Home » Archive

Articles tagged with: federal budgets

Additional Features »

[1 Mar 2021 | Comments Off on ASA, COPAFS, Partners Urge Bolstering of Federal Statistical Agencies | ]

Federal statistics have undergirded our democracy, society, and economy since the nation’s founding. Even as their importance has increased over the centuries—especially recently with the focus on evidence-based policymaking—the agencies producing the data have been neglected, lost important autonomy and statutory protections, and been pushed deeper into the federal bureaucracy.

A Statistician's View, Departments »

[1 Jun 2020 | Comments Off on Large Budget Increases for Agency Survey Mask Budget and Staff Challenges | ]

ASA Science Policy Director Steve Pierson responds to a critique of his April Amstat News article about the federal statistical agencies’ FY20 budgets.