WiscRDC Researchers

The following researchers are working on projects at the WiscRDC.  As of November 2018, the WiscRDC has 29 researchers working on 30 projects.

All WiscRDC projects are IRB conformant by default, unless research involves data external to the FSRDC network. Researchers wishing to bring external data into the FSRDC data environment must demonstrate IRB approval for the data in conjunction with their project proposal. For questions about IRB issues around your RDC protocol, feel free to contact Steph Wilson.

CURRENT PROJECTS

NAOKI AIZAWA (Economics)
  • Project: Health Care Reform and Labor Market: State by State Analyses
    • Data sets: AHRQ Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
CHENOA ALLEN (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
  • Read her profile here
  • Project: Estimating the effects of Arizona-style omnibus immigration policies on Latino children’s health, access to health care, and program participation:
    • Data sets:  National Health Interview Survey
PAUL BAILEY (American Institutes for Research)
  • Project:  Outcomes under the Post-9/11 GI Bill
    • Data sets:  American Community Survey, CMS Medicare Enrollment Database, CMS Medicaid Statistical Information System, HHS Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, DOD Army Post Service Panel, DOD Army Veteran Cross Section
MARGUERITE BURNS (Population Health Sciences)
  • Read her profile here
  • Project:  Medicaid expansions and disability program participation
    • Data sets: AHRQ Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
JASON FLETCHER (Public Affairs, Sociology, Applied Economics, and Population Health Sciences)
  • Project: Lifecourse Effects of Age-Eligibility in Voting Behaviors
    • Data sets: Current Population Survey Voting and Registration Supplement
  • Project:  Long Term Effects of Early Exposures Based on County of Birth (with Owen Thompson, UW-Milwaukee)
    • Data sets:  Decennial Census, American Community Survey, Census NUMIDENT
MARTIN GANCO (Business)
  • Read his profile here
  • Project:  The Antecedents and Consequences of Employee Entrepreneurship
    • Data sets: Standard Statistical Establishment, Decennial Census, LEHD, Kaufman Firm Survey
ERIC GRODSKY (Sociology)
  • Project:  University Student Data Pilot Project – Tabular Review
    • Data sets:  University Student Data
LESLIE HODGES (Institute for Research on Poverty)
  • Project:  Occupational Variation in Health Care Coverage
    • Data sets: AHRQ Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
FLORENCE HONORE (Management and Human Resources)
  • Project:  The Antecedents and Consequences of Employee Entrepreneurship
    • Data sets:  Standard Statistical Establishment, Decennial Census, LEHD, Kaufman Firm Survey
BRENT HUETH (Agricultural and Applied Economics)
  • Project:  Firm Dynamics in the Agricultural Services Sector: Evidence from the Longitudinal Business Database
    • Data sets: Longitudinal Business Database, Standard Statistical Establishment Listing, Census of Retail Trade, Census of Services, Census of Wholesale Trade, Service Annual Survey
WANG JIN (Agricultural and Applied Economics)
  • Project: Validating and Improving the ASM-MOPS
  • Project: Short-Run and Long-Run Impacts of Pollution Abatement Spending on Economic and Environmental Outcomes
  • Project: Organizations in the Digital Economy: Information Technology Use, Complementary Investments, and Impacts on Firm Outcomes
DANIEL JUNG (Population Health Sciences)
  • Project: Rural-Urban Disparity in Access to Primary Health Care and Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions Hospital Visits
    • Data sets:  Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
TIMOTHY SMEEDING (Public Affairs and Economics)
  • Project:  Core  Longitudinal  Infrastructure Population Project (CLIPP)
JEFFREY SMITH (Economics)
  • Project:  Does Federally-Funded Training Work? Nonexperimental Estimates of WIA Training Impacts Using Longitudinal Data on Workers and Firms
    • Data sets:  Current Population Survey, Survey of Income and Program Participation, American Community Survey, LEHD Employment History File
YANG WANG (Public Affairs)
  • Project: Health Impacts of Minimum Wage
CHARLES ZHANG (UW-Whitewater Economics)
  • Project:  Improving Estimates for Post-2000 Small Area Data
    • Data sets:  Decennial Census, American Community Survey

PAST PROJECTS

ENGHIN ATALAY (Economics)
  • Read his profile here
  • Project:  Firm Networks and Firm Expansion
    • Data sets:  Annual Survey of  Manufactures, Census of Manufactures, Longitudinal Business Database, Auxiliary Establishment, Commodity Flow Survey, Standard Statistical Establishment, Census of Retail Trade, Census of Wholesale Trade, Longitudinal Foreign Trade Transactions Data
JASON FLETCHER (Public Affairs, Sociology, Applied Economics, and Population Health Science)
  • Project: Trends in Childhood Obesity
  • Project:  Examining the Long Term Effects of Early Health Shocks
BRENT HUETH (Agricultural and Applied Economics)
  • Project: Pilot Project to Integrate New External Data with the Integrated Longitudinal Database (ILBD)
  • Project:  ReDFAR: Recovered 1979 Farm Finance Survey
  • Project:  Understanding Cooperative Organizations
    • Data sets: Annual Survey of Manufactures, Census of Manufactures, Longitudinal Business Database, Standard Statistical Establishment Listing, Census of Retail Trade, Census of Services, Census of Wholesale Trade, Census of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate, Census of Transportation, Communication, and Utilities
SARA JOHNSTON (Economics)
  • Project:  Business Cycles, Business Dynamics, and Firm Behavior
OWEN THOMPSON-FERGUSON (Economics, UW-Milwaukee)
  • Project: Medicaid Expansions and Intergenerational Transmission of Asthma
AUSTIN WILLIAMS (Agricultural and Applied Economics)
  • Project: The Determinants of Avoidance Behavior