Rocky Mountain Research Data Center - Social Science Presentation

Published: Oct. 28, 2016

 

The Rocky Mountain Research Data Center (RMRDC)

Wednesday, Nov 2, 12:30-1:30pm

Ketchum (KTCH) 1B31

Jani Little, Executive Director

 

The RMRDC allows statistical analysis of economic, population, and health data collected internally and confidentially by federal statistical agencies. These data are NOT otherwise available for public use. It is a physical laboratory located in Boulder, set up according to the guidelines of the U.S. Census Bureau to ensure the data are protected and used only in ways that minimize the risks of unlawful disclosures.

 

Economic Data: Censuses and surveys of business establishments and firms. Linked Business and Household Data combine federal and state administrative data on employers and employees with core Census Bureau censuses and surveys.

 

Population Data: Censuses and surveys of households and individuals includes all records and complete geography (in many cases down to the block). Items such as income are not top-coded. Individual identifiers such as name, address, and social security numbers are not included.

 

Longitudinal Employer–Household Dynamics (LEHD) data: Uses modern statistical and computing techniques to combine federal and state administrative data on employers and employees with core Census Bureau censuses and surveys.

 

Health Data: Restricted data from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), including various surveys that have been linked with death records, Medicare and Medicaid enrollment and claims, and Social Security benefits.