Technical Advisory Committee Nominations

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Date(s) - 01/05/2018
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics is soliciting new members for the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). The TAC provides advice to the Bureau of Labor Statistics on technical aspects of data collection and the formulation of economic measures and makes recommendations on areas of research.

The Committee will consist of 16 members and will be chosen from a cross-section of economists, statisticians, and behavioral scientists. See description of all members HERE.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to providing comments on papers and presentations developed by BLS research and program staff, conducting research on issues identified by BLS on which an objective technical opinion or recommendation from outside of BLS would be valuable, recommending BLS conduct internal research projects to address technical problems with BLS statistics that have been identified in the academic literature, participating in discussions of areas where the types or coverage of economic statistics could be expanded or improved and areas where statistics are no longer relevant, and establishing working relationships with professional associations

Nominations for the TAC membership should be postmarked January 5, 2018. Nominations for the TAC membership should be sent to:

Acting Commissioner Bill Wiatrowski,

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,

2Massachusetts Avenue NE., Room 4040,

Washington, DC 20212.

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