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[1 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on NASS Commissions Panel to Improve Census Count | 89 views]

Every five years, the U.S. Census of Agriculture enumerates the characteristics of farms and farmers, and planning is underway for the 2017 census. To ensure it does not systematically miss women or new/beginning farmers, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service called for an expert panel review and invited public comment. Read on to find out what they learned.

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[1 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on AAPOR’s Polling Transparency Initiative Officially Launches | 244 views]
AAPOR’s Polling Transparency Initiative Officially Launches

The American Association for Public Opinion Research’s Transparency Initiative formally opened for business October 8, 2014. Since then, more than 40 survey-based organizations have applied and been accepted for membership, and new members continue to be admitted almost weekly.

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[1 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Staff Spotlight: Megan Ruyle | 49 views]

Meet Megan Ruyle, the ASA’s newest graphic designer and production coordinator.

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[1 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Negotiating a Statistical Career Part 2: A JSM Panel Discussion | 364 views]
Negotiating a Statistical Career Part 2: A JSM Panel Discussion

How can your negotiating skills help your statistical career? In this guest blog post, biostatistician Leila Zelnick summarizes nine hypothetical scenarios from a 2014 JSM panel discussion and explains how panel experts recommended navigating them.

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[1 Jun 2015 | One Comment | 871 views]
Meet William Sabol, Director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics

Amstat News invited William Sabol, director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics, to respond to a few questions so readers could learn more about him and the agency he leads.