Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) 2012
SWB co-sponsored an introductory overview lecture, ten sessions, and a roundtable discussion at the 2012 Joint Statistical Meetings in San Diego, CA.
Introductory Overview Lecture: Statistics and Climate
Presenters' publications will be added here when available.
Transdisciplinary Advances in the Hard-to-Count Group Quarter Population to Better Inform Public Policy
International Census Coverage
Capacity Building for Statistics, Research Design, and Evaluation in Developing Nations
Statistics and Regional Climate Models
Poverty Mapping with Complex Survey Data
Command Responsibility: Building Cases of Policy from Patterns of Individual Events in International Human Rights Cases and Domestic Class Action Suits
Innovative Solutions to Global Problems: Applications from Statistical Practices
Repression of Statistics and Statisticians by the Argentine Government: Recent Developments, the Human Rights Context, and International Responses
Water and Climate
Spatially Distributed Environmental Factors and Health Effects
Section on Health Policy Statistics A.M. Roundtable Discussion
SWB officers Sowmya Rao and Gary Shapiro, along with Theresa Diaz of UNICEF, wrote an article for CHANCE magazine entitled "Use of GPS-Enabled Mobile Devices to Conduct Health Surveys: Child Mortality in Sierra Leone" (pdf version, web version).
Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) 2011
SWB co-sponsored nine sessions at the 2011 Joint Statistical Meetings in Miami, FL.
Methods for Inference from Hard-to-Reach Populations
Several presenters have kindly made their publications available below.
International Social Statistics
- Felix-Medina, "Combining Cluster Sampling and Link-Tracing Sampling to Estimate Totals and Means of Hidden Populations in Presence of Heterogeneous Probabilities of Links" [pdf]
Safety and Informed Consent in Human Rights Field Research: Challenges, Experiences and Lessons Learned
- Romeu and Valdés, "Demographic Study of Cuban Freemasons: A Technical Discussion" [pdf]
- Adegboye and Kotze, "Is Poverty a Determinant of Educational Attainment? Perspectives from Africa" [pdf]
Survey Sampling Methodology in Epidemiology
- Asher and Furlong, "Threats to Respondents and Survey Staff Involved in Human Rights Field Research: An Overview" [pdf]
- Silva and Marwaha, "Collecting Sensitive Human Rights Data in the Field: A Case Study from Amritsar, India" [pdf]
- Seltzer, "Discussant's Main Points" [pdf]
Effective Global Statistical Capacity with Organic Leadership
- Graubard and Sirken, "Estimating Sibling Recurrence Risk In Population Sample Surveys" [pdf]
Improving Statistical Literacy by International Cooperation
The Implications of Statistical Measurement on Public Policy
Are Survey Statisticians Prepared to Address Government Needs for Disability Statistics?
Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) 2010
SWB hosted a late-breaking session on Post-Earthquake Efforts In Haiti at the 2010 Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, BC. Click here to read Considerations in the Study Design of a Mobile Phone Survey of the Haitian Population by James Ashley and Fritz Scheuren, as well as Survey Administration in the Wake of a Natural Disaster by Justin Fisher.
The current Chair of SWB, Gary Shapiro, also served as a panelist for a discussion on Teaching to Diversity. Click here to read Gary's comments on Efforts to Teach Statistics to Health Staff.