Center for Social Research
The Center for Social Research (CSR) is a social science research and evaluation center at North Dakota State University. The Center’s core mission is to provide a venue through which a wide variety of research activities are facilitated. Researchers from the Center work closely with an array of entities including federal, state, and local governments, foundations and nonprofit organizations, and educational institutions on a broad range of research efforts.
Recent research includes:
Children and Youth
PROJECT - ND Compass
- 2016 North Dakota's Women: A Statistical Overview on the Situation of Women in North Dakota
This study is designed to inform state and local leaders, education and outreach professionals, business and community leaders, interest groups, and North Dakota residents about the characteristics of women in the state, as compared to men, women nationwide, and women in neighboring states. The report identifies disparities that represent challenges and opportunities faced by women in North Dakota.
- The Value of ND Compass (11/19/13, Department of Commerce, PDF)
- The State of the State of North Dakota: Indicators of Economic, Age, Social, Health, Education, and Workforce (11/7/13, Building an Inclusive Economy in ND - NWAF convening, PDF) - supplemental Case Scenarios
- Demographic Trends Impacting Our North Dakota Communities (10/23/13, AARP ND 2013 Volunteer Conference, PDF) - see related article here
- Demographic and Social Indicator Trends Impactring North Dakota's Counties (10/8/13, The ND Association of Counties Annual Conference, PDF)
- Demographic, Education, and Workforce Trends Impacting the Greater Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Area (9/26/13, The Chamber of Fargo, Moorhead, and West Fargo, PDF)
- Demographic and Health Trends Impacting North Dakota (8/26/13, Healthy ND Coordinating Committee Meeting, PDF)
- The 'Graying of North Dakota' - What's Happening Now? (7/24/13, NDLTCA's Summer Administrator Conference, PDF)
- Data-Driven Decision Making: Introducing North Dakota Compass (2/5/2013, United Way of Cass-Clay, PDF)
PROJECT - ND KIDS COUNT