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BETTER LIFE LAB
International Approaches to Work and Family Policy: Cross-National Lessons for Meeting the Needs of Working Families
Washington, D.C.

<p>Over the past decade, advanced industrialized countries have been crafting policy solutions to meet the needs of a 21st century workforce

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EDUCATION POLICY
Re-Opening the Door to College: Solutions for Restoring Federal Aid to Those Who Need It
Washington, D.C.

<p>With the current discussions of the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act underway, a unique opportunity now exists to make a colle

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BETTER LIFE LAB
Working Families and Growing Kids: Beyond Rhetoric
Washington, D.C.

<p>The National Research Council's Committee on Family and Work Policies recently published a compilation of research findings on work and f

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Spectrum Policy Luncheon on Capitol Hill: Broadcast to Broadband?
Washington, D.C.

<p>Last August, Berlin completed its transition to terrestrial, over-the-air digital TV. From start to finish, Berlin's DTV transition took

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BETTER LIFE LAB
Work, Family & Economic Insecurity: New Data on the Concerns of American Voters
Washington, D.C.

<p>Families are facing new challenges in today's 21st century economy. New America's Work & Family Program is presenting its first event in

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
The Telecom Regulatory Challenge: A Policy Framework For A New Communications Market
Washington, D.C.

<p>The U. S. telecommunications industry has been through some tough times over the past few years. Yet, new technologies as well as entire

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Pervasive Connectivity Conference
Washington, D.C.

<p>What do hundreds of truck stops, thousands of public schools, millions of residences and countless businesses have in common? They all

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
The Broadband Problem: Anatomy of a Market Failure and a Policy Dilemma
Washington, D.C.

<p>In this sure-to-be controversial book released April 9, 2004 but not yet available in bookstores, Charles Ferguson attacks just about eve

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Nextel's Spectrum Windfall: Corporate Welfare or a Boon for Consumers and First Responders?
Washington, D.C.

<p>The FCC currently has on its plate a half-dozen or more major proposals to give licensed incumbents spectrum rights windfalls worth billi

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BETTER LIFE LAB
Dispatches From A Not-So-Perfect Life: A Humorous Assessment of Motherhood in the Modern Age
Washington, D.C.

<p>In Dispatches from a Not-So-Perfect Life, Faulkner Fox explores the societal and cultural forces that American mothers have to contend wi

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
A Horizontal Leap Forward: Formulating a Layered Policy Approach to Internet Protocol
Washington, D.C.

<p>U.S. policymakers face a virtual conundrum: how to best incorporate the new Internet Protocol (IP)-centric services, applications, and fa

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BETTER LIFE LAB
Capitol Hill Breakfast Briefing on The Way Women Work: Addressing the Challenges Facing Women Voters and Juggler Families
Washington, D.C.

<p>Women face unique challenges in today's economy. They are more likely to be employed in nonstandard jobs (part-time, freelance, temp and

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