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Public Capital, Growth and Welfare: Analytical Foundations for Public Policy

Pierre-Richard Agénor

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155807
eISBN:
9781400845392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155807.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the past three decades, developing countries have made significant economic and social progress, from improved infant mortality rates to higher life expectancy. Yet, 1.3 billion people continue to ... More


Pricing the Planet's Future: The Economics of Discounting in an Uncertain World

Christian Gollier

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148762
eISBN:
9781400845408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148762.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Our path of economic development has generated a growing list of environmental problems including the disposal of nuclear waste, exhaustion of natural resources, loss of biodiversity, climate change, ... More


Mind the Gap: Digital Certificates, Trust, and the Electronic Marketplace

Ingrid Schenk

in Inside the Communication Revolution: Evolving Patterns of Social and Technical Interaction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296553
eISBN:
9780191685231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296553.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Innovation

Although user anonymity is one of the perceived qualities of the Internet, this has become a problem for those who wish to promote commercial transactions through this medium. It becomes difficult ... More


Strengthening public health for the new era

Robert Beaglehole and Ruth Bonita

in Global Public Health: A New Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199236626
eISBN:
9780191724053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236626.003.014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes the state of global public health and suggests the way forward for improving the practice of global public health. It begins by reviewing the main themes from the earlier ... More


Digital Public Infrastructures for Creative Communities: The Case of the Quartier des Spectacles

Claude Fortin, Kate Hennessy, and Carman Neustaedter

in Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208920
eISBN:
9789888313839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208920.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter investigates the potential for new forms of social and civic interaction to be enabled when the notion of the public good is economically and philosophically applied to locative media. ... More


Challenges that terrorism poses to public health

Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel

in Terrorism and Public Health: A balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325256
eISBN:
9780199864409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325256.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes challenges that terrorism poses to public health. It defines terrorism as “politically motivated violence or the threat of violence, especially against civilians, with the ... More


Working within the Current System—Cryptology and Private Communication

Stephen B. Wicker

in Cellular Convergence and the Death of Privacy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199915354
eISBN:
9780199366736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915354.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers a potential privacy solution for cellular networks, one which assumes the continued existence of a centralized cellular architecture that uses a spectrum licensed to a small ... More


Public-Key Management

Keith M. Martin

in Everyday Cryptography: Fundamental Principles and Applications

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198788003
eISBN:
9780191829956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788003.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter builds on the previous one by considering additional key management issues that arise for management of public-key pairs. We identify why management of public keys presents special ... More


Fungible Geographies

Swati Chattopadhyay

in Unlearning the City: Infrastructure in a New Optical Field

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679317
eISBN:
9781452947266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679317.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses the occupation of public space by the pandals, or temporary pavilions for festivities, becoming an important reference in the debates over legitimate use of public space and ... More


Forging Broadband for the Commanding-Heights Economy: State-Business Relations in Networking

Yu Hong

in Networking China: The Digital Transformation of the Chinese Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040917
eISBN:
9780252099434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040917.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

To explicate the ascent of the internet into a primary site of economic restructuring, this chapter historicizes broadband internet in China, focusing on the evolving political economy of networks ... More


Integrating Time Use in Gender Budgeting

Lekha Chakraborty

in Mainstreaming Unpaid Work: Time-use Data in Developing Policies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199468256
eISBN:
9780199087549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468256.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that the gender budgeting policies often rest on a highly restricted assumption that ‘all public expenditure cannot be gender partitioned’. This is especially true with reference ... More


Me Medicine vs. We Medicine: Reclaiming Biotechnology for the Common Good

Donna Dickenson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159753
eISBN:
9780231534413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159753.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Personalized healthcare—or what this book calls “Me Medicine”—is radically transforming the US’s longstanding “one-size-fits-all” model. Technologies such as direct-to-consumer genetic testing, ... More


Hurricane Katrina: The Mississippi Story

James Patterson Smith

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030239
eISBN:
9781617030246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030239.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This book presents an account of the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Rooted in oral histories, it tells the dramatic but underreported story of a people who confronted the ... More


City as Campus: University Space in the Global City

Sharon Haar

in The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665648
eISBN:
9781452946528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665648.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses the efforts to restructure and revitalize the university landscape within a large-scale network of cities, especially when serving within the implications of global economics. ... More


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