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1. Roter Morgen [ - 2019]

v. ; 44 cm.
Hoover Library, SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xviii, 326 pages : illustrations, charts ; 23 cm.
  • How can central banks deliver credible commitment and be "emergency institutions?" / Paul Tucker
  • Policy rule legislation in practice / David H. Papell, Alex Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy and Ruxandra Prodan
  • Goals versus rules as Central Bank performance measures / Carl E. Walsh
  • Institutional design : deliberations, decisions, and committee dynamics / Kevin M. Warsh
  • Some historical reflections on the governance of the Federal Reserve / Michael D. Bordo
  • Panel on independence, accountability, and transparency in central bank governance / Charles I. Plosser, George P. Shultz, and John C. Williams.
A central bank needs authority and a sphere of independent action. But a central bank cannot become an unelected Czar with sweeping, unaccountable discretionary power. How can we balance the central bank's authority and independence with needed accountability and constraints? Drawn from a 2015 Hoover Institution conference, this book features distinguished scholars and policy makers' discussing this and other key questions about the Fed. Going beyond the widely talked about decision of whether to raise interest rates, they focus on a deeper set of questions, including, among others, How should the Fed make decisions? How should the Fed govern its internal decision-making processes? What is the trade-off between greater Fed power and less Fed independence? And how should Congress, from which the Fed ultimately receives its authority, oversee the Fed? The contributors discuss whether central banks can both follow rule-based policy in normal times but then implement a discretionary do-what-it-takes approach to stopping financial crises. They evaluate legislation, recently proposed in the US House and Senate, that would require the Fed to describe its monetary policy rule and, if and when it changed or deviated from its rule, explain the reasons. And they discuss to best ways to structure a committee-like the Federal Open Market Committee, which sets interest rates-to make good decisions, as well as offer historical reflections on the governance of the Fed and much more.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780817919245 20160704
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xxii, 196 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • The policy context for energy efficiency
  • Energy efficiency is all around us
  • Energy efficiency and aggregate energy intensity in the United States : 1950 through 2014
  • Energy efficiency benefits : environment and security
  • Amplifying energy efficiency
  • Policy lessons from the past forty years.
The entire world, especially the United States, is in the midst of an energy revolution. Since the oil embargo of 1973, individuals, corporations, and other organizations have found ways to economically reduce energy use. In this book, Jim Sweeney examines the energy policies and practices of the past forty years and their impact on three crucial systems: the economy, the environment, and national security. He shows how energy-efficiency contributions to the country's overall energy situation have been more powerful than all the increases in the domestic production of oil, gas, coal, geothermal energy, nuclear power, solar power, wind power, and biofuels. The author details the impact of new and improved energy-efficient technologies, the environmental and national security benefits of energy efficiency, ways to amplify energy efficiency, and more. Energy Efficiency: Building a Clean, Secure Economy reveals how the careful nurturing of private- and public-sector energy efficiency-along with public awareness, appropriate pricing, appropriate policies--and increased research and development, the trends of decreasing energy intensity and increasing energy efficiency can be beneficially accelerated.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780817919542 20160718
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53 pages ; 28 cm
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95 pages ; 21 cm
Hoover Library
xxi, 280 pages : map, illustrations ; 24 cm.
What was life in the Soviet Union really like? Through a series of true stories, One Day We Will Live Without Fear describes what people's day-to-day life was like under the regime of the Soviet police state. Drawing on events from the 1930s through the 1970s, Mark Harrison shows how, by accident or design, people became entangled in the workings of Soviet rule. The author outlines the seven principles on which that police state operated during its history, from the Bolshevik revolution of 1917 to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, and illustrates them throughout the book. Well-known people appear in the stories, but the central characters are those who will have been remembered only within their families: a budding artist, an engineer, a pensioner, a government office worker, a teacher, a group of tourists. Those tales, based on historical records, shine a light on the many tragic, funny, and bizarre aspects of Soviet life.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780817919146 20160619
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317 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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469 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Za chto budut voevatʹ v XXI veke
  • Destabilizirui͡ushchie faktory mirovoĭ politiki
  • Chto denʹ gri͡adushchiĭ nam gotovit?
  • Zavtra voĭna?
  • "Bolʹshai͡a voĭna"--globalʹnyĭ vyzov Rossii
  • Chto delatʹ?
  • I͡Adernoe oruzhie i bezopasnostʹ Rossii v XXI veke
  • Chto delatʹ Rossii, chtoby ne raspastʹsi͡a, kak Sovetskomu Soi͡uzu?
  • Vmesto zakli͡uchenii͡a : "Vektor Rossii."
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vi, 49 pages ; 23 cm
  • Preface
  • Executive summary
  • Introduction
  • Three major challenges: China, unconventional threats, Russia
  • Conclusion.
The United States is exceptionally secure. Many Americans, however, do not feel secure. This anxiety stems from the fact that the United States faces several long-term threats that may or may not emerge. America must have a national security strategy that acknowledges this uncertainty and hedges as well as engages, acknowledging that resources are not limitless. Three orienting priciples should guide the national secutity strategy of the next president. -- Back cover.
Hoover Library
ix, 121 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction
  • US health care today: setting the record straight
  • Reform #1: expand affordable private insurance
  • Reform #2: establish and liberalize universal health savings accounts
  • Reform #3: instill appropriate incentives with rational tax treatment of health spending
  • Reform #4: modernize Medicare for the twenty-first century
  • Reform #5: overhaul Medicaid and eliminate the two-tiered system for poor Americans
  • Reform #6: strategically enhance the supply of medical care while ensuring innovation
  • Conclusion
  • Key questions and answers on the Atlas plan.
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283 pages ; 21 cm
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64 pages ' : illustrations ; 30 cm
Hoover Library
viii, 351 pages ; 24 cm.
  • A great divergence? / Kori Schake and Jim Mattis
  • Civil-military paradoxes / Rosa Brooks
  • Is civilian control of the military still an issue? / Mackubin Thomas Owens
  • Thanks for your service : civilian and veteran attitudes after fifteen years of war / Jim Golby, Lindsay P. Cohn, and Peter D. Feaver
  • Public opinion, military justice, and the fight against terrorism overseas / Benjamin Wittes and Cody Poplin
  • Public opinion and the making of wartime strategies / Nadia Schadlow
  • Testing the "Flournoy hypothesis" : civil-military relations in the post-9/11 era / Thomas Donnelly
  • The "very liberal" view of the US military / Tod Lindberg
  • Young person's game : connecting with millennials / Matthew Colford and Alec J. Sugarman
  • A model for connecting civilians and the military / Jim Hake
  • Ensuring a civil-military connection / Kori Schake and Jim Mattis.
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64 pages : 1 portrait ; 28 cm
  • Introduction
  • Executive summary
  • Final Seminar report
  • Profiles of seminar participants
  • Seminar program and questions
  • In memoriam: Miljenko Deeta.
Hoover Library
184 pages : 1 portrait ; 23 cm
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xxii, 417 pages ; 23 cm.
  • pt. I. Constitution
  • pt. II. Politics
  • pt. III. Race
  • pt. IV. Education
  • pt. V. Environment and health
  • pt. VI. International
  • pt. VII. Potpourri.
A collection of essays on a range of controversial issues surrounding race, education, the environment, the United States Constitution, and more.
Hoover Library
xvi, 352 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Preface / by Zoë Baird
  • To bend history
  • Fresh chances in a networked world
  • Connect to a world of buyers
  • Invest in main street America
  • Share the knowledge, innovate the jobs
  • Better made, in America
  • Match Americans to opportunities
  • Prepare for the life you want
  • Drift or mastery?
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Index.
Amid the biggest economic transformation in a century, many Americans are uncertain about the future-there are many paths to opportunity but few people travel them. In America's Moment, American CEOs, technologists, community leaders, educators, management experts and government officials suggest an agenda for an exciting future in this time of change. Illustrated by people who are showing the way, it includes action people can take in their own community: preparing for success; using the reach of the Internet and data to innovate jobs and to reach new markets; using technology to match employers and workers; and transitioning to a "no-collar" working world. America's Moment describes how the forces of change can become tools that open opportunity to everyone.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780393285130 20160618
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300 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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xxiii, 164 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • The evolution of Andrei Sakharov's thinking / Serge Schmemann
  • The scientist as prophet : Sakharov's world and ours / J. Bryan Hehir
  • The soul and Sakharov / William Swing
  • Environmental effects of nuclear war / Raymond Jeanloz
  • Decoding the biosphere and the infectious disease threat / Lucy Shapiro
  • Diagnosis, reinvented for the individual / Elizabeth Holmes
  • The Sakharov conditions, disruptive technologies, and human rights / Christopher Stubbs
  • New dilemmas in ethics, technology, and war : Sakharov's principles in today's world / James O. Ellis Jr.
  • A military perspective / Jim Mattis
  • Moral reasoning and practical purpose / David Holloway
  • A global commons : a vision whose time has come / James E. Goodby.
Andrei Sakharov holds an honored place in the pantheon of the world's greatest scientists, reformers, and champions of human rights. But his embrace of human rights did not come through a sudden conversion; he came to it in stages. Drawing from a 2014 Hoover Institution conference focused on Sakharov's life and principles, this book tells the compelling story of his metamorphosis from a distinguished physical scientist into a courageous, outspoken dissident humanitarian voice. His extraordinary life saw him go from playing the leading role in designing and building the most powerful thermonuclear weapon (the so-called hydrogen bomb) ever exploded to demanding an end to the testing of such weapons and their eventual elimination. The essays detail his transformation, as he appealed first to his scientific colleagues abroad and then tomankind at large, for solidarity in resolving the growing threats to human survival-many of which stemmed from science and technology. Ultimately, the distinguished contributors show how the work and thinking of this eminent Russian nuclear physicist and courageous human rights campaigner can help find solutions to the nuclear threats of today.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780817918958 20160619
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ix, 598 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Presidential address: Historical perspectives on the judicial enforcement of arbitration agreements / by James Oldham
  • Distinguished speaker address: Labor-management partnerships : ushering in a sea change, or just an aberration? / by George Cohen
  • Alternative approaches to collective bargaining / by Richard J. Charney
  • Innovations in organizing / by Lewis Gottheil
  • Fast food strikes overview / by Steven K. Ury
  • Volkswagen Chattanooga and the UAW : a new approach to organizing by the UAW? / by Adam C. Wit
  • Panel discussion / moderator: Martin H. Malin and Susan L. Stewart ; panelists: Richard J. Charney, Steven K. Ury, Lewis Gottheil, and Adam Wit
  • Will we see the return of the labor strike? / moderator: Walt De Treux ; panelists, Karl Fritton, Thomas Kochan, Karen Kent, and Jorge Ramirez
  • Airline industry consolidation and the expected effects on labor relations issues / by Joshua M. Javits ; Panel discussion / Chair: Edward J. Harrick, moderator, Joshua M. Javits, panelists, Joshua M. Javits, Lee Moak, Douglas P. McKeen, and Veda Shook
  • Lessons learned : a look at the 2012 Chicago teachers' strike / moderator: Amedeo Greco, speakers: Robert E. Bloch, and James C. Franczek, Jr.
  • What arbitrators need to know about the postal arbitration process / moderator: Margo R. Newman, panelists, Thomas J. Branch, Joey C. Johnson, Tony McKinnon, Sr., Mike Mlakar, and Manuel L. Peralta, Jr.
  • Hot off the press : sports, labor law, arbitration, and collective bargaining / speaker: Lester Munson, panelists, Tom DePaso, Dan Halem, and David Prouty
  • The future of labor and employment arbitration : the view from the bench / moderator: Barry Winograd, Panelists, Diane P. Wood, Laurence H. Silberman, and Paul L. Friedman
  • DSM-5 : personality disorders as they relate to the workplace and arbitration / moderator: James Oldham, panelists: Gregg Bloche, and John Oldham
  • Social media and electronic communications : ethical practices and pitfalls / moderator: Jeanne Charles Wood, Panelists, Margaret R. Brogan, Vici Peterson Cohen, Jane Devlin, and Michel G. Picher
  • Arbitration in Canada : trends in damages / moderator: Randi Hammer Abramsky, speakers: Emily M. Burke and Kenneth Paul Swan
  • Arbitral discretion : how far? how deep? it all depends / by Richard Mittenthal
  • An empirical evaluation of the adjudication of statutory human rights claims before labour arbitrators and human rights tribunals in Ontario : a preliminary report / by Martin H. Malin, Sara Slinn, and Jon M. Werner
  • The advocates' view of unusual and not-so-unusual remedies / moderator: Steven M. Bierig, speakers: Jeremy Glenn and Heidi Parker
  • Hard times do not have to mean zero sum results / by J. Dale Berry
  • Internally consistent settlements and awards are paramount in difficult economic times / by Susan K. Hanse
  • Interest arbitration in hard times : are they times really hard? / by Harvey A. Nathan
  • Recent trends in interest arbitration / by Mary Jo Schiavoni
  • Panel discussion / moderator: Fredric R. Dichter, panelists, J. Dale Berry, Susan K. Hansen, Harvey A. Nathan, and Mary Jo Schiavoni
  • Using mediation in the grievance process at American Airlines / moderator: Kathy Fragnoli, panelists, Debbie Carvatta and Laura Glading
  • Military activation and return : the National Guard and Reserve employee / moderator: Michelle Miller-Kotula, panelists, Brian Clauss and Roger MacDougall
  • Arbitrator best practices from the advocates perspective / moderator, Randi E. Lowitt, panelists, Kevin Camden, and Jennifer Dunn
  • Challenging orthodoxies : paper and comments. Introduction / by Shyam Das ; Challenging orthodoxies / by Dennis R. Nolan ; Discussion
  • Professional responsibility standards in employment arbitration / by Kenneth May and Julia R. Perdue
  • Fireside chat with Robert Gorman.
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