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Author: Hawaii. Legislature. Legislative Reference Bureau
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: future, ride, telecommuting
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 1992-09
ISBN-10: 0941375935
ISBN-13: 9780941375931

Identifies existing or potential barriers that may prohibit employees from working at home. Recommends policies to address existing or potential barriers that may discourage employers from participating in such programs. Screening surveys included.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: mergers, farmer, rancher, borrowers, fcb, impacts, credit, system, potential, farm
Number of Pages: 124
Published: 1995-03-01
ISBN-10: 0788117572
ISBN-13: 9780788117572

Discusses the potential impact of mergers of the Farm Credit Banks on Farm Credit System borrowers. Focuses on the mergers that took place or were planned since 1992. Evaluates the potential effects of bank mergers on System member-borrowers by assessing several factors, including (1) economies of scale, (2) the level of services offered by associations, (3) the System's operation as a cooperative, & (4) the bank-association relationship. Charts & tables.

Author: Heidi Golding
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: care, health, veterans, costs, potential
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437941273
ISBN-13: 9781437941272

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. The VA is operating its medical care system and associated research program with a budget of $48 billion for 2010, a rise of 8% in nominal terms from 2009. In nominal terms, that budget grew at an average rate exceeding 9% annually between 2004 and 2009. VAżs health care budget will face continued pressure over the next few years. This report examines prospective demands on VAżs health care system and the potential budgetary implications of meeting veteransż health care needs over the 2011ż2020 period. The report projects the

Author: Anu Mittal
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: faces, challenges, regulating, risk, epa, commerce, nanomaterials, widely, used, nanotechnology
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437935435
ISBN-13: 9781437935431

Nanotechnology involves the ability to control matter at the scale of a nanometer -- one billionth of a meter. The world market for products that contain nanomaterials is expected to reach $2.6 trillion by 2015. This report: (1) identified examples of current and potential uses of nanomaterials; (2) determined what is known about the potential human health and environmental risks from nanomaterials; (3) assessed actions EPA has taken to better understand and regulate the risks posed by nanomaterials as well as its authorities to do so; and (4) identified approaches that other selected national

Author: David M. Walker
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: agencies, management, challenges, views, nominees, questions, elicit, potential
Number of Pages: 54
Published: 2001-06
ISBN-10: 0756713803
ISBN-13: 9780756713805

Provides potential questions that U.S. Senate committees of jurisdiction could use to help determine the leadership & management experience & capabilities of individuals nominated to selected leadership positions in major executive branch agencies. These questions are based on major management challenges & program risks. Enclosures highlight the major management challenges & program risks, a list of potential questions, & a contact for each agency. These questions are intended to contribute to the diverse array of resources available to U.S. Senators as they fulfill their constitutional respon

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: restrictions, rdt, procurement, rescissions, reductions, budget, potential, defense
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 1996-03-01
ISBN-10: 0788127527
ISBN-13: 9780788127526

Examines the Department of Defense's fiscal year 1996 budget request & prior years' appropriations for selected research, development, test & evaluation & procurement programs. Identifies potential reductions to the fiscal year 1995 budget request & potential rescissions to prior years appropriations. Charts & tables

Author: Sigurd R. Nilsen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: issues, overview, services, offshoring
Number of Pages: 86
Published: 2006-04-01
ISBN-10: 1422304949
ISBN-13: 9781422304945

Much attention has focused on the offshoringÓ of services to lower-wage locations abroad. Offshoring generally refers to an org. purchase of goods or services from abroad that were previously produced domestically. Extensive public debate has arisen about both the potential benefits of services offshoring, such as lower consumer prices & higher U.S. productivity, as well as the potential costs, such as increased job displacement for selected U.S. workers. This report: provides an overview of experts' views on the potential impacts of services offshoring; describes the types of policies that h
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