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[1 Jul 2016 | No Comment | 162 views]
The Makings of a Survey Methodologist—and a Survey Methodology Conference

QDET2 conference chair Amanda Wilmot discusses her experience in survey research and shares what she hopes participants will learn from attending the conference in November.

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[1 Jul 2016 | No Comment | 137 views]
Staff Spotlight: New Science Policy Fellow Amy Nussbaum

The ASA is excited to welcome Amy Nussbaum to the ASA as the inaugural science policy fellow. Read all about her!

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[1 Jul 2016 | 2 Comments | 488 views]
Reproducible Research in <em>JASA</em>

JASA is leading the effort to establish publication standards that improve research quality and reproducibility.

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[1 Jul 2016 | No Comment | 172 views]
ASA Leaders Reminisce: Lynne Billard

In the 19th installment of the Amstat News series of interviews with ASA presidents and executive directors, we feature a discussion with 1996 ASA President Lynne Billard.

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[1 Jun 2016 | One Comment | 146 views]
Meet John Phillips, Associate Commissioner of the Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics

Amstat News invited John Phillips—associate commissioner of the Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics in the Social Security Administration—to respond to questions so readers could learn more about him and the agency he leads.

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[1 Jun 2016 | No Comment | 139 views]
DHHS Administration for Children and Families Uses Rigorous Evaluation

Naomi Goldstein—deputy assistant secretary for planning, research, and evaluation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families—writes about her agency’s evaluation policy.

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[1 Jun 2016 | No Comment | 187 views]
ASA Leaders Reminisce: Jonas Ellenberg

In the 18th installment of the Amstat News series of interviews with ASA presidents and executive directors, we feature a discussion with 1999 ASA President Jonas Ellenberg.

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[1 Jun 2016 | No Comment | 292 views]
Chicago in an Afternoon (or Evening)

JSM is in Chicago this year, and there is tons to do! Here are a few ideas for shorter trips/outings in and around the city for you and your family or friends either before JSM, after the sessions, or when you just want to take a break to let some really good ideas sink in.

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[2 May 2016 | No Comment | 381 views]
An Interview with Steve Fienberg, 2015 NISS Jerome Sacks Award for  Cross-Disciplinary Research Winner

Stephen Fienberg, Maurice Falk University Professor of Statistics and Social Science and co-director of the Living Analytics Research Center at Carnegie Mellon University, discusses his career, interests, and work, and shares advice for new statisticians.

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[2 May 2016 | One Comment | 226 views]
New Journal Calls for Papers, Strives to Meet Goal

The open-access online journal Statistics and Public Policy is calling for article submissions and assistance in spreading the word about this important platform.