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PAA - Annual Meeting Information

The 2006 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America will be held March 30-April 1, 2006. Session 116 on Friday, March 31, 2006 is entitled "Panel on Census Research Data Centers." The chair is Barry Edmonston. The panel includes John Abowd, William Frey, Joe Hotz, and Charles Tolbert.

Cornell Census RDC Downtime Fri, Mar 24th 6:15am-7am

Note that Cornell RDC server RDC10 will be down tomorrow morning briefly from about 6:15am until 7am. This will kill all of your jobs running on RDC10.

R Graph Gallery

For those using R, there is a very informative R Graph Gallery, with plenty of examples (and source code!) for those complicated regression results. (found on the Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science blog)

NSF01 reboot to attach additional storage (revised)

Be advised that NSF01 (in the RDC network) will be rebooted Wednesday, March 22, 2006 at 6:30 AM and remain offline for two hours.

Computing Person and Firm Effects in Linked Data (CG2)

For a while, researchers at LEHD and CISER have been using methods that improve on Abowd, Kramarz, and Margolis (Econometrica, 1999) to compute high-dimensional person and firm effects. [...]