Research Node Focus: Duke University/NISS
Duke University and the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) are working on ways to improve the way U.S. Census and other federal statistical agencies disseminate data. Duke and NISS are focusing on three main areas of research, which include data confidentiality, missing and erroneous data, and combining information across data sources including record linkage. Read more here.
Abowd to Lead Census Bureau Research and Methodology Directorate
Cornell University professor John M. Abowd will join the U.S. Census Bureau through an inter-agency personnel agreement as the new associate director for research and methodology and chief scientist, effective June 1, 2016. Read more here.
NCRN Fall 2015 Meeting
The NCRN Fall 2015 Meeting took place at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center in Washington DC, and at the Census Bureau’s headquarters in Suitland, MD, on December 14 and 15, 2015.
About 90 participants from many different federal agencies (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census Bureau, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Social Security Administration, Small Business Administration, Internal Revenue Service, the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation), all NCRN nodes, as well as a number of private and academic research institutions, attended the meeting. Read more here.
Read about what is happening at the eight research nodes in the NCRN research community. Read more here.
Here are the most recent additions to publications produced by the research nodes within NCRN. See the list here.