The Center for Economic Studies (CES) partners with stakeholders within and outside the Census Bureau to improve measures of the economy and people of the United States through research and the development of innovative data products. CES maintains oversight of the 24 Federal Statistical Research Data Centers. At this site, researchers can find useful information regarding restricted data sets, how to gain special sworn status, and proposal preparation.
The network of 24 RDCs provide access to restricted data at locations across the country. At this site, researchers can gain information about the various RDCs, their specialties, and policies for use.
This Center for Economic Studies site provides updates on RDC activity and news about newly available data products.
Though this site is for the lay public, it offers information about how citizens can access and utilize Census information in their jobs, grant proposals, local planning activities, and more. Census offers Webinars, tutorials, and classroom training. Find out about the valuable public benefits provided by the Census Bureau.