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U.S. Government Reports:

Agricultural Policy:
Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS): Overview and Issues (2013)

American National Government:
Federal Emergency Management: A Brief Introduction (2012)
President of the United States: Compensation (2012)

Asian Affairs
China’s Rare Earth Industry and Export Regime: Economic and Trade Implications for the United States (2012)
Japan-U.S. Relations: Issues for Congress (2013)
U.S.-China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress (2012) What’s the Difference?—Comparing U.S. and Chinese Trade Data (2012)

Crime Policy
The Federal Prison Population Buildup: Overview, Policy Changes, Issues, and Options (2013)

Domestic Security and Crime Policy:
Gun Trafficking and the Southwest Border (2009)

Economics:
Extending the Temporary Payroll Tax Reduction: A Brief Description and Economic Analysis (2013)

Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy:
Analysis of the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013 (2013)
Federal Disaster Recovery Programs: Brief Summaries, (2012)
National Security and Emergency Preparedness Communications: A Summary of Executive Order 13618 (2012)

Energy and Infrastructure Policy:
Keystone XL Pipeline Project: Key Issues (2012)

Environmental Policy:
Keystone XL Pipeline Project: Key Issues (2012)
Oil Sands and the Keystone XL Pipeline: Background and Selected Environmental Issues (2012)

Financial Economics:
Changes to the Residential Mortgage Market: Legislation, Demographics, and Other Drivers (2013)

Foreign Assistance:
Does Foreign Aid Work? Efforts to Evaluate U.S. Foreign Assistance (2012)

Foreign Policy:
State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs: FY2013 Budget and Appropriations (2012)

Health Care:
ACA: A Brief Overview of the Law, Implementation, and Legal Challenges (2012)
Discretionary Spending in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) (2013)
Legal Issues Relating to the Secretary’s Authority to Set Payment Rates Under the Medicare Advantage Program (2013)
Medicare Advantage Risk Adjustment and Risk Adjustment Data Validation Audits (2012)
Medicare Primer (2013)
Physician Supply and the Affordable Care Act (2013)
Potential Employer Penalties Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2013)

Middle Eastern Affairs:
U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians (2012)

Immigration Policy:
Treatment of Noncitizens in H.R. 3200 (2009)

Industrial Organization and Business
U.S. Wind Turbine Manufacturing: Federal Support for an Emerging Industry (2012)

Intelligence and National Security
Covert Action: Legislative Background and Possible Policy Questions (2013)

International Trade and Finance
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) (2013)
The Exon-Florio National Security Test for Foreign Investment (2013)
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress (2013)

Macroeconomic Policy:
The Sustainability of the Federal Budget Deficit: Market Confidence and Economic Effects (2013)

National Defense:
Intelligence Issues for Congress (2009)

Naval Affairs
Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress (2013)
Navy Ohio Replacement (SSBN[X]) Ballistic Missile Submarine Program: Background and Issues for Congress (2013)

Nuclear Weapons Policy
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments (2013)
Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues (2013)
Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons (2012)
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 10 C.F.R. 37, A New Rule to Protect Radioactive Material: Background, Summary, Views from the Field (2012)
Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapons: Proliferation and Security Issues (2012)

Public Finance
Higher Education Tax Benefits: Brief Overview and Budgetary Effects (2013)

Science and Technology Policy
Internet Governance and the Domain Name System: Issues for Congress (2013)

United States Law
Integration of Drones into Domestic Airspace: Selected Legal Issues (2013) The Recess Appointment Power After Noel Canning v. NLRB: Constitutional Implications (2013)