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  • This report is the outcome of the collective effort of nine scholars, who have been engaged in a on the “The Role of University in Regional Innovation System”. The project has been possible thanks to the financial support from the Nordic Industrial Fund – Centre for Innovation and Commercial Development. The Nordic Industrial Fund has shown great interest in the project and has made valuable comments. We would like to thanks for the financial support enabling us to engage in this work......

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  • For a timely answer to the question of sustainability, or how to provide for future generations, there needs to be shared accounting of our social and physical resources. Supply chain transparency makes it possible to map resource flows and ensure dependable production while avoiding social and environmental problems. Open channels of communications can support a collective effort to account for the impacts of supply chains and engage more people in the invention of long-term solutions, or sustainable design....

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  • There are many indications that schools have become increasingly vocation-oriented in recent years, with integrating many work-based courses in curriculum. Some academics advocate that sport and music classes should be cancelled in exchange for more academic classes, in an effort to help students beat other jobseekers. This argument has several strong elements that deserve attention.

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  • Our book is the collective effort of six economists with a great deal of help from their colleagues, teachers, families, and friends and, of course, the publisher (we especially thank Elizabeth Wald at Blackwell). As originally conceived, the book was to have only two authors (Quentin and Rob), but as the scope of the text expanded so did the need to bring in additional expert- ise for the chapters on non-market valuation (Vic), water (Steven), trade and biodiversity (Diane), and forestry and the global commons (Harry).

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  • As senior editor for this text, the responsibility to acknowledge and thank all the individuals who have contributed their expertise, time, energies, and efforts to the successful development of this text falls to me. This is no easy task. It is difficult to put into words the appreciation and gratitude I have for each of their efforts and to express appropriately to each of them my sincere thanks for giving their time and themselves to make this text a better product.

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  • The need for more rigorous and systematic research in public administration has grown as the complexity of problems in government and nonprofit organizations has increased. This book describes and explains the use of research methods that will strengthen the research efforts of those solving government and nonprofit problems. This book is aimed primarily at those studying research methods in masters and doctoral level courses in curricula that concern the public and nonprofit sector.

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  • Collection of research reports best university in 2008 honored the author: 1. Housing Ta Khac Luong Quoc Tuyen Nguyen Thi Thu Ha, Le Thi Ngoc, the probability measure functor preserving some topological properties that ... science (Scientia, in Latin, meaning "knowledge" or "understanding") is the efforts to implement the invention, and increased knowledge of the human understanding of how the operation of the physical world around them.

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  • Citing the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), attorneys allegedly representing credit card holders submitted letters to financial institutions demanding that the institutions cease communication with the accountholders, including phone calls to accountholders and communications that involved the transmittal of monthly statements, annual privacy notices, change in terms notices, and collection letters.

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  • Over the past decade, many countries have been upgrading their water monitoring systems and their data collection efforts, supported with new information technologies and web‑based communication. A review of the information demands arising from OECD work, shows that important gaps still remain. The quality of water data currently available at national and international level is insufficient to effectively support integrated water management and water policies.

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  • Two commonly cited cross-country user-side data collection efforts are the FinMark Trust’s FinScope initiative, a specialized household survey in 14 African countries and Pakistan, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s Life in Transition Survey (LITS), which covers 35 countries in Europe and Central Asia and includes several questions on financial decisions as part of a broader survey.

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  • In most cases, the independence date for each country (reported in Appendix Table 2) provided the relevant benchmark for our data collection efforts. In some cases, such as Finland, Dominica, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, Norway, Slovakia, and Zimbabwe, debt data were available for a few years in advance of independence years and appeared consistent with the trend in later years. These data were retained. Similarly, data were also available and included for Austria-Hungary (reported under Austria) and Czechoslovakia (reported under Czech Republic). ...

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  • The Secretary faces a number of threats. Physical threats include poisoning from radiation, chemical or bi- ological toxins. These threats are in addition to threats from explosives and individuals utilizing small arms or other military ordinance. More insidious threats are posed by collection efforts aimed at both the substance of the Secretary’s agenda and those aimed at analyzing security controls in order to compromise them in order to harm the Secretary at some later time.

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  • In this valuable book, The State of the People, the authors ask a pertinent question - did the transition to democracy improve the state of the South African people? It is the sheer scale of the transition in South Africa that provides a unique opportunity to investigate processes of transition and it was decided that a longitudinal and multi-disciplinary study be launched to register the changes in political opinion, attitude and behaviour of South Africans during the period 1994 to 2000.

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  • This study was conducted as part of a 4-year project funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. The project forms a partnership of environmental health scientists, health care providers, a community-based organization (Centro Latino of Caldwell County), and poultry workers to document the physical and psychosocial impacts of poultry employment on Latinoworkers inwestern North Carolina, and to develop ways of assisting workers individually and collectively in protecting themselves from the demands of this work.

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  • Defi ning, gathering, and disseminating international statistics is a collective effort of many people and organizations. The indicators presented in World Development Indicators are the fruit of decades of work at many levels, from the fi eld workers who administer censuses and household surveys to the committees and working parties of the national and international statistical agencies that develop the nomenclature, classifi cations, and standards fundamental to an international statistical system.

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  • Various health, education, and youth organisations and adolescence researchers have defined and categorised key skills in different ways. Despite these differences, experts and practitioners agree that the term “life skills” typically includes the skills listed in the preceding definition. To these we have added advocacy skills, because they are important in personal and collective efforts to make a strong case for behaviours and conditions that are conducive to health. (For a case study on advocacy skills, see Section 2.2).

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  • The cancer registry is an essential part of any rational programme of can- cer control. Its data can be used in a wide variety of areas of cancer control ranging from etiological research, through primary and secondary preven- tion to health-care planning and patient care. Although most cancer reg- istries are not obliged to do more than provide the basis for such uses of the data, they possess the potential for developing and supporting important research programmes making use of the information they collect....

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  • Water-related diseases continue to posemajor threats to children’s survival and well-being inmany places in the developing world.This article develops a theoretical perspective on the ways in which children’s vulnerability to water-related disease hazard is produced within the everyday circumstances of livelihood and child care. Central to this analysis is the role that household resources play in mediating or shaping particular microenvironments of health risk.

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  • Science (in Latin Scientia, meaning "knowledge" or "understanding") is the efforts to implement the invention, and increased knowledge of the human understanding of how the operation of the physical world surroundings. Through controlled methods, scientists use to observe the signs of expression or of the material and unusual nature to collect data, analyze information to explain how it works, there at the phenomenon of things. One of the ways that test method to simulate natural phenomena under controlled conditions and tested ideas.

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  • This thesis has been done in an effort to investigate how euphemism is translated from English into Vietnamese in translated works as well as to find out what are the main approaches taken by translators in translating euphemism from English into Vietnamese. A collection of samples taken from literary works written in English and their Vietnamese versions have been analyzed to explore ways in which euphemisms are transferred. Besides, quantitative analyses have also been carried out to show distribution of ways of translating, on the basis of which to identify preferences....

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