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Poverty Tracker Data Training Workshop

Posted: 1/17/2017 (Conference)

The first annual Poverty Tracker Data Training Workshop will be held at Columbia University in New York City on May 18-19, 2017. The workshop is designed to familiarize participants with the data available in the New York City Longitudinal Survey of Well-being, a repeated panel study which is conducted by the Columbia Population Research Center and which tracks the dynamics of poverty, hardship, and well-being among representative samples of New York City residents.

The 2017 workshop will include an introduction to the Poverty Tracker data, hands-on sessions for scholars to work with the data, introduction to sensitive data elements and associated data access policies, and other topics. The workshop is targeted toward early- and mid-career scholars from social science disciplines. Underrepresented scholars are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must possess basic quantitative data analysis skills. Approximately 25-30 applicants will be selected. Accepted out-of-town candidates will receive travel support.

Additional information about the Poverty Tracker is available at The online application is available below.

The deadline for application submission is Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at 5:00pm (EST).

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Date: 05/18/2017

Deadline: 02/21/2017

Location: Columbia University