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[1 Sep 2017 | No Comment | 23 views]

ASA President Barry Nussbaum traveled to two major statistical conferences this summer. Here, he discusses their similarities and differences, as well as the future of the profession.

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[1 Aug 2017 | No Comment | 33 views]

It’s August, but despite what Nat King Cole may have thought, the days are hardly lazy for the statistics profession.

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[1 Jul 2017 | No Comment | 79 views]

ASA President Barry Nussbaum thinks more emphasis should be placed on basic survey questions to improve survey response rates.

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[1 Jun 2017 | No Comment | 155 views]

This month, ASA President Barry Nussbaum writes about three things he either worries are disappearing or that he wants to have disappear.

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[1 May 2017 | One Comment | 328 views]

ASA President Barry Nussbaum talks about sample size and why it’s sometimes a researcher’s least important problem.

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[1 Apr 2017 | No Comment | 75 views]

ASA President Barry D. Nussbaum talks baseball and Big Data.

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[1 Mar 2017 | One Comment | 103 views]

Because of its importance to every facet of life, many more people are exposed to statistical principles. Thus, says ASA President Barry Nussbaum, we have an opportunity, and indeed an obligation, to properly communicate statistical concepts and the rudiments of statistical reasoning. One way he is doing this is through Stats + Stories.

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[1 Feb 2017 | No Comment | 408 views]

ASA President Barry D. Nussbaum’s initiatives focus on communications, youth, and the engagement of our largest growing professional sector—Asian statisticians.

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[1 Jan 2017 | One Comment | 182 views]

This month, incoming ASA President Barry Nussbaum writes about his background, his experience at the EPA, and some of his goals for the coming year.

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[1 Dec 2016 | One Comment | 133 views]

In her last President’s Corner column, Jessica Utts addresses two relatively unrelated themes—the ASA’s transition to Barry Nussbaum as president and the new president of the United States.