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Public Expenditure: Statistical Analyses 2014

Categories: Govt Finance,Great Britain,Statistics

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/330717/PESA_2014_-_print.pdf

Detailed treatment of British government budgetary accounts.  Command Paper Cm 8902

 

Smart Metering of Energy and Water

Categories: Energy,Great Britain,Science/Technology

http://www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/POST-PN-471.pdf

The British government plans to distribute smart meters for electricity and gas to all households in Britain by the end of 2020.  This note examines the potential benefits and risks associated with smart metering of both water and energy and the challenges for the roll-out.  From the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology

 

Big Data in Business

Categories: Business/Economics,Great Britain,Laws/Regulations,Privacy,Science/Technology

http://www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/POST-PN-469.pdf

Examines the range of applications of big data by UK companies, highlighting the opportunities offered to a number of sectors.  Also considers the challenges faced by such businesses.  One of a series of reports by sector. From the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology

 

Big Data: An Overview

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Great Britain,Laws/Regulations,Privacy,Science/Technology

http://www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/POST-PN-468.pdf

Examines definitions of big data, how it is managed, used, and regulated, and the public concerns that it generates.  From the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology

 

OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2013

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

http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2013/oasdi_sc13.pdf

Provides statistics on the Social Security population at the local level, including the number and type of beneficiaries and the amount of benefits paid in each state and county.  From the Social Security Administration

 

Offer Rates, Enrollment Rates, Premiums, and Employee Contributions for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance in the Private Sector for the 10 Largest Metropolitan Areas, 2013

Categories: Health Insurance,Labor/Employment,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st446/stat446.pdf

Includes coverage of metro areas where premiums are higher or lower or availability of insurance is higher. From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Selection and Costs for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance in the Private Sector, 2013 versus 2012

Categories: Health Insurance,Labor/Employment,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st445/stat445.pdf

Average premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance rose across all coverage types with single premiums up 3.5%, employee-plus-one premiums up 3.5%, and family coverage up 3.6%.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

State Differences in the Cost of Job-Related Health Insurance, 2013

Categories: Health Insurance,Labor/Employment,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st444/stat444.pdf

Presents state variations from the national average of the cost of job-related health insurance and how these costs are shared by employers and their employees.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

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