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Bibliography: Should school vouchers be supported (2015) ?

Bibliography: Should school vouchers be supported (2015) ?

Background School choice vouchers The controversial school voucher issue (This is a lesson plan, but it offers a good way to think through the main arguments) Education Week articles about school choice.  There are many articles here, but registration is required and free article access is only available for two weeks. Can competition really improve schools? Pro Gated pro studies links A win-win solution: The empirical evidence on school choice. If

Bibliography:  Executive Agreements and Congress

Bibliography: Executive Agreements and Congress

General Executive agreement v. Treaty Treaty v. executive agreement Executive agreements and Senate disagreements The Constitution – Executive Agreements Shall the executive agreement replace the Treaty? The Obama administration’s use of executive agreements: Business as usual or Presidential unilateralism? International agreements and US law Executive Agreements: Beyond constitutional limits? Separation of powers and international executive agreements Executive agreements good

Bibliography: The fixed rate student loan debate

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu80q6j63AQ] General An examination of student loan interest rate proposals Fixed v. adjustable rate student loans What to know about rising student loan rates Obama signs student loan reform, ties interest rates to Treasury not Federal student loan interest rates set to rise Federal student loan interest rates Fixed rate private student loans are still risky Proposed fix for high student loan interest rates

Should direct-to-consumer advertising of drugs be permitted?

Should direct-to-consumer advertising of drugs be permitted?

General Prescription Drug Advertising – Q & A Pro & Con quotes for prescription drug ads The impact of direct-to-consumer advertising Potential effects of a ban Impact of advertising on consumer spending A decade of direct-to-consumer advertising Direct-to-consumer advertising Risks and benefits of direct to consumer advertising Pharma drug ads: Good or bad for consumers? Consumer advertising competition in prescription drugs Subscribe for Access To More!

Bibliography: Should the election of the World Bank President change?

Bibliography: Should the election of the World Bank President change?

General Selecting a President: The Resilience of a West-Centric world Richard Falk: Choosing a President for the World Bank Opening statements on steps to democratize the World Bank Votes and Voice: Reforming Governance at the World Bank Choosing a President for the World Bank: West Centrism Prevails BRICs seek end to monopoly of West’s monopoly of the World Bank End West’s monopoly of the World Bank   Subscribe for Access

Bibliography: Should the US support Kurdish Independence?

Bibliography: Should the US support Kurdish Independence?

General Kurds put their independence dreams on hold Kurds dream of independence The world’s next country The Kurd’s big year Oil gives the Kurds a path to independence Is an independent Kurdish state possible? Kurdistan’s independence is inevitable Pro Why Kurdish independence is the only solution for the world Kurds deserve independence Con Independen Subscribe for Access To More!

Bibliography: Tobacco Plain Packaging

Bibliography: Tobacco Plain Packaging

General Research reports on plain packaging Plan tobacco packaging Smoke clears on cigarette packaging debate Vote to ban branded cigarette packs starts row UK passes law to require plain cigarette packaging in England Tobacco companies huff and puff over plain packaging France imposes plain packages for cigarettes Pro The case for plain tobacco packaging Cigarette plain packaging laws reduce cigarette’s appeal Plain tobacco packaging: A systemic review