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U.S. Census Bureau release new data files on post-secondary earnings – April 4, 2018

Today, the US Censue Bureau released the beta version of a new public use data file – Post-Secondary Employment Outcomes (PSEO). “Post-Secondary Employment Outcomes (PSEO) are experimental tabulations developed by the Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) program at the U.S. Census … Continue reading

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U.S. Census Bureau releases new health insurance data – March 28, 2018

Today, the Census Bureau released new data on health insurance – Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE). SAHIE provides data on the number of individuals with and without health insurance coverage at various geographical levels. A new report – “Small … Continue reading

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House Committee Hearing on the 2020 Census

On October 12, 2017, the US House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a hearing on issues facing the 2020 Census. Video of the full hearing is available at the site (the hearing is in two parts). Witness statements … Continue reading

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New US Census Reports Highlight Recent Changes in Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage – September 19, 2017

On September 12, 2017, the US Census Bureau released two reports featuring the most up-to-date data on income, poverty, and health insurance coverage in the United States. The two reports are: Income and Poverty in the United States: 2016 (P60-259) Health … Continue reading

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New IPUMS data collection — December 1, 2016

“The Minnesota Population Center has released a new data project: IPUMS Higher Ed. IPUMS Higher Ed is composed of three National Science Foundation surveys of college degree holders in the United States: the National Survey of College Graduates, the Survey of … Continue reading

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Country Statistical Yearbook Library Guide – Nov. 17, 2016

The Data and Information Service Center’s Country Statistical Yearbook Library Guide continues to be the second most heavily accessed Guide on the campus library system. The Yearbook Library Guide contains links to “country statistical yearbooks or similar collections (census, “facts … Continue reading

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Constituency-Level Elections Archive (CLEA) Data Release – October 28, 2016

“The latest CLEA data release (Release 9 – 20161024) includes 89 new elections from 27 countries, increasing our coverage to a total of 1,720 elections from 142 countries. Elections from six new countries and territories are included: Aruba, Faroe Islands, … Continue reading

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New election related resources from Roper Center

The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research [Cornell University] has developed a series of briefs that highlight opinion data related to the 2016 Presidential race. The posts include: – Roper Data at the Presidential debates – Curbed Enthusiasm: Voting in … Continue reading

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New NIH/FDA Public-Use Data File – August 11, 2016

“The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announce the availability of public-use files (PUF) for the questionnaire data from the first wave of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study. The PATH … Continue reading

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New Data Training Opportunities from the US Census Bureau – July 20, 2016

The US Census Bureau has created a “Summer Camp Webinar” series. The purpose of the series is to introduce data users to the resources available at the Census Bureau, and to provide real world examples of how Census Bureau data … Continue reading

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