IPUMS FAQs: Becoming an Approved IPUMS User

At IPUMS we try to address every user’s questions and suggestions about our data. It is just one feature that adds value to IPUMS data. Over time, many questions are often repeated. In a new blog series, we will be sharing some of these frequently asked questions. Maybe you’ll learn something, or perhaps you’ll just find these interesting. Regardless, we hope you enjoy.

Here’s one of those questions:

Why do I have to apply for different projects? And When will my application be approved?

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IPUMS-International and IPUMS-DHS Stats Education Outreach


As part of the 2017 Minnesota Population Center Diversity Fellowship program, the goal of our project—titled “IPUMS-International and IPUMS-DHS Stats Education Outreach”—was to develop exercises in basic statistics that were based on the IPUMS-International (census) and IPUMS-DHS (Demographic and Health Survey) datasets.

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