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Author: Gregory M. Hanna
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: federal, agencies, vary, science, review, research, peer, practices
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 1999-09
ISBN-10: 078818430X
ISBN-13: 9780788184307

This report studies the peer review & other quality assurance processes that federal agencies use in conducting scientific research & development. Specifically, it (1) defines what is meant by peer review, (2) describes the federal government's peer review policy, (3) describes the peer review practices of 12 federal agencies that conduct scientific research, (4) describes other agency quality assurance reviews, & (5) identifies which research is not subject to review. The report includes 12 federal agencies in its review, which account for more than 90% of the federal R&D budget in fiscal yea

Author: United States, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Fede
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: review, program, enforcement, consumer, education, law, complaint, business, opportunity, franchise, data
Number of Pages: 66
ISBN-10: 1428952322
ISBN-13: 9781428952324

Author: Henry L. Hinton, Jr.
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: analysis, changes, timing, scope, benefit, reviews, defense, review, future, quadrennial
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 2003-01
ISBN-10: 0756729858
ISBN-13: 9780756729851

Congress mandated that every 4 years the Dept. of Defense (DoD) conduct a review to examine the national defense strategy & its implications for force structure, modernization, infrastructure & the budget. Because the 2001 review, which was issued on Sept. 30, 2001, will have a significant impact on the DoD's planning & budget, the General Accounting Office (GAO) was asked to assess: (1) the strengths & weaknesses of DoD's conduct & reporting of the review, & (2) whether changes in the Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) legislation could improve the usefulness of future reviews. Charts & tables.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: review, congressional, requesters, report, opportunities, defense, quadrennial, improve
Number of Pages: 62
ISBN-10: 1428976795
ISBN-13: 9781428976795

Author: Thomas A. Zimmermann
Publisher: Cameron May
Keywords: settlement, understanding, dispute, wto, review, negotiating
Number of Pages: 320
Published: 2006-02-15
ISBN-10: 1905017170
ISBN-13: 9781905017171

This book reviews the DSU reform negotiating process since 1998. It discusses the proposals that Members have submitted under the Doha mandated review in 2002 and 2003, which has so far been the most comprehensive attempt to move the DSU review forward.

Author: William S. Cohen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: review, defense, quadrennial, report
Number of Pages: 106
Published: 1997-06
ISBN-10: 0788145452
ISBN-13: 9780788145452

Every five years, DoD prepares a review of global defense capabilities extending to 2005 & beyond. This review focuses on the adjustment of forces to reflect the demise of the Warsaw Pact, reductions in DoD infrastructure, a service focus, & other changes. Contents: design, approach, & implementation of the Quadrennial Defense Review; the global security environment; defense strategy; alternative defense postures; forces & manpower; force readiness; transforming U.S. forces for the future; achieving a 21st century defense infrastructure; comments by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. G

Author: U.S. International Trade Commission
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: review, thailand, mexico, invs, korea, aa1921, third, japan, steel, concrete, wire, strand, india, brazil, prestressed
Number of Pages: 216
ISBN-10: 1457816504
ISBN-13: 9781457816505
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