The 2011 Economic Report of the President is now available. The annual Economic Report of the President includes:
1. Current and foreseeable trends and annual numerical goals concerning topics such as employment, production, real income, and Federal budget outlays;
2. Employment objectives for significant groups of the labor force;
3. Annual numeric goals;
4. And a program for carrying out program objectives.
Also included is the Annual Report of the Council of Economic Advisers
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The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics has released America’s Container Ports: Linking Markets at Home and Abroad, an overview of the movement of maritime freight handled by the nation's container ports in 2009 through mid-2010. The report summarizes trends in maritime freight movement since 1995, especially during the last five years.
"The Changing Environment for Policing, 1985-2008, is one of a series of papers that are being published as a result of the second “Executive Session on Policing and Public Safety,” a collaboration of NIJ and Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government."
The full report is available here.
The birth rate for U.S. teens aged 15-19 years fell to a record low, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The 2009 birth rate of 39.1 births per 1,000 teens is down 6 percent from the 2008 rate of 41.5 births per 1,000. This is the lowest ever recorded in seven decades of tracking teenage childbearing. Birth rates for younger and older teens and for all race/ethnic groups reached historic lows in 2009.
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The hate crime data in this Web publication comprise a subset of information that law enforcement agencies submit to the Uniform Crime Reporting Program. The types of hate crimes reported to the program (i.e., the biases that motivated the crimes) are further broken down into more specific categories. As collected for each hate crime incident, the aggregate data in this report include the following: offense type, location, bias motivation, victim type, number of individual victims, number of offenders, and the race of the offenders.
This document updates the Congressional Budget Office's February 2006 paper Immigration Policy in the United States. It presents data through 2009 on permanent and temporary admissions of foreign nationals to the United States, the number and types of visas issued, the naturalization of residents, and enforcement of immigration laws—and makes comparisons with 2004, which was the most recent year for which most data were reported in the earlier paper.
This report covers topics such as victimization, teacher injury, bullying, school conditions, fights, weapons, availability and student use of drugs and alcohol, and student perceptions of personal safety at school. Indicators of crime and safety are compared across different population subgroups and over time. Data on crimes that occur away from school are offered as a point of comparison where available.
Files in the browse table are available in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) only and the average file size is 144 KB. The full New Member Pictorial Directory (1.6 MB, 52 pages) is also available in its entirety, as a single PDF file.
"China is the second largest oil consumer behind the United States. China emerged from being a net oil exporter in the early 1990s and became the world’s third-largest net importer of oil in 2006. China’s oil consumption growth accounted for about a third of the world’s oil consumption growth in 2009. Natural gas usage in China has also increased rapidly in recent years, and China has looked to raise natural gas imports via pipeline and liquefied natural gas (LNG). China is also the world’s largest producer and consumer of coal, an important factor in world energy markets."