The Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology (FCSM) is an interagency committee dedicated to improving the quality of Federal statistics. The FCSM was created by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to inform and advise OMB and the Interagency Council on Statistical Policy (ICSP) on methodological and statistical issues that affect the quality of Federal data.

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Please Note: The FCSM website and FedStats website have a new URL address, The most popular features of FedStats may now be accessed using the subpage headings above. Users may also find helpful. Additional information on statistical policies and standards is available on the Office of Management and Budget’s Statistical and Science Policy website:

For information on the 2018 Research and Policy Conference click here. Attention presenters here are the instructions on how to format your papers.

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