confidentiality of survey data. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. He received his B.Sc. from the University of Toronto and his Ph.D. from Imperial College of Science and Technology.


Michael L. Cohen is a senior program officer for the Committee on National Statistics, currently serving as co-study director for the Panel on Research on Future Census Methods and staff for the Panel to Review the 2000 Census. He previously assisted the Panel on Estimates of Poverty for Small Geographic Areas and directed the Panel on Statistical Methods for Testing and Evaluating Defense Systems. Formerly, he was a mathematical statistician at the Energy Information Administration, an assistant professor in the School of Public Affairs at the University of Maryland, and a visiting lecturer in statistics at Princeton University. His general area of research is the use of statistics in public policy, with particular interest in census undercount, model validation, and robust estimation. A fellow of the American Statistical Association, he received a B.S. degree in mathematics from the University of Michigan and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in statistics from Stanford University.


Daniel L. Cork is a program officer for the Committee on National Statistics, currently serving as co-study director of the Panel on Research on Future Census Methods and assisting the Panel to Review the 2000 Census. His research interests include quantitative criminology (particularly space-time dynamics in homicide), Bayesian statistics, and statistics in sports. He holds a B.S. degree in statistics from George Washington University and an M.S. in statistics and a joint Ph.D. in statistics and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University.


Mick P. Couper is a senior associate research scientist in the Survey Methodology Program in the Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan, an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Michigan, and a research associate professor in the Joint Program in Survey Methodology at the University of Maryland, College Park. He



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