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2012 Research Data Center Annual Conference

The 2012 Census Research Data Center (RDC) Conference will showcase research from the nationwide network of RDCs – including research using demographic, business, and linked employee-employer data from the U.S. Census Bureau, as well as health data from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The Census RDC performs statistical analyses on non-public versions of data from these government agencies.

Call for Papers

The Chicago Census Research Data Center welcomes proposals to present papers based on current or recent RDC research. The conference will showcase research from the nationwide network of RDCs – including research using demographic, business, and linked employee-employer data from the U.S. Census Bureau, as well as health data from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). RDC research performs statistical analyses on non-public versions of data from these government agencies. We are planning a day of concurrent paper sessions, a keynote presentation, and a poster session. Read more...

Thursday, 09/20/12
8:30 AM
Registration and Breakfast
9:30 AM
Welcome
Auditorium — Third Floor

Coffee available outside until 10:00 a.m. session.

Introduction
Bhash Mazumder, Executive Director, Chicago Census Research Data Center and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Speaker
Gale Boyd, Executive Director, Triangle Census Research Data Center and Senior Research Scholar, Duke University
10:00 AM
Concurrent Paper Session 1
Firms and Productivity
Auditorium — Third Floor
Gale Boyd, Duke University
Mark Curtis, Georgia State University
Enghin Atalay, University of Chicago
Ezra Oberfield, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Devesh Raval, Amazon.com
10:00 AM
Concurrent Paper Session 1
International Topics
Michigan Room — Third Floor
Margaret C Levenstein, University of Michigan
Daniela Hochfellner, University of Michigan, Institute for Employment Research
Ryan Monarch, University of Michigan
Jooyoun Park, Kent State University
Jagadeesh Sivadasan, University of Michigan
Christopher Kurz, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Mine Senses, John Hopkins University
10:00 AM
Concurrent Paper Session 1
Labor Supply of Older Workers and Women
Seminar Room — Eleventh Floor
Philippe Wingender, International Monetary Fund
Sara LaLumia, Williams College
Chinhui Juhn, University of Houston
Kristin McCue, U.S. Census Bureau
Matthew Rutledge, Boston College
11:30 AM
Lunch and Keynote
Keynote Speaker
Chad Syverson, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
1:00 PM
Concurrent Paper Session 2
Topics in Labor Economics
Auditorium — Third Floor
Joyce Burnette, Wabash College
Bhash Mazumder, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Jonathan Davis, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Henry Hyatt, U.S. Census Bureau
Erika McEntarfer, U.S. Census Bureau
1:00 PM
Concurrent Paper Session 2
Health Topics
Michigan Room — Third Floor
Kosali Simon, Indiana University
Jessica Vistnes, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Roy Wada, University of Illinois at Chicago
Euna Han, Gachon University
Lisa Powell, University of Illinois at Chicago
Norma Coe, Boston College
Matthew Rutledge, Boston College
1:00 PM
Concurrent Paper Session 2
Measurement Issues in Demographic Data
Seminar Room — Eleventh Floor
Carolyn A Liebler, University of Minnesota
Marie DeRousse-Wu, University of Minnesota
Phil Armour, Cornell University
Richard Burkhauser, Cornell University and University of Melbourne
Jeff Larrimore, U.S. Congress, Joint Committee on Taxation
Bruce Meyer, University of Chicago
Nikolas Mittag, University of Chicago
2:30 PM
Break

Snacks provided.

3:00 PM
Concurrent Paper Session 3
Spatial and Regional Issues
Auditorium — Third Floor
Raven Molloy, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Christopher L Smith, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Abigail Wozniak, University of Notre Dame
Jeremy Bray, RTI International
Dorren McMahon, University College Dublin
Brooks Depro, RTI International
Lee Mobley, Arizona State University
3:00 PM
Concurrent Paper Session 3
Education Topics
Michigan Room — Third Floor
Martha Stinson, U.S. Census Bureau
Susan Dynarski, University of Michigan
Jonathan Gruber, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Danielle Li, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
3:00 PM
Concurrent Paper Session 3
Financial Institutions/Bankruptcy
Seminar Room — Eleventh Floor
T Lynn Riggs, Baylor University
Charles M Tolbert, Baylor University
F Carson Mencken, Baylor University
Jing Li, Baylor University
John Graham, Duke University
Hyunseob Kim, Cornell University
Si Li, Wilfrid Laurier
Jiaping Qiu, McMaster University
3:00 PM

Last Updated: 08/24/2012

Hotel and Area Information

Club Quarters
111 W. Adams
Chicago ,  IL   60603

Tel: (203) 905-2100

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Conference Rates: $119/club size or $134 standard plus 16.4% hotel occupancy tax

Cut-off Date: August 8, 2012

Reservations: Please call Member Services during regular business hours at 203-905-2100 and mention group code FRB019 to receive the conference rate. You will need a credit card to reserve a room.

 

Club Quarters is a club-like hotel in the center of "the Loop," Chicago's Central Business District. This vibrant area is bound on the west and north by the Chicago River, on the east by Lake Michigan and on the south by Roosevelt Road. Club Quarters is minutes from Michigan Avenue and a short walk to the Symphony Center, the Art Institute, Board of Trade, the Willis Tower, the River Front, theatres, Grant Park and world famous Magnificent Mile.

 

Club Living Room: Living room exclusively for guest use - featuring comfortable seating areas, oversized television, computer workstations, complimentary WIFI, coffee, tea and newspapers.

 

Elephant and Castle Pub Restaurant: The onsite restaurant with authentic British décor boasts Chicago's most comprehensive menu of beer and whiskey. The breakfast, lunch and dinner menus feature both American and British classic casual fare at reasonable prices.

 

Multi-menu Delivery: Chicago is one of the best cities in the world when it comes to food. Club Quarters has arranged for multiple restaurants to deliver to Club Quarters guests and menus are available in the guest rooms.

Event Information
Date
09/20/12
Registration Deadline
Monday, September 17, 2012
Location

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Third Floor Conference Center
230 S LaSalle St
Chicago, IL 60604

Fee:
$0
Event Contact
Sandy Schneider
(312) 322-8203
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