23
Apr
3:00 pm EDT
  • 101
  • Introduction to Data Sets: USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) Economic Statistics

    Part of APDU’s Public Data University series, this webinar serves as a baseline learning experience and systematic overview of demographic statistics at the Introduction to Data Sets: USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) Economic Statistics. This presentation will explore the following questions:

    • What data are collected? Who are the primary users? usda-logo
    • What research questions are most frequently answered with the agency’s data set?
    • How are the data collected? What are their strengths and weaknesses?
    • How frequently are the data updated? At what level geography are they collected?
    • What is the delay between the reference period and publication?
    • How are the data disseminated? How is the agency’s web delivery system structured?
    • Who can the user contact if they want to know more about the data program?

    Speakers:

    • Lewrene Glaser – Deputy Director for Data Management in the Market and Trade Economics Division
    • Utpal Vasavada – Deputy Director for Management, Data and Staff Analysis in the Resource and Rural Economics Division
    • Mark Denbaly – Deputy Director for Data and Web Communication in the Food Economics Division

    Course:
    USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) Economic Statistics 101 (Intro to Data Sets)

    Cost:
    Free, APDU & C2ER members and LMI Institute member states
    $50, nonmembers

    Webinar recordings and presentations are available to APDU members in the APDU member area.