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[b]The NAWS at 10 (Agenda) -- October 7, 2000[/b]

The NAWS at 10: A Research Seminar
Meeting: IGA Conference Room, Shields Library, UCD Campus
Saturday, October 7, 2000

The purpose of this seminar is to assess the usefulness of NAWS and other farm labor data for understanding changes in the farm labor market in the 1990s, and to determine the combination of data that is most useful for understanding farm labor in the 21st century. The seminar will include papers that examine NAWS and farm production data as well as health and enforcement data.

Participation is by invitation only. If you would like to participate, please contact Philip Martin at:

The papers will be posted at: //

Saturday, October 7, 2000 8-9AM Continental breakfast
9AM The NAWS: an overview of the data and trends: 1989-98, Daniel Carroll, DOL and Susan Gabbard, Aguirre International
9:30AM Changes in US and midwestern farm labor markets-NAWS and USDA Data, Wally Huffman, Iowa State
10AM Discussion
10:15AM Break
10:30AM Changes in the US farm labor market-H-2As and FLCs, Jack Runyan, USDA
11AM Changes in the California Farm Labor Market, Ed Taylor and Philip Martin, UCD
11:30AM Farm Worker Health Issues: the Cross-Sectional Health Survey, Don Villarejo, David Lighthall, Rick Mines, CIRS and Sherry Baron, California Department of Health
12:30 Lunch, Rick Mines, CIRS, The Evolution of NAWS
1:30PM Changes in the Florida Farm Labor, Bob Emerson (Acrobat Reader required), U of Florida
2PM Changes in the Mountain States and Pacific Northwest, Dawn Thilmany, Colorado State University
2:30PM Discussion
2:45PM Break
3PM Changes in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States, Jill Findeis and Janelle Larson, Penn State
3:30PM Using NAWS to Examine Enforcement and Other Issues, Belinda Reyes and Hans Johnson, CA PPIC
4PM Discussion
4:15PM Break
4:30PM The NAWS in the 21st Century, Don Villarejo, Rick Mines, Philip Martin
5PM Adjourn
7PM Dinner at Sudwerk, 2001-2nd St, Davis, tel 530-758-8700