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Published Research "The Association of Long-Term Exposure to Pm2.5 on All-Cause Mortality in the Nurses’ Health Study and the Impact of Measurement-Error Correction.", Hart, J.E., Liao, X., Hong, B., Puett, R.C., Yanosky, J.D., Suh, H.H., Kioumourtzoglou, M-A., Spiegelman, D. and Laden, F., 2015 More
Posted: 5.22.2015 10:35AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Catherine C. Haggerty: ​Instability Overlooked: Evidence for the Importance of Household Roster Data Collection and Matching over Time More
Posted: 5.21.2015 3:23PM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Martin Barron: AAPOR and NORC: Natural Homes for Data Scientists More
Posted: 5.20.2015 2:51PM
Published Research "Methodological Issues in the Study of Sexuality.", Michaels, S., 2015 More
Posted: 5.20.2015 11:12AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Martin Barron: Social Media Analysis at AAPOR's Annual Conference More
Posted: 5.19.2015 12:35PM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Ned English: What Does It Mean for a City To Be Diverse and Segregated? More
Posted: 5.15.2015 11:05AM
Published Research "A Data Quality Program for the Survey of Consumer Finances.", Haggerty, C.C., Sjoblom, M.R. and Pedlow, S.E., 2014 Download the PDF
Posted: 5.15.2015 11:01AM
Published Research "Contacting Strategies and Incentives during the Field Period: Evidence from the SCF.", Bricker, J., Sjoblom, M.R. and Windle, R., 2014 Download the PDF
Posted: 5.15.2015 10:55AM

News

News The James Irvine Foundation | Our Blog: Discussing new findings from NORC research on the cultural lives of Californians More
Posted: 5.14.2015 8:40AM
News The Washington Post: Recent GSS findings suggest the racial views of Millennials More
Posted: 5.13.2015 2:00PM
News The Huffington Post: 1945 NORC surveying and data shows how people were thinking about atomic energy More
Posted: 5.13.2015 1:46PM
News CBS News: Researching GSS data on American views of sex and sexuality over the decades More
Posted: 5.13.2015 1:44PM
News WTOP: Senior Fellow Jon Gabel discusses his research on SHOP marketplaces More
Posted: 5.7.2015 4:56PM
News TVO: Senior Research Scientist Louise Hawkley talks about loneliness and introversion More
Posted: 5.7.2015 3:57PM
Press Release Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research Announces New Fellowships for Journalists on the Economics of Aging and Work and Long-Term Care in the United States More
Posted: 5.5.2015 11:37AM
News Health Affairs: NORC Experts Jon R. Gabel, Sam T. Stromberg, Matthew Green, Heidi Whitmore, and others write about Small Business Health Option Program Marketplaces. More
Posted: 5.4.2015 2:57PM

Events

IFD&TC 49th Annual Conference, Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six, Sunday, May 17, 2015 More
Posted: 5.12.2015 3:48PM
AAPOR 70th Annual Conference, Diplomat Hotel, Thursday, May 14, 2015 More
Posted: 5.7.2015 10:46AM

Publications

"The Association of Long-Term Exposure to Pm2.5 on All-Cause Mortality in the Nurses’ Health Study and the Impact of Measurement-Error Correction.", Hart, J.E., Liao, X., Hong, B., Puett, R.C., Yanosky, J.D., Suh, H.H., Kioumourtzoglou, M-A., Spiegelman, D. and Laden, F., 2015 More
Posted: 5.22.2015 10:35AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Catherine C. Haggerty: ​Instability Overlooked: Evidence for the Importance of Household Roster Data Collection and Matching over Time More
Posted: 5.21.2015 3:23PM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Martin Barron: AAPOR and NORC: Natural Homes for Data Scientists More
Posted: 5.20.2015 2:51PM
"Methodological Issues in the Study of Sexuality.", Michaels, S., 2015 More
Posted: 5.20.2015 11:12AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Martin Barron: Social Media Analysis at AAPOR's Annual Conference More
Posted: 5.19.2015 12:35PM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Ned English: What Does It Mean for a City To Be Diverse and Segregated? More
Posted: 5.15.2015 11:05AM
"A Data Quality Program for the Survey of Consumer Finances.", Haggerty, C.C., Sjoblom, M.R. and Pedlow, S.E., 2014 Download the PDF
Posted: 5.15.2015 11:01AM
"Contacting Strategies and Incentives during the Field Period: Evidence from the SCF.", Bricker, J., Sjoblom, M.R. and Windle, R., 2014 Download the PDF
Posted: 5.15.2015 10:55AM

Job Postings

Data Technology Developer More
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SharePoint Developer More
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Manager, Web Surveys More
Posted: 6.12.2014 11:26AM
Programmer Analyst (SAS, Blaise) - Survey Research More
Posted: 4.16.2014 5:13PM
Communications Specialist – Website Design and Promotion More
Posted: 4.16.2014 5:12PM
Research Analyst for Health Care Research in Bethesda More
Posted: 4.16.2014 5:10PM
Survey Specialist More
Posted: 3.4.2014 6:27PM
Programmer Analyst (SAS, Blaise) - Survey Research More
Posted: 3.4.2014 6:27PM

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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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Energy 1/14

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 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

Sustainability 3/14

​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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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

Environment 5/14

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

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

Substance Use 7/14

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

International Development 8/14

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

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

Health 10/14

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

Economics 11/14

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

Children and Youth 12/14

​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

Education 13/14

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

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