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Oil Refinery in Thailand
Gain foreign investment, gain U.S. security ties?
Reversing a more typical pattern of using existing security ties to attract investors, Guyana and Qatar have demonstrated how two small states can use foreign direct investment by oil and gas firms to bolster security ties with the U.S., writes energy fellow Jim Krane in a new article for Resources Policy.
Jim Krane December 3, 2021
Different forms of transportation on a busy street
COVID-19 and the Value of Safe Transport
"The COVID-19 effect is likely to reduce the demand for public transport in favor of lower density alternatives," write the authors. Their study considers links between commuters' demographic factors and incidence of disease transmission, as well as the environmental implications of decreased ridership on public transport.
Kenneth B. Medlock III, Ted Temzelides, Shih Yu (Elsie) Hung November 4, 2021
Empty Hospital Bed with Chart Overlay
COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing Among Underserved Latino Communities: Barriers and Facilitators
"In the U.S., Latinos are disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A critical step to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is diagnostic testing," write scholar Luz Garcini and co-authors. This research article identifies the barriers and facilitators that must be addressed in order to implement accessible, effective testing.
Luz Maria Garcini, Tommy Tam Pham, Arlynn Ambriz, Sarah Lill, Joel Tsevat October 31, 2021
Seniors finance
Out-of-Pocket Health Expenditures and Health Care Services Use Among Older Americans With Cognitive Impairment
The evidence base on health services use and cost burdens associated with transition to severe cognitive impairment (SCI) and dementia is underdeveloped. We examine how the change in cognitive impairment status influences nursing home use, hospitalizations, and out-of-pocket (OOP) expenditures.
Derek Jenkins October 29, 2021
Woman casting her vote at the polls.
The Carter-Baker Commission: 16 Years Later
In 2005, former President Jimmy Carter and former Secretary of State James A. Baker, III, co-chaired the Commission on Federal Election Reform, which produced a report on the U.S. electoral process and recommendations on maximizing ballot access and election integrity. In June 2021, The Carter Center and the Baker Institute held five webinars that again examined critical challenges facing the U.S. electoral system. This report includes the results of the discussions.
October 28, 2021