2018 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians

 

Submissions for the 2018 IAOS Young Statistician Prize have now closed.   Thank you to everyone for your interest in recognising the contribution of young statisticians to official statistics.   Thirty-four eligible submissions were received from 23 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania and South America.  Twenty-four (70.6%) of the papers were soleauthored.  Of the 50 authors/co-authors, 28 (56%) were female. The average age of the entrants was 29.5 years (29.6 for females and 29.4 for males).  Eligible submissions are now in the assessment phase.The winning submissions will be announced by the end of May.  

Good luck to everyone who made a submission.  

Your contributions are valued.

 

2017 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians

 

The IAOS is pleased to announce that the international Selection Committee has completed its review and rating of the papers submitted for the 2017 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians. The Selection Committee was favorably impressed by the general quality of the papers submitted and judging them was a demanding process. The IAOS would like to express gratitude to the Selection Committee members for their considerable contribution.

 

 

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 by: Hannah Thomas (United Kingdom)

Second Prize: Telematics Data for Official Statistics: An Experience with Big Data by: Nicholas Husek (Australia)

Third Prize: Improving Seasonal Adjustment by Accounting for Sample Error Correlation Using State Space Models by: Andreas Mayer (Australia)

 


The IAOS congratulates the winners and commends all the candidates for the effort that went into preparing their papers.

Abstracts can be accessed by through the links above.

 

 

2016 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians

 

The IAOS is pleased to announce that the international Selection Committee has completed its review and rating of the papers submitted for the 2016 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians. The Selection Committee was favorably impressed by the general quality of the papers submitted and judging them was a demanding process. The IAOS would like to express gratitude to the Selection Committee members for their considerable contribution.

 

 

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

 

 

First Prize: Balancing Input-Output tables with Bayesian Slave-raiding ants by: Rolando Gonzales Martinez (Bolivia)
Second Prize: Variance reduction using a non-informative sampling design by: Thomas Zimmerman (Germany)  
Third Prize: CURIOS: A framework to optimize CAPI surveys using paradata  by: Antoine Rebecq and Thomas Merly-Alpa (France)

 


The IAOS congratulates the winners and commends all the candidates for the effort that went into preparing their papers.  


Abstracts can be accessed by through the links above.

 

2015 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians

The IAOS is pleased to announce that the international Selection Committee has completed its review and rating of the papers submitted for the 2015 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians. The Selection Committee was favourably impressed by the general quality of the papers submitted and judging them was a demanding process. The IAOS would like to express gratitude to the Selection Committee members for their considerable contribution.

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 by: Andreas Mayer and Andrew Harwood (Australia)
Second Prize: Targeted record swapping on grid-based statistics in Hungary by: Beata Nagy (Hungary) 
Third Prize: Iterative method for the reducing the impact of outlying data points: ensuring data completeness by: Svetlana Jesilevska (Latvia)
The IAOS congratulates the winners and commends all the candidates for the effort that went into preparing their papers.  
Abstracts can be accessed by through the links above.

 

2014 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians

The IAOS is pleased to announce that the international Selection Committee has completed its review and rating of the papers submitted for the 2014 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians. The Selection Committee was favourably impressed by the general quality of the papers submitted and judging them was a demanding process. The IAOS would like to express gratitude to the Selection Committee members for their considerable contribution.

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) 

The IAOS congratulates the winners and commends all the candidates for the effort that went into preparing their papers. 

Abstracts can be accessed by through the links above. All the winning papers will be published in a future issue of the Statistical Journal of the International Association for Official Statistics (SJIAOS).

 

2013 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians

The IAOS is pleased to announce that the international Selection Committee has completed its review and rating of the papers submitted for the 2013 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians. The Selection Committee was favourably impressed by the general quality of the papers submitted and judging them was a demanding process. The IAOS would like to express gratitude to the Selection Committee members for their considerable contribution.

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

The three winning papers were:

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]

The IAOS congratulates the winners and commends all the candidates for the effort that went into preparing their papers. 

The winning papers can be accessed by through the links above.

 

2012 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians

The IAOS is pleased to announce that the international Selection Committee has completed its review and rating of the papers submitted for the 2012 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians. The Selection Committee was favourably impressed by the general quality of the papers submitted and judging them was a demanding process. The IAOS would like to express gratitude to the SC members for their considerable contribution.

 

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

The IAOS congratulates the winners and commends all the candidates for the effort that went into preparing their papers.  Papers can be accessed by through the links above.

 

2011 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians

The IAOS is pleased to announce that the international Selection Committee has completed its review and rating of the papers submitted for the 2011 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians. The Selection Committee was favourably impressed by the general quality of the papers submitted and judging them was a demanding process. The IAOS would like to express gratitude to the Selection Committee members for their considerable contribution.

 

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

The IAOS congratulates the winners and commends all the candidates for the effort that went into preparing their papers. Papers can be accessed by through the links above.

 

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