The UC Irvine branch of the California Census Research Data Center is a partnership between the School of Social Sciences and the U.S. Census Bureau. The on-campus site allows approved UCI and other researchers access to confidential Census data that is central to high quality research in economics, sociology, health services, public health, transportation, law and business.

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Recent News and Activities

  • The University of Wisconsin-Madison will host the 2019 FSRDC Research Conference in September 2019. The deadline for submissions is June 14, 2019.
  • UCI is a participating site for the Cornell University course "Understanding Social and Economic Data," which will introduce students to a variety of survey and administrative data, including data housed in the RDC. Please contact Matthew Freedman for details.
  • John Abowd from Cornell discussed use of labor market data in the RDC. Download his presentation.
  • Pat Barnes from the National Center for Health Statistics discussed use of health data in the RDC. Download her presentation or view video of her talk.


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