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Committee on National Statistics
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Estimating the Prevalence of Human Trafficking in the United States: Considerations and ComplexitiesProceedings of a Workshop  (CNSTAT,CPOP)

Human trafficking has many names and can take many forms - pimp control, commercial sex, exploitation, forced labor, modern slavery, child labor, and several others - and the definitions vary greatly... Read more

Using Models to Estimate Hog and Pig InventoriesProceedings of a Workshop  (CNSTAT)

In 2014, the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) engaged the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to convene a planning committee to organize a public workshop for an... Read more

Estimating the Prevalence of Human Trafficking in the United States: Considerations and ComplexitiesProceedings of a Workshop–in Brief  (CNSTAT,CPOP)

A 2-day public workshop on estimating the prevalence of human trafficking in the United States was held by the Committee on National Statistics in collaboration with the Committee on Population April... Read more

Monitoring Educational Equity  (BOTA,CNSTAT)

Disparities in educational attainment among population groups have characterized the United States throughout its history. Education is sometimes characterized as the “great equalizer,” but to date,... Read more

Improving the American Community SurveyProceedings of a Workshop  (CNSTAT)

Since its origin 23 years ago as a pilot test conducted in four U.S. counties, the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS) has been the focus of continuous research, development, and... Read more

Reproducibility and Replicability in Science  (CNSTAT,BBCSS,NRSB,CATS,BMSA,COSEMPUP,BRDI)

One of the pathways by which the scientific community confirms the validity of a new scientific discovery is by repeating the research that produced it. When a scientific effort fails to independently... Read more

A Roadmap to Reducing Child Poverty  (BOCYF,CNSTAT)

The strengths and abilities children develop from infancy through adolescence are crucial for their physical, emotional, and cognitive growth, which in turn help them to achieve success in school and... Read more

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