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Project Title: Using Multiple Data Sources and State-of-the-Art Estimation Methods in Federal Statistics: Frameworks, Methods, and Assessment

PIN: DBASSE-CNSTAT-13-09         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Sub Unit:
Committee on National Statistics

Harris-Kojetin, Brian

Subject/Focus Area:
Behavioral and Social Sciences

Using Multiple Data Sources and State-of-the-Art Estimation Methods in Federal Statistics: Frameworks, Methods, and Assessment
February 25, 2016 - February 27, 2016
Stanford Law School
Munger Building 4
Palo Alto, CA

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Anthony Mann
Phone: 202.334.3266
Fax: 202.334.3751


Thursday, February 25, 2016

8:30 AM Welcome and Introductions

8:45-10:00 Issues of Data Collection and Assembly

- Joe Reisinger, Chief Technology Officer, Premise

10:00-10:15 BREAK

10:15-11:30 Data Sharing and Access

- Dean Williams, Computer Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

- Stephen J. Eglash, Executive Director, Stanford Data Science Initiative

11:30-12:30 PM Preserving Privacy

- Aleksandra Korolova, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, University of
Southern California

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30-2:45 Transaction Data: Analysis and Access

- Kamalesh Rao, Director of Economic Research, SpendingPulse, MasterCard Advisors

- Rachel Pacheco, Chief of Staff and Director of Operations, JPMorgan Chase

2:45-4:00 Social Media Data

- Ya Xu and Kevin Morsony, LinkedIn

4:00-5:00 Combining Survey Data with Organic Data

- Hal Varian, Chief Economist, Google

5:00 PM Planned Adjournment

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Bob Groves
Michael Chernew
Piet Daas
Cynthia Dwork
Ophir Frieder
Hosagrahar Jagadish
Frauke Kreuter
Sharon Lohr
James Lynch
Colm O'Muircheartaigh
Trivellore Raghunathan
Roberto Rigobon
Marc Rotenberg

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Summary of workshop presentations
Report outline and recommendations
June workshop
U.S. Federal Statistical System

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: February 29, 2016