Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology: 2018 Seminar Includes Westat Expertise


Westat staff are dedicated to improving the quality of Federal statistics. To that mission, we’re on site at this year’s Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology (FCSM) Statistical Policy Seminar, March 7-9, 2018, in Washington, DC, to share our latest insights on methods and analysis.

See below to learn how Westat staff (names in bold) are participating.  For more details, see the online agenda.

J. Michael Brick, Jennifer Bronson, David Finkelhor, Darby Steiger, and Brecht Donoghue. (Paper). Improving the Measurement of Sexual Victimization Among Children through a Redesign of the National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence.

J. Michael Brick, Grace Kena, and Pam Broene. (Paper). Implications of Repeated Sampling in a Crime Survey.

David Cantor, Darby Steiger, John Hartge, and Shannan Catalano. (Paper). Key Issues When Collecting and Publishing General Population Estimates of Rape and Sexual Assault.

Taylor Lewis, Mark Gorsak, and Naomi Yount. (Paper). An Automated Refusal Conversion Strategy for Web Surveys.

Leyla Mohadjer, Tom Krenzke, Jianzhu Li, Wendy Van de Kerckhove, and Lin Li. (Paper). Designing the 2017 Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies to Produce Direct and Indirect Estimates.

Roger Tourangeau. (Panel Discussant). Probing Nonresponse Bias in Surveys—Measures and Consequences.

Douglas Williams, W. Sherman Edwards, Pamela Giambo, and Grace Kena. (Paper). Cost-Effective Mail Survey Design.