At OSEDA we strive to transform data into useful information. We believe the construction of meaningful information is an inherently collaborative enterprise. We believe "information" arises from "data" when facts are focused honestly on questions of interest to audiences, especially for decision-making. Therefore, we strive to engage our audiences seeking communication from many perspectives. OSEDA collaborates with partners in the analysis of social and economic data in ways that contribute to improvements in the well-being of people, enterprises and communities.

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  • Social and Economic Trends in Missouri 

    Elder, Bill, 1948- (University of Missouri Extension, 2009-09)
    This OSEDA presentation discusses social and economic trends in the United States and Missouri particularly with an emphasis on labor statistics, unemployment rates, renewable energy and green economy, cheetah firms, and ...
  • New and Powerful Ways to Measure Learning 

    Elder, Bill, 1948-; Jones, Howard (University of Missouri Extension, 2010-10)
    This OSEDA presentation addresses the power of data to inform instructionally relevant decisions and explores different ways of looking at student performance to view progress over time at the district, school, class and ...
  • Leadership Speaker Series: Be Inspired 

    Elder, Bill, 1948- (University of Missouri Extension, 2010-10)
    This OSEDA presentation discusses leadership, educational models and performance, and national and state statistics and demographics with an emphasis on employment, education, and student growth models.
  • Social and Economic Trends in Missouri 

    Elder, Bill, 1948- (University of Missouri Extension, 2010-03)
    This OSEDA presentation discusses social and economic trends in the United States and Missouri particularly with an emphasis on economics, population demographics, and education.
  • Missouri Student Success Network & Missouri Alternative Education Network 

    University of Missouri-Columbia. Office of Social and Economic Data Analysis (University of Missouri Extension, 2010-10)
    This OSEDA presentation discusses the social and economic context of alternative education networks in Missouri, and looks at the Spring MSSN Survey overall and specifically for regional discussion.
  • Missouri High School Dropout Trends: The Rates and the Demographic Context 

    Elder, Bill, 1948- (University of Missouri Extension, 2010-10)
    This OSEDA presentation addresses Missouri high school graduation rate, educational attainment, high school dropout rate, and the social and demographic factors related to dropout rates.
  • Demographics of Boone and Calloway Counties 

    Blodgett, John (University of Missouri Extension, 2010-10)
    This OSEDA presentation discusses data from Boone County and Calloway County regarding age, race, household income, unemployment, relationships, education, language, and population trends. It also includes population ...
  • Demographic Trends in the U.S. and Missouri: Implications for Urban Extension 

    Elder, Bill, 1948- (University of Missouri Extension, 2010-10)
    This OSEDA presentation discusses Missouri demographics and U.S. demographics related to urban extension. It also discusses urban challenges in Missouri, including educational issues.
  • Missouri Medicaid Program: A Graphical Profile 

    Elder, Bill, 1948-; Hagglund, Kris; Stanton, Hudson; Klein, Tanna L.; Lake, Amy; Mosley, Jane M.; Sanders, Bret (University of Missouri Extension, 2005-08)
    This report provides a graphical summary of the Missouri Medicaid program. It is intended to provide background information of the policy issues being considered by the Missouri Medicaid Reform Commission. Medicaid at ...
  • Presentation to Hannibal CHART Partnership 

    Hobbs, Daryl J. (University of Missouri Extension, 2004-09)
    This OSEDA discusses Missouri economic factors, including location of WalMart stores, composite county ranking and local government.
  • Overview of the U.S. North Central Region 

    Hobbs, Daryl J. (University of Missouri Extension, 2002-07)
    This OSEDA presentation discusses population of the United States North Central Region which includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. ...
  • Building Ozarks Rural Sustainability in the 21st Century 

    Hobbs, Daryl J. (University of Missouri Extension, 2002-09)
    This OSEDA presentation focuses on Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma population change and community development. Topic include race, education and income.
  • Interim Committee of Missouri Legislature on Job Creation 

    Hobbs, Daryl J. (University of Missouri Extension, 2003-09)
    This OSEDA presentation discusses Missouri economics, including analysis of commuting as well as bank deposits and taxable sales per capita dollar by county.
  • Springfield Metro Area: Growth & Change 

    Hobbs, Daryl J. (University of Missouri Extension, 2004-03)
    This OSEDA presentation discusses demographic and economic factors of the Springfield metro area, including population by county, race, age and education.
  • Continuing Change in Southwest Missouri: The Creation of New Opportunities 

    Hobbs, Daryl J. (University of Missouri Extension, 2004-04)
    This OSEDA presentation discusses Southwest Missouri economics, including net migration, population change by county and characteristics of counties in the Ozarks Regional Economic Partnership.
  • Missouri and the 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges for Tomorrow 

    Hobbs, Daryl J. (University of Missouri Extension, 2005-10)
    This OSEDA presentation discusses Missouri economic factors, including the impact of transfer payments, new economic development considerations and regionalization.
  • Trends in the Perception of School Climate and Community Satisfaction in Areas Receiving Hispanic migration in Missouri during the past 15 years 

    Jamtgaard, Keith; Dozi, Pedro Valentim, 1972- (University of Missouri Extension, 2005-03)
    This OSEDA presentation discusses perception of education climate and satisfaction in areas receiving Hispanic migration in the past 15 years.
  • Review of Demographic Trends Among the Missouri Latino Population and Discussion of Future Information Needs 

    Elder, Bill, 1948- (University of Missouri Extension, 2004-03)
    This OSEDA presentation sets the context for a discussion about change and well-being of Latinos in Missouri as well as discusses key themes, issues and information needs. Topics include health access, education and ...
  • Latinos in St. Louis Today 

    Hobbs, Daryl J. (University of Missouri Extension, 2004-03)
    This OSEDA presentation discusses the Hispanic population in the St. Louis Metro, including household size, analysis of age and change in population.
  • Status of Senior Population: St. Louis County 1990-2000 

    Hobbs, Daryl J. (University of Missouri Extension, 2004-06)
    This OSEDA presentation discusses demographics of Missouri senior citizens, especially seniors in the St. Louis area. Topics include population by census tract, age distribution and gender.

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