Amy O’Hara from the Census Bureau visited on December 6th. She met with faculty and grad students and presented a talk at CDE entitled: Research Opportunities Using Linked Federal and State Data at the Census Bureau.
Amy directs the main division of the Census Bureau that administers and matches surveys and administrative data sources . Her expertise includes the use of administrative records data for social science and program evaluation research, evaluation of linked data quality, and approaches to historical person – matching. She has published on the EITC, uses of ACS data, uses of linked Census data, tax imputation in the CPS, among many other subjects. Dr. O’Hara’s division oversees the Core Longitudinal Infrastructure Population Project (CLIPP) , which has several sub-projects that a use administrative data linked to historical population change, see https://www.census.gov/srd/carra/