Session 216:
Insights and Lessons for Improving Collection and Use of Existing Demographic Data Generation Systems

Saturday, May 3
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Provincetown
4th Floor

Discussant: Alexander Weinreb, University of Texas at Austin
Chair: Francis Nii-Amoo Dodoo, Pennsylvania State University and University of Ghana

  1. Biographical Data of Social Insurance Agencies in Germany: Improving the Content of Administrative DataDaniela E. Hochfellner, Institute for Employment Research (IAB); Dana Müller, Institute for Employment Research (IAB); Anja Wurdack, Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

  2. Forgotten Marriages? Measuring the Reliability of Marriage HistoriesSophia Chae, Arizona State University

  3. Conceptual and Implementation Challenges in Measuring Household Economic StatusSonalde B. Desai, University of Maryland; Dinesh Tiwari, National Council of Applied Economic Research

  4. Using a Life History Calendar to Measure Time Use in South IndiaNancy Luke, Pennsylvania State University; Jamie McPike, Brown University; Susan E. Short, Brown University; Carrie E. Spearin, Brown University

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