NCRN Newsletter

In this issue:

Alumni Working in Public Policy, Economics, and Statistics Reflect on Program Experiences: How are alumni of the NCRN program doing, and how did the program impact their lives?

Node News: Here is the latest news from the eight research nodes in the NCRN research community.

Other News of Interest: Awards seeking nominations or applications that may be relevant to the NCRN community.

In this issue:

NCRN Alumni Consider Program's Impact: How are alumni of the NCRN program doing, and how did the program impact their lives?

NCRN Fall 2016 Meeting: The NCRN Principal Investigators and Senior Researchers, as well as a large number of the nodes’ graduate students and post-doctoral researchers, met at the U.S. Census Bureau in Washington D.C on October 24.  

Node News: Here is the latest news from the eight research nodes in the NCRN research community.

Research Profile : University of Michigan

What if you could get better indicators in real time by analyzing social media? That is one of many exciting areas that the University of Michigan’s research node is exploring. Read more here.

Abowd to Receive 2016 Julius Shiskin Award

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.

Research Node Focus: Carnegie Mellon University

Stephen (Steve) Fienberg, Maurice Falk University Professor of Statistics and Social Science at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Bill Eddy, John C. Warner Professor of Statistics (Emeritus) at CMU, have a long-standing interest in everything to do with census taking. They have spent several decades working on statistical issues for the U.S. Census. Read more about what the Carnegie Mellon research node has been doing.

Research Node: Northwestern University

Northwestern University’s NCRN node is focusing on two major research areas.[full story here]

Call for Papers Now Open for FCSM Research Conference

NCRN Spring Meeting to be Held in Washington DC

The NCRN will hold its Spring 2015 meeting in Washington D.C. John M. Abowd (Cornell Node), and Stephen E. Fienberg (Carnegie Mellon Node) will present "Can Government-Academic Partnerships Help Secure the Future of the Federal Statistical System?” at the CNSTAT Public Seminar on May 8, 2015. Node members will meet with Census personnel at the U.S. Census Bureau on May 7. [Full Story Here]

NCRN Fall Meeting Held in NYC

Over 30 people attended NCRN's Fall meeting in New York City September 11-12. Read more about the meeting here. [Full Story Here]

Focus on Research Node: Cornell University

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