Preconference, February 2007

PRINCETON DATA IMPROVEMENT
INITIATIVE
CONFERENCE MEETING DATES: february 9 -10, 2007
LOCATION: RITZ CARLTON HOTEL, AMELIA ISLAND
SPONSOR: Princeton University Industrial Relations Section
Attendees:
John Abowd, Cornell University Larry Kahn, Cornell University
Bill Barron, Consultant Jeffrey Kerwin, Westat
Fran Blau, Corenell University Louis Kincannon, Census Bureau
Alan Blinder, Princeton University Irwin Kirsch, Eduuc. Testing Service
Henry Braun, Educational Testing Service Morris Kleiner, University of Minnesota
Brad Edwards, Westat Alan Krueger, Princeton University
Henry Farber, Princeton University Steve Landefeld, BEA
Edward P. Freeland, Princeton University Bruce Meyer, University of Chicago
Kevin Hallock, Princeton University Ashley Miller, Princeton University
Joyce B. Howell, Princeton University Jesse Rothstein, Princeton University
David Johnson, Census Bureau Cecilia Rouse, Princeton University
  Jim Spletzer, Bureau of Labor Statistics
FEBRUARY 9 AGENDA
Meeting Schedule: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Meeting Room: Amelia Room
Time
 
Item
Speaker(s)
     
8:30am Welcome, Organizational Announcements and Introduction Krueger
     
9:00am American Time Use Survey/Gallup EMA Project Krueger
     
10:00am Measuring Actual Work Experience Blau & Kahn
     
11:00am Differences in Wage and Benefit Measures Abowd & Hallock
     
1:00pm Measurement of Educational Attainment Rouse & Rothstein
     
2:00pm Reliability of Standardized Tests and Effect of Incentives on Performance Braun & Kirsch
     
3:00pm Comparing Household and Administrative Measures of Self Employment Spletzer
     
     
FEBRUARY 10 AGENDA
8:30am The Understatement of Transfers in Household Surveys: Its Nature and Possible Solutions Meyer
9:30am Measuring Occupational Licensing Kleiner & Krueger
10:30am Measuring Outsourcing Blinder
11:30am Summary of Other Projects and Future Plans Krueger & Barron