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Struggles for Political Change in the Arab World, edited by Lisa Blaydes, Amr Hamzawy, and Hesham Sallam

Struggles for Political Change in the Arab World

This volume edited by Lisa Blaydes, Amr Hamzawy, and Hesham Sallam explains how politicians, opposition movements, and external actors across the region have adapted in the ten years since the Arab Spring.
Liberalism and Its Discontents by Francis Fukuyama

Liberalism and Its Discontents

It's no secret that liberalism hasn't always lived up to its own ideals. But in this short, clear account, Francis Fukuyama offers an essential defense of a revitalized liberalism for the twenty-first century.
Everything Counts: Building a Control Regime for Nonstrategic Nuclear Warheads in Europe

Building a Control Regime for Nonstrategic Nuclear Warheads in Europe

A new report led by Rose Gottemoeller on non-strategic nuclear warhead policies in Europe, particulary in light of Russia's changing status in the global nuclear community.

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Kenneth J. Arrow
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Toward a 21st-Century Health Care System: Recommendations for Health Care Reform

Kenneth J. Arrow, Auerbach A, Bertko J, Brownlee S, Casalino LP, Cooper J, Crosson J, Alain C. Enthoven, Falcone E, Feldman RC, Victor R. Fuchs, Alan M. Garber, Gold MR, Goldman D, Hadfield GK, Hall MA, Horwitz RI, Hooven M, Jacobson PD, Stoltzfus Jost T, Kotlikoff LJ, Levin J, Levine S, Levy R, Linscott K, Harold S. Luft, Marshal R, McFadden D, Mechanic D, Meltzer D, Newhouse JP, Noll RG, Pietzsch JB, Pizzo P, Reischauer RD, Rosenbaum S, Sage W, Schaeffer LD, Sheen E, Siilber BM, Skinner J, Stephen M. Shortell, Thier SO, Sean R. Tunis, Wulsin L, Yock P, Nun GB, Stirling Bryan, Luxenburg O, van de Ven PMM
Annals of Internal Medicine, 2009 April 7, 2009

The coverage, cost, and quality problems of the U.S. health care system are evident. Sustainable health care reform must go beyond financing expanded access to care to substantially changing the organization and delivery of care. The FRESH-Thinking Project held a series of workshops during which physicians, health policy experts, health insurance executives, business leaders, hospital administrators, economists, and others who represent diverse perspectives came together.

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Reflections on the Reflections

Kenneth J. Arrow
Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law, 2001 October 1, 2001
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Intergenerational Equity and the Rate of Discount in Long-Term Social Investment

Kenneth Arrow
Basingstoke and Macmillan (New York) and St Martin's Press in association with the International Economic Association in "Contemporary Economic Issues: Economic Behavior and Design" (Chapter Five), M Sertel (ed)., 1999 December 31, 1999
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Discounting, Morality, and Gaming

Kenneth J. Arrow, Paul R. Portney, John P. Weyant
RFF Press (Washington) in "Discounting and Intergenerational Equity", 1999 December 31, 1999

The full effects of decisions made today about many environmental policies -including climate change and nuclear waste- will not be felt for many years. For issues with long-term ramifications, analysts often employ discount rates to compare present and future costs and benefits. This is reasonable, and discounting has become a procedure that raises few objections. But are the methods appropriate for measuring costs and benefits for decisions that will have impacts 20 to 30 years from now the right ones to employ for a future that lies 200 to 300 years in the future?

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