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The Benefits of Foreign Aid to the United States Economy : Hearing...

By: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs
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The Administration of County High Schools in the South

By: Phelps, Shelton, 1884-1948
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A Cowering Superpower

By: Reuel Marc Gerecht

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: In December 1999, the Clinton administration issued a worldwide terrorist alert to Americans overseas advising them to avoid crowded millennial celebrations. Bomb-toting Islamic militants under the banner of the Saudi terrorist Usama bin Laden had declared war, so Americans were to stay discreetly indoors while other Westerners partied. In Israel and Jordan, American Christians were strongly advised to avoid any public manifestation of their faith. Vexed by the ...

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New Standards for the American Economy

By: Gruber, William H., 1935
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The State of the American Economy

By: epartment of Commerce

Excerpt: The State of the American Economy ? The Case for Optimism Today, the U.S. economy is strong and getting stronger. After experiencing a series of significant shocks during the previous years ? recession, dot-com collapse and stock market meltdown, terrorist attacks, and corporate malfeasance: Over the past 3 quarters, Real GDP has grown at the fastest pace in nearly 20 years. The consensus outlook among economists is for continued growth. Job creation is moving i...

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Meeting the Challenge : U.S. Industry Faces the 21St Century the B...

By: Dr. Allen J. Lenz

Technical Reference Publication

Foreword: For more than a decade, there has been widespread and increasing concern over the ability of the United States to achieve sustained economic growth and long-term prosperity. Since 1980, successive Congresses and Presidents, in a bipartisan response, have introduced a wide range of programs and policies directed toward improving U.S. competitiveness. Such policies?whether focused on building a 21st-century infrastructure, stimulating technological innovation and...

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Meeting the Challenge : U.S. Industry Faces the 21St Century the B...

By: R.M. Cyert

Technical Reference Publication

Description: This document contains information regarding topics such as Electric-Furnace Steelmaking, Vacuum Degassing, and Continuous Annealing.

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Meeting the Challenge : U.S. Industry Faces the 21St Century the B...

By: R.M. Cyert

Technical Reference Publication

Foreword: For over a decade there has been widespread and increasing concern that the ability of the United States to achieve sustained economic growth and long-term prosperity is adversely affected by declining industrial competitiveness. The President and Congress, in a bipartisan response, have introduced a wide range of programs and policies directed toward improving U.S. competitiveness.

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Meeting the Challenge : U.S. Industry Faces the 21St Century the B...

By: David R. Berg

Technical Reference Publication

Introduction: This study focuses on the product and service industry that enables the U.S. and, to a lesser extent, other nations to meet their environmental objectives. Few industries will have a greater impact on the sustainability of economic growth and future prosperity in the U.S. Yet, the industry is viewed by its leaders as being in transition. The study therefore places significant emphasis on the critical policy choices that face the industry itself, its custome...

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The U.S. Economy Is Move Energy Efficient (Energy Intensity)

Government Reference Publication

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Buying a home is the biggest single investment most people will make in their lives. Homeownership is a cornerstone of America?s healthy, vibrant communities, and benefits individual families by helping them build stability and long term financial security. But sadly, homeownership is out of reach for many Americans ? especially for minority families. For millions of these families, homeownership is a distant, unreachable dream. President Bush has a co...

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Opportunities for U.S. Industry in China

By: Lisa Huot

Export and Trade Government Reference Document:

Excerpt: Other Commitments. Under the bilateral WTO agreement, foreign service suppliers may provide environmental consultation services through cross-border delivery, without having to establish a representative office in China. All other foreign service suppliers may operate in China through a joint venture. China?s WTO environmental services commitments cover sewage, solid waste disposal, cleaning exhaust gases, noise abatement, nature and landscape protection, and ot...

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South American Southern Cone Security Practices

By: Department of National Security

First, we agree with inr assessment that present evidence does not rpt not confirm that southern cone security forces are involved in well-organized conspiracy to eliminate exile leaders. It should be emphasized, however, that local governments have motivation and opportunity to do so, and it would be equallys erroneous to conclude that such conspiracy is unlikely.

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Lectures on the History of Protection in the United States

By: W.G. Sumner

Economic Theory Literature

Preface: The following lectures were delivered by me before the International Free Trade Alliance, in New York, in the spring of 1876. They are here republished exactly as delivered, although there are certain points which I should like to elaborate, if the opportunity were offered. I have endeavored here to combine two things: 1st, the history of our own tariff legislation, showing its weakness, ignorance, confusion, and oscillation; and, 2d, a discussion of the argumen...

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Meeting the Challenge : U.S. Industry Faces the 21St Century the B...

By: Jon Paugh

Technical Reference Publication

Description: This document contains information regarding topics such as Regulatory Environment, Food and Drug Administration, and The Environmental Protection Agency.

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Meeting the Challenge : U.S. Industry Faces the 21St Century the B...

By: Jon Paugh

Technical Reference Publication

Foreword: For more than a decade there has been widespread and increasing concern that the ability of the United States to achieve sustained economic growth and long-term prosperity is adversely affected by declining industrial competitiveness. The Congress, in a bipartisan response, has introduced a wide range of programs and policies directed toward improving U.S. competitiveness.

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99-2 Planning Report R&D Trends in the U. S. Economy : Strategies ...

By: Gregory Tassey, Ph.D.

Technical Reference Publication

Executive Summary: ?Technology is essential for long-term economic growth?. This statement generates little dissent, except occasionally during and shortly after recessions when some associate technology with employment turbulence and job loss. Such myopic views fade quickly as the subsequent economic expansion creates jobs, higher incomes and improved profits. In spite of this general recognition of science and technology?s (S&T) critical role in economic and social wel...

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Meeting the Challenge : U.S. Industry Faces the 21St Century the B...

By: Charles H. Fine

Technical Reference Publication

Foreword: For more than a decade there has been widespread and increasing concern that the ability of the United States to achieve sustained economic growth and long-term prosperity is adversely affected by declining industrial competitiveness. Congress, in a bipartisan response, has introduced a wide range of programs and policies to improve U.S. competitiveness. Whether focused on building a 21st-century infrastructure, stimulating technological innovation and commerci...

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United States: 2000 Summary Population and Housing Characteristics...

By: Charles Louis Kincannon

Statistical Reference Document

Introduction: Data from Census 2000 are presented in three printed report series: 1. PHC-1, Summary Population and Housing Characteristics 2. PHC-2, Summary Social, Economic, and Housing Characteristics 3. PHC-3, Population and Housing Unit Counts The data from Census 2000 were derived from a limited number of basic questions asked of the entire population and about every housing unit (referred to as the 100-percent questions, found on the ?short form?), and from additio...

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United States Summary: 2000 Summary Social, Economic, And Housing ...

By: Samuel W. Bodman

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: The data from Census 2000 were derived from a limited number of basic questions asked of the entire population and about every housing unit (referred to as the 100-percent questions, found on the ?short form?), and from additional questions asked of a sample of the population and housing units (referred to as the sample questions, found on the ?long form?). The PHC-1, Summary Population and Housing Characteristics, report series provides data based on the 100-pe...

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The United States in International Context: 2000

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: The Bureau of the Census defines urban as comprising all territory, population, and housing units located in urbanized areas and in places of 2,500 or more inhabitants outside of UAs. The term urban refers to both kinds of geographic entities. The terms urban, urbanized area, and rural are the Census Bureau?s definitions; other Federal agencies, State agencies, local officials, and private groups may use these same terms to identify areas based on different criteria.

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