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IPUMS

The IPUMS Center for Data Integration is the leading provider of census and survey data from around the world.

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MPC

The Minnesota Population Center is an interdisciplinary cooperative for demographic research.

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MnRDC

Minnesota Research Data Center provides researchers access to non-public versions of federal data.

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Life Course Center

The Life Course Center provides an intellectual forum to support research related to the life course.

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Our Mission

To advance knowledge of human populations and institutions across time and space with a focus on health, well-being, economic and demographic behavior, and human-environment interactions.

Founding Principles

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Innovation

Deliver innovative social science and population data and tools to researchers worldwide.

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Exploration

Foster new interdisciplinary research projects and training opportunities.

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Support

Provide exceptional services to support research projects and applications for external funding.

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Technology

Maintain a cutting-edge technical environment for data analysis and data infrastructure development.