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October 30, 2015

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–October 30, 2015

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 151 countries. Unless otherwise noted, all are in .pdf format.

Africa:

Kenya:

Statistical Abstract 2015

www.knbs.or.ke/index.php?option=com_phocadownload&view=category&download=794:statistical-abstract-2015&id=106:statistical-abstract&Itemid=1177…

Uganda:

2015 Statistical Abstract

www.ubos.org…

Asia:

Indonesia:

Statistical Yearbook of Indonesia 2015/Statistik Indonesia 2015

www.bps.go.id/website/pdf_publikasi/Statistik-Indonesia-2015.pdf…

Kyrgyz Republic:

2008-2012 Statistical Yearbook of the Kyrgyz Rebublic

www.stat.kg/media/publicationarchive/4ee2609c-e6aa-4987-a3aa-e821d7b7ff1e.pdf…

Japan:

The Statistical Handbook of Japan 2015

www.stat.go.jp/english/data/handbook/index.htm…

Taiwan:

Taiwan Statistical Data Book 2014

ws.ndc.gov…

Vietnam:

Statistical Yearbook of Vietnam 2014

www.gso.gov…

Europe:

Azerbaijan:

Statistical Yearbook of Azerbaijan 2015

www.stat.gov…

Belarus:

Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Belarus, 2015

www.belstat.gov…

European Commission:

“Eurostat regional yearbook 2015”

ec.eu…

Ireland:

Statistical Yearbook of Ireland 2015

www.cso.ie…

Serbia:

Statistical Yearbook 2015

webrzs.stat.gov…

Slovak Republic

Statistical Yearbook of the SR 2014 (zipped .pdf)

slovak.statistics.sk/PortalTraffic/fileServlet?Dokument=3ae68513-f459-4e1b-8231-8ddd1cc5e4dd…

CSSRR Health–October 30, 2015

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles,Health — admin @ 3:40 pm

Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief: “Models of Care for High-Need, High-Cost Patients: An Evidence Synthesis,” by Douglas McCarthy, Jamie Ryan, and Sarah Klein (October 2015, .pdf format, 20p.).

www.com…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “Estimates of Eligibility for ACA Coverage among the Uninsured by Race and Ethnicity,” by Samantha Artiga, Anthony Damico, and Rachel Garfield (October 2015, .pdf and HTML format, 7p.).

kff.org…

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New England Journal of Medicine Article Abstract: “Excess Mortality among Persons with Type 2 Diabetes,” by Mauro Tancredi, Annika Rosengren, Ann-Marie Svensson, Mikhail Kosiborod, Aldina Pivodic, Soffia Gudbjornsdottir, Hans Wedel, Mark Clements, Sofia Dahlqvist, and Marcus Lind (Vol. 373, No. 18, October 29, 2015, p. 1720-1732).

www.nejm.org…

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Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article: “Effect of Physicians’ Attitudes and Knowledge on the Quality of Antibiotic Prescription: A Cohort Study,” by Cristian Gonzalez-Gonzalez, Paula Lopez-Vazquez, Juan Manuel Vazquez-Lago, María Pineiro-Lamas, Maria Teresa Herdeiro, Pilar Chavarri Arzamendi, and Adolfo Figueiras, GREPHEPI Group (PLoS ONE 10(10): e0141820. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0141820, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 12p.)

journals.plos.org…

CSSRR Health–October 30, 2015

Filed under: H. US State Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 3:38 pm

New Mexico:

Department of Health Report: “2013 NM-YRRS [Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey] Survey Results Report: Alcohol Use and Related Behaviors,” (2015, .pdf format, 7p.).

nmhealth.org…

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North Carolina:

State Center for Health Statistics Briefs:

A. “The Association of Psychological Distress, Chronic Disease and Health Risk Factors—North Carolina 2013,” by Harry W.B. Herrick (Surveillance Brief No. 5, October 2015, .pdf format, 2p.).

www.schs.state.nc.us…

B. “Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Comorbidity and Quality of Life — North Carolina 2011,” by Harry W.B. Herrick (Surveillance Brief No. 4, October 2015, .pdf format, 2p.).

www.schs.state.nc.us…

C. “Women with Disabilities and Heart Disease — North Carolina 2009,” by Harry W.B. Herrick, Karen J. Luken and Pam Dickens (Surveillance Brief No. 3, October 2015, .pdf format, 2p.).

www.schs.state.nc.us…

D. “Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Comorbidities — North Carolina 2009,” by Harry W.B. Herrick (Surveillance Brief No. 2, October 2015, .pdf format, 2p.).

www.schs.state.nc.us…

E. “Cancer Survivors and Chronic Disease — North Carolina 2009,” by Harry W.B. Herrick (Surveillance Brief No. 2, October 2015, .pdf format, 2p.).

www.schs.state.nc.us…

CSSRR Health–October 30, 2015

Filed under: H. Tables of Contents,Health — admin @ 3:37 pm

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

Global Public Health (Vol. 10, No. 10, October 2015).

www.tandfonline.com…

Guttmacher Policy Review (Vol. 18, No. 3, Summer 2015).

www.guttmacher.org…

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–October 30, 2015

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics,S. Working Papers,Sociology — admin @ 3:36 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: 9433-9468.

Sociology related: 9447, 9450.

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–October 30, 2015

UK:

Department of Work and Pensions Report: “Attitudes and behaviours of self-employed child maintenance clients and barriers to paying child maintenance,” (Research Report No. 908, October 2015, .pdf format, 52p.).

www.gov…

CSSRR Economics–October 30, 2015

Filed under: E. NGO and Other Countries,Economics — admin @ 3:35 pm

Canada:

Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Article: “Youth Labour Force Participation: 2008 to 2014,” by Andre Bernard (Economic Insights No. 52, October 2015, .pdf and HTML format, 13p.).

www.statcan.gc.ca…

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International Monetary Fund Country Reports: The latest Country Reports (.pdf format) (15/287, 12/289 to 15/294, 15/296, 15/298 to 15/300).

NEW:

www.imf.org…

CSSRR Economics–October 30, 2015

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 3:34 pm

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 5566-5586.

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Center for Economic Studies [US Census Bureau] Working Paper: CES has announced the release of the following working paper.

ideas.repec.org…

NEW: 15-36 “Selection and Specialization in the Evolution of Marriage Earnings Gaps,” by Chinhui Juhn & Kristin McCue.

15-35 “Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data to Better Measure Income: Implications for Poverty, Program Effectiveness and Holes in the Safety Net,” by Bruce D. Meyer & Nikolas Mittag.

15-34 “Wealth, Tastes, and Entrepreneurial Choice,” by Erik G. Hurst & Benjamin W. Pugsley.

15-33 “Grown-Up Business Cycles,” by Benjamin W. Pugsley & Aysegul Sahin.

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Levy Economics Institute (Bard College) Working Papers:

A. “Money Creation under Full-reserve Banking: A Stock-flow Consistent Model,” by Patrizio Laina (Working Paper No. 851, October 2015, .pdf format, 32p.) Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.levyinstitute.org…

B. “The Macroeconomics of a Financial Dutch Disease,” by Alberto Botta (Working Paper No. 850, October 2015, .pdf format, 23p.) Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.levyinstitute.org…

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US Federal Trade Commission Working Paper: “Simulating a Homogenous Product Merger: A Case Study on Model Fit and Performance,” by Daniel J. Greenfield, Nicholas M. Kreisle, and Mark D. Williams (Working Paper No. 327, October 2015, .pdf format, 33p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.ftc.gov…

October 29, 2015

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–October 29, 2015

National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers: NBER has released the following working papers for the weeks of Oct. 26, 2015. Note: check your library for electronic availability.

www.nber.org…

New papers are: 21651-21675.

Health related: 21666.

Sociology related 21655, 21656, 21658.

CSSRR Sociology–October 29, 2015

Filed under: S. Other Reports, Articles,Sociology — admin @ 3:45 pm

Demographic Research Article: “Inter-generational co-residence and women’s work and leisure time in Egypt,” by Nadia Diamond-Smith, David Bishai, and Omaima El Gibaly (Vol. 33, Article 31, October 2015, .pdf format, p. 909-938).

www.demographic-research.org…

CSSRR Sociology–October 29, 2015

Filed under: S. Legislation Information,Sociology — admin @ 3:44 pm

US House Committee on Education and the Workforce Hearing Testimony: “Improving Career and Technical Education to Help Students Succeed in the Workforce,” a hearing held October 27, 2015 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing can be seen on YouTube, running time 1 hour 43 minutes). Note: The hearing begins at the :54 mark.

edworkforce.house.gov…

CSSRR Sociology–October 29, 2015

Filed under: S. Tables of Contents,Sociology — admin @ 3:41 pm

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

Population, Place and Space (Vol. 21, No. 7, October 2015).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

Population Research and Policy Review (Vol. 34, No. 6, December 2015).

link.springer.com…

Social Science Journal (Vol. 52, No. 3, September 2015).

www.sciencedirect.com…

Social Science Quarterly (Vol. 96, No. 4, December 2015).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

CSSRR Health–October 29, 2015

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 3:40 pm

US National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief: “Electronic Cigarette Use Among Adults: United States, 2014,” by Charlotte A. Schoenborn and Renee M. Gindi (Data Brief No. 217, October 2015, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.cdc.gov…

CSSRR Health–October 29, 2015

Filed under: H. Data,Health — admin @ 3:40 pm

Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Data Release: The US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released two new MEPS data files (October 2015, data in .zip or self decompressing [.exe] ASCII text and SAS Transport format, with documentation in HTML and .pdf format, and SAS, SPSS, and Stata programming statements in ASCII format).

MEPS HC-164: MEPS Panel 17 Longitudinal Data File

meps.ahrq.gov…

CSSRR Health–October 29, 2015

Filed under: H. Legislation Information,Health — admin @ 3:39 pm

US House Committee on Commerce and Energy, Subcommittee on Health Hearing Testimony: “Reviewing the Accuracy of Medicaid and Exchange Eligibility Determinations,” a hearing held October 23, 2015 (witness statement available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available in Flash format, running time 2 hours 7 minutes).

energycommerce.house.gov…

CSSRR Health–October 29, 2015

Filed under: H. Tables of Contents,Health — admin @ 3:38 pm

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

AIDS (Vol. 29, No. 17, November 2015).

journals.lww.com…

Pan American Journal of Public Health/Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública (Vol. 38, No. 2, August 2015).

www.paho.org…

Public Health Nursing (Vol. 32, No. 6, November/December 2015).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

Public Health Reports (Vol. 130, No. 6, November/December 2015).

www.publichealthreports.org…

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–October 29, 2015

Filed under: E. Data,Economics,H. Data,Health,S. Data,Sociology — admin @ 3:37 pm

US Census Bureau Data Release: “2014 American Community Survey Public Use Microdata Sample Files,” (October 2015, zipped comma-delimited and SAS format).

www.census.gov…

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–October 29, 2015

Indonesia:

Statistics Indonesia Report: “Welfare Statistics Report 2014,” (October 2015, .pdf format, 260p.).

www.bps.go.id/website/pdf_publikasi/Statistik-Kesejahteraan-Rakyat-2014.pdf…

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Poland:

Central Statistical Office Reports:

A. “Accidents at work in 2014,” (October 2015, .pdf, Excel, and zip archive format, 149p.).

stat.gov…

B. “Culture in 2014,” (October 2015, .pdf and zip archive format, 144p.).

stat.gov…

C. “Social assistance, child and family services in 2014,” (October 2015, .pdf format, 228p.).

stat.gov…

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–October 29, 2015

European Commission:

Eurostat Report: “Euro-Mediterranean statistics – 2015 edition,” (October 2015, .pdf format, 130p.).

ec.eu…

CSSRR Economics–October 29, 2015

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub,Economics — admin @ 3:33 pm

US Bureau of Labor Statistics News Release: “Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries And Illnesses–2014,” (October 2015, HTML and .pdf format, 28p.).

www.bls.gov…

CSSRR Economics–October 29, 2015

Filed under: E. Legislation Information,Economics — admin @ 3:33 pm

US Senate Committee on Finance Hearing Testimony: “Welfare and Poverty in America,” a hearing held October 29, 2015 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available in Flash format, running time 2 hours). Note: Hearing begins at the 21:13 mark.

www.finance.senate.gov…

CSSRR Economics–October 29, 2015

Filed under: E. NGO and Other Countries,Economics — admin @ 3:28 pm

Bosnia and Herzegovina:

Institute for Statistics of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina Statistical Bulletins:

A. “Industrial Productions Federation of the Republic of Bosian and Herzegovina 2014,” (SB-225, October 2015, .pdf format, 101p.).

www.fzs.ba/god_bilteni/SG-225Ind2014.pdf…

B. “Constructioin in Federation of the Republic of Bosian and Herzegovina 2014,” (SB-225, October 2015, .pdf format, 35p.).

www.fzs.ba/god_bilteni/SG-224Grad2014.pdf…

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Latvia:

Central Statistical Bureau/Centrala Statistikas Parvalde Report: “Public finances of Latvia, 2015,” (October 2015, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.csb.gov…

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Norway:

Statistics Norway Working Papers:

A. “Life time pension benefits relative to life time contributions,” by Nils Martin Stølen and Dennis Fredriksen (Discussion Papers No. 825, October 2015, .pdf format, 26p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.ssb.no/en/forskning/discussion-papers/life-time-pension-benefits-relative-to-life-time-contributions…

B. “Have inflation targeting and EU labour immigration changed the system of wage formation in Norway?” by Victoria Sparrman (Discussion Papers No. 824, October 2015, .pdf format, 36p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.ssb.no/en/forskning/discussion-papers/have-inflation-targeting-and-eu-labour-immigration-changed-the-system-of-wage-formation-in-norway…

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United Nations:

Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [ESCAP] Report: “Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2015,” (October 2015, .pdf format, 194p.).

www.unescap.org…

CSSRR Economics–October 29, 2015

Filed under: E. Table of Contents,Economics — admin @ 3:26 pm

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

American Economic Review (Vol. 105, No. 11, November 2015).

www.aeaweb.org…

Journal of Political Economy (Vol. 123, No. 5, October 2015).

www.jstor.org…

CSSRR Economics–October 29, 2015

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 3:23 pm

Central Reserve Bank of Peru:

www.bcrp.gob.pe/publications/working-papers.html…

NEW: No. 2015-06 “Determinants of the Demand for Cash in Peru: A Non Linear Approach,” by Juan Ramírez, Jose Luis Vasquez and Javier Pereda.

No. 2015-04 “An Application of a Short Memory Model with Random Level Shifts to the Volatility of Latin American Stock Market Returns,” by Gabriel Rodríguez and Roxana Tramontana Tocto.

No. 2015-03 “Aggregate Inflation Forecast with Bayesian Vector Autoregressive Models,” by Cesar Carrera and Alan Ledesma.

No. 2015-02 “Income Distribution and Endogenous Dollarisation,” by Paul Castillo and Carlos Montoro.

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Croatian National Bank:

www.hnb.hr/publikac/epublikac.htm?tsfsg=8f74d8e34cc56d1c7542cf132060df06…

NEW: W-43 “Financial Stability Indicators – the Case of Croatia,” by Mirna Dumicic.

W-42 “Determinants of Labour Cost Adjustment Strategies during the Crisis – Survey Evidence from Croatia,” by Marina Kunovac.

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Danmarks National Bank:

www.nationalbanken.dk…

NEW: No. 97 “Loan types, leverage, and savings behaviour of Danish households,” by Andreas Kuchler.

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De Nederlandsche Bank:

www.dnb.nl…

NEW: 484 “Stability of participation in collective pension schemes: An option pricing approach,” by Damiaan Chen, Roel Beetsma and Dirk Broeders.

483 “The impact of the ECB’s conventional and unconventional monetary policies on stock markets,” by Reinder Haitsma, Deren Unalmis and Jakob de Haan.

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Deutsche Bundesbank:

www.bundesbank.de/Navigation/EN/Publications/Discussion_papers/discussion_papers.html?nsc=true…

Discussion Paper:

NEW: Discussion paper 36/2015 “Asymmetric credit growth and current account imbalances in the euro area,” by Robert Unger.

Discussion paper 35/2015 “Identifying income and wealth-poor households in the euro area,” by Philip Muller and Tobias Schmidt.

Discussion paper 34/2015 “On the exposure of insurance companies to sovereign risk – portfolio investments and market forces,” by Robert Düll, Felix Konig, and Jana Ohls.

Discussion paper 33/2015 “The organization of knowledge in multinational firms,” by Anna Gumpert.

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Magyar Nemzeti Bank:

english.mnb.hu/Kiadvanyok/mnben_mnbfuzetek…

NEW: WP 2015/4 “Learning and the Market for Housing,” by Eyno Rots.

WP 2015/3 “A General Equilibrium Approach of Retail Payments,” by Tamas Ilyes–Lorant Varga.

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

www.nbp.pl/homen.aspx?f=/en/publikacje/materialy_i_studia/2015_en.html…

NEW: 217 “Fiscal consolidation as a self-fulfilling prophecy on fiscal multipliers,” by Hubert Bukowski.

215 “Monetary policy and financial asset prices in Poland,” by Mariusz Kapuscinski.

215 “In search for appropriate lower bound. Zero lower bound vs. positive lower bound under discretion and commitment,” by Piotr Cizkowicz, Andrzej Rzonca, and Andrzej Torój.

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Reserve Bank of Australia:

www.rba.gov…

NEW: RDP2015-12 “Modelling the Australian Dollar,” by Jonathan Hambur, Lynne Cockerell, Christopher Potter, Penelope Smith and Michelle Wright.

October 28, 2015

CSSRR Economics–October 28, 2015

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 3:49 pm

Bank of Italy:

Occasional Papers:

www.bancaditalia.it/pubblicazioni/qef/index.html?com.dotmarketing.htmlpage.language=1…

NEW: No. 296 “The big oil glut: U.S. shale revolution and OPEC countermoves,” by Riccardo Cristadoro, Virginia Di Nino, and Laura Painelli.

No. 295 “Trade debts of Italian general government: an unsolved problem,” by Leandro D’Aurizio, Domenico Depalo, Sandro Momigliano, and Emilio Vadala.

No. 294 “Crime and public procurement, evidence from municipalities,” by Giuseppe Albanese, Federico Antellini Russo and Roberto Zampino.

No. 293 “Modelling Italian firms’ financial vulnerability,” by Antonio De Socio and Valentina Michelangeli.

No. 292 “Measuring the performance of local governments: evidence from mystery calls,” by Silvia Giacomelli and Marco Tonello.

Working Paper:

www.bancaditalia.it/pubblicazioni/temi-discussione/index.html?com.dotmarketing.htmlpage.language=1…

NEW: No. 1036 “Domestic and international macroeconomic effects of the Eurosystem expanded asset purchase programme,” by Pietro Cova, Patrizio Pagano and Massimiliano Pisani.

No. 1035 “The time varying effect of oil price shocks on euro-area exports,” by Marianna Riggi and Fabrizio Venditti.

No. 1034 “Procyclicality of credit rating systems: how to manage it,” by Tatiana Cesaroni.

No. 1033 “Does trend inflation make a difference?” by Michele Loberto and Chiara Perricone.

No. 1032 “Sovereign debt exposure and the bank lending channel: impact on credit supply and the real economy,” by Margherita Bottero, Simone Lenzu and Filippo Mezzanotti.

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Banque de France:

www.banque-france.fr/en/economics-statistics/research/working-paper-series.html…

NEW: 576 “Delayed Overshooting Puzzle in Structural Vector Autoregression Models,” by Klodiana Istrefi and Balazs Vonnak.

575 “Financial incentives and labor market duality,” by Clémence Berson and Nicolas Ferrari.

574 “The behaviour of French Firms during the Crisis: Evidence from the Wage Dynamics Network Survey,” by Christophe Jadeau, Edouard Jousselin, Sébastien Roux and Gregory Verdugo.

573 “Forward Guidance and Heterogeneous Beliefs,” by Philippe Andrade, Gaetano Gaballo, Eric Mengus and Benoit Mojon.

572 “The Long Landing Scenario: Rebalancing from Overinvestment and Excessive Credit Growth. Implications for Potential Growth in China,” by Marie Albert, Cristina Jude and Cyril Rebillard.

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Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland:

www.centralbank.ie…

NEW: Research Technical Paper 04RT15 “Location Decisions of Non-Bank Financial Foreign Direct Investment: Firm-Level Evidence from Europe,” by Ronald B. Davies and Neill Killeen.

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Central Bank of Turkey/Turkiye Cumhuriyet Merkez Bankasi Working Paper:

www.tcmb.gov…

NEW: Working Paper No. 15/28 “How Does a Shorter Supply Chain Affect Pricing of Fresh Food? Evidence from a Natural Experiment,” by Cevriye Aysoy, Duygu Halim Kirli, and Semih Tumen.

Working Paper No. 15/27 “Decomposition of Labor Productivity Growth: Middle Income Trap and Graduated Countries,” by Gokhan Yilmaz.

Working Paper No. 15/26 “Estimating Income and Price Elasticity of Turkish Exports with Heterogeneous Panel Time-Series Methods,” by Ihsan Bozok, Bahar Sen Dogan, and Caglar Yunculer.

Working Paper No. 15/25 “External Shocks, Banks and Monetary Policy in an Open Economy: Loss Function Approach,” by Yasin Mimir and Enes Sunel.

October 27, 2015

CSSRR Sociology–October 27, 2015

Filed under: S. Other Reports, Articles,Sociology — admin @ 3:28 pm

Demographic Research Article: “Socio-economic determinants of divorce in Lithuania: Evidence from register-based census-linked data,” by Ausra Maslauskaite, Aiva Jasilioniene, Domantas Jasilionis, Vladislava Stankuniene, and Vladimir M. Shkolnikov (Vol. 33, Article 30, October 2015, .pdf format, p. 871-908).

www.demographic-research.org…

CSSRR Sociology–October 27, 2015

Filed under: S. Working Papers,Sociology — admin @ 3:27 pm

National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research [CALDER] Working Paper: “Performance Estimates of Teach For America Teachers in Atlanta Metropolitan Area School Districts,” by Michael Hansen and Tim Sass (Working Paper No. 145, October 2015, .pdf format, 36p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.ca…

CSSRR Health–October 27, 2015

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles,Health — admin @ 3:27 pm

Journal of the American Medical Association Articles: Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 314, No. 16, October 27, 2015). Check with your organization’s information center for availability.

jama.jamanetwork.com…

Temporal Trends in Mortality in the United States, 1969-2013,” by Jiemin Ma, Elizabeth M. Ward, Rebecca L. Siegel, and Ahmedin Jemal (p. 1731-1739).

CSSRR Economics–October 27, 2015

Filed under: E. Legislation Information,Economics — admin @ 3:26 pm

US House Committee on the Budget Hearing Testimony: “Restoring the Trust for America’s Most Vulnerable,” a hearing held October 28, 2015 (witness statements available in .pdf format).

budget.house.gov…

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US House Committee on Agriculture, Subcommittee on Nutrition Hearing Testimony: “Past, Present, and Future of SNAP: Breaking the Cycle,” a hearing held October 27, 2015 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available on YouTube, running time 1 hour 20 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 9:36 mark.

agriculture.house.gov…

CSSRR Economics–October 27, 2015

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 3:25 pm

European Central Bank:

www.ecb.eu…

NEW: No. 1862 “Worker flows in the European Union during the Great Recession,” by Jose Maria Casado, Cristina Fernandez and Juan F. Jimeno.

No. 1861 “Loan supply, credit markets and the euro area financial crisis,” by Carlo Altavilla, Matthieu Darracq Paries and Giulio Nicoletti.

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International Monetary Fund: IMF has recently added new working papers. The papers are No. 15/220 to 15/226.

www.imf.org…

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Levy Economics Institute (Bard College) Working Paper: “Bank Leverage Ratios and Financial Stability: A Micro- and Macroprudential Perspective,” by Emilios Avgouleas (Working Paper No. 849, October 2015, .pdf format, p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.levyinstitute.org…

CSSRR Economics–October 27, 2015

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 3:24 pm

Banco Central Do Brasil:

www.bcb.gov…

NEW: 403 “Monetary Policy Objectives and Money’s Role in U.S. Business Cycles,” by Eurilton Araujo.

402 “Financial and Real Sector Leading Indicators of Recessions in Brazil using Probabilistic Models,” by Fernando N. de Oliveira.

401 “Liquidity Performance Evaluation of the Brazilian Interbank Market using a Network-Based Approach,” by Thiago Christiano Silva, Marcos Soares da Silva and Benjamin Miranda Tabak.

400 “Not Just Another Mixed Frequency Paper,” by Sergio Afonso Lago Alves and Angelo Marsiglia Fasolo.

399 “Financial and Economic Development Nexus: evidence from Brazilian municipalities,” by Marcos Soares da Silva.

398 “Effective Tax Rates on Consumption and Factor Incomes: a quarterly frequency estimation for Brazil,” by Cyntia Freitas Azevedo and Angelo Marsiglia Fasolo.

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Banco Central De Colombia:

www.banrep.gov…

NEW: Working Paper No. 910 “The cyclical behavior of separation and job finding rates in Colombia,” by Viviana Alejandra Alfonso.

Working Paper No. 908 “Fast reaction police units in Medellín: A budget-constrained maximal homicide covering location approach,” by Arlen Guarín, Andres Ramírez, and Juan G. Villegas.

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Banco De Espana:

www.bde.es/bde/en/secciones/informes/Publicaciones_se/docs/…

NEW: 1528 “Demographic structure and macroeconomic trends,” by Yunus Aksoy, Henrique S. Basso, Ron P. Smith and Tobias Grasl.

1527 “The Great Moderation in historical perspective. Is it that great?” by María Dolores Gadea, Ana Gómez-Loscos and Gabriel Perez-Quiros.

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Bank of Canada:

Working Papers:

www.bankofcanada.ca…

NEW: Working Paper 2015-37 “Domestic and Multilateral Effects of Capital Controls in Emerging Markets,” by Gurnain Pasricha, Matteo Falagiarda, Martin Bijsterbosch, and Joshua Aizenman.

Working Paper 2015-36 “Downside Variance Risk Premium,” by Bruno Feunou, Mohammad R. Jahan-Parvar, and Cedric Okou.

Discussion Papers:

www.bankofcanada.ca…

NEW: Discussion Paper 2015-11 “Trends in Firm Entry and New Entrepreneurship in Canada,” by Shutao Cao, Mohanad Salameh, Mai Seki, and Pierre St-Amant.

Discussion Paper 2015-10 “An Update – Canadian Non-Energy Exports: Past Performance and Future Prospects,” by Andre Binette, Daniel de Munnik, and Julie Melanson.

Discussion Paper 2015-9 “Exchange Rate Pass-Through to Consumer Prices: Theory and Recent Evidence,” by Laurence Savoie-Chabot and Mikael Khan.

Discussion Paper 2015-8 “The Optimal Level of the Inflation Target: A Selective Review of the Literature and Outstanding Issues,” by Oleksiy Kryvtsov and Rhys R. Mendes.

Discussion Paper 2015-7 “On the Nexus of Monetary Policy and Financial Stability: Recent Developments and Research,” by Oleksiy Kryvtsov, Miguel Molico, and Ben Tomlin.

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Bank of England:

www.bankofengland.co.uk…

NEW: Working Paper No. 561 “Threshold-based forward guidance: hedging the zero bound,” by Lena Boneva, Richard Harrison and Matt Waldron.

Working Paper No. 560 “Mortgage debt and entrepreneurship,” by Philippe Bracke, Christian Hilber and Olmo Silva.

Working Paper No. 559 “Stabilising house prices: the role of housing futures trading,” by Arzu Uluc.

Working Paper No. 558 “Bankers’ pay and excessive risk,” by John Thanassoulis and Misa Tanaka.

Working Paper No. 557 “The banks that said no: banking relationships, credit supply and productivity in the United Kingdom,” by Jeremy Franklin, May Rostom and Gregory Thwaites.

Working Paper No. 556 “A sectoral framework for analysing money, credit and unconventional monetary policy,” by James Cloyne, Ryland Thomas, Alex Tuckett and Samuel Wills.

Working Paper No. 555 “‘High and dry’: the liquidity and credit of colonial and foreign government debt in the London Stock Exchange (1880–1910),” by Matthieu Chavaz and Marc Flandreau.

Working Paper No. 554 “Household debt and spending in the United Kingdom,” by Philip Bunn and May Rostom.

October 26, 2015

CSSRR Health/Sociology–October 26, 2015

Filed under: H. Working Papers,Health,S. Working Papers,Sociology — admin @ 2:51 pm

California Center for Population Research [University of California-Los Angeles] Working Papers:

A. “The Rents from Trade and Coercive Institutions: Removing the Sugar Coating,” by Christian Dippel (CCPR-2015-010, 2015, .pdf format, 61p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

papers.cc…

B. “Pollution and Mortality in the 19th Century,” by W. Walker Hanlon (CCPR-2015-009, September 2015, .pdf format, 73p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

papers.cc…

C. “The Effect of Demographic Inertia on Increasing the Percent of Women on University Faculty,” by Barbara S. Lawrence (CCPR-2015-008, July 2015, .pdf format, 42p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

papers.cc…

D. “Death and the Media: Asymmetries in Infectious Disease Reporting During the Health Transition,” by Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn (CCPR-2015-007, October 2015, .pdf format, 43p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

papers.cc…

CSSRR Sociology–October 26, 2015

Filed under: S. US Govt. Pub,Sociology — admin @ 2:50 pm

US Bureau of Justice Statistics Reports:

A. “Use of Restrictive Housing in U.S. Prisons and Jails, 2011–12,” by Allen J. Beck (NCJ 249209, October 2015, .pdf, ASCII text, and zipped comma-delimited format, 24p.).

www.bjs.gov…

B. “Jails in Indian Country, 2014,” by Todd D. Martin (NCJ 248974, October 2015, .pdf, ASCII text, and zipped comma-delimited format, 21p.).

www.bjs.gov…

CSSRR Sociology–October 26, 2015

Filed under: S. Tables of Contents,Sociology — admin @ 2:49 pm

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

Journal of Social Work (Vol. 15, No. 6, November 2015).

jsw.sagepub.com…

CSSRR Health–October 26, 2015

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 2:49 pm

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: The latest issue of MMWR, Vol. 64, No. 41, October 23, 2015 (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–October 26, 2015

Filed under: H. Other Reports, Articles,Health — admin @ 2:48 pm

Demographic and Health Survey Report: “Cambodia DHS, 2014 – Final Report,” (FR312, September 2015, .pdf format, 457p.).

dhsprogram.com…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “The Coverage Gap: Uninsured Poor Adults in States that Do Not Expand Medicaid – An Update,” by Rachel Garfield and Anthony Damico (October 2015, .pdf and HTML format, 11p.).

kff.org…

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Urban Institute Brief: “The ACA’s “Cadillac” Tax Versus a Cap on the Tax Exclusion of Employer-Based Health Benefits: Is This a Battle Worth Fighting?” by Linda J. Blumberg, John Holahan, and Gordon B. Mermin (October 2015, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.urban.org…

CSSRR Health–October 26, 2015

Filed under: H. NGO and Other Countries,Health — admin @ 2:47 pm

New Zealand:

Ministry of Health/Manatu Hauora Report: “Health and Independence Report 2015,” (October 2015, .pdf format, 44p.).

www.health.gov…

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–October 26, 2015

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

Journal of Population Economics (Vol. 29, No. 1, January 2016).

link.springer.com…

CSSRR Economics–October 26, 2015

Filed under: E. Other Reports, Articles,Economics — admin @ 2:45 pm

Pew Research Center Report: “Three-in-Ten U.S. Jobs Are Held by the Self-Employed and the Workers They Hire: Hiring More Prevalent Among Self-Employed Asians, Whites and Men,” (October 2015, .pdf and HTML format, 32p.).

www.pewsocialtrends.org…

CSSRR Economics–October 26, 2015

Filed under: E. Table of Contents,Economics — admin @ 2:45 pm

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

Journal of Econometrics (Vol. 189, No. 2, December 2015).

www.sciencedirect.com…

Journal of Human Resources (Vol. 50, No. 4, Fall 2015).

jhr.uwpress.org…

Journal of Public Economics (Vol. 130, October 2015).

www.sciencedirect.com…

Quarterly Journal of Economics (Vol. 130, No. 4, November 2015).

qje.oxfordjournals.org…

RAND Journal of Economics (Vol. 46, No. 4, Winter 2015).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

Review of Economics and Statistics (Vol. 97, No. 4, October 2015).

www.mitpressjournals.org…

CSSRR Economics–October 26, 2015

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 2:44 pm

American Enterprise Institute Working Paper: “Using linked survey and administrative data to better measure income: Implications for poverty, program effectiveness and holes in the safety net,” by Bruce D. Meyer and Nikolas Mittag (Working Paper 2015-10, October 2015, .pdf format, 38p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.aei.org…

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Bank for International Settlements Working Papers:

www.bis.org…

NEW: No. 525 “Capital flows and the current account: Taking financing (more) seriously,” by Claudio Borio and Piti Disyatat.

No. 524 “Breaking free of the triple coincidence in international finance,” by Stefan Avdjiev, Robert Neil McCauley and Hyun Song Shin.

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Levy Economics Institute (Bard College) Working Paper: “Is Monetary Financing Inflationary? A Case Study of the Canadian Economy, 1935–75,” by Josh Ryan-Collins (Working Paper No. 848, October 2015, .pdf format, 51p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.levyinstitute.org…

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Working Papers: New Economic Papers (NEP)-ALL. The latest list of New Economic Papers is dated Oct. 17, 2015.

ideas.repec.org…

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

documents.worldbank.org…

New papers are: WPS No. 7452-7458.

CSSRR Economics–October 26, 2015

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 2:42 pm

Federal Reserve Banks:

Federal Reserve Board Finance and Economic Discussion Series:

www.federalreserve.gov…

NEW: 2015-093 “Regime-Switching Models for Estimating Inflation Uncertainty,” by Jeremy J. Nalewaik.

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District 1: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Massachusetts):

“Working Papers”

www.bostonfed.org…

NEW: No. 15-12 “The Rise And Fall Of Consumption In The ’00s,” by Yuliya Demyanyk, Dmytro Hryshko, Maria José Luengo-Prado & Bent E. Sorensen.

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

www.newyorkfed.org…

NEW: No. 748 “Personal Experiences and Expectations about Aggregate Outcomes,” by Theresa Kuchler and Basit Zafar.

No. 747 “Wealth, Tastes, and Entrepreneurial Choice,” by Erik G. Hurst and Benjamin W. Pugsley.

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

www.philadelphiafed.org…

NEW: 15-40 “Who Is Screened Out of Social Insurance Programs by Entry Barriers? Evidence from Consumer Bankruptcies,” by Vyacheslav Mikhed and Barry Scholnick.

15-39 “Banking Panics and Protracted Recessions,” by Daniel Sanches.

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

Working Papers:

www.clevelandfed.org…

NEW: WP 15-26 “Give’em Enough Rope? Leveraged Trading when Investors are Overconfident,” by Rawley Z. Heimer.

WP 15-25 “Neighborhood Dynamics and the Distribution of Opportunity,” by Dionissi Aliprantis and Daniel R. Carroll.

WP 15-24 “Clustered Housing Cycles,” by Ruben Hernandez-Murillo, Michael T. Owyang, and Margarita Rubio.

WP 15-23 “A State-Level Analysis of Okun’s Law,” by Amy Y. Guisinger, Ruben Hernandez-Murillo, Michael T. Owyang, and Tara M. Sinclair.

WP 15-22 “Facebook Finance: How Social Interaction Propagates Active Investing,” by Rawley Z. Heimer and David Simon.

WP 15-21 “YOLO: Mortality Beliefs and Household Finance Puzzles,” by Rawley Z. Heimer, Kristian Ove R. Myrseth, and Raphael S. Schoenle.

WP 15-20 “A New Model of Inflation, Trend Inflation, and Long-Run Inflation Expectations,” by Joshua C.C. Chan, Todd E. Clark, and Gary Koop.

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

research.stlouisfed.org…

NEW: Working Paper 2015-032A “Interest Rate Dynamics, Variable-Rate Loan Contracts, and the Business Cycle,” by Patrick A. Pintus, Yi Wen, and Xiaochuan Xing.

Working Paper 2015-031A “Specification and Estimation of Bayesian Dynamic Factor Models: A Monte Carlo Analysis with an Application to Global House Price Comovement,” by Laura E. Jackson, M. Ayhan Kose, Christopher Otrok, and Michael T. Owyang.

October 23, 2015

CSSRR Sociology–October 23, 2015

Filed under: S. US Govt. Pub,S. Working Papers,Sociology — admin @ 3:38 pm

US Bureau of Justice Statistics Working Paper: “Federal Sentencing Disparity: 2005–2012,” by Christina Dyous, Ryan Kling, Jeremy Luallen, and William Rhodes (WP 2015:01, October 2015, .pdf and Word format, 128p.).

www.bjs.gov…

CSSRR Sociology–October 23, 2015

Filed under: S. US State Govt. Publications,Sociology — admin @ 3:37 pm

Iowa:

State Data Center Brief: “Latinos In Iowa: 2015,” (September 2015, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.iowadatacenter.org…

CSSRR Sociology–October 23, 2015

Filed under: S. NGO and Other Countries,Sociology — admin @ 3:36 pm

Bulgaria:

National Statistical Office Report: “Crimes and Persons Convicted 2014,” (October 2015, .pdf format, 107p.).

www.nsi.bg/en/content/13573/%D0%BF%D1%83%D0%B1%D0%BB%D0%B8%D0%BA%D0%B0%D1%86%D0%B8%D1%8F/crimes-and-persons-convicted-2014…

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Georgia:

National Statistics Office Report: “Demographic Situation In Georgia 2015,” (October 2015, .pdf format, 100p.).

www.geostat.ge/cms/site_images/_files/georgian/population/Demografiuli%20Vitareba%20SaqartveloSi-Krebuli%202015.pdf…

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Norway:

Statistics Norway Working Paper: “Union dissolution and childlessness: New insights from sequence analysis,” by Rannveig Kaldager Hart (Discussion Paper No. 823, October 2015, .pdf format, 34p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.ssb.no/en/forskning/discussion-papers/union-dissolution-and-childlessness…

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Taiwan:

National Development Council Release: “Population Projections for R.O.C. (Taiwan): 2014-2060,” (October 2015, .pdf format, 25p.).

www.geostat.ge/?action=wnews&lang=eng&npid=413…

CSSRR Health–October 23, 2015

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 3:35 pm

US Government Accountability Office Reports:

A. “Medicaid: Additional Efforts Needed to Ensure that State Spending is Appropriately Matched with Federal Funds,” (GAO-16-53, October 2015, .pdf format, 36p.).

www.gao.gov…

B. “Medicaid and Insurance Exchanges: Additional Federal Controls Needed to Minimize Potential for Gaps and Duplication in Coverage,” (GAO-16-73, October 2015, .pdf format, 51p.).

www.gao.gov…

CSSRR Health–October 23, 2015

Filed under: H. US State Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 3:34 pm

North Carolina:

State Center for Health Statistics Data Tables:

A. “2014 North Carolina Vital Statistics, Volume 1,” (October 2015, .pdf format).

www.schs.state.nc.us…

B. “2014 North Carolina Vital Statistics, Volume 2,” (October 2015, HTML format).

www.schs.state.nc.us…

C. “2014 Detailed Mortality Statistics for North Carolina,” (October 2015, .pdf format).

www.schs.state.nc.us…

D. “2014 Infant Mortality Statistics for North Carolina,” (October 2015, HTML format).

www.schs.state.nc.us…

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Rhode Island:

RI DataHUB Brief: “Rhode Island’s Lead Hazard Mitigation Act: A Look at Properties in RIs Urban Core,” (October 2015, .pdf format, 2p.).

ridatahub.org…

CSSRR Health–October 23, 2015

Filed under: H. NGO and Other Countries,Health — admin @ 3:33 pm

Canada:

Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Periodical: Health Reports (Vol. 26, No. 10, October 2015, .pdf and HTML format). The articles in this issue are: “Oral contraceptive use among women aged 15 to 49: Results from the Canadian Health Measures Survey,” by Michelle Rotermann, Sheila Dunn and Amanda Black; and, “All-cause and circulatory disease-related hospitalization, by generation status: Evidence from linked data,” by Edward Ng, Claudia Sanmartin, Jack V. Tu and Douglas G. Manuel; and, “Linking 2006 Census and hospital data in Canada,” by Michelle Rotermann, Claudia Sanmartin, Richard Trudeau and Helene St-Jean.

www.statcan.gc.ca…

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New Zealand:

Ministry of Health/Manatu Hauora Report: “Independent Review of New Zealand’s Electronic Health Record Strategy,” (October 2015, .pdf and Word format, 88p.).

www.health.gov…

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Scotland:

National Records of Scotland Report: “Winter Mortality in Scotland 2014/15,” (October 2015, .pdf format, 42p.).

www.nrscotland.gov…

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UK:

1. Office for National Statistics Statistical Bulletin: “Trend in life expectancy at birth and at age 65 by socio-economic position based on the National Statistics Socio-economic Classification, England and Wales, 1982—1986 to 2007—2011,” (October 2015, .pdf and HTML format, 82p.).

www.ons.gov…

2. National Audit Office Report: “The management of adult diabetes services in the NHS: progress review,” (October 2015, .pdf format, 45p.).

www.nao.org…

CSSRR Economics–October 23, 2015

Filed under: E. NGO and Other Countries,Economics — admin @ 3:31 pm

Canada:

Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Report: “The Earnings Advantage of Landed Immigrants Who Were Previously Temporary Residents in Canada,” by Feng Hou and Aneta Bonikowska (Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper No. 370, October 2015, .pdf and HTML format, 36p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.statcan.gc.ca…

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Ghana:

Ghana Statistical Service Report: “Ghana Poverty Mapping Report,” (May 2015, .pdf format, 77p.).

www.statsghana.gov…

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Palestine:

Central Bureau of Statistics Report: “Economic Surveys Series 2014,” (October 2015, .pdf format, 179p.).

www.pcbs.gov…

October 22, 2015

CSSRR Sociology–October 22, 2015

United Nations:

Statistics Division Compendium: The World’s Women 2015: Trends and Statistics, (October 2015, .pdf, HTML and zipped Excel format, 199p.).

unstats.un.org…

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