PSTC Seminar Room, Mencoff Hall 205
Katie Genadek, Economist at the US Census Bureau and Faculty Research Associate at the University of Colorado, Boulder
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The PSTC Spring 2020 Colloquia Series will host Katie R Genadek, Economist at the US Census Bureau and Faculty Research Associate at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Her talk is titled “The Decennial Census Digitization and Linkage Project” and will describe the results of a pilot digitization project on the 1990 census including the accuracy of the handwriting recognition, and the accuracy of the record linkage with the recovered names. She will also describe the plan to carry out these processes on a production scale for the 1960 through 1990 censuses, and the resulting data files available for research.
Katie R. Genadek is an Economist working for the U.S. Census Bureau and a Research Associate at the Institute of Behavioral Science at the University of Colorado Boulder. She currently directs the Census Longitudinal Infrastructure Project and works on historical data recovery and linkage. She is a labor economist, and her research is focused on the relationship between work and family and policy impacts on women’s economic outcomes and household labor. She previously worked at the University of Minnesota where she managed the IPUMS-USA data project.