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Title Agenda for the nation / Henry J. Aaron, James M. Lindsay, Pietro S. Nivola, editors.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2003]

Subject Economic forecasting -- United States.
Cultural pluralism -- United States.
Social prediction -- United States.
Terrorism -- United States.
United States -- Economic policy -- 2001-2009.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 2001-2009.
United States -- Foreign economic relations.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009.
Alt Name Aaron, Henry J.
Lindsay, James M., 1959-
Nivola, Pietro S.
Description viii, 574 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An agenda for the nation / Henry J. Aaron, James M. Lindsay, and Pietro S. Nivola -- Sustaining U.S. economic growth / J. Bradford Delong, Claudia Goldin, and Lawrence F. Katz -- American inequality and its consequences / Gary Burtless and Christopher Jencks -- Budget blues : the fiscal outlook and options for reform / Alan J. Auerbach, William G. Gale, Peter R. Orszag, Samara R. Potter -- Health and medical care / Victor R. Fuchs and Alan M. Garber -- Private pensions : issues and options / William G. Gale and Peter R. Orszag -- Changing faces : immigrants and diversity in the twenty-first century / James M. Lindsay and Audrey Singer -- Energy and environmental policy / Howard Gruenspecht and Paul P. Portney -- Power and cooperation : an American foreign policy for the age of global politics / Ivo H. Daalder and James M. Lindsay -- A global economic agenda for the United States / Lael Brainard and Robert Litan -- Military policy : getting the best bang for the bucks / Michael O'Hanlon -- The new terrorism / Steven Simon -- Rights, liberties, and security / Stuart Taylor -- Can the government be serious? / Pietro S. Nivola -- Reflections on the political context / James Q. Wilson.
ISBN 0815701268 (cloth : alk. paper)
0815701276 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 52312069
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Strobe Talbott 
1An Agenda for the Nation / Henry J. Aaron, James M. Lindsay, Pietro S. Nivola1
2Sustaining U.S. Economic Growth / J. Bradford DeLong, Claudia Goldin, Lawrence F. Katz17
3American Inequality and Its Consequences / Gary Burtless, Christopher Jencks61
4Budget Blues: The Fiscal Outlook and Options for Reform / Alan J. Auerbach, William G. Gale, Peter R. Orszag, Samara R. Potter109
5Health and Medical Care / Victor R. Fuchs, Alan M. Garber145
6Private Pensions: Issues and Options / William G. Gale, Peter R. Orszag183
7Changing Faces: Immigrants and Diversity in the Twenty-First Century / James M. Lindsay, Audrey Singer217
8Energy and Environmental Policy / Howard Gruenspecht, Paul R. Portney261
9Power and Cooperation: An American Foreign Policy for the Age of Global Politics / Ivo H. Daalder, James M. Lindsay287
10A Global Economic Agenda for the United States / Lael Brainard, Robert Litan329
11Military Policy: Getting the Best Bang for the Bucks / Michael O'Hanlon373
12The New Terrorism / Steven Simon403
13Rights, Liberties, and Security / Stuart Taylor431
14Can the Government Be Serious? / Pietro S. Nivola485
15Reflections on the Political Context / James Q. Wilson527

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