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Aug
19

Demographic fault lines and the 2016 election

Read SSDAN Director Bill Frey's recent article for The Brookings Institute: Demographic fault lines and the 2016 election Now that the conventions are over, let the prognosticating begin. While the... more
Jul
7

Diversity Defines the Millennial Generation

Read SSDAN Director Bill Frey's recent article for The Brookings Institute: Diversity defines the millennial generation Racial diversity will be the most defining and impactful characteristic of the... more
Jun
28

Chicago-area black population drops as residents leave for South, suburbs

Read SSDAN Director Bill Frey's comments on black migration in the Chicago Tribune: Chicago-area black population drops as residents leave for South, suburbs Cook County in 2015 recorded the largest... more
Jun
14

Mid-decade, big-city growth continues

Read SSDAN Director Bill Frey's latest blog post for Brookings: Mid-decade, big-city growth continues Big-city populations are still growing, according to new mid-decade Census Bureau statistics.... more
Jun
1

Population Surge in Cities Eases as Jobs Shift and Suburbs Call

Read SSDAN Director William Frey's recent quote for the Wall Street Journal: Population Surge in Cities Eases as Jobs Shift and Suburbs Call by Janet Adamy and Paul Overberg   Big cities across the U... more
May
28

Census Shows Big U.S. Cities Continue to Grow

Read SSDAN Director Bill Frey's recent quote for USA Today: Census Shows Big U.S. Cities Continue to Grow All but one of the nation’s 20 largest cities saw their population grow last year, with... more
May
25

The New Racial Generation Gap

Read SSDAN Director William Frey's article for the Los Angeles Times: The New Racial Generation Gap In the 1960s, a flip but still effective aphorism summed up the rebelliousness of youth: “Don't... more
May
25

U.S. Millennials Beat Baby Boomers as Largest Living Generation

Read SSDAN Director William Frey's thoughts on Millennials in Voice of America: US Millennials Beat Baby Boomers as Largest Living Generation The long reign of the baby boomers is over. The... more
May
17

Can Donald Trump redraw the political map? He must to win the White House

Read SSDAN Director Bill Frey's recent contribution to the Los Angeles Times article Can Donald Trump redraw the political map? He must to win the White House   After staging an epic upset to become... more
May
13

Move Over Millennials, Here Comes iGeneration

Read SSDAN Director Bill Frey's recent quote by Voice of America: Move Over Millennials, Here Comes iGeneration   There’s been a lot of talk recently about millennials overtaking baby boomers to... more
Apr
8

Migration to Sun Belt metro areas continues to surge

Read SSDAN Director Bill Frey's latest blog post for Brookings: Migration to Sun Belt metro areas continues to surge. The last decade and a half has been a rollercoaster ride for metropolitan areas... more
Apr
8

Diversity is an opportunity, not a threat, for America

Read Bill Frey's latest piece on CNN: Diversity is an opportunity, not a threat, for America. (CNN)America's ongoing diversity explosion should be greeted with optimism because of the opportunities... more
Apr
8

Integrating Data Analysis Into Undergraduate Courses

A new webinar hosted by the Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) and the Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN) is now available featuring Dr. Jim Jones,... more
Nov
9

Inquiry-based Learning with Quantitative Data

On November 9th, 2012, SSDAN in collaboration with ICPSR and affiliated faculty members Dana Greene (Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill) and Jill Bouma (Berea College) presented at the Association... more
Jun
30

SSDAN and ICPSR Host Webinar on Teaching with Contingency Tables

The Social Science Data Analysis Network, in partnership with the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), will host a webinar on June 14, 2012 at 2PM EDT, presented by... more
Jun
23

INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING WITH QUANTITATIVE DATA

On November 9th, 2012, SSDAN in collaboration with ICPSR and affiliated faculty members Dana Greene (Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill) and Jill Bouma (Berea College) presented at the Association... more
Jun
23

SSDAN AND ICPSR HOST WEBINAR ON TEACHING WITH CONTINGENCY TABLES

The Social Science Data Analysis Network, in partnership with the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), will host a webinar on June 14, 2012 at 2PM EDT, presented by... more
Oct
31

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! For some spooky statistics, check out the Census Bureau's report on Halloween 2012 here.