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The Politics and Practicalities of Counting People- Using U.S. Census Data in Your Research

The Politics and Practicalities of Counting People- Using U.S. Census Data in Your Research

As the United States government is about to embark on the 2020 census, increase your knowledge of the census’ history by attending “The Politics and Practicalities of Counting People”.

In this workshop, Donald Barclay will give a historical overview of the census -- noting significant changes over time and explaining key census terms and concepts including metropolitan statistical area (MSA) & census block. He will also introduce some of the tools & techniques for searching census data.

Length: 50 minutes

Please bring your own laptop if available. 

Please have your CatCard for check-in.

Date:
Friday, March 6, 2020
Time:
1:30pm - 2:20pm
Time Zone:
Pacific Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
KL 361
Audience:
  Faculty     Graduate Students     Staff     Undergraduates  
Categories:
  Workshop  
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