Thursday, August 1, 2013

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IPUMS-International releases 27 new samples
As of July, 2013, there are 27 new census microdata samples available in the IPUMS-International database:
·         Argentina  2010
·         Bangladesh  1991, 2001, 2011
·         Brazil  2010
·         Burkina Faso  1985, 1996, 2006
·         Cameroon  1976, 1987, 2005
·         Ecuador  2010
·         Fiji  1966, 1976, 1986, 1996, 2007
·         Haiti  1971, 1982, 2003
·         Kenya  1969, 1979, 2009
·         Kyrgyz Republic  2009
·         Panama  2010
·         South Sudan  2008
·         United States  2010
The samples for Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Panama, and the United States extend the pre-existing data series for those countries. The South Sudan sample is composed of cases that were formerly included in the Sudan 2008 dataset.

The data release includes approximately 40 new integrated and 2500 unharmonized source variables. In addition to these population microdata, we added more GIS boundary files as well as migration and mortality records for selected countries.

The database now contains records for
 543,968,021 persons from 238 censuses in 74 countries. The collection is summarized on the samples page of our web site:

As always, all IPUMS data are available free of charge to researchers.Regards,
The IPUMS Project Team
Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota

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Population Association of Nepal Journal

Dear Researchers and Authors,

Appreciating the request from the prospective authors, we have decided to extend deadline for submission of articles to 15 September 2013 via The volume will accommodate 10-15 articles on different themes of population, health and contemporary issues development, like health, poverty, gender, social inclusion and so on.

   Basic requirements
1.     Article should focus on the issue of population, reproductive health, gender, poverty and other contemporary issues of population.
2.     Article should be between 2500-5000 words (excluding references and annexes).
3.     An abstract (250 words max) should be at the beginning of paper.
4.     Author’s (and co-author) institutional affiliation and email address should be provided in footnote.
5.     Article should be in error free standard British English language.
6.     Article should be research based including scientific review of literature, proper citation and referencing in APA format. The editorial board will perform online citation examination. Failing to maintain minimum standard will disqualify the article.
7.     Use Times New Roman 11 point font, single line spacing and 1 inch all side margin.
8.     Tables, figures and formulae should be in Microsoft Office Object (as possible) form so that the desktop manager can rearrange when needed.
9.     Please be informed that receiving article does not ensure publication.
10.  We also encourage all intended authors to be member of Population Association of Nepal. Membership rules and form are available at
We have anti-plagiarism policy. Failing to maintain the professional ethics will be taken seriously.

Trilochan Pokharel
General Secretary

Population Association of Nepal