Category Archives: DISC

Argentine Election of 1946 and Census of 1947: raw and transformed datasets – August 10, 2018

Another research study from Dr. Peter Smith is now available in the online archive at The Data and Information Services Center (DISC): Argentine Election of 1946 and Census of 1947: raw and transformed datasets (Peter Smith, Principal Investigator) This study … Continue reading

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Update on Voting Behavior in the Wisconsin State Legislature

Data for 2017-2018 Wisconsin Legislature session has been added to this series. It includes the final floor votes on all bills. This series encompasses the Senates and Assemblies of Wisconsin Legislatures for 1965-1966, 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014, 2015-2016, … Continue reading

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Argentine Chamber of Deputies, 1904-1955: Roll Call Voting Records and Member Characteristics – July 17, 2018

The Data and Information Services Center (DISC) recently added the following research study to its online archive: Argentine Chamber of Deputies, 1904-1955: roll call records and member characteristics (Peter Smith, Principal Investigator) This study was initially deposited at the Data … Continue reading

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Medicaid Waiver Dataset: Coverage for Childless Adults 1996–2014 – March 29, 2017

This new study was added to DISC Online Archive. It identifies the presence and characteristics of Medicaid coverage for adults without dependent children for each state in the U.S. and the District of Columbia. http://www.disc.wisc.edu/archive/Medicaid/index.html

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Country Statistical Yearbook Library Guide – Nov. 17, 2016

The Data and Information Service Center’s Country Statistical Yearbook Library Guide continues to be the second most heavily accessed Guide on the campus library system. The Yearbook Library Guide contains links to “country statistical yearbooks or similar collections (census, “facts … Continue reading

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National Establishment Time-Series (NETS) Database

The National Establishment Time-Series (NETS) Database provides information on mobility patterns, employment and sales growth performance, job creation and destruction, business startups and failures, changes in primary markets, corporate affiliations, and much more for over thirty two million establishments in … Continue reading

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North American DDI User Conference [NADDI] – April 8-10, 2015

The North American DDI User Conference [NADDI]  will be held April 8-10, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. The theme of this years conference is “Research Data Management: Enhancing Discoverability with Open Metadata Standards.” The conference is being hosted by the University of … Continue reading

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2013 Statistical Abstract of the United States

The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.  It was also designed to serve as a guide to other statistical publications and sources.   From … Continue reading

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DISC Archive: New Data from 2011/2012 Wisconsin Legislative Session

With a historic recall election approaching in the state of Wisconsin, the DISC archive is pleased to announce new voting-behavior data for the state legislative session that ended in March 2012.  Principal investigator  Jacob Stampen, emeritus professor at UW-Madison’s Department … Continue reading

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DISC Archive: Voting Behavior in the Wisconsin State Legislature, 2003-2010

The latest addition to the DISC online data archive offers a timely opportunity for researchers to delve into the voting dynamics of the Wisconsin state legislature in the past decade.  Jacob Stampen, emeritus professor at UW-Madison’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy … Continue reading

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