The Market for Higher Education: Economic Analyses of College Choice , Returns , and State Aid Policy A thesis Present I find suggestive evidence, however, that her estimates, from a sample of
public school students, are upward biased by selection into private schools. Moreover, an
investigation of the sampling variability of Hoxbys estimates leads to the conclusion that her
standard errors are understated, and that even her own point estimates of the competitive
effect are not significantly different from zero....
Written primarily for students taking?courses in managerial economics?in Britain and Europe,?The Business Economics and Managerial Decision Making analyses the growth and development of privately owned firms and also the decisions made by firms operating in both private and public sector enterprises. Coverage is clear and concise, and avoids specialist techniques such as linear programming
Natural Resources and Economic Development explores a key para-
dox: why is natural resource exploitation not yielding greater benefits
to the poor economies of Africa, Asia and Latin America?
Part One examines this paradox both through a historical review of
resource use and development and through examining current theories
that explain the under-performance of today’s resource-abundant
economies, and proposes a frontier expansion hypothesis as an alter-
Research objectives: On the basis of the systematizing theoretical and practical issues in humanresources for industrialization and modernization associated with the development of the knowledge - based economy, the thesis analyses, assesses the situation of human resources for industry of modernization associated with the development of the knowledge - based economy in the Province of Thua Thien - Hue.
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Costing of physical activity programmes in primary prevention: a review of the literature
Silke B Wolfenstetter1 and Christina M Wenig1,2*
Abstract This literature review aims to analyse the costing methodology in economic analyses of primary preventive physical activity programmes. It demonstrates the usability of a recently published theoretical framework in practice, and may serve as a guide for future economic evaluation studies and for decision making.
Thesis purpose: Chemical system to clarify the basic theoretical issues of governance of commercial banks credit activity in the economy. Analysing the current situation credit management activity of commercial banks in Laos during the current period. Giving the achievements and limitations of the credit administration operations in Laos’s banks; on that basis, providing solutions for credit management of commercial banks in Laos in the process of international economic integration.
In 2007, the Tianjin Binhai New Area (TBNA) and one of its administrative zones, the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area (TEDA), in northeast China commissioned the RAND Corporation to perform a technology-foresight study to help them develop and implement a strategic vision and plan for economic growth
This study seeks to analyse FDI inflows into Laos and to investigate their impact on the economic development of Laos. The desired outcome of this research aims at confirming the linkage between FDI inflows in Laos and the economic development indicators including GNI per capita, financial capital, level of technology, human capital, energy and natural resources, transportation and communication.
Coxe describes the spectacular rise and fall of technology and telecom stocks as a "Triple Waterfall," a technical analyst's term for a classic boom-and-bust event. In events like these, vast amounts of wealth change hands from investors to those who profit from the bubble, in this case the upper management of dot-coms and the like who cashed in big at the top by selling stock and exercising stock options. According to Coxe, "Triple Waterfalls aren't mere bubbles, they are financial pandemics that take not months, not years, but decades to run their course.
ost of the problems of analyzing survey data have been reasonably well handled, except those revolving around the existence of interaction effects. Indeed, increased efficiency in handling multivariate analyses even with non-numerical variables, has been achieved largely by assuming additivity. An approach to survey data is proposed which imposes no restrictions on interaction effects, focuses on importance in reducing predictive error, operates sequentially, and is independent of the extent of linearity in the classifications or the order in which the explanatory factors are introduced...
Thomas Ahrens Ph.D., is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting at the London School of
Economics where he has been working since 1996. His research is mostly qualitative.
It is broadly concerned with accounting and organisational process. Thomas has
compared management accounting practices in contemporary British and German firms
and studied the uses of performance measurement systems in a large U.K. restaurant
chain. He has also written on comparative and case study research in accounting.
Thomas’ latest research project is investigating performance measurement in British and
In a world where ownership is divorced from control, characterised by economic and geo-political uncertainty, our companion text Portfolio Theory and Financial Analyses (PTFA henceforth) began with the following question. We then observed that if investors are rational and capital markets are efficient with a large number of constituents,economic variables (such as share prices and returns) should be random, which simplifies matters.
The number of women entering small business ownership has increased significantly
across the world. These women make a crucial contribution to the economic growth and
development of local, national and global economies. Yet, despite their increasing
numbers, they have received little attention from the academic community and research
into the experiences of women small business owners is confined to a handful of countries.
The work on women entrepreneurs is far more extensive and generally eclipses the
area of small business ownership.
Seventy-five percent of the world’s poor live in rural areas and most are involved
in agriculture. In the 21st century, agriculture remains fundamental to economic
growth, poverty alleviation, and environmental sustainability. The World Bank’s
Agriculture and Rural Development publication series presents recent analyses of
issues that affect the role of agriculture, including livestock, fisheries, and forestry,
as a source of economic development, rural livelihoods, and environmental services.
OTHER ECONOMIST BOOKS Guide to Analysing Companies Guide to Business Modelling Guide to Economic Indicators Guide to the European Union Guide to Financial Markets Guide to Management Ideas Numbers Guide Style Guide Dictionary of Business Dictionary of Economics International Dictionary of Finance Business Ethics Business Strategy China’s Stockmarket E-Commerce E-trends Globalisation Successful Innovation Successful Mergers Wall Street Essential Director Essential Finance Essential Internet Essential Investment Pocket Asia Pocket Europe in Figures Pocket World in Figures...
This research was sponsored jointly by the Industrial Liaison Program of the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and PA Consulting Group. The analyses
presented here were performed by a team directed by the author, with principal
contributions by Lauri Mitchell and Mark Bamford, both formerly of Pugh-Roberts
Associates. We thank PA Consulting Group, and in particular Paul Thornton and
Stephen Payne, for funding this study, and Thomas Moebus, MIT Director of Corporate
Relations, for his overall support of the research program.
As a result of the gloomy economic climate in Europe brought about by the
ongoing crisis affecting all enterprises (particularly SMEs) in France, the French
government has recently decided to create different poles of innovation and
research associated to the activities of enterprises. The objective is to propose new
ideas for helping these enterprises to be more efficient and able to resist the threat
to their existence from globalisation.
One of the difficulties of these enterprises is that they find it difficult to penetrate
the European market and export their products.
The Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology
promotes the U.S. economy and public welfare by providing technical leadership for the nation’s
measurement and standards infrastructure. ITL develops tests, test methods, reference data, proof-ofconcept
implementations, and technical analyses to advance the development and productive use of
3 A Simple Corn Model
This is the first of three chapters presenting theoretical models and analyses that are useful for political economists. The simple corn model presented here requires no more sophisticated mathematical skill than arithmetic.
Starting to trade options can be stressful and unsettling, but it doesn’t have
to be. By learning to trade options systematically and by fostering a patient
approach, a new trader can become successful. Options trading requires
an understanding of the characteristics of options and this takes time to
master. Nonetheless, a person who is willing to study and work hard can