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Call for Papers: 2022 RDC Research Conference


Friday, September 23, 2022
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

The Kansas City Federal Statistical Research Data Center (KCRDC) invites proposals to present papers at the 2022 Federal Statistical Research Data Center Annual Research Conference. We will consider proposals for workshops and panel discussions as well. The conference will be a day of concurrent paper sessions and a keynote presentation.

This year’s keynote speaker is Prof. John Haltiwanger, the Dudley and Louisa Dillard Professor of Economics and a Distinguished University Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland.

Submitted papers should be based on current or recent research using data from the nationwide network of RDCs. We welcome research topics in the fields of economics, business and management, demography, health, and developments in data sets. Papers should involve statistical analyses on nonpublic versions of data sets available from the U.S. Census Bureau, the National Center for Health Statistics, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and other federal statistical agencies.

For paper presentations please submit your paper or an abstract of up to 500 words describing your research question(s), the data used (including sponsoring agency), methodology, and summary of results. Results can be anticipated or preliminary if they are not yet finalized. As a reminder, results need to have undergone disclosure avoidance review and approved for release. The abstract should include a presentation title, and a list of all authors and their affiliations. Also please provide an email address for the contact author.

Deadline for submissions is Friday, July 1, 2022. Notices of acceptance to be sent by Friday, July 15, 2022. The deadline for registration is Friday, August 19, 2022.

Submission forms are available at:

For other questions please contact Didem Tuzemen at