September 20, 2012

CSSRR Health–September 20, 2012

Filed under: H. Tables of Contents,Health — admin @ 3:54 pm

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

American Journal of Epidemiology (Vol. 176, No. 6, Sep. 15, 2012).


American Journal of Public Health (Vol. 102, No. 10, October 2012).


CSSRR Health–September 20, 2012

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles,Health — admin @ 3:24 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 Sep. 14, 2012. Bookmark this page and check back often for the latest from Kaiser.


CSSRR Health–September 20, 2012

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Population Reference Bureau Research Brief: “Costs of Induced Abortion and Cost-Effectiveness of Universal Access to Modern Contraceptives in Uganda,” by Mahesh Karra and James N. Gribble (September 2012, .pdf format, 5p.).


CSSRR Economics/Sociology–September 20, 2012

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics,S. Working Papers,Sociology — admin @ 2:26 pm

University of Michigan Population Studies Center Working Paper: “Poor Families, Poor Neighborhoods: How Family Poverty Intensifies the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on High School Graduation,” by Geoffrey Wodtke, Felix Elwert, and David J. Harding (PSC Research Report No. 12-776. September 2012, .pdf format, 61p.). Note: Links to the abstract and full-text can be found at:


CSSRR Sociology–September 20, 2012

Filed under: S. NGO and Other Countries,Sociology — admin @ 2:25 pm


Central Statistics Office/An Phriomh-Oifig Staidrimh Report: “Profile 5 Households and Families – Living Arrangements in Ireland,” (September 2012, .pdf and HTML format, 74p.).


CSSRR Health/Sociology–September 20, 2012


Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Periodical, Report:

A. Health Reports (Vol. 23, No. 3, September 2012, .pdf and HTML format). The articles in this issue are: “Overweight and obesity in children and adolescents: Results from the 2009 to 2011 Canadian Health Measures Survey,” by Karen C. Roberts, Margot Shields, Margaret de Groh, Alfred Aziz and Jo-Anne Gilbert; and, “Comparison of waist circumference using the World Health Organization and National Institutes of Health protocols,” by Jennifer Patry-Parisien, Margot Shields and Shirley Bryan.


B. “Portrait of Families and Living Arrangements in Canada: households and marital status, 2011 Census of Population Families,” (September 2012, .pdf and HTML format, 20p.).


C. “Fifty years of families in Canada: 1961 to 2011,” by Anne Milan and Laurent Martel (Census in Brief No. 1, September 2012, .pdf and HTML format, 6p.).


D. “Canadian households in 2011: Type and growth,” by Anne Milan and Laurent Martel (Census in Brief No. 2, September 2012, .pdf and HTML format, 7p.).


CSSRR Health–September 20, 2012

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 2:23 pm

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Statistical Brief: “Post-Surgical Readmissions among Patients Living in the Poorest Communities, 2009,” by Mehwish Qasim and Roxanne M. Andrews (Statistical Brief No. 142, September 2012, .pdf and HTML format, 9p.).






US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Article: “Details for Title : Medication Days’ Supply, Adherence, Wastage, and Cost Among Chronic Patients in Medicaid,” by Michael Taitel, Leonard Fensterheim, Heather Kirkham, Ryan Sekula, and Ian Duncan (Medicare and Medicaid Research Review, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2012 Q3, .pdf format, 13p.).


CSSRR Health–September 20, 2012

Filed under: H. Data,Health — admin @ 2:22 pm

Human Mortality Database:

Data for Sweden were revised and updated through 2011. (Sept. 19, 2012).


– Data access.


CSSRR Health–September 20, 2012

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 2:22 pm

US National Center for Health Statistics Compendium: Health, United States, 2011 (September 2012, .pdf format, 566p.). In addition to the complete report, the site also links to a chart book, in brief version, and interactive version.


CSSRR Health–September 20, 2012

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles,Health — admin @ 2:21 pm

Center for Health Policy Research [University of California-Los Angeles] Issue Brief: “After Millions of Californians Gain Health Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act, Who Will Remain Uninsured?” by Laurel Lucia, Ken Jacobs, Miranda Dietz, Dave Graham-Squire, Nadereh Pourat, and Dylan H. Roby (September 2012, .pdf format, 24p.).


CSSRR Health–September 20, 2012

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A. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Report: “Cancer survival and prevalence in Australia: period estimates from 1982 to 2010,” (September 2012, .pdf and Rich-text format, 198p.).


B. Australian Bureau of Statistics Data Tables: “Private Hospitals, Australia, 2010-11,” (September 2012, Excel and HTML format).


CSSRR Economics–September 20, 2012

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 2:19 pm

Banque de France:


NEW: 397 “Asset Pricing with Second-Order Esscher Transforms,” by Alain Monfort and Fulvio Pegoraro.

396 “Credit Ratings and Debt Crises,” by Matthieu Bussière and Annukka Ristiniemi.

395 “A model of the euro-area yield curve with discrete policy rates,” by Jean-Paul Renne.

394 “Bank leverage shocks and the macroeconomy: a new look in a data-rich environment,” by Jean-Stephane Mesonnier and Dalibor Stevanovic.


Banco Central Do Brasil:


NEW: 290 “Sailing through the Global Financial Storm: Brazil’s recent experience with monetary and macroprudential policies to lean against the financial cycle and deal with systemic risks,” by Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva and Ricardo Eyer Harris.


Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland:


NEW: 06RT12 “Determinants of SME Loan Default: The Importance of Borrower-Level Heterogeneity,” by Fergal McCann and Tara McIndoe-Calder.


Danmarks National Bank:


NEW: WP 80/2012 “The Effects of Fiscal Policy in a Small Open Economy with a Fixed Exchange Rate: The Case of Denmark,” by Soren Hove Ravn and Morten Spange.


De Nederlandsche Bank:


NEW: 350 “Commission Bans and the Source and Quality of Financial Advice,” by Janko Gorter.

349 “The optimal size of the European Stability Mechanism: A cost-benefit analysis,” by Daniel Kapp.


Deutsche Bundesbank:


“Economic Studies”

NEW: 22/2012 “Relationship lending in the interbank market and the price of liquidity,” by Falk Brauning and Falko Fecht.

21/2012 “Saving and learning: theory and evidence from saving for child’s college,” by Junyi Zhu.

20/2012 “Fiscal deficits, financial fragility, and the effectiveness of government policies,” by Markus Kirchner and Sweder van Wijnbergen.

19/2012 “Competition for internal funds within mulitnational banks: foreign affiliate lending in the crisis,” by Cornelia Duwel and Rainer Frey.


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


NEW: No. 122 “Aging, labour market dynamics and fiscal imbalances,” by Luca Marchiori, Olivier Pierrard, and Henri R. Sneessens.


South Africa Reserve Bank:


NEW: WP/12/05 “A Financial Conditions Index for South Africa,” by Miss Nombulelo Gumata, Mr. Nir Klein, and Mr. Eliphas Ndou.

WP/12/04 “What price-level data can tell us about pricing conduct in South Africa,” by Dr. Kenneth Creamer, Dr. Greg Farrell and Prof. Neil Rankin.

CSSRR Health–September 20, 2012

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 2:09 pm

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (US Centers for Disease Control, Vol. 61, No. 36,37, Sep. 14,21, 2012, HTML and .pdf format). Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: .Note: To access these issues in the future, simply click on “Weekly Report” and then “Past Volumes” on the left side of the page.


CSSRR Economics/Sociology–September 20, 2012

US Census Bureau News Release: “Census Bureau Releases 2011 American Community Survey Estimates” (CB12-175, Sep. 19, 2012). The news release links to .zip compressed data (via ftp), the American Factfinder web site (where extractions can be done), and documentation, as well as three related reports: “Household Income for States: 2010 and 2011,” “Poverty: 2010 and 2011,” and “Health Insurance Coverage of Young Adults Aged 19 to 25: 2008, 2009, and 2011.”


CSSRR Economics/Health–September 20, 2012

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub,Economics,H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 1:36 pm

US Congressional Budget Office Reports:

A.  “Payments of Penalties for Being Uninsured Under the Affordable Care Act” (September 2012, .pdf format, 3p.).


B. “Effects of Federal Tax Credits for the Purchase of Electric Vehicles” (September 2012, .pdf format, 36p.).


CSSRR Economics–September 20, 2012

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub,Economics — admin @ 1:23 pm

US Department of Housing and Urban Development Periodical: U.S. Housing Market Conditions 2nd Quarter, 2012 (September 2012, .pdf format, 98p.).


CSSRR Economics–September 20, 2012

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub,Economics — admin @ 12:49 pm

US Social Security Administration Office of Retirement and Disability Policy Research and Statistics Note: “Profile of Social Security Disabled Workers and Dependents Who Have a Connection to Workers’ Compensation or Public Disability Benefits,” by Rene Parent, Incigul Sayman, and Kevin Kulzer (September 2012, HTML and .pdf format, 35p.).


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