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– New US Bureau of Labor Statistics Report on Women’s Earnings – August 21, 2018

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has recently released their annual report on women’s earning – Highlights of Women’s Earnings in 2017 (BLS Report 1075, August 2018, .pdf, HTML, and Excel format, 153p.). The report utilized data from the Current … Continue reading

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New NCHS Report Highlights Fertility Measures From the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) – July 11, 2018

– New NCHS Report Highlights Fertility Measures From the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) – July 11, 2018 The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has recently released a new report that hightlights new fertility measures derived from the … Continue reading

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New KIDS COUNT Data Book – June 27, 2018

New KIDS COUNT Data Book – June 27, 2018 Today, the Anne E. Casey Foundation released the 2018 KIDS Count Data Book. The Data Book provides indicators of child well-being based on four topical areas: Economic Well-Being, Health, Education, and … Continue reading

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New NCHS Report on Co-habitation — June 4, 2018

New NCHS report on co-habitation — June 4, 2018 The National Center for Health Statistics has published a new report “A Demographic, Attitudinal, and Behavioral Profile of Cohabiting Adults in the United States, 2011–2015.” The report, written by Colleen Nugent … Continue reading

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U.S. Census Bureau release new data files on post-secondary earnings – April 4, 2018

Today, the US Censue Bureau released the beta version of a new public use data file – Post-Secondary Employment Outcomes (PSEO). “Post-Secondary Employment Outcomes (PSEO) are experimental tabulations developed by the Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) program at the U.S. Census … Continue reading

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U.S. Census Bureau releases new health insurance data – March 28, 2018

Today, the Census Bureau released new data on health insurance – Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE). SAHIE provides data on the number of individuals with and without health insurance coverage at various geographical levels. A new report – “Small … Continue reading

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House Committee Hearing on the 2020 Census

On October 12, 2017, the US House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a hearing on issues facing the 2020 Census. Video of the full hearing is available at the site (the hearing is in two parts). Witness statements … Continue reading

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New US Census Reports Highlight Recent Changes in Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage – September 19, 2017

On September 12, 2017, the US Census Bureau released two reports featuring the most up-to-date data on income, poverty, and health insurance coverage in the United States. The two reports are: Income and Poverty in the United States: 2016 (P60-259) Health … Continue reading

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New IPUMS data collection — December 1, 2016

“The Minnesota Population Center has released a new data project: IPUMS Higher Ed. IPUMS Higher Ed is composed of three National Science Foundation surveys of college degree holders in the United States: the National Survey of College Graduates, the Survey of … Continue reading

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Country Statistical Yearbook Library Guide – Nov. 17, 2016

The Data and Information Service Center’s Country Statistical Yearbook Library Guide continues to be the second most heavily accessed Guide on the campus library system. The Yearbook Library Guide contains links to “country statistical yearbooks or similar collections (census, “facts … Continue reading

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