2024

Our Census: Looking Back to 2020 and Forward to 2030

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Our Census: Looking Back to 2020 and Forward to 2030
This webinar will present highlights from the 2023 Committee on National Statistics, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (CNSTAT) report, Assessing the 2020 Census, on age heaping, population coverage, self-response, nonresponse follow-up, group quarters, race and ethnicity, and confidentiality protection plus recommendations for 2030. The report urges the Census Bureau to establish a true partnership with census data users and governments at all levels.
 
Presenter: Constance (Connie) Citro is a senior scholar with CNSTAT. She previously served as director (2004-2017) and senior program officer (1984-2004). Prior to joining CNSTAT, she was vice president of Mathematica Policy Research and Data Use and Access Laboratories, and social science analyst with the Census Bureau. She is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. Her degrees are in political science (B.A. from the University of Rochester, M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University). For CNSTAT, she has staffed studies of the census, the ACS, and SIPP, a study leading to the Supplemental Poverty Measure, and updates of Principles and Practices for a Federal Statistical Agency.