Appendix B
Workshop Agenda

Workshop on the Measurement of Food Insecurity and Hunger

July 15, 2004

Panel to Review USDA’s Measurement of Food Insecurity and Hunger

Committee on National Statistics

The Keck Center of the National Academies

500 5th Street, N. W., Washington, DC

Thursday, July 15

8:30

Continental breakfast available

9:00

Welcome and introductions

 

Janet L. Norwood, Chair

Panel to Review the USDA’s Measurement of Food Insecurity and Hunger



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Measuring Food Insecurity and Hunger: Phase 1 Report Appendix B Workshop Agenda Workshop on the Measurement of Food Insecurity and Hunger July 15, 2004 Panel to Review USDA’s Measurement of Food Insecurity and Hunger Committee on National Statistics The Keck Center of the National Academies 500 5th Street, N. W., Washington, DC Thursday, July 15 8:30 Continental breakfast available 9:00 Welcome and introductions   Janet L. Norwood, Chair Panel to Review the USDA’s Measurement of Food Insecurity and Hunger

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Measuring Food Insecurity and Hunger: Phase 1 Report   Phil Fulton, Associate Administrator, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 9:15 Session 1 Conceptual issues in measuring food insecurity and hunger   Session Chair: Susan Mayer, University of Chicago   Presenters: Jean-Pierre Habicht, Cornell University Gretel Pelto, Cornell University Edward Frongillo, Cornell University Diego Rose, Tulane University   Discussants: Mark Nord, Economic Research Service, USDA Richard Bavier, Office of Management and Budget Steven Haider, Michigan State University 10:45 Break 11:00 Session 2 Purposes and uses of the USDA food insecurity and hunger measure   Session Chair: Helen Jensen, Iowa State University   Presenter: Parke Wilde, Tufts University   Discussant: Sandra Hofferth, University of Maryland Steven Carlson, Food and Nutrition Service, USDA 12:15 Working Lunch

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Measuring Food Insecurity and Hunger: Phase 1 Report 1:15 Session 3 Alternative ways to construct a measure and indicator of food insecurity and hunger from the food security supplement   Session Chair: Edward Frongillo, Cornell University   Presenters: Katherine Alaimo, Michigan State University Amy Froelich, Iowa State University   Discussant: Valerie Tarasuk, University of Toronto 2:15 Break 2:30 Session 4 Cognitive aspects of the food security supplement questions: A panel discussion   Session Chair: Nancy Mathiowetz, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee   Panelists: Kathy Radimer, National Center for Health Statistics Nora Cate Schaeffer, University of Wisconsin-Madison Eleanor Singer, University of Michigan 4:00 Session 5 Item-response-theory models and their use in measuring food insecurity and hunger   Session Chair: Janet L. Norwood   Presenter: Matthew Johnson, Baruch College   Discussant: Allen Schirm, Mathematica Policy Research 5:00 Open Discussion   Session Chair: Janet L. Norwood 5:30 Workshop Adjourns