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March 7, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–March 7, 2016

Joseph Rowntree Foundation Report: “The relationship between poverty, child abuse and neglect: an evidence review,” by Paul Bywaters, Lisa Bunting, Gavin Davidson, Jennifer Hanratty, Will Mason, Claire McCartan, and Nicole Steils (March 2016, .pdf format, 69p.).

www.jrf.org…

March 3, 2016

CSSRR Economics–March 3, 2016

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Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Monograph: Economic Survey of Netherlands 2016 (March 2016). Ordering information is available at the site:

www.oecd.org…

Overview (.pdf format, 51p.):

www.oecd.org…

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Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article: “The Geography of Gender Inequality,” by Brendan Fisher and Robin Naidoo (PLoS ONE 11(3): e0145778. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0145778, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 10p.).

journals.plos.org…

March 1, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–March 1, 2016

Joseph Rowntree Foundation [UK] Report: “Special educational needs and their links to poverty,” by Bart Shaw, Eleanor Bernardes, Anna Trethewey and Loic Menzies (February 2016, .pdf format, 46p.).

www.jrf.org…

February 15, 2016

CSSRR Economics–February 15, 2016

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Joseph Rowntree Foundation [UK] Report: “Households below a Minimum Income Standard: 2008/09 to 2013/14,” by Matt Padley and Donald Hirsch (February 2016, .pdf format, 44p.).

www.jrf.org…

February 12, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–February 12, 2016

Demographic Research Article: “Childhood socioeconomic status, adult socioeconomic status, and old-age health trajectories: Connecting early, middle, and late life,” by Zachary Zimmer, Heidi A. Hanson, and Ken Smith (Vol. 34, Article 10, February 2016, .pdf format, p. 285-320).

www.demographic-research.org…

February 11, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–February 11, 2016

Pew Research Center Report: “Most Americans Say Government Doesn’t Do Enough to Help Middle Class,” (February 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 18p.).

www.pewsocialtrends.org…

February 3, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Health–February 3, 2016

Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief, Report:

A. “Mortality Trends Among Working-Age Whites: The Untold Story,” by David Squires and David Blumenthal (February 2016, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.com…

B. “The Affordable Care Act and the U.S. Economy: A Five-Year Perspective,” by Cathy Schoen (February 2016, .pdf format, 23p.).

www.com…

CSSRR Economics–February 3, 2016

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Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Report: “State Job Creation Strategies Often Off Base,” by Michael Mazerov and Michael Leachman (February 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 13p.).

www.cbpp.org…

February 2, 2016

CSSRR Economics–February 2, 2016

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Joseph Rowntree Foundation [UK] Report: “Creating an anti-poverty childcare system,” by Adam Butler and Jill Rutter (January 2016, .pdf format, 102p.).

www.jrf.org…

January 22, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–January 22, 2016

Demographic Research Article: “Gender Inequalities in Employment and Wage-earning among Economic Migrants in Chinese Cities,” by Qin Min, James Brown, Sabu Padmadas, Li Bohua, Qi Jianan, and Jane Falkingham (Vol. 34, Article 6, January 2016, .pdf format, p. 175-202).

www.demographic-research.org…

January 19, 2016

CSSRR Economics–January 19, 2016

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Urban Institute Report: “A Theoretical Framework for Two-Generation Models: Lessons from the HOST Demonstration,” by Molly M. Scott, Susan J. Popkin, and Jasmine Simington (January 2016, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.urban.org…

January 14, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–January 14, 2016

Urban Institute Report: “Supporting Parents Who Work and Go to School: A Portrait of Low-Income Students Who Are Employed,” by Shayne Spaulding, Teresa Derrick-Mills, and Thomas Callan (January 2016, .pdf format, 18p.).

www.urban.org…

January 13, 2016

CSSRR Economics–January 13, 2016

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Urban Institute Report: “National and State-Level Estimates of Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Eligibles and Program Reach, 2013,” by Paul Johnson, Erika Huber, Linda Giannarelli, and David Betson (December 2015, .pdf format, 151p.).

www.urban.org…

January 12, 2016

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–January 12, 2016

Demographic Research Article: “The relationship between unemployment and fertility in Italy: A time-series analysis,” by Alberto Cazzola, Lucia Pasquini, and Aurora Angeli (Vol. 34, Article 1, January 2016, .pdf format, p. 1-38).

www.demographic-research.org…

December 22, 2015

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–December 22, 2015

Pew Charitable Trusts Issue Brief: “Immigrant Employment by State and Industry,” by Adam Hunter and Michele Washin (December 2015, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.pewtrusts.org…

December 17, 2015

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–December 17, 2015

Pew Charitable Trusts Report: “The American Middle Class Is Losing Ground,” (December 2015, .pdf and HTML format, 73p.).

www.pewsocialtrends.org…

December 16, 2015

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–December 16, 2015

Population Reference Bureau Article: “Occupational Earnings Gap,” by Beth Jarosz (December 2015, .pdf format, p.).

www.prb.org…

December 14, 2015

CSSRR Economics–December 14, 2015

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International Monetary Fund Country Reports: The latest Country Reports (.pdf format) (15/315, 15/320 to 15/333, 15/335).

NEW:

www.imf.org…

December 11, 2015

CSSRR Economics–December 11, 2015

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Science Report Abstract: “Wrapping it up in a person: Examining employment and earnings outcomes for Ph.D. recipients,” by Nikolas Zolas, Nathan Goldschlag, Ron Jarmin, Paula Stephan, Jason Owen-Smith, Rebecca F. Rosen, Barbara McFadden Allen, Bruce A. Weinberg, and Julia I. Lane (Vol. 350, No. 6266, December 10, 2015, p. 1367-1371).

www.sciencemag.org…

December 10, 2015

CSSRR Economics–December 10, 2015

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Institute on Assets and Social Policy [Heller School, Brandeis University]/Demos Report: “Less Debt, More Equity: Lowering Student Debt while Closing the Black-White Wealth Gap,” Laura Sullivan, Tatjana Meschede, Lars Dietrich, Thomas Shapiro, Mark Huelsman & Tamara Draut (November 2015, .pdf format, 21p.).

iasp.brandeis.edu…

December 1, 2015

CSSRR Economics–December 1, 2015

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Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Monograph: Economic Survey of Switzerland 2015 (December 2015). Ordering information is available at the site:

www.oecd.org…

Overview (.pdf format, 42p.):

www.oecd.org…

November 30, 2015

CSSRR Economics–November 30, 2015

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Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Monograph: Economic Survey of Chile 2015 (November 2015). Ordering information is available at the site:

www.oecd.org…

Overview (.pdf format, 38p.):

www.oecd.org…

November 25, 2015

CSSRR Economics–November 25, 2015

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International Monetary Fund Periodical: Finance and Development (Vol. 52, No. 4, December 2015, HTML and .pdf format). The theme of this issue is “Powering the Planet.”

www.imf.org…

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–November 25, 2015

Joseph Rowntree Foundation Report: “Monitoring poverty and social exclusion 2015,” by Tom MacInnes, Adam Tinson, Ceri Hughes, Theo Barry Born and Hannah Aldridge (November 2015, .pdf format, 139p.).

www.jrf.org…

November 24, 2015

CSSRR Economics–November 24, 2015

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World Economic Forum Report: “The Global Gender Gap Report 2015,” (November 2015, .pdf format, 376p.).

www3.weforum.org…

November 19, 2015

CSSRR Economics/Health–November 19, 2015

Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical: EBRI Notes (Vol. 36, No. 11, November 2015, .pdf format). Note: The articles in this issue are: “Views on the Value of Voluntary Workplace Benefits: Findings from the 2015 Health and Voluntary Workplace Benefits Survey,” by Paul Fronstin and Ruth Helman; and, “Evidence on Defined Contribution Health and Retirement Benefits: The Road Ahead,” by Stephen Blakely.

www.ebri.org…

November 18, 2015

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–November 18, 2015

Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article: “Moving in and out of Poverty: The Within-Individual Association between Socioeconomic Status and Juvenile Delinquency,” by Roderik Rekker, Dustin Pardini, Loes Keijsers, Susan Branje, Rolf Loeber, and Wim Meeus (PLoS ONE 10(11): e0136461. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0136461, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 17p.).

journals.plos.org…

November 13, 2015

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–November 13, 2015

Demographic Research Article: “Old age insurance participation among rural-urban migrants in China,” by Qin Min, Yaer Zhuang, and Hongyan Liu (Vol. 33, Article 37, November 2015, .pdf format, p. 1047-1066).

www.demographic-research.org…

October 26, 2015

CSSRR Economics–October 26, 2015

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Pew Research Center Report: “Three-in-Ten U.S. Jobs Are Held by the Self-Employed and the Workers They Hire: Hiring More Prevalent Among Self-Employed Asians, Whites and Men,” (October 2015, .pdf and HTML format, 32p.).

www.pewsocialtrends.org…

October 21, 2015

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–October 21, 2015

Institute for Public Policy Research [London, UK] Report: “Who’s breadwinning in Europe? A comparative analysis of maternal breadwinning in Great Britain and Germany,” by Giselle Cory and Alfie Stirling (October 2015, .pdf format, 36p.).

www.ippr.org…

CSSRR Economics/Health–October 21, 2015

Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief: “Sources of Health Insurance Coverage: A Look at Changes Between 2013 and 2014 from the March 2014 and 2015 Current Population Survey,” by Paul Fronstin (Issue Brief No. 419, October 2015, .pdf format, 56p.).

www.ebri.org…

October 2, 2015

CSSRR Economics–October 2, 2015

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

Urban Institute Report: “Using Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Data in Earned Income Tax Credit Administration: A Case Study of Florida SNAP Data Linked to IRS Tax Return Data,” by Elaine Maag, Mike Pergamit, Devlin Hanson, and Caroline Ratcliffe (September 2015, .pdf format, 21p.).

www.urban.org…

September 24, 2015

CSSRR Economics–September 24, 2015

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Appalachian Regional Commission Report: “Agriculture and Food System Trends in the Appalachian Region: 2007-2012,” by Charlie Jackson, Allison Perrett, and Katie Descieux (July 2015, .pdf format, 41p.).

www.arc.gov…

September 17, 2015

CSSRR Economics/Health–September 17, 2015

Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical: EBRI Notes (Vol. 36, No. 9, September 2015, .pdf format, 38p.). Note: The articles in this issue are: “2015 EBRI/Greenwald & Associates Health and Voluntary Workplace Benefits Survey: Most Workers Continue to Give Low Ratings to Health Care System, but Declining Number Report Health Care Cost Increases,” by Paul Fronstin and Ruth Helman; and, “IRA Asset Allocation, 2013, and Longitudinal Results, 2010-2013,” by Craig Copeland.

www.ebri.org…

September 11, 2015

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–September 11, 2015

Urban Institute Brief: “Does School Choice Affect Gentrification? Posing the Question and Assessing the Evidence,” by Reed Jordan and Megan Gallagher (September 2015, .pdf format, 14p.).

www.urban.org…

CSSRR Economics–September 11, 2015

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European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research Issue Brief: “Improvement during Crisis Years? Poverty and Housing Conditions across the EU,” by Orsolya Lelkes and Eszter Zolyomi (September 2015, .pdf format, 14p.).

www.eu…

September 9, 2015

CSSRR Economics–September 9, 2015

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Urban Institute Brief: “The Financial Consequences of Marriage for Cohabiting Couples with Children,” by Elaine Maag and Gregory Acs (September 2015, .pdf format, 23p.).

www.urban.org…

September 1, 2015

CSSRR Economics/Health–September 1, 2015

Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical, Issue Brief:

A. EBRI Notes (Vol. 36, No. 8, August 2015, .pdf format). Note: The articles in this issue are: “Investment Options and HSAs: Findings from the EBRI HSA Database,” by Paul Fronstin; and, “How Much Can Qualifying Longevity Annuity Contracts Improve Retirement Security?” by Jack VanDerhei.

www.ebri.org…

B. “Financial Incentives, Workplace Wellness Program Participation, and Utilization of Health Care Services and Spending,” by Paul Fronstin and M. Christopher Roebuck (EBRI Issue Brief No. 417, August 2015, .pdf format, 24p.).

www.ebri.org…

August 21, 2015

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–August 21, 2015

Institute of Medicine Monographs:

A. Review of WIC Food Packages: An Evaluation of White Potatoes in the Cash Value Voucher: Letter Report, edited by Kathleen M. Rasmussen, Marie E. Latulippe, and Ann L. Yaktine (National Academies Press, 2015, OpenBook and .pdf format, 116p.). Orderering information for a print copy is available at the site. Note: NAP requires free registration before providing a .pdf copy.

www.nap.edu…

B. Cross-Sector Responses to Obesity: Models for Change: Workshop Summary, by Steve Olson (National Academies Press, 2015, OpenBook and .pdf format, 156p.). Orderering information for a print copy is available at the site. Note: NAP requires free registration before providing a .pdf copy.

www.nap.edu…

C. Preventing Intimate Partner Violence in Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania: Summary of a Joint Workshop by the Institute of Medicine, the National Research Council, and the Uganda National Academy of Sciences,” by Louise Flavahan (National Academies Press, 2015, OpenBook and .pdf format, 108p.). Orderering information for a print copy is available at the site. Note: NAP requires free registration before providing a .pdf copy.

www.nap.edu…

D. Review of the Draft Interagency Report on the Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States, by the Committee to Review the Draft Interagency Report on the Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States; Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice; Institute of Medicine; The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (National Academies Press, 2015, OpenBook and .pdf format, 78p.). Orderering information for a print copy is available at the site. Note: NAP requires free registration before providing a .pdf copy.

www.nap.edu…

August 19, 2015

CSSRR Economics/Health–August 19, 2015

Work Foundation [Lancaster University, London UK] Report: “Health and wellbeing at work: a survey of employees, 2014,” by Karen Steadman, Martin Wood, and Hannah Silvester (August 2015, .pdf format, 171p.).

www.theworkfoundation.com…

August 13, 2015

CSSRR Economics/Health–August 13, 2015

Commonwealth Fund Report: “Lessons from the Small Business Health Options Program: The SHOP Experience in California and Colorado,” by Leif Wellington Haase, David Chase, and Tim Gaudette (August 2015, .pdf format, 18p.).

www.com…

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Urban Institute Reports:

A. “After King v. Burwell: Next Steps for the Affordable Care Act,” by Linda J. Blumberg and John Holahan (August 2015, .pdf format, 46p.).

www.urban.org…

B. “Beyond the Wage Stagnation Story: Better Measures Show America’s Workers Doing Better Than Previously Reported,” by Stephen Rose (August 2015, .pdf format, 15p.).

www.urban.org…

CSSRR Economics–August 13, 2015

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National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) Report: “Workers’ Compensation: Benefits, Coverage, and Costs, 2013,” by Ishita Sengupta and Marjorie L. Baldwin (August 2015, .pdf format, 74p.).

www.nasi.org…

August 11, 2015

CSSRR Economics/Health–August 11, 2015

Urban Institute Report: “Recent Evidence on the ACA and Employment: Has the ACA been a Job Killer?” by Bowen Garrett and Robert Kaestner (August 2015, .pdf format, 16p.).

www.urban.org…

July 22, 2015

CSSRR Economics–July 22, 2015

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Institute for Fiscal Studies [London, UK] Report: “Living standards, poverty and inequality in the UK: 2015,” by Chris Belfield , Jonathan Cribb , Andrew Hood and Robert Joyce (R107, July 2015, .pdf format, 106p.).

www.ifs.org…

July 20, 2015

CSSRR Economics–July 20, 2015

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 3:46 pm

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Monograph: Economic Survey of South Africa 2015 (July 2015). Ordering information is available at the site:

www.oecd.org…

Overview (.pdf format, 52p.):

www.oecd.org…

July 2, 2015

CSSRR Economics–July 2, 2015

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 3:16 pm

Urban Institute Report: “Worlds Apart: Inequality between America’s Most and Least Affluent Neighborhoods,” by Rolf Pendall with Carl Hedman (June 2015, .pdf format, 30p.).

www.urban.org…

June 23, 2015

CSSRR Economics–June 23, 2015

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Joseph Rowntree Foundation [UK] Reports:

A. “Tackling the systemic causes of poverty,” by Anna Coote, Tony Greenham, Helen Kersley and Rachel Lawrence (June 2015, .pdf format, 29p.).

www.jrf.org…

B. “Ideas to tackle poverty for the long term,” by Graeme Cook (June 2015, .pdf format, 22p.).

www.jrf.org…

June 18, 2015

CSSRR Economics/Health–June 18, 2015

Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical: EBRI Notes (Vol. 36, No. 6, June 2015, .pdf format, 32p.). Note: The articles in this issue: “Self-Insured Health Plans: State Variation and Recent Trends by Firm Size, 1996-2013,” by Paul Fronstin; and, “Auto-IRAs: How Much Would They Increase the Probability of “Successful” Retirements and Decrease Retirement Deficits? Preliminary Evidence from EBRI’s Retirement Security Projection Model,” by Jack VanDerhei.

www.ebri.org…

June 17, 2015

CSSRR Economics–June 17, 2015

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Joseph Rowntree Foundation [UK] Report: “How cities can connect people in poverty with jobs,” by Anne Green, Paul Sissons, Kevin Broughton, Maria de Hoyos with Chris Warhurst and Sally-Anne Barnes (June 2015, .pdf format, 143p.).

www.jrf.org…

June 11, 2015

CSSRR Economics–June 11, 2015

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 3:32 pm

Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “Poverty Among Seniors: An Updated Analysis of National and State Level Poverty Rates Under the Official and Supplemental Poverty Measures,” by Juliette Cubanski, Giselle Casillas, and Anthony Damico (June 2015, .pdf and HTML format, 14p.).

kff.org…

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Urban Institute Report: “Headship and Homeownership: What Does the Future Hold?” by Laurie Goodman, Rolf Pendall, and Jun Zhu (June 2015, .pdf format, 61p.).

www.urban.org…

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