Microsoft Power BI®: Creating an Interactive Text and Data Visualization Tool for a 21st Century Workforce

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2:00PM  – 3:00 PM ET Demand for interactive data visualizations and tools in the Labor Market Information space is growing. The increasing role of text elements as variables to display in these designs create challenges for designers depending on the platform used. Whether you query data internally or present information to customers, having user and […]

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Advocate on Data Concerns to the Census Bureau

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Researchers have many questions about the data coming out of the Census Bureau. With pandemic-induced data collection challenges, data privacy measures, and other logistical and technological issues, there are many issues to pay attention to. There are also many opportunities to provide feedback to the Census Bureau, including limited-time comment opportunities such as the 2020 […]

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APDU Lunch and Learn: 2020 Population – What Do We Know Now?

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Wondering what’s going on with 2020 data from the Census Bureau? We are too! If you’ve been hearing about delays and disruptions with census products like the summary file, American Community Survey, and demographic profiles, join us for this lunch and learn. Dave van Riper from the Minnesota Population Center lays it all out, showing […]

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2021 APDU Data Viz Award Presentations

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Are you’re a fan of attractive and useful data visualization? Attend this presentation of 2021 Data Viz Award winners to learn how some great visualizations were made. APDU gives annual awards to creative and meaningful graphic designs that use publicly available data (for example, data from the Census Bureau or Bureau of Labor Statistics) to convey a compelling point or story. Register today!

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Special Topics & Emerging Issues in Public Data: Advanced Techniques to Increase Data Availability & Maintain Privacy

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Big data has created complex new challenges to data privacy. One advantage of administrative big data is the enhanced feasibility of large scale record linkage. How can we make more data available to inform decision making without creating “Big Brother”? How can we inform this needed revolution in privacy protection without cutting back access to […]

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Intermediate Application of Data Sets: BLS Unemployment Data

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Did you know that there are at least three sources of unemployment statistics in the United States? In this APDU webinar you’ll learn about the three primary data sources—Current Population Survey (CPS), Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS), and American Community Survey (ACS)—and how they differ. Then we’ll explore how to access the official national and […]

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Intermediate Application of Data Sets: CDC Mortality Data

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Mortality data are in the news on a daily basis. Accurate data is key to tracking the spread of COVID-19. However, there are important nuances that data users need to know: How are mortality data collected? When are data released? Where can you access the data? What are the differences between provisional and final mortality […]

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Intermediate Application of Data Sets: New Coronavirus Household Pulse Survey from the Census Bureau

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The coronavirus pandemic is unprecedented in recent history. To meet this challenge, the U.S. Census Bureau, in collaboration with other federal statistical agencies, has developed two new experimental surveys: a Household Pulse Survey and a Small Business Pulse Survey. This webinar will provide an overview of the household survey, including the following: What type of […]

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New Microdata Access Tool for ACS and CPS

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Have you ever looked for data from ACS or CPS, but published tables did not have exactly what you needed? Have you ever wished you could create quick crosstabs without writing code? The Census Bureau is developing a new microdata access feature on data.census.gov that allows users to create custom crosstabulations from ACS and CPS. […]

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