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Joint Statistical Meetings

"Statistics: An All-Encompassing Discipline"

July 30-August 4, 2011—Miami Beach Convention Center—Miami Beach, FL

This page lists only Mathematica staff. For a full listing of all presenters, click here.




Sunday, July 31    
2:00-3:50 p.m. Session: Data Collection Methods, Interviewers, and Survey Management Barbara Lepidus Carlson, Chair
4:00-5:50 p.m. Session: Evaluating Imputation Methods: Multiple, Multivariate, and Other Approaches  
  Imputation of Multiple-Response Items in SESTAT and Its Component Surveys Abstract | PDF of Slides Nicholas Beyler, Donsig Jang, and Amang Sukasih
Monday, August 1    
8:30-10:20 a.m. Session: Federal Survey Estimate Quality: Some Issues and Some Solutions  
  Exploring Nonresponse Bias in a National Health Expenditures Survey of Institutions [Abstract] Sameena Salvucci and Eric Grau
10:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Session: Multimode Surveys: Design and Effects  
  Using a Multimode Survey Design on a Panel Study of New Businesses [Abstract] David DesRoches
  Session: Classroom Examples and Technique  
  An Argument for Teaching Metrology in Introductory Statistics Classes [Abstract] Amy Borgen (non-presenter) and Others
2:00-3:50 p.m. Session: Challenging Populations and Novel Sample Designs  
  Composite Size Measures in Surveys of Rare or Hard-to-Reach Populations [Abstract] Frank Potter, Eric Grau, and John Hall
Tuesday, August 2    
8:30-10:20 a.m. Session: Social Statistics Section Student Paper Competition Winners Nicholas Beyler, Chair
12:30-1:50 p.m. Roundtable: Section on Survey Research Methods P.M. Roundtable Discussion (fee event)  
  Survey Quality Indicator Measures: Response Rates and Alternatives [Abstract] Donsig Jang
Wednesday, August 3    
8:30-10:20 a.m. Session: Using the American Community Survey as a Sampling Frame: A Collaborative Effort  
  NSCG Estimation Issues When Using an ACS-Based Sampling Frame [Abstract] Donsig Jang (non-presenter) and others
  Evaluating 2003 NSCG Dual-Frame Estimates for 2010 NSCG Planning Purposes [Abstract] Donsig Jang and Others
  Session: Disclosure Avoidance for Tabular Data Donsig Jang, Organizer and Chair
  Using Tau-Argus and R-Statistical Package sdc Table to Conduct Secondary Cell Suppression for Linked Tables Abstract | PDF of Slides Amang Sukasih, Donsig Jang, and David Edson
10:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Session: Opportunities and Challenges in Statistical Work with Administrative Record Data John Czajka, Discussant
2:00-3:50 p.m. Session: Frames, Coverage Error, and Optimal Samples  
  RDD Unplugged: Findings from a Household Survey Using a Cell Overlap Design [Abstract] Barbara Lepidus Carlson and John Hall
Thursday, August 4    
10:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Session: Transportation Studies Amang Sukasih, Chair