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Morlie Hammer Graubard Free eBooks (1)

ISBN: 0833004891, 9780833004895
Authors: Carl H. Builder, Morlie Hammer Graubard
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Keywords: air, south, coast, basin, pollution, conceptual, strategies, control, approach
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Presents the conceptual frameworks and analyses developed by the authors as a basis for examining alternative approaches to the control of air pollution in the South Coast Air Basin.Section II of the report briefly describes the situation: the nature of the air pollution problem in the Basin and the control problems facing the District.Section III translates the arguments into the conceptual domai......
Authors: Morlie Hammer Graubard, Carl H. Builder
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Keywords: automating, wargame, analysis, strategic, methods, new
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This paper, to be published in Policy Sciences, gives a conceptual overview of a new approach to political-military wargaming, sought by the Department of Defense to improve upon the conventional methods of analyzing strategic forces. Developed at RAND during a nine-month demonstration phase, the approach automates all features of political-military gaming from the force calculations to the decisi......
ISBN: 0833003801, 9780833003805
Authors: Carl H. Builder, Morlie Hammer Graubard
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Keywords: concept, assured, destruction, implications, conflict, law, armed, international
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Develops the implications of the international law of armed conflict for various applications of the concept of assured destruction to U.S. strategic nuclear arms planning.Chapter II describes the nature of the law of armed conflict in terms of its origins and scope.Chapter III then outlines the requirements of that law that are pertinent to strategic strike planning.Chapter IV takes up four gener......
Authors: R. A. Papetti, Stephen H. Dole, Morlie Hammer Graubard
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Keywords: siting, california, plant, power, pollution, air
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Information on the contribution of fossil-fuel-burning power plants to air pollution, a summary of relevant state and federal legislation and control activities, and suggestions relating this information to the possible powers and duties of a California Power Plant Siting Authority (PPSA).Emissions of nitrogen oxides, sulfur oxides, and particulate matter by these plants represent a significant co......
Authors: Morton B. Berman, Morlie Hammer Graubard, Dennis P. Tihansky
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Keywords: western, united, states, california, groups, income, electricity, price, increases, impact
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An exploration of the ramifications of increased electricity prices on residential consumers of different income groups.Other research showed that a doubling of the price of electricity is expected to lead to a 50 percent reduction in overall consumption in the residential sector.This study finds that the long-term ability of a consumer to reduce electricity consumption increases with income level......
Authors: Charles E. Phelps, Nancy Y. Moore, Morlie Hammer Graubard
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Keywords: water, transfers, districts, california, efficient, rights
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This report, commissioned by the California State Assembly, reviews the operations and legal basis for water rights allocation within the State of California, with particular emphasis on the incentives arising within that structure to use water efficiently. Two generic sources of inefficient water use are discussed: (1) the presence of external and internal subsidies to water prices in water agenc......
Authors: Nancy Y. Moore, Morlie Hammer Graubard, Robert Shishko
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Keywords: water, planning, supply, california, efficient
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Focuses on water supply planning in California. Identifies past and current goals and objectives of the water planning programs of California's Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Tracks and compares the planning processes and procedures of these two agencies using as case studies the Bureau's San Felipe Project and the DWR's Peripheral Canal. Finally, the study......
Authors: Nicelma J. King, Margaret Ann Thomas, Morlie Hammer Graubard, L. P. Oliver
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Keywords: program, responsibilities, expansion, rights, civil, title
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Describes how the addition of a new responsibility to the Title IV mandate — the delivery of services to eliminate sex discrimination in school districts — has affected the ongoing Title IV mission of assisting the process of racial desegregation in schools.General assistance centers, state education agencies, and training institutes were surveyed by mail questionnaire to gain informat......
Authors: James P. Kahan, Barbara R. Williams, Alan Platt, Nanette Brown, Morlie Hammer Graubard, Richard E. Darilek
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Keywords: sciences, contribute, behavioral, conflict, nuclear, preventing
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This Note addresses one of the most crucial issues of our time, prevention of nuclear war, from the perspective of the behavioral sciences. The Note contends that the direct applicability of empirically derived behavioral principles to international policymaking has yet to be proved. A great body of research dealing directly with human behavior lies at the core of the behavioral sciences. Findings......
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