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Published Research "Nepali Earthquakes and the Risk of an Epidemic of Hepatitis E.", Basnyat, B., Dalton, H.R., Kamar, N., Rein, D.B., Labrique, A., Farrar, J., Piot, P.; 21 signatories., 2015 More
Posted: 7.2.2015 11:08AM
News FiveThirtyEight: Nate Silver considers the nature of change in the United States with GSS data More
Posted: 7.1.2015 11:37AM
News The Washington Post: Understanding how Americans identify themselves with GSS data and findings More
Posted: 7.1.2015 11:31AM
News The Huffington Post: How Americans felt about World War II according to NORC surveying from 1942 More
Posted: 7.1.2015 11:26AM
Published Research "Should Students Be Paid for Achievement? A Review of the Impact of Monetary Incentives on Test Performance.", Le, V-H., 2015 Download the PDF
Posted: 6.30.2015 9:40AM
Published Research "Economic Voting in the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election: Attribution of Responsibility as a Mediating Factor for Economic Perceptions.", Bautista, R., Morales, M. and Wolter, K.M., 2015 Download the PDF
Posted: 6.30.2015 9:39AM
Published Research "Elder Mistreatment Predicts Later Physical and Psychological Health: Results from a National Longitudinal Study.", Wong, J. and Waite, L.J., 2015 Download the PDF
Posted: 6.30.2015 9:38AM
Published Research "The Effects of Survey Mode on Socially Undesirable Responses to Open-Ended Questions: A Mixed Method Approach.", Wallace, D., Hedberg, E.C. and Cesar, G., 2014 Download the PDF
Posted: 6.30.2015 9:37AM

News

News FiveThirtyEight: Nate Silver considers the nature of change in the United States with GSS data More
Posted: 7.1.2015 11:37AM
News The Washington Post: Understanding how Americans identify themselves with GSS data and findings More
Posted: 7.1.2015 11:31AM
News The Huffington Post: How Americans felt about World War II according to NORC surveying from 1942 More
Posted: 7.1.2015 11:26AM
News The Washington Post: The GSS surveys the attitudes towards differences in race in America More
Posted: 6.29.2015 10:48AM
News The Huffington Post: NORC surveying from 1996 shows how Americans viewed big issues at the time More
Posted: 6.25.2015 5:01PM
News CNN: General Social Survey data shows declining gun ownership in the U.S. More
Posted: 6.25.2015 4:49PM
News Inside Higher Ed: NORC Senior Fellow Felicia LeClere talks about long walks, Ireland, and data More
Posted: 6.25.2015 11:16AM
Press Release Kognito Chosen by NORC at the University of Chicago to Provide Virtual Human Technology to Address Adolescent Substance Use More
Posted: 6.24.2015 2:25PM

Events

WAPOR 68th Annual Conference, The Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, Tuesday, June 16, 2015 More
Posted: 6.17.2015 11:43AM
AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Minneapolis Convention Center, Sunday, June 14, 2015 More
Posted: 6.11.2015 4:56PM

Publications

"Nepali Earthquakes and the Risk of an Epidemic of Hepatitis E.", Basnyat, B., Dalton, H.R., Kamar, N., Rein, D.B., Labrique, A., Farrar, J., Piot, P.; 21 signatories., 2015 More
Posted: 7.2.2015 11:08AM
"Should Students Be Paid for Achievement? A Review of the Impact of Monetary Incentives on Test Performance.", Le, V-H., 2015 Download the PDF
Posted: 6.30.2015 9:40AM
"Economic Voting in the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election: Attribution of Responsibility as a Mediating Factor for Economic Perceptions.", Bautista, R., Morales, M. and Wolter, K.M., 2015 Download the PDF
Posted: 6.30.2015 9:39AM
"Elder Mistreatment Predicts Later Physical and Psychological Health: Results from a National Longitudinal Study.", Wong, J. and Waite, L.J., 2015 Download the PDF
Posted: 6.30.2015 9:38AM
"The Effects of Survey Mode on Socially Undesirable Responses to Open-Ended Questions: A Mixed Method Approach.", Wallace, D., Hedberg, E.C. and Cesar, G., 2014 Download the PDF
Posted: 6.30.2015 9:37AM
"Efficiency Improvements in Multi-Mode ABS Studies: Modeling Initial Mode Decisions.", Reimer, R.L., Amaya, A.E. and LeClere, F.B., 2014 Download the PDF
Posted: 6.30.2015 9:36AM
"Instability Overlooked: Evidence for the Importance of Household Roster Data Collection and Matching Over Time.", Du Toit, N.C. and Haggerty, C.C., 2014 Download the PDF
Posted: 6.30.2015 9:34AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Cheryl Austein Casnoff: Dispatch from Academy Health: NORC’s Panel on Emerging Roles of Public Health Departments for Population Health Improvement More
Posted: 6.29.2015 11:03AM

Job Postings

Data Technology Developer More
Posted: 6.12.2014 11:28AM
SharePoint Developer More
Posted: 6.12.2014 11:28AM
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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Substance Use 1/14

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

Poverty 2/14

​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

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

Special Populations 4/14

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 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

Education 6/14

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 7/14

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

Energy 8/14

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 9/14

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

Criminal Justice 10/14

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

Health 11/14

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

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