Michael Horrigan

Director, National Longitudinal Surveys Division

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Years on the NLS team: 1997-2001

Role: As Director I had overall responsibility for management of the Program. One primary focus during my tenure was the successful launching of the initial interview rounds of the NLSY97 cohort.

What innovations have I helped introduce to the NLS

Successful launching of the NLSY97 cohort, the 'Gail/Mike' report, and overcoming a significant funding issue affecting the early years of the NLSY97.

Why am I proud to be part of the NLS team

The surveys have tremendous value to the research and policy community and I was proud to work with such a dedicated group of individuals.