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2013 Research Data Center Annual Conference
Call for Papers

September 17, 2013
Atlanta Census RDC at the
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

The Atlanta Census Research Data Center (RDC) is welcoming proposals to present papers at the 2013 Annual RDC Research Conference. The conference will be a day of concurrent paper sessions and a keynote presentation. Papers should be based on current or recent research using data from the nationwide network of RDCs. Data for the research include demographic, business, and linked employee-employer data from the U.S. Census Bureau and health data from the National Center for Health Statistics and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. The research should involve statistical analyses on nonpublic versions of the data from these government agencies.

Please submit an abstract (PDF files only) of no more than 500 words describing your research question(s), data used (including sponsoring agency), methodology, and summary of results. Results can be anticipated or preliminary if they are not yet finalized. The abstract should include contact information, including e-mail and phone number, and affiliations for all authors of the paper.

Please e-mail your submissions to Submission deadline is Friday, May 31, 2013. Notifications of inclusion in the conference program will be sent during the week of July 1.

Additional information about the conference, including registration, hotel, program, and other logistics, is available.

For more information, please e-mail Melissa Banzhaf at or Julie Hotchkiss at