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Mar 19 2020
Posted in: Faculty, IRiSS
Freakonomic's most recent episode, “The Side Effects of Social Distancing” addresses the economic impacts that COVID-19 and the social distancing policy will have on the economy, work, education, and the environment. Stanford economist and IRiSS Advisory Board member Nick Bloom, along with...
Mar 18 2020
Posted in: American Democracy, American Democracy Research, IRiSS
The American National Election Studies (ANES) has surveyed the American electorate every U.S. presidential election year since 1948, collecting valuable time series data relating to citizens' social backgrounds, political predispositions, evaluations of candidates' traits,  amongst many other...
Mar 16 2020
Posted in: American Democracy, CSS, Ethnography, IRiSS
In compliance with University and Santa Clara County policies, IRiSS professional staff will be working remotely for the following weeks and IRiSS facilities will be closed. Many IRiSS programs will continue to operate - specifically those that are conducted online or can be translated to a virtual...
Feb 25 2020
Posted in: IRiSS, Students
Stanford IRiSS's Social Science Research Assistant Internship Program has connected hundreds of local community college students to Stanford social science departments, where they support Stanford research and learn valuable social science research skills.
Feb 25 2020
Posted in: IRiSS
Stanford IRiSS is delighted to announce the addition of two decorated executives who care deeply about higher education to the Advisory Board.