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December 2009

Data.gov Initiative
Paul Bugg, Office of Management and Budget

National Survey of Residential Care Facilities
Lauren Harris-Kojetin, National Center for Health Statistics

Who Creates Jobs? Small vs. Large vs. Young?
Ron Jarmin, U.S. Census Bureau

Local Employment Dynamics: Synthetic Data for OnTheMap Version 4
Jeremy Wu, U.S. Census Bureau

September 2009

GDP and Beyond: Alternative Measures of the Economic Status of Households and Businesses
Steven Landefeld, Bureau of Economic Analysis

New Initiatives for FY 2010 at the Bureau of Justice Statistics
Michael Sinclair, Bureau of Justice Statistics

Demographic Analysis for the 2010 Census
Victoria Velkoff, U.S. Census Bureau
Jason Devine, U.S. Census Bureau

2010 Post Enumeration Estimates Using Census Coverage Measurement
Vincent Mule, U.S. Census Bureau

June 2009

Upcoming Changes in the American Community Survey Products Between 2007 and 2008
David Johnson, U.S. Census Bureau
Scott Boggess, U.S. Census Bureau

Toward a Health Care Satellite Account
Ana Aizcorbe, Bureau of Economic Analysis

Population Estimates Testing and Evaluation Research
Victoria Velkoff, U.S. Census Bureau
Jason Devine, U.S. Census Bureau

Developing Criteria for Delineating Urban Areas
Michael Ratcliffe, U.S. Census Bureau
Chris Henrie, U.S. Census Bureau

March 2009

Estimating and Mapping International Populations at Risk From Disasters
James Fitzsimmons, U.S. Census Bureau
Josuah Comenetz, U.S. Census Bureau

Income Data for 2002: A Comparison of Eight Surveys
John Czajka, Mathematica Policy Research

Reviewing the Standards for Defining Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas: A Look at the Committee Recommendations to OMB
James Fitzsimmons, U.S. Census Bureau
Paul Mackun, U.S. Census Bureau
Mark Perry, U.S. Census Bureau

Report on Cybercrime Against Business
Ramona Rantala, Bureau of Justice Statistics

The 2008 National Household Travel Survey
Heather Contrino, Department of Transportation

Statistical Transition Work for the Department of Commerce
David McMillen, Presidential Transition Team

Plans and Preview of the American Community Survey Multiyear Estimates
Susan Schechter, Alfredo Navarro, U.S. Census Bureau

American Community Survey Research and Evaluation Program
Tony Tersine, Todd Hughes, Jennifer Tancreto, U.S. Census Bureau

An Update From the Economic Research Service
Katherine Smith, Economic Research Service

Data Confidentiality Approaches with National Statistical Organizations
Brian Garrett, Space-Time Research

Release of the Income, Earnings & Poverty Data from the Current Population Survey and American Community Survey
David Johnson, U.S. Census Bureau

Update on the 2007 American Community Survey Data Releases and Education Plans for Understanding Multiyear Estimates
Susan Schechter, Douglas Hillmer, Deborah Griffin, U.S. Census Bureau

The Interagency Forum on Aging Related Statistics – An Overview
Edward Sondik, National Center for Health Statistics

The 2010 Census Partnership Program – An Overview
Timothy Olson, Lisa Blumerman, U.S. Census Bureau

Update from the Census Project
Mary Jo Hoeksema, Population Association of America

Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA) – New York City’s Perspective
Joseph Salvo, New York City Department of Planning

Development of the NSF/Census Business Research and Development Survey (BRDS)
Lynda Carlson, National Science Foundation

Innovative Measurement: Tracking the State of Innovation in the American Economy
Cynthia Glassman, U.S. Department of Commerce

The National Opinion Research Center Data Enclave
Chet Bowie, National Opinion Research Center

Measuring National and International Remittances
Elizabeth Grieco, U.S. Census Bureau

Housing Unit Based Estimates Research Team: A Progress Report
Jason Devine, U.S. Census Bureau

America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well Being 2007
Jennifer Madans. National Center for Health Statistics

Current Plans at the Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Steven Dillingham. Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Current Activities on the Hill
Mary Jo Hoeksema. Population Association of America
Darryl Piggee: U.S. House of Representatives

Measuring Data on Poverty, Disability and Health Insurance
Charles Nelson. U.S. Census Bureau

Implementation Guidance for the Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act
Brian Harris-Kojetin. Office of Management and Budget

Business Establishment List Sharing: Ongoing Issues and Research.
Robert Parker. Consultant
James Spletzer. Consultant.
Thomas Mesenbourg. U.S. Census Bureau

Status of the Survey of Income and Program Participation
David Johnson. U.S. Census Bureau.

American Community Survey Program Update and Product Proposal Discussion.
Susan Schechter. U.S. Census Bureau.
Nancy Torrieri. U.S. Census Bureau.

Update on Census Bureau Economic Programs
Harvey Monk. U.S. Census Bureau

A Review of Current Plans for the 2010 Census
Teresa Angueira. U.S. Census Bureau.

CNSTAT Panel Report: Using the American Community Survey: Benefits and Challenges
Connie Citro. Committee on Naitonal Statistics.
Graham Kalton. Westat and Panel Chair.

U.S. Census Bureau Review of the CNSTAT Report
Susan Schechter. U.S. Census Bureau.

Review of 10 Federal Statistical Agency

Programs and FY 2007-FY 2008 Budgets

U.S. Census Update
Louis Kincannon, U.S. Census Bureau

The State of Services Productivity Measurements
Jack Triplett, Brookings Institute

Statistical Uses of Social Security Administration Data
Dawn Haines, Social Security Administration, Office of Research, Evaluation and Statistics

The Participant Statistical Areas Program for the 2010 Census
Michael Ratcliffe, Vincent Osier, U.S. Census Bureau

An Update from the Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Jeffrey Sedgwick. Bureau of Justice Statistics

An Update from Capitol Hill.
John Cuaderes. House Subcommittee on Federalism and the Census
Mark Stephenson. House Subcomittee on Federalism and the Census
TerriAnn Lowenthal. Consultant

Linking Survey and Administrative Record Data: Developing the Medicaid Undercount Study.
Sally Obenski. U.S. Census Bureau
Ron Prevost. U.S. Census Bureau

HHS Gateway to Data and Statistics.
Daniel Melnick. Consultant

An Update From the National Center for Education Statistics
Mark Schneider. National Center for Education Statistics.

Health Insurance Data from the National Center for Health Statistics
Eve Powell-Griner. National Center for Health Statistics

The American Community Survey: What We Are About to Receive.
Lisa Blumerman, Doug Hillmer and Alfredo Navarro, U.S. Census Bureau.

New Outreach Initiatives from the National Archives and Records Administration
David McMillen. National Archives and Records Administration.

State and Sub-state Estimation with the National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
Douglas Wright. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

An Update on the Survey of Income and Program Participation.
Howard Hogan. U.S. Census Bureau.

Continental Drift: Canada and the United States Population Trends and Statistics.
Barbara Torrey. Population Reference Bureau.

Proposed Revisions to OMB Statistical Policy Directives 1 and 2: Standards for Statistical Surveys and Publication of Statistics.
Brian Harris-Kojetin. Office of Management and Budget.

An Update from Capitol Hill.
John Cuaderes. Subcommittee on Federalism and the Census.
Terri Ann Lowenthal. Consultant.

New Orleans Neighborhoods: Stories of Local Data Use Before, During and After the Storm.
Denice Warren. Information Systems Designer, Greater New Orleans Community Data Center.

Post Katrina/Rita: What do we know?
Carol Moylan. Bureau of Economic Analysis.
William Parks. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Margot Anderson. Energy Information Administration.
Pilip Ross, Environmental Protection Agency.
Edith McArther. National Center for Education Statistics.
Marcie Cynamon, James Weed, National Center for Health Statistics.
Ron Jarmin. U.S. Census Bureau.

Some Effects of Hurricane Katrina on Federal Statistics
Alan Tupek, Tom Mesenbourg, Christa Jones. U.S. Census Bureau.

Offshoring: Home-Country Effects on Investments Abroad by U.S. Multinational Companies.
Raymond Mataloni. Bureau of Economic Analysis

The Release Rules for the American Community Survey Tables
Douglas Hillmer. U.S. Census Bureau.

Improving the Dissemination of Economic Census Tabulations
Robert Marske. U.S. Census Bureau.

How the Congressional Budget Office Uses Federal Statistics for Economic and Budget Projections.
Robert Arnold. Congressional Budget Office.

Highlights from “Older Americans 2004: Key Indicators of Well-Being.”
Kristen Robinson. National Center for Health Statistics.

An Update from Capitol Hill.
John Cuaderes. House Subcommittee on Federalism and the Census.
David McMillen. House Committee on Government Reform.

Geographic Area Issues for the 2010 Census
Michael Ratcliffe. U.S. Census Bureau.

National Health Accounts – What Do We Really Spend on Treatments?
Jack Triplett. The Brookings Institution.

Statistical Activities at the Department of Homeland Security.
Michael Hoefer. Department of Homeland Security.

The Federal Data Agenda of the Brookings Urban Market Initiative.
Andrew Reamer. The Brookings Institution.

Reaching Out to Users of the American Community Survey
Nancy Torrieri. U.S. Census Bureau.

Current Activities at the National Center for Education Statistics.
Robert Lerner. National Center for Education Statistics.

A Review of the New Service Sector Economic Indicators
Frederick Knickerbocker. U.S. Census Bureau

An Update from Capitol Hill.
Jim Moore. Majority – House Committee on Government Reform.
David McMillen. Minority – House Committee on Government Reform.

Estimates of the Legal and Unauthorized Foreign-Born Population
Jeffrey Passel. Urban Institute

Measuring Response Rates in Federal Survey
Clyde Tucker. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Policy Implications and Applications of Administrative Records Research Programs
Lisa Blumerman, Sally Obenski, and Ron Prevost. U.S. Census Bureau.

Results from the BLS Time Use Survey
Jay Stewart and Dori Allard. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The Status of the Census Bureau’s MAF/TIGER Program
Bob LaMacchia. U.S. Census Bureau.

The 2002 Census of Agriculture - New Data and New Information
Ronald Bosecker National Agricultural Statistics Service

A Review of the Local Employment Dynamics Program
Jeremy Wu. U.S. Census Bureau

Proposed Data Tables for the American Community Survey
Douglas Hillmer. U.S. Census Bureau.

Alternatives for Improving the Measurement of Poverty
Daniel Weinberg, U.S. Census Bureau

Latest Revisions to the National Income and Products Accounts
Steven Landefeld, Bureau of Economic Analysis.

The Status of the American Community Survey, Carol Van Horn,
U.S. Census Bureau

An Update from Capitol Hill
Chip Walker, Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and Census.
David McMillen, Committee on Government Reform and Oversight

State of the United States-A Framework for National Key Indicators
Katherine Wallman, Office of Management and Budget, Edward Spar, COPAFS

The Economic Research Service: Programs and Products
Phil Fulton. Economic Research Service

A Redesigned Questionnaire for the 2004 Survey of Income and Program Participation
Pat Doyle. U.S. Census Bureau

Puerto Rico: Building the Link to Meaningful Data
Lu Jeppesen and Tony Netto. SeekData, Inc.

Insights Into the OMB Clearance Process for Federal Statistical Surveys
Brian Harris-Kojetin, Office of Statistical Policy, OMB
Karen Lee. Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB

Issues Relating to Language Translation in Health Surveys
Jennifer Madans. National Center for Health Statistics

Making Data Accessible to People with Disabilities
Marianne Zawitz. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Laurie Brown. Social Security Administration

The American Community Survey: An Update
Nancy Gordon. U.S. Census Bureau

The Sub-National Estimates Program: An Update
Lisa Blumerman. U.S. Census Bureau

Meeting Humanitarian Assistance Needs Using Geo-Referenced Population Data
David Rain. US Census Bureau

Economic Indicators at the Conference Board
Robert McGuckin. The Conference Board

An Updae from Capitol Hill
Chip Walker. Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and Census
David McMillen. Committee on Government Reform and Oversight.
Terri Ann Lowenthal. Consultant

GAO: Users and Evaluators of Federal Statistics
Robert Parker. General Accounting Office

Federal Highway Data Programs
Barna Juhasz. Federal Highway Administration

FedStats: The Next Generation
Marshall DeBerry. FedStats/BJS
Valerie Gregg. National Science Foundation

The National Survey of America's Families: Update on Methods and Findings
Ken Finegold and Kevin Wang, Urban Institute

Development of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Time Use Study
Tom Nardone (for Diane Herz), Bureau of Labor Statistics

An Update of Initiatives at the Statistics of Income Division, IRS
Thomas Petska. Statistics of Income Division, IRS

Recent Results from the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse
Joe Gfroerer. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

An Update from Capitol Hill
Chip Walker, Committee on Government Reform and Oversight
David McMillen, Committee on Government Reform and Oversight
TerriAnn Lowenthal, Consultant

Urban and Rural Definitions for Census 2000 and Beyond
Michael Ratcliffe. U.S. Census Bureau

Presentation I: New Proposed Initiatives at the Bureau of Economic Analysis:
Steven Landefeld, Bureau of Economic Analysis

Presentation II: The American Community Survey-Opportunities and Concerns,
Nancy Gordon, U.S. Census Bureau

Presentation III: Federal Statistical Agencies' Responses to Data Quality Legislation
Nancy Kirkendall, Energy Information Administration

Presentation IV: Updating the Consumer Price Index - Latest Developments,
John Greenlees, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Planning the 2002 Economic Censuses
Frederick Knickerbocker, U.S. Census Bureau

Children at Risk: State Trends. A First Look at Census 2000 Supplementary Survey Data
Bill O'Hare, Annie E. Casey Foundation; Mark Mather, Population Reference Bureau.

Developing the Census Atlas: The Geography of U.S. Diversity
Trudy Suchan, U.S. Census Bureau

Internet Mapping at the Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Carol Brandt and Steve Lewis, Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Initiatives in Education Statistics.
Gary Phillips, National Center for Education Statistics.

An Update from Capitol Hill.
Chip Walker, House Subcommittee on the Census, Government Reform Committee,
David McMillen, House Government Reform Committee, and TerriAnn Lowenthal, Consultant.

Update on the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family
Susan Schechter, Statistical Policy Office, OMB & Sharon Vandivere, Child Trends, Inc.

Environmental Statistics: How well do we measure the Environment.
Phillip Ross, Environmental Protection Agency.

Delivering Redistricting Data: It's Almost Over".
Marshall Turner, U.S. Census Bureau, and Mr. Kim Brace, President of Election Data Services.

An Update from the Hill
Jane Cobb, House Subcommittee on the Census,Government Reform Committee;
David McMillen, House Government Reform Committee

The Federal Electronic Research and Review Extraction Tool (FERRET)
Cavan Capps, U.S. Census Bureau

New Transportation Indicators
Peg Young, Bureau of Transportation Statistics