About Us

MCRDC opened in 2002 in the Institute for Social Research.

Providing access to non-public business and household data since 2002.



“Michigan is renowned for its research in empirical social science and for many contributions to economic and social measurement. This center provides unique opportunities to study the behaviors of individuals and firms that are obscured by more aggregated data.”  Matthew D. Shapiro, Senior Advisor

Our Team

  • Margaret C. LeventsinExecutive Director
  • J. Clint CarterRDC Administrator
  • Matthew D. ShapiroSenior Advisor
  • Aneesa BuageilaSpecial Advisor