U.S. Department of Commerce

Synthetic Longitudinal Business Database (SynLBD)

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SynLBD Beta Data

  • Synthetic longitudinal business microdata product that protects the confidentiality of establishments' information
  • Accessible through the VirtualRDC at Cornell University
 

Overview



 What is Synthetic  Data?

Data that replicates the structure and statistical properties of the original confidential dataset, without using original content.


 What is the BDS?

The Business Dynamics Statistics (BDS) is a public–use data set of annual aggregate statistics describing establishment openings and closings, firm startups, job creation and destruction by firm size, age, industrial sector, and state.


 What is the
 VirtualRDC?

The Virtual RDC provides access to public–use data products and a computing environment that mirrors the Census Bureau RDCs.


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Center for Economic Studies | (301) 763-6460 | E-mail CES |  Last Revised: September 12, 2013