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Keynote Address: Beyond Big Data

Hal Varian, Google
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(In)Consistency of Economic Data across Federal Statistical Agencies: What Information Professionals Can Do

Katherine Smith, Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics
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Vendors’ Methodologies for Assigning Industry Codes

Melinda Stasch, Cornerstone Research
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Workshop: Not Another Overview of International Economic Sources

Amy West, University of Minnesota
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Restricted Use Data in Economics: A Collaborative Model Between the University of California Berkeley Libraries and D-Lab

Jim Church, University of California, Berkeley

Research support and data management challenges: Is there such thing as too much data?

San Cannon, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (of Statistical Data Visualization)

Tariq Khokhar, World Bank

Panel: Economic and Data Information Literacy in the Classroom

    Faculty-Librarian Collaboration to Integrate Information Literacy and Assessment into
    an Economics Course
    Hiromi Kubo, California State University, Fresno
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    A Stata Course for Undergraduates
    James Ng, University of Notre Dame
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    Statistics as Evidence: Teaching Critical Thinking through the Introductory Statistics
    Mark Ferris, Saint Louis University
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Beyond the Numbers Panel Discussion

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Plenary Address: Open Data at the World Bank: Where It Comes from and Where It’s Going

Neil Fantom, World Bank
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Workshop: OECD Data: Open, Accessible and Free

Kathleen DeBoer, OECD
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Turning Data into Information with a Student Managed Investment Fund

Stephen Johnson, University of South Dakota

Linking Financial Data Sets: Possible Problems and Solutions

Kathleen Dreyer, Columbia University, and Todd Hines, Princeton University
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Taxonomy / Lexicon Project at the US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Dan Gillman, Bureau of Labor Statistics
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Panel Data Surveys and a Richer Policy Discussion

Forrest Wright, Thomson Reuters
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Workshop: Data in the Undergraduate Economics Curriculum: Old and New Practices

Diego Mendez-Carbajo, Illinois Wesleyan University
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Historical economic information

Rebecca Hyde, Saint Louis University, and Katrina Stierholz, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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Advanced uses of FRED and GeoFRED

Yvetta Fortova, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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Tools for Librarians Teaching Data Literacy

Mark Bayles, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

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