"Emerging challenges"

"Issues Over the Horizon: Eleven Emerging Challenges" is the cover story of the Summer 2008 issue of the RAND Review (pdf, 32pp/2.17MB), a publication of the RAND Corporation. There are 11 essays on "important policy issues not currently receiving the attention they deserve in the public debate." Among the issues:
  • The Aging Couple - Social Security and Medicare
  • Corporate America's Next Big Scandal - corporate income tax avoidance
  • Innovative Infrastructure - using electronic sensors instead of human inspection
  • The Day After - when electronic voting machines fail
  • Beating the Germ Insurgency - drug-resistant diseases
  • A Second Reproductive Revolution - "egg banking" will stop the biological clock
  • From Nation-State to Nexus-State - networks without boundaries

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