Aspen Institute Publications
Aspen Institute publications are listed below. Many are available for purchase through Google Checkout, a secure system for handling credit card transaction online. For assistance with ordering publications, please contact our Publications office by email or by phone at (410) 820.5433. Please note: Orders are shipped two times a week from our warehouse in Queenstown, MD, on the Eastern Shore.
Policy from the Ground Up: Reshaping Transantlatic Trade, Development and Food Security Policies to Africa's Needs
Publication focusses on the intersections and inconsistencies between transantlantic food security, trade and aid policies leading to recommendations on how to foster success in these areas of policymaking.
Africa's Development Corridors as Pathways to Agricultural Development, Regional Economic Integration and Food Security in Africa
This publication sets a framework for combining policy and investment in an innovative approach to food security and agricultural development in Africa.
At the 2011 Global Health Council Conference, MLI offically launched the Call to Action for Country-Led Development. More about the call to action launch can be read in the publication.
Rewriting Broadband Regulation considers the domestic and international state of internet and broadband policies. The report reflects the issues and ideas raised by business leaders, academics, and policy experts at the Twenty-fifth Annual Aspen Institute Conference on Communications Policy. The report examines emerging threats to the internet and broadband and proposes refinements to existing regulations. It also proposes the innovative idea of creating "digital embassies" for treatment of data moving across borders. Download is free.
The publication looks at the intricacies of building regional markets with emphasis to AGOA and other economic partnership agreements.
Forging a New Partnership: The Story of Teacher Union and School District Collaboration in Pittsburgh
Forging a New Partnership: The Story of Teacher Union and School District Collaboration in Pittsburgh documents Pittsburgh's transformation from a typical, adversarial district-union dynamic to one of deep, substantive collaboration over the course of several years. This work has catapulted Pittsburgh to the vanguard of efforts to improve teacher effectiveness, and helped secure more than $80 million in philanthropic and federal grants. Through the voices of the principal participants, Forging a New Partnership tells the story of Pittsburgh's breakthrough collaboration and highlights important principles that can be applied in other contexts. Download publication
Highlights TransFarm's efforts of removing trade barriers to African farm prosperity through investing in Mtanga Farms in Tanzania.
A report of the 2010 Forum on Aspen Institute Communications and Society. The report includes a description of the continuing difficulties, yet encouraging advances in local journalism, and a series of recommendations to strengthen public media, increase government transparency, encourage public engagement, promote digital and media literacy, and provide universal broadband access.
Race, Crime and Punishment examines the linkage of race, crime, and punishment in the public mind, and offers strategies for reducing the severe racial disproportionalities in the criminal justice system.