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Upcoming Advanced Workshop on the SIPP Synthetic Beta (SSB)

Martha Stinson, US Census Bureau, together with H. Luke Shaefer and Martha J. Bailey, University of Michigan, are offering an "Advanced Workshop on the SIPP Synthetic Beta (SSB)" from June 23-27, 2014, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This advanced workshop will introduce participants to the use of the Survey of Income and Program Participation Synthetic Beta [...]

Experimental online codebook for SIPP Synthetic Beta available

An experimental online codebook is available at CED²AR for the SIPP Synthetic Beta v5.1 (provided by the NSF-Census Research Network – Cornell Node).

[SDS] Access to SIPP Synthetic Beta and Synthetic LBD will remain open during US government shutdown

Today (Oct 1, 2013) all Census employees who support the SSB and SynLBD are being furloughed. However, the SDS server itself where users access the synthetic data will remain operational, since it is housed and maintained by Cornell University. Census staff will not be able to answer email questions or perform any validation work until [...]

[SDS] Release of SIPP Synthetic Beta version 5.1.1 to SDS

The US Census Bureau has released a new SSB dataset to the Synthetic Data Server. [...]

[SDS] Discussion of cross national effort to generate synthetic business databases

Lars Vilhuber and Javier Miranda (U.S. Census Bureau) discuss a new cross-national effort to generate synthetic business databases. For more details, see our session page.