DISC-CSSRR Blog

December 1, 2009

CSSRR Economics–December 1, 2009

Filed under: E. employment opportunities,Economics — admin @ 5:02 pm

American Economics Association Job Openings for Economists (December 2009).

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CSSRR Economics–December 1, 2009

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

Journal of Economic Theory (Vol. 144, No. 6, November 2009).

www.sciencedirect.com…

Journal of Industrial Economics (Vol. 57, No. 4, December 2009).

www3.int…

Journal of Mathematical Economics
(Vol. 45, No. 12, December 2009).

www.sciencedirect.com…

CSSRR Health–December 1, 2009

Filed under: H. Tables of Contents,Health — admin @ 4:59 pm

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

International Journal of Epidemiology (Vol. 38, No. 6, December 2009

ije.oxfordjournals.org…

CSSRR Economics–December 1, 2009

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 4:53 pm

Conference Board News Releases: The Conference Board has added news releases dated Nov. 30, 2009.

www.conference-board.org…

CSSRR Health/Sociology–December 1, 2009

Pew Research Center Articles: Pew has released several articles on various topics of interest for the period Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2009.

pewresearch.org…

CSSRR Health/Sociology–December 1, 2009

Urban Institute: UI has announced several new releases from Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2009. Reports are usually in .pdf format. Older new releases can be found by clicking on “next page” at the top left of the page.

www.urban.org…

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–December 1, 2009

Rand Corporation, Various: Rand has updated its latest publication list (all .pdf format for Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2009).

www.rand.org…

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–December 1, 2009

Brookings Institution Updates: BI has added several items to its website from Nov. 23-Dec. 1, 2009. Note: the items are on p. 1 of this website.

www.brookings.edu…

CSSRR Health–December 1, 2009

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Kaiser Family Foundation Weekly Update. Kaiser issues it’s weekly updates of data, reports, briefs, etc. each Friday via email. The same content usually appears at this website shortly thereafter. The latest Weekly Update is for Nov. 20, 2009. Bookmark this page and check back often for the latest from Kaiser.

www.kff.org…

CSSRR Health–December 1, 2009

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Guttmacher Institute Periodical: Guttmacher Policy Review (Vol. 12, No. 4, Fall 2009, HTML and .pdf format).

www.guttmacher.org…

CSSRR Economics/Health–December 1, 2009

Fraser Institute [Canada] Reports:

A. “Paying More, Getting Less: 2009 Report,” by Brett J. Skinner and Mark Rovere  (November 2009, .pdf format, 37p.).

www.fraserinstitute.org…

B. “Corporate welfare breaks the 200-billion dollar mark: An update on 13 years of business subsidies in Canada,” by Mark Milke (November 2009, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.fraserinstitute.org…

More information about FI:

www.fraserinstitute.org…

CSSRR Economics–December 1, 2009

Filed under: E. NGO and Other Countries,Economics — admin @ 4:27 pm

European Union:

Eurostat Report: “Sustainable development in the European Union – 2009 monitoring report on the EU sustainable development strategy” (2009, .pdf format, 302p.). Note: this is a very large file and might be easier for users to download rather than to try and read in the browser.

epp.eu…

CSSRR Health/Sociology–December 1, 2009

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health,S. US Govt. Pub,Sociology — admin @ 4:16 pm

US Bureau of Justice Statistics Reports:

A. “HIV in Prisons, 2007-08,” by Laura M. Maruschak (NCJ 228307, December 2009, ASCII text and .pdf format, 12p., with .zip compressed spreadsheets).

www.ojp.us…

B. “Jails in Indian Country, 2008,” by Todd D. Minton (NCJ 228271, December 2009, ASCII text and .pdf format, 18p., with .zip compressed spreadsheets).

www.ojp.us…

CSSRR Sociology–December 1, 2009

Filed under: S. NGO and Other Countries,Sociology — admin @ 3:28 pm

United Nations:

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean Press Release: “Up to 40% of Women in the Region Are Victims of Violence” (Nov. 24, 2009). The press release links to a report: “Not one more! From words to action: The road ahead” which is in Spanish.

www.eclac.org…

CSSRR Sociology–December 1, 2009

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

London [UK] School of Economics Crisis States Research Centre Working Paper: “The City as Frontier: urban development and identity processes in Goma,” by Koen Vlassenroot and Karen Buescher (WP 2-61, November 2009, .pdf format, 20p.). Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

www.crisisstates.com…

CSSRR Health–December 1, 2009

Filed under: H. Data,Health — admin @ 3:19 pm

Canada:

Canadian Institute for Health Information/Institute canadien d’information sur la sante  Data:

A. “National Physician Database, 2007-2008 Data Release” (November 2009, compressed Microsoft Excel format, with technical documentation in .pdf format).

secure.cihi.ca…

B. “Patient Cost Estimator” (2009). The interactive web based estimator, as well as “PCE Overview (.pdf format, 12p.), and Technical Notes (.pdf format, 6p.) can be accessed at:

secure.cihi.ca…

CSSRR Economics–December 1, 2009

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub,Economics — admin @ 3:09 pm

US Bureau of Labor Statistics Periodical: Compensation and Working Conditions Online. The latest article, “The Effect of Incentive Pay on Rates of Changes in Wages and Salaries,” by William J. Wiatrowski, is dated Nov. 24, 2009).

www.bls.gov…

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–December 1, 2009

Australia:

Parliament of Australia Parliamentary Library Research Paper: “Australia’s proposal for an ‘Asia Pacific Community’: issues and prospects,” by Frank Frost (December 2009, .pdf format, 27p.).

www.aph.gov…

CSSRR Health/Sociology–December 1, 2009

Australia:

Government Institute of Health and Welfare Reports:

A. “General practice activity in Australia 1999-00 to 2008-09: 10 year data tables” (December 2009, .pdf format and .zip compressed rich text format [.rtf], 167p.).

www.aihw.gov…

B. “General practice activity in Australia 2008-09″ (December 2009, .pdf format, 183p.).

www.aihw.gov…

C. “Funding sources for admitted patients in Australian hospitals, 2005-06″ (December 2009, .pdf and compressed and uncompressed rich text format [.rtf], 45p.).

www.aihw.gov…

D. “Problem gambling amongst those seeking homelessness services” (November 2009, .pdf and compressed and uncompressed rich text format [.rtf], 24p.).

www.aihw.gov…

CSSRR Sociology–December 1, 2009

Filed under: S. Data,S. US State Govt. Publications,Sociology — admin @ 2:46 pm

Wisconsin:

Department of Health Services Data Update: Wisconsin Interactive Statistics on Health (WISH) has recently updated the mortality module through 2008. “The updated module contains statewide and local data for the years 1989-2008 based on resident death records for Wisconsin.”

dhs.wisconsin.gov…

WISH:

dhs.wisconsin.gov…

CSSRR Health–December 1, 2009

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles,Health — admin @ 2:44 pm

Umea [Sweden] University News Release: “Global health experts challenge Climate Conference in Copenhagen” (Nov. 13, 2009). Link to relevant articles is at the bottom of the page.

www.medfak.umu.se/english/about-the-faculty/news/newsdetailpage/global-health-experts-challenge-climate-conference-in-copenhagen.cid91624…

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–December 1, 2009

Stanford University Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality Periodical: Pathways Magazine (Fall 2009, .pdf format, 32p.).

stanford.edu…

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–December 1, 2009

Armenia:

National Statistical Service Compendium: Statistical Yearbook of Armenia, 2009 (2009,  .pdf format, 589p.). The compendium is in Armenian, English, and Russian.

www.armstat.am/en/?nid=45…

CSSRR Sociology–December 1, 2009

Filed under: S. Funding Opportunity,Sociology — admin @ 2:36 pm

Minnesota Population Research Center 2nd Annual IPUMS Research Award Call for Nominations (deadline for nominations or submissions is Dec. 15, 2009). For more information (.pdf format, 1p.), see:

ipums.org…

CSSRR Sociology–December 1, 2009

Filed under: S. NGO and Other Countries,Sociology — admin @ 11:54 am

Cyprus:

Statistical Service of Cyprus Report: “Demographic Report, 2008,” (November 2009, .pdf format, 201p.).

www.mo…

CSSRR Sociology–December 1, 2009

Filed under: S. NGO and Other Countries,Sociology — admin @ 11:53 am

UK:

Department of Work and Pensions Report: “The lone parent pilots after 24 – 36 months: the final impact assessment of In-Work Credit, Work Search Premium, Extended Schools Childcare, Quarterly Work Focused Interviews and New Deal Plus for Lone Parents,” by Mike Brewer, James Browne, Haroon Chowdry and Claire Crawford (Research Report No. 606, November 2009, .pdf format, 252p.).

research.dwp.gov…

CSSRR Health–December 1, 2009

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles,Health — admin @ 11:53 am

Employee Benefit Research Institute Brief: “Findings from the 2009 EBRI/MGA Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey,” by Paul Fronstin (Issue Brief No. 337, December 2009, .pdf format, 44p.).

www.ebri.org…

CSSRR Health–December 1, 2009

Filed under: H. Data,Health — admin @ 11:52 am

Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Data Release: The US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released several new MEPS data file (November 2009, 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).

HC-113 2007 Full Year Consolidated Data File

www.meps.ahrq.gov…

HC-112 2007 Medical Conditions

www.meps.ahrq.gov…

HC-110I Appendix to MEPS 2007 Event Files

www.meps.ahrq.gov…

HC-036 MEPS 1996-2007 Pooled Estimation Linkage

www.meps.ahrq.gov…

HC-036BRR MEPS 1996-2007 Replicates for Calculating Variances File

www.meps.ahrq.gov…

CSSRR Health–December 1, 2009

Filed under: H. NGO and Other Countries,Health — admin @ 11:51 am

World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe Report: “HIV/AIDS surveillance in Europe 2008,” (November 2009, .pdf format, 73p.).

www.eu…

CSSRR Economics/Health–December 1, 2009

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub,Economics,H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 9:57 am

US Congressional Budget Office Reports:

A. “An Analysis of Health Insurance Premiums Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” (November 2009, .pdf format, 28p.).

www.cbo.gov…

B. “Estimated Impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on Employment and Economic Output as of September 2009″ (November 2009, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.cbo.gov…

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