The 2021 FCSM Research and Policy Conference will focus on Trust as the Cornerstone of Federal Statistics and Evidence Building, and the role of the Federal Statistical System in data collection and outcomes research that supports evidence-based policy making. The conference provides a forum for experts and practitioners from around the world to discuss and exchange current methodological knowledge and policy insights about topics of current and critical importance to federal agencies.
Presentations will address a wide range of topics from a research and/or policy perspective, including those by Ipsos experts on:
November 3rd, Hard to Get: Understanding Why People Take Our Surveys with Randall Thomas, Seth Messinger and Mina Muller
November 3rd, Who’s Left Out?: Nonresponse Bias Assessment for an Online Probability-based Panel Recruitment with Frances Barlas and Randall Thomas
November 4th, Blind to the Consequences of Measurement?: Response Format Effects on Self- Reported Disability with Megan Hendrich, Randall Thomas, and Frances Barlas
November 4th, Coming Clean: Does Data Cleaning Reduce or Increase Bias in Sub-groups? with Randall Thomas, Frances Barlas, and Megan Hendrich
Randall K. Thomas, Ipsos Public Affairs in North America, Senior Vice President