This just came over the wire today. The ZArchive in Cologne has put up their Eurobarometers and the International Social Survey Project files in Nesstar. The URL is zacat.gesis.org/webview/index.jsp You have to register at zacat.gesis.org to get access to the data. This is very good news for those of us who plan to go this […]
Monthly Archive for April, 2006
Question Need access to electronic documentation for the 1984 survey of financial security as well as the SPSS command file for the 1999 survey of financial security. Answer For 1984 electronic documentation, there is a link to scanned codebooks – unnecessarily large, but available here. For the 1999 SPSS command file, see this file. Both […]
New announcements: 1) Licensing Portal has been updated! The Licensing Portal has been updated with 16 new examples: http://www.statcan.ca/english/Dli/caselaw/assess.htm (click on left-hand side menu “Decisions on past licensing questions”) The patterns used to assess the licensing questions are: a) Is the user authorised? b) Is the proposed use within the licence? c) Will funding be […]
Posted in Population and Demography on Apr 6th, 2006
Question A student is wanting population counts that he can join to a 2001 arcinfo file for British Columbia (gda_059b02a_e.exe). We loaded this file into ArcView but this file does not appear to have population counts included as attribute data. I am remembering from our 2005 ACCOLEDS workshop that we did some data joining exercises. […]
Question I have had a request for the Longitudinal Immigration Database (IMDB), and the Landed Immigrant Data system (LIDS); beyond some messages in the archives dating back to 2000, plus the product page in the online catalogue, I can find nothing else about the IMDB, and nothing at all about LIDS. Can anyone enlighten me? […]
Question A faculty member here is wondering whether GINI coefficients are released below the provincial level – specifically, to the Census Tract level. Answer The GINI coefficients are not available at a lower level of geography.