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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade December 2013

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Foreign Trade/Investment,Statistics

http://www.ers.usda.gov/ersDownloadHandler.ashx?file=/media/1236946/aes80.pdf

Forecasts for agricultural imports and exports for FY2014.  Projects a fall in the agricultural trade surplus to $27 billion in 2014.  From the Economic Research Service and the Foreign Agricultural Service

 

Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2012 Data Tables

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Education-Higher,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/sed/2012/data_table.cfm

Detailed data on the demographic characteristics, educational history, sources of financial support, and postgraduation plans of doctorate recipients. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

2012 Demographics: Profile of the Military Community

Categories: Defense/Military,Statistics

http://www.militaryonesource.mil/12038/MOS/Reports/2012_Demographics_Report.pdf

Provides a statistical portrait of U.S  military forces including demographic characteristics of members of the armed forces including active duty and reserves.  Also includes reference tables for pay, allowances, pay grades and ranks, and the U.S. military installation population by state and the international population by continent.  From the Defense Department

 

Automated Victim Notification: Landscape of the United States

Categories: Crime/Justice

https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/243842.pdf

Provides an overview of the characteristics of automated victim notification systems across the U.S.  Such systems notify crime victims about offenders’ court events and status changes.  From the National Institute of Justice.

 

Emerging Energy Industries and Rural Growth

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Business/Economics,Energy,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.ers.usda.gov/ersDownloadHandler.ashx?file=/media/1229549/err159.pdf

Investigates the local economic effects of such emerging rural industries as hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas, wind power development, and corn-based ethanol production. From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks, United States, 1998-2008

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/ss/ss6202.pdf

Describes how the federal government monitors reports of foodborne diseases, how many occurred during the survey period, and what the causes were.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Empowering Low Income and Economically Vulnerable Consumers: Report on a National Convening

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Financial Crisis/Markets,Income/Poverty

http://files.consumerfinance.gov/f/201311_cfpb_report_empowering-economically-vulnerable-consumers.pdf

Reports on ideas and activities developed from a November 2012 workshop on the topic of helping low income people gain the benefits of financial products and services.  From the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

 

Recent Trends in Births and Fertility Rates Through June 2013

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics,Women

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/births_fertility_june_2013/births_fertility_june_2013.pdf

Brief report on the number of births and the fertility rate for American women as of the first half of 2013.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

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