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    Statistics Austria - Strategic Partnerships: Universities/Academia, Others

    Werner Holzer Deputy of the

    Director General-Statistics

    High Level Seminar on Strategic Partnerships Geneva, 11-12 April 2018

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    95 Implementation measures

    Modern, efficient and integrated

    data production

    Transformation of data into information

    Relevance to society Ensured by wide

    coverage of topics and further developments

    Attractive employer, efficiently and

    economically run organisation

    • Data sources • Data collection • Data processing • Central

    data management • Quality management/-

    methodology • Infrastructure

    • User-friendly-data- • Visualisation • Analyses • External

    communication

    • Wide coverage of topics

    • Further development of statistical products

    • Internal communication

    • Modern human ressources

    • Infrastructure/

    • IT

    Cooperation and interaction at national and international

    level

    • National cooperations

    • International cooperations

    management

    ressources

    5 thematic pillars at a glance

    Statistics Austria's Strategy 2020

    Strategic Partnerships

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    Strategic Partnerships

    ESS NSI

    NSI

    ESTAT

    NSI

    NSI

    NSI

    ONAs

    Universities/ Academia

    Research Institutes

    Private Data Producers

    User Groups

    NSI

    NSI

    NSI

    Data Owners

    Others

    Other International

    Fora

    Cooperation Partners

    - Provinces and Municipalities - Economic Chamber (Business statistics) - Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Central Bank)

    - … - Austrian Court of Auditors (Government Finance Stat.)

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    Respondents

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    Strategic Partnerships Universities/Academia Research Institutes

    Federal Statistics Act (Article 24)

     Methods and procedures shall be applied using internationally accepted statistical principles and standards and shall be published

     Statistics shall be subject to permanent control with the aim of improving quality

     Statistics shall be kept as up-to-date as possible

    Cooperation with the scientific community to support adherence to these principles

    … also concerning the following Principles

    1. Background/Principles

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    Strategic Partnerships Universities/Academia Research Institutes

    European Statistics Code of Practice

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    Strategic Partnerships Universities/Academia Research Institutes

    Quality Assurance Framework of the European Statistical System

    Co-operation with the scientific community

    Statistics Austria’s Quality Guidelines

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    Strategic Partnerships Universities/Academia Research Institutes

    2. Cooperations, Partners

    Ongoing cooperation with scientific institutions at formal and informal level

    Cooperation examples:

    • Cooperation STAT-WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

    • EMOS - European Master in Official Statistics - Cooperation STAT-JKU (Johannes Kepler University Linz)

    • PUMA- Plattform für Umfragen, Methoden und empirischen Analysen (Platform for surveys, methods and empirical analyses)

    • Expert advisory boards (STAT‘s Technical Advisory Sub-Committees)

    • …

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    Strategic Partnerships Universities/Academia Research Institutes

    2.1 Cooperation STAT-WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

    • Upright formal cooperation agreement since 2016. • Cooperation projects on statistical methods, as well as economic

    and social science research questions, which are of mutual benefit.

    • Knowledge transfer can take place through the use of knowledge advantages and experiences of the experts of the two institutions involved in the respective cooperation projects.

    • Relevant topics of Official Statistics for the teaching programme of WU for mutual benefit (eg in the form of joint courses).

    • STAT-Strategy 2020: Extension of cooperation to other universities planned

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    Strategic Partnerships Universities/Academia Research Institutes

    2.2 EMOS - European Master in Official Statistics - Cooperation STAT-JKU (Johannes Kepler University Linz)

    EMOS: Network of postgraduate Master's programs in the field of official statistics at European level. • Objectives: − Strengthening cooperation between universities and producers of official

    statistics. − Training of appropriate professionals. − The EMOS master's degree is based on "learning outcomes", which i.a. take

    into account the methodological demands of official statistics.

    • Johannes Kepler University Linz is part of the EMOS network.

    • Cooperation STAT-JKU regarding internships and theses and teaching (support of JKU by STAT at core modules).

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    Strategic Partnerships Universities/Academia Research Institutes

    2.2 EMOS - European Master in Official Statistics - Cooperation STAT-JKU (Johannes Kepler University Linz)

    • Integration of official statistics into university education: The need to find staff qualified to face the challenges of official statistics requires the integration of official statistics into the relevant curricula.

    • In addition to the previously known qualifications, IT-related skills are demanded („Data Scientist“)

    • Forms of cooperation (in summary):

    − Internships, diploma theses, dissertations, official statistics as part of the curricula.

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    Strategic Partnerships Universities/Academia Research Institutes

    2.3 PUMA - Platform for surveys, methods and empirical analyses

    • Strengthening Empirical Social Research in Austria • Cooperation structure between social science research and

    Statistics Austria

    • Sustainable investment in infrastructure for empirical social research, also through additional financial resources

    • Benefit for STAT: eg. questionnaire testing • Win-win situation for all involved

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    Strategic Partnerships Universities/Academia Research Institutes

    3. Experiences (1)

    Direct cooperation results:

    • Knowledge transfer in both directions

    • Further methodological developments

    • Quality improvement of statistical products

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    Strategic Partnerships Universities/Academia Research Institutes

    3. Experiences (2)

    Indirect cooperation results:

    • Improved knowledge of our statistics for academia − What is there?

    − What is behind it?

    • Involvement of STAT in the scientific world • Networks

    • Based on this: projects in cooperation with universities/academia

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    Strategic Partnerships Universities/Academia Research Institutes

    3. Experiences (3)

    Concrete Examples of sucessful Cooperations:

    − Quality measurement of Multi-Source Statistics (Uni Vienna) Q2016: http://www.ine.es/q2016/docs/q2016Final00021.pdf

    − Linkage of Time Use Survey with the Microcensus (project in the framework of the cooperation and Vienna University of Economics and Business)

    − PIAAC project (expert advisory group, joint report)

    − Cooperation with the Med Uni Vienna (health Statistics, cancer registry)

    http://www.ine.es/q2016/docs/q2016Final00021.pdf

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    Strategic Partnerships Universities/Academia Research Institutes

    3. Experiences (4)

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    Other examples of cooperation with the scientific community

    Population Statistics

    Agriculture

    Health Statistics

    Tourism Statistics

    Business Statistics

    Transport Statistics

    Social Statistics

    External Trade Statistics

    Education and Culture

    Statistics

    Labour Market

    Statistics

    Energy

    Science and Technology

    Statistics

    Macro- economic Statistics

    Registry and TaxonomyEnvironment

    The scentific community is represented in these Committies

     Statistics Austria‘s Technical Advisory Sub-Committees

     The Austrian Statistical Society (ÖSG)

    Through the three pillars - ACADEMIC (Akademische) - OFFICIAL (Amtliche) - APPLIED (Angewandte)

    statistics the ÖSG has the "Triple A" of the Austrian statistics.

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    Strategic Partnerships Provinces and Municipalities