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This book shows how current and recent market prices convey information about the probability distributions that govern future prices. Moving beyond purely theoretical models, Stephen Taylor applies methods supported by empirical research of equity and foreign exchange markets to show how daily...
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Total factor productivity (TFP) falls markedly during financial crises, as we document with recent evidence from Latin America and Asia. We study the ability of various versions of the small open economy neoclassical growth model to account for the behavior of inputs, output, and aggregate...
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Through a survey of scientists from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in 2004, this study assessed the extent to which participatory methods had been used by the center, how they were perceived by the scientists, and how participatory research could be applied more...
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This paper examines the main political influence factors accounting for the variation in public debt accumulation on a global scale. This allows for a reassessment of the recent focus on a regime type theory of public debt and for a test of an alternative governance theory. I argue that...
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As to the right and the volume of conscientious objection Germany has an exceptional position. At first this paper deals with the legal basis of conscientious objection and presents the number of applications for recognition of conscientious objection from 1958 to 1998. Then hypotheses are...
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The article asks whether a paradox of new members comes into being during the EU enlargement. The first chapter defines the paradox of new members and examines its frequency in political communities. The second chapter introduces practical examples of the paradox and specifies voting power...
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A Madagascar, l'ampleur des inegalites entre milieux urbain et rural necessite de mettre en œuvre des politiques de developpement ciblees sur le milieu rural. En s'interessant a l'analyse de la diversification des activites, l'article tend a demontrer que la seule relance de la croissance en...
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When comparing the speed and extent of economic development in different geographic regions of the world over the past 20 years, the under-average performance of Arab countries in general and Arab Mediterranean countries in particular is striking. This is despite an overall favorable...
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