作者:
出版社: RAND
关键词: incentives, leadership, structure, government, performance
页数: 100
出版时间: 2005
ISBN-10: 0833036629
ISBN-13: 9780833036629

In 2003, the National Commission on the Public Service, chaired by Paul Volcker, issued a report detailing the serious problems within the federal government today and presenting a series of recommendations calling for changes in its organization, leadership, and operations. In this book, RAND experts in public policy and management suggest practical ways to implement the recommendations and define a research agenda for the future. This volume comprises thirteen essays that address the primary problem areas identified by the Volcker Commission, along with the text of the commission report itse
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作者: Kiatchai Sophastienphong, Yibin Mu, Carlotta Saporit
出版社: World Bank Publications
关键词: term, finance, growth, developing, markets, asian, bond, south
页数: 220
出版时间: 2008-08-29
ISBN-10: 0821376012
ISBN-13: 9780821376010

The financial sectors in South Asia Region (SAR) are dominated by commercial banks, which account for the vast majority of the financial system s assets. The domestic debt markets including the government bond and corporate bond markets are at an early stage of development and there are few institutional investors. In recent years, countries in SAR have attempted to develop local debt markets, although the pace of development remains uneven and slow due to many regulatory and institutional impediments. With the notable exception of India, governments in SAR have yet to implement measures requi
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作者:
出版社: RAND
关键词: new, york, city, case, children, social, promotion, leaving, ending
页数: 100
出版时间: 2009
ISBN-10: 0833047787
ISBN-13: 9780833047786

Many states and school districts are implementing test-based requirements for promotion at key transitional points in students’ schooling careers, thus ending the practice of
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作者: Nicholas M. Pace, Laura Zakaras, Daniela Golinell
出版社: RAND
关键词: california, jury, verdicts, micra, trials, malpractice, non, economic, awards, medical, capping
页数: 100
出版时间: 2004
ISBN-10: 0833036653
ISBN-13: 9780833036650

Concerns over the price and availability of medical malpractice insurance have sparked a vigorous national debate over proposed federal legislation calling for limits on trial awards and attorneys
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作者: Somi Seong, Steven W. Popper, Charles A. Goldman,
出版社: RAND
关键词: evaluation, model, new, phase, korea, brain
页数: 100
出版时间: 2008
ISBN-10: 0833043218
ISBN-13: 9780833043214

In the late 1990s, the Korea Ministry of Education and Human Resources, in response to concern over the relatively low standing of the nation
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作者: Lynn E. Davis, Jill Rough, Gary Cecchine, Agnes G
出版社: RAND
关键词: planning, operations, army, lessons, katrina, hurricane
页数: 100
出版时间: 2007
ISBN-10: 0833041673
ISBN-13: 9780833041678

The efforts undertaken by civilian and military organizations in response to Hurricane Katrina were historically unprecedented, but problems did arise in the military response that contributed to delays in accomplishing evacuations and relief operations across the storm-ravaged areas of Louisiana and Mississippi, particularly New Orleans. A number of steps can be taken to enhance future military disaster-response efforts: give the National Guard the federal mission to conduct homeland security activities; make each National Guard unit capable of rapid deployment; prepare governors to call up G
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作者: David A. Shlapak, David T. Orletsky, Toy I. Reid,
出版社: RAND
关键词: china, taiwan, dispute, aspects, military, balance, political, context, question
页数: 100
出版时间: 2009
ISBN-10: 0833047469
ISBN-13: 9780833047465

The relationship between China and Taiwan is more stable in 2009 than it has been in years, but China has nonetheless not renounced its
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