Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee

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The Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee (FESAC) is a division of the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, that presents advice and makes recommendations to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Bureau of Economic Analysis, and the Bureau of the Census. The Committee examines the agency programs and provides advice on statistical methodology, research needed, and other technical matters related to the collection, tabulation, and analysis of Federal economic statistics.

The members of the Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee are[1]:

  • Professor Joseph G. Altonji, Department of Economics, Yale University
  • Professor Ernst R. Berndt, Professor of Applied Economics, Sloan School, MIT
  • Dr. Barry P. Bosworth, Senior Fellow in Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
  • Professor F. Jay Breidt, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University
  • Professor Bronwyn H. Hall, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley
  • Professor John C. Haltiwanger, Department of Economics, University of Maryland
  • Professor Valerie A. Ramey, Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego
  • Dr. Richard D. Rippe, Economic Consultant
  • Professor Matthew D. Shapiro (FESAC Chairperson), Department of Economics and Survey Research Center, University of Michigan
  • Professor Kirk M. Wolter, Senior Fellow, National Opinion Research Center (NORC); Director, Center for Excellence in Survey Research; and Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Chicago

The Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee meets twice yearly. The planned meeting schedule through 2008 is as follows:

  • Dec. 14, 2007
  • June 13, 2008
  • Dec. 12, 2008

References

  1. "Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee (FESAC)Charter of the Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee”. Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee.