Stats for Staffers
Stats for Staffers is held in conjunction with the Senate Office of Education and Training in a series they call “Critical Statistical Thinking.” The first Stats for Staffers was held in the Kennedy Caucus Room of the Russell Senate Office Building.
- “Data, Decisions, and Risk” (PDF download), by John Bailer, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, July 18, 2013
- “Why Should We Be Wary of Forecasts?” (PDF download), by Norean Sharpe, Georgetown University, May 21, 2013
- “Seeing Through Statistical Studies” (PDF download), by Bonnie LaFleur, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc., April 4, 2013
- “Surveys and Polls: What Contributes to Quality and Cost?” (PDF download), by Michael Larsen, George Washington University, October 10, 2012
- “Regression Analysis” (PDF download), by Michael Costello, RTI International, September 24, 2012
- “Connecting the Dots: Statistics, Causality, and Policy” (PDF download), by Frank Yoon, Mathematica Policy Research, September 14, 2012
- “Seeing Through Statistical Studies” (PDF download), by Jessica Utts, University of California, Irvine, June 21, 2012
- “How Sound Are the Data?” (PDF download), by Mary Foulkes, George Washington University, April 27, 2012
“Policy: Twenty Tips for Interpreting Scientific Claims,” by William J. Sutherland, David Spiegelhalter, and Mark Burgman
Please contact Steve Pierson with questions or suggestions future Stats for Staffer courses.