UW Survey Center client, UW Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP), was featured in the Fall 2019 issue of Letters & Sciences. The article details the numerous research efforts by the IRP, some of which were in coordination with the UWSC.
The Bridges to Success Evaluation is an evaluation of the impact of a Catholic Family Center program designed to help struggling families get back on their feet, called Bridges to Success.
The UW Survey Center worked in collaboration with the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Educational Achievement to conduct a campus-wide student climate survey in the fall of 2016.
The Wisconsin Families Study is an evaluation of Project GAIN, a program in Milwaukee County funded by the Wisconsin Children’s Trust Fund to assist families in accessing economic resources, reducing financial stressors, and increasing income stability for the children and adults in the home.
The Milwaukee Eviction Court Study (MECS) was conducted by the UWSC for Dr. Matt Desmond at Harvard University. UWSC conducted approximately 250 in-person interviews with 1st cause defendants in Milwaukee eviction court.
The Milwaukee Area Renters Study (MARS) is an original survey of tenants in Milwaukee’s low-income private housing sector. The survey collected data on tenants’ current housing situation, neighborhood characteristics, civic engagement, material hardship, and social networks.
The UWSC has conducted ten focus groups on people’s experiences as they decide how to handle economic or legal problems in their lives.
This project is a national, random digit-dialed telephone survey of 2,800 community-living U.S. adults between the ages of 35 and 89 to collect information on health-related quality of life.
The Chicago Longitudinal Study (CLS) is being done to investigate the long-term effects of early childhood interventions on the educational and social development of 1,539 individuals who grew up in high-poverty neighborhoods in Chicago.
The purpose of the project was to help understand the current climate for faculty and academic staff in CALS and to identify potential gender bias in the experiences of males and females.