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Labor Dynamics Institute

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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.

The Atlantic publishes story on synthetic data

The Atlantic has published a story describing the use of synthetic data to protect the confidentiality of data subjects’ identities and sensitive attributes.  The story quotes researchers from the Cornell, Duke/NISS, and Michigan nodes.  To see the article, visit the page

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/07/fake-data-privacy-census/399974/