The Institute for Social Research and Data Innovation provides the infrastructure and services to support the work of its centers. The work of the Institute and its centers advances our knowledge of societies and populations across time and space, including economic and demographic behavior, health, well-being, and human-environment interactions.
The IPUMS Center for Data Integration is the leading provider of census and survey data from around the world integrated across time and space with the tool IPUMS. IPUMS serves more than 70,000 researchers across the globe.
The Minnesota Population Center is a University-wide interdisciplinary cooperative for demographic research. The MPC serves nearly 100 faculty affiliates spread over 26 departments in nine colleges to advance our understanding of population dynamics by fostering creative research within a collaborative interdisciplinary environment.
The Minnesota Research Data Center provides researchers access to non-public versions of federal data, including census, survey, and administrative records as part of the Federal Statistical Research Data Center system.