DISC-CSSRR Blog

December 23, 2009

CSSRR Health, Sociology–December 23, 2009

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstracts:

A. “Believers’ estimates of God’s beliefs are more egocentric than estimates of other people’s beliefs,” by Nicholas Epley, Benjamin A. Converse, Alexa Delbosc, George A. Monteleone, and John T. Cacioppo (Vol. 106, No. 51, December 22, 2009, .pdf and HTML format, p. 21533-21538). Note: PNAS is providing open access to the full-text of this article.

www.pnas.org…

B. “Distinguishing influence-based contagion from homophily-driven diffusion in dynamic networks,” by Sinan Aral, Lev Muchnik, and Arun Sundararajan (Vol. 106, No. 51, December 22, 2009, p. 21544-21549).

www.pnas.org…

C. “Reconstructing influenza incidence by deconvolution of daily mortality time series,” by Edward Goldstein, Jonathan Dushoff, Junling Ma, Joshua B. Plotkin, David J. D. Earn, and Marc Lipsitch (Vol. 106, No. 51, December 22, 2009, .pdf and HTML format, p. 21825-21829). Note: PNAS is providing open access to the full-text of this article.

www.pnas.org…

CSSRR Sociology–December 23, 2009

Filed under: S. Other Reports, Articles,Sociology — admin @ 2:59 pm

Demographic Research Article: “Spousal separation, selectivity and contextual effects: exploring the relationship between international labour migration and fertility in post-Soviet Tajikistan,” by David Clifford (Vol. 21, Article 32, December 2009, .pdf format, p. 945-975).

www.demographic-research.org…

CSSRR Sociology–December 23, 2009

Filed under: S. US State Govt. Publications,Sociology — admin @ 2:58 pm

Oregon:

Population Research Center Report: “2008 Oregon Population Report,” (December 2009, .pdf and Excel format, 27p.).

PDF:

www.pdx.edu…

Excel:

www.pdx.edu…

CSSRR Health–December 23, 2009

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 2:57 pm

Nebraska:

Department of Health and Human Services Report: “Nebraska Family Physician Survey Report 2009,” (December 2009, .pdf format, 40p.).

www.hhs.state.ne.us…

=========================================================================

North Carolina:

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Reports:

A. “Cancer Incidence in North Carolina 2006,” edited by Sohrab Ali, Gabriel Knop, Soundarya Radhakrishnan, and Seth D. Tyree (November 2009, .pdf format, 31p.).

www.schs.state.nc.us…

B. “North Carolina Vital Statistics, Volume 2: Leading Causes of Death,” (December 2009, .pdf and HTML format).

www.schs.state.nc.us…

=========================================================================

Washington:

State Department of Health Data Tables:

A. “2008 Infant Death Data Available,” (December 2009, Excel format).

www.doh.wa.gov…

B. “2008 Abortion and Pregnancy Data Available,” (December 2009, Excel format).

www.doh.wa.gov…

C. “2008 Birth Data,” (December 2009, Excel format).

www.doh.wa.gov…

CSSRR Health–December 23, 2009

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 2:52 pm

US Government Accountability Office Report: “Medicaid: Ongoing Federal Oversight of Payments to Offset Uncompensated Hospital Care Costs Is Warranted,” (GAO-10-69, November 20009, .pdf format, 53p.).

www.gao.gov…

CSSRR Economics–December 23, 2009

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 2:51 pm

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

econ.worldbank.org…

New papers are: WPS No. 5156-5158.

CSSRR Economics, Sociology–December 23, 2009

Louisiana:

Louisiana State Census Data Center Report: “The Changing Socioeconomic Status of Louisiana’s Metropolitan Areas: New Findings from the 2008 American Community Survey,” by Troy C. Blanchard and Karen Paterson (December 2009, .pdf format, 5p.).

www.doa.la.gov…

CSSRR Economics, Sociology–December 23, 2009

Alaska:

Labor and Workforce Development Periodical: Alaska Economic Trends (Vol. 29, No. 10, December 2009, .pdf format, 19p.). The title of this issue is “The 2010 Census.”

labor.state.ak.us…

CSSRR Economics–December 23, 2009

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 2:47 pm

Bank for International Settlements Working Papers:

www.bis.org…

NEW: No. 294 “The risk of relying on reputational capital: a case study of the 2007 failure of New Century Financial,” by Allen B. Frankel.

CSSRR Economics–December 23, 2009

Filed under: E. NGO and Other Countries,E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 2:46 pm

International Monetary Fund: IMF has recently added new working papers. The papers are No. 09/281 to 09/284.

www.imf.org…

=========================================================================

International Monetary Fund Country Reports: The latest Country Reports (.pdf format) (09/328 to 09/331).

www.imf.org…

Powered by WordPress