Author Archives: Lu Chou

NADDI 2019 Conference

The North American Data Documentation Initiative Conference (NADDI) 2019 will take place in Oattwa, Canada from April 24 to April 26. The Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) is an international standard for describing the data produced by surveys and other observational … Continue reading

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IPUMS International: An Introduction Webinar

IPUMS International: An Introduction is scheduled on Thursday, March 28 at 11 AM CST. It will provide an overview of the available datasets, topics, website features, and basics for accessing data and extracts in IPUMS International. Another webinar will be … Continue reading

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Linkage Library at ICPSR

ICPSR has a new repository for researchers to share data and code across disciplines. Funded by a National Science Foundation grant (#1744065), it is built as a community for collaboration. Researchers can upload their code and data to this new … Continue reading

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ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

ICPSR Summer Program offers a comprehensive curriculum in research design, statistics, data analysis, and methodology. It also provides a great opportunities for networking with participants representing about 30 different disciplines from more than 350 colleges around the world. Over 80 … Continue reading

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Roper Center Has a New Website

A new website went live at the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research. A Roper Roundtable webinar is scheduled on Wednesday, February 13 at 9 AM CST. It will review navigation, recent and forthcoming functionality on the new site. Registration … Continue reading

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ANES 2018 Pilot Study Data Released

The 2018 Pilot Study is now available for download from the Data Center. It was conducted for the purpose of testing new questions and conducting methodological research to inform the design of the ANES 2020 Time Series study. It provides … Continue reading

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DISC will be closed on 1/30 and 1/31 AM

Because of the extreme cold, UW–Madison is canceling classes, events and campus activities beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday, January 29 through noon Thursday, January 30. DISC will be closed during these days. To protect yourself from the cold, review information … Continue reading

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Webinar: A Guided Tour of IPUMS USA

This webinar features decennial censuses from 1790 to 2010 and American Community Surveys (ACS) from 2000 to the present, explores website features for customizing data extracts, and shares some useful insider knowledge. It is scheduled on Thursday, January 31, 2019 … Continue reading

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New Data Release on Enrollment and Staffing in Public Schools and School Districts in the U.S.

The National Center for Education Statistics just released the 2016-17 Common Core of Data (CCD) Universe files. CCD is a comprehensive, annual, national database of all public elementary and secondary schools and school districts. There were 50.5 million students attending … Continue reading

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An Overview of the 2019 ICPSR Summer Program

This webinar is scheduled on Monday, 2019 at 1 PM CST. ICPSR Summer Program staff will discuss this year’s courses, scholarship opportunities (including the expanded Diversity Initiative scholarships supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), registration, visitor information, and more. … Continue reading

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