Research Links

Center for Economic Studies
The CES is a unit of the U.S. Census Bureau, and it exists to maintain the quality of the bureau’s census data and data products. It oversees all of the research data centers across the country and focuses on the analysis of confidential microdata collected in the bureau’s regular survey and census programs.

National Center for Health Statistics
The NCHS developed its data center to give researchers access to restricted data. In addition to providing access, the data center also hosts restricted data from a variety of groups within the Department of Health and Human Services.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality – Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
MEPS is a set of large scale surveys of families and individuals, their medical providers, and employers across the country. It represents the most complete data source on cost and use of health care/health insurance coverage.

Center for Economic Studies Discussion Papers
A recourse of discussion papers from the CES that include information research projects, titles, abstracts, references, and other information.

National Institute for Justice
The NIJ is the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice. It is dedicated to improving knowledge and understanding of crime and justice issues through science.