The Kentucky Research Data Center (KRDC) is a collaboration between the University of Kentucky and the U.S. Census Bureau established by a grant from the National Science Foundation in 2016. KRDC is part of the nationwide system of Federal Statistical Research Data Centers whose mission is to expand the data infrastructure available to qualified scholars and students with approved projects by providing access to restricted individual- and firm-level data from participating federal statistical agencies. KRDC is maintained by a regional consortium of leading research institutions, including Indiana University. This infosession is designed for IU researchers interested in developing research projects using the KRDC.
James Ziliak is the KRDC Executive Director, Carol Martin Gatton Endowed Chair in Microeconomics, and the Founding Director of the Center for Poverty Research at the University of Kentucky. Charles Hokayem is the KRDC Administrator with the United States Bureau of the Census.