This report, commissioned by the Mayor's Advisory Task Force on the City University of New York (CUNY), examines CUNY's system of governance and concludes that it is dysfunctional from the top to the bottom.
Determine if mortality differences between municipal and voluntary hospitals in New York City persist after adjustment for computerized administrative data (age, sex, principal diagnosis, and secondary diagnosis), six conditions in those hospitals from 1984 through 1987 were studied.
A hindcast of post-rainstorm coliform bacteria distributions in Jamaica Bay made by use of a water-quality simulation model of that bay and models of the surrounding drainage basins on the basis of tide, wind, and rainfall data.
The New York City-RAND Institute was involved in performing policy analysis for the New York City Fire Department. During this time many changes were made in the Fire Department's operations. This paper discusses some of the changes.
A simulation measuring the effects of stormdrain flooding on the water quality of Jamaica Bay, N.Y. Sewage entering Jamaica Bay in dry weather is treated, but storm runoff can overtax treatment plants, whereupon untreated water enters the bay.
This document was prepared as testimony before the City of New York Commission on Human Rights during their public hearings on employment discrimination against individuals with arrest and conviction records, held at the New York University Law Cente...
Description of a model of fluid waste discharges in an estuary involving relationships between the waste load, the location of discharges, the degree of treatment, the geometry of the estuary, the flow in the estuary, and the temperature.