July 28, 2014

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–July 28, 2014

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Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research Data Release: ICPSR announced the release of a new datasets on July 27, 2014. 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:


The new releases are linked from:


Click on “New Releases through 2014-07-27” on the left side of the page.

CSSRR Economics/Health–July 28, 2014

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National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers: NBER has released the following working papers for the weeks of July 28, 2014. Note: check your library for electronic availability.


New papers are: 20323-20342.

Health related: 20330, 20332.

CSSRR Sociology–July 28, 2014

Filed under: S. US Govt. Pub,Sociology — admin @ 3:52 pm

US National Center for Education Statistics Brief, Report:

A. “Problem Solving Skills of 15-year-olds: Results from PISA 2012,” by Patrick Gonzales and Dana Kelly (NCES 2014103, July 2014, .pdf format, 3p.).


B. “Principal Attrition and Mobility: Results From the 2012-13 Principal Follow-up Survey,” by Rebecca Goldring, Soheyla Taie, and Chelsea Owens (NCES 2014064, July 2014, .pdf format, 62p.).


CSSRR Sociology–July 28, 2014

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

American Journal of Sociology (Vol. 119, No. 6, May 2014).


American Sociological Review (Vol 79, No. 4, August 2014).


Demography (Vol. 51, No. 4, August 2014).


International Migration (Vol. 52, No. 4, August 2014).


Social Problems (Vol. 61, No. 3, August 2014).


CSSRR Health–July 28, 2014

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Center for Health Policy Research [University of California-Los Angeles] Policy Brief: “Three Out of Four Children with Mental Health Needs in California Do Not Receive Treatment Despite Having Health Care Coverage,” by D. Imelda Padilla-Frausto, David Grant, May Aydin, and Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola (July 2014, .pdf format, 10p.).



Pew Charitable Trusts Report, Issue Brief:

A. “State Prison Health Care Spending,” (July 2014, .pdf format, 28p.).


B. “Immigration Enforcement Within the Nation’s Borders: Federal, State, and Local Efforts,” (July 2014, .pdf format, 14p.).



Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article: “Lifetime Victimization and Physical Health Outcomes among Lesbian and Heterosexual Women,” by Judith P. Andersen, Tonda L. Hughes, Christopher Zou, and Sharon C. Wilsnack (PLoS ONE 9(7): e101939. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101939, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 9p.).


CSSRR Health–July 28, 2014

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World Health Organization:

Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies Report: “The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Health System Review,” by Than Tun Sein, Phone Myint, Nilar Tin, Htay Win, San San Aye, Pyi Taw, and Than Sein (Health Systems in Transition, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2014, .pdf format, 206p.).


CSSRR Health/Sociology–July 28, 2014

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

American Journal of Industrial Medicine (Vol. 57, No. 8, August 2014).


European Journal of Public Health (Vol. 24, No. 4, August 2014).


Journal of Biosocial Science (Vol. 46, No. 5, September 2014).


Social Science & Medicine (Vol. 116, September 2014).


CSSRR Economics/Sociology–July 28, 2014


1. Australian Human Rights Commission Report: “Supporting Working Parents: Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review,” (July 2014, .pdf and Word format, 263p.).


2. Australian Institute of Family Studies Report: “International approaches to child protection: What can Australia learn?” by Rhys Price-Robertson, Leah Bromfield, and Alister Lamont (No. 23, 2014, .pdf format, 11p.).


CSSRR Economics–July 28, 2014

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

Journal of Population Economics (Vol. 27, No. 4, August 2014).


CSSRR Economics–July 28, 2014

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International Monetary Fund Country Reports: The latest Country Reports (.pdf format) (14/226 to 14/234).




United Nations:

1. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Working Paper: “Multilateralism in Crisis,” by Peter Lloyd (AWP No. 116, June 2014, .pdf format, 30p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:


2. Develope Programme Report: “2014 Human Development Report: Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience,” (July 2014, .pdf format, 225p.).


CSSRR Economics–July 28, 2014

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European Central Bank:


NEW: No. 1701 “European competitiveness – A semiparametric stochastic metafrontier analysis at the firm level,” by Marijn Verschelde, Michel Dumont, Glenn Rayp, and Bruno Merlevede.

No. 1700 “Contagious herding and endogenous network formation in financial networks,” by Co-Pierre Georg.

No. 1699 “Intermediate inputs, external rebalancing and relative price adjustment,” by Rudolfs Bems.

No. 1698 “Margin regulation and volatility,” by Johannes Brumm, Felix Kubler, Michael Grill, and Karl Schmedders.

No. 1697 “The growth impact of discretionary fiscal policy measures,” by Maria-Grazia Attinasi and Alexander Klemm.


Institute for Fiscal Studies [London, UK] Working Papers:

A. “Using a temporary indirect tax cut as a fiscal stimulus: evidence from the UK,” by Thomas Crossley , Hamish Low and Cath Sleeman (w14/16, July 2014, .pdf format, 32p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:


B. “The importance of product reformulation versus consumer choice in improving diet quality,” by Rachel Griffith , Martin O’Connell and Kate Smith (w14/15, July 2014, .pdf format, 35p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:


CSSRR Economics–July 28, 2014

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Banco Central De Colombia:


NEW: No. 833 “Optimal Policy with Informal Sector and Endogenous Savings,” by Luz Adriana Florez.

Banco De Espana:


NEW: 1420 “The automatic adjustment of pension expenditures in Spain: an evaluation of the 2013 pension reform,” by Alfonso R. Sanchez.

1419 “Heterogeneous responses to effective tax enforcement: evidence from Spanish firms,” by Miguel Almunia and David Lopez-Rodríguez.

1418 “Signalling fiscal stress in the euro area: a country-specific early warning system,” by Pablo Hernández de Cos, Gerrit B. Koester, Enrique Moral-Benito and Christiane Nickel.

1417 “From Bismarck to Beveridge: the other pension reform in Spain,” by J. Ignacio Conde-Ruiz and Clara I. González.


Banco de Mexico:


NEW: 2014-15 “Fiscal Multipliers in a Panel of Countries,” by Juan Contreras and Holly Battelle.


Bank of Estonia/Eesti Pank:


NEW: 2/2014 “Distinguishing the Components of Household Financial Wealth: the Impact of Liabilities on Assets in Euro Area Countries,” by Merike Kukk.


Banque de France:


NEW: 501 “The European Monetary Union and Imbalances: Is it an Anticipation Story?” by Daniele Siena.

500 “Retirement, Early Retirement and Disability: Explaining Labor Force Participation after 55 in France,” by Luc Behaghel, Didier Blanchet and Muriel Roger.


Czech National Bank:


NEW: CNB WP 5/2014 “The Impact of Monetary Policy on Financing of Czech Firms,” by Ruslan Aliyev, Dana Hajkova, and Ivana Kubicova.


Deutsche Bundesbank:


Discussion Paper:

NEW: 15/2014 “Quantifying the components of the banks’ net interest margin,” by Ramona Busch and Christoph Memmel.

14/2014 “Collateral imbalances in intra-European trade? Accounting for the differences between gross and value added trade balances,” by Arne J. Nagengast and Robert Stehrer.

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