Ziliak and Bollinger Receive NSF Grant to Examine Earnings Volatility

Posted: July 22, 2019

James Ziliak and Christopher Bollinger are the recipients of a new, 3-year, $373,000 National Science Foundation grant that will fund their ongoing research on earnings volatility and inequality.

The project will look at the occurrence of nonresponse and measurement error in the Current Population Survey (CPS). The CPS is a large dataset compiled monthly by the Census Bureau that surveys about 60,000 households nationwide. It is the primary source of statistics on the labor force, poverty, inequality, and health insurance coverage. Read more