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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.

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

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Privacy Day 2021 is on January 28th. The following webinars have been co-organized by LDI Executive Director Lars Vilhuber:

The American Statistical Association's Committee on Privacy and Confidentiality (which Dr. Vilhuber chairs in 2021) holds a Privacy Day Webinar annually. This year's presentation, by Fang Liu (Notre Dame) is on the topic of  "Privacy Risk and Preservation for COVID-19 Contact Tracing and Information Sharing" on January 29, 2021 at 1:00 EST. To register, visit

As part of the IDEA webinar series accompanying the release of the Handbook on Using Administrative Data for Research and Evidence-based Policy (co-edited by Dr. Vilhuber) includes a presentation by Micah Altman on "Designing Access with Differential Privacy". Dr. Vilhuber hosts the webinar, and the Q&A following the webinar. For more information, and to register, please go to The Handbook is available for online reading at