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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Referendums

Categories: Elections/Campaigns,Great Britain,Laws/Regulations

http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/CBP-7692/CBP-7692.pdf

Provides background to the increasing use of referendums worldwide to settle constitutional issues and to the holding of referendums in the United Kingdom like the Brexit vote.  Also provides information on the use of thresholds, the administration and regulation of referendums, and includes a table of all such votes in Britain to date.  House of Commons Library Briefing Paper Number 7692.

 

Geographic Variation in Hospital Inpatient List Prices in the United States, 2013

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb209-Geographic-Variation-Hospital-Inpatient-Prices.pdf

Compares geographic differences in hospital chargemaster prices and how prices vary based on insurance negotiations and area wage indexes.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Mobile Digest of Education Statistics, 2014

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016011.pdf

A compact compilation of statistical information about education designed as a mobile reference. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Supplemental Tables to Trends in Public and Private School Principal Demographics and Qualifications: 1987-88 to 2011-12

Categories: Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2016115

A series of tables with detailed information on the characteristics and training of school principals.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

FBI Releases Documents in Hillary Clinton E-Mail Investigation

https://www.fbi.gov/news/pressrel/press-releases/fbi-releases-documents-in-hillary-clinton-e-mail-investigation

Press release announcing public availability of the summary of Hillary Clinton’s July 2016 interview with FBI officials concerning allegations that classified information was improperly stored/transmitted on a personal e-mail server.  Also includes a factual summary of the FBI investigation.  Contains links to text of documents in FBI’s Vault site. The documents released for public viewing represent only a portion of the material turned over to congressional committees. From the Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

National Transit Map

Categories: Maps/Geography,Transportation

http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/ntm

A geo-spatial database containing information submitted by nearly 200 transit agencies that offers open, machine-readable data about their stops, routes, and schedules.  From the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

 

Adult Obesity Prevalence Maps

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Health/Medical,Maps/Geography,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/prevalence-maps.html

Provides a set of U.S. maps showing prevalence of obesity for adults by state and prevalence of obesity by state and by race/ethnicity.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Nearly 1 in 10 Businesses With Employees Are New, According to Inaugural Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs

Categories: Business/Economics,Statistics

http://census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2016/cb16-148.html

Press release with detailed explanation of new survey which covers new businesses and their receipts, payroll and employment at the national, state, and leading metro areas levels.  Finds that of the nearly 482,000 U.S. firms with employees, 8.9% had been in business for less than two years in 2014.  From the Census Bureau

 

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