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In a society where the amount of information is growing explosively, free access to reliable and integral data is crucial. As the national statistical office, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) provides reliable statistical information and data to produce insight into social issues, thus supporting the public debate, policy development and decision-making while contributing to prosperity, well-being and democracy. CBS was established in 1899 in response to the need for independent and reliable information that advances the understanding of social issues. This is still the main role of CBS. Through time, CBS has grown into an innovative knowledge institution, with continuous adoption of new technologies and developments in order to safeguard the quality of its data and its independent position.
Statistics Flanders is the network of Flemish government agencies that develop, produce and publish official statistics. We offer key figures and data to tell stories with numbers about Flanders: about the people who live and work here, our economy and our environment, and about our place in Europe and the world. The network is coordinated by the Flanders Statistics Authority to ensure our official statistics are produced according to legal provisions and internationally applicable principles which focus on the relevance, quality and independent production of our outputs.
De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) is the Dutch central bank, financial sector supervisor and resolution authority. DNB has a range of duties in the national and European context. DNB seeks to safeguard financial stability and thus contributes to sustainable prosperity in the Netherlands. As an independent central bank, supervisory authority and resolution authority, DNB works in tandem with its European partners to achieve:
price stability and a balanced macroeconomic development in Europe;
a shock-resilient financial system and a secure,reliable and efficient payment system; and
strong and sound financial institutions that meet their obligations and commitments.
By issuing independent economic advice, DNB strengthens policies aimed at its primary targets.
Esri, the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, offers the most powerful mapping and spatial analytics technology available. Since 1969, Esri has helped customers unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Today, Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations including the world's largest cities, most national governments, 75 percent of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri engineers the most advanced solutions for digital transformation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and location analytics to inform the most authoritative maps in the world. Visit us at esri.com.
LUXs is the Leiden University Center for Statistical Science. It unites the statisticians teaching and researching at Leiden University. LUXs was founded by statistical scientists from Biomedical Data Sciences of the Leiden University Medical Center, Methodology and Statistics of the Institute of Psychology, Statistical Science group of the Mathematical Institute.
LCDS is the Leiden Centre of Data Science. It is a network of researchers from different scientific disciplines, who use innovative methods to deal with large amounts of data. Collaboration between these researchers leads to new solutions for problems in science and society.
The American Statistical Association (ASA) is the main professional organization for statisticians and related professionals in the United States. It was founded in Boston, Massachusetts on November 27, 1839, and is the second oldest continuously operating professional society in the US (only the Massachusetts Medical Society, founded in 1781, is older). The ASA services statisticians, quantitative scientists, and users of statistics across many academic areas and applications. The association publishes a variety of journals and sponsors several international conferences every year.
IPUMS, housed at the University of Minnesota in the U.S., provides census and survey data from around the world integrated across time and space---this makes it easy to study change, conduct comparative research, merge information across data types, and analyze individuals within family and community contexts. Data and services are available free of charge.