Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

U.S. – EU Cooperation on Ukraine and Russia

Categories: European Union,Foreign Affairs,Russia

http://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/IN10129.pdf

Briefly reviews the policies adopted by the U.S. and the European Union in response to Russian actions and the crisis in Ukraine.   From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Home Hours in the United States and Europe

Categories: European Union,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Women

http://www.frbatlanta.org/documents/pubs/wp/wp1405.pdf

Analyzes trends in at-home time for workers in Europe and the U.S. and the reasons behind those trends.  Finds a decrease in home hours in both Europe and the U.S. and that female time allocation contributes more to the cross-country differences.  From the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

 

Measuring National Well-Being: European Comparisons, 2014

Categories: European Union,Great Britain,Health/Medical,Income/Poverty,Statistics

http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/dcp171766_363811.pdf

Explores how the United Kingdom is doing in key areas of well-being compared to other countries of the European Union.  From the Office of National Statistics

 

European Parliament Elections 2014

Categories: Elections/Campaigns,European Union

http://www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/rp14-32.pdf

Reports on the outcome of elections for the European Parliament, held in 28 countries of the European Union between 22 and 25 May 2014 and also on trends that emerged from the elections.  House of Commons Library Research Paper 14/32

 

Preparatory Action: Culture in EU External Relations

Categories: Arts/Humanities,European Union,Foreign Affairs

http://cultureinexternalrelations.eu/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/NC0214601ENE.pdf

Examines how country members of the European Union can use their cultural resources to create a cultural relations strategy to improve relations with other countries.  From the European Commission

 

Research Data Guide

Categories: European Union,Science/Technology

http://www.eui.eu/Research/Library/ResearchGuides/Economics/ResearchDataGuide.aspx

2nd edition of the guide for data management requirements in the European Union.  From the European University Institute

 

The UK’s Response to Extremism and Instability in North and West Africa

Categories: Africa,Crime/Justice,Drug Trafficking,European Union,Great Britain,Terrorism,United Nations

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/313860/40581_Cm_8861_print_ready.pdf

Response of the British government to questions raised about this topic by Parliament.  Affirms support for efforts by the European Union and the United Nations to control drug trafficking and  terrorism in the Western Sahel-Sahara region, Algeria, Nigeria and Mali. Parliamentary Command Paper Cm 8861

 

The European Parliament

Categories: Congress,Elections/Campaigns,European Union

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RS21998.pdf

In view of May 2014 elections for the Parliament, this report discusses its role and organization, its growing influence over European affairs, and relations between Parliament and the U.S. Congress. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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