Current Demographic Research Report #154, October 9, 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.

US National Center for Health Statistics Report: "Health Behaviors of Adults: United States, 2002--04"

National Institutes of Health News Release: "Family Characteristics Have More Influence On Child Development Than Does Experience In Child Care"

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Surveillance Summary, QuickStats

National Center for Education Statistics Report: "United States High School Sophomores: A Twenty-Two Year Comparison, 1980-2002"

Bureau of Justice Statistics Data Brief: "Federal Prosecution of Human Trafficking, 2001-2005"

US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Report: "The MID-SIPP Model: A Simulation Approach for Projecting Impacts of Changes in the Food Stamp Program"

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US States:

Alaska:

Department of Labor and Workforce Development Periodical: 2006 Alaska Economic Trends

Iowa:

State Data Center Updates

North Carolina:

State Demographics Population Estimates Updates

North Dakota:

State Data Center Reports

South Carolina:

Office of Research and Statistics Compendium: South Carolina Statistical Abstract 2006

Wisconsin:

Department of Health and Family Services Reports

Wyoming:

Department of Administration & Information Economic Analysis Division Compendium, American Community Survey 2005 Profiles

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United Nations:

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Periodical, Brief

World Health Organization Report: "WHO Multi-country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence against Women"***

World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe Monograph: Health and economic development in southeastern Europe

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European Commission:

Eurostat: Various

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Finland:

Statistics Finland Report: "Education in Finland 2006"

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Israel:

Central Bureau of Statistics Report: "Characterization and Classification of Local Authorities by the Socio-Economic Level of the Population 2003"

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Lithuania:

Statistics Department Report: "Health survey results of Lithuanian population in 2005"

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Netherlands:

Statistics Netherlands Web Magazine Articles

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New Zealand:

Statistics New Zealand/Tatauranga Aotearoa Report: "New Zealand Recorded Crime Tables"

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Norway:

Statistics Norway News Releases

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Pakistan:

Federal Bureau of Statistics Report: "Household Integrated Economic Survey (HIES) 2004-05"

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Scotland:

Scottish Executive Report: "Graduates from Higher Education Courses 2004-05"

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Slovenia:

Statistical Office Compendium: Slovenia in Figures 2006

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South Africa:

Statistics South Africa Periodical: Bulletin of Statistics

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Zambia:

Central Statistical Office Article: "Eighty Two percent of the population in Western Province is poor!"

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OTHER REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.

Kaiser Family Foundation Factsheet: "Sexual Health Statistics for Teenagers and Young Adults in the United States"

Urban Institute Reports

Population Action International Research Commentary: "What Would Have Been: Exploring Counterfactuals in Demography and Health"

Employee Benefits Research Institute Brief: "Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2006 Current Population Survey"

Public Policy Institute of California Report: "Obesity Among California Adults: Racial and Ethnic Differences"

BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology: Special Issue on women and obesity

Lancet, Various

Info for Health Pop. Reporter

WORKING PAPERS

National Bureau of Economic Research
Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research [Rostock Germany]
World Bank Policy Research Programme
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Institute for Fiscal Studies [London, UK]

TABLES OF CONTENTS

IngentaConnect
Other Journals

CONFERENCES/CALLS FOR PAPERS

East-West Center: "38th Summer Seminar on Population"

Integrated Public Use Microdata Series Winter Workshop

Committee for International Cooperation in National Research in Demography Workshop on Urban Population, Development and Environment Dynamics: Call for Papers

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Kaiser Family Foundation: "Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program"

DATA

Wisconsin Longitudinal Study

US Census Bureau: American Community Survey Release

US Department of Housing and Urban Development: "Fair Market Rents: FY 2007"

Integrated Public Use Microdata Series

International Social Survey Programme Update

World Health Organization

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. US National Center for Health Statistics Report: "Health Behaviors of Adults: United States, 2002--04," by Patricia F. Adams and Charlotte A. Schoenborn (Vital and Health Statistics, Series 10, No. 230, September 2006, .pdf format, 140p.).

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_10/sr10_230.pdf

2. National Institutes of Health News Release: "Family Characteristics Have More Influence On Child Development Than Does Experience In Child Care" (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Oct. 3, 2006).

http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/oct2006/nichd-03.htm

3. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Surveillance Summary, QuickStats:

A. "Monitoring Progress Toward Achieving Maternal and Infant Healthy People 2010 Objectives --- 19 States, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS), 2000--2003," by Katherine Suellentrop, Brian Morrow, Letitia Williams, and Denise D'Angelo (Centers for Disease Control, MMWR Surveillance Summary 55(SS09), Oct. 6, 2006, HTML and .pdf format, p. 1-11).

HTML:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss5509a1.htm

.pdf:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/ss/ss5509.pdf

B. "Age-Adjusted Death Rates for the Five Leading Causes of Death --- United States, 2001--2004" (Centers for Disease Control. MMWR QuckStats, Vol. 55, No. 39, Oct. 6, 2006, HTML and .pdf format, p. 1075).

HTML:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5539a9.htm

.pdf:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/wk/mm5539.pdf

4. National Center for Education Statistics Report: "United States High School Sophomores: A Twenty-Two Year Comparison, 1980-2002," by Margaret W. Cahalan, Steven J. Ingels, Laura J. Burns, Michael Planty, and Bruce Daniel (NCES 2006327. October 2006, .pdf format, 227p.).

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2006327

5. Bureau of Justice Statistics Data Brief: "Federal Prosecution of Human Trafficking, 2001-2005," by Mark Motivans and Tracey Kyckelhahn (NCJ 215248, October 2006, ASCII text and .pdf format, 2p., with .zip compressed spreadsheets).

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/abstract/fpht05.htm

6. US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Report: "The MID-SIPP Model: A Simulation Approach for Projecting Impacts of Changes in the Food Stamp Program," by Thomas MaCurdy and Grecia Marrufo (Contractor and Cooperator Report CRR-24, October 2006, .pdf format, 80p.). Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

http://www.ers.usda.gov/Publications/CCR24/

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US States:

Alaska:

Department of Labor and Workforce Development Periodical: 2006 Alaska Economic Trends (October 2006, .pdf format). This issue focuses on local government in Alaska).

http://labor.state.ak.us/trends/

Iowa:

State Data Center Updates: The SDC updated the following Iowa American Community Survey 2005 files on Oct. 6, 2006. All files are available in .pdf and Microsoft Excel format): Congressional Districts (109th Congress); Counties; Cities/Incorporated Places; Metropolitan Areas; Combined Statistical Areas; School Districts; and Urbanized Areas.

http://www.iowadatacenter.org/indexlinks/New

See under "October 6, 2006).

North Carolina:

State Demographics Population Estimates Updates: NCSD has released official 2005 Municipal Population estimates (HTML and Microsoft Excel format).

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

North Dakota:

State Data Center Reports

A. "Net Migration in North Dakota by County: 1950-60 to 2000-05" (October 2006, .pdf and Microsoft Excel format, 1p.).

.pdf:

http://www.ndsu.nodak.edu/sdc/data/migration/Migration_NDCnty1950_2005.pdf

Excel:

http://www.ndsu.nodak.edu/sdc/data/migration/Migration_NDCnty1950_2005.xls

B. "Age Distribution in North Dakota: Census 2000 and the July 1, 2005 Estimate" (Population Bulletin, Vol. 22, No. 10, October 2006, .pdf format, 3p.).

http://www.ndsu.nodak.edu/sdc/publications/population/PB_22_10press.pdf

South Carolina:

Office of Research and Statistics Compendium: South Carolina Statistical Abstract 2006 (October 2006). Note: selected tables only are available electronically. The page links to purchasing information about the Statistical Abstract on CD-ROM.

http://www.ors2.state.sc.us/abstract/index.asp

Wisconsin:

Department of Health and Family Services Reports: Note: there may be technical problems with displaying these reports directly to your browser. It is suggested that interested users download the reports.

A. "Wisconsin Births and Infant Deaths, 2005" (September 2006, .pdf format, 110p.).

B. "Health Counts in Wisconsin: Infant Health, 2005" (September 2006, .pdf format, 2p.).

C. "Births to Teens, 2005" (September 2006, .pdf format, 24p.).

All three reports can be accessed from:

http://dhfs.wisconsin.gov/births/

Wyoming:

Department of Administration & Information Economic Analysis Division Compendium, American Community Survey 2005 Profiles

A. Equality State Almanack 2006 (October 2006, .pdf format, 201p.).

http://eadiv.state.wy.us/Almanac/Almanac.asp

B. "American Community Survey 2005 Data Profiles (HTML and .pdf format).

http://eadiv.state.wy.us/ACS/ACS.asp

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United Nations:

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Periodical, Brief:

A. Asia-Pacific Development Journal (Vol. 13, No. 1, June 2006, .pdf format).

http://www.unescap.org/publications/detail.asp?id=1169

B. "Infrastructure woes hold back region's growth: Time for action," (Socio-Economic Policy Brief Issue No.7, September 2006, .pdf format, 4p.).

http://www.unescap.org/publications/detail.asp?id=1170

World Health Organization Report: "WHO Multi-country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence against Women" (October 2006, .pdf format, 206p.).

http://www.who.int/gender/violence/who_multicountry_study/en/index.html

***Related article: "Women Face Greatest Threat of Violence at Home, Study Finds," by Elizabeth Rosenthal (_Internationa Herald Tribune_ [Neuilly Cedex, France] via _New York Times_, Oct. 6, 2006). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/06/world/06violence.html

World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe Monograph: Health and economic development in southeastern Europe (2006, .pdf format, 142p.).

http://www.who.dk/eprise/main/who/InformationSources/Publications/Catalogue/20061009_1

Click on "Read it online..." for link to full text.

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European Commission:

Eurostat: Various

A. "One in six workers self-employed" (News Release 133/2006, Oct. 3, 2006, .pdf format, 3p.).

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/pls/portal/docs/PAGE/PGP_PRD_CAT_PREREL/PGE_CAT_PREREL_YEAR_2006/PGE_CAT_PREREL_YEAR_2006_MONTH_10/4-05102006-EN-AP.PDF

B. Regions: Statistical yearbook 2006 (October 2006, .pdf format, 165p.).

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page?_pageid=1073,46587259&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL&p_product_code=KS-AF-06-001

C. "Farm structure in Sweden -- 2005" (Statistics in Focus, No. 17, October 2006, .pdf format, 7p.).

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page?_pageid=1073,46587259&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL&p_product_code=KS-NN-06-017

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Finland:

Statistics Finland Report: "Education in Finland 2006" (October 2006). This report is available for a fee, in print only. Pricing and ordering information is available at the site.

http://www.stat.fi/ajk/poimintoja/2006-10-05_education_finland.html

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Israel:

Central Bureau of Statistics Report: "Characterization and Classification of Local Authorities by the Socio-Economic Level of the Population 2003"(October 2006, .pdf, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel format).

http://www.cbs.gov.il/publications/local_authorities2003/local_authorities_e.htm

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Lithuania:

Statistics Department Report: "Health survey results of Lithuanian population in 2005" (October 2006, 120p.). This report is available for a fee, in print and electronic format). Pricing and ordering information is available at:

http://www.std.lt/en/catalog/list/?cat_y=2&cat_id=3&id=980&PHPSESSID=6c56e6b877cacad2ad8ecd9d82ff8bde

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Netherlands:

Statistics Netherlands Web Magazine Articles:

A. "Iranians making good progress with integration," by Ko Oudhof and Rik van der Vliet (Oct. 3, 2006).

http://www.cbs.nl/en-GB/menu/themas/dossiers/allochtonen/publicaties/artikelen/2006-2040-wm.htm

B. "Number of singles breaks through 2.5 million barrier," by Arie de Graaf (Oct. 3, 2006).

http://www.cbs.nl/en-GB/menu/themas/mens-maatschappij/bevolking/publicaties/artikelen/2006-2037-wm.htm

C. "High suicide rate among Surinamese men," by Joop Garssen and Jan Hoogenboezem (Oct. 2, 2006).

http://www.cbs.nl/en-GB/menu/themas/mens-maatschappij/gezondheid-welzijn/publicaties/artikelen/2006-2042-wm.htm

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New Zealand:

Statistics New Zealand/Tatauranga Aotearoa Report: "New Zealand Recorded Crime Tables" (October 2006, TableBuilder format, with selected tables in Microsoft Excel format).

http://www.stats.govt.nz/products-and-services/table-builder/crime-tables/default.htm

Links from "offence statistics" and "apprehension statistics" lead to tables.

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Norway:

Statistics Norway News Releases

A. "Mental health problems are the most common diagnosis" (Oct. 9, 2006). The news release links to several relevant tables.

http://www.ssb.no/alegetj_en/

B. "476,000 establishments in Norway" (Oct. 6, 2006). The news release links to one relevant table.

http://www.ssb.no/bedrifter_en/

C. "350,000 enterprises in 2004" (Oct. 6, 2006). The news release links three relevant tables.

http://www.ssb.no/foretak_en/

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Pakistan:

Federal Bureau of Statistics Report: "Household Integrated Economic Survey (HIES) 2004-05" (2006, .pdf format, 19p., with several tables, also in .pdf format).

http://www.statpak.gov.pk/depts/fbs/statistics/hies0405/hies0405.html

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Scotland:

Scottish Executive Report: "Graduates from Higher Education Courses 2004-05" (October 2006, .pdf format, 14p.).

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2006/09/29153542/0

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Slovenia:

Statistical Office Compendium: Slovenia in Figures 2006 (October 2006, .pdf format, 76p.).

http://www.stat.si/eng/pub_slovenija.asp

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South Africa:

Statistics South Africa Periodical: Bulletin of Statistics (Vol. 40, No. 3, Sept. 2006, .pdf format, 159p.).

http://www.statssa.gov.za/Publications/statsdownload.asp?PPN=Bulletin&SCH=3755

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Zambia:

Central Statistical Office Article: "Eighty Two percent of the population in Western Province is poor!" (2006).

http://www.zamstats.gov.zm/monthly/feat.asp

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OTHER REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.

Kaiser Family Foundation Factsheet: "Sexual Health Statistics for Teenagers and Young Adults in the United States" (September 2006, .pdf format, 2p.).

http://www.kff.org/womenshealth/3040.cfm
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Urban Institute Reports:

A. "A Tale of Two Counties: Expanding Health Insurance Coverage for Children in California," by Embry M. Howell and Dana Hughes (September 2006, .pdf format, from Milbank Quarterly, Vol. 84, No. 3, 2006, p. 521-554).

http://www.urban.org/publications/1001023.html

B. "An Overview of Selected Data on Children in Vulnerable Families," by Jennifer Ehrle Macomber (August 2006, .pdf format, 13p.).

http://www.urban.org/publications/311351.html
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Population Action International Research Commentary: "What Would Have Been: Exploring Counterfactuals in Demography and Health," by Robert Engelman (Vol. 1, No. 9, October 2006, HTML and .pdf format, 6p.).

http://www.populationaction.org/resources/researchCommentaries/

More information on PAI:

http://www.populationaction.org/about/index.htm
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Employee Benefits Research Institute Brief: "Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2006 Current Population Survey," by Paul Fronstin (No. 298, October 2006, .pdf format, 30p.).

http://www.ebri.org/pdf/briefspdf/EBRI_IB_10-2006.pdf
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Public Policy Institute of California Report: "Obesity Among California Adults: Racial and Ethnic Differences," by Helen Lee (September 2006, .pdf format, 95p.).

http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=591

More information about the PPIC:

http://www.ppic.org/main/about.asp
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BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Vol. 113, No. 10, October 2006). Note: Blackwell is providing free access to this month's issue of BJOG. The issue focuses on women and obesity.

http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/toc/bjo/113/10
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Lancet, Various: Note: Lancet requires free registration before providing content.

A. "Politics and health inequalities," a book review of Social Inequalities in Health: New Evidence and Policy Implications, edited by Johannes Siegrist and Michael Marmot, reviewed by Richard Wilkinson (Vol. 368, No. 9543, Oct. 7, 2006, HTML and .pdf format, p. 1229-1230). This article is freely available to the public.

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673606695019/fulltext

B. "Short-term risk of AIDS or death in people infected with HIV-1 before antiretroviral therapy in South Africa: a longitudinal study," by Motasim Badri,Stephen D Lawn, and Robin Wood (Article Abstract, Vol. 368, No. 9543, Oct. 7, 2006, p. 1254-1259).

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673606691174/abstract

C. "Prevalence of intimate partner violence: findings from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence," by Claudia Garcia-Moreno, Henrica A.F.M. Jansen, Mary Ellsberg, Lori Heise, and Charlotte H. Watts (Article Abstract, Vol. 368, No. 9543, Oct. 7, 2006, p. 1260-1269).

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673606695238/abstract

D. "Strategies for reducing maternal mortality: getting on with what works," by Oona M.R. Campbell and Wendy J. Graham (Series, Vol. 368, No. 9543, Oct. 7, 2006, HTML and .pdf format, p. 1260-1269). This article is freely available to the public.

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673606693811/fulltext
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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. 39, 40, Oct 2, Oct. 10, 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 Peggy D'Adamo at mdadamo@jhuccp.org with your request and complete mailing address.

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WORKING PAPERS:

National Bureau of Economic Research:

A. "Non-response in the American Time Use Survey: Who Is Missing from the Data and How Much Does It Matter?" by Katharine G. Abraham, Aaron Maitland, Suzanne M. Bianchi (Technical Working Paper 328, September 2006, .pdf format, 41p.).

Abstract:

This paper examines non-response in a large government survey. The response rate for the American Time Use Survey (ATUS) has been below 60 percent for the first two years of its existence, raising questions about whether the results can be generalized to the target population. The paper begins with an analysis of the types of non-response encountered in the ATUS. We find that non-contact accounts for roughly 60 percent of ATUS non-response, with refusals accounting for roughly 40 percent. Next, we examine two hypotheses about the causes of this non-response. We find little support for the hypothesis that busy people are less likely to respond to the ATUS, but considerable support for the hypothesis that people who are weakly integrated into their communities are less likely to respond, mostly because they are less likely to be contacted. Finally, we compare aggregate estimates of time use calculated using the ATUS base weights without any adjustment for non-response to estimates calculated using the ATUS final weights with a non-response adjustment and to estimates calculated using weights that incorporate our own non-response adjustments based on a propensity model. While there are some modest differences, the three sets of estimates are broadly similar. The paper ends with a discussion of survey design features, their effect on the types and level of non-response, and the tradeoffs associated with different design choices.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/T0328

B. "Poverty Traps, Distance, and Diversity: The Migration Connection," by Jeffrey G. Williamson (w12549, October 2006, .pdf format, 35p.).

Abstract:

Within-country ethnic diversity in high-wage immigrant nations is driven by long distance migration. This paper documents the migration-diversity connection for the first global century before 1914 and the second global century after 1950. It distinguishes between ethnic diversity among the foreign-born, between the foreign-born and native-born and for total populations using country-of-birth data. It exploits the polarization index made popular in the recent diversity-growth debate and exploits an emigration life cycle model to predict the connection. It also shows how policy matters.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/w12549

C. "Wealth Inequality: Data and Models," by Marco Cagetti and Mariacristina De Nardi (w12550, October 2006, .pdf format, 45p.).

Abstract:

In the United States wealth is highly concentrated and very unequally distributed: the richest 1% hold one third of the total wealth in the economy. Understanding the determinants of wealth inequality is a challenge for many economic models. We summarize some key facts about the wealth distribution and what economic models have been able to explain so far.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W12550

D. "Inequality and Schooling Responses to Globalization Forces: Lessons from History," by Jeffrey G. Williamson (w12553, October 2006, .pdf format, 36p.).

Abstract:

In the first global century before 1914, trade and especially migration had profound effects on both low-wage, labor abundant Europe and the high-wage, labor scarce New World. Those global forces contributed to a reduction in unskilled labor scarcity in the New World and to a rise in unskilled labor scarcity in Europe. Thus, it contributed to rising inequality in overseas countries, like the United States, and falling inequality in most of Europe. Falling unskilled labor scarcity and rising skill scarcity contributed to the high school revolution in the US. Rising unskilled scarcity also contributed to the primary schooling and literacy revolution in Europe. Under what conditions would we expect the same responses to globalization in today's world? This paper argues that modern debates about inequality and schooling responses to globalization should pay more attention to history.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W12553
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Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research [Rostock Germany]: "Migration and union dissolution in a changing socio-economic context: the case of Russia," by Magdalena Muszynska and Hill Kulu (WP-2006-032, Sept. 2006, .pdf format, 22p.).

Abstract:

A growing body of literature looks at the consequences of family migration from a gender perspective. The studies show that women's economic well-being and employment suffer from family migration, which is usually stimulated by the career of the male earner in the family. This study extends current research on the subject by examining the effect of family migration on union dissolution. We use the event-history data of two retrospective surveys from Russia and apply hazard regression. The analysis shows that couples who move frequently over long distances have a significantly higher risk of union dissolution than couples who do not move or move only once. Our further analysis reveals that the risk of disruption for frequent movers is high when the migrant woman has a job. Frequent migrants had a high risk of union dissolution in the Soviet period but not so during the post-Soviet socio-economic transition. We argue that frequent moving increases union instability through a variety of mechanisms, the effect of which may vary across socio-economic contexts, however.

http://www.demogr.mpg.de/papers/working/wp-2006-032.pdf
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World Bank Policy Research Programme:

A. "A profile of the world's young developing country migrants," by David J. McKenzie (WPS No. 4021, October 2006, .pdf and ASCII text format, 31p.). Note: Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

http://econ.worldbank.org/external/default/main?pagePK=64165259&theSitePK=469372&piPK=64165421&menuPK=64166093&entityID=000016406_20061004092834

B. "What is the real impact of schooling on age of first union and age of first parenting? New evidence from Guatemala," by Jere R. Behrman, Alexis Murphy, Agnes Quisumbing, Usha Ramakrishna, and Kathyrn Young (WPS No. 4023, October 2006, .pdf and ASCII text format, 26p.). Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

http://econ.worldbank.org/external/default/main?pagePK=64165259&theSitePK=469372&piPK=64165421&menuPK=64166093&entityID=000016406_20061004093225
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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 2355-2364.
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Institute for Fiscal Studies [London, UK]: "Financial work incentives in Britain: comparisons over time and between family types," by Stuart Adam, Mike Brewer and Andrew Shephard (IFS Working Papers, W06/20, October 2006, .pdf format, 74p.). Note: Links to the abstract and full-text can be found at:

http://www.ifs.org.uk/publications.php?publication_id=3747

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American Sociological Review (Vol. 71, No. 4, August 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.

Social Forces (Vol. 85, No. 1, 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 these databases and this issue.
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Other Journals:

European Journal of Public Health (Vol. 16, No. 5, October 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 these databases and this issue.

http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org/

Health Policy and Planning (Vol. 21, No. 5, September 2006).

http://heapol.oxfordjournals.org/

International Journal for Quality in Healthcare (Vol. 18, 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://intqhc.oxfordjournals.org/archive/index.dtl

International Migration (Vol. 44, No. 4, October 2006).

http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/imig

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CONFERENCES/CALLS FOR PAPERS:

East-West Center: "38th Summer Seminar on Population," to be held in Honolulu, Hawai'i, May 29 - Jun. 28, 2007). For more information see:

http://www.eastwestcenter.org/events-ce-detail.asp?conf_ID=563
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Integrated Public Use Microdata Winter Workshop, to be held at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Jan. 7-10, 2007). For more information see:

http://www.pop.umn.edu/training/winter.shtml
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Committee for International Cooperation in National Research in Demography Workshop on Urban Population, Development and Environment Dynamics: Call for Papers, for a workshop to be held Jun. 11-13, 2007 in Nairobi, Kenya. For more information see:

http://www.cicred.org/Eng/Seminars/Details/Seminars/PDE2007/IndexPDE.htm

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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:

Kaiser Family Foundation: "Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program." Application deadline is Dec. 15, 2006. For more information see:

http://www.kff.org/about/jordanscholars.cfm

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DATA:

Wisconsin Longitudinal Study: "The WLS 11.12 data set is now available. This dataset includes updates to the 1957-2004 data. Please read Change Notice #24 for complete details." (October 4, 2006).

http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/wlsresearch/data/updates/change_notice/chnt_024.htm

Data access:

http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/wlsresearch/
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US Census Bureau: American Community Survey Release: The Bureau has released the latest data available from the 2005 ACS. The data is linked to from a Census Bureau news release: "New Census Bureau Data Highlight Changes in Housing Values Through 2005" (CB06-CN.07, Oct. 3, 2006).

http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/american_community_survey_acs/007577.html
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US Department of Housing and Urban Development: "Fair Market Rents: FY 2007" (October 2006, Microsoft Word, Excel, and .pdf formats).

http://www.huduser.org/datasets/fmr.html
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Integrated Public Use Microdata Series: The University of Minnesota's IPUMS project announced the release of the "1930 0.5% sample (up from previous 0.2%)".

http://usa.ipums.org/usa/release_dates.shtml

Data access:

http://usa.ipums.org/usa/data.shtml
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International Social Survey Programme Update: "The international data set for the ISSP module 2004, ZA No. 3950, is now available. The surveys collected in this module cover 38 countries. This is a newly developed module that deals with the relationship between citizens and the political system. Full data and documentation access is provided via the ZACAT online platform (registration required to use all facilities)."

http://www.gesis.org/en/data_service/issp/news.htm

ISSP 2004 Citizenship file:

http://zacat.gesis.org/webview/index.jsp?object=http://zacat.gesis.org/obj/fStudy/ZA3950
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World Health Organization: The Core Health Indicators information system has been updated to include "World Health Statistics 2006" and "The World Health Report, 2006 Edition."

http://www3.who.ch/whosis/core/core_select.cfm?path=whosis,core&language=english
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Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research: ICPSR at he University of Michigan released several new datasets on Oct. 9, 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

Fisher, Jonathan D. Til Debt Do Us Part: A Model of Divorce and Personal Bankruptcy. Review of Economics of the Household. 2006; 4(1):35-52.

Grafova, Irina; McGonagle, Katherine A., and Stafford, Frank P. Functioning and Well-Being in the Third Age. James, Jacqueline Boone and Wink, Paul, (Eds.). The Crown of Life: Dynamics of the Early Post-Retirement Years. New York: Springer Publishing; 2006; pp19-38.

Harper, Scott. The Context of Contact: The Relations Among Nonresident Father Distress, Father Behavior, Father-Child Relationship Quality, and Child Well-Being . Missouri: University of Missouri - Columbia; 200557 pp.DAI-A 66/09, p. 3475, Mar. 2006.

Hryshko, Dmytro. Risky Income Processes, Heterogeneity in Risk Aversion, and Consumer Choices. Texas: University of Houston; 2006107 pp.DAI-A 67/03, Sept. 2006.

Jones, Sonya J. and Frongillo, Edward A. The Modifying Effects of Food Stamp Program Participation on the Relation between Food Insecurity and Weight Change in Women. The Journal of Nutrition. 2006; 136(4):1091-1094.

Lyons, Angela C. and Fisher, Jonathan. Gender Differences in Debt Repayment Problems after Divorce. Rotfeld, Herbert Jack and Cude, Brenda J., Eds. The Journal of Consumer Affairs. : Blackwell Publishing ; 2006; pp324-346.

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

Theodos, Brett and Bednarzik, Robert. Earnings Mobility and Low-Wage Workers in the United States. Monthly Labor Review. 2006; 129(7):34-45.

Toussaint-Comeau, Maude. The Occupational Assimilation of Hispanic Immigrants in the U.S.: Evidence from Panel Data. International Migration Review. 2006; 40(3):508-536.

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