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Cohort Studies Meeting

Dora Costa, Organizer

December 11, 2015

California Center for Population Research at UCLA
337 Charles E. Young Drive, East
Room 4240, Public Affairs Building (4th Floor)
Los Angeles, California



Participant List

Friday, December 11

8:30 am           Continental Breakfast


9:00 am           Dora Costa, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
Welcome and Introduction


9:15 am           Evan Roberts, University of Minnesota
Measuring the ANZACs: Crowdsourcing a Complete Transcription of WWI Soldiers through Zooniverse

10:05 am         Christopher Roudiez, NBER

                        GIS Mapping of 7 Major US Cities, 1830-1930


10:35 am         Break


10:55 am         Noelle Yetter, NBER
From Free-Form Records to Machine Readable Data: The Union Army Project    background materials:

12:10 pm         Lunch

1:30 pm           Sven Wilson, Brigham Young University
Sources of Bias in Using Historical Administrative Data: The Union Army Records

2:20 pm           Louis Nguyen, Brigham & Women's Hospital
Interpreting Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Medical Records:  The Union Army Surgeons' Reports

3:10 pm           Break

3:30 pm           Evan Roberts, University of Minnesota
Big Data for Economic and Demographic History: The MPC-Ancestry Complete Count American Census Series


4:20 pm           Roundtable on Linkage

4:50 pm           Dora Costa, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER


5:00 pm           Adjourn

7:00 pm           Group Dinner

Napa Valley Grille – Westwood
1100 Glendon Avenue #100
Los Angeles, CA