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News Slate: The Survey of Earned Doctorates gives us a good look at Ph.D.s and their job searches in STEM More
Posted: 7.24.2014 5:21PM
News Breitbart: General Social Survey research provides numbers and figures around gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender populations in the U.S. More
Posted: 7.24.2014 5:12PM
Published Research "Finding Quality Doctors: How Americans Evaluate Provider Quality in the United States.", Tompson, T.N., Benz, J.K., Willcoxon, N., Reimer, R., Alvarez, E., Malato, D., Sterrett, D. and Agiesta, J., 2014 Download the PDF
Posted: 7.23.2014 9:41AM
News Bloomberg Businessweek: The General Social Survey asks questions about family, careers, and what gender has to do with both More
Posted: 7.22.2014 4:27PM
News The Washington Post: The GSS surveys gay, lesbian, and bisexual populations More
Posted: 7.22.2014 4:25PM
News CNN Money: The AP-NORC Center provides insight in to wealth and income in the U.S. More
Posted: 7.22.2014 4:19PM
Published Research "Intraclass Correlations and Covariate Outcome Correlations for Planning Two- and Three-Level Cluster-Randomized Experiments in Education.", Hedges, L.V. and Hedberg, E.C, 2013 More
Posted: 7.21.2014 11:11AM
Press Release National Survey Examines Perceptions of Health Care Provider Quality More
Posted: 7.20.2014 8:53AM

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News Slate: The Survey of Earned Doctorates gives us a good look at Ph.D.s and their job searches in STEM More
Posted: 7.24.2014 5:21PM
News Breitbart: General Social Survey research provides numbers and figures around gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender populations in the U.S. More
Posted: 7.24.2014 5:12PM
News Bloomberg Businessweek: The General Social Survey asks questions about family, careers, and what gender has to do with both More
Posted: 7.22.2014 4:27PM
News The Washington Post: The GSS surveys gay, lesbian, and bisexual populations More
Posted: 7.22.2014 4:25PM
News CNN Money: The AP-NORC Center provides insight in to wealth and income in the U.S. More
Posted: 7.22.2014 4:19PM
Press Release National Survey Examines Perceptions of Health Care Provider Quality More
Posted: 7.20.2014 8:53AM
News Boston Review: Looking at the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, and how the General Social Survey has looked at race over the years More
Posted: 7.10.2014 5:04PM
News The New York Times: NORC Senior Fellow Tom W. Smith discusses the figures around single female voters More
Posted: 7.10.2014 4:28PM

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"Finding Quality Doctors: How Americans Evaluate Provider Quality in the United States." Tompson, T.N., Benz, J.K., Willcoxon, N., Reimer, R., Alvarez, E., Malato, D., Sterrett, D. and Agiesta, J., 2014 Download the PDF
Posted: 7.23.2014 9:41AM
"Intraclass Correlations and Covariate Outcome Correlations for Planning Two- and Three-Level Cluster-Randomized Experiments in Education." Hedges, L.V. and Hedberg, E.C, 2013 More
Posted: 7.21.2014 11:11AM
"Age of First Arrest Varies by Gambling Status in a Cohort of Young Adults." Martins, S.S., Lee, G.P., Santaella, J., Liu, W., Ialongo, N.S. and Storr, C.L. , 2014 More
Posted: 7.16.2014 9:27AM
"Youth Aggressive/Disruptive Behavior Trajectories and Subsequent Gambling among Urban Male Youth." Martins, S.S., Liu, W., Hedden, S.L., Goldweber, A., Storr, C.L., Derevensky, J.L., Stinchfield, R., Ialongo, N.S. and Petras, H., 2013 More
Posted: 7.16.2014 9:25AM
"Gender Differences in Afghan Drug-Abuse Treatment: An Assessment of Treatment Entry Characteristics, Dropout, and Outcomes." Abadi, M.H., Shamblen, S.R., Courser, M., Johnson, K.W., Thompson, K., Young, L. and Browne, T., 2014 More
Posted: 7.10.2014 10:47AM
"Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) Program Evaluation: Interim Report." Meit, M.B., Hafford, C., Meyer, K., Knudson, A.D., Levintow, S., Gilbert, T., Langerman, H. and Alfaro, J., 2014 Download the PDF
Posted: 7.10.2014 10:42AM
"Evaluation of the Court Teams for Maltreated Infants and Toddlers: Final Report." Hafford, C., McDonnell, C., Kass, L. and DeSantis, J., 2009 Download the PDF
Posted: 7.8.2014 11:12AM
"Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) as an Integral Part of Nursing Practice." Finnell, D.S., Nowzari, S., Reimann, B., Fischer, L., Pace, E. and Goplerud, E.N., 2014 More
Posted: 7.8.2014 10:23AM

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

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Human Development 1/14

​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

Sustainability 2/14

​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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Children and Youth 3/14

​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

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

Economics 5/14

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

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

Health 7/14

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

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

Environment 9/14

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

Security 10/14

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

Energy 11/14

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

International Development 12/14

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

Substance Use 13/14

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 14/14

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