2008 Research Report: Center for Economic Studies and Research Data Centers
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The contributions of individuals from within and outside the Census Bureau were essential to producing this report. B.K. Atrostic wrote Chapter 1; Matthew Graham wrote Chapter 2; John Haltiwanger, Ron Jarmin, and Javier Miranda coauthored Chapter 3; Richard Burkhauser and Jeff rey Larrimore of Cornell University coauthored Chapter 4; Randy Becker and Cheryl Grim coauthored Chapter 5; and Todd Gardner wrote Chapter 6. Thanks also are due to Lynn Riggs who organized Appendix 1; and Angela Andrus, Cheryl Grim, Brian Holly, Sang Nguyen, Shigui Weng, and Jeremy Wu who contributed to or worked on Appendixes 1 through 7. Janet Sweeney and Jamie Stark of the Administrative and Customer Services Division, Francis Grailand Hall, Chief, provided publications and printing management, graphics design and composition, and editorial review for print and electronic media. General direction and production management were provided by Claudette E. Bennett, Assistant Division Chief, and Wanda Cevis, Chief, Publications Services Branch. Finally, our RDC partners and administrators provided assistance.
This report has 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 confi - dential information is disclosed.
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