Only offices that have been specifically authorized by Harvard may do so. Economics Department researchers should contact the Office for Sponsored Programs to find out how to get an authorized signature.
With the help of the HUIT Research Computing group,the Economics Department has provided a system designed to satisfy the requirements for using security level 3 data. As required by the Harvard Internal Review Board (IRB), the Economics Department has also established a policy defining what categories of users will have access to this system. These two categories are: 1) a limited, identified group of designated HUIT system administrators , and 2) researchers who have a direct Harvard affiliation and are under the advice and Read more about What servers exist for housing research CI or HRCI?
Maybe. All research conducted at Harvard must comply with Harvard policies, even if the Data Use Agreement calls for lesser levels of protection. A data-use agreement may require additional protections, in which case the researcher must also meet the requirements in the data-use agreement.