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  • The Health of Staff in Hospitalsby J. A. Lunn

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Health of Staff in Hospitals aims to provide some help and guidance to nurses, doctors and hospital administrators who are concerned with improving or creating staff health departments. It is intended to indicate the general nature of the problems which need to be solved, and some ways in which they can be tackled. However, not all of the policies... more...

  • Indian Hygiene and Public Healthby C. L. Dunn; D. D. Pandya

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Indian Hygiene and Public Health is a handbook on hygiene and public health in India and covers topics ranging from the purification of water supply to the effects of impure air on hygiene and health. Collection and disposal of refuse, excreta, and sewage in Indian villages are also discussed, along with communicable diseases of the tropics and sanitary... 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...

  • Lessons from Abroad for the U.S. Entitlement Debateby Richard Jackson

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 43.99

    "Lessons from Abroad for the U.S. Entitlement Debate" places America?s aging challenge in international perspective, examines the most promising reform initiatives in nine other developed countries, and draws practical lessons for U.S. policymakers. more...

  • Northern Star: Canada's Path to Economic Prosperityby Vladimir Klyuev

    International Monetary Fund 2007; US$ 15.00

    Robust GDP growth, declining unemployment, low and stable inflation, and a string of fiscal and current account surpluses -- it's a record to be envied. These outcomes in Canada owe much to sound macroeconomic policies, as well as to a favorable external environment. This book focuses on these policies and the economy's salient features, including... 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...

  • Pension Reform, Investment Restrictions and Capital Marketsby Jorge Roldos

    International Monetary Fund 2004; US$ 7.50

    Pension reform in several emerging market countries has been associated with rapid growth in assets under management and a positive impact on the development of local securities markets. However, limitations on such development may lead to asset price distortions, bubbles, and concentration of risks. Regulatory limits on pension fund investments are... more...

  • Pension Reform in the Baltics: Issues and Prospectsby Jerald Alan Schiff; Axel Schimmelpfennig; Niko Hobdari

    International Monetary Fund 2001; US$ 10.00

    This paper provides an overview of efforts in the Baltic countries to reform their pension systems; it examines the choices available in these countries in their continued reform efforts. The adverse demographic trends facing the Baltic countries have led them to consider more fundamental pension reforms, in particular the establishment of a three-pillar... more...

  • Pension Regimes and Savingby Alfredo Cuevas

    International Monetary Fund 1997; US$ 7.50

    Public pension systems around the world have been criticized in recent years for some serious flaws, including the excessive burden they impose on the public finances and their depressing impact on saving rates. This study analyzes the impact of pension systems and pension reform on saving, paying particular attention to the impact of the introduction... more...

  • Polydrug Abuseby Donald R. Wesson; Albert S. Carlin; Kenneth M. Adams

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Polydrug Abuse: The Results of a National Collaborative Study reports on the findings of a national study of polydrug users, initiated and organized by the Special Action Office of Drug Abuse Prevention. This book provides a comprehensive demographic, sociological, psychological, and medical study of polydrug cases. The chapters in the text cover... more...