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Call for Papers: 2008 Census Research Data Center Annual Conference

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Duke University, Durham NC
October 13, 2008

2008 Census Research Data Center Annual Conference

  • Keynote Presentation Speaker : Nobel Economist, James Heckman (topic TBD)
  • DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: August 1, 2008

The Triangle RDC, in behalf of the Census Research Data Center Program, welcomes proposals to present papers and posters based on current or recent projects carried out in a Research Data Center or using confidential Census Bureau data. Graduate students are encouraged to apply. The 2008 Research Data Center Conference will be held October 13, 2008 at Duke University and is hosted by the Triangle RDC. Registration is free (with lunch included), but is required to attend.

SUBMISSIONS: Proposals for papers and posters should include an abstract of no more than 500 words, a brief CV, e-mail address, and telephone number. If the research has more than one author, please specify the contact author in the abstract. Submit proposal materials by e-mail to Gale Boyd, The conference organizers will select abstracts for either a presentation or poster session. Graduate student presenters may apply for a travel stipend and should include a request for travel expenses with the submission of their proposal. Additional funding may be available to support travel by other presenters.

Further details on conference logistics, hotels, and the program will be circulated and posted on the TCRDC website: (download Full call for papers for some more details)