February 22, 2011

CSSRR Health–February 22, 2011

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 4:39 pm

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: The latest issue of MMWR, Vol. 60, No. 6, February 18, 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 Sociology–February 22, 2011

Filed under: S. Other Reports, Articles,Sociology — admin @ 3:59 pm

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article: “Understanding current causes of women’s underrepresentation in science,” by Stephen J. Ceci and Wendy M. Williams (Vol. 108, No. 8, HTML and .pdf format, p. 3157-3162). This article is available free of charge.


CSSRR Sociology–February 22, 2011

Filed under: S. Conferences,Sociology — admin @ 3:14 pm

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research 2011 Summer Workshop: “Longitudinal Analysis of Historical Demographic Data,” to be held in Ann Arbor, Michigan Jul. 18-Aug. 12, 2011. Registration deadline is May 1, 2011. For more information see:


CSSRR Health–February 22, 2011

Demographic Research Articles:

A. “Family size and intergenerational social mobility during the fertility transition Evidence of resource dilution from the city of Antwerp in nineteenth century Belgium,” by Jan Van Bavel, Sarah Moreels, Bart Van de Putte, and Koen Matthijs (Vol. 24, Article 14, February 2011, .pdf format, p. 313-344).


B. “Exploring the meaning of context for health: Community influences on child health in South India,” by Nancy Luke and Hongwei Xu (Vol. 24, Article 15, February 2011, .pdf format, p. 345-374).


CSSRR Health–February 22, 2011

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles,Health — admin @ 2:49 pm

Kaiser Family Foundation Update: Kaiser issues its 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 Feb. 11, 2011. Bookmark this page and check back often for the latest from Kaiser.


CSSRR Health–February 22, 2011

Filed under: H. NGO and Other Countries,Health — admin @ 2:24 pm

United Nations:

World Health Organization Report: “Global status report on alcohol and health” (2011, .pdf format, 57p., with selected data appendices).


CSSRR Sociology/Economics–February 22, 2011

Filed under: E. Data,Economics,S. Data,Sociology — admin @ 2:17 pm

US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Data, Periodical, Report:

A. “Atlas of Rural and Small-Town America” (latest update, February 2011).


B. “Quarterly Food-at-Home Price Database (QFAHPD)” (Updated February 2011). “The Quarterly Food-at-Home Price Database (QFAHPD) provides food price data to support research on the economic determinants of food consumption, diet quality, and health outcomes. There are two versions of the database; please read the complete documentation before downloading the data.”


C.  Amber Waves (Vol. 9, No. 1, March 2011, HTML and .pdf format 40p.).


D. “USDA Agricultural Projections to 2020,” by Paul Westcott (Outlook Report No. OCE-111, February 2011, .pdf format, 100p.).


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