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Older Americans 2010: Key Indicators of Well-Being

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

A statistical portrait in five categories — population, economics, health status, health risks and behaviors, and health care — of the older population in the U.S.  From the Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics

Fuel Economy Guide: Model Year 2011

Categories: Energy,Environment,Statistics,Transportation

Updated guide for the 2011 models, showing average city and highway mileage and estimated annual fuel costs.  From the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency.

The Effect of the March Health Legislation on Prescription Drug Prices

Categories: Health/Medical,Laws/Regulations,Medicare/Medicaid,Prices/Inflation

Brief document that provides estimates of the effect on prescription drug prices paid by various buyers under the health reform legislation that requires manufacturers of brand-name drugs to provide discounts and rebates for the Medicare and Medicaid programs.  From the Congressional Budget Office

Managing Allowance Prices in a Cap-and-Trade Program

Categories: Climate Change,Energy,Environment,Science/Technology

This study examines the potential effects of features that would help manage allowance prices, and thus the cost of complying with a cap-and-trade program, by altering the number of allowances available to firms at various prices.  From the Congressional Budget Office

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