You probably don’t have expertise or resources in-house to conduct sophisticated data analyses so particularly, if you are planning a large analysis project, make connections to organizations with access to data and analysis capabilities, such as local universities, research centers, policy think tanks, etc.

Social scientists with experience wading through volumes of data to identify patterns and relationships offer

  • Outside perspective
  • Access to qualified students
  • Expertise with statistical analysis
  • Expertise with spatial analysis
  • Expertise using analysis software

For a list of 628 potential university social science research partners from around the country sorted by state, click here.