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Census at the 2013 Allied Social Science Associations Meetings

The American Economic Association (AEA), in conjunction with approximately 50 associations in related disciplines, holds a three–day meeting each January to present papers on general economic subjects.

Our presence at the Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA) Meetings provided Census Bureau staff the opportunity to present their latest research findings and exchange ideas with colleagues in their field with the goal of improving Census Bureau programs.

January 4

10:15 am

Private Equity, Jobs and Productivity
Steven J. Davis (University of Chicago)
John Haltiwanger (University of Maryland)
Kyle Handley (Stanford University)
Ron Jarmin (U.S. Census Bureau)
Joshua Lerner (Harvard University)
Javier Miranda (U.S. Census Bureau)

Measuring the Trends in Inequality of Individuals and Families: Income and Consumption
Jonathan Fisher (U.S. Census Bureau)
David S. Johnson (U.S. Census Bureau)
Timothy M. Smeeding (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Sharing a Household: Economic Downturns and Transitions in Living Arrangements, 2001-2011
Laryssa Mykyta (U.S. Census Bureau)
Suzanne Macartney (U.S. Census Bureau)

Trade Reforms and Rent Sharing in China: Did Tariff Cuts Reduce Labor's Share of Income?
Fariha Kamal (U.S. Census Bureau)
Mary E. Lovely (Syracuse University)
Devashish Mitra (Syracuse University)

12:30 pm

Estimating the Hazard Rate of Foreclosure: The Role of Non-Housing Wealth
Sharon O'Donnell (U.S. Census Bureau)
Edward Coulson (Pennsylvania State University)

2:30 pm

Management in America
Nicholas A. Bloom (Stanford University)
Erik Brynjolfsson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Lucia Foster (U.S. Census Bureau)
Ron Jarmin (U.S. Census Bureau)
John Van Reenen (London School of Economics)

Estimating the Long-Term Economic Effects of Children's Housing: Taking Advantage of Data Density for Identification
Fredrik Andersson (Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury)
John Haltiwanger (University of Maryland)
Mark J. Kutzbach (U.S. Census Bureau)
Henry Pollakowski (Harvard University)
Daniel Weinberg (U.S. Census Bureau)

January 5

8:00 am

The Supplemental Poverty Measure: Examining the Incidence and Depth of Poverty in the U.S. Taking Account of Taxes and Transfers in 2011
Kathleen Short (U.S. Census Bureau)

10:15 am

Don't Quit Your Day Job: Using Wage and Salary Earnings to Launch a New Business
Christopher Goetz (U.S. Census Bureau)
John Haltiwanger (University of Maryland, Institute for the Study of Labor, and NBER)
Monica Garcia Perez (St. Cloud State University)
Lee Kristin Sandusky (U.S. Census Bureau)

Which SBA Loan Recipients Create More Jobs? Small vs. Large vs. Young
J. David Brown (U.S. Census Bureau)
John S. Earle (George Mason University and Central European University)

2:30 pm

Do Labor Market Networks Have An Important Spatial Dimension?
Judith K. Hellerstein (University of Maryland)
Mark J. Kutzbach (U.S. Census Bureau)
David Neumark (Univesity of California-Irvine)

January 6

10:15 am

Changes in Poverty Measurement: An Examination of the Research SPM and Its Effects by Gender
Laryssa Mykyta (U.S. Census Bureau)
Trudi J. Renwick (U.S. Census Bureau)

1:00 pm

Worker Flows over the Business Cycle: the Role of Firm Quality
Lisa Kahn (Yale University)
Erika McEntarfer (U.S. Census Bureau)

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Research and Methodology Directorate | census.research@census.gov | Last Revised: April 21, 2014