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2014 Research Data Center Annual Conference
The 2014 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).
When: June 12, 2014
Where: Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland
|9:00–9:15||Welcome and Opening Remarks
Welcome – Lucia Foster, Chief Economist, US Census Bureau
Opening Remarks – Nancy Potok, Deputy Director, US Census Bureau
Introduction by Ron Jarmin, Assistant Director, ADRM, US Census Bureau
Sue Helper, Chief Economist, US Department of Commerce
|10:15–11:45||Parallel Session # 1
Firm Organization and Behavior
Micro and Macro Dynamics of Productivity: Is the Devil in the Details?
Lucia Foster, Cheryl Grim, John Haltiwanger, and Zoltan Wolf
The Scope of U.S. "Factoryless Manufacturing"
Kimberly Bayard, David Byrne, and Dominic Smith
Micro Data and Macro Technology
Ezra Oberfield and Devesh Raval
The Bright Side of Corporate Diversification: Evidence from Internal Labor Markets
Geoffrey Tate and Liu Yang
Coagglomeration and Contagion: The Role of Vertical Linkages in Regional Fluctuations
James Sallee and Reed Walker
Returns to R&D, R&D Spillovers, and S&E Labor Mobility
Erling Barth, Jim Davis, Richard Freeman, Gerald Marschke, and Andrew Wang
Youth and Young Adults
Marry Me … for Insurance
Do Public Subsidies Promote College Access (and Completion)? Evidence from Community College Taxing Districts
Paco Martorell, Brian P. McCall, and Isaac McFarlin, Jr
Revisiting the Geography of Lost Opportunity: Where Are America’s Opportunity Youth?
Jeremy Bray, Dorren McMahon, Brooks Depro, and Lee Mobley
Health Data Training
|11:45–1:00||Lunch (on your own)
|1:00–2:30||Parallel Session # 2
Data & Estimation
Trouble in the Tails? Earnings Nonresponse and Response Bias Across the Distribution Using Matched Household and Administrative Data
Christopher Bollinger, Barry Hirsch, Charles Hokayem, and James Ziliak
American Indian Tribal Non-Response: Patterns and Trends from 1970 to 2010
The 1960 Data Restoration Project
Research and Development
The Location and Agglomeration of Industrial R&D
The Role of Industry Classification and Firm Structure in the Estimation of Research and Development Expenditures
Christian Awuku-Budu and Carol Robbins
Why R&D No Longer Drives GDP Growth
Anne Marie Knott
Business Data Training
|2:45–4:15||Parallel Session # 3
|Environmental and Trade Economics
Why is the United States’ Air Quality Improving? The Roles of Trade, Regulation, Productivity, and Preferences
Joseph S. Shapiro and Reed Walker
Environmental Regulation, Pollution Abatement, and Productivity: A Frontier Analysis
Firms in the Great Trade Collapse and Recovery: Evidence from U.S. Microdata
Jeronimo Carballo, Kyle Handley, and Nuno Limão
Management in America
Nicholas Bloom, Erik Brynjolfsson, Lucia Foster, Ron Jarmin, Itay Saporta-Eksten,
John Van Reenen, Megha Patnaik
Are Firms Born in Recessions Different? Lifecycle Consequences of Economic Conditions at Inception
Allocating Company R&D to Establishment-Based Industries
Christian Awuku-Budu and Leo Sveikauskas
Demographic Data Training
2014 RDC Annual Conference Agenda (321 KB)