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The 47th 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://www.ipsr.ku.edu/ksdata/ksah/.
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Kansas Economic Policy Conference
Agenda and registration are now available on the conference site.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
November 20, 2013
IPSR is pleased to be a sponsor of this year's GIS Day @ KU. GIS Day is a nationwide event to promote awareness and appreciation of geographic information system (GIS) science. Please join us in exploring how GIS is changing the way we interact with and learn from information about the world around us. This event is free and open to the public, please register online at: http://www.gis.ku.edu/gisday/2013/
Kansas County Profiles
Kansas County Profiles (formerly known as KCCED Profiles) were updated in August 2012. Check out the latest data for your county at: http://www.ipsr.ku.edu/ksdata/kcced/profiles/
Planting Food or Fuel: Developing an Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Role of Culture in Farmers’ Decisions to Grow Second-Generation Biofuel Feedstock Crops by Stacey Swearingen White, J. Christopher Brown, Jane W. Gibson, Eric Hanley, and Dietrich H. Earnhart, article in Comparative Technology Transfer and Society, Volume 7, Number 3, December 2009.
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