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Introduction to Data Sets: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Demographic Statistics

Part of APDU’s Public Data University series, this webinar serves as a baseline learning experience and systematic overview of demographic statistics at the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). This presentation will explore the following questions:

  • What data are collected? Who are the primary users? NCES logo
  • What research questions are most frequently answered with the agency’s data set?
  • How are the data collected? What are their strengths and weaknesses?
  • How frequently are the data updated? At what level geography are they collected?
  • What is the delay between the reference period and publication?
  • How are the data disseminated? How is the agency’s web delivery system structured?
  • Who can the user contact if they want to know more about the data program?

Speaker:
Susan Aud, Senior Research Scientist, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) 

Course:
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Demographic Statistics 101 (Introduction to Data Sets)

Cost:
Free, APDU & C2ER members and LMI Institute member states
$50, nonmembers

Introduction to Data Sets: Bureau of Economic Analysis Economic Statistics

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Part of APDU’s Public Data University series, this webinar serves as a baseline learning experience and systematic overview of economic statistics at the Bureau of Economic Analysis. This presentation will explore the following questions:

  • What data are collected? Who are the primary users? BEA logo
  • What research questions are most frequently answered with the agency’s data set?
  • How are the data collected? What are their strengths and weaknesses?
  • How frequently are the data updated? At what level geography are they collected?
  • What is the delay between the reference period and publication?
  • How are the data disseminated? How is the agency’s web delivery system structured?
  • Who can the user contact if they want to know more about the data program?

Speaker:
Ian Mead, Economist, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Department of Commerce

Course:
Bureau of Economic Analysis Economic Statistics 101 (Introduction to Data Sets)

Cost:
Free, APDU & C2ER members and LMI Institute member states
$50, nonmembers

Introduction to Data Sets: Statistics of Income IRS Economic Statistics

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Part of APDU’s Public Data University series, this webinar serves as a baseline learning experience and systematic overview of economic statistics at the Statistics of Income, Internal Revenue Service. This presentation will explore the following questions:

  • What data are collected? Who are the primary users? irs-seal
  • What research questions are most frequently answered with the agency’s data set?
  • How are the data collected? What are their strengths and weaknesses?
  • How frequently are the data updated? At what level geography are they collected?
  • What is the delay between the reference period and publication?
  • How are the data disseminated? How is the agency’s web delivery system structured?
  • Who can the user contact if they want to know more about the data program?

Speaker:
Michael Weber, Economist, Statistics of Income at Internal Revenue Service

Course:
Statistics of Income IRS Economic Statistics 101 (Introduction to Data Sets)

Cost:
Free, APDU & C2ER members and LMI Institute member states
$50, nonmembers

Introduction to Data Sets: Bureau of Transportation Statistics Demographic Statistics

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Part of APDU’s Public Data University series, this webinar serves as a baseline learning experience and systematic overview of demographic statistics at the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. This presentation will explore the following questions:

  • What data are collected? Who are the primary users?BTS (200x200)
  • What research questions are most frequently answered with the agency’s data set?
  • How are the data collected? What are their strengths and weaknesses?
  • How frequently are the data updated? At what level geography are they collected?
  • What is the delay between the reference period and publication?
  • How are the data disseminated? How is the agency’s web delivery system structured?
  • Who can the user contact if they want to know more about the data program?

Speaker:
Peg Young, Ph.D., Senior Mathematical Statistician, U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Course:
Bureau of Transportation Statistics Demographic Statistics 101 (Introduction to Data Sets)

Cost:
Free, APDU & C2ER members and LMI Institute member states
$50, nonmembers

Introduction to Data Sets: Bureau of Labor Statistics Economic Statistics

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Part of APDU’s Public Data University series, this webinar serves as a baseline learning experience and systematic overview of economic statistics at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This presentation will explore the following questions:

  • What data are collected? Who are the primary users?BLS-logo1
  • What research questions are most frequently answered with the agency’s data set?
  • How are the data collected? What are their strengths and weaknesses?
  • How frequently are the data updated? At what level geography are they collected?
  • What is the delay between the reference period and publication?
  • How are the data disseminated? How is the agency’s web delivery system structured?
  • Who can the user contact if they want to know more about the data program?

Speaker:
TBA, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Course:
Bureau of Labor Statistics Economic Statistics 101 (Introduction to Data Sets)

Cost:
Free, APDU & C2ER members and LMI Institute member states
$50, nonmembers

Introduction to Data Sets: Census Bureau Economic Statistics

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Part of APDU’s Public Data University series, this webinar serves as a baseline learning experience and systematic overview of economic statistics at the U.S. Census Bureau. This presentation will explore the following questions:

  • What data are collected? Who are the primary users?CensusLogo-white
  • What research questions are most frequently answered with the agency’s data set?
  • How are the data collected? What are their strengths and weaknesses?
  • How frequently are the data updated? At what level geography are they collected?
  • What is the delay between the reference period and publication?
  • How are the data disseminated? How is the agency’s web delivery system structured?
  • Who can the user contact if they want to know more about the data program?

Speaker:
Andrew W. Hait, Data Product and Data User Liaison, Economic Planning & Coordination Division, U.S. Census Bureau

Course:
Census Bureau Economic Statistics 101 (Introduction to Data Sets)

Cost:
Free, APDU & C2ER members and LMI Institute member states
$50, nonmembers