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National Governors' Association Center for Policy Research

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Works: 186 works in 255 publications in 1 language and 2,800 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Rules  Abstracts 
Classifications: LB2822.82, 379.73
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Most widely held works by National Governors' Association
Time for results : the Governors' 1991 report on education by National Governors' Association( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This publication--"Report of the Task Force on College Quality"--Is one of seven "supporting works" supplemental to "Time For Results: the Governors' 1991 Report on Education," chaired by Governor Lamar Alexander and co-chaired by Governors Bill Clinton and Thomas H. Kean. This supplemental report is also included within the original, larger report on higher education, conducted by the National Governors' Association's Center for Policy Research and Analysis
Governing the American States : a handbook for new governors by National Governors' Association( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiscal survey of the States by National Association of State Budget Officers( )

in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey is published jointly with the National Governors Association twice a year in the spring and fall. Narrative analysis of trends and significant developments on the fiscal condition of the states, along with tabular summaries of state general fund revenues, expenditures, and balances are included in the report. It includes both individual and aggregate totals based on states' responses to a survey conducted by NASBO. The spring survey details governors' proposed budgets while the fall survey details enacted budgets
Comprehensive emergency management : a Governor's guide by National Governors' Association( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This guide highlights the findings of the National Governors' Association (NGA) Emergency Preparedness Project study, recommends an approach to comprehensive state emergency management, and offers pertinent management advice and tools based on hard-won experience in a variety of states. Case histories based on actual experience, as told by governors, their aides, and state emergency office directors, appear as insets throughout the text. These case histories both illustrate and augment the surrounding text. The outcomes of cases describing comprehensive emergency management are hypothetical, as this practice is not yet implemented in most states. Intended for governors and their staff aides, this guide is concerned with emergency management. It is one of a series of five companion publications of the NGA Center for Policy Research
Domestic terrorism by National Governors' Association( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Federal emergency authorities : abstracts by National Governors' Association( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revitalizing state economies : a review of state economic development policies and programs by Marianne K Clarke( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brighter future for rural America? : strategies for communities and states by DeWitt John( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book outlines the competitive challenge facing rural America and discusses signs of hope for the rural economy. It reports some "secrets of success" in 16 rural farm belt counties that have gained employment while most rural areas are losing jobs. It also describes new state initiatives to help rural communities and lists operating principles to guide state efforts. Chapter 1, "Signs of Gloom, Signs of Hope," reviews signs of rural economic distress and outlines the questions addressed by this study. Chapter 2, "Predicting Patterns of Growth in the Rural Farm Belt," discusses patterns of rural economic growth, including a model explaining patterns of rural econonic change. The chapter also discusses classifications of high-growth counties. Chapter 3, "Successful Strategies for Rural Economic Growth," explains the selection of high-growth communities for study and lists eight keys to their success. Chapter 4, "State Support for Rural Economic Development," includes the following sections: (1) Building Statewide Economic Development Strategies; (2) Targeting and Customizing Economic Development Initiatives; (3) Organizing to Address the Problems of Rural and Distressed Areas; and (4) Conclusions. Chapter 5, "Crafting State Rural Strategies," includes ideas for discussion and further research. There are three appendices, including: (1) a literature review on "Determinants of Economic Growth"; (2) a "Model for Predicting Employment Change in the Rural Farm Belt"; and (3) an explanation of the field research methods used in this study. A bibliography of 102 references is included. (Tes)
Making America work : productive people, productive policies by National Governors' Association( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capital ideas : a publication of the Center for Policy Research( )

in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Results in education : the Governors' 1991 report on education by National Governors' Association( Book )

in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time for results : the governors' 1991 report on education : supporting works by National Governors' Association( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Programs for innovative technology research in state strategies for economic development by Charles B Watkins( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

State programs to encourage the commercialization of innovative technology by Charles B Watkins( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Governors' policy initiatives : meeting the challenges of the 1980s( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restrictions imposed on contaminated sites : a status of state actions by Barbara Wells( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cracking the labor market for human resource planning by Andrew Sum( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This publication is designed to increase the skills and knowledge of practicing human resource staff, private sector decision makers, and university students preparing for careers in the human resources field in the use of labor market and occupational information for policymaking and planning. Chapter 1 reviews human resource issues, concepts and programs. Chapter 2 offers detailed information on the key concepts and measures used to represent labor market activities. Chapter 3 on labor market and occupational information describes the roles of public and private sector organizations in the production of labor market information (lmi), discusses lmi data collection programs, and reviews data classification systems and data synthesis and analysis programs. A discussion of labor market and occupational information applications and issues follows. Chapter 4 focuses on the roles of labor market and occupational information in planning and implementing human resource programs. Chapter 5 demonstrates the potential uses of labor market and occupational information in designing, operating, and evaluating state and local human resource programs. Data are presented for a hypothetical state and local area. Case study materials that simulate a planning exercise and include background, tasks and exercises, tables, and an analysis are appended. (Ylb)
Making America work : productive people, productive policies by National Governors' Association( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This document deals with the problem of adult illiteracy in America and methods of addressing the problem. The first section contains reports on two gatherings held to address the illiteracy problem: a roundtable discussion by members of the National Governors' Association's Task Force on Adult Literacy of the state role in addressing adult literacy (held on February 2, 1987, in Kansas City, Missouri) and a literacy summit devoted to ways of building partnerships for a literate America (held in St. Louis, Missouri, on March 9, 1987). Part 2 describes the various federal program resources. The provisions of the Adult Education Act are outlined as are those of other legislation authorizing and/or funding family-centered, community-oriented, employment-based, and language-related literacy efforts. In Part 3, information (including the name and address of a contact person) is provided on 23 literacy resources. Included among them are voluntary agencies, private initiatives, corporations, councils, foundations, networks, and professional associations. (Mn)
Reflections on being governor( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to executive clemency among the American states by National Governors' Association( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityNational Governors' Conference. Center for Policy Research and Analysis

Center for Policy Research and Analysis (National Governors' Association)

Center for Policy Research (National Governors' Association)

National Governors' Association. Center for Policy Research

National Governors' Association. Center for Policy Research and Analysis

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