DBASSE
Friday, October 31, 2014 
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   DBASSE - TOPICS

Aging

Behavior and Cognition

Children, Youth, and Families

Defense and National Security

Economy and the Workforce

Education

Humans, Systems, and Technologies

Law, Crime, and Justice

National Surveys and Statistics

Population and Demography

Research Quality and Use

Society and the Environment

Testing and Assessment

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REPORTS
Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Reexamining the Guidelines  (FNB,BOCYF)
2009

As women of childbearing age have become heavier, the trade-off between maternal and child health created by variation in gestational weight gain has become more difficult to reconcile. Weight Gain... Read more


Intangible Assets:Measuring and Enhancing Their Contribution to Corporate Value and Economic Growth: Summary of a Workshop  (STEP,CNSTAT)
2009

Intangible assets--which include computer software, research and development (R&D), intellectual property, workforce training, and spending to raise the efficiency and brand identification of... Read more


Experimentation and Testing Plans for the 2010 Census: Letter Report  (CNSTAT)
2009

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Strengthening Benefit-Cost Analysis for Early Childhood Interventions:Workshop Summary  (BOCYF)
2009

The deficiencies that many children experience from birth to school age--in health care, nutrition, emotional support, and intellectual stimulation, for example--play a major role in academic... Read more


Mathematics Learning in Early Childhood:Paths Toward Excellence and Equity  (CFE)
2009

Early childhood mathematics is vitally important for young children's present and future educational success. Research demonstrates that virtually all young children have the capability to learn and... Read more


Improving the Measurement of Late-Life Disability in Population Surveys:Beyond ADLs and IADLs: Summary of a Workshop  (CNSTAT,CPOP)
2009

Improving the Measurement of Late-Life Disability in Population Surveys summarizes a workshop organized to draw upon recent advances to improve the measurement of physical and cognitive disability in... Read more


Reengineering the Survey of Income and Program Participation  (CNSTAT)
2009

Beginning in 2006, the Census Bureau embarked on a program to reengineer the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) to reduce its costs and improve data quality and timeliness. The Bureau... Read more


Letter Report to the U.S. Department of Education on the Race to the Top Fund  (BOTA)
2009

This report examines the Race to the Top initiative--a $4.35 billion grant program included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to encourage state-level education reforms. The report... Read more


Vital Statistics:Summary of a Workshop  (CNSTAT)
2009

Vital statistics, the records of birth and death, are a critical national information resource for understanding public health. Over the past few decades, the specific program that gathers the data... Read more


Depression in Parents, Parenting, and Children: Opportunities to Improve Identification, Treatment, and Prevention  (NRC)
2009

Depression is a widespread condition affecting approximately 7.5 million parents in the U.S. each year and may be putting at least 15 million children at risk for adverse health outcomes. Based on... Read more


Engineering in K-12 Education: Understanding the Status and Improving the Prospects  (BOSE,TAC,NAE,NRC)
2009

Engineering education in K-12 classrooms is a small but growing phenomenon that may have implications for engineering and also for the other STEM subjects--science, technology, and mathematics.... Read more


Ensuring the Quality, Credibility, and Relevance of U.S. Justice Statistics  (CNSTAT,CLAJ)
2009

The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) of the U.S. Department of Justice is one of the smallest of the U.S. principal statistical agencies but shoulders one of the most expansive and detailed legal... Read more


Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People: Progress and Possibilities  (BOCYF,IOM)
2009

Mental health and substance use disorders among children, youth, and young adults are major threats to the health and well-being of younger populations which often carryover into adulthood. The costs... Read more


A Review of the HHS Family Planning Program:Mission, Management, and Measurement of Results  (HSP,BOCYF)
2009

A Review of the HHS Family Planning Program provides a broad evaluation of the Title X family planning program since its establishment in 1970. The program successfully provides family planning... Read more


Informing Decisions in a Changing Climate  (BECS)
2009

Everyone--government agencies, private organizations, and individuals--is facing a changing climate: an environment in which it is no longer prudent to follow routines based on past climatic averages.... Read more


Learning Science in Informal Environments: People, Places, and Pursuits  (BOSE,CFE)
2009

Informal science is a burgeoning field that operates across a broad range of venues and envisages learning outcomes for individuals, schools, families, and society. The evidence base that describes... Read more


Restructuring Federal Climate Research to Meet the Challenges of Climate Change  (BECS)
2009

Climate change is one of the most important global environmental problems facing the world today. Policy decisions are already being made to limit or adapt to climate change and its impacts, but there... Read more


Principles and Practices for a Federal Statistical Agency:Fourth Edition  (CNSTAT)
2009

Since 1992, the Committee on National Statistics (CNSTAT) has produced a book on principles and practices for a federal statistical agency, updating the document every 4 years to provide a current... Read more


New Directions in Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts, and Adaptation Assessment:Summary of a Workshop  (BECS)
2009

With effective climate change mitigation policies still under development, and with even the most aggressive proposals unable to halt climate change immediately, many decision makers are focusing... Read more


Health and Safety Needs of Older Workers  (BBCSS)
2009

Mirroring a worldwide phenomenon in industrialized nations, the U.S. is experiencing a change in its demographic structure known as population aging. Concern about the aging population tends to focus... Read more


Coverage Measurement in the 2010 Census  (CNSTAT)
2009

The census coverage measurement programs have historically addressed three primary objectives: (1) to inform users about the quality of the census counts; (2) to help identify sources of error to... Read more


Understanding Crime Trends: Workshop Report  (CLAJ)
2009

Changes over time in the levels and patterns of crime have significant consequences that affect not only the criminal justice system but also other critical policy sectors. Yet compared with such... Read more


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