SIES, has been actively opening up its data to the research community…
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is currently conducting a CASD research project to assess the potential impact of lung cancer screening in France.
The project was selected as part of the Agence Nationale de la Recherche’s 2023 call for generic projects, and was awarded 5-year funding…
Conclusions and recommendations are expected by the end of the summer.
By becoming a member of the CASD public interest group, the Banque de France will contribute to its operation and participate in its governance.
CASD is cited as a secure access hub offering healthcare data access services.
Together with the Banque de France, the CASD took part in a working group organized by the CEPR on June 15 and 16, dedicated to access to microdata for research.
Its aim is to provide information and gather comments on the new French Nomenclature of Activities (NAF 2025) in force in 2025.
The IDAN network held a meeting on May 22 with some fifteen researchers to discuss their needs for transnational access to confidential data.
According to the initial results, overall satisfaction with each service has been maintained and even improved, and the CASD user experience is highly appreciated. A detailed report will be available on our website this summer.
Originally scheduled for March 7, the symposium will now take place on May 10, 2023. It will take place in person and via live video streaming from the CNIS website.
This article, which appeared in the latest issue of Chroniques du Cnis, follows on from the meeting held on January 28, 2022…
These are The Intergenerational Transmission of World War I on Female Labour (V. GAY), Forking paths in empirical studies (G. COQUERET) et Equilibrium Bitcoin Pricing (A.J. MENKVELD et al.)
This September, the Data Governance Act, the first component of the European Data Strategy, will come into force.
CNIL has just reminded two medical research organizations of their legal obligations in the context of their processing of health data.
This network that CASD coordinates is organizing this seminar with researchers to discuss next steps to facilitate the use of administrative data from different countries. If you are interested, contact us by sending an email to email@example.com.
Roxane SILBERMAN, Scientific Director of the CASD, has been elected President of the European Statistical Advisory Committee (ESAC), one of the governance bodies of the European Statistical System and Eurostat.
The public consultation to prepare the 2024-2028 program has just been opened…
Participants are strongly encouraged to consider submitting an abstract. The deadline for submission of abstracts is 10 March 2023
When CASD was created within INSEE, it was requested that this new secure system allow access from European Union and EFTA countries to the data…
CASD and Insee are organising a presentation session on the All Employees Database in early December.
A follow-up to the 2017 report of the Commission on Evidence-Based Policy Making that highlighted the difficulties…
The 2nd call for projects “Autonomy: aging and disability situations” has been launched: an information webinar will be held on February 16, 2023 on how to mobilize the allocated funds.
4 members of the institute were received on December 12, 13 and 14 for a study visit on anonymization techniques and the CASD’s confidential data secure access device.
This conference will invite reflection on the need for innovation that official statistics must meet in order to guarantee the independence
This book gathers the contributions of the speakers, including the director of the CASD, of the Cour des Comptes/CNRS/INRIA colloquium “Scientific research and public action – The digital sciences”.
The partner secure centers have scheduled a discussion next spring with about 20 researchers and a meeting in the fall of 2023 about expanding the network to other partners in the European Union.
INSEE’s project for a statistical directory of individuals and dwellings, RESIL, will make it easier for public statistics to match administrative data in particular.
The director of the CASD presented the CASD: governance and security of data for research and statistical purposes in the national and European context at this INSEE seminar on November 15.
A roundtable discussion at the Conference of European Statistics Stakeholders (CESS) on 20-21 October in Rome
Since September 2022, the portal has offered a CASD interface in addition to the modules of the Statistical Confidentiality Committee, the ATIH and the SNDS.
Charles DE LA VERPILLIERE, Honorary State Councillor, has just been appointed Chairman of the Comité du secret statistique.
For the 10th anniversary of the Constances cohort, this meeting will review the results grouped by major research themes.
Important issues for official statistics and research, notably on the mobilisation of private data.
The use of social protection, the diversity of business models and workers’ status, discrimination… will be some of the issues discussed.
The Government presented the first results of the cloud strategy implemented in 2021 and announced five new measures to support this ecosystem.
MiDAS is a matching system that makes it possible to reconstruct the professional trajectories of recipients of unemployment insurance and minimum social benefits.
The Non-Salaried Panel is a new statistical source, constituted from the annual non-salaried bases, which are based in particular on the social declarations of the self-employed…
Search engines, video sharing platforms and social networks generate huge amounts of data…
On 30 May 2022, the European Union adopted the Data Governance Act (DGA) regulation, which governs the re-use of data held by public administrations. Operational implementation is expected by September 2023.
After the success of the previous session, a training session on FIDELI data is scheduled for 7 June from 2 to 5 pm, entirely online.
The delegation was particularly interested in the technical aspects of the CASD’s secure remote access facility…
Administrative and statistical databases, resulting from surveys or information systems operated by the SIES-MESRI are now open to research.
La session de présentation des données FIDELI aura lieu de 14h00 à 17h00 en visioconférence.
The colloquium aims to highlight illustrations of original and new longitudinal data over the last few years and to question current or potential statistical developments.
It will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Franco-German call in humanities and social sciences ANR-DFG.
The Banque de France and CASD have signed a partnership agreement for the provision of Banque de France data on the CASD.
The CASD presented its secure infrastructure at this seminar on quantitative data and methods in the humanities and social sciences on 14 March.
The CASD Director was present on 25 March along with other European and American participants for this round table on platform data for research.
The mobilisation and matching of administrative data has long been much more advanced in countries whose official statistics were originally based on these sources.
The CNIL has published a series of practical information sheets for the compliance of any research processing.
ENIACRAMS a matching of multiple sources of administrative data on beneficiaries or former beneficiaries of social minima and activity income.
The Public Statistics Authority (PSA) has endorsed this choice, stating that the CASD is an essential tool for researchers to access data on individuals and households.
The CASD DPO has joined this association, which promotes the profession of data protection expert and consolidates it through certification.
For all new projects and those for which the manager has requested it. Java integration, performance improvement: the new features of the 17.
The 2022 edition of the “sandbox” call for projects has been launched by the CNIL with, this year, digital education as the theme.
The videos of this meeting on the theme “Individual data matching: between rich statistical information and privacy” are online.
A team of journalists from the programme carried out the procedures for accessing health data and filmed the CASD enrolment session. To be found in the last issue broadcast on 13/01/2022 and available in replay on France.tv.
INSEE will organise the 14th edition of the Journées de Méthodologie Statistique from 29 to 31 March 2022 in Paris (UIC-P, 16 rue Jean Rey 75015 Paris).
The meeting focused on the ongoing discussions at ONS (UK National Statistical Office) to allow secure remote access to their data from partners’ Safe Rooms.
The Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (Cnil) has just published a detailed set of security requirements for health data warehouses.
The report includes a review of the current situation and recommendations for improving compliance with the principles of the Code of Practice.
The meeting provides an overview of some recent schemes and the issues they raise on matching practices.
Bpifrance wishes to continue its policy of opening up its data while simplifying the process of accessing them.
Administrative sources that can be matched with each other and with surveys are a very rich resource…
The director, the DPO and the RSSI of the CASD will give a presentation on ISO 27701 (the CASD is the first French organisation to be certified) during this meeting which will take place on 4 November.
The DPO and the Security Manager of the CASD have successfully passed the “ISO 27701 Lead Implementer” certification exam with the mention “Advanced”.
These new data sources are already available on the CASD. See the “Data” page.
The CASD user guide, which contains all the information you need to understand the CASD security environment, has been updated. Please consult it on the CASD website (see footer).
Representatives of each data depositor meet with the CASD to discuss subjects related to the CASD’s activities (projects, operation of the service, feedback from users, etc.)
Studies on these topics can be based on the ParcourSup data available on the CASD.
France Stratégie launches a call for research projects on the quantitative impact of minimum wage levels and increases on employment for the French case.
Datastorm presents at ENSAE Paris three successful experiences of synergies between academic research and corporate data projects.
In a session on 15 July, dedicated to the development of secure remote access to confidential data, Roxane Silberman presented the French experience of CASD and its international developments.
CASD is included as infrastructure in France’s AI strategy presented to the European Commission.
The decree n° 2021-959 published on 20/07/2021 allows access to the data of this fund for statistical or scientific research purposes.
The publication of this circular on 9 July is an essential lever for the digital transformation of the State and the territories.
The overall volume of data is of the order of a hundred terabytes which will be processed on a CASD computing cluster.
80 million insured persons and 7 billion pieces of information are contained in the information system of the RGCU…
This regular review solicits the opinion of researchers on the conditions of access to data, their interest and relevance and the documentation disseminated.
This decision is welcomed by the research community.
Roxane SILBERMAN was appointed as a member of ESAC by the European Commission on 3 May. ESAC is one of the governance bodies of the European Statistical System and Eurostat.
Launched by DREES and its partners, it deals with themes that have not yet been fully addressed by research.
The Pôle de service de l’action régionale ” Études Économiques Régionales ” (Psar EER) of INSEE’s Occitanie regional directorate…
According to the first results, despite the pandemic, overall satisfaction per service is improving. Detailed report to be found on our website in July.
In the first episode, dated 11 February 2021, they interviewed Shane Redman, Senior Data Project Manager at ICPSR.
CASD now integrates data from the Ministry of Justice relating to offences and their judicial responses, taken from the CASSIOPEE application.
An article by Remy MARQUIER, Data Protection Officer and data protection expert at CASD.
ESCoE Economic Measurement Webinar, February 25: A study on the effects of government measures against the Covid-19 pandemic on mental health.
“Sars-Cov2 was probably in circulation in France as early as November 2019. This is what the retrospective analysis of the data from the Bio-banque de Constance shows.
Organised on 25 and 26 March by GESIS and Eurostat: numerous presentations of research work using European micro-data and an opportunity for methodological discussions on the data with Eurostat.
After having been successfully audited by Bureau Veritas, CASD obtained 27701 certification on July 23, 2020.
This Call for Expression of Interest aims to accelerate research by implementing research programmes based on data collection and sharing.
2020 has obviously been a complicated year for all of us, a year during which the entire CASD team has mobilised to enable the continuity of access to data…
The Court of Auditors and the CNRS are organizing their first scientific colloquium, on the theme “Scientific research and public action – Digital sciences”, on December 8.
This agreement covers the construction and provision of a data file on the employment, unemployment and training trajectories of job seekers (FORCE).
CASD suggests that you fill in your publications or communications produced in 2020 with the producer data available at CASD. To indicate your publications, go to our website.
K’RMéS, an information day on statistical metadata, the RMéS repository and associated tools, took place on October 14th, in virtual form.
By order of the Vice-President of the Council of State dated July 15, 2020, Mr. François Weil, State Councillor, was appointed Chairman of the Statistical Secrecy Committee, replacing Mr. Jean-Eric Schoettl.
Around thirty volunteers from the Constance Cohort, who have been working together as an association since June 2020, attended a videoconference presentation on how the CASD and the SD-box work.
CASD has purchased Tesla T4 GPGPU cards. They should allow drastic acceleration of Deep Learning training and inference, Machine Learning, or data analysis processing.
It will meet starting at 2:30 p.m. to take stock of the surveys produced and the use of administrative databases on the theme of pensions. [Registration & Agenda].
An article stating the need to use trusted third parties to verify the results of studies based on confidential data.
The CASD Director was auditioned on September 24 by the mission on data and source code policy led by Mr. Eric Bothorel, Member of Parliament.
A 20-year anniversary conference of the Canadian Network of Research Data Centres (CRDCN) in cooperation with Statistics Canada from October 1 to 28
With the Covid-19 pandemic, clinical and epidemiological data have obviously been in the front line with, in particular, investigations launched in collaboration with large cohorts including Constances, hosted at the CASD. To measure the social and economic impact of the…
This diploma helps to understand how to manage scientific data.
The Constance Cohort consists of a random sample of more than 200,000 volunteers between the ages of 18 and 69 at the time of their inclusion in the cohort, whose structure is proportional to the population for sex, age and…
Bpifrance has just published a report on one of its business financing support schemes produced by two economists on the CASD.
Jean-Luc Tavernier, Director General of INSEE, spoke at the OECD on 25 June to present access to microdata in France.
The ministerial statistical service of Justice has opened the statistical source of the criminal record to research.
Interview with Jamal ATIF, Professor at Dauphine – PSL, Deputy Scientific Director of the PRAIRIE Institute.
Following the call for expressions of interest, 3 projects were selected. The data will be made available via the CASD.
The activity of official statistics in 2019, the international context and compliance with good practice in European statistics and the assessment and outlook for ESL issues are detailed.
His interview and the dossier produced by Le Monde can be found here (in french).
By choosing LibreOffice as their office suite, researchers can reduce the monthly cost of their next project subscription.
Wherever workplaces were closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the problem of access to confidential data immediately arose…
Within the framework of the IDAN network, the CASD and the German research center FDZ have jointly published this report.
The Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés (CNIL) presents its control strategy for the coming year…
The statistical services of the ministries in charge of labour and the environment have opened access to their data to North America.
Citing the data used for research is just as important as citing bibliographic references…
The Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MESRI) is looking for research projects around Parcoursup.
In this webinar, we explain which datasets are available and how researchers can gain access to these rich resources.
Antoine BOZIO highlights in particular the transformative impact of access to the new data made available by the DGFiP.
This first report comes one year after the launch of the major renovation of capital taxation before a multi-year evaluation.
The work of researchers conducted in research centres abroad on French data has increased.
Gabrielle FACK, professor at the University of Paris Dauphine and Jérôme DEAUVIEAU, professor at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, are appointed.
CASD was cited in The New York Times as an example of a secure infrastructure for accessing detailed data.
CASD and the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation have signed an agreement for the next availability of data on CIFRE.
The conference organised by CASD and the German Institute for Employment Research (IAB) took place on 28 and 29 March.
This platform will allow the filing and follow-up of requests for access to detailed data falling within the competence of the Secret Committee.
France Stratégie conducted a study to situate France in terms of the production of public policy impact assessments in relation to six comparable countries.
New year, new future: the creation of the public interest group (GIP) CASD was published in journal officiel du 29 décembre 2018.
“On the privacy conscientious use of mobile phone data”, par Yves Alexandre de Montjoye et al. est paru dans la revue Nature en décembre 2018.
As part of the “Artificial Intelligence (AI)” plan announced by the President of the Republic, the State wishes to support the launch of “AI Challenges”.
To answer these questions, we have designed new functionalities on our website to present the work carried out on the CASD according to the following three axes: – project descriptions, – the data sources used, – and the publications produced.…
At its offices in Palaiseau on 11 September 2018, CASD held a day dedicated to French and German employee /employer data with the participation of INSEE and IAB (Institute for Employment Research at the German Federal Employment Agency). Over 60 participants attended a very detailed presentation of the Annual Declarations of Social Data (DADS).
CASD has organized, in collaboration with INSEE and IAB, a day dedicated to employee / employer data on Tuesday, 11 September 2018.
SAVE THE DATE_Advances in Social Sciences Using Administrative and Survey Data
First French-German conference on research based on confidential administrative and survey data
March 28-29, 2019, Paris, France
A digital identity that captures and verifies researcher-specific information that data managers need before sharing their data with the researcher.
A partnership between Archives of France, National Archives and CASD has been signed in order to initiate a joined thinking on challenges and guidelines to archive and how to communicate to researchers.
The journal Economie et Statistique is launching a call for papers for a special issue entitled “Youth and Transitions to Adulthood”.
A conference was held on Thursday, 29 March, following the release of the Villani report on artificial intelligence. Many topics were discussed organized around the three main themes of research and training, societal impacts, and economic policies. Questions like: Can AI enter the University? Can AI replace our jobs? At what stage of AI evolution are we today? How can we organize research and training to better develop AI knowledge in France and Europe? Can we trust algorithms? And more
Access from the United States and Canada to INSEE Data Coming Soon
The request to be able to work on French data from the United States and Canada has continually increased. INSEE, in its desire to support research, has just decided to allow access to its data via CASD SD-Boxes provided to North America.
Mr Schoettl, Honorary State Councillor, has been appointed to succeed Mr Gaeremynck as Chairman of the Statistical Secret Committee.
CASD coordinates the implementation of a cross-border collaboration between secure access data center : French, British, German and Dutch. The aim is to facilitate the access to data for researchers of these countries, avoiding them work trips and enabling them…
On February 14, the Secretary of State in charge of digital technology, Mr. MAHJOUBI, came to the Saclay plateau.
CASD coordinates the establishment of collaboration between French, British, German and Dutch secure access centres.
The CASD has taken into account the security vulnerabilities revealed at the beginning of 2018, Spectrum and Meltdown, which affect microprocessors.
In order to comply to the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR EU-2016/679), a new draft of the law relating to computers, files and civil was published on 13 December 2017 and is currently under review by the French Parliamant.
What consequences will this new bill have on data access for scientific research ?
Since March 2016, CASD has made PMSI data (Program of Medicalization of Information Systems) available to ATIH authorized users (Technical Agency for Information on the Hospitalization of Health Data) in the best work and safety conditions possible.
The report The Promise of Evidence-Based Policymaking, commissioned by the US Congress, has been released. The goal consists in helping increase the transparency and quality of public policy making by better mobilizing existing data, especially administrative data, while taking into…
With the call for projects from the Single Inter-Ministerial Fund, CASD can provide a turnkey Big Data and Data science platform for the processing of sensitive data.
CASD has grown significantly since the last service evaluation survey in 2014. In an effort to improve the quality of its services and to better meet the expectations of its growing number of users, anonymous evaluation surveys were conducted. Overall,…