Center for Applied Demography & Survey Research in the News

Arizona's law won't stop debate on immigration - The News Journal - 07/29/2010

A federal judge's decision to delay implementation of parts of Arizona's controversial immigrationenforcement law Wednesday will prolong the debate and make it more heated, say Delaware residents close to the issue.….. Click here for more


Delaware business: Keeping America's lead in medical innovation - The News Journal - 06/26/2010

The United States must invest more aggressively and stress development of more scientists if it is to retain its position as the worldwide leader in medical innovation, with the burden falling on government and community leaders to foster growth, former U.S. House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt said Friday.…..Click here for more


Lerner College honors alums Ratledge, Sannini, Sullivan - UDaily - 06/08/2010

Three University of Delaware alumni from the Lerner College of Business and Economics received the college's prestigious 2010 Alumni Awards of Excellence during a reception and awards ceremony as part of UD's Forum & Reunion Weekend on Friday, June 4. This year's honorees included Edward Ratledge, who graduated from UD in 1971 …..Click here for more


Delaware government: 'Brownfield' projects paying off - The News Journal - 05/29/2010

A state program that subsidizes redevelopment of contaminated land and idle industrial sites has sharply increased the value of reclaimed property, returning an average $17.50 on the dollar, according to a newly released University of Delaware study. In New Castle County, assessed values for "brownfield" redevelopments rose 106 percent, or 10 times the rate of other nearby properties, the report for Delaware's Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control said.…..Click here for more


Study cites added value of 'brownfield' cleanup - The News Journal - 05/28/2010

A state program that subsidizes redevelopment of contaminated land and idle industrial sites sharply increased the property’s value, returning an average $17.50 on the dollar, according to a newly released University of Delaware study. In New Castle County, property values for “brownfield” redevelopment rose at 10 times the rate of other nearby properties, the report for Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control said. …..Click here for more


Stimulus grant supports CADSR study of green jobs in Delaware - UDaily - 05/05/2010

What does Delaware need to do in order to go green? That is the latest question that the University of Delaware's Center for Applied Demography and Survey Research (CADSR) is tackling, thanks to an $889,000 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.…..Click here for more


UD Professor’s Name on Note Written by Martin Luther King Jr. - UDaily - 03/02/2010

When Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968, in Memphis, a hand-written note was found in his jacket pocket immediately afterward that contained several names, including that of William W. Boyer, Charles P. Messick Professor Emeritus and visiting scholar at UD's Center for Applied Demography and Survey Research.…..Click here for more


MPA students to study at Beijing Normal University - UDaily - 01/28/2010

Two University of Delaware master of public administration (MPA) students will travel to Beijing for the spring semester to participate in an exchange program with Beijing Normal University (BNU).…..Click here for more


UD delegation visits China - UDaily - 10/19/2009

A delegation from the University of Delaware traveled to Beijing, China, in an effort to continue to expand and strengthen the University's strategic partnerships in the region. The UD delegation consisted of Tom Apple, provost; Havidán Rodríguez, deputy provost; Michael Chajes, dean of the College of Engineering; and George Watson, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.…..Click here for more


Over half of politicians suspect corruption among colleagues - The Independent - 08/05/2009

More than 60pc of TDs and senators believe corruption continues to corrode the Irish body politic, despite long-running efforts to grind out the truth…..Click here for more


UD center conducts survey of European lawmakers - UDaily - 07/10/2009

Legislators in six European countries believe that the current worldwide economic downturn will last for roughly 20 more months, according to a recent survey conducted by Tibor Tóth, an assistant policy scientist at the Center for Applied Demography and Survey Research (CADSR) at the University of Delaware.…..Click here for more


Nearly 90 percent of Belgian politicians suspected corruption among their colleagues - DeMorgen - 06/08/2009

Nearly 90 percent of Belgian politicians suspected corruption among their colleagues. This is evident from an examination of the University of Delaware in the USA, conducted in six European countries. The survey probed the perception of MPs and senators about shady practices in national politics.…..Click here for more


UD center reports research on economic impact of biopharmaceutical industry - UDaily - 04/01/2009

Simon Condliffe of the University of Delaware's Center for Applied Demography and Survey Research gave a presentation titled “Economic Impact onDelaware's Economy: The Biopharmaceutical and Related Sectors” at the launch of the We Work For Health (WWFH) initiative at Christiana Care's Wilmington Hospital Conference Center on Tuesday, March 30. ....Click here for more


Boyer, Ratledge write book on Delaware politics, government - UDaily - 03/18/2009

Delaware Politics and Government by William Boyer, Charles Polk Messick Professor Emeritus of Political Science and International Relations, and Edward Ratledge, director of the University of Delaware's Center for Applied Demography and Survey Research, is a definitive, concise and informative book about the First State.…..Click here for more


SUAPP strenthens UD ties with Beijing Normal University - UDaily - 10/07/2008

Two Chinese graduate students are taking courses at the University of Delaware's School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy (SUAPP) this fall and next spring, part of a new partnership between the school and the Institute of Social Development and Public Policy (ISDPP) at Beijing Normal University in China.…..Click here for more


In Delaware, too many are diagnosed too late - The News Journal - 05/15/2008

Late cancer detection in Delaware is a key reason residents die so often from the disease, a yearlong News Journal investigation found. Experts agree that a patient's chances of survival are best when cancer is diagnosed before it has spread. But in Delaware, many patients are diagnosed late, especially low-income and black residents. Delaware had the highest death rate in the nation from 1971 to 2000, and the fifth highest in the most recent five-year period. The incidence of cancer in the state was only slightly higher than the nation.…..Click here for more


Edward C. Ratledge - Testimony - Energy Committee Hearings on Wind Power - 02/13/2008

Edward C. Ratledge - Testimony - Energy Committee Hearings on Wind Power.... Click here for more


Bill would help kids get health insurance - The News Journal - 01/10/2008

A bill introduced Wednesday in the General Assembly would use information from schools to identify students who are eligible for low-cost health insurance. The State Children's Health Insurance Program, known as SCHIP, provides coverage for millions of children who can't get it or afford it through their parents' job-based insurance and whose families make too much to qualify for Medicaid.…..Click here for more


Immigrants change the face of Delaware - The News Journal - 02/17/2007

When the Cabrera family moved to Delaware 15 years ago, they were the only Hispanics on their block. If they wanted green bananas like they ate in their homeland the Dominican Republic, they made a special trip to one of Wilmington's few Hispanic grocers.…..Click here for more


Plant's absence will be felt through state - The News Journal - 02/15/2007

For the first time in decades, Delaware could get a bitter taste of what other American communities have experienced when one of their major manufacturers packed up and left. The Chrysler Group in Auburn Hills, Mich., said Wednesday it would eliminate a shift at the Newark assembly plant in 2007 and idle it in 2009.…..Click here for more


Kent growth follows profits, not planning - The News Journal - 04/04/2006

When Donna Feliceangeli started her commercial flower farmnear Clayton in 1998, it was in the middle of a farming area state and county officials had pledged to preserve. Shortly after Feliceangeli's first plants took root, though, developments started sprouting.…..Click here for more