Amid Uncertainty for Federal Statistics Collection, Daily Use Increases

Use of IPUMS data has grown steadily over the past 15 years. In particular, the IPUMS USA and IPUMS CPS projects have recognized a considerable increase in daily downloads since their inception. Despite this growth in use, however, the future of federal statistics data collection is in question as the United States transitions to a new Presidential administration.

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Building Community through Education, Sociability, and Shared History

A quilt square created by IPUMS/MPC staff.

Building a strong sense of community is fundamental to nurturing and sustaining successful organizations.  IPUMS and the MPC pursue three avenues—educational, social, and historical—for building community for its faculty, research associates, staff, and affiliates.

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Submit your work for an IPUMS Research Award

We are pleased to announce the 9th annual competition for the best research papers using the IPUMS microdata collection. Papers or publications submitted should utilize IPUMS-USA, IPUMS-CPS, IPUMS-International, NAPP, or IHIS to study social, economic, and/or demographic processes. We are looking particularly for papers that use innovative approaches, comparative analyses, interesting variables, or multiple IPUMS datasets.

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