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"Measuring Serious Emotional Disturbance in Children"

June 11, 2015

NAS Keck Center
500 Fifth Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

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Of Interest

Census Bureau Assistant Director Provides Insight on the Bureau’s Work to Modernize Data Resources

Ron Jarmin, Assistant Director of Research and Methodology at the U.S. Census Bureau, recently gave an interview on ways that the U.S. Census Bureau is continuing to create new innovative data resources through its work with the Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS) initiative of the University of Michigan. The interview was a follow up to a discussion with the Executive Director of IRIS and the Research Director of its sponsor agency, the Kaufmann Foundation.
  
Read the interview with Ron Jarmin.

Read “A Q&A with the Institute for Research on Innovation & Science”.

Read about CNSTAT's work with the Census Bureau.


This site is intended to provide up-to-date information on the Committee's activities and findings. For those seeking specific statistical information or data, links to numerous statistical agencies have been provided for your convenience (Other Sites of Interest). We are, of course, happy to answer questions about any of our publications, projects, or public meetings. Please send any questions or comments to Eileen LeFurgy, CNSTAT Program Coordinator, at elefurgy@nas.edu.
 

 


Recent Reports

Affordability of National Flood Insurance Program Premiums

Affordable Flood Insurance Premiums Report Cover 1 with right paddingThis report provides input on ways of improving the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS), focusing on two priority areas: identifying methods that could improve the quality of the data available for small areas, and suggesting changes that would increase the survey's efficiency in responding to new data needs. This report considers changes that the ACS office should consider over the course of the next few years in order to further improve the ACS data and offers recommendations that will help the U.S. Census Bureau improve performance in several areas, which could lead to improved data products as the survey enters its next decade.

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Realizing the Potential of the American Community Survey: Challenges, Tradeoffs and Opportunities

ACS Report Cover Feb 2015This report provides input on ways of improving the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS), focusing on two priority areas: identifying methods that could improve the quality of the data available for small areas, and suggesting changes that would increase the survey's efficiency in responding to new data needs. This report considers changes that the ACS office should consider over the course of the next few years in order to further improve the ACS data and offers recommendations that will help the U.S. Census Bureau improve performance in several areas, which could lead to improved data products as the survey enters its next decade.

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Measuring Research and Development Expenditures in the U.S. Nonprofit Sector: Conceptual and ´╗┐Design Issues

Non Profit RD Report CoverThis report summarizes a workshop held in June 2014 and identifies concepts and issues for the design of a survey of research and development expenditures made by nonprofit organizations, considering the goals, content, statistical methodology, data quality, and data products associated with                                  this data collection.

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