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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Foreign Relations of the United States 1969-1976, Volume X, Vietnam, January 1973-July 1975

Categories: Defense/Military,Foreign Affairs,History,Vietnam

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1969-76v10

Covers the final period of the Vietnam War past the fall of Saigon in April 1975 and includes efforts to understand and learn from the American experience in IndoChina.  From the State Department

National Compensation Survey: Employee Benefits in the United States, March 2010

Categories: Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/ncs/ebs/benefits/2010/ebbl0046.pdf

Presents estimates of the incidence and key provisions of selected employee benefit plans.  Covers plans in private industry and in state/local government.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Multifactor Productivity Trends for Detailed Industries: 2008

Categories: Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/prin3.pdf

Reports that multifactor productivity increased in about 40% of the 86 four-digit NAICS manufacturing industries in 2008.  Productivity increased in about 60% of the industries in 2007.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Usual Hours Worked in the Past 12 Months for Workers 16 to 64 : 2008 and 2009

Categories: Labor/Employment,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/prod/2010pubs/acsbr09-4.pdf

This report, one of a series from the 2009 American Community Survey, shows in which metropolitan statistical areas work-hour cuts have been most prevalent.  It highlights changes in usual hours worked by sex, occupation, industry, and class of worker.  .  From the Census Bureau

Disability Among the Working Age Population: 2008 and 2009

Categories: Disability,Labor/Employment,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/prod/2010pubs/acsbr09-12.pdf

This report presents data on the number and percentage of people with a disability by state. One of a series of reports based on the 2009 American Community Survey.  From the Census Bureau

Health Insurance Coverage of Children Under Age 19: 2008 and 2009

Categories: Children,Health Insurance,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/prod/2010pubs/acsbr09-11.pdf

Reports that there was decreased access to private health insurance for children under 19 due to increased unemployment and increased numbers of children covered by public insurance plans due to the reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.  One of a series of reports based on the 2009 American Community Survey.  From the Census Bureau

Food Stamp/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Receipt in the Past 12 Months for Households by State: 2008 and 2009

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Population/Census,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

http://www.census.gov/prod/2010pubs/acsbr09-8.pdf

During 2009, 11.7 million households reported receiving food stamp/SNAP benefits.  Louisiana, Tennessee, and Kentucky had the highest food stamp participation rates.  One of a series of reports based on the 2009 American Community Survey.  From the Census Bureau

Men’s and Women’s Earnings for States and Metropolitan Statistical Areas: 2009

Categories: Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics,Women

http://www.census.gov/prod/2010pubs/acsbr09-3.pdf

Reports that women’s median earnings for 2009 were 78.2% of men’s earnings: $35,549 compared to $45,485 and women’s earnings were lower than men’s in each of the 50 states and in the District of Columbia.  Women’s earnings were higher than men’s in Puerto Rico.   One of a series of reports based on the 2009 American Community Survey.  From the Census Bureau

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