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The 48th 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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2014 GIS Day @ KU
November 19, 2014
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://gis.ku.edu/gisday/2014/
Kansas Economic Policy Conference
Presentations and additional materials now available on the conference site.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Kansas Water: Research and Communication
September 26, 2014
Inequality in the Post-Civil Rights Era: A KU Symposium Commemorating the Sixtieth Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education (Panel Discussion) Thursday April 17, 2014
10:00am - 6:30pm
Hall Center, Conference Hall
Panel session one on Historicizing Inequality is scheduled to run from 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., panel session two titled, Engaging Inequality, will run from 1:15 to 3:00 p.m., and the event will conclude with a keynote lecture by Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University. Please RSVP for panel sessions by April 10th to firstname.lastname@example.org. Details are available in the event flyer (PDF).
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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