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June 21, 2010

Powerpoint Presentations and Guest Speakers

Below are links to the lectures presented at the workshop. On occasion, there were handouts associated with a presentation. These are listed under the presentation.

Monday, July 12, 2010

The Census, The American Community Survey and the Nation's Statistical System
Ren Farley, Population Studies Center
[ppt] [pdf]

Additional resources:
Congressional Efforts to Control the Census and the Census Bureau
Legal Decisions Relevant to Census Taking and Apportionment
Supreme Court cases relevant to the Census
Census Taking and Census Undercount: Prickly Statistical, Political and Constitutional Issues
Annotated Bibliography on Literature on the Census

The Development of the American Community Survey
Lisa Neidert, Population Studies Center
[ppt] [pdf]

Additional Resources
Link to American Community Survey Compass Products
ACS 2008 link on Class Blog

Understanding Census Geography
Lisa Neidert, Population Studies Center
[ppt] [pdf]

Introduction to ACS Summary Products (and American FactFinder)
Lisa Neidert
[Hands-on Exercise]

Additional Resources
An Introduction to Summary Products (and American FactFinder)
[shortened version of a Census Bureau presentation]
Presentation Notes
[shortened version of a Census Bureau presentation]

Additional Resources
Link to American Community Survey Compass Products
ACS 2008 link on Class Blog

The Supplemental Poverty Measure
[pdf] [ppt] [To be added]
Trudi Renwick, Census Bureau

Additional Resources
New Federal Poverty Measure Explained
[YouTube]
CPS Table Creator II


Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Tabular or Microdata or Both or Neither
(Tabular or Microdata) or (Both or Neither)

Introduction to PDQ-Explore
Albert Anderson, PDQ
[ppt] [pdf]

PDQ Examples & Exercises
Ren Farley and Al Anderson

[See Class Exercises (Tuesday & Wednesday) for the rest of the PDQ examples]
Link to Class Exercises

Technical Issues, Mostly Statistical
Lisa Neidert
[ppt]

Additional Resources
Margins of Error, Confidence Intervals, and Significance of Difference
Margin of Error Calculator

Making an Extract of the ACS 3-year data from IPUMS
Lisa Neidert
[ppt] [pdf]
Making an Extract from the IPUMS website

From the War on Poverty to the Great Recession: Antipoverty Policies and the Future of Poverty
Sheldon Danziger, National Poverty Center
To be posted later
[To be posted later]

Other Resources
Ren Farley, Lisa Neidert, Al Anderson
[Hands-on]
[Resource]
This is a compilation of resources that supplement this workshop. It is a work in progress.

Posted by sbriske at June 21, 2010 10:59 AM

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