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July 31, 2014

CSSRR Sociology–July 31, 2014

Filed under: S. Data,Sociology — admin @ 3:26 pm

Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) – International Data Relase: IPUMS-International recently announced the addition of 20 new samples. These samples come from the Dominican Republic, Ghana, Ireland, Liberia, Maili, Nigeria, Ukraine, Uruguary, and Zambia. For more information about this release go to:

international.ipums.org…

To access the data at IPUMS-International (registration is required prior to creating an extract), go to:

international.ipums.org…

CSSRR Sociology–July 31, 2014

Filed under: S. US Govt. Pub,Sociology — admin @ 3:25 pm

US Bureau of Justice Statistics Report: “Jails in Indian Country, 2013,” by Todd D. Minton (NCJ 247017, July 2014, .pdf, ASCII format, and zipped comma-delimited format, 18p.).

www.bjs.gov…

CSSRR Sociology–July 31, 2014

Filed under: S. Other Reports, Articles,Sociology — admin @ 3:24 pm

Science Report Abstract: “A network framework of cultural history,” by Maximilian Schich, Chaoming Song, Yong-Yeol Ahn, Alexander Mirsky, Mauro Martino, Albert-Laszlo Barabasi, and Dirk Helbing (Vol. 345, No. 6196, August 1, 2014, p. 558-562).

www.sciencemag.org…

CSSRR Sociology–July 31, 2014

Filed under: S. NGO and Other Countries,Sociology — admin @ 3:24 pm

Australia:

Australian Department of Social Services Report: “A safe and supportive family environment for children: key components and links to child outcomes,” by Killian Mullan and Daryl Higgins (Occasional Paper No. 52, July 2014, .pdf and Word format, 78p.).

www.dss.gov…

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South Africa:

Statistics South Africa Report: “Mid-year population estimates, 2014,” (P0302, July 2014, .pdf format, 18p.).

beta2.statssa.gov…

CSSRR Sociology–July 31, 2014

Filed under: S. Tables of Contents,Sociology — admin @ 3:23 pm

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

Social Forces (Vol. 92, No. 4, June 2014).

muse.jhu.edu…

CSSRR Health–July 31, 2014

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 3:22 pm

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Statistical Brief: “Trends and Projections in U.S. Hospital Costs by Patient Age, 2003-2013,” by Audrey J. Weiss, Marguerite L. Barrett, and Roxanne M. Andrews (Statistical Brief No. 176, July 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 15p.).

HTML:

www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov…

PDF:

www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov…

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US National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief, Report:

A. “Age Differences in Visits to Office-based Physicians by Patients With Diabetes: United States, 2010,” by Jill J. Ashman, Anjali Talwalkar, and Shelby A. Taylor (Data Brief No. 161, July 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.cdc.gov…

B. “Deaths Attributed to Heat, Cold, and Other Weather Events in the United States, 2006-2010,” by Jeffrey Berko, Deborah D. Ingram, Shubhayu Saha, and Jennifer D. Parker (National Health Statistics Reports No. 76, July 2014, .pdf format, 15p.).

www.cdc.gov…

CSSRR Health–July 31, 2014

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles,Health — admin @ 3:20 pm

Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “Implementing the Affordable Care Act: State Action on Quality Improvement in State-Based Marketplaces,” by Sarah J. Dash, Sabrina Corlette, and Amy Thomas (July 2014, .pdf format, 14p.).

www.com…

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–July 31, 2014

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics,S. Working Papers,Sociology — admin @ 3:19 pm

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany]: IZA has recently released several new working papers.

www.iza.org…

The new working papers are: 8334-8362.

Sociology related: 8341, 8343, 8348.

CSSRR Economics–July 31, 2014

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub,Economics — admin @ 3:18 pm

US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Report: “Additionality in U.S. Agricultural Conservation and Regulatory Offset Programs,” by Roger Claassen, John Horowitz, Eric Duquette, and Kohei Ueda (Economic Research Report No. (ERR-170), July 2014, .pdf format, 81p.).

www.ers.us…

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US Department of Housing and Urban Development Periodical: Cityscape (Vol. 16, No. 2, 2014, .pdf format). The theme of this issue is “Form Follows Families: Evolution of U.S. Affordable Housing Design and Construction.”

www.huduser.org…

CSSRR Economics–July 31, 2014

Filed under: E. Data,Economics — admin @ 3:17 pm

US Census Bureau Data Tables: “State & Local Government Finances by Level of Government and by State, 2006-2011,” (July 2014).

thedataweb.rm.census.gov…

CSSRR Economics–July 31, 2014

Filed under: E. Legislation Information,Economics — admin @ 3:16 pm

US House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Human Resources Hearing Testimony: “Subsidized Job Programs and their Effectiveness in Helping Families Go to Work and Escape Poverty,” a hearing held July 30, 2014 (witness statements available in .pdf format).

waysandmeans.house.gov…

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US Senate Committee on Health, Educations, Labor and Pensions, Subcommittee on Children and Families Hearing Testimony: “Paid Family Leave: The Benefits for Businesses and Working Families,” a hearing held July 30, 2014 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing is available, running time 1 hour 51 minutes).

www.help.senate.gov…

CSSRR Economics–July 31, 2014

Filed under: E. NGO and Other Countries,Economics — admin @ 3:15 pm

Canada:

Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Article: “The Labour Market in Canada and the United States since the Last Recession,” by Andre Bernard and Jeannine Usalcas (Economic Insights No. 36, July 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.statcan.gc.ca…

CSSRR Economics–July 31, 2014

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 3:14 pm

Asian Development Bank: ADB has recently released the following working papers:

beta.adb.org…

NEW: No. 401 “Energy Security, Sustainability, and Affordability in Asia and the Pacific,” by Norberto Fueyo, Antonio Gomez, and Cesar Dopazo.

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Bank for International Settlements Working Papers:

www.bis.org…

NEW: No. 453 “The FRBNY Staff Underlying Inflation Gauge: UIG,” by Marlene Amstad, Simon M Potter and Robert Rich.

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Center for Economic Studies/Ifo Institute for Economic Research (CESifo) [Munich, Bavaria, Germany]: CESifo has recently released several new working papers:

www.cesifo-group.de/ifoHome/publications/working-papers/CESifoWP.html…

The new papers are numbered 4901-4917.

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Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion [London School of Economics] Working Paper: “Climate Change and Sustainable Welfare: An Argument for the Centrality of Human Needs,” by Ian Gough (CASE/182, July 2014, .pdf format, 29p.). Note: Links to the abstract and full-text can be found at:

sticerd.lse.ac.uk…

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

A. “The impact of financial education on adolescents’ intertemporal choices,” by Melanie Luhrmann, Marta Serra-Garcia, and Joachim Winter (W14/18, July 2014, .pdf format, 38p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.ifs.org…

B. “Never mind the hyperbolics: nonparametric analysis of time-inconsistent preferences,” by Laura Blow , Martin Browning and Ian Crawford (W14/17, July 2014, .pdf format, 25p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.ifs.org…

C. “Labour supply effects of increasing the female state pension age in the UK from age 60 to 62,” by Jonathan Cribb , Carl Emmerson and Gemma Tetlow (w14/19, July 2014, .pdf format, 12p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.ifs.org…

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Working Papers: New Economic Papers (NEP)-ALL. The latest list of New Economic Papers is dated July 21, 2014.

ideas.repec.org…

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World Bank Policy Research Programme: WBPR has recently released several new working papers. See the list at:

go.worldbank.org…

New papers are: WPS No. 6976-6993.

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Yale University Economic Department Working Papers:

economics.yale.edu…

NEW: WP134 “Credit, Indebtedness, and Speculation in the Marxian Paradigm: A Reassessment,” by Miguel Ramirez.

CSSRR Economics–July 31, 2014

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 3:12 pm

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

www.philadelphiafed.org…

NEW: 14-20 “Macro Fiscal Policy in Economic Unions: States as Agents,” by Gerald Carlino and Robert P. Inman.

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District 8: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Missouri):

research.stlouisfed.org…

NEW: Working Paper 2014-021A “Preventing Bank Runs,” by David Andolfatto, Ed Nosal, and Bruno Sultanum.

Working Paper 2014-020A “Financial Stress Regimes and the Macroeconomy,” by Ana B. Galvao and Michael T. Owyang.

Working Paper 2014-019A “How Has Empirical Monetary Policy Analysis Changed After the Financial Crisis?” by Neville Francis, Laura E. Jackson, and Michael T. Owyang.

Working Paper 2014-018A “Corporate Income Tax, Legal Form of Organization, and Employment,” by Daphne Chen, Shi Qi, and Don Schlagenhauf.

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District 10: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Missouri):

www.kc.frb.org…

NEW: RWP 14-06 “Productivity, Nationalization, and the Role of “News”: Lessons from the 1970s,” by Nida Cakir Melek.

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District 12: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (California):

www.frbsf.org…

NEW: Working Paper No. 2014-18 “Swiss Unconventional Monetary Policy: Lessons for the Transmission of Quantitative Easing,” by Jens H.E. Christensen and Signe Krogstrup.

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