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Socioeconomics or socio-economics is the study of the relationship between economic activity and social life. The field is often considered multidisciplinary, using theories and methods from sociology, economics, history, psychology, and many others.

 
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Value of Construction Put in Place

By: Kenneth Prewitt

Statistical Reference Document

Introduction: ANNUAL DATA BACK TO 1994 AND MONTHLY DATA BACK TO 1996 ARE SHOWN IN THIS REPORT. Construction put in place during May 1999 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $694.3 billion, 1(ñ5) percent below the revised April estimate of $700.8 billion. The May figure represents a 7 percent increase over May 1998. In constant (1992) dollars, the May annual rate was $552.9 billion, 1(ñ5) percent below the revised estimate of $559.0 billion for April.

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Value of Construction Put in Place

By: William G. Barron

Statistical Reference Document

Introduction: ANNUAL DATA BACK TO 1991 AND MONTHLY DATA BACK TO 1998 ARE SHOWN IN THIS REPORT Construction put in place during May 2001 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $881.6 billion, nearly the same (ñ5 percent) as the revised April estimate of $879.2billion. The May figure represents an 8 percent increase over May 2000. In constant (1996) dollars, the May annual rate was $741.5 billion, nearly the same (ñ5 percent) as the revised estimate of $741.0 billion for April.

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web the Economics...

By: Brian W. Cashell

Summary: In FY1998, federal budget receipts exceeded outlays for the first time since 1969. Those surpluses continued through FY2001. At one time, those surpluses had been projected to continue, but conditions have since changed. The economy went into recession in 2001, and a stimulus package was enacted. Since then, the budget has been in deficit. The actual unified budget deficit for FY2004 was $412. billion. In January 2005, the Congressional Budget Office projected t...

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Vital and Health Statistics

By: Lester R. Curtin, Ph. D.

Introduction: The purpose of this report is to describe a method for constructing complete annual U.S. life tables. Previously, the annual life tables have been produced using a method of constructing abridged life tables by reference to a standard table, which assumes that certain relationships among functions of the life table being constructed are the same as those of an existing life table referred to as the ‘‘standard’’ table (1). Abridged life tables are an approxi...

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Vital and Health Statistics : Russian Federation and United States...

By: John M. Eisenberg

This report is dedicated to the memory of John M. Eisenberg, Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Dr. Eisenberg passed away on March 10, 2002, following a yearlong illness. He had served as the director of AHRQ since 1997, during which time he reinvigorated the organization and developed a focus on health care quality. He was also an important participant in U.S. and Russian collaborations on health, serving as Secretary Donna Shalala’s key ...

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Department of Health and Human Services

By: Kenneth G. Castro

The National TB Controllers Association (NTCA) and the Division of TB Elimination (DTBE) planned and carried out a very successful TB Controllers Workshop this summer in Washington, DC. Over 300 people attended the meeting, which was held June 10 to 11, 2003, at the Capital Hilton. This year’s conference theme was “Maintaining Momentum.” Rather than describe every talk that was given, I will summarize several highlights.

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Current Population Reports Population Projections of the United St...

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE MIDDLE SERIES Population Size and Growth x In the middle series, the population is projected to reach 275 million by 2000 ? a growth of 12 million or 4.5 percent since 1995. Only during the 1930?s has the Nation?s population ever grown more slowly. x The population may top 300 million shortly after 2010, and by the middle of the next century, the population may increase to 394 million ? a 50 percent increase from the 1995 population. x Despit...

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Current Population Reports Population Projections of the United St...

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE MIDDLE SERIES Population Size and Growth x In the middle series, the population is projected to reach 275 million by 2000 ? a growth of 12 million or 4.5 percent since 1995. Only during the 1930?s has the Nation?s population ever grown more slowly. x The population may top 300 million shortly after 2010, and by the middle of the next century, the population may increase to 394 million ? a 50 percent increase from the 1995 population. x Despit...

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Value of Construction Put in Place

By: Kenneth Prewitt

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: DESCRIPTION OF CURRENT REVISIONS. In each May report, unadjusted value-in-place estimates are revised to incorporate additional data not previously available. Seasonally adjusted statistics are also revised using newly computed seasonal factors. The revised factors for January 1997-December 1999 were computed using data through April 2000. The revised factors for January-May 2000 were computed using data through May 2000. See AppendixD, Adjustments for Seasonal ...

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Value of Constrtuction Put in Place May 2002

By: Charles Louis Kincannon

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: ANNUAL DATA BACK TO 1997 AND MONTHLY DATA BACK TO 1998 ARE SHOWN IN THIS REPORT Construction put in place during May 2002 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $852.0 billion, 1(ñ5) percent below the revised April estimate of $858.2 billion. The May figure represents a 1 (ñ 5) percent increase over May 2001. In constant (1996) dollars, the May annual rate was $701.0 billion, 1 (ñ5) percent below the revised estimate of $707.1 billion for April. D...

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Value of Construction Put in Place May 2003

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Introduction: ANNUAL DATA BACK TO 1998 AND MONTHLY DATA BACK TO 1999 ARE SHOWN IN THIS REPORT Construction put in place during May 2003 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $869.8 billion, 1.7 (ñ4.7) percent below the revised April estimate of $885.0 billion. The May figure is 1.1 (ñ 4.9) percent above May 2002. In constant (1996) dollars, the May annual rate was $689.6 billion, 1.8 (ñ4.7) percent below the revised estimate of $702.6 billion for April. D...

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Value of New Construction Put in Place: May 1996

By: Michael Kantor

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: New construction put in place during May 1996 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $563.4 billion, 1(ñ5) percent below the revised April estimate of $568.3 billion. The May figure represents a 4(ñ5) percent increase over May 1995. In constant (1992) dollars, the May annual rate was $493.5 billion, 1(ñ5) percent below the revised estimate of $498.6 billion for April.

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Value of Construction Put in Place: May 1997

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: Construction put in place during May 1997 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $585.0 billion, 2(ñ5) percent below the revised April estimate of $595.7 billion. The May figure represents a 4(ñ5) percent increase over May 1996. In constant (1992) dollars, the May annual rate was $495.9 billion, 2(ñ5) percent below the revised estimate of $507.2 billion for April.

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Value of Construction Put in Place: May 1998

By: James F. Holmes

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: ANNUAL DATA BACK TO 1993 AND MONTHLY DATA BACK TO 1995 ARE SHOWN IN THIS REPORT Construction put in place during May 1998 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $633.5 billion, 2(ñ5) percent below the revised April estimate of $643.4 billion. The May figure represents a 4(ñ5) percent increase over May 1997. In constant (1992) dollars, the May annual rate was $526.1 billion, 2(ñ5) percent below the revised estimate of $534.7 billion for April. DESC...

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The North Korean Economy: Background and Policy Analysis

By: Emma Chanlett Avery

Summary: This report provides an overview of the economy of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) or North Korea, its external economic relations, attempts at reform, and U.S. policy options. Along with the United States, North Korea’s major trading partners -- China, Japan, South Korea, and Russia -- form the socalled Six Parties, which are currently engaged in talks to resolve issues raised by the DPRK’s development of a nuclear weapons program.

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Foreign Aid : An Introductory Overview of U. S. Programs and Policy

By: Curt Tarnoff

Summary: Foreign assistance is a fundamental component of the international affairs budget and is viewed by many as an essential instrument of U.S. foreign policy. This report provides an overview of the U.S. foreign aid program, by addressing a number of the more frequently asked questions regarding the subject.

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Thermodynamics of Enzyme-Catalyzed Reactions : Part 5. Lsomerases ...

By: Robert N. Goldberg

Technical Reference Publication

Introduction: This paper completes a series of reviews on the thermodynamics of enzyme-catalyzed reactions. The first four reviews dealt with the thermodynamics of the reactions catalyzed by the oxidoreductases, transferases, hydrolases, and lyases. These are the first four classes of enzymes classified by the Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Chemistry. The current review a critical compilation of thermodynamic data is provided for the reactions catal...

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Strengthening Social Security and Creating Personal Wealth for All...

By: Richard Parsons

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Introduction By the Co-Chairs. From the first, Social Security was a work in progress. It remains so now. In 1939, just four years after enactment, the Administration and Congress added major provisions. FDR called for more. As he signed the 1939 Amendments he stated: we must expect a great program of social legislation, as such as is represented in the Social Security Act, to be improved and strengthened in the light of additional experience and understanding. ...

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