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2018 Data Release

UMETRICS 2017Q4a Linkage Files

Persistent URL

Principal Investigator(s)

  • Ron Jarmin (U.S. Census Bureau)
  • Julia Lane (New York University)
  • Jason Owen-Smith (University of Michigan)
  • Bruce Weinberg (Ohio State University / National Bureau of Economic Research)


UMETRICS 2017Q4a Linkage Files


The Institute for Research on Innovation & Science (IRIS). UMETRICS 2017Q4a Dataset: Linkage Files. Ann Arbor, MI: IRIS [distributor], 2018-04-10, doi:10.21987/R7DT0Z


Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS)


  • IRIS member institutions
  • Data Manager(s), Curator(s), and Distributor(s):
    • IRIS has served as a data manager, curator, and distributor in this round of data release
    • IRIS has prepared the UMETRICS 2017Q4a dataset for distribution for research purposes

Mode of Data Collection

  • IRIS Principal Investigators (PIs) were not involved in primary data collection, which was initially carried out by each IRIS member university as part of its administrative functions. Twenty-six (26) member universities are represented in the UMETRICS2017Q4a dataset:
    • Boston University
    • Emory University
    • Indiana University
    • Michigan State University
    • New York University
    • Northwestern University
    • Ohio State University
    • Pennsylvania State University
    • Princeton University
    • Purdue University
    • Rutgers University
    • Stony Brook University
    • University of Arizona
    • University of California – San Diego
    • University of Cincinnati
    • University of Colorado-Boulder
    • University of Hawaii
    • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • University of Iowa
    • University of Kansas
    • University of Michigan
    • University of Missouri
    • University of Pennsylvania
    • University of Pittsburgh
    • University of Virginia
    • University of Wisconsin-Madison


Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS)

Publication Year


Resource Type


File Name and Size

  • NIH Award Details: 4,663,696 KB
  • NSF Award Details: 543,707 KB
  • USDA Award Details: 14,896 KB
  • UMETRICS-Federal Agency Award Crosswalk: 13,389 KB
  • UMETRICS-ProQuest Crosswalk: 2,967 KB

File Type

Tables or Views in a relational database; csv files also available in the Virtual Data Enclave.

Dataset Description

In addition to core and auxiliary files, the 2018 IRIS data release includes updates for the 2017 data release match tables that: (i) link individual research employees to dissertation data (with a focus on dissertation topics) provided by ProQuest, and (ii) link federal awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to detailed information about the content of grants.

Funder Name

Ewing Marion Kauffman and Alfred P. Sloan foundations

Access Notes

Access restricted; please apply for access to the restricted-use data.

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