Posts Tagged: Data Connection

Numbers Game … More Data Connection

From time to time, we revive the collection of facts and figures called "Data Connection" that we had published quarterly for nearly 20 years in the print editions of The New England Journal of Higher Education (formerly Connection). The latest ... Inflation-adjusted increase in household incomes for the bottom quarter of Maine workers between 2016 and 2017 after the state's voter-approved m...

Data Connection: New England’s Patriots and More

From time to time we revive the collection of facts and figures called "Data Connection" that we had published quarterly for nearly 20 years in the print editions of The New England Journal of Higher Education (formerly Connection). The latest ... "Patriotic" rank of northern New England states measured by indicators such as share of enlisted military population, share of adults who voted in...

More Data Connection: Peace in the Valley? Scientists and Kids

Early this year, we revived the collection of facts and figures called "Data Connection" that we had published quarterly for nearly 20 years in the print editions of The New England Journal of Higher Education.The latest ...Ranks of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont among most peaceful U.S. states in terms of absence of violence: 1,2,3 Institute for Economics and PeaceNumber of New England institu...

Data Connection: State Work, Guns, Sports

In January, we revived the collection of facts and figures called "Data Connection" that we had published quarterly for nearly 20 years in the print editions of The New England Journal of Higher Education. The latest ... Change in Connecticut State University System (CSUS) "administrative and residual" staff, fiscal 2006 to fiscal 2011: -15% Connecticut State University System Change in C...

Return to Data Connection: Stats on NE Education, Economy, Life

For nearly 20 years, the print editions of The New England Journal of Higher Education (and its predecessor Connection) published a quarterly collection of facts and figures called "Data Connection." It was a sort of ripoff of the underrated Harper's Index. The key was to cleverly juxtapose pieces of interesting data, with no expressed overarching context. The glue, in our case, was that the it...