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Labor Force Statistics

At first glance, the variety of census datasets appear to cover many of the same topics, but each one employs a different methodology and focuses on a specific set of labor force variables at varying levels of geographic detail. In this post, we’ll summarize several of these additional sources so you can determine which ones meet your needs.

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What is US Census Data?

When most Americans think of the census, they think of the 10-year or decennial census that is used to gather basic data about the total population. The decennial census is an actual count of people and housing units, and it serves as the baseline for measuring and generating other census data-sets…

Categories: Big Data, Careers, Quantitative, Sampling, Social Issues

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Research for Social Good: Whose Voice?

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We are delving into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. Participation and voice relate to research for social good. In research terminology we discuss population and sample. Regardless of the research approach or data collection method, someone’s voice is being represented, […]

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