Event

Data Science for the Public Good Distinguished Speaker Series: Katharine Abraham

Event Details

Tuesday, September 17 2019
4:00pm-6:30pm Eastern Time (ET)

Katharine Abraham headshotInforming Decisions while Protecting Privacy: The Future of the Federal Statistical System

Katharine Abraham is the Director of the Maryland Center for Economics and Policy, and a professor of Survey Methodology and Economics at the University of Maryland. In her talk, Dr. Abraham spoke of different ways to address the challenges currently facing the Federal statistical system, including: the use of naturally-occurring "big data", new models, and strengthened partnerships with academia and businesses. 

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