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    2024 Federal Statistical Research Data Center Annual Conference

    2024 FSRDC Annual Research Conference Hosted by the Wasatch Front FSRDC Salt Lake City, Utah Friday, September 13, 2024   The conference will be a day of concurrent paper sessions and a keynote presentation and will take place in Salt Lake City at The University of Utah campus. Please use the survey link at the […]

  • Accepting Nominations: Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) Visiting Researcher Program

    Texas A&M Institute of Data Science’s (TAMIDS) Visiting Researcher Program solicits nominations by prospective Texas A&M University (TAMU) hosts for external researchers to engage with activities in TAMIDS and the wider TAMU Data Science community during long-term full-time visits. TAMIDS provides visitor financial support through a stipend, including a cost-of-living allowance and in some cases […]

  • Two-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship: University of Maryland, Department of Finance

    The Finance Department at the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business is offering a two‐year postdoctoral fellowship for recent graduates with a Ph.D. in Finance, Economics, or other Social Science disciplines. Postdoctoral researchers will collaborate with faculty members. The research focus will be financing and business dynamism in the U.S., analyzing both small and […]

  • Now Available! Justice Outcomes Explorer (JOE) Tool from CJARS

    The CJARS team has been working for the past eight years to improve research and statistical reporting on the U.S. criminal justice system. Today, we are announcing the launch of our newest product in this effort, the Justice Outcomes Explorer (JOE)! JOE is a publicly available data dashboard that provides a fresh glimpse into how […]

  • Criminal Justice Administrative Records System (CJARS) Launching the Justice Outcomes Explorer (JOE)

    Dear colleagues, Mark your calendars! In just one week from today, May 1st, the Criminal Justice Administrative Records System (CJARS) is launching a game-changing data product, the Justice Outcomes Explorer (JOE). JOE is an online data dashboard that was built to reshape research and statistical reporting on the U.S. criminal justice system. Millions of statistics […]

  • TXRDC Data in Action! Seminar Series Presents: Community Resilience Estimates & Examples of Federal Statistical Research Data Center Projects

    Community Resilience Estimates & Examples of Federal Statistical Research Data Center Projects Dr. Craig Carpenter, Michigan State University Abstract We describe the results of the first validation study of the U.S. Census Bureau’s new Community Resilience Estimates (CRE), which uses Census microdata to develop a tract-level vulnerability index for the United States. Using administrative microdata […]

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    FSRDC Presentation Series — April 24th, 2024

    “Interpreting Cohort Profiles of Lifecycle Earnings Volatility” Presented by Christopher Bollinger and Charles Hokayem April 24th @ 1:00 pm ET   To join online click the “Join Us” link below. Join Us!   Abstract: We present new estimates of earnings volatility over time and the lifecycle for men and women by race and human capital. […]

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    2024 Federal Statistical Research Data Center Annual Research Conference Call for Papers

    2024 Federal Statistical Research Data Center Annual Research Conference Call for Papers   Conference Location: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Conference Date: September 13, 2024 You are invited to submit papers to the 2024 Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC) Annual Research Conference taking place on Friday, September 13, 2024, at the University […]

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    International Population Data Linkage Network (IPDLN) Conference

    September 15-18, 2024 Chicago, Illinois IPDLN is the largest data linkage conference of its kind. It is where researchers from governments, research institutes, and universities share methods and research results from population-level data linkages. At IPDLN conferences, statisticians, computer scientists, social scientists, data scientists, government officials, and service providers nerd out over administrative data linkage methods, […]

  • Frames Program: Enabling Transformation Through Linked Data

    The Frames Program, in collaboration with the Center for New Media and Promotion, recently released a video providing an overview of the Frames Program for audiences inside and outside the U.S. Census Bureau. This is a great introduction for anyone interested in this aspect of the Census Bureau’s transformation to a data-centric organization. The video’s content […]

  • US Census Bureau Director Visits Campus

    US Census Bureau Director Visits Campus Director Robert Santos met with students, faculty and staff to discuss the critical role of data in policymaking, journalism and other areas. February 15, 2024 By Lesley Henton, Texas A&M Division of Marketing & Communications U.S. Census Bureau Director Dr. Robert Santos during his presentation at Texas A&M University on […]

  • Call for Papers: A CRIW/NBER Conference

    Call for Papers The Changing Nature of Work A CRIW/NBER Conference Washington, DC — March 6-7, 2025 Advances in technology and the adoption of new business models by firms are changing where and how workers perform their tasks, as well as the nature of the arrangements between workers and firms.  The COVID-19 pandemic appears to […]

  • Call for Abstracts: 2024 FCSM Research and Policy Conference

      Call for Abstracts Deadline: April 8, 2024   2024 FCSM Research and Policy Conference October 22 – 24, 2024 College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center 3501 University Blvd E, Hyattsville, MD 20783     The 2024 FCSM Research and Policy Conference provides a forum for experts and practitioners from around the world to […]

  • Postdoctoral Position in AI and Census Microdata

    Postdoctoral Position in AI and Census Microdata The College of Social and Behavioral Science at the University of Utah is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Associate with an interest in applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) to US Census data. AI is having far-reaching effects as it moves into everyday systems, such as healthcare, education, policy, […]

  • CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – PILOT PROJECTS: Texas Resource Center for Minority Aging Research

    Texas Resource Center for Minority Aging Research CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – PILOT PROJECTS University of Texas Medical Branch & University of Texas San Antonio Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR) Supported by Grant Number P30 AG059301 from the National Institute on Aging/National Institutes of Health Request for Letter of Intent and Research Proposal Funding […]

  • U.S. Census Bureau Director Dr. Robert Santos Visit

    February 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm RSVP to Attend the Breakfast Presentation and/or Topical Discussion Sessions with US Census Bureau Director Dr. Robert Santos Dr. Rob Santos On February 6th, the Director of the Census Bureau, Dr. Rob Santos, will be visiting TAMU as part of his multi-day tour of Texas to build relationships with institutions that will […]

  • 2024 Data-Intensive Research Conference

    Abstract submissions are open for the 2024 Data-Intensive Research Conference, to be held in-person in Minneapolis, MN July 31-August The 2024 conference theme is Harnessing the Power of Linked Data to Study Aging. We are interested in a broad range of aging and life course processes and conceive of linking broadly – see the call for proposals.  […]

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    FSRDC Presentation Series: A Thematic Session on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Evidence from the Microdata

    Please join us Wednesday, January 31st from 1:00-2:00 PM EST for the next installment of the FSRDC Presentation Series.  We will hear results from three projects which focus on issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. John Logan (Brown University): Locating Hispanic Americans, 1900-2020. Jiho Kim (Syracuse University): Collaboration as a Tool for Equity? Reducing […]

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    2024 Data-Intensive Research Conference: Abstract Submissions Now Open

    Conference Opportunity:   Abstract submissions are now open for the 2024 Data-Intensive Research Conference. The conference will be held July 31-August 1 in Minneapolis, MN. The Data-Intensive Research Conference is a collaboration of the University of Minnesota Life Course Center and IPUMS. The 2024 conference theme is Harnessing the Power of Linked Data to Study Aging. […]

  • Now Accepting Applications for the Emerging Technology Fellowship

     xD at the U.S. Census Bureau is now accepting applications for the Emerging Technology Fellowship – a fellowship for individuals with expertise in emerging data technology trends to drive innovation at the Census Bureau and other federal agencies. We’re looking for experts in data science, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), technical project management, data policy and […]

  • OPPORTUNITY for Pre- or Post-Doc Economics Researcher

    Join the Technology & PolicyResearch Initiative (TPRI) at Boston University in a leading-edge project on investments in R&D, software, and advertising using confidential microdata at the US Census. The position involves collaborating with James Bessen, Leo Sveikauskas (BLS), and other scholars on why relatively few firms invest in these intangibles, what that means for productivity and economic […]

  • The Federal Economic Statistics Committee Is Recruiting New Members

    Are you a user of Federal Economic Statistics? Do you want to: Recommend  research to address important technical problems arising in federal economic statistics? Identify areas in which better coordination of the agencies’ activities would be beneficial? Explore ways to enhance the agencies’ economic indicators to make them timelier, more accurate, and more specific to […]

  • Celebration of Life for Dr. Mark Fossett

    A celebration of Mark’s life will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2023 at Hillier of College Station at 11:00 AM, followed by a lunch reception at Blackwater Draw Brewing in Bryan. In honor of Mark’s love of the coast and distaste for formalwear, guests are requested to don Hawaiian shirts and/or summer wear for […]

  • CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Statistics of Income – Joint Statistical Research Program

    Through its Joint Statistical Research Program (JSRP), Statistics of Income (SOI) seeks to enable the use of tax microdata by qualified researchers outside the Federal government. Such research can provide new insights and advance the understanding of the ways that existing tax policies affect individuals, businesses, and the economy. It can also provide a new […]

  • CALL FOR PAPERS: Advancing Research on Race, Ethnicity and Inequality / A Virtual Workshop Hosted by the U.S. Census Bureau / November 14-15, 2023

    The U.S. Census Bureau has recently launched an initiative to advance research on race, ethnicity and inequality by 1) enhancing data access for researchers from underserved racial and ethnic communities and increasing engagement with these researchers, 2) improving methods and data products related to racial and ethnic inequities and measurement, and 3) building a community […]

  • Doctoral Candidates Sought for the Center for Economic Studies (CES) Dissertation Mentorship Program

    The Center for Economic Studies (CES) wants to assist doctoral candidates who are actively engaged in dissertation research in economics, sociology, demography, or a related field using Census Bureau microdata at a Research Data Center. Program participants receive two principal benefits: One or more researchers are assigned as mentors and advise the participant on the […]

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    June 28th Presentation: “Long Term Own and Dynamic Complementary Effects of the WIC Program”

    Please join us  June 28th at 1:00 PM EST for the next installment of the FSRDC Presentation Series. Anna Malinovskaya of Cornell University will present her research titled, “Long Term Own and Dynamic Complementary Effects of the WIC program.” Abstract: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) has been in effect since the 1970s. In […]

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    CALL FOR PAPERS: 2023 FSRDC Annual Research Conference

    The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System will host the 2023 Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC) Annual Research Conference on Friday, September 22, 2023. The Federal Reserve Board invites proposals to present papers at the 2023 FSRDC Annual Research Conference. The conference will be a day of concurrent paper sessions and a […]

  • Third Biennial IRS/Census Workshop on Income Measurement 

    April 26, 2023 Virtual Workshop Hosted by IRS and U.S. Census Bureau Please save the date for our Third Biennial IRS/Census Workshop on Income Measurement. This one-day virtual workshop will highlight research related to income measurement. It will feature sessions on self-employment income, income tax filing behavior, low-income populations, and measurement error. This year’s keynote […]

  • CALL FOR PAPERS: Race, Ethnicity, and Economic Statistics for the 21st Century – March 14-15, 2024

    CALL FOR PAPERS: Race, Ethnicity, and Economic Statistics for the 21st Century Washington, DC – March 14-15, 2024 To advance research on the opportunities and challenges associated with the production of meaningful and innovative statistics disaggregated by race and ethnicity, which can be used to improve economic analysis, measures of wellbeing, and inform policy design […]

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    March 29th Presentation “What do Unions do? Wages, Incentives, and Investments”

    Please join us on March 29th  at 1:00 PM EST for the next installment of the FSRDC Presentation Series. Dr. Liu Yang from the University of Maryland will present her RDC research titled, “What do Unions do? Wages, Incentives, and Investments.” Abstract: The study of unions in finance has centered on their impact on the […]

  • 2023 CJARS Fellowship Program

    We are excited to announce the opening of the 2023 CJARS Fellowship Program. This program provides an amazing opportunity to receive support for research that taps into the wealth of criminal justice data held in the CJARS data infrastructure and all of the possible data linkage available through the U.S. Census Bureau’s Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC) network. Three […]

  • Call for papers: Third Biennial IRS/Census Workshop on Income Measurement 

    Call for Papers  Third Biennial IRS/Census Workshop on Income Measurement  April 26, 2023    Virtual Workshop Hosted by IRS and U.S. Census Bureau   It has become increasingly important in social science research within federal agencies to account for the mismeasurement of income, earnings, and related covariates due to errors in reporting and declines in […]

  • Call for Applications: NBER Innovation Research Boot Camp 2023

    The NBER, with generous support from Open Philanthropy, will host the second Innovation Research Boot Camp (IRBC) in Cambridge, MA in July 2023. The broad goal of this initiative is to encourage young scholars to carry out research on the economics of innovation and innovation policy. This weeklong program will expose participants to the exciting […]

  • 2023 TXRDC Informational Sessions

    Please join us on February 3, June 2, or October 6 from 10-11 AM Central time for a 2023 TXRDC informational session! We will introduce how the TXRDC works, share examples of restricted-access demographic, economic, and business data, and explain how to apply for access restricted federal statistical data. Click here to reserve your spot. […]

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    Postdoc opportunity for FSRDC research

    Please see this postdoctoral position announcement at Michigan State University and the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics: https://careers.msu.edu/en-us/job/513157/research-associatefixed-term. Details here: Michigan State University and the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics seek a forthcoming or recent PhD as a (Postdoctoral) Research Associate to participate in applied microeconomics and regional economics research. Specifically, the postdoctoral […]

  • American Community Survey (ACS) Data Users Conference

    The 2023 American Community Survey (ACS) Data Users Conference will be held May 16–18, 2023. We are currently exploring options for a hybrid event that will include in-person, plenary sessions on May 16 in Washington, D.C. (also livestreamed) followed by virtual breakout sessions with remote attendees on May 17 and 18. The conference will bring […]

  • Capturing Inequality: one-day conference featuring RDC data

    Please join us on Rice University’s campus for a one-day conference focused on discussions of historical inequality, intergenerational mobility, crime, and health disparities using restricted data. This event will feature panels on historical inequality, intergenerational inequality, crime and the criminal legal system, and health disparities, with an emphasis on innovative uses of new linked and […]

  • Webinar Nov 30th on “The Effects of the National War Labor Board on Labor Income Inequality”

    As part of the 2022 FSRDC Presentation Series, on November 30th at noon-1 PM Central time, Dr. Nicolas L. Ziebarth will present “The Effects of the National War Labor Board on Labor Income Inequality” (co-authored with Chris Vickers). Nicolas L. Ziebarth is a Professor of Economics at Auburn University. Abstract: During World War II, the […]

  • TXRDC 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

    Please join us at TXRDC’s 10-Year Anniversary Celebration! In October 2012, we opened our doors. Since then, we have grown into a wonderful community of scholars working on a wide range of projects across many different fields and institutions. In honor of all that work, we invite you to join us to commemorate the past […]

  • Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) virtual conference

    The U.S. Census Bureau invites submissions on research using the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) for its inaugural virtual SIPP conference. Join by submitting your abstracts and registering by September 26, 2022, and attend virtually on February 8 — 9, 2023. The call for papers is available here: SIPP Conference (census.gov). Don’t have a paper […]

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    FSRDC Network Presentation: Entrepreneurial Spillovers Across Coworkers

    Please join us for Dr. Melanie Wallskog’s presentation titled “Entrepreneurial Spillovers across Coworkers.” Melanie Wallskog is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Duke University. Her research spans the areas of labor economics, entrepreneurship, and corporate finance. WebEX Login information Date and time: Wednesday, Jul 27, 2022 1:00 pm | EDT Join link: https://uscensus.webex.com/uscensus/j.php?MTID=m004b1136feaeb3eadd9e8ea34c6532db Access code/Meeting […]

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    Call for Papers: 2022 RDC Research Conference

    2022 RESEARCH DATA CENTER ANNUAL 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 […]

  • Proposal Development and Proposal Writing Workshops on July 21

    We have two upcoming workshops ideal for researchers interested in developing their own TXRDC project proposals: The next online Proposal Development Workshop is scheduled for Thursday, July 21st at 10:00 a.m. central time. The goal of the workshop is to give researchers an overview of: (1) the restricted data resources available for RDC-based research, (2) […]

  • Decennial Census Digitization and Linkage Project

    Join us for the final presentation in the Winter 2022 term of the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research (ISR) Record Linkage Methods Seminar Series. Trent Alexander and Katie Genadek will present the “Decennial Census Digitization and Linkage Project.” Monday, May 16 4:15pm ET /3:15pm CT Join by Zoom (Meeting ID: 914 5213 2816; Passcode: 249094) —– […]

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    FSRDC Presentation Series

    Matt Marx , the Bruce F. Failing, Sr. Chair in Entrepreneurship and Professor of Management & Organizations in the Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management within the SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University, is presenting “Non-compete Agreements, Entrepreneurship, and Gender” on May 11th @ 1pm ET/12pm CT. Immediately Following Dr. Marx’s presentation, […]

  • Upcoming Proposal Development and Proposal Writing Workshops

    We have two upcoming workshops ideal for researchers interested in developing their own TXRDC project proposals: The next online Proposal Development Workshop is scheduled for Thursday, May 19th at 10:00 a.m. central time. The goal of the workshop is to give researchers an overview of: (1) the restricted data resources available for RDC-based research, (2) […]

  • CJARS Fellowship Opportunity

    University of Michigan Criminal Justice Administrative Records Systems are excited to announce the opening of the second CJARS Fellowship Program. This program provides an amazing opportunity to receive support for research that taps into the wealth of criminal justice data held in the CJARS data infrastructure and all of the possible data linkage available through the U.S. Census Bureau’s […]

  • Research Opportunity with Accompanying RWJF Grant Call: Food, Nutrition, and Health Research

    Until May 16, 2022, academic researchers may submit a research proposal for funding by the Consumer Food Data System (CFDS) Grant Competition for Food and Health Research, which is co-sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and USDA, Economic Research Service (ERS). For details of the calls for proposals, please visit the USDA Economic […]

  • Virtual University and College Summit: Learn About Opportunities at the Census Bureau

    On April 14, the U.S. Census Bureau will hold a special Virtual University and College Summit to provide information about careers, internships, and employment opportunities at the Census Bureau. This is a chance to gain valuable information to pass along to the students and recent graduates in your life who are interested in opportunities at […]

  • Opportunities for Criminal Justice Research Using Restricted Data

    Dr. Ling Wu from TXRDC presented “Opportunities for Criminal Justice Research Using Restricted Data” to give prospective researchers a brief overview of how RDCs work and introduced available restricted data products and examples for criminal justice research, with a special focus on the Criminal Justice Administrative Records System (CJARS) and National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). […]

  • CJARS Fellowship Program

    Criminal Justice Administrative Records System at University of Michigan is excited to announce the opening of the second CJARS Fellowship Program. This program provides an amazing opportunity to receive support for research that taps into the wealth of criminal justice data held in the CJARS data infrastructure and all of the possible data linkage available through the U.S. Census […]

  • Inaugural CEO Summer Fellowship Program

    The Department of Labor’s Chief Evaluation Office (CEO) is seeking curious, innovative individuals to join the inaugural Summer Fellowship Program. The Summer Fellowship Program will support up to five Ph.D.s (current, advanced students or recent graduates) for a paid, full-time experience for 10 weeks (from June 13, 2022, to August 12, 2022). CEO Summer Fellows […]

  • 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.

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    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Featured TXRDC Researcher: CES Dissertation Mentorship Program Participant, Adam Roberts

    Adam Roberts, a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at Texas A&M University, shares his experience conducting research in the TXRDC and participating in the CES Dissertation Mentorship Program.

  • November 2nd CLA Centers & Institutes Showcase

    Stop by Rudder on Nov 2nd from 11:00 am-2:00 pm to explore the College of Liberal Arts centers and institutes and the research conducted within each, including the Texas Research Data Center.

  • CES Dissertation Mentorship Program

    The Center for Economic Studies (CES) wants to assist doctoral candidates who are actively engaged in dissertation research in economics, sociology, demography, or related fields using Census Bureau microdata at a Research Data Center. Fellowship recipients will receive mentorship and will have the opportunity to visit the Census Bureau to present their research in progress. […]

  • September 10th Proposal Development Workshop & September 15th Proposal Writing Workshop

    The TXRDC invites interested researchers to attend an online Proposal Development Workshop. Researchers are also invited to attend one of our in-person Proposal Writing Workshops.

  • FSRDC Post-doctoral Position of Interest

    Michigan State University Extension and the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics seek a forthcoming or recent PhD as a (Postdoctoral) Research Associate to explore the business dynamics of rural businesses in the United States, with particular attention to entrepreneurial activities conducted by military veterans. The associate will collaborate with a research team comprised […]

  • IPUMS Data-Intensive Research Conference July 20th – August 5th

    Held virtually Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 20th – August 5th, 2021. All sessions are central time. This free research conference will focus on full count U.S. census data and is co-sponsored by the IPUMS Big Microdata Network & the University of Minnesota Life Course Center and the Network for Data-Intensive Research on Aging (NDIRA). Our goals for this event […]

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    July 5 – 9 Present and Future of Confidential Microdata Access Workshop

    The Data Research, Access, and Governance Network (DRAGoN) presents a week-long practitioners workshop: "The Present and Future of Confidential Microdata Access." Session topics include technological solutions, statistical developments, training, operations management and strategic planning. Cross-cutting themes will be sustainability, equity, and applicability in low- and middle-income countries.

  • June 23 Brookings Center on Regulation and Markets Webinar for Graduate Students

    The Brookings Center for Regulation and Markets presents Graduate Workshop #2: “Using US Census Bureau data for research.” Description: It can be difficult for graduate students in economics to learn about government data that can be useful for research and about current policy issues that can be informed by economic research using those data. We […]

  • FSRDC Presentation Series #2 featuring Dr. Dominic Smith: “The Evolution of U.S. Retail Concentration.”

    The second installment of the FSRDC Presentation Series features Dr. Dominic Smith (Bureau of Labor Statistics), presenting his research titled “The Evolution of U.S. Retail Concentration.” Dr. Smith’s presentation will be on June 2nd at 12:00-1:00 pm Central Time. Login details are posted below. Click here for the event flyer which includes the event details as well as […]

  • Texas PRC Methods Talk May 17th

    Catherine Fitch and Megan Schouweiler from the Minnesota Population Center will present: “IPUMS in the FSRDC: Integrated Decennial Census and American Community Survey Data” Monday, May 17, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Zoom link: https://utexas.zoom.us/j/97584133839  

  • Interested in doing criminal justice research in the RDC? Check out this funding opportunity!

    The Criminal Justice Administrative Records System (CJARS) is holding a fellowship competition and invites researchers from a range of background to apply! If you are interested in applying, please visit their website to download the program solicitation and to submit your application: https://cjars.isr.umich.edu/2021-fellowship-competition/. Applications for the 2021 NSF-CJARS Fellowship Competition are due May 28th. If […]

  • April 26th Proposal Development Workshop

    The TXRDC invites interested researchers to attend an online Proposal Development Workshop. The goal of the workshop is to give researchers an overview of: (1) the restricted data resources available for RDC-based research, (2) programs and services available at the TXRDC, and (3) the steps involved in gaining approval for projects using restricted data. The […]

  • March 31st – The FSRDC Presentation Series Begins with a Presentation by Dr. Amber Crowell

      In the first installment of the FSRDC Presentation Series, Dr. Amber Crowell (Sociology, CSU Fresno) will present her research titled “The Micro-Level Determinants of White-Black Segregation: Beyond Spatial Assimilation and Place Stratification.” Dr. Crowell’s presentation will be on March 31st at 12:00 pm Central Time. Login details are posted below. Click here for the […]

  • New FSRDC Presentation Series

    We are excited to announce that the Federal Statistical Research Data Center program will host a Presentation Series beginning in Spring of 2021, with the first presentation in the series commencing March 31st! (for information on this presentation CLICK HERE). Presenters will be invited from the FSRDC researcher community to discuss their project findings as […]

  • RESCHEDULED: TXRDC is Co-sponsoring an Event with the Center for Research Impact of Social Science

    Overview Do you want to make sure your research has a broader impact? Have you ever wondered how to present your scholarly research to the general public? Would you like your research to be noticed by the news media? The Center for Research Impact of Social Science (CRISS) is hosting two events on writing for […]

  • December 7th Proposal Development Workshop

    The TXRDC invites interested researchers to attend an online Proposal Development Workshop. The goal of the workshop is to give researchers an overview of: (1) the restricted data resources available for RDC-based research, (2) programs and services available at the TXRDC, and (3) the steps involved in gaining approval for projects using restricted data. The […]

  • December 7th Graduate Student Information Session

    The TXRDC invites interested graduate students to attend an online information session regarding RDC research opportunities. The session will be held via Zoom on December 7th 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. CST. Participation is free. Graduate students from all disciplines are welcome. Please CLICK HERE for a flyer with a description of the information […]

  • Covid-19 Update

    The TXRDC is currently open to researchers; however, we are operating at a restricted capacity.   We have instated Covid-19 safeguards, abiding by both Census and Texas A&M University Covid-19 safety protocols.   Researchers with active RDC projects should contact our administrator, Karin Johnson, for details on our current operating procedures and management of lab space

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    Meet Our New Director: Dr. Mary Campbell!

    Dr. Mary Campbell Mary is the new Texas FSRDC Director. She is also the co-director of the NSF-funded summer Research Experience for Undergraduates program in the Sociology department. She has been in the Sociology department at Texas A&M since 2013, when she moved here from the University of Iowa. Her research focuses on racial and ethnic inequality and the […]

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    The TXRDC Welcomes Our New Administrator: Dr. Karin Johnson!

    Dr. Karin A. C. Johnson Karin is the new Texas FSRDC Administrator in College Station, Texas. Originally hailing from west Texas (El Paso), Karin lived in central Texas while completing her undergraduate degrees in International Relations and French at Texas State University. She then lived in Paris, France for two years. She completed her Ph.D. […]

  • New Website Format

    We now have a new website design. We’ve included a new calendar for our events which allows us to present our information to you in the context of the Texas A&M University calendar. You should be able to find all the information from the old site where it was. We’re continuously working to improve the […]

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    Welcome

    Welcome and thank you for your interest in the Texas Research Data Center. The TXRDC works in close collaboration with the U.S Census Bureau and National Science Foundation to enable research that expands basic scientific knowledge and provides benefits to the federal statistical system. We have provided a list of resources below for anyone interested […]

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    1/31/20, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg: Spring 2020 Proposal Development Workshop 1

    The TXRDC invites interested researchers to attend our spring 2020 “Proposal Development Workshop”. The goal of the workshop is to give researchers an overview of: (1) the restricted data resources available for RDC-based research, (2) programs and services available at the TXRDC, (3) the steps involved in gaining approval for projects using restricted data, and […]

  • 1/31/20, 9:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m., 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg: Spring 2020 Doctoral Student Information Session 1

    The TXRDC invites interested graduate students to attend an information session regarding RDC research opportunities for PhD students. Workshop participation is free. Doctoral students from all disciplines are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Please CLICK HERE to RSVP and share ideas and questions in advance. Please CLICK HERE  for a flyer with a description of the workshop and […]

  • Fall 2017 Proposal Development Workshop

    The Texas Federal Statistical Research Data Center (TXRDC) sponsored two workshops on Friday, September 29. The workshops provide key information to researchers interested in learning more about the TXRDC and the proposal development process. To find out about the events, and for links to the materials presented to attendees, see the links below. Doctoral Student […]

  • 9/27/19, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg: Fall 2019 Proposal Development Workshop

    The TXRDC invites interested researchers to attend our fall 2019 “Proposal Development Workshop”. The goal of the workshop is to give researchers an overview of: (1) the restricted data resources available for RDC-based research, (2) programs and services available at the TXRDC, (3) the steps involved in gaining approval for projects using restricted data, and […]

  • 9/27/19, 9:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m., 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg: Fall 2019 Doctoral Student Information Session

    The TXRDC invites interested graduate students to attend an information session regarding RDC research opportunities for PhD students. Workshop participation is free. Doctoral students from all disciplines are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Please CLICK HERE to RSVP and share ideas and questions in advance. Please CLICK HERE  for a flyer with a description of the workshop and […]

  • 5/14 – 5/15, 2019, 326 Academic Bldg: “New Directions in Research on Residential Segregation: Research Presentations and Methods Workshop”

    The TXRDC welcomes interested researchers to attend sessions of research presentations and methods workshops on new options for investigating segregation using micro-data. Tuesday morning May 14 features a workshop on new methods for analyzing and decomposing segregation indices using micro-data for households. Tuesday afternoon May 14 features three presentations on recent segregation research with a […]

  • 5/10/19, 9:30-11:15 AM, 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg: May 2019 Doctoral Student Information Session

    The TXRDC invites interested graduate students to attend an information session regarding RDC research opportunities for PhD students. Workshop participation is free. Doctoral students from all disciplines are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Please CLICK HERE to RSVP and share ideas and questions in advance. Please CLICK HERE  for a flyer with a description of the workshop and the […]

  • 5/10/19, 11:30-3 PM, 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg: May 2019 Proposal Development Workshop

    The TXRDC invites interested researchers to attend our spring 2019 “Proposal Development Workshop”. The goal of the workshop is to give researchers an overview of: (1) the restricted data resources available for RDC-based research, (2) programs and services available at the TXRDC, (3) the steps involved in gaining approval for projects using restricted data, and […]

  • 2016 FSRDC Research Conference

    Location: Memorial Student Center, 2nd Floor, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX We are proud to announce the Texas Research Data Center (RDC) will be hosting the Annual Research FSRDC Conference for the Federal Statistical RDCs (formerly the Census RDC Network) at Texas A&M University on September 15, 2016. The Texas RDC is supported by a […]

  • 1/25/19, 11:30-3 PM, 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg.: Spring 2019 Proposal Development Workshop

    The TXRDC invites interested researchers to attend our spring 2019 “Proposal Development Workshop”. The goal of the workshop is to give researchers an overview of: (1) the restricted data resources available for RDC-based research, (2) programs and services available at the TXRDC, (3) the steps involved in gaining approval for projects using restricted data, and […]

  • 1/25/19, 9:30-11:15 AM, 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg.: Spring 2019 Doctoral Student Information Session

    The TXRDC invites interested graduate students to attend an information session regarding RDC research opportunities for PhD students. Workshop participation is free. Doctoral students from all disciplines are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Please CLICK HERE to RSVP and share ideas and questions in advance. Please CLICK HERE  for a flyer with a description of the workshop and the […]

  • Call for Fall 2018 TXRDC Seed Grant Proposals

    The TXRDC issues regular calls for applications for proposal development grants to improve the quality and timelines of full RDC proposals. See the “Call for Proposals” below for a description of the program and the guidelines for preparing and submitting proposals. Review of fall seed grant proposal submissions begins at 4:30 PM on Friday, October 5, […]

  • 9/21/18, 11:30-3 PM, 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg.: Fall 2018 Proposal Development Workshop

    The TXRDC invites interested researchers to attend our spring 2018 “Proposal Development Workshop”. The goal of the workshop is to give researchers an overview of: (1) the restricted data resources available for RDC-based research, (2) programs and services available at the TXRDC, (3) the steps involved in gaining approval for projects using restricted data, and […]

  • 9/21/18, 9:30-11:15 AM, 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg.: Fall 2018 Doctoral Student Information Session

    The TXRDC invites interested graduate students to attend an information session regarding RDC research opportunities for PhD students. Workshop participation is free. Doctoral students from all disciplines are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Please CLICK HERE to RSVP and share ideas and questions in advance. Please CLICK HERE for a flyer with a description of the doctoral student information […]

  • 5/14-15/18, 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg.: TXRDC Spatial Analysis Workshops and Discussions

    Texas Research Data Center Spatial Analysis Workshops and Discussions Co-sponsored with the College of Liberal Arts Social Science Consortium Event Information The TXRDC is cosponsoring a series of workshops and discussions on spatial analysis with Dr. Corey Sparks. Events will be held on Monday, May 14, 2018 and Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at the Texas Research […]

  • 5/11/18, 12-3 PM, 101 Donald L. Houston Bldg.: Spring 2018 Proposal Development Workshop

    The TXRDC invites interested researchers to attend our spring 2018 “Proposal Development Workshop”. The goal of the workshop is to give researchers an overview of: (1) the restricted data resources available for RDC-based research, (2) programs and services available at the TXRDC, (3) the steps involved in gaining approval for projects using restricted data, and […]

  • 5/11/18, 10-11:15 AM, 101 Donald L. Houston Bldg.: Spring 2018 Doctoral Student Information Session

    The TXRDC invites interested graduate students to attend an information session regarding RDC research opportunities for PhD students. Workshop participation is free. Doctoral students from all disciplines are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Please CLICK HERE to RSVP and share ideas and questions in advance. Please CLICK HERE for a flyer with a description of the doctoral student information […]

  • Houston Proposal Development Workshops

    The TXRDC Director, Dr. Mark Fossett, is visiting Rice University, and the University of Houston campuses to host proposal development workshops on Thursday, March 22, 2018. The workshop provides key information to researchers interested in learning more about the TXRDC and the proposal development process. More information about the events and materials presented are below. Rice […]

  • Proposal Development Workshop and Opening Celebration for Texas FSRDC Branch at UT Austin

    The TXRDC Consortium has expanded to include a branch RDC located at The University of Texas-Austin in addition to the core RDC located at Texas A&M University in College Station. The secure lab at the UT-Austin branch RDC went “live” in September 2017 and UT-Austin is now hosting a half day celebration and proposal development […]

  • 2016 FSRDC Business Meeting

    The Texas Research Data Center (TXRDC) hosted the 2016 Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC) Annual Business Meeting for the Federal Statistical FSRDCs (formerly the Census RDC Network) at Texas A&M University from September 14, 2016. The all-day business meeting brought together leadership from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Center for Economic Studies, FSRDC administrators and […]

  • 2016 FSRDC Research Conference

    The 2016 Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC) Research Conference was held on November 15th at Texas A&M University’s College Station campus. The all-day event featured three concurrent sessions during each of four session periods, plus a welcome session and a keynote noon-time presentation. In all there were thirty presentations by sixty authors and co-authors […]

  • 2016 Racial Segregation Conference

    The Texas Research Data Center, Texas A&M University, and the Program for the Study of Ethnicity, Race and Culture at the Kinder Institute at Rice University hosted a one-day conference focused on innovations in the measurement and analysis of racial segregation in the United States on Friday, September 16, 2016, the day after the FSRDC Annual Research Conference.     The […]

  • 2016 FSRDC Business Meeting

    The business meeting is intended for Census staff, FSRDC administrators, FSRDC directors, other government statistical agency officials and potential FSRDC organizers. The FSRDC Annual Business Meeting is not intended for FSRDC researchers or those simply interested in FSRDC research. We are proud to announce the Texas Research Data Center (TXRDC) will be hosting the 2016 RDC […]

  • Presentations by Renowned Demographer Dr. Steven Ruggles

    The Texas Research Data Center hosted the 2016 Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC) Annual Research Conference on September 15, 2016, and cosponsored the 2016 Racial Segregation Conference on September 16, 2016 with the Kinder Institute at Rice University. The two events featured presentations by internationally renowned historical demographer, Dr. Steven Ruggles. Dr. Steven Ruggles Presenting at the 2016 […]

  • Proposal Development Workshop at University of Houston

    The TXRDC Administrator, Dr. Bethany DeSalvo, and the TXRDC Director, Dr. Mark Fossett, are visiting the University of Houston campus to host a proposal development workshop on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 1-4 at McElhinney Room 212, Department of Economics, University of Houston, 3623 Cullen Blvd, Houston, TX 77204. The workshop provides key information to […]