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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2013

Categories: African Americans,Asian Americans,Education,Hispanics,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsrace2013.pdf

Describes the labor force characteristics and earnings patterns among the largest race and ethnicity groups in the U.S.   From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Quarterly Gross Domestic Product by State, 2005-2013

Categories: Business/Economics,Statistics

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/regional/gdp_state/2014/pdf/qgsp0814.pdf

 

New data series which measures accelerations, decelerations, and turning points in economic growth at the state level and provides a better understanding of regional economies as they evolve from quarter to quarter. From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

 

National and State Patterns of Teen Births in the United States, 1940-2013

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

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr63/nvsr63_04.pdf

Presents trends from 1940 in national birth rates for teenagers with particular focus on the period since 1991.   Discloses that the birth rate for teenage mothers fell 57% between 1991 and 2013.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Transferability of Postsecondary Credit Following Student Transfer or Coenrollment: Statistical Analysis Report

Categories: Education-Higher,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2014/2014163.pdf

Examines how often and under what conditions postsecondary institutions accept the transfer of credits earned by students at other institutions.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

The Role of Oil Price Shocks in Causing U.S. Recessions

Categories: Business/Economics,Energy,Prices/Inflation

http://www.federalreserve.gov/pubs/ifdp/2014/1114/ifdp1114.pdf

Delves more deeply into the question of whether and to what extent oil price increases become a major cause for U.S. recessions.  From the Federal Reserve

 

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