Annual RDC Conference Call for Papers due JUNE 8, 2018



The Pennsylvania State University

September 7, 2018

The Pennsylvania State University Federal Statistical Research Data Center invites proposals to present papers and posters at the 2018 Federal Statistical Research Data Center Annual Conference.  We also will consider proposals for workshops and panel discussions.

The conference will be a day of concurrent paper and poster sessions and a keynote presentation.  Presentations will be based on current research using data available in the nationwide network of FSRDCs.  Research will include, but is not limited to, topics in the fields of economics, business and management, demography, health, and data development.

Deadline for Submission: JUNE 8, 2018

Please submit an extended abstract or a paper in PDF format by clicking the following link:

The paper or abstract should describe your research question(s), the data used (including sponsoring agency), methodology, and summary of results.  Results can be anticipated or preliminary if they are not yet finalized (do not submit undisclosed results).  The abstract should include a presentation title and a list of all authors and their affiliations.  Also provide the email address and phone number for the contact author.

Notices of acceptance will be sent by Friday, July 13

Preliminary program will be posted by Friday, July 27

Further information about the conference will be made available on the conference website:

If you have questions, contact the PSU FSRDC director Mark Roberts at

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