IPUMS-International Harmonized Census Microdata Extract System: Users and Uses, May 2002-January 2005

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Census microdata are an invaluable resource for social science and policy research. Until recently National Statistical Institutes permitted little access to these data. This paper reports on users and uses of the IPUMS-International database (www.ipums.org/international). The project is a global collaboratory to anonymize, harmonize and provide access on a restricted basis to integrated microdata extracts of census samples. Custom-tailored extracts and documentation are delivered, at no charge via the Internet, but access is restricted to bona fide scientists with demonstrated research needs who agree to abide by the conditions of use license. This paper summarizes information on the users and uses of the database during the first 33 months of operation.
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