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Probation and Parole in the United States, 2013

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/ppus13.pdf

Reports the number of adults under community supervision—on probation, parole, or other post-prison supervision—and trends over recent years.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

OASDI and SSI Program Rates and Limits 2015

Categories: Retirement/Social Security,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/quickfacts/prog_highlights/RatesLimits2015.pdf

Fact sheet with program rates and adjustments including the 2015 Cost-of-Living adjustment.  Covers both the Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance and the Supplemental Security Income programs.  From the Social Security Administration

 

Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Europe, 2014

Categories: European Union,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics

http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/ssptw/2014-2015/europe/ssptw14europe.pdf

Describes the features of social security programs in the countries of Europe.  From the Social Security Administration

 

Estimating the Future Number of Cases in the Ebola Epidemic: Liberia and Sierra Leone, 2014-2015

Categories: Africa,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/su6303a1.htm

Describes the use of a modeling tool to estimate the number of Ebola cases that West African nations may have to deal with.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

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

 

 

Female Self-Employment in the United States: An Update to 2012

Categories: Labor/Employment,Statistics,Women

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2014/article/female-self-employment-in-the-united-states-an-update-to-2012.htm

Examines changes in the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of self-employed women over the 1993-2012 period.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

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 State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2014

http://www.odu.edu/content/dam/odu/offices/economic-forecasting-project/docs/2014/2014-sor-final.pdf

Focuses on economic development in the region but includes sections on megachurches, migration data, homeless children, and vehicle tolls.  From the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

 

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