Accurate data that drives educated policy decisions

chart and numbersThe United Nations Statistical Commission celebrates the fifth annual World Statistics Day today. Over 60 countries have joined together to coordinate activities based on the theme of "Better data. Better lives." The National Science Foundation funds multiple research projects aimed at fostering new statistical methods and strengthened statistical systems. This article is one of two published for World ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=136637&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=clickThis is an NSF News item.