Nebraska Data Users Conference Series
The 32nd Annual Nebraska Data Users Conference Series
In 2021, the Center for Public Affairs Research presented its annual Nebraska Data Users Conference as a series of four virtual sessions held on the fourth Thursday of alternating months beginning in April.
Recordings of the sessions are now available for purchase.
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See the latest features and learn tips and tricks to get the most out of data.census.gov; the online platform where you can access 2020 Census results, as well as data from the American Community Survey, Economic Census, and Population Estimates Program. Presenter: Pauline Nunez, U.S. Census Bureau - Denver Region.
Data Resources from the Center for Public Affairs Research
CPAR offers several online resources so you can easily access common demographic and socioeconomic data about Nebraska, our region, and the nation. Learn how to access these resources and when they are updated to ensure you have timely data insights. Presenter: Melanie Kiper, UNO Center for Public Affairs Research.
Exploring Nebraska’s Workforce Using the Census Bureau's Current Population Survey
This session will explore the workforce and economic insights that can be produced using the Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey and other business and economic resources. Insights about working families and how the pandemic has impacted these families will be highlighted using these sources. Presenter: Josie Schafer, UNO Center for Public Affairs Research.
Understanding Vulnerable Populations: An Exploration of Data Sources and Research Methods
Three sessions will examine vulnerable populations and the data available to explore these groups and trends about them.
Human mobility, in its different manifestations — international and domestic migration; refugees, asylum seekers, and displaced populations; and human trafficking — is at the center of many political and public debates. In two research presentations by UNO faculty, the demographics of highly mobile populations will be explored as well as the impacts of mobility on communities in Nebraska.
Women and the Economy
Nationally, and in Nebraska, a persistent gender, racial, and ethnic wage gap exists. This session will explore women’s earnings, spending habits, and financial knowledge to understand their critical role in the economy.
A large aging population, like here in Nebraska, has an impact on a variety of public policies and facets of life for all ages. Two Nebraska researchers will introduce a variety of data sources and resources on aging adults, review gaps in knowledge about this population, and share efforts to build a stronger evidence base about the policy impacts of aging.
Nebraska State and Local Population Trends
Explore the state's population trends with a focus on counties, congressional districts, and legislative districts, including births and deaths, aging of the population, rising diversity, brain drain, and changes in housing and household composition.
Redistricting: Examples and Experiences from Other States
The processes for redistricting vary by state. In advance of redistricting here in Nebraska, learn about the political processes and technical details of redistricting in other states as well some basics that will impact redistricting in Nebraska.
9-10:15 A.M. | 2020 Socioeconomic Data and What It Tells Us about the Pandemic
Learn what data is available, efficient ways to access it, and compare various statistics and trends over time.
10:30 A.M.-Noon | Maps for Information Sharing: Pros and Cons
When making a data visualization you have lots of choices, including, maps. Learn from two professionals that use maps in their work about when and how to best use maps to share your data and gain some insights for getting started with making maps.
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