Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Tax Revenue in the European Union

Categories: European Union,Statistics,Taxes

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-SF-11-026/EN/KS-SF-11-026-EN.PDF

Discusses trends in tax revenue as a percentage of GDP and the changing levels by types of taxes/revenues.  From Eurostat

 

 

Acquisitions of Citizenship on the Rise in 2009

Categories: European Union,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-SF-11-024/EN/KS-SF-11-024-EN.PDF

Discusses trends in new citizens from immigration in European Union countries, the numbers of new citizens by country, and the countries of origin.  From Eurostat

 

The Greying of the Baby Boomers: A Century-long View of Ageing in European Populations

Categories: Elderly,European Union,Statistics

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-SF-11-023/EN/KS-SF-11-023-EN.PDF

Discusses the demographic challenge of population ageing in European countries over the next 50 years.  From Eurostat

 

The National Crime Agency: A Plan for the Creation of a National Crime-Fighting Capability

Categories: Crime/Justice,Great Britain,Spying/Intelligence

http://www.official-documents.gov.uk/document/cm80/8097/8097.pdf

Calls for the creation of a National Crime Agency for fighting organized crime, developing specialized skills such as a cyber crime unit, and housing a multi-agency intelligence capability.  Parliamentary Command Paper Cm 8097

 

 

S&E Degrees: 1966-2008

Categories: Education-Higher,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/nsf11316/pdf/nsf11316.pdf

Statistics on science and engineering degrees awarded by degree level and by science field.  Includes degrees awarded in the social sciences and health fields.  From the National Science Foundation

 

Toward a New Republic of Sudan

Categories: Africa,Conflict Resolution,Sudan

http://www.usip.org/files/resources/SR278.pdf

Examines the political landscape in the future Republic of Sudan, and offers recommendations for improvement.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

China and the United States: Core Interests, Common Interests, and Partnership

Categories: China,Financial Crisis/Markets,Foreign Trade/Investment,Korea

http://www.usip.org/files/resources/SR277.pdf

Argues that China and the U.S. must become partners not because of shared interests or ideology but because of the needs of global governance.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Conflict in the Niger Delta: More Than a Local Affair

Categories: Africa,Conflict Resolution

http://www.usip.org/files/resources/Conflict_Niger_Delta.pdf

Examines the reasons behind increasing conflict and government instability in the Niger delta.

From the United States Institute of Peace

 

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