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My ASA Story »

[1 Dec 2022 | Comments Off on My ASA Story: Nicole Close, Biostatistician | ]

Twenty-nine years after Nicole Close joined the ASA, she continues to look to the association for news, educational activities, and employment updates and opportunities.

Cover Story »

[1 Dec 2022 | One Comment | ]
Statistics, Biostatistics Degree Growth Continued in 2021

The number of master’s degrees in business statistics awarded annually increased from 37 in 2010 to nearly 3,000 in 2021, paralleling the growth in bachelor’s and master’s degrees in statistics and biostatistics over the last couple decades. Similarly, the number of universities awarding the business statistics degree increased from 4 to 55 in the same period, according to the latest preliminary data release for 2021 degree completions from the National Center for Education Statistics.

Featured »

[1 Jan 2021 | Comments Off on Meet Spiro Stefanou, Head of the Economic Research Service | ]
Meet Spiro Stefanou, Head of the Economic Research Service

Spiro Stefanou has been the administrator of the Economic Research Service at the US Department of Agriculture since August 2020. He provides leadership and guidance for the agency research, analytical, and technical operations.

Columns, Stats4Good »

[2 Jan 2019 | Comments Off on Data for Good: The Year in Review | ]

2018 was a landmark year during which the D4G community both grew and drew closer together, coalescing into a stronger, more vibrant, and more distinct movement. Many more organizations, projects, positions, conferences, and conference sections distinctly labeled as D4G were apparent. With this increased visibility has come more opportunities.

Columns, Featured, Science Policy »

[1 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Technological Advance and Economic Growth: Stagnation or Revival? | ]
Technological Advance and Economic Growth: Stagnation or Revival?

In March 2011, Gordon Reikard published a widely read Amstat News piece, “Stimulating Economic Growth Through Technological Advance,” exploring the connection between investment in technology and economic growth. Revisiting the topic four and half years later, Reikard discusses the prospects for economic growth through the end of the decade.

Additional Features »

[1 Aug 2014 | Comments Off on Report: Future of Statistical Science Remains Healthy | ]

A recent report says statistical science is as healthy as it ever has been, with robust growth in student enrollment, abundant new sources of data, challenging problems to solve, and related opportunities to grasp over the next century.