Is your research protected?

Demography is not as politicized a field as climate science, but sometimes demographers/social scientists study topics that the public does not like. Or sometimes the public does not like the findings.

The following is a state-by-state report card on how states treat data and communication by researchers in the research process. How much do states protect researchers from open data requests above and beyond the FOIA protections included in some DUAs?

This is not bedtime reading, but good to have in your back pocket for reference. And, the author(s) are a good resource, even if their subject matter is climate science.

50 state report card
Executive Summary
Full report


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