getting into asa

As I mentioned, I did an analysis of ASA submissions and sessions for 2006-9. This is “regular” sessions only, not section sessions. The data source is a handout given to program committee members to help them see the patterns and plan future ASA meetings. It is not “official” data that is carefully cleaned, and contains some possible errors. After a little bit of backstage brouhaha about whether it is appropriate to share this data and some re-analysis in light of our exchanges, here are some graphs that leave out the topic areas. I may “publish” the findings with the areas named in a later post. There are some important findings:

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