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ISBN: 0833025562, 9780833025562
Authors: Kevin F. Mccarthy, Georges Vernez
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Keywords: mdash, questions, answers, experience, rsquo, changing, economy, california, immigration
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Steadily increasing immigration to California over the past thirty years has profoundly affected the state. Some observers of these changes see the extreme diversity of California’s population as the harbinger of where the nation is headed in the long term. Others see California as the symbol of a major backlash against immigrants and immigration. How has California benefited from immigratio......
Authors: Tora K. Bikson, Rick Eden, T. M. Lodahl, Nina L. Shapiro, Cathleen Stasz
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Keywords: institute, mdash, interactive, information, environments, prospectus, research, computer, based, technologies, organizations, using
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This Note presents the prospectus for The Institute for Interactive Information Environments (IIIE), a research consortium to be established by RAND. The mission of the IIIE is to improve understanding of the implementation of advanced information technology in organizational settings. Its research agenda includes three areas: (1) development of an implementation paradigm; (2) identification of im......
Author: Paul B. Henze
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Keywords: succeeding, mdash, ethiopia, communist
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The 1974 revolution in Ethiopia was a genuine popular uprising supported by intellectuals and the small urban segment of the population, out of a desire for accelerated economic development and broader political participation. Instead, the military junta which took charge of the revolution and deposed Haile Selassie quickly locked the country into Moscow-style "socialism."Radical land reform was n......
ISBN: 0833027344, 9780833027344
Authors: Warren Walker, Mari Poyhonen, Johannes H. De Jong, Cornelis Van Der Tak
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Keywords: safety, executive, summary, shipping, sea, mdash, policy, polsss
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Safety concerns in shipping in and around the Netherlands' harbors and ports range from the risks and environmental impacts of shipping disasters to the economic effects of more common accidents. Safety is also an important precondition for further developing Rotterdam's mainport function. The Netherlands Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management asked RAND Europe to develop an anal......
Author: James Drake
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Keywords: concept, sailing, new, mdash, surfing, wind
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Wind surfing overcomes two of the drawbacks to conventional sailing: the high cost of owning and operating a boat and the inconvenience of handling, maintaining, storing, launching, and landing.The craft, called a "Baja Board," is 15 ft long, 2 1/2 ft wide, and draws 3 in.with hull alone or 2 1/2 ft with the center board extended.A 14-ft mast carries a 56-sq-ft sail.The entire unit weighs about 70......
Authors: Christine E. Peterson, M. M. Nelsen, Deborah L. Wesley, Ellyn S. Bloomfield
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Keywords: mdash, visits, outpatient, inpatient, dental, service, fee, claims, series, volume, codebooks, aggregated
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This codebook describes the contents of a data file from the Health Insurance Experiment (HIE), a large social experiment conducted by The RAND Corporation from 1974 to 1982 under a grant from the U.S.Department of Health and Human Services. The fee-for-service (FFS) visits files provide data concerning each covered visit or hospitalization of FFS participants only, with one exception: Dental visi......
Author: Lloyd S. Shapley
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Keywords: person, game, value, mdash, notes
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A deduction of a "value" for the essential n-person game and the establishment of a number of simple properties of the value.......
Authors: A. F. Close, C. A. Gillen
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Keywords: technique, recoverable, item, control, echelon, multi, computer, program, metric, mdash, description
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A user's manual including program printout, for the METRIC system of optimizing Air Force depot and base stock levels of high-cost low-demand items.Since demand for recoverable items is randomly distributed, METRIC assumes a logarithmic Poisson distribution of demand for each item and applies Bayesian inference to assign probabilities to the set of possible future demands.The program can handle a ......
Author: Richard Ernest Bellman
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Keywords: missiles, dummy, mdash, optimal, guided
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A continuation of RM-1741, which considered the optimal allocation of missiles against a given target system, assuming that dummy missiles are allowable. The present study deals with the same problem, first under the assumption that dummy missiles are to be used, and second under the assumption that the amount of fissile material available is limited. An attempt is made to present a computational ......
Author: Carl H. Builder
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Keywords: mdash, enemy
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This paper was prepared as the keynote address for one of a series of symposia celebrating the bicentennial of the Constitution, sponsored by Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles. The symposium was held on November 21, 1987. The author discusses what the drafters of the Constitution meant by "providing for the common defense" and then considers whether the United States has gone beyond their inte......
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