February 28, 2011

CSSRR Sociology–February 28, 2011

Filed under: S. US Govt. Pub,Sociology — admin @ 4:22 pm

US Government Accountability Office Report: “Elementary and Secondary Education Act: Potential Effects of Changing Comparability Requirements,” (GAO-11-258 January 2011, .pdf format, 45p.).


CSSRR Sociology–February 28, 2011

Filed under: S. Other Reports, Articles,Sociology — admin @ 4:21 pm

Population Reference Bureau Periodical, Article:

A. Population Bulletin (Vol. 66, No. 1, January 2011, .pdf format). The title of this issue is “America’s Aging Population,” by Linda A. Jacobsen, Mary Kent, Marlene Lee, and Mark Mather.


B. “U.S. Fertility in Decline,” by Mary Mederios Kent (February 2011).


CSSRR Sociology–February 28, 2011

Filed under: S. Working Papers,Sociology — admin @ 4:20 pm

Fragile Families [Princeton University] Working Paper: “Fragile Families in the US and UK,” by Kathleen Kiernan, Sara McLanahan, John Holmes & Melanie Wright (2011-04-FF, February 2011, .pdf format, 40p.). These is no abstract for this paper.


CSSRR Sociology–February 28, 2011

Filed under: S. NGO and Other Countries,Sociology — admin @ 4:18 pm


Institute national d’etudes demographique [Paris, France] Periodical: Population and Societies (No. 475, February 2011, .pdf format, 4p.). The title article of this issue is “Tracking the lives of 20,000 children – Launch of the Elfe child cohort study,” by Marie-Aline Charles, Henri Leridon, Patricia Dargent, and Bertrand Geay.


CSSRR Sociology–February 28, 2011

Filed under: S. Tables of Contents,Sociology — admin @ 4:13 pm

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

Journal of Family Issues (Vol. 32, No. 4, April 2011).


Urban Affairs Review (Vol. 47, No. 2, March 2011).


CSSRR Health/Sociology–February 28, 2011

United Nations:

UNICEF Report: “‘The State of the World’s Children 2011 – Adolescence: An Age of Opportunity,” (February 2011, .pdf format, 137p.).


CSSRR Health–February 28, 2011

Filed under: H. Working Papers,Health — admin @ 4:08 pm

Population Studies Center [University of Pennsylvania] Working Paper: “Estimating Smoking-attributable Mortality in the United States,” by Andrew Fenelon and Samuel H. Preston (PSC 11-02, February 2011, .pdf format, 40p.). Note: Links to the abstract and full-text can be found at:


CSSRR Health–February 28, 2011

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 3:54 pm

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: The latest issue of MMWR, Vol. 60, No. 7, February 25, 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 28, 2011

Filed under: H. US State Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 3:53 pm


Department of Health Report: “Vermont Prescription Monitoring System – Report for July 1, 2009 – December 31, 2010,” (January 2011, .pdf format, 14p.).


CSSRR Health–February 28, 2011

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles,Health — admin @ 3:49 pm

British Medical Journal Articles:

A. “Peer support for patients with type 2 diabetes: cluster randomised controlled trial,” by S. M. Smith, G. Paul, A. Kelly, D. L. Whitford, E. O’Shea, and T. O’Dowd (BMJ 2011; 342:d715, .pdf and HTML format).


B. “Association of blood pressure in late adolescence with subsequent mortality: cohort study of Swedish male conscripts,” by Johan Sundstrom, Martin Neovius, Per Tynelius, and Finn Rasmussen (BMJ 2011; 342:d643, .pdf and HTML format).



Lancet Article Abstracts: Note: Lancet requires free registration before providing content.

A. “Public health importance of triggers of myocardial infarction: a comparative risk assessment,” by Tim S. Nawrot, Laura Perez, Nino Kunzli, Elke Munters, and Benoit Nemery (Vol. 377, No. 9767, February 26, 2011, p. 732-740).


B. “Efficacy, safety, and immunogenicity of a Vero-cell-culture-derived trivalent influenza vaccine: a multicentre, double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial,” by P. Noel Barrett, Gregory Berezuk, Sandor Fritsch, Gerald Aichinger, Mary Kate Hart, Wael El-Amin, Otfried Kistner, and Hartmut J. Ehrlich (Vol. 377, No. 9767, February 26, 2011, p. 751-759).



Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article: “Assessing the Quality of Reports about Randomized Controlled Trials of Acupuncture Treatment on Mild Cognitive Impairment,” by Xiao Lu, Shang Hongcai, Wang Jiaying, Hu Jing, and Xiong Jun (PLoS ONE 6(2): e16922. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016922, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 6p.).


CSSRR Health–February 28, 2011

Filed under: H. Tables of Contents,Health — admin @ 3:46 pm

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

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (Vol. 93, No. 3, March 2011).


Clinical Infectious Diseases (Vol. 52, No. 5, March 1, 2011).


Journal of Environmental Health (Vol. 73, No. 7, March 2011, .pdf format, 2p.).


Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis (Vol. 721, No. 1, March 18, 2011).


Public Health Nursing (Vol. 28, No. 2, March/April 2011).


Toxicological Sciences (Vol. 120, No. 1, March 2011).


CSSRR Economics–February 28, 2011

Filed under: E. US State Govt. Pub,Economics — admin @ 3:29 pm

New Mexico:

Department of Workforce Solutions Report: “State of New Mexico Workforce Report 2011,” (January 2011, .pdf format, 41p.).


CSSRR Economics–February 28, 2011

Filed under: E. Table of Contents,Economics — admin @ 3:28 pm

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

Games and Economic Behavior (Vol. 71, No. 2, March 2011).


International Economic Review (Vol. 52, No. 1, February 2011).


Journal of Development Economics (Vol. 95, No. 1, May 2011).


Journal of International Economics (Vol. 83, No. 2, March 2011).


Journal of Monetary Economics (Vol. 58, No. 1, January 2011).


Journal of Public Economics (Vol. 95, Nos. 3 & 4, April 2011).


Journal of Urban Economics (Vol. 69, No. 3, May 2011).


Review of Financial Economics (Vol. 20, No. 1, January 2011).


Scandinavian Journal of Economics (Vol. 113, No. 1, March 2011).


CSSRR Economics–February 28, 2011

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 3:27 pm

Bank for International Settlements Working Papers:


NEW: No. 340 “Cyclical fiscal policy, credit constraints, and industry growth,” by Philippe Aghion, David Hemous and Enisse Kharroubi.

No. 339 “Measuring disagreement in UK consumer and central bank inflation forecasts,” by Richhild Moessner, Feng Zhu and Colin Ellis.

No. 338 “BASEL III: Long-term impact on economic performance and fluctuations,” by Paolo Angelini, Laurent Clerc, Vasco Cúrdia, Leonardo Gambacorta, Andrea Gerali, Alberto Locarno, Roberto Motto, Werner Roeger, Skander Van den Heuvel and Jan Vlcek.


European Central Bank:


NEW: No. 1304 “Subprime consumer credit demand: evidence from a lender’s pricing experiment,” by Sule Alan, Ruxandra Dumitrescu, Gyongyi Loranth.

No. 1303 “Behavioural characteristics and financial distress,” by Yvonne McCarthy.

No. 1302 “The immigrant/native wealth gap in Germany, Italy and Luxembourg,” by Thomas Y. Matha, Alessandro Porpiglia, and Eva Sierminska.

No. 1301 “Wealth mobility and dynamics over entire individual working life cycles,” by Stefan Hochguertel and Henry Ohlsson.

No. 1300 “Inheritances and the distribution of wealth or whatever happened to the great inheritance boom?” by Edward N. Wolff and Maury Gittleman.

No. 1299 “Who lost the most? Financial literacy, cognitive abilities, and the financial crisis,” by Tabea Bucher-Koenen and Michael Ziegelmeyer.

No. 1298 “Check in the mail or more in the paycheck: does the effectiveness of fiscal stimulus depend on how it is delivered?” by Claudia R. Sahm, Matthew D. Shapiro, and Joel Slemrod.

No. 1297 “Consumption and initial mortgage conditions: evidence from survey data,” by Giacomo Masier and Ernesto Villanueva.

No. 1296 “Financial advice and stock market participation,” by Dimitris Georgarakos and Roman Inderst.

No. 1295 “Which households use banks? Evidence from the transition economies,” by Thorsten Beck and Martin Brown.

No. 1294 “The normalized CES production function: theory and empirics,” by Rainer Klump, Peter McAdam, and Alpo Willman.


Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Economics Department Working Papers: Note: this is a .pdf format hyperlinked list of papers.


NEW: No. 847 “Strengthening the Macroeconomic Policy Framework in South Africa,” by Tatiana Lysenko and Geoff Barnard.

No. 846 “To Move or not to Move: What Drives Residential Mobility Rates in the OECD?” by Aida Caldera Sanchez and Dan Andrews.

No. 845 “Reforming the Labour Market in Spain,” by Anita Wolfl and Juan S. Mora-Sanguinetti.

No. 844 “Macroeconomic Impact of Basel III,” by Patrick Slovik and Boris Cournede.

No. 843 “The Policy and Institutional Drivers of Economic Growth Across OECD and Non-OECD Economies,” by Romain Bouis, Romain Duval, and Fabrice Murtin.

CSSRR Economics–February 28, 2011

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 3:24 pm

District 2: Federal Reserve Bank of New York (New York):


NEW: No. 485 “BASEL III: Long-Term Impact on Economic Performance and Fluctuations,” by Paolo Angelini, Laurent Clerc, Vasco Cuúrdia, Leonardo Gambacorta, Andrea Gerali, Alberto Locarno, Roberto Motto, Werner Roeger, Skander Van den Heuvel, and Jan Vlcek.

No. 484 “Comovement Revisited,” by Maria Kasch and Asani Sarkar.


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


NEW: 11-11 “Is Technology-Enhanced Credit Counseling as Effective as In-Person Delivery?” by John M. Barron and Michael E. Staten.

11-10 “UK World War I and Interwar Data for Business Cycle and Growth Analysis,” by James M. Nason and Shaun P. Vahey.

11-9 “Floats, Pegs and the Transmission of Fiscal Policy,” by Giancarlo Corsetti, Keith Kuester, and Gernot J. Muller.


District 11: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (Texas):

Working Papers:


NEW: 1101 “Did the Commercial Paper Funding Facility Prevent a Great Depression-Style Money Market Meltdown?” by John V. Duca.

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