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Recalibrating Retirement Spending and Saving

John Ameriks and Olivia S. Mitchell (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549108
eISBN:
9780191720734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549108.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

As Baby Boomers are now in their 60s, policymaker and media attention is becoming focused on how this generation will manage during its long period in retirement. This book acknowledges that many, ... More


Juveniles at Risk: A Plea for Preventive Justice

Christopher Slobogin and Mark R. Fondacaro

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199778355
eISBN:
9780199895151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778355.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

First established at the end of the 19th century, the juvenile justice system has long been searching for an effective set of guiding principles. Over the last hundred years, through a series of ... More


Swings and the Rules-Discretion Balance

John B. Taylor

in Rethinking Expectations: The Way Forward for Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155234
eISBN:
9781400846450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155234.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines two major swings in the balance between rules and the discretion of policymakers in U.S. economic policymaking in the past four decades: one in favor of rules and the other in ... More


The Varied Roles of Ideas in Politics: From “Whether” to “How”

Jal Mehta

in Ideas and Politics in Social Science Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199736430
eISBN:
9780199866106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736430.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines ideas of varying levels of generality that define how policymakers should act. Building upon and drawing together the best work in the field, it seeks to offer a synthetic ... More


Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for America's Public Universities

Andrew J. Policano and Gary C. Fethke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780506
eISBN:
9780804782197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780506.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book examines the ever changing environment within higher education, including the permanent decline in state support for public universities. It raises the question of how research universities ... More


Living the Policy Process

Philip B. Heymann

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195335385
eISBN:
9780199851690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335385.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Policymaking in large bureaucracies is hardly a simple process. Even the most respected policymakers have to contend with obstacles that seemingly have little to do with the issue at hand—office ... More


The Peace Puzzle: America's Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011

Daniel C. Kurtzer, Scott B. Lasensky, William B. Quandt, Steven L. Spiegel, and Shibley Z. Telhami

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451478
eISBN:
9780801465864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451478.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Each phase of Arab–Israeli peacemaking has been inordinately difficult in its own right, and every critical juncture and decision point in the long process has been shaped by U.S. politics and the ... More


In Uncertain Times: American Foreign Policy after the Berlin Wall and 9/11

Melvyn P. Leffler and Jeffrey W. Legro (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449093
eISBN:
9780801460814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449093.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book considers how policymakers react to dramatic developments on the world stage. Few expected the Berlin Wall to come down in November 1989; no one anticipated the devastating attacks on the ... More


Fixing the Facts: National Security and the Politics of Intelligence

Joshua Rovner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448294
eISBN:
9780801463136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448294.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

What is the role of intelligence agencies in strategy and policy? How do policymakers use (or misuse) intelligence estimates? When do intelligence–policy relations work best? How do ... More


Small Works: Poverty and Economic Development in Southwestern China

John A. Donaldson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449680
eISBN:
9780801462771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449680.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

How can policymakers effectively reduce poverty? Most mainstream economists advocate promoting economic growth, on the grounds that it generally reduces poverty while bringing other economic ... More


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