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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Crime in the U.S.: 2006

Categories: Crime/Justice,Headlines,Statistics

http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/cius2006/index.html

Reports an increase in violent crime larger than expected from preliminary estimates released during the summer. Covers violent and property crime, arrest data, and trends. From the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Recruitment, Relocation and Retention Incentives: Calendar Year 2006: Report to Congress

Categories: Govt Finance,Govt Personnel

http://www.opm.gov/oca/pay/html/3RsReportToCongressCY06.pdf

Reports that 47 agencies paid 22,764 recruitment, relocation or retention incentives to employees that were worth more than $140 million. From the Office of Personnel Management.

Public School Practices for Violence Prevention and Reduction: 2003-2004

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2007010

Looks at formal school practices used to prevent or reduce school violence, how widely these practices were used, and what types of schools introduced them. From the National Center for Education Statistics.

Custodial Mothers and Fathers and their Child Support: 2005

Categories: Children,Income/Poverty,Marriage/Family

http://www.census.gov/prod/2007pubs/p60-234.pdf

Reports on child support income that custodial parents reported receiving from noncustodial parents living elsewhere. Also covers demographic characteristics of custodial and noncustodial parents. From the Census Bureau.

National Evaluation of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program

Categories: Children,Health Insurance,Income/Poverty

http://www.cms.hhs.gov/Reports/Downloads/Rosenbach9-19-07.pdf

Subtitled: A Decade of Expanding Coverage and Improving Access. The final report of a research study of the enrollment trends in SCHIP, an analysis of the effectiveness of outreach efforts, a synthesis of published and unpublished literature about participant retention and an analysis of SCHIP performance measures. From the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Foreign Relations of the U.S., 1969-1976: Documents on Arms Control and Nonproliferation 1969-72

Categories: Arms Control,Foreign Affairs,Nuclear Arms,Treaties

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/frus/nixon/e2/

Latest volume in the Foreign Relations series of official diplomatic correspondence. This one covers documents relating to nuclear arms and nonproliferation efforts. This volume focuses on biological and chemical warfare policies, ratification of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, negotiation of the Seabed Arms Control Treaty, and nuclear testing and test ban proposals. From the State Department

U.S-Korea Free Trade Agreement: Potential Economy-Wide and Selected Sectoral Effects

Categories: Business/Economics,Foreign Trade/Investment,Korea

http://hotdocs.usitc.gov/docs/pubs/2104F/pub3949.pdf

Reports on the outcome of an analysis of the effects on U.S. GDP and foreign trade of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement. From the International Trade Commission

Questions and Answers About Health Insurance: A Consumer Guide

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Health Insurance

http://www.ahrq.gov/consumer/insuranceqa/insuranceqa.pdf

Explains how different types of health insurance work, provides a glossary of health insurance terms, and includes additional resources. From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

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