Win an award for using IPUMS data in your research

Cash prizes recognize published and unpublished work

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If you have used data from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) in your research, consider submitting your paper for the IPUMS Research Award, the annual award competition for research using the IPUMS microdata collection.

Cash prizes will be awarded for:

  • Best published work, and
  • Best work by a graduate student (published or unpublished)

Papers or publications submitted should utilize IPUMS-USA, CPS, IPUMS-International, NAPP, or IHIS to study social, economic, and/or demographic processes.

Deadline for nomination or submission: February 15, 2015

Find out more and submit a nomination

Never used IPUMS data and want to learn more? Want to know more about your options for utilizing microdata (i.e., record-level research data) to answer research questions in the social sciences? See our guide to Social Science Data Services or contact Katherine McNeill, social science data services librarian.