Colm O'Muircheartaigh

Lead statistician for the NLSY97

NORC at the University of Chicago

Years on the NLS team: 1998-2005

Role: Responsible for weighting and variance estimation on NLSY97

What innovations have I helped introduce to the NLS

With Steven Pedlow, I restructured the weighting scheme for NLSY97 and increased effective sample size by more than 25%.

Why am I proud to be part of the NLS team

The NLS portfolio is one of the landmark achievements of survey research in the U.S.