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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Executive Order: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States

Categories: Headlines,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Laws/Regulations,Presidency,Terrorism

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/01/27/executive-order-protecting-nation-foreign-terrorist-entry-united-states

The controversial executive order that set off protests at major airports across the country.  In the name of protecting American citizens from terrorist attacks, bans the issuance of visas to people trying to enter the U.S. from seven countries of concern for 90 days and calls for realignment of the refugee admission program.  From the White House

 

International Taxation: Information on the Potential Impact on IRS and U.S. Multinationals of Revised International Guidance on Transfer Pricing

Categories: Business/Economics,Nongovernmental organizations,Taxes

http://www.gao.gov/assets/690/682330.pdf

Offers a federal agency’s analysis of how the U.S. could be affected by an international organization’s proposals for curbing the actions of multinational corporations to shift profits from higher tax to lower tax countries.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

Prevalence of Certifications and Licenses Among the College-Educated Population in the United States

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

https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2017/nsf17312/nsf17312.pdf

Describes certification and licensure prevalence and examines the effect of these credentials on employment. Reports that 39% of the college-educated population in the U.S. in February 2015 held a currently-active certificate or license.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Profile of Early Career Doctorates: 2015

Categories: Education-Higher,Science/Technology,Statistics

https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2017/nsf17313/nsf17313.pdf

Covers persons receiving their doctorates in the past ten years who are employed by academic institutions, federally-funded research and development centers, or the National Institutes of Health.  Covers origin of degree, field of study, citizenship, sex, and career position/location.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Survey of State Government Research and Development: FYs 2014 and 2015: Detailed Statistical Tables

Categories: Govt Finance,Science/Technology,Statistics

https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2017/nsf17308/pdf/nsf17308.pdf

Shows spending on R&D by states in total and by detailed breakdowns.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Gross Domestic Product: Fourth Quarter and Annual 2016 (Advance Estimate)

Categories: Business/Economics,Statistics

https://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/national/gdp/2017/pdf/gdp4q16_adv.pdf

Report that real GDP increased at an annual rate of 1.9% I the fourth quarter of 2016 For the entire year, real GDP increased 1.6%.  These are advance estimates subject to later revision. From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

 

Sugar-sweetened Beverage Consumption Among U.S. Youth, 2011-2014

Categories: Children,Food/Nutrition,Health/Medical,Statistics,Youth

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db271.pdf

Sugar-sweetened beverages have been linked to weight gain, dental problems, fatty liver disease, and diabetes in children and youth.  This report coverages children and youth consumption amounts by sex, age, race and Hispanic origin.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Sugar-sweetened Beverage Consumption Among U.S. Adults, 2011-2014

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db270.pdf

Sugar-sweetened beverages have been linked to weight gain, dental problems, and diabetes in adults.  This report coverages adult consumption amounts by sex, age, race and Hispanic origin.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

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