Amstat News invited John H. Thompson, director of the U.S. Census Bureau, to respond to a few questions so readers could learn more about him and the agency he leads. Read on to find out what he had to say.
The American Association for Public Opinion Research recently released a report from the Emerging Technologies Task Force on the use of mobile technologies—such as smartphones and tablets—for the collection of survey data and new forms of information such as location, visuals, and connected device data.
In addition to supporting individual chapter-level activities and association-wide initiatives, the Council of Chapters is dedicated to making use of the Joint Statistical Meetings to strengthen chapters. Is your chapter representative going to the sponsored meetings?
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