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On archers, cat-lovers, and beer drinkers: Vividata via the SFU Library

Published by Mark Bodnar

Did you know...

Archers are overrepresented, given their numbers in the Canadian population overall, among those who consider themselves cutting edge when it comes to electronics (i.e., the first to buy new electronic gadgets) AND archers are also overrepresented among Canadians who report having taken on the care of an elderly relative in the last year?

Canadians who fit in the “Driving Miss Daisy” psychographic cluster are overrepresented among those who have 3 or more cats, yet significantly underrepresented among those who possess more than $1 million in securities and savings?

... and more ...

Timely ebook! "Routledge handbook of the economics of European integration"

Published by Mark Bodnar

With the BREXIT vote dominating the news for the last week, I thought I'd quickly highlight the following 2016 ebook in the SFU Library collection:

From the publisher:

"Routledge Handbook of the Economics of European Integration provides readers with a brief but comprehensive overview of topics related to the process of European integration in the post-World War II period. Its short chapters reflect the most up-to-date and concise research, written by a collective of experts on their own subjects."

Work-life balance, ecosystem accounting, & causes of death: A few recent Statistics Canada Daily highlights

Published by Mark Bodnar

When you think of Statistics Canada, is the population census the first thing that comes to mind? I suspect that's pretty common -- the census is, after all, a huge undertaking that touches on (and measures) all of us.

But Statistics Canada is about so much more than just the quinquennial counting of citizens!  Here are just a few of the cool things they've published in the last few months (and yes, I'm aware that my definition of "cool" may need some work!):