Committee On National Statistics Free eBooks (1)

ISBN: 0309045908, 9780309045902
Authors: anne Y. Kester, Editor; Panel On Foreign Trade Statistics, Committee On National Statistics, National Research Council
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Keywords: economy, world, trade, numbers
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America's international economic decisions rest to a large degree on the information available to policymakers. Yet the quality of international trade and financial data is in serious doubt. This book reveals how our systems for collecting and analyzing trade data have fallen behind the times--and presents recommendations for new approaches to accuracy and usefulness of these economic data.The vol......
ISBN: 0309121531, 9780309121538
Authors: Panel To Assess The Benefits Of The American Community Survey For The Nsf Division Of Science Resources Statistics, Committee On National Statistics, National Research Council
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Keywords: science, engineering, workforce, statistics, programs, foundation, using, community, survey, national, american
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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has long collected information on the number and characteristics of individuals with education or employment in science and engineering and related fields in the United States. An important motivation for this effort is to fulfill a congressional mandate to monitor the status of women and minorities in the science and engineering workforce. Consequently, many ......
ISBN: 0309035899, 9780309035897
Authors: Panel On Immigration Statistics, Committee On National Statistics, National Research Council
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Keywords: neglect, story, statistics, immigration
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This book examines the needs for and availability of statistics concerning immigrants and immigration. It concentrates on the needs for statistics on immigrants, refugees, and illegal aliens for policy and program purposes, on the adequacy of the statistics that are produced and of the statistical systems that generate them, and on recommendations for improving these systems. Also, the history of ......
ISBN: 0309052750, 9780309052757
Authors: barry Edmonston, Editor; Committee On National Statistics, Committee On Population, National Research Council
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Keywords: future, research, needs, data, immigration, assessment, statistics
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The growing importance of immigration in the United States today prompted this examination of the adequacy of U.S. immigration data. This volume summarizes data needs in four areas: immigration trends, assimilation and impacts, labor force issues, and family and social networks. It includes recommendations on additional sources for the data needed for program and research purposes, and new questio......
ISBN: 0309072735, 9780309072731
Authors: Committee On Data, Research For Policy On Illegal Drugs, Charles F. Manski, John V. Pepper,, Carol V. Petrie, Editors, Committee On Law, Justice, Committee On National Statistics, National Research Council
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Keywords: don, keeps, hurting, drugs, illegal, america, policy, informing
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How should the war on drugs be fought? Everyone seems to agree that the United States ought to use a combination of several different approaches to combat the destructive effects of illegal drug use. Yet there is a remarkable paucity of data and research information that policy makers require if they are to create a useful, realistic policy package-details about drug use, drug market economics, an......
ISBN: 0309114632, 9780309114639
Authors: Committee On Gender Differences In The Careers Of Science, Engineering,, Mathematics Faculty; Committee On Women In Science, Engineering,, Medicine; Committee On National Statistics; National Research Council
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Keywords: engineering, mathematics, faculty, science, careers, differences, critical, transitions, gender
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Gender Differences at Critical Transitions in the Careers of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty presents new and surprising findings about career differences between female and male full-time, tenure-track, and tenured faculty in science, engineering, and mathematics at the nation's top research universities. Much of this congressionally mandated book is based on two unique surveys of f......
ISBN: 0309074215, 9780309074216
Authors: Panel On A Research Agenda, New Data For An Aging World, Committee On Population, Committee On National Statistics, National Research Council
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Keywords: national, research, cross, case, aging, world, preparing
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Aging is a process that encompasses virtually all aspects of life. Because the speed of population aging is accelerating, and because the data needed to study the aging process are complex and expensive to obtain, it is imperative that countries coordinate their research efforts to reap the most benefits from this important information. Preparing for an Aging World looks at the behavioral and soci......
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