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The Texas Research Data Center operates in close collaboration with the U.S. Census Bureau to enable research that expands basic scientific knowledge and provides benefits to the federal statistical system. The TXRDC is part of the national RDC network and is one of many research facilities located at leading research institutions around the United States. The TXRDC serves Texas and the nation by hosting a secure computing lab where qualified researchers with approved projects can conduct research using restricted-access versions of important datasets maintained by the U.S. Census Bureau and other federal agencies.


The National RDC Network

              RDCs are widepread with many locations across the U.S.


The TXRDC and Consortium

The TXRDC is located at Texas A&M University, the lead university in the TXRDC Consortium which includes the Texas A&M University System, Baylor University, Rice University, the University of Houston, the University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Texas at San Antonio.

If your university is not part of the Texas Research Data Center Consortium please contact Dr. Mary Campbell at to inquire about becoming part of the network.


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  • News & Events

    CJARS is Hiring!

    The Criminal Justice Administrative Records System (CJARS) team is excited to announce openings for two new Research Assistant positions and one Project Manager position. CJARS will begin accepting applications on January 31st for these positions and the postings will remain open until February 25th.

  • News & Events

    FSRDC Presentation Series #4 featuring Dr. Sara Malik: “Financial Reporting Quality and Wage Differentials: Evidence from Worker-Level Data.”

    The FSRDC Presentation Series is hosting its next online presentation on Wednesday, February 9th, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Dr. Sara Malik, from the University of Utah, will present recent findings from her completed RDC research project titled "Financial Reporting Quality and Wage Differentials: Evidence from Worker-Level Data." The presentation is open to any who wishes to attend.

  • News & Events

    December 9th Committee on National Statistics Data Infrastructure Webinar

    The Committee on National Statistics is hosting a multi-workshop project, Towards a Vision for a New Data Infrastructure for Federal Statistics and Social and Economic Research in the 21st Century. The first workshop will be held via Zoom on December 9th 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. central time.

  • News & Events

    EMRI Program Now Accepting Applications

    The Census Bureau’s Economic Measurement and Research Internship (EMRI) program seeks to hire interns in economics to support the nation’s growing demand for information. The internship is an excellent opportunity, especially for those who might be interested in returning to school to earn their Ph.D., to gain experience in conducting original economic research and in developing advanced programming and data analysis skills. Applications are due November 29th, 2021.

TXRDC Consortium Members

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