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Help Us Model Predicted Mail Return Rates by Participating in the Census Challenge

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Written by: Tom Mesenbourg, Acting Director We could not produce statistics about our nation’s people, places and economy without your help. Your participation in our surveys gives us the information that tells us how we are doing as a nation. … Continue reading

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Census Bureau Recognized at White House Innovation Event

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Written by: Tom Mesenbourg, Acting Director Yesterday at the White House, U.S. Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel recognized the Census Bureau as a leader in the effort to make government information more easily accessible to the public. He also used … Continue reading

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The Times, They Are a-Changin’

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Written by: Tom Mesenbourg, Acting Director As you know, Census Bureau Director, Bob Groves, resigned August 11, 2012 to become Provost at Georgetown University.  Bob was an inspirational leader and it was a privilege and a joy to work closely … Continue reading

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The Data-to-Statistics Chain

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Federal statistical agencies face a set of common problems about which I’ve blogged in the past (The Future of Producing Social and Economic Statistical Information, Part I) — declining response rates producing cost inflation, meeting … Continue reading

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And Now, for Something a Little Different . . .

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Several posts ago, I outlined a set of thoughts (The Future of Producing Social and Economic Statistical Information, Part I, Part II, Part III) of how statistical agencies might navigate the future.  How should they … Continue reading

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