Wed, 08 Feb|
Walter J. Radermacher on "Statistics for the public good"
In his EMOS webinar, Walter J. Rademacher gave fascinating insights into the topic of “Statistics for the public good”. His main focus was on the digital age's ecosystem(s): statistics, epistemology, conventions data worlds, trends, conceptual basis, and many more interesting aspects.
Time & Location
08 Feb, 16:00 – 17:00
Prof. Dr. Walter J. Radermacher was Director General of Eurostat and Chief Statistician of the European Union from 2008 to 2016. He worked at Destatis, the German Federal Statistical Office, for 30 years, ultimately as its President. He was the first Chair of the UN Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting (UNCEEA) from 2005 to 2008 and a member of OECD’s High-Level Expert Group on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress from 2013 to 2018. Since 2017 he has been a Researcher at the Department of Statistical Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, and the President of FENStatS, the Federation of European National Statistical Societies, since 2020 a Lecturer in the International Program in Survey and Data Science, Mannheim University. Since 2022 he is Chair of the ISI Advisory Board on Ethics and (honorary) Professor at the Statistical Institute of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich.