The Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE) is pleased to announce the winners of two recent undergraduate-level statistics project competitions. Read on to learn more.
The 2013 recipient of the Roger Herriot Award is the 1973 Current Population Survey (CPS)-Internal Revenue Service (IRS)-Social Security Administration (SSA) Exact Match Study. The study was a joint undertaking by the SSA and U.S. Census Bureau that linked survey records for persons in the March 1973 CPS to their respective earnings and benefit information in SSA administrative records and to selected items from their 1972 IRS individual income tax returns.
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“We’re hoping the guidelines and resources will help members and departments craft new statistics programs or revise existing ones to enhance the training of the next generation of students to be able to use data to make decisions. ”