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Looking for data? Data.gov is a one-stop resource for the U.S. government’s open data—federal, state, and local government and university-collected data on topics ranging from agriculture to energy to public safety.

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The Government Statistics Section has four invited sessions lined up for JSM 2016, covering everything from survey design, data dissemination, and data quality to analysis of large data sets.

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[1 Nov 2015 | No Comment | 126 views]

The Government Statistics Section is sponsoring Data Challenge 2016 during the Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago.

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[1 Oct 2015 | No Comment | 70 views]

The Government Statistics Section sponsored their first data challenge in 2015.

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The Government Statistics Section shares highlights from their upcoming JSM 2015 sessions.

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[1 May 2015 | Comments Off on Government Statistics Section Sponsors Data Challenge at JSM | 62 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 | Comments Off on Nominations Requested for Jeanne E. Griffith Mentoring Award | 28 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 | 61 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 | 906 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 | 1,079 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.