The Minority Report: How Errors in Census Counts Affect Federal Spending

Thursday, January 16, 2020
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Professor Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato's research leads the annual Minority Report, the AEA’s Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession, the National Economic Association, and the American Society of Hispanic Economists. Suárez Serrato's research looks at how census questions can have implications on federal spending, and how this can have an adverse effect as a result of undercounts and errors.