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2013 FCSM Research Conference


When:     November 4-6, 2013

Where:   Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place
Washington, DC
 
Program: The conference featured a plenary session with keynote speaker, Dr. Roger Tourangeau. Over the course of the three-day conference, more than 160 papers and several demonstrations were presented. Please see the final program for more information on topics and session details.   Final Program:  Read More  (pdf, 1650 KB)

Presentations:


Keynote Speech: 

Confronting the Challenges of Household Surveys by Mixing Modes (pdf, 617K)
             Dr. Roger Tourangeau, Westat
 

 

MONDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 4

 
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION A-1:
CONSIDERATIONS WHEN ADOPTING ADDRESS-BASED SAMPLING FOR FEDERAL SURVEYS

Location: Room 206

On Moving to the Use of a Hybrid Sampling Frame in the National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Motivations and Challenges
Arthur Hughes (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
Jonaki Bose (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
Bonnie Shook-Sa (RTI International)sl
Katherine Morton (RTI International)
Current and Future Uses of Address Lists for the National Health Interview Survey Sample
Chris Moriarity (National Center for Health Statistics)
A Tale of Two Surveys: Learning From the Application of Address-Based Sampling in Federal Surveys
Eileen O’Brien (Energy Information Administration)

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION A-2:
DEVELOPING SMALL AREA ESTIMATION MODELS

Location: Room 207A

Comparison of State-level Estimates of Adoption of Electronic Medical/Health Records Systems by Using Area-level Models and Direct Estimates
Vladislav Beresovsky (National Center for Health Statistics)
Janey Hsiao (National Center for Health Statistics)
Statistical Modeling of National Survey of College Graduates and American Community Survey Variables
Michael Larsen (The George Washington University)
Variance Modeling Research for the Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program
Mark Bauder (U.S. Census Bureau)
Sam Szelepka (U.S. Census Bureau)
Donald Luery (U.S. Census Bureau)
Progress in Developing Small Area Estimates of Crime Based on the National Crime Victimization Survey
Robert Fay (Westat)
Mamadou Diallo (Westat)
Michael Planty (Bureau of Justice Statistics)

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION A-3:
DESIGN AND TESTING STRATEGIES FOR WEB SURVEYS AND WEBSITES

Location: Room 207B

The Impact of Survey Communications on Response Rates and Response Quality
Frances Barlas (ICF International)
Amy Falcone (ICF International)
Nikki Bellamy (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
Amy Mack (ICF International)
Developing an Inclusive Web Survey Design for Respondents with Disabilities
Jessica Jagger (U.S. Marine Corps)
Ashley Schaad (ICF International)
Ashleigh Davis (ICF International)
Amy Falcone (ICF International)
Improving Government Websites and Surveys with Usability Testing: A Comparison of Methodologies
Jennifer Romano Bergstrom (Fors Marsh Group, LLC)
Jonathan Strohl (Fors Marsh Group, LLC)
Discussant: Jean Fox (Bureau of Labor Statistics)


10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION A-4:
DATA QUALITY: ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS VERSUS CENSUS AND SURVEY DATA

Location: Room 202B

Evaluating Race and Hispanic Origin in Administrative Records Relative to the 2010 Census
Sonya Rastogi (U.S. Census Bureau)
James Noon (U.S. Census Bureau)
Amy O’Hara (U.S. Census Bureau)
Ellen Zapata (U.S. Census Bureau)
2010 American Community Survey Match Study: Comparing Administrative Records and ACS Data
Adela Luque (U.S. Census Bureau)
Renuka Bhaskar (U.S. Census Bureau)
Coverage and Agreement of Administrative Records and 2010 ACS Demographic Data
Renuka Bhaskar (U.S. Census Bureau)
Adela Luque (U.S. Census Bureau)
James Noon (U.S. Census Bureau)
Sonya Rastogi (U.S. Census Bureau)
Medicaid Undercount in the American Community Survey
Kathleen Call (University of Minnesota – SHADAC)
Brett O’Hara (U.S. Census Bureau)
Joanna Turner (University of Minnesota – SHADAC)
Michel Boudreaux (University of Minnesota – SHADAC)
Brett Fried (University of Minnesota – SHADAC)
The Medicaid Undercount in the 2007-2009 Current Population Survey
James Noon (U.S. Census Bureau)
Leticia Fernandez (U.S. Census Bureau)
Sonya Rastogi (U.S. Census Bureau)

 MONDAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 4  
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1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION B-1:
BUILDING BLOCKS OF ADAPTIVE SURVEY DESIGN

Location: Room 206

How Much Is Enough? Moving Toward Smart Stopping Rules for Data Collection
Wan-Ying Chang (National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics)
Lynn Milan (National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics)
Planning an Adaptive Design Treatment in 2020 Census Tests
Gina Walejko (U.S. Census Bureau)
Peter Miller (U.S. Census Bureau)
Gianna Dusch (U.S. Census Bureau)
Kevin Deardorff (U.S. Census Bureau)
Adaptive Curtailment of Survey Followup Based on Contact History Data
Eric Slud (U.S. Census Bureau)
Chandra Erdman (U.S. Census Bureau)
Using Substantive Variables and Paradata to Inform Responsive Design Models: Results From a Nationally Representative Longitudinal Study
Ted Socha (National Center for Education Statistics)
Adaptive Design Strategies: Who Do You Target? And What Do You Do With Them?
Jaki McCarthy (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
Kathy Ott (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
Melissa Mitchell (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION B-2:
SOLVING DATA PROBLEMS WITH BAYESIAN METHODS: MODELING, COMPLIANCE CONTROL, AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Location: Room 207A

Sample Design and Analysis for Assessing Compliance Control Settings
Bhojnarine Rambharat (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency)
Log Linear Mixed With Additive Random Components Modeling for Small Area Estimation: A Bayesian-Frequentist Integrated Approach
Avinash Singh (NORC at the University of Chicago)
Spatio-Temporal Modeling of the Impact of Climate Change on Road Traffic Accidents – A Case Study of New Brunswick
Md Shohel Reza Amin (Concordia University, Canada)
Alireza Zareie (McGill University, Canada)
Luis Amador-Jiménez (Concordia University, Canada)
Weight Smoothing With Laplace Prior and Its Application in GLM Model
Xi Xia (University of Michigan)
Michael Elliott (University of Michigan)
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION B-3:
ECONOMIC STATISTICS

Location: Room 207B

Fair Value Accounting and Measures of Corporate Profits in the U.S. National Accounts
Dylan Rassier (Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Forecasting Retail Food Expenditures for American Households
Richard Volpe (Economic Research Service)
Annemarie Kuhns (Economic Research Service)
Timothy Park (Economic Research Service)
Supplemental Poverty Measure: A Comparison of Geographic Adjustments With Regional Price Parities vs. Median Rents from the American Community Survey
Trudi Renwick (U.S. Census Bureau)
Bettina Aten (Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Troy Martin (Bureau of Economic Analysis)
New Firm Size JOLTS Data Provide Insight to the U.S. Labor Market
Charlotte Oslund (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION B-4:
ON THE STATISTICAL VALIDITY OF INTERNET OPT-IN PANEL SURVEYS

Location: Room 202B

Investigating Novel Approaches for State-Based Behavioral Risk Surveillance
Carol Gotway Crawford (Centers for Disease Control)
Catherine Okoro (Centers for Disease Control)
Satvinder Dhingra (Northrop Grumman)
Sources of Comparability Between Probability Sample Estimates and Nonprobability Web Sample Estimates
William Riley (National Cancer Institute)
Bob Kaplan (National Institutes of Health)
David Cella (Northwestern University of Feinberg School of Medicine)
Catherine Okoro (Centers for Disease Control)
Satvinder Dhingra (Northrop Grumman and Centers for Disease Control)
Testing Ignorable Selection Across Multiple Domains: Economic, Politics, and Health
Stephen Ansolabehere (Harvard University)
Douglas Rivers (Stanford University and YouGov)
Discussant: Sandro Galea (Columbia University)


2:45 - 4:15 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION C-1:
SUPPLEMENTING THE COVERAGE OF ADDRESS-BASED SAMPLING FRAMES FOR IN-PERSON HOUSEHOLD SURVEYS

Location: Room 206

Correcting Coverage Deficiencies in Address-Based Frames: The Use of Enhanced Listing
Ned English (NORC at the University of Chicago)
Colm O’Muircheartaigh (Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago)
Katie Dekker (NORC at the University of Chicago)
Using an Area Linkage Method to Improve the Coverage of ABS Frames for In-Person Household Surveys
Sylvia Dohrmann (Westat)
Richard Sigman (Westat)
The CHUM: An Adaptation of the Half-Open Interval Procedure for Use with ABS Frames
Joe McMichael (RTI International)
Bonnie Shook-Sa (RTI International)
Jamie Ridenhour (RTI International)

2:45 - 4:15 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION C-2:
PRODUCTION AND EVALUATION OF SUBNATIONAL ESTIMATES

Location: Room 207A

Small Area Estimation: New Developments and Directions for Health and Human Services Data
John Czajka (Mathematica Policy Research)
Amang Sukasih (Mathematica Policy Research)
Susan Queen (Department of Health and Human Services)
Challenges of Using Prediction Models to Produce Nationally Representative Estimates of Mental Illness
Sarra Hedden (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
Joseph Gfroerer (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
Jonaki Bose (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
Phillip Kott (RTI International)
Dan Liao (RTI International)
Lisa Colpe (The National Institute of Mental Health)
Small Area Modeling of County Estimates for Corn and Soybean Yields in the U.S.
Matthew Williams (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
A Comparison of Small Area Models Used in the Quality Indicator Program Sponsored by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Robert Baskin (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
Pamela Owens (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
Christopher Sroka (Battelle)

2:45 - 4:15 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION C-3:
NOVEL APPROACHES TO CODING, EDITING, AND IMPUTING DATA

Location: Room 207B

Issues in Coding Hospital Intensive Care for Data Analysis
Adeline Wilcox (Department of Veterans Affairs)
Statistical Analysis of Text in Survey Records
Wendy Martinez (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Alex Measure (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Evaluation of a New Edit Methodology for the Common Core of Data Nonfiscal Surveys
Elizabeth Goldberg (U.S. Census Bureau)
Robert Stillwell (National Center for Education Statistics)
Jeffrey Little (U.S. Census Bureau)
Banff Automated Edit and Imputation Applied to the U.S. Hog Inventory Survey
James Johanson (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
Boosting Algorithms for Edit and Imputation of Multiple-response Variables
Ping Li (Cornell University)
John Abowd (Cornell University)

2:45 - 4:15 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION C-4:
EVALUATING THE IMPACTS OF MODE SELECTION IN SURVEYS

Location: Room 202B

An Analysis of the Mixed Collection Modes for Business Surveys at the U.S. Census Bureau
Broderick Oliver (U.S. Census Bureau)
Katherine Jenny Thompson (U.S. Census Bureau)
Truth or Consequences: The Use of Benchmarks in Calibrating Health Research
Victor Lange (Marketing, Inc.)
Steven Gittelman (Marketing, Inc.)
Elaine Trimarchi (Marketing, Inc.)
Mode Selection and Recruitment Strategies for Survey Respondents with Disabilities
Ashley Schaad (ICF International)
Amy Falcone (ICF International)
Jessica Jagger (U.S. Marine Corps)
Ashleigh Davis (ICF International)
Great Expectations: Changing Mode of Survey Data Collection in Military Populations
Ronald Szoc (ICF International)
Jacqueline Pflieger (ICF International)
Frances Barlas (ICF International)
Randall Thomas (GfK Custom Research, LLC)
 

TUESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 5

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8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION D-1:
COMPARISONS OF VARIANCE ESTIMATION TECHNIQUES

Location: Room 206

Investigation of Variance Estimators for the Survey of Business Owners (SBO)
Marilyn Balogh (U.S. Census Bureau)
Sandy Peterson (U.S. Census Bureau)
Inference of Domain Parameters by Using a Dynamic Jackknife Variance Estimator
Sixia Chen (Westat)
Tom Krenzke (Westat)
Using Reimputation Methods to Estimate the Variances of Estimates of the ACS Group Quarters Population with the New Group Quarters Imputation Methodology
Michael Beaghen (U.S. Census Bureau)
Comparing Generalized Variance Functions to Direct Variance Estimation for the National Crime Victimization Survey
Bonnie Shook-Sa (RTI International)
Lance Couzens (RTI International)
Rick Williams (RTI International)
Marcus Berzofsky (RTI International)

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION D-2:
IMPROVING SURVEY DESIGN AND ESTIMATES USING EXTERNAL SOURCES

Location: Room 207A

Analysis of Housing Square Footage Estimates Reported by the AHS and SOC
Angela Delano (U.S. Census Bureau)
Household Estimates Conundrum: Effort to Develop More Consistent Household Estimates Across Current Surveys
Arthur Cresce Jr. (U.S. Census Bureau)
Yang Cheng (U.S. Census Bureau)
Andrew Zbikowski (U.S. Census Bureau)
Christopher Grieves (U.S. Census Bureau)
Estimating Substance Abuse Treatment: A Comparison of Data from a Household Survey, a Facility Survey, and an Administrative Data Set
Joe Gfroerer (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
Jonaki Bose (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
Deborah Trunzo (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
Alex Strashny (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
Kathy Batts (RTI International)
Michael Pemberton (RTI International)
A Comparison of Consumer Expenditure Surveys
Nhien To (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Brett McBride (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION D-3:
RECENT FINDINGS AND INNOVATIONS IN UTILIZING PARADATA AND METADATA

Location: Room 207B

Metadata Standards and Technology Development for the NSF Survey of Earned Doctorates
Kimberly Noonan (National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics)
Pascal Heus (Metadata Technology North America)
Tim Mulcahy (NORC at the University of Chicago)
Using Paradata to Model Nonresponse in the Current Population Survey
John Dixon (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Using Paradata to Understand Business Survey Reporting Patterns
Eric Fink (U.S. Census Bureau)
Joanna Fane Lineback (U.S. Census Bureau)
What Can Paradata Tell Us About Business Reporting in the 2012 Economic Census?
Elizabeth Hoeffel (Census Bureau)
Gianna Dusch (U.S. Census Bureau)
Joanna Fane Lineback (U.S. Census Bureau)

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION D-4: TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATIONS
ADVANCES IN UTILIZING MAPS AND VISUALIZING DATA

Location: Room 202B

A Demonstration Occupational Employment Statistics’ Web-Based Chart and Map Visualization Tools
Tanner Beam (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Visualizing Historical Agricultural Data: The Current State of the Art
Irwin Anolik (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
Hurricane Category Establishment Identification Project (HCat)
Peter Smith (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Map Matching and Real World Integrated Sensor Data Warehousing
Evan Burton (National Renewable Energy Lab)
Jeff Gonder (National Renewable Energy Lab)
Adam Duran (National Renewable Energy Lab)
Eric Wood (National Renewable Energy Lab)

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION E-1:
WEIGHTING METHODS IN THE PRESENCE OF NONRESPONSE

Location: Room 206

Evaluation Study of Calibration Estimation for the Survey of Local Government Finance
Elizabeth Love (U.S. Census Bureau)
Bac Tran (U.S. Census Bureau)
Calibration Methods in the Quarterly Summary of State and Local Tax Revenue
Justin Nguyen (U.S. Census Bureau)
Bac Tran (U.S. Census Bureau)
Performance of Generalized Regression Estimator and Raking Estimator in the Presence of Nonresponse
Daifeng Han (Westat and University of Maryland College Park)
Richard Valliant (University of Maryland)
Jill Montaquila (Westat)
Keith Rust (Westat)

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION E-2:
ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS AND SURVEY RESEARCH

Location: Room 207A

The Nature of the Bias When Studying Only Linkable Person Records: Evidence from the American Community Survey
J. David Brown (U.S. Census Bureau)
Adela Luque (U.S. Census Bureau)
Amy O’Hara (U.S. Census Bureau)
Social Security Income Measurement in Two Surveys
Howard Iams (Social Security Administration)
Patrick Purcell (Social Security Administration)
Changes in EITC Eligibility and Participation, 2005-2009
Maggie Jones (U.S. Census Bureau)
Profile of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Usage at the State and County Levels: Evidence from Texas and New York SNAP Administrative Records and the American Community Survey
Benjamin Harris (U.S. Census Bureau)
Erik Scherpf (Economic Research Service)
Constance Newman (Economic Research Service)
Graton Gathright (U.S. Census Bureau)

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION E-3:
DATA DISCLOSURE ISSUES

Location: Room 207B

A Disclosure Avoidance Research Agenda
Paul Massell (U.S. Census Bureau)
Evaluating Noise Infusion for Disclosure Protection for Two Time Periods
Jared Martin (U.S. Census Bureau)
Is an On-Line Microdata Tool That Uses American Community Survey Transportation Data Feasible?
Tom Krenzke (Westat)
Penelope Weinberger (American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials)
Jianzhu Li (Westat)
Elaine Murakami (Federal Highway Administration)
The Census Bureau’s New Cell Suppression System
Philip Steel (U.S. Census Bureau)
Managing Confidentiality and Provenance Across Mixed Private and Publicly-Accessed Data and Metadata
Carl Lagoze (University of Michigan)
William Block (Cornell Institute of Social and Economic Research)
Jeremy Williams (Cornell Institute of Social and Economic Research)
John Abowd (Cornell University)
Lars Vilhuber (Cornell University)

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION E-4:
MEASURING, MONITORING, AND ASSESSING THE QUALITY OF SURVEY DATA

Location: Room 202B

The Quality Assurance Reviews at Statistics Canada
Laurie Reedman (Statistics Canada)
Claude Julien (Statistics Canada)
Distribution of Quality Control to the Point of Data Collection in the Field: Impacts on Cost, User Experience, and Security
Andrea Johnson (U.S. Census Bureau)
Sandy Dyer (U.S. Census Bureau)
Michael Ratcliffe (U.S. Census Bureau)
Jonathan Krentel (Gunnison Consulting Group, Inc.)
An Approach to Measurement Error Assessment for a Household Expenditure Survey: A Review and Application
Brandon Kopp (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Roger Tourangeau (Westat)
Lucilla Tan (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Scott Fricker (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
A Model for Matching Error for Triple System Estimation
Richard Griffin (U.S. Census Bureau)
 

TUESDAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 5

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1:15 - 2:45 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION F-1:
EVALUATING WEIGHTING AND VARIANCE ESTMATION METHODS

Location: Room 206

Effects of Poststratification and Raking Adjustments on Precision of MEPS Estimates
Sadeq Chowdhury (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
Model-Assisted Domain Estimation
Dan Liao (RTI International)
Phillip Kott (RTI International)
Variance Estimation for Calibration to Estimated Totals
Siyu Qing (The George Washington University)
Michael Larsen (The George Washington University)
Impact of Influential Observations on Enumeration and Variance Estimation in the National Crime Victimization Survey
Michael Planty (Bureau of Justice Statistics)
Lynn Langton (Bureau of Justice Statistics)

1:15 - 2:45 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION F-2:
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC STATISTICS

Location: Room 207A

Estimating Foreign-Born Emigration from the United States Using Data from the American Community Survey
Mark Leach (U.S. Census Bureau)
The Use of Theory and Model Averaging for Population Prediction: An Application to the U.S. Overseas Population
Sidney Carl Turner (Fors Marsh Group, LLC)
Joseph Luchman (Fors Marsh Group, LLC)
Andrew Therriault (Lightbox Analytics)
Brian Griepentrog (Fors Marsh Group, LLC)
Kinsey Gimbel (Fors Marsh Group, LLC)
Fritz Scheuren (University of Chicago)
Ali Mushtaq (Consultant)
Paul Drugan (Federal Voting Assistance Program)
Effects of the Eurozone Economy on Economic Indicators
Tracey Kyckelhahn (Bureau of Justice Statistics)
Offshore Outsourcing, Portfolio of Intangible Capital, and Performance: Theory and Evidence in the IT and Pharmaceutical Industries
Wendy Li (Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Benchmarking Monthly Indicator Series with Quarterly Information Derived From Administrative Data
Pieter Vlag (Statistics Netherlands)

1:15 - 2:45 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION F-3:
ASSESSING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE SURVEY RESPONSE RATES

Location: Room 207B

Testing Contact and Response Strategies to Improve Response in the 2012 Economic Census
Erica Marquette (U.S. Census Bureau)
Michael Kornbau (U.S. Census Bureau)
Use of Smart Phones/Text Messaging to Increase Response Rates
Piper DuBray (ICF International)
Naomi Freedner (ICF International)
Kisha Bailly (ICF International)
Kristie Healey (ICF International)
Do Names Matter? Experiments Comparing Different Branding and Levels of Personally Identifiable Information in a Mail Questionnaire
Sarah Hastedt Carroll (National Center for Education Statistics)
Andrew Zukerberg (National Center for Education Statistics)
Time Use, Response Rates, and Data Quality by Time of Day
Rose Woods (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Laura Wronski (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

1:15 - 2:45 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION F-4:
ADAPTIVE APPROACHES TO SAMPLING AND SUBSAMPLING

Location: Room 202B

Adaptive Design Features for Using Address-Based Sampling in a National CATI Survey of Households with Children
Charles DiSogra (Abt SRBI)
David Finkelhor (University of New Hampshire)
Heather Hammer (Abt SRBI)
Stas Kolenikov (Abt SRBI)
Heather Turner (University of New Hampshire)
Adaptive Adjustment of the Multicriteria Optimal Allocation of a Hard to Reach Population Survey
Benjamin Phillips (Abt SRBI)
Stas Kolenikov (Abt SRBI)
Optimizing Unit Nonresponse Adjustment Procedures After Subsampling Nonrespondents in the Economic Census
Laura Bechtel (U.S. Census Bureau)
Katherine Jenny Thompson (U.S. Census Bureau)
Determining Allocation Requirements for Subsampling Nonrespondents From the Annual Survey of Manufactures
Daniel Whitehead (U.S. Census Bureau)
Stephen Kaputa (U.S. Census Bureau)
Katherine Jenny Thompson (U.S. Census Bureau)


3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION G-1:
ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH USING ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS AND LINKAGE

Location: Room 206

Assessment of Quality, Cost and Risk Factors in Statistical Work with Administrative Record Data: A Review
John Eltinge (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Riddles Wrapped in Mysteries Inside Enigmas: Issues with Getting and Using Administrative Data for Impact Evaluations
Alisha Creel (ICF International)
Ronald Szoc (ICF International)
Administrative Data Initiatives at Statistics Canada
Julie Trépanier (Statistics Canada)
Jean Pignal (Statistics Canada)
Don Royce (Statistics Canada)

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION G-2:
ASSESSING ALTERNATIVE WEIGHTING METHODOLOGIES

Location: Room 207A

Performance of Weighted and Non-weighted Estimators in a Cell Phone Based Electoral Poll: An Academic Study of the 2012 Presidential Elections in Mexico
Olivia Carrillo-Gamboa (Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico)
Rosa Isela Hernández-Zamora (Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico)
Jesús Cantú-Escalante (Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico)
The Use of Signal Filtering for Hog Inventory Estimation
Stephen Busselberg (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
Depicting Time-Dependent Changes in Environmental Data for Prospective Uses in Personalized Medicine
Turkan Gardenier (Pragmatica Corp)
Prediction Performance of Single Index Principal Fitted Component Models
Jia-Ern Pai (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)
Kofi Placid Adragni (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
An Alternative Estimation Method for the Current Population Survey
Daniel Bonnéry (University of Maryland, College Park, and U.S. Census Bureau)
Partha Lahiri (University of Maryland, College Park)
Yang Cheng (U.S. Census Bureau)

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION G-3:
HITTING THE TARGET IN HOSPITAL PROFILING: THE AHRQ QUALITY INDICATORS

Location: Room 207B

Variation in Quality by Hospital Characteristics: True or False?
Eric Schone (Mathematica Policy Research)
Alex Bohl (Mathematica Policy Research)
David Jones (Mathematica Policy Research)
Dmitriy Poznyak (Mathematica Policy Research)
Jessica Ross (Mathematica Policy Research)
Samantha Stalley (Mathematica Policy Research)
Frank Yoon (Mathematica Policy Research)
Joe Zickafoose (Mathematica Policy Research)
The Role of Hospital Characteristics in Setting Appropriate Yardsticks for Quality Measurement
Frank Yoon (Mathematica Policy Research)
Alex Bohl (Mathematica Policy Research)
David Jones (Mathematica Policy Research)
Dmitriy Poznyak (Mathematica Policy Research)
Jessica Ross (Mathematica Policy Research)
Eric Schone (Mathematica Policy Research)
Samantha Stalley (Mathematica Policy Research)
Joe Zickafoose (Mathematica Policy Research)
Hospital Peer Groups, Reliability, and Stabilization: Shrinking to the Right Mean
Alex Bohl (Mathematica Policy Research)
David Jones (Mathematica Policy Research)
Dmitriy Poznyak (Mathematica Policy Research)
Jessica Ross (Mathematica Policy Research)
Eric Schone (Mathematica Policy Research)
Samantha Stalley (Mathematica Policy Research)
Frank Yoon (Mathematica Policy Research)
Joe Zickafoose (Mathematica Policy Research)

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION G-4:
NEW APPROACHES TO SURVEY DESIGN, IMPLEMENTATION, AND USE

Location: Room 202B

The Consumer Expenditure Survey’s New Design and Implementation Plans
Laura Paszkiewicz (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Jennifer Edgar (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Brett McBride (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Dawn Nelson (U.S. Census Bureau)
Adam Safir (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Race and Ethnicity Measurement: Effects of Response Format
Randall Thomas (GfK Custom Research, LLC)
Frances Barlas (ICF International)
Wendy Gross (GfK Custom Research, LLC)
Backtranslation vs. Committee Approach: An Experiment Comparing How They Perform in Questionnaire Translation
Alisú Schoua-Glusberg (Research Support Services)
Ana Villar (City University, United Kingdom)
Getting the Most out of a Limited Sample Size Field Test: Experiences from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health
Jonaki Bose (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
Dicy Painter (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
Doug Currivan (RTI International)
Larry Kroutil (RTI International)
Kevin Wang (RTI International)
 

WEDNESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 6

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8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION H-1:
CROWDSOURCING METHODOLOGIES THROUGHOUT THE SURVEY LIFECYCLE

Location: Room 206

Crowdsourcing in the Cognitive Interviewing Process
Joe Murphy (RTI International)
Michael Keating (RTI International)
Jennifer Edgar (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Case Study Comparing Data Collected via Crowdsourcing vs. Trained Data Collectors
Annice Kim (RTI International)
Allie Lieberman (RTI International)
Daniel Dench (RTI International)
The Census Bureau Mail Return Rate Challenge: Crowdsourcing to Develop a Hard to Count Score
Chandra Erdman (U.S. Census Bureau)
Nancy Bates (U.S. Census Bureau)
A Methodological Framework for Crowdsourcing in Research
Michael Keating (RTI International)
Robert Furberg (RTI International)

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION H-2:
LINKED DATA FOR ANALYSIS AND SURVEY EVALUATION

Location: Room 207A

A Comparison of Person-Reported Industry to Employer-Reported Industry in Survey and Administrative Data
Emily Isenberg (U.S. Census Bureau)
Liana Christin Landivar (U.S. Census Bureau)
Esther Mezey (Axioma, Inc.)
The National Household Survey: Evaluating Data Quality in a Large Voluntary Survey
Sander Post (Statistics Canada)
Enhancing the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Through Data Linkages
Lisa Mirel (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
Steven Machlin (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
Characteristics of Medicare Beneficiaries with Part D Coverage: NHANES 2003-2004 Linked to 2006 Medicare Part D Data
Ryne Paulose (National Center for Health Statistics)
Hannah Day (National Center for Health Statistics)
Steven Frenk (National Center for Health Statistics)

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION H-3:
HEALTH INSURANCE AND HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN THE CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY (CPS) REDESIGN AND PRODUCTION

Location: Room 207B

The 2013 Annual Social Economic Supplement Income and Health Insurance Questionnaire Test Sample Design
David Hornick (U.S. Census Bureau)
Non-response Bias in the March 2013 Content Test
Matthew Brault (U.S. Census Bureau)
Evaluating the Income and Health Insurance Questions 2013 CPS ASEC Content Test Using Timer Data
Aaron Cantu (U.S. Census Bureau)
Adam Bee (U.S. Census Bureau)
Evaluating the 2013 CPS ASEC Income Redesign Content Test
Jessica Semega (U.S. Census Bureau)
Health Insurance in the Current Population Survey: Redesign and Production
Carla Medalia (U.S. Census Bureau)
Amy Steinweg (U.S. Census Bureau)
Brett O’Hara (U.S. Census Bureau)
David Lee (U.S. Census Bureau)
Jessica Smith (U.S. Census Bureau)
Joanne Pascale (U.S. Census Bureau)
Jonathan Rodean (U.S. Census Bureau)

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION H-4:
INNOVATIONS IN FRAME DEVELOPMENT


Location: Room 202B

Sample Design Considerations for the Occupational Requirements Survey
Brad Rhein (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Chester Ponikowski (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Erin McNulty (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Exploratory Research on the Use of Google Earth to Create a Sampling Frame of Buildings
Katie Lewis (Energy Information Administration)
Surveying Community Stakeholders: Exploring the Viability of a National Sampling Frame
Barbara Robles (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System)
Redesigning National School Surveys: Coverage and Stratification Improvement Using Multiple Datasets
William Robb (ICF International)
Kate Flint (ICF International)
Ronaldo Iachan (ICF International)

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION I-1:
MOBILE DEVICES AND APPLICATIONS FOR SURVEY DATA COLLECTION

Location: Room 206

Bring Your Own Device and the 2020 Census Research and Testing
Keith Evan Moffett (U.S. Census Bureau)
Jay Occhiogrosso (U.S. Census Bureau)
Scott Williams (U.S. Census Bureau)
Ryan King (U.S. Census Bureau)
Field Data Collection in Area Frame Surveys Utilizing iPads® - USDA’s June Area Survey
Michael Gerling (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
Eric Wilson (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
Linda Lawson (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
Alan Dotts (Iowa State University)
Andrew Vardeman (Iowa State University)
The iPad® Computer-Assisted Personal Interview System - A Revolution for In-Person Data Capture?
Heather Driscoll (ICF International)
James Dayton (ICF International)
Innovative Retention Methods in Panel Research: Can SmartPhones Improve Long-term Panel Participation?
James Dayton (ICF International)
Andrew Dyer (ICF International)

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION I-2:
INTEGRATED APPROACHES TO DATA EDITING, IMPUTATION, AND DISCLOSURE CONTROL

Location: Room 207A

Simultaneous Edit-imputation for Continuous Microdata
Hang Joon Kim (Duke University and National Institute of Statistical Science)
Jerome Reiter (Duke University)
Alan Karr (National Institute of Statistical Science)
Larry Cox (National Institute of Statistical Science)
Simultaneous Edit-imputation for Categorical Microdata
Daniel Manrique-Vallier (Indiana University)
Jerome Reiter (Duke University)
Statistical Disclosure Limitation and Edit-imputation
Alan Karr (National Institute of Statistical Science)
Hang Joon Kim (Duke University and National Institute of Statistical Science)
Jerome Reiter (Duke University)
Larry Cox (National Institute of Statistical Science)

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION I-3:
EXAMINING THE IMPACTS OF SAMPLE DESIGN: COST, BIAS, VARIANCE AND OTHER SURVEY CONCERNS

Location: Room 207B

Optimal Cutoff Sampling for the Annual Survey of Public Employment and Payroll
Brian Dumbacher (U.S. Census Bureau)
Carma Hogue (U.S. Census Bureau)
Numerical Impact of a Simple Random Subsample on Consumer Spending for Children
Daniel Yang (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Jeffrey Gonzalez (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
Effects of Rotation Group Bias on Estimation of Smoking Prevalence
Younghwan Song (Union College)
The Impact of Cellphone Sample Representation on Variance Estimates in a Dual-Frame Telephone Survey
A. Elizabeth Ormson (NORC at the University of Chicago)
Kennon Copeland (NORC at the University of Chicago)
Stephen Blumberg (National Center for Health Statistics)
Nadarajasundaram Ganesh (NORC at the University of Chicago)

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION I-4:
USE OF CAPTURE-RECAPTURE METHODS IN FEDERAL CENSUSES

Location: Room 202B

Reducing Nonsampling Error in the Census Coverage Measurement
Tamara Adams (U.S. Census Bureau)
Magdalena Ramos (U.S. Census Bureau)
Gia Donnalley (U.S. Census Bureau)
Accounting for Missing Data in the Census Coverage Measurement Survey
Vincent Thomas Mule Jr. (U.S. Census Bureau)
Scott Konicki (U.S. Census Bureau)
Unresolved Matched Records in Capture-Recapture Methodology
Andrea Lamas (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
Linda Young (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
Denise Abreu (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
Shu Wang (University of Florida)
Daniel Adrian (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
Incorporating Misclassification into Capture-Recapture Methodology in the 2012 Census of Agriculture
Daniel Adrian (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
Linda Young (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
Denise Abreu (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
Shu Wang (University of Florida)
Andrea Lamas (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
 
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1:15 - 2:45 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION J-1:
ANALYTIC CONSIDERATIONS OF DATA QUALITY IN RECORD LINKAGE

Location: Room 206

Analytic Challenges with National Survey Data Linked to a State-Level Cancer Registry
Eric Miller (National Center for Health Statistics)
Dean Judson (National Center for Health Statistics)
Yulei He (National Center for Health Statistics)
Jennifer Parker (National Center for Health Statistics)
Hannah Day (National Center for Health Statistics)
Clean-up and Statistical Analysis of Sets of National Files
William Winkler (U.S. Census Bureau)  References File
Evaluating Hispanic and Asian Name Algorithms as a Tool for Improving Linkage to the National Death Index
Dean Judson (National Center for Health Statistics)
Eric Miller (National Center for Health Statistics)
Jennifer Parker (National Center for Health Statistics)
Hannah Day (National Center for Health Statistics)

1:15 - 2:45 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION J-2:
UNDERSTANDING AND ADDRESSING SURVEY NONRESPONSE

Location: Room 207A

On Checking Whether Response is Ignorable or Not
Michail Sverchkov (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
The Utility of the Integrated Design of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey to Inform Trends in MEPS Nonresponse
Frances Chevarley (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
Karen Davis (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
The Impact of Efforts to Increase Response Rates on Survey Estimates
Karen Wessels (ICF International)
Frances Barlas (ICF International)
Changing the Way We Look at Survey Nonresponse
Deborah Griffin (U.S. Census Bureau)
Dawn Nelson (U.S. Census Bureau)

1:15 - 2:45 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION J-3:
INNOVATIVE APPROACHES FOR SAMPLING SPECIAL POPULATIONS

Location: Room 207B

A New Source of Local Health Data: Facebook Likes
Steven Gittelman (Marketing, Inc.)
Elaine Trimarchi (Marketing, Inc.)
A New Online Sample Frame Concept: Passive Data Collection
Elaine Trimarchi (Marketing, Inc.)
Steven Gittelman (Marketing, Inc.)
Philip Garland (Survey Monkey)
The Use of Non-Probability Samples to Characterize Rare Conditions
John Boyle (ICF International)
Discussant: Rob Santos (Urban Institute)


1:15 - 2:45 p.m.
CONCURRENT SESSION J-4:
NEW MEASUREMENT SOLUTIONS: AGREEMENT, INTRACLASS CORRELATION, AND OUTCOME PATTERNS

Location: Room 202B

State Based Intraclass Correlation Values for Planning Group-Randomized Trials in Education: Within and Between District Estimates
Eric Hedberg (NORC at the University of Chicago)
Larry Hedges (Northwestern University)
Agree or Disagree? A Demonstration of An Alternative Statistic to Cohen’s Kappa for Measuring the Extent and Reliability of Agreement Between Observers
Qingshu Xie (MacroSys, LLC)
Statistical Tests of Agreement
Elizabeth Stanwyck (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
Bimal Sinha (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
Barry Nussbaum (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)
Measuring Health and Healthcare Disparities
James Scanlan (James P. Scanlan, Attorney at Law

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