Brookings Institute: Website Taxonomy

Submitted by Ted Takacs on Mon, 12/27/2004 - 23:39.

BI Website Taxonomy

1. American
Politics

v Political parties

v Term limits

v Elections

§ Voting behavior

§ Polling

§ Internet voting

§ Campaign finance reform

v Legislative politics

§ Reapportionment and redistricting

§ Partisanship

v Media and politics

 

 

2. Government
Institutions and Administration

v Federalism (federal/state/local relations)

§ Federal mandates

§ Devolution

§ Other intergovernmental relations

v US Legislature

§ Congressional rules and procedures

§ Budget process

§ Legislative process

§ Congressional oversight

§ Institutional gridlock

§ Confirmation process

§ Congressional reform

v US Executive

§ The Presidency

§ Government agencies (cabinet level and other)

§ Federal Reserve

§ National Security Council

§ Public service

§ Civil service reform

§ Agency reform

v US Judiciary

§ Nominations

§ Opinions

§ Decisionmaking process

v Separation of powers

v International comparisons

 

 

3. Domestic
Economics

v Tax policy

v Fiscal policy

v Monetary policy

v Budget policy

v Public finance

v Impact of
technology

v Labor

§ Unemployment

§ Wages

§ Disability

§ Productivity

v Social security/pensions/retirement

v Health care financing

v Macroeconomics

§ Inflation

§ Savings and investment

§ Statistics and measurement

v Income distribution

 

 

4. Corporations
and Business

v Industries

§ Technology

§ Electronic commerce

§ Telecommunications

§ Transportation

§ Financial services

§ General services

v Regulation

§ Technology

§ Electronic commerce

§ Telecommunications

§ Transportation

§ Financial services

§ General services

§ Environmental

§ The Regulatory process

v Industrial Policy

v Corporate Governance

v Globalization

v Employee Relations

v Competition

v Productivity

 

 

5. Social
Policy

v Social norms/values

v Welfare

v Affirmative action

v Delivery of services

§ Government

§ Faith-based organizations

§ Private sector

§ Secular non-profit

§ Electronic benefits

v Housing

v Inequality and Poverty

v Children & Families

v Education

v Community development

v Aging

§ Social security/pensions/retirement

§ demographics

v Health policy

§ Medicaid

§ Medicare

§ HMOs

§ Health insurance

§ Hospital financing

§ Minority health disparities

v Immigration

v Crime and law enforcement

v Environmental policy

 

 

6. Education
Policy

v Education finance (federal, state, local,
private)

v School choice

§ Public school choice

§ Vouchers

§ Charter schools

§ Home schooling

§ School privatization

v Testing and assessment

§ Academic standards

§ Ability grouping/tracking

§ Race and gender differences

v Urban/inner city schools

v Elementary and secondary education (K-12)

§ School management and administration

§ Curriculum reform

§ Educational technology

§ Class size

v Higher education

§ Student aid

§ Minority issues

§ Curriculum

v Teachers

§ Teacher certification

§ Teachers' unions

v Education equality

§ Race discrimination

§ Bilingual education

§ Special needs

v Education research

§ Program evaluation

§ Education statistics

 

 

7. Urban/Metropolitan
Affairs

v Regional planning

v Sprawl

v Transportation policy

§ Mass transit

§ Traffic management/roads

v Urban renewal

§ Central business districts

§ Real estate development

§ Urban labor markets/job creation

v Community/neighborhood development

§ Community organization and services

§ Environmental justice

§ Faith-based services

v Housing policy

§ Public housing

§ Housing subsidies

v Urban crime and law enforcement

v Urban welfare reform

§ Child welfare

§ Health care services

§ Temporary assistance to needy families

§ Welfare-to-work transition

§ Nonprofit and faith-based services

v Working poor

§ Saving and wealth accumulation

§ Tax incentives

§ Family policy

v Urban schools

v Urban  research

§ Demographics

§ Urban economics

v Washington, DC
Metropolitan Area

§ Regional planning

§ Local finance

§ Urban renewal

§ Community development

§ Quality of life

§ Welfare policy

§ Child welfare

§ Sprawl

 

 

8. Science/Technology

v Technology industries

v Research and development policy

§ Government aid to research

§ Intellectual property law

§ Research institutes

§ Industrial research

§ Public-private R&D partnerships

v Telecommunications

§ Universal service

§ Broadband communications

v Information technology

§ Privacy, data encryption

§ Internet

§ Computerization

v Military technology

v Energy technology

v Medical research

§ Pharmaceutical research

§ Biomedical research

v Environmental research

§ Global warming

§ Pollution control

v Artificial societies

 

9. US
Defense

v Defense budget and appropriations

v Defense strategy

§ Homeland defense

§ Strategic doctrine

§ Nuclear forces

§ Peacekeeping

§ National missile defense

v Military technology

v Military organization and management

§ Readiness

§ Restructuring

§ Personnel

§ Modernization

v Defense industry

 

10. International
Affairs

v US
foreign policy decisionmaking

§ State Department

§ Intelligence agencies

§ National Security Council

§ Department of Defense

§ Other US
agencies (see also US Defense)

v US foreign policy issues

§ Sanctions

§ Intervention

§ Diplomacy

§ Terrorism

§ International aid

§ Government corruption

v Nuclear weapons

§ Arms control

§ Proliferation

§ Costs

§ Strategic doctrine

v Human Rights

§ Internally displaced persons

§ Refugees

v Area/country studies

§ Japan

§ China

§ Korea

§ India

§ Pakistan

§ Russia

§ Former Soviet states

§ France

§ Australia/New Zealand

§ Northeast Asia

§ Southeast Asia

§ South Asia

§ Middle East

§ Africa

§ Eastern Europe

§ Balkans

§ Western Europe

§ North America

§ Central America

§ South America

v International bodies

§ NATO

§ UN

§ Other alliances

 

 

11. International
Economics

v International finance

§ International monetary policy

§ International financial regulation

§ Financial liberalization

§ Banking

§ Securities markets

§ International investments

§ Foreign exchange

§ International capital flows

v International Trade

§ Free trade/trade liberalization

§ Competition policy

§ Balance of trade

§ Trade barriers/tariffs 

§ Non-tariff trade barriers

§ Dumping law

§ Export controls

§ Technology transfer/ diffusion

§ Multinational corporations

§ Global environmental controls

§ Electronic commerce

v Impact of
technology

v Globalization

§ International economic institutions (IMF/World
Bank, WTO)

§ Regional economic integration

v Development economics

§ Development finance

§ Debt payment

§ Government aid

§ Foreign direct investment

§ Economic and social restructuring

§ Sustainable development

§ Market transition

§ Corruption

v Area/country studies

§ Japan

§ China

§ Korea

§ Russia

§ Former Soviet states

§ Australia/New Zealand

§ Northeast Asia

§ Southeast Asia

§ South Asia

§ Middle East

§ Africa

§ Eastern Europe

§ Western Europe

§ North America

§ Central America

§ South America

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