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The Future of Producing Social and Economic Statistical Information, Part I

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Written by: Director Robert Groves The Census Bureau produces a vast array of statistical information used by governments and businesses to inform decisions that affect everyone’s lives. It designs the surveys, collects the data, processes the completed questionnaires, and produces … Continue reading

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New Evaluations of the 2010 Census

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Written by: Director Robert Groves We held a press conference to review latest updates on evaluating the 2010 Census. As usual we separated our remarks into process indicators (how well the data collection went), from comparisons of different ways to … Continue reading

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Women at Work

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Written by: Director Robert Groves I presented a set of findings from Census Bureau programs on CSPAN today. Collectively, they provide interesting insights into gender roles and the place of women in the economy. They are based on supplements to … Continue reading

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Rural and Suburban America: When One Definition is not Enough

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Last week I was pleased to speak to the Rural Philanthropy Conference. They are a set of private and community foundations that identify problems and issues facing rural America and seek to improve the areas … Continue reading

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Using Census Bureau Technology to Help

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Written by: Director Robert Groves The Census Bureau is at its best when it develops new techniques and technology to improve its own processes. Whenever we see a good opportunity to share the techniques, we do. The U.S. Census Bureau … Continue reading

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