Washington, D.C. – Experts with the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will discuss big data and survey methods at the American Statistical Association’s 2015 Joint Statistical Meeting to be held August 8–13 in Seattle, Wash.
The conference is the largest annual gathering of statisticians in North America and will be attended by more than 6,000 participants. It is being held jointly with several organizations including the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. AIR presentations include:
Monday, August 10, 2015
Has Informed Consent Outrun Its Usefulness?
8:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
AIR speaker: Julia Lane, Institute Fellow
Assessing Nonresponse Bias and the Efficacy of Weighting Class Adjustments in a Survey of Adult Educational Attainment with a Nonresponse Follow-Up Sample
2:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
AIR speaker: Michael Jackson
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Linking Survey Data to Administrative Records: Issues in Consent, Bias, and Efficiency
2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
AIR authors: Julia Lane and Josh Tokle
For more information about the conference, visit, https://www.amstat.org/meetings/jsm/2015/index.cfm.
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of health, education, and workforce productivity. For more information, visit www.air.org.