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The Resource The federal statistical system : its vulnerability matters more than you think, special editor, Kenneth Prewitt

The federal statistical system : its vulnerability matters more than you think, special editor, Kenneth Prewitt

Label
The federal statistical system : its vulnerability matters more than you think
Title
The federal statistical system
Title remainder
its vulnerability matters more than you think
Statement of responsibility
special editor, Kenneth Prewitt
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DBI
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
H1
LC item number
.A4 v.631 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Prewitt, Kenneth
  • American Academy of Political and Social Science
Series statement
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science,
Series volume
v. 631
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
United States
Target audience
preschool
Label
The federal statistical system : its vulnerability matters more than you think, special editor, Kenneth Prewitt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"September 2010."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Science starts not after measurement, but with measurement / Kenneth Prewitt -- Section One : Federal Statistics and the Nation's Infrastructure for Science and Policy -- Social science data and the shaping of national policy / John P. Holdren -- Federal statistics : understanding a crucial resource / Katherine K. Wallman -- The importance of federal statistics for advancing science and indentifying policy options / Ralph Cicerone -- The need to get the right health statistics and to get the health statistics right / Harvey Fineberg -- In engineering: why it is critical to have quality statistics and scientifically sound statistical analysis / Charles Vest -- Section Two : Who Uses Federal Statistics? -- The Government -- Federal statistics in the policy making process / Peter R. Orszag -- The Government Accountability Office and congressional uses of federal statistics / Nancy Kingsbury --Designing a new architecture for the U.S. national accounts / Dale W. Jorgenson -- The federal statistical system : the local government perspective / Joseph J. Salvo and Arun Peter Lobo -- The Public and the Press -- Indicators and the federal statistical system : an essential but fraught partnership / Norman M. Bradburn and Carolyn J. E. Fuqua -- The media as consumers of statistics / Paul Overberg -- Social Sciences -- Immigration statistics for the twenty-first century / Douglas S. Massey -- Why American families need the Census / Stephanie Coontz -- Section Three : Where Do Federal Statistics Come from? -- The Census and the federal statistical system : historical perspectives / Margo Anderson -- The structure and activities of the U.S. federal statistical system : history and recurrent challenges / Robert M. Groves -- Section Four : Strengthening the Statistical System -- The role of the federal statistical system in evidence-based policymaking, or how to make the statistical system essential / Michael J. O'Grady -- The federal statistical system and the four 'I"s / Stephen E. Fienberg -- Future of innovation in the federal statistical system / Hermann Habermann -- Why we need one statistical agency / Janet L. Norwood -- Section Five : Protecting the System from Political Interference -- Principles and practices for the federal statistical system : the view from the Committee on National Statistics / William F. Eddy, Constance F. Citro, and Daniel L. Cork -- What is political interference in federal statistics? / Kenneth Prewitt
Control code
656627789
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
238 pages
Isbn
9781412992589
Isbn Type
(paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)656627789
Label
The federal statistical system : its vulnerability matters more than you think, special editor, Kenneth Prewitt
Publication
Note
"September 2010."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Science starts not after measurement, but with measurement / Kenneth Prewitt -- Section One : Federal Statistics and the Nation's Infrastructure for Science and Policy -- Social science data and the shaping of national policy / John P. Holdren -- Federal statistics : understanding a crucial resource / Katherine K. Wallman -- The importance of federal statistics for advancing science and indentifying policy options / Ralph Cicerone -- The need to get the right health statistics and to get the health statistics right / Harvey Fineberg -- In engineering: why it is critical to have quality statistics and scientifically sound statistical analysis / Charles Vest -- Section Two : Who Uses Federal Statistics? -- The Government -- Federal statistics in the policy making process / Peter R. Orszag -- The Government Accountability Office and congressional uses of federal statistics / Nancy Kingsbury --Designing a new architecture for the U.S. national accounts / Dale W. Jorgenson -- The federal statistical system : the local government perspective / Joseph J. Salvo and Arun Peter Lobo -- The Public and the Press -- Indicators and the federal statistical system : an essential but fraught partnership / Norman M. Bradburn and Carolyn J. E. Fuqua -- The media as consumers of statistics / Paul Overberg -- Social Sciences -- Immigration statistics for the twenty-first century / Douglas S. Massey -- Why American families need the Census / Stephanie Coontz -- Section Three : Where Do Federal Statistics Come from? -- The Census and the federal statistical system : historical perspectives / Margo Anderson -- The structure and activities of the U.S. federal statistical system : history and recurrent challenges / Robert M. Groves -- Section Four : Strengthening the Statistical System -- The role of the federal statistical system in evidence-based policymaking, or how to make the statistical system essential / Michael J. O'Grady -- The federal statistical system and the four 'I"s / Stephen E. Fienberg -- Future of innovation in the federal statistical system / Hermann Habermann -- Why we need one statistical agency / Janet L. Norwood -- Section Five : Protecting the System from Political Interference -- Principles and practices for the federal statistical system : the view from the Committee on National Statistics / William F. Eddy, Constance F. Citro, and Daniel L. Cork -- What is political interference in federal statistics? / Kenneth Prewitt
Control code
656627789
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
238 pages
Isbn
9781412992589
Isbn Type
(paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)656627789

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