The 2018 IRIS Data Summit was attended by 60 individuals from 25 organizations. Highlights: exciting new data products, overview of research with IRIS UMETRICS data, and the government’s data strategy.
The partnership between IRIS and the U.S. Census Bureau was highlighted in the “Center for Economic Studies and Research Data Centers Research Report: 2017” issued in May 2018.
Valerie Bostwick and Bruce Weinberg’s recent working paper, “Nevertheless She Persisted? Gender Peer Effects in Doctoral STEM Programs” has been getting a lot of coverage, including being featured on the front page of the NBER website and also by Science.
University of Michigan’s monthly research newsletter features story about the economic impact of its research on the state of Michigan, using IRIS UMETRICS data to highlight the work of researchers.
An NBER working paper by Valerie Bostwick and IRIS co-PI Bruce Weinberg examines outcomes for female PhD students using UMETRICS data, finding that having female peers is important in being successful.