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Agenda for the nation

Author: Henry J Aaron; James M Lindsay; Pietro S Nivola
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2003.
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More powerful and affluent today than ever, the United States has promising opportunities to influence the course of history. Yet these prospects are shadowed by significant perils and burdens. In this visionary book, leading scholars from the Brookings Institution and other prominent research organizations and universities analyze the major domestic and foreign policy problems facing the nation over the next five  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Agenda for the nation.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2003011352
(OCoLC)52312069
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry J Aaron; James M Lindsay; Pietro S Nivola
ISBN: 0815796056 9780815796053 9780815701262 0815701268 9780815701279 0815701276
OCLC Number: 55898018
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 574 pages) : illustrations
Contents: An agenda for the nation / Henry J. Aaron, James M. Lindsay, and Pietro S. Nivola --
Sustaining U.S. economic growth / J. Bradford Delong, Claudia Goldin, and Lawrence F. Katz --
American inequality and its consequences / Gary Burtless and Christopher Jencks --
Budget blues : the fiscal outlook and options for reform / Alan J. Auerbach, William G. Gale, Peter R. Orszag, Samara R. Potter --
Health and medical care / Victor R. Fuchs and Alan M. Garber --
Private pensions : issues and options / William G. Gale and Peter R. Orszag --
Changing faces : immigrants and diversity in the twenty-first century / James M. Lindsay and Audrey Singer --
Energy and environmental policy / Howard Gruenspecht and Paul P. Portney --
Power and cooperation : an American foreign policy for the age of global politics / Ivo H. Daalder and James M. Lindsay --
A global economic agenda for the United States / Lael Brainard and Robert Litan --
Military policy : getting the best bang for the bucks / Michael O'Hanlon --
The new terrorism / Steven Simon --
Rights, liberties, and security / Stuart Taylor --
Can the government be serious? / Pietro S. Nivola --
Reflections on the political context / James Q. Wilson.
Responsibility: Henry J. Aaron, James M. Lindsay, and Pietro S. Nivola, eds.
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