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.
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.
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.
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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