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Author: Douglas W. Elmendorf
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: health, testimony, committee, senate, care, budget, costs, insurance, coverage, controlling, expanding
Number of Pages: 33
Published: 2009-09
ISBN-10: 1437913865
ISBN-13: 9781437913866

Testimony on the opportunities and challenges that the Congress faces in pursuing two major policy goals: (1) expanding health insurance coverage, so that more Americans receive appropriate health care without undue financial burden; and (2) making the health care system more efficient, so that it can continue to improve Americans¿ health but at a lower cost in both the public and private sectors. Both are complex endeavors in their own right, and interactions and trade-offs between them may arise.
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Author: Michael G. Faure
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: risks, systemic, expanding, insurance
Number of Pages: 268
Published: 2003-08-19
ISBN-10: 9264102892
ISBN-13: 9789264102897

This comprehensive study responds to the growing concerns of economic, financial, political and social actors regarding the ever increasing exposure to new expanding risks. These risks are particularly related to natural disaster/environment pollution, technology, health and terrorism. For insurers the difficulty is encountered in adequately appraising and covering the potential liability stemming from these risks. It also sketches out some policy recommendations for decision makers in governments and in the business community on how to limit, prevent and manage such risks. In this perspective
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: trade, hemispheric, expanding, ftaa
Number of Pages: 48
Published:
ISBN-10: 1428967168
ISBN-13: 9781428967168
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Author: Homer Thomson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: systems, planning, education, space, military, acquistions, improvementsneededin, defense
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 2000-12-01
ISBN-10: 0756706130
ISBN-13: 9780756706135

The increasing use of military & commercial satellite systems for nat. security will have significant implications for the U.S. in the 21st cent. DoD plans to expand the use of mil. satellite systems (MSS) & develop technologic such as lasers & electronic jammers that could be used to conduct combat operations from space. This report discusses DoD's approach to implementing the plan for expanding MSS in the 21st cent. It evaluates the extent to which: plans for expanding MSS conform to national & defense space policies, funding projections support planned MSS programs & desired capabilities, &
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Author: Aslı Demirgüç-Kunt
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: access, expanding, pitfalls, policies, finance
Number of Pages: 268
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 0821372912
ISBN-13: 9780821372913

"Access to financial services varies sharply around the world. In many developing countries less than half the population has an account with a financial institution, and in most of Africa less than one in five households do. Lack of access to finance is often the critical mechanism for generating persistent income inequality, as well as slower growth.Finance for All?: Policies and Pitfalls in Expanding Access documents the extent of financial exclusion around the world; addresses the importance of access to financial services for growth, equity and poverty reduction; and discusses policy inte
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Author: Nicholas G. Eror
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: executive, summary, materials, sensor, vision, expanding
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 1995
eBookDB-ID: NAP:14771
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Author: Loïc Chiquier
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: markets, emerging, policy, finance, housing
Number of Pages: 540
Published: 2009-09-15
ISBN-10: 0821377507
ISBN-13: 9780821377505

Housing finance markets have been changing dramatically in both emerging and developed economies. On the one hand, housing finance markets are expanding and represent a powerful engine for economic growth in many emerging economies. However, the unfolding sub-prime mortgage crisis highlights the risks and potential turbulence that this sector can introduce into the financial system when expanding without proper infrastructure and regulation. As housing finance keeps growing in emerging economies to match a rising demand for housing, new risk management approaches, business models, funding tool
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