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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Targeting U.S. Technologies: A Trend Analysis of Cleared Industry Reporting, 2013

Describes the regional origin of attempts to penetrate U.S. industrial networks, the technology targets of these efforts, and the methods used.  From the Defense Security Service


Pool or Spa Submersion: Estimated Injuries and Reported Fatalities, 2013 Report

Categories: Births/Deaths,Children,Consumer Info/Protection,Statistics

Offers estimates of the number of deaths and injuries related to pools or spas from 2010 to 2012 and fatalities involving children younger than 15 between 2008 and 2010.  From the Consumer Product Safety Commission


Market Competition Works: Proposed Silver Premiums in the 2014 Individual and Small Group Markets Are Nearly 20% Lower than Expected.

Categories: Health Insurance,Laws/Regulations,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

This research brief analyzes proposed rates in the individual market for 2014 in the eleven states that have made information available and compares these rates to estimates of the Congressional Budget Office. From the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of the Department of Health and Human Services


Getting Ready for Kindergarten: Children’s Progress During Head Start: FACES 2009 Report

Categories: Children,Education,Statistics


Reports on children’s readiness for kindergarten after participating in the Head Start program. Describes the characteristics of the children and their families and their developmental outcomes.  See also report covering Data Tables.  From the Administration for Children and Families of the Department of Health and Human Services


The Hockey Lockout of 2012-2013

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Labor Unions,Labor/Employment

Uses the hockey lockout of 2012-2013 to examine work stoppages in professional sports, their causes, and the reasons why owners prefer to lockout players before the season begins rather than face strikes during the season.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics