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Author: Elli Lieberman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: israeli, wars, arab, failure, theory, success, deterrence
Number of Pages: 94
Published: 1995-06
ISBN-10: 0788127136
ISBN-13: 9780788127137

An investigation of cases of deterrence failure in the Middle East -- the 1969 War of Attrition, & the 1973 Yom Kippur War between Egypt & Israel. Contents: Chap. 1, Designing AroundÓ I: The War of Attrition,Ó Success or Failure? (balance of interests; the balance of capability; reputations; & crisis bargaining behavior); Chap. 2, Designing AroundÓ II: The Yom Kippur War, Success or Failure? (Egypt's goals & strategy; Stein's critique; the balance of capability; & crisis bargaining behavior)
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Author: Mary Schapiro
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: congressional, testimony, report, examiner, brothers, lehman
Number of Pages: 14
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437933661
ISBN-13: 9781437933666

When Schapiro became Chairman of the SEC in Jan. 2009, the agency and financial markets were still reeling from the events of the fall of 2008. Since that time, the SEC has worked to review its policies, improve its operations and address the legal and regulatory gaps that came to light during the crisis. The Lehman failure sheds light on many interconnected and mutually reinforcing causes that contributed to the failure of many major financial institutions, both bank and non-bank. This testimony describes the SEC structure for the supervision of invest. banks and their holding co., the failur
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Author: Commission on Growth and Development
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: crisis, growth, development, implications, financial, commission, special, developing, countries, post, report
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2010-01-13
ISBN-10: 0821381652
ISBN-13: 9780821381656

The 2008 financial crisis has raised a number of questions about the best strategy for achieving sustained growth and poverty reduction in developing countries, foremost among them whether the failure of the financial system also signifies the broader failure of market-oriented capitalist systems. The Growth Commission believes that the crisis was not a failure of market-oriented systems and that an outward-looking strategy, as suggested in the original Growth Report (published in May 2008), remains broadly valid.The following questions are discussed in this special report:- How has the econom
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Author: Clifford Winsto
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press and American Enterpris
Keywords: government, failure, research, performance, policy, market, versus, microeconomic
Number of Pages: 130
Published: 2006-11-01
ISBN-10: 0815793901
ISBN-13: 9780815793908

When should government intervene in market activity and when is it best to let market forces take their natural course? How does the existing empirical evidence about government performance guide our answers to these questions? In this clear, concise book, Clifford Winston offers his innovative analysis - shaped by thirty years of evidence - to assess the efficacy of government interventions. Content Foreword vii Acknowledgments ix 1 Introduction 1 2 Methodological Perspective 7 3 Market Power: Antitrust Policy and Economic Regulation 13 4 Social Regulation: Imperfect Information and
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Author: Dorian J. Cougias
Publisher: Network Frontiers
Keywords: data, center, desktop, recovery, book, disaster, backup
Number of Pages: 802
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 0972903909
ISBN-13: 9780972903905

"Detailing what can go wrong in backup and recovery and how this applies to the various backup methods available, this book couples that information with recovery and business continuity tactics played out over the backdrop of various real-world scenarios. Covered is how freezes, corruption, and loss affect documents, equipment, and day-to-day business activities, and the cost of downtime and job re-creation is explained in a way that builds the best budget for availability, backup, and recovery. Protection and restoration of user data and from various locations and times is also covered, as w
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Author: Jake Chapman
Publisher: Demos
Keywords: think, differently, learn, governments, failure, system
Number of Pages: 86
Published: 2002-05-28
ISBN-10: 1841800449
ISBN-13: 9781841800448
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Author: Marc Labonte
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: issues, economic, government, role, size
Number of Pages: 30
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437937128
ISBN-13: 9781437937121

The size of govżt. has increased significantly since the financial crisis of 2008 as a result of the governmentżs unplanned intervention in financial markets and subsequent stimulus legislation. Contents of this report: (1) How Does the Govżt. Affect the Economy?; (2) How Large is the Govżt.?; (3) Effect of the Govżt. on Economic Efficiency: What is a Market Failure?; Public Goods; Common Resources; Monopoly Power; Externalities; Asymmetric Information; Failure to Optimize; How Do Taxes Affect Economic Efficiency?; Balancing Economic Efficiency With Other Goals; (4) Effect of the Govżt.
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