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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Census redistricting data and maps available in ArcGIS Living Atlas

From advocacy groups and citizens to official state redistricting commissions, all have access to this newly-released data through Living Atlas.

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Ethical considerations for surveys

Designing a survey and recruiting respondents can be challenging. Ethical considerations are a crucial part of this process.

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A drawing style designed for categorical data: Types

Types (unique symbols) is a drawing style best for categorical data, available in ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise through Smart Mapping.

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Introducing UnemploymentPulse

UnemploymentPulse visualizes state and county unemployment rates as compact trend lines. Updated monthly.

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Show significant differences between two American Community Survey estimates

Use the margins of error in an Arcade expression to highlight significant differences between two American Community Survey (ACS) estimates.

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County-level Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by industry now available

A feature layer and an atlas of maps of GDP are some of the newest Living Atlas items available to you.

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The Importance of Margins of Error and Mapping

Surveyed data, like Census' ACS, contains a margin of error for each estimate. Learn what this error means and how to map it effectively.

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Update attribute field aliases from a lookup table in ArcGIS Pro

Have field names and corresponding aliases stored as a two-column lookup table or data dictionary? Apply those aliases with our script tool.

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Citations and references for sources in ArcGIS StoryMaps

There are multiple ways to include scientific sources in ArcGIS StoryMaps.

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