U.S. Department of Commerce

Research @ Census

2012 Summer at Census Scholars

2012 Themes

Data Collection and Measurement [22]

Data Visualization [25]

Measurement of Income and Poverty [10, 15]

Measurement of Marriage and Cohabitation [24]

Measurement of Race and Ethnicity [5, 7, 11, 21]

Migration [20]

Missing Data [12, 26]

Modeling [9, 17, 23]

Population Estimates and Projections [18]

Record Linkage [8]

Sampling and Estimation [3, 4, 13, 14, 19]

Small Area Estimation [1]

Statistical Computing [2]

Time Series [16]

Usability/Geostatistics/Field Survey Operations [6]

 

May


[1] Malay Ghosh / University of Florida (May 14-16 and 21-22, 2012)
“Design Consistent and Outlier Robust Model Based Estimators”
Hosts: Research and Methodology Directorate (Bell); Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Wright)

[2] John W. Emerson / Yale University (May 21-25, 2012)
“Towards High-Performance Computing with R”
Hosts: Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Erdman, Wright)

June


[3] Jian-Guo Liu / Duke University (June 18-22, 2012)
“Mathematical Analysis of Flocking Dynamics in Biology and Social Science”
Hosts: Demographic Statistical Methods Division (Cheng)

[4] Bikas Sinha / Indian Statistical Institute (June 26-28, 2012)
“Systematic Sampling with Inverse Hypergeometric Stopping Rule For Estimation of Incidence Rate of a Rare Attribute”
Hosts: Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Wright)

[5] Ralph Bangs (and Larry Davis) / University of Pittsburgh (June 26-27, 2012)
“State of Race in America”
Hosts: Office of the Director (Hogan), Population Division (Humes, Stephan)

July


[6] Sarah Nusser / Iowa State University (July 2, 3, 5, 6 & 9-13, 2012)
“Using Geospatial Information in the Field Survey Operations”
Hosts: Center for Survey Measurement (Ashenfelter), Geography Division (Ratcliffe, Johnson)

[7] Akram Khater / North Carolina State University (July 10-12, 2012)
“Intersections of Religion and Ethnicity among Early Middle Eastern Immigrants"
“Film: Cedars in the Pines - The Lebanese in North Carolina"
Hosts: Population Division (Stephan, Asi, Buchanan, Ramirez)

[8] Michael Larsen / The George Washington University (July 16-20, 2012)
“A Study of Factors Affecting Record Linkage in Federal Statistical Databases"
Hosts: Demographic Statistical Methods Division (Cheng), Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Winkler)

[9] Sarjinder Singh /Texas A&M University - Kingsville (July 16-20, 2012)
“A Magical Talk: Estimating at Least Seven Measures of Qualitative Variables from a Single Sample Using Randomized Response Technique"
Hosts: Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Slud, Wright), Center for Disclosure Avoidance Research (Nayak)

[10] Christopher Bollinger / University of Kentucky (July 17-20, 2012)
“Two Can Live As Cheaply As One…But Three's a Crowd"
Hosts: Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division (Hokayem)

[11] Ann Morning / New York University (July 18-20, 2012)
“The Nature of Race: How Scientists Think and Teach about Human Difference"
Hosts: Population Division (Jones, Ramirez)

[12] Rebecca Andridge / The Ohio State University (July 23, 2012)
“Proxy Pattern-Mixture Analysis for Survey Nonresponse"
Hosts: Office of Statistical Methods and Research for Economic Programs (Thompson), Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Mulry)

[13] Matthew Salganik / Princeton University (July 25-27, 2012)
“Assessing Respondent-Driven Sampling"
“Generalized Network Scale-Up Method for Estimating the Sizes of Hard-to-Count Groups: Evidence from Brazil and Rwanda"
Hosts: Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Arceneaux)

August

[14] David Haziza / Université de Montréal (August 6-8, 2012)
“Robust Estimation in the Presence of Influential Units: A Unified Approach"
Hosts: Office of Statistical Methods and Research for Economic Programs (Thompson)

[15] Peter Brandon / University at Albany, SUNY (August 6-9, 2012)
"Using the SIPP to Understand the Effectiveness of Welfare Reform"
Hosts: Social, Economic and Housing Statistics Division (Fields, Ohara, Fields)

[16] Marc Wildi / Zurich University of Applied Sciences (August 7-9, 2012)
“Real-Time Forecasting and Signal Extraction: Accuracy, Reliability, and Timeliness"
Hosts: Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Blakely, McElroy)

[17] Yazhen Wang / University of Wisconsin - Madison (August 13-17, 2012)
“Modeling and Analyzing High-Frequency Financial Data"
Hosts: Demographic Statistical Methods Division (Cheng)

[18] Qian Cai / University of Virginia (August 13-17, 2012)
“Population Projections: Theory, Practice, and Reflection"
Hosts: Population Division (Velkoff, Devine, Jones-Puthoff, Ortman)

[19] Singdhansu Chatterjee / University of Minnesota (August 13-17, 2012)
“On Using Data-Depth for High-Dimensional Inference in Survey Data Problems"
Hosts: Governments Division (Tran, Love, Tillinghast, Barth, Hill, Hogue)

[20] Richard Bilsborrow / University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill; (August 13-17, 2012)
“Collecting Data on International Migrants in the World: Some Issues and Proposals"
Hosts: Population Division (Velkoff, Grieco)

[21] Hishaam Aidi / Columbia University (August 21-24, 2012)
“The Geography of Race Classification: The Case of Afro-Arab North African Identities"
Hosts: Population Division (Stephan, Asi, Buchanan, Ramirez)

[22] Chet Bowie / National Opinion Research Center (August 21-22, 2012; September 18, 2012)
“The Science of Management: Implementing Matrix Management in Reimbursable Surveys"
Hosts: Associate Directorate for Demographic Programs (Potok, Waddington); Demographic Surveys Division (Lamas); Demographic Statistical Methods Division (Killion); Social, Economic and Housing Statistics Division; Population Division (Lamas)

[23] James Berger / Duke University (August 22-23, 2012)
“Reproducibility of Science: P-values and Multiplicity"
Hosts: Demographic Statistical Methods Division (Cheng)

[24] Debra Umberson / The University of Texas at Austin (August 27, 2012)
“Same Sex Marriage and Health: Fieldwork and Land Mines"
Hosts: Research and Methodology Directorate (Bates)

[25] Nathan Yau / University of California, Los Angeles; FlowingData.com (August 28-30, 2012)
“Visualization that Means Something"

Hosts: Governments Division (Hogue), Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Wright)

[26] Wesley Yung / Statistics Canada (August 28-30, 2012)
“Some Work on Business Surveys Collection Research at Statistics Canada"
Hosts: Office of Statistical Methods and Research for Economic Programs (Thompson)

 
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