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 (SSB) and provide hands-on applications to prepare them to conduct their own SSB-based research. For more information, see the Request for Applications and additional websites at ncrn.info.
This workshop is part of the NSF-Census Research Network project of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. It is funded by National Science Foundation Grant No. SES 1131500. The Synthetic Data Server, which hosts the SIPP Synthetic Beta file and other synthetic data, is funded through NSF grant SES-1042181.