Penn States Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC)
This is vital resource for research in the fields of economics, demography, statistics, sociology, and health services. Providing access to data from the Census Bureau, National Center for Health Statistics, and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
You can explore the data and proposal process by going through the census site: Federal Statistical Research Data Centers
The PSU FSRDC is a unit of the Social Science Research Institute, and jointly supported by the National Science Foundation, College of Liberal Arts, College of Agricultural Sciences, College of Health and Human Development, Eberly College of Science, Penn State Libraries, Population Research Institute, Social Science Research Institute, and Office of the Vice President for Research.
A general research guide for all restricted data use contracts has been created to assist researchers with the PSU internal processes: Guide for Use of Restricted Data that Require a Data Use Agreement or Contract