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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Conference Report on H.R. 1, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Categories: Business/Economics,Financial Crisis/Markets,Govt Finance,Headlines

http://www.gpoaccess.gov/crecord/

Enter “conference report on H.R. 1” with quote marks in search box to get all five parts of the conference report, designated House Report 111-16, on the so-called economic stimulus bill. From GPO Access.

World Demographic Trends: Report from the Secretary-General 2009

http://daccessdds.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/N09/210/52/PDF/N0921052.pdf?OpenElement

Reviews demographic trends and prospects for development groups and major areas, including trends in population growth, fertility and conception, mortality, international migration, population aging and urbanization. From the United Nations Commission on Population and Development.

Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Labor/Employment,Sex Issues,Statistics,United Nations

http://www.unodc.org/documents/human-trafficking/Global_Report_on_TIP.pdf

Presents data on legislative and enforcement activity by the countries of the world in attempting to prevent trafficking in persons for sexual and labor purposes. From the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.

Evolution of Evolution: 150 Years of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species

Categories: History,Science/Technology

http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/darwin/

Twelve researchers review how Darwin’s work influenced science and society over the past 150 years, and offer predictions about the next big scientific discovery. From the National Science Foundation.

Kazakhstan’s Defense Policy: An Assessment of the Trends

Categories: Defense/Military,Russia

http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pubs/display.cfm?pubID=904

Questions the assumptions about neutrality policies of Kazakhstan, sees most policies closely aligned with Russia, and questions the aim, scope and utility of American defense assistance programs designed to enhance the military capabilities of Kazakhstan. From the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College.

USDA Agricultural Projections to 2018

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Income/Poverty,Statistics

http://www.ers.usda.gov/Publications/OCE091/OCE091.pdf

Provides agricultural projections covering commodities, foreign trade, and aggregate indicators of the sector, such as farm income and food prices, through 2018. From the Economic Research Service.

Farm Sector Income is Forecast to Decline in 2009

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Income/Poverty,Statistics

http://www.ers.usda.gov/Features/FarmIncome/

Press release which announces predictions of substantially lower crop prices in 2009. Predicts average farm operator household income will be $85,140 in 2009. From the Economic Research Service.

Occupational Employment and Wages: 2007

Categories: Careers,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/ocwage.pdf

Reissue of an earlier release for corrections to data for occupations related to flight attendants, airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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