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Data Detectives · 6M ago

Census Director Quits Just As The Census Ramps Up

From the Huffington Post:The director of the U.S. Census Bureau is resigning, the Commerce Department announced Tuesday, leaving the government’s lead statistical agency without a clear lead...
Data Detectives · 7M ago

The Changing Economics and Demographics of Young Adulthood From 1975 to 2016

Data Detectives · 8M ago

Women-Owned Business Help from the Small Business Administration

SBA provides resources to help women entrepreneurs launch new businesses, grow their businesses and compete in the global marketplace. With our online resources, financing opportunities and ...
Data Detectives · 8M ago

Cutting Spending on Statistics Won’t Save the Budget

From PacificStandard:Last week, the Trump administration announced it would seek dramatic spending cuts across a number of agencies in order to pay for a $54 billion increase in defense spen...
Data Detectives · 8M ago

The Geography of Foreign Students in U.S. Higher Education: Origins and Destinations

From BrookingsThis report uses a new database on foreign student visa approvals from 2001 to 2012 to analyze their distribution in the United States, finding that:The number of foreign stude...
Data Detectives · 8M ago

My Poetic Side: Women's History Month

Here is My Poetic Side's latest article celebrating Women's History Month. They made a vertical timeline with poets starting in the 18th century reaching all the way to the 21st, highlightin...
Data Detectives · 8M ago

2017 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures

From the Alzheimer's Association:Here are several critical statistics you'll find in Alzheimer's Association Facts and Figures:Between 2000 and 2014, there was an 89 percent increase in deat...
Data Detectives · 9M ago

How Each Senator Voted on Trump’s Cabinet and Administration Nominees

From the New York TimesThe Senate has confirmed each of President Trump’s nominees that it has voted on so far. Fifteen members of the cabinet and eight other top administration posts requir...
Data Detectives · 9M ago

Here’s the presidential order of succession

From the New York Daily NewsFor no specific reason, here’s a reminder of the order of succession if President Trump — and any of his immediate successors — were to somehow leave office very ...
Data Detectives · 11M ago

How to Avoid a Box Office Disaster

We use analytics to predict baseball, elections, and even pop music. But can an algorithm foretell a movie’s success or failure, even before it’s made?In his seminal 1983 memoir, Adventures ...