Dr. Andrew Reamer

areamer@gwu.edu
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This page features research funded through GWIPP and performed by Andrew Reamer.


Title: Improving Federal Economic Statistics (Phase IV)

Funding: Kauffman Foundation

Researcher(s): Andrew Reamer

Dates: January 2012- December 2012

Status: Current

Category: Economic and Industrial Development Policy Studies

Summary: This project aims to support improvements in the availability, quality, and accessibility of federal economic statistics used by policymakers and researchers. Written project products include congressional testimony, presentations, articles, fact sheets, and letter recommendations to government officials in response to calls for comments published in the Federal Register

Topics:

2012 Economic Census

The Economic Census and Its Role In Economic Statistics, 2012 Economic Census Conference, U.S. Census Bureau, October 15, 2012

American Community Survey – Resource Materials

Resources Regarding the American Community Survey (ACS) of the U.S. Census Bureau, Compiled and edited by Andrew Reamer, Kari Nelson, and Katherine Hartman

American Community Survey: Uses and Users, Andrew Reamer, current as of December 11, 2012

Testimony of Andrew Reamer, "Census: Planning Ahead for 2020", Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, U.S. Senate, July 18, 2012

Testimony of Andrew Reamer, "The Economic Impact of Ending or Reducing Funding for the American Community Survey and Other Government Statistics,” Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, June 19, 2012

Articles in Response to House Action Regarding the American Community Survey, May, 2012 - January, 2013, Collected by Kari Nelson, Research Assistant, and Katherine Hartman, Research Assistant

Articles quoting Dr. Reamer:

Regional Industry Clusters

Articles - 

"U.S. Cluster Analyses, Circa 1900 and 1909," Innovation Policy Blog, November 2, 2011.

Presentations -

The Government’s Role in Stimulating Clusters (Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University), December 7, 2011

Historical materials - 

1900 Census Manufactures Cluster Analysis
1909 Census Manufactures Cluster Analysis


Title: Real-Time Labor Market Information Systems

Funding: Jobs for the Future

Researcher(s): Andrew Reamer

Dates: April 2011 - December 2012

Status: Current

Category: Economic and Industrial Development Policy Studies

Summary: GWIPP is assisting Jobs for the Future, a Boston-based nonprofit with funding from the Lumina Foundation, in preparing a paper that assesses the current state of real-time labor market information (LMI) systems and the current and potential place of real-time LMI within federal policy. By gaining a depth of understanding of the promise and limitations of real time LMI, this paper will support the work of Jobs for the Future in helping community colleges, workforce development programs, and federal agencies make effective use of this important innovation. (Real-time LMI includes statistics and analyses drawn electronic job postings.)

Presentations -


Title: Innovative Regional Statistics

Funding: Kauffman Foundation

Researcher(s): Andrew Reamer

Dates: July 2011 - June 2012

Status: Current

Category: Economic and Industrial Development Policy Studies

Summary: This project, conducted in conjunction with the University of North Carolina, explores the potential of innovation regional data sources to inform economic development analysis and action. The project will culminate in a May 7-8, 2012 conference, bringing together data innovators, researchers, regional and state practitioners, federal statistical agencies, and federal economic policymakers to explore the potential of new forms of regional statistics to inform economic competitiveness policies, programs, and research; discuss approaches to realizing this potential; and provide a foundation for further conversation and consensus-building among participants. Proceedings will be published.

Innovative Data Sources for Regional Economic Analysis Conference: May 7-8, 2012, George Washington University

Weblinks to Innovative Data Sources for Regional Economic Analysis, current as of October 17, 2012


Title: Improving Federal Economic Statistics (Phase III)

Funding: Kauffman Foundation

Researcher(s): Andrew Reamer

Dates: October 2010 - December 2011

Status: Completed

Category: Economic and Industrial Development Policy Studies

Summary: This project aims to support improvements in the availability, quality, and accessibility of federal economic statistics used by policymakers and researchers. Written project products include congressional testimony, presentations, articles, and letter recommendations to government officials in response to calls for comments published in the Federal Register.


Products: 

Congressional Testimony -

"Testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies," March 11, 2011

Presentations - 

"Putting America to Work: The Essential Role of Federal Labor Market Statistics," Local Employment Dynamics Partnership Workshop, Census Bureau, March 9, 2011.

"The Changing Landscape of Federal Workforce Statistics: The Context for Real-Time LMI," Credentials that Work, Jobs for the Future, March 15, 2011.

"Innovations in Federal Statistics: New Views on Regions," Understanding, Using, and Maximizing New Federal Data, 2011 Federal Economic Development Forum, International Economic Development Council, March 20, 2011.

"Putting America to Work: The Essential Role of Federal Labor Market Statistics," Data Users Advisory Committee, Bureau of Labor Statistics, March 25, 2011. 

"Sub-National STI Statistics: Recommendations for the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics," Developing Science, Technology, and Innovation Indicators for the Future, National Academies of Science, July 12, 2011 

Reports - 

Panel on Communicating National Science Foundation Science and Engineering Information to Data Users (National Research Council), Communicating Science and Engineering Data in the Information Age, January 2012.

Articles - 

"The Federal Role in Encouraging Innovation: The "I's" Have It," Innovation Policy Blog, December 17, 2010.

"Putting America to Work: The Essential Role of Federal Labor Market Statistics," AMSTAT News, American Statistical Association, March 1, 2011. 

“The Quality of Economic Statistics is About to Erode,” Policy Forum Blog, the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship, September 19, 2011. 

"Say Goodbye to the Survey of Business Owners?," Policy Forum Blog, the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship, September 26, 2011.

Letter Recommendations -