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Author: Susan Navarro Smelcer
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: experience, legal, education, professional, characteristics, court, justices, demographic, supreme
Number of Pages: 35
Published: 2010-03
ISBN-10: 1437925839
ISBN-13: 9781437925838

Contents: (1) Introduction: Supreme Court Appointments in Historical Context; (2) Demographic Characteristics: Race and Ethnicity; Gender; Religion; (3) Professional Background: Experience in Private Practice; Experience as a Government Attorney; Judicial Experience; Prior Political Experience; Prior Military Experience; (4) Educational Background: Type of Legal Training; Law School Education; (5) Conclusion.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: Congressional Budget Office
Keywords: primer, security, social
Number of Pages: 86
Published: 2001-09
ISBN-10: 0160509033
ISBN-13: 9780160509032

This primer on Social Security describes the elements of the program that are most relevant to the current debate about Social Security's future. It examines the demographic patterns that are causing the graying of the U.S. population and looks at several strategies that have been proposed for preparing for that aging population. The primer emphasizes the economic and budgetary aspects of Social Security -- particularly, how changes to the program might affect the nation's ability to deal with its impending demographic shift. Appendices: the economic effects of having the government issue debt

Author: Philippe Fargues
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: eastern, north, african, contexts, middle, application, benefit, international, migration, hypothesis, demographic
Number of Pages: 37
Published: 2006

The view that international migration has no impact on the size of world population is a sensible one. But the author argues, migration from developing to more industrial countries during the past decades may have resulted in a smaller world population than the one which would have been attained had no international migration taken place for two reasons: most of recent migration has been from high to low birth-rate countries, and migrants typically adopt and send back to their home countries models and ideas that prevail in host countries. Thus, migrants are potential agents of the diffusion o

Author: Derek B. Stewart
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: could, enhance, congressional, oversight, demographics, member, personnel, reporting, additional, service, military
Number of Pages: 158
Published: 2006-02-01
ISBN-10: 1422303667
ISBN-13: 9781422303665

The high pace of mil. oper., thousands of casualties in ongoing mil. oper., & the services' recruiting challenges have raised questions about who is serving in today's mil. & concern that certain subgroups of the U.S. pop'n. may be disproportionately represented among those fighting & dying in support of the war on terrorism. This report addresses 3 questions: (1) What are the demographic characteristics of servicemembers (SM) & how do they compare to the comparable U.S. civilian workforce? (2) How well are the services meeting their overall recruitment goals, & what influences whether or not

Author: Eric M. Larson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: utility, federal, data, policymakers, limit, issues, statistics, information, gaps, quality, immigration
Number of Pages: 88
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 0788177338
ISBN-13: 9780788177330

Relevant demographic, statistical information can inform policy decisions on immigration, but concerns continue to be expressed about an apparent lack of such information. There have been repeated indications that statistics that could inform key debates are lacking, misleading, or otherwise inadequate. This report studies policy-related needs for demographic, statistical information on immigration; reports on federal statistics that address those needs, includes what is known about the quality of those statistics; identifies data gaps; and suggests strategies for improving statistics. Charts

Author: Tony Fahey
Publisher: Combat Poverty Agency
Keywords: trends, demographic, implications, welfare
Number of Pages: 73
Published: 1997
ISBN-10: 1860760538
ISBN-13: 9781860760532

Author: Layte, Richard (ed.)
Publisher: ESRI
Keywords: delivery, healthcare, ireland, demand, change, impact, demographic, projecting
Number of Pages: 177
ISBN-10: 0707002893
ISBN-13: 9780707002897
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