STATISTICS, DATA AND MEASUREMENT

By

Carmel Ullman Chiswick

George Washington University

IZA - Institute for the Study of Labor

University of Illinois at Chicago (Emerita)

 

Research Activities

 

 Publications:

Appendix 3: "Origin of Historical Statistics of the United States " in Susan B. Carter, Scott S. Gartner, Michael Haines, Alan Olmstead, Richard Sutch, and Gavin Wright, eds., Historical Statistics of the United States, Millenial Edition. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Volume 5, pp. 5-819 - 5-824.

"Labor, Leisure and Home Production: Implications of the New International Standards for Labor Statistics" (invited paper), American Statistical Association Business and Economic Statistics Section, Proceedings 1987, pp. 1-5.

Statistical Data for Thailand: Surveys of Households and Individuals, Human Resources Institute, Thammasat University, Bangkok, 1987.

"Income Distribution and Education" (with B. Chiswick), in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite (eds.), International Encyclopedia of Education: Research and Studies, Oxford, 1985, pp. 2414-21 (Vol. 5).

Reprinted in G. Psacharopoulos (ed.), Economics of Education: Research and Studies, Oxford, 1987, pp.255-261.

"Race and Public Policy: The Statistical Connection" (with B. Chiswick), Challenge, 27:4 (September/October 1984), pp.51-55.

"Analysis of Earnings from Household Enterprises: Methodology and Application to Thailand," Review of Economics and Statistics LXV (1983), pp. 658-662.

"The Value of a Housewife’s Time," Journal of Human Resources 17 (1982), pp. 413-425.

"A Procedure for Estimating Earnings of Unpaid Family Workers" (invited paper), American Statistical Association Business and Economic Statistics Section, Proceedings 1977, pp. 206-215.

"On Estimating Earnings Functions for LDCs," Journal of Development Economics 4 (1977), pp. 67-78.

"Application of the Theil Index to Income Inequality," American Statistical Association, Business and Economic Statistics Section, Proceedings 1976, pp. 255-260.

"Perspectives in Income Distribution Research" (comments) in Income Distribution, Employment and Economic Development in Southeast and East Asia (papers and proceedings of the JERC-CAMS Seminars, December 1974), Japan Economic Research Center, Tokyo, July 1975, pp. 45-46.

 

Reports and Technical Bulletins:

"Statistical Data for Thailand: Surveys of Households and Individuals" (prepared for U.S. Government, Office of East Asian Analysis), February 1987, 66 pages plus appendices.

"Benchmark Data on Holding of Net Worth Components" (with R. Ferber, M. Frankel and R. Pearl, prepared for HEW by Survey Research Laboratory, University of Illinois), April 1980, 168 pages.

"Measuring Poverty" (Working Paper A-1, World Bank Research Project 671-36), March 1976, 35 pages.

"Household Expenditure Patterns by Income Level: Statistical Tables" (Working Papers A-2 and A-3, World Bank Research Project 671-36), 1976, 26 and 28 pages, respectively.

 

Other Statistical Activities:

Council of Jewish Federations, National Technical Advisory Committee on Jewish Population Studies (1997-present). Subcommittees: Methods, Philanthropy (co-Chair).

Historical Statistics of the United States (contributor)

China Statistics Archive Faculty Advisory Board, University of Illinois at Chicago, (1987-1992).

American Statistical Association (member)