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Ken Robertson


Assistant Commissioner for Industry Employment Statistics
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Ken Robertson joined the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 1990. He is currently the Assistant Commissioner for Industry Employment Statistics, where he manages the Current Employment Statistics (CES) survey, the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS), and the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program which includes the quarterly publication of Business Employment Dynamics (BED) data.

Prior to managing these programs, Mr. Robertson managed the development of systems and the monthly data production for the Current Population Survey (CPS), the monthly production of CPS inputs for the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, and the development of software and production of data for the American Time Use Survey (ATUS). Prior to that, Mr. Robertson worked as a Mathematical Statistician at BLS, where he developed survey designs, estimators, and software for the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program and other surveys.

Mr. Robertson attended Western New Mexico University, where he completed a B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics in 1990, and he graduated from American University in 1996 with a M.S. in Statistical Computing.

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