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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Geographical Mobility: 2013 to 2014

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Maps/Geography,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2015/cb15-47.html

About 12% of the U.S. population continues to move annually and movement continues to reflect an inner city to suburbs pattern.  Press release with links to detailed statistical tables.  From the Census Bureau

 

Direct Federal Financial Interventions and Subsidies in Energy in Fiscal Year 2013

Categories: Energy,Govt Finance

http://www.eia.gov/analysis/requests/subsidy/pdf/subsidy.pdf

Provides data on federal government programs that provide financial benefits to the energy sector with a focus on subsidies for electricity production and federal electric utilities.  From the Energy Information Administration

 

The 2013 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE): An Overview

Categories: Health Insurance,Maps/Geography,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/did/www/sahie/data/2013/2013highlights.pdf

Shows the number of people with and without health insurance coverage by states and each of the nation’s 3,140 counties by means of thematic maps.  From the Census Bureau

 

Changes in Family Welfare from 1994 to 2012: A Tale of Two Decades

Categories: Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics

https://www.frbatlanta.org/-/media/Documents/research/publications/wp/2014/wp1426.pdf?la=en

Investigates how two developments—the female/male wage ratio’s rise and the growing share of households in which the wife is the principal wage earner—affected family welfare, especially during the 2000s.  From the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

 

Invasive Cancer Incidence and Survival, United States, 2011

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6409a1.htm

Analyzes data from U.S. Cancer Statistics for 2011 to examine the survival rate five years after diagnosis.  From  the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Crop Insurance: Reducing Subsidies for Highest Income Participants Could Save Federal Dollars with Minimal Effect on the Program

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Govt Finance,Statistics

http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/669062.pdf

Examines the percentage and characteristics of program participants that would be affected if premium subsidies were reduced for the highest income recipients, the impact on the crop insurance program, and methods by which such a change could be implemented.  From the Government Accountability Office