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This paper contends that a measurement problem (the "zoo effect") has led to upwardly biased estimates of the degree to which local public goods are subject to congestion. The suggestion is that the observed positive correlation between public expenditure and population size reflects in large measure the wider range of services provided in more populous… (More)
The Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics (Forum) was founded in 1986 to foster collaboration among federal agencies that produce or use statistical data on the older population. Forum agencies as of July 2010 are listed below. Foreword ii Foreword Americans age 65 and over are an important and growing segment of our population. many federal… (More)
This article describes the key elements of a three-year innovative project underway in Dublin, Ireland, which is applying the principles of supported employment. It covers the development of more integrated day services for adults with mental handicap, programme participants and activities, and key issues to be resolved in maintaining effective programmes… (More)
Wegener's granulomatosis is a potentially devastating disorder that warrants prompt recognition, referral and initiation of treatment to improve patient prognosis.