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May 8, 2017

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–May 8, 2017

Demographic Research Articles:

A. “The quest for a ‘better life': Second-generation Turkish-Germans ‘return’ to ‘paradise’, by Nilay Kilinc and Russell King (Vol. 36, Article 49, May 2017, .pdf format, p. 1491-1514).

www.demographic-research.org…

B. “The welfare state and demographic dividends,” by Gemma Abío, Concepció Patxot, Miguel Sanchez-Romero, and Guadalupe Souto (Vol. 36, Article 48, May 2017, .pdf format, p. 1453-1490).

www.demographic-research.org…

B. “The compositional effects of education and employment on Greek male and female fertility rates during 2000-2014,” by Christos Bagavos and Alexandra Tragaki (Vol. 36, Article 47, April 2017, .pdf format, p. 1435-1452).

www.demographic-research.org…

CSSRR Economics–May 8, 2017

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Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research Report: “A first glimpse into the gender wealth gap in Luxembourg: Report on the wealth situation of women and men”. LISER, 2017, Les rapports du LISER, .pdf format, 24p.).

www.liser.lu…

April 27, 2017

CSSRR Economics–April 27, 2017

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Science Article Abstract: “The fading American dream: Trends in absolute income mobility since 1940,” by Raj Chetty, David Grusky, Maximilian Hell, Nathaniel Hendren, Robert Manduca, and Jimmy Narang (Vol. 356, No. 6336, April 28, 2017, p. 398-406).

science.sciencemag.org…

April 20, 2017

CSSRR Economics–April 20, 2017

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Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical: EBRI Notes (Vol. 38, No. 5, April 2017, .pdf format, 12p.). The title article of this issue is “Value of Workplace Benefits: Findings from the 2016 Health and Voluntary Workplace Benefits Survey,” by Paul Fronstin.

www.ebri.org…

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Fraser Institute [Vancouver, British Columbia] Report: “Understanding Wealth Inequality in Canada,” by Christopher A. Sarlo (April 2017, .pdf format, 53p.).

www.fraserinstitute.org…

April 12, 2017

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–April 12, 2017

Demographic Research Article: “Changes in economic activity: The role of age and education,” by Elke Loichinger and Alexia Prskawetz (Vol. 36, Article 40, April 2017, .pdf format, p. 1185-1208).

www.demographic-research.org…

April 11, 2017

CSSRR Economics–April 11, 2017

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Proceedings of the National Academy of Science Article Abstract: “Why the US science and engineering workforce is aging rapidly,” by David M. Blau and Bruce A. Weinberg (Vol. 114, No. 15, April 11, 2017, p. 3879–3884).

www.pnas.org…

April 10, 2017

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–April 10, 2017

Population Reference Bureau Report: “The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview From The 2011-2015 American Community Survey Chartbook,” by Kelvin Pollard and Linda A. Jacobsen (March 2017, .pdf format, 107p.).

www.prb.org…

March 17, 2017

CSSRR Economics–March 17, 2017

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Joseph Rowntree Foundation [UK] Report: “Households below a Minimum Income Standard: 2008/09 to 2014/15,” by Matt Padley, Donald Hirsch and Laura Valadez (February 2017, .pdf format, 37p.).

www.jrf.org…

February 20, 2017

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–February 20, 2017

Rand Corporation Labor and Population Program Report: “Investing in the Early Years: The Costs and Benefits of Investing in Early Childhood in New Hampshire,” by Lynn A. Karoly (RR1890, January 2017, .pdf format, 32p.).

www.rand.org…

February 16, 2017

CSSRR Economics–February 16, 2017

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Joseph Rowntree Foundation Report: “Households below a Minimum Income Standard: 2008/09 to 2014/15,” by Matt Padley, Donald Hirsch and Dr. Laura Valadez (February 2017, .pdf format, 37p.).

www.jrf.org…

February 10, 2017

CSSRR Economics–February 10, 2017

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Institute on Assets and Social Policy [Brandeis University] Report: “The Asset Value of Whiteness: Understanding the Racial Wealth Gap,” by Amy Traub, Laura Sullivan, Tatjana Meschede, & Tom Shapiro (February 2017, .pdf format, 17p.).

iasp.brandeis.edu…

February 1, 2017

CSSRR Economics/Health–February 1, 2017

Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical: EBRI Notes (Vol. 38, No. 1, January 2017, .pdf format, 12p.). Note: The article of this issue is “Savings Medicare Beneficiaries Need for Health Expenses: Some Couples Could Need as Much as $350,000,” by Paul Fronstin and Jack VanDerhei.

www.ebri.org…

January 19, 2017

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–January 19, 2017

Demographic Research Articles:

A. “The gender division of labor and second births: Labor market institutions and fertility in Japan,” by Mary C. Brinton and Nobuko Nagase (Vol. 36, Article 11, January 2017, .pdf format, p. 339-370).

www.demographic-research.org…

B. “Family migration in a cross-national perspective: The importance of institutional and cultural context,” by Sergi Vidal, Francisco Perales, Philipp M. Lersch, and Maria Branden (Vol. 36, Article 10, January 2017, .pdf format, p. 307-338).

www.demographic-research.org…

January 10, 2017

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–January 10, 2017

Demographic Research Article: “The changing role of employment status in marriage formation among young Korean adults,” by Keuntae Kim (Vol. 36, No. 5, January 2017, .pdf format, p. 145-172).

www.demographic-research.org…

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–January 10, 2017

Rand Labor and Population Program Report: “Demographic, Social, Economic, and Housing Characteristics: Development of a U.S. Contextual Database of 1990–2010 Measures,” by Christine E. Peterson, Margaret M. Weden, and Regina A. Shih (December 2016, .pdf format, 82p.).

www.rand.org…

December 29, 2016

CSSRR Economics–December 29, 2016

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 4:48 pm

L. William Seidman Institute [Arizona State University] Report: “A Fiscal Comparison of Arizona and Utah,” by Dennis Hoffman and Tom Rex (December 2016, .pdf format, 46p.).

wpcarey.asu.edu…

December 28, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–December 28, 2016

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract: “Childhood poverty and adult psychological well-being,” by Gary W. Evans (Vol. 113, No. 52, December 27, 2016, p. 14949–14952).

www.pnas.org…

December 21, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–December 21, 2016

Pew Research Center Report: “In a Recovering Market, Homeownership Rates Are Down Sharply for Blacks, Young Adults,” by Richard Frey and Anna Brown (December 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 23p.).

www.pewsocialtrends.org…

December 6, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–December 6, 2016

Demographic Research Article: “Impact of conjugal separation on women’s income in Canada: Does the type of union matter?” by Celine Le Bourdais, Sung-Hee Jeon, Shelley Clark, and Evelyne Lapierre-Adamcyk (Vol. 35, Article 50, December 2016, .pdf format, p. 1489-1522).

www.demographic-research.org…

November 28, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–November 28, 2016

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract: “For blacks in America, the gap in neighborhood poverty has declined faster than segregation,” by Glenn Firebaugh and Francesco Acciai (Vol. 113, No. 47, November 22, 2016, p. 13372–13377).

www.pnas.org…

November 18, 2016

CSSRR Economics–November 18, 2016

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MDRC Report: “Testing Two Subsidized Employment Approaches for Recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families: Implementation and Early Impacts of the Los Angeles County Transitional Subsidized Employment Program,” by Asaph Glosser, Bret Barden, and Sonya Williams (November 2016, .pdf format, 90p.).

www.mdrc.org…

October 27, 2016

CSSRR Economics–October 27, 2016

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World Economic Forum Report: “The Global Gender Gap Report 2016,” (October 2016, .pdf format, 382p.).

www.weforum.org…

October 14, 2016

CSSRR Economics–October 14, 2016

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 4:12 pm

Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article: “Is Decoupling GDP Growth from Environmental Impact Possible?” by James D. Ward, Paul C. Sutton, Adrian D. Werner, Robert Costanza, Steve H. Mohr, and Craig T. Simmons (PLoS ONE 11(10): e0164733. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0164733, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 14p.).

journals.plos.org…

October 7, 2016

CSSRR Economics–October 7, 2016

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 3:37 pm

Fraser Institute [Vancouver, British Columbia] Reports:

A. “The Myth of Middle-Class Stagnation in Canada,” by Donald Boudreaux, with Joel Emes, Hugh MacIntyre and Charles Lammam (September 2016, .pdf format, 35p.).

www.fraserinstitute.org…

B. “Understanding the Increases in Education Spending in Public Schools in Canada, 2016 Edition,” by Deani Van Pelt, Joel Emes and Jason Clemens (October 2016, .pdf format, 16p.).

www.fraserinstitute.org…

September 27, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–September 27, 2016

Demographic Research Article: “The Great Recession and America’s geography of unemployment,” by Brian Thiede and Shannon Monnat (Vol. 35, Article 30, September 2016, .pdf format, p. 891-928).

www.demographic-research.org…

September 7, 2016

CSSRR Economics–September 7, 2016

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Fraser Institute [Vancouver, British Columbia] Report: “Consumption Inequality in Canada: Is the Gap Growing?” by Christopher A. Sarlo (September 2016, .pdf format, 32p.).

www.fraserinstitute.org…

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Joseph Rowntree Foundation [UK] Report: “UK poverty: Causes, costs and solutions,” (September 2016, .pdf format, 369p.).

www.jrf.org…

August 30, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–August 30, 2016

Urban Institute: UI has announced several new releases from Jul. 20-Aug. 26, 2016. Reports are usually in .pdf format. Older new releases can be found by clicking on “Power Search” (button in the upper right corner that says “Off”) and doing a search by date.

www.urban.org…

CSSRR Economics–August 30, 2016

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 3:28 pm

Economic Policy Institute Report: “Union decline lowers wages of nonunion workers: The overlooked reason why wages are stuck and inequality is growing,” by Jake Rosenfeld, Patrick Denice, and Jennifer Laird (August 2016, .pdf format, 37p.).

www.epi.org…

August 25, 2016

CSSRR Economics–August 25, 2016

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 3:41 pm

Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief: “2014 Update of the EBRI IRA Database: IRA Balances, Contributions, Rollovers, Withdrawals, and Asset Allocation,” by Craig Copeland (Issue Brief No. 424, August 2016, .pdf format, 48p.).

www.ebri.org…

August 23, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Health–August 23, 2016

Joseph Rowntree Foundation [UK] Report: “Disability and poverty in later life,” by Ruth Hancock, Marcello Morciano and Stephen Pudney (August 2016, .pdf format, 35p.).

www.jrf.org…

August 2, 2016

CSSRR Economics–August 2, 2016

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 11:33 am

Joseph Rowntree Foundation [UK] Report: “Counting the cost of UK poverty,” by Glen Bramley, Donald Hirsch, Mandy Littlewood and David Watkins (August 2016, .pdf format, 85p.).

www.jrf.org…

July 27, 2016

CSSRR Economics–July 27, 2016

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 3:31 pm

Joseph Rowntree Foundation [UK] Report: “A Minimum Income Standard for the UK in 2016,” by Abigail Davis, Katherine Hill, Donald Hirsh, and Matt Padley (July 2016, .pdf format, 41p.).

www.jrf.org…

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–July 27, 2016

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract: “Equity and length of lifespan are not the same,” by Benjamin Seligman, Gabi Greenberg, and Shripad Tuljapurkar (Vol. 113, No. 30, July 26, 2016, p. 8420-8423).

www.pnas.org…

July 15, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Health–July 15, 2016

Population Reference Bureau Brief: “Interventions to Address the Economic Causes and Consequences of HIV/AIDS,” by Elizabeth Gay (July 2016, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.prb.org…

CSSRR Economics–July 15, 2016

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 3:34 pm

Joseph Rowntree Foundation [UK] Report: “Falling short: the experiences of families below the Minimum Income Standard,” by Katherine Hill, Abigail Davis, Donald Hirsch and Lydia Marshall (July 2016, .pdf format, 58p.).

www.jrf.org…

July 13, 2016

CSSRR Economics–July 13, 2016

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 3:42 pm

Institute on Assets and Social Policy (IASP) [Heller School, Brandies University] Brief: “Good Jobs Good Health: Diversifying the Workforce through Policy and Practice,” (June 2016, .pdf format, 17p.).

iasp.brandeis.edu…

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–July 13, 2016

Urban Institute: UI has announced several new releases from Jun. 27-Jul. 11, 2016. Reports are usually in .pdf format. Older new releases can be found by clicking on ‘Power Search’ and doing a search by date.

www.urban.org…

June 24, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–June 24, 2016

Population Reference Bureau Report: “The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview From The 2010-2014 American Community Survey,” by Kelvin Pollard and Linda A. Jacobsen (April 2016, .pdf format, 104p.).

www.prb.org…

June 23, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–June 23, 2016

Annie E. Casey Foundation Compendium: 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book, (June 2016, .pdf format, 52p.).

www.aecf.org…

June 21, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–June 21, 2016

Urban Institute: UI has announced several new releases from June 2-May 21, 2016. Reports are usually in .pdf format. Older new releases can be found by clicking on ‘Next’.

www.urban.org…

June 7, 2016

CSSRR Economics–June 7, 2016

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 3:43 pm

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Report: “Welfare Reform and the Safety Net: Evidence Contradicts Likely Assumptions Behind Forthcoming GOP Poverty Plan,” by Robert Greenstein (June 2016, .pdf format, 7p.).

www.cbpp.org…

May 19, 2016

CSSRR Economics–May 19, 2016

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 3:36 pm

Appalachian Regional Commission Report: “Appalachian Development Highway System Economic Analysis Study: Synthesis of Findings to Date,” (May 2016, .pdf format, 21p.).

www.arc.gov…

May 18, 2016

CSSRR Economics–May 18, 2016

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 3:51 pm

International Monetary Fund Country Reports: The latest Country Reports (.pdf format) (16/104 to 16/126).

NEW:

www.imf.org…

May 13, 2016

CSSRR Economics–May 13, 2016

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 3:41 pm

Pew Research Center Report: “America’s Shrinking Middle Class: A Close Look at Changes Within Metropolitan Areas,” (May 2016, .pdf, Excel and HTML format, 74p.).

www.pewsocialtrends.org…

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–May 13, 2016

Urban Institute: UI has announced several new releases from May 5-May 16, 2016. Reports are usually in .pdf format. Older new releases can be found by clicking on ‘Power Search’ and doing a search by date.

www.urban.org…

May 9, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–May 9, 2016

Fraser Institute [Vancouver, British Columbia] Report: “Child Care in Canada: Examining the Status Quo in 2015,” by Christopher A. Sarlo (May 2016, .pdf format, 46p.).

www.fraserinstitute.org…

April 26, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–April 26, 2016

Urban Institute: UI has announced several new releases from Apr. 18-Apr. 22, 2016. Reports are usually in .pdf format. Older new releases can be found by clicking on ‘next page’ at the top right side of the page.

www.urban.org…

April 25, 2016

CSSRR Economics–April 25, 2016

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 4:04 pm

Fraser Institute [Vancouver, British Columbia] Report: “Measuring Income Mobility in Canada, 2016,” (April 2016, .pdf format, 50p.).

www.fraserinstitute.org…

April 12, 2016

CSSRR Economics–April 12, 2016

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 4:50 pm

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Abstract: Testing theories of financial decision making, by  Christopher P. Chambers, Federico Echenique, and Kota Saito (Vol. 113, No. 15, Apr. 12, 2016, p.4003-4008 0.1073/pnas.1517760113).

www.pnas.org…

March 24, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Health–March 24, 2016

Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical: EBRI Notes (Vol. 37, Nos. 2 & 3, March 2016, .pdf format). Note: The title of issue 2 is “The Excise Tax on High-Cost Health Plans,” by Stephen Blakely. The title of issue 3 is “Views on Employment-based Health Benefits: Findings from the 2015 Health and Voluntary Workplace Benefits Survey,” by Paul Fronstin.

No. 2:

www.ebri.org…

No. 3:

www.ebri.org…

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