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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: sources, among, poor, income, composition, trends, changes, family, poverty
Number of Pages: 132
Published: 1993-06
ISBN-10: 1568064942
ISBN-13: 9781568064949

An analysis of trends in the size and composition of the poverty population in recent years. examines major subgroups of the poverty population, trends in their size, and explanantions for these trends.

Author: Michael B. Albert
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: five, sectors, trends, patenting, innovators, global, new
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 2000-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788187872
ISBN-13: 9780788187872

This report analyzes the competitiveness of the research enterprises of the U.S., the European Union as a group, & 14 other countries. This analysis uses key indicators generated from utility invention patents granted under the U.S. patent system, which is generally considered to be the best level playing field for quantitative, international technological comparisons. Sections include: general findings/trends; significant overall findings/trends & /trends by key indicator; overview & methodology; patenting activity trends; impact & technological strength; technology position; & references.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: trends, victimization, criminal
Number of Pages: 148
Published: 1993-08
ISBN-10: 1568066503
ISBN-13: 9781568066509

Shows trends in victimization rates for selected major crimes based on demographic characteristics of the victims & trends in victimizations that were reported to the police. It focuses on certain personal & household crimes, whether completed or attempted.

Author: Linda J. Washington
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: new, respond, technology, based, trends, assess, efforts, foresight, safety, issues, challenge, dot, highway
Number of Pages: 107
Published: 2009-06
ISBN-10: 1437911544
ISBN-13: 9781437911541

Fatalities on U.S. roads now total over 40,000 each year. Future reductions may require the Dept. of Transportation (DoT) to address new trends such as evolving crash-avoidance technologies and rapidly changing electronic devices that may distract drivers who use them on the road. This report examines how DoT is addressing fast-moving trends such as these, and examines how DoT is: (1) deciding on responses to the crash avoidance and electronic distractions trends --given available evidence and uncertainties; (2) developing new evidence on these trends' safety impacts; and (3) communicating wit

Author: Daniel Byman John R. Wise
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: threats, opportunities, trends, decade, gulf, coming, persian
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 0833032062
ISBN-13: 9780833032065

This book summarizes likely challenges to U.S. interests in the Persian Gulf, identifies key uncertainties and trends, and assesses the implications of those trends for the United States. The authors examine shifting military balances and weaknesses, the threat from weapons of mass destruction (WMD); social and economic trends in the region; potential regime changes; and the effects of the U.S. military presence in the region.

Author: R. A. Cohen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: americans, older, health, trends
Number of Pages: 337
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0788127969
ISBN-13: 9780788127960

Presents national trend data on health for older Americans. Examination of trend data highlights change over time for aggregate groups of the elderly. Trend data are presented for: health status, mortality, use of hospitals, use of nursing homes, and national health expenditures. Covers: disability and its consequences in a cohort of elderly; trends in health status; trends in hospital use; trends in long-term care; and trends in national health expenditures. Nearly 100 charts, tables and graphs. Sources and limitations of data. Definitions of terms.

Author: Charles A. Bookman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: trends, coastal, ocean, august, national, policy, future, regions, addendum, proceedings, challenges
Number of Pages: 39
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 1428965068
ISBN-13: 9781428965065
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