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ICMA Survey Research Datasets - data files - Penn Libraries data resources: Innovations & Emerging Practices

Overview and Current Release Notes

The International City/County Management Association conducts national surveys of all U.S. counties and ~8,000 U.S. municipalities with populations of 2,500 or greater on topics of interest to local governments, including forms of government, economic development, service delivery, and sustainability. The Penn Libraries acquire individual ICMA survey research microdata datasets on a case-by-case basis.

ICMA provides free online access to ICMA Survey Research poll results through the ICMA Survey Results Documents website.

By using your PennKey to access the ICMA data files below, you are agreeing to follow the appropriate-use guidelines on the ICMA Data Licensing Agreement website.
Do not distribute these datasets to other people.

Innovations and Emerging Practices in Local Government survey datasets

An ICMA survey exploring topics related to public sector innovation as well as newly emerging issues and practices affecting local government management. Specific topics addressed in the survey include innovation and change in local government, performance data analytics, public engagement, regulation of the sharing economy (i.e., Uber, AirBnB, etc.), and infrastructure financing.