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Our mission is to create and make accessible novel data on the dynamics of the labor markets, we work with research networks and statistical agencies, developing appropriate statistics to inform policy makers, researchers, and simply people seeking knowledge. We emphasize and meet the requirements of stakeholders: users as well as providers, balancing the utility of the data with the confidentiality of the people and businesses whose activities the data describe.

LDI News

FILLED: LDI Replication project hiring Undergraduate Researchers for Fall 2022

We are looking for up to 10 students to work on the LDI-based AEA Data Editor team as undergraduate research interns.
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FILLED: LDI Replication project hiring Undergraduate Researchers for Fall 2022

Chief Scientist John Abowd Receives Edward Lazear Prize

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Chief Scientist John Abowd Receives Edward Lazear Prize

Five Faculty Members Honored

Professors Emeritus John M. Abowd, Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Tove Helland Hammer, Robert Hutchens and William J. Sonnenstuhl were lauded at a retirement celebration Monday.
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Five Faculty Members Honored

FILLED LDI Replication Lab / AEA Data Editor pre-doc position available

The Labor Dynamics Institute at Cornell University is looking to hire a Pre-doc / Research Aide & Replication Lab Supervisor to work with Dr. Lars Vilhuber in his capacity as Data Editor for the American Economic Association.
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FILLED LDI Replication Lab / AEA Data Editor pre-doc position available

LDI Replication project hiring Undergraduate Researchers for Summer 2022

We are looking for up to 10 students to work on the LDI-based AEA Data Editor team as undergraduate research interns.
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LDI Replication project hiring Undergraduate Researchers for Summer 2022

Cornell Graduate Student sought to assist AEA Data Editor

Multifaceted role with Lars Vilhuber
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Cornell Graduate Student sought to assist AEA Data Editor

Abowd Reflects on his Career

John Abowd, the U.S. Census chief scientist and associate director for research and methodology, and Cornell’s Edmund Ezra Day Professor Emeritus of Economics, Statistics and Data Science, shares his journey in this “International Statistical Review” story.
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Abowd Reflects on his Career

LDI Affiliate Erica Groshen recommends further harmonization, reorganization of Federal Statistical Agencies

Erica Groshen, Affiliate at the Labor Dynamics Institute recently appear with other experts discussing federal statiscal agencies.
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LDI Affiliate Erica Groshen recommends further harmonization, reorganization of Federal Statistical Agencies

Erica Groshen on the Future of Official Statistics

Erica Groshen reflects on the future of official statistics.
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Erica Groshen on the Future of Official Statistics

FILLED - LDI Replication project hiring Undergraduate Researchers for Fall 2021

We are looking for up to 10 students to work on the LDI-based AEA Data Editor team as undergraduate research interns.
Labor Dynamics Institute
FILLED - LDI Replication project hiring Undergraduate Researchers for Fall 2021

FILLED - LDI Replication project hiring Undergraduate Researchers for Summer

We are looking for up to 10 students to work on the LDI-based AEA Data Editor team as undergraduate research interns.
Labor Dynamics Institute
FILLED - LDI Replication project hiring Undergraduate Researchers for Summer

Upcoming presentations on Privacy Day co-organized by LDI Director Lars Vilhuber

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Upcoming presentations on Privacy Day co-organized by LDI Director Lars Vilhuber

IDEA Webinar on "Handbook on Using Administrative Data" Continues

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IDEA Webinar on "Handbook on Using Administrative Data" Continues

Open Access Journal

“Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality” migrated to ILR

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Open Access Journal

Research Network Honored

ILR hosts node of network receiving American Statistical Association award

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Research Network Honored

LDI graduate researcher Hautahi Kingi wins Motu Thesis Scholarship

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LDI graduate researcher Hautahi Kingi wins Motu Thesis Scholarship

Abowd will lead Census Bureau research and methodology

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Abowd will lead Census Bureau research and methodology

LDI graduate student Jorgen Harris is awarded prize for teaching excellence

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LDI graduate student Jorgen Harris is awarded prize for teaching excellence

LDI welcomes visitor, Joseph Chien (Australian Bureau of Statistics), to ILR Oct. 19-23

LDI welcomes visitor, Joseph Chien (Australian Bureau of Statistics), to ILR Oct. 19-23

The Economist has published a story on data confidentiality and privacy

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The Economist has published a story on data confidentiality and privacy

The Atlantic publishes story on synthetic data

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The Atlantic publishes story on synthetic data

LDI is a sponsor at the Fourth SOLE/EALE World Meetings

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LDI is a sponsor at the Fourth SOLE/EALE World Meetings

Abowd wins award from Graduate and Professional Student Assembly

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Abowd wins award from Graduate and Professional Student Assembly

Abowd wins 2015 GPSA award for excellence in teaching, advising and mentoring

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Abowd wins 2015 GPSA award for excellence in teaching, advising and mentoring

Long Zhang joins Labor Dynamics Institute as Postdoctoral Fellow

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Long Zhang joins Labor Dynamics Institute as Postdoctoral Fellow

LDI is hiring undergrads for summer research projects

LDI is hiring undergrads for summer research projects

LDI is hiring a Post-doctoral Research Associate

LDI is hiring a Post-doctoral Research Associate

Where Have All the (Good) Jobs Gone? 2015 Economic Forecast with Professor John Abowd

Where Have All the (Good) Jobs Gone? 2015 Economic Forecast with Professor John Abowd

LDI students, Nellie Zhao and Tirupam Goel, receive awards from the Economics Department

LDI students, Nellie Zhao and Tirupam Goel, receive awards from the Economics Department

Abowd elected Fellow of Econometric Society

Abowd elected Fellow of Econometric Society