Diana Lavery

(she/her/hers) Diana loves working with data. She has over a decade of experience as a practitioner of demography, sociology, economics, policy analysis, and GIS. Diana holds a BA in quantitative economics and an MA in applied demography. She is a senior product engineer on ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World's Policy Maps team. Diana enjoys strong coffee and clean datasets, usually simultaneously.

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Data and maps in Living Atlas included in Esri Small Nonprofit Grant

Data and maps in ArcGIS Living Atlas are all included in the Small Nonprofit Grant Organization Initiative

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Inflation is coming. What’s a GIS Analyst to do?

Understanding inflation when mapping median household income, home value, and other attributes with monetary values.

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School characteristics from National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) now available

Characteristics about individual schools as well as school districts have been contributed by National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

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Three, Two, One: Updates to Countdown Instant App

Countdown is an Instant App template, enabling you to create an interactive "top-ten" experience that tours through a statistical map.

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The beauty of binary data

How those 1s and 0s make a data analyst's job easier to get quick statistics.

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Yet another reason to cite your sources: it shows up in maps

Take the guesswork out of your item's source and show your integrity as a scientist. Also, it shows up in your map!

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The perfect layer effect for differentially-private data: Blur

Blur simply creates a "fuzzy" look in your map, which signals to your map's audience that there is some noise in the data.

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Justice40 tracts now available in Living Atlas

Esri recently released the latest Justice40 Tracts from the Council on Environmental Quality into ArcGIS Living Atlas.

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Call for Stories of GIS in Qualitative Social Science Research

Are you using GIS to answer qualitative social science questions? If so, we'd love to hear about your work!

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