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BLS Technical Advisory Committee

The Bureau of Labor Statistics Technical Advisory Committee (BLSTAC) advises the Commissioner of Labor Statistics on statistical methodology and other technical matters related to the collection and analysis of BLS data.

Charter of the Technical Advisory Committee

Members of the Technical Advisory Committee

The members of the Technical Advisory Committee are:

  • Enghin Atalay, Economic Advisor and Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
  • Alberto Cavallo, Edgerley Family Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
  • Carol Corrado, Distinguished Principal Research Fellow, The Conference Board
  • John Haltiwanger, Professor of Economics, University of Maryland
  • Ofer Harel, Professor of Statistics, University of Connecticut
  • Bart Hobijn, Senior Economist and Economic Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Susan Houseman, Vice President and Director of Research, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
  • Chinhui Juhn, Henry Graham Professor of Economics, University of Houston
  • Frauke Kreuter, Professor & Director of the Joint Program in Survey Methodology, University of Maryland
  • Thema Monroe-White, Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems, Berry College
  • Kristen Olson, Leland J. and Dorothy H. Olson Professor, Sociology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Marshall Reinsdorf, Economic Consultant and Supporting Editor for the 2025 SNA
  • Aysegul Sahin, Richard J. Gonzalez Regents Chair in Economics, University of Texas at Austin
  • Julia Silge, Data Scientist & Software Engineer, Posit PBC
  • Brady West, Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Technical Advisory Committee Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

The Technical Advisory Committee usually meets two times each year. The planned meeting schedule to date is:

May 19, 2023

Past Meetings

November 17, 2022

June 17, 2022

November 19, 2021

May 27, 2021

November 20, 2020

November 22, 2019

June 21, 2019

November 17, 2017

June 16, 2017

November 18, 2016

June 17, 2016

November 20, 2015

May 15, 2015

November 21, 2014

June 20, 2014

November 8, 2013

June 21, 2013

November 9, 2012

June 15, 2012


For more information on the Technical Advisory Committee, please contact


Last Modified Date: February 2, 2023