Category Archives: Crossroads

The Neighborhood Atlas

This online interactive tool allows visitors to rank and map neighborhoods according to socioeconomic disadvantage metrics. Researchers can download data and merged them with other data sources to examine how neighborhood disadvantage impacts health. Neighborhood Atlas updates and expands the … Continue reading

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New Data Extractor Available from NCES – July 12, 2016

“Distance Learning Dataset Training,” (July 2016). Note: “The Distance Learning Dataset Training System, or DLDT, is an online, interactive tool that allows you to learn about NCES data across the education spectrum and evaluate it for suitability for particular research … Continue reading

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New “Easy Stats” Web Tool from U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau has announced a new online table-generator called Easy Stats, released in conjunction with the 2007-2011 American Community Survey five-year estimates. Easy Stats offers quick access to a total of 22 popular tables for the American Community Survey, in … Continue reading

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National Crime Victimization Survey Online Data Tool

The U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics has released the NCVS Victimization Analysis Tool,  a new online tool for examining National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) data. The NCVS is an annual survey on nonfatal crimes, both reported and not reported to the police, … Continue reading

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Crossroads: Fragile Families & Child Wellbeing Study

New in DISC’s Internet Crossroads for Social Science Data: Fragile Families & Child Wellbeing Study http://www.fragilefamilies.princeton.edu/index.asp Princeton University, Columbia University From the web site: “The Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study is following a cohort of nearly 5,000 children born … Continue reading

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Crossroads: State of Working America

New in DISC’s Internet Crossroads for Social Science Data: State of Working America http://www.stateofworkingamerica.org/ Economic Policy Institute Since 1988, the State of Working America has been the flagship publication of the Economic Policy Institute (a think tank focusing on the … Continue reading

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