Ever wish you had access to that data set? Come learn about a proposal for Cleveland to host a Federal Statistical Research Data Center (RDC) and how it might allow you to access new data sources for your research. Presentation by Dionissi Aliprantis, senior research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
An RDC is:
• a partnership between federal statistical agencies and leading research institutions
• a secure facility managed by the Census Bureau
• a site where researchers interested in quantitative social science and statistical research can access selected internal microdata from the Census Bureau and other federal and state sources
More info is available at https://www.census.gov/ces/rdcresearch/roleofrdcs.html
Aliprantis is a senior research economist in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve. He is primarily interested in applied econometrics, labor and urban economics, and education. His current work investigates neighborhood effects on education and labor market outcomes.
Aliprantis joined the Cleveland Reserve Bank in 2010. He earned a BS in mathematics and a BA in economics and Spanish at Indiana University, and he holds a PhD in economics at the University of Pennsylvania.
Sponsored by the Department of Economics Hugh Pitcher ’62 Fund for Research in Economics