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The American Economic and Foreign Policies Toward Africa By Ikennia Mba Sr., PhD
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This book is a must-read for graduating seniors (undergraduates) and graduate students in International Relations, Political Science and other Social Sciences. Today, Many African leaders from... More > Nigeria to South Africa are STRATEGICALLY enacting far-reaching reform programs hoping to achieve the so-called Millennial Development Goals (and VISION 2020) in which the United States of America is a key player. Generally, this book takes a long look on the ideas and, more realistically, on a targeted set of economic policies that prepare and help to achieve the broad MDG and Vision 2020 goals.< Less
Health Economics By Stephen Westergreen
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The health care sector, now representing more than one-sixth of the U.S. economy in terms of economic activity, continues to change in unimaginable ways. Sweeping transformations in the... More > organizational arrangements of health care providers, newly developed medical technologies, the creation of new health insurance products, and the development and evaluation of various public policy initiatives all make the health care sector a dynamic and exciting area for applying the lens and tools of economic analysis. Indeed, not a day goes by without the unfolding of a medical event that requires the insights of economics to unravel the depths of its implications.< Less
VPR: Volume VI, Issue I By Virginia Policy Review
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This issue focuses on widely debated topics including pieces on policy protections for domestic violence victims, effective taxation to prevent obesity, and appropriate regulation of U.S. financial... More > markets. The winter issue also features a graduate research piece by Tara Clark, which examines the effectiveness of federal “Empowerment Zones” that are intended to revitalize economically challenged cities across the United States.< Less
Select Articles on American Fiscal Policy By Matthew Wilbanks
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Select Articles on American Fiscal Policy is a thought provoking book that explores why the financing of government often proves to be quite difficult. The book is comprised of three articles which... More > discuss the collective problem in the American budget system, countercyclical fiscal policy at the sub-state level, and tax volatility in the largest U.S. counties. Throughout the book the author explores the relationship between the economic and the political while simultaneously providing insight into current budgetary problems and the possible solutions to them. This text is a must read for anyone interested in public budgeting or governmental administration.< Less
Select Articles on American Fiscal Policy By Matthew Wilbanks
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Select Articles on American Fiscal Policy is a thought provoking book that explores why the financing of government often proves to be quite difficult. The book is comprised of three articles which... More > discuss the collective problem in the American budget system, countercyclical fiscal policy at the sub-state level, and tax volatility in the largest U.S. counties. Throughout the book the author explores the relationship between the economic and the political while simultaneously providing insight into current budgetary problems and the possible solutions to them. This text is a must read for anyone interested in public budgeting or governmental administration.< Less
Ambassador Stephen Krasner’s Orienting Principle for Foreign Policy (and Military Management): Responsible Sovereignty (Enlarged Edition) By Max G. Manwaring, U.S. Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute
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Ambassador Stephen D. Krasner reminds us that policymakers in great power nations such as the United States can aspire to realizing grand strategies based on a rational ends, ways, and means formula.... More > They rarely succeed, however. It has proved too hard to align vision, policies, and resources. Moreover, multiple state and nonstate actors, conflicts, interests, changing technological dynamics, and exposure to unexpected political, economic, and social shocks are too complex for such a rational process. The most obvious alternative to a grand strategy is no strategy at all, or a simple “wish list.” Nevertheless, Krasner argues that reliance on one or more orienting principles is a second—better—alternative to a grand strategy.< Less
Economic Security: Neglected Dimension of National Security? By Sheila R. Ronis
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Five years ago, I had the privilege of conducting a study as a consultant to the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee. Congress asked me, as a systems scientist, to look at a number... More > of defense industrial base issues and their national security implications. The Nation is not well prepared to plan for or establish policy or “grand” strategy in a holistic or long-term sense, and the national security implications of that shortcoming remain very disturbing. I recommended the establishment of a center in the Executive Office of the President for “whole of government” and interagency “foresight capability and grand strategy development” and execution, along with an interagency committee of Congress to have oversight responsibility for the center because the Nation has no means to do this. Then, in my work with the Project on National Security Reform over the last few years, the Vision Working Group that I led recommended the establishment of a Center for Strategic Analysis...< Less
Fossil Fueled Federal Deficits; Blogged in the U.S.A. By Garrison Gibson
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Americans using oil for transportation and energy infrastructures tithe foreign terrorists indirectly, drive the U.S. national debt deeper with foreign loans to pay for inefficient, uncreative... More > macroeconomic policy that prioritizes support for global corporatism at the neglect of national renewal. In 2005 ten of the twelve richest corporations (by revenues) were fossil fuel or auto corporations. The political impact they have on U.S. policy is extreme. These essays written in 2005 and 2006 consider U.S. politics, corporatism, federal deficits, outsourcing of jobs, decay of national infrastructure comparative economic advantage, Middle East policy, illegal alien immigrant labor policy etc. Alternate home energy production for electric fuel is necessary to terminate increasing political domination of U.S. federal policy by global corporations.< Less
Fossil Fueled Federal Deficits; Blogged in the U.S.A. By Garrison Gibson
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Americans using oil for transportation and energy infrastructures tithe foreign terrorists indirectly, drive the U.S. national debt deeper with foreign loans to pay for inefficient, uncreative... More > macroeconomic policy that prioritizes support for global corporatism at the neglect of national renewal. In 2005 ten of the twelve richest corporations (by revenues) were fossil fuel or auto corporations. The political impact they have on U.S. policy is extreme. These essays written in 2005 and 2006 consider U.S. politics, corporatism, federal deficits, outsourcing of jobs, decay of national infrastructure comparative economic advantage, Middle East policy, illegal alien immigrant labor policy etc. Alternate home energy production for electric fuel is necessary to terminate increasing political domination of U.S. federal policy by global corporations.< Less
Fossil Fueled Federal Deficits: Blogged In the U.S.A. By Garrison Gibson
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Americans using oil for transportation and energy infrastructures tithe foreign terrorists indirectly, drive the U.S. national debt deeper with foreign loans to pay for inefficient, uncreative... More > macroeconomic policy that prioritizes support for global corporatism at the neglect of national renewal. In 2005 ten of the twelve richest corporations (by revenues) were fossil fuel or auto corporations. The political impact they have on U.S. policy is extreme. These essays written in 2005 and 2006 consider U.S. politics, corporatism, federal deficits, outsourcing of jobs, decay of national infrastructure comparative economic advantage, Middle East policy, illegal alien immigrant labor policy etc. Alternate home energy production for electric fuel is necessary to terminate increasing political domination of U.S. federal policy by global corporations.< Less