Friday, November 18 / 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM LaSalle 1 (Floor 7)

Session 59
Leveraging Names in Full Count Census Data

Chair: Steven Ruggles, University of Minnesota
Discussant: Chris Vickers, Auburn University

1. Matrilineal Kinship Networks in the United States 1850-1940Matt A. Nelson, University of Minnesota.

2. Challenges in Operationalizing Race and Ethnicity in Historical Census Data: A Comparison of Surname Matching and Census-Designated Race for Classification of Asian Immigrants and Asian AmericansMarie Kaniecki, University of Michigan; Sarah Gao, University of Michigan; Siobán D. Harlow, University of Michigan; Alexandra Minna Stern, University of Michigan; Nicole L. Novak, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

3. Women and Human Capital TransmissionChris Vickers, Auburn University; Jose Espin, Yale University; Joseph Ferrie, Northwestern University.

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