The 1910 And 1920 Puerto Rican Census Project

CLIENT

Prof. Alberto Palloni, Prof. Francisco Scarano and Prof. Halliman Winsborough - UW-Madison

DESCRIPTION

The 1910 and 1920 Puerto Rican Census Project consist of creating a public use samples from the 1910 and 1920 censuses of the population of Puerto Rico. Currently on it's final stage, this project adheres to the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) at the Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota. The samples will ultimately be available through IPUMS web-based data dissemination system.

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PROJECT DIRECTOR

Theresa Thompson-Colón

DATE IN FIELD

Spring 2002 - Winter 2004


Food & Veggie Connection Project

CLIENT

Susan Nitzke and Karen Kritsch, Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison

DESCRIPTION

The goal of this project is to gather information on young adults' views and eating habits related to fruit and vegetables. The responses will help develop nutrition education materials for young adults. The project is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

The project is a joint effort between researchers and community-based educators in 10 states: Wisconsin, Kansas, Nebraska, Oregon, Rhode Island, Michigan, New York, Iowa, Alabama, and Maine.

The project consists of 3 waves. This is the final wave and we are following up with the respondents after 12 months, from their first interview (8 months after their second interview).

PROJECT DIRECTOR

Shelley Boulianne

DATE IN FIELD

March 2003-November 2004


Public Interest Law Organizations Study

CLIENT

Catherine Albiston and Laura Beth Nielsen

DESCRIPTION

The Public Interest Law Organizations Study, sponsored by the American Bar Foundation and the University of California, Berkeley, involves a 45-minute telephone interview with approximately 325 key contacts. The sampled organizations are located across the nation and vary in political background and purpose. The study focuses on the variation in strategy, structure, and mission among these organizations and hopes to map the growing diversity of public interest practice in the United States. The ultimate aim of this study is to increase understanding of the legal profession and of public interest lawyers in particular.

PROJECT DIRECTOR

Kerryann DiLoreto

DATES IN FIELD

June 2004 - September 2004


Nanotechnology Survey I

CLIENT

Dietram Scheufele, UW-Madison School of Journalism

DESCRIPTION

This was an NSF funded joint project between the UW-Madison, Cornell University, and Penn State. This projoect was a national RDD survey of approximately 700 interviews. The purpose of this survey is to explore the linkages among various aspects of public response to new technologies and scientific developments, such as nanotechnology.

PROJECT DIRECTOR

Danna Basson, Renee Davis

DATES IN FIELD

August 2004 - October 2004