May 17, 2022

New Reports and Data Roundup (Week of July 5, 2020)

In the News–Higher Education

UPDATE July 13

Brief of 59 Institutions of Higher Education as Amici Curiae in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion For A Preliminary Injunction
22 pages; PDF.

UPDATE July 10

From the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration:

“180 Institutions of Higher Education Join Litigation in Opposing Administration’s ‘International Student Ban'” (Amicus Brief Filed)

Additional Materials

–End Update–

24 pages; PDF.

Artificial Intelligence

AI1: Shaping Our Integrated Future (via Rockefeller Foundation)


Assessing the U.S. Climate in June 2020 (via NCEI)


Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Recent Trends in Debt Settlement and Credit Counseling (via CFPB)


COVID-19 and Peace (via Institute for Economics and Peace)
See Also: Global Peace Index 2020

Canada: Persons with Disabilities and COVID-19 (Infographic via Statistics Canada)(7/6)

Herd Immunity For COVID-19 (via GAO)
2 pages; PDF.

Reopening the World: How to Save Lives and Livelihoods (via Brookings)(7/6)
112 pages; PDF.
See Also: Reopening America: How to Save Lives and Livelihoods
106 pages; PDF.

Consumer Credit

Recent Trends in Debt Settlement and Credit Counseling (via CFPB)(7/10)
11 pages; PDF.


K-12 Education: Characteristics of School Shootings (via GAO)
58 pages; PDF.

Gun Control

Gun Control: DOJ Can Further Improve Guidance on Federal Firearm Background Check Records (via GAO)
58 pages; PDF.


Preventing the Next Pandemic: Zoonotic Diseases and How to Break the Chain of Transmission (via UNEP)
82 pages; PDF.

Higher Education

First-Time Subbaccalaureate Students: An Overview of Their Institutions, Programs, Completion, and Labor Market Outcomes After 3 Years (via NCES)


Capping Report: Observations of Unannounced Inspections of ICE Facilities in 2019 (via DHS OIG) (7/7)
28 pages; PDF.


Employment Outlook 2020: Worker Security And The Covid-19 Crisis (via OECD)
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U.S. Millennials Tend To Have Favorable Views Of Foreign Countries And Institutions – Even as They Age (via Pew Research)

Organ Donations

Organ Donation and Transplantation in Canada: Statistics, Trends and International Comparisons (via Library of Parliament)


Updated: Privacy Impact Assessment for the CBP License Plate Reader Technology (via DHS)

North Korea

Policy Update: North Korea: “Can Human Rights Advocacy Resolve the North Korea Nuclear Impasse?” (via USCIRF)

Real Estate

Analysis: Milwaukee, San Francisco and Detroit Top the List of Places Where Black Homebuyers Are More Likely to Be Denied a Home Loan (via RedFin)(7/6)

Europe:  Rents Up by 20.8%, House Prices by 20.5% Since 2007 (via Eurostat)(7/8)

State Employment Monitor: May 2020 (via NAR)(7/6)
8 pages; PDF.

Social Media

Use of Social Media in the EU (Infographic via Eurostat)(7/6)

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.