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Brookings Institution

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Works: 3,549 works in 5,785 publications in 3 languages and 263,692 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Directories 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher
Classifications: HC101, 949.7024
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Brookings papers on economic activity by Brookings Panel on Economic Activity( )

in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Issues consist of papers from conferences held at the Institution
The Brookings review by Brookings Institution( )

in English and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nonpartisan articles on research, education and publication in economics, government, foreign policy and the social sciences in general published by the Brookings Institution
Balkan tragedy : chaos and dissolution after the Cold War by Susan L Woodward( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yugoslavia was well positioned at the end of the cold war to make a successful transition to a market economy and westernization. Yet two years later, the country had ceased to exist, and devastating local wars were being waged to create new states. Between the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 and the start of the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina in March 1992, the country moved toward disintegration at astonishing speed. In this book, Susan Woodward explains what happened to Yugoslavia and what can be learned from the response of outsiders to its crisis. Woodward's analysis is based on her first-hand experience before the country's collapse and then during the later stages of the Bosnian war as a member of the UN operation sent to monitor cease-fires and provide humanitarian assistance
The New urban reality by Paul E Peterson( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stuck in traffic : coping with peak-hour traffic congestion by Anthony Downs( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The media and the war on terrorism by Stephen Hess( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These candid conversations capture the difficulties of reporting during crisis and war, particularly the tension between government and the press. The participants include distinguished journalists - American and foreign, print and broadcast - and prominent public officials, past and present. They illuminate the struggle to balance freedom of the press and the right to know with the need to protect sensitive information in the national interest. As the Information Age collides with the War on Terrorism, that challenge becomes even more critical and daunting."--Jacket
Changing the rules : technological change, international competition, and regulation in communications( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brain gain : rethinking U.S. immigration policy by Darrell M West( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many of America's greatest artists, scientists, inventors, educators, and entrepreneurs have come from abroad. Rather than suffering from the "brain drain" of talented and educated individuals emigrating, the United States has benefited greatly over the years from the "brain gain" of immigration. These gifted immigrants have engineered advances in energy, information technology, international commerce, sports, arts, and culture. To stay competitive, the United States must institute more of an open-door policy to attract unique talents from other nations. Yet Americans resist such a policy despite their own immigrant histories and the substantial social, economic, intellectual, and cultural benefits of welcoming newcomers. Why? In this book the author asserts that perception or "vision" is one reason reform in immigration policy is so politically difficult. Public discourse tends to emphasize the perceived negatives. Fear too often trumps optimism and reason, And democracy is messy, with policy principles that are often difficult to reconcile. The seeming irrationality of U.S. immigration policy arises from a variety of thorny and interrelated factors: particularistic politics and fragmented institutions, public concern regarding education and employment, anger over taxes and social services, and ambivalence about national identity, culture, and language. Add to that stew a myopic (or worse) press, persisent fears of terrorism, and the difficulties of implementing border enforcement and legal justice. He prescribes a series of reforms that will put America on a better course and enhance its long-term social and economic prosperity. Reconceptualizing immigration as a way to enhance innovation and competitiveness, the author notes, will help us find the next Sergey Brin, the next Andrew Grove, or even the next Albert Einstein
Digital medicine : health care in the Internet era by Darrell M West( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Investigates factors limiting the ability of digital technology to remake health care. Analyzes data sources to study content of health care-related websites, sponsorship status, public usage, and the relationship between e-health use and health care attitudes. Examines the different ways in which officials overseas have implemented health information technology"--Provided by publisher
Coming together? : Mexico-United States relations by Barry Bosworth( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers from a conference sponsored by the Brookings Institution on July 25, 1996
Financing the 2000 election( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A journey through the Cold War : a memoir of containment and coexistence by Raymond L Garthoff( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this memoir, Ambassador Raymond Garthoff paints a diplomatic history of the Cold War, tracing the life of the conflict from the vantage point of an observant insider. The author's intellectually formative years coincided with the earliest days of the Cold War, and he participated in some of the most important policymaking of the twentieth century." "Garthoff's journey through the Cold War informs the views, positions, and actions of the past. His anecdotes and observations will also be of great value to those anticipating the challenges of reevaluating American post-Cold War security policy."--Jacket
Coping with Methuselah : the impact of molecular biology on medicine and society( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Coping with Methuselah, a group of practicing scientists and public policy experts come together to address the problems, challenges, and opportunities posed by a longer life span. This book will generate discussion in political, social, and medical circles and help prepare us for the extraordinary possibilities that the future may hold."--Jacket
The new Brazil by Riordan Roett( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recounts Brazil's evolution from remote Portuguese colony, through economic crises that led to more prudent monetary policies, and to its new status as a regional leader, a respected ambassador for the developing world, and an increasingly important partner for the United States and European Union"--Provided by publisher
Protecting the homeland, 2006/2007 by Michael D'Arcy( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Protecting the Homeland 2006/2007 reviews the current state of homeland security, assesses America's remaining vulnerabilities, and suggests new policies to improve security in the United States. It presents specific recommendations for reforming intelligence; fostering international cooperation; increasing infrastructure and border protection; developing technology; and formulating countermeasures against specific types of aggression. Written with a sense of urgency, the book warns that while Americans can feel somewhat safer today than they did in 2001, much more needs to be done in improving the nation's defenses against terrorism."--Jacket
Battling terrorism in the Horn of Africa( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examines the state of governance in the countries of the greater Horn of Africa region--Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, the Sudan, and Yemen--and discusses strategies to combat the transnational threat of terrorism, including suggestions for more effective U.S. engagement in the region"--Provided by publisher
Making school reform work : new partnerships for real change( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Welfare reform and beyond : the future of the safety net( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toughing it out in Afghanistan by Michael E O'Hanlon( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is Afghanistan another Vietnam, a quagmire that the United States should escape as soon as possible? Or is it a crucial war than can and must be won? The authors acknowledge current difficulties in Afghanistan but also explicate how the war-torn country can emerge as a stable sovereign nation, free from the yoke of the Taliban and al Qaeda
Greenhouse governance : addressing climate change in America( Book )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examines national and international laws and institutions governing human-mediated climate change. Issues examined include public perceptions and economic effects of climate change and policies to mitigate it, renewable electricity standards, vehicle fuel economy standards, cap-and-trade regimes, carbon taxes, and the adaptation-versus-mitigation debate"--[Résumé de l'éditeur]
 
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Balkan tragedy : chaos and dissolution after the Cold War
Alternative Names

controlled identityBrookings Institution. Institute for Government Research

controlled identityBrookings Institution. Institute of Economics

controlled identityRobert S. Brookings Graduate School of Economics and Government

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Brookings研究所

Burukkingusu Keizai Kenkyujo

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Vašingtona (Amerikas Savienotās Valstis). Brookings Institution

Washington (D.C.) Brookings Institution

Брукингский институт

Інститут Брукінгс

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מכון ברוקינגסץ

معهد بروكينغز

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ブルッキングス研究所

布鲁金斯学会

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Stuck in traffic : coping with peak-hour traffic congestionThe media and the war on terrorismBrain gain : rethinking U.S. immigration policyDigital medicine : health care in the Internet eraComing together? : Mexico-United States relationsFinancing the 2000 electionA journey through the Cold War : a memoir of containment and coexistenceCoping with Methuselah : the impact of molecular biology on medicine and society