Department of Economics Fall Seminar Series Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data to Better Measure Income: Implications for Poverty, Prog

Date: Time: 10:30 am–12:00 pm
College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall Room: 231
730 N. 14th St.
Lincoln NE 68588
Contact: Department of Economics, 402-472-2319, cbaecon@unl.edu
Bruce D Meyer, McCormick Foundation Professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, will present “Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data to Better Measure Income: Implications for Poverty, Program Effectiveness and Holes in the Safety Net” as part of the Department of Economics Fall Seminar Series on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. in CoB 231.

Meyer studies poverty and inequality, tax policy, government safety net programs such as unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation, food stamps, Medicaid, and the accuracy of household surveys. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard University, University College London, and Princeton University, a member of the Institute for Research on Poverty, a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a faculty fellow at the Institute for Policy Research. He is a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance. Meyer has also served as an adviser to the U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance, Human Resources Development Canada, Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation, and Mathematica Policy Research.

This event is open to everyone interested in the topic. You can also visit the Econ Seminar page for information on the upcoming presentations; http://go.unl.edu/econ-seminars.

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