Appendix A

Workshop Agenda

Workshop on Developing a New National Survey on Social Mobility

June 10, 2013
The National Academies
Keck Center, Room 201
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

9:00 a.m. Welcome and Meeting Objectives (breakfast available at 8:30 a.m.)
David Grusky and Matthew Snipp, Cochairs
9:15 a.m. Evolution of This Project
Robert Hauser, Executive Director, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
9:30 a.m. What Is Known About Social Mobility?
Michael Hout, University of California, Berkeley
10:00 a.m. Panel: The End of the American Dream?: Why Social Mobility May Have Changed in the 21st Century
David Grusky, Stanford University
Matthew Snipp, Stanford University
Timothy Smeeding, University of Wisconsin–Madison
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. How Social Mobility Is Modeled and Measured
Florencia Torche, New York University
11:15 a.m. Evaluation of Data Sources
Rob Warren, University of Minnesota


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Appendix A Workshop Agenda Workshop on Developing a New National Survey on Social Mobility June 10, 2013 The National Academies Keck Center, Room 201 500 Fifth Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Meeting Objectives (breakfast available at 8:30 a.m.) David Grusky and Matthew Snipp, Cochairs 9:15 a.m. Evolution of This Project Robert Hauser, Executive Director, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education 9:30 a.m. What Is Known About Social Mobility? Michael Hout, University of California, Berkeley 10:00 a.m.  Panel: The End of the American Dream?: Why Social Mobility May Have Changed in the 21st Century David Grusky, Stanford University Matthew Snipp, Stanford University Timothy Smeeding, University of Wisconsin–Madison 10:30 a.m. Break 10:45 a.m. How Social Mobility Is Modeled and Measured Florencia Torche, New York University 11:15 a.m. Evaluation of Data Sources Rob Warren, University of Minnesota 45

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46 DEVELOPING NEW NATIONAL DATA ON SOCIAL MOBILITY 12:00 p.m. Questions/Discussion 12:15 p.m. Working Lunch Keck Cafeteria 3rd Floor Atrium 1:15 p.m.  Discussion of Specific Topics to Be Considered in a New Survey Education, Skill, and Personality Chandra Muller, University of Texas at Austin Labor Market Complexities Bhash Mazumder, Federal Reserve Board of Chicago Immigrant Issues Steve Trejo, University of Texas at Austin Family and Demographic Changes Laura Tach, Cornell University Measuring Social Networks Beyond the Immediate Family Robert Mare, University of California, Los Angeles Political and Civic Participation Henry Brady, University of California, Berkeley 3:00 p.m. Break 3:15 p.m. Open Discussion: Next Steps in Measuring Social Mobility David Grusky and Matthew Snipp, Cochairs 5:00 p.m. Adjourn