Thursday, November 16 / 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Session 30
History of Data and Statistics

Chair: Eve Snyder, HistoryForge, The History Center in Tompkins County (Ithaca, NY)
Discussant: Margo Anderson, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

1. “I Don’t Trust You”: the Response of American Citizens to U.S. Census Bureau Privacy and Disclosure Control, 1960-1970Diana Magnuson, University of Minnesota; Steven Ruggles, University of Minnesota.

2. "Dubious Standards of Proof": Disciplinary and Regulatory Battles over Discrimination Statistics in the United States, 1972-1983Michael F McGovern, Yale Law School.

3. Historical Data Recovery at the US Census Bureau: 1980 Census Address DataJohn W. Sullivan, University of California, Los Angeles; Katie Genadek, University of Colorado; Randy Becker, U.S. Census Bureau.

4. The State's Politics of Fake DataChuncheng Liu, University of California, San Diego; danah boyd, Microsoft Research.

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