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New datasets available

Vital statistics (birth and death databases) for the year 2014 are now available in the RDCs. These administrative surveys collect demographic and medical information for the cause of death and on all live births annually from all provincial and territorial vital statistics registries.

17 January 2018 - 7:46am |

Call for abstracts: 2018 International Population Data Linkage Conference

The Scientific Committee of the International Population Data Linkage Network (IPDLN) 2018 Conference on Linking Data – Improving Lives is currently accepting abstracts for oral, poster, rapid fire and creative presentations. The conference will be held in Banff on  September 12-14, 2018. The submission deadline is March 1. All details available on the conference website.

 

11 January 2018 - 3:20pm |

Call for proposals: Collaborative research programs on labour market programming

To support the evaluations of current labour market programming, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is requesting proposals for Programs of research/evaluation using the Medium Term Indicator (MTI) Performance Indicators database. The Programs will contribute to better understanding Canada’s labour market programs and/or Canada’s labour market dynamics. They will be undertaken collaboratively and will engage both academic and ESDC evaluators/researchers so that policy-relevant researchable questions that need empirical answers are formulated and addressed while taking into account the challenging features of the available data and applying the most appropriate econometric and statistical methods. An information session will be held on January 24 to provide researchers with sufficient information on the potential of the MTI Performance Indicators database before drafting and submitting their proposals which must be submitted by March 29. ESDC plans to fund two programs, each not exceeding $125,000 overall. All details are provided in the RFP.

 

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