Key Data Sources

The PEOPLES Resilience Framework requires the combination of qualitative and quantitative data sources at various temporal and spatial scales, and as a consequence, information needs to be aggregated or disaggregated to match the scales of the resilience model and the scales of interest for the model output.

Quantitative Sources

  • Census data
  • DOT filings
  • S&P/Case-Shiller home, price induces
  • Healthcare associations
  • Quality of life surveys
  • State education agencies
  • State daycare and eldercare reports
  • SEC filings
  • Interest rates
  • Mortgage rates
  • Savings rates
  • Unemployment reports
  • Court reports
  • Crime reports
  • Postal distribution
  • Voter registration
  • Utility usage

Qualitative Sources

  • Ground-truthing services
  • Content analysis of newspaper articles
  • Social network activities
  • Documented history of resilience
  • Community member participation of their community’s resilience