Reference Resources Roundup (Curated List of Recently Published or Updated Data-Rich Reports Available on the Web)
This selection of curated full text documents is updated daily with new materials.
Please bookmark and visit again. This roundup began on September 18, 2017. The previous roundup featuring more than 100 reports, datasets, etc. can be accessed here.
Aviation [Economic] Benefits 2017 (via International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO))
More Than 7% Increase in Air Travel Compared to Last Year (2017 Edition of IATA World Air Transport Statistics; Highlights Only)
Brexit: A Reading List of Post-EU Referendum Publications by the UK Parliament and the Devolved Assemblies (via UK House of Commons Research Library)
October 18, 2017 version. 40 pages; PDF.
Brexit Timeline: Events Leading to the UK’s Exit From the European Union (via UK House of Commons Research Library)
October 18, 2017 version. 23 pages; PDF.
2017 Global Innovation 1000 Study (via PwC)
“…trends at the world’s 1000 largest corporate R&D spenders.”
See Also: Will Stronger Borders Weaken Innovation? (via strategy + business)
2015 Statistics of U.S. Businesses (via U.S. Census) ||| Additional Data
2015 Data Tables by Establishment Industry
Algorithms and Collusion: Competition Policy in the Digital Age (via OECD)
72 pages; PDF.
Thomson Reuters D&I Index Reveals 2017 Top 100 Most Diverse & Inclusive Organizations Globally
Internet Censorship in Iran: Network Measurement Findings from 2014-2017 (via Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI), ASL19, ARTICLE 19, and Small Media) ||| Key Findings
Aid, China, and Growth: Evidence from a New Global Development Finance Dataset (Main Report) ||| Summary ||| Dataset (via AidData)
Income Inequality Ranking of the World’s Major Cities (via Euromonitor)
Assessing the Global Climate in September 2017: Summary (via National Centers for Environmental Information) ||| Complete Report
Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4), Volume I ||| Q&A with Authors of Report (via State of the Planet)
Global Climate Report – August 2017 (via National Centers for Environmental Information) See Also: Regional Analysis
Rankings: Global 250 Greenhouse Gas Emitters (via Thomson Reuters and Others) ||| Summary/News Release
36 pages; PDF.
National Climate Report – September 2017 (National Centers for Environmental Information)
UN Flagship Gap Report (8th Edition) ||| News Release (via United Nations Environmental Program)
116 pages; PDF.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Releases Results of a First-of-its-Kind National Survey on the Financial Well-Being of U.S. Consumers
112 pages; PDF. Also new interactive tool: CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale
Consumer Protection Principles: Consumer-Authorized Financial Data Sharing and Aggregation (via Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)
Full Text Principles Document (5 pages; PDF)
||| Summary Of Stakeholder Insights That Informed The Principles (12 pages; PDF)
CrisisWatch: Tracking Conflict Worldwide (via International Crisis Group)
October Trends, November Outlook
Race and Hispanic Origin of Victims and Offenders, 2012-15 (via BJS)
21 pages; PDF.
OECD Releases “Data For Development” Report
321 pages; PDF.
How Diverse Are US Newsrooms? (via American Society of News Editors) ||| Direct to Interactive Data Resource
Annual Surveillance Report of Drug-Related Risks and Outcomes United States, 2017 (via National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
83 pages; PDF.
Deaths Involving Fentanyl, Fentanyl Analogs, and U-47700 — 10 States, July–December 2016 (via MMWR)
Drug Enforcement Agency Releases 2017 National Drug Threat Assessment
182 pages; PDF.
Final Report (Draft): The President’s Commission on Combatting Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis (via WhiteHouse.gov)
138 pages; PDF.
Annual Inflation Up to 1.5% in the Euro Area: Up to 1.7% in the EU (via Eurostat)
4 pages; PDF.
Foreign Direct Investment in the United States (via Economics and Statistics Administration, United States Dept. of Commerce)
13 pages; PDF.
Education Indicators in Canada: Report of the Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program September 2017 (via Statistics Canada)
First-Generation and Continuing-Generation College Students: A Comparison of High School and Postsecondary Experiences (via NCES)
27 pages; PDF.
Free to Think 2017 (via Scholars at Risk Network)
Report: “Attacks on higher education communities in 35 countries, from September 1, 2016, to August 31, 2017.”
44 pages; PDF. Executive summary also available (2 pages; PDF)
71 pages; PDF.
New Data Estimates: More Than One-Half of Children and Adolescents Are Not Learning Worldwide (via UNESCO)
25 pages; PDF.
New Data on Parental Involvement in K-12 Education: Results from the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2016 (via NCES)
61 pages; PDF.
UK: The Economic Impact of Universities in 2014-15 (via Universities UK)
61 pages; PDF.
UK: Sexual Harassment in Education (Research Brief via House of Commons Library)
U.S. Department of Education Releases National Student Loan FY 2014 Cohort Default Rate (via U.S. Dept. of Education)
Education–Humanities (via Humanities Indicators Project)
- Demographic Characteristics of Humanities Teachers in Public Schools
- Demographics of Associate’s Degree Recipients in the Humanities
- Earnings of Humanities Teachers in Public Schools
- Reading Competency: An International Perspective
FEMA Incident Management Handbook (IMH)
392 pages; PDF
September 2017 (via Internet Archive)
Energy Information Admin. (EIA) Publishes International Energy Outlook 2017, Full Text and Data Now Online
Fuel Consumption Sensitivity of Conventional and Hybrid Electric Light-Duty Gasoline Vehicles to Driving Style (via Alternative Fuels Data Center)
Eurostat Regional Yearbook
276 pages; PDF.
Digital Decay: Tracing Change over Time Among English-Language Islamic State Supporters on Twitter (viaProgram on Extremism, George Washington University)
6o pages; PDF.
New Research Brief and Data: Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (via START)
2 pages; PDF.
The New Netwar: Countering Extremism Online (via The Policy Exchange)
2016 Annual Report of the UNFPA–UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting
92 pages; PDF
ATF Releases 2016 U.S. Firearms Trace Data Report (via Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF))
Market Research (Highlights): Global Sales Of Fresh Food Reached 2 Billion Tonnes in Total Volume Terms 2016 (via Euromonitor)
2017 Global Hunger Index Released ||| PDF Version ||| News Release/Summary (via International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI))
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2017 (via Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) & Others
QuickStats: Rate of Visits to Office-Based Physicians, By Patient Age and Sex — National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, United States, 2015
Trends in Emergency Department Visits, 2006-2014 (via Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
The World Is Running Out of Antibiotics, WHO Report Confirms (via World Health Organization)
Immigrants and Immigration
DHS (Dept. of Homeland Security) Needs a More Unified Approach to Immigration Enforcement and Administration (via DHS OIG)
22 pages; PDF.
Information Disorder: Toward an Interdisciplinary Framework For Research and Policy Making (via Council of Europe)
108 pages; PDF.
Three New Reports from the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development (ITU, UNESCO)
- The State of Broadband 2017: Broadband Catalyzing Sustainable Development
Available in PDF, ePub, and mobi formats. ||| Key findings document (PDF)
- Working Group on the Digital Gender Divide: Bridging the Gender Gap in Internet and Broadband Access and Use (24 pages; PDF)
- Working Group on Technologies in Space and the Upper-Atmosphere: Identifying the Potential of New Communications Technologies for Sustainable Development (66 pages; PDF)
Scoping Study on the Impact of the Digital Environment on Copyright Legislation Adopted Between 2006 and 2016 (via WIPO)
61 pages; PDF.
Scoping Study on Access to Copyright Protected Works by Persons with Disabilities (via WIPO)
4 pages; PDF.
Artificial Intelligence: Practice and Implications for Journalism (via Tow Center for Digital Journalism)
29 pages; PDF.
- See Also: “‘Choose Your Own Adventure’: VR Journalism Gives Audience Control” (via Columbia Journalism Review; October 3, 2017)
26.8 Million Hispanics or Latinos in the U.S. Labor Force in 2016 (via BLS)
Employment Trends by Typical Entry-Level Education Requirement (via Monthly Labor Review/BLS)
U.S. Job Tenure Ticks Down to 5.1 Years (via EBRI)
Media Ownership: Children’s TV Channels un Europe – Who are the Key Players? (via European Audiovisual Observatory)
76 pages; PDF.
World Trends in Freedom of Expression andMedia Development (via UNESCO)
Executive Summary (20 pages; PDF) ||| Infographics
Approaches for Managing the Costs of U.S. Nuclear Forces, 2017 to 2046 (via CBO)
North Korea: Possible Scenarios (via European Parliament Research Service)
4 pages; PDF.
Global Nutrition Report 2017 (via International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI))
115 pages; PDF. ||| News Release ||| Additional Resources
Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Releases 2017 Safe Cities Index (Paper, Data Workbook, Case Studies, More)
Infographic: Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States-Foreign Fighters: Infographic via (START)
Research Brief: Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS)
WorldRiskReport: Analysis and Prospects 2017 (via Bündnis Entwicklung Hilft)
56 pages; PDF.
Secure Cities: Inclusivity, Resilience and Safety (via Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI))
24 pages; PDF.
New Data/Report: 40 Million in Modern Slavery and 152 Million in Child Labour Around the World ||| Summary (via International Labour Organization; Walk Free Foundation; International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Differences in Parents’ Time Use Between the Summer and the School Year (US; via BLS)
Twentieth Mobile Wireless Competition Report (via FCC)
121 pages; PDF.
Domestic Terrorism Prosecutions Outnumber International (via TRAC)
Ideological Motivations of Terrorism in the United States, 1970–2016 (via START)
6 pages; PDF.
Lone Actor Terrorist Attack Planning and Preparation: A Data-Driven Analysis (Journal of Forensic Science)
10 pages; PDF.
What Types of Media do Terrorists Collect? An Analysis of Religious, Political, and Ideological Publications Found in Terrorism Investigations in the UK (via International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT))
NHTSA Publishes 2016 Fatal Motor Vehicle Crashes Statistics
Direct to Overview (16 pages; PDF)
||| Direct to Fast Facts 6 (pages: PDF)
Safety: Fleet Composition of Rail Tank Cars that Transport Flammable Liquids: 2013-2016 (via BTS)
First Annual Report to Congress.
19 pages; PDF.
Ranked: Cities with the Fewest Cars in Use Per Household (via Euromonitor)
Television/Video (OTT, Television, Pay-TV, Streaming)
Advancing Understanding of Tornado Warnings, False Alarms and Complacency (via START)
1 page; PDF.
Guns, Poison and Horns: Organised Wildlife Crime in Southern Africa (via enact)
Data Brief, No. 287.Births in the United States, 2016 (via NCHS) ||| PDF Version (8 pages; PDF)
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