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Earl Gregg Swem Library

2010 Survey of Consumer Finances

Categories: Income/Poverty,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://www.federalreserve.gov/econresdata/scf/scf_2010survey.htm

Provides detailed information in zipped data files about the finances of U.S. families from surveys conducted once every three years.  From the Federal Reserve System

 

World Drug Report 2012

Categories: Crime/Justice,Drug Trafficking,Statistics,United Nations

http://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/WDR2012/WDR_2012_web_small.pdf

Documents, development, and trends in global drug markets.  From the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

 

The Future We Want: Zero Draft of the Outcome Document

Categories: Business/Economics,Environment,United Nations

http://www.uncsd2012.org/mgzerodraft.html

States the outcome agreements of the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development held June 20-22, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  From the United Nations

 

Tourism in Europe: Results for 2011

Categories: European Union,Recreation/Travel,Statistics

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-SF-12-028/EN/KS-SF-12-028-EN.PDF

Statistics on holiday tourism by European country .  From Eurostat

 

Government Response to the Report of the Joint Committee on the Draft House of Lords Reform Bill

Categories: Elections/Campaigns,Govt Processes/Organization,Great Britain

http://www.official-documents.gov.uk/document/cm83/8391/8391.pdf

Latest document in the campaign to reform the House of Lords into a wholly or mainly elected body.  House of Commons Command Paper Cm 8391

 

National Patterns of R&D Resources: 2009 Data Update

Categories: Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/nsf12321/pdf/nsf12321.pdf

Describes and analyzes the current patterns of research and development funding in the U.S. with trends from the past and comparisons with other industrialized countries.   From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Nonresponse in the National Survey of Children’s Health, 2007

Categories: Health/Medical,Telecommunications/Internet,Tests/Assessments

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_02/sr02_156.pdf

Presents an analysis of nonresponse on phone surveys and the potential for nonresponse bias.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Wireless Substitution: Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, July-December 2011

Categories: Statistics,Telecommunications/Internet

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/wireless201206.pdf

Reports on the percentage of American homes with only wireless phone service.   Also provides demographic characteristics of households with  only wireless access.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

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