SSRI Workshop: A User's Guide to the Penn State Census Bureau Research Data Center
Mark Roberts, Professor of Economics, Director of the RDC
Chris Galvan, Administrator of the RDC
110 Henderson, Monday March 16, 9:30 -11:00 am
This workshop will provide an introduction and overview of the PSU Census Bureau Research Data Center. The center is one of 20 research centers around the country that provide researchers with access to restricted data that is collected by the U.S. Census Bureau and National Center for Health Statistics. These data include demographic data from the population censuses and surveys, establishment data from the economic censuses and surveys, and health data from the NCHS surveys. Faculty and graduate students with research projects that have been approved by the Census Bureau are able to access the data from a secure facility in Paterno library.
The workshop will provide an overview of the RDC network, the type of economic, demographic, and health data that are available, and information on how to prepare a research proposal. The center is available for faculty and graduate student research. Please register by clicking here
The Department of Economics and Population Research Institute hosted a two day conference titled, Social Science Research using the RDC Network on April 7-8, 2014 as part of the Research Data Center opening.
Watch the Opening Ceremony below:
Penn State’s Census Bureau Research Data Center provides researchers with a secure connection to data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Center for Health Statistics. It is a vital resource for research at the University in the fields of economics, demography, statistics, sociology, and health services.