archive-edu.com » EDU » U » UILLINOIS.EDU

Total: 1146

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • For Students: CAS Methods Training | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    throughout the University A CAS cycle is as follows Spring Semester features a course focused on survey data collection techniques This four credit course trains students to design pretest and implement the study proposed by the Faculty Investigator Thus students contribute to the research design and data collection processes in meaningful ways Over the Summer Professional interviewers and interested students from the spring semester continue data collection during the summer This provides the perfect opportunity for students to hone their data collection skills developed in the methods course Fall Semester The CAS cycle concludes with a four credit Data Analysis Course in which students learn the basics of data preparation analysis and write up They analyze the data collected during the preceding spring and summer and produce term papers and M A papers suitable for journal submission Benefits of CAS Methods Courses To date more than 90 UIC graduate students have completed CAS courses with students coming from Sociology Criminal Justice Political Science Anthropology Business Administration English Urban Planning Public Administration and Education The CAS also creates less formal and more intensive training experiences for graduate and undergraduate students in the form of TA and RA opportunities so far this has involved at least 30 students In addition as of Fall 2009 10 students have used CAS data in completing their MA papers in Sociology and several have collaborated with the Faculty Investigators on papers presented their CAS research at regional and national conferences and submitted scientific articles to peer reviewed journals Examples of syllabi from past CAS practicum are below in 2011 the CAS model was changed and focuses exclusively on survey methods Spring 2014 PDF Spring 2012 PDF Spring 2010 PDF Fall 2009 PDF Spring 2009 PDF Fall 2008 PDF Spring 2008 PDF Chicago Area Study Welcome to

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/cas/students-cas-methods-training (2016-02-17)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Publications | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    of Public Leadership Regional Economics Applications Laboratory Publications 2012 Chicago Area Study 2011 and 2010 Chicago Area Study 2009 Chicago Area Study 2008 Chicago Area Study 2007 Chicago Area Study 2004 2005 Chicago Area Study Chicago Area Study Welcome to the Chicago Area Study Mission History People CAS Projects Program Structure For Faculty CAS Research Grants For Students CAS Methods Training Publications News Events Partners Contact Us The Latest from

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/cas/publications (2016-02-17)
    Open archived version from archive

  • News & Events | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    Office of Public Leadership Regional Economics Applications Laboratory News Events 2011 and 2010 Chicago Area Study 2009 Chicago Area Study 2008 Chicago Area Study 2007 Chicago Area Study 2004 2005 Chicago Area Study Chicago Area Study Welcome to the Chicago Area Study Mission History People CAS Projects Program Structure For Faculty CAS Research Grants For Students CAS Methods Training Publications News Events Partners Contact Us The Latest from CAS Preschool

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/cas/news-events (2016-02-17)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Partners | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    Toolbox Illinois Economic Review Opinion Monitor Trends in Racial Attitudes Library Policy Forum Search Programs Events Douglas Ethics Award Edgar Fellows Program NEW Leadership Illinois IGPA State Summit Family Impact Seminars 2015 Seminar 2014 Seminar 2013 Seminar 2012 Seminar 2011 Seminar 2010 Seminar 2009 Seminar Study Centers Office of Public Leadership Regional Economics Applications Laboratory Partners Internal Funding Institute of Government Public Affairs College of Liberal Arts Sciences Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy Great Cities Institute OVCR Sociology External Funding Ford Foundation 20040 National Science Foundation 2004 2010 Russell Sage Foundation 2011 Event Sponsors Comcast 2007 Diversity Inc 2007 Illinois Department of Human Rights 2007 Jane Addams Hull House Association 2007 2009 2010 Chicago Area Study Welcome to the Chicago Area Study Mission History People CAS Projects Program Structure For Faculty CAS Research Grants For Students CAS Methods Training Publications News Events Partners Contact Us The Latest from CAS Preschool Policy Forum 1 How do child care centers and preschools weather funding disruptions 2010 Study Policy Brief Immigration Ambivalence in Suburbia CAS 2012 Research Brief 4 Financial Distress CAS 2012 Research Brief 5 Curricula Search the web Search igpa uillinois edu Search igpa uillinois edu library IGPA

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/cas/partners (2016-02-17)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Contact Us | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    Laboratory Contact Us Chicago Area Study Institute of Government Public Affairs M C 191 University of Illinois at Chicago 815 West Van Buren Suite 525 Chicago IL 60607 Phone 312 996 6188 Fax 312 996 1404 E mail krysan uic edu Chicago Area Study Welcome to the Chicago Area Study Mission History People CAS Projects Program Structure For Faculty CAS Research Grants For Students CAS Methods Training Publications News Events

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/cas/contact-us (2016-02-17)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Immigration Ambivalence in Suburbia: Evidence from Lake County | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    Waukegan has experienced a 332 percent increase in its largely Latino immigrant population since 1980 That s a near tripling of the population in less than 35 years Lake County provides a window into the landscape of communities that are experiencing rapid increases in immigrant populations wrote Maria Krysan Matthew Hall and Patrick Washington in a Chicago Area Study CAS Public Policy Brief released in April 2013 The policy brief zeros in on trends in attitudes toward the immigrant population held by native born residents in the Lake County region The overall message from our survey data is that there is deep ambivalence among native born Lake County residents about immigration the researchers wrote Immigrants and immigration are simultaneously admired resented and distrusted At the same time immigrants are part of the fabric of community life for the residents we talked to Some findings discussed in the policy brief include Residents living in the Lake County region have substantial contact with Latinos and or immigrants with 61 percent reporting interacting with co workers who are Latino every day or almost every day Despite fairly high levels of interaction with Latino immigrants native born residents have inconsistent attitudes and perceptions toward them the researchers report The study found that generally the respondents perceive the productivity and perseverance of Latino immigrants and only a minority of respondents endorse the belief that Latino immigrants are not willing or not at all willing to learn English However the study also revealed some resentment among the respondents A majority of respondents 55 and 61 respectively agreed that immigrants take American workers jobs and use too many government services Questions about immigration policy objectives revealed complexity in how natives think about immigration Many respondents supported policies that would negatively affect the immigrant population i e 54

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/library/immigration-ambivalence-suburbia-evidence-lake-county (2016-02-17)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Ongoing Climate Change Initiative Projects | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    at The Conversation s website Magazine article Cashing in on cutting carbon in Illinois Issues Don Fullerton Megan Konar and Julian Reif March 2015 Read the article here PDF Policy Brief Wind energy provides opportunity for Illinois Don Fullerton and Maarten Vrouenraets September 1 2015 Read the report here PDF Gasoline Taxes Vehicles and Road Building The transportation sector is a large source of emissions especially private vehicles that are not subject to the U S Clean Power Plan This section of the initiative will examine this issue with special focus on behavioral reactions to gasoline tax rate changes Commentary To pay for Illinois road improvements think like a business Don Fullerton and Julian Reif April 23 2015 Read at the State Journal Register s website Policy Brief Efficiency and distributional effects of Illinois gas taxes Don Fullerton Kaveh Nafari and Julian Reif Read the report here PDF Commentary Gas tax may hurt Illinois more than it helps in the Springfield State Journal Register Don Fullerton and Julian Reif October 15 2014 Read at the State Journal Register s website Preparation for Climate Change in Illinois Climate change does not include only global warming but increased numbers and severity of storms floods and droughts Illinois will need more dams reservoirs waterways levees aqueducts urban storm drains and changed planning for different crops and rotations For summers Illinois needs to plan for health clinics for heat stroke and more electricity and distribution for increased air conditioning demand A series of research papers will look at the many steps needed to mitigate the negative effects of climate change in Illinois Issue Overview Preparing for climate change in Illinois An overview of expected impacts Kathy Baylis Tatyana Deryugina Don Fullerton Megan Konar and Julian Reif Read the report here PDF News article Effects

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/climate-change/projects (2016-02-17)
    Open archived version from archive

  • People | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    research program on Environmental and Energy Economics From 1985 to 1987 he served in the U S Treasury Department as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Analysis His recent research includes study of the effects of one country s greenhouse gas limitations on the emissions of other countries the distributional effects of climate policy and the effect of carbon dioxide restrictions on other pollutants like sulfur dioxide Julian Reif co Principal Investigator is an assistant professor of Finance and Economics at the Urbana Champaign campus and IGPA His main fields of interest are healthcare public finance and environment economics Julian s recent work includes research on the effectiveness of social insurance programs smoking behavior the value of health and longevity gasoline taxation and electricity pricing Faculty Collaborating on the Climate Change Initiative Kathy Baylis is an associate professor in the department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics at the University of Illinois She joined the department after several years as an assistant professor at the University of British Columbia where she remains an adjunct faculty Kathy has worked in agriculture forest and conservation policy in both Canada and the United States In 2001 02 she was the staff economist in charge of agriculture and forestry for the Council of Economic Advisors in the White House and in the mid 1990s she worked as Executive Secretary of the National Farmers Union in Canada Tatyana Deryugina has been an assistant professor of Finance in the College of Business for three years Her research focuses on environmental economics and includes evaluating the long run economics impacts of Hurricane Katrina on the residents of New Orleans studying how farmers adjust their crop insurance choices in anticipation of disaster assistance and evaluating the role of scientific opinions on laypersons beliefs about climate change Megan Konar is an

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/climate-change/people (2016-02-17)
    Open archived version from archive