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ISBN: 0833002384, 9780833002389
Author: Patricia Munch Danzon
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: retirees, military, earnings, civilian
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

Presents evidence on the civilian earnings of military retirees relative to those of noncareer veterans, with data from the 1970 Census to provide some empirical evidence on the extent of second career earnings loss of military retirees.A commonly cited rationale for the military pension is that skills acquired in the military are not fully transferable to the civilian sector.True second career ea......
Authors: Committee For The Analysis Of Causes Of The Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Fire,, Oil Spill To Identify Measures To Prevent Similar Accidents In The Future; National Academy Of Engineering; National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: blowout, ways, prevent, events, rig, oil, report, causes, deepwater, horizon, interim
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

The National Academy of Engineering and the National Research Council have released the interim report of the Committee on the Analysis of Causes of the Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Fire, and Oil Spill to Identify Measures to Prevent Similar Accidents in the Future. The interim report includes the committee's preliminary findings and observations on various actions and decisions including well des......
ISBN: 158566104X, 9781585661046
Author: William C. Sherman
Source: aupress.au.af.mil
Keywords: warfare, air
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

Since this study was published initially in 1926, designers, engineers, pilots, and students of aviation have had an opportunity to discern its merits and to analyze its shortcomings. Still, in that historic year, with the public reeling from the outcome of the Scopes Monkey Trial, Charles Lindbergh's solo transcontinental flight, and the Billy Mitchell trail and verdict, William C. Sherman advanc......
Author: Paul B. Henze
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: economic, impasses, political, reflections, horn, africa, hope
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

This Note is the extended and updated version of a paper that was presented at a conference on Crisis in the Horn of Africa: Causes and Prospects, at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., June 1987. The study, which draws on the author's visit to Ethiopia in March 1987, reviews the destabilizing effects on the Horn of Africa of increasing ......
Authors: Christian Van Stolk, Jan Tiessen, Jack Clift, Ruth Levitt
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: international, comparison, courses, education, retention, higher, student
Formats:PDF
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This study compares and contrasts retention and participation rates in international Higher Education systems. The aim of the study is to put the performance of United Kingdom higher education institutions in comparative perspective and uncover interesting practice in the countries studied to improve retention rates.......
ISBN: 1406547069, 9781406547061
Author: Louis Joseph Vance
Source: www.bookdepository.com
Keywords: joseph, vance, louis, press, faces, dodo, false
Formats:PDF
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Title The False Faces (Dodo Press)Authors and contributors By (author) Louis Joseph VancePhysical properties Format: PaperbackNumber of pages: 272Width: 152 mmHeight: 229 mmThickness: 15 mmWeight: 404 gAudience General/tradeISBN ISBN 13: 9781406547061ISBN 10: 1406547069Classifications Nielsen BookScan Product Class: F1.1BICMainSubject: FBCPublisher Dodo PressImprint name Dodo PressPu......
ISBN: 0309097290, 9780309097291
Authors: Committee On Identification Of Promising Naval Aviation Science, Technology Opportunities, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: technology, opportunities, science, aviation, promising, naval, identification
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The Department of Defense is developing the means to transform the nation s armed forces to meet future military challenges.For the Navy and Marine Corps, this vision is encompassed in Naval Power 21.Many new war-fighting concepts will be needed to implement this vision, and the ONR has requested the NRC to identify new science and technology opportunities for new naval aviation capabilities to su......
ISBN: 0309124859, 9780309124850
Authors: Committee On The Potential Impact Of High-end Computing On Illustrative Fields Of Science, Engineering, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: fields, science, engineering, illustrative, four, impact, capability, computing, potential
Formats:PDF
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Many federal funding requests for more advanced computer resources assume implicitly that greater computing power creates opportunities for advancement in science and engineering. This has often been a good assumption. Given stringent pressures on the federal budget, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) are seeking an improved app......
Authors: Space Science Board, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: shuttle, space, uses, scientific
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Download free ebook: Scientific Uses Of The Space Shuttle......
ISBN: 0945466145, 9780945466147
Author: David Gordon
Source: mises.org
Keywords: economics, austrian, origins, philosophical
Formats: Read Online And/Or Other Formats
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Podcast episode for 21 December 2010. Jeff Riggenbach is a journalist, author, editor, broadcaster, and educator. [18:23]An extraordinary philosopher and writer, Gordon explores the philosophical milieu that led to the marginal revolution and the development of the Austrian School. He contrasts this with the positivism and historicism of the dominant part of the profession. Recommended by Barry Sm......