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  • Computing the usual productivity measures requires data on the value of transactions and either prices or quantities. In the final research study of this volume, Erwin Diewert notes that Canada lacks direct price and quantity measures for many important services industries. Other nations also have this problem. As a result, the usual productivity indexes cannot be evaluated properly for those services industries, nor can we get a complete picture of productivity performance for the economy as a whole.

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  • Because the SAR-SF form is not tailored to the insurance industry, analysts for this study used the narratives to attempt to identify the exact reason for each filing. Us- ing the list of characterizations of suspicious activities in the proposed dedicated SAR form for insurance companies as a reference, analysts divided the filings into categories for statistical purposes. Table 11 includes a breakdown of the reasons derived from information in the narratives for the 641 filings.

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  • Of all the controversies surrounding the current U.S. patent system– – and there are many– – the debate over intellectual property rights in high-technology industries is one of the most strident. Both software and biotechnology are dynamic, fast growing, and increasingly important fields. Creating the right incentives for innovation in these key industries is not just a matter of academic debate; the issue has real implications for the growth of the economy.

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  • AutoCAD 2008 is more than just another drawing pro- gram; it’s a complete environment for drafting and design. So if you’re new to AutoCAD, you need to know several things to get off to a good start — especially how to use the command line area and how to set up your drawing properly. These key techniques are described in this part of the book.

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  • As industries turn increasingly hostile, it is clear that strong brand-building skills are needed to survive and prosper. In David Aaker's pathbreaking book, Managing Brand Equity, managers discovered the value of a brand as a strategic asset and a company's primary source of competitive advantage. Now, in this compelling new work, Aaker uses real brand-building cases from Saturn, General Electric, Kodak, Healthy Choice, McDonald's, and others to demonstrate how strong brands have been created and managed....

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  • English for International Tourism is a multi-level course for students who need English for professional communication in the hotel and tourism industries. Illustrated with material from Dorling Kindersley’s Eyewitness Travel Guide series and authentic material from companies within the tourist industry this, the intermediate level book, presents effective communication strategies for workplace situations such as giving advice, taking bookings and dealing with complaints.

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  • Over the last decade, supply chain management has advanced from the warehouse and logistics to strategic management. Integrating theory and practices of supply chain management, this book incorporates hands-on literature on selected topics of Value Creation, Supply Chain Management Optimization and Mass-Customization. These topics represent key building blocks in management decisions and highlight the increasing importance of the supply chains supporting the global economy.

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  • I. Mark the letter A,B,C,or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word that differs from the rest in the position of the main stress in each of the following questions. Question 1: A. competition B. residential C. expectation D. traditional Question 2: A. tennis B. between C. country D. into Question 3: A. pretend B. command C. leisure D. secure Question 4: .A. marvellous B. family C. attractive D. industry Question 5: A. discovery B. difficulty C. simplicity D. commodity II.

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  • The TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication) is a multiple-choice test developed by the Educational Testing Service of Princeton, New Jersey, for normative speakers of English who use English in nonacademic situations, such as international business, trade, industry, and diplomacy.

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  • Quick Hits resulted from years of work with a variety of companies in a variety of industries. Each work experience, each project, and everyone with whom I worked contributed in some way to the identification of, and experience with, the ten "Surgical Strikes."

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  • Japanese business has changed tremendously in the past decade. Once sacred institutions such as lifetime employment and seniority - based promotion in the workplace have increasingly been replaced by “ temp ” contracts and performance - based pay. During Japan ’ s miracle growth years in the two decades following the end of World War II, the nation ’ s schools churned out a veritable “ soldier ” class of white - collared sarariman (salaried men) and OLs (offi ce ladies) dedicated to building their country into an economic superpower. And they succeeded.

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  • The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Engineering provides a compendium of more than 18,000 terms that are central to the various branches of engineering and related fields of science. The coverage in this Second Edition is focused on building construction, chemical engineering, civil engineering, control systems, design engineering, electricity and electronics, engineering acoustics, industrial engi- neering, mechanics and mechanical engineering, systems engineering, and thermodynamics.Many new entries have been added since the previous edition with others revised as necessary.

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  • Revised to cover the latest innovations and trends, the newest edition of this classic work provides detailed coverage of every component of effective energy management. It includes expert information on, boilers, steam systems, cogeneration, waste-heat recovery, HVAC systems, control systems, systems maintenance, industrial insulation, indoor air quality, thermal energy storage, and codes and standards.

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  • Gas chromatography has been and it still is, one of the key tools in analytical techniques in many of the advanced research carried out over the globe. This technique has contributed tremendously and was once the main technique in the analysis of specific compounds like volatile compounds, certain pesticides, pharmaceuticals and petroleum products. The advance of this technique has resulted in several tandem instruments with application of other techniques to enhance the results obtained by gas chromatography.

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  • As the world of politics and public affairs has gradually changed beyond recognition over the past two decades, journalism too has been transformed. Yet the study of news and journalism often seems stuck with ideas and debates which have lost much of their critical purchase. Journalism is at a crossroads: it needs to reaffirm core values and rediscover key activities, almost certainly in new forms, or it risks losing its distinctive character as well as its commercial basis.

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  • distortion in the cell organelles and inhibit the activity of various enzymes (Valarmathi & Azariah, 2003; Yadav et al., 2007), which may greatly disturb the physiological state of the exposed living organism. The heavy metals present in the fertilizer industry discharge are usually in dissolved state which could easily be uptaken by fish and enter human food chain. There have been studies showed that metals will cause damage to the human kidney and liver even at low concentration.

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  • his book is served as a reference text to meet the needs of advanced scientists and research engineers who seek for their own computational fluid dynamics (CFD) skills to solve a variety of fluid flow problems. Key Features: - Flow Modeling in Sedimentation Tank, - Greenhouse Environment, - Hypersonic Aerodynamics, - Cooling Systems Design, - Photochemical Reaction Engineering, - Atmospheric Reentry Problem, - Fluid-Structure Interaction (FSI), - Atomization, - Hydraulic Component Design, - Air Conditioning System, - Industrial Applications of CFD...

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  • This is a political history of Labour's use of the tax system from 1906 to 1979: an epilogue brings the story up to the present, surveying New Labour's tax policies and dilemmas. Richard Whiting's broad-ranging, lucid and readable study examines how Labour used tax to further its political aims of funding welfare, managing the economy, promoting fairness and achieving greater equality.

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  • Our study has signi cant real-world economic implications. European funds grew from a little over $3 trillion during 2000 to nearly $9 trillion during 2007; by the end of 2007, the European industry amounted to nearly three-quarters of the size of the U.S. mutual fund industry, which, over the same period, grew from $7 trillion to $12 trillion. Further, there were over 35,000 European- domiciled mutual funds by the end of 2010 (Investment Company Institute, 2011), almost ve times the number of U.S.-domiciled funds, indicating that the European market is highly frag- mented. ...

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  • This study is distinct from pervious studies in two folds. Firstly, this study fills the gap of limited research on emerging mutual funds. Secondly, this study explores determinants of mutual fund growth at the asset management corporation level. Research on emerging market mutual funds are performed at mutual fund level. Nazir et.al (2010) assessed determinants of mutual fund growth focusing on equity funds in Pakistan. Analysis of Thai mutual fund industry and competitive situation are elaborated in section 2. Data, model, and methodology are discussed in section 3.

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