error in Surveys"
Hosts: Center for Survey Measurement (Romano)

[18] David Cowen / University of South Carolina (August 1-5, 2011)
"Use of Parcel Data to Update and Enhance Census Bureau Geospatial Data"
Hosts: Geography Division (Jennings, Osier, Ratcliffe)

[19] Gauri Datta / University of Georgia (August 8-12, 2011)
"Estimation of Mean Squared Error of Model-Based Small Area Estimators"
Short Course on Small Area Estimation Parts I, II, & III
Hosts: Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Maples)

[20] Nathan Yau / University of California, Los Angeles (August 15-19, 2011)
"Data Visualization Stories"
Hosts: Census 2010 Publicity Office (Buckner, Newburger); Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Wright)

[21] Warren Brown / Cornell University (August 17-19, 2011)
"Case Studies in State and Local Government Use of the American Community Survey"
Hosts: Social, Economic & Housing Statistics Division (Boggess); Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Thibaudeau)

September

[22] Jorre T. A. Vannieuwenhuyze / Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (September 14-20, 2011)
"Evaluating Relative Mode Effects in Mixed-Mode Surveys: Three Methods to Disentangle Selection and Measurement Effects"
Hosts: Center for Survey Measurement (Romano); Decennial Statistical Studies Division (Tersine)

[23] David Draper / University of California, Santa Cruz (September 19-23, 2011)
"Workshop: Part I & II - Bayesian Model Specification: toward a Theory of Applied Statistics"
Hosts: Center for Statistical Research and Methodology; Research & Methodology Directorate

[24] J. N. K. Rao / Carleton University, Canada (September 26-30, 2011)
"Small Area Estimation under Informative Sampling"
"Robust Small Area Estimation"
"Estimating Equations Approach to Inference from Complex Survey Data"

Hosts: Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Maples, Wright)

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