In Search of "Good" Rural Data: Measuring Rural Prosperity
Discusses the availability of data on rural communities, including economic, health, demographic, and geographic data, and issues that make rural data collection and reporting difficult. Compares 22 datasets, exploring what makes data collection difficult and what makes specific datasets challenging to work with. Addresses methods of locating good information in existing datasets, as well as steps toward improving data access.
Corianne Payton Scally, Eric Burnstein, Matthew Gerken, Evelyn Immonen
Aspen Institute, Housing Assistance Council, Urban Institute
Community and economic development · Economics and the economy · Research methods and resources · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data