Kevin F Mccarthy Free eBooks (1)

Authors: Kevin F. Mccarthy, Kevin Neels, C. Peter Rydell, James P. Stucker, Anthony H. Pascal
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Keywords: user, charges, harm, disadvantaged, services, government, benefit, based, finance, local, exploring
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Beneficiary charges — fees, permits, special assessments — constitute the fastest source of local government revenue. They promote efficiency in consumption and production and allocate fiscal burdens directly to users. Local jurisdictions surveyed report a wide variety of highly innovative practices. Vertical equity can be preserved through ad hoc price adjustments for target groups or......
ISBN: 0833005820, 9780833005823
Authors: Anthony H. Pascal, Michael N. Caggiano, Judith C. Fernandez, Kevin F. Mccarthy, Kevin Neels, C. Peter Rydell, James P. Stucker
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Keywords: finance, local, government, based, beneficiary, guide, installing, equitable, ebbf
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Beneficiary charges are monies collected from the individual consumers of government services. An equitable beneficiary charge is one that minimizes adverse effects on the disadvantaged. The growing prominence of beneficiary charges in local government prompted a program of studies at RAND designed to explore the efficacy and equity of this method of financing public services. The present guide wa......
ISBN: 0833043242, 9780833043245
Author: Kevin F. Mccarthy
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Keywords: orleans, new, architecture, development, economic
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In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina, followed by multiple levee failures, devastated New Orleans and other parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast, inflicting major damage to commercial property, infrastructure, and housing. The failure of the levees and the subsequent flooding of New Orleans caused enormous damage and disruption to the city, its people, and its economy. Recovering from a disaster of this magn......
Author: Kevin F. Mccarthy
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Keywords: economy, new, orleans, revitalize, structures, alternative, organizational, evaluating
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Testimony presented before the New Orleans City Council on November 28, 2007.......
ISBN: 083302941X, 9780833029416
Author: Kevin F. Mccarthy
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Keywords: doom, boom, shifts, population, world
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The structure of world population growth is changing. Currently, the world’s population of roughly 6 billion is growing by an additional billion people every 12 to 13 years. This average growth rate (1.4 percent) masks the fact that some parts of the world are growing much faster than others. Developed countries are growing at less than 0.3 percent per year, while the rest of the world is gr......
Author: Kevin F. Mccarthy
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Keywords: perspective, one, issue, refugee, palestinian
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This paper focuses on the question of Palestinian refugees. Its central thesis is that the major constraints impinging on a resolution of the refugee issue are less legal and political, than economic and demographic. Specifically, the paper argues that the current economic and democraphic situation in the West Bank and Gaza (WB/G) will severely limit the number of refugees who can return to Palest......
Author: Kevin F. Mccarthy
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Keywords: fragmented, reality, dynamic, irresistible, mexican, borderlands, interdependence
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This paper reexamines the phenomenon of borderlands interdependence in an attempt to distinguish the rhetoric from the reality. Focusing on the exchange relationships (socio-cultural, economic, and political) that promote interdependence as well as the characteristics and motives of the parties to the exchange, it reviews the current situation in the borderlands and considers longer-range trends a......
ISBN: 083300526X, 9780833005267
Author: Kevin F. Mccarthy
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Keywords: patterns, change, distribution, spatial, population, changing, elderly
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This report documents the patterns of change in the elderly's spatial distribution and the demographic processes that have produced them. It also introduces a model to explain these new patterns. Finally, it discusses the implications of these changes for public policy concerned with service delivery to the elderly.......
ISBN: 0833030418, 9780833030412
Authors: Kevin F. Mccarthy,
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Keywords: era, new, arts, performing
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Publisher: RAND CorporationPublished Time: RAND CorporationPages: 137Product DescriptionThis book examines recent trends in the performing arts and discusses howthe arts are likely to evolve in the future. It is the first book to providea comprehensive overview of the performing arts, including analysis ofopera, theater, dance, and music, in both their live and recorded forms. Theauthors focus on ......
ISBN: 0833030760, 9780833030764
Authors: Kevin F. Mccarthy,
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Keywords: arts, changing, world, media, cyberspace, celluliod
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Publisher: RAND CorporationPublished Time: RAND CorporationPages: 79Product DescriptionThe media arts are the newest and most technologically intensive of the arts. Consisting of narrative, documentary and avant garde film and video, digital art, and installation art using media, they represent a mix of the performing and visual arts. Despite their short history, they are also marked by many of th......
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