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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Iran: International Energy Data and Analysis

Categories: Energy,Iran,Statistics

Describes the effects of international sanctions on Iran’s production of crude oil and natural gas despite the country’s large known reserves.  From the Energy Information Administration


American Time Use Survey 2014 Results

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Children,Labor/Employment,Literacy/Reading,Recreation/Travel,Statistics

Latest data on such factors as number of hours worked from home, time devoted to household and leisure activities, and care of household children.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Millennials Outnumber Baby Boomers and Are Far More Diverse

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics

Millennials (83.1 million) have surpassed baby boomers (75.4 million) as the largest generational component of the U.S. population and the most diverse with 44.2% being from a minority race or ethnic group.  The latest population estimates examine changes among groups by age, sex, race and Hispanic origin nationally as well as in states and counties since April 2010.  Provides links to more detailed data tables.  From the Census Bureau


PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) Data Collection Activities, 2015

Categories: Crime/Justice,Sex Issues,Statistics

Describes the data collection activities carried out under authority of the Act and the principal findings.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


High School Longitudinal Study of 2009:… 2013 Update and High School Transcript Study: A First Look at Fall 2009 Ninth-Graders in 2013

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics

Follows student paths from the beginning of high school into higher education and the workforce.  Includes focus on paths into and out of STEM fields of study and careers.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


The Relationship Between Education and Work Credentials

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

Provides brief information on the percentage of adults with a license or professional certification by the adults’ educational attainment level.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Trends in High School Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States: 1972-2012: Compendium Report

Categories: Education,Statistics

Presents estimates of dropout and completion rates in 2012, provides data about trends in dropout and completion rates over the last four decades, and examines the characteristics of high school dropouts and high school completers in 2012.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Combating Terrorism: Foreign Terrorist Organization Designation Process and U.S. Agency Enforcement Actions

Categories: Govt Processes/Organization,Terrorism

Examines the process for designating FTOs, the extent to which the State Department considers input from other agencies during the designation process, and the consequences that U.S. agencies impose as a result of an FTO designation.  From the Government Accountability Office


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