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We recommend that attendees, particularly those interested in any workshops, bring a laptop or other portable device. Wi-fi will be available throughout the event.


Schedule

Thursday, October 6, 2016

8:30 – 9:45 a.m.

Gateway Auditorium

Welcoming Remarks
Christopher Waller, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and Director of Research
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Keynote Address
Stephen Cecchetti, Ph.D.
Professor of International Economics
Brandeis International Business School
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10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Gateway Auditorium

Curating Data for Reproducibility
Cynthia Hudson-Vitale, Washington University in St. Louis

Replication Wiki: Improving Transparency in Economic Research
Jan Höffler, University of Göttingen
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Missouri Room

Census of Governments Workshop
Jennifer Boettcher, Georgetown University
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11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Gateway Auditorium

History of the Federal Reserve Board Statistical Releases
Sian Seldin, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Federal Reserve Board Statistical Releases on FRASER
Katrina Stierholz, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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Missouri Room

When One Company has the Data our Researchers Need – Working with CoreLogic to Purchase US Tax, Deed, and Non-Agency Backed Loan Data
Adrienne Brennecke, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and Kris Kasianovitz, Stanford University
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12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

River Room

Lunch

1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Gateway Auditorium

How to Deal with Some Commonly Encountered Financial Data Research Problems
Todd Hines, Princeton University
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Are You Asking the Right Questions of Your Financial Data Providers?
James Zussman, RateWatch Scholar
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Missouri Room

Teaching with Data Workshop
Diego Mendez-Carbajo, Illinois Wesleyan University
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3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Gateway Auditorium

Data Producers Panel

Friday, October 7, 2016

8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Gateway Auditorium

Address
Brian C. Moyer, Ph.D.,
Director
Bureau of Economic Analysis
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10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Gateway Auditorium

Services for Storing and Sharing Research Data in Economics – Two Case Studies from Germany: ZBW Journal Data Archive and SowiDataNet
Ralf Toepfer, ZBW Leibniz Information Centre for Economics
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Best Practices for Replicable and Accessible Data
Andrew Chang and Alison Raab Labonte, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Tennessee Room

Using Stata Workshop (I)
James Ng, Notre Dame University
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11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Gateway Auditorium

Introducing the Categorically LINKed Timeline (CLINT) Database
Sandra Cannon, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

River Room

Lunch

1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Tennessee Room

Further Developments of the Taxonomy of Terms ∓ Concepts at the BLS
Daniel Gillman, Bureau of Labor Statistics
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Organizing Economic Information: An Overview of Application and Reuse Scenarios of an Economics Knowledge Organization
Tobias Rebholz, ZBW Leibniz Information Centre for Economics
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Gateway Auditorium

Scanning for Scholarship: Digitization of State and Local Government Publications to Support New Frontiers of Original Research
Kris Kasianovitz, Stanford University
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FRED’s Redesign: Taking User Feedback to the Next Level
Mark Bayles and Yvetta Fortova, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Gateway Auditorium

"The Future of Older Data" Panel
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Saturday, October 8, 2016

8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Gateway Auditorium

It’s Out There – But Where? Tracking Down, Sorting Through, and Utilizing Open International Economic Data
Emily Alford and Jessica Huffman, Indiana University
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Best Practice for International Economic Data Discovery: In Case of East Asian Countries
Jungwon Yang, University of Michigan
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River Room

Using Stata Workshop (II)
James Ng, Notre Dame University
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10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Gateway Auditorium

FRED Schema: Metadata for Aggregate Economic Time Series
Genevieve Podleski, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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The Importance of GIS Data Repositories
Douglas Burns, University of North Texas
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River Room

Rethinking How We Teach Macro: Creating a Data Centric Course
Ryan Herzog, Gonzaga University
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Conducting Economic Research at the University of Missouri Research Data Center
Jacob Cronin, Census Bureau
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