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Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Institutions founded by the US federal government, which de facto guarantees their debt. The institutions are responsible for providing different types of credit. The key institutions are:...

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federal agencies

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Institutions founded by the US federal government, which de facto guarantees their debt. The institutions are responsible for providing different types of credit. The key institutions are:...

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Federal Housing Finance Agency

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 76 words.

In the USA, an independent federal agency established in 2008 as a successor to the Federal Housing Finance Board and

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Federal Emergency Management Agency

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 42 words.

The leading federal emergency planning agency in the USA that seeks to reduce the loss of life and protect property

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Federal Emergency Management Agency

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 42 words.

The leading federal emergency planning agency in the USA that seeks to reduce the loss of life and protect property

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Federal Emergency Management Agency

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 43 words.

The leading federal emergency planning agency in the USA that seeks to reduce the loss of life and protect property

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federal agencies (USA)

Peter Moles and Nicholas Terry.

in The Handbook of International Financial Terms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 268 words.

Agencies or corporations of the federal government of the USA set up to supply credit to various types of institution

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Federal Regulatory Agencies.

Thomas K. McCraw.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 1103 words.

The first federal regulatory agency was the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC). Created in 1887 after decades of controversy over “the

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Federal Regulatory Agencies

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History. 1480 words.

The first federal regulatory agency was the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC). Created in 1887 after decades of controversy over the

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REGULATORY AGENCIES, FEDERAL

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 1758 words.

The first federal regulatory agency was the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC). Created in 1887 after decades of controversy over “the

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Federal Housing Finance Agency

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 81 words.

In the USA, an independent federal agency established in 2008 as a successor to the Federal Housing Finance Board and the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight. Its main role is to...

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Federal Regulatory Agencies.

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

The first federal regulatory agency was the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC). Created in 1887 after decades of controversy over “the railroad problem,” the ICC in many ways served as a...

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Federal Emergency Management Agency, the

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 118 words.

US federal agency tasked with supporting the nation’s citizens and first responders to ensure their ability to build, sustain, and

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Agency Structure and the Distribution of Federal Spending

Sarah E. Anderson and Matthew Potoski.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

July 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 9932 words.

Agency structure can shape agency independence in two ways. First, it can insulate agencies from policy demands from political overseers in Congress and the executive branch. Second, agency...

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The Truncated Career of Autonomous Federal Agencies

Gail Radford.

in The Rise of the Public Authority

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic History. 10934 words.

This chapter traces the history of federal corporate agencies. Modeled after the Emergency Fleet Corporation and the Federal Land Banks, government-owned corporations became a familiar part...

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The Preemption War in the Federal Agencies

Thomas O. McGarity.

in The Preemption War

December 2008; p ublished online October 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 11198 words.

This chapter describes the quiet effort by several federal agencies during the George W. Bush administration to preempt state common law litigation through aggressive administrative...

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The Role of Federal Agencies in Radiation Protection

J. Samuel Walker.

in Permissible Dose

January 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 9910 words.

The radiation controversies of the 1950s and 1960s had focused on the Atomic Energy Commission's (AEC) programs, and the AEC had played the most visible role among the various federal...

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federal agencies

Edited by Jonathan Law and John Smullen.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 51 words.

Institutions founded by the US federal government, which de facto guarantees their debt. The institutions are responsible for providing different

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Working in a Federal Agency: Social Ostracism and Discrimination

Desmond King.

in Separate and Unequal

March 1997; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 16300 words.

King explains how segregated race relations, tolerated by the federal government, facilitated discrimination and inequality of treatment for Black Americans in federal departments and...

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Diversity in the US Federal Government: Diversity Management and Employee Turnover in Federal Agencies

Sungjoo Choi.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

July 2009; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 11668 words.

Diversity scholars have argued that demographic heterogeneity in work groups is associated with decreased job satisfaction and organizational commitment of employees. As a result, employees...

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Why Elephants Gallop: Assessing and Predicting Organizational Performance in Federal Agencies

Gene A. Brewer and Sally Coleman Selden.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

October 2000; p ublished online October 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 0 words.

Hal G. Rainey and Paula Steinbauer (1999) recently proposed a theory of effective government organizations.1 Several other theories exist in whole or in part, but empirical testing is rare....

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