Department of Labor December 29, 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Technical Advisory Committee; Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2015-32664
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-29
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
The BLS is soliciting new members for the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). Five current membership terms expire on April 11, 2016. The TAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Bureau of Labor Statistics on technical aspects of data collection and the formulation of economic measures. On some technical issues there are differing views, and receiving feedback at public meetings provides BLS with the opportunity to consider all viewpoints. The Committee will consist of 16 members and will be chosen from a cross-section of economists, statisticians, and behavioral scientists who represent a balance of expertise. The economists will have research experience with technical issues related to BLS data and will be familiar with employment and unemployment statistics, price index numbers, compensation measures, productivity measures, occupational and health statistics, or other topics relevant to BLS data series. The statisticians will be familiar with sample design, data analysis, computationally intensive statistical methods, non-sampling errors or other areas which are relevant to BLS work. The behavioral scientists will be familiar with questionnaire design, usability or other areas of survey development. BLS invites persons interested in serving on the TAC to submit their names for consideration for committee membership.
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