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Press Release NORC at the University of Chicago Expands Survey Research Operations In Albuquerque More
Posted: 2.4.2016 9:26AM
Published Research "Examining the Impact of Maternal Health, Race, and Socioeconomic Status on Daughter’s Self-Rated Health over Three Decades." , Shippee, T.P., Rowan, K., Sivagnanam, K. and Oakes, J.M., 2015 More
Posted: 2.3.2016 11:21AM
Published Research "Sexual Minority Health and Health Risk Factors: Intersection Effects of Gender, Race, and Sexual Identity.", Hsieh, N. and Ruther, M., 2016 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 2.2.2016 12:40PM
Published Research "Developmental Evaluation: Building Innovations in Complex Environments.", Fagen, M.C., Redman, S.D., Stacks, J., Barrett, V., Thullen, B., Altenor, S. and Neiger, B.L., 2011 More
Posted: 1.29.2016 2:12PM
Published Research "Norman M. Bradburn: A Pioneer in Social Indicators and Quality of Life Research.", Bradburn, N.M., 2016 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 1.29.2016 9:22AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Jon Gabel: Modest Changes in 2016 Health Insurance Marketplace Premiums and Insurer Participation More
Posted: 1.29.2016 9:17AM
Published Research "Americans' Priorities for 2016.", Connelly, M., Alvarez, E., Benz, J.K. and Tompson, T.N., 2016 Download the PDF
Posted: 1.27.2016 9:26AM
Published Research "Association of Opioids with Falls, Fractures, and Physical Performance among Older Men with Persistent Musculoskeletal Pain.", Krebs, E.E., Paudel, M.L., Taylor, B.C., Bauer, D.C., Fink, H.A., Lane, N.E. and Ensrud, K.E.; Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study Research Group., 2016 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 1.26.2016 11:02AM

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Press Release NORC at the University of Chicago Expands Survey Research Operations In Albuquerque More
Posted: 2.4.2016 9:26AM
News Newsday: Survey of Consumer Finance data provides insight into household worth More
Posted: 1.25.2016 4:43PM
News EducationNext: Reflecting on the work of NORC Research Associate and UC Sociologist James S. Coleman More
Posted: 1.25.2016 9:10AM
News The Associated Press: The AP-NORC Center surveyed Americans, asking what they view as top issues More
Posted: 1.25.2016 8:45AM
Press Release New Survey on Americans’ Priorities Finds Terrorism, Health Care, Immigration, Education, and Unemployment Top List for 2016 More
Posted: 1.25.2016 8:34AM
News The Huffington Post: New work from NORC on family engagement for the National Head Start Association More
Posted: 1.20.2016 4:27PM
News The New York Times: Looking at years of NLSY79 data, and how living alone might affect one's health More
Posted: 1.20.2016 4:19PM
News The Christian Science Monitor: GSS data on corporal punishment gives perspective on how parents discipline their children More
Posted: 1.12.2016 5:05PM

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"Examining the Impact of Maternal Health, Race, and Socioeconomic Status on Daughter’s Self-Rated Health over Three Decades." , Shippee, T.P., Rowan, K., Sivagnanam, K. and Oakes, J.M., 2015 More
Posted: 2.3.2016 11:21AM
"Sexual Minority Health and Health Risk Factors: Intersection Effects of Gender, Race, and Sexual Identity.", Hsieh, N. and Ruther, M., 2016 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 2.2.2016 12:40PM
"Developmental Evaluation: Building Innovations in Complex Environments.", Fagen, M.C., Redman, S.D., Stacks, J., Barrett, V., Thullen, B., Altenor, S. and Neiger, B.L., 2011 More
Posted: 1.29.2016 2:12PM
"Norman M. Bradburn: A Pioneer in Social Indicators and Quality of Life Research.", Bradburn, N.M., 2016 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 1.29.2016 9:22AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Jon Gabel: Modest Changes in 2016 Health Insurance Marketplace Premiums and Insurer Participation More
Posted: 1.29.2016 9:17AM
"Americans' Priorities for 2016.", Connelly, M., Alvarez, E., Benz, J.K. and Tompson, T.N., 2016 Download the PDF
Posted: 1.27.2016 9:26AM
"Association of Opioids with Falls, Fractures, and Physical Performance among Older Men with Persistent Musculoskeletal Pain.", Krebs, E.E., Paudel, M.L., Taylor, B.C., Bauer, D.C., Fink, H.A., Lane, N.E. and Ensrud, K.E.; Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study Research Group., 2016 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 1.26.2016 11:02AM
"Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index in Women with Hot Flashes.", Otte, J.L., Rand, K.L., Landis, C.A., Paudel, M.L., Newton, K.M., Woods, N. and Carpenter, J.S., 2015 More
Posted: 1.26.2016 11:00AM

Job Postings

Human Resources Representative More
Posted: 11.23.2015 10:46AM
Human Resources Associate More
Posted: 11.23.2015 10:45AM
Client Relationship Specialist More
Posted: 11.23.2015 10:42AM
Director Product Innovation and Development More
Posted: 11.23.2015 10:41AM
Senior Contracts Administrator More
Posted: 11.3.2015 6:20PM
Research Assistant – Mobile/Sensor Technologies More
Posted: 11.3.2015 6:20PM
Senior Systems Architect More
Posted: 11.3.2015 6:19PM
Senior Technical Questionnaire Analyst More
Posted: 11.3.2015 6:19PM

NORC’s Norman Bradburn Appointed Association for Psychological Science Fellow

NORC senior fellow and former president, Norman Bradburn, was recently appointed as a Fellow to the Association for Psychological Science (APS). The APS’s mission is to promote the interests of scientifically oriented psychology, and awards fellow status to individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the science of psychology, in the areas of research, teaching, service, and/or application. Learn more.

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Our Research

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

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Environment 1/14

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

Special Populations 2/14

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

Economics 3/14

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 4/14

​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

Criminal Justice 5/14

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 6/14

​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

Sustainability 7/14

​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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Substance Use 8/14

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

Human Development 9/14

​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 10/14

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

Education 11/14

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

Health 12/14

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

Energy 13/14

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

Security 14/14

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