Estimating the Prevalence of
in the United States
CONSIDERATIONS AND COMPLEXITIES
PROCEEDINGS OF A WORKSHOP
Jordyn White, Rapporteur
Committee on National Statistics and Committee on Population
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
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Suggested citation: The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. (2020). Estimating the Prevalence of Human Trafficking in the United States: Considerations and Complexities: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/25614.
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PLANNING COMMITTEE FOR THE WORKSHOP ON APPROACHES TO ESTIMATING THE PREVALENCE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN THE UNITED STATES
DAVID BANKS (Chair), Duke University
ROY AHN, NORC at the University of Chicago
KATHERINE CHON, Office on Trafficking in Persons, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
DAVINA DURGANA, Walk Free Foundation and School of International Service, American University
MEGAN PRICE, Human Rights Data Analysis Group, San Francisco, CA
BERNARD SILVERMAN, University of Nottingham
SHELDON ZHANG, University of Massachusetts Lowell
JORDYN WHITE, Study Director
ELLIS GRIMES, Senior Program Assistant
COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL STATISTICS
ROBERT M. GROVES (Chair), Department of Mathematics and Statistics and Department of Sociology, Georgetown University
ANNE C. CASE, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
JANET CURRIE, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
DONALD A. DILLMAN, Department of Sociology, Washington State University
DIANA FARRELL, JPMorgan Chase Institute, Washington, DC
ROBERT GOERGE, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago
HILARY HOYNES, Goldman School of Public Policy and Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley
DANIEL KIFER, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University
SHARON LOHR, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University (emerita)
THOMAS L. MESENBOURG, U.S. Census Bureau (retired)
SARAH M. NUSSER, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University
JEROME P. REITER, Department of Statistical Science, Duke University
JUDITH A. SELTZER, Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles
C. MATTHEW SNIPP, School of the Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University
JEANNETTE WING, Data Science Institute and Computer Science Department, Columbia University
BRIAN HARRIS-KOJETIN, Director
CONSTANCE F. CITRO, Senior Scholar
COMMITTEE ON POPULATION
KATHLEEN MULLAN HARRIS (Chair), Department of Sociology, Carolina Population Center, and National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
DEBORAH BALK, Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, and CUNY Institute for Demographic Research, Baruch College of the City University of New York
NANCY BIRDSALL, Center for Global Development (president emeritus), Washington, DC
ANN K. BLANC, Social and Behavioral Science Research, Population Council, New York, NY
COURTNEY C. COILE, Department of Economics, Wellesley College
VICKI A. FREEDMAN, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan
DANA A. GLEI, Research Consultant, Georgetown University
ROBERT A. HUMMER, Department of Sociology, and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
HEDWIG (HEDY) LEE, Department of Sociology, Washington University in St. Louis
JENNIFER J. MANLY, Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain, Department of Neurology, Columbia University
EMILIO A. PARRADO, Department of Sociology and Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania
ANNE R. PEBLEY, Department of Community Health Sciences, Department of Sociology, California Center for Population Research, Bixby Center on Population and Reproductive Health, University of California, Los Angeles
ISABEL V. SAWHILL, The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC
REBECA WONG, Health Disparities, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
MALAY K. MAJMUNDAR, Director
MARY GHITELMAN, Senior Program Assistant
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We thank the following individuals for their review of this proceedings: Hannabeth Franchino-Olsen, Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Megan Price, executive director, Human Rights Data Analysis Group, San Francisco, CA; and Katrina B. Stone, chief executive officer, Surveys & Behavior Analytics LLC, Washington, D.C.
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