Mary E Vaiana Free eBooks (1)

Author: Mary E. Vaiana
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: translation, arabic, initiative, palestine, rand
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A description of the Arc, RAND's proposal for a sweeping infrastructure corridor linking urban centers, within and between the West Bank and Gaza.......
Author: Mary E. Vaiana
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Keywords: translation, hebrew, initiative, palestine, rand
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A description of the Arc, RAND's proposal for a sweeping infrastructure corridor linking urban centers, within and between the West Bank and Gaza.......
ISBN: 0833032046, 9780833032041
Authors: Anne R. Pebley, Mary E. Vaiana
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Keywords: lives, kids, affect, neighborhoods, backyard
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Focusing on the subtle interaction between children's well-being and the neighborhoods in which they grow up, the authors consider the age of the community's residents, their incomes, and residential turnover in the neighborhood to draw inferences from the Focused Study of Children and Neighborhoods (FSCN), a survey of three neighborhoods in Los Angeles conducted in 1998.Drawing on the Focused Stu......
Authors: Mary E. Vaiana, C. Ross Anthony, Doug Suisman
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Keywords: initiative, palestine, rand
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A description of the Arc, RAND's proposal for a sweeping infrastructure corridor linking urban centers, within and between the West Bank and Gaza.......
ISBN: 0833016490, 9780833016492
Authors: Stephen J. Carroll, Allan Abrahamse, Mary E. Vaiana
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Keywords: personal, injuries, automobile, claims, excess, medical, costs
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Over the past decade and a half, automobile insurance premiums for personal injury coverage have grown rapidly. Many fear that excess claims for medical care may be a major factor in the increase. This study analyzes the pattern of excess medical claiming across the states to estimate how much excess medical claiming exists and how much it costs consumers. The study concludes that 35-42 percent of......
ISBN: 0833023918, 9780833023919
Authors: Lloyd Dixon, Steven Garber, Mary E. Vaiana
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Keywords: duty, vehicles, economic, assessment, light, strategy, rsquo, ozone, reduction, california
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This report is a summary of MR-695, California’s Ozone-Reduction Strategy for Light-Duty Vehicles: Direct Costs, Direct Emission Effects, and Market Responses. Economic costs and environmental effects are analyzed for California’s multi-pronged strategy for reducing emissions from passenger cars and light-duty trucks, vehicles that are believed to account for a substantial fraction of ......
Authors: Lloyd Dixon, Steven Garber, Mary E. Vaiana
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Keywords: california, air, resources, board, briefing, annotated, zev, policy, despite, uncertainty, making
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The federal Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 established national ambient air quality standards, and each state not in attainment must develop a plan for meeting them. California's strategy includes strict emissions standards for mobile and stationary sources and for area sources such as solvents, paints, and consumer products. The cost and efficacy of California's plan have generated substantial ......
Authors: George L. Donohue, Katherine M. Poehlmann, Mary E. Vaiana
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Keywords: simulation, based, policy, analysis, modeling, rand, contributions, information, sciences, research, recent
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RAND's current research agenda involves not only the development of new information sciences tools and techniques but also applications of those tools to current policy analysis issues. Recent research contributions include work in simulation methodology, parallel processing, and man-machine interface designs. Examples are an interactive algebra tutor, an expert system designed to assist claims ad......
Authors: Andrew Hackbarth, Dana P. Goldman, Mary E. Vaiana
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Keywords: chartbook, figures, facts, medicare
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California has the largest number of Medicare beneficiaries of any state — 4.5 million enrollees — and as the population ages the percentage of Californians covered by Medicare will continue to rise. It is projected that by 2030, California's entire elderly population — those 65 and over — will be more than double what it was in 2000.This profile provides a factual framewor......
Authors: David E. Kanouse, Mark Spranca, Mary E. Vaiana
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Keywords: guide, galaxy, quality, care, health, reporting
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A review of research on the reporting of health care quality information and related fields in applied social and cognitive science led to identification of seven basic principles that should be followed when planning to report health care quality information to consumers or other audiences: (a) know the audience: who they are, what they care about, and what actions they can take; (b) identify con......
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