Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research

The Melbourne Institute (MI) is a leading economic policy research department at the University of Melbourne. MI’s research activities include data development/curation, statistical analysis, and the undertaking of field experiments.

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Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research - Breaking Down Barriers: Creating a Shared Data Environment

The Breaking Down Barriers project is developing a Shared Data Environment (SDE) allowing researchers access to key data sets inside a secure environment. Relevant data sets are identified and transformed into an analysis-ready state allowing faster access and deeper analysis.
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