2009 Research Report: Center for Economic Studies and Research Data Centers
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Many individuals within and outside the Census Bureau contributed to this report. B.K. Atrostic wrote Chapters 1 and 2; Gordon Philips and Vojislav Maksimovic of the University of Maryland coauthored Chapter 3; and B.K. Atrostic, Randy Becker, Todd Gardner, Cheryl Grim, and Mark Mildorf coauthored Chapter 4. Lynn Riggs organized Appendix 2; and Angela Andrus, B.K. Atrostic, David Brown, Cheryl Grim, Brian Holly, Shigui Weng, and Jeremy Wu contributed to or worked on Appendixes 1 through 8. The report benefited from contributions by the Publication Services Branch of the Census Bureau’s Administrative and Customer Services Division, Francis Grailand Hall, Chief. Christine E. Geter edited the report; Linda Chen created the graphic design and layout; Donald Meyd managed publication and printing; and Janet Sweeney and Claudette E. Bennett provided general direction and project management. Our RDC partners and administrators also provided assistance.
Research summaries in this report have not undergone the review accorded Census Bureau publications and no endorsement should be inferred. Any opinions and conclusions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the Census Bureau or other organizations. All results have been reviewed to ensure that no confidential information is disclosed.
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