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December 30, 2014

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–December 30, 2014

University of Wisconsin Data and Information Service Center Country Statistical Yearbook Update. Our Country Statistical Yearbook page has added links to several yearbooks. Note: check carefully to see if the link is to a hypertext or yearbook, or information about a print one, as well as the language of the yearbook. Our Country Statistical Yearbook page now points to compendia for 152 countries. Unless otherwise noted, all are in .pdf format.

researchguides.library.wisc.edu…

Asia:

Malaysia:

2013 Statistics Yearbook Malaysia

www.statistics.gov…

Turkey:

Statistical Indicators, 1923-2013

www.turkstat.gov…

Europe:

Croatia:

2014 Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia

www.dzs.hr/Hrv_Eng/ljetopis/2014/sljh2014.pdf…

Cyprus:

Cyprus in Figures 2014

www.pio.gov…

Poland:

Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Poland 2014

stat.gov…

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–December 30, 2014

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: 8729-8742.

Health related: 8738, 8742.

Sociology related: 8729, 8733, 8741.

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National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers: NBER has released the following working papers for the weeks of Dec. 29, 2014. Note: check your library for electronic availability.

www.nber.org…

New papers are: 20782-20799.

Health related: 20784, 20789.

Sociology related 20788, 20792, 20798.

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–December 30, 2014

Latvia:

Central Statistical Bureau Report, Compendium:

A. “Demography 2014,” (October 2014, .pdf format, 108p.).

www.csb.gov…

B. “Statistics in Brief,” (December 2014, .pdf format, 81p.).

www.csb.gov…

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Portugal:

Instituto Nacional de Estatistica/Statistics Portugal Compendium: “Statistical Yearbook of the Autonomous Region of Azores – 2013,” (December 2014, .pdf and Excel format, 454p.).

www.ine.pt/xportal/xmain?xpid=INE&xpgid=ine_publicacoes&PUBLICACOESpub_boui=224470214&PUBLICACOESmodo=2…

CSSRR Economics/Health–December 30, 2014

New Zealand:

Statistics New Zealand/Tatauranga Aotearoa Report: “Disability and the labour market: Findings from the 2013 Disability Survey,” (December 2014, .pdf, Word, and Excel format, 26p.).

www.stats.gov…

CSSRR Sociology–December 30, 2014

Filed under: S. Tables of Contents,Sociology — admin @ 4:43 pm

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

Journal of Family History (Vol. 40, No. 1, January 2015).

jfh.sagepub.com…

Journal of Family Issues (Vol. 36, No. 3, February 2015).

jfi.sagepub.com…

Sociological Theory (Vol. 32, No. 4, December 2014).

stx.sagepub.com…

Social Science & Medicine (Vol. 124, January 2015).

www.sciencedirect.com…

CSSRR Health–December 30, 2014

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles,Health — admin @ 4:42 pm

Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “Implementing the Affordable Care Act: State Approaches to Premium Rate Reforms in the Individual Health Insurance Market,” by Justin Giovannelli, Kevin Lucia, and Sabrina Corlette (December 2014, .pdf format, 15p.).

www.com…

CSSRR Health–December 30, 2014

Filed under: H. NGO and Other Countries,Health — admin @ 4:42 pm

New Zealand:

Ministry of Health/Manatu Hauora Report, Data Tables:

A. “Amphetamine Use 2013/14: New Zealand Health Survey,” (December 2014, .pdf and Word format, 4p.).

www.health.gov…

B. “Mental Health and Addiction: Service use 2011/12,” (December 2014, Excel format).

www.health.gov…

CSSRR Health–December 30, 2014

Filed under: H. Tables of Contents,Health — admin @ 4:41 pm

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

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (Vol. 101, No. 1, January 2015).

ajcn.nutrition.org…

American Journal of Industrial Medicine (Vol. 58, No. 1, January 2015).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

International Journal of Epidemiology (Vol. 43, No. 6, December 2014).

ije.oxfordjournals.org…

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology (Vol. 71, No. 1, February 2015).

www.sciencedirect.com…

Toxicological Sciences (Vol. 143, No. 1, January 2015).

toxsci.oxfordjournals.org…

CSSRR Economics–December 30, 2014

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 4:40 pm

Federal Reserve Banks:

Federal Reserve Board Finance and Economic Discussion Series:

www.federalreserve.gov…

NEW: 2014-114 “Efficient Monte Carlo Counterparty Credit Risk Pricing and Measurement,” by Samim Ghamami.

2014-113 “Where Are All the New Banks? The Role of Regulatory Burden in New Charter Creation,” by Robert M. Adams and Jacob P. Gramlich.

2014-112 “Modeling Money Market Spreads: What Do We Learn about Refinancing Risk?” by Vincent Brousseau, Kleopatra Nikolaou, and Huw Pill.

2014-111 “The Impact of the Small Business Lending Fund on Community Bank Lending to Small Businesses,” by Dean Amel and Traci Mach.

2014-110 “Central banks as lender of last resort: experiences during the 2007-2010 crisis and lessons for the future,” by Dietrich Domanski, Richhild Moessner, and William Nelson.

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

www.newyorkfed.org…

NEW: No. 707 “Grown-Up Business Cycles,” by Benjamin Pugsley and Aysegul Sahin.

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District 4: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (Ohio):

Working Papers:

www.clevelandfed.org…

NEW: WP 14-42 “Majority Voting: A Quantitative Investigation,” by Daniel R. Carroll, Jim Dolmas, and Eric R. Young.

WP 14-41 “Can Reputation Ensure Efficiency in the Structured Finance Market?” by Mahmoud Elamin.

WP 14-40 “Big Data versus a Survey,” by Stephan Whitaker.

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

www.kc.frb.org…

NEW: RWP 14-18 “To Sell or To Borrow? A Theory of Bank Liquidity Management,” by Michal Kowalik.

CSSRR Economics–December 30, 2014

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 4:38 pm

Institute for Public Policy Research [UK] Report: “Women and Flexible Working: Improving Female Employment Outcomes in Europe,” by Amna Silim and Alfie Stirling (December 2014, .pdf format, 34p.).

www.ippr.org…

CSSRR Economics–December 30, 2014

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 4:37 pm

Inter-American Development Bank Working Paper:

publications.iadb.org…

NEW: No. 542 “Do We Need More Women in Power? Gender, Public Policy, and Development in Bolivia,” by Patricia Yanez-Pagans.

No. 563 “Party Age and Party Color: New Results on the Political Economy of Redistribution and Inequality,” by Phlip Keefer and Branko Milanovic.

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Working Papers: New Economic Papers (NEP)-ALL. The latest list of New Economic Papers is dated Dec. 24, 2014.

ideas.repec.org…

Dec. 24, 2014:

ideas.repec.org…

CSSRR Economics–December 30, 2014

Filed under: E. Table of Contents,Economics — admin @ 4:32 pm

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

Journal of Business Research (Vol. 68, No. 3, March 2015).

www.sciencedirect.com…

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (Vol. 50, January 2015).

www.sciencedirect.com…

Journal of Financial Economics (Vol. 115, No. 2, February 2015).

www.sciencedirect.com…

Review of Economic Studies (Vol. 82, No. 1, January 2015).

restud.oxfordjournals.org…

December 29, 2014

CSSRR Health–December 29, 2014

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 4:38 pm

US Centers for Disease Control Periodical: Emerging Infectious Diseases (Vol. 21, No. 1, January 2015, Vol. 20, No. 12, December 2014, HTML and .pdf format_).

January:

wwwnc.cdc.gov…

December:

wwwnc.cdc.gov…

CSSRR Sociology–December 29, 2014

Popualtion Reference Bureau Update: “U.S. Poverty What-If Scenario” (InfoGraphic, November 2014).

www.prb.org…

CSSRR Health–December 29, 2014

Filed under: H. NGO and Other Countries,Health — admin @ 4:33 pm

Cyprus:

Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus Report: “Health and Hospitals Statistics 2012,” (December 2014, .pdf format, 286p.).

www.cystat.gov…

CSSRR Health–December 29, 2014

Filed under: H. Tables of Contents,Health — admin @ 4:32 pm

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

Public Health Reports (Vol. 130, No. 1, January/February 2015).

www.publichealthreports.org…

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–December 29, 2014

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub,Economics,S. US Govt. Pub,Sociology — admin @ 4:32 pm

US Bureau of Labor Statistics Article: “Independence for young millennials: moving out and boomeranging back,” by Judith G. Dey and Charles R. Pierret (Monthly Labor Review, December 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 10p.).

www.bls.gov…

CSSRR Economics–December 29, 2014

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 4:30 pm

International Monetary Fund: IMF has recently added new working papers. The papers are No. 14/225 to 14/240.

www.imf.org…

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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: 8724-8728.

December 23, 2014

CSSRR Sociology–December 23, 2014

Filed under: S. Data,Sociology — admin @ 4:27 pm

US National Center for Education Statistics Data Update: “ECLS-K:2011 Restricted-Use Kindergarten-First Grade Data File and Electronic Codebook.” (NCES 2015070, November 2014. For more information about this data and how to apply for it see:

nces.ed.gov…

CSSRR Health–December 23, 2014

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 4:26 pm

Centers for Disease Control Report, Periodicals:

A. “Diagnoses of HIV Infection in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2012” (HIV Surveillance Report, Vol. 24, November 2014, .pdf format, 83p.).

www.cdc.gov…

B. Preventing Chronic Disease (Vol. 11, April-December 2014, HTML and .pdf format).

www.cdc.gov…

Scroll down for each issue.

Note: this is a temporary address. When Vol. 12 begins, this, as well as all previous PCDs will be available at:

www.cdc.gov…

CSSRR Sociology–December 23, 2014

Filed under: S. Other Reports, Articles,Sociology — admin @ 4:24 pm

Annie E. Casey Foundation Articles:

A. “More Americans Earning Bachelor’s Degrees and Higher”
(Oct. 30, 2014).

www.aecf.org…

B. “More Children Living in Single-Parent Families” (Oct. 30, 2014).

www.aecf.org…

C. “More Children With Parents Who Lack Secure Employment” (Dec. 9, 2014).

www.aecf.org…

D. “Housing Burden Disproportionately Affects Children of Color” (Dec. 8, 2014).

www.aecf.org…

CSSRR Sociology–December 23, 2014

Filed under: S. Data,Sociology — admin @ 4:22 pm

US Census Bureau Data Release: “The latest estimates of total population and components of change for the United States, States, and Puerto Rico Commonwealth – for July 1, 2014,” (December 2014, Excel and comma-delimited format).

The latest estimates of total population and components of change for the United States, States, and Puerto Rico Commonwealth – for July 1, 2014

CSSRR Sociology–December 23, 2014

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

Association of Religion Data Archive (Pennsylvania State University) Articles, Data Update:

A. “Parents No. 1 influence helping teens remain religiously active as young adults,” by David Briggs (Ahead of the Trend, Oct. 29, 2014).

blogs.thearda.com…

B. “Religion and guns: Studies find faith linked to lower devotion to firearms,” by David Briggs (Ahead of the Trend, Nov. 13, 2014).

blogs.thearda.com…

C. “Not just gay issues: Why hundreds of congregations made final break with mainline denominations,” by David Briggs (Ahead of the Trend, Nov. 24, 2014).

blogs.thearda.com…

D. “5 ways faith may promote healthier marriages,” by David Briggs (Ahead of the Trend, Dec. 9, 2014).

blogs.thearda.com…

Ahead of the Trend:

blogs.thearda.com…

E. The ARDA has begun a new blog: GlobalPlus. These articles are also written by David Briggs. The First two are:

“Democracy and Islam” (Nov. 10, 2014)
“Religion and immigration in Europe” (Dec. 20, 2014)

globalplus.thearda.com…

F. On Dec. 1, 2014, ARDA added several studies to its holdings. They are:

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2011 – Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA), All

www.thearda.com…

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2011 – Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA), Clergy

www.thearda.com…

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2011 – Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA), Members

www.thearda.com…

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, United Methodist Church Attender Survey

www.thearda.com…

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, United Methodist Church Leader Survey

www.thearda.com…

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, United Methodist Church Congregational Profile Survey

www.thearda.com…

Orthodox Christian Fellowship in the United States: The Study of Orthodox Christian Clergy Serving as Chaplains in U.S. Colleges and Universities

www.thearda.com…

American Catholic Laity Poll, 2011

www.thearda.com…

The ARDA:

www.thearda.com…

CSSRR Sociology–December 23, 2014

Filed under: S. US Govt. Pub,Sociology — admin @ 4:21 pm

US Bureau of Justice Statistics Report: “Correctional Populations in the United States, 2013,” by Lauren E. Glaze and Danielle Kaeble (NCJ 248479, December 2014, .pdf, ASCII text, and zipped comma-delimited format, 13p.).

www.bjs.gov…

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US National Center for Education Statistics Report: “Student Financing of Undergraduate Education: 2011-12,” by Jonathan Paslov and Paul Skomsvold (NCES 2015173, December 2014, .pdf format, 372p.).

nces.ed.gov…

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–December 23, 2014

University of Wisconsin Data and Information Service Center Country Statistical Yearbook Update. Our Country Statistical Yearbook page has added links to several yearbooks. Note: check carefully to see if the link is to a hypertext or yearbook, or information about a print one, as well as the language of the yearbook. Our Country Statistical Yearbook page now points to compendia for 152 countries. Unless otherwise noted, all are in .pdf format.

researchguides.library.wisc.edu…

Multi Country:

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2014

www.unescap.org…

Asia:

Pakistan:

Pakistan Statistical Yearbook 2013-14

www.pbs.gov…

Vietnam:

Statistical Yearbook of Vietnam 2013

www.gso.gov…

Europe:

Cyprus:

Statistical Abstract 2013

www.cystat.gov…

Hungary:

Hungary in Figures 2014

www.ksh.hu/apps/shop.lista?p_session_id=441912833841995&p_lang=EN&p_temakor_kod=SZUM2&p_kapcsolodo=hif…

Serbia:

Women and men in the Republic of Serbia, 2014

webrzs.stat.gov…

Ukraine:

Statistical Yearbook of Ukraine 2013

www.uk…

CSSRR Sociology–December 23, 2014

Filed under: S. Other Reports, Articles,Sociology — admin @ 4:19 pm

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract: “The second demographic transition: A concise overview of its development,” by Ron Lesthaeghe (Vol. 111, No. 51, December 23, 2014, p. 18112-18115).

www.pnas.org…

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–December 23, 2014

Filed under: E. Data,Economics,S. Data,Sociology — admin @ 4:18 pm

Missouri:

State Data Center Update: “New 5-Year Data from the American Community Survey” (December 2014).

A. “ACS Profile Reports” (Microsoft Excel and .pdf format):

census.missouri.edu…

B. “ACS Profile Extract” (various formats). Note: this is a complex extractor. Users should use the online video-based tutorial before using.

mcdc.missouri.edu…

CSSRR Sociology–December 23, 2014

Filed under: S. Data,Sociology — admin @ 4:18 pm

National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect [Cornell University] Data Release: NDACAN announced the release of several new data files:

Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), Foster Care File 2013

www.ndacan.cornell.edu…

National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD) – Outcomes File, FY2013

www.ndacan.cornell.edu…

National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD) – Services File, FY2013

www.ndacan.cornell.edu…

The National Survey on Child and Adolescent Well-being II (NSCAW II) General Release, Waves 1-3

www.ndacan.cornell.edu…

CSSRR Sociology–December 23, 2014

Filed under: S. NGO and Other Countries,Sociology — admin @ 4:17 pm

Cyprus:

Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus Report: “Demographic Report 2013,” (December 2014, .pdf format, 161p.).

www.cystat.gov…

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India:

Ministry of Home Affairs Report: “SRS [Sample Registration System] Statistical Report 2013,” (December 2014, Word and Excel format).

www.censusindia.gov…

CSSRR Health–December 23, 2014

Filed under: H. Data,H. US State Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 4:17 pm

Wisconsin:

Department of Health Services Wisconsin Interactive Statistics on Health (WISH) Updates: The WISH database has recently updated data for Birth Counts, Low Birthweight, Teen Births, Prenatal Care, and Fertility. These five modules contain statewide and local data for the years 1989 through 2013.

www.dhs.wisconsin.gov…

CSSRR Sociology–December 23, 2014

Filed under: S. Tables of Contents,Sociology — admin @ 4:16 pm

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

American Journal of Sociology (Vol. 120, No. 1, July 2014).

www.jstor.org…

Journal of the American Statistical Society (Vol. 109, No. 508, 2014).

amstat.tandfonline.com…

CSSRR Health–December 23, 2014

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 4:15 pm

Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Statistical Brief: “The Long-Term Uninsured in America, 2009-2012 (Selected Intervals): Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population under Age 65,” by Jeffrey A. Rhoades and Steven B. Cohen (Statistical Brief No. 464, December 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 7p.).

meps.ahrq.gov…

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US National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief: “Prescription Cholesterol-lowering Medication Use in Adults Aged 40 and Over: United States, 2003-2012,” by Qiuping Gu, Ryne Paulose-Ram, Vicki L. Burt, and Brian K. Kit (Data Brief No. 177, December 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.cdc.gov…

CSSRR Health–December 23, 2014

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles,Health — admin @ 4:14 pm

Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “How States Are Expanding Medicaid to Low-Income Adults Through Section 1115 Waiver Demonstrations,” by Sara Rosenbaum and Carla Hurt (December 2014, .pdf format, 10p.).

www.com…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Report, Issue Briefs:

A. “Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Programs: 2011 Data Update,” by Terence Ng, Charlene Harrington, MaryBeth Musumeci, and Erica L. Reaves (December 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 17p.).

kff.org…

B. “Health and Access to Care and Coverage for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals in the U.S.,” by Usha Ranji, Adara Beamesderfer, Jennifer Kates, and Alina Salganicoff (December 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 23p.).

kff.org…

C. “Health Insurance Coverage for People with HIV Under the Affordable Care Act: Experiences in Five States,” by Jennifer Kates, Lindsey Dawson, Tresa Undem, and Kathleen Perry (December 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 19p.).

kff.org…

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–December 23, 2014

European Commission:

Eurostat Compendium: “Key figures on the enlargement countries – 2014 edition,” (December 2014, .pdf format, 146p.).

ec.eu…

CSSRR Economics–December 23, 2014

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub,Economics — admin @ 4:12 pm

US Bureau of Economic Analysis Periodical: Survey of Current Business (Vol. 94, No. 12, December 2014, .pdf format).

www.bea.gov…

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US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Reports:

A. “America’s Diverse Family Farms: 2014 Edition,” by Robert Hoppe and James MacDonald (Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-133), December 2014, .pdf and zipped .pdf format, 12p.).

www.ers.us…

B. “Structure and Finances of U.S. Farms: Family Farm Report, 2014 Edition,” by Robert Hoppe (Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-132), December 2014, .pdf and zipped .pdf format, 67p.).

www.ers.us…

CSSRR Economics–December 23, 2014

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 4:11 pm

Federal Reserve Banks:

Federal Reserve Board Finance and Economic Discussion Series:

www.federalreserve.gov…

NEW: 2014-109 “Assessing the Change in Labor Market Conditions,” by Hess T. Chung, Bruce Fallick, Christopher J. Nekarda, and David D. Ratner.

2014-108 “In Search of a Risk-free Asset,” by Vladimir Yankov.

2014-107 “Fiscal Multipliers at the Zero Lower Bound: The Role of Policy Inertia,” by Timothy S. Hills and Taisuke Nakata.

2014-106 “Are Concerns About Leveraged ETFs Overblown?” by Ivan T. Ivanov and Stephen L. Lenkey.

2014-105 “Conservatism and Liquidity Traps,” by Taisuke Nakata and Sebastian Schmidt.

2014-104 “Bitcoin: Technical Background and Data Analysis,” by Anton Badev and Matthew Chen.

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

www.newyorkfed.org…

NEW: No. 706 “Option-Implied Term Structures,” by Erik Vogt.

No. 705 “Hybrid Intermediaries,” by Nicola Cetorelli.

No. 704 “Banks’ Incentives and the Quality of Internal Risk Models,” by Matthew C. Plosser and Joao A. C. Santos.

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

www.philadelphiafed.org…

NEW: 14-38 “Understanding House Price Index Revisions,” by Ronel Elul, Joseph M. Silverstein, and Tom Stark.

14-37 “Banking Panics and Protracted Recessions,” by Daniel R. Sanches.

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District 4: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (Ohio):

Working Papers:

www.clevelandfed.org…

NEW: WP 14-39 “Using Entropic Tilting to Combine BVAR Forecasts with External Nowcasts,” by Fabian Kruger, Todd E. Clark, and Francesco Ravazzolo.

WP 14-38 “Assessing the Change in Labor Market Conditions,” by Hess T. Chung, Bruce Fallick, Christopher J. Nekarda, and David D. Ratner.

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District 5: Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (Virginia):

www.richmondfed.org…

NEW: 14-19 “Modeling Labor Markets in Macroeconomics: Search and Matching,” by Thomas A. Lubik and Michael U. Krause.

CSSRR Economics–December 23, 2014

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 4:08 pm

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

beta.adb.org…

NEW: No. 425 “Background Paper: Research And Development And Extension Services In Agriculture And Food Security,” by Annie S. Wesley and Merle Faminow.

No. 424 “Is India’s Long-Term Trend Growth Declining?” by Ila Patnaik and Madhavi Pundit.

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Bank for International Settlements Working Papers:

www.bis.org…

NEW: No. 478 “Spillovers of US unconventional monetary policy to Asia: the role of long-term interest rates,” by Ken Miyajima, Madhusudan Mohanty and James Yetman.

No. 477 “Has the transmission of policy rates to lending rates been impaired by the Global Financial Crisis?” by Leonardo Gambacorta, Anamaria Illes and Marco Jacopo Lombardi.

No. 476 “Financial inclusion and optimal monetary policy,” by Aaron Mehrotra and James Yetman.

No. 475 “SMEs, financial constraints and growth,” by Ryan Banerjee.

No. 474 “Exchange rate risk and local currency sovereign bond yields in emerging markets,” by Blaise Gadanecz, Ken Miyajima and Chang Shu.

No. 473 “Liquidity Risk and the Credit Crunch of 2007-2008: Evidence from Micro-Level Data on Mortgage Loan Applications,” by Adonis Antoniades.

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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 5132-5145.

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European Central Bank:

www.ecb.eu…

NEW: No. 1756 “The coevolution of money markets and monetary policy, 1815-2008,” by Clemens Jobst and Stefano Ugolini.

No. 1755 “Fragmentation in the euro overnight unsecured money market,” by Peter Hoffmann, Simone Manganelli, and Carlos Garcia de Andoain.

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Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) [University of Essex, Colchester, UK] Working Paper: “A disadvantaged childhood matters more if local unemployment is high,” by Wouter Zwysen (ISER Working Paper No. 2014-43, December 2014, .pdf format, 68p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.iser.essex.ac.uk…

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Levy Economics Institute (Bard College) Working Paper: “The State and National Systems of Innovation: A Sympathetic Critique,” by Giovanna Vertova (Working Paper No. 823, December 2014, .pdf format, 19p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.levyinstitute.org…

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United Nations:

Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Working Paper: “Financing strategies for LDCs graduation in Asia and the Pacific: Key sources, trends and prospects,” (WP/14/02, December 2014, .pdf format, 24p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.unescap.org…

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Working Papers: New Economic Papers (NEP)-ALL. The latest list of New Economic Papers is dated Dec. 13, 2014.

ideas.repec.org…

Dec. 19, 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. 7136-7142.

December 22, 2014

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–December 22, 2014

Filed under: E. Data,Economics,H. Data,Health,S. Data,Sociology — admin @ 4:34 pm

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research Data Release: ICPSR announced the release of a new datasets on December 21, 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:

www.icpsr.umich.edu…

The new releases are linked from:

staging.icpsr.umich.edu…

Click on “New Releases through 2014-12-21” on the left side of the page.

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–December 22, 2014

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: 8687-8723.

Health related: 8721, 8723.

Sociology related: 8695, 8696, 8698, 8713, 8716, 8718.
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National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers: NBER has released the following working papers for the weeks of Dec. 22, 2014. Note: check your library for electronic availability.

www.nber.org…

New papers are: 20753-20781.

Health related: 20757, 20763, 20764, 20767.

Sociology related 20757, 20774, 20779, 20781.

CSSRR Sociology–December 22, 2014

Filed under: S. Working Papers,Sociology — admin @ 4:31 pm

Maryland Population Research Center [University of Maryland] Working Paper: “Equalizers or Enablers of Inequality? A Counterfactual Analysis of Racial and Residential Test-Score Gaps in Year-Round and Nine-Month Schools,” by Odis Johnson Jr. and Michael Wagner (MPRC-2014-015, 2014, .pdf format, 25p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

papers.cc…

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University of Michigan Center for Population Studies Center Working Papers:

A. “Census Undertakings in China: 1953-2010,” by Xiaogang Wu (PSC Research Report No. 14-833, December 2014, .pdf format, 45p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.psc.isr.umich.edu…

B. “Lifetime Migration in the United States as of 2006-2010: Measures, Patterns, and Applications,” by Albert Hermalin and Lisa Neidert (PSC Research Report No. 14-832, December 2014, .pdf format, 53p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.psc.isr.umich.edu…

CSSRR Sociology–December 22, 2014

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles,Health — admin @ 4:30 pm

Population Council Brief: Population Briefs (Vol. 20, No. 4, December 2014, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.popcouncil.org…

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Population Reference Bureau Brief: “Responding to Rapid Population Growth in Egypt,” by Hala Youssef, Magued Osman, and Farzaneh Roudi-Fahimi (November 2014, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.prb.org…

CSSRR Health–December 22, 2014

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 4:29 pm

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: The latest issue of MMWR, Vol. 63, No. 50, December 19, 2014 (HTML and .pdf formats available from the US Centers for Disease Control site). Note: To access this issue in the future, simply click on “Weekly Report” and then “Past Volumes” on the left side of the page.

www.cdc.gov…

CSSRR Health–December 22, 2014

Filed under: H. Data,Health — admin @ 4:28 pm

Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Data Release: The US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released a new MEPS data file (December 2014, data in .zip or self decompressing [.exe] ASCII text and SAS Transport format, with documentation in HTML and .pdf format, and SAS and SPSS programming statements in ASCII format).

MEPS HC-131: 2000-2012 Employment Variables File

meps.ahrq.gov…

CSSRR Health–December 22, 2014

Filed under: H. NGO and Other Countries,Health — admin @ 4:27 pm

Australia:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Reports:

A. “Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in Australian public hospitals 2013-14: Australian hospital statistics,” (December 2014, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.aihw.gov…

B. “Cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic kidney disease: Australian facts: morbidity-hospital care,” (December 2014, .pdf format, 125p.).

www.aihw.gov…

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–December 22, 2014

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub,Economics — admin @ 4:26 pm

US Government Accountability Office Reports:

A. “Education and Workforce Data: Challenges in Matching Student and Worker Information Raise Concerns about Longitudinal Data Systems,” (GAO-15-27, November 2014, .pdf format, 53p.).

www.gao.gov…

B. “Temporary Assistance for Needy Families: Action Is Needed to Better Promote Employment-Focused Approaches,” (GAO-15-31, November 2014, .pdf format, 62p.).

www.gao.gov…

CSSRR Economics–December 22, 2014

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub,Economics — admin @ 4:25 pm

US Census Bureau Brief: “Annual Survey of Public Employment & Payroll Summary Report: 2013,” by Robert Jesse Willhide (G13-ASPEP, December 2014, .pdf format, 10p.).

www2.census.gov…

CSSRR Economics–December 22, 2014

Filed under: E. NGO and Other Countries,Economics — admin @ 4:24 pm

European Community:

Eurostats Periodicals: Statistics In Focus (16/2014).

epp.eu…

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International Monetary Fund Country Reports: The latest Country Reports (.pdf format) (14/341 to 14/358).

NEW:

www.imf.org…

CSSRR Economics–December 22, 2014

Filed under: E. Table of Contents,Economics — admin @ 4:23 pm

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

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (Vol. 6, No. 4, November 2014).

www.aeaweb.org…

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics (Vol. 6, No. 4, November 2014).

www.aeaweb.org…

American Journal of Agricultural Economics (Vol. 97, No. 1, January 2015).

ajae.oxfordjournals.org…

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d’économique (Vol. 47, No. 3, August 2014).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

Economica (Vol. 82, No. 325, January 2015).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

Economic Modelling (Vol. 44, January 2015).

www.sciencedirect.com…

Journal of Development Economics (Vol. 113, March 2015).

www.sciencedirect.com…

Journal of Econometrics (Vol. 184, No. 2, February 2015).

www.sciencedirect.com…

Journal of Economic Literature (Vol. 52, No. 4, December 2014).

www.aeaweb.org…

Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society) (Vol. 178, No. 1, January 2015).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B (Statistical Methodology) (Vol. 77, No. 1, January 2015).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics) (Vol. 64, No. 1, January 2015).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

Journal of Urban Economics (Vol. 85, January 2015).

www.sciencedirect.com…

Management Science (Vol. 60, No. 12, December 2014).

pubsonline.info…

Oxford Economic Papers (Vol. 67, No. 1, January 2015).

oep.oxfordjournals.org…

Quarterly Journal of Economics (Vol. 129, No. 4, November 2014).

qje.oxfordjournals.org…

Scandinavian Journal of Economics (Vol. 117, No. 1, January 2015).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

CSSRR Economics–December 22, 2014

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 4:21 pm

District 6: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Georgia):

www.frbatlanta.org…

NEW: Working Paper 2014-28 “Offshoring, Low-Skilled Immigration, and Labor Market Polarization,” by Federico S. Mandelman and Andrei Zlate.

Working Paper 2014-27 “The Inflation Expectations of Firms: What Do They Look Like, Are They Accurate, and Do They Matter?” by Michael F. Bryan, Brent H. Meyer, and Nicholas B. Parker.

Working Paper 2014-26 “Changes in Family Welfare from 1994 to 2012: A Tale of Two Decades,” by Julie L. Hotchkiss, Robert E. Moore, Fernando Rios-Avila, and Melissa R. Trussell.

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District 7: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Illinois): Note: In the search box, run a search on “Series” for “Working Papers”.

www.chicagofed.org…

NEW: Working Paper No. 2014-28 “Early Life Environment and Racial Inequality in Education and Earnings in the United States,” by Kenneth Y. Chay, Jonathan Guryan, and Bhash Mazumder.

Working Paper No. 2014-27 “Momentum Trading, Return Chasing and Predictable Crashes,” by Ben Chabot, Eric Ghysels, and Ravi Jagannathan.

Working Paper No. 2014-26 “Private Takings,” by Alessandro Marchesiani and Ed Nosal.

December 18, 2014

CSSRR Economics–December 18, 2014

Urban Institute: UI has announced several new releases from Dec. 9-Dec. 16, 2014. Reports are usually in .pdf format. Older new releases can be found by clicking on ‘next page’ at the top right side of the page.

www.urban.org…

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