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A Macroeconomic Analysis of the President’s 2017 Budget

Categories: Business/Economics,Govt Finance,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

https://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/114th-congress-2015-2016/reports/51625-EconomicAPB.pdf

The second of two annual reports on how the president’s proposed budget would affect the economy as a whole and how it would affect the federal government’s budget deficits.  Estimates that GDP would be 1.8% higher during 2022-26 due to the immigration proposal’s expansion of the labor supply.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

Newly Launched Genomic Data Commons to Facilitate Data and Clinical Information Sharing

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Health/Medical,Science/Technology

http://www.cancer.gov/news-events/press-releases/2016/genomic-data-commons-launch

Agency press release announcing the creation of the Genomic Data Commons to centralize, standardize, and make accessible the data from large scale cancer research programs.  From the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health