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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Trends in Child Care Spending from the CCDF and TANF

Categories: Children,Govt Finance,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R44528.pdf

Reviews the legislative history behind the Child Care and Development Fund programs, including the relative importance of state and federal authority in setting funding levels and program rules.  Also presents historical data on child care spending from CCDF and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families programs for FY2000 – FY2012.  . From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Trends in the Relationship Between U.S. Academic Scientific Publication Output and Funding and Personnel Inputs: 1988-2011

Categories: Govt Finance,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2016/ncses16200/ncses16200.pdf

A working paper which compares rapid funding increases for academic R&D in the period of coverage to 2005 with slower growth in the number of U.S. trained academic researchers and the number of annual academic sector publications.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Health of Hispanic Adults: United States, 2010-2014

Categories: Cuba,Health/Medical,Hispanics,Labor/Employment,Latin America,Mexico,Puerto Rico,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db251.pdf

Covers selected estimates of health measures for all Hispanics and four subgroups: Central or South American, Cuban, Mexican, and Puerto Rican.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Sheriff’s Office Personnel, 1993-2013

Categories: Crime/Justice,Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/sop9313.pdf

Presents statistics on persons employed by sheriffs’ offices and employment trends from 1993.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Social Security Disability Insurance: Participation and Spending

Categories: Disability,Govt Finance,Laws/Regulations,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

https://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/114th-congress-2015-2016/reports/51443-SSDI_Participation_Spending.pdf

Spending on Disability Insurance benefits grew more than ten-fold between 1970 and 2015 and nearly tripled as a share of GDP.  Even if spending is projected to be more modest in the coming years, under current law, spending would exceed income after 2018 and the Trust Fund would be exhausted in 2022.  This report lays out policy options for Congress.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

OPEC Revenues Fact Sheet 2015

Categories: Energy,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://www.eia.gov/beta/international/analysis_includes/special_topics/OPEC_Revenues/opec.pdf

Estimates that members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries earned about $404 billion in net oil export revenues in 2015, a 46% decline  from the $753 billion earned in 2014.  Also provides country level data for net oil export revenues and per capita net oil export revenues.  From the Energy Information Administration

 

 

2015 Survey of Public Pensions: State and Local Data

Categories: Govt Finance,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/govs/retire/

Provides revenues, expenditures, financial assets, and membership information for about 300 state-administered, and 6,000 locally-administered defined benefit public pension systems.  From the Census Bureau

 

The First 50 Years of the Producer Price Index: Setting Inflation Expectations for Today

Categories: Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2016/article/the-first-50-years-of-the-producer-price-index.htm

Examines the 125 year history and evolution of the primary measure of price changes in the domestic supply chain. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

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