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Report on WTO Enforcement Actions: Russia

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,Russia

http://www.ustr.gov/sites/default/files/06192013%20Russia%20WTO%20Enforcement%20Report.pdf

Russia became a member of the World Trade Organization in August 2012.  This is the first report issued by the U.S. trade agency on its view of Russia’s compliance with WTO trade obligations.  From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

 

Characteristics of Scientists and Engineers in the United States: 2008

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/nsf13320/pdf/nsf13320.pdf

Provides education, employment, and demographic characteristics of scientists and engineers, including median salary of scientists/engineers by field of highest degree and occupation.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Science and Engineering Degrees: 1966-2010

Categories: Education-Higher,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/nsf13327/pdf/nsf13327.pdf

Statistics on trends in science and engineering degrees awarded by degree level and by scientific field. Includes degrees awarded in the social sciences and health fields as well.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

SSI Recipients by State and County, 2012

Categories: Disability,Elderly,Income/Poverty,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/ssi_sc/2012/index.html

Provides information on the number of recipients of the Supplemental Security Income program by state and county, their eligibility category, age, and the amount they receive in benefits.  From the Social Security Administration

 

Our Built and Natural Environments: A Technical Review of the Interactions Among Land Use, Transportation, and Environmental Quality.

Categories: Environment,Health/Medical,Transportation

http://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/pdf/b-and-n/b-and-n-EPA-231K13001.pdf

Discusses the environmental implications of how we build on the land and develop transportation systems and how we can reduce the environmental and human health impacts of development.  From the Environmental Protection Agency

 

Changes in Self-Insured Coverage for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance: Private Sector, by Firm Size, 2001-2011

Categories: Health Insurance,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st412/stat412.pdf

Examines offers of and enrollment in self-insured coverage in the private sector.  Compares overall changes in employer-sponsored health insurance with changes in self-insured coverage.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Trafficking in Persons Report 2013

Categories: Children,Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Headlines,Labor/Employment,Sex Issues,Statistics,Women

http://www.state.gov/j/tip/rls/tiprpt/2013/index.htm

Annual report on the exploitation of human labor, including forced labor, sex trafficking, child labor, and involuntary servitude or slavery.  Provides a country by country survey of conditions and how strongly the country is opposing such crimes.  From the State Department

 

Displacement: The New 21sr Century Challenge: UNHCR Global Trends 2012

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Immigration/Migration,Statistics,United Nations

http://unhcr.org/globaltrendsjune2013/UNHCR%20GLOBAL%20TRENDS%202012_V05.pdf

Annual report on refugees displaced by war, violence, or persecution, a number which totaled 45 million by the end of 2012.  From the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees

 

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