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Center for Economic Studies (CES)

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Research Programs

  • Understanding the economy of US businesses, households, and individuals
  • Improving data product quality through feedback from research
  • Helping researchers conduct research beneficial for Census Bureau programs

Research Topics

Researchers at CES and the secure Federal Statistical Research Data Centers (RDCs) use the restricted-access microdata in analyses of topics including:

  • Demography
  • Earnings and Income
  • Energy Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Economics
  • Finance
  • Health Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • International Trade
  • Labor Economics
  • Productivity
  • Regional and Urban Economics
  • Sociology
  • Survey Methods
  • Technological Change

Research Publications

Researchers at CES and the RDCs publish in major peer-reviewed journals including:

  • American Economic Review
  • American Sociological Review
  • Demography
  • Journal of Finance
  • Journal of Labor Economics
  • Journal of Political Economy
  • The RAND Journal of Economics
  • Review of Economic Dynamics
  • Review of Economics and Statistics

» Complete list of peer reviewed publications


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Center for Economic Studies | (301) 763-6460 | E-mail CES |  Last Revised: March 02, 2015