Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Research Comparative Effectiveness Research Public Use Data Pilot Project.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS), in its effort to increase access to Medicare claims data, has contracted with IMPAQ International, NORC, and partners to develop public use files (PUF) to conduct comparative effectiveness research. More
Family Self-Sufficiency Data Center.
State and local agencies that provide services to low-income families to achieve self-sufficiency are increasingly looking to incorporate better data into decision-making around policies, programs, and practices in an effort to improve outcomes and make efficient use of scarce taxpayer dollars. High-quality data will support research to build evidence around what works to improve self-sufficiency. More
Financing Rural Public Health Activities in Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis and the Center for Rural Health Practice at the University of Pittsburgh (Bradford, PA) investigated how federal and state funds for chronic disease prevention are applied at the local level. More
Recidivism in the NLSY97.
NORC will create a public-use database from the 1997 cohort of the NLSY data to establish a research agenda to understand the social, economic, and educational factors that influence recidivism rates and successful reentry into society. More
Secure Data Access Facility (SDAF) for the National Science Foundation (NSF).
The National Science Foundation awarded a contract to NORC to create a Secure Data Access Facility (SDAF) to house the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) and Survey of Doctorate Recipients (SDR) data and metadata and to provide secure remote access and technical support to authorized researchers at the direction of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Division of Science Resources Statistics (SRS). More