This is the program for the 2010 Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Activity Details

471 * ! Wed, 8/4/2010, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-213 (West)
The Use of Statistics to Inform Economic Policy — Contributed Papers
Section on Government Statistics , Social Statistics Section
Chair(s): Gwyn R. Ferguson, Bureau of Labor Statistics
8:35 AM The Effect of Weights and Sampling Plans on Price Index Estimates: a Simulation Study Daniele Toninelli, University of Bergamo ; Zdenek Patak, Statistics Canada
8:50 AM Estimation and Comparison of Seasonally Adjusted CPI-U Standard Errors with Official CPI-U Standard Errors Owen Shoemaker, Bureau of Labor Statistics
9:05 AM Comparison of Variance Estimation Methods Using PPI Data Andy Sadler, Bureau of Labor Statistics ; Helen Chen, Bureau of Labor Statistics
9:20 AM Studying Simulated Mass Layoff Events and Employment/Unemployment Data with Factor Analysis, Multiple Regression, and Bayesian Methods Zhe (Jason) Liu, Iowa State University ; Mack Shelley, Iowa State University
9:35 AM Using Worker Flows in the Analysis of Establishment Turnover: Evidence from Germany Tanja Hethey, Institute for Employment Research ; Johannes F. Schmieder, Columbia University
9:50 AM Defining an Outlet: What Characteristics Are Truly Price Determining? Sara Stanley, Bureau of Labor Statistics
10:05 AM Floor Discussion

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