March 16, 2017

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–March 16, 2017

Filed under: E. US Govt. Pub,Economics,S. US Govt. Pub,Sociology — admin @ 4:27 pm

US Census Bureau Briefs:

A. “Demographics and Living Arrangements: 2013,” by Emily Schondelmyer (P70BR-148, March 2017, .pdf format, 3p.).


B. “Average Monthly Poverty Rates by Selected Demographic Characteristics: 2013,” by Kayla Fontenot, Lewis H. Warren, and Abinash Mohanty (P70BR-145, March 2017, .pdf format, 4p.).


C. “Fertility Research Brief,” by Lindsay M. Monte (P70BR-147, March 2017, .pdf format, 4p.).


D. “Multiple Partner Fertility Research Brief,” by Lindsay M. Monte (P70BR-146, March 2017, .pdf format, 3p.).


E. “Participation Rates and Monthly Payments From Selected Social Insurance Programs,” by Kyle E. Moore, Daniel J. Perez-Lopez and John J. Hisnanick (P70BR-144, March 2017, .pdf format, 4p.).


F. “Improvements to Measuring Net Worth of Households: 2013,” by Adam Smith, Rebecca Chenevert, and Jonathan Eggleston (P70BR-143, March 2017, .pdf format, 5p.).


CSSRR Sociology–March 16, 2017

Filed under: S. Other Reports, Articles,Sociology — admin @ 4:26 pm

Demographic Research Articles:

A. “Measuring male fertility rates in developing countries with Demographic and Health Surveys: An assessment of three methods,” by Bruno Schoumaker (Vol. 36, Article 28, March 2017, .pdf format, p. 803-850).


B. “First signs of transition: The parallel decline of early baptism and early mortality in the province of Padua (northeast Italy), 1816-1870,” by Alessandra Minello, Gianpiero Dalla-Zuanna, and Guido Alfani (Vol. 36, Article 27, March 2017, .pdf format, p. 759-802).


CSSRR Health–March 16, 2017

Filed under: H. US Govt. Pub,Health — admin @ 4:25 pm

US Government Accountability Office Report: “Health Information Technology: HHS Should Assess the Effectiveness of Its Efforts to Enhance Patient Access to and Use of Electronic Health Information,” (GAO-17-305, March 2017, .pdf format, 55p.).


CSSRR Health–March 16, 2017

Filed under: H. Tables of Contents,Health — admin @ 4:25 pm

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

American Journal of Public Health (Vol. 107, No. 4, April 2017).


CSSRR Economics–March 16, 2017

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

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Monograph: Economic Survey of Spain 2017 (March 2017). Ordering information is available at the site:


Overview (.pdf format, 57p.):


CSSRR Economics–March 16, 2017

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 4:23 pm

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


NEW: 17-28 “School Accountability and Residential Location Patterns: Evaluating the Unintended Consequences of No Child Left Behind,” by Keren Mertens Horn.

17-27 “Has Falling Crime Invited Gentrification?” by Ingrid Gould Ellen, Keren Mertens Horn & Davin Reed.

17-26 “An Empirical Analysis of Capacity Costs,” by Merle Ederhof, Venky Nagar & Madhav Rajan.

17-25 “Examining Multi-Level Correlates of Suicide by Merging NVDRS and ACS Data,” by David A Boulifard & Bernice A Pescosolido.

17-24 “Earnings Inequality and Mobility Trends in the United States: Nationally Representative Estimates from Longitudinally Linked Employer-Employee Data,” by John M. Abowd & Kevin L. McKinney & Nellie L. Zhao.

17-23 “Are firm-level idiosyncratic shocks important for U.S. aggregate volatility?” by Chen Yeh.

17-22 “Multinationals Offshoring, and the Decline of U.S. Manufacturing,” by Christoph E. Boehm, Aaron Flaaen, & Nitya Pandalai-Nayar.

17-21 “Brighter Prospects? Assessing the Franchise Advantage using Census Data,” by Francine Lafontaine, Marek Zapletal & Xu Zhang.

17-20 “The Effects of Occupational Licensing Evidence from Detailed Business-Level Data,” by Marek Zapletal.


European Central Bank:


NEW: No. 2038 “Stagnation traps,” by Gianluca Benigno and Luca Fornaro.

No. 2037 “The time dimension of the links between loss given default and the macroeconomy,” by Tomas Konecny, Jakub Seidler, Aelita Belyaeva, and Konstantin Belyaev.

No. 2036 “Fiscal reaction function and fiscal fatigue: evidence for the euro area,” by Cristina Checherita-Westphal and Vaclav Zdarek.

No. 2035 “Safe assets: a review,” by Pascal Golec and Enrico Perotti.

CSSRR Economics–March 16, 2017

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

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

“Working Papers”


NEW: Working Paper No. 16-29 “Who Counts as Employed? Informal Work, Employment Status, and Labor Market Slack,” by Anat Bracha and Mary A. Burke.

Working Paper No. 16-28 “The Time-Varying Price of Financial Intermediation in the Mortgage Market,” by Andreas Fuster, Stephanie Lo, and Paul S. Willen.

Working Paper No. 16-27 “Show Me the Money: The Monetary Policy Risk Premium,” by Ali K. Ozdagli and Mihail Velikov.

Working Paper No. 16-26 “Heterogeneous Exporters: Qualitative Differences and Qualitative Similarities,” by Camila Casas, Federico J. Díez, and Alejandra Gonzalez.

Current Policy Perspectives


NEW: No. 2016-2 “Doing Labor Force Participation in New England vs. the United States, 2007–2015: Why Was the Regional Decline More Moderate?” by Mary A. Burke.

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