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MPC Data Workshops

The Minnesota Population Center, one of the world's leading developers of demographic data resources, offers workshops on how to acces these free social science and health data. In these hands-on workshops, local researchers learn about the content of the data and receive basic information about how to get and analyze the data.

All workshops are held Noon -1:30 PM
Wilson Library Computer Lab, Rm S30C

Workshops are free but limited to 25 people.

Workshop Dates:

Friday, September 30, 2011
IPUMS USA:  Harmonized data on people in the U.S. Census and American Community Survey, from 1850 to the present.

Friday, October 28, 2011
IPUMS-International: Harmonized data for 1960 forward, covering 263 million people in 111 census from around the world. 

Friday, December 16, 2011
NHGIS: Tabular U.S. Census data and GIS boundary files from 1790 to 2000.

Friday, January 20, 2012
NAPP:  Census microdata from Canada, Great Britain, Germany, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and the United States from 1801 to 1910.

Friday, February 17, 2012
IHIS: Annual harmonized data on people in the U.S. National Health Interview Survey from 1960s to the present.

Friday, March 23, 2012
IPUMS-CPS: Harmonized data on people in the Current Population Survey, every March from 1963 to the present.