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Release of National QWI through 2013Q3

National QWI data release r20141206_1008 (beta release), covering 1993Q1 through 2013Q3, has been posted at http://download.vrdc.cornell.edu/qwipu.national. It is based on Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI) release R2014Q3Continue reading →

[ECCO+SDS] Customizing Python environment on ECCO and SDS

We updated our Anaconda Python environment yesterday. This note is how to customize that environment for your own research, on ECCO and SDS. Continue reading →

[ECCO+SDS] Update of Python install

We've updated the Python installation (Anaconda version), with some small changes and additions:

  • the econometrics environment has been removed (it contained some additional packages that are mostly contained in the regular environments)
  • MKL versions of the two main environments are available

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[ECCO] Matlab R2014b available on compute nodes

Matlab R2014b has been installed on ECCO compute nodes (official release notes). In order to use it in your programs, please use the "module" command. The default "qmatlab" script does not yet use the newer version.

[ECCO] Bug in QWI SAS dataset (R2014Q1) [updated]

Thanks to an alert user, we detected a bug in the SAS readin code used on ECCO for the QWI CSV files. The variable industry was miscoded as demogrp. The files are being regenerated. [Update: they are now available]