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Author: Arthur J. Lurigio
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: persons, mental, illness, codisorders, investments, sounder, corrections, america, new, directions, community
Number of Pages: 186
Published: 1996-08-01
ISBN-10: 0788181831
ISBN-13: 9780788181832

Report by the National Coalition for Mental & Substance Abuse Health Care in the Justice System, which has led the way in establishing a platform to address the mental health & co-disorders needs of adult & juvenile offenders, an increasing problem. This report proposes new directions for community corrections in handling persons with mental health & co-disorders at a time when some policy makers are pushing for more punitive sanctions for all offenders. It focuses specifically on addressing & improving the provision of mental health services to persons living in our communities being supervis
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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: practical, solutions, issues, purchasing, public, greener
Number of Pages: 113
Published: 2000-08
ISBN-10: 9264176888
ISBN-13: 9789264176881

Government consumption of products and services in OECD Member countries is estimated to be responsible for 9 to 25% of GDP. Given the importance of public purchasing, national and local authorities have been paying increasing attention to the opportunities to improve the environment by selecting environmentally sounder products. This publication describes the successes, the efforts and the difficulties encountered within Member countries by focusing on the role and concerns of the officials that operate purchasing. Also, it shows how greener public purchasing can support a number of other cr
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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: practical, solutions, issues, purchasing, public, greener
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 2000-08-30
ISBN-10: 926418757X
ISBN-13: 9789264187573

Government consumption of products and services in OECD Member countries is estimated to be responsible for 9 to 25% of GDP. Given the importance of public purchasing, national and local authorities have been paying increasing attention to the opportunities to improve the environment by selecting environmentally sounder products. This publication describes the successes, the efforts and the difficulties encountered within Member countries by focusing on the role and concerns of the officials that operate purchasing. Also, it shows how greener public purchasing can support a number of other cru
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Author: Orice Williams Brown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: framework, reform, congressional, testimony, provide, goals, insurance, public, policy, flood
Number of Pages: 19
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437982948
ISBN-13: 9781437982947

The National Flood Insur. Program (NFIP) had to borrow from the U.S. Treasury to cover losses from the 2005 hurricanes. The outstanding debt is $17.8 billion as of March 2011. This sizable debt, plus operational and mgmt. challenges at FEMA, which administers NFIP, have kept the program on the high-risk list. NFIPżs need to borrow to cover claims in years of catastrophic flooding has raised concerns about the programżs long-term financial solvency. This testimony: 1) discusses ways to place NFIP on a sounder financial footing in light of public policy goals for fed. involvement in natural ca
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Author: Osvaldo Adasme
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: lessons, chile, foes, friends, risk, access
Number of Pages: 33
Published: 2006
eBookDB-ID: GGKEY:98Y1

This paper documents the link between risk, stability, and access to credit markets in an emerging economy. It presents annual credit loss distributions of Chilean banks for the period 1999-2005, providing the first empirical evidence of the cyclical pattern of expected losses and unexpected losses of bank loan portfolios in emerging countries. The paper provides three main contributions to the debate on bank solvency and access to credit markets. First, it derives nonparametric estimators of expected losses and unexpected losses, free from model error and, in particular, from distributional r
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Author: Steven Dunaway
Publisher: Council on Foreign Relations
Keywords: crisis, financial, imbalances, global
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 2009-10-01
ISBN-10: 0876094280
ISBN-13: 9780876094280

As the economic crisis spreads from financial markets to real economies in countries around the world, governments have understandably focused on short-term measures to contain the collapse. Constructing stimulus packages and financial bailouts to address the immediate problems has been the policymakers' priority for foundational recovery. Detailing another proximate cause of the crash --the problem of global imbalances between savings and investment in major countries --former IMF official Steven Dunaway drafts a proposal to rebuild international finance's structural foundations. Fiscal diplo
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