Author Archives: Lu Chou

FRED Has a New Website

Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is celebrating two anniversaries. FRED is a trusted source of economic data for 30 years and ALFRED is celebrating 15 years of providing vintage versions of economic … Continue reading

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Updates from IPUMS

Over 300 integrated variables from the 2019 NHIS are now available from IPUMS NHIS. Data from the February 2021 basic monthly survey and supplemental COVID-19 variables from January and February 2021 are in IPUMS CPS. IPUMS PMA (Performance Monitoring for … Continue reading

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2019 NHIS Redesign

For the first time in over 20 years the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) redesigned its questionnaires in 2019. Information that were previously collected for all family members are now only collected for sample adults and/or sample children. The interviewer … Continue reading

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UW-Madison Data Storage Finder

The UW-Madison Data Storage Finder is designed to help researchers navigate the centralized campus research data storage options. This tool presents all data storage options in one interface and compare and contrast them. These storage services are also available for … Continue reading

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The 2021 ICPSR Summer Program, Registration Now Open!

The ICPSR Summer Program offers a comprehensive curriculum in research design, statistics, quantitative methods, machine learning, and data analysis. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the mode of instruction will be online. The four-week sessions will be held between June 21 … Continue reading

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Roper Center U.S. State Polls

The Roper Center at Cornell University has made questions from U.S. state-level polls available in the Roper iPoll database. It includes exact question wording, sample size, and survey sampling method. These state polls are from major national polling organizations and … Continue reading

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ProGov21

ProGov2l is a searchable digital library of progressive policies and practices for local government. It is maintained by COWS, a national think-and-do tank based at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Visitors can explore the database by policy areas like Children & Families, … Continue reading

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IPUMS Multigenerational Longitudinal Panel (MLP)

IPUMS USA has released a set of crosswalks to link individual records in full count historical census data between adjacent censuses from 1900 to 1940. These cross-walks contain IDs that link persons between census years. They are intended for use … Continue reading

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2021 Data Science Research Bazaar, February 3 – February 25 at UW-Madison

This free virtual event is hosted by Data Science @ UW. The theme for 2021 is Data Science for the Social Good. Throughout February, researchers and data scientists from various disciplines and industries will have opportunities to share their work, … Continue reading

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ICPSR Student Data Sandbox

Students and classes from UW-Madsion can self-publish data they generate and/or use in the ICPSR Student Data Sandbox. Students can learn data management, generate data citations and persistent identifiers for their data, and learn others’ data in this new tool. … Continue reading

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