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The concern about alcohol marketing and underage drinking has been heightened by recent findings in the scientific research community. Studies have established that alcohol advertising exposure influences a young person's beliefs about alcohol and his/her intention to drink. They also suggest that advertising may have a direct impact on youth…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Advertising, Alcoholic Beverages, Drinking
The marketing of alcohol products in African-American communities has, on occasion, stirred national controversy and met with fierce resistance from African Americans and others. Despite occasional media and community spotlights on the marketing of alcohol products in the African-American community, there has been no systematic review of the…
Descriptors: Advertising, Alcoholic Beverages, Black Youth, Drinking
Scott, George A. – US Government Accountability Office, 2010
Each year, the federal government makes a significant financial investment in the education and training of the U.S. physician workforce. A quarter of that physician workforce is composed of international medical graduates (IMG) and they include both U.S. citizens and foreign nationals. Little is known about IMGs with respect to how much they…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Medical Schools, Foreign Medical Graduates, Student Loan Programs
Following on its recent reports on alcohol advertising in national magazines and on television, the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) commissioned Virtual Media Resources (VMR), a media planning and research firm in Natick, Massachusetts, to analyze the alcohol industry's televised "responsibility" ads in 2001, using the same…
Descriptors: Advertising, Alcoholic Beverages, Drinking, Marketing
Concern about how much television alcohol advertising reaches underage youth and how the advertising influences their attitudes and decisions about alcohol use has been widespread for many years. Lacking in the policy debate has been solid, reliable information about the extent of youth exposure to television alcohol advertising. To address this…
Descriptors: Advertising, Alcoholic Beverages, Drinking, Marketing
Puyear, Don – 1987
A study was conducted to assess the effects of 2 years of marketing and retention efforts in the Virginia community college system (VCCS) on the market segment of 18-21 year old students. The study examined enrollment trends between 1984 and 1986, using comparable data from a 1985 study. Study findings included the following: (1) the proportion of…
Descriptors: Age, College Attendance, Community Colleges, Declining Enrollment
Through the years and every passing fad, radio has continued to be a basic fact of life for youth in the United States. The Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth commissioned Virtual Media Resources (VMR) to audit alcohol radio advertising in 2001 and 2002 and to conduct a case study of alcohol radio advertising in December 2002 and January 2003…
Descriptors: Advertising, Alcoholic Beverages, Drinking, Marketing
Hispanics are the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States. This Hispanic population is also younger than the general population: 40% of Hispanics are under 21, versus 30% of the entire population. The number of Hispanics under the age of 21 grew 61% between 1990 and 2000, totaling 17% of the nation's youth under 21 in 2000. The Center on…
Descriptors: Advertising, Alcoholic Beverages, Drinking, Hispanic Americans
Hill, Susan; Owings, Maria – 1986
Characteristics of graduates who completed bachelor's degrees within 4 years of high school graduation were compared with graduates who took longer than 4 years. Data were obtained from the Postsecondary School Transcripts Study, a supplement to the National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972. The sample consisted of 4,440…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Bachelors Degrees, College Graduates, Higher Education
National Commission for Employment Policy (DOL), Washington, DC. – 1992
This publication presents results of a year-long research program initiated by the National Commission for Employment Policy to research and discuss the employment effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). It contains the letter to the President in which the Commission endorses NAFTA because of its positive employment-creating…
Descriptors: Contracts, Economics, Employment Patterns, Employment Projections
This report analyzes $320 million in alcohol product advertising in magazines during calendar year 2001. The first section analyzes the amount of magazine advertising delivered to youth and adults by different alcoholic beverage brands. For many beer and distilled spirits brands, the youth population received more advertising than the adult…
Descriptors: Advertising, Alcoholic Beverages, Drinking, Marketing