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[1 May 2015 | No Comment | 28 views]

As part of the Government Statistics Section data challenge, eight contestants will present their work in two sessions during the Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle, Washington.

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[1 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 19 views]

Nominations for the Jeanne E. Griffith Mentoring Award will be accepted beginning in January 2015. This recognition is awarded annually to a supervisor, technical director, team coordinator, or other member of federal, state, or local government statistical staff for his or her efforts in supporting the work and developing the careers of junior statisticians.

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[1 Jun 2013 | Comments Off on Government and Social Statistics Section | 53 views]

Members of the Social Statistics and Government Statistics sections have organized many events for the upcoming Joint Statistical Meetings in Montréal.

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[1 Dec 2011 | Comments Off on Message from GSS Outgoing Chair | 904 views]

Steven Paben, 2011 chair of the Government Statistics Section reflects on the past year and summarizes where the section stands.

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[1 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on Forecasting Citrus Production in Florida | 1,052 views]

During the last decade, nearly three quarters of all United States citrus was grown in Florida. The relative size of the Florida citrus crop demands that statistically accurate forecasts be made starting in October of each year and continuing throughout the marketing year. To provide these statistically accurate forecasts, the National Agricultural Statistics Service developed a survey program based on objective counts and measurements (rather than subjective reporting from individual producers). Read about it here.

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[1 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on Maximizing Your JSM Experience: A Checklist for JSM 2011 | 1,558 views]

The Government Statistics Section offers a checklist to help you get ready for the Joint Statistical Meetings.

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[1 Apr 2011 | Comments Off on Message from the Chair | 905 views]

John Dixon, 2010 GSS chair, thanks the executive committee and highlights the section’s accomplishments in 2010.

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[1 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on Travel Survey Provides Wealth of Information | 971 views]

The Government Statistics Section provides an update on the National Household Travel Survey and its importance to the nation.

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[1 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on Deborah Griffin Wins Mentoring Award | 2,069 views]

On the afternoon of June 23, Deborah H. Griffin of the U. S. Census Bureau was presented with the Jeanne E. Griffith Mentoring Award in the conference center of the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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[1 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on Roundtables: Dialogue in Casual Setting | 1,281 views]

The Government Statistics Section and the Social Statistics Section will sponsor nine roundtables at JSM 2010 that explore substantive and methodological topics central to those who produce or use official statistics.