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
Reintegration of Ex-Offenders Random Assignment Evaluation.
The Reintegration of Ex-Offenders Random Assignment Evaluation Study (RExO), funded by Department of Labor, is designed to provide a rigorous, random assignment evaluation of a demonstration program serving formerly incarcerated individuals through employment-centered programs. The evaluation will examine impacts on participants’ post-program labor market outcomes and criminal recidivism by comparing the outcomes of participants to randomly-assigned individuals who are eligible for, but do not receive, services. 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
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