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  • Citizens and Health Careby Barry Checkoway

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Citizens and Health Care: Participation and Planning for Social Change considers the citizen participation in health care planning. This book is organized into three parts encompassing 18 chapters that specifically discuss the leading policy problems, planning issues, and prospects for change of public health care. The first part deals first with... more...

  • A Decade of Federal Antipoverty Programsby Robert H. Haveman

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    A Decade of Federal Antipoverty Programs: Achievements, Failures, and Lessons presents papers on the war on poverty, dealing with its origins, its education, health, and income maintenance programs, and its community action, legal services, and antidiscrimination policies. The book discusses poverty and social policy in the 1960s and 1970s; the social... more...

  • A Guaranteed Annual Incomeby Philip K. Robins; Robert G. Spiegelman; Samuel Weiner

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    A Guaranteed Annual Income: Evidence from a Social Experiment brings together the first accounting of evidence on the impact of the Seattle/Denver Income-Maintenance Experiments (SIME/DIME) on participating individuals and families. It is based on a selection of papers delivered to policymakers, program administrators, and researchers at a conference... more...

  • Welfare of the Poorby Mary Bryna Sanger

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Welfare of the Poor reviews the explanatory models used to predict the relation of the poor to major institutions such as the labor market the family, the health care system, and the educational system; and the impact these relations have on the status of the poor. The monograph assesses the models that explain welfare dependency. Chapters focus on... more...

  • Disinheritedby Diana Furchtgott-Roth; Jared Meyer

    Encounter Books 2015; US$ 23.99

    Tens of millions of Americans are between the ages of 18 and 30. These Americans, known as millennials, are, or soon will be, entering the workforce. For them, achieving success will be more difficult than it was for young people in the past. This is not because they are less intelligent, they have worked less hard, or they are any less deserving... more...

  • Wandering Workersby Juri Plusnin; Yana Zausaeva; Natalia Zhidkevich; Artemy Pozanenko

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 36.99

    This timely book offers a fresh perspective on the issue of contemporary migratory labor, otkhodnichestvo, in Russia—the temporary departure of inhabitants from small towns and villages for short-term jobs in the major cities of Russia. Although otkhodnichestvo is a mass phenomenon, it is not reflected in official economic statistics.Based on numerous... more...

  • Finance & Development, June 1995by International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 1995; US$ 3.75

    For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly magazine brings you in-depth analyses of these and other subjects by the IMF’s own staff as well as by prominent international experts.... more...

  • Paraguay: Corruption, Reform, and the Financial Systemby Jeffrey Franks

    International Monetary Fund 2005; US$ 12.50

    Following some historical background, this paper describes how corruption is manifested in Paraguay. The paper distinguishes between factors that explain the growth performance of Paraguay since 1960 (where corruption does not directly enter as a significant factor) and factors that explain the relative level of income of Paraguay in the past 40 or... more...

  • Ukraine: Accelerating the Transition to Marketby

    International Monetary Fund 1997; US$ 11.75

    Ukraine has made impressive progress in restructuring and stabilizing its economy over the past two years, and yet much remains to be done to revive output and establish a market economy. The 16 papers included in this volume, edited by Peter K. Cornelius and Patrick Lenain, were presented at a seminar sponsored by the IMF and the World Bank in July... more...

  • Kosovo: Institutions and Policies for Reconstruction and Growthby Davina Jacobs

    International Monetary Fund 2002; US$ 9.00

    Kosovo was placed under temporary UN administration in 1999, and a final political settlement remains pending. Since that time, however, the province has developed the instruments and institutions necessary to formulate and implement an independent economic policy. This paper provides an overview of Kosovo’s economy and its institutions to date, including... more...