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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Ending Poverty and Sharing Prosperity: Global Monitoring Report 2014/2015

Categories: Income/Poverty,United Nations

https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/20330/GMR2014-2015.pdf?sequence=1

Reports on twin goals of ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity while tracking progress toward the Millennium Development Goals.  From the World Bank

 

2013 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor

Categories: Children,Civil/Human Rights,Headlines,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.dol.gov/ilab/reports/child-labor/findings/2013TDA/2013TDA.pdf

Describes the efforts of 143 countries and territories to meet commitments to eliminate the worst forms of child labor.  Includes individual country profiles and analyses.  From the Bureau of International Labor Affairs of the U.S. Department of Labor

 

Trends in Compliance Activities Through Fiscal Year 2013

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Taxes

http://www.treasury.gov/tigta/auditreports/2014reports/201430062fr.pdf

Reports on compliance with tax laws and revenue obtained.  The total dollars collected increased for the third straight year, to $2.9 trillion or 13% increase in FY2013.  From the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration

 

Eurostat Regional Yearbook 2014

Categories: Environment,European Union,Statistics,Urban Issues

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

An overview of official statistics for regions within European countries; includes the most recent data plus an analysis of changes over a period of 5 to 10 years.  Also features focus chapters on environment, land use, cities, and regional competitiveness.  From Eurostat

 

J. Robert Oppenheimer Personnel Hearings Transcripts

Categories: Communism,Energy,Govt Secrecy,History,Nuclear Arms,Science/Technology

https://www.osti.gov/opennet/hearing.jsp

Declassified transcripts of a classic Cold War document, the hearings by the Atomic Energy Commission that resulted in the revocation of the security clearance of Oppenheimer, the physicist who led the Manhattan Project to produce the first atomic bomb.  The first time the complete text has been available.  From the Energy Department