April 3, 2014

Data Feed: Campaign spending caps, global economic recovery, America’s seniors and tech use

A daily roundup of fresh data from scholars, governments, think tanks, pollsters and other social science researchers.

Politics
Polls show broad support for campaign spending caps, New York Times
Public sentiment cools toward Christie, warmer to Clinton and Warren, Quinnipiac
In N.J., Gov Chris Christie’s ratings have stabilized, Monmouth U./Asbury Park Press

Economy
Chart: State actions on the minimum wage, New York Times
Mobile banking more popular among the young, BBVA
40 years of Chicago’s rising inequality, in one GIF, The Atlantic Cities
Most U.S. jobs pay less than $20 an hour, CNN Money
Almost everywhere, men predominate in computer jobs, FiveThirtyEight
Payroll to population rate 42.7% in March, Gallup
Americans still favor energy conservation over greater production, Gallup
U.S. journalism revenues have fallen by a third since 2006, Pew Research Center

Health & Society
Coverage gap: Uninsured poor in states that don’t expand Medicaid, KFF
Quitting smoking (with help) costs more if you are poor, CDC via National Journal
Older adults and technology use, Pew Research Center

International
Global economy turning corner of Great Recession, but obstacles ahead, IMF
Europe’s reforms are beginning to pay off, but more effort needed, OECD
Survey finds one notion of rural/urban Indian divide to be outdated, Financial Times
How reliant is Europe on Russia’s gas? The Economist
About 10% of all German exporting companies export goods to Russia, Destatis
Despite perceptions, inequality in Egypt is relatively low, World Bank

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