This is the program for the 2010 Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Activity Details

421 Tue, 8/3/2010, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-213 (West)
Issues in the Measurement of Race/Ethnicity and Nativity — Contributed Papers
Social Statistics Section , Section on Government Statistics
Chair(s): Peter Lobo, New York City Department of City Planning
2:05 PM Not Simply Black and White: An Analysis of Attitudes Toward Interracial Relationships Simone Anke Robers, American Institutes for Research
2:20 PM Measurement Issues in Statistics Based on the 'Some Other Race' Category Frank Hobbs, U.S. Census Bureau ; Nicholas Jones, U.S. Census Bureau ; Roberto Ramirez, U.S. Census Bureau
2:35 PM The Measurement of Race and Ethnicity in the Censuses of Australia, Canada, and the United States: Parallels, Paradoxes, and Progressions — Gillian Stevens, University of Alberta ; Hiromi Ishizawa, The George Washington University ; Douglas Grbic, Association of American Medical Colleges
2:50 PM A Case Study of the Relative Differences in the Recording of Ethnicity in Birth Records and in the Census: The Hispanic Population of Los Angeles County, California — David A. Swanson, University of California, Riverside ; Matt Kaneshiro, University of California, Riverside ; Amanda Martinez, University of California, Riverside
3:05 PM Estimating the Size of the Nonimmigrant Population Residing in the United States Bryan C. Baker, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
3:20 PM Floor Discussion

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