IPUMS is excited to announce the winners of its annual IPUMS Research Awards. These awards honor the best published research and nominated graduate student papers from 2023 that use IPUMS data to advance or deepen our understanding of social and demographic processes.

The 2023 competition awarded prizes for the best published and best graduate student research in eight categories: IPUMS USA, IPUMS CPS, IPUMS International, IPUMS Health Surveys, IPUMS Spatial, IPUMS Global Health, IPUMS Time Use, IPUMS Excellence in Research.

Over 1,200 publications based on IPUMS data appeared in journals, magazines, and newspapers worldwide last year. From these publications and from nominated graduate student papers, the award committees selected the 2023 honorees.