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  • Carbon  sectors  is  forecast  to  exceed  growth  in  the more  established  Environmental  sector, where  many technologies (for example in Water and Waste Treatment) are already mature.   The Renewable Energy and Emerging Low Carbon sectors currently show a much flatter growth than  previously  forecast  for  the  period  2012  to  2015.  It  is  anticipated  that  as  economic  uncertainty  is  reduced and investment funds start to flow, these growth forecasts will rise once again.

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  • “A business angel is an individual investor (qualified as defined by some national regulations) that invests directly (or through their personal holding) their own money predominantly in seed or start- up companies with no family relationships. Business angels make their own (final) investment decisions and are financially independent, i.e. a possible total loss of their business angel investments will not significantly change the economic situation of their assets.

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  • In order to claim benefits from the compulsory long-term care insurance scheme an insured person must be defined as "frail".

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  • Similarly, the National Health Policy (NHP) was formulated in the country in 1991 with the objective of enhancing the health status of the population. The primary objective of the policy is to extend the primary health care system to the rural population so that they benefit from modern medical facilities and trained health care providers (Ministry of Health and Population, 2006). The NHP is a comprehensive policy that encompasses service delivery within the administrative structure of the health system. The subsequent health plans that were developed were based on the NHP.

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  • Consider an investor in country j deciding whether to purchase stocks and/or bonds in a foreign country i1. The investor compares the expected return on an investment in country i1 to the expected return in country j as well as the expected return in country i2. How does an investor decide where to invest? One set of scholarship explicitly assumes that investors are risk averse and use the international asset pricing model (ICAPM) to understand international portfolio diversification.

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  • The neighborhoods and communities that adolescents live in may also influence their reproductive health behaviors. Numerous studies show that adolescents living in disadvantaged communities with high poverty rates and low levels of socioeconomic status have a greater risk of early sexual initiation and a greater risk of adolescent pregnancy and childbearing (Brewster, Billy, & Grady, 1993; Hogan & Kitagawa, 1985; Sucoff & Upchurch, 1998). Alternately, living in a community with higher socioeconomic status is associated with a reduced risk of risky sexual activity.

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  • CPB works with PBS, NPR, and other national networks and producers to increase nationally distributed content of interest to diverse audiences. CPB has created the Diversity and Innovation Fund (D&I Fund), a pool of significant funding administered collaboratively with PBS, to increase the diversity of PBS’s primetime schedule and children’s offerings. CPB funds independent producers and the organizations that support them that have diversity of content as a primary goal.

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  • The old strategies are failing in another sense as well. They no longer describe reality. The field suffers from a terrible disconnect between the dominant models and prescriptions that flow from them, on the one hand, and the reality that people are coping with, on the other. This is a warning sign. We need to re-think. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Millennium Project provide a strategic setting in which to do just that. The focus of this Task Force is on Goals 4 and 5 on child mortality and maternal health...

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  • Macroeconomic Principles (3-4 semester credits) Students address classical models of macroeconomic thought in assessing the economy as a whole and the critical factors impacting economic problems. Topics evaluate the works of economists such as John Maynard Keynes and others and investigate how overall levels of employment, production and growth are determined in an economy and of how interactions among nations influence activity worldwide.

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  • Once sustained human infection is documented, early in a pandemic, especially before a vaccine is available or during a period of limited supply, HHS may implement travel-related and community-based public health strategies in order to impede the spread of the virus and reduce the number of people infected.

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  • An offer was made the Society to establish the proposed school in the then young and aspiring village of Worthington, Ohio. A strong effort was being made to constitute that town the Capital City of Ohio, but its near neighbor Columbus won out. In Worthington there had been established in 1808 a literary and scientific school known as the Worthington Academy. This was successfully conducted until 1819, when a new charter was granted it, with title Worthington College. One of Dr.

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  • The Joint Government Relations Committee of the American College of Nuclear Physicians and the Society of Nuclear Medicine recognized that nuclear medicine practitioners across the spectrum of diagnosis would value professional guidance in meeting the new outcomes require- ments. This book is intended to serve as a useful bridge between the new regulations and nuclear medicine practitioners who want to ensure continued compliance and maintain the security and safety of licensed materials in clinical and research settings.

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  • Improving health outcomes through strengthened platforms and systems is at the core of the Initiative. This vision of sustainable progress is only possible thanks to the demonstrable improvements in the health sector over the past decade. Less than ten years ago, neither the woman nor her two children in our story would have stood a chance of survival. At that time, a woman in her condition could not have hoped to access life-sustaining HIV treatment, let alone the services that would prevent her child from being infected by HIV.

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  • The house is 17.0 m long and 8.2 m wide, with a height of 3.4 m from the ground to the crest of the roof. The floor area is 127 m2 ; the enclosed volume is 310 m3 . The floor plan consists of three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a combined family, kitchen, dining and living area. The subfloor is plywood; 17 % of the floor area is resilient vinyl flooring; 72 % of the floor area is carpeted. The house is unfurnished with the exception of preinstalled kitchen and bath cabinetry and the monitoring equipment (described below)...

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  • At Facebook, everything we do is about making the world more open and connected. This has a profound impact on the way people communicate and interact. We are continually developing authentic ways for people to connect with one another as well as with the businesses, brands and institutions they care about, both on Facebook and across the web. Facebook allows marketers to stay connected with people throughout their day whether they are on their computers or mobile devices, at home or at work, watching TV or shopping with friends.

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  • Behind every wood solution from Steelcase, is a deep commitment to understanding our customers’ needs. We observe, we question, we listen and we learn about how people work. Why are we so inquisitive? Because this knowledge enables us to design office solutions that create a better work experience. We’ll even tailor a solution if one of our standard products isn’t exactly what you desire. The result is beautiful wood solutions that can help to attract and retain valuable knowledge workers and help them to be more effective and efficient.

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  • Generally, empirical studies have considered the effect of subsidies on health insurance coverage. But mandates to obtain health insurance often include monetary penalties for noncompliance, and thus a mandate with a penalty also affects the relative price of health insurance by making it costlier to be uninsured. In this respect, the health economics literature is an obvious starting point to search for information about the possible effects of mandates on coverage choices.

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  • The recommendations and principles from Agenda 21 cover water resources management in general, i.e. including availability of water, demand regulation, supply and tariffs, whereas water pollution control should be considered as a subset of water resources management. Water resources management entails two closely related elements, that is the maintenance and development of adequate quantities of water of adequate quality (see Case Study V, South Africa). Thus, water resources management cannot be conducted properly without paying due attention to water quality aspects.

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  • Many countries around the world are partly prefunding their otherwise pay-as-you-go (PAYG) financed social security systems by establishing or further developing existing public pension reserve funds (PPRFs). Most OECD countries have put in place internal and external governance mechanisms and investment controls to ensure the sound management of these funds and better isolate them from undue political influence. These structures and mechanisms are in line with OECD standards of good pension fund governance and investment management.

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  • Regardless of which policy you choose, make sure that you understand how the benefits and triggers will work and that they are acceptable to you. For example, benefits paid by a qualified long-term care insurance policy are generally not taxable as income. Benefits from a long-term care insurance policy that is not qualified may be taxable as income. If you bought a long-term care insurance policy before January 1, 1997, that policy is probably qualified.

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