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Earl Gregg Swem Library

School Enrollment: Detailed Tables

Categories: Children,Education,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Youth

http://www.census.gov/hhes/school/data/cps/2013/tables.html

8 tables on enrollment at all education levels with demographic characteristics of enrollees.  From the Census Bureau

 

The EU in the World 2014: A Statistical Portrait

Categories: European Union,Statistics

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-EX-14-001/EN/KS-EX-14-001-EN.PDF

Statistics on the 28 countries of the European Union with chapters on population, education, health, labour, economy, foreign trade, transportation, the environment, and energy.  From Eurostat

 

Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade: 2014 Annual Report

Categories: Business/Economics,Foreign Trade/Investment,Statistics

http://www.usitc.gov/publications/332/pub4463.pdf

Focuses on exports and imports of electronic services, especially audiovisual, computer, and telecommunications services.  Discusses current trade trends and the outlook for the future

From the International Trade Commission

 

Labor Force Participation: Recent Developments and Future Prospects

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Population/Census

http://www.federalreserve.gov/pubs/feds/2014/201464/201464pap.pdf

Examines the reasons for the continuing decline in the percentage of the population not participating in the labor force.  From the Federal Reserve Board

 

The No Fly List: Procedural Due Process and Hurdles to Litigation

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Laws/Regulations,Transportation

http://fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/R43730.pdf

After reviewing other federal watch lists of various types, the report discusses legal issues which arise from the use of a list which restricts individual rights without due process. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Poverty: Major Themes in Past Debates and Current Proposals

Categories: History,Income/Poverty,Laws/Regulations

http://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43731.pdf

Marks the 50th anniversary of the launching of the War on Poverty.  Includes trends in poverty, a historical overview of federal policies to alleviate poverty,  and recurring major themes in poverty policy debates.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Lame Duck Sessions of Congress, 1935-2012

Categories: Congress,Govt Processes/Organization,History

http://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL33677.pdf

Covers 19 lame duck sessions from 1940 through 2012, including what they are, why they occur, characteristics of such sessions, and a session-by-session review of the major business conducted.   From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Drinking Water: Characterization of Injected Fluids Associated with Oil and Gas Production

Categories: Energy,Environment,Laws/Regulations,Natural Resources

http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/666048.pdf

Investigates the characteristics of fluids injected into wells associated with oil and gas production in fracking operations and the type of information that federal or state regulations require well operators to provide about these fluids in order to ensure the safety of underground drinking water sources. From the Government Accountability Office

 

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