February 3, 2011

CSSRR Economics–February 3, 2011

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 3:51 pm

District 3: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):


NEW: 11-7 “Estimation and Evaluation of DSGE Models: Progress and Challenges,” by Frank Schorfheide.


District 7: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Illinois):


NEW: WP 2011-02 “The Role of Securitization in Mortgage Renegotiation,” by Sumit Agarwal, Gene Amromin, Itzhak Ben-David, Souphala Chomsisengphet, and Douglas D. Evanoff.


District 8: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Missouri):


NEW: 2011-005A “Negative Correlation between Stock and Futures Returns: An Unexploited Hedging Opportunity?” by Parantap Basu and William T. Gavin.

2011-004A “Foreign Direct Investment, Aid, and Terrorism: An Analysis of Developing Countries,” by Subhayu Bandyopadhyay, Todd Sandler, and Javed Younas.


District 9: Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Minnesota):

Staff Reports:


NEW: No. 454 “Transition to FDI Openness: Reconciling Theory and Evidence,” by Ellen R. McGrattan.

CSSRR Sociology–February 3, 2011

Filed under: S. NGO and Other Countries,Sociology — admin @ 3:49 pm

New Zealand:

Statistics New Zealand/Tatauranga Aotearoa Reports:

A. “New Zealand in Profile: 2011,” (January 2011, .pdf format, 11p.).


B. “Demographic Trends: 2010,” (January 2011, .pdf and Excel, 169p.).


CSSRR Sociology–February 3, 2011

Filed under: S. Other Reports, Articles,Sociology — admin @ 3:48 pm

Demographic Research Article: “Things change: Women’s and men’s marital disruption dynamics in Italy during a time of social transformations, 1970-2003,” by Silvana Salvini and Daniele Vignoli (Vol. 24, Article 5, February 2011, .pdf format, p. 145-174).



Pew Hispanic Center Report: “Unauthorized Immigrant Population: National and State Trends, 2010,” by Jeffrey S. Passel and D’Vera Cohn (January 2011, .pdf format, 31p.).


CSSRR Health–February 3, 2011

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 3:47 pm

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: The latest issue of MMWR, Vol. 60, No. 4, February 4, 2011 (HTML and .pdf format) is available from the US Centers for Disease Control site). Note: To access this issue in the future, simply click on “Weekly Report” and then “Current Volume” or “Past Volumes” on the left side of the page.


CSSRR Health–February 3, 2011

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles,Health — admin @ 3:46 pm

Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article: “Human Mobility Networks, Travel Restrictions, and the Global Spread of 2009 H1N1 Pandemic,” by Paolo Bajardi, Chiara Poletto, Jose J. Ramasco, Michele Tizzoni, Vittoria Colizza, and Alessandro Vespignani (PLoS ONE 6(1): e16591. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016591, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 8p.).


CSSRR Health–February 3, 2011

Filed under: H. NGO and Other Countries,Health — admin @ 3:46 pm


Australian Bureau of Statistics Report: “Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2009,” (January 2011, .pdf and Excel format, 38p.).




Office for National Statistics Report: “Suicide rates in the United Kingdom 2000-09 Statistical Bulletin,” (January 2011, .pdf format, 10p.).


CSSRR Health–February 3, 2011

Filed under: H. Tables of Contents,Health — admin @ 3:45 pm

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

Health Affairs (Vol. 30, No. 2, February 2011).


CSSRR Economics–February 3, 2011

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub,Economics — admin @ 3:44 pm

US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Report: “Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Program Final Report: Fiscal 2010 Activities,” by Victor Oliveira (Administrative Publication No. (AP-053), January 2011, .pdf format, 35p.).


CSSRR Economics/Health–February 3, 2011

US House Committee on Ways and Means Hearing Testimony: “Hearing on the Health Care Law’s Impact on Jobs, Employers, and the Economy,” a hearing held Jan. 26, 2011 (witness statements are in .pdf format).


CSSRR Economics–February 3, 2011

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 3:42 pm

Asian Development Bank: ADB has recently released the following working papers:


NEW: No. 237 “Private Sector Participation and Performance of Urban Water Utilities in the People’s Republic of China,” by Y. Jiang and X. Zheng.

No. 236 “A Survey on the Relationship between Education and Growth with Implications for Developing Asia,” by Y. Jin Kim and A. Terada-Hagiwara.


International Monetary Fund: IMF has recently added new working papers. The papers are No. 11/25 to 11/28.



Working Papers: New Economic Papers (NEP)-ALL. The latest list of New Economic Papers is dated January 23, 2011.


January 23, 2011:


CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–February 3, 2011


Statistics Bureau Periodical: Japan Monthly Statistics (January 2011, Microsoft Excel format). Note: Tables are in Japanese and English.




Central Statistical Office Periodical: Statistical Bulletin No 12/2010 (January 2011, .pdf, Excel, and zipped format, 246p.).




Statistics Sweden Compendium: Statistical Yearbook off Sweden 2011 (January 2011, .pdf format, 726p.).


CSSRR Economics–February 3, 2011

Filed under: E. NGO and Other Countries,Economics — admin @ 3:39 pm


Ministry of Manpower Report: “Labour Force in Singapore 2010,” (January 2011, .pdf format).


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