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“Does Anyone Know How to Get Good Answers?” How Social Network Questions Shape Replies

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 01:20 PM PDT

"Does Anyone Know How to Get Good Answers?" How Social Network Questions Shape Replies Source: Microsoft Research Social networking tools make it easy for people to ask questions of large groups of their personal acquaintances. In this article, we explore how the questions people ask of their social networks via status message updates shape the […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19920&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Presidential Memorandum — Transforming our Nation’s Electric Grid Through Improved Siting, Permitting, and Review

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 12:20 PM PDT

Presidential Memorandum — Transforming our Nation’s Electric Grid Through Improved Siting, Permitting, and Review Source: White House Our Nation’s electric transmission grid is the backbone of our economy, a key factor in future economic growth, and a critical component of our energy security. Countries that harness the power of clean, renewable energy will be best […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19872&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Bank Leverage and Monetary Policy’s Risk-Taking Channel: Evidence from the United States

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 11:55 AM PDT

Bank Leverage and Monetary Policy’s Risk-Taking Channel: Evidence from the United States Source: International Monetary Fund We present evidence of a risk-taking channel of monetary policy for the U.S. banking system. We use confidential data on the internal ratings of U.S. banks on loans to businesses over the period 1997 to 2011 from the Federal […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19918&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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The Future of the Arab Gulf Monarchies in the Age of Uncertainties

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 11:49 AM PDT

The Future of the Arab Gulf Monarchies in the Age of Uncertainties Source: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College Seismic cultural and political shifts are under way in the Arab Gulf monarchies. The political upheavals and transitions that have swept through the Arab world over the last 2 years have not toppled the Arab […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19916&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Hedge Funds, Systemic Risk, and Dodd-Frank: The Road Ahead

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 11:45 AM PDT

Hedge Funds, Systemic Risk, and Dodd-Frank: The Road Ahead Source: RAND Corporation These proceedings summarize the key themes and issues raised during a symposium on September 24, 2012, hosted by the RAND Center for Corporate Ethics and Governance. Discussion focused on the ways in which hedge funds might contribute to systemic risk and the extent […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19914&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Map the Meal Gap, Food Insecurity in your County

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 11:26 AM PDT

Map the Meal Gap, Food Insecurity in your County Source: Feeding America Feeding America first published the Map the Meal Gap project in early 2011, with the generous support of the Howard G. Buffett Foundation and The Nielsen Company, to learn more about the face of hunger at the local level. In August, 2011, with […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19870&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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The Condition of Education 2013

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 10:30 AM PDT

The Condition of Education 2013 Source: National Center for Education Statistics The Condition of Education 2013 summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The report presents 42 indicators on the status and condition of education, in addition to Spotlights that look more closely at 4 issues of current interest. The […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19868&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Presidential Memorandum — Expanding America’s Leadership in Wireless Innovation

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 10:00 AM PDT

Presidential Memorandum — Expanding America’s Leadership in Wireless Innovation Source: White House A combination of American entrepreneurship and innovation, private investment, and smart policy has positioned the United States as the global leader in wireless broadband technologies. Expanding the availability of spectrum for innovative and flexible commercial uses, including for broadband services, will further promote […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19912&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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The New American Father

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 09:25 AM PDT

The New American Father Source: Pew Social & Demographic Trends Being a father in this era of changing family structures and converging gender roles means more than bringing home a paycheck or delivering punishment to a misbehaving child. A new survey by the Pew Research Center finds that Americans expect dad to be more of […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19910&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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The IMPACT of CLIMATE CHANGE and Population Growth on the National Flood Insurance Program through 2100

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 09:22 AM PDT

The IMPACT of CLIMATE CHANGE and Population Growth on the National Flood Insurance Program through 2100 (PDF) Source: FEMA The study finds that over the next 90 years, there will likely be (50-percent chance) a significant increase in coastal and riverine flooding in our nation, which will have a significant impact on the NFIP . […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19866&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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The CFPB study of overdraft programs

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 09:04 AM PDT

The CFPB study of overdraft programs Source: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau On June 11, 2013, we released a report that raises concerns about the ability of consumers to anticipate and avoid overdraft costs on their checking accounts. The report found wide variations across financial institutions regarding the costs and risks of opting in to overdraft […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19908&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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International Migration Policies 2013

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 08:57 AM PDT

International Migration Policies 2013 Source: United Nations International Migration Policies 2013 wall chart provides up-to-date and objective information on Government views and policies on immigration and emigration for all 193 Member States and three non-Member States of the United Nations. On immigration, it includes information on policies on major types of migration and migrant integration. […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19906&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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World Abortion Policies 2013

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 08:55 AM PDT

World Abortion Policies 2013 Source: United Nations World Abortion Policies 2013 wall chart provides up-to-date and objective information on abortion policies, i.e., legal grounds on which abortion is permitted, for each of the 193 Member States and three non-Member States of the United Nations. The wall chart also includes information on national estimates of abortion […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19904&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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2013 Economic Report of the President

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 08:45 AM PDT

2013 Economic Report of the President Source: White House (Council of Economic Advisors) The Economic Report of the President is an annual report written by the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. An important vehicle for presenting the Administration’s domestic and international economic policies, it provides an overview of the nation’s economic progress with […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19902&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Note to followers of FullTextReports

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 08:40 AM PDT

Just a periodic reminder that some of the papers and reports posted on FullTextReports.com are freely available online for just a limited time before they disappear behind a paywall (or go away entirely). If you see something you suspect might be useful to you (or a colleague) in the future, download it the day you […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19900&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Does Socioeconomic Diversity Make a Difference? Examining the Effects of Racial and Socioeconomic Diversity on the Campus Climate for Diversity

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 08:39 AM PDT

Does Socioeconomic Diversity Make a Difference? Examining the Effects of Racial and Socioeconomic Diversity on the Campus Climate for Diversity (PDF) Source: American Educational Research Journal This article considers whether the socioeconomic diversity of the undergraduate student body and experiences with cross-class interaction (CCI) are significantly related to cross-racial interaction (CRI) and engagement with curricular/co-curricular […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19898&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Effectiveness of a bundled intervention of decolonization and prophylaxis to decrease Gram positive surgical site infections after cardiac or orthopedic surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 08:23 AM PDT

Effectiveness of a bundled intervention of decolonization and prophylaxis to decrease Gram positive surgical site infections after cardiac or orthopedic surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis Source: British Medical Journal Objective To evaluate studies assessing the effectiveness of a bundle of nasal decolonization and glycopeptide prophylaxis for preventing surgical site infections caused by Gram positive bacteria […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19864&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Hot spots 2025: Benchmarking the future competitiveness of cities

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 08:23 AM PDT

Hot spots 2025: Benchmarking the future competitiveness of cities (PDF) Source: Economist Intelligence Unit One hundred years ago only two out of ten of the world’s population were living in urban areas. By the middle of the 21st century, seven out of ten people will be living in cities. Already global business is beginning to […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19896&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Trends in Amphibian Occupancy in the United States

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 07:53 AM PDT

Trends in Amphibian Occupancy in the United States Source: PLoS ONE Though a third of amphibian species worldwide are thought to be imperiled, existing assessments simply categorize extinction risk, providing little information on the rate of population losses. We conducted the first analysis of the rate of change in the probability that amphibians occupy ponds […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19894&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation Programs for Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults: Future Research Needs

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 07:44 AM PDT

Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation Programs for Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults: Future Research Needs Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality This Future Research Needs (FRN) project is a followup to the recently completed Comparative Effectiveness Review (CER) “Multidisciplinary Postacute Rehabilitation for Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults.” The CER was motivated […]b.gif?host=fulltextreports.com&blog=19913883&post=19892&subd=fulltextreports&ref=&feed=1

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