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The Effects of Energy Price Shocks on Household Food Security in Low-Income Households

Categories: Energy,Food/Nutrition,Income/Poverty,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/84241/err-233.pdf?v=42928

Estimates the effects of unexpected price changes in gasoline, natural gas, and electricity on household food security over the years 2000 to 2014.  From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

International Food Security Assessment, 2017-2027

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Food/Nutrition,Income/Poverty,Statistics

https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/84128/gfa-28.pdf?v=42914

Predicts a decrease in the share of food-insecure people in low- and middle-income countries from 17.7% in 2017 to 8.9% in 2027.  Also attempts to predict the food gap, a measure of the depth of food insecurity.  From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

Children’s Food Security and USDA Child Nutrition Programs

Categories: Children,Food/Nutrition,Income/Poverty,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/84003/eib-174.pdf?v=42905

Updated statistics on food insecurity among American school children in 2014 and 2015.  Also discusses research on the effects of child nutrition programs on children’s food security and discusses recent developments in nutrition assistance for school-age children. From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

Earnings and Employment Data for Workers Covered Under Social Security and Medicare, by State and County, 2014

Categories: Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Medicare/Medicaid,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics

https://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/eedata_sc/2014/index.html

Annual report which presents employment and earnings data by sex and age for people in employment covered by Social Security and Medicare.  From the Social Security Administration

 

Dynamics of Economic Well-being: Fluctuations in the U.S. Income Distribution: 2009-2012

Categories: Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2017/demo/p70-142.pdf

Examines changes in the annual income of some 113 million U.S. households during 2009 to   2012 and the factors that cause the changes.  Reports that income mobility declined between the periods 2004-2007 and 2009-2012.  From the Census Bureau

 

Early Millennials: The Sophomore Class of 2002 a Decade Later: Statistical Analysis Report

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

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017437.pdf

Covers early adult milestones for the group, including enrollment in postsecondary education, progress toward completion of a college degree, family formation, employment status, and earnings.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Real Personal Income for States and Metropolitan Areas, 2015

Categories: Income/Poverty,Statistics

https://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/regional/rpp/2017/pdf/rpp0617.pdf

Real state personal income grew on average by 4.1% in 2015 after increasing 3.6% in 2014.  Variations ranged from +7% in Delaware to -2.3% in North Dakota.  Carson City, Nevada (+9.9%) had the largest increase among metro areas.  From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

 

Understanding the Labor Productivity and Compensation Gap

Categories: Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

https://www.bls.gov/opub/btn/volume-6/pdf/understanding-the-labor-productivity-and-compensation-gap.pdf

Studies underlying trends over the 1987-2015 period in 183 industries that are responsible for the widening gap between the productivity of workers and the compensation they receive. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

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