Session Details

Analyzing and Linking Full Count U.S. Census Data from IPUMS
(Event: PAA 2020 Annual Meeting)

Apr 22, 2020 8:00am - Apr 22, 2020 5:00pm
Session Type: Workshop

Description

IPUMS disseminates data on every single person that appeared in the U.S. Census from 1850 to 1940 (over 650 million records). By attending our workshop you will learn how to work with this massive database to study intergenerational mobility, fertility, mortality, migration, and other life-course transitions, with special focus on managing data, accessing restricted data, and linking records over time. We will provide you with:

  • Strategies for working with very large datasets.
  • A deep understanding of the features and idiosyncrasies of historical census data.
  • Instructions for accessing and linking restricted census data with full names and geographic specification.
  • Direct consultation with data experts on how to use IPUMS data in your research.

Presenters include:

  • Catherine Fitch, Associate Director, Institute for Social Research and Data Innovation
  • Jonas Helgertz, Research Scientist, Institute for Social Research and Data Innovation
  • Matt A. Nelson, Research Scientist, Institute for Social Research and Data Innovation
  • Jose PacasResearch Scientist, Institute for Social Research and Data Innovation  
  • Steven Ruggles, Director, Institute for Social Research and Data Innovation

  

Session Fees
Fee TypeMember FeeNon-Member Fee
This session is free
Early: $175.00 $275.00
Regular: $175.00 $275.00
Late: $175.00 $275.00