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Status:Closed    Asked:Nov 28, 2016 - 01:33 PM

Redistribution of aggregate statistics?

I understand that redistribution of the IPUMS-CPS data to third parties is prohibited under the TOC. However, if I build a dataset from the IPUMS-CPS extracts that contains aggregate statistics at the year-state level, am I allowed to distribute that dataset on a personal website for free given I've properly cited the center?


For more information, this aggregate-level dataset is used in a research project and would be of use to the research community if it were made available.

 
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Joe_Grover

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Publishing your aggregate tables would not violate our current terms of use agreement since these tables can be considered your own product based on the IPUMS-CPS data and you are citing IPUMS-CPS appropriately.

Thank you for checking with us. And if you have any further questions, do not hesitate to ask.

 

Nov 29, 2016 - 11:12 AM

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