JPSM Short Courses

The Joint Program in Survey Methodology offers a variety of short courses. JPSM plans to add short courses to the schedule throughout the coming year. Be sure to bookmark this website so you can review the updated schedule. JPSM offers Fellowships to qualified registrants from groups traditionally under-represented in the field. JPSM Sponsors and Affiliates receive special rates. Please click here to be added to the JPSM notification list.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call JPSM at 800-937-9320 or email jpsmshort@umich.edu. For Economics courses call 301-314-7911 or email course@survey.umd.edu.

Online registration and payment by credit card are required. Credit card payments may be done online either at the moment of registration or post registration using the registrant registration number. Credit card payments are due before the start of the course. Check individual course descriptions for specific deadlines. JPSM online registration uses a secure encrypted connection to protect the confidentiality of your registration data.

JPSM Courses
Date Course
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Type Instructors Facility/Location Registration
May 5-6, 2014  Using Paradata in a Responsive Design Framework 

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Introductory  James Wagner
Brady T. West  
Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center
Washington, DC 

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May 27-28, 2014  Methods for Longitudinal Surveys 

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Introductory  Peter Lynn   Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center
Washington, DC 

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June 10-11, 2014  Introduction to Survey Management 

Registrants should bring a simple arithmetic function calculator.

Citation - Introductory  Steven G. Heeringa
Nancy Gebler  
Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center
Washington, DC 

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June 19-20. 2014  Introduction to Record Linkage 

Introductory  Manfred Antoni
Stefan Bender
Joe Sakshaug  
Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center
Washington, DC 

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September 10-11, 2014  Balancing Data Confidentiality and Data Quality 

Economic - Introductory  Lawrence H. Cox   Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center
Washington, DC 

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September 25-26, 2014  Bayesian Inference for Surveys 

Introductory  Roderick Little
Trivellore E. Raghunathan  
Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center
Washington, DC 

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October 16, 2014 (1-Day Course)  Presentation of Economic Data 

Economic - Introductory  Deborah P. Klein
Michael D. Levi  
College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
Hyattsville (Adelphi), MD 
 
November 6-7, 2014  Quality Adjustment Methods for Price Indexes 

Registrants should bring a calculator or deivce device permits convenient calculation of sums, averages, and percentage changes.

Economic - Introductory  John S. Greenlees   College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
Hyattsville (Adelphi), MD 
 
December 2-3, 2014  Introduction to Survey Sampling 

Registrants should bring a calculator or device that includes a square root function.

Citation - Introductory  Colm O'Muircheartaigh
James M. Lepkowski  
College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
Hyattsville (Adelphi), MD 
 
January 22-23, 2015  Issues in Data Science: Unpacking 'Big Data" 

  Cliff Lampe   College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
Hyattsville (Adelphi), MD 
 
February 10-11, 2015  Leveraging Mobile & Social Technologies for Data Collection 

  Michael W. Link   Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center
Washington, DC 
 
February 25, 2015 (1-Day Course)  Introduction to the Federal Statistical System 

Economic - Introductory  Brian A. Harris-Kojetin
Hermann Habermann  
Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center
Washington, DC 
 
March 12-13, 2015  Writing Questions for Surveys 

Citation - Introductory  Nora Cate Schaeffer   Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center
Washington, DC 
 
March 30-31, 2015  Practical Tools for Sampling and Weighting Survey Samples 

Book included. Registrants should bring a scientific calculator or a device downloaded with the latest version of R and PracTools.

Introductory  Richard L. Valliant
Jill A. Dever  
Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center
Washington, DC 
 
April 16-17, 2015  Introduction to Survey Management 

Registrants should bring a simple arithmetic function calculator.

Citation - Introductory  Steven G. Heeringa
Nancy Gebler  
Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center
Washington, DC 
 
May 4-5, 2015  Total Survey Error 

Introductory  Paul P. Biemer
Lars Lyberg  
Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center
Washington, DC 
 
May 28-29, 2015  Introduction to Survey Estimation 

Registrants should bring a scientific calculator, or a laptop/tablet with a similar function, to class in order to complete in-class exercises.

Citation - Introductory  David Morganstein
Sunghee Lee  
Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center
Washington, DC 
 
June 16-17, 2015  Designing and Conducting Business Surveys 

Book included.

  Diane Willimack
Gustav Harladsen
Ger Snijkers  
Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center
Washington, DC 
 
September 18, 2015 (1-Day Course)  Practical Tools for Nonresponse Bias Studies 

Introductory  Jill Montaquilla
Kristen Olson  
Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center
Washington, DC 
 

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