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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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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 271: Atmo...

By: K. Horiuchi

Medical Reference Publication

1. INTRODUCTION A WHO Expert Committee on Atmospheric Pollutants met in Geneva from 15 to 21 October 1963. Dr P. Dorolle, Deputy Director-General, opened the meeting on behalf of the Director-General. The Committ'ee elected Mr V. G. hlacKenzie as Chairman; Professor V. A. Rjazanov as Vice-Chairman, and Dr P. J. Lawther as Rapporteur.

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New Tables

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: New Tables Table number Page number Sec. 1. POPULATION ... 1 10 Estimated Undocumented Immigrants, by Selected States and Countries of Origin: 1992 and 1994 ... 12 52 Social and Economic Characteristics of the American Indian Population: 1990 ... 50 Sec. 2. VITAL STATISTICS ... 70 108 Live Births ? Mothers Who Smoked During Pregnancy, According to Educational Attainment and Race of Mother: 1992 ... 83 109 Percent Low Birthweight, by Smoking Status, Age and Race ...

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Archives of Maryland : Vol. 6

By: Maryland Historical Society; Browne, William Hand, 1828-1912, Editor; Hall, Clayton Colman, 1847-1916, Editor; Steiner, Bernard Christian, 1867-1926 Ed

v. 1. Proceedings and acts of the General Assembly of Maryland, at a session held at St. Mary's, January 1637/8-September 1664 -- v. 2. Proceedings and acts of the General Assembly of Maryland, at a session held at St. Mary's, April 1666-June 1676 -- v. 3. Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1636-1667 -- v. 4. Judicial and testamentary business of the Provincial Court 1637-1650 -- v. 5. Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1667-1687/8 -- v. 6. Correspondence of Go...

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Archives of Maryland : Vol. 10

By: Maryland Historical Society; Browne, William Hand, 1828-1912, Editor; Hall, Clayton Colman, 1847-1916, Editor; Steiner, Bernard Christian, 1867-1926 Ed

v. 1. Proceedings and acts of the General Assembly of Maryland, at a session held at St. Mary's, January 1637/8-September 1664 -- v. 2. Proceedings and acts of the General Assembly of Maryland, at a session held at St. Mary's, April 1666-June 1676 -- v. 3. Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1636-1667 -- v. 4. Judicial and testamentary business of the Provincial Court 1637-1650 -- v. 5. Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1667-1687/8 -- v. 6. Correspondence of Go...

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Archives of Maryland : Vol. 16

By: Maryland Historical Society; Browne, William Hand, 1828-1912, Editor; Hall, Clayton Colman, 1847-1916, Editor; Steiner, Bernard Christian, 1867-1926 Ed

v. 1. Proceedings and acts of the General Assembly of Maryland, at a session held at St. Mary's, January 1637/8-September 1664 -- v. 2. Proceedings and acts of the General Assembly of Maryland, at a session held at St. Mary's, April 1666-June 1676 -- v. 3. Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1636-1667 -- v. 4. Judicial and testamentary business of the Provincial Court 1637-1650 -- v. 5. Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1667-1687/8 -- v. 6. Correspondence of Go...

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Archives of Maryland : Vol. 19

By: Maryland Historical Society; Browne, William Hand, 1828-1912, Editor; Hall, Clayton Colman, 1847-1916, Editor; Steiner, Bernard Christian, 1867-1926 Ed

v. 1. Proceedings and acts of the General Assembly of Maryland, at a session held at St. Mary's, January 1637/8-September 1664 -- v. 2. Proceedings and acts of the General Assembly of Maryland, at a session held at St. Mary's, April 1666-June 1676 -- v. 3. Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1636-1667 -- v. 4. Judicial and testamentary business of the Provincial Court 1637-1650 -- v. 5. Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1667-1687/8 -- v. 6. Correspondence of Go...

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Measuring the Effect of Benefits and Taxes on Income and Poverty: ...

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: Traditionally, income and poverty data presented in Census Bureau reports have been based on the amount of money income received duri!1g a calendar year before any taxes and excluding capital gains. This definition of income is narrow and does not provide a completely satisfactory measure of the distribution of income. The omission of data on taxes, realized capital gains, and the value of noncash benefits has an effect on comparisons over time and between population subgroups.

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Measuring the Effect of Benefits and Taxes on Income and .Poverty:...

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: This report presents alternative measures of income and poverty for the calendar year 1992. These data were derived from information collected in the March 1993 Current Population Survey (CPS) conducted by the Bureau of the Census, with input from other data sources such as Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Health Care Financing Administration.

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Measuring the Effect of Benefits and Taxes on Income and Poverty: 1992

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: This report presents alternative measures of income and poverty for the calendar year 1992. These data were derived from information collectEid in the March 1993 Current Population Survey (CPS) conducted by the Bureau of the Census, with input from other data sources such as Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Health Care Financing Administration. All demographic surveys, including CPS, s...

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Birds of Passage

By: Mathilde Blind

Poetry

Excerpt: Miscellaneous Pieces. // Pastiche. // I. // LOVE, oh, Love's a dainty sweeting, // Wooing now, and now retreating; // Brightest joy and blackest care, // Swift as light, and light as air. // II. // Would you seize and fix and capture // All his evanescent rapture? // Bind him fast with golden curls, // Fetter with a chain of pearls? // III. // Would you catch him in a net, // Like a white moth prankt with jet? // Clutch him, and his bloomy wing // Turns a dead, ...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1960; Volume 23, Numbe...

By: A. A. Smorodintsev

Medical Reference Publication

INTRODUCTION Public health administrators are constantly faced with the need to decide on strategies that will ensure the most rational allocation of scarce resources. A precise evaluation of the costs and benefits of different courses of action is therefore essential. Unfortunately, the concepts underlying costjbenefit analysis in the health sector are highly complex. This study is an attempt to surmount some of the methodological hurdles involved, using a case study of...

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Promising Strategies to Reduce Substance Abuse

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Drug and alcohol abuse, drug trafficking, and related criminal activity remain serious problems that affect the lives of most Americans. Under the leadership of President Clinton and in cooperation with the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the U.S. Department of Justice has promoted and pursued an approach that combines prevention, treatment, and enforcement to break the cycle of substance abuse and crime. Promising Strategies to Reduce Substance Abuse il...

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Promising Strategies to Reduce Substance Abuse

By: Mary Lou Leary

Legal Reference Publication

Foreword: Drug and alcohol abuse, drug trafficking, and related criminal activity remain serious problems that affect the lives of most Americans. Under the leadership of President Clinton and in cooperation with the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the U.S. Department of Justice has promoted and pursued an approach that combines prevention, treatment, and enforcement to break the cycle of substance abuse and crime. Promising Strategies to Reduce Substance Abuse i...

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Wommack’s The Art of Parenting : Lessons from Parents & Mentors of...

By: David Wommack

Let's be honest. No other parenting books even try to show you how to make your son or daughter a great American. We do. Thirty-one (31) great men and women from across many professions, genders, politics, religions, and walks of life--the products of extraordinary parenting and mentoring. This book offers the exact techniques, words, phrases, mantras --to propel your offspring to incredible success -- toward rich, vivid lives. They worked for those parents and mentors. ...

Introduction An easier childhood? There is a deep-seated river that contrarily runs through most American parenting. The belief that “my children” should have it easier than we, as parents, had it — when we were growing up. That is the worst mantra of parents! Spoiling your kids is the worst curse you can bestow upon your kids and yourself. It will come back to haunt you. Over and over and over. And then it will be too late. An old adage. Well, maybe we’ve grown...

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Tex Incentives for Distressed Communities

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: This publication is for business owners who want to find out whether they qualify for certain tax incentives. These incentives are intended to help empowerment zones, en- Get forms and other information terprise communities, renewal communities, and other disfaster and easier by: tressed communities. A distressed community is any area Internet -- www.irs.gov or FTP -- ftp.irs.gov whose poverty rate or other conditions cause any of these tax incentives to apply. ...

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Characteristics of Households and Persons Receiving Selected N. On...

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Introduction: This report contains data on the characteristics of households and persons receiving noncash benefits in 1983. These data were obtained from the March 1984 Current Population Survey (CPS) conducted by the Bureau of the Census. Noncash benefits can be defined as benefits received in a form other than money that serve to enhance or improve the economic well-being of the recipient. Data collection in March 1984 concentrated on two major categories of noncash b...

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Characteristics of Households and Persons Receiving Selected Nonca...

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Introduction: This report contains data on the characteristics of households and persons receiving noncash benefits in 1984. These data were obtained from the March 1985 Current Population Survey (CPS) conducted by the Bureau of the Census. Noncash benefits can be defined as benefits received in a form other than money that serve to enhance or improve the economic well-being of the recipient. Data collection in March 1985 concentrated on two major categories of noncash b...

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Estimates of Poverty Including the Value of Noncash Benefits : 1983

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: This report describes alternative procedures for valuing noncash benefits received by the low-income population and estimates the effect of these benefits on the size and composttion of the poverty population in 1983. The report updates the estimates for 1979 to 1982 presented in Technical Paper 51 (issued in February 1984), using identical methods to value noncash benefits. Each of these methods is subject to many conceptual and measurement problems. In additio...

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Estimates of Poverty Including the Value of Noncash Benefits : 1983

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Introduction: This report describes alternative procedures for valuing noncash benefits received by the low-income population and estimates the effect of these benefits on the size and composttion of the poverty population in 1983. The report updates the estimates for 1979 to 1982 presented in Technical Paper 51 (issued in February 1984), using identical methods to value noncash benefits. Each of these methods is subject to many conceptual and measurement problems. In ad...

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Quarterly Financial Report for Manufacturing, Mining, And Trade Co...

By: James F. Holmes

Statistical Reference Document

Introduction: THE QUARTERLY FINANCIAL REPORT PROGRAM publishes up-to-date aggregate statistics on the financial results and position of U.S. corporations. Based upon an extensive sample survey, the Quarterly Financial Report (QFR) presents estimated statements of income and retained earnings, balance sheets, and related financial and operating ratios for all manufacturing corporations and large mining and trade corporations. The statistical data are classified by industr...

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