Bob McCaa Named 2018 IUSSP Laureate

At this year’s Population Association of America annual meeting, our very own Bob McCaa was given the honor of being elected 2018 IUSSP Laureate. IPUMS director Steven Ruggles introduced his long-time colleague at the awards ceremony. For those of you who weren’t in attendance, here is Steve’s speech.

IUSSP Laureate Ceremony at PAA
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Denver, CO

Introductory address by IPUMS Director Steven Ruggles.

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Announcing IPUMS PMA

IPUMS has an exciting new data project to announce: IPUMS PMA!

IPUMS PMA is the integrated version of Performance Monitoring and Accountability 2020 (PMA2020), a series of high-frequency, nationally-representative surveys about family planning, water, sanitation, and health in 10 FP2020-pledging countries. Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in partnership with a team at Johns Hopkins University, the PMA2020 data series is comprised of household, female, and service delivery point questionnaires for monitoring progress towards FP2020 goals.

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IPUMS FAQs: Can you help me locate my relatives?

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 this 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:

Can you help me locate my relatives?

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