At IPUMS HQ, we generate our own research to present at conferences—but that’s only one small sliver of the the work that is powered by IPUMS data worldwide. At the 2018 Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting, IPUMS appeared in many posters and presentations from universities and research institutions across the globe. Here are just a few examples of the work at PAA that was #poweredbyIPUMS.
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
Introductory address by IPUMS Director Steven Ruggles.
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.