Administrative Data Sources
Administration for Children & Families. (2020). Administrative Data Sources.
Each entry in this Compendium includes: an overview of the data source; data ownership and funding source; basic content (topical areas covered); major publications, websites, and documentation; available datasets (public and restricted); data quality; statutory and regulatory restrictions on access and use; capacity to link with other data sources; and examples of prior research using linked data. To be included, a dataset had to: 1) include person or case-level data; 2) relate directly to an ACF program; 3) have the potential to be used for analytical or evaluation purposes to improve program operations; and 4) be an administrative database with national scope or a nationally representative survey.