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[2 Jan 2024 | No Comment | ]

The prize is for young statisticians who take an active interest in official statistics. In addition to monetary prizes, first-place winner(s) receive travel funds to present their paper at an international conference.

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[1 May 2023 | One Comment | ]

The European Court of Human Rights ruled in favor of Georgiou, finding Greece violated his right to a fair trial on violation-of-duty charges. Also, the US State Department included mention of Georgiou for the fourth straight year under a section titled Denial of a Fair Public Trial.

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[1 May 2023 | One Comment | ]

Modern technology and data science offer an opportunity to upgrade systems for employer wage records. One effort in this direction is the Jobs and Employment Data Exchange initiative, led by the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation. The public-private initiative aims to enhance the content and systems for these records for the mutual benefit of businesses and government.

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[1 May 2023 | One Comment | ]

Janet L. Lauritsen says the US lacks sufficient data for many types of crime of great concern to society, and this is particularly the case for crimes falling under federal jurisdiction.

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[2 Jan 2023 | One Comment | ]
A Statistician’s View: New Year Hopes for Andreas Georgiou as Court Decisions Loom

Interviewed recently for The Amherst Student, Georgiou said his legal troubles are “always a little bit tiring to the heart to think about.” But 2023 brings with it hope that justice, long denied, is still in reach.

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[1 Jun 2022 | Comments Off on Nominations Sought for Links Award | ]

The Links Lecture Award Committee is seeking nominations of candidates who have contributed to the advancement of official statistics and have the ability to share a compelling vision for further progress through an inspiring and engaging lecture.

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[1 Jun 2021 | Comments Off on Nominations Sought for Links Lecture Award | ]

Data from official statistics is the direct or indirect basis for an enormous number of important decisions. Recognizing the possibilities and challenges for official statistics, the ASA created the Links Lecture Award in 2017 to focus on this area.

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[1 May 2021 | Comments Off on Significance Launches Data Economy Series with April Issue | ]

The April issue of Significancebegins a new four-part series that tells the story of the “data economy,” starting with the birth of customer insight.

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[1 May 2021 | Comments Off on ASA, International Community Continue to Decry Georgiou Persecution | ]
ASA, International Community Continue to Decry Georgiou Persecution

Following a February Greek appeals court ruling finding former Greek chief statistician Andreas Georgiou liable for slander, ASA leaders denounced the latest legal setback against Georgiou.

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[1 Aug 2019 | Comments Off on Bruce Meyer to Give 2019 Links Lecture | ]

Bruce Meyer, the McCormick Foundation Professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, has been selected as the 2019 awardee for the Links Lecture Award.