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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Coresident Grandparents and Their Grandchildren: 2012

Categories: Children,Health Insurance,Income/Poverty,Marriage/Family,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2014/demo/p20-576.pdf

Explores the complexity of households in which grandparents and grandchildren live together including characteristics of the grandchildren and grandparents who live in the same household and historic changes in such arrangements.  From the Census Bureau

 

 

State of the Nation 2014 Report

Categories: Children,Great Britain,Income/Poverty

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/state-of-the-nation-2014-report

Report on child poverty and social mobility in the countries of the United Kingdom.  Includes summary report, and State of the Nation Indicators 2014.  From the Social Mobility and  Child Poverty Commission of the Cabinet Office

 

Exploring the Digital Nation: Embracing the Mobile Internet

Categories: Income/Poverty,Telecommunications/Internet

http://www.ntia.doc.gov/files/ntia/publications/exploring_the_digital_nation_embracing_the_mobile_internet_10162014.pdf

Discusses the expanding uses for mobile digital devices such as smart phones and tablet computers and how mobile phones may be helping to narrow the digital divide between technology haves and have-nots.  From the National Telecommunications and Information Administration

 

Changes in U.S. Family Finances from 2010 to 2013: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances

Categories: Income/Poverty,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://www.federalreserve.gov/pubs/bulletin/2014/pdf/scf14.pdf

Reveals substantial disparities in the U.S. in the evolution of income and net worth in the period 2010 to 2013.  From the Federal Reserve

 

The Supplemental Poverty Measure: 2013

Categories: Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

http://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2014/demo/p60-251.pdf

Provides information about the nation’s poverty rate according to the official measure and the supplemental poverty measure, which takes into account the effect of federal noncash benefits.  The official measure showed 45.8 million in poverty in 2013 while the SPM showed 48.7 million.  From the Census Bureau.

 

Ending Poverty and Sharing Prosperity: Global Monitoring Report 2014/2015

Categories: Income/Poverty,United Nations

https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/20330/GMR2014-2015.pdf?sequence=1

Reports on twin goals of ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity while tracking progress toward the Millennium Development Goals.  From the World Bank

 

Global Drivers of Agricultural Demand and Supply

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

http://www.ers.usda.gov/media/1674351/err174.pdf

Explores the potential for future agricultural production to 2050 via a model that takes into consideration population growth, prices, and per capita income. From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

 

Teacher Staffing and Pay Differences: Public and Private Schools

Categories: Careers,Education,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2014/article/teacher-staffing-and-pay-differences-1.htm

Examines the differences in pay levels and fringe benefits  between public and private schools and between teachers and other college graduates.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

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