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ISBN: 0833015192, 9780833015198
Authors: Jeffrey A. Drezner, Beth E. Lachman, Melissa A. Bradley
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: energy, management, capabilities, facility, dod, assessment, factors, affecting, preliminary
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DoD is the largest single energy using organization in the U.S. Achieving DoD's energy conservation goals has become increasingly important in a tight budget environment.This report documents Phase 1 of a larger study examining DoD's energy management capabilities and ways to enhance those capabilities.Energy management includes both technical (e.g., project design) and non-technical (e.g., educat......
ISBN: 0833009338, 9780833009333
Authors: James K. Hammitt, Peter H. Reuter
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Keywords: waste, preliminary, assessment, hazardous, disposal, deterring, illegal, measuring
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Regulations that affect hazardous-waste treatment, storage, and disposal have become increasingly stringent, leading to dramatic increases in the financial cost of legal waste disposal. Waste generators and haulers can respond to the changed conditions in several ways — by paying the increased costs of legal on- or off-site disposal; by reducing the amount of waste generated; by recycling; o......
Authors: Nancy Nicosia, Elaine Reardon, Karl Lorenz, Joanne Lynn, Melinda Beeuwkes Buntin
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Keywords: consideration, potential, refinements, preliminary, system, hospice, payment, medicare
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Recent changes in the patient population and provision of care have generated interest in re-evaluating Medicare’s per diem payment system for hospice. Given the limitations of the Medicare data with respect to patient-level resource utilization, the authors rely on visit data from a large national chain of hospice providers. The findings suggest that the hospice payment system reflects reso......
ISBN: 083304219X, 9780833042194
Authors: Paul K. Davis, Russell D. Shaver, Gaga Gvineria, Justin Beck
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: options, composite, preliminary, blocks, screening, building, candidate, investment, finding
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This report describes and documents a methodology and a prototype tool, the Building Blocks To Composite Options Tool (BCOT), for identifying investment options suitable to a particular defense capability area. The report is intended primarily for users of BCOT and those who will extend its functionality in the future, i.e., working analysts and modelers. The methodology ensures that a broad range......
Author: Susan S. Everingham
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: collection, data, preliminary, rand, effort, future, insights, costs, death, penalty, california, investigating
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Testimony presented before the California Commission on the Fair Administration of Justice on February 20, 2008.......
ISBN: 0833021060, 9780833021069
Author: Kenneth A. Solomon
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Keywords: evaluation, alternative, concepts, preliminary, reactors, tritium, using, civilian, generating
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The unintentional moratorium on tritium production in the United States began in early 1989. The continuing hiatus could affect government thinking, strategy, and action in three time frames. In the short term, strategies and tactical arms control might reduce the demand for tritium sufficiently to offset the decaying tritium supply. Since the time this Note was published, this very much appears t......
ISBN: 0833033565, 9780833033567
Author: Benjamin Zycher
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Keywords: public, expenditures, counterterrorism, framework, benefit, cost, preliminary
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The author develops a range of rough estimates of the benefits and costs of a U.S. counterterrorism effort in the context of moderate (based on Northern Ireland in 1999), severe (recent Israeli experience), and nuclear terrorist attacks against the United States. The direct adverse economic effects of terrorist attacks include deaths and injuries, property damage, and reduced economic output.For t......
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