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  • NSF grant and new technology help CU-led project mine census data 

    Myers, Linda (Cornell Chronicle, 2000-03-09)
    A gold mine of information collected by the U.S. Bureau of the Census but previously inaccessible to researchers could be used to tackle a range of social issues, according to John M. Abowd, professor of labor economics ...
  • CU-led consortium will test new confidential methods to mine census data 

    Steele, Bill (Cornell Chronicle, 2004-10-07)
    With modern computing power, data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Internal Revenue Service, law enforcement agencies and other branches of government can be combined to answer important public policy questions. The trick ...
  • Named Professorships 

    Unknown author (Cornell Chronicle, 2002-03-14)
    John M. Abowd, professor of labor economics in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations and director of the Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research (CISER), was named the Edmund Ezra Day Professor of Industrial ...
  • John Abowd steps down as director of CISER 

    Crawford, Franklin (Cornell Chronicle, 2007-12-21)
    After eight-and-a-half years at the helm of the Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research (CISER), John M. Abowd is stepping down and devoting himself full time to his own teaching and research. Abowd, the Edmund ...
  • NSF grant opens gateway to vast computing resources 

    Catt, Mary (Cornell Chronicle, 2009-07-27)
    A new National Science Foundation grant awarded to two ILR School researchers will create a Social Science Gateway to TeraGrid -- the NSF's national supercomputing infrastructure.

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