Call For Session Proposals Now Open

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  Call For Session Proposals Now Open Full Information Save the Date APDU is welcoming proposals for the Data Symposium 2022, A Future For Good: How Public Data Helps Us Create Resiliency and Equity for All, (May 3 – 4, 2022). With economic, public health, and governance challenges arising from COVID-19 and political polarization, trustworthy […]

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APDU Weekly – January 13, 2022

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  January 13, 2022 FEATURES Level up Your Data Science Programming: Learn the Most Widely Used Open-source Statistical Analysis Language! Beginner R Training: Data Science for Community, Workforce, and Economic Development Research February 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM ET 26 Days Till Class Starts APDU’s Introduction to R workshop […]

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Beginner R Training: Starts in 28 Days

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  Beginner R Training: Data Science for Community, Workforce, and Economic Development Research February 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM ET  Training Begins in 28 Days! Full Details & Registration Are you sick and tired of manually manipulating data in Excel? Are you eager to level up your data science […]

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APDU Board Member: Caregivers Express Concern About Children’s Mental Health

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Data from the Family Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic questionnaire offer us a glimpse of how California children are faring. A majority of caregivers are concerned about their children’s mental health. Almost two-thirds of California caregivers (65%) were concerned about their oldest child’s emotional or mental well-being during the previous month when asked in July 2021, including 31% who were moderately concerned and 12% who were extremely concerned.

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2021 APDU Candidate Statements

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Candidate for Secretary: Beth Jarosz, Senior Research Associate, Population Reference Bureau Bio At PRB I work on a wide range of U.S. demographic topics, with a focus on subnational analysis. Prior to joining PRB, I served as Senior Demographer at the San Diego Association of Governments and later taught sociology at Pensacola State College. My […]

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APDU Board Member: September Jobs Report – Increased Worker Dissatisfaction

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The tables have turned for workers in a post-pandemic recovery based on crunching the latest jobs and labor data in Public Insight Insight for Work. In the spring of 2020, millions of workers were laid off or terminated. In September 2021, quit rates approached a record high level of just under 3% while layoff rates declined below 1%. Thus, we enter the growing phenomenon of “The Great Resignation”.

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APDU Weekly

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October 21, 2021 FEATURE APDU Board Member: Do Your Part to Build Trust in Public Data Katherine Wallman, Chief Statistician of the United States (1992 – 2017) During the past half dozen years, we have witnessed what is apparently news to many: a call for ?evidence-based policy-making? most notably initiated by congressional attention in the form […]

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APDU Weekly

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October 14, 2021 FEATURE APDU Training: Data Visualization Fundamentals in Tableau Last Chance to Register! Live Online Instruction: October 19, 22, 26, 29 2:00 PM ? 5:00 PM ET This virtual, 12-hour course introduces economic development researchers and public data users to the fundamental concepts of data visualization using Tableau Desktop. Over the course of […]

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