Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Free workshop on Consumer Expenditure Survey Microdata

Register soon!

The Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE) will host its 4th annual microdata user's workshop from July 29-31, 2009. The conference includes both informative and practical sessions for users of all levels. The first day of the conference will be dedicated to new and novice data users, and the third day will be dedicated to intermediate and expert users. The second day will showcase current research using CE data. The conference is free for all participants and will be held in the Bureau of Labor Statistics conference center in Washington, DC. More detailed information, including a link to the registration form, can be found on the CE Web site

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Thursday, June 4, 2009

Gearing up for Census 2010...The countdown begins!

Want to learn about the difficulties of counting the population in a city like New York? Check out the National Public Radio story on the problems with counting New Yorkers and the difficulties leading up to the Census 2010. Be sure to check out the interactive maps on response rates and census figures state by state too!

And don't forget, the 2010 Census will be happening soon. Check out the NC Can Count On Me website for more information!