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  • London’s role as the pre-eminent financial centre in Europe has served to create a depth and breadth of markets that underpins demand for office space in both the City and its surrounding sub-markets in Docklands and Midtown. Finance, insurance and real estate (“FIRE”) employment in London (Figure 5) has shown a 1.1% per annum increase since the early 1980s, mirroring the increase in stock.

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  • What have been the impacts of the GGDP-generated maize technologies? In the absence of reliable baseline data, it was not possible to calculate quantitative measures of project impact. Based on farmers’ qualitative judgments, however, it is clear that adoption of the GGDP-generated technologies has been associated with significant farm-level productivity gains (measured in terms of maize yields) and noticeable increases in the income earned from sales of maize. Impacts on the nutritional status of rural households, however, appear to have been less pronounced.

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  • One of the ten principles of economics highlighted in chapter 1 is that trade can make everyone better off. This principle explains why people trade with their neighbors and why nations trade with other nations. In this chapter we examine this principle more closely. What exactly do people gain when they trade with one another? Why do people choose to become interdependent?

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  • By its nature, engineering is a quantitative discipline. Product metrics help software engineers gain insight into the design and construction of the software they build by focusing on specific, measurable attributes of software engineering work products. Chapter 23 provides knowledge of product metrics.

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  • It is intended that this book be suitable for a variety of engineers and ecologists, who may wish to gain an introduction to the rapidly growing field of ecological and environmental modelling. An understanding of the fundamentals of environmental problems and ecology, as presented for instance in the textbook Principles of Environmental Science and Technology is assumed. Furthermore, it is assumed that the reader has either a fundamental knowledge of differential equations and matrix calculations or has read the Appendix, which gives a brief introduction to these topics....

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  • Other Comprehensive Income Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 130 Comprehensive income includes traditional net income and changes in equity from nonowner transactions. 1. Changes in the market value of securities available for sale (described in Chapter 12). 2. Gains, losses, and amendment costs for pensions and other postretirement plans (described in Chapter 17). 3. When a derivative is designated as a cash flow hedge is adjusted to fair value, the gain or loss is deferred as a component of comprehensive income and included in...

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  • Biofuels are gaining public and scientific attention driven by high oil prices, the need for energy security and global warming concerns. There are various social, economic, environmental and technical issues regarding biofuel production and its practical use. This book is intended to address these issues by providing viewpoints written by professionals in the field and the book also covers the economic and environmental impact of biofuels. This text includes 14 chapters contributed by experts around world on the economy, evironment and sustainability of biofuel production and use.

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  • It is widely acknowledged that over the last 30 years or so we have experienced a dramatic increase in the globalisation of economic activity. International trade, cross-border investment, portfolio capital flows and migration have all increased. As a consequence economies have become more open and more interdependent. Because economies have become more ‘joined-up’, national welfare has become more sensitive to events and developments beyond national frontiers, which is one of the reasons why globalisation has become a controversial issue.

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  • In this day and age of ever-shorter time schedules and increasing expectations of productivity gains in every aspect of engineering activity, creative problem solving has become prominent among the most important skills that engineers possess. Unfortunately, in the day-to-day intensity of the search for new engineering solutions, it is easy to lose touch with the foundations of that creativity.

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  • To summarize, our study provides the rst evidence of local stock-picking skills of country- focused mutual funds. Further, we show that these skills are time-varying, and are best captured through the use of macroeconomic variables. To return to the issue of industry vs. country in Europe, we nd evidence that much more e ort is spent on managing and o ering country-focused funds, although sector-focused funds are gaining in popularity in Europe. As such, it appears that the industry vs. country debate is not yet resolved in the asset management world.

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  • We have consistently found that in order to gain lasting commitment to the sales training process, we must recognize that people are different and they need the flexibility to incorporate what they already know with the new ideas we bring; this is the only way to get sincere and lasting buy-in and ownership. Beyond a base level of common program methodology and standards, we work privately with each participant to custom-tailor a plan that works with their unique personality, style and comfort level.

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  • Large proportion in total equity AUM is asset under management of LTF and RMF-equity funds as documented in Table 4 Panel A. LBs have largest market share in LTF and RMF-equity throughout 2006 to 2010. LTF and RMF-equity market shares of LBs have grown from 51.25% in 2006 to 67.96% in 2010. LTF and RMF-equity gain their popularity via commercial bank distribution channels as indicated in the last column of Table 6. Market share of all AMCs related with commercial banks (BR) increased from 73.71% in 2006 to 87.02% in 2010. The findings lead to the conclusion that distribution...

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  • Nevertheless, the WTO Agreement on Agriculture (AoA) provides Members—both developing and developed—with certain flexibilities to pursue sustainable development objectives like protecting the environment as well as preserving a viable rural farming sector. Mostly developed countries have gained some experience in developing such policies since they had to restructure their rural production sectors already with the beginning of industrialization.

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  • These studies are all interconnected. For the market and financial studies, the promoter may appoint economic advisers because a major problem to be resolved is how large should the project be (in terms of output or capacity) and whether it would be economic to phase the construction in stages. The feasibility studies will need to investigate different options for provid- ing the output, to ascertain how practicable it is to adopt phased construction, and what difference this would cause to capital outlays and their timing.

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  • The 7 Deadly Myths of Gold Investing And the 7 Empowering Signs That Now Is the Right Time to Invest in Gold by Damon Geller Copyright 2012 by Damon Geller Published by Christopher Prince at Smashwords Smashwords Edition, License Notes: This ebook is licensed for your personal enjoyment only. This ebook may not be re­ sold or given away to other people. If you would like to share this book with another  person, please purchase an additional copy for each person you share it with.

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  • This payment pattern contrasts with the monthly payments typically associated with AFDC/TANF and food stamps, and it may provide a way to gain addi- tional insight into the nature of credit markets and consumption behavior for low-income families. Our goal in section 3.5 is to summarize succinctly what has been done, to evaluate the strengths of this work, and to identify areas where addi- tional work could be useful to either verify existing conjectures or alter what we thought was known.

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  • This can be a career change, personal change, such as gaining or losing weight, quitting smoking or changing a relationship dynamic, along with a myriad of other situations. As a result of my work in the school as a part time counselor, I was able to secure contracts at other schools for part-time work. I developed numerous PowerPoint presentations on a range of issues such as anti-bullying programs, substance abuse prevention programs, and peer counseling programs and now offer these workshops to other schools, as well as consult on a variety of mental health issues.

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  • Seagram acquired substantially all of the outstanding PolyGram shares. On that date, Philips received NLG 11,531 million in cash and 47,831,952 Seagram shares representing approximately 12% of the outstanding Seagram shares. The sale of PolyGram resulted in a gain of NLG 10,675 million, or NLG 29.65 per share, free of taxes. In order to gain insight into the Company’s cash flows, earnings capacity and financial position, the information about discontinued operations has been segregated from the information about continuing operations.

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  • Transactional costs are a large burden for Georgian lenders. Agricultural borrowers live and farm in remote locations compared to major cities where banks tend to locate branch offices. When one considers distance and the required routine monitoring of business activities, the transactional cost for long-term loans is higher than other loan products. In addition to transactional costs, the bank overhead costs in Georgia are high. According to a recent World Bank review on the financial sector, overhead costs range between 14-18% of earning assets.

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  • Thus a study was designed to examine if significant levels of canola meal and DDGS can be used in market turkey diets and to determine which amino acids (tryptophan, isoleucine, arginine) may limit performance with diets containing canola and DDGS. Nicholas male poults were placed in starting pens at one day of age and reared to 5 weeks of age. Poults were fed a pre-experimental diet designed for best rate of gain. At 5 weeks of age the birds were randomly distributed into 98 pens with 10 birds per pen. Room temperature at 5 wks was...

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