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Innovative WSU approach ignites survey industry, earns national award

Don DillmanBy Alyssa Patrick, Office of Research

PULLMAN, Wash. – WSU researchers will receive a national award for designing a new survey method that is now used in censuses around the world. » More …

Highly cited sociologist receives national career award

Don-DillmanPULLMAN, Wash. – Don Dillman, who is among Washington State University’s most cited researchers, has won a national award for a career of distinguished contributions to the field of sociological methodology. » More …

Dillman named associate of National Research Council

Don-DillmanPULLMAN, Wash. – Don Dillman has been named a national associate of the National Research Council, the operating arm of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. » More …

Study: Legal problems of poor triple in past decade

PULLMAN, Wash. – A statewide survey of more than 1,600 low-income Washingtonians found that seven of 10 face at least one significant civil legal problem each year and the average number of problems per low-income household has tripled over the last decade. » More …

Safety, maintenance top list of transportation concerns

GertsevaWENATCHEE, Wash. – Improved biking/walking routes and road/bridge maintenance are top transportation priorities for Chelan and Douglas county residents, according to a survey conducted by the Social and Economic Sciences Research Center at Washington State University. » More …

Washington residents cite growing concern

 

PULLMAN — The current economic crisis is important to Washington state residents. A survey conducted by the Social and Economic Sciences Research Center (SESRC) at WSU shows that citizens increasingly see the economy as an important issue faced by the state, as well as economic development and jobs as the highest priority for tax dollars.

Asked which of several issues was the most important one facing the state, almost 50 percent of respondents said it is the economy, followed by health care and education (16 percent each), jobs and wages (11 percent), reducing taxes (5 percent), and the … » More …