2012 NORC Presidential Election Study.
The 2012 NORC Presidential Election Study was conducted in the weeks prior to the Presidential election to measure public opinion about important issues the country faces – economic recovery, health care costs, and extreme partisanship. More
Evaluation of the Second Chance Act Adult Demonstration Projects.
Funded by the National Institute of Justice, this project is designed to evaluate the Second Chance programs which were designed to facilitate the successful re-entry of prisoners to their communities and include strategies to reduce recidivism and subsequent criminal behavior, enhance employment and earnings, facilitate retraining, stabilize housing, and reduce the instance of substance abuse. More
Resident Relocation Survey.
NORC at the University of Chicago has been conducting the Resident Relocation Survey (RRS) to gain an understanding of the impact of the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Plan for Transformation, an ambitious effort to rehabilitate or replace substandard high-rise public housing developments in Chicago, on the lives of those relocated. More
Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF).
Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Board, this triennial survey is the only fully representative source of information on the broad financial circumstances of U.S. households. No other survey collects data on the household finances of a probability sample of Americans. Data from the SCF are used to inform monetary policy, tax policy, consumer protection, and a variety of other policy issues. The data also serve as a basis for longer-term research on the economic state of the American family. More
World Bank Baseline Survey for the Impact Evaluation of Mi Primer Empleo Youth Employment Program, Honduras.
NORC carried out the baseline survey for an impact evaluation of the Mi Primer Empleo ("My First Job") Program in Honduras for the World Bank. The program targets vulnerable youth to provide training and internships to alleviate unemployment. More