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The links below provide descriptions of projects that highlight CUR's CUNY Data Service activities and recent projects.

The Future of Low Wage Work in Metropolitan America

On October 10-11, 2008, the Center for Urban Research hosted a conference to present the findings from research focused on "The Future of Low Wage Work in Metropolitan America". Academics, policymakers, and practitioners discussed our findings and shared their perspectives on the changing labor market and how to address the problems affecting low wage workers.

Second Generation Immigrants

This decade-long study examines the educational attainment, labor market experiences, family formation, values, attitudes, and civic and social incorporation among the young adult children of post-1965 immigrants who grew up in the New York metropolitan area and compares them to peers from native born backgrounds.

Demographic change in Metropolitan America: 2000 to 2010

Between 2010 and 2012, the US Census Bureau will have publicly released a vast amount of data reflecting the results of the 2010 decennial census as well as the separate but related American Community Survey. The Center for Urban Research is immersed in these Census data with the goals of accessing and distributing, visualizing, customizing, and analyzing it statistically in order to help others understand how to use it in their work. This page summarizes some of our efforts.

New York City Immigrants: The 1990s Wave

This Federal Reserve Bank paper co-written by CUR's Joseph Pereira provides an in-depth look at the city’s newest foreign-born residents.

Foreign-Born Population in Upstate New York

This Federal Reserve Bank paper co-written by CUR's Joseph Pereira provides an analysis of upstate New York’s foreign-born residents, and suggests that they contribute to the region’s human capital in important ways.

Online Statistical Data Analysis

The CUNY Data Service at CUR has developed this site to enable users including the larger CUNY community to undertake statistical data analysis of selected US Census Bureau datasets via the Web.