Inspectors general are important players in the federal government, and their work often draws considerable public attention when one of them uncovers serious misdeeds or mismanagement that make the headlines. WWO experts in public policy provide a comprehensive, up-to-date examination of how inspectors general have operated in the four decades since Congress established the offices.
Facilitates an understanding of Greek observers about their economy to stimulate a constructive policy debate within Greece. The book also provides an analysis of the Greek economy that will be useful to observers of other nations whose economic situations and problems have similarities with those of Greece.
Emergency medical response systems are a critical component of any nation's healthcare system. This book tells the inspiring story of how the Indian government and a non-profit foundation, the Emergency Management and Research Institute, partnered to create a world-class emergency response system that serves more than 700 million people.
Provides a place where scientists and non-scientists can encounter clearly described behavioural research that can be put into action. By design, the scope of Behavioral Science & Policy is broad, with topics spanning health care, financial decisionmaking, the environment, education and culture, justice and ethics, and work place practices.
This semiannual journal from the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) provides a forum for influential economists and policymakers from the region to share high-quality research directly applied to policy issues within and among those countries.
The Transatlantic Economy surveys have become a standard reference for businesses, policymakers, and media interested in the changing role of the US and Europe in the global economy. This edition offers the most up-to-date set of facts, figures, and analysis available on the deep economic integration binding Europe and the United States.
Maps the shifting flows of goods, services and investments binding North and South America, Africa and Europe, examines the influence of Pacific actors in the Atlantic space, explores the implications of current trade negotiations, commercial disputes, challenges of inequality, growth and human development, and offers recommendations for governments and other stakeholders.
As Eminent Persons of our Hemisphere, we are united in our drive to build a dynamic and harmonious Atlantic Community by champining free and open trade and investment, promoting access for all to affordable energy, accelerating human development, encouraging economic, educational and technical cooperation, respecting human dignity and enhancing human security.
A look at rotecting sovereignty while advancing American interests in the global age. Sovereignty Reimagined is intended to help today's policymakers think more clearly about what is actually at stake in the sovereignty debate and to provide some criteria for determining when it is appropriate to make bargains over sovereignty-and how to make them.
While the authors of this volume agree that the US system of corporate disclosure and governance is in need of change, they are concerned that policymakers may be overreacting in some areas and taking actions in others that may prove to be ineffective or even counterproductive. The authors argue that the major problem lies not in the accounting and auditing ...
The Cuban Missile Crisis defined the presidency of John F. Kennedy. But during the same week that the world stood transfixed by the possibility of nuclear war, Kennedy was also consumed by the Sino-Indian conflict. Bruce Riedel, a CIA and NAtional Security Council veteran, provides the first full narrative of this crisis, which played out during the tense negotiations with ...
A chronicle of the year that changed Soviet Russia - and molded the future path of one of America's pre-eminent diplomatic correspondents. Marvin Kalb, then a young diplomatic attache, observed this tumultuous year that foretold the end of Soviet communism. In this, his fifteenth book, Kalb writes a fascinating eyewitness account of a superpower in upheaval and of a people ...
Offers a richly detailed, and clear-eyed exploration of Islam in Europe and the place of Islam in European history and civilization. Along with an analysis of what has gone wrong and why, this urgent, unprecedented study, the fourth in a quartet of studies examining relations between the West and the Muslim world, features recommendations for promoting integration and pluralism in ...
Tentative contents include: • Trade Liberalization and Demand for Skill in Brazil Naércio Menezes-Filho and Bruno Giovannetti • Health Reform in Colombia: From Theory to Practice Alejandro Gaviria, Carlos Medina, and Carolina Mejía • The Role of Global Risk Aversion in Explaining Latin American Sovereign Spreads A.