Current Demographic Research Report #119, January 30, 2006.

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NOTE! Index Items marked with *** indicate there are related articles. Articles can be found with the item in the body of the report. We cannot guarantee the permanence of related article addresses. They may be available in Lexis-Nexis, ProQuest Newspapers. Check your organization's library.

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Index to this issue:

CENTRAL GOVERNMENT STATISTICAL PUBLICATIONS

U.S.

Census Bureau Various

Centers for Disease Control Periodicals

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Report: "National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005"

National Center for Health Statistics Report: "Ambulatory Care Visits to Physician Offices, Hospital Outpatient Departments, and Emergency Departments: United States, 2001-02."

Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Statistical Briefs:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Report: "Age of First Use among Admissions for Drugs: 1993 & 2003."

Bureau of Labor Statistics Periodical: _Compensation and Working Conditions Online_

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US States:

Hawai'i:

Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism, Research and Economic Analysis Division Report: "2002 Survey of Business Owners: Women-Owned Firms Women-Owned Firms Summary (DBEDT Analysis)"

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Indiana:

Stats Indiana Data Updates

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UN

Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistics Division Monograph: _The World's Women 2005: Progress in Statistics_

World Health Organization Factsheet: "Avian influenza ('bird flu')"

World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe Periodical: _European Observatory on Health Systems and Policy_: "Health Systems in Transitions: Canada"

World Health Organization Health Evidence Network Report: "What is the impact of HIV on families?"

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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Press Release: "Regular computer users perform better in key school subjects, OECD study shows

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European Commission:

European Environment Agency Report: "Environment and Health"

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Australia:

Australia Bureau of Statistics Reports:

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Austria:

Statistics Austria News Release: "Education spending by general government 2003"

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Brazil:

Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistica News Release: "Increase of the employed population, which is also older and more educated, shown after three years of PME releases"

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Canada:

Canadian Institute for Health Information/Institut canadien d'information sur la sante Report: "Geographic Distribution of Physicians in Canada: Beyond How Many and Where"

Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Report: "Maintenance Enforcement Survey: Child and spousal support"

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China:

Ministry of Health/Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS/World Health Organization Report: "2005 Update on the HIV/AIDS Epidemic and Response in China"***

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Cyprus:

Statistical Service Compendium: _Statistical Abstract 2003 & 2004_

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Iceland:

Statistics Iceland Report: "Household expenditure survey 2002-2004"

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Japan:

Statistics Bureau and Statistical Research and Training Institute Periodical, Report

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Norway:

Statistics Norway News Release: "Little change in student numbers"

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Poland:

Central Statistical Office Periodical: "Statistical Bulletin No 12 - January 2006"

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South Africa:

Statistics South Africa Report: "Labour Force Survey (LFS) September 2005***

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South Korea:

Korea National Statistical Office News Release: "2005 Social Indicators in Korea"

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Switzerland:

Swiss Federal Statistical Office Report: "Educational Statistics 2005"

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UK

Health Protection Agency News Release: "New diagnoses of HIV remain high"***

Department for Education and Skills Reports

National Statistics Online Report, News Release

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OTHER REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.

_Demographic Research_ Articles

Books on Indian (India) Demography: _Atlas of the Sustainability of Food Security in India_

Princeton University Press Monograph: _Worlds Apart: Measuring International and Global Inequality_

Urban Institute Monograph, Report

Economic Policy Institute Report: "Pulling apart: A state-by-state analysis of income trends"***

International Gender and Trade Network Report: "Beijing + 10 Meets WTO + 10: Assessing the Impact of Trade Liberalization on Women's Human Rights"

Employment Policies Institute Report: "The Effect of Increases in Health Insurance Premiums on Labor Market Outcomes."

_Psychology of Addictive Behaviors_ Article: "Changes in Drug Use During Young Adulthood: The Effects of Parent Alcoholism and Transition Into Marriage"

_Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences_ Article Abstracts

_New England Journal of Medicine_ Article Abstract: "Ethnic and Racial Differences in the Smoking-Related Risk of Lung Cancer"

_Lancet_ Comment, World Report, Book Review

Info for Health Pop. Reporter

WORKING PAPERS

University of Michigan Population Studies Center
Carolina Population Center MEASURE Evaluation
National Bureau of Economic Research
Princeton University Center for Research on Child Wellbeing
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
UN Development Program International Poverty Centre
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER)
ESRC Research Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE)
International Monetary Fund

TABLES OF CONTENTS

IngentaConnect
Other Journals

CONFERENCES/CALLS FOR PAPERS

Harvard School of Public Health Disparities Geocoding Project Monograph Training Course: "Public Health Disparities Geocoding Training Course,"

World Congress on Public Health/Brazilian Congress on Collective Health

European Educational Programme in Epidemiology: "19th Residential Summer Course in Epidemiology"

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Canadian Institutes for Health Research/Institutes de recherche en sante du Canada: "Analysis of the World Health Survey Data"

DATA

Census Bureau: American Community Survey Data Release

US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service: "Food Security in the United States: SPD Food Security Status Data

Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center [SEDAC]

WEBSITES OF INTEREST

Kaiser Family Foundation: "Resources on Medicaid Policy Changes in the Federal Budget Reconciliation Bill"

US National Center for Education Statistics: "Navigating Resources for Rural Schools (RuralEd)"

BIBLIOGRAPHY UPDATES:

National Longitudinal Surveys
Panel Study of Income Dynamics

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CENTRAL GOVERNMENT STATISTICAL AND NGO PUBLICATIONS

US:

1. Census Bureau:

A. Facts for Figures: "African-American History Month: February 2006" (CB06-FF.01-2, Jan. 25, 2006, HTML and .pdf format, 5p.).

HTML:

http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/006088.html

.pdf:

http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/2006/cb06ff01-2.pdf

B. "2002 Survey of Business Owners: Women-Owned Firms" (SB02-00CS, January 2006, .pdf format, 850p.). The report is linked from a Census Bureau news release: "Women-Owned Businesses Grew at Twice the National Average, Census Bureau Reports" (CB06-14, Jan. 26, 2006).

http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/business_ownership/006351.html

Click on title for link to full text.

2. Centers for Disease Control Periodicals:

A. _Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report_: Topical Issue on Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (US Centers for Disease Control, Vol. 55, No. 2, Jan. 20, 2006, HTML and .pdf format).

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/weekcvol.html

See Jan. 20, 2006 issue.

Note: This is a temporary address. At the beginning of 2007, this issue will be located at:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/mmwrpvol.html

B. _Emerging Infectious Diseases_ (Vol. 12, No. 2, February 2006, HTML and .pdf format).

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/index.htm

Note: This is a temporary address. When the next _EID_ is released, this one, along with all others, will be available at:

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/pastcon.htm

3. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Report: "National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005" (December 2005, .pdf format, 182p.).

http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/nhdr05/nhdr05.htm

4. National Center for Health Statistics Report: "Ambulatory Care Visits to Physician Offices, Hospital Outpatient Departments, and Emergency Departments: United States, 2001-02," by Susan M. Schappert and Catharine W. Burt (Series 13, No. 159, February 2006, .pdf format, 66p. ).

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_13/sr13_159.pdf

5. Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Statistical Briefs:

A. "Dental Expenditures in the 10 Largest States, 2003," by John P. Sommers (Statistical Brief 112, January 2006, .pdf format, 5p.).

http://www.meps.ahcpr.gov/PrintProducts/PrintProd_Detail.asp?ID=727

B. "Children's Dental Care: Periodicity of Checkups and Access to Care, 2003," by May Chu (Statistical Brief 111, January 2006, .pdf format, 9p.).

http://www.meps.ahcpr.gov/PrintProducts/PrintProd_Detail.asp?ID=728

6. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Report: "Age of First Use among Admissions for Drugs: 1993 & 2003," (January 2006, .pdf and HTML format, 4p.).

http://oas.samhsa.gov/2k6/AgeDrugTX/AgeDrugTX.cfm

7. Bureau of Labor Statistics Periodical: _Compensation and Working Conditions Online_. The latest articles are dated Jan. 25, 2006.

http://www.bls.gov/opub/cwc/home.htm

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US States:

Hawai'i:

Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism, Research and Economic Analysis Division Report: "2002 Survey of Business Owners: Women-Owned Firms Women-Owned Firms Summary (DBEDT Analysis)" (January 2006, .pdf format and Microsoft Word format, 3p.).

.pdf:

http://www3.hawaii.gov/DBEDT/images/User_FilesImages/census/Files/Economic_2002/Other_Data/Women-owned_firms_2002_final_a2348.pdf

Word:

http://www3.hawaii.gov/DBEDT/images/User_FilesImages/census/Files/Economic_2002/Other_Data/Women-owned_firms_2002_final_a2349.doc

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Indiana:

Stats Indiana Data Updates: The Stats Indiana interactive web data extractor has updated the following datasets:

A. States in Profile updated with 2003 preliminary doctoral scientists and engineers, December 2005 employment, unemployment and wages, and 2005 union membership:

http://www.stats.indiana.edu/sip/

B. IN Depth Profile updated with 2003 median household income and poverty rates, 03/04 graduate intent for higher education, unemployment rates and 2004 total TANF average families/cases and food stamp recipients"

http://www.stats.indiana.edu/profiles/pr18000.html

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UN:

1. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistics Division Monograph: _The World's Women 2005: Progress in Statistics_ (January 2006, .pdf and .zip compressed .pdf format, 168p.).

http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/indwm/wwpub.htm

Link to full text is at the bottom of the page.

2. World Health Organization Factsheet: "Avian influenza ('bird flu')": (January 2006).

http://www.who.int/csr/disease/avian_influenza/avianinfluenza_factsheetJan2006/en/index.html

3. World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe Periodical: _European Observatory on Health Systems and Policy_: "Health Systems in Transitions: Canada," by Gregory P. Marchildon (Vol. 7, No. 3, 2005, .pdf format, 156p.).

http://www.euro.who.int/Document/E87954.pdf

4. World Health Organization Health Evidence Network Report: "What is the impact of HIV on families?" (December 2005, .pdf format, 30p.).

Abstract:

This Health Evidence Network (HEN) evidence report examines how HIV influences family lives and how families deal with the disease. In the context of an increasing number of HIV positive people in Europe, the report highlights several policy considerations such as: promotion of primary and secondary HIV prevention with specific efforts directed at the group of people below 30 years of age; environmental changes likely to reduce the risk of HIV, such as policy changes and the reduction of poverty; and Establishment of family-based services, possibly integrated into family planning, antenatal care and obstetric and child health services, aimed at the specific needs of living with HIV and HAART.

http://www.euro.who.int/Document/E87762.pdf

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European Commission:

European Environment Agency Report: "Environment and Health" (EEA Report 10/2005, 2005, .pdf format, 35p.).

http://reports.eea.eu.int/eea_report_2005_10/en/EEA_report_10_2005.pdf

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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Press Release: "Regular computer users perform better in key school subjects, OECD study shows" (Jan. 26, 2006). The press release links to information about a study titled: "Are students ready for a technology-rich world?"

http://www.oecd.org/document/17/0,2340,en_2649_201185_35992849_1_1_1_1,00.html

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Australia:

Australia Bureau of Statistics Reports:

A. "Criminal Courts Australia (January 2006, .pdf format, 81p, with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets).

http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/4513.02004-05?OpenDocument

B. "Labour Force Characteristics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, Experimental Estimates from the Labour Force Survey" (January 2006, .pdf format, 41p., with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets).

http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/6287.02002%20to%202004?OpenDocument

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Austria:

Statistics Austria News Release: "Education spending by general government 2003" (Jan. 18, 2006).

http://www.statistik.gv.at/englisch/results/population/education_txt2.shtml

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Brazil:

Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistica News Release: "Increase of the employed population, which is also older and more educated, shown after three years of PME releases" (Jan. 26, 2006).

http://www.ibge.gov.br/english/presidencia/noticias/noticia_visualiza.php?id_noticia=532&id_pagina=1

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Canada:

1. Canadian Institute for Health Information/Institut canadien d'information sur la sante Report: "Geographic Distribution of Physicians in Canada: Beyond How Many and Where," by Raymond W. Pong and J. Roger Pitblado (2006. .pdf format, 148p.). Note: CIHI/ICIS requires free registration before providing reports.

http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=PG_529_E&cw_topic=529&cw_rel=AR_1346_E

2. Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Report: "Maintenance Enforcement Survey: Child and spousal support," by Paul Robinson (January 2006, .pdf format). Note: This publication is available for a fee only at this time. For more information see:

http://www.statcan.ca/Daily/English/060125/d060125a.htm

Click on "85-228-XIE" at the bottom of the page.

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China:

Ministry of Health/Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS/World Health Organization Report: "2005 Update on the HIV/AIDS Epidemic and Response in China" (January 2006, .pdf format, 13p.).

http://www.unchina.org/unaids/2005-China%20HIV-AIDS%20Estimation-English.pdf

***Related articles:

"China lowers HIV estimate to 650,000" (Xinhua via _People's Daily_ [Beijing], Jan. 26, 2006). http://english.people.com.cn/200601/26/eng20060126_238475.html

"New Estimate in China Finds Fewer AIDS Cases," by Jim Yardley (_New York Times_, Jan. 26, 2006). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/26/international/asia/26aids.htm

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Cyprus:

Statistical Service Compendium: _Statistical Abstract 2003 & 2004_ (2006, .pdf format, 364p.).

http://www.mof.gov.cy/mof/cystat/statistics.nsf/publications_en/publications_en?OpenDocument

Scroll to of "find in page" "STATISTICAL ABSTRACT 2003 & 2004" (without the quotes)

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Iceland:

Statistics Iceland Report: "Household expenditure survey 2002-2004" (January 2006, .pdf format, 47p., commentary in Icelandic, Table headings in Icelandic and English).

http://www.statice.is/?PageID=452&itemid=a608f16a-5072-4f03-b4ae-5f9ab0b0c44e

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Japan:

Statistics Bureau and Statistical Research and Training Institute Periodical, Report:

A. _Monthly Statistics of Japan_ (No. 535, January 2006, Microsoft Excel format).

http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/geppou/index.htm

B. "Population Estimates by Age (5-Year Group) and Sex (Sep. 1, 2005 Final Estimate and Jan. 1, 2006 Provisional Estimate) (January 2006, HTML and .Microsoft Excel format).

http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/jinsui/tsuki/index.htm

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Norway:

Statistics Norway News Release: "Little change in student numbers" (Jan. 24, 2006).

http://www.ssb.no/utuvh_en/

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Poland:

Central Statistical Office Periodical: "Statistical Bulletin No 12 - January 2006" (January 2006, Microsoft Excel format, with General Notes and Methodology in rich text format (.rtf).

http://www.stat.gov.pl/english/opracowania_zbiorcze/b-s/2005/12_05/index.htm

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South Africa:

Statistics South Africa Report: "Labour Force Survey (LFS) September 2005 (January 2006, .pdf format, 93p.).

http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/information.asp?ppn=fqsrq

Click on link under "P0210 - Labour Force Survey (LFS), September 2005"

Related article***

"South Africa: unemployment rate unchanged" (Xinhua, Jan. 24, 2006). Note: Cancel any request to download a Chinese language character set. This article is in English.
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-01/24/content_4094902.htm

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South Korea:

Korea National Statistical Office News Release: "2005 Social Indicators in Korea" (Jan. 24, 2006).

http://www.nso.go.kr/eng/releases/report_view.html?num=501

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Switzerland:

Swiss Federal Statistical Office Report: "Educational Statistics 2005" (2005, .pdf format, 8p.).

http://www.bfs.admin.ch/bfs/portal/en/index/news/publikationen.html?publicationID=2080

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UK

1. Health Protection Agency News Release: "New diagnoses of HIV remain high" (Jan. 26. 2006).

http://www.hpa.org.uk/hpa/news/articles/press_releases/2006/060126_HIV.htm

Related article***

"New diagnoses of HIV remain high" (British Broadcasting Corporation, Jan. 26, 2006).
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/4649984.stm

2. Department for Education and Skills Reports:

A. "Referrals, Assessments, and Children and Young People on Child Protection Registers, England - Year ending 31 March 2005" (January 2006, .pdf format, 132p., with Microsoft Excel tables).

http://www.dfes.gov.uk/rsgateway/DB/VOL/v000632/index.shtml

B. "School workforce in England (including teachers' pay for England and Wales)" (January 2006, Microsoft Excel format).

http://www.dfes.gov.uk/rsgateway/DB/VOL/v000633/index.shtml

3. National Statistics Online Report, News Release:

A. "Monthly Digest of Statistics January 2006" (No 721, January 2006, .pdf format, 176p.).

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/StatBase/Product.asp?vlnk=611&Pos=&ColRank=1&Rank=422

B. "New experimental population estimates by ethnic group" (Jan. 26, 2006, .pdf format, 3p.).

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/pdfdir/nep0106.pdf

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OTHER REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.

_Demographic Research_ Articles:

A. "Tempo effects in mortality An appraisal," by Michel Guillot (Vol. 14, Article 1, .pdf format, p. 1-26). Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

http://www.demographic-research.org/Volumes/Vol14/1/default.htm

B. "Increments to life and mortality tempo," by Griffith Feeney (Vol. 14, Article 2, .pdf format, p. 27-46). Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

http://www.demographic-research.org/Volumes/Vol14/2/default.htm

More information about _DR_:

http://www.demographic-research.org/default.htm

C. "Two proofs of a recent formula by Griffith Feeney," by Jutta Gampe and Anatoli I. Yashin (Vol. 14, No. 3,.pdf format, p. 47-50). Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

http://www.demographic-research.org/Volumes/Vol14/3/default.htm

D. "Social differentials in speed-premium effects in childbearing in Sweden," by Gunnar Andersson, Ann-Zofie Duvander, and Jan M. Hoem (Vol. 14, No. 4, .pdf format, p. 51-70). Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

http://www.demographic-research.org/Volumes/Vol14/4/default.htm

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Books on Indian (India) Demography. The following new releases are available through K.K. Agencies Indian Booksellers. Descriptions and tables of contents are available by clicking on "Click here to view the Contents". All book listings can be found at:

https://www.kkagencies.com/home.htm

Search in title on ISBN (cut and paste the number given below).

_Atlas of the Sustainability of Food Security in India_, coordinated by Swarna S. Vepa (ISBN 818835502X).

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Princeton University Press Monograph: _Worlds Apart: Measuring International and Global Inequality_," by Branko Milanovic (2005, 240p., ISBN 0-691-12110-9). For more information see:

http://www.pupress.princeton.edu/titles/7946.html

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Urban Institute Monograph, Report:

A. _Black Males Left Behind_, edited by Ronald B. Mincy (2006, 344p., ISBN 0-87766-727-6). For more information see:

http://www.urban.org/pubs/blackmales/

B. "Affirmative Action: What Do We Know?" by Harry Holzer and David Neumark (January 2006, .pdf format, 49p.).

http://www.urban.org/publications/1000862.html

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Economic Policy Institute Report: "Pulling apart: A state-by-state analysis of income trends," by Jared Bernstein, Elizabeth McNichol, and Karen Lyons (January 2006, .pdf format, 60p.).

http://www.epi.org/content.cfm/studies_pulling_apart_2006

More information about EPI:

http://www.epi.org/content.cfm/about

Related article***

"Income Relativism: When people care more about politics than helping the poor," by Tim Kane (_National Review_, Jan. 30, 2006).

http://www.nationalreview.com/comment/kane200601300839.asp

A news search at

http://news.google.com

on "pulling apart" (with the quotes), retrieved articles related to this report with respect to Arizona, the District of Columbia, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, and Tennessee at the time of this mailing.

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International Gender and Trade Network Report: "Beijing + 10 Meets WTO + 10: Assessing the Impact of Trade Liberalization on Women's Human Rights" (December 2005, .pdf format, 50p.).

http://www.igtn.org/pdfs//438_B+10%20Final.pdf

More information on IGTN:

http://www.igtn.org/page/about/

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Employment Policies Institute Report: "The Effect of Increases in Health Insurance Premiums on Labor Market Outcomes," by Katherine Baicker and Amitabh Chandra (January 2006, .pdf format, 19p.).

http://www.epionline.org/studies/baicker_01-2006.pdf

Press Release:

http://www.epionline.org/study_detail.cfm?sid=95

More about EPI:

http://www.epionline.org/aboutepi.cfm

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_Psychology of Addictive Behaviors_ Article: "Changes in Drug Use During Young Adulthood: The Effects of Parent Alcoholism and Transition Into Marriage," by David B. Flora and Laurie Chassin (Vol. 19, No. 4,December 2005, .pdf format, p. 352-362). Note: The American Psychological Association is providing free access to the full-text of this article.

http://www.apa.org/journals/releases/adb194352.pdf

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_Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences_ Article Abstract:

A. "A prehistory of Indian Y chromosomes: Evaluating demic diffusion scenarios," by Sanghamitra Sahoo, Anamika Singh, G. Himabindu, Jheelam Banerjee, T. Sitalaximi, Sonali Gaikwad, R. Trivedi, Phillip Endicott, Toomas Kivisild, Mait Metspalu, Richard Villems, and V. K. Kashyap (Vol. 103, No. 4, Jan. 24, 2006, p. 843-848).

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/103/4/843?etoc

B. "Early maize (Zea mays L.) cultivation in Mexico: Dating sedimentary pollen records and its implications," by Andrew Sluyter and Gabriela Dominguez (Vol. 103, No. 4, Jan. 24, 2006, p. 1147-1151).

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/103/4/1147?etoc

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_New England Journal of Medicine_ Article Abstract: "Ethnic and Racial Differences in the Smoking-Related Risk of Lung Cancer," by Christopher A. Haiman, Daniel O. Stram, Lynne R. Wilkens, Malcolm C. Pike, Laurence N. Kolonel, Brian E. Henderson, and Loic Le Marchand (Vol. 354, No. 4, January 26, 2006, p. 333-342).

http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/abstract/354/4/333

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_Lancet_ Various: Note: _Lancet_ requires free registration before providing content.

A. "Missing female births in India," by Shirish S. Sheth (comment, Vol. 367, No. 9506, Jan. 21, 2006, HTML and .pdf format, p. 185-186). Note: This article is freely available to the public.

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673606679312/fulltext

B. "Putin urged to address 'Russia's curse,' by Tom Parfitt (world report, Vol. 367, No. 9506, Jan. 21, 2006, HTML and .pdf format, p. 197-198). Note: This article is freely available to the public.

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS014067360668015X/fulltext

C. "Health inequalities: good intentions and good results?: a review of _Reaching the Poor With Health, Nutrition, and Population Services: What Works, What Doesn't, And Why_, by Michael Marmot, by Davidson R. Gwatkin, Adam Wagstaff and Abdo S. Yazbeck reviewed by Michael Marmot Vol. 367, No. 9506, Jan. 21, 2006, HTML and .pdf format, p. 201-202). Note: This article is freely available to the public.

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673606680173/fulltext

D. "Low male-to-female sex ratio of children born in India: national survey of 1.1 million households," by Prabhat Jha, Rajesh Kumar, Priya Vasa, Neeraj Dhingra, Deva Thiruchelvam,and Rahim Moineddin (article abstract, Vol. 367, No. 9506, Jan. 21, 2006, p. 211-218).

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673606679300/abstract

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Info for Health Pop. Reporter: Info for Health Pop. Reporter: Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Communication Programs Compendium: Info for Health Pop. Reporter (vol. 6, no. 4, Jan. 30, 2006). "The Johns Hopkins University Population Information Program delivers the reproductive health and family planning news you need. Each week our research staff prepares an electronic magazine loaded with links to key news stories, reports, and related developments around the globe."

http://www.infoforhealth.org/popreporter/

Note: January 2004 - present Pop. Reporter is available via CD-ROM. Contact Ghazaleh Samandari at gsamanda@jhuccp.org with your request and complete mailing address.

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WORKING PAPERS:

University of Michigan Population Studies Center: "Effects of Sibship Revisited: Evidence from Intra-Family Resource Transfer in Taiwan," by C.Y. Cyrus Chu, Yu Xie, and Ruoh-rong Yu (PSC Research Report No. 06-588, January 2006, .pdf format, 23p.).

Numerous studies have consistently found negative effects of sibship size on educational outcomes. Three main explanations of these effects have been offered in the literature: (1) dilution of family resources, (2) a changing intellectual environment in the family for each succeeding sibling, and (3) unobserved selectivity at the family level. In this paper, we propose a fourth explanation as an extension of the resource dilution hypothesis: In a traditional or transitional society where resources from all family members are pooled together, families may sacrifice the educational opportunities of older (female) siblings, and use their remittance to compensate the family expenses, particularly when there are younger siblings. With analyses of data from the Panel Study of Family Dynamics (PSFD), we find empirical evidence in support of this explanation. In particular, we find that the negative effects of sibship size are the strongest for girls who could support their younger brothers and sisters who are spaced apart from them. We interpret this unusual high-order interaction involving sibship size, gender, density, and seniority within the context of Taiwan's patriarchal culture, in which families typically favor boys over girls.

http://www.psc.isr.umich.edu/pubs/abs.html?ID=4043

Click on PDF icon for full text.

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Carolina Population Center MEASURE Evaluation: "Community-Level Influences on Early Sexual Initiation in Nigeria," by Sohail Agha, Ronan Van Rossem, and Augustine Ankomah (WP-06-88, January 2006, .pdf format, 15p.).

Abstract:

Using national survey data from Nigeria, this study examines individual and community-level determinants of early sexual initiation. Community-level factors exercise important effects on the early onset of sexual initiation. Consistent with the social capital hypothesis, young people living in communities that are more knowledgeable about HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention, communities that are open to receiving HIV/AIDS information, and communities that support condom use as well as family planning are more likely to delay sexual initiation than others. The disadvantages associated with living in a community that is less well informed, less supportive of condom use and less open to receiving information on HIV/AIDS are significantly higher for women. Women who live in communities where attitudes about reproductive health are not positive or where there is lack of social support for condom use are at a heightened risk of early sexual initiation.

http://www.cpc.unc.edu/measure/publications/pdf/wp-06-88.pdf

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National Bureau of Economic Research:

A. "The Determinants of Mortality," by David M. Cutler, Angus S. Deaton, and Adriana Lleras-Muney (Working Paper No. w11963, Janaury 2006, .pdf format, 44p.).

Abstract:

Mortality rates have fallen dramatically over time, starting in a few countries in the 18th century, and continuing to fall today. In just the past century, life expectancy has increased by over 30 years. At the same time, mortality rates remain much higher in poor countries, with a difference in life expectancy between rich and poor countries of also about 30 years. This difference persists despite the remarkable progress in health improvement in the last half century, at least until the HIV/AIDS pandemic. In both the time-series and the cross-section data, there is a strong correlation between income per capita and mortality rates, a correlation that also exists within countries, where richer, better-educated people live longer. We review the determinants of these patterns: over history, over countries, and across groups within countries. While there is no consensus about the causal mechanisms, we tentatively identify the application of scientific advance and technical progress (some of which is induced by income and facilitated by education) as the ultimate determinant of health. Such an explanation allows a consistent interpretation of the historical, cross-country, and within-country evidence. We downplay direct causal mechanisms running from income to health.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W11963

B. "Structural Estimation of Caloric Intake, Exercise, Smoking, and Obesity," by Inas Rashad (Working Paper No. w11957, January 2006, .pdf format, 31p.).

Abstract:

The escalating rate of obesity in the US highlights the importance of understanding the causes for this rise. In this paper I employ the First, Second, and Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys to estimate a structural model of the determinants of adult obesity. To control for the potential endogeneity of some explanatory variables, such as caloric intake (adjusted for activity level) and smoking, a set of reduced form equations for these outcomes is estimated simultaneously with the obesity equation. To identify each equation, I use an array of state-level characteristics as instrumental variables. Trends in these variables shed light on the sources of the rapid increase in obesity since 1980.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W11957

C. "Examining the Effect of the Earned Income Tax Credit on the Labor Market Participation of Families on Welfare," by V. Joseph Hotz and John Karl Scholz (Working Paper No. w11968, January 2006, .pdf format, 57p.).

Abstract:

This paper examines the employment effects of the earned income tax credit (EITC). We use a unique dataset, created by matching administrative data from public assistance records, unemployment insurance records, and federal tax returns for a sample of California residents. We conduct a set of four tests to assess our ability to isolate the causal effects of the EITC on employment. The first test is based on the intuition that if the EITC alters employment, all else being equal, employment rates for two-or-more child families should grow relative to the employment rates of one-child families, as credit amounts available to these groups of families diverged over the 1990s. The second test examines whether or not people eligible for the EITC actually file tax returns and claim it. The third test is based on the intuition that, if the EITC, and not other factors such as the strong economy in the 1990s, is causing employment differences between families with two or more children relative to those with one child, we should expect to see no employment differences (after conditioning on other characteristics) between families with two children and families with three or more children, since the EITC did not change differentially for the latter two groups. The fourth test conditions the sample on those who do not file tax returns and again examines employment changes in the 1990s for families with two or more children relative to families with one child. Using fixed-effects empirical employment models estimated on a sample of single-parent families, our coefficient estimates are consistent with the EITC having a substantial, positive effect on the employment of families who have used or will use welfare.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W11968

D. "The Quiet Revolution that Transformed Women's Employment, Education, and Family," by Claudia Goldin (Working Paper No. w11953, January 2006, .pdf format, 48p.).

Abstract:

The modern economic role of women emerged in four phases. The first three were evolutionary; the last was revolutionary. Phase I occurred from the late nineteenth century to the 1920s; Phase II was from 1930 to 1950; Phase III extended from 1950 to the late 1970s; and Phase IV, the "quiet revolution," began in the late 1970s and is still ongoing. Three aspects of women's choices distinguish the evolutionary from the revolutionary phases: horizon, identity, and decision-making. The evolutionary phases are apparent in time-series data on labor force participation. The revolutionary phase is discernible using time-series evidence on women's more predictable attachment to the workplace, greater identity with career, and better ability to make joint decisions with their spouses. Each of these series has a sharp break or inflection point signifying social and economic change. These changes, moreover, coincide by birth cohort or period. The relationship between the development of modern labor economics and the reality of women's changing economic role is explored. The paper concludes by assessing whether the revolution has stalled or is being reversed. Women who graduated college in the early 1980s did not "opt-out,"but recent cohorts are too young to evaluate.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W11953

E. Consumption, Income, and Material Well-Being After Welfare Reform," by Bruce D. Meyer, James X. Sullivan (Working Paper No. w11976, January 2006, .pdf format, 50p.).

Abstract:

This paper investigates how material well-being has changed over time for those at the bottom of the distributions of income and consumption. We document the sharp differences between recent trends in measured income and consumption, focusing on families headed by a single mother. Since the early 1990s, income in the bottom decile has fallen by nearly 30 percent, while income has risen by more than 15 percent for the fourth and fifth deciles. The trends for consumption, on the other hand, show neither a sharp decline at low percentiles nor a large increase at higher percentiles. These patterns are evident in two income and two consumption data sources. We then examine several explanations for these differences. We argue that it is unlikely that reported income provides a consistent measuring stick in recent years due to large changes in both the sources of income and the reporting rates of the main income sources for single mothers during this period. Accounting for changes in the characteristics of single mothers can reconcile most of the income consumption difference above the bottom decile. For the bottom decile, simulations accounting for transfer under- reporting can account for much of the reported income decline. Finally, we consider how these trends translate into changes in well-being by investigating changes in disaggregated consumption and time use. Increases in spending on housing account for much of the increase in consumption in the bottom quintile, while increases in transportation spending account for much of the rise in the second quintile. Two datasets indicate modest improvement in housing quality, but the evidence is less strong at the very bottom. Although expenditures on food away from home and child care also rise, these categories are small, on average. The consumption of non-market time for those in the bottom half of the consumption distribution falls sharply indicating a loss in utility for those families if non-market time is valued above $3/hour. Evidence from time-use surveys suggests that the lost non-market time reflects a shift away from shopping, food production, and housework.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W11976

F. "Happiness and the Human Development Index: Australia is Not a Paradox," by Andrew Leigh and Justin Wolfers (w11925, January 2006, .pdf format, 24p.).

Abstract:

In "Happiness and the Human Development Index: The Paradox of Australia," Blanchflower and Oswald (2005) observe an apparent puzzle: they claim that Australia ranks highly in the Human Development Index (HDI), but relatively poorly in happiness. However, when we compare their happiness data with the HDI, Australia appears happier, not sadder, than its HDI score would predict. This conclusion also holds when we turn to a larger cross-national dataset than the one used by Blanchflower and Oswald, when we analyse life satisfaction in place of happiness, and when we measure development using GDP per capita in place of the HDI. Indeed, in the World Values Survey, only one other country (Iceland) has a significantly higher level of both life satisfaction and happiness than Australia. Our findings accord with numerous cross-national surveys conducted since the 1940s, which have consistently found that Australians report high levels of wellbeing.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W11925

G. "Evaluating the Differential Effects of Alternative Welfare-to-Work Training Components: A Re-Analysis of the California GAIN Program," by V. Joseph Hotz, Guido W. Imbens, and Jacob A. Klerman (w11939, January 2006, .pdf format, 52p.).

Abstract:

In this paper, we explore ways of combining experimental data and non-experimental methods to estimate the differential effects of components of training programs. We show how data from a multi-site experimental evaluation in which subjects are randomly assigned to any treatment versus a control group who receives no treatment can be combined with non-experimental regression-adjustment methods to estimate the differential effects of particular types of treatments. We also devise tests of the validity of using the latter methods. We use these methods and tests to re-analyze data from the MDRC Evaluation of California's Greater Avenues to Independence (GAIN) program. While not designed to estimate the differential effects of the Labor Force Attachment (LFA) training and Human Capital Development (HCD) training components used in this program, we show how data from this experimental evaluation can be used in conjunction with non-experimental methods to estimate such effects. We present estimates of both the short- and long-term differential effects of these two training components on employment and earnings. We find that while there are short-term positive differential effects of LFA versus HCD, the latter training component is relatively more beneficial in the longer-term.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W11939

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Princeton University Center for Research on Child Wellbeing:

A. "Typically Unobserved Variables (TUVs) and Selection into Prenatal Inputs: Implications for Estimating Infant Health Production Functions," by Nancy Reichman, Hope Corman, Kelly Noonan, and Dhaval Dave (WP 2006-05FF, January 2006, .pdf format, 39p.).

Abstract:

We use survey data, augmented with data collected from respondents' medical records, to explore selection into prenatal inputs among a group of urban, mostly unmarried mothers. We explore the extent to which several theoretically important but typically unobserved variables (representing wantedness, taste for risky behavior, and maternal health endowment) are likely to bias the estimated effects of prenatal inputs (illicit drug use, cigarette smoking, and prenatal care) on infant health outcomes (birth weight, low birth weight, and abnormal conditions). We also explore the consequences of including other non-standard covariates and of using self-reported inputs versus measures of inputs that incorporate information from medical records. We find that although the typically unobserved variables have strong associations with both inputs and outcomes with high explanatory power, excluding them from infant health production functions does not substantially bias the estimated effects of prenatal inputs. The bias from using self-reported measures of the inputs is much more substantial. The results suggest promising new directions for research on the production of infant health.

http://crcw.princeton.edu/workingpapers/WP06-05.pdf

B. "More Kin, Less Support: Multipartnered Fertility and Perceived Support among Mothers," by Kristen Harknett and Jean Knab (January 2006, .pdf format, 41p.).

Abstract:

Recent research has documented the high prevalence of having children with more than one partner, termed "multipartnered fertility." Because childbearing is an important mechanism for building kin networks, we theorize that multipartnered fertility will influence the availability of social support for mothers. Analyzing three waves of data from the Fragile Families study (N = 12,132), we find that multipartnered fertility is negatively associated with the availability of instrumental support, particularly financial support. Our longitudinal evidence suggests a bidirectional relationship in which multipartnered fertility reduces the availability of support, and the availability of support inhibits multipartnered fertility. We conclude that smaller and denser kin networks seem to be superior to broader but weaker kin ties in terms of perceived instrumental support.

http://crcw.princeton.edu/workingpapers/WP06-06-FF.pdf

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Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis [Minnesota]: "Geographic Spillover of Unionism," by Thomas J. Holmes (January 2006, .pdf format and PostScript format, 35p.). Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

http://minneapolisfed.org/research/common/pub_detail.cfm?pb_autonum_id=1050

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UN Development Program International Poverty Centre: ""Measuring the impact of prices on inequality: with applications to Thailand and Korea," by Hyun H. Son and Nanak Kakwani (WP 11, January 2006, .pdf format, 29p.).

Abstract:

This paper develops a new methodology to compute social cost of living indices. These indices indicate whether or not price changes have a favourable (or unfavourable) impact on the welfare of the poor. The indices are derived on the basis of two alternative classes of social welfare functions. The methodology developed in the paper is applied to compute social cost of living indices for Thailand and Korea. The empirical results show that changes in prices have generally affected the poor more adversely than the non-poor.

http://www.undp-povertycentre.org/newsletters/WorkingPaper11.pdf

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Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany]. IZA has recently released several new working papers. Links to abstracts and full text can be found at:

http://www.iza.org/en/webcontent/publications/papers/papers?year=2006

Papers recently released are numbered 1945-1954.

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Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) [University of Essex, Colchester, UK]: "Dual-Earner Migration in Britain: earnings gains, employment, and self-selection," by Birgitta Rabe (Working Paper 2006-01, January 2006, .pdf format, 27p.).

Abstract:

This paper examines how spouses in dual-earner couples in Britain weigh each partner's expected wage growth in the decision to migrate. Previous research suggests that husbands' job prospects dominate the migration choice irrespective of their relative earnings potential. Based on British panel data this paper employs an endogenous switching model and estimates wage change differentials of migrating vs. staying for husbands and wives corrected for double selectivity of migration and employment. The analysis shows that dual-earner couples put roughly equal weights on each partner's expected wage gains when deciding to migrate. Moreover, migrant wives' employment declines temporarily and there are significant selection effects in migration and employment among non-migrants.

http://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/pubs/workpaps/pdf/2006-01.pdf

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ESRC Research Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) [London [UK] School of Economics]:

"Modelling poverty by not modelling poverty: An application of a simultaneous hazards approach to the UK," by Arnstein Aassve, Matt Dickson, Simon Burgess, and Carol Propper (CASE 106, January 2006, .pdf format, 65p.).

Links to abstracts and full text for both papers are available at:

http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/publications/casepapers.asp

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International Monetary Fund: "Foreign Aid Policy and Sources of Poverty: A Quantitative Framework," by Alex Mourmouras and Peter Rangazas (Working Paper No. 06/14, January 2006, .pdf format, 32p.).

The abstract and a link to the full-text paper can be found at:

http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/cat/longres.cfm?sk=18781.0

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JOURNAL TABLES OF CONTENTS (check your library for availability):

IngentaConnect Tables of Contents: IngentaConnect provides fee based document delivery services for selected journals.

A. Point your browser to:

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/

B. click on "advanced search"
C. Type in your publication name and click "Exact title" radio button
D. Under "Show", click the "fax/ariel" radio button.
E. View the table of contents for the issue noted.

Latin American Research Review (Vol. 40, No. 3, 2005). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library and the EBSCO Host Academic Search Elite database. Check your library for the availability of this database and this issue.
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Other Journals:

AIDS (Vol. 20, No. 3, February 14, 2006).

http://www.aidsonline.com/pt/re/aids/toc.00002030-200602140-00000.htm

American Journal of Public Health (Vol. 96, No. 2, February 2006). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library and the EBSCO Host Academic Search Elite database. Check your library for the availability of this database and this issue.

http://www.ajph.org/content/vol96/issue2/?etoc

American Journal of Sociology (Vol. 111, No. 3, November 2005). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library. Check your library for the availability of this database and this issue.

http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/AJS/journal/contents/v111n3.html

Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal (Vol. 34, No. 3, March 2006). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library. Check your library for the availability of this database and this issue.

http://fcs.sagepub.com/content/vol34/issue3/?etoc

International Journal for Quality in Health Care (Vol. 18, No. 1, February 2006). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library. Check your library for the availability of this database and this issue.

http://intqhc.oxfordjournals.org/content/vol18/issue1/index.dtl

Journal of Family Issues (Vol. 27, No. 2, February 2006).

http://jfi.sagepub.com/content/vol27/issue2/?etoc

Medical Care (Vol. 44, No. 2, February 2006).

http://www.lww-medicalcare.com/pt/re/medcare/toc.00005650-200602000-00000.htm

Sociology (Vol. 40, No. 1, February 2006).

http://soc.sagepub.com/content/vol40/issue1/?etoc

Urban Affairs Review (Vol. 41, No. 4, March 2006). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library. Check your library for the availability of this database and this issue.

http://uar.sagepub.com/content/vol41/issue4/?etoc

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CONFERENCES/CALLS FOR PAPERS:

Harvard School of Public Health Disparities Geocoding Project Monograph Training Course: "Public Health Disparities Geocoding Training Course," to be held in Boston, Massachusetts, Jun. 1-2, or Jun. 15-16, 2006. For more information see:

http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/thegeocodingproject/webpage/monograph/training.htm
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World Congress on Public Health/Brazilian Congress on Collective Health: "8th World Congress on Public Health/ 11th Brazilian Congress on Collective Health," to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Aug. 21-25, 2006. For more information see:

http://www.saudecoletiva2006.com.br/ingles/presentation.php
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European Educational Programme in Epidemiology: "19th Residential Summer Course in Epidemiology," to be held Jun. 26- Jul. 14, 2006 in Florence, Italy, For more information see:

http://www.eepe.org/registre.html

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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:

Canadian Institutes for Health Research/Institutes de recherche en sante du Canada: "Analysis of the World Health Survey Data" (December 2005). For more information see:

http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/30085.html

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DATA:

Census Bureau: American Community Survey Data Release: "The Census Bureau [has] released publicly a wide-range of additional 2004 ACS data products, including a new detailed table on median age at first marriage and tables on means of transportation to work by workplace geography. Selected population profiles provide data users with a ready-made report on a population or housing group such as Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islander Race Groups at the national or state level and children under 18. The release makes available Selected Population Profiles for the following groups: # Population 60 years and over; Population 65 years and over; Workers 16 years and over; Native and Foreign born; Children; Teenagers; Grandchildren; and Race/Hispanic/Ancestry Populations for 120 SF-4 groups." For more information see:

http://www.census.gov/acs/www/Special/Alerts/Alert35p.htm
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US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service: "Food Security in the United States: SPD Food Security Statuts Data" (January 2006, ASCII text and .zip compressed ASCII text format, with documentation in .pdf format and SAS code). "The Survey of Program Dynamics (SPD) food security status files, available for 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002, contain summary food security status information for households interviewed in the SPD. The food security status variables were calculated by ERS based on responses to the questions in the U.S. Household Food Security Survey Module, which was included in the SPD beginning in 1998 and continuing in subsequent years. The food security status files match to the main SPD data files for the respective years at the household level and are intended to be used in conjunction with those files. The main SPD data files, available from the U.S. Census Bureau, contain data on demographic, economic, and social characteristics of households and household members, focusing on eligibility for and use of public assistance programs. The main data files for all years except 1999 may be purchased from the U.S. Census Bureau on CD-ROM by calling the Customer Service Center at (301) 763-4636. Data for all years except 1998 are available through the Census Bureau's Data Ferrett system."

http://www.ers.usda.gov/Data/FoodSecurity/SPD/
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Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) [Columbia University): "Gridded Population of the World, version 3 (GPWv3) and the Global Urban-Rural Mapping Project (GRUMP) are the latest developments in the rendering of human populations in a common geo-referenced framework, produced by the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) of the Earth Institute at Columbia University."

http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/gpw/

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WEBSITES OF INTEREST:

Kaiser Family Foundation: "Resources on Medicaid Policy Changes in the Federal Budget Reconciliation Bill"

http://www.kff.org/medicaid/reconciliation.cfm
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US National Center for Education Statistics: "Navigating Resources for Rural Schools (RuralEd)." "This site is designed for persons who are interested in educational changes taking place in rural America. The site provides access to recent data collected by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), as well as access to resources available through selected contractors and grantees of the U.S. Department of Education."

http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ruraled/

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BIBLIOGRAPHY UPDATES:

National Longitudinal Surveys: Note: These citations, along with all of the NLS bibliography, can be found at:

http://www.nlsbibliography.org/

Note: Where available, direct links to full text have been provided. These references represent updated citations from Dec. 1, 2005 - Jan. 30, 2006.

For more information on any of these citations (selected abstracts are available) go to the above listed address and click on "Title List". Click on the first item, which will give the syntax of the citation urls:

http://www.nlsbibliography.org/qtitle.php3?myrow[0]=320

Then change the number after the equal sign (320 in this case) to the number listed as the "ID Number" in the citations below. You will be taken to the full citation listing.

BARROW, LISA
ROUSE, CECILIA ELENA
Do Returns to Schooling Differ by Race and Ethnicity?
The American Economic Review 95,2 (May 2005): 83-87. Also:
http://www.e-aer.org/archive/9502/95020083.pdf
Cohort(s): NLSY79
ID Number: 5150
Publisher: American Economic Association

LONDON, REBECCA A.
Welfare Recipients' College Attendance and Consequences for Time-Limited Aid
Social Science Quarterly 86, 5 (December 2005):1104-1122
Cohort(s): NLSY79
ID Number: 5151
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing, Inc.

ALON, SIGAL
TIENDA, MARTA
Job Mobility and Early Career Wage Growth of White, African-American, and Hispanic Women
Social Science Quarterly 86,5 (December 2005): 1196-1217
Cohort(s): NLSY79
ID Number: 5152
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing, Inc.

REID, LORI L.
PADAVIC, IRENE
Employment Exits and the Race Gap in Young Women's Employment
Social Science Quarterly 86,5 (December 2005): 1242-1260
Cohort(s): NLSY79
ID Number: 5153
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing, Inc.

HAMIL-LUKER, JENIFER
Women's Wages: Cohort Differences in Returns to Education and Training over Time
Social Science Quarterly 86,5 (December 2005): 1261-1278,
Cohort(s): NLSY79, Young Women
ID Number: 5154
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing, Inc.

TANIGUCHI, HIROMI
KAUFMAN, GAYLE
Degree Completion Among Nontraditional College Students
Social Science Quarterly 86, 4 (December 2005): 912-927
Cohort(s): NLSY79
ID Number: 5155
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing, Inc.

ATKINS, ROBERT L.
HART, DANIEL
DONNELLY, THOMAS M.
The Association of Childhood Personality Type With Volunteering During Adolescence
Merrill-Palmer Quarterly 51, 2 (April 2005): 145-162
Cohort(s): Children of the NLSY79, NLSY79 Young Adult
ID Number: 5156

MALIK, GARIMA
The Role of Parenting Style in Child Substance Use
Ph.D. Dissertation, The Ohio State University, Department of Economics, 2005
Cohort(s): Children of the NLSY79
ID Number: 5157

DOUGHERTY, CHRISTOPHER
Why Are Returns to Schooling Higher for Women than for Men?
The Journal of Human Resources 40,4 (Fall 2005): 969-988.
Cohort(s): NLSY79
ID Number: 5158
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press

STROHSCHEIN, LISA
Household Income Histories and Child Mental Health Trajectories.
Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 46, 4 (Dec 2005): 359-375
Cohort(s): Children of the NLSY79
ID Number: 5159
Publisher: American Sociological Association

AGEE, MARK D.
ATKINSON, SCOTT E.
CROCKER, THOMAS D.
On the Technical Efficiency of Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output Child Outcome Production Functions
Working Paper, Department of Economics and Finance, University of Wyoming,
November 2, 2005. Also: http://business.uwyo.edu/ECONFIN/Papers/ChildHealth.pdf
Cohort(s): Children of the NLSY79, NLSY79
ID Number: 5160
Publisher: Department of Economics and Finance, University of Wyoming

WEDEN, MARGARET M
ASTONE, NAN M
BISHAI, DAVID
Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Differences in Smoking Cessation Associated with
Employment and Joblessness Through Young Adulthood in the US
Social Science and Medicine 62,2 (January 2006): 303-316
Cohort(s): NLSY79
ID Number: 5161
Publisher: Elsevier Science

MANNINO, D. M.
MOTT, JOSHUA ADAM
FERDINANDS, J. M.
CAMARGO, C. A.
FRIEDMAN, M.
GREVES, H. M.
REDD, S. C.
Boys with High Body Masses Have an Increased Risk of Developing Asthma: Findings from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY).
International Journal of Obesity 30,1 (January 2006): 6-13
Cohort(s): NLSY79
ID Number: 5162
Publisher: Stockton Press

SCHMIEGE, SARAH
RUSSO, NANCY FELIPE
Depression and Unwanted First Pregnancy: Longitudinal Cohort Study
British Medical Journal 331,7528 (December 2005): 1303-1306. Also:
http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/331/7528/0-a
Cohort(s): NLSY79
ID Number: 5163
Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group, Ltd. - British Medical Journal Publishing Group

ZAGORSKY, JAY L.
Marriage and Divorce's Impact on Wealth
Journal of Sociology 41,4 (December 2005): 406-424
Cohort(s): NLSY79
ID Number: 5164
Publisher: Sage Publications

SALSBERRY, PAMELA J.
REAGAN, PATRICIA B.
Dynamics of Early Childhood Overweight
Pediatrics 116,6 (December 2005): 1329-1338. Also:
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/reprint/116/6/1329
Cohort(s): Children of the NLSY79, NLSY79
ID Number: 5165
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
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Panel Study of Income Dynamics Bibliography Update: The following items have been added to the PSID Bibliography.

http://psidonline.isr.umich.edu/Publications/Bibliography/BrowseKeywordsQ.aspx?ID=5

Davis-Kean, Pamela E. ( ). The Influence of Parent Education and Family Income on Child Achievement: The Indirect Role of Parental Expectations and the Home Environment. Journal of Family Psychology. 2005; 19(2):294-304.

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