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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Annual Capital Expenditures: 2005

Categories: Business/Economics,Statistics

In 2005 U.S. businesses invested $1.15 trillion in new and used capital goods, an increase of 10% from 2004. Provides investment data by detailed NAICS industry codes. From the Census Bureau.

The Iraq War: Learning from the Past, Adapting to the Present, and Planning for the Future

Categories: Defense/Military,Iraq

Examines how the American approach to unconventional war and also its aversion to unconventional war have affected Iraq War operations. From the Strategic Studies Insitute of the U.S. Army War College.

International Comparisons of Manufacturing Productivity and Unit Labor Cost Trends 2005, Revised

Categories: Korea,Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics

Korea and Taiwan had the largest productivity increases of 16 economies covered by the study. The U.S. figure of 3.3% placed it eighth among the 16 and was lower than its average annual growth rate since 1979. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Employment and Wages, Annual Averages 2005

Categories: Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Latest annual data on employment and wages at the national, state, county and metro level. Data includes annual wages per employee and average weekly wage. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

America’s High School Graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP High School Transcript Study.

Categories: Education,Statistics

Information about the types of courses taken, credits earned and grades received by 2005 high school graduates. Also offers data on relationship between high school records and performance on National Assessment of Educational Progress exams. From the National Center for Education Statistics.

The Nation’s Report Card: 12th-Grade Reading and Mathematics 2005

Categories: Education,Literacy/Reading,Mathematics,Statistics,Tests/Assessments

Presents results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress tests in reading and math. Reading performance was done from 1992 results but unchanged since 2002. Math performance could not be compared because of changes in the test. From the National Center for Education Statistics.

Fetal and Perinatal Mortality, United States, 2003

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

Presents data on fetal and perinatal deaths by a variety of characteristics including age, race, Hispanic origin, marital status, and state of residence and by such infant characteristics as birthweight, gestational age, plurality and sex. Fetal and perinatal deaths have declined steadily from 1990 to 2003, but remain higher for non-Hispanic Black women, women over 35, unmarried women, and multiple births. From the National Center for Health Statistics.

Understanding Indian Insurgencies: Implications for Counterinsurgency Operations in the Third World

Categories: Defense/Military,India,Terrorism

Analyzes the susceptibility of Third World countries to insurgency and develops a theoretical perspective to some of the factors contributing to insurgency in these countries. From the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College.

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