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February 14, 2011

CSSRR Sociology–February 14, 2011

Filed under: S. Other Reports, Articles,Sociology — admin @ 4:53 pm

German Marshall Fund of the United States Report: “Transatlantic Trends: Immigration, Key Findings 2010″ (January 2010, .pdf format, 39p.).

www.gmfus.org…

More information about GMFUS:

www.gmfus.org…

CSSRR Economics–February 14, 2011

Filed under: E. NGO and Other Countries,Economics — admin @ 4:49 pm

European Union Report: “Economic Outlook For the Euro Area in 2011 and 2012″ (European Forecasting Network, December 2010, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.eu…

CSSRR Health–February 14, 2011

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles,Health — admin @ 4:45 pm

Security and Defense Agenda Report: “Pandemics: Lessons learnt and future threats” (January 2011, .pdf format, 13p.).

www.securitydefenceagenda.org…

More information about SDA:

www.securitydefenceagenda.org…

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–February 14, 2011

Filed under: E. Data,Economics,H. Data,Health,S. Data,Sociology — admin @ 4:39 pm

UK Data Archive (Essex University, Colchester, UK) Data Update: The UK Data Archive has recently added the following datasets to its holdings. Note: There may be charges or licensing requirements on holdings of the UK Data Archive. For more information see:

www.data-archive.ac.uk…

SN 6695 -British Social Attitudes Survey, 2009

www.esds.ac.uk…

SN 6620 -Understanding Environmental Knowledge Controversies: the Case for Flood Risk Management, 2007-2010

www.esds.ac.uk…

SN 6682 -Farm Business Survey, 2009-2010

www.esds.ac.uk…

SN 6684 -Childcare and Early Years Provision: Parents’ Survey, 2009

www.esds.ac.uk…

SN 6478 -Individual Income Series, 1996/97-1998/99 and 2004/05-2007/08

www.esds.ac.uk…

SN 6662 –  ONS Opinions Survey, June 2008

www.esds.ac.uk…

SN 6687 – National Awareness And Early Diagnosis Initiative: Cancer Awareness Measure, Anglia Cancer Network, 2009-2010: Special Licence Access

www.esds.ac.uk…

SN 6661 – ONS Opinions Survey, May 2008

www.esds.ac.uk…

SN 6663 – ONS Opinions Survey, August 2008

www.esds.ac.uk…

SN 6677 – National Awareness And Early Diagnosis Initiative: Cancer Awareness Measure, Arden Cancer Network, 2009: Special Licence Access

www.esds.ac.uk…

SN 6688 – National Awareness And Early Diagnosis Initiative: Cancer Awareness Measure, Anglia Cancer Network, 2009-2010

www.esds.ac.uk…

SN 6681 – National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative: Cancer Awareness Measure, North East London, 2009-2010: Special Licence Access

www.esds.ac.uk…

SN 6659 – Dairy Intervention in Rural India, 2009

www.esds.ac.uk…

SN 6605 – Flood, Vulnerability and Resilience, 2007-2009

www.esds.ac.uk…

SN 6657 – Annual Population Survey, July 2009 – June 2010: Special Licence Access

www.esds.ac.uk…

More information about Special Licence Access:

www.esds.ac.uk…

CSSRR Economics–February 14, 2011

Filed under: E. employment opportunities,Economics — admin @ 4:24 pm

American Economics Association Job Openings for Economists (February 2011).

www.aeaweb.org…

CSSRR Economics–February 14, 2011

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 4:16 pm

Working Papers: New Economic Papers (NEP)-ALL. The latest list of New Economic Papers is dated Feb. 5, 2011.

ideas.repec.org…

CSSRR Health/Sociology–February 14, 2011

Filed under: H. Data,Health,S. Data,Sociology — admin @ 3:20 pm

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research Data Release: ICPSR announced the release of a new datasets on Feb. 14, 2011. Note: Some ICPSR studies are available only to ICPSR member institutions. To find out whether your organization is a member, and whether or not it supports ICPSR Direct downloading, see:

www.icpsr.umich.edu…

The new releases are linked from:

www.icpsr.umich.edu…

CSSRR Economics–February 14, 2011

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 3:19 pm

National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers: NBER has released the following working papers for the weeks of Jan. 31-Feb. 7, 2011. Note: check your library for electronic availability.

www.nber.org…

New papers are: 16754-16770.

CSSRR Sociology–February 14, 2011

Filed under: S. Other Reports, Articles,Sociology — admin @ 3:18 pm

Demographic Research Articles:

A. “A summary period measure of immigrant advancement in the U.S.,” by John Pitkin and Dowell Myers (Vol. 24, Article 12, February 2011, .pdf format, p. 257-292).

www.demographic-research.org…

B. “Life expectancy: Lower and upper bounds from surviving fractions and remaining life expectancy,” by Joel E. Cohen (Vol. 24, Article 11, February 2011, .pdf format, p. 251-256).

www.demographic-research.org…

CSSRR Sociology–February 14, 2011

Filed under: S. NGO and Other Countries,Sociology — admin @ 3:18 pm

Cook Islands:

Statistics Office Report: “Cook Islands Census of Population and Dwellings – 2006,” (2011, .pdf format, 195p.).

www.stats.gov…

CSSRR Health/Sociology–February 14, 2011

Ireland:

Central Statistics Office/An Phriomh-Oifig Staidrimh Report: “Women and Men in Ireland 2010,” (February 2011, .pdf and Excel format, 72p.).

www.cso.ie…

CSSRR Health–February 14, 2011

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 3:16 pm

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: The latest issue of MMWR, Vol. 60, No. 5, February 11, 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.

www.cdc.gov…

CSSRR Health–February 14, 2011

Filed under: H. NGO and Other Countries,Health — admin @ 3:15 pm

Switzerland:

Swiss Statistics Report: “Cancer in Switzerland: Situation and development from 1983 to 2007,” (February 2011, .pdf format, 92p.).

www.bfs.admin.ch/bfs/portal/en/index/news/publikationen.html?publicationID=4251…

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World Health Organization:

Regional Office for Europe Report: “Putting our own house in order: examples of health-system action on socially determined health inequalities,” (2010, .pdf format, 75p.).

www.eu…

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–February 14, 2011

Denmark:

Statistics Denmark Compendium: Denmark in Figures 2011 (February 2011, .pdf format, 27p.).

www.dst.dk…

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Netherlands Antilles:

Statistics Netherland Compendium: Statistical Yearbook Netherlands Antilles 2009 (December 2010, .pdf format, p.).

www.cbs.nl…

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Romania:

National Institute of Statistics Periodical: Monthly Statistical Bulletin (11/2010, January 2011, .pdf format, 215p.).

www.insse.ro/cms/files/arhiva_buletine2010/bsl_11.pdf…

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Singapore:

Statistics Singapore Periodical: Monthly Digest of Statistics Singapore January 2011 (February 2011, .pdf and Excel format, 110p.).

www.singstat.gov…

CSSRR Economics–February 14, 2011

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub,Economics — admin @ 3:13 pm

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Missouri) Periodical: Liber8 Economic Information Newsletter (February 2011, .pdf format, 2p.). The topic of this issue is “Deflation: Who Let the Air Out?”

liber8.stlouisfed.org…

CSSRR Economics–February 14, 2011

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 3:12 pm

Center for Economic Studies/Ifo Institute for Economic Research (CESifo) [Munich, Bavaria, Germany]: CESifo has recently released several new working papers:

www.cesifo.de/wp…

and “Browse Working Paper List” for 2010.

The new papers are numbered 3343-3346.

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European Commission:

Eurostat Working Paper: “Inequality, growth and mobility: the inter-temporal distribution of income in European countries 2003-2007,” (February 2011, .pdf format, 36p.).

epp.eu…

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European Central Bank:

www.ecb.eu…

NEW: No. 1293 “Financing obstacles among euro area firms: Who suffers the most?” by Annalisa Ferrando and Nicolas Griesshaber.

No. 1292 “Does the euro make a difference? Spatio-temporal transmission of global shocks to real effective exchange rates in an infinite VAR,” by Matthieu Bussière, Alexander Chudik, and Arnaud Mehl.

No. 1291 “Liquidity requirements and payment delays – participant type dependent preferences,” by Christian Schulz.

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International Monetary Fund: IMF has recently added new working papers. The papers are No. 11/29 to 11/33.

www.imf.org…

CSSRR Economics–February 14, 2011

Filed under: E. NGO and Other Countries,Economics — admin @ 3:10 pm

Singapore:

Department of Statistics Singapore Report: “Key Household Income Trends, 2010,” (February 2011, .pdf format, 10p.).

www.singstat.gov…

CSSRR Economics–February 14, 2011

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 3:09 pm

Banco Central Do Brasil:

www.bcb.gov…

NEW: No. 230 “Is Inflation Persistence Over?” by Fernando N. de Oliveira and Myrian Petrassi.

No. 229 “Financial Fragility in a General Equilibrium Model: the Brazilian case,” by Benjamin M. Tabak, Daniel O. Cajueiro and Dimas M. Fazio.

No. 228 “Forecasting Brazilian Inflation Using a Large Data Set,” by Francisco Marcos and Rodrigues Figueiredo.

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Banco Central De Chile/Central Bank of Chile:

www.bcentral.cl/eng/studies/working-papers/index.htm…

NEW: 612 “Tightening Tensions: Fiscal Policy and Civil Unrest in Eleven South American Countries, 1937-1995,” by Joachim Voth.

611 “Seigniorage and Distortionary Taxation in a Model with Heterogeneous Agents and Idiosyncratic Uncertainty,” by Sofia Bauducco.

610 “Stress Tests for Banking Sector: A Technical Note,” by Rodrigo Alfaro and Andres Sagner.

609 “Riding the Roller Coaster: Fiscal Policies of Nonrenewable Resources Exporters in Latin America and the Caribbean,” by Mauricio Villafuerte, Pablo Lopez-Murphy, and Rolando Ossowski.

608 “Floats, Pegs and the Transmission of Fiscal Policy,” by Giancarlo Corsetti, Keith Kuester, and Gernot J. Muller.

607 “A Bunch of Models, a Bunch of Nulls and Inference About Predictive Ability,” by Pablo Pincheira.

606 “College Risk and Return,” by Gonzalo Castex.

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Bank of Canada:

www.bank-banque-canada.ca…

NEW: 2011-4 “Counterfeit Quality and Verification in a Monetary Exchange,” by Ben Fung and Enchuan Shao.

2011-3 “Discounting in Mortgage Markets,” by Jason Allen, Robert Clark and Jean-Francois Houde.

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Bank of Italy:

Occasional Papers:

www.bancaditalia.it/pubblicazioni/econo/quest_ecofin_2;internal&action=_setlanguage.action?LANGUAGE=en…

NEW: No. 86 “The Italian firms between crisis and the new globalization,” by Antonio Accetturo, Anna Giunta, and Salvatore Rossi.

No. 85 “The tax system and the financial crisis,” by Vieri Ceriani, Stefano Manestra, Giacomo Ricotti, Alessandra Sanelli, and Ernesto Zangari.

No. 84 “The quality of public services in Italy,” by Francesco Bripi, Amanda Carmignani, and Raffaela Giordano.

Working Paper:

www.bancaditalia.it/pubblicazioni/econo/temidi;internal&action=_setlanguage.action?LANGUAGE=en…

NEW: No. 789 “Policies for local development: an evaluation of Italy’s ‘Patti Territoriali’,” by Antonio Accetturo and Guido de Blasio.

No. 788 “FaMIDAS: a mixed frequency factor model with MIDAS structure,” by Cecilia Frale and Libero Monteforte.

No. 787 “Monetary incentives vs. monitoring in addressing absenteeism: experimental evidence,” by Francesco D’Amuri.

No. 786 “Public sector efficiency and political culture,” by Raffaela Giordano and Pietro Tommasino.

No. 785 “Sectoral money demand and the great disinflation in the US,” by Alessandro Calza and Andrea Zaghini.

No. 784 “Stars and comets: an exploration of the patent universe,” by Carlo Menon.

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De Nederlandsche Bank:

www.dnb.nl…

NEW: 279 “Running for the Exit: International Banks and Crisis Transmission,” by Ralph de Haas and Neeltje van Horen.

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Deutsche Bundesbank:

www.bundesbank.de/vfz/vfz_diskussionspapiere_aktuell.en.php…

“Economic Studies”

NEW: 01/2011 “Long-run growth expectations and “global imbalances,” by Mathias Hoffmann, Michael Krause, and Thomas Laubach.

“Banking and Financial Studies”

NEW: 02/2011 “Gauging the impact of a low-interest rate environment on German life insurers,” by Anke Kablau and Michael Wedow.

01/2011 “Contingent capital to strengthen the private safety net for financial institutions: Cocos to the rescue?” by George M. von Furstenberg.

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Latvijas Banka/Bank of Latvia:

www.bank.lv/eng/main/all/pubrun/workingpap/2010/…

NEW: 1/2011 “Price Setting Behaviour in Latvia: Econometric Evidence from CPI Micro Data,” by Konstantins Benkovskis, Ludmila Fadejeva, and Krista Kalnberzina.

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State Bank of Pakistan:

www.sbp.org…

NEW: WP38 “Asymmetric Shocks and Co-movement of Price Indices,” by Nasir Hamid Rao and Syed Kalim Hyder Bukhari.

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