Virtual Blended Data Practicum - Fall 2020

In Fall 2020, the Government and Social Statistics Sections offered the Virtual Workshop Practicum Series, hosted as part of ASA's Professional Development Series. These workshops highlighted a variety of fascination applications using blended data in practical settings, sharing techniques and lessons learned. 

Session 1:  September 24, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. EDT - 2:30 p.m. EDT
Workshop Video (Dropbox)
Workshop Video (YouTube)




Angela Wyse

University of Chicago

Learning About Homelessness Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data: Homelessness_slides_Wyse.pdf

Andrea Carlson


Blending Publicly Available Food And Nutrition Data With Private Food Scanner Data: Carlson_ASA_practicum_Final.pptx

Jae-Kwang Kim

Iowa State University

New Propensity Weighting For Data Integration Combining Auxiliary Information From a Probability Sample: Data_Integration_Presentation_Kim.pdf

Lu Chen

National Institute of Statistical Science

Hierarchical Bayesian Model with Inequality Constraints for County-Level Planted Acreage Estimates: blendedData2020_LuChen.pdf

Session 2:  October 22, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. EDT - 3: 00 p.m. EDT

Workshop Recording (YouTube)




Stephanie Eckman

RTI International

Studying Changes in an Ongoing Survey Using a Web Survey

Rameela Raman

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Prescription Monitoring in the Child Welfare System by Linking Census, Administrative, and Child Prescription Data

Katherine Thompson

U.S. Census Bureau

Developing Geographic Monthly Retail Sales Estimates (Part I)

Stephen Kaputa

U.S. Census Bureau

Developing Geographic Monthly Retail Sales Estimates (Part II)

Jorge Romeu

Emeritus State University of New York

Markov Chains to Study COVID-19 Development