New Civis Research: How to talk about the COVID-19 Vaccine
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COVID-19 Impact Research

With funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Civis Analytics is conducting ongoing research to study the social, economic and educational impacts of COVID-19 in America. Research is conducted at a national level as well as deep dives in Florida, Texas, Washington, Ohio and New York.   National Highlights from October 21-26 Survey Education … Continued

How to talk about the COVID-19 Vaccine

Scientifically identifying the most persuasive messages to encourage vaccination.   Significant investments have been made toward the rapid development of a safe and effective vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). Even though we are still far from achieving this goal, our research shows once a vaccine is available, there will be a lot of convincing to do, … Continued

BLM & Policing Pulse Survey Analysis

Civis fields regular surveys to track public opinion on issues related to the coronavirus pandemic and our national response. The analysis below reviews trends in our surveys from mid- and late June. You can find two earlier analyses here and here.   In June, Civis survey research focused on the Black Lives Matter movement and … Continued

D3 for Data Scientists, Part II: How to Translate Data into Graphics

If you’re new to the blog, this is the second part in a three-part series of blog posts on building data visualizations using D3.js, HTML, CSS and a dash of R, aimed at data scientists — a group of people who typically know R, but often don’t have a strong programming background in the other … Continued

Coronavirus Pulse Survey Research | Month Two

Civis fields regular surveys to track public opinion on issues related to the coronavirus pandemic and our national response. The analysis below reviews trends in our surveys from early April through early June. You can find the first analysis (of early March to mid-April data) here. As the crises across America unfold and become more … Continued

COVID-19 | Consumer Insights for Business

L.E.K Consulting & Civis Analytics Pulse Report | Fielded June 4, 2020 In partnership with management consulting firm L.E.K. Consulting, Civis is publishing “COVID-19 in the U.S.: Consumer Insights for Businesses.” Administered approximately every two weeks, the survey tracks the pandemic’s impact on consumer sentiment as it relates to businesses, honing in on different segments, … Continued

Equal Justice: A statement from Civis Analytics

Recent heartbreaking and maddening events, once again, remind us of the extreme disparities in the Black experience in America. Civis stands with the Black community, and it’s time we confront the uncomfortable truths and emotions elicited by an honest examination of our society, and more importantly, ourselves. This isn’t about calling out white supremacist or … Continued

COVID-19 Data Models: A guide for Public Sector Officials

This blog was originally published on civstart.org on May 26, 2020 Data science and predictive modeling are increasingly important in modern-day governments, and this is especially true as teams focus on responding to COVID-19. Addressing this public health crisis requires collaboration among team members with varying levels of technical expertise. Because most government data science … Continued

Coronavirus Pulse Survey Research | Month One

Civis is fielding regular surveys to track public opinion on issues related to the coronavirus pandemic and our national response. The below analysis reviews the first four weeks of survey research, beginning March 20th and ending April 12th. View the weekly reports here. Throughout the country, Americans remain highly concerned about both the health risks … Continued

Public Sector | Coronavirus Pulse Survey Research

Civis Analytics Weekly Report  |  Fielded April 2-3 and April 10-12, 2020 State and local governments across the country need to make quick decisions to prevent or delay the spread of COVID-19. These governments are being asked to simultaneously address the public health issues raised by the outbreak, as well as the economic and societal … Continued