As has been the case for the last few years, as we write this business plan the environment for
public media is exceptionally challenging and the future of federal funding for public media
continues to be uncertain. On the positive side, CPB continues to be level-funded at
$445 million for the next few years. On the other hand, the elimination of the Public
Telecommunications Facilities Program (PTFP), the elimination of CPB’s Digital special
appropriation, and the reduction of support for rural public television stations created a loss
totaling $53 million in FY 2012....
Identification is further complicated by the fact that some individuals who identify themselves as
‘virgin’ angels, i.e. looking to make their first investment, may never do so. Furthermore, some
individuals may have acted as angels but are no longer actively looking to invest; counting either
of these categories as active angels risks exaggerating the true number.
Before we approach the details of relational data architecture, it helps to establish a
base understanding of relational concepts. If you are an experienced database pro-
grammer, you will probably want to move on to the next section on normalization.
In this section, we will review the key concepts behind relational databases critical to
an in-depth understanding of relational data architecture.
Databases and Database Engines
Developers new to database programming often run into problems understanding just
what a database is.
Publishers are on the front line of evaluating and accepting content from around the world. Unlike indexers,
they need to move content into the market and leverage a range of outlets to balance the demand for
exceptional “international science” alongside that of quality, regional significance. Figure 3 and Table 4
confirm the trend that “Western” nations (and Japan), on the whole, enjoyed much higher acceptance
rates both in 2005 and in 2010, during which there was a great surge in content from BRIC and other non-
Chapter 10 - Reporting and analyzing liabilities. After completing this unit, you should be able to: Explain a current liability and identify the major types of current liabilities, describe the accounting for notes payable, explain the accounting for other current liabilities, explain why bonds are issued and identify the types of bonds.
Chapter 9 - Accounting for current liabilities and payroll. This chapter introduces other liabilities with known amounts due: notes payable, sales tax payable, and payroll liabilities; and contingent liabilities including warranties payable and vacation pay. Discussion in this chapter is limited to current liabilities, those that are payable within one year or the operating cycle, whichever is longer.
Chapter 13 deals with short-term liabilities. In Part A of the chapter, the focus is on liabilities that are classified appropriately as current. In Part B of the chapter, we turn our attention to situations in which there is uncertainty as to whether an obligation really exists. These are designated as loss contingencies. Some loss contingencies are accrued as liabilities, but others only are disclosed in the notes.
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In all fields of inquiry, whether financial, scientific, or any other, there is danger of not seeing the
woods for the trees. Nowhere is this danger greater than in the analysis of assets and liabilities as
well as in cash management, in a leveraged financial environment with derivative instruments that
change from assets to liabilities, and vice versa, depending on their fair market value.
Suppliers from whom you purchase products and services for the operation ofyour business are also important members of your business team. Suppliers canplay a major role in your ultimate success or failure. Consequently, these relationships need to be carefully developed and managed. Decisions to select andwork with one supplier over another cannot be based solely on who offers thelowest price; you also have to factor many other influences, such as paymentterms, warranties and guarantees, and reliability. Remember, your supplier’s promises to you are your promises to your customers.
This book began not as a scholarly enterprise but as a service to the
text-hungry law faculties of Russia and other post-Communist countries
in Asia and Eastern Europe. I wanted to write a book that would
introduce Russian law students to Western ways of thinking about
criminal law. Indeed, I conceived of doing a series of books for Russian
law students on basic concepts of law, with an emphasis on jurisprudential
and comparative issues.
Distance-based pricing can help achieve equity objectives. Since annual vehicle mileage
tends to increase with income, fixed-price insurance causes lower-income motorists to
subsidize the insurance costs of higher-income motorists within their rate class.
Distance-based insurance pricing provides overall savings to lower-income motorists,
and would allow some low-income households to own a vehicle for basic mobility that
they cannot currently afford.
Distance-based pricing lets motorists save money by reducing mileage, an option that is
The study aims at indicating determinants for Thai mutual fund growth based on two disciplines. The
first discipline is the exploratory of Thai mutual funds via descriptive study or fact finding which
indicates Thai mutual funds structure in terms of product concentration and the competitive situation as
discussed in the last section. The second discipline is econometric model namely fixed effect model
testing whether management fees, administrative fees, and other determinants affect the mutual fund
The Recommendations refer to the marketing of
products and services. They do not refer explicitly to
the promotion of brands (as distinct from products
and services); however, as certain brands and
organizations are clearly associated with products or
services whose marketing could fall within the scope
of the Recommendations, efforts to restrict marketing
in this area also need to consider how brands are
Advertising is only one form of marketing among
many, including sponsorship and product placement.
Too often, our failure to succeed as crafts professionals lies not in
the absence of talent or skills, but in resistance to acquiring a
knowledge of sound business practices—especially those related
to law and contracts. Like it or not, artists and artisans are as involved
as other professionals in business and business law. Because art is at best
a precarious means of life support, we require familiarity with applicable
law in order to proceed easily and confidently in business transactions.
A focus on investments in agriculture, agribusinesses and other areas linked to
agriculture. Given the research subject, the identified investment funds have a clear
focus on investments in agriculture and/or agribusiness. The funds might therefore target
agriculture directly or indirectly (e.g. through investments in MFIs that provide access to
finance to smallholders). These funds may be part of a “family of funds” managed by a
Competitiveness today must be geared to competitiveness tomorrow. There is untapped
potential for the EU economy to be more innovative, productive and competitive whilst using
fewer resources and reducing environmental damage. Less waste should be produced and
more re-used and recycled in line with the practice of the best performing Member States.
This paper will use four major approaches to tackle the research
questions: qualitative, quantitative, comparative and theoretical. On the
qualitative level, history of technology will be analysed to assess the time
lag between the availability of the constituent technologies and the
appearance of the innovation of the cinematograph. It is expected that the
findings will show that it is highly unlikely that there was no significant
time-lag between the technologies being available and the innovation that
embodied all these technologies appearing.
Designing Graphic Design History: Teaching for the 21st
Century Classroom undertakes
the development of a web-based Graphic Design History interactive timeline (GDHit), intended
as a user-generated online database for potentially all graphic design enthusiasts, but specifically
faculty and students within the traditional graphic design history course.
Before an engineer can repair a refrigerant leak in the system it has to be
located and for this reason leak detection is the first step. If the system has
not lost all its refrigerant charge, leak detection may proceed as described in
Chapter 3 provided that there is an adequate test pressure within the system.
When the entire refrigerant charge has been lost, the system has to be pres-
If the leak is found to be minor and on the low side of the system, ‘pumping
down’ will be necessary before any attempt is made to repair the leak. Leakage
from the high side of the...