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Social Explorer’s Andrew Beveridge in Supreme Court Amicus Brief
WEDNESDAY, SEP 06, 2017

Social Explorer’s Andrew Beveridge in Supreme Court Amicus Brief

A challenge to a partisan redistricting plan in Wisconsin goes before the Supreme Court this fall in the case of Gill v. Whitford. In the New York Times article “The New Front in the Gerrymandering Wars: Democracy vs. Math,” Emily Bazelon writes of the significance of the case, “The outcome of the Supreme Court’s decision in Gill v. Whitford is likely to shape American politics for years and perhaps decades to come." Social Explorer Co-Founder and... more
Texas in Depth: The Path of Hurricane Harvey
TUESDAY, AUG 29, 2017

Texas in Depth: The Path of Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas and the rain continues to fall. At least 10 people died and countless homes have flooded. Using Social Explorer’s American Community Survey maps and data, we took a look at the hardest hit areas to find out more about those most affected. Texas Governor Abbott declared a state of emergency in 30 counties, which has since been expanded to 58 counties. The following map highlights the disaster area, which includes 11,083,255 residents&mdas... more
Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Analyzes Elections at the ACS Data Users Conference
WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Analyzes Elections at the ACS Data Users Conference

Social Explorer's co-founder and CEO Andrew Beveridge will be speaking at the soldout American Community Survey Data Users Conference this Thursday in Alexandria, VA. Professor Beveridge and collaborator Professor Shige Song will present Is it Still the Economy Stupid? A Spatial Regression Analysis of the 2016 Presidential Election Using the American Community Survey Data and Other Materials. They are featured in the breakout session on Using the ACS for M... more
NY Times Article on Banned Immigrant Groups Features Social Explorer Data and Analysis
TUESDAY, JAN 31, 2017

NY Times Article on Banned Immigrant Groups Features Social Explorer Data and Analysis

Donald Trump's executive order severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries, suspends refugee admission for 120 days, and bans Syrian refugees indefinitely. The New York Times feature "Immigrants From Banned Nations: Educated, Mostly Citizens and Found in Every State" explores the demographics of American residents from these seven countries. Susan Weber and Andrew A. Beveridge of Socialexplorer.com analyzed the American Community Survey for the article and maps. ... more
Social Explorer Data at the Museum of the City of New York
FRIDAY, NOV 18, 2016

Social Explorer Data at the Museum of the City of New York

The Museum of the City of New York's new exhibit New York at Its Core includes maps based on Social Explorer data. Watch the city demographics change over the decades in the video displays.   The Museum of the City of New York Presents: New York at Its Core What made New York New York? Follow the story of the city’s rise from a striving Dutch village to today’s “Capital of the World,” and consider its future in our changing world. ... more
NY Times Explores Polarized America with Social Explorer Data and Analysis
FRIDAY, NOV 04, 2016

NY Times Explores Polarized America with Social Explorer Data and Analysis

As the nation has become more polarized along party lines over the past few elections, The New York Times examines the different traits of Republican and Democratic counties and communities. The article, maps and graphis in "How Large is the Divide Between Red and Blue America?" by Gregor Aisch, Adam Pearce and Karen Yourish include data and analysis from Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge and Susan Weber-Stoger. In 1992, 38 percent of voters lived in "landslide cou... more
NY Times Election Map Special Featuring Social Explorer Data and Analysis
WEDNESDAY, NOV 02, 2016

NY Times Election Map Special Featuring Social Explorer Data and Analysis

On Tuesday, the New York Times published a special election maps section featuring data and analysis from Social Explorer. Explore a jumbo map of the 2012 presidential election results at the zip code level, plus maps of race and education. Check out the companion feature on the Times website about different approaches to visualizing election data. more
Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge on CUNY TV's Independent Sources "Ethnic Vote"
THURSDAY, OCT 27, 2016

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge on CUNY TV's Independent Sources "Ethnic Vote"

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge recently appeared on the television show Independent Sources, hosted by Garry Pierre-Pierre (CUNY TV). As part of the show's special election-related coverage, the episode explores who votes in ethnic and immigrant communities and how they can have more of a political impact. Beveridge and fellow guest Dr. Heath Brown of John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY discuss turnout, candidates, redistricting, local and national elections, voter access, d... more
Interactive Feature on Trump's Immigration Policy in the NY Times with Social Explorer Analysis
TUESDAY, OCT 18, 2016

Interactive Feature on Trump's Immigration Policy in the NY Times with Social Explorer Analysis

A new interactive article by Jugal K. Patel in The New York Times features data and analysis compiled by Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge. Presidential candidate Donald Trump recently stated that he wants to "keep immigration levels within historical norms," but did not define those ranges. The Times investigates two hundred years of the history of immigration populations and quotas to explore what that could mean in practice. For example, these scenarios: ... more
Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge on Bronx Population Growth in the NY Times
TUESDAY, SEP 20, 2016

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge on Bronx Population Growth in the NY Times

The latest Census Bureau figures from the 2015 American Community Survey show record population numbers in New York City. In theNew York Times article "People Fled the Bronx in the 1970s. Now Its Population Is Booming," Sam Roberts explores the change borough by borough, citing data and analysis from Social Explorer and Andrew Beveridge. The borough has rebounded from years of high crime and arson, and residential development is on the rise. Once, the Bronx was burning, now, as... more