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Author: Keith Bea
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: options, congress, rico, puerto, status, political
Number of Pages: 54
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437934307
ISBN-13: 9781437934304

Contents: (1) Recent Developments: 111th, 110th, 109th Congress; Non-Congress. Developments; (2) Background: Early Governance of Puerto Rico (PR); Development of the Const. of PR; Fed. Relations Act; Internat. Attention; Supreme Court Decisions; (3) Status Debates and Votes, 1952-1998: 1967 Plebiscite; 1991 Referendum; 1993 Plebiscite; 1998 Action in the 105th Cong.; 1998 Plebiscite; (4) Fed. Activity After 1998; (5) Issues of Debate on Political Status. Appendices: (A) Brief Chronology of Status Events Since 1898; (B) Puerto Rico Status Votes in Plebiscites and Referenda, 1967-1998; (C)Congre

Author: Lisa C. Smith
Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res Inst
Keywords: developing, countries, nutrition, child, women, status, importance
Number of Pages: 356
Published: 2003-09
ISBN-10: 0896291340
ISBN-13: 9780896291348

Until recently the role of women's social status in determining their children's nutritional health went largely unnoticed. That is, until researchers began to ponder the Asian Enigma- the question of why malnutrition is much more prevalent among children in South Asia than in Sub-Saharan Africa, even though South Asia surpasses Sub-Saharan Africa in most of the principal determinants of child nutrition. This report uses data from 36 countries in three developing regions to establish empirically that women's status, defined as women's power relative to men's, is an important determinant of chi

Author: Shailesh Bhandari
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: health, economic, studies, household, services, status, insurance, utilization
Number of Pages: 142
Published: 2008-04-01
ISBN-10: 1428987878
ISBN-13: 9781428987876

This report presents health service utilization rates by economic & demographic characteristics, health insurance coverage status, & health status. The health service utilization rates are measured by the frequencies of visits to service providers, such as doctors, dentists, & hospitals, & by whether or not people are taking prescription medicine. Self-reported health status is measured on a scale ranging from 1 to 5, where 1 is ¿excellent¿ & 5 is ¿poor.¿ This report uses data from the Survey of Income & Program Participation administered between Oct. 2001 & Jan. 2002. In the SIPP core sur

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: cellular, telephones, safety, research, status, telecommunications
Number of Pages: 46
Published: 1995-04-01
ISBN-10: 0788116908
ISBN-13: 9780788116902

Reviews the status of scientific knowledge on the potential health risks of the radio-frequency radiation emitted by portable cellular telephones & the status of federal involvement in any related research, & the actions of responsible federal agencies to ensure the safety of cellular telephones. Three charts & tables

Author: Carol Adaire Jones
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: health, rural, populations, farm, access, status, care
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 143792154X
ISBN-13: 9781437921540

Rural residents have higher rates of age-adjusted mortality, disability, and chronic disease than their urban counterparts. Contributing negatively to the health status of rural residents are their lower socioeconomic status, higher incidence of both smoking and obesity, and lower levels of physical activity. Contributing negatively to the health status of farmers are the high risks from workplace hazards; contributing positively are farmers¿ higher socioeconomic status, lower incidence of smoking, and more active lifestyle. Both farm and rural populations experience lower access to health ca

Author: Orice Williams Brown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: implementation, gao, recommendations, programs, status, asset, relief, program, troubled
Number of Pages: 119
Published: 2011-04-01
ISBN-10: 1437944973
ISBN-13: 9781437944976

Since the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) was implemented, GAO has issued more than 40 reports containing more than 60 recommendations to the Treasury Dept. (Treasury). This report assesses the status of Treasury's implementation of these recommendations and current condition of TARP. Specifically, this report provides info. on; (1) the condition and status of active TARP programs; (2) Treasury's progress in implementing an effective management structure, including staffing for the Office of Financial Stability (OFS), overseeing contractors, and establishing a comprehensive system of inte

Author: Thomas J. McCool
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: corporations, community, banks, governing, revisions, taxation, implications, proposed, banking
Number of Pages: 74
Published: 2000-09
ISBN-10: 0756704030
ISBN-13: 9780756704032

Studies certain rules that affect decisions by banks to elect S-corp. status for Fed. tax purposes. Banks were permitted to elect S-corp. status for the first time beginning in 1997. Banking industry rep's. have cited a number of obstacles that banks face when converting to S-Corp. status. Possible revisions to the tax rules were proposed to address these obstacles and would generally expand the banking &, in some cases, other industries' eligibility to elect S-corp. status. The objectives of this report were to (1) analyze possible revisions to the rules governing S-corp.; and (2) determine t
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