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Latest working papers by the NCRN Cornell Node

  • An Economic Analysis of Privacy Protection and Statistical Accuracy as Social Choices

    An Economic Analysis of Privacy Protection and Statistical Accuracy as Social Choices Abowd, John M.; Schmutte, Ian M. Statistical agencies face a dual mandate to publish accurate statistics while protecting respondent privacy. Increasing privacy protection requires decreased accuracy. Recognizing […]

  • Proceedings from the Synthetic LBD International Seminar

    Proceedings from the Synthetic LBD International Seminar Vilhuber, Lars; Kinney, Saki; Schmutte, Ian M. On May 9, 2017, we hosted a seminar to discuss the conditions necessary to implement the SynLBD approach with interested parties, with the goal of providing a straightforward toolkit to implement […]

  • Proceedings from the 2017 Cornell-Census- NSF- Sloan Workshop on Practical Privacy

    Proceedings from the 2017 Cornell-Census- NSF- Sloan Workshop on Practical Privacy Vilhuber, Lars; Schmutte, Ian M. ese proceedings report on a workshop hosted at the U.S. Census Bureau on May 8, 2017. Our purpose was to gather experts from various backgrounds together to continue discussing the […]

  • Making Confidential Data Part of Reproducible Research

    Making Confidential Data Part of Reproducible Research Vilhuber, Lars; Lagoze, Carl Disclaimer and acknowledgements: While this column mentions the Census Bureau several times, any opinions and conclusions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the […]

  • Recalculating - How Uncertainty in Local Labor Market Definitions Affects Empirical Findings

    Recalculating - How Uncertainty in Local Labor Market Definitions Affects Empirical Findings Foote, Andrew; Kutzbach, Mark J.; Vilhuber, Lars This paper evaluates the use of commuting zones as a local labor market definition. We revisit Tolbert and Sizer (1996) and demonstrate the sensitivity of […]

Latest News from the NCRN Coordinating Office

  • Going offline

    This website is no longer active. It has been migrated to https://archives.vrdc.cornell.edu/ncrn.info/. You can also consult the Web Archive at https://web.archive.org/web/*/https://www.ncrn.info/. For any questions regarding the NSF-Census Research Network, please feel free to contact the Labor […]

  • New ACS Online Tool

    The margins of error on many tract level estimates from the American Community Survey are very large and this poses a problem to a wide swath of ACS users. […]

  • RSD Research Education Program 2018 Short Course Lineup

    The Responsive Survey Design (RSD) Research Education Program is excited to announce its 2018 short course lineup! Following up on the success of last year’s inaugural RSD Program short courses, as part of the University of Michigan Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques, the program […]

  • Release of CED2AR 2.9.0.0 (Metadata management and editing software)

    We released CED2AR v2.9.0.0 for download. The software is deployed on our live CED2AR instances as well, including the live demo at https://demo.ncrn.cornell.edu. New Features The following high level features have been added in this release:Tags: CED²AR […]

  • OMB seeking guidance on new techniques and methodologies based on combining data from multiple sources

    OMB is seeking information on the following: (1) Current and emerging techniques for linking and analyzing combined data; (2) on-going research on methods to describe the quality of statistical products that result from these techniques; (3) computational frameworks and systems for conducting such […]