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September 19, 2014

CSSRR Health/Sociology–September 19, 2014

Pennsylvania:

State Data Center Briefs:

A. “Pennsylvanians with Disabilities,” (September 2014, .pdf format, 4p.).

pasdc.hbg.psu.edu…

B. “New 2013 ACS Estimates Offer First Detailed Data on Computer and Internet Access,” (September 2014, .pdf format, 3p.).

pasdc.hbg.psu.edu…

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Washington:

State Department of Health Data Tables:

A. “2013 Abortion and Pregnancy Data Tables,” (September 2014, Excel format).

www.doh.wa.gov…

B. “2013 Death Data Tables,” (September 2014, Excel format).

www.doh.wa.gov…

C. “2013 Birth Data Tables,” (September 2014, Excel format).

www.doh.wa.gov…

CSSRR Health–September 19, 2014

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub, Health — admin @ 3:32 pm

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: The latest issue of MMWR, Vol. 63, No. 37, September 19, 2014 (HTML and .pdf formats available from the US Centers for Disease Control site). Note: To access this issue in the future, simply click on “Weekly Report” and then “Past Volumes” on the left side of the page.

www.cdc.gov…

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US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Report: “CHIPRA Mandated Evaluation of the Children’s Health Insurance Program: Final Findings,” by Mary Harrington, Genevieve M. Kenney, etal. (August 2014, .pdf format, 130p.).

aspe.hhs.gov…

CSSRR Health–September 19, 2014

Filed under: H. Data, Health — admin @ 3:31 pm

Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Data Release: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Data Release: The US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released a new MEPS data file (September 2014, data in .zip or self decompressing [.exe] ASCII text and SAS Transport format, with documentation in HTML and .pdf format, and SAS, Stata and SPSS programming statements in ASCII format).

- MEPS HC-153: 2012 Person Round Plan Public Use File

meps.ahrq.gov…

- MEPS HC-152I: Appendix to MEPS 2012 Event Files

meps.ahrq.gov…

CSSRR Health–September 19, 2014

Filed under: H. NGO and Other Countries, H. Website Updates, Health — admin @ 3:31 pm

Canada:

Canadian Institute for Health Information/Institut Canadien D’information Sur La Sante Website of Interest: “Your Health System,” (September 2014). Note: The purpose of the site is “(to) allow Canadian hospitals, health regions, provinces and territories to compare how they measure up on 37 indicators related to access, quality of care, patient safety and emerging health trends across the country.”

yourhealthsystem.cihi.ca/…

CSSRR Health–September 19, 2014

Filed under: H. US State Govt. Pub, Health — admin @ 3:30 pm

Massachusetts:

Department of Health Report: “Violent Deaths in Massachusetts: Surveillance Update 2011,” (September 2014, .pdf format, 61p.).

www.mass.gov…

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–September 19, 2014

Demographic Research Article: “Race, color, and income inequality across the Americas,” by Stanley Bailey, Aliya Saperstein, and Andrew Penner (Vol. 31, Article 24, September 2014, .pdf format, p. 735-756).

www.demographic-research.org…

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–September 19, 2014

Alaska:

Department of Labor and Workforce Development Periodical: Alaska Economic Trends (Vol. 34, No. 9, September 2014, .pdf format, 19p.).

labor.alaska.gov…

CSSRR Economics–September 19, 2014

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub, Economics — admin @ 3:28 pm

US Bureau of Labor Statistics Newsletter: NLS Newsletter (No. 14-157, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.bls.gov…

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–September 19, 2014

Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality Periodical: Pathways (Summer 2014, .pdf format, 32p.).

web.stanford.edu…

September 18, 2014

CSSRR Economics–September 18, 2014

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub, Economics — admin @ 3:28 pm

US Bureau of Labor Statistics News Release: “Employee Tenure In 2014,” (September 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 11p.).

www.bls.gov…

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US Census Bureau Briefs:

A. “Household Income: 2013,” by Amanda Noss (ACSBR/13-02, September 2014, .pdf format, 6p.).

www.census.gov…

B. “Poverty: 2012 and 2013,” by Alemayehu Bishaw and Kayla Fontenot (ACSBR/13-01, September 2014, .pdf format, 9p.).

www.census.gov…

CSSRR Sociology–September 18, 2014

Filed under: S. US Govt. Pub, Sociology — admin @ 3:27 pm

US Bureau of Justice Statistics Report: “Criminal Victimization, 2013,” by Lynn Langton and Jennifer L. Truman (NCJ 247648, September 2014, .pdf, ASCII text, and zipped comma-delimited format, 18p.).

www.bjs.gov…

CSSRR Sociology–September 18, 2014

Filed under: S. Other Reports, Articles, Sociology — admin @ 3:27 pm

Demographic Research Article: “Certainty of meeting fertility intentions declines in Europe during the ‘Great Recession’,” by Maria Rita Testa and Stuart Basten (Vol. 31, Article 23, September 2014, .pdf format, p. 687-734).

www.demographic-research.org…

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Science Report Abstract: “Publication bias in the social sciences: Unlocking the file drawer,” by Annie Franco, Neil Malhotra, and Gabor Simonovits (Vol. 345, No. 6203, September 19, 2014, p. 1502-1505).

www.sciencemag.org…

CSSRR Sociology–September 18, 2014

Filed under: S. Data, Sociology — admin @ 3:26 pm

National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect [Cornell University] Data Release: NDACAN announced the release of several new data files:

- Longitudinal Studies on Child Abuse and Neglect (LONGSCAN) ages 0-18

www.ndacan.cornell.edu…

- The National Survey on Child and Adolescent Well-being II (NSCAW II) Restricted Release, Waves 1-3

www.ndacan.cornell.edu…

CSSRR Sociology–September 18, 2014

Filed under: S. NGO and Other Countries, Sociology — admin @ 3:25 pm

Australia:

Australian Bureau of Statistics Data Tables: “Australian Historical Population Statistics, 2014,” (September 2014, Excel format).

www.abs.gov…

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Bosnia and Herzegovina:

Institute For Statistics of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Statistical Bulletin: “Secondary Education in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina: End of 2012/2013 and Beginning of 2013/2014,” (Statistical Bulletin 204, September 2014, .pdf format, 157p.).

www.fzs.ba/god_bilteni/Srednje204.pdf…

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Samoa:

Bureau of Statistics Report: “Annual International Migration Statistics, 2013,” (2014, .pdf format, 17p.).

www.sbs.gov.ws…

CSSRR Sociology–September 18, 2014

Filed under: S. Tables of Contents, Sociology — admin @ 3:23 pm

Table of Contents: Check your library for print/electronic availability.

Gender and Society (Vol. 28, No. 5, October 2014).

gas.sagepub.com…

Social Forces (Vol. 93, No. 1, September 2014).

muse.jhu.edu…

CSSRR Health/Sociology–September 18, 2014

Filed under: H. Tables of Contents, Health, S. Tables of Contents, Sociology — admin @ 3:23 pm

Table of Contents: Check your library for print/electronic availability.

Journal of Biosocial Science (Vol. 46, No. 6, November 2014).

journals.cambridge.org…

Social Science & Medicine (Vol. 118, November 2014).

www.sciencedirect.com…

CSSRR Health–September 18, 2014

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub, Health — admin @ 3:22 pm

US Government Accountability Office Reports:

A. “Healthcare.gov: Actions Needed to Address Weaknesses in Information Security and Privacy Controls,” (GAO-14-730, September 2014, .pdf format, 78p.).

www.gao.gov…

B. “VA Health Care: Actions Needed to Address Higher-Than-Expected Demand for the Family Caregiver Program,” (GAO-14-675, September 2014, .pdf format, 43p.).

www.gao.gov…

CSSRR Health–September 18, 2014

Filed under: H. Legislation Information, Health — admin @ 3:21 pm

US Senate Committee on Finance, Subcommitee on Health Care Hearing Testimony: “The Children’s Health Insurance Program: Protecting America’s Children and Families,” a hearing held September 16, 2014 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 53 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 24:47 mark.

www.finance.senate.gov…

CSSRR Health–September 18, 2014

Filed under: H. Data, Health — admin @ 3:21 pm

Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Data Release: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Data Release: The US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released a new MEPS data file (September 2014, data in .zip or self decompressing [.exe] ASCII text and SAS Transport format, with documentation in HTML and .pdf format, and SAS and SPSS programming statements in ASCII format).

- MEPS HC-154: 2012 Medical Conditions File

meps.ahrq.gov…

- MEPS HC-155: 2012 Full Year Consolidated Data File

meps.ahrq.gov…

CSSRR Health–September 18, 2014

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles, Health — admin @ 3:20 pm

Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “Are Americans Finding Affordable Coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplaces? Results from the Commonwealth Fund Affordable Care Act Tracking Survey,” by Petra W. Rasmussen, Sara R. Collins, Michelle M. Doty, and Sophie Beutel (September 2014, .pdf format, 15p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “An Overview of Medicaid Incentives for the Prevention of Chronic Diseases (MIPCD) Grants,” by Amanda Van Vleet and Robin Rudowitz (September 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 19p.).

kff.org…

CSSRR Health–September 18, 2014

Filed under: H. NGO and Other Countries, Health — admin @ 3:19 pm

Malawi:

National Statistical Office Report: “Malawi MDG Endline Survey 2014: Key Findings,” (September 2014, .pdf format, 20p.).

www.nsomalawi.mw/latest-publications/mdg-endline-survey-2014.html…

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New Zealand:

Ministry of Health/Manatu Hauora Report, Data Tables:

A. “Cancer: New Registrations and Deaths 2011,” (September 2014, Word and.pdf format, 104p.).

www.health.gov…

B. “Cancer: Historical summary 1948-2011,” (September 2014, Excel format).

www.health.gov…

C. “Selected Cancers 2011, 2012 & 2013,” (September 2014, Excel format).

www.health.gov…

CSSRR Economics/Health–September 18, 2014

Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical: EBRI Notes (Vol. 35, No. 9, September 2014, .pdf format). The articles in this issue are “How Does Household Expenditure Change With Age for Older Americans?” by Sudipto Banerjee; and, “2014 Health and Voluntary Workplace Benefits Survey: Most Workers Continue to be Satisfied With Their Own Health Plan, but Growing Number Give Low Ratings to Health Care System,” by Paul Fronstin and Ruth Helman.

www.ebri.org…

CSSRR Economics–September 18, 2014

Filed under: E. Working Papers, Economics — admin @ 3:17 pm

European Central Bank:

www.ecb.eu/pub/scientific/wps/date/html/wpsall.en.html…

NEW: No. 1735 “Forecasting the Brent oil price: addressing time-variation in forecast performance,” by Cristiana Manescu and Ine Van Robays.

No. 1734 “Pensions and fertility: back to the roots - The introduction of Bismarck’s pension scheme and the European fertility decline,” by Robert Fenge and Beatrice Scheubel.

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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Economics Department Working Papers: Note: this is a .pdf format hyperlinked list of papers.

www.oecd-ilibrary.org…

NEW: No. 1164 “Addressing High Household Debt in Korea,” by Randall S. Jones and Myungkyoo Kim.

No. 1163 “Reducing the High Rate of Poverty Among the Elderly in Korea,” by Randall S. Jones and Satoshi Urasawa.

No. 1162 “Promoting the Financing of SMEs and Start-ups in Korea,” by Randall S. Jones and Myungkyoo Kim.

No. 1161 “Fostering Inclusive Growth in Turkey by Promoting Structural Change in the Business Sector,” by Rauf Gonenc, Oliver Rohn, Vincent Koen, and Fethi Ogunc.

No. 1160 “Reducing Macroeconomic Imbalances in Turkey,” by Oliver Rohn, Rauf Gonenc, Vincent Koen, and Evren Erdogan Cosar.

No. 1159 “Reinvigorating the EU Single Market,” by Jean-Marc Fournier.

No. 1158 “An Exploration of the Determinants of the Subjective Well-being of Americans During the Great Recession,” by Aida Caldera Sanchez and Caroline Tassot.

No. 1157 “Boosting the Development of Efficient SMEs in the Netherlands,” by Rafal Kierzenkowski and Jochebed Kastaneer.

No. 1156 “Making the Banking Sector More Resilient and Reducing Household Debt in the Netherlands,” by Rafal Kierzenkowski, Olena Havrylchyk, and Pierre Beynet.

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Levy Economics Institute (Bard College) Working Paper: “Public Preferences for Redistributive Policies in Israel,” by Yuval Elmelech (Working Paper No. 815, September 2014, .pdf format, 35p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.levyinstitute.org…

CSSRR Economics–September 18, 2014

Filed under: E. NGO and Other Countries, Economics — admin @ 3:14 pm

Azerbaijan:

State Statistical Committee Report: “Industry of Azerbaijan 2014,” (September 2014, zipped .pdf format, 338p.).

www.stat.gov…

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Bulgaria:

National Statistical Institute Release: “Foreign Trade of Bulgaria in 2013 - Final Data,” (September 2014, .pdf format, 14p.).

www.nsi.bg/en/content/12534/%D0%BF%D1%80%D0%B5%D1%81%D1%81%D1%8A%D0%BE%D0%B1%D1%89%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%B8%D0%B5/foreign-trade-bulgaria-2013-final-data…

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Finland:

Statistics Finland Report: “Environment Statistics Yearbook 2014,” (September 2014, .pdf format).

pxweb2.stat.fi/sahkoiset_julkaisut/ymparistotilasto2014/html/engl0000.htm…

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Macedonia:

State Statistical Service Reports:

A. “Transport and other services, 2013,” (September 2014, .pdf and Excel format, 103p.).

www.stat.gov…

B. “Gross fixed capital formation, 2012,” (September 2014, .pdf and Excel format, 61p.).

www.stat.gov…

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Singapore:

Statistics Singapore Report: “Report on the Household Expenditure Survey 2012/13,” (September 2014, .pdf and Excel format, 325p.).

www.singstat.gov…

CSSRR Economics–September 18, 2014

Filed under: E. Table of Contents, Economics — admin @ 3:05 pm

Table of Contents: Check your library for print/electronic availability.

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (Vol. 106, October 2014).

www.sciencedirect.com…

September 17, 2014

CSSRR Sociology–September 17, 2014

Filed under: S. Tables of Contents, Sociology — admin @ 3:49 pm

Tables of Contents:

Population Review (Vol. 53, No. 1,2, 2014).

Vol. 53, No. 1:

muse.jhu.edu…

Vol. 53, No. 2:

muse.jhu.edu…

Population, Space, and Place (Vol. 20, No. 5,6, July, August 2014).

July 2014:

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

August 2014:

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

CSSRR Sociology–September 17, 2014

Filed under: S. Other Reports, Articles, Sociology — admin @ 3:38 pm

Demographic Research Article: “Unobserved population heterogeneity: A review of formal relationships,” by James W. Vaupel and Trifon I. Missov (Vol. 31, Article 22, September 2014, .pdf format, p. 659-686).

www.demographic-research.org…

CSSRR Health–September 17, 2014

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub, Health — admin @ 3:37 pm

US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report: “Hospital Emergency Preparedness and Response During Superstorm Sandy,” (OEI-06-13-00260, September 2014, .pdf format, 39p.).

oig.hhs.gov…

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US National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief: “Drug-poisoning Deaths Involving Opioid Analgesics: United States, 1999-2011,” by Li Hui Chen, Holly Hedegaard, and Margaret Warner (Data Brief No. 166, September 2014, .pdf and HTML format, p.).

www.cdc.gov…

CSSRR Health–September 17, 2014

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles, Health — admin @ 3:37 pm

Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief: “Quality of Health Care After Adopting a Full-Replacement, High-Deductible Health Plan With a Health Savings Account: A Five-Year Study,” by Paul Fronstin and M. Christopher Roebuck (EBRI Issue Brief No. 404, September 2014, .pdf format, 17p.).

www.ebri.org…

CSSRR Health–September 17, 2014

Filed under: H. NGO and Other Countries, Health — admin @ 3:36 pm

Australia:

Australian Institute for Health and Welfare Report: “Improving dementia data in Australia: supplement to Dementia in Australia 2012,” (September 2014, .pdf format, 44p.).

www.aihw.gov…

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Canada:

Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Periodical: Health Reports (Vol. 25, No. 9, September 2014, .pdf and HTML format). The articles in this issue are: “Positive mental health and mental illness,” by Heather Gilmour; and, “Symptom onset, diagnosis and management of osteoarthritis,” by Karen V. MacDonald, Claudia Sanmartin, Kellie Langlois and Deborah A. Marshall.

www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-003-x/82-003-x2014009-eng.htm…

CSSRR Health–September 17, 2014

Filed under: H. Tables of Contents, Health — admin @ 3:35 pm

Table of Contents: Check your library for print/electronic availability.

Research in Nursing & Health (Vol. 37, No. 5, October 2014).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

CSSRR Economics–September 17, 2014

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub, Economics — admin @ 3:34 pm

US Bureau of Labor Statistics Article: “Consumption patterns and economic status of older households in the United States,” by Seonglim Lee, Sang-Hee Sohn, Eunyoung Rhee, Yoon G. Lee, and Hua Zan (Monthly Labor Review, September 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 22p.).

www.bls.gov…

CSSRR Economics–September 17, 2014

Filed under: E. Working Papers, Economics — admin @ 3:33 pm

District 3: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):

www.philadelphiafed.org…

NEW: 14-28 “Identity Theft as a Teachable Moment,” by Julia Cheney, Robert Hunt, Vyacheslav Mikhed, Dubravka Ritter, and Michael Vogan.

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District 4: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (Ohio):

Working Papers:

www.clevelandfed.org…

NEW: WP 14-12 “Tracing Out Capital Flows: How Financially Integrated Banks Respond to Natural Disasters,” by Kristle Romero Cortes and Philip E. Strahan.

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District 9: Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Minnesota):

Working Papers:

www.minneapolisfed.org…

NEW: Working Paper 715 “An Assignment Model of Knowledge Diffusion and Income Inequality,” by Erzo G.J. Luttmer.

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District 12: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (California):

www.frbsf.org…

NEW: Working Paper No. 2014-22 “Explaining Exchange Rate Anomalies in a Model with Taylor-rule Fundamentals and Consistent Expectations,” by Kevin J. Lansing and Jun Ma.

Working Paper No. 2014-21 “The Extent and Cyclicality of Career Changes: Evidence for the U.K.,” by Carlos Carrillo-Tudela, Bart Hobijnz, Powen She, and Ludo Visschersx.

CSSRR Economics–September 17, 2014

Filed under: E. Working Papers, Economics — admin @ 3:31 pm

Asian Development Bank: ADB has recently released the following working papers:

beta.adb.org…

NEW: No. 406 “Energy Efficiency Improvements In Asia: Macroeconomic Impacts,” by Deepak Sharma, Suwin Sandhu, and Suchi Misra.

No. 405 “Power Sector In Developing Asia: Current Status And Policy Issues,” by Jong Ho Hong, Changhun Kim, and Heeyoung Shin.

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Bank for International Settlements Working Papers:

www.bis.org…

NEW: No. 463 “Monetary analysis and the global financial cycle: an Asian central bank perspective,” by Andrew Filardo, Hans Genberg and Boris Hofmann.

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European Central Bank:

www.ecb.eu/pub/scientific/wps/date/html/wpsall.en.html…

NEW: No. 1733 “Conditional forecasts and scenario analysis with vector autoregressions for large cross-sections,” by Marta Banbura, Domenico Giannone, and Michele Lenza.

No. 1732 “One currency, one price? Euro changeover-related inflation in Estonia,” by Jaanika Merikyll and Tairi Room.

No. 1731 “Do federal reserve bank presidents have a regional bias?” by Alexander Jung and Sophia Latsos.

No. 1730 “Credit spreads and the links between the financial and real sectors in a small open economy: the case of the Czech Republic,” by Tomas Konecny and Oxana Babecka Kucharcukova.

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International Monetary Fund: IMF has recently added new working papers. The papers are No. 14/164 to 14/174.

www.imf.org…

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Program on the Global Demography of Aging [Harvard University] Working Paper: “Effects of urbanization on economic growth and human capital formation in Africa,” by Mohamed Arouri, Adel Ben Youssef, Cuong Nguyen-Viet and Agnes Soucat (PDGA Working Paper No. 119, September 2014, .pdf format, 22p.). There is no abstract for this paper.

cdn1.sph.harvard.edu…

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Working Papers: New Economic Papers (NEP)-ALL. The latest list of New Economic Papers is dated Sept. 5, 2014.

ideas.repec.org…

Sept. 8, 2014:

ideas.repec.org…

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World Bank Policy Research Programme: WBPR has recently released several new working papers. See the list at:

go.worldbank.org…

New papers are: WPS No. 7026-7037.

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–September 17, 2014

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub, Economics, S. US Govt. Pub, Sociology — admin @ 2:03 pm

US National Science Foundation, Various:

A. “Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 2011-13″ (report, NSF 14-312, July 2014, .pdf and Microsoft Excel format, with selected text also available in Microsoft Word format, 346p.).

www.nsf.gov…

B.“2011 Data Show U.S. Business R&D Highly Concentrated by State and Metropolitan Location,” by Raymond Wolfe and Brandon Shackelford (InfoBrief NSF 14-315, August 2014, HTML and .pdf format, 5p.).

www.nsf.gov…

C. “Federal Funding for Basic Research at Universities and Colleges Essentially Unchanged in FY 2012,” by Michael Yamaner (InfoBrief, NSF 14-318, September 2014, HTML and .pdf format, 5p.).

www.nsf.gov…

September 16, 2014

CSSRR Economics/Health–September 16, 2014

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub, Economics, H. US Govt. Pub, Health — admin @ 3:30 pm

US Census Bureau Reports:

A. “Income and Poverty in the United States: 2013,” by Carmen DeNavas-Walt and Bernadette D. Proctor (P60-249, September 2014, .pdf format, 61p.).

www.census.gov…

B. “Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2013,” by Jessica C. Smith and Carla Medalia (P60-250, September 2014, .pdf format, 20p.).

www.census.gov…

CSSRR Sociology–September 16, 2014

Filed under: S. Other Reports, Articles, Sociology — admin @ 3:29 pm

Demographic Research Article: “Local determinants of crime: Do military bases matter?” by Alfredo Paloyo, Colin Vance, and Matthias Vorell (Vol. 31, Article 21, September 2014, .pdf format, p. 625-658).

www.demographic-research.org…

CSSRR Sociology–September 16, 2014

Filed under: S. US Govt. Pub, Sociology — admin @ 3:28 pm

US Bureau of Justice Statistics Report: “Prisoners in 2013,” by E. Anne Carlson (NCJ 247282, September 2014, .pdf, ASCII text, and zipped comma-delimited format, 31p.).

www.bjs.gov…

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US National Center for Education Statistics Report: “Transferability of Postsecondary Credit Following Student Transfer or Coenrollment,” by Sean Anthony Simone (NCES 2014163, August 2014, .pdf format, 142p.).

nces.ed.gov…

CSSRR Sociology–September 16, 2014

Filed under: S. Working Papers, Sociology — admin @ 3:27 pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government [Harvard University] Working Paper: “The Relationship Between Siblings’ College Choices: Evidence from One Million SAT-Taking Families,” by Joshua Goodman, Michael Hurwitz, Jonathan Smith, and Julia Fox (RWP14-043, September 2014, .pdf format, 26p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

research.hks.harvard.edu…

CSSRR Sociology–September 16, 2014

Filed under: S. Tables of Contents, Sociology — admin @ 3:27 pm

Table of Contents: Check your library for print/electronic availability.

International Migration (Vol. 52, No. 5, October 2014).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

Journal of Family Issues (Vol. 35, No. 12, October 2014).

jfi.sagepub.com…

Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies (Vol. 9, No. 4, 2014).

www.tandfonline.com…

CSSRR Health/Sociology–September 16, 2014

United Nations:

1. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Monograph: Climate Change and Migration Issues in the Pacific, by John Campbell and Olivia Warrick (August 2014, .pdf format, 54p.).

www.unescap.org…

2. UNICEF Report: “Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed - Progress Report 2014,” (September 2014, .pdf format, 104p.).

www.unicef.org…

CSSRR Health–September 16, 2014

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles, Health — admin @ 3:25 pm

Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “The Federal Courts’ Role in Implementing the Affordable Care Act,” by MaryBeth Musumeci and Laurie Sobel (September 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 9p.).

kff.org…

CSSRR Health–September 16, 2014

Filed under: H. NGO and Other Countries, Health — admin @ 3:24 pm

World Health Organization Report: “Levels & Trends in Child Mortality,” (2014, .pdf format, 30p.).

www.unicef.org…

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–September 16, 2014

Filed under: E. Working Papers, Economics, S. Working Papers, Sociology — admin @ 3:24 pm

Center for Economic Studies/Ifo Institute for Economic Research (CESifo) [Munich, Bavaria, Germany]: CESifo has recently released several new working papers:

www.cesifo-group.de/ifoHome/publications/working-papers/CESifoWP.html…

The new papers are numbered 4950-4959.

Sociology related: 4955, 4959.

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Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany]: IZA has recently released several new working papers.

www.iza.org…

The new working papers are: 8443-8453.

Sociology related: 8443.

CSSRR Economics–September 16, 2014

Filed under: E. NGO and Other Countries, Economics — admin @ 3:23 pm

Canada:

Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Article: “Productivity: What Is It? How Is It Measured? What Has Canada’s Performance Been Over the Period 1961 to 2012?” by John R. Baldwin, Wulong Gu, Ryan Macdonald, and Beiling Yan (Canadian Productivity Review No. 38, September 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 26p.).

www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/15-206-x/15-206-x2014038-eng.htm…

CSSRR Economics–September 16, 2014

Filed under: E. Table of Contents, Economics — admin @ 3:22 pm

Table of Contents: Check your library for print/electronic availability.

Economics Letters (Vol. 124, No. 3, September 2014).

www.sciencedirect.com…

Games and Economic Behavior (Vol. 87, September 2014).

www.sciencedirect.com…

Journal of Finance (Vol. 69, No. 5, October 2014).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

Journal of International Economics (Vol. 94, No. 1, September 2014).

www.sciencedirect.com…

Journal of Labor Economics (Vol. 32, No. 4, October 2014).

www.jstor.org…

Journal of Urban Economics (Vol. 83, September 2014).

www.sciencedirect.com…

Management Science (Vol. 60, No. 9, September 2014).

pubsonline.informs.org…

Quarterly Journal of Economics (Vol. 129, No. 3, August 2014).

qje.oxfordjournals.org…

September 15, 2014

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–September 15, 2014

Filed under: E. Data, Economics, H. Data, Health, S. Data, Sociology — admin @ 3:32 pm

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research Data Release: ICPSR announced the release of a new datasets on September 14, 2014. Note: Some ICPSR studies are available only to ICPSR member institutions. To find out whether your organization is a member, and whether or not it supports ICPSR Direct downloading, see:

www.icpsr.umich.edu…

The new releases are linked from:

staging.icpsr.umich.edu…

Click on “New Releases through 2014-09-14” on the left side of the page.

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–September 15, 2014

National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers: NBER has released the following working papers for the weeks of Sept. 14, 2014. Note: check your library for electronic availability.

www.nber.org…

New papers are: 20472-20492.

Health related: 20483, 20492.

Sociology related 20491.

CSSRR Sociology–September 15, 2014

Filed under: S. Other Reports, Articles, Sociology — admin @ 3:30 pm

Science Report Abstract: “Morality in everyday life,” by Wilhelm Hofmann, Daniel C. Wisneski, Mark J. Brandt, and Linda J. Skitka (Vol. 345, No. 6202, September 12, 2014, p. 1340-1343).

www.sciencemag.org…

CSSRR Sociology–September 15, 2014

Filed under: H. Working Papers, Health, S. Working Papers, Sociology — admin @ 3:29 pm

Maryland Population Research Center [University of Maryland] Working Papers:

A. “Household Structure and School Attendance in 57 Countries: Why Children with Absent Fathers Do Better in Some Places,” by Laurie DeRose (MPRC-2014-010, September 2014, .pdf format, 60p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

papers.ccpr.ucla.edu…

B. “Family Instability and Early Childhood Health in the Developing World,” by Laurie DeRose, Paul Corcuera, Molinero Montserrat, Luis Carlos Fernandez, Andres Salazar, and Claudia Tarud (MPRC-2014-009, September 2014, .pdf format, 35p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

papers.ccpr.ucla.edu…

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