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Cameroon-Forest Sector Development in a Difficult Political Economy | Open  

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Cameroon-Forest Sector Development in a Difficult Political Economy Cameroon-Forest Sector Development in a Difficult Political Economy Jump to: navigation, search Name Cameroon-Forest Sector Development in a Difficult Political Economy Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Sector Land Focus Area Forestry Topics Implementation, Market analysis Resource Type Lessons learned/best practices Website http://lnweb90.worldbank.org/o Country Cameroon UN Region Middle Africa References Cameroon-Forest Sector Development in a Difficult Political Economy[1] Forward Click here to view study "This case study is one of six evaluations of the implementation of the World Bank's 1991 Forest Strategy. This and the other cases (Brazil, China, Costa Rica, India, and Indonesia) complement a review of the entire set of lending and nonlending activities of the World Bank Group (IBRD,

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Essays on Political Economy of Religion  

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2000; Roland Gérard. “The Political Economy of Transition”,Democracy and the Market: Political and Economic Reforms inand R. Somanathan. “The political economy of public goods:

Grigoriadis, Theocharis Nikolaou

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Probabilistic political economy and endogenous money  

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Cockshott,W.P. Cottrell,A. First Conference on Probabilistic Political Economy, July 2008, University of Kingston

Cockshott, W.P.

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The role of networks in political economy  

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This dissertation investigates the different roles that networks play in political economy. In the first chapter, I study how a political party uses electoral data to monitor and incentivize the political brokers who control ...

Larreguy Arbesú, Horacio Alejandro

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Political Economy of Transition Grard Roland  

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1 The Political Economy of Transition Gérard Roland Gérard Roland is Professor of Economics on an earlier draft. He also thanks symposium participants in Prague, March 23 2001. #12;2 Political economy there was a "window of opportunity" (or a "honeymoon period" or a "period of exceptional politics") created

Sadoulet, Elisabeth

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BA Political Economy Political Economy caters for students who wish to understand the  

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BA Political Economy Political Economy caters for students who wish to understand the political to offer such a programme. www.birmingham.ac.uk/polsis Department of Political Science and International.birmingham.ac.uk/international/ students/country Programme Structure First Year Required modules: Foundations of Politics; Introduction

Miall, Chris

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The Political Economy of Clean Coal .  

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??This dissertation investigates the nature of the political economy of Clean Coal. It begins by reviewing the literature of global warming and the current usage… (more)

Wu, Hao Howard

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Political Economy Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies Program Course Completion Form (*)  

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Political Economy Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies Program Course Completion Form (*) (03 of Political Science, Clark C346, and another one for your personal records. (**) Traditional students

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Political Economy: Risk and Uncertainty  

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The key to our understanding of a general theory of social choice is that any polity must, on occasion, face difficult choices over what we call constitutional quandaries.... Simply put, a quandary is a choice si...

Prof. Norman Schofield; Assoc. Prof. Maria Gallego

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The New Political Economy of Trade : : Heterogeneous Firms and Trade Policy  

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Sourcing. ’ Journal of Political Economy 112. 552-580.2009. ‘Competition and Political Organization: Together orand the Changing Political Economy of the United States. ’

Plouffe, Michael

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Political Economy Graduate Certificate c/o Department of Political Science  

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Political Economy Graduate Certificate c/o Department of Political Science Clark C346 Colorado.stevis@colostate.edu Political Economy Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies Program Enrollment Form (*) (03/01/05) Name at the Department of Political Science, Clark C346, one for the College of Liberal Arts (CLA), and one for your

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POLITICAL ECONOMYPOLITICAL ECONOMYPOLITICAL ECONOMY This major explores the intersection of economics with politics in domestic and  

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POLITICAL ECONOMYPOLITICAL ECONOMYPOLITICAL ECONOMY This major explores the intersection of economics with politics in domestic and international contexts. It prepares students for engagement with global and regional questions that require analysis of economic and political causes and consequences

Krylov, Anna I.

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Essays on the political economy of trade liberalisation.  

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??This doctoral thesis contributes to a growing strand of literature on the nature and causes of trade liberalisation from a political economy perspective. In three… (more)

Soegaard, Christian

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The political economy of electricity market liberalization  

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More than half of the countries in the world have introduced a reform process in their power sectors and billions of dollars have been spent on liberalizing electricity markets around the world. Ideological considerations, political composition...

Erdogdu, Erkan

2012-05-17T23:59:59.000Z

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The Political Economy of Private Roads David Levinson  

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to the generating plants in the electricity sector. What are not private, of course, are the roads them- selves4 The Political Economy of Private Roads David Levinson CosaNostra Pizza #3569 is on Vista Road in road privatization and alternative financing, not just by science fiction writ- ers, anarchists

Levinson, David M.

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"Our political economy programs are unique in Canada." carleton.ca/politicaleconomy  

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"Our political economy programs are unique in Canada." carleton.ca/politicaleconomy GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN Shape Your Future BaSed on Your reSearch IntereStS The Institute of Political Economy offers issues from an interdisciplinary perspective. Political economy is the study of the ways in which power

Dawson, Jeff W.

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POLITICAL ECONOMY (Div. II) Chair,Professor LARA SHORE-SHEPPARD  

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1 POLITICAL ECONOMY (Div. II) Chair,Professor LARA SHORE-SHEPPARD Advisory Committee: Professors: BAKIJA, CRANE, GENTRY, JOHNSON, MAHON, PAUL, SHORE-SHEPPARD. Associate Professor: LALUMIA. The Political Economy major is designed to give students a grasp of the ways in which political and economic forces

Aalberts, Daniel P.

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17.424 International Political Economy of Advanced Industrial Societies, Spring 2007  

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This graduate class is designed as a PhD-level overview of international political economy (IPE), with an emphasis on the advanced industrial countries. The syllabus is divided into three sections: international trade; ...

Singer, David Andrew

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Doing good by doing well? The political economy of the medical biotechnology industry in the United States.  

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?? This study is dedicated to the political economy of the medical biotechnology industry in the United States. The study combines interviews with more than… (more)

Lehmann, Volker

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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International reserves holding and the political risk: evidence from selected emerging economies  

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The objective of this paper is to investigate the relationship between financial and economic uncertainty (risk) and the demand for international reserves. In addition, the association between this relationship and the political risk condition is further analysed for selected emerging economies. By using panels of 20 emerging countries, the empirical results show that the decision by the emerging economies to hold international reserves is largely dependent on the fluctuations in the financial risk indicators. In addition, the interdependency between the demand reserves function and the type of financial risk indicator also varies across countries' political conditions.

Siti Nurazira Mohd Daud; Abd Halim Ahmad

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Risky business: The political economy of Chinese investment in Kazakhstan  

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Abstract Kazakhstan lacks the democratic institutions that have been shown to protect foreign investors (Jensen, 2008; Li & Resnick, 2003). Nevertheless, as latecomers to globalization, China's resource-seeking state-owned enterprises (SOEs) must go, not only where resources are, but also where they are available. These are often less than ideal investment environments, such as Kazakhstan, where they are confronted by high corruption, weak rule of law, and political risk. Focusing on investments by the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), this study analyzes how Chinese foreign economic policies, such as aid and loans, assist Chinese \\{SOEs\\} in securing protection for their investments. They do so by making key members of the Kazakh government stakeholders in the success of the investments. In addition, the study details how Chinese government strategy has evolved from one of simply buying off key members of the Kazakh government in order to gain approval for investments to one of making institutions in the Kazakh state, such as KazMunaiGas, stakeholders in the long-term success of the investment in order to secure protection for investments in a climate of political uncertainty.

Daniel C. O'Neill

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Differences in global risk perceptions of biotechnology and the political economy of the media  

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The application of biotechnology to agriculture is highly controversial between consumers and lawmakers across the globe, especially in the case of Genetically Modified Foods (GMFs). Consumer attitudes toward GMFs are largely negative in the developed nations. However, studies conducted in Lesser Developed Countries (LDCs) find that consumer attitudes toward GMFs are positive in some cases. Using a theoretical model of the political economy of the media, we argue that the increased time cost of obtaining media information or 'stories' in LDCs leads to a lower consumption on average of biotechnology information, especially negative information than that of the developed countries. In addition, ideological influences on media firms in many LDCs leads to differing supplies of biotechnology stories between LDCs and developed nations. Hence, reduced consumption of biotechnology media stories and the potential for increased positive stories contributes to lower risk perceptions among consumers in LDCs.

Kynda R. Curtis; Jill J. McCluskey; Johan F.M. Swinnen

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Carbon Geography: The Political Economy of Congressional Support for Legislation Intended to Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Production  

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Over the last five years, the U.S Congress has voted on several pieces of legislation intended to sharply reduce the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions. Given that climate change is a world public bad, standard economic logic would predict that the United States would ?free ride? and wait for other nations to reduce their emissions. Within the Congress, there are clear patterns to who votes in favor of mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. This paper presents a political economy analysis of the determinants of ?pro-green? votes on such legislation. Conservatives consistently vote against such legislation. Controlling for a Representative’s ideology, representatives from richer districts and districts with a lower per-capita carbon dioxide footprint are more likely to vote in favor of climate change mitigation legislation. Representatives from districts where industrial emissions represent a larger share of greenhouse gas emissions are more likely to vote no.

Cragg, Michael; Zhou, Yuyu; Gurney, Kevin R.; Kahn, Matthew

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Political Economy of Ways and Means: Procurement Contracts, Entrepreneurship, and Development in Africa  

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Midwest Journal of Political Science. Vol. 4, No.2, 107-137.Midwest Journal of Political Science. Vol. 4, No.2, pp. 107-Politics. ” American Political Science Review Vol. 64, No.

Ngo Nyeck, Sybille

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Organisation and delivery of imaging services: the contributions of ethics and political economy  

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......policy-makers seek to maximise their political support. Consumers (patients...minimise their personal or corporate risk of liability. They prioritise implementation...of policy-makers' concern for political support and render politically dangerous......

Isabelle Durand-Zaleski

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Values in the Smart Grid: The co-evolving political economy of smart distribution  

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Abstract Investing in smart grid infrastructure is a key enabler for the transition to low carbon energy systems. Recent work has characterised the costs and benefits of individual “smart” investments. The political economy of the UK electricity system, however, has co-evolved such that there is a mismatch between where benefits accrue and where costs are incurred, leading to a problem of value capture and redeployment. Further, some benefits of smart grids are less easy to price directly and can be classified as public goods, such as energy security and decarbonisation. This paper builds on systemic treatments of energy system transitions to characterise the co-evolution of value capture and structural incentives in the electricity distribution system, drawing on semi-structured interviews and focus groups undertaken with smart grid stakeholders in the UK. This leads to an identification of municipal scale values that may be important for business models for the delivery of smart infrastructure. Municipalities may thus pursue specific economic opportunities through smart grid investment. This supports recent practical interest in an expanded role for municipalities as partners and investors in smart grid infrastructures.

Stephen Hall; Timothy J. Foxon

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Political Alignments in America  

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as Markets. ” Journal of Political Economy Wolbrecht,Legislatures. ” The American Political Science Review 96(2):American Journal of Political Science: 718–737. Aldrich,

Atkinson, Matthew Downey

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Political connections, bank deposits, and formal deposit insurance: Evidence from an emerging economy  

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1 Political connections, bank deposits, and formal deposit insurance: Evidence from an emerging the impact of banks' political connections on their ability to collect deposits under two different deposit, regardless of their type (state-owned or private entities), politically connected banks are able to attract

Boyer, Edmond

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Non-embedded autonomy: the political economy of Mexico’s rentier state, 1970–2010.  

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??Due to its competitive political system and strong non-oil export capacity, Mexico is not considered an oil Rentier State. Yet, the consistent and intensive use… (more)

Farfán-Mares, Gabriel

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Extraction, Ecology, Exploitation, and Oppression: The Political Economy of Coal in Appalachia.  

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??This thesis examines the social and ecological problems associated with mountaintop mining in central Appalachia. Theoretical insights from world system theorists and other political economists… (more)

Wishart, William R.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Public Versus Private Insurance with Dual Theory: A Political Economy Argument  

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This paper analyzes the political support for public insurance in the presence...Econometrica..., 55, 95–115, 1987] dual theory to expected utility (i.e., risk aversion without diminishing marginal utility of inc...

Jean Hindriks

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Organisation and delivery of imaging services: the contributions of ethics and political economy  

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......durand-zaleski@hmn.aphp.fr Public Health, AP-HP Albert Chenevier-Henri...theories of justice suggest that health services should be provided...support and render politically dangerous the denial of services. This...conclusion here is 2-fold: health care should probably be allocated......

Isabelle Durand-Zaleski

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The socio-political economy of nuclear power development in Japan and South Korea  

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Abstract This paper analyzes the socio-cultural, political and economic conditions prevalent during the inception of nuclear power programs in Japan and South Korea in order to identify commonalities which support nuclear power program expansion. The study identifies six factors as having a clear influence on supporting nuclear power development: (1) strong state involvement in guiding economic development; (2) centralization of national energy policymaking and planning; (3) campaigns to link technological progress with national revitalization; (4) influence of technocratic ideology on policy decisions; (5) subordination of challenges to political authority, and (6) low levels of civic activism. The paper postulates that insights from this study can be used to assess the propensity of nations which have the emergent capacity to support nuclear power development to actually embark on such programs.

Scott Victor Valentine; Benjamin K. Sovacool

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The political economy of a biomass energy response to global warming (GREENS)  

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GREENS (Global Redevelopment with Energy Environment Sustainability) is a concept that provides a response to global warming which integrates the technological, economic and political aspects of the problem. Technological and economic aspects are discussed elsewhere. The political aspects involve a context in which growth in energy use is foreseen mostly in the 'South', where the Third World Debt burden is perceived to be unfair. However, the 'South' provides promising venues for biomass production and GREENS offers the prospect of biomass technology transfer in support of progress in newly developing countries, per contra alternative responses which hinder the 'South's' development. But countries like Russia, China and India (dubbed 'East' countries) with developed fossil fuel systems, present a significant burden upon the 'North' until future technologies become available and/or the 'East's' economic progress fits it to share the cost of biomass substitution.

Peter Read

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Political Science: Law and Politics Specialization  

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Political Science: Law and Politics Specialization If you are considering law school, or wish.uwindsor.ca/polsci A Rigorous, Enriching Program Political scientists at UWindsor carry out cutting-edge research in a range, international political economy, media studies, Middle Eastern and Islamic politics, and religion and politics

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Intensive and extensive disaster risk drivers and interactions with recent trends in the global political economy, with special emphasis on rentier states  

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Abstract Internal and external efforts are increasingly being allocated to improve disaster risk reduction capacity on a worldwide scale, especially in developing low and middle income countries. While significant efforts are targeted at improving institutional capacity in disaster risk reduction, this does not always translate into reduced disaster risk as identified in the mid-term review of progress in implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action. Furthermore, the review concluded that while various countries have succeeded in developing national plans, strategies and institutions, this was not always accompanied by progress in allocating resources for the implementation of these plans and for reducing the underlying risk drivers, namely unchecked urban expansion, environmental degradation, weak governance and poverty The effect of the political economy on disaster risk reduction may explain this anomaly (e.g. the predominance of financial capital may cause challenges in adopting a wide stakeholder participatory approach in the DRR decision making process; which is particularly essential for addressing “every-day” (extensive) and severe (intensive) risks. The issue of extensive risk is particularly important as it does not receive sufficient and explicit attention in various international frameworks, including the Hyogo Framework for Action monitoring template and the International Risk Governance Council Risk Governance Framework, while global evidence suggest that most damage is caused by everyday extensive risk which remains unreported, uninsured and unaddressed. Firstly, there is a need to develop a theoretical analysis tool capable of analyzing institutions, structures and processes for managing risks and effecting DRR change within various political economies. To this end, the paper combines an existing analytical political economy analysis tools with a prescriptive risk governance analysis framework thereby developing a tool for assessing the DRR decision making processes, which may inform future efforts to promote incentives and effect DRR change, taking into account the political economy specificities at different stages in the risk governance framework. The tool is applied to analyze the effects of (i) recent trends in the global political economy (including the dominance of rentier economies in certain regions, the increased role of financial capital, and the drive for short-term profit) on the provision of public goods including disaster risk management, (ii) the lack of progress in the implementation of the HFA framework for the education sector in the Arab region characterized by a prevalence of rentier states, and (iii) the imbalanced approach for addressing risks with less emphasis on “every-day” (extensive) risks. The above succinct applications demonstrate the effectiveness of the tool in identifying gaps and difficulties in the decision making process related to DRR. As such it allows for the development and assessment of various incentives aimed at addressing the identified gaps.

Fadi Hamdan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Essays on political economy  

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The chapters in this thesis tackle different questions, but share the attempt to open the "black box" of the relationship between institutions and economic outcomes. In the first chapter, I examine mass media's role in ...

Fergusson, Leopoldo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Facebook, Political Narrative, and Political Change: A Case Study of Palestinian Youth  

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humanitarian practice, and political identification in Gaza.Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Massand the use of history in political science. Perspectives on

Kenderes, Amanda

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fuzzy-Stochastic Information, Financial Bubbles, Systemic Risk, Creative Destruction and Rent-Seeking Society in the Schumpeterian Political Economy  

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The previous chapter ended up with the nature of a money-managed economy and the financial-paper game. To follow and appreciate the complexity of the financial-paper game and the corresponding rent-seeking activi...

Kofi Kissi Dompere

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Political economy of African uranium and its role in international markets. Final report. International energy studies program  

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The history of uranium development in Africa is briefly summarized. Today there are 4 major uranium producing countries in Africa: Gabon, Niger, Namibia, and South Africa. These nations have the possibility of political instability. In addition, the uranium market has undergone a series of radical changes over the past decade. How these African nations have responded to this changing market, and how their roles in the international market relate to domestic political and economic factors are the topics of this report. (DMC)

Lynch, M.C.; Neff, T.L.

1982-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Political uncertainty and risk premia  

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Abstract We develop a general equilibrium model of government policy choice in which stock prices respond to political news. The model implies that political uncertainty commands a risk premium whose magnitude is larger in weaker economic conditions. Political uncertainty reduces the value of the implicit put protection that the government provides to the market. It also makes stocks more volatile and more correlated, especially when the economy is weak. We find empirical evidence consistent with these predictions.

?uboš Pástor; Pietro Veronesi

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The political economy of physical risk  

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The purpose of this paper is to examine the various approaches available to decision makers for taking account of safety effects in public sector allocative and legislative decisions of the type that have to be made by those involved in radiological protection. The case in favour of the explicit costing of risk and valuation of safety is developed and suggestions are made concerning the way in which such costs and values might be defined and used, in conjunction with a 'decision analysis' approach, in cases involving potential catastrophes. Finally, recent recommendations of the ICRP and NRPB are examined in the light of the results of empirical and theoretical work on the costing of risk and valuation of safety.

M W Jones-Lee

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Essays on Political Economy of Religion  

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of economic development adopted by Putin’s regime. Tomsk andLocal governments under Putin deliver hierarchical publicin the 2000s under Putin. 235 The ongoing administrative

Grigoriadis, Theocharis Nikolaou

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The political economy of global warming.  

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??The science is unequivocal: the Earth’s biosphere is approaching global warming tipping points which, if passed, will become irreversible, taking the planet on a trajectory… (more)

Weston, Delys E.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Essays in economic development and political economy  

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This thesis examines three topics. The first chapter, entitled "Persistent Effects of Peru's Mining Mita" utilizes regression discontinuity to examine the long-run impacts of the mita, an extensive forced mining labor ...

Dell, Melissa

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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1 Political Science POLITICAL SCIENCE  

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1 Political Science POLITICAL SCIENCE With Capitol Hill nearby and the White House just blocks away, GW is the ideal place to study political science. Students in the program benefit from rigorous study and behavioral sciences discipline in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, the program examines politics

Vertes, Akos

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Power Politics: The Political Economy of Russia's Electricity Sector Liberalization  

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international integration through industrial policies, protection of infant industries and investment

Wengle, Susanne Alice

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Politics: The Political Economy of Russia's Electricity Sector Liberalization  

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Charap. "The Siloviki in Putin's Russia: Who They Are andOlga, and Stephen White. "Putin's Militocracy." Post-Sovietthe Authoritarian Model: How Putin's Crackdown Holds Russia

Wengle, Susanne Alice

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Politics: The Political Economy of Russia's Electricity Sector Liberalization  

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Sayano-Shushenskaia Hydroelectric Power Plant is Siberia’scounts some of the largest hydroelectric power plants in theofficial at Bratsk hydroelectric dam, one of the world’s

Wengle, Susanne Alice

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Politics: The Political Economy of Russia's Electricity Sector Liberalization  

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the world’s largest natural gas reserves. Interview #53 withmeant that how much gas to reserve for domestic consumers

Wengle, Susanne Alice

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Politics: The Political Economy of Russia's Electricity Sector Liberalization  

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sectors – for example the Nord-Stream pipeline that willNovember 22, 2007. Nord-Stream and Siberia's Yuzhno-Russkoye

Wengle, Susanne Alice

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Politics: The Political Economy of Russia's Electricity Sector Liberalization  

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of natural gas fired power generation, which will provideof natural gas fired power generation, which will providepower generation – for example Stalin’s “gasification” campaign that turned coal fired plants in European Russia into gas

Wengle, Susanne Alice

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Politics: The Political Economy of Russia's Electricity Sector Liberalization  

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31 2008. "Energy Liberalisation in Europe." The Economist,regional markets "Energy Liberalisation in Europe," The

Wengle, Susanne Alice

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Politics: The Political Economy of Russia's Electricity Sector Liberalization  

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thousands” of new private electricity companies – modeled on5.5 Electricity company (russian/private) Norilsk Nickel 4.8of change: an electricity industry with private actors

Wengle, Susanne Alice

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Politics: The Political Economy of Russia's Electricity Sector Liberalization  

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Barnes, Andrew. Owning Russia: The Struggle over Factories,The Siloviki in Putin's Russia: Who They Are and What TheyMarket Maker? Reforming Russia's Power Sector." In "Whither

Wengle, Susanne Alice

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Politics: The Political Economy of Russia's Electricity Sector Liberalization  

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Sayano-Shushenskaia Hydroelectric Power Plant is Siberia’ssome of the largest hydroelectric power plants in the worldplant, Sayano-Shushenskaia Hydroelectric Power Plant (SSGES,

Wengle, Susanne Alice

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Politics: The Political Economy of Russia's Electricity Sector Liberalization  

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two-thirds of economic activities, as the coal mine payscoal-mines were closed when demand collapsed during the economiceconomic crisis of the early 1990s, energy demand fell and Far Eastern coal

Wengle, Susanne Alice

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Manhattan Project: Difficult Choices, 1942  

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"Met Lab" alumni at the University of Chicago -- Fermi is on the far left of the front row; Zinn is on Fermi's left; Anderson is on the far right of the front row; and Szilard is over Anderson's right shoulder. DIFFICULT CHOICES "Met Lab" alumni at the University of Chicago -- Fermi is on the far left of the front row; Zinn is on Fermi's left; Anderson is on the far right of the front row; and Szilard is over Anderson's right shoulder. DIFFICULT CHOICES (1942) Events More Uranium Research, 1942 More Piles and Plutonium, 1942 Enter the Army, 1942 Groves and the MED, 1942 Picking Horses, November 1942 Final Approval to Build the Bomb, December 1942 By early 1942, as the United States suffered a series of military defeats in the Pacific, top officials in Washington tentatively had decided to proceed with the construction of an atomic bomb. Two paths seemed possible. A uranium bomb could be achieved if sufficient uranium-235 could be produced by one or more of the three isotope separation methods under consideration: gaseous diffusion, centrifuge, and electromagnetic. A plutonium bomb might provide a quicker route, but it required demonstration that plutonium could be produced in a uranium pile and then be separated in usable quantities. To this end, Arthur Compton consolidated most plutonium research at the new Metallurgical Laboratory (Met Lab) at the University of Chicago.

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Globalization and the Future of the National Economy  

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Many observers are concerned that the growth of globalization will undermine and destroy national economies. For the past six years, Professor Suzanne Berger, the Raphael Dorman and Helen Starbuck Professor of Political ...

Boyd, James Patrick

2006-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Bridging Political Ecology and STS: A Field Analysis of the Rosgen Wars  

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Bridging Political Ecology and STS: A Field Analysis of the Rosgen Wars Rebecca Lave Geography been ontological, political economy is another productive area for conversation between the two fields framework can bridge political ecology and STS, revealing the political economic relations central

Lave, Rebecca

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61

Political risk  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

A book that considers political risk and how it can be managed: what political risk is; the types of risk; how to forecast regime instability; case histories; using scenarios; regional and global corporate strategies; managing political analysis and decision making in the international company and bank including staff-line relationships; the question of centralization and information gathering; risk aversion; risk management; insurance and hedging.

Overholt, W.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

62

Political Risk  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Investors in nondomestic securities face a number of risks beyond those of domestic securities. Political risk can affect a bond investor in a...

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

63

Energy Economy  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Adam Sieminski (202) 662-1624 April 2010 Adam Sieminski (202) 662-1624 April 2010 Energy and the Economy US EIA & JHU SAIS 2010 Energy Conference April 6, 2010 All prices are those current at the end of the previous trading session unless otherwise indicated. Prices are sourced from local exchanges via Reuters, Bloomberg and other vendors. Data is sourced from Deutsche Bank and subject companies. DISCLOSURES AND ANALYST CERTIFICATIONS ARE LOCATED IN APPENDIX 1. Adam Sieminski, CFA Chief Energy Economist adam.sieminski@db.com +1 202 662 1624 Adam Sieminski (202) 662-1624 April 2010 1 Energy Demand Simplified Population, economic growth, and energy intensity Source: Deutsche Bank Global Energy Demand = Population X Per Capita Income X Energy Demand / Dollar of Output Adam Sieminski (202) 662-1624 April 2010

64

Fuel Guide Economy  

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1 1 MODEL YEAR 2000 FUEL ECONOMY LEADERS IN POPULAR VEHICLE CLASSES Listed below are the vehicles with the highest fuel economy for the most popular classes, including both automatic and manual transmissions and gasoline and diesel vehicles. Please be aware that many of these vehicles come in a range of engine sizes and trim lines, resulting in different fuel economy values. Check the fuel economy guide or the fuel economy sticker on new vehicles to find the values for a particular version of a vehicle. CONTENTS MODEL YEAR 2000 FUEL ECONOMY LEADERS ................. 1 HOW TO USE THIS GUIDE ..................................................... 2 FUEL ECONOMY AND YOUR ANNUAL FUEL COSTS .......... 3 WHY FUEL ECONOMY IS IMPORTANT .................................

65

Political strategies  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In the previous sections, the Council has shown that there can be no such thing as one risk strategy. Each type of risk must be countered by specific political measures. In many cases, decentralized instruments ....

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

66

Regulating the Political Process  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

2.1.2 Close Elections as Political Reform . . . . . . . .2.3.1 Political Theory Meets Empirical LegalDisconnect . . . . . . 3.3.3 Political Equality: Legal Rules

Spencer, Douglas Millet

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

67

Political and Economic Integration in the EU: The Case of Failed Tax Harmonization*  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Political and Economic Integration in the EU: The Case of Failed Tax Harmonization* FABIO. That there was only a limited transfer of tax authority to the EU exemplifies the failure of political and fiscal integration. Using a political economy framework, this article analyzes why the heads of state rejected tax

Wolfe, Patrick J.

68

Ecology or Economy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Broadcast Transcript: File this under "Statistics to the Rescue". Economy or ecology? Ecology or economy? Tough choice. Especially for China which is barreling recklessly ahead in its quest to become top consumer nation. A recent release from...

Hacker, Randi; Tsutsui, William

2007-07-18T23:59:59.000Z

69

The Hydrogen Economy  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Before describing the characteristics of an economy in which hydrogen is the medium of energy, let us...

J. O’M. Bockris; Z. Nagy

1974-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

70

Political Science Political science studies power--  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Political Science Political science studies power-- who holds it, how it is exercised, and how our lives are influenced by politicians, bureaucrats, and other politically important institutions and individuals. This program introduces you to political, economic, social and environmental issues in Canada

71

The socio-political context for deploying carbon capture and storage in China and the U.S  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Together, the U.S. and China emit roughly 40% of world's greenhouse gas emissions, and these nations have stated their desire to reduce absolute emissions (U.S.) or reduce the carbon intensity of the economy (China). However, both countries are dependent on coal for a large portion of their energy needs, which is projected to continue over the next several decades. They also have large amounts of coal resources, coal-dependent electricity production, and in China's case, extensive use of coal in the industrial sector, making any shift from coal socio-politically difficult. Both nations could use carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies to simultaneously decrease greenhouse gas emissions and continue the use of domestic coal resources; however, the socio-political context for CCS deployment differs substantially between the two countries and potentially makes large-scale CCS deployment challenging. Here, we examine and compare the political and institutional contexts shaping CCS policy and CCS deployment, both for initial pilot projects and for the creation of large-scale CCS technology deployment, and analyze how the socio-political context for CCS in China and the United States aligns with national climate, energy security, and economic priorities.

Elizabeth Wilson; Dongjie Zhang; Li Zheng

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

72

Download Fuel Economy Data  

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Download Fuel Economy Data Download Fuel Economy Data Fuel economy data are the result of vehicle testing done at the Environmental Protection Agency's National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and by vehicle manufacturers with oversight by EPA. 2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid Data Revised (August 15, 2013) 2011-2013 Hyundai and Kia data revised (November 2, 2012) Downloadable Fuel Economy Data Find and Compare Cars data - MPG data for all 1984-2014 vehicles (Updated: Friday December 20 2013) For Developers: Fueleconomy.gov Web Services CSV: /feg/epadata/vehicles.csv.zip (Documentation) XML: /feg/epadata/vehicles.xml.zip (Documentation) Fuel Economy Datafile* Fuel Economy Guide Adobe Acrobat Icon Green Vehicle Guide Datafile Green Vehicle Guide Adobe Acrobat Icon

73

Political representation Trench warfare  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Political representation Trench warfare Rational voting Candidate positioning Recap Mathematical vs. statistical models in social science Andrew Gelman Department of Statistics and Department of Political science #12;Political representation Trench warfare Rational voting Candidate positioning Recap Themes

Gelman, Andrew

74

MASS POLITICAL MOBILIZATION  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

................................................................................................................................................... MASS POLITICAL MOBILIZATION ................................................................................................................................................... Boix & Stokes: The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Politics Boixandstokes-chap21 Revise Proof page 497 20.4.2007 12:41pm #12;Boix & Stokes: The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Politics Boixandstokes-chap21

75

Marketing Strategies in a Downturn Economy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

in inventory, and with current regulatory treatment the price is difficult to raise. These unique problems, which are compounded in a declining economy, have caused utilities to abandon traditional marketing techniques and develop new strategies to cope... goods. To effectively sell electricity, automobiles, furniture or soap it is necessary to identify the market and its constituents needs, price the product at competitive levels, promote the product, sell the benefits, satisfy customer needs...

Williams, M.

76

Terrorism and Political Parties.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??In the paper I address the empirical puzzle arising from different responses by political authorities in Spain and the UK to the existence of political… (more)

Bourne, Angela

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

77

Computing regression quantiles to analysis the relationship between market behavior and political risk  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The modern tendency of Japanese politics-economy interaction has affected emerging countries. This article examines the influence of the House of Representatives sessions on returns to Nikkei 225. The conventi...

Yi-Hsien Wang; Jui-Cheng Hung; Yen-Hsien Lee; Chung-Chu Chuang

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

78

E-Print Network 3.0 - accumulation land-centred politics Sample...  

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Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 The information presented here is as of 7292011. POLITICAL ECONOMY (Div. II) Summary: 231 The information presented here is as of 7292011....

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Fast Facts: Political Science Western's Political Science program is in the top tier in political research and  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Fast Facts: Political Science Western's Political Science program is in the top tier in political of political science, including international relations, political theory, Canadian politics, comparative politics, local government, and public administration. Western's Political Science Department is a mid

Lennard, William N.

80

California's Green Economy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

California's Green Economy California Green Workforce Coalition July 9, 2010 Bonnie Graybill Employment Development Department Labor Market Information Division #12;Understanding the Green Economy What a shared "green web page" http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/?pageid=1032 Surveying California

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81

EPA Fuel Economy Ratings  

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Current Window Sticker Current Window Sticker The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently redesigned and enhanced the window sticker that appears on new vehicles. The new Fuel Economy and Environment Label will be mandatory on all new vehicles beginning with the 2013 model year. For the 2012 model year, manufacturers can use the new window sticker or the older window sticker shown below. Roll over the highlighted elements on the label below to learn more about EPA's current fuel economy label. EPA's Current Fuel Economy Label EPA's New Fuel Economy Label Estimated Annual Fuel Cost: $2,039 based on 15,000 mile at $2.80 per gallon Your fuel cost may differ depending on annual miles and fuel prices. Combined Fuel Economy for this Vehicle: 21 MPG, Range for all SUVs: 10-31

82

UNDERGRADUATE Political Science  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

UNDERGRADUATE HANDBOOK Political Science Memorial University mun.ca/posc #12;UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT HANDBOOK Reflects Renewed Curriculum Effective Academic Year 2010-11 Department of Political Science Room). Prepared by Political Science students and the Department for Political Science students, with special

Oyet, Alwell

83

FDI Waves, Waves of Neglect of Political Risk  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Summary Studies of the impact of local political risk on foreign direct investment inflows overlook that worldwide FDI comes in waves. Using a simple model we show that the impact of political risk on FDI inflows is likely to be weaker, the larger the worldwide amount of FDI, which may question standard estimates and their policy implications. Using a large sample of developing and developed economies, we estimate the sensitivity of the distribution of FDI inflows across countries, to the local political risk. We find that it is a decreasing function of the worldwide amount of FDI. This finding has been upheld after many robustness checks.

Pierre-Guillaume Méon; Khalid Sekkat

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

84

High Metal Removal Rate Process for Machining Difficult Materials...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

High Metal Removal Rate Process for Machining Difficult Materials High Metal Removal Rate Process for Machining Difficult Materials highmetalremovalprocessfactsheet.pdf More...

85

The Hydrogen Economy  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The hydrogen economy is a vision for a future in which hydrogen replaces fossil fuels. There are a variety ... of methods for generating, storing and delivering hydrogen since no single method has yet proven supe...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

86

A Hydrogen Economy  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

For some time, people have envisioned an economy where the only source of energy was hydrogen. The idea may have originated in Jules...Mysterious Island....There, a shipwrecked engineer says that once they ran ou...

Sidney Borowitz

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

87

A Hydrogen Economy  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The history of the “hydrogen economy” may be broken down into three parts ... is the history of the founding of the Hydrogen Energy Society which took place in Miami,...

J. O’M. Bockris

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

88

Political risk analysis in large-scale mineral investments  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This dissertation emphasizes problems encountered in applying current techniques within the framework of the expected-net-present-value investment evaluation paradigms commonly employed by mineral extraction firms. A method of political risk analysis consistent with expected-net-present-value paradigms is presented. This method of political risk analysis is grounded in the neoclassical tradition of economics which holds that economics should determine politics. The method of political risk analysis presented consists of direct and indirect portions. The direct portion of the method requires electoral polling to formulate support distributions for possible host nation policies toward foreign investors. It is applicable in freely politicized host nations. The indirect portion of the method presumes that abnormalities in economic trends produce political pressures intended to return a host nation economy to its normal state. Large-scale mineral investments are particularly vulnerable to political pressures and are at risk whenever economic abnormalities in a host nation manifest themselves. The degree of political risk present at any time is a direct function of the deviation of a host nation economy from its normal condition.

Proehl, T.S.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

89

Nations of Retailers: The Comparative Political Economy of Retail Trade  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

International, AT&T Wireless, Bershire- Hathaway Retail, andIACI Retail. Finally, two firms were eliminated for otherHigh Growth Variation in the Retail Sector III. National

Watson, Bartholomew Clark

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

90

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

?] no. 6 (June 2008): 13-16. Sinton, Jonathan. ?Accuracy andchina-an-update. Jonathan Sinton, ?Accuracy and Reliability

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

91

Public protection against misperceived risks: Insights from positive political economy  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Citizens often misperceive the nature of risks they face and the impacts of alternative actions on those risks. For example, consumers may underestimate the probability of flood in their area, or they may unde...

Mark Pauly; Howard Kunreuther; James Vaupel

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

92

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the issue of inferior turbine efficiency will likely remainto increasing efficiency (as foreign turbines still tend torefers to the efficiency by which wind turbine technology

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

93

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

coal-fired power plants each week,? and wind power‘s currentwind-generated electricity (as contrasted with coal-fired power plants).fired power plants and the number of grid-connected wind

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

94

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of wind power, as the integration of wind power, and thecompany, found that the integration of wind power into the

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

95

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Analysis of Optimal Steam Turbine Operation? [????? ????????Analysis of Optimal Steam Turbine Operation? [??????????????

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

96

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Building a national wind turbine industry: experiences fromthe world‘s largest manufacturer of wind turbines. 1 Inthe world‘s installed wind turbines were erected in China,

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

97

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Roadmap 2050. ? Technology Roadmap. 2011. ?InternationalRoadmap 2050,? Technology Roadmap, 2011. resource, energy

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

98

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

energy/23460/page1/. ?Feed-in Tariffs. ? Online entry inAdministration FIT Feed-in Tariff GW Gigawatt, 10 9 wattsGagnon, ?An analysis of feed-in tariff remuneration models:

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

99

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

statistics please see: BP Statistical Review of World Energy,of official statistics. International Energy Agency, World

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

100

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan could shiftnuclear power. 21 In the wake of the Fukushima meltdown, The Guardian also published an article titled ?Japan

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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101

Essays on the political economy of labor market regulation  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The stringency of employment protection regulations varies substantially across countries. This thesis studies three mechanisms that can help explain the extent and persistence of this variation. The first chapter explores ...

Bruegemann, Bjoren Axel, 1974-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

102

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

adds 18.9 GW of new wind power capacity in 2010. ? GlobalEnd Challenged Subsidies in Wind Power Case. ? Internationalemergence in the global wind power industry. ? Ph. D.

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

103

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

wind power as they please. Moreover, according to a study of wind curtailment in North America and Europe,

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

The Political Economy of Deforestation in the Tropics  

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Tropical deforestation accounts for almost one-fifth of greenhouse gas emissions and threatens the world’s most diverse ecosystems. Much of this deforestation is driven by illegal logging. We use novel satellite data that ...

Burgess, Robin

105

Policies, Political-Economy, and Swidden in Southeast Asia  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

their lands to rubber production. Smallholders receive thethought suitable for rubber production. Accordingly, HanDeng 1993). Limiting rubber production to Han reinforced

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and Joanna Kentish. ?Renewable energy policy and electricityand Li Junfeng. ?Renewable Energy Policy Update for China. ?Republic of China Renewable Energy Policy [??????????? ??].

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

107

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

benefits from US-Chinese technology cooperation, however, China‘s plans and funds for developing a smart grid

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

108

Nations of Retailers: The Comparative Political Economy of Retail Trade  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

196 French institutions, however, discouraged broad orin French retailing, preferring to enact broad symbolicin nature. French retailers responded with a weak if broad

Watson, Bartholomew Clark

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

15 percent target. Nuclear power plants currently generate 2of the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan could shiftof China‘s nuclear power plants and the worldwide excitement

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

110

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

wind manufacturers to produce offshore wind turbines withturbines, including those suitable for offshore wind farms.

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to raise pumped storage hydropower capacity. ? Industrialto raise pumped storage hydropower capacity,? Industrialin regions of China without hydropower resources, coal-fired

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Linkage Mechanism of Coal Price and Electricity Charge? [???of supply and rising coal prices across the country. 10 FromLinkage Mechanism of Coal Price and Electricity Charge? [???

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

???], ?Analysis of Renewable Energy Cost- Sharing Methods? [???], ?Analysis of Renewable Energy Cost-Sharing Methods? [?and any difference in the cost of renewable energy vis-à-vis

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to promote the growth of renewable energy technology andrenewable energy, it would seem that the Fukushima meltdown would have a positive impact on the growthRenewable energy policy and electricity market reforms in China,? Energy Policy 35 (2007): 3617. growth,

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

pumped storage reservoirs and electric vehicles—will undoubtedly play an important role in integrating wind power into China‘s electricity system

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

Weak economy and politics worry US coal operators  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

A potential decrease in demand, a new administration, and production constraints have coal operators worried about prospects for 2009. This and other interesting facts are revealed in this 2009 forecast by the journal Coal Age. Results are presented of the survey answered by 69 of the 646 executives contacted, on such questions about expected coal production, coal use, attitude in the coal industry, capital expenditure on types of equipment and productive capacity. Coal Age forecasts a 2.3% decline in coal production in 2009, down to 1.145 billion tons from 1.172 billion tons. 8 figs.

Fiscor, S.

2009-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

117

The Political Economies of Broadband Development in Korea and Japan  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of DSL), gave Japan the fastest household broadband networksJapan third in the number of total broadband subscribers, 10 and by the end of 2005 over 44% of households

Kushida, Kenji; Oh, Seung-Youn

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

The Political Economy of Wind Power in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

declaring offshore wind power to be cheaper than nuclearthe profitable uptake of wind power to the grid. 45 The FITemerges as the ratio of wind power to total power increases

Swanson, Ryan Landon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

119

The Political Economies of Broadband Development in Korea and Japan  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the game is nothing new to Japan and Korea. Both saw rapid17,000 to 1.6 million. 7 Japan followed suit in the earlyDSL was ?rst introduced, Japan was among the most expensive

Kushida, Kenji; Oh, Seung-Youn

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

Religion, Land and Politics: Shrines and Literacy in Punjab  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

.malik@qeh.ox.ac.uk Rinchan Ali Mirza Faculty of History University of Oxford rinchan.mirza@history.ox.ac.uk A B S T R A C a unique database covering the universe of shrines across Pakistani Punjab, we explore whether the presence to education: schooling differences across countries are grounded in history and political economy (Gallego

Bandyopadhyay, Antar

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121

Political Involvement and Electoral Competition  

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Annual Review of Political Science, 7, pp. 25-46. Kendall,Conway, M. Margaret. 2000. Political participation in theand O. Listhaug. 1995. Political Sophistication and Models

De Sio, Lorenzo

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

Political Science College of Arts and Sciences  

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Political Science College of Arts and Sciences Degree Options Bachelor of Arts in Political Science General Political Science Global Politics Political Science Pre-Law Minors Political Science Program Law Campaign worker Politics Marketing and sales Nonprofit administration Consultant Certification

Collins, Gary S.

123

Country Political Risk Contents  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

For investors, domestic and international, the assessment of political risk is very important to decide whether to ... not in a particular market or country. Political risk can simply be defined as the risk of lo...

Mohamed A. Ramady

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

124

Essays on political boundaries  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

In the first chapter of this thesis, I study Japanese municipal mergers using a political coalition formation model. Political coalition formation games can describe the formation and dissolution of nations, as well as the ...

Weese, Eric Gordon

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

politicAl science College of Liberal Arts  

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politicAl science College of Liberal Arts Department of Political Science 907-474-7609 www.uaf.edu/polisci/ BA Degree Minimum Requirements for Degree: 120 credits The Department of Political Science offers a BA degree as well as mi- nors in law and society, environmental politics and political science

Hartman, Chris

126

Doing Research in Political Science Political Science 205-03  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 Doing Research in Political Science Political Science 205-03 Spring 2013 Dr. Jordan M. Ragusa of tools: those used in empirical political analysis. But despite the focus on political science research political scientists measure political variables. The first section is intended to enhance your critical

Young, Paul Thomas

127

Doing Research in Political Science Political Science 205-02  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 Doing Research in Political Science Political Science 205-02 Fall 2013 Dr. Jordan M. Ragusa of tools: those used in empirical political analysis. But despite the focus on political science research political scientists measure political variables. The first section is intended to enhance your critical

Young, Paul Thomas

128

Doing Research in Political Science Political Science 205-01  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 Doing Research in Political Science Political Science 205-01 Fall 2013 Dr. Jordan M. Ragusa of tools: those used in empirical political analysis. But despite the focus on political science research political scientists measure political variables. The first section is intended to enhance your critical

Young, Paul Thomas

129

POLITICAL SCIENCE Waleed Mebane  

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central european university POLITICAL SCIENCE #12;Waleed Mebane country of origin: united states to CEU based on other places I considered. I also noted that the Department of Political Science and that was something that impressed me. I like that Budapest, although a vibrant and politically and culturally

Takada, Shoji

130

carleton.ca Political Science  

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carleton.ca Political Science #12;In the age of the global village, political, social, economic and analytical skills to equip them for success in this contemporary world enrol in Political Science. You of politics, political communication and the media, race and gender politics, human rights

Dawson, Jeff W.

131

Doing the Difficult and Dangerous: The Community Program Practice Scale  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In an editorial about measuring fidelity to program models, Bickman (2000...) warned that describing services is our most difficult and dangerous task as mental health services researchers. It is difficult, Bickm...

William A. Hargreaves; Jeanette M. Jerrell…

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

High Metal Removal Rate Process for Machining Difficult Materials  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

or otherwise restricted information. Project Objective Develop ultrafast laser and precise motion control technologies for micromachining difficult-to-machine...

133

Print the Fuel Economy Guide  

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Print the Fuel Economy Guide Print the Fuel Economy Guide 2014 Fuel Economy Guide 2014 Fuel Economy Guide Adobe Acrobat Icon MPG data updated December 19, 2013 The annual fuel cost estimates in the 2008-2014 electronic fuel economy guides are updated weekly to match EIA's current national average prices for gasoline and diesel fuel. Order a printed copy: Order Note that the published guides may not be as up-to-date at the downloadable version. View vehicles from 1984 to the present: Go to Find-a-Car Unlike the annual guides which cover only one model year, Find-a-Car provides the most up-to-date fuel economy information for vehicles from model year 1984 to the present, along with environmental and safety data. Find a Car Developer Tools 2013 Fuel Economy Guide 2013 Fuel Economy Guide Adobe Acrobat Icon

134

The impact of political risk for testing Taiwan's stock market  

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This paper examines the vital role of political risk in stock trading. In Taiwan, the Kuomintang (KMT) Government has always been stable, since 1949, but the Progressive Party (DPP) has replaced KMI, and made huge impacts. I adopt the weighted attribute-adjustment methodology to measure the political risk variables, construct a multifactor model to link the political risk induced by Taiwan's first governmental change in May 1999, and analyse its influence on Taiwan's stock market trading. The results show that the political risk induced by governmental change resulted in a crisis of illiquidity in Taiwan's stock market. After the governmental change, the worsening situation in the domestic economy and the populace's lack of faith in the government were the key factors resulting in a serious shrinkage in Taiwan's stock trading.

Lie-Huey Wang

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Political Theology of the Ordinary: On Bonnie Honig's Emergency Politics  

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1 Political Theology of the Ordinary: On Bonnie Honig's Emergency Politics Bonnie Honig, Emergency Politics: Paradox, Law, Democracy. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2009. If Carl Schmitt offers a Christian political theology, what would a Jewish political theology look like? Instead

Doyle, Robert

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Political Risk in Finland.  

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?? Thesis political risk in Finland will explain the real nature of the financial crisis in Finland in the beginning of 1990’s. Before 1990’s Finland… (more)

Davidsson, Jukka

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Energy - Energy Economy  

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Fuel Economy Web Services  

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FuelEconomy.gov Web Services FuelEconomy.gov Web Services Data Description atvtype - alternative fuel or advanced technology vehicle Bifuel (CNG) - Bi-fuel gasoline and compressed natural gas vehicle Bifuel (LPG) - Bi-fuel gasoline and propane vehicle CNG - Compressed natural gas vehicle Diesel - Diesel vehicle EV - Electric vehicle FFV - Flexible fueled vehicle (gasoline or E85) Hybrid - Hybrid vehicle Plug-in Hybrid - Plug-in hybrid vehicle drive - drive axle type 2-Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive* 4-Wheel or All-Wheel Drive* All-Wheel Drive* Front-Wheel Drive Part-time 4-Wheel Drive* Rear-Wheel Drive *Prior to Model Year 2010 EPA did not differentiate between All Wheel Drive and Four Wheel Drive salesArea - EPA sales area code. The area of the country where the vehicle can legally be sold. New federally certified vehicles can be sold in all states except California

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ENERGY | Hydrogen Economy  

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Abstract The growing concerns about global climate change, local pollution, and availability and security of energy supply have drawn the larger public attention, well outside the frontiers of the research community. A large debate has been considering the potential benefits of a hydrogen economy with low- or carbon-free primary energy sources. The attractive potential of hydrogen is countered by uncertainties about the development and the economics of the implied key enabling technologies, such as renewable energy sources, advanced production processes, fuel cells (FCs), novel storage technologies, safety, and a brand new or a substantially modified infrastructure. A paradigm shift to a hydrogen economy will surely require substantial research and development (R&D) breakthroughs on critical technologies with a lengthy transitional approach.

M. Conte; M. Ronchetti

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS,PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS,PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS, & LAW& LAW& LAW  

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PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS,PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS,PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS, & LAW& LAW& LAW This interdisciplinary major combines, in a systematic and structured way, basic education in philosophy, political by the rigor of philosophy and its attention to foundational issues who are also interested in politics and law

Krylov, Anna I.

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Political science is the study of governments, political processes, public policies and political behavior by groups  

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Political science is the study of governments, political processes, public policies and political behavior by groups or individuals. Coursework is divided into four areas of study: American Politics. U.S. political institutions at the national level (e.g., Congress, Presidency, Judiciary), state and local

Saldin, Dilano

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Course Syllabus: Political Science 327 POLITICAL PARTIES Fall 2013  

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Course Syllabus: Political Science 327 POLITICAL PARTIES Fall 2013 "A number of citizens, whether, 1796 "If I had to go to heaven except with a political party, I would rather not go there at all." --Thomas Jefferson "Political parties created modern democracy and modern democracy is unthinkable save

Young, Paul Thomas

143

Can Machines BeCan Machines Be Polite?Polite?  

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Can Machines BeCan Machines Be Polite?Polite? Michael A. CovingtonMichael A. Covington Artificial Intelligence CenterArtificial Intelligence Center #12;Can machines be polite?Can machines be polite? Machines have beenMachines have been annoying peopleannoying people ever since humanever since human--machine

Covington, Michael A.

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Biofuel Economy and Hydrogen Competition  

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Biofuel Economy and Hydrogen Competition† ... Only with a reformed economic structure resembling a developed country, the biofuels and hydrogen economy can be realized in Taiwan. ... According to ref 3, biofuels can substitute up to 10% of the current petroleum consumption in the U.S. if its all corn-planted land was used for biofuel production. ...

Duu-Hwa Lee; Duu-Jong Lee

2007-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Jobs and Energy Economy  

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' fossil-fuel economies of the last century, while investments in energy efficiency measures will redirect that the renewable energy sector generates more jobs per unit of energy delivered than the fossil fuel- based sectorGreen Jobs and the Clean Energy Economy ThoughT Leadership series Co-authors Daniel M. Kammen

Kammen, Daniel M.

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Examining new fuel economy standards for the United States.  

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After decades of futile attempts to increase U.S. fuel economy standards for passenger cars, which have remained unchanged since enactment of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards in Title V of the 1975 Energy Policy Conservation Act, it seems increasingly likely that new and tougher standards will be enacted in the near future - especially after the Senate's 21 June passage of energy efficiency bill H.R. 6. As this magazine went to press, the bill, which calls for a 40 percent increase in vehicle fuel economy by 2020 among other efficiency and alternative energy goals, was headed to the House of Representatives for more debate. Congress has seen proposals like this since the 1980s, but this is the first time that one of them has passed in the Senate. The Bush administration has also weighed in with a proposal to increase new vehicle fuel economy by 4 percent per year from 2011 to 2017, and the administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has asked Congress to grant the Secretary of Transportation the authority to restructure and increase CAFE standards for cars, a power denied by the original CAFE legislation. A confluence of events has led to this change of political climate, including: the failure of world oil production and refining capacity to keep pace with rapidly growing demand, especially from China and other emerging economies, which has led to the highest oil prices since the 1980s and growing fears that world production of conventional oil may be close to its peak and rapid decline; the escalating influence of oil resources on geopolitics as China seeks to guarantee its future access to supplies, enhanced revenues from the higher prices, which prop up authoritarian regimes in Iran, Venezuela, Russia, and elsewhere and allow them increasing freedom of action; the enhancement of the role of climate change in political decision making by new reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), with much strengthened language about the probability and severity of climate change and man's influence on it, and a recent Supreme Court decision rejecting the Environmental Protection Agency's assertion that it has no authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. New fuel economy standards will represent an ambitious and expensive undertaking on the part of the automobile industry and the nation, and proposals for new standards deserve careful congressional and public scrutiny.

Plotkin, S. E.; Energy Systems

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Economy | Department of Energy  

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Energy Economy Energy Economy Energy Economy January 6, 2014 The Clean Energy Economy in Three Charts Over the last five years, American inventors and investors have made significant progress in developing and deploying key clean energy technologies -- supported by Energy Department policies. December 3, 2013 Additional Funding & Financing Resources Want to know more about funding and financing for energy projects and businesses? Check out general resources at the Energy Department and other parts of the federal government. December 3, 2013 Funding & Financing for Energy Businesses Do you own or represent an energy business? Learn about funding and financing resources from the Energy Department and other U.S. government agencies. November 15, 2013 Energy Department Authorizes Additional Volume at Proposed Freeport LNG

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Oregon Agriculture and the Economy  

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Oregon Agriculture and the Economy: An Update Oregon State University Extension Service Rural Analyst Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Oregon State University #12;Contents ...........................................................................................................................................12 Agricultural Support Services, Wholesale Trade, Transportation and Warehousing, Retail Trade

Tullos, Desiree

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Economy slows Arco's capital expenditures  

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Economy slows Arco's capital expenditures ... Arco Chemical's new president and chief executive officer, Alan R. Hirsig, told shareholders the company plans to stretch out its capital expenditure program and as a result, expects sharply lower capital spending in 1992. ...

MARC REISCH

1991-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Center on Japanese Economy and Business Economy and  

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Year, Another Government: Making Sense of Japan's Political Confusion 37 NAIIC Report on Fukushima: Lessons Learned and Next Steps Forward 37 Banker to the World--Lessons from the Front Lines of Global

Venkataraman, Latha

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Chapter 15 Ethics, Outside Employment, Nepotism, and Political Activities 15.04 Political Activities  

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Chapter 15 Ethics, Outside Employment, Nepotism, and Political Activities 15.04 Political Activities State law (s.230.40, Wis Stats) places certain restrictions on the political activities are prohibited from soliciting or receiving political contributions, soliciting political assistance

Sheridan, Jennifer

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Political risk in fair market value estimates  

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Political risk arises from unstable governments, commercial establishments and infrastructure as well as labor unrest. All these factors vary from country to country and from time to time. Banks and insurance companies quantify these risks, but they are reluctant to divulge their opinions for fear of alienating possible customers that have been assigned a high risk. An investment in a fixed property such as an oil and gas lease, concession or other mineral interest is subject to political risk. No one will deny that money to be received several years in the future has a greater value today in a country with a stable government, stable tax regime, a sound economy and reliable labor force than in a Third World country where a revolution is brewing. Even in stable countries, the risk of tax law changes, exorbitant environmental production regulations and cleanup costs may vary. How do these factors affect fair market value and how are these calculations made? An important consideration discussed in this paper is the treatment of capital investments.

Gruy, H.J.; Hartsock, J.H.

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Methanol Economy Project  

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The Methanol Economy Project is based on the concept of replacing fossil fuels with methanol generated either from renewable resources or abundant natural (shale) gas. The full methanol cycle was investigated in this project, from production of methanol through bromination of methane, bireforming of methane to syngas, CO{sub 2} capture using supported amines, co-electrolysis of CO{sub 2} and water to formate and syngas, decomposition of formate to CO{sub 2} and H{sub 2}, and use of formic acid in a direct formic acid fuel cell. Each of these projects achieved milestones and provided new insights into their respective fields. ? Direct electrophilic bromination of methane to methyl bromide followed by hydrolysis to yield methanol was investigated on a wide variety of catalyst systems, but hydrolysis proved impractical for large-scale industrial application. ? Bireforming the correct ratio of methane, CO{sub 2}, and water on a NiO / MgO catalyst yielded the right proportion of H{sub 2}:CO (2:1) and proved to be stable for at least 250 hours of operation at 400 psi (28 atm). ? CO{sub 2} capture utilizing supported polyethyleneimines yielded a system capable of adsorbing CO{sub 2} from the air and release at nominal temperatures with negligible amine leaching. ? CO{sub 2} electrolysis to formate and syngas showed considerable increases in rate and selectivity by performing the reaction in a high pressure flow electrolyzer. ? Formic acid was shown to decompose selectively to CO{sub 2} and H{sub 2} using either Ru or Ir based homogeneous catalysts. ? Direct formic acid fuel cells were also investigated and showed higher than 40% voltage efficiency using reduced loadings of precious metals. A technoeconomic analysis was conducted to assess the viability of taking each of these processes to the industrial scale by applying the data gathered during the experiments to approximations based on currently used industrial processes. Several of these processes show significant promise for industrial scale up and use towards improving our nation’s energy independence.

Olah, George; Prakash, G.K.

2013-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Wednesday Aug 10 2005 . All times are London time. International Economy / G8 summit Print article | Email article  

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.html #12;summit in addressing poverty and global climate change was now more important than ever Europe UK Asia-Pacific Middle East & Africa Americas International economy Companies Markets Markets, that the terrorists would not deflect the work of the political leaders in addressing deep economic and ecological

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The Hydrogen Economy  

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Since the industrial revolution began in the 18th century, fossil fuels in the form of coal, oil, and natural gas have powered the technology and transportation networks that drive society. But continuing to power the world from fossil fuels threatens our energy supply and puts enormous strains on the environment. The world's demand for energy is projected to double by 2050 in response to population growth and the industrialization of developing countries. The supply of fossil fuels is limited, with restrictive shortages of oil and gas projected to occur within our lifetimes (see the article by Paul Weisz in PHYSICS TODAY, July 2004, page 47). Global oil and gas reserves are concentrated in a few regions of the world, while demand is growing everywhere; as a result, a secure supply is increasingly difficult to assure. Moreover, the use of fossil fuels puts our own health at risk through the chemical and particulate pollution it creates. Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions that are associated with global warming threaten the stability of Earth's climate.

Dresselhaus, M [Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Buchanan, Michelle V [ORNL; Crabtree, George [Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Why is fuel Economy Important?  

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Why Is Fuel Economy Important? Why Is Fuel Economy Important? Saves You Money Save as much as $1,700 in fuel costs each year by choosing the most efficient vehicle that meets your needs. See how much you can save! Photo of gasoline receipt on top of money Reduces Climate Change Carbon dioxide (CO2) from burning gasoline and diesel contributes to global climate change. You can do your part to reduce climate change by reducing your carbon footprint! Photo of Earth from space Reduces Oil Dependence Costs Our dependence on oil makes us vulnerable to oil market manipulation and price shocks. Find out how oil dependence hurts our economy! Chart showing annual cost of oil imports increasing from $21 billion per year in 1975 to approximately $330 billion in 2011 Increases Energy Sustainability

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The Prevalence of Political Discourse in Non-Political Blogs Sean A. Munson Paul Resnick  

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The Prevalence of Political Discourse in Non-Political Blogs Sean A. Munson Paul Resnick School}@umich.edu Abstract Though political theorists have emphasized the importance of political discussion in non-political spaces, past study of online political discussion has focused on primarily political websites. Using

Munson, Sean A.

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CLIMATE CHANGE GLOBAL ECONOMY How to decarbonise the global economy  

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as the world economy is growing? The research teams identified three main pillars for deep decarbonisation avoid dangerous climate change and achieve sustainable development. The report, produced by the Deep Decarbonisation Pathways Project which is overseen by the UN Sustainable Development Network, describes the joint

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Economies of size in municipal water treatment technologies: Texas lower Rio Grande Valley  

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advancements have improved the economic viability of reverse-osmosis (RO) desalination of brackish-groundwater as a potable water source. Brackish-groundwater may be an alternative water source that provides municipalities an opportunity to hedge against... droughts, political shortfalls, and protection from potential surface-water contamination. This research specifically focuses on investigating economies of size for conventional surface-water treatment and brackish-groundwater desalination by using results...

Boyer, Christopher Neil

2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Political Support: Social Capital, Civil Society, and Political and Economic Performance  

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Trust in people, confidence in political institutions, and2001) Civil society and political context in centralof government beliefs and political support, in O. Borre and

Newton, Kenneth

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Political Theory After the Interpretive Turn: Charles Taylor on Knowledge, Values, and Politics  

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37, pgs. 534-7 Symposium, “What is Political Theory? ”Political Theory, December 2002, Vol.30:4 “FromPress, 1976 Interpreting Political Responsibility: Essays

Choi, Naomi

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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STILL CHASING THE HYDROGEN ECONOMY  

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Water electrolysis firm aims to help meet 2015 global target for first commercial FUEL-CELL CARS ... IN HIS 2003 State of the Union address, President George W. Bush proclaimed that the time was ripe for the hydrogen economy, a world in which hydrogen is the primary energy currency instead of fossil fuels. ...

STEPHEN K. RITTER

2011-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Jobs and Energy Economy  

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century, while investments in energy ef ciency measures will redirect money otherwise spent on energy energy sector generates more jobs per unit of energy delivered than the fossil fuel- based sectorGreen Jobs and the Clean Energy Economy THOUGHT LEADERSHIP SERIES Co-authors Ditlev Engel, Chief

Kammen, Daniel M.

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What is FuelEconomy.gov  

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FuelEconomy.gov? FuelEconomy.gov? FuelEconomy.gov is an Internet resource that helps consumers make informed fuel economy choices when purchasing a vehicle and achieve the best fuel economy possible from the cars they own. FuelEconomy.gov is maintained by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy with data provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The site helps fulfill DOE and EPA's responsibility under the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to provide accurate miles per gallon (MPG) information to consumers. What has FuelEconomy.gov accomplished? In 2011 alone, FuelEconomy.gov is estimated to have helped to

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Fuel Economy: What Drives Consumer Choice?  

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S. Kurani, “Car Buyers and Fuel Economy? ” Energy Policy,Fuel Economy: What Drives Consumer Choice? BY TOMa car, do they think about fuel costs over time, are they

Turrentine, Tom; Kurani, Kenneth; Heffner, Rusty

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Model Year 1999 Fuel Economy Guide  

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FUEL FUEL ECONOMY GUIDE MODEL YEAR 1999 DOE/EE-0178 Fuel Economy Estimates October 1998 1 CONTENTS PAGE Purpose of the Guide ..................................................... 1 Interior Volume ................................................................ 1 How the Fuel Economy Estimates are Obtained ........... 1 Factors Affecting MPG .................................................... 2 Fuel Economy and Climate Change ............................... 2 Gas Guzzler Tax ............................................................. 2 Vehicle Classes Used in This Guide. .............................. 2 Annuel Fuel Costs .......................................................... 3 How to Use the Guide .................................................... 4 Where to Re-order Guides

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A Colorado Perspective: The New Energy Economy  

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by pro- moting alternative energy, encouraging cleaner waysEnergy Economy include: * ConocoPhillips, which established its global alternative

Martin, Jim; Brannon, Ginny

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Political Decisionmaking and Scientific Indeterminacy  

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Risk analysis and environmental impact assessment are topics ... become confused when scientific debate becomes suffused with political purpose. Scientists do not function well if ... are infused with controversy...

Timothy O’Riordan

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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KEYNOTE ADDRESS ECONOMIES IN TRANSITION: SOME ASPECTS  

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couple of days, with my focus on transition economies and environmental management in this neighborhoodKEYNOTE ADDRESS ECONOMIES IN TRANSITION: SOME ASPECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY Jeffrey Sachs. Tel: (617) 495-5999. Fax: (617) 495-0527. #12;2 Keynote Address Economies in Transition: Some Aspects

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Implications of the KONVERGENCE Model for Difficult Cleanup Decisions  

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Abstract—Some cleanup decisions, such as cleanup of intractable contaminated sites or disposal of spent nuclear fuel, have proven difficult to make. Such decisions face high resistance to agreement from stakeholders possibly because they do not trust the decision makers, view the consequences of being wrong as too high, etc. Our project’s goal is to improve sciencebased cleanup decision-making. This includes diagnosing intractable situations, as a step to identifying a path toward sustainable solutions. Companion papers describe the underlying philosophy of the KONVERGENCE Model for Sustainable Decisions,1 and the overall framework and process steps.2 Where knowledge, values, and resources converge (the K, V, and R in KONVERGENCE), you will find a sustainable decision – a decision that works over time. For intractable cases, serious consideration of the adaptable class of alternatives is warranted – if properly implemented and packaged.

Piet, Steven James; Dakins, Maxine Ellen; Gibson, Patrick Lavern; Joe, Jeffrey Clark; Kerr, Thomas A; Nitschke, Robert Leon

2002-08-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Styles of Political Representation: What do Voters Expect?  

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politics. Scandinavian Political Studies 9 (3): 279-90.Holmberg, Sören. (1989) Political representation in Sweden.Scandinavian Political Studies 12 Inglehart, Ronald. (2007)

Bengtsson, Åsa; Wass, Hanna

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Race and Political TheologyRace and Political TheologyRace and Political TheologyRace and Political Theology Spring 2011 // Emory University  

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1 Race and Political TheologyRace and Political TheologyRace and Political TheologyRace and Political Theology Spring 2011 // Emory University Instructor: Vincent Lloyd (James Weldon Johnson Institute:Overview:Overview:Overview: There has recently been a groundswell of interest in political theology in the humanities. Scholars

Doyle, Robert

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Looking for a seminar in political science? Consider Political Science 148: Political Thought of Montesquieu. This seminar will study Montesquieu's political thought  

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Looking for a seminar in political science? Consider Political Science 148: Political Thought of Montesquieu. This seminar will study Montesquieu's political thought as it emerges through his comparative analysis of political regimes--Western and Eastern, ancient and modern--in his major work The Spirit

Tufts University

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Political Science The School of Social Sciences  

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242 Political Science The School of Social Sciences Degrees Offered: BA, MA, PhD Students majoring in political science are encouraged to achieve both a broad understanding of the field and a specialized knowledge of one or more aspects of political science,including American politics and comparative politics

Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

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Political Science The School of Social Sciences  

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1 Political Science The School of Social Sciences Degrees Offered: BA, MA, PhD Students majoring in political science are encouraged to achieve both a broad understanding of the field and a specialized knowledge of one or more aspects of political science, including American politics and comparative politics

Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

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Political Science The School of Social Sciences  

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264 Political Science The School of Social Sciences Degrees Offered: BA, MA, PhD Students majoring in political science are encouraged to achieve both a broad understanding of the field and a specialized knowledge of one or more aspects of political science, including American politics and comparative politics

Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

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Political Advertising in Kuwait A Functional Analysis  

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Political Advertising in Kuwait A Functional Analysis Jasem Alqaseer Abstract: Most political (Kaid, 2006). In general, political advertising studies focused on the content of political advertising especially on the subject of issues vs. images in advertising. In addition, many studies of political

Almor, Amit

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Political Science The School of Social Sciences  

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Political Science The School of Social Sciences Degrees Offered: BA, MA, PhD Students majoring in political science are encouraged to achieve both a broad understanding of the field and a specialized knowledge of one or more aspects of political science, including American politics and comparative politics

Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

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Political Science The School of Social Sciences  

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253 Political Science The School of Social Sciences Degrees Offered: BA, MA, PhD Students majoring in political science are encouraged to achieve both a broad understanding of the field and a specialized knowledge of one or more aspects of political science, including American politics and comparative politics

Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

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Columbia University: Comparative politics (Middle East), international politics. (1966)  

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) Polachek, Solomon W., Distinguished Professor and Dean of Harpur College of Arts and Sciences, PhD, 1973 policy, research methodology, communities in transition. (1966) Rutkowski, Edwin H., Associate Professor: American politics, comparative politics, methodology. (1998) Banks, Arthur S., Professor Emeritus, Ph

Suzuki, Masatsugu

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Political dynamics determined by interactions between political leaders and voters.  

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The political dynamics associated with an election are typically a function of the interplay between political leaders and voters, as well as endogenous and exogenous factors that impact the perceptions and goals of the electorate. This paper describes an effort by Sandia National Laboratories to model the attitudes and behaviors of various political groups along with that population's primary influencers, such as government leaders. To accomplish this, Sandia National Laboratories is creating a hybrid system dynamics-cognitive model to simulate systems- and individual-level political dynamics in a hypothetical society. The model is based on well-established psychological theory, applied to both individuals and groups within the modeled society. Confidence management processes are being incorporated into the model design process to increase the utility of the tool and assess its performance. This project will enhance understanding of how political dynamics are determined in democratic society.

Bernard, Michael Lewis; Bier, Asmeret; Backus, George A.; Hills, Richard Guy

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydrogen as transport fuel in Iceland. The political, technological and commercial story of ECTOS  

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Through the political, the technological and the commercial story of the early phases of the ECTOS project and its background, the implementation of hydrogen as transport fuel in Iceland is analysed. The presence of large amounts of geothermal energy is the resource basis for the governmental plans for converting Iceland into a hydrogen economy. Strong political commitment has established the framework for this transition. The goal of replacing the import of fossil fuels by 2030â??2040 has provided motivation and support for hydrogen R&D projects. The early public scepticism turned into general support when large multinational companies entered the scene.

Otto Andersen

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BA in POLITICAL SCIENCE (735121) MAP Sheet Department of Political Science  

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BA in POLITICAL SCIENCE (735121) MAP Sheet Department of Political Science For students entering approved list from approved list Poli 328* from approved list personal choice · 27 hours of political, or 270): a. Political Philosophy: Poli 201 Western Political Heritage 1 Poli 202 Western Political

Olsen Jr., Dan R.

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Energy Economy | Department of Energy  

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September 22, 2011 September 22, 2011 Brian Andrews is a former meter reader who now works with smart meter and intelligent grid projects. | Image courtesy of CenterPoint Energy. New Technologies Bring New Opportunities for Meter Reader Brian Andrews leveraged training programs to transition from being a meter reader at CenterPoint Energy in Houston, Texas to implementing the company's smart meter and intelligent electric grid projects. September 22, 2011 Recovery Act Energy Jobs Bring New Era of Opportunity Hundreds of thousands of people found work in the past few years thanks to Recovery Act and Energy Department programs designed to stimulate the economy while creating new power sources, conserving resources and aligning the nation to once again lead the global energy economy.

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Fuel Economy in the News  

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Fuel Economy in the News Fuel Economy in the News Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in the following articles belong to the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of the U.S. Department of Energy or the Environmental Protection Agency. May 31, 2013 Drive On: Ford rocks hybrid sales - USA Today 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel: Could this be the anti-TDI? - Car and Driver Tips for Buying and Servicing a Used Hybrid Car - The New York Times May 30, 2013 Mercedes' GLK250 joins fuel efficiency with luxury - The Detroit News Honda Fit EV lease drops to $259 with no down payment, unlimited miles - Autoblog Tesla tripling supercharger network for LA to NY trip - CNN May 29, 2013 Musk sticking to plan for 'affordable' Tesla model - Autoblog 2015 Toyota Prius Spy Shots: Next-Gen Hybrid Breaks Cover - Green

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Energy Economy | Department of Energy  

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February 9, 2011 February 9, 2011 Show me the Data! EIA.gov Just Got Even Better The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) launched a new website that includes new features, even more information, and improved navigation. This is the latest in a comprehensive initiative to improve the agency's capacity to achieve its mission -- collecting, analyzing, and disseminating independent and impartial energy information. February 11, 2011 Winning the Future with a Responsible Budget As part of President Obama's commitment to winning the future, the Department of Energy will make critical investments in science, research and innovation that will create jobs, grow the economy, and position America to lead the global clean energy economy. Next week, the Administration will unveil its budget for FY 2012, which will include over

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Fuel Economy | Department of Energy  

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Fuel Fuel Economy Fuel Economy Learn how a revolutionary new tire technology could mean never having to worry about under-inflated tires on your vehicle. Learn how a revolutionary new tire technology could mean never having to worry about under-inflated tires on your vehicle. The Energy Department is investing in groundbreaking research that will make cars weigh less, drive further and consume less fuel. Featured New Investment in Energy-Efficient Manufacturing The Energy Department is supporting new research and development projects that focus on reducing energy use and costs for U.S. manufacturers. One project is expected to dramatically reduce the cost and lower the energy needed to produce aircrafts. | Photo courtesy of ARM Climate Research Facility.

188

Getting to Know the New Fuel Economy  

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Getting to Know the New Fuel Economy Getting to Know the New Fuel Economy and Environment Labels / 1 * Understanding the Guide Listings / 2 * Why Some Vehicles Are Not Listed / 2 * Vehicle Classes Used in This Guide / 3 * Tax Incentives and Disincentives / 3 * Why Consider Fuel Economy / 3 * Fueling Options / 4 * Fuel Economy and Annual Fuel Cost Ranges for Vehicle Classes / 4 * Model Year 2013 Fuel Economy Leaders / 5 * 2013 Model Year Vehicles / 6 * Diesel Vehicles / 26 * Electric Vehicles / 27 * Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles / 29 * Hybrid Electric Vehicles / 28 * Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles / 31 * Fuel Cell Vehicles / 31 * Ethanol Flexible Fuel Vehicles / 32 * Index / 37 * USING THE FUEL ECONOMY GUIDE The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) produce the Fuel Economy Guide to help car buyers choose the most

189

Political risk in emerging and developed markets  

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Using analyst estimates of political risk, we show that political risk represents a more important determinant of stock ... . Average returns in emerging markets experiencing decreased political risk exceed those...

Robin L. Diamonte; John M. Liew; Ross L. Stevens

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

Tolerance as a Moral and Political Virtue  

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vii that our moral and political principles leave room forChapter Two: David Heyd on Political Tolerance I. II. III.Kymlicka on Autonomy and Political Liberalism I. II. III.

Affolter, Jacob

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

Political Science Departmental Distinction Certificate Program  

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Political Science Departmental Distinction Certificate Program Purpose: The goal of the Departmental Distinction Certificate Program is to challenge and recognize excellent Political Science students both for their academic and academic- related work. Eligibility: Students majoring in Political Science

Elsherbeni, Atef Z.

192

Theorizing the carbon economy: introduction to the special issue The term `carbon economy'often has an adjective placed nearby: the `new'carbon economy,  

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of carbon capture and storage and nuclear technologies. These dimensionsöand surface-level to deeperTheorizing the carbon economy: introduction to the special issue The term `carbon economy'often has an adjective placed nearby: the `new'carbon economy, the `low' carbon economy, the carbon `neutral' economy

193

DEFUSING TEHRAN CLIMATOLOGY BETWEEN SCIENCE AND POLITICS  

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DEFUSING TEHRAN CLIMATOLOGY BETWEEN SCIENCE AND POLITICS 59 CLIMATOLOGY BETWEEN SCIENCE;DEFUSING TEHRAN CLIMATOLOGY BETWEEN SCIENCE AND POLITICS 60 which promises to be an effective means

Colorado at Boulder, University of

194

Where's the Hydrogen Economy? | Open Energy Information  

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Where's the Hydrogen Economy? Where's the Hydrogen Economy? Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Where's the Hydrogen Economy? Agency/Company /Organization: Canada Library of Parliament Focus Area: Fuels & Efficiency, Hydrogen Topics: Analysis Tools, Market Analysis Website: www2.parl.gc.ca/Content/LOP/ResearchPublications/2010-16-e.pdf Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/wheres-hydrogen-economy Language: English Policies: Deployment Programs DeploymentPrograms: Technical Assistance This paper examines the state of the Canadian hydrogen and fuel cell industry and the general state of the global hydrogen economy, along with reasons why the hydrogen economy has not, thus far, lived up to expectations. How to Use This Tool This tool is most helpful when using these strategies:

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Global Fuel Economy Initiative | Open Energy Information  

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Global Fuel Economy Initiative Global Fuel Economy Initiative Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Global Fuel Economy Initiative Agency/Company /Organization: FIA Foundation, International Energy Agency, International Transport Forum, United Nations Environment Programme Focus Area: Fuels & Efficiency Topics: Best Practices Website: www.globalfueleconomy.org/ The Global Fuel Economy Initiative has launched the 50by50 challenge to facilitate large reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and oil use through improvements in automotive fuel economy. The website provides access to working papers, a map showing countries with fuel economy standards, and other related information. How to Use This Tool This tool is most helpful when using these strategies: Avoid - Cut the need for travel

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Chapter 4. Fuel Economy, Consumption and Expenditures  

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4. Fuel Economy, Consumption, and Expenditures 4. Fuel Economy, Consumption, and Expenditures Chapter 4. Fuel Economy, Consumption, and Expenditures This chapter analyzes trends in fuel economy, fuel consumption, and fuel expenditures, using data unique to the Residential Transportation Energy Consumption Survey, as well as selected data from other sources. Analysis topics include the following: Following the oil supply and price disruptions caused by the Arab oil embargo of 1973-1974, motor gasoline price increases, the introduction of corporate average fuel economy standards, and environmental quality initiatives helped to spur major changes in vehicle technology. But have the many advances in vehicle technology resulted in measurable gains in the fuel economy of the residential vehicle fleet?

197

Telecommunications, politics, economics, and national sovereignty: A new game  

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The impact of telecommunications on politics, economics and national sovereignty is creating a new game. Political and economic power may operate over the same territory, as in the now-rare case of isolated economies, but, more often, their domains do not coincide. Increasingly, telecommunications create major challenges for countries preoccupied with issues of national sovereignty because the national state has only a limited ability to control these intrinsic and at times potentially destabilizing powers of telecommunications and the {open_quotes}telecommunities{close_quotes} they make possible. As many traditional aspects of sovereignty are becoming weakened by telecommunications, and as the intense dynamics of networks and the expansion of telecommunities revolutionize business and politics, there is a need to prevent the situation from becoming chaotic and uncontrollable, even while recognizing the possibilities of enhanced opportunities. This requires focusing on a more flexible conception of sovereignty which can enhance the state`s attractiveness for telecommunications infrastructure, while addressing issues of ethics and morality in the new telecommications environment. A new, broad socio-technological research agenda needs to be developed - with the ultimate purpose of providing society with the tools to play the new game and thrive. 10 refs., 3 tabs.

Bugliarello, G.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

198

Forests and The Texas Economy.  

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I UUL; Z TA24S.7 8873 NO.1S96 (Blank Page In -O~-.BilUetiBJ ' t '. ,-. "0: . : ?. FORESTS AND THE TEXAS ECONOMY by Jay O'Laughlin i\\ssociate Professor Texas i\\gricultural Experiment Station (Department of Forest Science) Texas i...\\&M University and Richard A. Williams Graduate Research i\\ssistant Texas i\\gricultural Experiment Station (Department of Forest Science) Texas i\\&M University The assistance and support of the Texas Forestry Association and the Texas Forest Service...

Laughlin, Jay O'; Williams, Richard A.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

Technology-enabled political empowerment  

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Political participation and community involvement in the United States have declined steadily and significantly over the past four decades, and some attribute the fall to new media, such as television and the Internet. ...

Faber, Jacob William

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

200

Intragenerational Conflict and Political Risk  

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The models of Chapter 6 and Chapter 7 focused on intergenerational differences as the only source of distributional conflict within a country. In these models, political risk after the removal of investment barri...

Philipp Harms

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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201

AFSCME as a political union  

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AFSCME has emerged as the third largest union in the U. S. and the largest public-sector affiliate of the AFL-C1O. Since the 1960s, its leadership has vigorously pursued organizing and political ...

Marick F. Masters

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

2009 Fuel Economy Guide and FuelEconomy.gov | Department of Energy  

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09 Fuel Economy Guide and FuelEconomy.gov 09 Fuel Economy Guide and FuelEconomy.gov 2009 Fuel Economy Guide and FuelEconomy.gov October 24, 2008 - 4:00am Addthis Shannon Brescher Shea Communications Manager, Clean Cities Program With energy costs looming as winter approaches, saving money is on everyone's minds these days. Fortunately, improving your vehicle's fuel economy is both economically and environmentally smart. In the winter, one of the easiest ways to decrease gasoline consumption is to warm up your engine for no more than 30 seconds, as Elizabeth pointed out last week. Driving conservatively and buying a fuel efficient car can make even more of an impact. The 2009 Fuel Economy Guide, released on October 15, can help you choose the most fuel efficient car for your needs, both new and used. Whether

203

A Colorado Perspective: The New Energy Economy  

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transmission, have languished. Colorado looks forward withA Colorado Perspective: The New Energy Economy Jim Martin*REPORTING .. VIII. COLORADO'S STATE

Martin, Jim; Brannon, Ginny

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

Property:AdvancedEconomy | Open Energy Information  

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AdvancedEconomy AdvancedEconomy Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type Boolean. Pages using the property "AdvancedEconomy" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) A Afghanistan + false + Albania + false + Algeria + false + Andorra + false + Angola + false + Anguilla + false + Antigua and Barbuda + false + Argentina + false + Armenia + false + Aruba + false + Australia + true + Austria + true + Azerbaijan + false + B Bahamas + false + Bahrain + false + Bangladesh + false + Barbados + false + Belarus + false + Belgium + true + Belize + false + Benin + false + Bermuda + false + Bhutan + false + Bolivia + false + Bosnia and Herzegovina + false + (previous 25) (next 25) Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Property:AdvancedEconomy&oldid=282067#SMWResults"

205

POLITICAL PARTIES AND DEMOCRACY INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM  

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POLITICAL PARTIES AND DEMOCRACY INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM (26th ­ 27th MAY 2005) Ankara Bar Organization of political parties and inter party democracy 26th May 2005 The french political parties system Introduction : - The "Vème République" and political parties, - A 200-years long struggle for power, - Creating

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

206

Political Science The School of Social Sciences  

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217 Political Science The School of Social Sciences Chair T. Clifton Morgan Professors John S.D. Students majoring in political science are encouraged to achieve both a broad understanding of the field and a specialized knowledge of one or more aspects of political science, including American and comparative politics

Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

207

Political Science Ray V. Christensen, Chair  

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Political Science Ray V. Christensen, Chair 745 SWKT, (801) 422-5133 College of Family, Home programs in the Department of Political Science are open enrollment. The Discipline The political science in all things." Politics extends far beyond the immediate concerns of politicians or pollsters

Hart, Gus

208

M.A. POLITICAL SCIENCE Application Checklist  

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M.A. POLITICAL SCIENCE Application Checklist IMPORTANT NOTES 1. Please submit all Application below. 6. Applicants to the M.A. Political Science Program normally should have a four-year baccalaureate degree in Political Science. UNBC and the Political Science Program are committed

Northern British Columbia, University of

209

Political Science The School of Social Sciences  

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235 Political Science The School of Social Sciences Chair T. Clifton Morgan Professors John S.D. Students majoring in political science are encouraged to achieve both a broad understanding of the field and a specialized knowledge of one or more aspects of political science, including American and comparative politics

Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

210

The Political Science Major Johns Hopkins University  

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The Political Science Major Johns Hopkins University The Department The programs of the Political Science department are designed to help students attain a deeper understanding of politics in its various dimensions. The department encourages students to become sophisticated theoretically and to study politics

Niebur, Ernst

211

Political Science The School of Social Sciences  

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242 Political Science The School of Social Sciences Chair T. Clifton Morgan Professors Earl Black.D. Students majoring in political science are encouraged to achieve both a broad understanding of the field and a specialized knowledge of one or more aspects of political science, including American and comparative politics

Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

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Page 226 Political Science Sonoma State University 2014-2015 Catalog POLITICAL SCIENCE  

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Page 226 Political Science Sonoma State University 2014-2015 Catalog POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT Programs Offered Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Master's in Public Administration Minor in Political The political science program at Sonoma State University offers excellent opportunities for the study

Ravikumar, B.

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POLITICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH HONORS TRACK Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Political Science  

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1 POLITICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH HONORS TRACK Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Political Science MAJOR of the Stanford Political Science faculty or from a teaching assistant in a Political Science course. 4. Personal statement answering the following questions: a. Why do you want to major in the Political Science Research

Straight, Aaron

214

Texas A&M University Department of Political Science Honors Program in Political Science  

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Texas A&M University Department of Political Science Honors Program in Political Science REQUIRED COURSES FOR DEPARTMENTAL HONORS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE A student desiring to earn Honors in Political-division honors courses, honors contract courses). No more than 6 of these credit hours may consist of Political

Bermúdez, José Luis

215

Should a vehicle fuel economy standard be combined with an economy-wide greenhouse gas  

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Should a vehicle fuel economy standard be combined with an economy-wide greenhouse gas emissions the Marine Biology Laboratory (MBL) at Woods Hole and short- and long-term visitors--provide the united: globalchange@mit.edu Website: http://globalchange.mit.edu/ #12;Should a vehicle fuel economy standard

216

Engineering Economy Outline IE 305-Part 1  

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Rates A fundamental activity of engineering economics is the analysis of the value of a series of cash economic equivalence. Stephen B. Vardeman (ISU) Engineering Economy Outline Fall 2013 7 / 53 #12;ConstantEngineering Economy Outline IE 305-Part 1 Stephen B. Vardeman ISU Fall 2013 Stephen B. Vardeman

Vardeman, Stephen B.

217

The service economy: ‘wealth without resource consumption’?  

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...service economy: wealth without resource consumption? W. R. Stahel The Product-Life...with regard to its per capita material consumption in the industrialized countries. A...economy: `wealth without resource consumption'? B y W. R. Stahel The Product-Life...

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

THE BURNING OF BIOMASS Economy, Environment, Health  

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THE BURNING OF BIOMASS Economy, Environment, Health Kees Kolff, MD, MPH April 21, 2012 #12;OUR TRUCKS OF BIOMASS/ DAY (Currently 82) #12;BAD FOR THE ECONOMY · Taxpayers will pay 50% - tax credits, etc · Not a cogen project so only 25% efficient · Biomass better for biofuels, not electricity · MILL JOBS

219

Political Activism, Candidate Position and Valence, and Representation: Theory of Political Transaction  

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and Transformation of Political Parties in America. Chicago:British Journal of Political Science 34: 211–27. Cain,American Journal of Political Science 29: Carey, John M. and

Moon, Woojin

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

Political Thought and Political Action: Michael Walzer's Engagement with American Radicalism  

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the Unencumbered Self,” Political Theory, vol. 12, no. 1 (Press, 1996). Walzer, Political Action, p. 121. C.f.pp. 203-204. Walzer, Political Action, p. 121. Walzer,

Reiner, Jason Toby David

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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221

Local Political Context and the Puzzle of Asian American Under-participation in Electoral Politics  

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106 in Civic Hopes and Political Realities, eds. S. KarthickOrganizational Life and Political Incorporation of Two AsianEmpowerment. ” The American Political Science Review 84(2):

Hsu, Naomi

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

Energy Economy | Department of Energy  

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June 15, 2012 June 15, 2012 Kyle Travis, left and Jon Jackson, with Lighthouse Solar, install microcrystalline PV modules on top of Kevin Donovan's town home. | Credit: Dennis Schroeder. Solar in Demand The clean energy economy is here, creating jobs and helping secure our energy independence. June 12, 2012 DOE is investing in projects that will increase energy efficiency in the manufacturing industry. One project will develop a new process for producing titanium components that could reduce the materials needed by ten-fold in aircraft and vehicle manufacturing. | Courtesy of Flickr user markjhandel, Creative Commons license. American Manufacturing Gets a Boost "Invented in America, made in America, and sold around the world." At

223

Fuel Economy and Environment Labels  

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note that these labels are examples and do not represent real automobiles. The sample labels are intended to note that these labels are examples and do not represent real automobiles. The sample labels are intended to illustrate the elements on the label that would be associated with each vehicle technology/fuel type. They are not meant to represent the actual values that any particular vehicle type could achieve. 1 A New Fuel Economy Label for a New Generation of Cars Gasoline Label Please note that these labels are examples and do not represent real automobiles. The sample labels are intended to illustrate the elements on the label that would be associated with each vehicle technology/fuel type. They are not meant to represent the actual values that any particular vehicle type could achieve. 2 Flexible Fuel Vehicle: Gasoline-Ethanol (E85) Without Driving Range

224

Energy Economy | Department of Energy  

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February 8, 2011 February 8, 2011 Energy 101: Solar PV January 31, 2011 Missed the Town Hall with Secretary Chu? Check out the video of our online town hall event with Energy Secretary Chu. January 31, 2011 Are you up for the President's Challenge? Join us at the 2011 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit Hundreds of the leaders who are stepping up to this challenge to "out-innovate the rest of the world." January 20, 2011 Discover and Deliver: The Big Picture on Energy Read Secretary Chu's take on how we're changing the way the Department of Energy works by creating new jobs, investing in the clean energy economy, and helping consumers save money while saving energy. January 19, 2011 It Gets Better At the Department of Energy, Secretary Steven Chu has said that one of our

225

Energy Economy | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

October 6, 2010 October 6, 2010 Growth in Solar Means Growth in Ohio Solarbuzz reports that global demand soared by 54 percent in the second quarter of 2010. September 30, 2010 Marking the End of One Recovery Act Chapter and the Beginning of Another The Department formally committed all $32.7 billion of our grand and contract funding to clean energy projects and met the Recovery Act deadline. Now it's time for the recipients to get to work on their innovative projects. September 30, 2010 A Path Forward for the Gulf Coast Our country has made a promise to the people and small businesses of the Gulf Coast to restore their environment, economy and health, and continue a conversation with the fisherman, environmental workers, elected officials, health officials, scientists and Gulf residents on how to restore the Gulf.

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Energy Economy | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

August 31, 2011 August 31, 2011 Dr. Anthony Atti, CEO of Phononic Devices, demonstrates the standard semiconductor bonding equipment used to fabricate Phononic's high performance thermoelectric devices. Phononic Devices is one of the five innovative ARPA-E Awardees that have attracted over $100 million in outside capital investments. | Photo Courtesy of Phononic Devices. A Major Milestone for ARPA-E To create jobs and lead in the global clean energy economy, the Obama Administration has made a point of supporting game-changing innovations - including the Energy Department's Advance Research Programs Agency for Energy (ARPA-E). August 30, 2011 Vice President Biden Announces New Private Sector Backing for Five Pioneering Energy Companies ARPA-E Awardees Attract Another $100 Million to Advance Clean Energy

227

Energy Economy | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 21, 2010 July 21, 2010 This part from the inside of a wind turbine might someday generate clean, renewable energy. | Photo courtesy Merrill Technologies Group Retooling Michigan: 'Wheels' to Wind Merrill is using $3 million awarded through the U.S. Department of Energy's State Energy Program and the Recovery Act to purchase equipment for manufacturing commercial-sized wind turbine systems for a strategic partner who owns the intellectual property. The result - Merrill joins other manufacturers in Michigan's growing clean energy economy industry and creates green jobs. July 20, 2010 Clean Energy Ministerial: Join the Discussion Today marks the second and final day of the world's first Clean Energy Ministerial, which brings together ministers from 23 countries who

228

The Sustainable Global Energy Economy: Hydrogen or Silicon?  

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A sustainable global silicon energy economy is proposed as a potential alternative to the hydrogen economy. This first visualization of a silicon energy economy is based on large-scale and carbon- ... uncertainti...

W. Earl Bardsley

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

Ecopolitics of 'Green Economy', Environmentalism and Education (with Rodrigo Britez)  

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The ‘green economy’ has emerged as a strong policy direction ... oil supplies. The concept of the ‘green economy’ has appeared at the point of the ... promise of distributed energy systems and the ‘hydrogen economy

Michael A. Peters

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

230

Natural Gas Utilities Options Analysis for the Hydrogen Economy...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Natural Gas Utilities Options Analysis for the Hydrogen Economy Natural Gas Utilities Options Analysis for the Hydrogen Economy Presentation by 12-Richards to DOE Hydrogen Pipeline...

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Natural Gas Utilities Options Analysis for the Hydrogen Economy...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Natural Gas Utilities Options Analysis for the Hydrogen Economy Natural Gas Utilities Options Analysis for the Hydrogen Economy Objectives: Identify business opportunities and...

232

Recent Trends in Car Usage in Advanced Economies - Slower Growth...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Trends in Car Usage in Advanced Economies - Slower Growth Ahead? Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Recent Trends in Car Usage in Advanced Economies -...

233

The effects of financial liberalisation in emerging market economies .  

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??The aim of this research is to show the effects of financial liberalisation on emerging market economies, how these economies removed restrictions on financial institutions… (more)

Chauhan, Shobha

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

234

Fact #659: January 24, 2011 Fuel Economy Ratings for Vehicles...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

9: January 24, 2011 Fuel Economy Ratings for Vehicles Operating on Electricity Fact 659: January 24, 2011 Fuel Economy Ratings for Vehicles Operating on Electricity The...

235

Real-World PHEV Fuel Economy Prediction | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Fuel Economy Prediction Real-World PHEV Fuel Economy Prediction 2011 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program, and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation...

236

Mongolia-Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) | Open...  

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Green Economy (PAGE) Jump to: navigation, search Name Mongolia-Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) AgencyCompany Organization United Nations Environment Programme...

237

Promoting a Green Economy through Clean Transportation Alternatives...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Washington D.C. tiarravt052ebert2010p.pdf More Documents & Publications Promoting a Green Economy through Clean Transportation Alternatives Promoting a Green Economy through...

238

Promoting a Green Economy through Clean Transportation Alternatives...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Peer Evaluation arravt052tiebert2011p.pdf More Documents & Publications Promoting a Green Economy through Clean Transportation Alternatives Promoting a Green Economy through...

239

Promoting a Green Economy through Clean Transportation Alternatives...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Promoting a Green Economy through Clean Transportation Alternatives Promoting a Green Economy through Clean Transportation Alternatives Town of Hempstead: Project Energy,...

240

Before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy -- House...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Environment and the Economy -- House Energy and Commerce Committee Before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy -- House Energy and Commerce Committee Testimony of Peter...

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241

SECURING OIL AND NATURAL GAS INFRASTRUCTURES IN THE NEW ECONOMY...  

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SECURING OIL AND NATURAL GAS INFRASTRUCTURES IN THE NEW ECONOMY SECURING OIL AND NATURAL GAS INFRASTRUCTURES IN THE NEW ECONOMY Based on the finding of a growing potential...

242

Microsoft Word - Political Activity and the Federal Employee...  

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Microsoft Word - Political Activity and the Federal Employee.doc Microsoft Word - Political Activity and the Federal Employee.doc Microsoft Word - Political Activity and the...

243

A political theory of the firm : why ownership matters  

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S. Bergenstein. 1985. Creating Political Advantage: The Riseof the Corporate Political Entrepreneur. Californiaand Markets: The World's Political-Economic Systems. New

Clark Muntean, Susan

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

244

Political-economic processes and collective decision making  

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model of the political economic process? There is a preciseto model a political-economic process. We point out that in1994 Economic~ POLITICAL ECONOMIC PROCESSES AND COLLECTIVE

Rausser, Gordon C.; Simon, Leo K.; van 't Veld, Klaas T.

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

245

Politics of social health insurance  

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This paper studies the political support for social health insurance when a private alternative exists. Individuals differ only by their risk. For the more realistic distributions of risk, a majority of agents do not want public insurance. However, in a representative democracy, or in a direct democracy with altruistic agents, we show that social insurance can be adopted, particularly for treatments which have the best cost-utility output. But if the low risk agents are more politically powerful than the high risk, the low cost treatments will not be refunded by social insurance, even if their utility is high.

Stéphane Rossignol

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

Dynamic alliances : political economy of labor organization in post-revolution Egypt  

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The last decade in Egypt has witnessed significant innovations in the structure of social organizations spurred by the fraying of central government legitimacy. Within this dense network of new social actors independent ...

Lopez, Sofia Alejandra

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

Civic crowdfunding : participatory communities, entrepreneurs and the political economy of place  

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Crowdfunding, the raising of capital from a large and diverse pool of donors via online platforms, has grown exponentially in the past five years, spurred by the rise of Kickstarter and IndieGoGo. While legislative attention ...

Davies, Rodrigo

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

The Political Economy of Risk Communication Policies for Food and Alcoholic Beverages  

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The 1980s have witnessed the emergence of hazard warning policies as a major component in efforts to promote product safety and job safety. Government agencies have launched sweeping efforts to label all carci...

W. Kip Viscusi

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

The Political Economy of Risk: Piper Alpha and the British Offshore Oil Industry  

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In his article The Titanic Disaster: An Enduring Example of Money Management vs Risk Management, Roy Brander comes to a bold conclusion: the Titanic did not sink because of a number of technical flaws and human e...

Matthias Beck; Charles Woolfson

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

The International Foundations of Classical Political Economy in the Eighteenth Century: An Alternative Perspective  

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In one of his remarkable youthful writings on social progress, Turgot [1751, especially pp. 94–5] produced a schema of intellectual development in which he demonstrated the essential link between the innovatin...

Peter D. Groenewegen

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

251

The Sober Revolution: The Political and Moral Economy of Alcohol in Modern France, 1954-1976  

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organisations vitivinicoles de 1884 aux AOC. Dijon: Éditionsd’origine contrôlée (AOC) labeling system and discouragedrevolution. v Abbreviations AOC APV CAP CCDBN CDDCA CGA CGB

Bohling, Joseph Estle

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Political Economy of Compensatory Conservation: A Case Study of proposed Omkareshwar National Park Complex, India  

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Proposed Omkareshwar National Park Complex (ONPC), is a planned park in Madhya Pradesh (central India) that is being designed as a compensatory conservation plan to overcome the loss of wildlife and forest by the construction and submergence from...

Goel, Abhineety

2013-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

253

The Causes of Trade Globalization: A Political-Economy and World-Systems Approach  

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effect of energy consumption on trade globalization; but notvariables include: trade globalization, energy consumption,Democracy Constant Energy Consumption ? Trade Globalization

Kwon, Roy

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

254

Complementarities and Continuities in the Political Economy of Labor Markets in Latin America  

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In a comparative institutional or ‘variety of capitalism’ perspective, the distinctive traits of labour markets in Latin America differ in most respects from labour markets in developed countries. Moreover, there are strong ...

Schneider, Ben Ross

255

The Political Economy of India’s Fiscal Federal System and its Reform  

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for state governments’ capital expenditure. Tax Reform Taxborrow to finance capital expenditure, without underminingfinancing states’ capital expenditure through new borrowing

Rao, M. Govinda; Singh, Nirvikar

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

256

Heritage Modern: Cityscape of the Late Socialist Political Economy in Trinidad, Cuba  

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suggests the private and surreptitious nature of the city.Trinidad maintained surreptitious links with other parts of

Tanaka, Maki

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

The Sober Revolution: The Political and Moral Economy of Alcohol in Modern France, 1954-1976  

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a broad coalition emerged to support the modern French wineroots that fixed French identity. 56 A broad consensus had

Bohling, Joseph Estle

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

The political economy of emergency safeguard measures in trade in services agreements.  

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??Although escape clauses and safeguard measures found in most international agreements are theoretically deemed as uncertainty management devices that help to facilitate cooperation among states,… (more)

Mohamed Khalid, Nor Arlinda

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Regimes of Dispossession: Special Economic Zones and the Political Economy of Land in India  

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Development Planning and Liberalisation in India, edited byDevelopment Planning and Liberalisation in India, edited bythe Interventionist State Versus Liberalisation and the Neo-

Levien, Michael James

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

260

The Causes of Trade Globalization: A Political-Economy and World-Systems Approach  

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? Energy consumption ? GATT / WTO Membership ? GDP per? Energy consumption ? GATT / WTO Membership ? GDP per? Energy consumption ? GATT / WTO Membership ? GDP per

Kwon, Roy

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rural Telecenter Impact Assessments and the Political Economy of ICT of Development (ICT4D)  

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per capita HDI (Human. Development Indicator) GDI (GenderDevelopment Indicator) GDI (Computing) Number of householdsto use computers HH GDI (Computing) Number of households

Rothenberg-Aalami, Jessica; Pal, Joyojeet

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

11.471 Political Economy of Development Projects: Targeting the Poor, Fall 2007  

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This course treats public-sector policies, programs, and projects that attempt to reduce poverty and unemployment in developing countries through directly income-generating activities and employment. Topics covered are (1) ...

Tendler, Judith

263

SELF-REGULATION AND SOCIAL WELFARE: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF CORPORATE  

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of professionals, setting of safety standards, control of entertainment content, advertising restrictions, and voluntary pollution abatement. While self-regulation may have a variety of motives,5 in this pa- per we

Lyon, Thomas P.

264

The New Political Economy of Trade : : Heterogeneous Firms and Trade Policy  

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Hewlett-Packard Home Depot HSBC NorthAmerica HSBC-GR Corp Internet Security Sys Inc JPMorgan

Plouffe, Michael

265

The Ambiguities of Political Opportunity: Political claims making of Russian-Jewish Immigrants in New York City  

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will be inserted by the editor) The Ambiguities of PoliticalOpportunity Political claims making of Russian-Jewishincorporated into the political process? A set of prominent

Soehl, Thomas

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

Political Subjectivity in Contemporary Arab Thought: The Political Theory of Abdullah Laroui, Hassan Hanafi, and Mohamed Abed al-Jabiri  

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Arab Predicament: Arab Political Thought and Practice sinceand Civil Society in Arab Political Thought: TransculturalPress. Lahoud, N. 2005. Political Thought in Islam: A study

Daifallah, Yasmeen

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

Green Economy Toolbox | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Green Economy Toolbox Green Economy Toolbox Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Green Economy Toolbox Agency/Company /Organization: United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Sector: Climate Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Agriculture, Buildings, Economic Development, Energy Efficiency, Forestry, Fuels & Efficiency, Greenhouse Gas, Industry, Standards - Incentives - Policies - Regulations Transportation"Standards - Incentives - Policies - Regulations Transportation" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki., Vehicles, Water Power Phase: Create a Vision Topics: Analysis Tools, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Website Website: www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/GET/ Cost: Free Language: English

268

Problems and policies for transitional economies  

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This paper focuses on problems encountered by transitional economies in continued development. It discusses long waves, ascribed by some theoreticians as an explanation for the structural difficulties faced by post-industrial economies. It considers specific recent responses and their uncertainty of success. It then examines Porter's prescriptive model of country competitiveness. Relying on home-based internationally competitive firms, the model is found to be unconvincing in the face of mounting evidence of economic and corporate globalization, and also not quite applicable to transitional economies. Instead, a cooperative strategy developing an attractive business environment and providing locational corporate advantage for all firms, home and foreign-based, appears more defensible.

Arshad M. Khan

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

Political Risk and Stock Market Development  

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This article examines empirically the relationship between political instability and stock market development in a small capital market (the Greek capital market). We measure socio-political instability by con...

Costas Siriopoulos; Dimitrios Asteriou

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

270

International political risk and government bond pricing  

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Abstract This paper investigates the impact of international political risk on government bond yields in 34 debtor countries using a comprehensive database of 109 international political crises from 1988 through 2007. After employing the total number of international political crises as a proxy for political risk and controlling for country-specific economic conditions, we establish a positive and significant link between international political risk and government bond yields. This is consistent with global bond investors demanding higher returns at times of high political uncertainty. In addition, we show that international political risk has a reduced adverse effect on bond prices when the debtor country has a stable political system and strong investor protection.

Tao Huang; Fei Wu; Jing Yu; Bohui Zhang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

Applied Sustainability Political Science 319  

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1 Applied Sustainability Political Science 319 College of Charleston Spring 2013 Day/Time: TH 1 Address: fisherb@cofc.edu Office: 284 King Street, #206 (Office of Sustainability) Office Hours: by appt sustainability. It will focus on the development of semester-long sustainability projects, from conception

Young, Paul Thomas

272

Fuel Economy Valentines | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Fuel Economy Valentines Fuel Economy Valentines Fuel Economy Valentines February 14, 2012 - 10:05am Addthis Amanda McAlpin What's more romantic this Valentine's Day than taking a drive with your sweetheart? In fact, for most people this holiday, the plans will include some kind of travel, to a restaurant, show, or weekend getaway. Anytime spent on the road can be a great time to track your vehicle's fuel economy, and fueleconomy.gov has a tool to help you do just that! Once you enter the Your MPG tool and select the make and model of your vehicle, you'll choose a way to keep track of your fill-ups at the pump, recording your odometer and/or the amount of fuel you put in your vehicle. The tool then calculates your gallons per mile and saves this information in your account; you can log back in anytime to update and monitor your

273

Fuel Economy Valentines | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Fuel Economy Valentines Fuel Economy Valentines Fuel Economy Valentines February 14, 2012 - 10:05am Addthis Amanda McAlpin What's more romantic this Valentine's Day than taking a drive with your sweetheart? In fact, for most people this holiday, the plans will include some kind of travel, to a restaurant, show, or weekend getaway. Anytime spent on the road can be a great time to track your vehicle's fuel economy, and fueleconomy.gov has a tool to help you do just that! Once you enter the Your MPG tool and select the make and model of your vehicle, you'll choose a way to keep track of your fill-ups at the pump, recording your odometer and/or the amount of fuel you put in your vehicle. The tool then calculates your gallons per mile and saves this information in your account; you can log back in anytime to update and monitor your

274

The Booming App Economy | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

The Booming App Economy The Booming App Economy The Booming App Economy March 30, 2012 - 11:35am Addthis Apps for Energy offers $100,000 in cash prizes to the developers with the best energy-focused apps. Design by Hantz Leger. Apps for Energy offers $100,000 in cash prizes to the developers with the best energy-focused apps. Design by Hantz Leger. Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? The Energy Department taps into the creativity and ingenuity of the booming App Economy w the first ever Apps for Energy challenge Apps for Energy offers $100,000 in prizes to developers with the best Green Button apps 27 million households have access to their electricity usage data via Green Button The ever-increasing demand for new mobile and web programs and the

275

Essays on institutions in developing economies  

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The primary goal of this thesis is to gain a deeper understanding of how institutional structure responds and evolves in equilibrium, particularly in the idiosyncratic and dynamic settings of developing economies. I use ...

Wang, Xiao Yu, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Towards a hydrogen economy in Portugal  

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The dramatic societal, infrastructural and institutional changes associated with the transition to a hydrogen economy and the actions that must be taken to capitalize on the transition have been analyzed by a number of studies in many countries ranging from rhetorical visions to full technology roadmaps. As yet no such study has been undertaken in Portugal. This paper ascertains that Portugal needs to fully understand the potential that it has to develop a “hydrogen economy”, and to take steps for this technology transition. An analysis is made of the current Portuguese energy system and policies in the light of the key technology transition challenges towards a hydrogen economy. The current status of hydrogen technology development is compared with that of other countries, and potential production to end-use hydrogen chains are examined. Key areas of promise for hydrogen technologies in Portugal are identified. The paper concludes with recommendations for actions to begin the process of transition towards a “hydrogen economy”.

M. Luke Murray; E. Hugo Seymour; Rui Pimenta

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Towards A Hydrogen Economy, 3. edition  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The report provides a study of the movement towards using hydrogen as a key energy carrier in the future and takes a high-level look at the current state of hydrogen and addresses the infrastructure requirements needed to make the hydrogen economy a reality. The report offers a detailed look at the move to a hydrogen economy by: identifying the current status of hydrogen production and use; discussing the key business drivers of the move towards hydrogen; discussing the barriers to implementation that stand in the way of a transition; providing a critical look at whether the hydrogen economy can succeed; describing the options that exist for a hydrogen infrastructure; identifying the key government initiatives making the hydrogen economy a reality; providing company-by-company profiles of automobile manufacturer efforts to develop and commercialize hydrogen vehicles; and, providing profiles of key hydrogen infrastructure manufacturers.

NONE

2007-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

278

Rough Sets in Economy and Finance  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The Rough Set Theory makes it possible to represent and ... of the currently available literature covering applications of rough sets in the economy and finance. The classical rough set model and its important ex...

Mariusz Podsiad?o; Henryk Rybi?ski

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Modeling Water, Climate, Agriculture, and the Economy  

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Describes two models used in the integrated modeling framework designed to study water, climate, agriculture and the economy in Pakistan's Indus Basin: (1) the Indus Basin Model Revised (IBMR-1012), a hydro-economic ...

Yu, Winston

280

Politics and Philosophy Major www.honorscollege.pitt.edu/politics-philosophy  

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Politics and Philosophy Major www.honorscollege.pitt.edu/politics-philosophy Revised: 11/2012 The politics and philosophy major provides students with interdisciplinary training in the conceptual-courses. The politics and philosophy major is a rigorous and challenging but rewarding program. Upon graduation

Jiang, Huiqiang

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M.A.T. in Political Science Degree Requirements Department of Political Science, Florida Atlantic University  

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M.A.T. in Political Science Degree Requirements Department of Political Science, Florida Atlantic University Students pursuing a Master of Arts Degree in Political Science are required to meet the following as an undergraduate. 4. Students entering the M.A. program who did not major in political science as undergraduates

Fernandez, Eduardo

282

Roadmap: Political Science American Politics Bachelor of Arts [AS-BA-POL-APOL  

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Roadmap: Political Science ­ American Politics ­ Bachelor of Arts [AS-BA-POL-APOL] College of Arts and Sciences Department of Political Science Catalog Year: 2013-2014 Page 1 of 3 | Last Updated: 30-Sept-13 Important Notes Semester One: [14-17 Credit Hours] POL 10100 American Politics or POL 10300 Public Policy 3

Sheridan, Scott

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Roadmap: Political Science International RelationsComparative Politics -Bachelor of Arts  

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Roadmap: Political Science ­ International Relations­Comparative Politics - Bachelor of Arts [AS-BA-POL-IRCP] College of Arts and Sciences Department of Political Science Catalog Year: 2012­2013 Page 1 of 3 | Last Major GPA Important Notes Semester One: [14-17 Credit Hours] POL 10100 American Politics or POL 10300

Sheridan, Scott

284

Political Science An education in political science at Stetson University is about more  

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Political Science An education in political science at Stetson University is about more than elections, treaties and lawmaking. Political science offers students a broad and challenging preparation. By the time they reach senior year, political science majors are ready to envision, develop and research

Miles, Will

285

Courses: Political Science (POLS) Page 365Sonoma State University 2012-2013 Catalog Political Science (POLS)  

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Courses: Political Science (POLS) Page 365Sonoma State University 2012-2013 Catalog Political state and local government may be satis- fied by passing an examination in the political science department. POLS 199 media: COntemPOrary iSSueS (2) POLS 200 ameriCan POLitiCaL SyStem (3) An examination

Ravikumar, B.

286

"Study political science in a city that lives and breathes politics." carleton.ca/polisci  

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"Study political science in a city that lives and breathes politics." carleton.ca/polisci GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN SHAPE YOUR FUTURE BASED ON YOUR RESEARCH INTERESTS Where better to study political science than and PhD program in political science, as well as a collaborative specializa- tion in African Studies and

Dawson, Jeff W.

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Roadmap: Political Science American Politics Bachelor of Arts [AS-BA-POL-APOL  

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Roadmap: Political Science ­ American Politics ­ Bachelor of Arts [AS-BA-POL-APOL] College of Arts and Sciences Department of Political Science Catalog Year: 2012­2013 Page 1 of 3 | Last Updated: 20-Apr-12/LNHD Important Notes Semester One: [14-17 Credit Hours] POL 10100 American Politics or POL 10300 Public Policy 3

Sheridan, Scott

288

Roadmap: Political Science International RelationsComparative Politics -Bachelor of Arts  

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Roadmap: Political Science ­ International Relations­Comparative Politics - Bachelor of Arts [AS-BA-POL-IRCP] College of Arts and Sciences Department of Political Science Catalog Year: 2013-2014 Page 1 of 3 | Last Major GPA Important Notes Semester One: [14-17 Credit Hours] POL 10100 American Politics or POL 10300

Sheridan, Scott

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Courses: Political Science (POLS) Page 377Sonoma State University 2013-2014 Catalog Political Science (POLS)  

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Courses: Political Science (POLS) Page 377Sonoma State University 2013-2014 Catalog Political state and local government may be satisfied by passing an examination in the political science department. poLS 199 MediA: ConteMporAry iSSueS (2) poLS 200 AMeriCAn poLitiCAL SySteM (3) An examination

Ravikumar, B.

290

Political Studies Association 2012 Annual Conference Getting It, Spending It, Losing It: Exploring Political Capital  

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1 Political Studies Association 2012 Annual Conference Getting It, Spending It, Losing It: Exploring Political Capital Dr Mark Bennister Lecturer in Politics Canterbury Christ Church University Kent b.worthy@ucl.ac.uk PLEASE CONTACT THE AUTHORS FOR PERMISSION TO CITE Abstract Political capital

Saunders, Mark

291

Irish Political History Research Cluster School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy  

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Irish Political History Research Cluster School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy Politics 1864 -1950` (Manchester University Press, 2011) Caoimhe Nic Dhaibheid, Sean MacBride (Liverpool, Smashing H Block (Liverpool University Press, 2011) Speakers will include the authors School of Politics

Müller, Jens-Dominik

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Political Science Page 219Sonoma State University 2012-2013 Catalog POLITICAL SCIENCE  

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Political Science Page 219Sonoma State University 2012-2013 Catalog POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT Program Programs Offered Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Master's in Public Administration Minor in Political Science Teaching Credential Preparation Certificate Program in the Administration of Nonprofit

Ravikumar, B.

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M.A. in Political Science Degree Requirements Department of Political Science, Florida Atlantic University  

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M.A. in Political Science Degree Requirements Department of Political Science, Florida Atlantic University Students pursuing a Master of Arts Degree in Political Science are required to meet the following as an undergraduate. 4. Students entering the M.A. program who did not major in political science as undergraduates

Fernandez, Eduardo

294

Racial Narratives, Group Identity, and African-American Political Behavior  

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My dissertation seeks to advance the racial politics and political behavior literatures in American politics by focusing on the role of "racial narratives" in explaining historical changes in African-American political ...

Delehanty, William

2010-05-13T23:59:59.000Z

295

17.50 Introduction to Comparative Politics, Fall 2003  

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Why are some countries democratic and others not? How do political institutions affect economic development and political conflict? How do politics in the United States compare to politics in other countries? This class ...

Lawson, Chappell H., 1967-

296

POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS AND ELECTRIC UTILITY INVESTMENT  

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PWP-052 POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS AND ELECTRIC UTILITY INVESTMENT: A CROSS-NATION ANALYSIS Mario-5180 www.ucei.berkeley.edu/ucei #12;POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS AND ELECTRIC UTILITY INVESTMENT: A CROSS flows are surging to levels not witnessed since before the Great Depression, the evaluation of political

California at Berkeley. University of

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Political Science Division Hatfield School of Government  

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Political Science Division Hatfield School of Government Minor in Law & Legal Studies Program, emphasizing the political, social, cultural, and philosophical foundations and impacts of law and legal campus who are interested in the relationship of law to politics, society, and culture. While the core

Bertini, Robert L.

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Political Science The School of Social Sciences  

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236 Political Science The School of Social Sciences Degrees Offered: BA, MA, PhD Studentsmajoringinpoliticalscienceareencouragedtoachievebothabroadunder- standing of the field and a specialized knowledge of one or more aspects of political science, including American and comparative politics, international relations (see also majors in managerial studies

Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

299

October 10, 2006 Economic integration and political  

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October 10, 2006 Economic integration and political fragmentation Abstract The purpose and political fragmentation. This follows previous contributions from Alesina, Spolaore, and Wacziarg (2000 these authors by assuming that economic integra- tion and political fragmentation are both decided by a majority

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Political Science & Law press.princeton.edu  

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Political Science & Law 2010 press.princeton.edu #12;Forthcoming The Whites of Their Eyes the tea's Slaves Americans have always put the past to political ends. the Union laid claim to the revolution the clinton presidency. Princeton Studies in International History and Politics A Council on Foreign Relations

Landweber, Laura

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Undergraduate Handbook Department of Political Science  

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Undergraduate Handbook Department of Political Science University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Updated the regulations in the latter two sources. See http://catalog.utk.edu/. POLITICAL SCIENCE: AN OVERVIEW The Department of Political Science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville offers a variety of courses

Tennessee, University of

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A review of "Selfish Gifts: The Politics of Exchange and English Courtly Literature, 1580-1628" by Alison V. Scott  

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good model for an intensive study of a broader range of travel narratives. Alison V. Scott. Selfish Gifts: The Politics of Exchange and English Courtly Literature, 1580 ? 1628. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2006. $55....00. Review by THOMAS P. ANDERSON, MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY. Alison Scott?s informative study of the paradoxical nature of gift ex- change and the quest for patronage in early modern England emphasizes the complex economy involving emerging market...

Anderson, Thomas P.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

HOW CONSUMERS VALUE FUEL ECONOMY: A LITERATURE REVIEW  

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......................................... xiii 1 Passenger Car and Light Truck Fuel Economy, Fuel Economy Standards and the Price of GasolineHOW CONSUMERS VALUE FUEL ECONOMY: A LITERATURE REVIEW David L. Greene Oak Ridge National ...............................................................................................................1 2. ALTERNATIVE MODELS OF CONSUMERS' EVALUATION OF FUEL ECONOMY

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Contractor Political Activity Q&A  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

activities on DOE facilities or using DOE email addresses. The following Q&A relates to contractors' use of Government property for political activity. Please ensure that your contractors are aware of and respect these limitations. Contractor Political Activity Q: Are DOE contractors permitted to use Government property or facilities to conduct political activity? A: No, political activity is not an authorized use of Government property or facilities and the Contracting Officer will not approve or allow its use. Q: Does DOE Order 203.1, which is entitled, "Limited Personal use of Government Office Equipment Including Information Technology" permit contractors limited use rights to conduct political activity on Government property?

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Political Science Energy Politics and Policy The Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary invites applications for a full-time tenure  

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Political Science ­ Energy Politics and Policy The Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in Energy Politics on July 1, 2013. The position is open to applicants from any field of the discipline of Political Science

Habib, Ayman

306

The hydrogen economy: Its history  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The concept leading to a hydrogen economy lay in the work of a Nazi engineer, Lawaceck, 1968. I heard his suggestion of cheaper transfer of energy in hydrogen through pipes at a dinner in that year. A paper was published with Appleby in 1972 which was the first published document concerning that title and involving the title of A Hydrogen Economy. The first meeting was in Cornell University in 1973. In 1974 T. Nejat Veziroglu organized the first big meeting on hydrogen (900 attendees). At this meeting I presented privately to Veziroglu the possibilities of a world development and he told me that he was ready to put his organizing ability to use in spreading the ideas worldwide. However, he not only proceeded to do this but he, also a professor at the University of Miami, contributed several papers of notes, particularly the one with Awad of 1974 about the cost of pollution. Gregory worked at the Gas Research Institute from 1971 and confirmed the expectations put down by Lawaceck. Veziroglu founded the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy in 1974. Research in hydrogen was relatively low cost and therefore was taken up most eagerly by those from the newer countries. The National Science Foundation awarded Texas A&M University in 1982 a five year support for hydrogen as a fuel with the condition that half the costs be borne by at least five industrial companies. I was appointed director of the research under the grant and chose to concentrate upon the decomposition of water by solar light via an electrochemical photo fuel cell. We were able to obtain considerable increases in efficiency of decomposition of water by solar light, and at the time the work was interrupted we had 9.6 percent efficiency for decomposition. S.U.M. Khan and R. Kainthla were the principal contributors to the theory of using light via electrochemical cells for this purpose. The Texas A&M University work on hydrogen was interrupted in 1989 by the arrival of claims that one of my former students had carried out electrolysis of deuterium oxide saying that an extra unexplained heat had been observed and he suggested this heat was nuclear in origin. Later, seeking to reduce the cost of hydrogen as a fuel I involved Sol Zaromb in discussions and we came across the idea that if one included a carbon dioxide molecule obtained by removing it from the atmosphere in the structure of methanolAT, no increase in global warming would occur from the use of methanol with that condition, (published in 2008). By this condition methanol took on the largest advantage of gaseous hydrogen: That it did not cause global warming. The estimated cost of the new (anti-global warming) fuel, methanolAT was less than $30/GJ. This estimated cost could be compared with the $48/GJ which is now being supported by a French Canadian group who published an attractive book with six pages of calculations of costs. The difference between the cost estimated by this group and the costs which have been assumed by hydrogen enthusiasts in earlier times was that they took into account the auxiliary expenses which would come with the use of hydrogen, in particular the storage at high pressure. The characteristics of the new methanol to cause no global warming put that aspect of it on an equal footing to the gaseous hydrogen. The CO2 which was an essential part of the structure of methanolAT was necessary to be created in a stream, rather than directly from the atmosphere, but it was easily shown that this could be done by the use of biomass and by carbonaceous wastes. A German team under Weiderman and Grob appeared in 2008 and proceeded to suggest some extensions of the ideas which had been undergoing publication for some time. The aim of the German work was to reduce costs of a compound which they called Methasyn. The present situation is that the claim of methanolAT as a world fuel to be used without any concerns of exhaustion or pollution depends on the commercial point of view of the costs being less than that of obtaining oil from the tar sands.

John O'.M. Bockris

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Fuel Economy Test Procedures and Labeling  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

Fuel Economy Test Fuel Economy Test Procedures and Labeling to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Fuel Economy Test Procedures and Labeling on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Fuel Economy Test Procedures and Labeling on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Fuel Economy Test Procedures and Labeling on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Fuel Economy Test Procedures and Labeling on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Fuel Economy Test Procedures and Labeling on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Fuel Economy Test Procedures and Labeling on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Fuel Economy Test Procedures and Labeling

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Low Carbon Economy Index 2010 | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Low Carbon Economy Index 2010 Low Carbon Economy Index 2010 Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Low Carbon Economy Index 2010 Agency/Company /Organization: PricewaterhouseCoopers Sector: Energy, Land Topics: Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning Resource Type: Publications Website: www.pwc.co.uk/ Low Carbon Economy Index 2010 Screenshot References: Low Carbon Economy Index 2010[1] "PwC re-examines the progress of the G20 economies against the Low Carbon Achievement and Low Carbon Challenge Index. This post- Copenhagen report provides an update on the progress over 2009." Low Carbon Economy Index 2010 References ↑ "Low Carbon Economy Index 2010" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Low_Carbon_Economy_Index_2010&oldid=3841

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Political Pressures and Monetary Mystique  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

on economic transparency. 2 Model The structure of the economy is described by the simple money market equation2 pi = m+ v (1) and the Lucas aggregate supply equation y = y¯ + ? (pi ? pie) (2) where pi is inflation, pie private sector expectations of inflation... , where ? = 1 amounts to perfect transparency. Timing in the model is as follows. Initially, the central bank’s inflation target ? is real- ized, but only known to the central bank, and the public forms its inflation expectations pie. Subsequently...

Geraats, Petra M

2006-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Clean Energy Economy | Open Energy Information  

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Managing Risk in a Dynamic World Economy  

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Managing Risk in a Dynamic World Economy Harold M. Harris, Jr., Geoffery A. Benson and Parr Rosson* U.S. agriculture has undergone dramatic change in the 1990s. New trade poli- cies under NAFTA and GATT opened markets previously closed to some U... global environment, farmers will need a clear understanding of risk and how to manage it. Sources of Risk At least four major sources of risk are important to U.S. agriculture. Each con- tains a crucial linkage to the world economy, leading to greater...

Harris, Harold M.; Benson, Geoffrey A.; Rosson, C. Parr

1999-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Televised political satire: the new media of political humor and implications for presidential elections  

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Shows like The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Colbert Report, Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher, Saturday Night Live, and even South Park represent an underresearched subfield of discourse about political communication and persuasion...

McKenzie, John Marshall, II

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Barnyard politics : a decision rationale representation for the analysis of simple political situations  

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How can a computational system understand decisions in the domain of politics? In order to build computational systems that understand decisions in the abstract political space, we must first understand human decision-making ...

Shahdadi, Arian, 1980-

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Montreal: Planning and Politics, Quebec Style  

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Planning a n d Politics, Quebec Style Raphae l Fischler Thethe recent past, namely the Quebec referendum on sovereigntythe past two centuries. Quebec separatism, which Berkeley

Fischler, Raphael

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Formation of Political Networks: Bifurcations, Patterns, and  

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number of political parties 0 0.05 0.1 0.15 0.2 frequency Israel Ukraine · Data: CIA world factbook 2002

Ben-Naim, Eli

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Page 364 Courses: Political Science (POLS) Sonoma State University 2011-2012 Catalog Political Science (POLS)  

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Page 364 Courses: Political Science (POLS) Sonoma State University 2011-2012 Catalog Political in California state and local government may be satis- fied by passing an examination in the political science department. pOlS 199 MediA: COnteMpOrAry iSSueS (2) pOlS 200 AMeriCAn pOlitiCAl SySteM (3) An examination

Ravikumar, B.

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Department of Political ScienceDepartment of Political ScienceDepartment of Political ScienceDepartment of Political Science Student HandbookStudent HandbookStudent HandbookStudent Handbook  

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Department of Political ScienceDepartment of Political ScienceDepartment of Political ScienceDepartment of Political Science Student HandbookStudent HandbookStudent HandbookStudent Handbook January 2013January 2013 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Mission and Learning Goals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 The Political Science

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Clean Economy Network Foundation | Open Energy Information  

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Clean Economy Network Foundation Clean Economy Network Foundation Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Clean Economy Network Foundation Name Clean Economy Network Foundation Address 1301 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 700 Place Washington, DC Zip 20004 Number of employees 1-10 Year founded 2009 Website http://cleaneconomynetwork.org Notes Includes what was formerly known as the Renewable Energy Business Network (REBN) Coordinates 38.89597°, -77.030353° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":38.89597,"lon":-77.030353,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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MotorWeek: Fuel Economy Focus  

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Navigational links Navigational links Site Map | Videos | Links | More Info | Search | Contacts | HOME www.fueleconomy.gov Photograph of Cars Find and Compare Cars | Gas Mileage Tips | Gasoline Prices | Your MPG Will Vary | Why is Fuel Economy Important? | Your MPG | Hybrids, Diesels, Alt Fuels, Etc. | Tax Incentives | Extreme MPG U.S. Department of Energy | Print the Fuel Economy Guide | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Gas Mileage Tips Driving more efficiently Keeping your car in shape Planning and combining trips Choosing a more efficient vehicle More Info MotorWeek: Text Version Video: MotorWeek test showing impact of driving style on MPG. Fuel Economy Focus John Davis The window sticker on a new car contains lots of information besides just the price. For instance, down at the bottom are the all important government fuel economy estimates. But just like the price on the sticker may have little in common with what you actually pay for the car, the mileage estimates may also be far different from real world results. So, why does gas mileage vary so much? Well, the answers are as varied as your mileage.

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TRANSFORMING health society culture economy environment  

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TRANSFORMING health society culture economy environment #12;0302 04 32 62 92 110 132 #12;5 health resistant to current treatments. An added advantage is that the phage can be freeze-dried for long Professions, and one of its projects, headed by Professor Ann Moore, sets out to see if a type of exercise

Bontcheva, Kalina

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

Vehicle Fuel Economy Vehicle Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards on AddThis.com...

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Evaluation and Adaptation of 5-Cycle Fuel Economy Testing and...  

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Adaptation of 5-Cycle Fuel Economy Testing and Calculations for HEVs and PHEVs Evaluation and Adaptation of 5-Cycle Fuel Economy Testing and Calculations for HEVs and PHEVs 2012...

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The mixed economy in China: through rhetorical perspective  

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Mixed economies gradually emerge in many countries. China is no exception. China's traditional planned economy system is limited to state-owned enterprises, which are undergoing reform. In the private sector, the market system has begun to play a...

Yuan, Yuchun

2004-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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A National Vision of America's Transition to a Hydrogen Economy...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

A National Vision of America's Transition to a Hydrogen Economy--To 2030 and Beyond A National Vision of America's Transition to a Hydrogen Economy--To 2030 and Beyond The summary...

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Annual Fuel Economy Guide with 2014 Models Released | Department...  

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Annual Fuel Economy Guide with 2014 Models Released Annual Fuel Economy Guide with 2014 Models Released December 4, 2013 - 12:00am Addthis The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: State Vehicle Fuel Economy Requirements  

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State Vehicle Fuel State Vehicle Fuel Economy Requirements to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: State Vehicle Fuel Economy Requirements on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: State Vehicle Fuel Economy Requirements on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: State Vehicle Fuel Economy Requirements on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: State Vehicle Fuel Economy Requirements on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: State Vehicle Fuel Economy Requirements on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: State Vehicle Fuel Economy Requirements on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type State Vehicle Fuel Economy Requirements State contracts for the purchase or lease of new passenger automobiles must

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European Political Science Review, page 1 of 26 & European Consortium for Political Research doi:10.1017/S1755773911000282  

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European Political Science Review, page 1 of 26 & European Consortium for Political Research doi:10 competition J A N R O V N Y * Center for European Research, Department of Political Science, University that political parties have varying strategic stakes in different political issues, the article considers

Boyer, Edmond

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Manufacturing for the Hydrogen Economy Manufacturing Research & Development  

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Manufacturing for the Hydrogen Economy Manufacturing Research & Development of PEM Fuel Cell of the hydrogen and fuel cell technologies needed to move the United States toward a future hydrogen economy of a hydrogen energy economy, moving from today's laboratory-scale fabrication technologies to high

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SCIENCE, POLITICS. AND THE HUMAN GENOM  

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/ Robert Cook-Deegan. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references. 1. Human Genome Project. 2. Human geneSCIENCE, POLITICS. AND THE HUMAN GENOM A scrupulous . . . narrative of the genesis and opening- DEEGAN #12;#12;#12;#12;The GENE WARS Science, Politics, and theHuman Genome ROBERT COOK-DEEGAN W - W

Richardson, David

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The Politically Correct Nuclear Energy Plant  

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The Politically Correct Nuclear Energy Plant Andrew C. Kadak Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Small is Beautiful · Nuclear Energy - But Getting Better #12;Politically Correct ! · Natural Safety is a bad idea. · There is no new nuclear energy plant that is competitive at this time. · De-regulation did

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Documenting the birth of a financial economy  

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...cope with and spread risk. The substantial benefits...such as credit and insurance were even more circumscribed...exposed individuals to risk. In Kenya, a large...insecurity, and political instability, households...insurmountable economic risks. Without markets for credit and insurance (and with limited...

Tavneet Suri; William Jack; Thomas M. Stoker

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Political Numeracy: Mathematical Perspectives on Our Chaotic Constitution  

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......Press 2002 Book Review Political Numeracy: Mathematical...Edinburgh EH9 3JZ UK Political Numeracy: Mathematical...0-393032372-2 Law, Probability and Risk (2002) 1, 185-187 BOOK REVIEW Michael Meyerson Political Numeracy: Mathematical......

David Lucy

2002-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Persian Gulf War's impact on Americans' political information  

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Does war increase Americans' normally low levels of political information? Data from the Center for Political Studies' Political Consequences of War Study, which plumbed Americans' information about the Persian Gulf

Stephen Earl Bennett

1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Armenia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Armenia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Armenia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Armenia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Armenia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Land Focus Area Agriculture, People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Website http://www.unep.org/greenecono Program Start 2011 Country Armenia Western Asia References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1]

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The political left rolls with the good and the political right confronts the bad: connecting physiology and cognition to preferences  

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...disgusting scene) and thus the political implications of variations...just as much relevance to political orientations as variations...likely to be relevant to political orientations. On the whole, people are risk-sensitive in that their...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hanford Workers Achieve Success in Difficult Glove Box Project at Plutonium  

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Workers Achieve Success in Difficult Glove Box Project at Workers Achieve Success in Difficult Glove Box Project at Plutonium Finishing Plant Hanford Workers Achieve Success in Difficult Glove Box Project at Plutonium Finishing Plant June 26, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Team members gather for a photo after safely and successfully completing a complicated glove box separation. Team members gather for a photo after safely and successfully completing a complicated glove box separation. Workers separate highly contaminated glove boxes from their connection points in Hanford’s Plutonium Finishing Plant. Workers separate highly contaminated glove boxes from their connection points in Hanford's Plutonium Finishing Plant. Workers pull a glove box apart and encase each section in a protective covering to prevent exposure.

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #588: September 14, 2009 Fuel Economy  

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8: September 14, 8: September 14, 2009 Fuel Economy Changes Due to Ethanol Content to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #588: September 14, 2009 Fuel Economy Changes Due to Ethanol Content on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #588: September 14, 2009 Fuel Economy Changes Due to Ethanol Content on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #588: September 14, 2009 Fuel Economy Changes Due to Ethanol Content on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #588: September 14, 2009 Fuel Economy Changes Due to Ethanol Content on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #588: September 14, 2009 Fuel Economy Changes Due to Ethanol Content on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #588: September 14, 2009 Fuel Economy Changes Due to Ethanol Content on

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Fuel Economy Fact and Fiction | Department of Energy  

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Fuel Economy Fact and Fiction Fuel Economy Fact and Fiction Fuel Economy Fact and Fiction April 4, 2011 - 1:01pm Addthis Shannon Brescher Shea Communications Manager, Clean Cities Program With gas prices soaring higher than ever, there's a lot of information-true and false-floating around about fuel economy. From well-intentioned friends to salespeople trying to make a buck, everyone has an opinion on how you can use less gas. Thankfully, the Department of Energy has solid facts based on data that will help you sort out the reality from the myth. Check out FuelEconomy.gov for even more tips. Just the facts... The best device for improving your fuel economy is a tire gauge. There are all sorts of products out there that claim they can help improve your fuel economy, from inserts for your exhaust pipe to magnets clamped on

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BAYESIAN ESTIMATION OF FUEL ECONOMY POTENTIAL  

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BAYESIAN ESTIMATION OF FUEL ECONOMY POTENTIAL DUE TO TECHNOLOGY IMPROVEMENTS by Richard W. Andrews in the engineering assessment phase of this project: N.T. Barnes, B. Beeson, R.C. Belaire, W.C. Follmer, R.J. Genik, R.C. Heathfield, T.E. Kenney, D.L. Kulp, J.G. LaFond, J.D. Medrick, N.M. Novelli, G. Pietron, N

Berger, Jim

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Assessing political risk for foreign investments  

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Political risk assessment provides a prediction of the likelihood that future foreign government actions will deteriorate the return on a planned foreign investment. Such political risk predictions are commonly provided with great assurance by political experts. Political risk assessments are frequently quantified to two or three significant figures, so that comparisons can be made between various countries, at various times in the future. It is my contention that most of such quantifications and predictions are nonsense; that the political future is not being accurately predicted. It is useful to describe some general axioms on predicting the future: (1) Future events can be predicted in a rigorous manner only if they represent expected outcomes of physical laws; (2) Future events can be predicted with some statistical confidence if they represent a modest extrapolation of consistent history into the future; (3) The farther into the future one predicts, the less reliable history-based predictions should be: (4) Predictions become less certain as more parameters influence the event; (5) Predictions must be less certain as more precision is required; and (6) Predictions of singular future complex political events are merely guesses, no matter how they may be swaddled in statistical mumbo-jumbo. For proper analysis of political risk it is important to create multiple scenarios of the future, to be well acquainted with foreign politics, and to understand the economic fundamentals of the country where you are considering investments. Such approaches allow management to look for possible flexibilities in investments, to consider insurance, hedging, and other risk abatement techniques against some of the most likely negative political/economic outcomes.

Downey, M.W.

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Economic crises and political party disaffection  

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22 22 23 23 23 24 25 30 Hypothesi Political Hypothesi Political Hypothesi Polit1cal Hypothesi Age of 25 Disaffect s 1: As Party 0 s 2: As Party D s 3: As Party D s 4: As Increas ion Incr Inflation Increases, isaffection... the relationship (-. 18). Results for the one year time lag were also dis- appointing, with the bivariate relationship remaining in the negative category (-. 11). Including controls in the one year time lag analysis did not yield a positive relationship (-. D 3...

Mackland, Carol L

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Planning of Pipeline Oil Transportation with Interface Restrictions is a Difficult Problem  

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Planning of Pipeline Oil Transportation with Interface Restrictions is a Difficult Problem Ruy Luiz pipeline is the interface between adjacent products. Due to the resulting quality loss, some products are not allowed to be adjacent inside the pipeline. The S-PPI decision problem asks about the existence

Endler, Markus

343

Controlling Invasive Species in Woodlots It is often difficult for landowners to cultivate  

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Controlling Invasive Species in Woodlots It is often difficult for landowners to cultivate introductions are done so intentionally - either as ornamentals, crops, or because they are thought to improve saving you energy and water. Native plants also provide food and shelter for birds, butterflies

New Hampshire, University of

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Energy efficiency promotion under the conditions of Romania's transition towards a market economy  

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In Romania during the socialist economy model, industry was conducted by political decisions and not by performance criteria. The national economy's energy intensity was at a high level. State support of development in the energy field has given a false picture in most state industry enterprises. At the beginning of the new era in Romania - competitive market transition - the concept of an increase in energy efficiency by single free market rules was accepted by our economists. This theory has not been translated into the real situation. Due to the economic crisis, internal demand is decreasing. Energy intensity is still at a high level (1.2 tep/k$ GNP in primary demand and 0.9tep/k$ GNP in final demand). In recession conditions, the state was unable to support a coherent energy efficiency governmental program. EU support (PHARE, SYNERGY, THERMIE, etc.) was partial. It is necessary for the state to lead in energy efficiency, if, in Romania, the energy efficiency market has a low profile.

Vasile Rugina

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Essays on political institutions and macroeconomics  

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This dissertation consists of three chapters on the interaction of political institutions and macroeconomic activity in dynamic environments. Chapter 1 studies the optimal management of taxes and debt in a framework which ...

Yared, Pierre

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

The Theoretical Analysis of Political Risk  

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Starting in the early eighties, the analysis of political risk has become an important topic of economic...1...This experience highlighted the specific perils associated with international investment and brought ...

Philipp Harms

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mineral Leases by Political Subdivisions (Texas)  

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This legislation authorizes local political subdivisions to lease lands they own for the development of mineral interests, including coal and lignite. A public hearing process is required prior to...

348

Adapting social spam infrastructure for political censorship  

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As social networks emerge as an important tool for political engagement and dissent, services including Twitter and Facebook have become regular targets of censorship. In the past, nation states have exerted their control over Internet access to outright ...

Kurt Thomas; Chris Grier; Vern Paxson

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

BA Political Science Assessment Plan Program Learning Goals  

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BA Political Science ­ Assessment Plan Program Learning Goals Undergraduate students gain familiarity with American political behavior and institutions, the nature of politics in the rest of the world, and the sources of international conflict and cooperation. All students majoring in political science take

Cantlon, Jessica F.

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Political Science Major and Minor www.polisci.pitt.edu  

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Political Science Major and Minor www.polisci.pitt.edu Revised: 09/2012 A major in political science is designed to help students understand the complexity of political developments in the United to complement their study of political science with courses in public service offered through the College

Jiang, Huiqiang

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Predicting Political Preference of Twitter Users Aibek Makazhanov  

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Predicting Political Preference of Twitter Users Aibek Makazhanov Nazarbayev University Research the problem of predicting the political preference of users on the Twitter network, showing that the political preference of users can be predicted from their interac- tion with political parties. We show

Rafiei, Davood

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The energy triangle of Japan, China and Russia: the political economics of Tokyo, Beijing and the East Siberian pipeline  

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In the 1970s and 1980s, economic relations between Japan and China were based on energy commodities, beginning the phase of '(Japanese) technology for (Chinese) oil'. By the beginning of the 1990s, Japan had changed priorities in energy needs and aimed to wean off dependence on oil to less than 50% of its overall energy needs so Sino-Japanese political economic ties moved onto a new plateau of high-value added manufacturing activities. Raw materials that were much needed by the booming Japanese economy in the 1970s and 1980s are similarly needed by the buoyant Chinese economy since the 1990s. In this aspect, Russia's (a common neighbour of both Japan and China) commodity industry has attracted Japanese and Chinese attention in the minerals extraction industry, particularly in the commodity of oil. Based on competitive needs, Russia, Japan and China are now part of an emerging triangular energy relationship, both competitive and cooperative.

Tai Wei Lim

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Serbia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Serbia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Serbia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Serbia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Serbia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Country Serbia Southern Europe References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1] Overview "UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical

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Kenya-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Kenya-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Kenya-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Kenya-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Kenya-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Country Kenya Eastern Africa References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1] Overview "UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical

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Fuel Economy on the Fly | Department of Energy  

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Fuel Economy on the Fly Fuel Economy on the Fly Fuel Economy on the Fly January 19, 2011 - 5:06pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs What does this mean for me? Fuel Economy information at your fingertips Cross Post from the Energy Savers Blog. Written by Shannon Brescher Shea. With the North American International Auto Show in Detroit kicking off the auto-show circuit last week, manufacturers are unveiling their future models. If you're inspired and in the market for a new car, FuelEconomy.gov can help you pick the most fuel-efficient vehicle for your needs. Although most people don't bring their computer with them to the dealership, you're in luck if you have a smartphone or other mobile internet device. FuelEconomy.gov has a mobile version of its popular Find and Compare Cars

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Fuel Economy on the Fly | Department of Energy  

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Fuel Economy on the Fly Fuel Economy on the Fly Fuel Economy on the Fly January 18, 2011 - 1:45pm Addthis Shannon Brescher Shea Communications Manager, Clean Cities Program With the North American International Auto Show in Detroit kicking off the auto-show circuit last week, manufacturers are unveiling their future models. If you're inspired and in the market for a new car, FuelEconomy.gov can help you pick the most fuel-efficient vehicle for your needs. Although most people don't bring their computer with them to the dealership, you're in luck if you have a smartphone or other mobile internet device. FuelEconomy.gov has a mobile version of its popular Find and Compare Cars tool that allows you to search anytime, anywhere. The mobile tool works just like the one on the FuelEconomy.gov website. You

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Nepal-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Nepal-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Nepal-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Nepal-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Nepal-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Country Nepal Southern Asia References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1] Overview "UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical

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Mongolia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Mongolia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Mongolia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Mongolia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Mongolia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Country Mongolia Eastern Asia References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1] Overview "UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #692: September 12, 2011 Fuel Economy  

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2: September 12, 2: September 12, 2011 Fuel Economy Distribution for New Cars and Light Trucks to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #692: September 12, 2011 Fuel Economy Distribution for New Cars and Light Trucks on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #692: September 12, 2011 Fuel Economy Distribution for New Cars and Light Trucks on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #692: September 12, 2011 Fuel Economy Distribution for New Cars and Light Trucks on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #692: September 12, 2011 Fuel Economy Distribution for New Cars and Light Trucks on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #692: September 12, 2011 Fuel Economy Distribution for New Cars and Light Trucks on Digg

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Morocco-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Morocco-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Morocco-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Morocco-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Morocco-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Country Morocco Northern Africa References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1] Overview "UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical

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Effect of Fuel Economy on Automobile Safety: A Reexamination  

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75, the fuel economy of passenger cars and light trucks has been 75, the fuel economy of passenger cars and light trucks has been regulated by the corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards, established during the energy crises of the 1970s. Calls to increase fuel economy are usually met by a fierce debate on the effectiveness of the CAFE standards and their impact on highway safety. A seminal study of the link between CAFE and traffic fatalities was published by R. W. Crandall and J. D. Graham in 1989. They linked higher fuel economy levels to decreases in vehicle weight and correlated the decline in new car weight with about a 20% increase in occupant fatalities. The time series available to them, 1947-1981, includes only the first 4 years of fuel economy regulation, but any statistical relationship estimated over such

362

Rwanda-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Rwanda-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Rwanda-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Rwanda-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Rwanda-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Country Rwanda Eastern Africa References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1] Overview "UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical

363

2010 Annual Fuel Economy Guide Now Available | Department of Energy  

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10 Annual Fuel Economy Guide Now Available 10 Annual Fuel Economy Guide Now Available 2010 Annual Fuel Economy Guide Now Available October 15, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy today unveiled the 2010 Fuel Economy Guide, which gives consumers important information about estimated fuel costs and mileage standards for model year 2010 vehicles. "Every year, consumers use the Fuel Economy Guide to find clean, efficient, cost-effective vehicles that meets their needs and their budgets," said EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson. "It's an easy, accessible resource for everyone, and helps us cut harmful pollution from the air, and save money for American drivers." "Fuel economy is about both saving energy and saving money," said Energy

364

2010 Annual Fuel Economy Guide Now Available | Department of Energy  

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2010 Annual Fuel Economy Guide Now Available 2010 Annual Fuel Economy Guide Now Available 2010 Annual Fuel Economy Guide Now Available October 15, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy today unveiled the 2010 Fuel Economy Guide, which gives consumers important information about estimated fuel costs and mileage standards for model year 2010 vehicles. "Every year, consumers use the Fuel Economy Guide to find clean, efficient, cost-effective vehicles that meets their needs and their budgets," said EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson. "It's an easy, accessible resource for everyone, and helps us cut harmful pollution from the air, and save money for American drivers." "Fuel economy is about both saving energy and saving money," said Energy

365

Peru-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Peru-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Peru-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Peru-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Peru-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Country Peru South America References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1] Overview "UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical

366

Namibia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Namibia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Namibia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Namibia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Namibia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Country Namibia Southern Africa References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1] Overview "UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical

367

China-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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China-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services China-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: China-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name China-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Country China Eastern Asia References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1] Overview "UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical

368

Indonesia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Indonesia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Indonesia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Indonesia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Indonesia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Country Indonesia South-Eastern Asia References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1] Overview "UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical

369

Jordan-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Jordan-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jordan-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Jordan-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Jordan-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Country Jordan Western Asia References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1] Overview "UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical

370

Egypt-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Egypt-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Egypt-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Egyp-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Egyp-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Country Egypt Northern Africa References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1] Overview "UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical

371

Montenegro-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Montenegro-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Montenegro-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Montenegro-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Montenegro-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Country Montenegro Southern Europe References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1] Overview "UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical

372

Barbados-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Barbados-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Barbados-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Barbados-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Barbados-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Country Barbados Caribbean References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1] Overview "UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical

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10.1177/1078087404274137 URBAN AFFAIRS REVIEW / Month XXXXLubell et al. / POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS AND CONSERVATION POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS  

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AND CONSERVATION POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS AND CONSERVATION BY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS MARK LUBELL University of California

Lubell, Mark

374

Energy and the economy: Soaring development in Thailand  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Thailand's economy is one of the fastest growing in the world. Spectacular economic growth has brought a number of growing pains, energy being one of the many notables. Thailand's growth campaign has been fueled by oil, and as the economy shows little sign of slowing, energy use continues to grow. The government must balance a surging economy while scrambling to maintain sufficient energy supplies and infrastructure.

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UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services - Mongolia | Open Energy Information  

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- Mongolia - Mongolia Jump to: navigation, search Logo: UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services - Mongolia Name UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services - Mongolia Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment Country Mongolia Eastern Asia References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1] Overview "UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical assistance and capacity building that are provided to governments in

376

Ukraine-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Page Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Ukraine-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Ukraine-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Ukraine-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Country Ukraine Eastern Europe References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1]

377

Automobile Buyer Decisions about Fuel Economy and Fuel Efficiency  

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Consumer Response to Automobile Regulation and TechnologicalConsumer Discounting of Automobile Fuel Economy: ReviewingDecisions: Evidence from Automobiles” Research Report.

Kurani, Ken; Turrentine, Thomas

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Fact #589: September 21, 2009 Proposed Fuel Economy and Greenhouse...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

(NHTSA) jointly announced a proposal to establish national standards for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE). The standards would apply to...

379

Fuel economy and emissions reduction of HD hybrid truck over...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

reduction of HD hybrid truck over transient driving cycles and interstate roads Fuel economy and emissions reduction of HD hybrid truck over transient driving cycles and...

380

#YearofAction: Growing the Clean Energy Economy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Highlighting a few of the ways the Energy Department is working to achieve the President's goals by growing the clean energy economy.

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381

Consumer Valuation of Fuel Economy Over Time: 2003-2012.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??This study is in-depth analysis of consumer valuation of fuel economy with the objective of assessing how that value has changed over time using ten… (more)

Sari, Mehmet

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

High Fuel Economy Heavy-Duty Truck Engine  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

contain any proprietary, confidential, or otherwise restricted information ACE060 High Fuel Economy Heavy Duty Truck Engine Overview Timeline October 2007 - October 2011 Barriers...

383

Energy Efficiency Potential for Distribution Transformers in the APEC Economies  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the Standard for Dry-type distribution Transformers. Sampat,depending on the economy. Dry-type distribution transformersliquid-type and dry-type distribution transformers,

Letschert, Virginie

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

Turbocharged Spark Ignited Direct Injection - A Fuel Economy...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

- A Fuel Economy Solution for The US Turbocharged SIDI is the most promising advanced gasoline technology; combines existing & proven technologies in a synergistic manner, offers...

385

Political geography and stock returns: The value and risk implications of proximity to political power  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We show that political geography has a pervasive effect on the cross-section of stock returns. We collect election results over a 40-year period and use a political alignment index (PAI) of each state's leading politicians with the ruling (presidential) party to proxy for local firms’ proximity to political power. Firms whose headquarters are located in high PAI states outperform those located in low PAI states, both in terms of raw returns, and on a risk-adjusted basis. Overall, although we cannot rule out indirect political connectedness advantages as an explanation of the PAI effect, our results are consistent with the notion that proximity to political power has stock return implications because it reflects firms’ exposure to policy risk.

Chansog (Francis) Kim; Christos Pantzalis; Jung Chul Park

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

Chapter 11 - Regulatory and Political Risks  

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All major projects have political aspects (§11.2). The Project Company may therefore be subject to political risks relating to the project’s presence in a particular country and its relationship with the Host Government, rather than to the more general commercial and macro-economic risk aspects of the project covered in Chapter 9 and Chapter 10. These political risks are discussed in detail in this chapter. There are two main areas of risk relating to government actions: firstly ‘regulatory’ or ‘change in law’ risks (§11.3), which affect all projects to some extent, and secondly ‘investment’ risks (§11.4), which mainly affect cross-border project investments, primarily in developing countries. Linked to the latter are ‘quasi-political’ risks, which relate to government taking indirect action against the project (§11.5). This chapter also deals with the particular issues arising from ‘sub-sovereign’ risks— i.e. where the Offtaker/Contracting Authority is a state or local government instead of the central government (§11.6). Finally the terms for a Government Support Agreement, which may help to deal with the issues covered in §11.3–§11.6, are described (§11.7). Political-risk insurance may be available to cover these risks (§11.8).

E.R. Yescombe

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Best practices in environmental monitoring for coal-fired power plants: lessons for developing Asian APEC economies  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The report assesses environmental monitoring and reporting by individual coal-fired power plants, makes recommendations regarding how monitoring should be applied, and evaluates the interrelationship of monitoring and regulation in promoting CCTs. Effective monitoring is needed to ensure that power plants are performing as expected, and to confirm that they are complying with applicable environmental regulations. Older coal-fired power plants in APEC economies often have limited monitoring capabilities, making their environmental performance difficult to measure. 585 refs., 5 figs., 85 tabs.

Holt, N.; Findsen, J.

2008-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

388

07.03.01.M1: Political Campaign Events and Partisan Political Activities on Texas A&M University Property Page 1 of 2 UNIVERSITY RULE  

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07.03.01.M1: Political Campaign Events and Partisan Political Activities on Texas A&M University Property Page 1 of 2 UNIVERSITY RULE 07.03.01.M1 Political Campaign Events and Partisan Political partisan political activity. Texas A&M Universitycannot endorse, support or promote any political candidate

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The Cost of Power Disturbances to Industrial & Digital Economy Companies  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The Cost of Power Disturbances to Industrial & Digital Economy Companies Submitted to: EPRI To Client #12;The Cost of Power Disturbances to Industrial & Digital Economy Companies Confidential of Power Disturbances 1-1 The Cost of Power Disturbances to U.S. Businesses 1-2 Study Objectives 1

Schrijver, Karel

390

Wisconsin Agriculture Status of the Wisconsin Farm Economy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

STATUS OF Wisconsin Agriculture 2010 · Status of the Wisconsin Farm Economy · Current Outlook: Farm Products, Farm Inputs and the General Economy · Framing the Financial Crisis for Wisconsin Agriculture Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics College of Agricultural and Life Sciences University

Radeloff, Volker C.

391

SECTORAL EFFECTS OF TAX REFORMS IN AN OPEN ECONOMY  

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SECTORAL EFFECTS OF TAX REFORMS IN AN OPEN ECONOMY Olivier CARDI Romain RESTOUT December, 2010 REFORMS IN AN OPEN ECONOMY Olivier CARDI Universit´e Panth´eon-Assas ERMES Ecole Polytechnique Romain with traded and non traded goods to in- vestigate the sectoral effects of three tax reforms: i) two revenue

Boyer, Edmond

392

Responses of African economies to the international economic shocks: an  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

rate shocks and five to World price of oil shocks. Furthermore, we investigate the viability of the African economies after an international income, monetary or price shocks tend to be in general more economies (Madeley, 2003). Contrary to the assumption of decoupling for the economic cycles, these countries

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

393

Communication China's growing methanol economy and its implications for energy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, with the rest coming from natural gas (Peng, 2011). Methanol is commonly used to produce formaldehyde, methylCommunication China's growing methanol economy and its implications for energy and the environment online 2 December 2011 Keywords: Methanol economy China Coal-based chemical a b s t r a c t For more than

Jackson, Robert B.

394

Extractive Economies, Growth, and the Poor Graham A. Davis  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, poverty, or per capita gross domestic product (GDP) relative to the level of that same indicator in a group of peer economies; and their growth in human devel- opment, poverty, or per capita GDP relative development. Some stud- ies find that mineral- and energy-intensive economies have higher levels of develop

395

Linking Oil Prices, Gas Prices, Economy, Transport, and Land Use  

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Linking Oil Prices, Gas Prices, Economy, Transport, and Land Use A Review of Empirical Findings Hongwei Dong, Ph.D. Candidate John D. Hunt, Professor John Gliebe, Assistant Professor #12;Framework Oil-run Short and Long-run #12;Topics covered by this presentation: Oil price and macro-economy Gas price

Bertini, Robert L.

396

Three Political Philosophers Debate Social Science: Leo Strauss, Alasdair MacIntyre, and Charles Taylor  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Brady, and David Collier, “Political Science Methodology,”Oxford Handbook of Political Methodology, Box-Steffensmeir,ed. , Interpretive Political Science, 4 vols. (London: Sage,

Blakely, Jason William

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

The Political Incorporation of Muslim Americans: Are They on the Outside Looking In?  

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Pluralism: Muslims Enter the Political Maelstorm. Muslims inPreference and Political Behavior. Rediscovering thein the United States." Political Research Quarterly 58(1).

Bozonelos, Dino Nick

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Political competition, emotions, and voting : the moderating role of individual differences  

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Chapter 4 Political Contention and Stress Sensitivity5 Negative Affectivity, Political Contention and Turnout: Amessages, by type . . . . . . .93 Political discussion, by

Settle, Jaime Elizabeth

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

International Partnership for a Hydrogen Economy  

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Partnership Partnership for the Hydrogen Economy (IPHE) U.S. Department of Energy Why Hydrogen? It's abundant, clean, efficient, and can be derived from diverse domestic resources. . Distributed Generation Transportation Biomass Hydro Wind Solar Geothermal Coal Nuclear Natural Gas Oil With Carbon Sequestration HIGH EFFICIENCY & RELIABILITY ZERO/NEAR ZERO EMISSIONS 3 President Bush Launches the Hydrogen Fuel Initiative "Tonight I am proposing $1.2 billion in research funding .... "With a new national commitment, our scientists and engineers will overcome obstacles to taking these cars from laboratory to showroom so that the first car driven by a child born today could be powered by hydrogen, and pollution-free. President George W. Bush 2003 State of the Union Address January 28, 2003

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New Fuel Economy and Environment Label  

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New Window Sticker Beyond Tailpipe Emissions About the Label Gasoline Vehicles Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles Electric Vehicles QR Codes | Share Learn About the New Label Greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles are an important contributor to climate change. Visit EPA's climate change page for more details. View a video about the new labels. Click on a tab to view the new labels for various vehicle/fuel types. Move the cursor over parts of the label to learn more. Gasoline Vehicle Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Electric Vehicle Shows the type of fuel or fuels the vehicle can use. You will most commonly see "Gasoline Vehicle," "Flexible Fuel Vehicle: Gasoline-Ethanol," or "Diesel Vehicle." Learn more Find the MPG fuel economy estimates here. The Combined City/Highway

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401

Towards a hydrogen economy in Poland  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The global changes in energy policy, including the increasing contribution of renewable sources of energy to the total output of produced energy and various attempts to introduce advanced energy technologies, and the increasingly efficient use of the energy that had already been emitted are sufficient reasons to discuss Poland's energy policy. The present work features an analysis of the current state of Poland's energy economy and the economic factors that affect the power industry. The tenets of Poland's current energy policy are also presented in the context of hydrogen energy. The possibilities and limitations concerning the transition to hydrogen power in Poland are discussed taking into account a number of aspects, some of which include the degree of development of the electric power infrastructure, the current and future demand for electric energy with regard to the current geopolitical and economic situation of Poland, and Poland's membership in the European Union.

Miros?aw Stygar; Tomasz Brylewski

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Increasing Access to Materials Critical to the Clean Energy Economy |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Access to Materials Critical to the Clean Energy Economy Access to Materials Critical to the Clean Energy Economy Increasing Access to Materials Critical to the Clean Energy Economy January 9, 2013 - 12:30pm Addthis Europium, a rare earth element that has the same relative hardness of lead, is used to create fluorescent lightbulbs. With no proven substitutes, europium is considered critical to the clean energy economy. | Photo courtesy of the Ames Laboratory. Europium, a rare earth element that has the same relative hardness of lead, is used to create fluorescent lightbulbs. With no proven substitutes, europium is considered critical to the clean energy economy. | Photo courtesy of the Ames Laboratory. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Who will be partners?

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Increasing Access to Materials Critical to the Clean Energy Economy |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Increasing Access to Materials Critical to the Clean Energy Economy Increasing Access to Materials Critical to the Clean Energy Economy Increasing Access to Materials Critical to the Clean Energy Economy January 9, 2013 - 12:30pm Addthis Europium, a rare earth element that has the same relative hardness of lead, is used to create fluorescent lightbulbs. With no proven substitutes, europium is considered critical to the clean energy economy. | Photo courtesy of the Ames Laboratory. Europium, a rare earth element that has the same relative hardness of lead, is used to create fluorescent lightbulbs. With no proven substitutes, europium is considered critical to the clean energy economy. | Photo courtesy of the Ames Laboratory. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Who will be partners?

404

Fueling South Carolina's Clean Energy Economy | Department of Energy  

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Fueling South Carolina's Clean Energy Economy Fueling South Carolina's Clean Energy Economy Fueling South Carolina's Clean Energy Economy June 6, 2012 - 4:15pm Addthis Pure Power, LLC makes products that allow truck engines to reduce emissions and improve fuel economy. The company has increased their energy efficiency and hired new employees. | Photo courtesy of Flickr user ClatieK. Pure Power, LLC makes products that allow truck engines to reduce emissions and improve fuel economy. The company has increased their energy efficiency and hired new employees. | Photo courtesy of Flickr user ClatieK. Julie McAlpin Communications Liaison, State Energy Program What does this mean for me? Pure Power increased energy efficiency while expanding plant

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EPA-Fuel Economy Guide | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

form form View source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » EPA-Fuel Economy Guide (Redirected from EPA Fuel Economy Guide) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Fuel Economy Guide Agency/Company /Organization: United States Environmental Protection Agency Focus Area: Energy Efficiency, Transportation Resource Type: Guide/manual User Interface: Website Website: www.fueleconomy.gov/ Research light duty vehicles by fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions. Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=EPA-Fuel_Economy_Guide&oldid=375897" Categories: Tools Community Energy Tools

406

Developing Tribal Energy Resources and Economies Conference | Department of  

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Developing Tribal Energy Resources and Economies Conference Developing Tribal Energy Resources and Economies Conference Developing Tribal Energy Resources and Economies Conference June 10, 2013 8:00AM MDT to June 12, 2013 5:00PM MDT Sandia Resort and Casino Hotel Albuquerque, New Mexico The Developing Tribal Energy Resources and Economies Conference highlights the close relationship of tribal energy resources and tribal economic development. The event will highlight the process of strategic energy planning and development for Tribes interested in improving their energy security, sovereignty, and economies. Attendees will learn more about what leads to success, how other Tribes have developed successful energy projects, exploring new energy technologies, working with utilities, and more. For more information and to register, visit the event website

407

FDI in retail sector India: structural reform more than a political reform  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In our brief study, we try to address one of these market inefficiencies, by studying the Indian retail sector, which has posed as a structural defect causing a political battle rather than an economic one. We take a historical outlook to the contribution of retail and wholesale sector in our economy with respect to other sectors, before and after FDI was introduced. To prove this defect, we concentrate on two aspects of the retail sector. We discuss the present procurement and distribution system in the basic agricultural commodities which is majorly handled by the government agencies. We also brush along the outdated legislation which regulates the whole market and is the underlying cause of un-competitiveness in the sector. We analyse the views of skeptics and try to reason out some biases within their work. We conclude with recommendations that free market is better than a nationalised one.

Ankit Arora

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Green economy and development in small urban municipalities: towards sustainable community development  

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In ‘greening the local economy,’ green development is not exactly the same as green economy but these two are related in ... development. Over the last few decades, ‘green economy’ has evolved as an important top...

Rosario Turvey

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

Roadmap on Manufacturing R&D for the Hydrogen Economy | Department...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Roadmap on Manufacturing R&D for the Hydrogen Economy Roadmap on Manufacturing R&D for the Hydrogen Economy Draft Roadmap on Manufacturing R&D for the Hydrogen Economy prepared for...

410

Integrating Agricultural and Forestry GHG Mitigation Response into General Economy Frameworks  

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Integrating Agricultural and Forestry GHG Mitigation Response into General Economy Frameworks. #12;2 Integrating Agricultural and Forestry GHG Mitigation Response into General Economy Frameworks and Forestry Response to GHG Mitigation into General Economy Frameworks: Developing a Family of Response

McCarl, Bruce A.

411

Fact #588: September 14, 2009 Fuel Economy Changes Due to Ethanol...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

8: September 14, 2009 Fuel Economy Changes Due to Ethanol Content Fact 588: September 14, 2009 Fuel Economy Changes Due to Ethanol Content The fuel economy of a vehicle is...

412

Fuel Economy Sticker Revs Up Used Car Sales | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Sticker Revs Up Used Car Sales Fuel Economy Sticker Revs Up Used Car Sales May 1, 2014 - 2:29pm Addthis FuelEconomy.govs newest tool -- the Used Car Fuel Economy Label --...

413

The latest trend of turbocharging technologies for emissions compliance and fuel economy  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract The recent developments in turbocharging technology play a vital role for engine manufacturers in order to meet the market demand for fuel economy and to comply with local emissions regulations. It is becoming more difficult for an engine manufacturer to decide on the best turbocharging system for their application. Wastegate, variable geometry, two-stage, sequential and turbocompound systems all have their merits and compromises but choosing the best option for each application requires significant knowledge and analysis. This paper provides an overview of different turbocharging systems and its merits and compromises involved in each solution to suit a particular engine application. More emphasis is given to the use of variable geometry turbocharger systems and two stage sequential charging systems because of their ability to provide higher boosting pressure at low engine speeds and better transient response. The introduction of legislation to reduce CO2 emissions is currently driving the passenger car and heavy duty engine market to explore different options of waste heat recovery methods. This paper briefly describes waste heat recovery systems like turbocompound and their potential for fuel economy improvement.

G. Subramanian; M. Jondhale

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Western economies and the Gulf war  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

A prolonged Iran/Iraq war could mean economic and even political-military disaster for western countries dependent on Persian Gulf oil. The percentage of gross national product loss that the US, western Europe, and Japan would suffer is estimated for three levels of interruption and illustrates how global effects can be felt even when direct imports are not involved. Although the US has few options for projecting power into the Gulf region, a long-run expansion of military capability is essential. The economic damage of continued disruptions can be eased by using more coal, nuclear power, and natural gas even if it means removing some environmental and economic barriers. A combination of financial incentives and additions to the strategic oil and gas storage would help, but important change will come from a reappraisal of our military position. (DCK)

Rowen, H.S.

1980-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Heavy-Duty Truck Engine: 2007 Emissions with Excellent Fuel Economy...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Heavy-Duty Truck Engine: 2007 Emissions with Excellent Fuel Economy Heavy-Duty Truck Engine: 2007 Emissions with Excellent Fuel Economy 2004 Diesel Engine Emissions Reduction...

416

Impact of Oil Prices Fluctuations on Economies in the Age of Globalization.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??Early in the past century, oil has powered economic growth in industrialized economies. Towards the end of the 20th century, as emerging and underdeveloped economies… (more)

Soh feussi, Ancel Raynaud

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Ghana-Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

on Green Economy (PAGE) Jump to: navigation, search Name Ghana-Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) AgencyCompany Organization United Nations Environment Programme...

418

Peru-Partnership for Action on Green Economy | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Economy Jump to: navigation, search Name Peru-Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) AgencyCompany Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), International...

419

Introduction to Political Philosophy (80135) Robert Cavalier, PhD  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The Concepts and Problems of Political Philosophy (Kymlicka) Applied Political Philosophy-Democracy Cavalier, ADD CH 9 Democratic Deliberation and Transnational Problems Kymlicka CH of Abortion Requirements: TEXTS: Cavalier, R. (2009) Democracy

Spirtes, Peter

420

Political side of risk: a new approach  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The resolution of many of the Nation's most-serious problems today is hampered by our apparent inability to systematically deal with the socio-political dimensions of the societal acceptance of risks in areas of technical development, decision making, and policy formulation. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the energy field. The nature of public hazards has changed drastically during the past half century or so, driving public considerations of risk into the political realm. This has given many of the socio-political parameters underlying individual, group, and institutional perception and acceptance of risk an importance not typically recognized in technical approaches to risk assessment. As a result, there is now a large gap between technically based views of risk and societal views of risk which, the authors feel, is largely responsible for impeding the resolution of the national problems alluded to above. This paper proposes a general approach toward closing this gap, by using indicators from the political system to measure public perceptions and acceptance of risk, as a continuing function of time, to provide the technical community and policy and decision makers a basis from which to more effectively meet societal environmental, safety, and health goals. 15 references, 6 figures.

Sorenson, J.B.; Trauth, C.A. Jr.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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421

The Lost Soul of the Body Politic  

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conception of the state changed from one of a natural organic unity of diverse corporate members to a consent-based compact among atomized individuals. This change can be traced in the Body Politic metaphor of four authors: John of Salisbury, Christine de...

Chupp, Jesse

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

422

The Political Economy of Private Management of High Impact Low Probability Risks in Finance and the Environment  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

An increasing number of sustainability problems involve the risks of transnational High Impact Low Probability (HILP) events. The Centre for Risk Studies at the University of Cambridge has ... financial shock, tr...

Tony Porter

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

On the political economy and limits of crisis insurance: the case of the 2008–11 bailouts  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The bailouts of 2008–10 are the most recent in a long series of insurance-like policies designed to limit the losses of those harmed by a crisis of some kind—but enacted after a crisis is under way.

Roger D. Congleton

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Use of Policy Risk Assessment Results in Political Decision Making  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Notwithstanding the differences in scientific and political contexts, the discussion around risk assessment has been grown up during the...

Liliana Cori; Gabriel Guliš; Joanna Kobza…

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

On Politics and Literature: Two Lectures by Kenzaburo Oe  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

terrorism on political leaders, high-ranking bureaucrats, and leading financiers, and to attack nuclear power plants.

Oe, Kenzaburo

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Political imaginings: rethinking the political context of Coleridge's The rime of the ancient mariner  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

which articulates Coleridge's intense lamentation and dejection over the failure of liberty in Great Britain. I would like to thank my committee chair, Terence Hoagwood for his guidance and patience during the writing of this thesis. I'd also like... have no security against oppression: the oppression of which Security is the sole discriminating mark of political liberty. These two annotations are a clear indication of Coleridge's intense interest in the political dimensions of Hutton's theory...

Sandle, Michael Joseph

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

427

Online political communication strategies: MEPs, e-representation and self-representation  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 Online political communication strategies: MEPs, e-representation and self- representation, Bournemouth University. Dr Lilleker's expertise is in public engagement in politics, and in particular how widely on the professionalisation and marketisation of political communication including Political

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

428

Rural electrification, climate change, and local economies: Facilitating communication in development policy and practice on Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

climate change, and local economies:  Facilitating communication climate change, and local economies:  Facilitating communication 

Casillas, Christian E.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Microsoft Word - Political Activity and the Federal Employee.doc  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

and and the Federal Employee Political Activity Political Activity and the Federal Employee Political Activity and the Federal Employee The Hatch Act Its Importance to Federal Employees ................................................................................................. 2 Who Is Covered.......................................................................................................................................... 3 Permitted and Prohibited Activities for Employees Who May Engage in Partisan Activity............................................................................................... 4 Questions and Answers ..............................................................................................................................

430

Political Interference with Government Climate Change Science Testimony of  

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Political Interference with Government Climate Change Science Testimony of James E. Hansen;2 Political Interference with Government Climate Change Science Contents 1. Rationale of Presentation 2. My by NASA Office of Public Affairs C. Executive Control of Purse Strings 3. Practical Impact of Political

Hansen, James E.

431

Doing political ecology inside and outside the academy Simon Batterbury  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Doing political ecology inside and outside the academy Simon Batterbury University of Melbourne www.simonbatterbury.net For: Bryant R, ed. 2015. International Handbook of Political Ecology. Edward Elgar. Abstract The chapter presents a survey of political ecology (PE) scholarship in, and beyond, academic institutions

Batterbury, Simon

432

Computing Political Preference among Twitter Followers Jennifer Golbeck  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Computing Political Preference among Twitter Followers Jennifer Golbeck Human-Computer Interaction bias and political information seeking preferences. As many media outlets create online personas, we seek to automatically estimate the political preferences of their audience, rather than of the outlet

Golbeck, Jennifer

433

Computing Political Preference among Twitter Followers Jen Golbeck  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Computing Political Preference among Twitter Followers Jen Golbeck College of Information Studies outlets create online personas, we seek to measure the political preferences of their audience, rather than of the outlet itself. In this paper, we present a method for computing political preferences

Golbeck, Jennifer

434

Internet, a Political Issue for Europe (1970s-2010s)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Internet, a Political Issue for Europe (1970s-2010s) Draft paper The final version of this paper will be published in Bishop J. & Solo A.M.G, Politics and Policy in the Information Age, Springer, in 2013. Romain in Europe? How did the "network of networks" and ICTs become political stakes for EU institutions

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

435

POLITICAL ECONOMICS (ECO 215A-B). Instructor: Grard Roland  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

POLITICAL ECONOMICS (ECO 215A-B). Instructor: Gérard Roland This course is reorganized relative to previous years. I still make use a lot of the book by T. Persson and G. Tabellini "Political Economics analyzing the interaction between economic and political processes. However, I have reorganized the course

Sadoulet, Elisabeth

436

Political Correctness in the Science Classroom Noretta Koertge,  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Political Correctness in the Science Classroom Noretta Koertge, Professor emeritus in History from the author Prepared for the American Enterprise Institute Conference, "Reforming the Politically and universalism would seem to inhibit the invasion by the local political agendas that are so influential

Koertge, Noretta

437

Political institutions, public management, and bureaucratic performance: political-bureaucratic interactions and their effect on policy outcomes  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This project examines the determinants of political responsiveness to bureaucratic performance. A large literature exists that has examined how bureaucratic agencies are responsive to political institutions. While policy theory contends...

Hawes, Daniel Prophet

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

438

Senegal-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

form form View source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Senegal-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Senegal-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Senegal-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy

439

Azerbaijan-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Page Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Azerbaijan-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Azerbaijan-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Azerbaijan-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy, Non-renewable Energy, Agriculture, Economic Development, Energy Efficiency, Goods and Materials, Greenhouse Gas, Industry, - Industrial Processes, People and Policy

440

Political Science in Late Medieval Europe: The Aristotelian Paradigm and How It Shaped the Study of Politics in the West  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

POLITICAL SCIENCE IN LATE MEDIEVAL EUROPE: THE ARISTOTELIAN PARADIGM AND HOW IT SHAPED THE STUDY OF POLITICS IN THE WEST A Dissertation by MARY ELIZABETH SULLIVAN Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A...&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY August 2010 Major Subject: Political Science Political Science in Late Medieval Europe: The Aristotelian...

Sullivan, Mary Elizabeth

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Enabling a Transition to Low Carbon Economies in Developing Countries:  

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Enabling a Transition to Low Carbon Economies in Developing Countries: Enabling a Transition to Low Carbon Economies in Developing Countries: Bangladesh Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Enabling a Transition to Low Carbon Economies in Developing Countries: Bangladesh Agency/Company /Organization: Imperial College-London Sector: Energy, Climate Focus Area: Energy Efficiency, Biomass, - Waste to Energy, - Anaerobic Digestion, Solar, - Concentrating Solar Power, - Solar PV, Wind Topics: GHG inventory, Low emission development planning, Policies/deployment programs, Resource assessment, Pathways analysis, Background analysis Resource Type: Publications, Case studies/examples Website: workspace.imperial.ac.uk/energyfutureslab/Public/2010-03-17-Bangladesh Country: Bangladesh Southern Asia Enabling a Transition to Low Carbon Economies in Developing Countries: Bangladesh Screenshot

442

Mexico-Quantifying Emission Reduction Opportunities in Emerging Economies |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Mexico-Quantifying Emission Reduction Opportunities in Emerging Economies Mexico-Quantifying Emission Reduction Opportunities in Emerging Economies Jump to: navigation, search Name Mexico-Quantifying Emission Reduction Opportunities in Emerging Economies Agency/Company /Organization Ecofys Sector Energy Topics Background analysis, GHG inventory, Low emission development planning, Pathways analysis Website http://www.ecofys.com/files/fi Program Start 2009 Country Mexico Central America References G8 Climate Scorecards[1] Overview Ecofys developed emission reduction scenarios for the G5 developing countries including; business as usual, no- regret, and ambitious scenarios. They also evaluated current national climate plans. From the study: "The participation of emerging economies is one of the major items of discussion on a future international climate regime. Action

443

Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit (Indiana) |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit (Indiana) Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit (Indiana) Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit (Indiana) < Back Eligibility Commercial Agricultural Industrial Construction Retail Supplier Fuel Distributor Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Indiana Program Type Corporate Tax Incentive Provider Indiana Economic Development Corporation The Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit is awarded to businesses with projects that result in net new jobs. The tax credit must be a major factor in the company's decision to move forward with the project in Indiana. The refundable tax credit is calculated as a percentage of the expected increased tax withholdings generated from the new jobs. The

444

Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries Project (URBAN LEDS) Jump to: navigation, search Name Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries Project (URBAN LEDS) Agency/Company /Organization ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Topics Low emission development planning Resource Type Lessons learned/best practices, Training materials Website http://www.iclei.org/ References ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability[1] ICLEI acts as the implementing partner of UN-HABITAT in the "Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries Project (URBAN LEDS)", that is funded by the European Commission and launched on 9

445

Event:Building an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Driven Economy: How  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Driven Economy: How an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Driven Economy: How Policies Can Foster Risk Capital Investment in Renewable Energy Jump to: navigation, search Calendar.png Building an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Driven Economy: How Policies Can Foster Risk Capital Investment in Renewable Energy: on 2011/05/04 Listen to an expert panel explore how countries have used policies to build a clean energy economy by stimulating venture capital investments in new renewable energy companies. The panel will include government, industry, and financial experts from countries across several continents. Panelists will briefly discuss policy experiences and approaches from their own countries including business competitions and coaching, state-owned venture funds, tax incentives, and loan guarantees, as well as perspectives on best

446

Energy Department and Environmental Protection Agency Release Fuel Economy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Department and Environmental Protection Agency Release Fuel Energy Department and Environmental Protection Agency Release Fuel Economy Tool for Used Vehicles Energy Department and Environmental Protection Agency Release Fuel Economy Tool for Used Vehicles September 12, 2013 - 9:00am Addthis News Media Contact DOE: (202) 586-4940 EPA: (202) 564-4355 WASHINGTON - As part of the Obama Administration's ongoing efforts to increase fuel efficiency, reduce carbon pollution and address climate change, the U.S. Energy Department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released a new label that features EPA fuel economy estimates and CO2 estimates for used vehicles sold in the United States since 1984. Consumers may create the new label electronically as part of a new tool on FuelEconomy.gov. This electronic graphic can be downloaded and included in

447

CESC-Webinar: Building an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Driven Economy:  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

CESC-Webinar: Building an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Driven Economy: CESC-Webinar: Building an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Driven Economy: How Policies Can Foster Risk Capital Investment in Renewable Energy Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Building an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Driven Economy: How Policies Can Foster Risk Capital Investment in Renewable Energy Agency/Company /Organization: Clean Energy Solutions Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy Topics: Finance, Market analysis, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Video, Presentation, Webinar, Training materials Website: cleanenergysolutions.org/online_training/webinars/BuildingInnovationEn Cost: Free References: Building an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Driven Economy: How Policies Can Foster Risk Capital Investment in Renewable Energy[1]

448

South Africa - Climate Change Risks and Opportunities for the Economy |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Risks and Opportunities for the Economy Risks and Opportunities for the Economy Jump to: navigation, search Name South Africa - Climate Change Risks and Opportunities for the Economy Agency/Company /Organization Camco Sector Energy, Climate Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Economic Development Topics Co-benefits assessment, Background analysis Resource Type Publications Website http://www.climateriskandoppor Country South Africa UN Region Southern Africa References South Africa - Climate Change[1] South Africa - Climate Change Risks and Opportunities for the Economy Screenshot "The analysis contained in this report is focused on providing a framework and overview for evaluating the economic implications of climate change for South Africa. A further objective of the report is to act as a precursor

449

Learn More About the Fuel Economy Label for Electric Vehicles  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Electric Vehicles Electric Vehicles Learn More About the New Label Electric Vehicle Fuel Economy and Environment Label Vehicle Technology & Fuel Fuel Economy Comparing Fuel Economy to Other Vehicles You Save Fuel Consumption Rate Estimated Annual Fuel Cost Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Rating CO2 Emissions Information Smog Rating Details in Fine Print QR Code Fueleconomy.gov Driving Range Charge Time 1. Vehicle Technology & Fuel The upper right corner of the label will display text and a related icon to identify it as a vehicle that is powered by electricity. You will see different text and icons on the labels for other vehicles: Gasoline Vehicle Diesel Vehicle Compressed Natural Gas Vehicle Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Flexible-Fuel Vehicle: Gasoline-Ethanol (E85)

450

Fuel Economy.gov - Mobile | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Economy.gov - Mobile Economy.gov - Mobile Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Fuel Economy.gov - Mobile Agency/Company /Organization: United States Department of Energy Sector: Energy Focus Area: Transportation Phase: Evaluate Options, Prepare a Plan Resource Type: Online calculator User Interface: Mobile Device Website: fueleconomy.gov/ Web Application Link: fueleconomy.gov/m/ Cost: Free References: www.fueleconomy.gov[1] Logo: Fuel Economy.gov - Mobile Calculate gas mileage (MPG), annual fuel costs, annual petroleum use, and the carbon footprint information for your car or truck. Overview Calculate gas mileage (MPG), annual fuel costs, annual petroleum use, and the carbon footprint information for your car or truck. Highlights Find a Car MPG ratings for new and used cars.

451

Brazil-Quantifying Emission Reduction Opportunities in Emerging Economies |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Brazil-Quantifying Emission Reduction Opportunities in Emerging Economies Brazil-Quantifying Emission Reduction Opportunities in Emerging Economies Jump to: navigation, search Name Brazil-Quantifying Emission Reduction Opportunities in Emerging Economies Agency/Company /Organization Ecofys Sector Energy Topics Background analysis, GHG inventory, Low emission development planning, Pathways analysis Website http://www.ecofys.com/files/fi Program Start 2009 Country Brazil South America References G8 Climate Scorecards[1] Overview Ecofys developed emission reduction scenarios for the G5 developing countries including; business as usual, no- regret, and ambitious scenarios. They also evaluated current national climate plans. From the study: "The participation of emerging economies is one of the major items of discussion on a future international climate regime. Action

452

Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit Program (Illinois) |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit Program Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit Program (Illinois) Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit Program (Illinois) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Industrial Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Illinois Program Type Corporate Tax Incentive Provider Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity The Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit Program encourages companies to remain, expand, or locate in Illinois. The program provides tax credits to qualifying companies equal to the amount of state income taxes withheld from salaries for newly created jobs. A company must

453

Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Economies Forum on Energy and Climate Economies Forum on Energy and Climate Jump to: navigation, search Name Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate Agency/Company /Organization Major Economies Forum Sector Energy, Land Focus Area Conventional Energy, Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Biomass, Solar, Wind, Buildings, Industry, Transportation, Forestry, Agriculture Topics Policies/deployment programs, Pathways analysis, Technology characterizations Resource Type Lessons learned/best practices Website http://www.majoreconomiesforum References MEF[1] Contents 1 Background 2 Technology Action Plans 2.1 Advanced Vehicles 2.2 Bioenergy 2.3 Carbon Capture, Use and Storage 2.4 Energy Efficiency-Buildings Sector 2.5 Energy Efficiency-Industrial Sector 2.6 High-Efficiency, Low-Emissions (HELE) Coal Technologies

454

India-Quantifying Emission Reduction Opportunities in Emerging Economies |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

India-Quantifying Emission Reduction Opportunities in Emerging Economies India-Quantifying Emission Reduction Opportunities in Emerging Economies Jump to: navigation, search Name India-Quantifying Emission Reduction Opportunities in Emerging Economies Agency/Company /Organization Ecofys Sector Energy Topics Background analysis, GHG inventory, Low emission development planning, Pathways analysis Website http://www.ecofys.com/files/fi Program Start 2009 Country India Southern Asia References G8 Climate Scorecards[1] Overview Ecofys developed emission reduction scenarios for the G5 developing countries including; business as usual, no- regret, and ambitious scenarios. They also evaluated current national climate plans. From the study: "The participation of emerging economies is one of the major items of discussion on a future international climate regime. Action

455

Fuel Economy Standards, New Vehicle Sales, and Average Fuel Efficiency  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The average fuel efficiency of new automobiles sold in the ... trend stagnated in 1981, however, and average fuel efficiency has actually fallen since 1987. Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards—the maj...

Steven G. Thorpe

1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Assessment of California reformulated gasoline impact on vehicle fuel economy  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Fuel economy data contained in the 1996 California Air Resources Board (CAROB) report with respect to the introduction of California Reformulated Gasoline (CaRFG) has been examined and reanalyzed by two additional statistical methodologies. Additional data has also been analyzed by these two statistical approaches. Within the assumptions of the analysis, point estimates for the reduction in fuel economy using CaRFG as compared to conventional, non-reformulated gasoline were 2-4 %, with a 95% upper confidence bound of 6 %. Substantial variations in fuel economy are routine and inevitable due to additional factors which affect mileage, even if there is no change in fuel reformulation. This additional analysis confirms the conclusion reached by CAROB with respect to the impact of CaRFG on fuel economy.

Aceves, S.; Glaser, R.; Richardson, J.

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Assessment of California reformulated gasoline impact on vehicle fuel economy  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Fuel economy data contained in the 1996 California Air Resources Board (CARB) report with respect to the introduction of California Reformulated Gasoline (CaRFG) has been examined and reanalyzed by two additional statistical methodologies. Additional data has also been analyzed by these two statistical approaches. Within the assumptions of the analysis, point estimates for the reduction in fuel economy using CaRFG as compared to conventional, non-reformulated gasoline were 2-4%, with a 95% upper confidence bound of 6%. Substantial variations in fuel economy are routine and inevitable due to additional factors which affect mileage, even if there is no change in fuel reformulation. This additional analysis confirms the conclusion reached by CARB with respect to the impact of CaRFG on fuel economy.

Aceves, S., LLNL

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

Supply chain practices in the context of an emerging economy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The emergence of the BRIC economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China as a formidable economic powerhouse is turning into a reality. The center of the world's economic gravity is slowly shifting towards these emerging ...

Bhaumik, Vijan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Tourism & Urban Development: Building Local Economies & Sense of Place  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Tourism & Urban Development: Building Local Economies & Sense of Place - Greenwoods Corner - Simon, tourism must sustain and enhance local quality of life ­ "Communities will work for tourism if tourism

460

Automobile Prices, Gasoline Prices, and Consumer Demand for Fuel Economy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Automobile Prices, Gasoline Prices, and Consumer Demand for Fuel Economy Ashley Langer University evidence that automobile manufacturers set vehicle prices as if consumers respond to gasoline prices. We consumer preferences for fuel efficiency. Keywords: automobile prices, gasoline prices, environmental

Sadoulet, Elisabeth

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461

An overview of materials for the hydrogen economy  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Materials play a key role in whether a hydrogen-based energy economy, with its promise of clean, sustainable ... production, distribution, storage, and utilization of hydrogen with the number of materials interac...

Russell H. Jones; George Thomas

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

HCI as a means to prosociality in the economy  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

HCI research often involves intervening in the economic lives of people, but researchers only rarely give explicit consideration to what actually constitutes prosociality in the economy. Much has been said previously regarding sustainability but this ... Keywords: economic anthropology, hci, prosocial

John Harvey; David Golightly; Andrew Smith

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

The Road to Improved Heavy Duty Fuel Economy  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Heavy duty diesel engine fuel economy is improved by lowering the viscosity of engine lubricant, especially when engine speed is increased or load is decreased, as in long distance on-highway driving

464

When governments break contracts : foreign firms in emerging economies  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Emerging economy governments commit to protect the property rights of foreign firms through a variety of contracts, from treaties to direct agreements. In an era of liberalized capital flows, these contracts are thought ...

Wellhausen, Rachel L. (Rachel Louise)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

A way to use an induction generator in economy mode  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A way to connect low-power induction generators with other independent ac sources or with ... We theoretically ground and experimentally confirm that such generators can operate under an economy mode.

P. A. Kuntsevich; G. A. Prokhorova; V. A. Gusarova

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

PA Nanotechnology 2012 Nanotech's Role in Advancing PA's Economy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

PA Nanotechnology 2012 Nanotech's Role in Advancing PA's Economy June 5, 2012 Harrisburg University University Drexel Nanotechnology Institute (DNI) Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg University of Science and Technology Lehigh University Center for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology (CAMN) Penn

Gilchrist, James F.

467

New spaces for living and working in the creative economy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

With economic development agencies and city planners increasingly aware of the role of the arts in local economies, artist housing appears to be an essential step in the cultivation and retention of an arts community. While ...

England, Krystal Ann, 1977-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Effect Size and Moderators of Effects for Token Economy Interventions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Behavior Supports (PBS) and Response to Intervention (RtI) advocate for preventative and proactive strategies. Token economies (TE) are one intervention that is proactive and can be flexible to use with students across a wide range of behaviors...

Soares, Denise

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

469

EPA, DOE Release 2015 Fuel Economy Guide for Car Buyers  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) today released the 2015 Fuel Economy Guide, providing consumers with a valuable resource to help them choose the...

470

Biomass Fueling America’s Growing Clean Energy Economy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Biomass is the most abundant biological material on the planet. It is renewable; it grows almost everywhere; and it provides fuel, power, chemicals, and many other products. Find out how biomass is helping grow America's clean energy economy.

471

Structure of the Texas Economy: Emphasis on Agriculture.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

B-1121 May 1972 Texas Economy the Emphasis on Agrkulture Texas A&M University The Texas Agricultural Experiment Station H. 0. Kunkel, Acting Director, College Station, Texas [Blank Page in Original Bulletin] Contents Summary... economic effects are its purchases of inputs directly from other Texas industries and its employment, wages and other payments to the local economy. The economic impact of the new plant does not stop with this initial effect, however. As local suppliers...

Mustafa, Gholam; Jones, Lonnie L.

1972-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Gasoline Engine Economy as Affected by the Time of Ignition  

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KU ScholarWorks | The University of Kansas Pre-1923 Dissertations and Theses Collection Gasoline Engine Economy as Affected by the Time of Ignition 1907 by George Jay Hopkins This work was digitized by the Scholarly Communications program staff... in the KU Libraries’ Center for Digital Scholarship. http://kuscholarworks.ku.edu Submitted to the University of Kansas in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Science GASOLINE ENCUNE ECONOMY as Affected W the Time...

Hopkins, George Jay

1907-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bilateral political relations and sovereign wealth fund investment  

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We examine the role of bilateral political relations in sovereign wealth fund (SWF) investment decisions. Our empirical results suggest that political relations play a role in SWF decision making. Contrary to predictions based on the FDI and political relations literature, we find that relative to nations in which they do not invest, \\{SWFs\\} prefer to invest in nations with which they have weaker political relations. Using a two-stage Cragg model, we find that political relations are an important factor in where \\{SWFs\\} invest but matter less in determining how much to invest. Inconsistent with the FDI and political relations literature, these results suggest that \\{SWFs\\} behave differently than rational investors who maximize return while minimizing risk. Consistent with the trade and political relations literature, we find that SWF investment has a positive (negative) impact for relatively closed (open) countries. Our results suggest that \\{SWFs\\} use—at least partially—non-financial motives in investment decisions.

April Knill; Bong-Soo Lee; Nathan Mauck

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Extortion and political-risk insurance  

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Abstract We consider the problem faced by firms operating in a foreign country characterized by weak governance. Our focus is on extortion based on the threat of expropriation and bureaucratic harassment. The bureaucrat's bargaining power is characterized by a general extortion mechanism adapted from the optimal auction theory in Myerson (1981). This characterization is used to analyze the determinants of the quality of governance and whether and how this is improved by political-risk insurance. This insurance reduces the bureaucrat's total revenue from corruption, but may also increase the risk of expropriation and extortion bribes. The analysis allows us to derive some policy recommendations with respect to public intervention in the political-risk insurance sector.

Frédéric Koessler; Ariane Lambert-Mogiliansky

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modelling the world economy at the 2050 horizon Jean Four1  

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Economics Papers; Ward (2011), "The World in 2050: Quantifying the Shift in Global Economy", HSBC Global

Boyer, Edmond

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Political risk, institutions and foreign direct investment  

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The paper explores the linkages among political risk, institutions, and foreign direct investment inflows. For a data sample of 83 developing countries covering 1984 to 2003, we identify indicators that matter most for the activities of multinational corporations. The results show that government stability, internal and external conflict, corruption and ethnic tensions, law and order, democratic accountability of government, and quality of bureaucracy are highly significant determinants of foreign investment inflows.

Matthias Busse; Carsten Hefeker

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nanostructured carbide catalysts for the hydrogen economy  

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The above quote, taken from the executive summary of the Report from the US DOE Basic Energy Sciences Workshop held August 6–8, 2007,[1] places in context the research carried out at the University of California, Santa Barbara, which is reported in this document. The enormous impact of heterogeneous catalysis is exemplified by the Haber process for the synthesis of ammonia, which consumes a few % of the world’s energy supply and natural gas, and feeds as many as a third of the world’s population. While there have been numerous advances in understanding the process,[2] culminating in the awarding of the Nobel Prize to Gerhard Ertl in 2007, it is interesting to note that the catalysts themselves have changed very little since they were discovered heuristically in the the early part of the 20th century. The thesis of this report is that modern materials chemistry, with all the empirical knowledge of solid state chemistry, combined with cutting edge structural tools, can help develop and better heterogeneous catalysis. The first part of this report describes research in the area of early transition metal carbides (notably of Mo and W), potentially useful catalysts for water gas shift (WGS) and related reactions of use to the hydrogen economy. Although these carbides have been known to be catalytically useful since the 1970s,[3] further use of these relatively inexpensive materials have been plagued by issues of low surface areas and ill-defined, and often unreactive surfaces, in conjunction with deactivation. We have employed for the first time, a combination of constant-wavelength and time-of-flight neutron scattering, including a total scattering analysis of the latter data, to better understand what happens in these materials, in a manner that for the first time, reveals surface graphitic carbon in these materials in a quantitative manner. Problems of preparation, surface stability, and irreversible reactivity have become manifest in this class of materials that discourage us from pursuing these materials further.

Ram Seshadri, Susannah Scott, Juergen Eckert

2008-07-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Since 1975, the fuel economy of passenger cars and light trucks has been regulated by the corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards,  

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Since 1975, the fuel economy of passenger cars and light trucks has been regulated by the corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards, established during the energy crises of the 1970s. Calls to increase fuel economy are usually met by a fierce debate on the effectiveness of the CAFE standards

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The Resilience of the Indian Economy to Rising Oil Prices as a Validation Test for a Global Energy-Environment-Economy CGE Model  

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1 The Resilience of the Indian Economy to Rising Oil Prices as a Validation Test for a Global., 2009, `The resilience of the Indian economy to rising oil prices as a validation test for a global so, it compares the modeled and observed responses of the Indian economy to the rise of oil price

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Requests by Political Candidates to Tour DOE Facilities  

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REQUESTS BY POLITICAL CANDIDATES TO TOUR DOE FACILITIES REQUESTS BY POLITICAL CANDIDATES TO TOUR DOE FACILITIES * Requests by political candidates to tour DOE facilities are subject to the provisions of the Hatch Act; the statute regulating the political activity of Federal employees. Any proposed site visit by a candidate MUST go through legal review before it can go forward. DOE employees authorizing prohibited political activities by candidates in DOE facilities or on DOE property are subject to penalties under the Hatch act. * DOE employees may not engage in political activity: (1) while on duty; (2) while on Federal property or in a room or building engaged for the purpose of conducting official duties; (3) while wearing a uniform or other item identifying the employee as a Federal employee; or (4) while using a government vehicle. Federal employees may not engage

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Offshore outsourcing and political risk: India in 2004  

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The results of the 2004 Indian elections were surprising as the victory of the Congress party was unforeseen by most pre-poll and exit surveys. The unexpected political change, with an associated shift from a centre-right to a centre-left government presented an unanticipated discontinuity in the business environment. We examine whether US companies that had offshored to India faced heightened levels of political risk when election results were announced. A unique contribution of the paper is that we also examine whether US companies that offshored to India in early-2004, faced greater political risk than companies that offshored to the country in 2002 and 2003. Results indicate an increase in political risk as manifested as an increase in systematic risk. Companies that offshored in 2004 faced greater political risk as compared to companies that offshored earlier. Our findings validate the use of a political risk premium when evaluating offshore ITES projects.

Niranjan Chipalkatti; Bruce Koch; Meenakshi Rishi

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Political participation and transformation in urban China, 1993 and 2002  

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POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AND TRANSFORMATION IN URBAN CHINA, 1993 AND 2002 A Dissertation by DIQING LOU Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree... of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY May 2008 Major Subject: Political Science POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AND TRANSFORMATION IN URBAN CHINA, 1993 AND 2002 A Dissertation by DIQING LOU Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A...

Lou, Diqing

2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Insuring All Children — The New Political Imperative  

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...insurance coverage and the continuing rise in health care expenditures aroused such intense interest among policymakers. Adding an impetus to this renewed interest are other proposals that have been unveiled by an unusual collection of private interests — big business, organized labor, health plans... Congress has increased its efforts to develop strategies to make health insurance more affordable and accessible. Both political parties agree that their initial efforts should focus on children. This report reviews the history of the State Children's Health Insurance Program and looks at Congressional proposals to expand it to reduce the number of children without health insurance.

Iglehart J.K.

2007-07-05T23:59:59.000Z

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The Political Impact of Islamic Banking in Jordan.  

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?? This dissertation examines Islamic banking in Jordan. It is argued that institutions perceived as culturally authentic may play important political roles in a post-colonial… (more)

Malley, Mohammed Mathew

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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States and companies: political risks in the international oil industry  

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The study of political risk is a direct response to specific problems confronting transnational corporations (TNCs). As such, most works focus on developing predictive methodologies to forecast the incidence of political-risk events and pay scant attention to the underlying cause or theory. This dissertation attempts to begin laying the theoretical groundwork for understanding political risks by relating the analysis of political risk to a broader theory of interaction between hosts states and TNCs. Using the international oil industry as the content area, a conceptual model for the explanation of political risks is developed. The premise of this dissertation is that the structure of the host/TNC relationship gives rise to an inherent conflict of interests and issue hierarchies between the two actors. These structurally determined differences are the root cause of political risks. The articulation and implementation of host-state interests in policies constitute specific political-risk events. Political-risk events confronting transnational oil companies (TNOCs) are embodied in host-state changes in their oil policies. Policy changes, the immediate cause of political-risk events, are explained in terms of the structural relationship and conflicting interests, with the timing and strategy of changes a function of the mediating variables.

Lax, H.L.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Crossed swords : divided militaries and politics in East Asia  

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(cont.) Domestic politics, then, frequently have a decisive impact on strategic planning and produces policies that the consideration of external threats alone would not suggest.

Heginbotham, Eric

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Socio-Political Thesaurus in Concept-Based Information Retrieval  

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In CLEF 2005 experiments we used a bilingual Russian-English Socio-Political Thesaurus that we developed over more than 10...

Mikhail Ageev; Boris Dobrov…

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Political Activity at DOE Facilities and by DOE Contractors ...  

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and by DOE Contractors The Policy Flash from October 5, 2011, serves to remind Contracting Officers of restrictions on political activity by DOE contractors at the Department...

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OIL, POLITICS OF THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT AND THE PERSIAN GULF.  

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??This study investigated the effect the price of oil has on enabling political establishments to maintain their presence within the business environment. The study consists… (more)

Parks, Jacob

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated Approaches to the Development of Climate Friendly Economies in  

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Approaches to the Development of Climate Friendly Economies in Approaches to the Development of Climate Friendly Economies in Central Asia Jump to: navigation, search Name Integrated Approaches to the Development of Climate Friendly Economies in Central Asia Agency/Company /Organization German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) Partner Central Asian Regional Environmental Center (CAREC) Sector Climate Focus Area Renewable Energy, Agriculture, Buildings, Energy Efficiency, Food Supply, Industry, People and Policy Topics - Energy Access, - Energy Security, Implementation, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, Market analysis, Pathways analysis Website http://www.diw-econ.de/en/exam Program Start 2011 Program End 2013 Country Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan Central Asia, Central Asia, Central Asia, Central Asia, Central Asia

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Kansas wind program stimulates rural economy | Department of Energy  

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Kansas wind program stimulates rural economy Kansas wind program stimulates rural economy Kansas wind program stimulates rural economy December 9, 2009 - 11:38am Addthis Joshua DeLung What will the project do? Students in the Wind for Schools program gain not only practical knowledge in wind turbine technologies, but also they get hands-on experience installing turbines statewide. During an economic downturn, it's always a struggle for recent college graduates to find jobs and a place to put down roots amid a tightening workforce. Fortunately for students who visit the Southeast Kansas Education Service Center in Girard - known as Greenbush to locals - a project called Wind for Schools has set up shop. The vocational school in Girard, where students visit on field trips from their regular schools, now

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Solar Water Heaters and the Economy | Department of Energy  

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Water Heaters and the Economy Water Heaters and the Economy Solar Water Heaters and the Economy July 11, 2012 - 11:59am Addthis Ernie Tucker Editor, National Renewable Energy Laboratory These are the days of hot sun and mortgage refinance frenzy. Somehow, they've both combined in my mind to make me ponder the economics of a solar water heater. Because the sun's been beating down on our garden hose, the initial flush of water can be very hot. The warm spray reminded me of the times on camping trips when we'd bring along a portable solar shower -- essentially a black plastic bag with a tube and shower nozzle -- for bathing. While not an endless supply (perhaps 10 gallons), it was a very enjoyable luxury. Of course, it assumes that there's plenty of sunshine, but if so -- voila -- a warm and sudsy campsite clean-up is possible.

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How Advanced Batteries Are Energizing the Economy | Department of Energy  

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How Advanced Batteries Are Energizing the Economy How Advanced Batteries Are Energizing the Economy How Advanced Batteries Are Energizing the Economy August 11, 2011 - 7:15pm Addthis Thanks in part to a $300 million grant through the Recovery Act, Johnson Controls has been able to retool a shuttered plant in Holland, Michigan to produce high-tech advanced batteries. John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What does this project do? Creates quality manufacturing jobs Positions America as a leader in the advanced battery industry Earlier today, President Obama visited Johnson Controls in Holland, Michigan to highlight how this once shuttered factory is helping rev up the advanced battery industry in the United States. This long dormant plant was revived by a $300 million Recovery Act grant which allowed Johnson Controls

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Mali-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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form form View source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Mali-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Mali-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Mali-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS

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Building an American Economy to Last: American Competiveness in  

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Building an American Economy to Last: American Competiveness in Building an American Economy to Last: American Competiveness in Manufacturing Building an American Economy to Last: American Competiveness in Manufacturing August 16, 2012 - 9:20am Addthis Saving Energy and Resources 1 of 4 Saving Energy and Resources Thanks to additive manufacturing technology, Oak Ridge National Laboratory was able to fabricate a robotic hand with less energy use and material waste. The novel, lightweight, low-cost fluid powered hand was selected for a 2012 R&D 100 award. | Photo courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Partnering with Industry 2 of 4 Partnering with Industry The Energy Department's Manufacturing Demonstration Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory includes an array of state-of-the-art additive manufacturing capabilities, allowing researchers and industry to develop

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Solar Field Gives Tennessee Economy a Boost | Department of Energy  

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Field Gives Tennessee Economy a Boost Field Gives Tennessee Economy a Boost Solar Field Gives Tennessee Economy a Boost September 14, 2010 - 6:24pm Addthis Efficient Energy of Tennessee installs panels at a 1-MW solar farm outside Knoxville in July. | Photo by Harvey Abouelata and courtesy of Efficient Energy of Tennessee Efficient Energy of Tennessee installs panels at a 1-MW solar farm outside Knoxville in July. | Photo by Harvey Abouelata and courtesy of Efficient Energy of Tennessee Lorelei Laird Writer, Energy Empowers Outside Knoxville, Tenn., a new construction project began raising eyebrows in May. The project was clearly visible from cars on the nearby Andrew Johnson Highway, but passers-by had no idea what to make of it at first, according to Robbie Thomas, president of Efficient Energy of Tennessee, a

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Making America More Competitive in the Global Clean Energy Economy |  

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Making America More Competitive in the Global Clean Energy Economy Making America More Competitive in the Global Clean Energy Economy Making America More Competitive in the Global Clean Energy Economy December 13, 2013 - 10:38am Addthis Secretary Moniz delivers remarks at the 2013 American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Summit on Thursday, December 12, 2013. | Video courtesy of the Council on Competitiveness. Marissa Newhall Marissa Newhall Managing Editor, Energy.gov Thursday was a big day at the Energy Department. In addition to announcing $8 billion in new loan guarantees for advanced domestic fossil energy projects and a new award for innovative engineering, design certification and licensing for small modular reactors -- a path to advance safe, cost-effective nuclear energy deployment -- Secretary Moniz kicked off yesterday's American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness

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The Effect of Fuel Economy on Automobile Safety: A Reexamination  

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TRB 05-1336 TRB 05-1336 The Effect of Fuel Economy on Automobile Safety: A Reexamination November 16, 2004 Word Count: 5,966 (including 3 tables and 1 figure) Sanjana Ahmad Research Assistant The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2360 Cherahala Boulevard Knoxville, Tennessee 37932 Phone: (865) 946-1311 Fax: (865) 946-1314 Email: sahmad2@utk.edu David L. Greene Corporate Research Fellow Oak Ridge National Laboratory National Transportation Research Center 2360 Cherahala Boulevard Knoxville, Tennessee 37932 Phone: (865) 946-1310 Fax: (865) 946-1314 Email: dlgreene@ornl.gov Ahmad and Greene 1 ABSTRACT Since 1975, the fuel economy of passenger cars and light trucks has been regulated by the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards, established during the energy crises of the 1970s. Calls to

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Arizona Teachers Prepare Students for Green Economy | Department of Energy  

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Arizona Teachers Prepare Students for Green Economy Arizona Teachers Prepare Students for Green Economy Arizona Teachers Prepare Students for Green Economy April 2, 2010 - 2:26pm Addthis Using a curriculum they hope to spread across the United States, two Arizona high school teachers are giving their students hands-on experience in renewable energy jobs. Students led by Kevin English, a building trades teacher at Raymond S. Kellis High School in Glendale, Ariz., are wiring parts of the school for solar power. Kevin's colleague, marketing teacher Deb Moore, has her students learning about environmentally friendly marketing and planning a Green Fair. The two teachers are also helping to launch the Green Clubs of America, an educational nonprofit seeking to spread their curriculum to other schools and encourage students to consider renewable energy careers.

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A Boost for Hydropower (and the Economy) | Department of Energy  

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A Boost for Hydropower (and the Economy) A Boost for Hydropower (and the Economy) A Boost for Hydropower (and the Economy) September 20, 2010 - 5:29pm Addthis The 91-year old Cheoah Dam in Robbinsville, North Carolina. The 91-year old Cheoah Dam in Robbinsville, North Carolina. Jacques Beaudry-Losique Director, Wind & Water Program There are approximately 2,400 hydropower dams in the U.S., many of which have not undergone a significant upgrade in decades. These older dams present a great opportunity to expand clean energy across the country, allowing us to rapidly increase generation capacity through the installation of new high-efficiency equipment. I recently got a firsthand look at one such effort when I helped kick off a project to modernize the 91-year old Cheoah Dam in Robbinsville, North