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Working at CES

About CES

  • Over 30 applied microeconomists conduct research over a variety of fields using Census Bureau business and household data to inform government, academia, and business
  • Economists are required to actively participate in the wider research community by publishing research papers and presenting research results at professional conferences
  • Collaboration with economists within and outside the Census Bureau is strongly encouraged and is facilitated by our Research Data Center network
  • Part of the Research and Methodology Directorate

CES Research Environment

  • Outstanding research environment for applied microeconomists using
  • Experienced staff of applied microeconomists creates a supportive research atmosphere
  • Research programs include
    • Industrial organization, productivity, trade, entrepreneurship, and innovation
    • Employment activity and worker flows
  • Economists are encouraged to
    • Publish in respected peer-reviewed journals
    • Present at domestic and international conferences
  • Collaborate with researchers in government, academia, and nonprofit research organizations
  • Access to selected internal microdata for approved research projects and for the development of innovative new data products
  • Participate in Census' active research and methodological seminar series


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Center for Economic Studies | (301) 763-6460 | E-mail CES |  Last Revised: September 30, 2013