AEASTAT: 2015 Annual Meeting

Sessions for AEA Committee on Economic Statistics, 2015 ASSA meetings


Session 1: Measuring the Multinational Economy
Presiding: KIM J. RUHL (New York University)

Factoryless Goods Producers in the United States
ANDREW B. BERNARD (Dartmouth College)
TERESA FORT (Dartmouth College)

How Well is United States Intrafirm Trade Measured?
KIM J. RUHL (New York University)

Multinational Production: Data and Stylized Facts
NATALIA RAMONDO (University of California-San Diego)
ANDRES RODRIGUEZ-CLARE (University of California-Berkeley)
FELIX TINTELNOT (University of Chicago)

RAYMOND MATALONI (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis)
LINDSEY OLDENSKI (Georgetown University)
VANESSA ALVIAREZ (University of Michigan)

Session 2:  New Methods to Analyze Income Distributions in Household Surveys with Measurement Error
Presiding: BRUCE D. MEYER (University of Chicago)

Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data to Better Measure Income: Implications for Poverty, Program Effectiveness and Holes in the Safety Net
BRUCE D. MEYER (University of Chicago)

Trouble in the Tails? Earnings Non-response and Response Bias across the Distribution
CHRISTOPHER BOLLINGER (University of Kentucky)
BARRY HIRSCH (Georgia State University)
CHARLES HOKAYEM (U.S. Census Bureau)
JAMES ZILIAK (University of Kentucky)

Misreporting in the SIPP about Participation in SSA Programs
GRATON M. GATHRIGHT (U.S. Census Bureau)

Using the Pareto Distribution to Improve Estimates of Topcoded Earnings
PHILIP ARMOUR (Cornell University)
RICHARD V. BURKHAUSER (Cornell University)
JEFF LARRIMORE (Federal Reserve Board)

DAN BLACK (University of Chicago)
CHARLES BROWN (University of Michigan)

Session 3:  Does Economics Need a New Household Panel?
Presiding: ROBERT MOFFITT (Johns Hopkins University)

Human Capital, Education, Achievement, and Learning
CHRIS ROBINSON (University of Western Ontario)

Labor Markets
DAN BLACK (University of Chicago)
LOWELL TAYLOR (Carnegie Mellon University)

Neighborhoods and Housing
LINCOLN QUILLIAN (Northwestern University)
JENS LUDWIG (University of Chicago)

Health Insurance and Health Care
HELEN LEVY (University of Michigan)

V. JOSEPH HOTZ (Duke University)

Session 4: The Use of Administrative Data in Economic Research: Rewards, Risk, and Demand
Presiding: Katherine R. Smith (Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics)
John Haltiwanger (University of Maryland)

John Friedman (Harvard University) "The Value of Public Administrative Data in Policy-Relevant Economic Research"
Amy Finkelstein (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) "The Value of Administrative Data for Randomized Evaluations"
Ron Jarmin (U.S. Bureau of the Census) "Confidentiality, Privacy Protection and Other Constraints on Stewards of Public Administrative Records"
Katherine R. Smith (Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics) "Demand and Preferences for Access to Federal Administrative Data: Results of a Survey"