Author Archives: Lu Chou

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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Immigrants Admitted to the US, Federal Fiscal Years 1972-2000

This data collection contains information on the characteristics of every single person admitted as an immigrant between fiscal years 1972-2000 (October 1971 through September 2000). Two types of immigrants are presented in this study. New arrivals who arrived from outside … Continue reading

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ResearchDataGov (RDG)

ResearchDataGov is a web portal and application system for discovering and requesting restricted microdata from federal statistical agencies. It was developed with support and guidance from the Census Bureau, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Interagency Council on … Continue reading

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News from the Roper Center

The classic version of the iPoll system was decommissioned in September. Visit https://ropercenter.cornell.edu/ipoll/ to check out the enhanced features of the new Roper iPoll. Roper’s data team prioritizes the processing of all COVID-19 surveys, often on a 24 to 48-hour … Continue reading

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The National Neighborhood Data Archive (NaNDA)

The National Neighborhood Data Archive (NaNDA) is a publicly available national data archive containing contextual measures of the physical and social environment at multiple levels of spatial scale. These measures include walkability, crime, racial residential segregation, socioeconomic disadvantage and affluence, … Continue reading

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Social Science Computing Cooperative Training Courses, Fall 2020

Social Science Computing Cooperative training courses for Fall 2020 is now available at  https://www.ssc.wisc.edu/sscc_jsp/training/. Below are courses offered in August, September and October. SSCC Orientation Introduction to R with RStudio Introduction to Stata Data Wrangling in R Data Wrangling In … Continue reading

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RateWatch Scholar Dataset from S&P Global Market Intelligence

DISC just received this dataset from the Business School Library on campus. This RateWatch Scholar Dataset only includes deposit interest rate data for retail and business products from 2001 to May 2020. It has data on over 7500 financial institutions … Continue reading

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Blalock Lecture Series for the 2020 ICPSR Summer Program

Blalock Lectures are an integral part of the ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research. They are presented in the evening from 7:30 to 9 p.m. EDT. These lectures are all FREE to join and open to the … Continue reading

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