Data Feed: Poverty, marijuana, jobs for college grads
A daily roundup of fresh data from scholars, governments, think tanks, pollsters and other social science researchers. Politics How we estimated an election’s outcome before all the votes were counted, Huffington Post How fed nominations have played out in Senate, The Wall Street Journal What inferences can/ can’t be drawn from the “Republican shift”? Cultural […]
Data Feed: Poverty trends, hospital readmissions, Hillary Clinton
A daily roundup of fresh data from scholars, governments, think tanks, pollsters and other social science researchers. Politics Hillary Clinton: How she’s fared in the polls, Politico Interactive: State of the states 2014, Stateline – Pew Charitable Trusts The 2014 ballot boxes, The Economist Economics U.S. consumer spending in December highest since 2008, Gallup Waging […]
Public views on 20 big stories of 2013
What Americans thought about some of the biggest news stories of 2013.
Holiday shopping: Love it or hate it, more do it online
Half of Americans say they dread holiday shopping.
Where were you when JFK was shot? Only 28.9% of Americans can answer that
Less than one-third of Americans were of age to recall personal memories from the day JFK was shot.
Looking for news on Twitter’s IPO? Many young adults may find it … on Twitter
Close to half of those who consume news on Twitter are young people, ages 18 to 29.
As Americans head to the polls, state and local governments viewed favorably
More than half of Americans express a favorable view of their state government.