DSDR is currently funded via a cooperative agreement between the Population Dynamics Branch (PDB) (formerly the Demographic and Behavioral Sciences (DBS) Branch) of the NICHD and the University of Michigan. DSDR’s objective is to develop a scientifically rigorous data-sharing infrastructure that can be used by NICHD grantees and other researchers to facilitate data sharing while maintaining respondent confidentiality. DSDR provides scientific expertise in dealing with complex data archiving and analysis and supports both researchers collecting data and those who wish to use the data.
DSDR provides the demographic and population sciences research community with:
Current DSDR data sets include: