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Earl Gregg Swem Library

U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services Annual Revision for 2016

Categories: Business/Economics,Foreign Trade/Investment,Statistics

https://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/trade/2017/pdf/trad1317.pdf

The latest revision to the figures showed an upward revision of 0.8% to the U.S. goods and services trade deficit for 2016.  Provides detailed statistics on exports and imports of goods and services by major categories.  From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

 

Statement by President Trump on the Paris Climate Accord

Categories: Climate Change,Environment,Headlines,Presidency,Treaties

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/06/01/statement-president-trump-paris-climate-accord

Speech defending U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord.  From the White House

 

Employed Workers Leaving the Labor Force: An Analysis of Recent Trends

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics

https://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2017/article/employed-workers-leaving-the-labor-force-an-analysis-of-recent-trends.htm

Examines declines in the labor force participation rate in a recent three year period and the reasons for these departures.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Wealth, Asset Ownership, and Debt of Households: Detailed Tables: 2013

Categories: Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/data/tables/2013/demo/wealth/wealth-asset-ownership.html

These tables highlight annual household net worth estimates at the national level and are broken down by selected characteristics such as race, household structure, and poverty status.  From the Census Bureau

 

Political Violence Against Americans 2016

Categories: Crime/Justice,Foreign Affairs,Statistics,Terrorism

https://www.state.gov/m/ds/rls/rpt/270940.htm

Lists incidents of terrorism and political violence directed against Americans over the past year.  This edition reports on a total of 67 incidents.  From the State Department

 

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume XV, Central America

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Foreign Affairs,History,Latin America

https://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1977-80v15

Offers documents on the foreign policy of the Carter Administration, especially focused on the issues of human rights and relations with Nicaragua and El Salvador.  From the State Department

 

High-Deductible Health Plans and Financial Barriers to Medical Care: Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, 2016

Categories: Health Insurance,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/ERHDHP_Access_0617.pdf

Survey covers policies with deductibles of $1300 for single coverage or $2600 for family coverage.  Reports that the percentage of adults under age 65 who enrolled in a high deductible plan increased from 26% to 39% in 2016.   From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Four Years After a Bachelor’s Degree: Employment, Enrollment, and Debt Among College Graduates

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

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017438.pdf

Covers graduates’ employment history, amount of debt, current salary, and their experiences with unemployment.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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