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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Remarks by President Obama to the UN General Assembly

Categories: Presidency,United Nations

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/09/25/remarks-president-un-general-assembly

The U.S. contribution to the General Debate at the United Nations as it began its 67th session.  From the White House

 

International Investment and R&D Data Link: 2004-2007: Detailed Statistical Tables

Categories: Business/Economics,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/nsf12327/pdf/nsf12327.pdf

Provides information on the research and development activities of U.S. multinational companies and foreign MNCs with U.S. activities.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

OASDI Beneficiaries by State and Zip Code, 2011

Categories: Disability,Elderly,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_zip/2011/oasdi_zip11.pdf

Statistics on the number and type of beneficiaries and the amount of benefits paid in each state and zip code area.  From the Social Security Administration

 

How Economic Conditions Affect Participation in USDA Nutrition Assistance Programs

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Business/Economics,Food/Nutrition,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

http://www.ers.usda.gov/media/914042/eib100.pdf

Examines the relationship between U.S. economic conditions and participation levels in the 5 largest nutrition assistance programs of the Agriculture Department.  From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

Expenditures for Trauma-Related Disorders, 2009 ….

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st387/stat387.pdf

Provides statistics on the cost of trauma-related disorders such as fractures from falls.  Also shows characteristics of those suffering such traumas.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Use and Expenses for Prescribed Psychotherapeutics by Subclass, 2009 ….

Categories: Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st386/stat386.pdf

Provides estimates of the use and cost of antidepressant and  antipsychotic prescriptions during 2009 in the U.S.   From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Post-Surgical Readmissions Among Patients Living in the Poorest Communities, 2009

Categories: Health/Medical,Income/Poverty,Statistics

http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb142.pdf

Examines readmissions trends for 10 high volume surgeries and focuses on differences by the income level of the patients’ communities. From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Security Sector Transformation in the Arab Awakening

Categories: Arab,Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,Egypt,Libya,Syria

http://www.usip.org/files/resources/SR317.pdf

Insights from a May 2012 conference on how reform of police and security organizations is a crucial step in building democracies.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

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