The Census Bureau and the State of Data in Governance

Fri., November 03, 2017 | 12:00 PM — 1:15 PM

Harris Public Policy
1155 East 60th Street
Room 289A
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

Sponsored By: MSCAPP Program at Harris Public Policy

Dr. Ron Jarmin, acting Director of the U.S. Census Bureau, will give a talk on the current state of data and statistics in the federal government. Dr. Jarmin will speak to the significant challenges facing the Census Bureau and the changing landscape of the federal government’s collection of information necessary for effective policy-making. 

Lunch will be provided. 

RSVP by November 1.


About the Speaker

Ron S. Jarmin
Acting Director
U.S. Census Bureau

Dr. Ron S. Jarmin is acting Director of the U.S. Census Bureau, an agency he has served since 1992. Previously, Dr. Jarmin served as the Associate Director for Economic Programs, which he led during the 2017 Economic Census, overseeing a move to 100 percent Internet data collection. He has also served as the Assistant Director for Research and Methodology, the Chief Economist, and the Chief of the Center for Economic Studies. Dr. Jarmin holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Oregon.

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