University of Michigan Institute for Social Research

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The University of Michigan Institute for Social Research in August 2013

The University of Michigan Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan is the largest academic social research and survey organization in the world, established in 1949. With an annual research budget of over $80 million, ISR includes more than 250 scientists from many academic disciplines – including psychology, sociology, economics, demography, history, anthropology, and statistics. It has been said to be "the premier center for survey research methodology in the world. There are no close seconds."[1]

Centers[edit]

ISR comprises five separate but interdependent centers:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Costello, Nancy (31 October 1993). "University of Michigan's Institute Shows What Makes Society Tick". Los Angeles Times. 

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