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The 49th Edition of the Kansas Statistical Abstract is now available! The abstract is available EXCLUSIVELY online as a PDF file with individual pages available in Microsoft Excel and PDF. For more information and access to the data, please visit http://ipsr.ku.edu/ksdata/ksah/.
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States of Surveillance: New Directions and Empirical Projects
Fall Symposium, October 1-2, 2015
Hosted by the KU Surveillance Studies Research Center and Institute for Policy & Social Research this symposium aims to push the boundaries of our current knowledge and explore new ways of thinking about and studying surveillance, privacy, and social monitoring. Read more on the symposium site at: http://ipsr.ku.edu/SSRC/conference/.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Registration and a preliminary program are available on the conference site.
Economic Impact of Immigration in the Kansas City and the Bi-State Region by Donna K. Ginther, Pat Oslund, and Jen Boden, November 2014.
Kansas County Profiles
Kansas County Profiles (formerly known as KCCED Profiles) were updated in November 2014. Check out the latest data for your county at: http://ipsr.ku.edu/ksdata/kcced/profiles/
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