Summer 2018 Projects and Internships

For Spring and Summer 2018, the Data Library will be hosting summer analysts and data scientists to work on special projects. Special Social Analysis Projects Pursue special projects in social analysis with large, individual-level  datasets like IPUMS, GSS and NLSY. Social Science students, or any student interested in applying data science and statistical techniques to … Read moreSummer 2018 Projects and Internships

San Diego Data Knowledge Base

We’re working on building a new knowledge base, a collection of example Jupyter notebooks related to projects the Library has been working on.  The notebooks include detailed analyses using Jupyter, Python, Pandas and other tools, with most of the notebooks covering  crime and demographics. For instance, the Demographics and Business Loans notebooks shows how to fetch … Read moreSan Diego Data Knowledge Base

Explore Society with Social Data

Tonight we’ll be meeting to talk about two important collections of survey data, The General Social Survey (GSS) and a broad collection of integrated survey datasets, IPUMS.org. Additionally, we’ll be meeting with David Lynn, founder of Mission Driven Finance, to talk about his volunteer data project to analyze business lending to minorities in San Diego county. In … Read moreExplore Society with Social Data