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Published Research "Tradeoffs in Quality: Examining the Relationship between Cell Telephone Respondent Location and Data Quality.", Ward, C., Reimer, R.L., Elam-Evans, L., Yankey, D. and Khare, M., 2014 Download the PDF
Posted: 7.31.2015 10:24AM
Published Research "We Can Hear Where You Are: Evaluating Interviewer Intuitions About Whether Cell Phone Respondents Are at Home or Away from Home.", Reimer, R.L., Malato, D., Ward, C., Kelly, J.A., Tompson, T.N. and Benz, J.K., 2014 Download the PDF
Posted: 7.31.2015 10:22AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Abigail Rosenbaum: Omni-Channel Retailing is Here to Stay More
Posted: 7.30.2015 4:25PM
News The Washington Post: The GSS has been tracking American views of space exploration for years More
Posted: 7.30.2015 4:20PM
News USA Today: GSS data from 2010, 2012, and 2014 provides insight into the racial attitudes of Americans More
Posted: 7.30.2015 4:16PM
News The Los Angeles Times: Findings and figures on how Americans idealize their neighborhoods More
Posted: 7.30.2015 4:10PM
Published Research "Predictors of Exceptional Longevity: Effects of Early-Life and Midlife Conditions, and Familial Longevity.", Gavrilov, L.A. and Gavrilova, N.S., 2015 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 7.30.2015 9:55AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Catherine C. Haggerty: Efficiency Improvements in Multi-Mode Address Based Sample (ABS) Studies: Modeling Initial Mode Decisions More
Posted: 7.27.2015 11:46AM

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News The Washington Post: The GSS has been tracking American views of space exploration for years More
Posted: 7.30.2015 4:20PM
News USA Today: GSS data from 2010, 2012, and 2014 provides insight into the racial attitudes of Americans More
Posted: 7.30.2015 4:16PM
News The Los Angeles Times: Findings and figures on how Americans idealize their neighborhoods More
Posted: 7.30.2015 4:10PM
News The Washington Post: GSS data shows American attitudes toward space exploration More
Posted: 7.24.2015 11:55AM
News Buzzfeed News: 2013 AP-NORC Center data shows how Americans worry about planning health care later in life More
Posted: 7.24.2015 11:52AM
News The Associated Press: The AP-NORC studied the long-term care planning of Californians, 40 and older More
Posted: 7.24.2015 10:59AM
News Health Affairs: Recently released AP-NORC Center survey results show how Americans might misperceive long-term care More
Posted: 7.17.2015 4:02PM
News The New York Times: NORC studies on dating violence show increased efforts in safety planning at schools More
Posted: 7.14.2015 12:17PM

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"Tradeoffs in Quality: Examining the Relationship between Cell Telephone Respondent Location and Data Quality.", Ward, C., Reimer, R.L., Elam-Evans, L., Yankey, D. and Khare, M., 2014 Download the PDF
Posted: 7.31.2015 10:24AM
"We Can Hear Where You Are: Evaluating Interviewer Intuitions About Whether Cell Phone Respondents Are at Home or Away from Home.", Reimer, R.L., Malato, D., Ward, C., Kelly, J.A., Tompson, T.N. and Benz, J.K., 2014 Download the PDF
Posted: 7.31.2015 10:22AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Abigail Rosenbaum: Omni-Channel Retailing is Here to Stay More
Posted: 7.30.2015 4:25PM
"Predictors of Exceptional Longevity: Effects of Early-Life and Midlife Conditions, and Familial Longevity.", Gavrilov, L.A. and Gavrilova, N.S., 2015 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 7.30.2015 9:55AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Catherine C. Haggerty: Efficiency Improvements in Multi-Mode Address Based Sample (ABS) Studies: Modeling Initial Mode Decisions More
Posted: 7.27.2015 11:46AM
"Does the Gender Gap in STEM Majors Vary by Field and Institutional Selectivity?", Schneider, B.L., Milesi, C., Brown, K.L., Gutin, I. and Perez-Felkner, L.C., 2015 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 7.27.2015 9:57AM
"Long-Term Care in America: Americans’ Outlook and Planning for Future Care.", Benz, J.K., Reimer, B., Malato, D. and Tompson, T.N., 2015 Download the PDF
Posted: 7.21.2015 10:26AM
"Long-Term Care in California: Policy Attitudes and Perceptions.", Benz, J.K., Reimer, B., Malato, D. and Tompson, T.N., 2015 Download the PDF
Posted: 7.21.2015 10:24AM

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NORC multidisciplinary project teams include members with expertise and experience in these and other research topics:

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Economics 1/14

The fallout of recent financial crises may be with us long after the global economy starts to recover. NORC helps organizations respond with some of the most frequently cited and richest sources of data: the General Social Science Survey, the National Longitudinal Surveys of Youth, and the Survey of Consumer Finances. Read more

Security 2/14

Security has traditionally been viewed through the lens of national defense, but world events over the last decade have expanded the public perception of security to include issues of community resiliency that go beyond physical defense and are intertwined with issues of energy and environment.  NORC brings together energy, security and environmental expertise to enrich work on complex, vital security projects. Read more

Health 3/14

Drawing on 70 years of healthcare, public health and mental health research, NORC has developed effective, innovative ways to conduct research in this rapidly changing, technology-intensive field. Our interdisciplinary team provides data and analysis to help find solutions to tough issues such as healthcare cost, access, and quality. Read more

Criminal Justice 4/14

It’s one of society’s most costly institutions, but are efforts to reform the justice system effective, cost efficient, and improving our safety?  NORC’s interdisciplinary expertise illuminates multiple perspectives within the legal and justice systems on the impact of reform efforts and diverse topics such as victimization in middle school dating, prison violence, drug markets, and resources for prosecutors and law enforcement.  Read more

Children and Youth 5/14

​When, and why, do things go wrong for the most vulnerable young people? NORC’s comprehensive expertise and multi-disciplinary approach is helping to find the answers that enable children and youth reach their full potential. Read more

Poverty 6/14

​When public housing was demolished in major cities, what happened to the families who lived there? How is poverty tied to race, gender, and even neighborhood or family culture? NORC’s expertise in poverty research sheds light on the individual and systemic issues linked to poverty. Read more

Energy 7/14

Energy policy and issues require solutions that cannot be determined without careful research and analysis. NORC's approach to energy is innovative, multi-faceted, and interdisciplinary, focusing on the intersections of policy questions in the security, energy, and environmental spheres to provide data and analysis to support informed decision making. Read more

Education 8/14

From the first GI bill to the No Child Left Behind law, NORC has played a critical role in educational research and understanding what nurtures academic achievement. Collaborative relationships and data collection expertise build knowledge about students ranging from pre-schoolers to doctoral program graduates. Read more

Substance Use 9/14

Substance use remains a stubborn problem, exacting enormous health and productivity costs, threatening family and community stability, and adding to an overburdened criminal justice system. NORC brings exceptional sensitivity and objectivity to the unique challenges of substance use research to provide insight and support effective decision making for substance use issues and programs.   Read more

Special Populations 10/14

The complex challenges of studying special populations—minorities, veterans, children, the disabled, prisoners, the elderly—requires cultural competency and advanced research methodologies. NORC’s expertise helps evaluate the programs aimed at improving the circumstances of these groups. Read more

Environment 11/14

Reconciling our standard of living and booming demand for growth with the scarcity of resources and pollution emissions is one of the most difficult and urgent challenges of our time. NORC’s dynamic, interdisciplinary approach to environmental studies brings together experts in energy, public health, security, and environment to address a broad spectrum of issues with implications for national security, the economy, and public health. Read more

Sustainability 12/14

​NORC at the University of Chicago is a leader and innovator in social science research, applying innovative and rigorous methods to the most pressing and complex issues today, bringing insights to topics like Sustainability.
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Human Development 13/14

​NORC at the University of Chicago is a leader and innovator in social science research, applying innovative and rigorous methods to the most pressing and complex issues today, bringing insights to topics like Human Development.​​​​ Read more

International Development 14/14

Europe, Africa, Asia, the Americas, the Middle East, and Australia.  NORC’s international team works on projects that span the globe, providing technical assistance, fielding surveys, and helping to evaluate whether development and assistance programs have a positive, long-term impact and serve aid recipients efficiently and effectively. Read more