2020 IAOS Young Statisticians Prize (YSP) Competition Guidelines

 

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 2019 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians

 

 

 

The results of the 2019 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians are as      follows:                                                             

 

First Prize: 

Detecting geographical differencing problems in the context of spatial data dissemination

Vianney Costemalle (INSEE, France)

 

Second Prize:

Administrative data informed donor imputation in the Australian Census of Population and Housing

James Farnell and Peta Darby (Australian Bureau of Statistics)

 

Third Prize: 

Using address histories to improve the link rates of surveys in the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI)

Nancy Wang (Statistics New Zealand)

 

Honourable mention

Be a detective for a day: How to detect falsified interviews with methods of Data Science

Marlene Weinauer (Statistics Austria)

 

   2019 First-prize winner, Vianney Costemalle, presenting his paper at the 62nd ISI World Statistics Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (August 2019).

 

2018 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians

 

 

The results of the 2018 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians are as follows:

 

First Prize: 

An index-based approah to determine partnership in register-based census

Ms. Helle Visk (Statistics Estonia).

 

Second Prize:

Reproducible Analytical Pipelines in Offender Management Statistics

Mr. Christopher Fairbanks (UK Government Statistical Service)

 

Third Prize:

Adjusting for linkage errors to analyse coverage of the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) and the administrative population (IDI-ERP).

Mr. Hochang Choi (Statistics New Zealand).

 

 

 

2018 First-prize winner, Ms. Helle Visk, receiving her award at the IAOS-OECD Conference in Paris, France (19-21 September 2018). Also in this photo (from left to right), Ms Gemma Van Halderen (YSP Coordinator), Mr. Mario Palma (IAOS President 2017-2019), Peter Van de Ven (Head of National Accounts, OECD).

 

   

2017 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians

 

 

 

 

 

 

The results of the 2017 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians are as follows:

 

 

First Prize:

The Dissemination Game: How to communicate official statistics to non-expert users 

Ms. Hannah Thomas (United Kingdom)

 

Second Prize:

Telematics Data for Official Statistics: An Experience with Big Data 

Mr. Nicholas Husek (Australia)

 

Third Prize:

Improving Seasonal Adjustment by Accounting for Sample Error Correlation Using State Space Models 

Mr. Andreas Mayer (Australia)

  2017 First-prize winner, Ms. Hannah Thomas, presenting her paper at the 61st   ISI World Statistics Congress in Marrakech, Morocco, in July 2017.

 

   

2016 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians

 

 

The results of the 2016 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians are as follows:          

 

First Prize: 

Balancing Input-Output tables with Bayesian Slave-raiding ants 

Mr. Rolando Gonzales Martinez (Bolivia)

 

Second Prize:

Variance reduction using a non-informative sampling design  

Mr. Thomas Zimmerman (Germany)  

 

Third Prize:

CURIOS: A framework to optimize CAPI surveys using paradata  

Mr. Antoine Rebecq and Mr.  Thomas Merly-Alpa (France)                            

 

 

  

  2016 First-prize winner, Mr. Rolando Gonzales Martinez, receiving his award from Ms. Ola Awad (IAOS President 2015-2017) at the 15th IAOS Conference in Abu Dhabi, UAE (6-8 December 2016). 

 

 

 

2015 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians

 

 

 

The results of the 2015 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians are as follows:

 

First Prize:

Big Data and Semantic Technology: A Future for Data Integration, Exploration and Visualisation 

Andreas Mayer and Andrew Harwood (Australia)

 

Second Prize:

Targeted record swapping on grid-based statistics in Hungary 

Beata Nagy (Hungary) 

 

Third Prize:

Iterative method for the reducing the impact of outlying data points: ensuring data completeness 

Svetlana Jesilevska (Latvia)

2015 First-prize winner, Mr. Andreas Mayer, presenting his paper at the 60th ISI World   Statistics Congress in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 26-31 July 2015.

 

 

 

2014 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians

 

 

The results of the 2014 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians are as follows:

 

 

First Prize: “Linking, selecting cut-offs, and examining quality in the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI)"- by Laura O’Sullivan (New Zealand) 


Second Prize: “Transforming how we produce statistics: An inside perspective" by Michelle Feyen (New Zealand) )  


Third Prize: 
"Domains similarity models in synthetic estimation" by Andrius Čiginas (Lithuania) 

 

 

2013 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians

 

 

The results of the 2013 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians are as follows:

 

 

First Prize: “Using kernel methods to visualise crime data” by Kieran Martin and Martin Ralphs [United Kingdom]

 

Second Prize:The policeman and the statistician – on the quality of the raw data in official statistics” by Anton Färnström [Sweden]

 

Third Prize:ABS iPhone App – the way of the future?” by David Sullivan [Australia]

 

 

 

2012 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians

 

 

The results of the 2012 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians are as follows:

 

 

First Prize: Exploratory Analysis of the Patterns of Missing Data in the UIS Education Database; Miguel Ibanez Salinas; UNESCO 

 

Second Prize: Elementary Aggregate Indices and Lower Level Substitution Bias; Duncan Elliott (primary), Joseph Winton, and Robert O‘Neill; United Kingdom

 

Third Prize: A Case Against the Skip Statement; Samuel Spencer; Australia

 

 

 

2011 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians

 

 

The results of the 2011 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians are as follows: 

 

 

First prize: Morpheus: an innovative approach to remote data access; Julia Hninger; Germany

 

Second prize: Widening the data net: NSO leadership role; Sarah Conn; Australia

 

Third prize: Trajectory modelling of longitudinal non-response in business surveys; Kate Smaill; New Zealand 

 

 

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