Resources and Trainings
Linkage Project Seminars:
The Massive Data Institute hosts monthly Linkage Seminars as a part of its Linkage Project series, featuring data experts discussing their work on data linkages across data types, sectors, domains, and disciplines. To see previous seminars or RSVP to upcoming seminars, please click on an event below:
- Linking Frames of Information at the U.S. Census Bureau – Deirdra Dalpiaz Bishop and Michael RatcliffeMarch 11, 2021
- Building the Next-Gen Data Platform for Research and Reporting on the US Justice System – Mike Mueller-SmithFebruary 25, 2021
- Improving Linkages with Neural Nets – Matthew Tamayo-RiosJanuary 14, 2021
- Education Data Linkage – George HoughNovember 19, 2020
- Counting Undocumented U.S. Residents – Jeffrey PasselOctober 30, 2020
- Election Linkages: Redistricting Reliably – Michael McDonaldOctober 8, 2020
- Healthcare Linkages: Methods, Matches, Murkiness – Sam RooszSeptember 17, 2020
Differential Privacy resources:
Differential privacy is a definition that the Census Bureau is using to develop disclosure avoidance techniques to protect the privacy of census respondents in the 2020 Decennial Census. Our differential privacy database includes resources to learn more about differential privacy for those with a basic, intermediate, or advanced understanding of differential privacy.
Census Data Quality Training:
MDI will assist states in preparing for possible Count Question Resolution or Population Estimates Challenges in order to secure federal funding and ensure hard to count populations are captured fairly and accurately. We will focus on training states and localities to identify data sources, secure access to them, prepare the data, and compare it with 2020 Census counts as they are released to assess data quality. More information on signing up for training will be posted here.