Communication with Policymakers


  • Letter urging Congress to extend the deadline for 2020 Census
  • Thank you letter for legislative language that would postpone or preclude the relocation and realignment of USDA’s Economic Research Service
  • Formal response to a Federal Register Notice requesting comments on the use of consumer price based measures of inflation
  • Formal response to OMB’s Call for Comment on guidance in Statistical Policy Directive #3 that requires a 60-minute delay between release of Principal Federal Economic Indicators and Executive Branch comments on the release
  • On June 6, 2018, the Census Bureau requested formal Comments on a Federal Register Notice asking for feedback on plans and preparations for the 2020 Decennial Census. The AEA Committee on National Statistics and the AEA Committee on Government Relations (excluding Federal employees) jointly prepared and sent this Comment for consideration on August 6, 2018
  • Committee letter to Speaker Ryan and Senator Murray on creation of Commission on Evidence Based Policymaking
  • Letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee
  • Acosta Letter from AEAStat Committee
  • Letter on the consequences of realignment and relocation of the USDA's Economic Research Service (11/30/18)