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April 29, 2015

We are presenting Introduction to OpenStreetMap.org Relief Mapping for Nepal sessions on the following schedule:

Wednesday, April 29th, from 5pm to 6pm

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April 28, 2015

Each month, the Current Employment Statistics program publishes detailed employment data. Because the data are subject to multiple revisions, end users often need access to information that details how the data have changed over time. Vintage data tables are a valuable tool, providing users with all published data, from original estimates to the most up-to-date figures.

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April 28, 2015

As many of you may be aware, the U.S. Census Bureau recently completed a review of public comments received in response to a proposal to remove five questions from the American Community Survey beginning in 2016. These questions, which were identified through a comprehensive content review process conducted in 2014, included the following:

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April 28, 2015

From ICPSR: The Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE) invites you, your colleagues, and students to attend the free 2015 CE Survey Methods Symposium and 10th annual Microdata Users’ Workshop being held in Washington, DC July 14–17, 2015.

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April 27, 2015

Reconstructing the Map: Statistics, Statecraft, and Data Visualization in Nineteenth-Century America
Benjamin Schmidt
Professor of History at Northeastern University
 
Monday, May 11th - 10:30AM - 12:00PM 
Wallenberg Hall (Bldg 160), Fourth Floor, Room 433A
Lunch to follow
 

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April 27, 2015

COMPLIMENTARY LIVE SESSIONS
Mastering JMP® Webcasts
Expand your analytic skills

You’re invited to attend online, live presentations led by our technical experts. Most of these complimentary webcasts are designed for beginning and intermediate users of JMP. Each session includes demos, examples, tips and tricks, and Q&A on the featured topic.

Be sure to check out the new topics just added to the schedule.

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April 27, 2015

Below is a list of new data collection additions to the ICPSR data archive along with a list of released data collections that have been updated:

New Additions

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April 24, 2015

U.S. nonfarm payroll employment continued to grow steadily in 2014, adding 3.1 million jobs, according to the Current Employment Statistics (CES) survey. This article uses CES data to discuss how private and public industry employment, hours, and earnings changed over the year. Job gains in 2014 were widespread across industries, with all broad industry groups experiencing employment increases. Employment growth was concentrated in the service-providing sector and led by industries that have been adding jobs for some time.

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April 24, 2015

The state-of-the-art processes implemented by BLS provide key new flexibilities and efficiencies in calculating and measuring price changes in the economy. It’s important to note the methodology underlying production of the CPI has not changed and the new system is not designed to produce a higher or lower estimate of price change, but it improves efficiency, saves money, and provides an opportunity for more research and faster innovations in the future.

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April 24, 2015

Announcing a Stanford Graduate Summer Institute (SGSI) course,

organized by the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society!

September 8-11, 2015

Ethical Dilemmas in Research:

Reflecting on Problems, Principles, and Practices Beyond the IRB

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