January 12, 2012

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–January 12, 2012

Demographic Research Article: “The influence of employment uncertainty on childbearing in France: A tempo or quantum effect?” by Ariane Pailhe and Anne Solaz (Vol. 26, No. 1, January 2012, .pdf format, p. 1-40).


CSSRR Sociology–January 12, 2012

Filed under: S. Other Reports, Articles,Sociology — admin @ 1:29 pm

Pew Hispanic Center Report: “U.S. Foreign-Born Population: How Much Change from 2009 to 2010?” by Jeffrey Passel and D’Vera Cohn (January 2012, .pdf format, 13p.).



Pew Social and Demographic Trends Report: “Rising Share of Americans See Conflict Between Rich and Poor,” by Rich Morin (January 2012, .pdf format, 11p.).


CSSRR Sociology–January 12, 2012

Filed under: S. NGO and Other Countries,Sociology — admin @ 1:28 pm

United Nations:

Population Division Report, Wallchart:

A. “The impact of sex education on the sexual behaviour of young people,” by Douglas Kirby (Technical Paper No. 2011-12, 2011, .pdf format, 19p.).


B. “Urban Population, Development and the Environment 2011,” (January 2012, .pdf format, 2p.).


CSSRR Sociology–January 12, 2012

Filed under: S. Tables of Contents,Sociology — admin @ 1:27 pm

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

Journal of Marriage and Family (Vol. 74, No. 1, February 2012).


Population Research and Policy Review (Vol. 31, No. 1, February 2012).


CSSRR Sociology–January 12, 2012

Filed under: S. Working Papers,Sociology — admin @ 1:26 pm

California Center for Population Research [University of California-Los Angeles] Working Paper: “What Can We Learn about Effective Early Mathematics Teaching? A Framework for Estimating Causal Effects using Longitudinal Survey Data,” by Cassandra M. Guarino, Steven G. Dieterle, Anna E. Bargagliotti, and William M. Mason (CCPR-2011-013, December 2011, .pdf format, 52p.). Note: Links to the abstract and full-text can be found at:


CSSRR Health–January 12, 2012

Filed under: H. Data,Health — admin @ 1:26 pm

Human Mortality Database: Note: HMD requires free registration before providing data. The following updates have been added to the database:

Data for Austria were revised and updated through 2010 (1/9/2012).

Data for Iceland were revised and updated through 2010 (1/6/2012).

Data availability:


Data access:


CSSRR Health–January 12, 2012

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 1:25 pm

US Department of Health and Human Services, Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Report: “Children’s Health Insurance Program: An Evaluation (1997 – 2010): Interim Report to Congress,” by Sheila Hoag, Mary Harrington, Cara Orfield, Victoria Peebles, Kimberly Smith, Adam Swinburn, Matthew Hodges, Kenneth Finegold, Sean Orzol, and Wilma Robinson (December 2011, .pdf format, 195p.).



US National Center for Health Statistics Report: “Deaths: Preliminary Data for 2010,” by Sherry L. Murphy, Jiaquan Xu, and Kenneth D. Kochanek (National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 60, No. 4, January 2012, .pdf format, 68p.).


CSSRR Health–January 12, 2012

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles,Health — admin @ 1:23 pm

Center for Health Policy Research [University of California-Los Angeles] Brief: “Newly Insured Californians Would Fall by More Than 1 Million under the Affordable Care Act without the Requirement to Purchase Insurance,” by Gerald F. Kominski, Dylan H. Roby, Ken Jacobs, Greg Watson, Dave Graham-Squire, Christina M. Kinane, Daphna Gans, and Jack Needleman (January 2012, .pdf format, 5p.).



Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief: “Health Savings Accounts and Health Reimbursement Arrangements: Assets, Account Balances, and Rollovers, 2006-2011,” by Paul Fronstin (EBRI Issue Brief No. 367, January 2012, .pdf format, 32p.).



Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article: “Breastfeeding and Infant Temperament at Age Three Months,” by Blandine de Lauzon-Guillain, Katrien Wijndaele, Matthew Clark, Carlo L. Acerini, Ieuan A. Hughes, David B. Dunger, Jonathan C. Wells, and Ken K. Ong (PLoS ONE 7(1): e29326. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0029326, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, p.).


CSSRR Health–January 12, 2012

Filed under: H. Working Papers,Health — admin @ 1:21 pm

Carolina Population Center MEASURE Working Paper: “Methods for Estimating the Costs of Family Planning: Report of the Expert Group Meeting on Family Planning Costing,” by S. Moreland (WS-11-19, November 2011, .pdf format, 95p.).


CSSRR Economics–January 12, 2012

Filed under: E. Data,Economics — admin @ 1:19 pm

US Census Bureau Data Codes: “2012 North American Industry Classification System,” (Excel format). Note: In addition to the structure file, there is also an 2012 to 2007 NAICS Concordance file (Excel format).


CSSRR Economics–January 12, 2012

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 1:18 pm

Banco de Portugal:


NEW: 1/2012 “Public-Private Wage Gaps in the Period Prior to the Adoption of the Euro: An Application Based on Longitudinal Data,” by Maria Manuel Campos and Mario Centeno.


Banco De Espana:


NEW: 1201 “Regulatory bias in the price structure of local telephone services,” by Carlos Perez Montes.


Czech National Bank:


NEW: CNB WP 13/2011 “Evaluating Changes in the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the Czech Republic,” by Michal Franta, Roman Horvath and Marek Rusnak.


Deutsche Bundesbank:


“Economic Studies”

NEW: 31/2011 “Bank-related loan supply factors during the crisis: an analysis based on the German bank lending survey,” by Barno Blaes.

30/2011 “The use of tax havens in exemption regimes,” by Anna Gumpert, James R. Hines, Jr., and Monika Schnitzer.


Magyar Nemzeti Bank:


NEW: WP 2011/10 “What drives cash demand? Transactional and residual cash demand in selected countries,” by Balazs Sisak.


Narodowy Bank Polski/National Bank of Poland: The National Bank of Poland has recently released the following working paper:


NEW: 104 “Multistate asymmetric ACD model: an application to order dynamics in the EUR/PLN spot market,” by Katarzyna Bien-Barkowska.


Norges Bank/Bank of Norway:


NEW: 1/12/12

2012/01 “The Flows of the Pacific: Asian foreign exchange markets through tranquility and turbulence,” by Dagfinn Rime and Hans Jorgen Tranvag.


Reserve Bank of Australia:


NEW: RDP2011-08 “The Mining Industry: From Bust to Boom,” by Ellis Connolly and David Orsmond.

RDP2011-07 “Australia’s Prosperous 2000s: Housing and the Mining Boom,” by Jonathan Kearns and Philip Lowe.


State Bank of Pakistan:


NEW: WP45 “Bank Lending and Monetary Shocks:Evidence from a Developing Economy,” by Ali Choudhary, Amjad Ali, Shah Hussain, and Vasco J. Gabriel.

WP44 “The Relationship between Inflation and Relative Price Variability in Pakistan,” by Muhammad Akmal.

WP43 “Power, Profits and Inflation:A Study of Inflation and Influence in Pakistan,” by Syed Ozair Ali.

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