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Ron Nakao

Data and Computational Social Science Librarian
Economics Librarian
Ron Nakao with 9-track data tape.


  • (650) 725-1062

Ron's role in the library

I am responsible for purchasing Library materials and resources, such as books, journals, and data to support research and teaching in economics.  Contact me if you have questions about our economics collections.

I consult at Social Science Data and Software (SSDS) and can help you with your questions about finding data or using software for social science research or instruction.  

I am Stanford's Representative to two Social Science Data Archives, the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) and can help you access their collections and resources.  

I can assist you in preparing your research proposal's Data Management Plan (DMP) and can work with you to document and share your data with other researchers ( and preserve it for the long-term in the Stanford Digital Repository (SDR). 

Course Guides by Ron

Course number Term Guide Instructor
Sociology 200 - Seminar Fall 2013 Sociology 200 Saperstein, A.
SOC 180A/280A Spring 2013 Foundations of Social Research Soc 180A/280A Roy


PhD, Education, Stanford University
MA, Economics, Stanford University
BA, Economics, Stanford University
BS, Chemical Engineering, Stanford University