Fall Data Challenge 2020: Congratulations to our Winners!

In this year’s Fall Data Challenge, Get Out the Vote, 56 teams of 66 high school and 61 undergraduate students submitted their recommendations on how to increase voter-turnout using voting behavior data from the Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics, provided by the IPUMS organization.  ...

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Video: How Statistics is Making an Impact in Mental Health

Statistics improves our lives—including our mental health! In our newest This is Statistics video, learn how data from research and trials can lead to insights that not only improve our understanding of mental health, but...

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Fall Data Challenge 2020: Meet the Judges

This is Statistics’ fifth annual Fall Data Challenge, Get Out the Vote, is right around the corner!  You and your classmates will have the opportunity to work in teams to apply your statistical skills to real voter-turnout data and provide insights to inspire more...

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How to Create Data Subsets for the 2020 Fall Data Challenge

The 2020 Fall Data Challenge: Get Out the Vote submission window is almost here! In preparation, you can begin reviewing the dataset with your team now.    For this year’s challenge, all submissions must utilize the IPUMS-ASA U.S. Voting...

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Fall Data Challenge: Resources Roundup, Stats to Increase Voter Turnout

This year’s Fall Data Challenge theme is “Get Out the Vote!” As the submission window draws near, let’s get inspired with some examples of how statistics contributes to this important aspect of America’s democratic process. According to...

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