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Census Bureau Researchers Present Findings at the 2016 Population Association of America Conference

Researchers from the U.S. Census Bureau will join other demographers, sociologists, economists and professionals at the Population Association of American annual conference March 31 to April 2 in Washington, D.C. Researchers from across the country and from different disciplines will present testing and research results on many interesting and noteworthy topics.

This year, Census Bureau researchers will present findings on a variety of topics including:

  • Examining how the Affordable Care Act affected workers in 2014.
  • Investigating alternative methods to estimate time use behaviors.
  • Examining the distribution of poverty by age and sex between 1966 and 2014.
  • Analyzing the relationship between childhood housing and adult earnings.
  • Analyzing the demographic, social and economic characteristics of recent immigrants from China, India and Mexico.
  • Measuring college completion by cohort, age and gender from 1967 to 2015.
  • Examining health insurance disparities and the Affordable Care Act.
  • Assessing how period data influences the estimates of recently arrived immigrants in the American Community Survey.
  • Measuring marriage rates over time.
  • Exploring the relationship between doubling up and hardship.
  • Comparing gaps in STEM employment by native and foreign-born status by race.
  • Examining the historical estimates of foreign-born immigration.
  • Exploring the nature of income inequality in U.S. metropolitan statistical areas.
  • Investigating the effect of low-income housing on neighborhood mobility.

Other topics include fertility, family and households, health and mortality, migration and urbanization, economy and labor force, education, population and aging, data and methods, and applied demography. A copy of the final program is available here.

The Population Association of America offers a forum for Census Bureau researchers to present their research for professional discussion. It is an opportunity for Census Bureau researchers to share their findings with the public.

Follow our blog this week for a closer look at the many research topics presented at the annual meeting.

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