BLS Senior Management Officials

John Eltinge, Associate Commissioner for Office of Survey Methods Research

John Eltinge

John Eltinge has served as the Associate Commissioner for the BLS Office of Survey Methods Research since January, 2004.

Before joining the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Dr. Eltinge served as an Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University, specializing in sample design, survey nonresponse, measurement error, small domain estimation, quantile estimation and time series analysis. From June, 1999 to January, 2004, he served as the Senior Mathematical Statistician in the BLS Office of Survey Methods Research. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association; a member of the Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology; an Associate Editor for Survey Methodology and Journal of Official Statistics; and a former Associate Editor for Journal of the American Statistical Association and The American Statistician.

He received a Ph.D. in Statistics from Iowa State University; an M.S. in Statistics from Purdue University; and a B.S. in Mathematics from Vanderbilt University.

As the Associate Commissioner for Survey Methods Research, Dr. Eltinge is responsible for management of a wide range of methodological research projects that address the needs of BLS production programs; for consultation with BLS senior management and BLS programs on methodological research; and for cross-office coordination on recruitment and training of methodological personnel.

Dr. Eltinge can be contacted at 202-691-7404.


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Last Modified Date: February 25, 2013