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(ā`sə), in the Bible, king of Judah, son and successor of Abijah. He was a good king, zealous in his extirpation of idols. When Baasha of Israel took Ramah (a few miles N of Jerusalem), Asa bought the help of Benhadad of Damascus and recaptured Ramah. His son Jehoshaphat succeeded him.

American National Standards Institute

An independent organization of trade associations, technical societies, professional groups, and consumer organizations; establishes and publishes standards; formerly known as the United States of America Standards Institute (USASI or ASI), and previously as the American Standards Association (ASA).


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Paper presented at the 2001 Annual Meetings of the American Association for Public Opinion Research, Proceedings of the Section on Survey Research Methods, American Statistical Association, 2001.
He also presented papers at the Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association periodically and played a key role in responding to data and information requests for SOI's Statistical Information Services office.
The American Statistical Association, 1999; Wilkinson & the Task Force on Statistical Inference, 1999) currently prevail, coupled with the fact that our knowledge base in the areas of quantitative-based methodology has rapidly expanded in recent years, there is more necessity for students, particularly at the doctoral level, to take more research methods and statistics courses.
The American Statistical Association (ASA), an 18,000-member scientific and educational society based in Alexandria, VA, has elected a longtime employee of business analytics leader SAS as its future president.
Haltiwanger, who is also a Distinguished University Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland, is the 40th recipient of the award, which is sponsored by the Washington Statistical Society, the National Association for Business Economics, and the Business and Economics Section of the American Statistical Association.
The annual Shiskin Award is cosponsored by the Washington Statistical Society, the Business and Economics Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association, and the National Association for Business Economics.
Congratulations to SOI Director Tom Petska who was inducted as an American Statistical Association (ASA) Fellow at the 164th Joint Statistical Meetings of the ASA.
His articles have appeared in journals such as Marketing Science, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Retailing, Marketing Letters and Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.
In addition, Patricia is a member of the American Statistical Association (ASA) and San Diego Chapter of the ASA; NAEA and CSEA, and Pfizer Global Health Fellows.
The American Statistical Association is a scientific and educational society created to promote excellence in the application of statistical science.
The newest report in the IRS Methodology Report series, Special Studies in Federal Tax Statistics--2003, was recently published and includes selected papers presented at the 2003 Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association held in San Francisco in August 2003.
JSM is held jointly by the American Statistical Association, the International Biometric Society, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, The Statistical Society of Canada, the International Chinese Statistical Association and the International Indian Statistical Association.

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