May 12, 2017

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–May 12, 2017

National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers: NBER has released the following working papers for the weeks of May 8, 2017. Note: check your library for electronic availability.


New papers are: 23376-23394.

Health related: 23376, 23388, 23389, 23392.

Sociology related: 23380, 23390, 23392, 23393.

CSSRR Sociology–May 12, 2017

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Demographic Research Article: “The fertility response to the Great Recession in Europe and the United States: Structural economic conditions and perceived economic uncertainty,” by Chiara Ludovica Comolli (Vol. 36, Article 51, May 2017, .pdf format, p. 1549-1600).


CSSRR Sociology–May 12, 2017

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US Bureau of Justice Statistics Brief: “Capital Punishment, 2014-2015 – Statistical Brief,” by Tracy L. Snell (NCJ 250638, May 2017, .pdf, ASCII text, and zipped comma-delimited format, 4p.).


CSSRR Health–May 12, 2017

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Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: The latest issue of MMWR, Vol. 66, No. 18, May 12, 2017 (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.


CSSRR Health–May 12, 2017

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs:

A. “Proposed Medicaid Section 1115 Waivers in Maine and Wisconsin,” by MaryBeth Musumeci, Elizabeth Hinton, and Robin Rudowitz (May 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).


B. “Ten Ways That the House American Health Care Act Could Affect Women,” by Usha Ranji, Alina Salganicoff, Laurie Sobel, and Caroline Rosenzweig (May 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 14p.).



Lancet Article Abstracts:

A. “Smoking prevalence and attributable disease burden in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015,” by GBD 2015 Tobacco Collaborators (Vol. 389, No. 10082, May 13, 2017, p. 1885-1906). Note: Lancet is providing open access to this article.


B. “Estimates and 25-year trends of the global burden of disease attributable to ambient air pollution: an analysis of data from the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2015,” by Aaron J. Cohen, Michael Brauer, Richard Burnett, H. Ross Anderson, Joseph Frostad, Kara Estep, Kalpana Balakrishnan, Bert Brunekreef, Lalit Dandona, Rakhi Dandona, Valery Feigin, Greg Freedman, Bryan Hubbell, Amelia Jobling, Haidong Kan, Luke Knibbs, Yang Liu, Randall Martin, Lidia Morawska, C. Arden Pope III, Hwashin Shin, Kurt Straif, Gavin Shaddick, Matthew Thomas, Rita van Dingenen, Aaron van Donkelaar, Theo Vos, Christopher J. L. Murray, and Mohammad H. Forouzanfar (Vol. 389, No. 10082, May 13, 2017, p. 1907-1918). Note: Lancet is providing open access to this article.


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