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Federal Statistical Research Data Center

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The Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC) is a partnership between the U.S. Census Bureau, Stanford University, UCLA, and UC Berkeley. The FSRDC at IRiSS is one of 20 laboratories nationwide which provide researchers with local access to non-public microdata in a secure facility.  Projects approved by the Census Bureau can use microdata from the Census Bureau's economic and demographic surveys and censuses, as well as restricted use data from NCHS and AHRQ.

A listing of the primary datasets in the RDC including data from Census, NCHS, and now BLS are listed here:

Datasets from other Federal agencies available in the RDC:

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More information is available at the Center for Economic Studies (CES)

To learn bout about RDC projects,  including the process for applying for and obtaining access to the data center, please contact Emi Lesure.