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Brookings Institution

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Works: 3,671 works in 6,181 publications in 2 languages and 285,737 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Biographies  Autobiographies  Directories  Serial publications  Speeches 
Roles: Editor, isb, Other, Publisher, Organizer of meeting, Collector
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Brookings papers on economic activity by Brookings Panel on Economic Activity( )

in 3 languages and held by 3,852 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( )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and Croatian and held by 2,762 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( )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Brain Gain, Darrell West addresses why immigration policy is so politically difficult in the United States despite the substantial social, economic, intellectual, and cultural benefits it brings. The problem is largely one of vision. U.S. policy ought to recognize and reflect the tremendous benefits of bringing in new blood, yet public discourse and political debates tend to emphasize the perceived downsides. Fear too often trumps optimism and reason
Coping with Methuselah : the impact of molecular biology on medicine and society( )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2,428 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( )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,408 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( )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2,340 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
Making school reform work : new partnerships for real change by Paul T Hill( )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,191 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. The goal of the project has been to take the large volume of existing and forthcoming research studies and shape them into a more coherent and policy-oriented whole. 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. It is a reader-friendly volume that will provide policymakers, the press, and the interested public with a comprehensive guide to the numerous issues that must be addressed as Congress considers the future of the nation's antipoverty policies. The collection covers the following topics and features a new introduction from the editors: - An Overview of Effects to Date - Welfare Reform Reauthorization: An Overview of Problems and Issues - A Tax Proposal for Working Families with Children - Welfare Reform and Poverty - Reducing Non-Marital Births - Which Welfare Reforms are Best for Children? - Welfare and the Economy - What Can Be Done to Reduce Teen Pregnancy and Out-of-Wedlock Births? - Changing Welfare Offices - State Programs - Welfare Reform and Employment - Fragile Families, Welfare Reform, and Marriage - Health Insurance, Welfare, and Work - Helping the Hard-to-Employ - Sanctions and Welfare Reform - Child Care and Welfare Reform - Job Retention and Advancement in Welfare Reform - Housing and Welfare Reform - Non-Citizens - Block Grant Structure -
Stuck in traffic : coping with peak-hour traffic congestion by Anthony Downs( )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 2,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Battling terrorism in the Horn of Africa by Robert I Rotberg( )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2,123 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( )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,111 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( )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2,097 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
The Brookings review by Brookings Institution( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 2,064 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
Toughing it out in Afghanistan by Michael E O'Hanlon( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,061 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
Restoring fiscal sanity 2007 : the health spending challenge by Alice M Rivlin( )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,058 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
Cuba's energy future : strategic approaches to cooperation( )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,050 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
Promoting the general welfare : new perspectives on government performance( )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2,047 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
The new Brazil by Riordan Roett( )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,036 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"--Résumé de l'éditeur
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 2,006 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 media and the war on terrorism by Stephen Hess( )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of conversations between journalists and federal officials aims to capture the tensions between the press and the government during wartime. They cover issues including military censorship and the difficulties of maintaining security in an era of satellite technology
 
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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 coexistenceMaking school reform work : new partnerships for real changeWelfare reform and beyond : the future of the safety netStuck in traffic : coping with peak-hour traffic congestionBattling terrorism in the Horn of Africa
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