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January 31, 2017

CSSRR Sociology–January 31, 2017

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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstracts:

A. “Selection against variants in the genome associated with educational attainment,” by Augustine Kong, Michael L. Frigge, Gudmar Thorleifsson, Hreinn Stefansson, Alexander I. Young, Florian Zink, Gudrun A. Jonsdottir, Aysu Okbay, Patrick Sulem, Gisli Masson, Daniel F. Gudbjartsson, Agnar Helgason, Gyda Bjornsdottir, Unnur Thorsteinsdottir, and Kari Stefansson (Vol. 114, No. 5, January 31, 2017, p. E727-E732). Note: PNAS is providing open access to the full-text of this article.

www.pnas.org…

B. “Death of family members as an overlooked source of racial disadvantage in the United States,” by Debra Umberson, Julie Skalamera Olson, Robert Crosnoe, Hui Liu, Tetyana Pudrovska, and Rachel Donnelly (Vol. 114, No. 5, January 31, 2017, p. 915-920). Note: PNAS is providing open access to the full-text of this article.

www.pnas.org…

CSSRR Sociology–January 31, 2017

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Center for Family and Demographic Research [Bowling Green State University] Working Paper: “When Worlds Collide: The Role of Friendships in the Development and Management of Intimate Partner Conflicts During Emerging Adulthood,” by Jennifer E. Coop, Peggy C. Giordano, Monica A. Longmore and Wendy D. Manning (Working Paper 2017-02, January 2017, .pdf format, 40p.). Note: There is no abstract for this paper.

www.bgsu.edu…

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Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research Working Paper: “Educational gain in cause-speci?c mortality: accounting for confounders,” by Govert E. Bijwaard, Mikko Myrskyla, Per Tynelius and Finn Rasmussen (WP-2017-03, January 2017, .pdf format, 35p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.demogr.mpg.de/en/projects_publications/publications_1904/mpidr_working_papers/educational_gain_in_cause_specic_mortality_accounting_for_confounders_5733.htm…

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National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research [CALDER] Working Papers:

A. “Building Better Bridges to Life After High School: Experimental Evidence on Contemporary Career Academies,” by Steven Hemelt, Matthew Lenard, and Colleen Paeplow (Working Paper 176, January 2017, .pdf format, 46p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.ca…

B. “What Factors Predict Middle School Students Sign Up for Washington’s College Bound Scholarship Program? A Mixed Methods Evaluation,” by Dan Goldhaber, Mark C. Long, Ann E. Person, and Jordan Rooklyn (Working Paper 175, January 2017, .pdf format, 58p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.ca…

C. “Long-Term Orientation and Educational Performance,” by David Figlio, Paola Giuliano, Umut Ozek, and Paola Sapienza (Working Paper 174, January 2017, .pdf format, 74p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.ca…

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University of Michigan Population Studies Center Working Paper: “Time and Effort: A Second Look at Family Reciprocity by Older Singaporeans,” by Lois M. Verbrugge and Shannon Ang (PSC Research Report No. 17-877, January 2017, .pdf format, 27p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.psc.isr.umich.edu…

CSSRR Health–January 31, 2017

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Demographic and Health Survey Report: “Nepal Health Facility Survey 2015: Final Report,” (SPA24, January 2017, .pdf format, 434p.).

dhsprogram.com…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: “Linking Medicaid and Supportive Housing: Opportunities and On-the-Ground Examples,” by Julia Paradise and Donna Cohen Ross (January 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 16p.).

kff.org…

CSSRR Health–January 31, 2017

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

International Migration (Vol. 55, No. 1, February 2017).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

CSSRR Economics–January 31, 2017

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

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (Vol. 133, January 2017).

www.sciencedirect.com…

CSSRR Economics–January 31, 2017

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 4:56 pm

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

ideas.repec.org…

NEW: 17-11 “Labor Reallocation, Employment, and Earnings: Vector Autoregression Evidence,” by Henry R. Hyatt & Tucker S. McElroy.

17-10 “Geography in Reduced Form,” by Oren Ziv.

17-09 “Locked In? The Enforceability of Covenants Not to Compete and the Careers of High-Tech Workers,” by Natarajan Balasubramanian, Jin Woo Chang, Mariko Sakakibara, Jagadeesh Sivadasan & Evan Starr

17-08 “Job-to-Job Flows and Earnings Growth,” by Joyce K. Hahn, Henry R. Hyatt, Hubert P. Janicki & Stephen R. Tibbets.

17-07 “Consequences of the Clean Water Act and the Demand for Water Quality,” by David A. Keiser & Joseph S. Shapiro.

17-06 “Estimating Market Power: Evidence from the US Brewing Industry,” by Jan De Loecker & Paul T. Scott.

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International Monetary Fund: IMF has recently added new working papers. The papers are No. 17/13 to 17/21.

www.imf.org…

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United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research Working Papers: Note: Filter publications by checking “Working Papers” and selecting years as “2017”).

www.wider.unu.edu…

New papers: 14/2017 “Industries without smokestacks – Implications for Ethiopia’s industrialization,” by Mulu Gebreeyesus.

13/2017 “The impact of mining on spatial inequality – Recent evidence from Africa,” by Tony Addison, Amadou Boly, and Anthony Mveyange.

12/2017 “Industries without smokestacks in Uganda and Rwanda,” by John Spray and Sebastian Wol.

10/2017 “Natural resources’ impact on government revenues,” by Justine Knebelmann.

9/2017 “The agro-processing industry and its potential for structural transformation of the Ghanaian economy,” by Nkechi Owoo and Monica P. Lambon-Quayefio.

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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. 7951-7958.

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