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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Participants." National Research Council. 2013. Developing New National Data on Social Mobility: A Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/18557.
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Appendix B

Participants

Megan Andrew, University of Notre Dame

Henry Brady, University of California, Berkeley

Diana Elliott, The Pew Charitable Trusts

David Grusky, Stanford University

Robert Hauser, National Research Council

Howard Hogan, U.S. Census Bureau

Harry Holzer, Georgetown University

Michael Hout, New York University

David Johnson, U.S. Census Bureau

Thomas Kecskemethy, American Academy of Political and Social Science

Robert Mare, University of California, Los Angeles

Bhash Mazumder, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Sara McLanahan, Princeton University

Chandra Muller, University of Texas at Austin

Thomas Nardone, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Natalie Nielsen, National Research Council

Fabian Pfeffer, University of Michigan

Thomas Plewes, National Research Council

Robert Putnam, Harvard University

Sean Reardon, Stanford University

Esha Sinha, National Research Council

Timothy Smeeding, University of Wisconsin–Madison

C. Matthew Snipp, Stanford University

Laura Tach, Cornell University

William Thompson, U.S. Office of Management and Budget

Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Participants." National Research Council. 2013. Developing New National Data on Social Mobility: A Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/18557.
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Florencia Torche, New York University

Steve Trejo, University of Texas at Austin

Rob Warren, University of Minnesota

James Wilson, Russell Sage Foundation

Tia Zeno, U.S. Office of Management and Budget

Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Participants." National Research Council. 2013. Developing New National Data on Social Mobility: A Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/18557.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Participants." National Research Council. 2013. Developing New National Data on Social Mobility: A Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/18557.
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Developing New National Data on Social Mobility summarizes a workshop convened in June 2013 to consider options for a design for a new national survey on social mobility. The workshop was sponsored by the National Science Foundation and convened by the Committee on Population and the Committee on National Statistics Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education of the National Research Council. Scientific experts from a variety of social and behavioral disciplines met to plan a new national survey on social mobility that will provide the first definitive evidence on recent and long-term trends in social mobility, with the objectives of coming to an understanding of the substantial advances in the methods and statistics for modeling mobility, in survey methodology and population-based survey experiments, in opportunities to merge administrative and survey data, and in the techniques of measuring race, class, education, and income. The workshop also focused on documenting the state of understanding of the mechanisms through which inequality is generated in the past four decades.

In the absence of a survey designed and dedicated to the collection of information to assess the status of social mobility, a wide variety of data sources designed for other purposes have been pressed into service in order to illuminate the state of social mobility and its trends. Developing New National Data on Social Mobility discusses the key decision points associated with launching a new national level survey of social mobility. This report considers various aspects of a major new national survey, including identifying relevant new theoretical perspectives and technical issues that have implications for modeling, measurement, and data collection.

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