Joseph Sakshaug is a Senior Lecturer in Social Statistics at the University of Manchester. Prior to this, he was an Assistant Professor of Statistics and Social Science Methodology at the University of Mannheim, Germany. He is also a Senior Researcher in the Department of Statistical Methods at the Institute for Employment Research in Nuremberg, Germany, and an Adjunct Research Assistant Professor in the Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan. He received his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Survey Methodology from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Washington. His research interests include survey methodology, record linkage, multiple imputation for missing data, nonresponse and measurement error in surveys, small area statistics, mixed-mode data collection, and the analysis of complex sample survey data, with applied interests in labour market, education, and health services research.