Category Archives: Public data

Annie E. Casey Foundation Releases 2020 KIDS COUNT Data Book

On June 22, 2020, the Annie E. Casey Foundation released the 31st edition of the KIDS COUNT Data Book. The book provides rankings and statistics that provide a snap shot of conditions that child experience in a number of areas: … Continue reading

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Civil Unrest in the 60s

In recent days, we have witnessed protests on police brutality and social injustice. These events are responses to frustrations that minority has for a long time. To reflect the role of civil unrest in our society we look into DISC’s … Continue reading

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2017 AHS Data Shows Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

Data from Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Module in the 2017 American Housing Survey shows a mixed picture of preparedness in America’s highest-risk states and metropolitan areas. Summary tables (via online AHS Table Creator tool) and public use file microdata are … Continue reading

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DISC Archive: Wisconsin Study of Families and Work 1990-2012

Wisconsin Study of Families and Work (WSFW) 1990-2012 was added to DISC Online Archive. WSFW originally began in 1990 as the Wisconsin Maternity Leave and Health (WMLH) Project. It is a longitudinal study and families were followed through 2012. The … Continue reading

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DISC Archive: Summary of Study of Microcomputers in Small- and Medium-Sized Colombian Firms, 1985-1986

Summary of Study of Microcomputers in Small- and Medium-Sized Colombian Firms, 1985-1986 is the latest addition to the DISC online data archive. This study examines the utilization and diffusion of microcomputers in small- and medium-sized manufacturing firms in the three … Continue reading

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News from Roper Center

Polls conducted by Monmouth University Polling Institute in 2000s and 2010s are now available from the Roper Center. Check out the collection of Monmouth questions in Roper iPoll at this link, https://tinyurl.com/y28hm978. The Roper Center recently received 825 datasets from … Continue reading

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ANES 2018 Pilot Study Data Released

The 2018 Pilot Study is now available for download from the Data Center. It was conducted for the purpose of testing new questions and conducting methodological research to inform the design of the ANES 2020 Time Series study. It provides … Continue reading

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New Data Release on Enrollment and Staffing in Public Schools and School Districts in the U.S.

The National Center for Education Statistics just released the 2016-17 Common Core of Data (CCD) Universe files. CCD is a comprehensive, annual, national database of all public elementary and secondary schools and school districts. There were 50.5 million students attending … Continue reading

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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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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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