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Authors: Will Marshall, Mark Ribbing,
Publisher: Progressive Policy Insitute
Keywords: president, new, memos
Number of Pages: 233
Published: 2010-06-01
eBookDB-ID: B001R6L38E

Foreword Will Marshall and Mark Ribbing Mr. President, your election was a testament to our country’s amazing capacities for self-correction and reinvention. Those national qualities have manifested themselves not a moment too soon. With our country mired in war and a worsening economic crisis, Americans across the political spectrum sense that hyperpartisan grandstanding is a luxury they can no longer afford. They seek a new era of competence and comity, in which our people reach across old divides to find new solutions to the urgent challenges of our time. The purpose of this boo
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Author: Andreas Seiter
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: policy, pharmaceutical, approach, practical
Number of Pages: 240
Published: 2010-06-17
ISBN-10: 0821383868
ISBN-13: 9780821383865

Abundant literature is available on the spectrum of issues relevant to pharmaceutical policy---including regulation, pricing, financing, reimbursement, procurement, and distribution. What has been lacking is a practitioner's guide for navigating this complex field while considering the various challenges and limitations that characterize political reality. This book meets that need.There is no "one-size-fits-all" approach to pharmaceutical policy. Even two countries with similar objectives may need to apply different sets of policies, depending on their starting positions, preexisting laws and
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Author: Harald Winkler
Publisher: Human Sciences Research Council
Keywords: energy, solutions, south, africa, sustainable, developing, cooler, climate, cleaner
Number of Pages: 280
Published: 2009-04-01
ISBN-10: 0796922306
ISBN-13: 9780796922304

Description Energy and climate change are issues of critical importance for shaping a sustainable future, both in South Africa and globally. For South Africa, finding a policy approach which balances the increasing demand for energy with the need for sustainability, equity and climate change mitigation is a particular challenge. This book provides an innovative and strategic approach to climate policy, with local development objectives as its starting point. Through energy modelling, indicators of sustainable development and policy analysis, Harald Winkler
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Author: OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and D
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: china, surveys, economic, oecd
Number of Pages: 234
Published: 2010-02-03
ISBN-10: 9264076670
ISBN-13: 9789264076679

This 2010 edition of OECD’s periodic review of China’s economy finds that China’s spectacular expansion has continued in recent years, making for impressive improvements in living standards. The slowdown associated with the global financial and economic crisis was contained by massive fiscal and monetary policy stimulus, which has boosted domestic demand. This survey includes chapters on recent achievements and prospects, monetary policy, financial reforms, product market regulation and competition, inequality, the labour market, old-age security and the health care system.
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