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Brookings Institution

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Works: 3,635 works in 5,985 publications in 2 languages and 284,633 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Biographies  Autobiographies  Directories 
Roles: Editor, Other, isb, Publisher, Organizer of meeting, Collector
Classifications: HC101, 300.5
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Brookings papers on economic activity by Brookings Panel on Economic Activity( )

in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Issues consist of papers from conferences held at the Institution
Balkan tragedy : chaos and dissolution after the Cold War by Susan L Woodward( )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and Croatian and held by 2,801 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
Brain gain : rethinking U.S. immigration policy by Darrell M West( )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,499 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, persistent 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
Coping with Methuselah : the impact of molecular biology on medicine and society( )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2,414 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
Digital medicine : health care in the Internet era by Darrell M West( )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,395 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
A journey through the Cold War : a memoir of containment and coexistence by Raymond L Garthoff( )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2,299 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
Financing the 2000 election( )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Making school reform work : new partnerships for real change by Paul T Hill( )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 2,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Welfare reform and beyond : the future of the safety net by Ron Haskins( )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Brookings Institution's Welfare Reform & Beyond Initiative was created to inform the critical policy debates surrounding the upcoming congressional reauthorization of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and a number of related programs that were created or dramatically altered by the 1996 landmark welfare reform legislation. This capstone collection gathers twenty brief essays (published between January 2001 and February 2002) that focus on assessing the record of welfare reform, specific issues likely to be debated before the TANF reauthorization, and a broader set of policy options for low-income families
Battling terrorism in the Horn of Africa by Robert I Rotberg( )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2,088 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
Greenhouse governance : addressing climate change in America by Brookings Institution( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,076 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"--Provided by publisher
Protecting the homeland, 2006/2007 by Michael B D'Arcy( )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2,072 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
Promoting the general welfare : new perspectives on government performance( )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Analyzes government's ability to "promote the general welfare" in the areas of health, transportation, housing, and education. Then examines two tools to improve policy design: information markets and laboratory experiments. Concludes by asking how Congress, the party system, and federalism affect government's ability to solve important social problems"--Provided by publisher
Toughing it out in Afghanistan by Michael E O'Hanlon( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors outline the tactics being used to protect the Afghan population and defeat the insurgents. They discuss ongoing effots to reform the Afghan policy, to run a better prison system for detainees, to enlist the help of more of Afghanistan's tribes, and to attack corruption. They also discuss the Afghan resistance, including an explanation of how the Taliban mounted a comeback and what it will take to defeat them. The authors also seek to demolish common myths about Afghanistan, such as the notion that somehow its people hate foreigners. And they explain how to use metrics, such as those in the Brookings Afghanistan Index, to determine if the new strategy is succeeding in the course of 2010 and 2011. Included are policy suggestions to further increase the size and capabilities of the Afghan army and police, to facilitate Afghan businesses' involvement in economic recovery, to expand the role of other Muslim nations in the effort, and to create a strong international aid coordinator as a civilian counterpart to NATO's military leader
Cuba's energy future : strategic approaches to cooperation( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approaching a future without Fidel Castro for the first time in a half century, Cuba faces many daunting questions. Still reeling from the economic downturn at the end of the cold war, the island nation needs to act decisively in order to improve economic and living conditions during a period of global uncertainty. One of Cuba's challenges is securing access to energy resources adequate for meeting its economic revitalization and development goals. Cuba's Energy Future reveals the steps to making that a reality, including exploration of greater cooperation with its longtime nemesis, the United
Restoring fiscal sanity 2007 : the health spending challenge by Alice M Rivlin( )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Authors suggest reforms in federal programs that have the potential to reduce the growth of spending for the entire health system, increase the efficiency and effectiveness of care provided, and enhance health outcomes and stress the need for innovative approaches and cooperation between the private and public sectors"--Provided by publisher
The new Brazil by Riordan Roett( )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,994 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
Regionalism and realism : a study of governments in the New York metropolitan area by Gerald Benjamin( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book will be a valuable resource for political, business, and civic leaders as they seek to make government more effective. It will appeal to all those interested in the fascinating history and governance of the Big Apple and its environs, and it will be of great interest to anyone involved in regionalism or urban affairs."--Jacket
The Brookings review by D.C.) Brookings Institution (Washington( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 1,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The online version of the "Brookings Review," a quarterly magazine that tackled the economic, political, and foreign policy issues of the day, published by the Brookings Institution
 
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Brain gain : rethinking U.S. immigration policyCoping with Methuselah : the impact of molecular biology on medicine and societyDigital medicine : health care in the Internet eraA journey through the Cold War : a memoir of containment and coexistenceFinancing the 2000 electionMaking school reform work : new partnerships for real changeStuck in traffic : coping with peak-hour traffic congestionWelfare reform and beyond : the future of the safety net
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