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Earl Gregg Swem Library

America’s Youth at 18: School Enrollment and Employment Transitions Between 17 & 18

Categories: Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Youth

Focuses on differences in the educational and employment status of males and females at age eighteen. 18 year old males were less likely to be enrolled in college and more likely to have dropped out of school. From the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth of the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Science and Engineering Indicators 2006

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Science/Technology,Statistics

Annual compendium of information including science and engineering components of elementary, secondary, and higher education, the science and engineering labor force, academic and commercial research and development activity, state indicators, and public attitudes toward science and engineering. From the National Science Foundation.

Report Documents 18 Years of Dirty War in Mexico

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Foreign Affairs

Draft report on human rights abuses in Mexico during the period 1960-1982. Prepared for but not yet officially released by the current Mexican administration headed by Vicente Fox. Posted by the National Security Archive.

Employee Compensation: Employer Spending on Benefits has Grown Faster Than Wages

Categories: Health Insurance,Labor/Employment

Examines employer costs for wages and benefits from 1991 to 2005 and the implications of those trends, namely that the employer-sponsored system of benefits may not be sustainable due to rising health insurance costs. From the Government Accountability Office.

U.S Armed Forces Abroad: Selected Congressional Roll Call Votes Since 1982

Categories: Afghanistan,Defense/Military,Haiti,Iraq,Laws/Regulations,Somalia

Identifies and describes all roll call votes where American troops were sent abroad including Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, the Persian Gulf War, Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists.