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Public Economics (8,504 Books)


Public economics (or economics of the public sector) is the study of economic issues concerning the public sector (including government) and its interface with the private sector (including households, businesses, and markets) in a mixed economy. It has been described as an amalgam of two older fields, (applied) public finance and welfare economics, each edging toward disrepute, to the benefit of both.

 
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Promising Practices and Strategies to Reduce Alcohol and Substance...

By: Janet Reno

Introduction: More than a decade ago the U.S. Congress passed P.L. 99-570, the Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (1986), 25 U.S.C. S2411. The Act was based on findings that “alcohol and substance abuse are the most severe health and social problems facing Indian tribes and people today and nothing is more costly to Indian people than the consequences of alcohol and substance abuse measured in physical, mental, social, and economic terms.

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Promising Practices and Strategies to Reduce Alcohol and Substance...

By: Janet Reno

Introduction: More than a decade ago the U.S. Congress passed P.L. 99-570, the Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (1986), 25 U.S.C. S2411. The Act was based on findings that “alcohol and substance abuse are the most severe health and social problems facing Indian tribes and people today and nothing is more costly to Indian people than the consequences of alcohol and substance abuse measured in physical, mental, social, and economic terms.

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Kuwait

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: There are several people without whose help the creation of the 2004 edition of the CountryWatch Reviews could not have been accomplished. Robert Kelly, the Founder, Chairman and CEO of CountryWatch envisioned the original idea of the CountryWatch review as a concise and meaningful source of country-specific information. The country reviews would not exist without the research and writing by the editorial team at CountryWatch, who are responsible for hundreds of...

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2003 Report to Congress on China's Wto Compliance

By: Federal Trade Commission

Export and Trade Government Reference Document:

Executive Summary: Much has changed in the U.S.-China economic and trade relationship since China began negotiations to join the predecessor to the WTO, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), 17 years ago. In 1986, total U.S.-China trade was only $7.9 billion, and imports from China outpaced U.S. exports to China by $1.7 billion. In contrast, in 2003, total U.S.-China trade is projected to top $170 billion, with imports from China exceeding U.S. exports to Ch...

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2003 Report to Congress on China's Wto Compliance

By: Federal Trade Commission

Export and Trade Government Reference Document:

Executive Summary: Much has changed in the U.S.-China economic and trade relationship since China began negotiations to join the predecessor to the WTO, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), 17 years ago. In 1986, total U.S.-China trade was only $7.9 billion, and imports from China outpaced U.S. exports to China by $1.7 billion. In contrast, in 2003, total U.S.-China trade is projected to top $170 billion, with imports from China exceeding U.S. exports to Ch...

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2004 Report to Congress on China's Wto Compliance

By: United States Department of the Treasury

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Like the prior reports, this report is structured as an examination of the nine broad categories of WTO commitments undertaken by China. Throughout the report, USTR has attempted to provide as complete a picture of China?s WTO compliance as possible, subject to the inherent constraints presented by the sheer volume and complexity of the required changes to China?s trade regime and transparency obstacles. USTR notes areas where progress has been achieved and unde...

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