Onyi Lam

Computational Social Scientist

Publications
December 17, 2018

Gender and Jobs in Online Image Searches

Men are overrepresented in online image search results across a majority of jobs examined; women appear lower than men in such search results for many jobs

Pew Research CenterDecember 12, 2018

How far Americans live from the closest hospital differs by community type

Rural Americans live an average of 10.5 miles from the nearest hospital, compared with 5.6 miles for people in suburban areas and 4.4 in urban areas.

Pew Research CenterMarch 16, 2018

What Google searches can tell us about Americans’ interest in guns

Read key findings from an analysis that looks into the public’s interest in guns as potential consumer products, rather than as a subject of general interest.

Pew Research CenterFebruary 1, 2018

There’s a large gender gap in congressional Facebook posts about sexual misconduct

About seven-in-ten women in Congress mentioned sexual misconduct in their official Facebook posts between Oct. 1 and Dec. 30, 2017, compared with 37% of men in Congress.

Pew Research CenterOctober 19, 2017

After Las Vegas attack, Democrats in Congress were far more likely than Republicans to mention guns on Facebook

In the week after the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas, partisan differences were on full display in how elected officials responded on Facebook.

Pew Research CenterAugust 21, 2017

Highly ideological members of Congress have more Facebook followers than moderates do

In both legislative chambers, members’ ideology is a strong predictor of the number of people who follow them on Facebook.