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- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
This work examines four traditional assessments of the nation's potential supply of natural gas and oil resources. It suggests a new methodology - estimating "viable" resource, infrastructure and transportation costs. Environmental impacts are also considered. more...
- RAND Corporation 2007; US$ 9.95
Concerned that the unavailability of terrorism insurance would impede economic recovery and hinder growth after the 9/11 attacks, Congress passed the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 (TRIA). TRIA will sunset at the end of 2007 unless Congress takes further action. This book examines the implications of allowing TRIA to expire and of enhancements... more...
- RAND Corporation 2009; US$ 9.95
Facing mounting evidence that California has fallen behind on many key indicators of educational performance, policymakers and the public share considerable interest in exploring whether California should expand public funding for preschool education. This expanded funding will be most effective if resources can be directed to their most efficient... more...
- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
The pending expiration of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) of 2002 is the impetus for this assessment of how TRIA redistributes terrorism losses, helping to inform policymakers on whether to extend, modify, or terminate it. more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
Firefighters, law enforcement officers, and emergency medical service responders play a critical role in protecting people and property in the event of fires, medical emergencies, terrorist acts, and numerous other emergencies. The authors examine the hazards that responders face and the personal protective technology needed to contend with those... more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
Natural gas demand in the United States is projected to increase by 50 percent over the next 25 years, and much of this demand may be met by increasing production on federal lands in the Intermountain west. This report presents a new approach to assessing natural gas and oil resources. more...
- RAND Corporation 2010; US$ 9.95
Nuclear power is receiving renewed interest because of its low greenhouse gas emissions. However, if nuclear power is to be sustainable option for the United States, methods for managing spent fuel that meet stringent safety and environmental standards must be implemented. This report examines technical and institutional approaches to spent fuel management... more...
- RAND Corporation 1753; US$ 9.95
Because license plate reader (LPR) technology is relatively new in the United States, opportunities and obstacles in its use in law enforcement are still under exploration. To examine issues about this technology, RAND conducted interviews with law enforcement personnel, police officers, and others responsible for procuring, maintaining, and operating... more...