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Chapter: APPENDIX B: CONFERENCE ON THE FUTURE OF SIPP: TOPICS AND PARTICIPANTS

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Suggested Citation:"APPENDIX B: CONFERENCE ON THE FUTURE OF SIPP: TOPICS AND PARTICIPANTS." National Research Council. 1993. The Future of the Survey of Income and Program Participation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/2072.
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Suggested Citation:"APPENDIX B: CONFERENCE ON THE FUTURE OF SIPP: TOPICS AND PARTICIPANTS." National Research Council. 1993. The Future of the Survey of Income and Program Participation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/2072.
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Appendix B Conference on the Future of SIPP: Topics and Participants The Conference on the Future of SIPP was organized by the panel as put of its work to evaluate SIPP and obtain the widest possible range of informa- tion about SIPP data and how they are being used and might be used in the future. The conference was held in Washington, D.C., in April 1991. The papers have been published as a 1992 special issue of the Journal of Eco- nomic and Social Measurement (Vol. 18, Nos. 1-4~. The paper topics, the authors, and the discussants who participated in the conference are listed below. (Affiliations listed are as of April 1991.) "Alternative Scientific Designs for SIPP" Author: Martin David, University of Wisconsin "The Future of SIPP for Analyzing Labor Market Behavior" Authors: Glen Cain, University of Wisconsin Marilyn Manser, Bureau of Labor Statistics Discussants: Gary Burtless, The Brookings Institution Alberto Martini, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. "The Future of SIPP for Analyzing Interactions of Family Composition and Income Change" Author: Martha Hill, University of Michigan Discussant: Douglas Wolf, The Urban Institute 268

CONFERENCE ON THE FUTURE OF SIPP "The Future of SIPP for Analyzing Disability and Health" Authors: Michele Adler, Department of Health and Human Services Mitchell LaPlante, University of California, San Francisco Discussants: Mary Grace Kovar, National Center for Health Statistics Barbara Wolfe, University of Wisconsin "Using SIPP to Understand Poverty and Economic Need" Co-authors: Rebecca Blank, Northwestern University, and Patricia Ruggles, The Urban Institute Discussant: John Fitzgerald, Bowdoin College "The Future of SIPP for Analyzing Extended Measures of Well-Being" Author: Harold Watts, Columbia University Discussant: Timothy Smeeding, Syracuse University "SIPP and the Measurement of Income Transitions Among the Elderly" Author: Karen Holden, University of Wisconsin Discussants: Susan Grad, Social Security Administration Jan Mutchler, State University of New York, Buffalo "The Future of SIPP for Analyzing Child Care and Child Support" Authors: Rachel Connelly, Bowdoin College Sharon McGroder, Department of Health and Human Services Linda Mellgren, Department of Health and lIuman Services Discussants: Sandra Hofferth, The Urban Institute Christine Nord, Child Trends, Inc. "Using SIPP for the Study of Program Participation" Authors: Robert Moff~tt, Brown University Roberton Williams, Congressional Budget Office Discussant: Sharon Long, The Urban Institute "The Future of SIPP for Modeling Program Eligibility" Author: Pat Doyle, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. Discussant: Denton Vaughan, Social Security Administration 269

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This book evaluates changes needed to improve the usefulness and cost-effectiveness of the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). Conducted by the Census Bureau, SIPP is a major continuing survey that is designed to provide information about the economic well-being of the U.S. population and its need for and participation in government assistance programs (e.g., social security, Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps, AFDC).

This volume considers the goals for the survey, the survey and sample design, data collection and processing systems, publications and other data products, analytical techniques for using the data, the methodological research and evaluation to implement and assess the redesign,and the management of the program at the Census Bureau.

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