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ISBN: 0821386492, 9780821386491
Author: Unknown
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: barriers, global, connectivity, local, overcoming, lagging, regions, logistics
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World Bank Studies English; Paperback; 92 pages; 7x10Published December 21, 2010 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-8649-1; SKU: 18649 Small scale producers in developing countries lack easy access toefficient logistics services. They are faced with long distances fromboth domestic and international markets. Unless they consolidate theirtrade volumes they face high costs which diminish their ability ......
Authors: Committee On Solar, Space Physics, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: cosmos, local, physics, plasma
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Solar and space physics is the study of solar system phenomena that occur in the plasma state.Examples include sunspots, the solar wind, planetary magnetospheres, radiation belts, and the aurora.While each is a distinct phenomenon, there are commonalities among them. To help define and systematize these universal aspects of the field of space physics, the National Research Council was asked by NAS......
Authors: William A. Lucas, Robert K. Yin
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: applications, public, services, alternative, telecommunications, local, needs, serving
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Describes a research approach for applying new telecommunications to public service delivery.The report uses two case studies and illustrative experiments to determine the comparative value of using telecommunications. Somerville, Massachusetts, an example of a dense inner suburb with a cable system, serves as a context for comparing services to the home with the use of the neighborhood telecommun......
Authors: Mark D. Menchik, Judith C. Fernandez, Michael N. Caggiano, Dennis N. De Tray, Anthony H. Pascal
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: research, findings, summary, government, restraint, local, fiscal
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During the 1970s, measures enacted in California, Kansas, and New Jersey limited local governments' taxing and spending powers.In the California and New Jersey cities studied, members of virtually all income groups benefited from lower local and state taxes.Tax levies increased, however, in Kansas where loopholes emerged in the law.The burden of taxation became slightly more progressive (i.e., pro......
ISBN: 926404485X, 9789264044852
Author: Oecd Publishing
Source: www.oecdbookshop.org
Keywords: local, making, work, strategies, evidence, base, building, employment, economic, development, leed
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This book shows how to create and put into place successful evidence-based strategies that will increase economic impacts and enhance the programme-management process. Each important step in the process of designing an effective evidence-based strategy is explained and examined, with a particular focus on the work that should be done in advance of implementation, before resources are spent. Inform......
ISBN: 0833010816, 9780833010810
Author: Bridger M. Mitchell
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: local, access, telephone, costs, incremental
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Marginal and incremental costs are well-established concepts in economics, but are less familiar to local telephone companies and regulators. Incremental costs are the additional costs a firm will incur to expand service in the future. This report develops a methodology for assessing the incremental costs of local telephone services and provides initial estimates of those costs for conditions typi......
Authors: Ron Zimmer, Brian Gill, Paula Razquin, Kevin Booker, J. R. Lockwood, Georges Vernez, Beatrice Birman, Michael Garet, Jennifer O'day
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: educational, supplemental, services, student, achievement, choice, school, implementation, local, child, volume, title, state
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A key component of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) was to provide options to parents whose children had been attending Title I schools identified for improvement, corrective action, or restructuring due to failure to achieve adequate yearly progress toward meeting state standards for two or more years. Under NCLB, parents have the option of (1) transferring their children to another sc......
ISBN: 0821381571, 9780821381571
Author: Ming Zhang
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: policies, actions, innovation, local, cities, growth, brazilian, competitiveness
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Directions in Development : DID - Private Sector DevelopmentEnglish; Paperback; 224 pages; 6x9Published November 19, 2009 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-8157-1; SKU: 18157 Competitiveness and Growth in Brazilian Cities addresses thequestion of what cities can do to improve economic performance andcreate jobs. The topic is explored through a review of theories andpolicy options for city competitiv......
ISBN: 9264056807, 9789264056800
Author: Oecd Publishing
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Keywords: breaking, silos, policy, leed, doing, development, economic, local, employment
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In the context of the economic recovery and public budget cuts, policy silos and fragmented short-term policy interventions have become luxuries that our economies can no longer afford. Government intervenes in a myriad of ways at the local level, and rarely are these interventions co-ordinated effectively. Most of us are familiar with policy “silos”. Such divisions are often taken for granted......
ISBN: 9264039856, 9789264039858
Author: Oecd Publishing
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Keywords: development, local, financial, investment, strategies, tools, leed, economic, employment
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Global opportunities for cities and localities have led to a renewed impetus for new financial tools. Addressing how public assets can be better used to generate private co-investment (rather than just sold for a once only ‘current value’ price) is now the new mind-set, and thinking about the organisational vehicles needed at local and regional levels to promote financial innovation has moved ......
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