Current Demographic Research Report #150, September 11, 2006.

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CDERR is compiled and edited by Jack Solock, Charlie Fiss, and John Carlson of the University of Wisconsin Center for Demography and Ecology Information Services Center.

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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: Facts for Features: ""Halloween, Oct. 31, 2006"

Centers for Disease Control News Release: "Annual Report to the Nation Finds Cancer Death Rates Continue to Drop; Lower Cancer Rates Observed in U.S. Latino Populations"

National Center for Education Statistics Reports

Bureau of Justice Statistics Report: "Mental Health Problems of Prison and Jail Inmates"

US Department of Health and Human Service, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration Report: "Results from the 2005 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings"***

Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis News Release: "Personal Income for Metropolitan Areas, 2005"

Bureau of Labor Statistics Periodical: Monthly Labor Review: Hurricane Katrina Special Issue

Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Report: "The Income Volatility See-Saw: Implications for School Lunch"

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US States:

California:

California Department of Finance Demographic Research Unit Report: "Historical and Projected Births by County, 1990-2015, With Actual and Projected State Births and Fertility Rates by Mother's Age and Race/Ethnicity"

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Iowa:

Iowa State Data Center Updates

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Kansas:

Kansas Division of the Budget Population Estimates by County: Jul. 1, 2005

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New Jersey:

New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development Reports

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North Carolina:

State Demographics Unit Report: "2005 Certified County Population Estimates"

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North Dakota:

State Data Center Population Bulletin: "Highlights from the 2006 North Dakota KIDS COUNT Fact Book"

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Australia:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Report: "Welfare expenditure Australia 2003-04"

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Canada:

Canadian Institute for Health Information/Institut canadien d'information sur la sante Report: "The Evolving Role of Canada's Fee-for-Service Family Physicians, 1994 to 2003: Provincial Profiles"

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Denmark:

Statistics Denmark StatBank Denmark Update: "Access to the Internet in the population by type and access"

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Finland:

Statistics Finland Press Release: "Information technology has become part of Finns' everyday life"

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Iceland:

Statistics Iceland News Release: "Employed foreign nationals in Iceland 1998-2005"

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Lithuania:

Statistics Department Compendium: Demographic Yearbook 2005

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Malta:

Ministry of Health, the Elderly, and Community Care Report: "The Cancer Burden of the residents of the Maltese Islands"

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Netherlands:

Statistics Netherlands Web Magazine Articles

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Norway:

Statistics Norway News Release: "Two-thirds completed upper secondary [education]"

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Scotland:

General Registry Office Reports

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Slovenia:

Statistical Office News Release: "Deaths, Slovenia, 2005"

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South Africa:

Department of Health Statement on HIV and AIDS

Statistics South Africa Report: "Adult mortality (age 15-64) based on death notification data in South Africa: 1997-2004"***

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UK:

Department for Work and Pensions Report: "Barriers to employment for Pakistanis and Bangladeshis in Britain and constraints"

Home Office Reports

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OTHER REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.

Demographic Research Article: "Family structure and wellbeing of out-of-wedlock children: The significance of the biological parents' relationship"

Monitoring the Future Reports***

National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education Report: "Measuring Up 2006"***

London School of Economics Health Periodical: Eurohealth

Springer Monograph: Handbook of Population

Proceedings of the National Academies of Science Article Abstract: "Abnormal sex ratios in human populations: Causes and consequences"

Science Article Abstract: "Waterborne Infectious Diseases--Could They Be Consigned to History?"

Info for Health Pop. Reporter

WORKING PAPERS

California Center for Population Research
National Bureau of Economic Research
United Nations Development Programme, International Poverty Centre
UK Department for Work and Pensions

TABLES OF CONTENTS

IngentaConnect
Other Journals

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

US National Institutes of Health

DATA

Missouri State Data Center: "American Community Center 2005 Profiles"
Panel Study of Income Dynamics Website Update
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research

BIBLIOGRAPHY UPDATES:

Panel Study of Income Dynamics

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CENTRAL GOVERNMENT STATISTICAL AND NGO PUBLICATIONS

US:

1. Census Bureau: Facts for Features: "Halloween, Oct. 31, 2006," (CB06-FF.15, September 7, 2006, .pdf and HTML format, 3p.).

HTML:

http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/007465.html

pdf:

http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/2006/cb06ff-15.pdf

2. Centers for Disease Control News Release: "Annual Report to the Nation Finds Cancer Death Rates Continue to Drop; Lower Cancer Rates Observed in U.S. Latino Populations" (Sep. 6, 2006). At the bottom of the news release there is a link to an article in _Cancer_ "Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2003, featuring cancer among U.S. Hispanic/Latino populations," by Holly L. Howe, Xiaocheng Wu, Lynn A.G. Ries, Vilma Cokkinides, Faruque Ahmed, Ahmedin Jemal, Barry Miller, Melanie Williams, Elizabeth Ward, Phyllis A. Wingo, Amelie Ramirez, and Brenda K. Edwards (Vol. 107, No. 7, Oct. 15, 2006).

http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/sep2006/nci-06.htm

***Related article: "U.S. Breast Cancer Rate Stabilizes: Scientists Are Unsure Whether This Is a Trend or an Aberration," by Rob Stein (_Washington Post_, Sep. 7, 2006). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/06/AR2006090601128.html

3. National Center for Education Statistics Reports:

A. "The Health Literacy of America's Adults: Results from the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy," by Mark Kutner, Elizabeth Greenberg, Ying Jin, and Christine Paulsen (NCES 2006483, Sept. 2006, .pdf format, 60p.).

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2006483

B. "Certification and Private School Teachers' Transfers to Public Schools," by Emily W. Holt, Mary McLaughlin, and Daniel J. McGrath (NCES 2006081, Sept. 2006, .pdf format, 4p.).

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2006081

4. Bureau of Justice Statistics Report: "Mental Health Problems of Prison and Jail Inmates," by Doris J. James and Lauren E. Glaze (NCJ 213600, Sept. 2006, .pdf, ASCII text, and zipped Excel format, 11p.).

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/abstract/mhppji.htm

5. US Department of Health and Human Service, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration Report: "Results from the 2005 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings" (Sept. 2006, HTML and .pdf format, 267p.). The report is linked to from a SAMHSA news release: "Youth Drug Use Continues Downward Slide Older Adult Rates of Use Increase" (Sep. 7, 2006).

http://www.samhsa.gov/news/newsreleases/060907_nsduh.aspx

Link to full text is at the bottom of the news release.

***Related article: "Drug use falls, except among older adults," by Maggie Fox (Reuters via _Scientific American_, Sep. 7, 2006).
http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?chanID=sa003&articleID=2327FDECAFC97928D5BA62AF00A05704

6. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis News Release: "Personal Income for Metropolitan Areas, 2005," (Sept. 6, 2006, HTML, .pdf, and Excel format, 9p.).

http://www.bea.gov/bea/newsrelarchive/2006/mpi0906.htm

7. Bureau of Labor Statistics Periodical: Monthly Labor Review: Hurricane Katrina Special Issue (Vol. 129, No. 8, August 2006).

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/mlrhome.htm

Note: this is a temporary address: When the next _MLR_ is released, this one, as well as all others back to 1981, will be available at:

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/archive.htm

8. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Report: "The Income Volatility See-Saw: Implications for School Lunch," by Constance Newman (Economic Research Report ERR-23, August 2006, .pdf format, 55p.).

http://www.ers.usda.gov/Publications/ERR23/

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US States:

California:

California Department of Finance Demographic Research Unit Report:" Historical and Projected Births by County, 1990-2015, With Actual and Projected State Births and Fertility Rates by Mother's Age and Race/Ethnicity" (September 2006, Microsoft Excel format).

http://www.dof.ca.gov/HTML/DEMOGRAP/ReportsPapers/Projections/Births/NetBirth.asp

Click on "County Birth Projections--2006 Series" for link to full text.

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Iowa:

Iowa State Data Center Updates: ISDC has added 2005 American Community Survey (ACS) demographic profiles for selected areas with a population of 65,000 or more. The data is available for Congressional Districts (109th Congress), Counties, Cities/Incorporated places, Metropolitan Areas, School Districts, State. and Urbanized Areas (.pdf and Microsoft Excel format).

http://data.iowadatacenter.org/browse/acs.html

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Kansas:

Kansas Division of the Budget Population Estimates by County: Jul. 1, 2005 (September 2006, .pdf and Microsoft Excel format,56p.).

.pdf:

http://www.da.ks.gov/budget/files/FY2008/2006_PopCertification--updated_9-05-2006.pdf

Excel:

http://www.da.ks.gov/budget/files/FY2008/2006_PopCertification--updated_9-05-2006.xls

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New Jersey:

New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development Reports:

A. "Personal Income and Per Capita Personal Income by Metropolitan Area, 2003-2006" (September 2006, Microsoft Excel format).

http://www.wnjpin.net/OneStopCareerCenter/LaborMarketInformation/lmi10/mpi0906.xls

Press Release (Sep. 6, 2006, .pdf format, 9p.).

http://www.wnjpin.net/OneStopCareerCenter/LaborMarketInformation/lmi10/mpi0906.pdf

B. "2001-2005 New Jersey Population Estimates (September 2006, Microsoft Excel format). There are four relevant New Jersey tables.

http://www.wnjpin.net/OneStopCareerCenter/LaborMarketInformation/lmi02/index.html#NJ

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North Carolina:

State Demographics Unit Report: "2005 Certified County Population Estimates" (September 2006, HTML and Microsoft Excel format).

http://demog.state.nc.us/demog/cert05pa.html

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North Dakota:

State Data Center Population Bulletin: "Highlights from the 2006 North Dakota KIDS COUNT Fact Book" (Vol. 22, No. 9, September 2006, .pdf format, 3p.).

http://www.ndsu.nodak.edu/sdc/publications/population/PB_22_9press.pdf

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Australia:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Reports:

A. "Welfare expenditure Australia 2003-04" (Health and welfare expenditure series No. 27, September 2006, .pdf format, 61p).

http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/index.cfm/title/10365

B. "Life expectancy and disability in Australia" (September 2006, .pdf format, 44p.).

http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/index.cfm/title/10357

C. "Homeless children in SAAP 2004-05" (AIHW Bulletin 48, August 2006, .pdf format, 28p.).

http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/index.cfm/title/10280

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Canada:

Canadian Institute for Health Information/Institut canadien d'information sur la sante Report: "The Evolving Role of Canada's Fee-for-Service Family Physicians, 1994 to 2003: Provincial Profiles" (August 2006, .pdf format, 83p.). Note: CIHI/ICIS requires free registration before providing this report.

http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=PG_610_E&cw_topic=610&cw_rel=AR_1509_E

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Denmark:

Statistics Denmark StatBank Denmark Update: "BEBRIT1: Access to the Internet in the population by type and access" (September 2006). Data have been updated through 2006.

http://www.statbank.dk/BEBRIT1

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Finland:

Statistics Finland Press Release: "Information technology has become part of Finns' everyday life" (Sep. 5, 2006).

http://www.stat.fi/ajk/tiedotteet/v2006/tiedote_017_2006-09-05_en.html

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Iceland:

Statistics Iceland News Release: "Employed foreign nationals in Iceland 1998-2005" (Sep. 8, 2006).

http://www.statice.is/?PageID=444&NewsID=2047

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Lithuania:

Statistics Department Compendium: Demographic Yearbook 2005 (August 2006, .pdf format, 220p.). The publication is in Lithuanian and English.

http://www.std.lt/en/catalog/list/?cat_y=2&cat_id=3&id=960&PHPSESSID=f77d177c89a1f943044eefcee7b7273a

Click on "download" at the bottom of the page for link to full text.

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Malta:

Ministry of Health, the Elderly, and Community Care Report: "The Cancer Burden of the residents of the Maltese Islands" (September 2006, .pdf format, 5p.).

http://www.sahha.gov.mt/showdoc.aspx?id=44&filesource=4&file=canc_burd_maltese.pdf

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Netherlands:

Statistics Netherlands Web Magazine Articles:

A. "Stagnating participation in adult education," by Max van Herpen (Sep. 5, 2006).

http://www.cbs.nl/en-GB/menu/themas/mens-maatschappij/onderwijs/publicaties/artikelen/2006-2013-wm.htm

B. "Increasing number of women financially independent," by Wim Bos (Sep. 5, 2006).

http://www.cbs.nl/en-GB/menu/themas/arbeid-inkomen-sociale-zekerheid/inkomen-bestedingen-vermogen/publicaties/artikelen/2006-2011-wm.htm

C. "Fewer teenage mothers with a foreign background," by Joop Garssen (Sep. 5, 2006).

http://www.cbs.nl/en-GB/menu/themas/mens-maatschappij/bevolking/publicaties/artikelen/2006-2022-wm.htm

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Norway:

Statistics Norway News Release: "Two-thirds completed upper secondary [education]" (Sep. 6, 2006). This release links to several relevant tables.

http://www.ssb.no/vgogjen_en/

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Scotland:

General Registry Office Reports:

A. "Life Expectancy for Administrative Areas within Scotland, 2003-2005" (September 2006, HTML and .pdf format, 36p.).

http://www.gro-scotland.gov.uk/statistics/library/life-expectancy/le2003-05/index.html

Click on title at the top of the page for link to .pdf full text.

B. "Statistics on crimes and offences recorded and cleared up by the eight Scottish police forces in 2005/06" (September 2006, .pdf format, 27p.).

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2006/08/30140700/26

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Slovenia:

Statistical Office News Release: "Deaths, Slovenia, 2005" (Sep. 4, 2006).

http://www.stat.si/eng/novica_prikazi.aspx?id=410

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South Africa:

1. Department of Health Statement on HIV and AIDS, (Sep. 8, 2006).

http://www.doh.gov.za/docs/pr/pr0908-f.html

2. Statistics South Africa Report: "Adult mortality (age 15-64) based on death notification data in South Africa: 1997-2004" (September 2006, .pdf format, 180p.).

http://www.statssa.gov.za/Publications/statsdownload.asp?PPN=Report-03-09-05& SCH=3731

***Related article: "AIDS kill more youth in South Africa" (Xinhua via _People's Daily_ [Beijing, China], Sep. 8, 2006).
http://english.people.com.cn/200609/08/eng20060908_300797.html

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UK:

1. Department for Work and Pensions Report: "Barriers to employment for Pakistanis and Bangladeshis in Britain and constraints," by Nii Djan Tackey, Jo Casebourne, Jane Aston, Helen Ritchie, Alice Sinclair, Claire Tyers, Jennifer Hurstfield, Rebecca Willison and Rosie Page (Research Report 360, 2006, .pdf format, 514p.).

http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2005-2006/rrep360.pdf

2. Home Office Reports:

A. "Statistics on Race and the Criminal Justice System - 2005," (2006, .pdf format, 118p.).

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs06/s95race05.pdf

B. "Prison Population Projections 2006-2013, England and Wales," (July 2006, .pdf format, 27p.).

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs06/hosb1106.pdf

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OTHER REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.

Demographic Research Article: Note: _DR_ is "a free, expedited, peer-reviewed journal of the population sciences published by the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (Rostock, Germany). "Family structure and wellbeing of out-of-wedlock children: The significance of the biological parents' relationship," by Frank Heiland and Shirley H. Liu (Vol. 15, Article 4, Sept. 2006, .pdf format, p. 61-104).

http://www.demographic-research.org/Volumes/Vol15/4/default.htm
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Monitoring the Future Reports:

A. "Monitoring the Future national survey results on drug use, 1975-2005. Volume I: Secondary school students," by Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald G. Bachman, and John E. Schulenberg (2006, .pdf format, 684p.).

http://monitoringthefuture.org/pubs/monographs/vol1_2005.pdf

B. "Monitoring the Future national survey results on drug use, 1975-2005. Volume II: College students and adults ages 19-45," by Lloyd D. Johnston, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald G. Bachman, and John E. Schulenberg (2006, .pdf format, 302p.).

http://monitoringthefuture.org/pubs/monographs/vol2_2005.pdf

C. "Demographic subgroup trends for various licit and illicit drugs, 1975-2005," by Lloyd D. Johnston, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald G. Bachman, and John E. Schulenberg (Monitoring the Future Occasional Paper No. 63, 2006, .pdf format, 416p.).

http://monitoringthefuture.org/pubs/occpapers/occ63.pdf

D. "2005 Overview of Key Findings," by Lloyd D. Johnston, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald G. Bachman, and John E. Schulenberg (2006, .pdf format, 67p.).

http://monitoringthefuture.org/pubs/monographs/overview2005.pdf

***Related article: "An Inconvenient Truth About Youth," by Laura Wray and Constance Flanagan (_Washington Post_, Sep. 11, 2006). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/10/AR2006091001133.html
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National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education Report: "Measuring Up 2006" (September 2006, HTML and .pdf format).

http://measuringup.highereducation.org/default.cfm

More information on NCPPHE:

http://www.highereducation.org/about/about.shtml

***Related article: "Report Finds U.S. Students Lagging in Finishing College," by Tamar Lewin (_New York Times_, Sep. 7, 2006). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/07/education/07educ.html
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London School of Economics Health Periodical: Eurohealth (Vol. 12, No. 2, 2006, .pdf format, 48p.).

http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/LSEHealthAndSocialCare/pdf/eurohealth/vol12no2.pdf
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Springer Monograph: Handbook of Population, edited by Dudley L. Poston and Michael Micklin (2007, 936p., SBN: 0-387-25702-0). For more information see:

http://www.springer.com/alert/urltracking.do?id=10614179
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Proceedings of the National Academies of Science Article Abstract: "Abnormal sex ratios in human populations: Causes and consequences," by Therese Hesketh and Zhu Wei Xing (Perspectives, Vol. 103, No. 36, Sep. 5, 2006, p. 13271-13275).

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/103/36/13271
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Science Article Abstract: "Waterborne Infectious Diseases--Could They Be Consigned to History?" by Alan Fenwick (Perspective, Vol. 313, No. 5790, Aug. 25, 2006 p. 1077-1081).

http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/313/5790/1077
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Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Communication Programs Compendium: Info for Health Pop. Reporter (vol. 6, no. 35, Sep. 5, 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 Robert Jacoby at rjacoby@jhuccp.org with your request and complete mailing address.

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WORKING PAPERS:

California Center for Population Research (University of California at Los Angeles): "Educational Assortaive Mating and the Family Background of the Next Generation," by Robert D. Mare and Christine R. Schwartz (CCPR-012-06, August 2006, .pdf format 35p.). Note: Links to the abstract and full-text are available at:

http://www.ccpr.ucla.edu/asp/ccpr_012_06.asp
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National Bureau of Economic Research:

A. "Exploring Gender Differences in Employment and Wage Trends Among Less-Skilled Workers," by Rebecca M. Blank and Heidi Shierholz (w12494, August 2006, .pdf format, 46p.).

Abstract:

In contrast to less-skilled men, less-skilled women have experienced growing labor force involvement and moderate wage increases. Compared to more-skilled women, less-skilled women have fallen behind. We investigated the reasons behind these trends in labor force participation and wages for male and female workers of different skill levels over the past 25 years, from 1979-2004. We find that less-skilled women have found themselves in an 'intermediate' place in the labor market. Like less-skilled men, they experienced deteriorating returns to education but, unlike the men, they benefited from a growing positive impact of accumulated experience on labor market outcomes. More-skilled women experienced both growing returns to education and greater accumulation of experience, leading to faster wage growth. In addition, at the same time that experience levels have grown, the returns to experience on wages and labor force participation have also risen among less-skilled women, while the returns to experience have declined among less-skilled men. The negative effect of children and marital status on wages and labor force participation has also declined markedly among women of all skill levels.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W12494

B. "Rethinking the Effects of Immigration on Wages," by Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano and Giovanni Peri (w12497, August 2006, .pdf format, 51p.).

Abstract:

This paper asks the following important question: what was the effect of surging immigration on average and individual wages of U.S.-born workers during the period 1990-2004? Building on section VII of Borjas (2003) we emphasize the need for a general equilibrium approach to analyze this problem. The impact of immigrants on wages of US born workers can be evaluated only by accounting carefully for labor market and capital market interactions in production. Using such a general equilibrium approach we estimate that immigrants are imperfect substitutes for U.S.-born workers within the same education and experience group (because they choose different occupations and have different skills). Moreover, accounting for reasonable speed of adjustment of physical capital we show that most of the wage effects of immigration accrue to native workers already within a decade. These two facts, overlooked by the previous literature, imply a positive and significant effect of the 1990-2004 immigration on the average wage of U.S.-born workers overall, both in the short and in the long run. This positive average effect resulted from a positive effect on wages of all US-born workers with at least a high school degree and a small negative effect on wages of U.S. born workers with no high school degree.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W12497

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\United Nations Development Programme, International Poverty Centre: A note on measuring unemployment," Nanak Kakwani and Hyun H. Son (Working Paper No. 28. September 2006, .pdf format, 9p.)

http://www.undp-povertycentre.org/pub/IPCWP028ANoteOnMeasuringUnemployment.pdf
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UK Department for Work and Pensions:

A. "Clusters of couples with children: An exploration of their profile and transitions into work," by Diana Kasparova (WP 33, 2006, .pdf format, 124p.).

http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/WP33.pdf

B. "Lone parents and work: developing new survey measures of the choices and constraints," by Debbie Collins, Michelle Gray, Susan Purdon and Alice McGee (WP 34, 2006, .pdf format, 176p.).

http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/WP34.pdf

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

IngentaConnect Tables of Contents: IngentaConnect provides fee based documentdelivery 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.

Social Work (Vol. 51, No. 3, 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.
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Other Journals:

AIDS (Vol. 20, No. 14, Sep. 11, 2006).

http://www.aidsonline.com/pt/re/aids/issuelist.htm

Global Public Health (Vol. 1, No. 3, October 2006).

http://taylorandfrancis.metapress.com/link.asp?id=t58310487533

International Journal for Quality in Health Care (Vol. 18, Supp. 1, September 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/suppl_1/index.dtl

Medical Care Research and Review (Vol. 63, No. 5, October 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://mcr.sagepub.com/content/vol63/issue5/?etoc

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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:

US National Institutes of Health:

A. "Cooperative Reproductive Science Research Centers at Minority Institutions (U54)" (RFA-HD-06-017, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, in conjunction with the Office of Research on Women's Health, Aug. 31, 2006). For more information see:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HD-06-017.html

B. "Mechanisms, Models, Measurement, & Management in Pain Research (R21)" (PA-06-542, National Institute of Child Health and Development, in conjunction with several other agencies, Aug. 31, 2006). For more information see:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-06-542.html

C. "Mechanisms, Models, Measurement, & Management in Pain Research (R03)" (PA-06-543, National Institute of Child Health and Development, in conjunction with several other agencies, Aug. 31, 2006). For more information see:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-06-543.html

D. "Mechanisms, Models, Measurement, & Management in Pain Research (R01)" (PA-06-544, National Institute of Child Health and Development, in conjunction with several other agencies, Aug. 31, 2006). For more information see:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-06-544.html

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DATA:

Missouri State Data Center: "American Community Center 2005 Profiles" (September 2006).

http://mcdc2.missouri.edu/cgi-bin/uexplore?/pub/data/acs2005/profiles

Related report: "Trends in Population: Household Vs. Group Quarters, 2000 Census to July, 2005 Estimates" (.pdf format, 119p.).

http://mcdc.missouri.edu/pub/data/popests/Reports/usgqhhpops.pdf

For an explanation of how the Uexplore/Dexter extraction program works see:

http://mcdc2.missouri.edu/applications/whatisux.shtml
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Panel Study of Income Dynamics Website Update: University of Michigan Panel Institute for Social Research PSID has announced the release of a "new and improved PSID - CDS (Child Development Supplement) Data Center. Two new capabilities include a Cross-Year Variable Index allowing searching across all 48,000 variables and 34 waves of PSID data and 2 waves of Child Development Supplement data. Searches may be conducted by Topical Domain, by Year, by File, and by Archived Data Carts. During these searches, codebook information may be simultaneously accessed, and data downloaded into a data cart with a click of the mouse. In addition, a new software tool has been developed to facilitate the creation of data extracts for generational research. These extracts make it easier to link PSID and/or CDS data on a target individual to the PSID and/or CDS data on their parents, grandparents, and siblings across all waves. This tool is called the Family Identification and Mapping System (FIMS)." PSID requires registration before providing data.

http://simba.isr.umich.edu/

FIMS:

http://simba.isr.umich.edu/U/Warning.aspx?redir=/FIMS
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Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research: ICPSR at he University of Michigan released several new datasets on Sep. 1, 2006, which may be of interest to demography researchers. Note: Some ICPSR studies are available only to ICPSR member institutions. To find out whether your organization is a member, and whether or not it supports ICPSR Direct downloading, see:

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/membership/index.html

New and updated data:

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/org/announce.html

All new and updated data in the last 90 days can be found at:

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/access/recent.html

Click on "list".

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BIBLIOGRAPHY UPDATES:

Panel Study of Income Dynamics: The University of Michigan Institute for Social Research PSID has recently added the following item to its bibliography. The entire bibliography can be searched or browsed in various ways at:

http://psidonline.isr.umich.edu/Publications/Bibliography/default.aspx

Mahoney, J. L.; Harris, A. L., and Eccles, Jackie S. Organized Activity Participation, Positive Youth Development, and the Over-Scheduling Hypothesis. The Society for Research on Child Development: Social Policy Report. 2006; 20(4):1-32.

Roos, Leslie L.; Lix, Lisa; Bonda, Ruth, and Smith Stephanie. Organization and Dissemination of Working Knowledge/Organisation et dissemination des connaissances pratiques. Healthcare Policy. 2006; 1(4):50-55.

Schmidt, Lucie and Sevak, Purvi. Gender, Marriage, and Asset Accumulation in the United States. Feminist Economics. 2006; 12(1-2):139-166.

Vandewater, Elizabeth A. and Huang, Xuan. Parental Weight Status as a Moderator of the Relationship Between Television Viewing and Childhood Overweight. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. 2006; 160(4):425-431.

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Jack Solock
Data Librarian--Center for Demography and Ecology
4470 Social Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI 53706
608-262-9827
jsolock@ssc.wisc.edu