Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

European Union Labor Force Survey 2012

Categories: European Union,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/statistics_explained/index.php/Labour_market_and_labour_force_statistics

Covers the employment rate, number of employed persons by occupation, average weekly working hours, unemployment rate, youth unemployment and more.  From Eurostat

 

U.S. Artists in the Workforce

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Careers,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://arts.gov/research/EEO/index.html

Offers an interactive dataset with state-level information on the number of artists within the state and which of 11 artist occupational categories they work in. From the National Endowment for the Arts

 

Founders Online

Categories: History

http://founders.archives.gov/

Offers correspondence and other writings from six of the founding fathers of the country.  From the National Archives and Records Administation

 

2012 Report on Security Clearance Determinations

Categories: Govt Secrecy,Spying/Intelligence

http://www.dni.gov/files/documents/2012%20Report%20on%20Security%20Clearance%20Determinations%20Final.pdf

Covers the total number of security clearances across government and metrics on the timeliness of security clearance determinations in the intelligence community.  From the Office of the Director of National Intelligence

 

Billion Dollar Weather/Climate Disasters

Categories: Climate Change,Weather/Disasters

http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/billions/

Reports there were 11 weather or climate-related disaster events in 2012 in the U.S. with losses exceeding $1 billion.  From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

 

Global Wage Report 2012/13: Wages and Equitable Growth

Categories: Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—dgreports/—dcomm/—publ/documents/publication/wcms_194843.pdf

Presents data on trends in wages around the world and compares them with trends in labor productivity.  From the International Labour Organization

 

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,Homeland Security,Laws/Regulations

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/RL33388.pdf

Discusses issues related to national security, transparency, and foreign investment relating to the work of the CFIUS since the Dubai World Ports 2006 effort to take over operation of 6 major U.S. ports.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists.

 

A Brief Overview of Business Types and Their Tax Treatment

Categories: Business/Economics,Taxes

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43104.pdf

Explains how corporations and other forms of businesses are currently taxed and why some refer to the current system as double taxation.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists.

 

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