Why the Accuracy of Census Data Matters for Researchers and Communities

Presentation by Indivar Dutta-Gupta, Center on Poverty and Inequality
November 10, 2018

Indi Dutta-Gupta from Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality presented at a panel at the annual meeting of the Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) on why researchers should care about the success of the 2020 Census.  The Decennial Census undergirds most federal data sets whether directly using it as population controls or indirectly by providing survey weights.