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Finding Data: Data on Latin America & the Carribean


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    Antigua and Barbuda :: Argentina :: Bahamas :: Barbados ::

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    Belize :: Bolivia :: Brazil :: Chile ::

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    Colombia :: Costa Rica :: Cuba :: Dominica ::

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    Dominican Republic :: Ecuador :: El Salvador :: Grenada ::

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    Guatemala :: Guyana :: Haiti :: Honduras ::

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    Jamaica :: Mexico :: Nicaragua :: Panama ::

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    Paraguay :: Peru :: Saint Kitts and Nevis :: Saint Lucia ::

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    Saint Vincent and the Grenadines :: Suriname :: Trinidad and Tobago :: Uruguay ::

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    Venezuela ::

  • Immigrant Identity Project (IIP)
    The Project Transnational Identities and behavior: an Ethnographic Comparison of First and Second Generation Latino Immigrants was realized under the direction of Douglas Massey and Magaly Sanchez R with funding from the Russell Sage Foundation (May 2002). The study, known in abbreviated form as the Immigrant Identity Project, was organized as a sub-project of two larger investigations: the Mexican Migration Project and the Latin American Migration Project. The project sought to conduct in-depth interviews with immigrants residing in the northeastern United States , and was originally conceived to analyze whether the construction of immigrant identity conformed to the postulates of classic assimilation theory, segmented assimilation theory, or transnational theory, and to assess whether intergroup boundaries were being blurred or brightened. The project design called for recruiting a quota sample of first and second generation immigrants in the urban corridor that stretches from New York City through New Jersey to Philadelphia. Although New York and its suburbs in northern New Jersey are traditional immigrant gateways of long standing, Philadelphia and its suburbs in southern New Jersey only recently began to receive significant migration from Mexico, Central, and South America. Our sampling quotas were defined by the cross-classification of location (Philadelphia, New Jersey, and New York), origin (Caribbean, Mexican, Central American, South American), and generation (first or second), yielding a 3x4x2 social space of 24 cells. Within each cell we sought to compile ten interviews roughly balanced between males and females, for a target of 240 interviews. We recruited young immigrants between the ages of 13 and 35 years, though we did not exclude those who fell outside these bounds.

  • Puerto Rico Census Project 1910 and 1920
    Individual and household records drawn from the 1910 and 1920 Puerto Rican Population Censuses.

  • University of Pittsburgh Archive of World Historical Data
    Contains various historical datasets for the Netherlands East Indies, Netherlands West Indies, and opium import, export, and production data.

This page last updated: October 21, 2009