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Info 7470 - Social and Economic Data (2005 Edition)

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This collection includes the 2005 edition of the Course Outline for the Labor Economics course Info 7470.

Session

Date
(mm/dd)
2005

Topic

1a

1/25

Introduction

1b

1/25

Data Everywhere

LAB 1

1/26-1/31

Finding Sources, Documents, and Data

2a

2/1

Objectives of Public and Private Data Collection

2b

2/1

Confidentiality, Privacy and the Ethics of Social Data

LAB 2

2/2-7

Going From Public Use to Underlying Data

3a

2/8

The U.S. Statistical Infrastructure

3b

2/8

International Statistical Infrastructure

LAB 3

2/9-14

Comparing Economic Data from Official Sources

4a

2/15

Populations and Sampling Frames

4b

2/15

Sampling Frame Maintenance

LAB 4

2/16-2/21

Basic Statistical Tools

5a

2/22

Business Censuses

5b

2/22

Household Censuses

Lab 5

  No Lab

6a

3/1

Using Data from Household Samples

6b

3/1

Using Data from Business Samples

LAB 6

3/2-3/7

Using Data from Business and Household Censuses

7a

3/8

Analyzing Frames and Samples with Missing Data

7b

3/8

General Methods for Missing Data

LAB 7

3/9-3/14

Probabilistic Cross Walks and Industry Data

8a

3/15

Multiple Imputation, I

8b

3/15

Multiple Imputation, II

LAB 8

3/16-3/28

Missing Data Analysis Using Multiple Imputation

9a

3/29

Discussion of Labs 4-8

9b

3/29

Introduction to Probabilistic Record Linking

LAB 9

3/30-4/4

Synthetic Census Data

10a

4/5

Probabilistic Record Linking II

10b

4/5

Applications of Record Linking

LAB 10

4/6-4/11

Record Linking

11a

4/12

Statistical Tools for Data Integration

11b

4/12

Modeling Integrated Data

LAB 11

4/13-4/18

Modeling Integrated Data

12a

4/19

Methods of Confidentiality Protection

12b

4/19

Recent Advances in Confidentiality Protection

LAB 12

4/20-4/25

Synthetic Economic Data

13a

4/26

Assessing Data Quality

13b

4/26

Overview of the Proposal Application Process at Census

LAB 13

4/27-5/3

Preliminary Proposals and Predominant Purpose Statements

14a

5/4

The Census Proposal Review and Implementation Process

14b
5/4

Wrap up

LAB 14
5/5-5/12

Take Home Final

 
 
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