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Productivity and Costs by Industry: Manufacturing Industries 2012

Categories: Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics

Labor productivity rose in 54% of the manufacturing industries covered in and unit labor costs declined in 39% of the industries in 2012.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Mining, Quarrying, Oil and Gas Extraction Booming, According to First Results from 2012 Economic Census

Categories: Business/Economics,Energy,Geology/Mining,Manufacturing,Statistics

Press release with links to detailed statistical tables.  From the Census Bureau


Health Insurance Coverage Status by Selected Demographics, Year and Quarter 2010 – September 2013

Categories: Health Insurance,Income/Poverty,Statistics

A sequence of five statistical tables showing health insurance status by age, race/ethnicity, gender, and poverty status.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data from the January-September 2013 National Health Interview Survey

Updates estimates for 15 selected health measures and presents estimates for 1997-2012 for comparison.  Measures include persons without health insurance coverage, persons who have a usual place to go for medical care, persons who failed to get needed medical care due to cost, alcohol consumption and smoking, mental distress and so forth. From the National Center for Health Statistics


Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, January-September 2013

Categories: Health Insurance,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

In the first 9 months of 2013, 45 million persons of all ages or 14.5% of the population were uninsured. Provides various information on insurance status including coverage by state Medicaid expansion, by state health insurance marketplace type, and insurance coverage by state.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


A Review of CBO’s Activities in 2013 Under the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act

Categories: Federal State Relations,Govt Finance,Laws/Regulations

Reports that 9% of the 437 bills reviewed during 2013 had intergovernmental mandates and 12% contained private sector mandates.  The tables in this report provide information about mandates that were enacted or considered between 2009 and 2013.  From the Congressional Budget Office


Peace and Security: The Situation in Ukraine

Categories: Russia,Ukraine,United Nations


One of a series of UN research guides .  Provides links to Security Council meetings on the Ukraine crisis, Security Council reports, and other information.  From the Dag Hammarskjold Library of the United Nations


2013 Internal Revenue Service Data Book

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Taxes

Information on returns filed and taxes collected, enforcement, taxpayer assistance, the IRS budget and workforce, and other activities.  From the Internal Revenue Service


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