The principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, & price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, & disseminate essential economic information to support public & private decision-making.
Hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, & other fields. Clemson University is a Class B member; there are currently no costs associated with this service. Clemson's ICPSR Official Representative is Sandi Piazza at 656-3712.
Provides information on the issues, attitudes & trends shaping America & the world. It does so by conducting public opinion polling & social science research; by analyzing news coverage; & by holding forums & briefings. (Free)
Purpose: To collect source & amount of income, labor force information, program participation & eligibility data, & general demographic characteristics to measure the effectiveness of existing federal, state, & local programs