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Families Continue to Rely on Wives As Breadwinners Post-Recession

Families Continue to Rely on Wives As Breadwinners Post-Recession
Source: Carsey Institute

This brief uses data from the 2013 Annual Social and Economic Supplement to the Current Population Survey to examine how President Obama’s proposed expanded eligibility and higher credit values might affect tax filers in both rural and urban America.

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Business And Economics

The Long-Term Unemployed in the Wake of the Great Recession

The Long-Term Unemployed in the Wake of the Great Recession
Source: Carsey Institute

Using the Annual Social and Economic Supplement of the Current Population Survey, this brief outlines the demographic and economic characteristics of the long-term unemployed and compares them with their short-term unemployed counterparts.

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Business And Economics

Variation Found in Rates of Restraint and Seclusion Among Students With a Disability

Variation Found in Rates of Restraint and Seclusion Among Students With a Disability
Source: The Carsey Institute (University of New Hampshire)

The restraint and seclusion of individuals—practices usually associated with highly restrictive environments—are extreme responses to student behavior used in some public schools.

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Social And Cultural Issues

Informal Kinship Care Most Common Out-of- Home Placement After an Investigation of Child Maltreatment

Informal Kinship Care Most Common Out-of- Home Placement After an Investigation of Child Maltreatment (PDF)
Source: Carsey Institute

Key Findings

Informal kinship placement settings, where a parent voluntarily places a child with a family member, were the most common out-of-home placement in both rural and urban areas.

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Social And Cultural Issues

Record Number of Children Covered by Health Insurance in 2011

Record Number of Children Covered by Health Insurance in 2011

Source: Carsey Institute

Using data from the 2008 through 2011 American Community Survey, this brief describes rates of children’s health insurance coverage nationally, by region, and place type (that is, rural, suburban, and central city).

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Children And Families

Psychotropic Medication Use Among Children in the Child Welfare System

Psychotropic Medication Use Among Children in the Child Welfare System (PDF)

Source: Carsey Institute

Key Findings

  • Among children age 4 and older with a report of maltreatment, rates of psychotropic medication use are significantly higher in rural (20 percent) than urban areas (13 percent).
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Social And Cultural Issues