CRIW Pre-Conference

Randall Akee, Lawrence F. Katz, Mark Loewenstein, and Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, Organizers

July 19, 2023

Charles Room B

Royal Sonesta Hotel, 40 Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA and Zoom

Conference Code of Conduct

Wednesday, July 19
8:15 am
Coffee and Pastries
8:45 am
Welcome and Conference Overview
8:59 am
Categorizing and Defining Race
9:00 am
Eric Jensen, U.S. Census Bureau
Nicholas Jones, U.S. Census Bureau

Measuring the Racial and Ethnic Composition and Diversity of the U.S. Population: Historical Challenges and Contemporary Opportunities
Discussant: Mark Hugo Lopez, Pew Research Center
9:30 am
William Darity, Duke University
Stephan Lefebvre, Bucknell University

Data Collection without Definitions: Problems with OMB Directive 15 and a Proposal
Discussant: Bradley Hardy, Georgetown University
10:00 am
Mark Loewenstein, Bureau of Labor Statistics
David Piccone, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Anne Polivka, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Measuring Potential Effects of the Proposed Race and Ethnicity Question in the CPS (slides)
Discussant: J. David Brown, U.S. Census Bureau
10:30 am
10:44 am
Data Performance and Accuracy
10:45 am
Kevin L. McKinney, U.S. Census Bureau
John M. Abowd, Cornell University and NBER

The Impact of Combined Race and Ethnicity Reporting on Long-Term Earnings Statistics
Discussant: Judith K. Hellerstein, University of Maryland and NBER
11:15 am
Benjamin Lu, University of California, Berkeley
Jia Wan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jacob Goldin, University of Chicago and NBER
Daniel E. Ho, Stanford University

Quantifying the Uncertainty of Demographic Disparity Estimates when Demographic Labels Are Unobserved
Discussant: Jonathan Roth, Brown University
11:45 am
Bruce D. Meyer, University of Chicago and NBER
Nikolas Mittag, CERGE-EI
Derek Wu, University of Virginia

Race, Ethnicity and Measurement Error
Discussant: Robert A. Moffitt, Johns Hopkins University and NBER
12:15 pm
1:14 pm
Applications and Insights Using Race and Ethnicity Measures
1:15 pm
Keith Finlay, U.S. Census Bureau
Elizabeth Luh, University of Michigan
Michael G. Mueller-Smith, University of Michigan and NBER

Implications of Race and Ethnicity (Mis)Measurement in the U.S. Criminal Justice System
Discussant: Bocar A. Ba, Duke University and NBER
1:45 pm
Francisca M. Antman, University of Colorado Boulder
Brian Duncan, University of Colorado

Ethnic Identity and Anti-Immigrant Sentiment: Evidence from Proposition 187 (slides)
Discussant: Sergio E. Barrera, Virginia Tech
2:15 pm
Alexander Berry, Econ One Research, Inc.
Elizabeth M. Maloney, University of California, Irvine
David Neumark, University of California, Irvine and NBER

Measuring the Race, Ethnic, and Gender Composition of Company Workforces
Discussant: Anjali Adukia, University of Chicago and NBER
2:45 pm
2:48 pm
Race and Ethnic Inequality
3:00 pm
Brandon Hawkins, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Illenin O. Kondo, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Kevin Rinz, Washington Center for Equitable Growth
John L. Voorheis, U.S. Census Bureau
Abigail K. Wozniak, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Granular Income Inequality and Mobility using IDDA: Exploring Patterns across Race and Ethnicity
Discussant: Adam Isen, Johns Hopkins University
3:30 pm
Randall Akee, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER
Sonya Porter, U.S. Census Bureau
Emilia Simeonova, Johns Hopkins University and NBER

Earnings Inequality and Immobility for Hispanics and Asians: An Examination of Variation Across Subgroups
Discussant: Nathalie Budiman, Pew Research Center
4:00 pm
E. Jason Baron, Duke University and NBER
Joseph J. Doyle Jr., Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Natalia Emanuel, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Peter Hull, Brown University and NBER
Joseph P. Ryan, University of Michigan

Unwarranted Disparity in High-Stakes Decisions: Race Measurement and Policy Responses (slides)
Discussant: Elizabeth Linos, Harvard University
4:30 pm
General Discussion and Plans for Revisions
4:45 pm