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This article is in The Energy Transition, Winter 2017


Needed: better labor market data In “Better Jobs Information Benefits Everyone” (Issues, Fall 2016), Andrew Reamer ably describes recent progress in building longitudinal market data systems. But as he notes, there is still work to be done to create a nationwide, not simply a state-based, system. Some states are still in the early stages of […]


Book Review: Lighting the way


This article is in The Military of the Future, Winter 2014


Lighting the way A Short Bright Flash: Augustin Fresnel and the Birth of the Modern Lighthouse by Theresa Levitt. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 2013, 288 pp. Jody A. Roberts In A Short Bright Flash: Augustin Fresnel and the Birth of the Modern Lighthouse, Theresa Levitt wastes little time in revealing just how […]