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Census at the 2014 Joint Statistical Meetings

The Joint Statistical Meetings Link to a non-federal Web site (JSM) is the largest annual gathering of statisticians held in North America. Census Bureau staff attend JSM to exchange the latest research findings with colleagues from throughout the world. The JSM is held jointly with the following Associations:

Census Bureau staff participation in the 2014 JSM follows:

  • Sunday, August 3
  • 2:00 - 3:50 Innovations at US Census Bureau
    • 2:20pm - Darcy Steeg Morris, A Comparison of Methodologies for Classification of Administrative Records Quality for Census Enumeration
    • 2:35pm - Richard Griffin, Issues Concerning Imputation of Hispanic Origin due to Potential Administrative Record Enumeration for the 2020 Census
    • 2:50pm - Andrew Keller, Using Data from the American Community Survey to Better Understand Coverage Measurement Results in the 2010 Census
    • 3:05pm - Vincent Mule, Using Administrative Records to Reduce Census Nonresponse Followup Operations
    • 3:20pm - Brian Shaffer, Single Stage Generalized Raking Application in the American Housing Survey
    • 3:35pm - Tamara Adams, Estimating the Cost of the 2020 Census Nonresponse Followup with Administrative Records
  • 4:00 - 5:50 Using Paradata throughout the Survey Life Cycle for Public Sector Surveys
    • Lisa M. Blumerman, Chair
    • 4:05pm - Carma R. Hogue, Using Population Data to Improve Public Sector Frame Coverage
    • 4:20pm - Brian Dumbacher, Using Paradata to Design the Quarterly Tax Sample
    • 4:35pm - Aneesah Williams, Using Paradata to Inform Collection Instruments
    • 4:50pm - Terri L. Craig, Using Paradata and the Nonresponse Follow-up Dashboard Score Function to Prioritize Workload
    • 5:05pm - Courtney Marie Hill, Using Paradata to Calibrate the Quarterly Summary of State and Local Government Tax Revenue
  • 4:00 - 5:50 Specialized Survey Populations
    • 5:05pm - Elizabeth Goldberg, Modified Statistical Process Control Techniques as an Edit Method for the Common Core of Data
  • 4:00 - 5:50 Density Estimation
    • 4:20pm - Ryan Janicki, Hermite Expansion and Estimation of Monotonic Transformations of Gaussian Data
  • 4:00 - 5:50 Measurements of Social Well Being
    • 4:20pm - Ashley Edwards, Investigating Wave 1 Effects on Poverty Calculations in the 2008 SIPP Panel
  • 4:00 - 5:50 Estimation, Benchmarking and Record Linkage
    • 4:35pm - William Winkler, Quality and Analysis of Sets of National Files
    • 5:35pm - Yang Cheng, A Hierarchical Bayesian Method for Combining Surveys
  • Monday, August 4
  • 8:30 - 10:20 Social Media Analysis
    • 9:25am - Jennifer Hunter Childs, Comparing Public Opinion Polling with Social Media Listening for Purposes of Communications Research
  • 8:30 - 10:20 Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data to Assess Measurement Error in Household Surveys
    • 8:55am - Graton Gathright, Misreporting in the SIPP about Participation in SSA Programs
    • 9:35am - David S. Johnson, Discussant
  • 8:30 - 10:20 Seasonal Adjustment and Hypothesis Testing
    • William R. Bell, Chair
    • 8:50am - Renee Reeves, Geographic Seasonal Adjustment of Foreign Trade Data
  • 8:30 - 10:20 Non response adjustment 2
    • 9:35am - Eric Slud, Modeling Frame Deficiencies and the Effect of Calibration
    • 9:50am - Joanna Fane Lineback, Investigating Nonresponse Error in Change Estimates
  • 10:30 - 12:20 Measuring Same Sex Couples, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity in Population based Surveys
    • 10:35am - Nancy Bates, Measuring Same-Sex Couples: Results from a Split-Panel Test of Alternative Relationship and Marital Status Questions
  • 10:30 - 12:20 Employment Dynamics: Data and Statistical Modeling
    • 10:35am - Kevin McKinney, The Structure and Dynamics of U.S. Labor Market Networks
    • 11:00am - Author, Job-to-Job Flows: New Statistics from Matched Employer-Employee Data
    • 11:25am - Author, Hires, Separations, and the Job Tenure Distribution in Administrative Earnings Records
  • 10:30 - 12:20 Modeling Response for Tailoring in Contact Strategies in Censuses and Surveys
    • Benjamin M. Reist, Chair
    • 10:35am - Chandra Erdman, Predicting Response Mode During Data Collection in the National Survey of College Graduates
    • 10:55am - Gina Walejko, Lessons Learned from Implementing Response Propensity Models in the 2013 Census Test
    • 11:15am - Eric Fink, Examining Economic Census Reporting Patterns
    • 11:35am - Thomas Chesnut, Using Integer Programming to Determine the Optimal Assignment of Internet to Mail Mode Switch Strategies
    • 11:55am - Stephanie M. Coffey, Predicting Initial Response Mode In Advance of Data Collection in the NSCG
  • 10:30 - 12:20 Using Adaptive Design and Collection Strategies to Improve Data Quality in Business Surveys
    • Broderick Oliver, Chair
    • 10:55am - Stephen Kaputa, Strategies for Subsampling Nonrespondents for Economic Programs
    • 11:15am - Daniel Whitehead, The Use of Indicators to Assess the Quality of the Survey Returns During Data Collection
  • 10:30 - 12:20 Estimation Issues
    • 10:50am - Mary Mulry, Study of Error in Survey Reports of Move Month Using the U.S. Postal Service Change of Address Records
    • 11:20am - Michael Thieme, A Shared Platform for Orchestrating Adaptive Data Collection in Surveys
  • 12:30 - 1:50 Social Statistics Section P.M. Roundtable Discussion (Fee Event)
    • ML12 - Erika Mcentarfer, Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics Program
  • 12:30 - 1:50 Health Policy Statistics Section P.M. Roundtable Discussion (Fee Event)
    • ML15 - Thomas Louis, Statistics and Policy
  • 2:00 - 3:50 Applications of Calibration and Empirical Bayes Estimation Methods
    • Carma R. Hogue, Chair
    • 2:05pm - Elizabeth Lynn Love, Evaluating Calibration Estimators for the Annual Survey of Local Government Finance
    • 2:25pm - Justin Nguyen, Calibrating the Empirical Bayes to Decision-based Estimates in the Annual Survey of Public Employment and Payroll
    • 2:45pm - Bac Tran, An Evaluation of Different Small Area Estimators for the Annual Survey of Public Employment and Payroll
  • 2:00 - 3:50 Contributed Oral Poster Presentations: Business and Economic Statistics Section
    • Brian Monsell, The effect of forecasting on X-11 adjustment filters
  • Tuesday, August 5
  • 8:30 - 10:20 Recent advances in the analysis of ranking data
    • 8:35am - Thomas Louis, Bayesian Ranks, Histograms, and Triple-goal Estimates
  • 8:30 - 10:20 Data collection strategies
    • 9:05am - Suzanne Dorinski, What Paradata Can Tell Us about the Annual Survey of Jails
    • 10:05am - Rachael Walsh, Case Reassignment: When making contact is a two-person job
  • 10:30 - 12:20 Modeling and Seasonal Adjustment of Economic Time Series
    • Tucker Sprague McElroy, Chair
    • 10:35am - William R. Bell, Comparing ARIMA Model-Based and Census X-11 Seasonal Adjustment
    • 11:35am - James Livsey, Time series model comparison residual diagnostics
  • 10:30 - 12:20 Data Quality and Nonresponse
    • 11:20am - Richard Hough, An Evaluation of Non Response Bias in the Business R&D and Innovation Survey
  • 2:00 - 3:50 Inference and variance estimation 1
    • 2:35pm - Carolina Franco, Coverage Properties of Confidence Intervals for Proportions in Complex Surveys
  • Wednesday, August 6
  • 7:00 - 8:15 Survey Research Methods Section A.M. Roundtable Discussion (Fee Event)
    • WL06 - William Winkler, Valid Analytic Properties and Disclosure Limitation for Microdata
  • 8:30 - 10:20 Ethical and Policy Issues in the Statistical Use of BIG Data
    • Howard Hogan, Chair
  • 8:30 - 10:20 Adaptive Survey Designs: Reflecting on the Past, Describing the Present, and Considering the Possibilities of the Future
    • 8:35am - Peter V. Miller, An Overview of Adaptive Survey Design
    • 9:35am - Benjamin M. Reist, Examining the Impact of Data Collection Interventions on Data Quality, Cost, and the Risk of Nonresponse Bias
  • 8:30 - 10:20 Disclosure and Privacy
    • 8:50am - Bei Wang, Using Weighting to Improve Cell Suppression Pattern in Annual Survey of Manufacturer
    • 9:05am - Martin Klein, Likelihood-Based Finite Sample Inference for Synthetic Data from a Multiple Linear Regression Model
  • 8:30 - 10:20 Survey Methods and Estimation 1
    • 8:00am - Katherine Jenny Thompson, Using the Fraction of Missing Information to Identify Auxiliary Variables for Imputation Procedures via Proxy Pattern-Mixture Models
  • 10:30 - 12:20 Privacy at What Cost? The Differential Effects of Disclosure Avoidance Methods on Data about Small Groups
    • Mark Asiala, Panelist
  • 10:30 - 12:20 Survey Methods and Estimation 2
    • 11:20am - Zhou Yu, Optimal AK Composite Estimators for the Current Population Survey
    • 12:05am - Allison Zotti, Iterative Hot-Deck Multiple Imputation with a Distance-Based Donor Method for the Current Population Survey
  • 2:00 - 3:50 The Global Impact of Statistics Without Borders and StatCom: Can We Make it Enduring?
    • Asaph Young Chun, Chair
  • 2:00 - 3:50 Estimation and Inference for Correlated Data
    • 2:35pm - Jiashen You, Modeling Disability Data in Small Areas
  • 2:00 - 3:50 Small Area Estimation
    • 3:35pm - Yves Thibaudeau, Log-Linear Models for Prediction in Surveys
  • 2:00 - 3:50 Working with imperfect data
    • 2:20pm - Sarah Dial, Comparison of Alternative Imputation Methods in the National Teacher and Principal Survey
  • Thursday, August 7
  • 8:30 - 10:20 Innovative Uses of Response Rates for Survey Management
    • Katherine Jenny Thompson, Chair
    • 9:25am - Broderick Oliver, Response Rates as Process Control Tools: Creative Usage of Existing Performance Measures
  • 8:30 - 10:20 Advances in time series analysis and benchmarking techniques
    • 9:55am - David Findley, A Study of Diagnostics for Detecting Seasonality and Residual Seasonality
  • 8:30 - 10:20 Social Statistics Section Student Paper Competition
    • Barbara Downs, Chair
  • 8:30 - 10:20 Sampling and Field Issues
    • 10:05am - Tommy Wright, A Simple Method of Exact Optimal Sample Allocation under Stratification with Any Mixed Constraint Patterns
  • 10:30 - 12:20 Statistical Inference for Economic Time Series
    • 11:25am - Tucker Sprague McElroy, Fast Estimation of Time Series with Multiple Spectral Peaks
  • 10:30 - 12:20 Targeted Address Canvassing and Coverage
    • 10:35am - Robin A. Pennington, An Overview of Census Bureau Efforts to Assess Address List Coverage and Quality
    • 10:50am - Mary Pritts, Designing an Adaptable Database for Model-Based Research
    • 11:05am - Christine Gibson Tomaszewski, Recent Advancements in the use of Statistical Modeling for Targeting Specific Geographic Areas for Address Canvassing in the 2020 Census
    • 11:20am - John Luthor Boies, Fielding a Targeted Address Canvassing Operation: Alternative Approaches to Moving from Predictive Statistical Modeling to a Cost Effective Address Canvassing Field Operation for the 2020 Census
    • 11:35am - Derek Young, Zero-Inflated Regression Modeling for Coverage Errors of the Master Address File
    • 11:50am - Kirsten West, An Assessment of Historical Demographic Analysis Estimates for the Black Male Birth Cohorts of 1935 to 1939
    • 12:05pm - W. Kingkade, Covariates of dissonance between self-reported and registered housing characteristics, as revealed by record linkage
  • 10:30 - 12:20 Model Assisted Estimation 2
    • 11:35am - Daniel Bonnery, Model-assisted estimation of unemployment rates for longitudinal surveys with an application in the Current Population Survey
  • 10:30 - 12:20 Data Collection Issues
    • 11:20am - Asaph Young Chun, Analysis of the Sources of Group Quarters Enumeration Data in the 2010 Census
  • 10:30 - 12:20 Miscellaneous topics in Bayesian inference
    • 10:35am - Patrick Joyce, Evaluations Of Hierarchical Distributions For Small Area Models
Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Research and Methodology Directorate | census.research@census.gov | Last Revised: August 01, 2014