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Financial Economics


Financial economics is the branch of economics concerned with "the allocation and deployment of economic resources, both spatially and across time, in an uncertain environment". It is additionally characterised by its "concentration on monetary activities", in which "money of one type or another is likely to appear on both sides of a trade". The questions within financial economics are typically framed in terms of "time, uncertainty, options and information".

 
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Money Income in the United States: 1995

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: The CPS is probably the best known and most widely used of all continuing Federal household surveys. Daily news (whether television, radio, or newspaper) frequently details statistics on Americans? jobs, income, poverty status, health, and so forth using CPS data. For almost 50 years, analysts, researchers, and policymakers have also used CPS data to examine annual changes in income and earnings and to compare these changes with historical trends. This year?s re...

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World Health Organization : Year 1993 ; World Health Organization,...

By: J. M. Bertolote

Medical Reference Publication

ON THE INnIATIVE WHO'S Initiative of Support to People Disabled by Mental Illnass is part of WHO'S work on the prevention and bearment of mental disorders. It is an attempt to sped up the dissemination of information to governments and professionals about good community services for those with chronic mental illness and about new developments in this field. The Initiative aims to help in reducing the disabling effects of chronic mental illness and to highlight social and...

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World Health Organization : Year 1998 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

1. INTRODUCTION The informal consultation on 'DALYs and Reproductive Health' held at the World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, 27-28 April 1998, provided an important opportunity to discuss the use of the Disability Adjusted Life Year (DALY) as a metric for the estimation of the burden of disease due to reproductive ill-health. The group of experts from 12 countries, were drawn from both reproductive health and measurement of disease fields (see List of Participants A...

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Arsenic Rule Benefits Analysis : An Sab Review

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: On July 19 and 20, 2001 the Arsenic Rule Benefits Review Panel (ARBRP) of the US EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) met to review the EPA report Arsenic in Drinking Water Rule Economic Analysis (EPA 815-R-00-026). As part of the review process, the Panel responded to five charge questions:

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China-U. S. Relations : Current Issues and Implications for U. S. ...

By: Kerry B. Dumbaugh

Summary: For much of the George W. Bush Administration, U.S.-China relations have been unusually smooth and stable. Still, several perennial problems continue to dog the relationship. Taiwan remains the most sensitive and complex issue the two countries face and the one that many observers fear could lead to potential conflict. China considers Taiwan’s budding independence movement the single biggest threat to China’s sovereignty and regional peace, and Beijing maintains...

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China-U. S. Relations : Current Issues and Implications for U. S. ...

By: Kerry B. Dumbaugh

Introduction: China-U.S. relations now are smoother than they have been at any time since the Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989. In the last several years, the two governments have resumed regular high-level visits and exchanges of working level officials, resumed military-to-military relations, cooperated on anti-terror initiatives, and worked closely to restrain and eliminate North Korea’s nuclear weapons activities. Despite this, thorny problems continue to be factor...

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China-U. S. Relations during the 108Th Congress

By: Kerry B. Dumbaugh

Summary: During the George W. Bush Administration, U.S. and People’s Republic of China (PRC) foreign policy calculations have undergone several changes. President Bush assumed office in January 2001 viewing China as a U.S. “strategic competitor.” The White House faced an early test in April 2001 when a PRC naval aviation jet collided with a U.S. Navy reconnaissance plane over the South China Sea. But after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, U.S. officials came ...

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Strengthening Social Security and Creating Personal Wealth for All...

By: Richard Parsons

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Introduction By the Co-Chairs. From the first, Social Security was a work in progress. It remains so now. In 1939, just four years after enactment, the Administration and Congress added major provisions. FDR called for more. As he signed the 1939 Amendments he stated: we must expect a great program of social legislation, as such as is represented in the Social Security Act, to be improved and strengthened in the light of additional experience and understanding. ...

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