Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: A Contemporary by Jonathan M. Harris,Brian Roach

By Jonathan M. Harris,Brian Roach

Harris and Roach current a compact and available presentation of the middle environmental and source subject matters and extra, with analytical rigor in addition to attractive examples and coverage discussions. They take a vast method of theoretical research, utilizing either normal fiscal and ecological analyses, and constructing those either from theoretical and sensible issues of view. It assumes a historical past in uncomplicated economics, yet deals short overview sections on vital micro and macroeconomic thoughts, in addition to appendices with extra complicated and technical fabric. broad teacher and pupil help fabrics, together with PowerPoint slides, information updates, and scholar workouts are provided.

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The Complete Guide to Government Contract Types by Kenneth R. Segel

By Kenneth R. Segel

because the world’s unmarried greatest consumer of products and prone, the government has many ways to constitution its procurements. assorted occasions and stipulations usually be sure the easiest car for a specific buy. Contracting officials needs to determine quite a lot of elements to figure out which agreement variety will give you the executive the easiest price and the least risk.

The entire consultant to executive agreement Types offers a finished review of the most important executive agreement autos and kinds: fixed-price, cost-reimbursement, incentive, and different (which comprises letter, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, and time-and-material contracts). the writer first explains the choice technique for agreement cars, that is the foundation for choosing the proper agreement variety for the paintings in query. He then offers a entire, in-depth research of every agreement sort, explaining how each one works top to fulfill specific sorts of necessities and conditions.

This is an important source for either contracting officials and contractors looking to comprehend and paintings successfully in the nuances of agreement choice and compliance.

About the Author

Kenneth R. Segel has approximately 3 a long time of expertise operating with govt contracts, subcontracts, buying, and pricing. furthermore, he has labored as an government at numerous Fortune 500 organizations and has performed a variety of education seminars on govt contracting varieties. he's the writer of The govt Subcontractor’s advisor to phrases and Conditions.

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The NUM and British Politics: Volume 2: 1969–1995 (Studies by Andrew Taylor

By Andrew Taylor

This publication is the second one of 2 volumes analyzing where of the nationwide Union of Mineworkers in post-war British politics. masking the years 1969 to 1995, it charts reactions to the pit closures programme of the past due Fifties and Nineteen Sixties and the improvement of the NUM's attractiveness because the union that can topple governments. This popularity stimulated profoundly the connection among the NUM and successive Labour and Conservative administrations, underpinning adjustments within the state's method of business disputes, so vividly manifested within the strike of 1984-85. Following an analogous highbrow direction as quantity one, this ebook concentrates on 'high' politics and the connection among the NUM, the govt. and the nationwide Coal Board. It highlights a number of the similar the main topics of the 1st quantity, really the interior political approach wherein the mineworkers' tendency to fragmentation used to be controlled, and which used to be to finally result in the breakdown of this inner political technique and the fragmentation of the NUM. quantity explores how those fractures impacted upon such key concerns because the formation of the 'Broad Left', the election of Joe Gormley as NUM President in 1971 and the moves of 1972 and 1974 and family members with the Wilson and Heath governments. It then examines the election of Arthur Scargill in 1981 and the following moving of the union's political centre of gravity, including the Conservative government's selection to take advantage of the facility of the country to damage the facility of the NUM. The myths and legends surrounding the NUM and its energy to deliver down governments remains to be powerful this day, but this e-book demanding situations a number of the notions surrounding its energy, militancy and cohesiveness. in its place what emerges is a extra complicated photo because the union struggled to translate neighborhood loyalties into nationwide harmony. when nationalisation first and foremost helped this strategy, turning out to be frustration exploded on the finish of the Nineteen Sixties, ushering in a interval of

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Brownian Motion: An Introduction to Stochastic Processes (De by René L. Schilling,Lothar Partzsch,Björn Böttcher

By René L. Schilling,Lothar Partzsch,Björn Böttcher

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Brownian movement is among the most vital stochastic techniques in non-stop time and with non-stop country area. in the realm of stochastic strategies, Brownian movement is on the intersection of Gaussian methods, martingales, Markov procedures, diffusions and random fractals, and it has prompted the learn of those issues. Its relevant place inside arithmetic is matched through quite a few purposes in technology, engineering and mathematical finance.

Often textbooks on chance conception hide, if in any respect, Brownian movement merely in brief. nevertheless, there's a enormous hole to extra really expert texts on Brownian movement which isn't really easy to beat for the beginner. The authors’ goal used to be to jot down a ebook which are used as an creation to Brownian movement and stochastic calculus, and as a primary direction in continuous-time and continuous-state Markov techniques. additionally they desired to have a textual content which might be either a without difficulty available mathematical back-up for modern purposes (such as mathematical finance) and a origin to get quick access to complex monographs.

This textbook, adapted to the desires of graduate and complex undergraduate scholars, covers Brownian movement, ranging from its easy houses, definite distributional features, course houses, and resulting in stochastic calculus according to Brownian movement. it is usually numerical recipes for the simulation of Brownian motion.

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The Economics of Ecstasy: Tantra, Secrecy and Power in by Hugh B. Urban,Wendy Doniger

By Hugh B. Urban,Wendy Doniger

this can be a learn of the Bengali Kartabhaja sect and its position within the broader move of Tantrism, an Indian spiritual circulation utilizing purposely surprising sexual language and rituals. city appears to be like heavily on the dating among the increase of the Kartabhajas, who flourished on the flip of the nineteenth century, and the altering fiscal context of colonial Bengal. made of the negative decrease periods laboring within the marketplaces and factories of Calcutta, the Kartabhajas symbolize "the underworld of the imperial city." city indicates that their esoteric poetry and songs are in reality saturated with the language of and the bazaar, which turns into for them the most important metaphor used to speak mystery wisdom and mystical teachings.

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Economies of Death: Economic logics of killable life and by Patricia J. Lopez,Kathryn A. Gillespie

By Patricia J. Lopez,Kathryn A. Gillespie

Economies of demise: monetary Logics of Killable lifestyles and Grievable loss of life examines the industrial common sense inquisitive about making a choice on whose lives and deaths come to topic and why. Drawing from 8 specified case stories excited by the killability and grievability of yes people, animals, and environmental structures, this ebook advances an intersectional thought of economies of demise.

A key function of late-modern capitalism is its tendency to economically order yes human and nonhuman lives and environments, whereas appropriating and commodifying sure our bodies and areas within the strategy. Spanning the social sciences and arts in its contributions and scope, each one bankruptcy exhibits how dwelling beings and locations are stripped right down to the calculus in their finish, with profound moral and political implications for those entities and the area round them. From the genocide in Cambodia to the best way a few animals are thought of ‘pets’ and others ‘food’; from September eleven, 2001 and Afghanistan to the politics of redemption for prisoners and ex-racehorses in Kentucky, those case reviews draw from and boost an enriched figuring out of bio- and necropolitics, posthumanism, killability and grievability. In drawing jointly the objectification of people, animals and environments (and the power-laden hierarchies that continue this objectification), this quantity highlights how demise throughout those matters informs and responds to broader geo-economic methods.

This e-book goals to envision the achieve of economies of dying throughout such various matters, demanding readers to think about the every-day calculus they make in identifying whose lives suggest extra and why.

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How to Save a Failing Project: Chaos to Control: Chaos to by Ralph R. Young,Steve Brady,Dennis Nagle

By Ralph R. Young,Steve Brady,Dennis Nagle

How do you retailer a failing venture while it sort of feels like there isn't any turning again? "How to avoid wasting a Failing undertaking: Chaos to regulate" presents the data and perception you must understand a undertaking in difficulty, be sure what to do approximately it, and rework it right into a luck. you are going to additionally observe equipment, ideas, and instruments to maintain a venture from moving into difficulty within the first position. comprehend the worth of a venture plan - and of updating this plan regularly as you execute the undertaking. understand indicators that the undertaking is deviating from the strategy wanted for winning finishing touch. increase a collection of metrics that offer perception into the health and wellbeing of your undertaking. establish and enforce steps to get your undertaking again on target. hinder the deadly missteps which could bring about venture failure. place your staff for undertaking success.

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Inland Waterway Transport: Challenges and prospects by Bart Wiegmans,Rob Konings

By Bart Wiegmans,Rob Konings

Inland waterways are a number for a method of delivery that's not as noticeable to most people or as used because it as soon as was once. it really is, notwithstanding, quite often gave the impression to be extremely important to our freight delivery approach at the present time, even though a better look at the inland waterway shipping approach rebuts this belief and divulges the strengths and possibilities of this mode of transportation.

This ebook offers the reader an intensive realizing of the present position of inland waterway delivery as a freight delivery method and its stipulations. Drawing on case stories from throughout Europe, this article explores the commercial, logistic, and technological and coverage concerns concerning inland waterway shipping and the demanding situations that adjustments in those parts current to this delivery mode. It additionally explores the options for the inland waterway shipping zone to safe after which amplify its function sooner or later of freight transport.

Inland Waterway shipping should be a useful resource for college kids and researchers of shipping reviews. moreover, the ebook may be necessary to policymakers and practitioners enthusiastic about its improvement. it will possibly additionally attract wider readers with an curiosity within the interesting enterprise of inland waterway transport.

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Leadership Training by Lou Russell

By Lou Russell

Like a superb chief, an excellent management education aligns the fitting humans to definitely the right activity on the correct time.

Whether you're constructing a prime management improvement application from scratch or including to an current workshop, enable management specialist and grasp coach Lou Russell be your consultant. the second one e-book within the ATD Workshop sequence, management education offers a step by step blueprint to constructing and supplying dynamic, robust management education.

Complete with potent education methodologies, this publication is helping you speed up studying and leverage know-how for max potency. You’ll additionally locate instruments to evaluate management strengths and weaknesses.

Half-day, full-day, and two-day workshop courses present in this quantity make making plans effortless and will be adapted for the original wishes of your company. Supplemental assets can be found on-line and comprise downloadable and customizable presentation slides, handouts, exams, and instruments.

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The ATD Workshop sequence is written for running shoes via running shoes, simply because not anyone is aware workshops in addition to the practitioners who've skilled all of it. every one ebook weaves in state-of-the-art expertise and accessibility concerns and offers a wealth of recent content material that may be used to create a coaching adventure like no other.

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