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1

Essays in unemployment insurance  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis consists of three essays that examine household responses to state unemployment insurance (UI) generosity across spells of unemployment, with a particular emphasis on the role of liquidity constraints. Enacted ...

Brown, David Walton

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

2

Analysis & Projections - U.S. Energy Information Administration ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Information Administration - EIA ... producers, and the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010, ...

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Loan Insurance Program (Maine)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Loan Insurance Program provides businesses with loan insurance. Two types are available?Pro-rated insurance covering a certain percentage of lenders loss or leveraged insurance covering 100% of...

4

Quadtree relief mapping  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Relief mapping is an image based technique for rendering surface details. It simulates depth on a polygonal model using a texture that encodes surface height. The presented method incorporates a quadtree structure to achieve a theoretically proven performance ... Keywords: image based rendering, pixel based displacement mapping, quadtree, relief mapping, surface details

M. F. A. Schroders; R. v. Gulik

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Insurance | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Benefits » Insurance Benefits » Insurance Insurance As a Federal employee, you may be able to enroll in health, dental, vision and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and apply for long term care insurance. Federal Employee Health Benefits Program (FEHB) Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Federal Employee Dental and Vision Program (FEDVIP) Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAFEDS) Life Events For additional assistance with insurance programs for federal employee's, click the "Contact" link to see a list of HR Specialist by the organization's they service. HR Contacts Benefits DOE Workers' Compensation Program Insurance Military/Reservist Retirement Telework Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Wellness Programs Employee & Labor Relations

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Hydrogen gas relief valve  

SciTech Connect

An improved battery stack design for an electrochemical system having at least one cell from which a gas is generated and an electrolyte in communication with the cell is described. The improved battery stack design features means for defining a substantially closed compartment for containing the battery cells and at least a portion of the electrolyte for the system, and means in association with the compartment means for selectively venting gas from the interior of the compartment means in response to the level of the electrolyte within the compartment means. The venting means includes a relief valve having a float member which is actuated in response to the level of the electrolyte within the compartment means. This float member is adapted to close the relief valve when the level of the electrolyte is above a predetermined level and open the relief valve when the level of electrolyte is below this predetermined level.

Whittlesey, Curtis C. (Birmingham, MI)

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Identifying the Effect of Unemployment on Crime  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

system, employment-based anti- crime policies contains theand Joan Petersilia (eds. ) Crime, ICS Press, San Francisco,of the Relationship between Crime and Unemployment", mimeo,

Raphael, Steven; WINTER-EBMER, RUDOLF

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modified Accelerated Cost-Recovery System (MACRS) + Bonus Depreciation...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

and extended yet again by the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (H.R. 4853). Under these amendments, eligible property placed in...

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United States/EZ Policies | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

and extended yet again by the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (H.R. 4853). Under these amendments, eligible property placed in...

10

What Is the New Normal Unemployment Rate?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Recent labor markets developments, including mismatches in the skills of workers and jobs, extended unemployment benefits, and very high rates of long-term joblessness, may be impeding the return to normal unemployment rates of around 5%. An examination of alternative measures of labor market conditions suggests that the normal unemployment rate may have risen as much as 1.7 percentage points to about 6.7%, although much of this increase is likely to prove temporary. Even with such an increase, sizable labor market slack is expected to persist for years. In the past, the U.S. labor market has proven to be very flexible and recessions have not usually been followed by long-lasting increases in the unemployment rate. But, in the wake of the most recent recession, many economists are concerned that developments such as mismatches in the skills of workers and jobs, extended unemployment benefits, and a rise in long-term joblessness may have raised the normal or natural rate of unemployment above the 5 % level that was thought to be typical before the downturn. Indeed, a few economists have gone so far as to argue that the rise in the unemployment rate to its current level of 9 % primarily reflects an increase in the natural rate, implying there is little slack in labor markets and therefore little downward pressure on inflation. This Economic Letter

Weidner; John C. Williams

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Editorial: Does Good Marketing Cause Bad Unemployment?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Questionable methods for increasing nominal wages reduce real wages (i.e., buying power) by creating inflation, shortages, lower quality, and long-term unemployment. To increase real wages (i.e., the ability to buy more), economic principles prescribe ... Keywords: Wal-Mart, benefits, consumer-driven organizations, customer-driven orientation, inflation, low prices, low-prices, market-based economy, marketing principles, marketing theory, trade unions, unemployment, wages

Steven M. Shugan

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fiscal Policy in an Unemployment Crisis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Fiscal Policy in an Unemployment Crisis Pontus Rendahl 28 February 2012 CWPE 1211 Fiscal Policy in an Unemployment Crisis By Pontus Rendahl February 28, 2012 Abstract. This paper argues... ), Cogan, Cwik, Taylor and Wieland (2010), and Taisuke (2012) for further studies on this topic. 7In this situation the real interest rate is constant and a unit multiplier follows straightforwardly from the analysis of Woodford (2011). A multiplier of 1...

Rendahl, Pontus

2012-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Home Equity Insurance  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Home equity insurance policiespolicies insuring homeowners against declines in the prices of their homes would bear some resemblance both to ordinary insurance and to nancial hedging vehicles. A menu of choices for the design of such policies is presented here, and conceptual issues are discussed. Choices include pass-through futures and options, in which the insurance company in effect serves as a retailer to homeowners of short positions in real estate futures markets or of put options on real estate indices. Another choice is a life-event-triggered insurance policy, in which the homeowner pays regular xed insurance premia and is entitled to a claim if both a sufcient decline in the real estate price index and a specied life event (such as a move beyond a certain geographical distance) occur. Pricing of the premia to cover loss experience is derived, and tables of break-even policy premia are shown, based on estimated models of Los Angeles housing prices from 1971 to 1994. Key Words: real estate risk, insurance, hedging, mortgages In this article we propose insurance policies to enable individuals to protect themselves against the risks of declines in the prices of their homes. As far as we have been able to determine, there is no precedent for true insurance policies on home price. 1 And yet, despite the neglect of such home equity insurance policies in the past, these policies could

Robert J. Shiller; Allan N. Weiss; Cowles Foundation; Paper No; Robert J. Shiller; Allan N. Weiss

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Retiree Medical Insurance for 2014  

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Plans Retiree Medical Insurance for 2014 Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is the provider of medical benefits. Contact Retiree Insurance Providers For the 2014...

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DEREGULATION SHOCK IN PRODUCT MARKET AND UNEMPLOYMENT  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

DEREGULATION SHOCK IN PRODUCT MARKET AND UNEMPLOYMENT Luisito BERTINELLI Olivier CARDI Partha SEN://www.economie.polytechnique.edu/ mailto:chantal.poujouly@polytechnique.edu hal-00589228,version1-28Apr2011 #12;DEREGULATION SHOCK [2010] analyze the effect of a deregulation shock within a dynamic general equilibrium model with entry

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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State Farm Insurance | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

State Farm Insurance Jump to: navigation, search Name State Farm Insurance Place Bloomington, IL Website http:www.statefarminsurance. References State Farm Insurance1...

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Beyond Testing: Empirical Models of Insurance Markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

life insurance market: asymmetric information revisited. J.of insurance markets with incomplete information. J. Econ.Keywords: Insurance markets; Asymmetric information; Adverse

Einav, Liran; Finkelstein, Amy; Levin, Jonathan

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Environmental Impacts of Subsidized Crop Insurance  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Impacts of Subsidized Crop Insurance page 17 ReferencesR.A. Kramer. Experience with Crop Insurance Programs in theUnited States. Crop Insurance for Agricultural

LaFrance, Jeffrey T.; Shimshack, J. P.; Wu, S. Y.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Crop Insurance Terms and Definitions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This publication is a glossary of terms used by the crop insurance industry. There are definitions for terms used in crop insurance documents and for terms pertaining to coverage levels, farming, reports, units and parties to contracts.

Stokes, Kenneth; Waller, Mark L.; Outlaw, Joe; Barnaby, G. A. Art

2008-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Photovoltaic application for disaster relief  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Hurricanes, floods, tornados, and earthquakes are natural disasters that can happen at any time destroying homes, businesses, and natural surroundings. One such disaster, Hurricane Andrew, devastated South Florida leaving several hundred-thousand people homeless. Many people were without electrical service, functioning water and sewage systems, communications, and medical services for days, even weeks in the aftermath of the storm. Emergency management teams, the military, and countless public and private organizations staged a massive relief effort. Dependency on electrical utility power became a pronounced problem as emergency services were rendered to survivors and the rebuilding process started. Many of the energy needs of emergency management organizations, relief workers, and the general public can be satisfied with solar electric energy systems. Photovoltaic (PV) power generated from solar energy is quiet, safe, inexhaustible and pollution-free. Previously, photovoltaics have supplied emergency power for Hurricanes Hugo and Andrew, and the earthquake at Northridge in Southern California. This document focuses on photovoltaic technology and its application to disaster relief efforts.

Young, W.R. Jr.

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Job Rationing, Unemployment, And Discouraged Workers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

this paper develops a structural model of categorical labor force behavior to help explain several puzzles in data on unemployment and discouraeed workers. It traces the links amone minimum wages or other rigidities, hirin and firing decisions by firms, and labor force participa- tion decisions by individuals of differin skill levels. A key comparative static result is that a rise in an effective minimum wage increases the labor force participation of more skilled marginal workers but reduces the participation of less skilled marginal workers. -2- 1.

George Cave; George Cave

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS WORKING PAPER SERIES Crime and Unemployment: Evidence from Europe  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper investigates the impact of unemployment on crime using a country-level panel data set from Europe that contains consistently-measured crime and police force statistics. Unemployment has a positive impact on monetary crimes, and instrumenting unemployment with the exchange rate produces larger estimates than those obtained from OLS specifications. The unemployment rate is decomposed into various components such as gender-specific and education-specific unemployment. The analysis of specific population sub-groups unemployment reveals that about 65 % of the overall impact of unemployment on crime is attributable to the unemployment of males with low education.

Duha Tore Altindag

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Authority in Online Disaster Relief Communities 1 Running Head: AUTHORITY IN ONLINE DISASTER RELIEF COMMUNITIES  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

). The magnitude of the disaster overwhelmed institutions normally responsible for providing relief--forums, bulletin boards, blogs, and personal websites--to coordinate a massive grassroots response to the disasterAuthority in Online Disaster Relief Communities 1 Running Head: AUTHORITY IN ONLINE DISASTER RELIEF

Kiesler, Sara

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On-line load relief control  

SciTech Connect

This paper describes the results of an investigation concerning the on-line prediction and enhancement of load relief. The effects of voltage fluctuation, system voltage profile control and generator voltage adjustment on load relief and load shedding operations during under-frequency transients are studied. The technique promoted in the paper may be used to reduce system spinning reserve or prospective load shedding.

Jovanovic, S.; Fox, B.; Thompson, J.G. (Queen' s Univ. of Belfast (United Kingdom))

1994-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Unemployed Engineer Finds New Career in Weatherization | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Unemployed Engineer Finds New Career in Weatherization Unemployed Engineer Finds New Career in Weatherization Unemployed Engineer Finds New Career in Weatherization October 27, 2010 - 10:46am Addthis Kevin Craft Bob Kos worked as a mechanical engineer for 20 years. But a slow economic climate and scarcity of quality jobs had left him unemployed since 2005.In challenging economic times, even experienced professionals can find themselves out of work. This past April, Kos was able to get back to work when he was hired as an energy auditor for the CAP Agency, a Shakopee-based non-profit that provides weatherization services to income-eligible Minnesota residents. "It's nice to be back in a work environment and to be surrounded by a crew that is trying to accomplish something," says Kos. From 35 to 150 homes

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Unemployed Truck Driver Trains for New Career in Weatherization |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Unemployed Truck Driver Trains for New Career in Weatherization Unemployed Truck Driver Trains for New Career in Weatherization Unemployed Truck Driver Trains for New Career in Weatherization November 5, 2010 - 2:46pm Addthis Maya Payne Smart Former Writer for Energy Empowers, EERE What does this mean for me? Workers across the country are being retrained for careers in the new clean energy economy. Tyrone Bailey had been out of work for 14 months when an unemployment office staffer told him about a home-weatherization training program offered by the state of New Jersey. The former truck driver and construction worker jumped at the opportunity to acquire new skills and began training January 19. He graduated April 1 and won a position with GreenLight Solutions, a Montclair, New Jersey-based residential home improvement company just two weeks later.

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Homeowner's Property Insurance Issues (Spanish)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

People whose homes are damaged in a natural disaster may have questions about their homeowner's insurance, what insurance will cover, how to assess the damage, and what records they will need in filing a claim. This publication answers those questions and more.

Granovsky, Nancy L.

2007-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Insurance Brokers | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

in Palm Springs, California . References "Energy Insurance Brokers" Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleEnergyInsuranceBrokers&oldid344864" Categories:...

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Overview of the Federal Offshore Royalty Relief Program  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Deep Gas in Shallow Water Royalty Relief Provisions Similar to deepwater leases, royalty relief incentives have been offered since 2001 to

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The operation of LPG relief valves  

SciTech Connect

As stipulated by NFPA 58, all LPG storage containers must be equipped with one or more pressure relief devices. These devices are sized to prevent rupture of a normally charged container when exposed to fire. This paper describes in detail the functioning of the spring-loaded relief valve. The author discusses how the venting of LPGs can produce unacceptable risks and how training is a necessary part of controlling such a situation.

Stannard, J.H. Jr

1989-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of Treasury - Renewable Energy Grants (Federal...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

began in 2009 or 2010, but Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (H.R. 4853), signed in December 2010, extended the program through...

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Energy-Efficient New Homes Tax Credit for Home Builders (Federal...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Act of 2008 (H.R. 1424). The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and job Creation Act of 2010 (H.R 4853) again renewed the credit through December 31, 2011....

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Insurance coverage for coal ash liabilities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The paper discusses how liability insurance can be a valuable tool for limiting coal ash liabilities.

Elkind, D.L. [Dickstein Shapiro LLP (United States)

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

*. Bookmark and Share. Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI). Contact Human Resources. Through the Federal ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

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National Flood Insurance Act | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Flood Insurance Act Flood Insurance Act Jump to: navigation, search Statute Name National Flood Insurance Act Year 1968 Url [[File:|160px|link=]] Description References FEMA Library[1] Wikipedia[2] The National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 is a piece of legislation passed in the United States that led to the creation of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 created the Federal Insurance Administration and made flood insurance available for the first time. The Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 made the purchase of flood insurance mandatory for the protection of property located in Special Flood Hazard Areas. The National Flood Insurance Act is administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The NFIP goals are two-fold:

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Guidelines for the Development of Pressure Relief Device Specialists  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The people responsible for pressure relief devices in the in the nuclear power industry are known by various titlessafety relief valve technician, relief valve technician, mechanic, in-service testing/in-service inspection engineer, valve engineer, and component engineer, to name a few. Although pressure relief valve duties are mainly in two departments (maintenance and engineering), it is up to the pressure relief device specialist to ensure that the manual, automatic, and power-operated ...

2013-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Company Rehires Unemployed Workers for Energy Efficient Window Project |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Company Rehires Unemployed Workers for Energy Efficient Window Company Rehires Unemployed Workers for Energy Efficient Window Project Company Rehires Unemployed Workers for Energy Efficient Window Project August 20, 2010 - 12:57pm Addthis Maya Payne Smart Former Writer for Energy Empowers, EERE What are the key facts? Recovery Act grant funded $478,000 project for Kitsap County. Courthouse to save $25,000 per year with 95 new windows. Local vendor Pacific Glass rehires five workers. "Our labor force has fluctuated up and down this year due to the economy," said Pacific Glass President Bernie Thueringer. Thueringer and domestic frame and glass suppliers Efco Corp and Old Castle Glass have seen new business from a Recovery Act funded energy efficiency project in Kitsap County, Washington. "We were excited about this project because we were able to bring five of

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Company Rehires Unemployed Workers for Energy Efficient Window Project |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Company Rehires Unemployed Workers for Energy Efficient Window Company Rehires Unemployed Workers for Energy Efficient Window Project Company Rehires Unemployed Workers for Energy Efficient Window Project August 20, 2010 - 12:57pm Addthis Maya Payne Smart Former Writer for Energy Empowers, EERE What are the key facts? Recovery Act grant funded $478,000 project for Kitsap County. Courthouse to save $25,000 per year with 95 new windows. Local vendor Pacific Glass rehires five workers. "Our labor force has fluctuated up and down this year due to the economy," said Pacific Glass President Bernie Thueringer. Thueringer and domestic frame and glass suppliers Efco Corp and Old Castle Glass have seen new business from a Recovery Act funded energy efficiency project in Kitsap County, Washington. "We were excited about this project because we were able to bring five of

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Federal Long Tern Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Program (FLTCIP) Federal Long Tern Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance to help pay for costs...

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The Multiple Peril Crop Insurance Actual Production History (APH) Insurance Plan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Actual Production History insurance plan protects against crop losses from a number of causes. All aspects of this insurance are described, including reporting requirements for the producer.

Stokes, Kenneth; Barnaby, G. A. Art; Waller, Mark L.; Outlaw, Joe

2008-10-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Author's personal copy Unemployment effects of climate policy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

appreciation of the potential unemployment resulting from greenhouse gas emissions restrictions policies. More restrictions, the consequences of a labor subsidy, are also analyzed. Policies to limit greenhouse gas as usual,'' i.e. with no greenhouse gas policy restrictions, which is called the Reference Solution. e n v

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Recommendations on frequently encountered relief requests  

SciTech Connect

This paper is based on the review of a large database of requests for relief from enservice testing (1ST) requirements for pumps and valves. From the review, the paper identifies areas where enhancements to either the relief request process or the applicable test codes can improve IST of pumps and valves. Certain types of requests occur frequently. The paper examines some frequent requests and considers possible changes to the requirements to determine if the frequent requests can be eliminated. Recommended changes and their bases will be discussed. IST of safety-related pumps and valves at commercial nuclear power plants is done according to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (the Code), Section XI. Because of the design and function of some safety systems in nuclear plants, performing Code testing of certain pumps and valves is impractical or a hardship without a compensating increase in the level of safety. Deviations from the Code are allowed by law, as reviewed and approved by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), through the relief request process. Because of similarities in plant design and system function, many problems encountered in testing components are similar from plant to plant. Likewise, there are often common problems associated with test methods or equipment. Therefore, many relief requests received by the NRC from various plants are similar. Identifying and addressing the root causes for these common requests will greatly improve IST.

Hartley, R.S.; Ransom, C.B.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recommendations on frequently encountered relief requests  

SciTech Connect

This paper is based on the review of a large database of requests for relief from enservice testing (1ST) requirements for pumps and valves. From the review, the paper identifies areas where enhancements to either the relief request process or the applicable test codes can improve IST of pumps and valves. Certain types of requests occur frequently. The paper examines some frequent requests and considers possible changes to the requirements to determine if the frequent requests can be eliminated. Recommended changes and their bases will be discussed. IST of safety-related pumps and valves at commercial nuclear power plants is done according to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (the Code), Section XI. Because of the design and function of some safety systems in nuclear plants, performing Code testing of certain pumps and valves is impractical or a hardship without a compensating increase in the level of safety. Deviations from the Code are allowed by law, as reviewed and approved by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), through the relief request process. Because of similarities in plant design and system function, many problems encountered in testing components are similar from plant to plant. Likewise, there are often common problems associated with test methods or equipment. Therefore, many relief requests received by the NRC from various plants are similar. Identifying and addressing the root causes for these common requests will greatly improve IST.

Hartley, R.S.; Ransom, C.B.

1992-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of Climatological Data in Weather Insurance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

There are three major types of crop-related weather insurance: hail, all perlis, and rain insurance. The development of rates is an exercise in applied climatology, and the importance of the historical data selected for assessing risk (and ...

Stanley A. Changnon; Joyce M. Changnon

1990-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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West Virginia Loan Insurance Program (West Virginia)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The West Virginia Loan Insurance Program, provides a loan insurance program in cooperation with third party lenders to assist firms that cannot obtain conventional bank financing. Up to 80% of the...

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Optimizing Crop Insurance under Climate Variability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper studies the selection of optimal crop insurance under climate variability and fluctuating market prices. A model was designed to minimize farmers expected losses (including insurance costs) while using the conditional-value-at-risk ...

Juan Liu; Chunhua Men; Victor E. Cabrera; Stan Uryasev; Clyde W. Fraisse

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Slavery, Insurance, and Sacrifice in the Black  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

__ ls __ le __ ll 167 CHAPTER 9 Slavery, Insurance, and Sacrifice in the Black Atlantic TIM;Slavery, Insurance, and Sacrifice in the Black Atlantic · 169 __ ls __ le __ ll residence, age and quality as 1781, it is by analogy with ransom provisions that the French began to insure the lives of "black

Sheldon, Nathan D.

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Safety and Relief Valve Testing and Maintenance Guide  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This guide gives a broad overview of self actuated and power operated pressure relief devices (PRDs) -- safety, relief, safety relief, and power-operated relief valves -- and their application and maintenance. The non-reclosing devices, like the rupture discs, are outside the scope of this guide. The information in this guide, though directed towards the nuclear power plant personnel, will assist all power plant personnel responsible for the maintenance of PRDs. This guide can also be used by training in...

1996-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Improve safety with pilot operated relief valves  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A weakness inherent in balanced bellows pressure relief valves (PRVs) that can cause premature failure can be avoided by using pilot operated PRVs as an alternative. Now better able to handle adverse service conditions, pilot operated PRVs are suitable for a wide range of gas, liquid and mixed-phase services. Traditionally, however, balanced bellows PRVs have been applied as overpressure protection for three notable reasons: a constant PRV set pressure with the presence of variable, superimposed back pressure (at the PRV outlet prior to its opening); valve stability and adequate capacity when built-up back pressure (at the PRV outlet during its relief cycle) exceeds 10%; and spring and guided parts barriered from the process fluid. With these benefits in mind, balanced bellows PRVs have been generally adapted by many hydrocarbon processing companies that have experienced costly, and often dangerous, premature bellows failures. Corrosion, valve instability and/or bellows flutter are causes of these failures.

Emerson, G. [Anderson, Greenwood and Co., Stafford, TX (United States)

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Unemployed Truck Driver Trains for New Career in Weatherization |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Truck Driver Trains for New Career in Weatherization Truck Driver Trains for New Career in Weatherization Unemployed Truck Driver Trains for New Career in Weatherization November 5, 2010 - 2:46pm Addthis Maya Payne Smart Former Writer for Energy Empowers, EERE What does this mean for me? Workers across the country are being retrained for careers in the new clean energy economy. Tyrone Bailey had been out of work for 14 months when an unemployment office staffer told him about a home-weatherization training program offered by the state of New Jersey. The former truck driver and construction worker jumped at the opportunity to acquire new skills and began training January 19. He graduated April 1 and won a position with GreenLight Solutions, a Montclair, New Jersey-based residential home improvement company just two weeks later.

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Unemployed Engineer Finds New Career in Weatherization | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Engineer Finds New Career in Weatherization Engineer Finds New Career in Weatherization Unemployed Engineer Finds New Career in Weatherization October 27, 2010 - 10:46am Addthis Kevin Craft Bob Kos worked as a mechanical engineer for 20 years. But a slow economic climate and scarcity of quality jobs had left him unemployed since 2005.In challenging economic times, even experienced professionals can find themselves out of work. This past April, Kos was able to get back to work when he was hired as an energy auditor for the CAP Agency, a Shakopee-based non-profit that provides weatherization services to income-eligible Minnesota residents. "It's nice to be back in a work environment and to be surrounded by a crew that is trying to accomplish something," says Kos. From 35 to 150 homes In the spring of 2009, CAP received $1.5 million via the Recovery and

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The power to insure: Reducing insurance claims with new electricity options  

SciTech Connect

The benefits to the insurance industry of distributed generation technologies, especially those that use clean energy generating sources, are reviewed.

Gordes, Joel N.

2000-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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NETL Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts Recognized by Energy Secretary  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts Recognized by Energy Secretary Morgantown, W.Va. -Jay Hanna, an engineer and project manager with the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL),...

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Collusion Through Insurance: Sharing the Costs of Oil Spill Cleanups  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Insurance: Sharing the Costs of Oil Spill Cleanups." EddieInsurance: Sharing the Costs of Oil Spill Cleanups EddieINSURANCE: SHARING THE COSTS OF OIL SPILL CLEANUPS Eddie

Dekel, Eddie; Scothmer, Suzanne

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Essays on Weather Indexed Insurance and Energy Use in Mexico  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Indexed Insurance and Energy Use in Mexico by Alan Fuchs AIndexed Insurance and Energy Use in Mexico Copyright 2011 byIndexed Insurance and Energy Use in Mexico by Alan Fuchs

Fuchs, Alan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geothermal reservoir insurance study. Final report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The principal goal of this study was to provide analysis of and recommendations on the need for and feasibility of a geothermal reservoir insurance program. Five major tasks are reported: perception of risk by major market sectors, status of private sector insurance programs, analysis of reservoir risks, alternative government roles, and recommendations.

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1981-10-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Medical Insurance An overview for active employees  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Your UC Medical Insurance An overview for active employees #12;Agenda · Your Options · Pre-paid medical · Other Insurance Plans · Conclusion #12;Your Options #12;Your options · UC offers four types of medical plan o HMO plans (4) o POS plan o PPO plans (2) o FFS plan · Availability determined by zip code o

Burke, Peter

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The Hartford Life and Accident Insurance  

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The Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company Group Numbers Basic Group Term Life AD&D-677984 Life and Accident Insurance Company. (Referred to as The Hartford or Hartford.) General information industry. Europ Assist has been helping customers in times of crisis for more than 46 years. They have

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Financial Recovery: Homeowner's Property Insurance Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

People whose homes are damaged in a natural disaster may have questions about their homeowner's insurance, what insurance will cover, how to assess the damage, and what records they will need in filing a claim. This publication answers those questions and more.

Granovsky, Nancy L.

2008-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

60

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Electric Vehicle (EV) Insurance Regulation  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Electric Vehicle (EV) Electric Vehicle (EV) Insurance Regulation to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Electric Vehicle (EV) Insurance Regulation on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Electric Vehicle (EV) Insurance Regulation on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Electric Vehicle (EV) Insurance Regulation on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Electric Vehicle (EV) Insurance Regulation on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Electric Vehicle (EV) Insurance Regulation on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Electric Vehicle (EV) Insurance Regulation on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Electric Vehicle (EV) Insurance Regulation

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61

"Insurance as a Risk Management Instrument for Energy Infrastructure...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

"Insurance as a Risk Management Instrument for Energy Infrastructure Security and Resilience" Report Now Available "Insurance as a Risk Management Instrument for Energy...

62

Audit of the Department of Energy's Contractor Liability Insurance...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Contractor Liability Insurance Costs, IG-0396 Audit of the Department of Energy's Contractor Liability Insurance Costs, IG-0396 Audit of the Department of Energy's Contractor...

63

DOE Releases Filing Instructions for Federal Risk Insurance for...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Filing Instructions for Federal Risk Insurance for New Nuclear Power Plants DOE Releases Filing Instructions for Federal Risk Insurance for New Nuclear Power Plants December 21,...

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Secretary Bodman Announces Federal Risk Insurance for Nuclear...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Federal Risk Insurance for Nuclear Power Plants & Touts Robust Economy Secretary Bodman Announces Federal Risk Insurance for Nuclear Power Plants & Touts Robust Economy August 4,...

65

Energy-Efficiency Strategies for Insurance Companies  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

1 1 Energy-Efficiency Strategies for Insurance Companies Figure 1: Note that the cost of windstorm damage loss has increased in part due to a rising concentration of property and populations in high-risk (e.g., coastal) areas. Inflation-corrected cost reported in 1990 prices; data from Munich Re & Swiss Re. Global climate change is in the news again, partly because the insurance industry has taken notice of the threat climate change poses to its business. Recent research at the Center for Building Science suggests that selected efficiency strategies can help protect against insurance losses while reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, a winning proposition for the insurance industry. The Climate Connection The world's 1.4-trillion-dollar insurance industry is becoming increasingly

66

Performance of Ultrathin Silicon Solar Microcells with Nanostructures of Relief  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of relief as light trapping structures (LTS) on thin, monocrys- talline silicon solar cells derived fromPerformance of Ultrathin Silicon Solar Microcells with Nanostructures of Relief Formed by Soft, Urbana, Illinois 61801 ABSTRACT Recently developed classes of monocrystalline silicon solar microcells

Rogers, John A.

67

The humanitarian relief supply chain : analysis of the 2004 South East Asia earthquake and Tsunami  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Humanitarian relief supply chains are not well documented. This thesis describes humanitarian relief supply chains in general and those specifically utilized in the 2004 South East Asia Earthquake and Tsunami relief effort. ...

Russell, Timothy Edward

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

68

Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Program is a group term life insurance program for Federal and Postal employees and retirees. The Office of Personnel Management administers the Program and sets the premiums. OPM has a contract with the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife) to provide this life insurance. The MetLife has an office called Office of Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (OFEGLI). OFEGLI is the contractor that adjudicates claims under the FEGLI Program. FEGLI New Employees All Employees in eligible positions are automatically enrolled in Basic Life Insurance unless they choose to waive their coverage. Basic Life Insurance is effective on the first day you enter a pay and duty status.

69

Review: The Benefits of Famine: A Political Economy of Famine and Relief in Southwestern Sudan 1983-1989  

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of Famine: A Political Economy of Famine and Relief inof Famine: A Political Economy of Famine and Relief in

DePasquale, Allison A

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

70

The Small Business Tax Relief Program (Georgia) | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

The Small Business Tax Relief Program (Georgia) The Small Business Tax Relief Program (Georgia) The Small Business Tax Relief Program (Georgia) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Developer Fuel Distributor General Public/Consumer Industrial Installer/Contractor Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Municipal/Public Utility Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Systems Integrator Transportation Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Georgia Program Type Personal Tax Incentives Corporate Tax Incentive The Small Business Tax Relief stipulation allows for faster depreciation on equipment deduction in which businesses can choose to claim the expense in one year as opposed to several years.

71

Blast overpressure relief using air vacated buffer medium  

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Blast waves generated by intense explosions cause damage to structures and human injury. In this thesis, a strategy is investigated for relief of blast overpressure resulting from explosions in air. The strategy is based ...

Avasarala, Srikanti Rupa

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

72

Automatic generation of bas-reliefs from 3D shapes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

generated by our method and their profiles (middle images). A bas-relief of the Stanford Armadillo model on a bended cylinder (most-right image). In this paper, we introduce and study a new problem of converting a given 3D shape (or a 2.5D range data) into a bas-relief. The problem can be considered as a geometry counterpart of the HDR image compression problem widely studied in computer graphics. In our approach to the shape bas-reliefing problem, we combine the concepts of mesh saliency, shape exaggerating, and discrete differential coordinates. The final bas-relief has a small width, preserves salient features of the original 3D shape, and, therefore, can be used for shape decorating purposes. 1

Wenhao Song; Alexander Belyaev; Hans-peter Seidel

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

73

Politico, Sept. 11, 2012 Making Political Ads Personal  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

unemployment insurance, restricting gun sales and requiring health insurance plans to cover birth control. Did

Peha, Jon M.

74

Bristol BS8 1TNThe Real Interest Rate, the Real Oil Price, and US Unemployment Revisited  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The time series evidence on the relationship between unemployment and the real prices of capital and energy is re-examined for US data. In contrast to previous studies, results indicate that the real interest rate matters little, if at all, for equilibrium unemployment. Using a Markov Switching vector autoregressive method proposed by Psaradakis, Ravn, Sola (2005) [JApplEconometrics 20(5), pp. 665-683] to investigate time-varying Granger causality, the paper shows that the real rate helps forecast unemployment during NBER expansions only. Granger causality from the oil price to unemployment occurs in recessions. The results support the view that the price of crude induces at least some recessions, while not being a regular feature of the US business cycle.

Spyros Andreopoulos; Spyros Andreopoulos

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

75

Statistical Performance Evaluation Of Soft Seat Pressure Relief Valves  

SciTech Connect

Risk-based inspection methods enable estimation of the probability of failure on demand for spring-operated pressure relief valves at the United States Department of Energy's Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina. This paper presents a statistical performance evaluation of soft seat spring operated pressure relief valves. These pressure relief valves are typically smaller and of lower cost than hard seat (metal to metal) pressure relief valves and can provide substantial cost savings in fluid service applications (air, gas, liquid, and steam) providing that probability of failure on demand (the probability that the pressure relief valve fails to perform its intended safety function during a potentially dangerous over pressurization) is at least as good as that for hard seat valves. The research in this paper shows that the proportion of soft seat spring operated pressure relief valves failing is the same or less than that of hard seat valves, and that for failed valves, soft seat valves typically have failure ratios of proof test pressure to set pressure less than that of hard seat valves.

2013-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

76

Welfare Effects of Minimum Wage and Other Government Policies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Wage PSfrag replacements Unemployment Insurance SSI AFDC/TANF AFDC/TANF Need Disability Insurance Food Stamp EITCWage Unemployment Insurance SSI AFDC/TANF AFDC/TANF Need

Golan, Amos; Perloff, Jeffrey M.; Wu, Ximing

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

77

From Risk to Opportunity: Insurer Responses to Climate Change  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

From Risk to Opportunity: Insurer Responses to Climate Change Speaker(s): Evan Mills Date: March 20, 2008 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 The insurance industry must start actively...

78

Urban Homeowners Insurance Markets in Texas: A Search for Redlining  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

There has been a continuing debate in Texas and other states about the availability and cost of home insurance to residents of inner city and minority neighborhoods. Consumer and community advocates contend that insurers

Robert W. Klein; Martin F. Grace

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

79

An Approach to Crop-Hail Insurance Rate Revision  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Hailstorms are meteorological events that have a considerably adverse impact on crop production. Variation of these events in time and space, in turn, influence crop-hail insurance rate structure. Crop-hail insurance companies normally review ...

J. C. Neill

1981-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

80

Spray Shadowing For Stress Relief And Mechanical Locking In Thick  

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Advanced Materials » Advanced Materials » Spray Shadowing For Stress Relief And Mechanical Locking Spray Shadowing For Stress Relief And Mechanical Locking In Thick Protective Coatings A method for applying a protective coating on an article. Available for thumbnail of Feynman Center (505) 665-9090 Email Spray Shadowing For Stress Relief And Mechanical Locking In Thick Protective Coatings A method for applying a protective coating on an article, comprising the following steps: selecting an article with a surface for applying a coating thickness; creating undercut grooves on the article, where the grooves depend beneath the surface to a bottom portion with the grooves having an upper width on the surface and a lower width on the bottom portion connected by side walls, where at least one of the side walls connects the

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81

Overview of the Federal Offshore Royalty Relief Program  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

the Federal Offshore Royalty Relief Program the Federal Offshore Royalty Relief Program This report provides a brief overview of the offshore royalty relief program operated by the Department of the Interior's Minerals Management Service. It describes the basics of revenue collection and royalty payments as well as provisions under which certain oil and natural gas leases are exempt from royalty obligations. Questions or comments on this article may be directed to Erin Mastrangelo at Erin.Mastrangelo@eia.doe.gov or (202)586-6201. In order to explore and develop offshore oil and natural gas resources, the Department of Interior's Minerals Management Service (MMS) awards leases to interested parties through a competitive bidding process. The high bidders must pay a cash bonus bid and

82

Pressure Relief Devices for Compressed Hydrogen Vehicle Fuel Containers  

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CSA Standards HPRD1-2009 CSA Standards HPRD1-2009 Temporary Interim Requirement For Pressure Relief Devices For Compressed Hydrogen Vehicle Fuel Containers Published - August 2009 3 5.6 General Hydrogen Service Suitability 5.6.1 General. The purpose of this test is to demonstrate suitability of pressure relief devices in hydrogen service. The pressure relief devices will be selected to be in compliance with Section 5.1 and representative of normal production. NOTE: This series of performance tests may not guarantee that all cases and conditions of service will be validated; it is still incumbent on the designer/builder to carefully screen materials of construction for their intended use. Test Method. The general hydrogen service suitability test sequence will be performed on nine devices.

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State of the art tutorial I: simulation modeling for finance and insurance: applications of simulation models in finance and insurance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We describe a number of applications of simulation methods to practical problems in finance and insurance. The first entails the simulation of a two-stage model of a property-casualty insurance operation. The second application simulates the operation ...

Thomas N. Herzog; Graham Lord

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary and incomplete Please do not quote Youth Unemployment, Labor Market Transitions, and Scarring:  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Relatively little is known about youth unemployment and its lasting consequences in transition economies, despite the difficult labor market adjustment experienced by these countries over the last decade. This paper examines early unemployment spells and their longer-term effects among the youth in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), where the labor market transition is made more difficult by the challenges of a post-conflict environment. This paper uses panel data covering up to 4,800 working-age individuals over the 2001 to 2004 period. There are three main findings from the analysis: First, youth unemployment is high, about twice the national average. Younger workers are more likely to go into inactivity or unemployment and are also less likely to transition out of inactivity, holding other things constant. Second, initial spells of unemployment or joblessness appear to have lasting adverse effects on earnings and employment. There is no evidence, however, that the youth are at a greater risk of scarring, or suffer disproportionately worse outcomes from initial joblessness compared to other age groups. Third, higher educational attainment is generally associated with more favorable labor market outcomes. Skilled workers are less likely to be jobless and are less likely to transition from employment into joblessness. However, there is evidence that the penalty from jobless spells may also be higher for more educated workers. We speculate that this may be due in part to signaling or stigma, consistent with previous findings in the literature. JEL Classification number: J13, J64, J31

Evidence From Bosnia; Jean Fares; Erwin R. Tiongson

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

85

Does Homeownership Lengthen Unemployment Duration? A French Micro-econometric Study  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The objective of this paper is to provide microeconomic evidence for the so called Oswalds hypothesis, which is whether homeownership results in negative outcomes in the labour market. In a first step, a multinomial logit model for the choice of tenure status is estimated. Estimated probabilities of being either homeowner, renter or housed free of charge are then used to explain the length of an individual unemployment spell. This flexible method of estimation accounts for both censoring and selection bias, without constraining the shape of the hazard rate of leaving unemployment. Results from a 3,965 individuals French data set suggest that home-ownership has a positive effect on unemployment duration.

Carole Brunet; Jean-yves Lesueur; Jel Codes C; R I. Introduction

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

86

SENDROM: sensor networks for disaster relief operations management  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

SENDROM is a new sensor network architecture to manage the rescue operations after large scale disasters. This architecture mainly consists of sensor nodes deployed prior to a disaster and central nodes that can query sensor nodes. Central nodes are ... Keywords: data dissemination, disaster relief operations, sesnor networks, task dissemination

Erdal Cayirci; Tolga Coplu

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Employees' Group Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Initial Enrollment Period All Employees in eligible positions are automatically enrolled in Basic Life Insurance unless they choose to waive it. Basic Life Insurance is effective on the first day you enter a pay and duty status. New employees have 31 days from the date of their appointment to elect additional Optional Insurance or to waive coverage entirely. Employees must be enrolled in Basic Life in order to elect Optional Insurance. Your completed Life Insurance Election Form, SF-2817, must be submitted to your servicing Human Resources Office in a timely manner. Additionally, employees are strongly encouraged to submit the SF-2823 Designation of Beneficiary form. The Types of Coverage Available

88

Risk transfer via energy savings insurance  

SciTech Connect

Among the key barriers to investment in energy efficiency improvements are uncertainties about attaining projected energy savings and apprehension about potential disputes over these savings. The fields of energy management and risk management are thus intertwined. While many technical methods have emerged to manage performance risks (e.g. building commissioning), financial risk transfer techniques are less developed in the energy management arena than in other more mature segments of the economy. Energy Savings Insurance (ESI) - formal insurance of predicted energy savings - is one method of transferring financial risks away from the facility owner or energy services contractor. ESI offers a number of significant advantages over other forms of financial risk transfer, e.g. savings guarantees or performance bonds. ESI providers manage risk via pre-construction design review as well as post-construction commissioning and measurement and verification of savings. We found that the two mos t common criticisms of ESI - excessive pricing and onerous exclusions - are not born out in practice. In fact, if properly applied, ESI can potentially reduce the net cost of energy savings projects by reducing the interest rates charged by lenders, and by increasing the level of savings through quality control. Debt service can also be ensured by matching loan payments to projected energy savings while designing the insurance mechanism so that payments are made by the insurer in the event of a savings shortfall. We estimate the U.S. ESI market potential of $875 million/year in premium income. From an energy-policy perspective, ESI offers a number of potential benefits: ESI transfers performance risk from the balance sheet of the entity implementing the energy savings project, thereby freeing up capital otherwise needed to ''self-insure'' the savings. ESI reduces barriers to market entry of smaller energy services firms who do not have sufficiently strong balance sheets to self-insure th e savings. ESI encourages those implementing energy saving projects to go beyond standard, tried-and-true measures and thereby achieve more significant levels of energy savings; and ESI providers stand to be proponents of improved savings measurement and verification techniques, as well as maintenance, thereby contributing to national energy savings objectives and perhaps elevating the quality of information available for program evaluation. Governmental agencies have been pioneers in the use of ESI and could continue to play a role in developing this innovative risk-transfer mechanism. There is particular potential for linkages between ESI and the ENERGY STAR (registered trademark) Buildings Program. It is likely that ENERGY STAR (registered trademark)-labeled commercial buildings (which have lower performance risk thanks to commissioning) would be attractive to providers of energy savings insurance. Conversely, the award of energy savings insurance to an ENERGY STAR (registered trade mark)-labeled building would raise the perceived credibility of the Label and energy savings attributed to the Program.

Mills, Evan

2001-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

89

Energy-conscious construction: Litigation insurance?  

SciTech Connect

Construction defects are annoying for homeowners, and can bring on litigation that can wipe out builders. The design and construction techniques adopted by energy efficiency-minded builders may be one method of insuring a project against defects and litigation. This article discusses what to do to prevent litigation in preconstruction, construction, and postconstruction, making the modern job site work, standards for energy efficient construction, and possibilities in the future.

Luhr, S.

1997-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

90

Essays on Weather Indexed Insurance and Energy Use in Mexico  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

WII to test voter response to disaster spending is preciselyevidence of voters response to disaster relief expendituresentitled Voters Response to Natural Disasters Aid: Quasi-

Fuchs, Alan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Page 5, Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI)  

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5 of 11 5 of 11 Previous Page Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Initial Enrollment Period All Employees in eligible positions are automatically enrolled in Basic Life Insurance unless they choose to waive it. Basic Life Insurance is effective on the first day you enter a pay and duty status. New employees have 31 days from the date of their appointment to elect additional Optional Insurance or to waive coverage entirely. Employees must be enrolled in Basic Life in order to elect Optional Insurance. Your completed Life Insurance Election Form, SF-2817, must be submitted to your servicing Human Resources Office in a timely manner. Additionally, employees are strongly encouraged to submit the SF-2823 Designation of Beneficiary form. The Types of Coverage Available

92

Stress Relief Treatment of Alloy 600 Steam Generator Tubing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Various time-temperature combinations may hold potential for improving the resistance of tubesheet transition regions to intergranular stress corrosion cracking (IGSCC). EPRI has discovered that the most significant enhancement in IGSCC of Alloy 600 steam generator tubing occurs with stress relief heat treatments administered in the range of 550-610 degrees Celsius for an average of nine hours. Treatments administered for shorter times at temperatures greater than 700 degrees Celsius also proved effective.

1994-03-05T23:59:59.000Z

93

Stress relief cracking in creep resisting low alloy ferritic steels.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Problem of Stress Relief Cracking in Low Alloy Steels During the welding of a ferritic steel, the HAZ adjacent to the weld transforms to austenite, the grains close to the fusion zone attaining particularly high tempel'ature and undergoing considerable... growth. At the same time, carbides tend to dissolve, dissolution being more complete in the coarse 14 grained region because it attains a higher temperature. The HAZ is cooled rapidly by the cold parent metal and, as a result, re- precipitation...

Tait, Robert Andrew

1976-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

94

Overview of mine subsidence insurance programs in the United States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Research performed by the U.S. insurance industry has determined that mine subsidence is uninsurable. Consequently, the insurance industry has decided not to voluntarily offer mine subsidence insurance. The U.S. Department of the Interior has long been investigating the effects of mine subsidence. These investigations have resulted in Federal regulations and controls of mine subsidence. This U.S. Bureau of Mines report generally describes mine subsidence, the development of mine subsidence insurance programs, and the eight current mine subsidence insurance programs in the United States. The States that have these subsidence programs include Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Wyoming. Major aspects of the programs include history, administrative and operational procedures, insurable structures, recognition of mine subsidence, major exclusions, claims, insurance premiums, and the economic health of each program. Addresses of agencies involved with mine subsidence insurance are also given. Information within this report can be useful for residential and commercial property owners and mine operators. States that are considered starting or have an existing mine subsidence insurance program can also use this report as a model for initiating or modifying their programs.

Ingram, D.K. (Pittsburgh Research Center, Pittsburgh, PA (United States))

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

95

Essays on Weather Indexed Insurance and Energy Use in Mexico  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Multipliers: PROCAMPO in Mexico, World Development Vol. 29,a Randomized Experiment in Mexico". Yale University, workingIndex Insurance: The Case of Mexico. American Journal of

Fuchs, Alan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

96

MEDICAL INSURANCE The CHEIBA Trust is pleased to continue to offer you three medical insurance plans  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

- 23 - MEDICAL INSURANCE The CHEIBA Trust is pleased to continue to offer you three medical and are included with your medical coverage. MyAnthemTM Tired of paperwork and phone calls? MyAnthemTM takes See if your medication is on the Anthem formulary Visit MyHealth@Anthem® , powered by Web

97

A non-linear programming model for insurance company investment portfolio management in Nigeria  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As the crucial mainstay for insurance industry to survive and develop, the insurance investment enables insurance companies to offset their possible underwriting losses and make a considerable profit. There have been many issues that affect the investment ...

Emmanuel Olateju Oyatoye; Waheed Oladimeji Arilesere

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

98

Robust Portfolio Optimization with Derivative Insurance Guarantees  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Robust portfolio optimization aims to maximize the worst-case portfolio return given that the asset returns are allowed to vary within a prescribed uncertainty set. If the uncertainty set is not too large, the resulting portfolio performs well under normal market conditions. However, its performance may substantially degrade in the presence of market crashes, that is, if the asset returns materialize far outside of the uncertainty set. We propose a novel robust optimization model for designing portfolios that include European-style options. This model trades o weak and strong guarantees on the worst-case portfolio return. The weak guarantee applies as long as the asset returns are realized within the prescribed uncertainty set, while the strong guarantee applies for all possible asset returns. The resulting model constitutes a convex second-order cone program, which is amenable to e cient numerical solution procedures. We evaluate the model using simulated and empirical backtests and analyze the impact of the insurance guarantees on the portfolio performance. Key words: robust optimization, portfolio optimization, portfolio insurance, second-order cone programming. 1

Steve Zymler; Ber Rustem; Daniel Kuhn

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

99

Why Rural America Needs a Public Health Insurance Plan Option  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The inclusion of a public health insurance plan in health care reform legislation as an option for individuals, families and businesses promises to be one of the most controversial and crucial decisions made by Congress. With the myriad health care challenges facing rural people and rural communities, the decision on whether to include a public health insurance plan option has significant potential consequences for rural America. Rural America has much to gain or lose from the public health insurance plan decision. As we have written before, the potential strengths of public health insurance plans are what many rural people and businesses needstability and cost controls while providing health insurance access to vulnerable populations like low- and moderate-income families, small business employers and employees and the self-employed. 1, 2 This paper will examine some of the arguments for a public health insurance plan, how the public health insurance plan would address the health care challenges that exist for rural areas, and, ultimately, why the choice of a public health insurance plan option is needed for rural America.

Jon M. Bailey; Key Points

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

100

Insuring Solar Photovoltaics: Challenges and Possible Solutions; (Revised)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Insuring solar photovoltaic (PV) systems poses certain challenges. Insurance premiums, which can represent a significant part of overall costs for PV developers, can affect market competition. The market for certain types of insurance products is limited. Historical loss data is lacking, and test data for the long-term viability of PV products under real-life conditions is limited. Insurers' knowledge about PV systems and the PV industry is uneven even as the industry introduces innovative contractual structures and business models. Interviews conducted for this report with PV project developers, insurance brokers, and underwriters suggest government actions aimed at better testing, data collection, and communication could facilitate the development of a market for PV insurance products. This report identifies actions by governments, national laboratories, and other stakeholders that could accelerate the development of insurance products in support PV systems. Such actions include: increasing understanding of the solar PV industry among insurance professionals; expanding the availability of PV historical loss data; evaluating the expansion of renewable energy business classification; developing module and component testing capabilities and services offered by federal labs; and, advancing industry standards for PV system installers.

Speer, B.; Mendelsohn, M.; Cory, K.

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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101

Secretary Bodman Announces Federal Risk Insurance for Nuclear Power Plants  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Federal Risk Insurance for Nuclear Power Federal Risk Insurance for Nuclear Power Plants & Touts Robust Economy Secretary Bodman Announces Federal Risk Insurance for Nuclear Power Plants & Touts Robust Economy August 4, 2006 - 8:42am Addthis ATLANTA, GA - After touring Georgia Power and speaking to its employees, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel W. Bodman today announced completion of the final rule that establishes the process for utility companies building the next six new nuclear power plants in the United States to qualify for a portion of $2 billion in federal risk insurance. The rule will be available on DOE's web site soon. "Providing federal risk insurance is an important step in speeding the nuclear renaissance in this country," Secretary Bodman said. "Companies

102

INTERPRETATION REGARDING EXEMPTION RELIEF UNDER 10 C.F.R. PART...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

RELIEF, AND NON-COMPLIANT 'DOCUMENTED SAFETY ANALYSES' SUBJECT TO 10 C.F.R. PART 830, NUCLEAR SAFETY MANAGEMENT, SUBPART B, SAFETY BASIS REQUIREMENTS INTERPRETATION REGARDING...

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Graduate Health Insurance Selection/Reporting Information and Directions Please read this information carefully  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in Massachusetts. It is your responsibility to carefully evaluate your insurance plan for adequacy before reportingGraduate Health Insurance Selection/Reporting Information and Directions Please read Insurance Plan (QSHIP) or to report your comparable health insurance coverage. All full time and ¾ time

Snider, Barry B.

104

An expert system for strategic control of accidents and insurers' risks in building construction projects  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Building construction projects appear to have higher accident rates. Contractors procure workers' compensation insurance (WCI) to transfer these risks to insurance companies. The commitment of insurers under WCI is extremely broad; there are no exclusions ... Keywords: Buildings, Expert system, Fuzzy logic, Occupational health and safety, Singapore, Workers' compensation insurance

Kamardeen Imriyas

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weather Derivatives and Weather Insurance: Concept, Application, and Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The concept and applications of weather derivatives and weather insurance are introduced. Proper analysis of these financial instruments requires both statistical knowledge and thorough understanding of the physical weather and climate process. A ...

Lixin Zeng

2000-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

2010 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) Interactive Data and  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

2010 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) Interactive Data and 2010 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) Interactive Data and Mapping Tool Consumer Data Apps Challenges Resources About Blogs Let's Talk Feedback Consumer You are here Data.gov » Communities » Consumer » Data 2010 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) Interactive Data and Mapping Tool Dataset Summary Description The Interactive Data and Mapping Tool provides users a way to access all post-2005 SAHIE data; in multiple formats; in a sleek, organized, and innovative way. Currently, data can be downloaded as a Pdf, CSV or screenshot. Tags {"small area",model,"health insurance",uninsured,"interactive maps","interactive data"} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet

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Estimating Welfare In Insurance Markets Using Variation in Prices  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We provide a graphical illustration of how standard consumer and producer theory can be used to quantify the welfare loss associated with inefficient pricing in insurance markets with selection. We then show how this welfare ...

Finkelstein, Amy

108

Optimal reinsurance/investment problems for general insurance models  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this paper the utility optimization problem for a general insurance model is studied. The reserve process of the insurance company is described by a stochastic differential equation driven by a Brownian motion and a Poisson random measure, representing the randomness from the financial market and the insurance claims, respectively. The random safety loading and stochastic interest rates are allowed in the model so that the reserve process is non-Markovian in general. The insurance company can manage the reserves through both portfolios of the investment and a reinsurance policy to optimize a certain utility function, defined in a generic way. The main feature of the problem lies in the intrinsic constraint on the part of reinsurance policy, which is only proportional to the claim-size instead of the current level of reserve, and hence it is quite different from the optimal investment/consumption problem with constraints in finance. Necessary and sufficient conditions for both well posedness and solvability...

Liu, Yuping; 10.1214/08-AAP582

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

Climate Change Impact on Rice Insurance Payouts in Japan  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The authors constructed the framework for a preliminary assessment of climate change impact on the rice insurance payout in Japan. The framework consisted of various models ranging from climate projection downscaling, rice yield estimation, yield ...

Toshichika Iizumi; Masayuki Yokozawa; Yousay Hayashi; Fujio Kimura

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

110

Developing Rainfall Insurance Rates for the Contiguous United States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Historical hourly rainfall data (195084) were subjected to spatial and temporal analyses to provide information for developing rainfall insurance rates for the contiguous United States. The dimensions of the study illustrate a balance between ...

Stanley A. Changnon; Joyce M. Changnon

1989-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

Insured Lightning-Caused Property Damage in Three Western States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Insurance claims resulting from lightning damage in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming were analyzed during the period from 1987 to 1993. Most claims were from personal accounts, while some were commercial.

Ronald L. Holle; Ral E. Lpez; Lowell J. Arnold; John Endres

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

RAPID RESPONSE: DISASTER RELIEF AND Ill Winds: Hurricanes Camille and Agnes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

CHAPTER 4 RAPID RESPONSE: DISASTER RELIEF AND RECOVERY Ill Winds: Hurricanes Camille and Agnes. Enactment in 1950 of a federal disaster relief program brought the Corps heavy responsibilities but also work south of the city and also assisted the Mobile District that was responsible for most of the work

US Army Corps of Engineers

113

A developing world perspective on the design of wireless enabled humanitarian relief services  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the absence of adequate state support, societies in the developing world have long relied on community support for humanitarian relief. Such community networks provide a readily available platform for delivery of humanitarian relief services. Wireless ... Keywords: economics of information, risk management, systems thinking

Anshuman Saxena; Alain Wegmann

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

Energy-Efficiency Options for Insurance Loss Prevention  

SciTech Connect

Energy-efficiency improvements offer the insurance industry two areas of opportunity: reducing ordinary claims and avoiding greenhouse gas emissions that could precipitate natural disaster losses resulting from global climate change. We present three vehicles for taking advantage of this opportunity, including research and development, in- house energy management, and provision of key information to insurance customers and risk managers. The complementary role for renewable energy systems is also introduced.

Mills, E. [Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., CA (United States). Environmental Energy Technologies Div.; Knoepfel, I. [Swiss Reinsurance Co., Zurich (Switzerland)

1997-06-09T23:59:59.000Z

115

Macroeconomic policy, investment, and urban unemployment in less-developed countries  

SciTech Connect

The two-sector Harris-Todaro model, extended to include a government sector and aggregate demand, is used to analyze the effects on output, prices, and employment of policies designed to mitigate urban unemployment. An increase in aggregate demand will be inflationary even though output will increase. Government job creation will be inflationary, will stimulate manufacturing output, but may result in a decrease in agricultural output. Investment in agriculture will increase agricultural output, decrease manufacturing output, and decrease price level. Investment in manufacturing results in an increase in manufacturing output, and agricultural output and employment will decline and prices will fall. 16 references.

Haessel, W.

1978-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

EA-0912: Urgent-Relief Acceptance of Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2: Urgent-Relief Acceptance of Foreign Research Reactor Spent 2: Urgent-Relief Acceptance of Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel EA-0912: Urgent-Relief Acceptance of Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel SUMMARY This EA evaluates the environmental impacts of a proposal to accept 409 spent fuel elements from eight foreign research reactors in seven European countries. The spent fuel would be shipped across the ocean in spent fuel transportation casks from the country of origin to one or more United States eastern seaboard ports. PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITIES None available at this time. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD April 22, 1994 EA-0912: Finding of No Significant Impact Urgent-Relief Acceptance of Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel April 22, 1994 EA-0912: Final Environmental Assessment Urgent-Relief Acceptance of Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel

117

Face Amount of Life Insurance Coverage by Program by State | Data.gov  

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Face Amount of Life Insurance Coverage by Program by State Face Amount of Life Insurance Coverage by Program by State Consumer Data Apps Challenges Resources About Blogs Let's Talk Feedback Consumer You are here Data.gov » Communities » Consumer » Data Face Amount of Life Insurance Coverage by Program by State Dataset Summary Description Face value of insurance for each administered life insurance program listed by state. Data is current as of 04/30/12. All programs are closed to new issues except for Service-Disabled Veterans' Insurance and Veterans' Mortgage Life Insurance. United States Government Life Insurance was issued to WWI military personnel and Veterans. National Service Life Insurance was established to meet the needs of WWII military personnel and Veterans. Veterans' Special Life Insurance was issued to Korean War-era Veterans. Veterans' Reopened Insurance provides coverage to certain classes of disabled Veterans from WWII and the Korean conflict who had dropped their government life insurance coverage. Service-Disabled Veterans' Insurance was established in 1951 and is available to Veterans with service-connected disabilities. Veterans' Mortgage Life Insurance was established in 1971 to provide mortgage protection life insurance to severely disabled Veterans who have received grants for the purchase of specially adapted housing.

118

Private Medical Insurance for full-time Non-EEA Students. All non-EEA students are required to have private medical insurance when coming to and  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Private Medical Insurance for full-time Non-EEA Students. All non-EEA students are required to have private medical insurance when coming to and residing in Ireland for the purpose of study. The private medical insurance should provide cover for accident and/or disease and should cover the student for any

119

ISSN 1433-0210Germanys Slump Explaining the Unemployment Crisis of the 1990s  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

According to a widespread view, Germanys unemployment crisis is caused by rigid labour markets, low profitability and increasing international competition. We argue that this view does not provide a convincing explanation for the dramatic rise in Germanys unemployment rate since 1989, first because no distinction is drawn between the situation in the Eastern part of Germany and that in the Western part of Germany, and second because supply-side conditions in the Western part of Germany have not generally deteriorated. We argue that Germanys slump is the result of a series of adverse supply and demand shocks since unification. Supply shocks dominated in the East, demand shocks in the West. These shocks were mainly policy-induced. The adoption of an extremely overvalued exchange rate and rapid wage increases in East Germany magnified the general problems of transition, resulting in a loss of employment of more than a third and a sustained structural weakness of its economy. The wage explosion was made possible by the governments failure to create a proper institutional framework for wage negotiations. The unification shock to the East added at least 2.5 percentage

Ludger Lindlar; Wolfgang Scheremet; Ludger Lindlar A; Wolfgang Scheremet C

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

An analysis of tomb reliefs depicting boat construction from the Old Kingdom period in Egypt  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Among the aspects of daily life represented on the walls of private tombs during the Old Kingdom in Egypt are reliefs depicting the construction of boat hulls. Examination of the twenty known reliefs and relief fragments which date to this period provides numerous insights into the technology and methodology of wooden hull construction. These reliefs were created to be blueprints of boat construction procedures but rather to ensure that the owner of the tomb would have boats in his afterlife. The majority of the procedures relate to the final stages of constru ction prior to the hull being launched. The depiction of the tools necessary for hull construction and how they we,-e used is of great relevance. Hull symmetry was checked with the aid of a plumb bob while adzes were kept ready to remove flatspots. The procedure of joining planks edge-to-edge with mortise-and-tencn joints is representcd with great detail in the Ty relief. Joining planks in this manner required a team of men working together while being supervised. Reliefs which show hulls with a rope truss stretching from end to end were used to tighten internal traverse lashed joinery and are not the hogging trusses seen on seagoing ships and cargo vessels. Depictions of various steps required for this procedure in most reliefs suggests thats its employment was pervasive.

Rogers, Edward Morgan

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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121

Reviews of ASME Section 11 pump and valve relief requests: Post Generic Letter 89-04  

SciTech Connect

This paper presents a discussion of ASME Section 11 Pump and Valve Inservice Testing relief request reviews by the NRC and their contractors. Topics that will be discussed include the scope of USNRC reviews in Technical Evaluation Reports (TERs) (and Safety Evaluation, SEs); including the basis for granting relief requests, the status of relief requests in IST Program updates, and the Generic Letter 89-04 approval process; and the level of technical detail required in submitted programs. This presentation is based on the experiences of Brookhaven National Laboratory in reviewing IST Programs for the Mechanical Engineering Branch of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

DiBiasio, A.

1992-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

Reviews of ASME Section 11 pump and valve relief requests: Post Generic Letter 89-04  

SciTech Connect

This paper presents a discussion of ASME Section 11 Pump and Valve Inservice Testing relief request reviews by the NRC and their contractors. Topics that will be discussed include the scope of USNRC reviews in Technical Evaluation Reports (TERs) (and Safety Evaluation, SEs); including the basis for granting relief requests, the status of relief requests in IST Program updates, and the Generic Letter 89-04 approval process; and the level of technical detail required in submitted programs. This presentation is based on the experiences of Brookhaven National Laboratory in reviewing IST Programs for the Mechanical Engineering Branch of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

DiBiasio, A.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

Jobs Day and Nuclear Risk Insurance Announcement | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Jobs Day and Nuclear Risk Insurance Announcement Jobs Day and Nuclear Risk Insurance Announcement Jobs Day and Nuclear Risk Insurance Announcement August 4, 2006 - 8:41am Addthis Prepared Remarks for Energy Secretary Bodman Thank you all for being here and thanks, Mike, for that very nice introduction and for the tour of your transmission control center. I also want to thank Southern Company and Georgia Power for arranging this event and I appreciate Lauren Walker from Governor Perdue's office and Derick Corbett from Congressman Linder's office joining us here today. During my tour I got a firsthand look at the fine job your operators are doing to keep the power flowing to some 2 million customers around the state of Georgia . . . despite the heat wave that has gripped your region and so much of the rest of the country-Washington included. You and the

124

Jobs Day and Nuclear Risk Insurance Announcement | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Jobs Day and Nuclear Risk Insurance Announcement Jobs Day and Nuclear Risk Insurance Announcement Jobs Day and Nuclear Risk Insurance Announcement August 4, 2006 - 8:41am Addthis Prepared Remarks for Energy Secretary Bodman Thank you all for being here and thanks, Mike, for that very nice introduction and for the tour of your transmission control center. I also want to thank Southern Company and Georgia Power for arranging this event and I appreciate Lauren Walker from Governor Perdue's office and Derick Corbett from Congressman Linder's office joining us here today. During my tour I got a firsthand look at the fine job your operators are doing to keep the power flowing to some 2 million customers around the state of Georgia . . . despite the heat wave that has gripped your region and so much of the rest of the country-Washington included. You and the

125

Picking up the pieces : transitional shelters for disaster relief in the northern mountainous regions of Pakistan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis seeks to tackle a complex problem - disaster housing relief - from the angle of architecture design discipline and attempts to find a logical approach to solve such a problem via an in depth examination of a ...

Lee, Weifeng Victoria

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

Working Families Tax Relief Act of 2004 (released in AEO2005)  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

The Working Families Tax Relief Act of 2004 was signed into law on October 13, 2004. Primarily, the Act reduces taxes for individuals and businesses. At least two provisions relate to energy: Depletion of marginal properties and qualified vehicles.

Information Center

2005-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

127

Worth of Geophysical Data in Natural-Disaster-Insurance Rate Setting  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Insurance firms that offer natural-disaster insurance base their rates on available information. The benefits from collecting additional data and incorporating this information to improve parameter estimates of probability distributions that are ...

E. D. Attanasi; M. R. Karlinger

1982-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

A study of the currency management for foreign investments of Korean insurance companies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Korean insurance industry has rapidly grown over the past decade, and at the same time the asset size of Korean insurance companies increases very fast. So the effective and scientific asset management becomes very ...

Choi, Sung-Jin, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Applicability of the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) in Index-Based Crop Insurance Design  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Index insurance is becoming increasingly popular because of its ability to provide low-cost, relatively easy to implement agricultural insurance for vegetation types whose productivity has been notoriously difficult to measure and to farmers in ...

Calum G. Turvey; Megan K. Mclaurin

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Why Do Inner City Residents Pay Higher Premiums? The Determinants of Automobile Insurance Premiums  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

insurance companies for each zip code in the city of Lossame demographic profile for every zip code: a 25-year old,insurance premium for each zip code is the average of quotes

Ong, Paul M.; Stoll, Michael A.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Weather-Index Drought Insurance in Burkina-Faso: Assessment of Its Potential Interest to Farmers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

By using a detailed agricultural and climate dataset over Burkina-Faso and simple assumptions regarding the form of an insurance contract, the authors investigate the potential economic efficiency for farmers of a weather-index insurance system ...

Alexis Berg; Philippe Quirion; Benjamin Sultan

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

Effects of Recent Weather Extremes on the Insurance Industry: Major Implications for the Atmospheric Sciences  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Frequent and extremely damaging severe weather conditions in the United States during 199194 caused $40 billion in insured losses, creating major impacts and eliciting diverse responses in the weather insurance industry. Population, one reason ...

Stanley A. Changnon; David Changnon; E. Ray Fosse; Donald C. Hoganson; Richard J. Roth Sr.; James M. Totsch

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

133

Temperature impacts on the set pressure of soft seated pressure relief valves  

SciTech Connect

From a safety standpoint, regardless of plant or facility type, the most important pieces of equipment are the pressure relief devices. The most critical characteristics of a pressure relief device are its set pressure and the related relieving capacity. The Set Pressure of a pressure relief device is defined as that value of increasing inlet static pressure at which the discharge becomes continuous (ASME PTC 25-1994, Performance Test Codes). To preclude an unsafe overpressure situation, the set pressure of the pressure relief device must not exceed the maximum allowable working pressure of the equipment or system being protected. Because of testing facility limitations, size or pressure, pressure relief valves intended for elevated temperature service are often set using ambient temperature air. Adjustments are made to the ambient valve opening pressures to compensate for the temperature differences. The extent of the adjustments to the pressure relief valve set pressure is important to ensure the valve will provide the required overpressure protection at the elevated in-service temperature.

Engel, J.J.; Zirps, G.T.; Gleason, R.B. [and others

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

DOE Releases Filing Instructions for Federal Risk Insurance for New Nuclear Power Plants  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Outlines Five Steps for New Nuclear Plant Sponsors to Enter Into a Conditional Agreement for Risk Insurance

135

A Novel Cyber-Insurance for Internet Security  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Internet users such as individuals and organizations are subject to different types of epidemic risks such as worms, viruses, and botnets. To reduce the probability of risk, an Internet user generally invests in self-defense mechanisms like antivirus and antispam software. However, such software does not completely eliminate risk. Recent works have considered the problem of residual risk elimination by proposing the idea of cyber-insurance. In reality, an Internet user faces risks due to security attacks as well as risks due to non-security related failures (e.g., reliability faults in the form of hardware crash, buffer overflow, etc.) . These risk types are often indistinguishable by a naive user. However, a cyber-insurance agency would most likely insure risks only due to security attacks. In this case, it becomes a challenge for an Internet user to choose the right type of cyber-insurance contract as standard optimal contracts, i.e., contracts under security attacks only, might prove to be sub-optimal for ...

Pal, Ranjan; Psounis, Konstantinos

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

The Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE Education Program  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE Education Program conducted education and outreach activities and used the competition's technical goals and vehicle demonstrations as a means of attracting students and the public to learn more about advanced vehicle technologies, energy efficiency, climate change, alternative fuels, and the science and math behind efficient vehicle development. The Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE Education Program comprised three integrated components that were designed to educate the general public and create a multi-tiered initiative to engage students and showcase the 21st century skills students will need to compete in our global economy: teamwork, creativity, strong literacy, math and science skills, and innovative thinking. The elements included an Online Experience, a National Student Contest, and in person education events and activites. The project leveraged online connections, strategic partnerships, in-classroom, and beyond-the-classroom initiatives, as well as mainstream media. This education program supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) also funded the specification of vehicle telemetry and the full development and operation of an interactive online experience that allowed internet users to follow the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE vehicles as they performed in real-time during the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE competition events.

Robyn Ready

2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

137

The Demand for Homeowners Insurance with Bundled Catastrophe Coverages *  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this paper we estimate demand for homeowner insurance in Florida. Since we are interested in a number of factors influencing demand, we approach the problem from two directions. Using 3SLS estimation, we first estimate two hedonic equations representing the price mark-up and the level of premiums per contract. We are interested in how the contracts are bundled and how the various terms influence the price mark-up and the overall level of premiums. Second, we estimate the demand for homeowners insurance using the ISO's indicated loss cost as our proxy forreal insurance services demanded. We assume that the demand for coverage is essentially a joint demand and thus we can estimate the demand for cat cover separately from the demand for non-cat cover. Two notable results are that cat coverage is more price sensitive than non-cat coverage and that cat coverage is an inferior good. This research is supported by the Wharton Project on Managing Catastrophic Risks. This paper will contribute to a report that will be jointly written and published by the Insurance Services Office (ISO) and the authors. We gratefully acknowledge the assistance of ISO in providing much of the data used in this analysis and of the companies who have allowed their exposure data to be used for this research project. The efforts of Michael Murray of ISO deserve particular recognition. James Ament, Howard Kunreuther, Neil Doherty, Michael Murray and Steven Nivin provided helpful comments on an earlier draft. This paper is still preliminary and many revisions still remain to be made. The Demand for Catastrophe Insurance with Bundled Catastrophic Coverages

Martin F. Grace; Robert W. Klein; Paul R. Kleindorfer

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

Managing the Costs of Informational Privacy: Pure Bundling as a Strategy in the Individual Health Insurance Market  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Advances in genetic testing and data mining technologies have increased the availability of genetic information to insurance companies and insureds (applicants and policy holders) in the individual health insurance market (IHIM). Regulators, concerned ... Keywords: Bundling Information Privacy Insurance Markets Insurey Words And Phrases Ance Policy Privacy Privacy Cost

Matt E. Thatcher; Eric K. Clemons

2000-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Solar technology and the insurance industry: Issues and applications  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Today's insurance industry strongly emphasizes developing cost-effective hazard mitigation programs, increasing and retaining commercial and residential customers through better service, educating customers on their exposure and vulnerabilities to natural disasters, collaborating with government agencies and emergency management organizations, and exploring the use of new technologies to reduce the financial impact of disasters. Solar technology can be used in underwriting, claims, catastrophe response, loss control, and risk management. This report will address the above issues, with an emphasis on pre-disaster planning and mitigation alternatives. It will also discuss how energy efficiency and renewable technologies can contribute to reducing insurance losses and offer suggestions on how to collaborate with the utility industry and how to develop educational programs for business and consumers.

Deering, A.; Thornton, J. P.

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

140

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL INTERPRETATION REGARDING EXEMPTION RELIEF PURSUANT TO  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

INTERPRETATION REGARDING EXEMPTION RELIEF PURSUANT TO 10 C.F.R. PART 820, PROCEDURAL RULES FOR DOE NUCLEAR ACTIVITIES, SUBPART E, EXEMPTION RELIEF, AND NON-COMPLIANT "DOCUMENTED SAFETY ANALYSES" SUBJECT TO 10 C.F.R. PART 830, NUCLEAR SAFETY MANAGEMENT, SUBPART B, SAFETY BASIS REQUIREMENTS Subpart D to 10 C.F.R Part 820 provides that the Department of Energy's (DOE) General Counsel (GC) shall be responsible for interpreting the DOE Nuclear Safety Requirements. Pursuant to that authority, the GC here responds to two questions received regarding contractor compliance with safety basis requirements: 1. Does 10 C.F.R. Part 820, Procedural Rules for DOE Nuclear Activities, allow

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141

Mine subsidence in Illinois: facts for the homeowner considering insurance  

SciTech Connect

Subsidence is the sinking of land surface, commonly resulting from underground mining. In Illinois, property damage has been sufficiently severe that a state law was enacted to provide subsidence insurance for homeowners. This publication has been prepared for homeowners in Illinois: (1) to inform them whether they live in subsidence-prone areas, (2) to aid them in understanding some frequently encountered effects of mine subsidence as well as problems sometimes mistaken for mine subsidence, and (3) to suggest further sources of information. Although the new subsidence insurance program for homeowners in mining areas prompted the writing of this report, we do not attempt to explain the details of the insurance program. Our purpose is to explain the causes and the nature of subsidence and discuss ways to minimize damage caused by subsidence. About 750,000 acres of Illinois land have been undermined for coal, and many homeowners are concerned about the effects underground mining may d at nine areas alalitative methods are presented. Chapter Five presents conclusions and suggestions for future research.

DuMontelle, P.B.; Bradford, S.C.; Bauer, R.A.; Killey, M.M.

1981-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Lessons Learned in Using Social Media for Disaster Relief ASU Crisis Response Game  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Lessons Learned in Using Social Media for Disaster Relief ASU Crisis Response Game Mohammad in a simulated disaster. · Crowdsourcing using social media · Data collection · Task allocation and · Response to include public warning to avoid confusion in a disaster game · Coordination among different systems

Liu, Huan

143

Lessons Learned in Using Social Media for Disaster Relief -ASU Crisis Response Game  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Lessons Learned in Using Social Media for Disaster Relief - ASU Crisis Response Game Mohammad disasters. In the light of these facts, the results from the ASU Crisis Response Game show that people do.Liu)@asu.edu,Augustoa@icmc.usp.br Abstract. In disasters such as the earthquake in Haiti and the tsunami in Japan, people used social media

Liu, Huan

144

Probability of Safety Valve Failure-to-Reseat Following Steam and Liquid Relief: Quantitative Expert Elicitation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes a quantitative expert elicitation to assist in the determination of the failure probability of safety valves to reseat following steam and/or liquid relief. The expert elicitation process improves the estimation of the safety valve failure-to-reseat probability and is based on expert judgment, safety valve testing programs, and experience.

2004-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

145

A Framework for Designing a Global Information Network for Multinational Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Large-scale Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief (HA/DR) operations, particularly in developing countries, require the intervention and aid of various agencies from all over the world in a concerted and timely manner. As a result, HA/DR operations ... Keywords: crisis management, decision and negotiation support, information management

Tung Bui; Sungwon Cho; Siva Sankaran; Michael Sovereign

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Evaluation of roller-type itch-relief device employing hot and cold alternating stimuli  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An itch is a significant problem for many diseases and relief of itch without side effect is required. We focused on the fact that painful thermal stimulation inhibits the itch sensation. Based on two well-known phenomena, thermal grill illusion and ... Keywords: itch, thermal stimulation

Ryo Watanabe; Naoki Saito; Yuichiro Mori; Taku Hachisu; Michi Sato; Shogo Fukushima; Hiroyuki Kajimoto

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

147

"Insurance as a Risk Management Instrument for Energy Infrastructure  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

"Insurance as a Risk Management Instrument for Energy "Insurance as a Risk Management Instrument for Energy Infrastructure Security and Resilience" Report (March 2013) "Insurance as a Risk Management Instrument for Energy Infrastructure Security and Resilience" Report (March 2013) The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released a report that examines the key risks confronting critical energy infrastructure and ways in which the insurance industry can help manage these risks. In most developed countries, insurance is one of the principal risk management instruments for aiding in recovery after a disaster and for encouraging future investments that are more resilient to potential hazards. The "Insurance as a Risk Management Instrument for Energy Infrastructure Security and Resilience" report examines how the

148

DOE Issues Landmark Rule for Risk Insurance for Advanced Nuclear Facilities  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Landmark Rule for Risk Insurance for Advanced Nuclear Landmark Rule for Risk Insurance for Advanced Nuclear Facilities DOE Issues Landmark Rule for Risk Insurance for Advanced Nuclear Facilities May 8, 2006 - 10:36am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued on Saturday, the interim final rule required by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPACT) for risk insurance to facilitate construction of new advanced nuclear power facilities. The rule establishes the requirements for risk insurance to cover costs associated with certain regulatory or litigation-related delays in the start-up of new nuclear power plants. The resurgence of nuclear power is a key component of President Bush's Advanced Energy Initiative. The Standby Support provisions of EPACT (section 638), also referred to as federal risk insurance, authorize the Secretary of Energy to enter into

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"Insurance as a Risk Management Instrument for Energy Infrastructure  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

"Insurance as a Risk Management Instrument for Energy "Insurance as a Risk Management Instrument for Energy Infrastructure Security and Resilience" Report Now Available "Insurance as a Risk Management Instrument for Energy Infrastructure Security and Resilience" Report Now Available March 28, 2013 - 4:15pm Addthis The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released a report that examines the key risks confronting critical energy infrastructure and ways in which the insurance industry can help manage these risks. In most developed countries, insurance is one of the principal risk management instruments for aiding in recovery after a disaster and for encouraging future investments that are more resilient to potential hazards. The "Insurance as a Risk Management Instrument for Energy

150

Insurance as an adaptation strategy for extreme weather events in developing countries and economies in transition  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

related hazards (e.g. , tropical cyclones and infectious orthe tracks of tropical cyclones. Canadian insurers claimlikely increase in tropical cyclones. Associated models look

Mills, Evan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

Livestock Risk Protection-Lamb: New Insurance Program to Help Ranchers Manage Lamb Price Risk  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

USDA is offering a new insurance program to help livestock producers manage lamb price risk. This publication explains requirements of the program and the way it works.

Pena, Jose G.; Thompson, Bill; Bevers, Stan; Anderson, David P.

2008-10-07T23:59:59.000Z

152

The State of Health Insurance in California: Findings from the 2003 California Health Interview Survey  

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SUITE 300 LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 90024 PHONE: (310) 794-Health Insurance California in Findingsfrom the 2003 California Health Interview Survey The State

Brown, E. Richard; Lavarreda, Shana Alex; Rice, Thomas; Kincheloe, Jennifer R.; al., et

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

The State of Health Insurance in California: Findings from the 2007 California Health Interview Survey  

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Suite 1550 Los Angeles, California 90024 Phone: 310.794.0909State of Health Insurance in California August 2009 Findingsfrom the 2007 California Health Interview Survey E. Richard

Brown, Richard E.; Kronick, Richard; Kincheloe, Jennifer R.; Lavarreda, Shana Alex; Peckham, Erin

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

The State of Health Insurance in California: Findings from the 2005 California Health Interview Study  

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THE STATE OF HEALTH INSURANCE IN CALIFORNIA FINDINGS FROMTHE 2005 CALIFORNIA HEALTH INTERVIEW SURVEY JULY 2007 E.by grants from The California Endowment and The California

Brown, E. Richard; Lavarreda, Shana Alex; Ponce, Ninez; Yoon, Jean; al., et

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

Changes in the Employment Contract? Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment  

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with Dependent Children (AFDC), Supplemental Securityor Unemployment Insurance (UI). AFDC provides cash bene?tsried woman with children. The AFDCUnemployed Parent program

Chaness, Gary; Levine, David I.

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Analysis of national pay-as-you-drive insurance systems and other variable driving charges  

SciTech Connect

Under Pay as You Drive insurance (PAYD), drivers would pay part of their automobile insurance premium as a per-gallon surcharge every time they filled their gas tank. By transfering a portion of the cost of owning a vehicle from a fixed cost to a variable cost, PAYD would discourage driving. PAYD has been proposed recently in California as a means of reforming how auto insurance is provided. PAYD proponents claim that, by forcing drivers to purchase at least part of their insurance every time they refuel their car, PAYD would reduce or eliminate the need for uninsured motorist coverage. Some versions of PAYD proposed in California have been combined with a no-fault insurance system, with the intention of further reducing premiums for the average driver. Other states have proposed PAYD systems that would base insurance premiums on annual miles driven. In this report we discuss some of the qualitative issues surrounding adoption of PAYD and other policies that would convert other fixed costs of driving (vehicle registration, safety/emission control system inspection, and driver license renewal) to variable costs. We examine the effects of these policies on two sets of objectives: objectives related to auto insurance reform, and those related to reducing fuel consumption, CO{sub 2} emissions, and vehicle miles traveled. We pay particular attention to the first objective, insurance reform, since this has generated the most interest in PAYD to date, at least at the state level.

Wenzel, T.

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

UCSC Student Health Services Student Health Insurance Office 1156 High Street Phone: (831) 459-2389  

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UCSC Student Health Services Student Health Insurance Office 1156 High Street Phone: (831) 459 your health plan's customer service number for assistance.** 5. Does your health insurance plan cover conditions? Yes / No Emergency room services? Yes / No Diagnostic services including laboratory tests? Yes

158

Investigation Of Adhesion Formation In New Stainless Steel Trim Spring Operated Pressure Relief Valves  

SciTech Connect

Examination of proof test data for new (not previously installed) stainless steel (SS) trim spring operated pressure relief valves (SOPRV) reveals that adhesions form between the seat and disc in about 46% of all such SOPRV. The forces needed to overcome these adhesions can be sufficiently large to cause the SOPRV to fail its proof test (FPT) prior to installation. Furthermore, a significant percentage of SOPRV which are found to FPT are also found to ''fail to open'' (FTO) meaning they would not relief excess pressure in the event of an overpressure event. The cases where adhesions result in FTO or FPT appear to be confined to SOPRV with diameters < 1 in and set pressures < 150 psig and the FTO are estimated to occur in 0.31% to 2.00% of this subpopulation of SS trim SOPRV. The reliability and safety implications of these finding for end-users who do not perform pre-installation testing of SOPRV are discussed.

Savannah River Site (SRS), Aiken, SC (United States); Villanova University, Villanova, PA (United States); exida, Sellersville, PA (United States)

2013-04-16T23:59:59.000Z

159

Computer Based Training: Engineering Technical Training Module (ETTM) Relief and Safety Valves v1.0  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Relief and Safety Valves ETTM, Version 1.0 is a computer45based training module that allows users to access training when desired and review it at their own pace. This module provides information about the types of valves, requirements surrounding their performance, characteristics and selection of these valves, as well as testing requirements. Additionally, it describes design considerations and system interactions. This training should be used for position specific and/or continuing training for indivi...

2009-11-02T23:59:59.000Z

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INTERPRETATION REGARDING EXEMPTION RELIEF UNDER 10 C.F.R. PART 820, SUBPART E, EXEMPTION RELIEF, AND NON-COMPLIANT DOCUMENTED SAFETY ANALYSES SUBJECT TO 10 C.F.R. PART 830, NUCLEAR SAFETY MANAGEMENT, SUBPART B, SAFETY BASIS REQUIREMENTS  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The following document is the Office of General Counsel (GC) interpretation regarding exemption relief pursuant to10 C.F.R. Part 820, Procedural Rules for DOE Nuclear Activities, Subpart E,...

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161

Pricing and Investments in Internet Security: A Cyber-Insurance Perspective  

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Internet users such as individuals and organizations are subject to different types of epidemic risks such as worms, viruses, spams, and botnets. To reduce the probability of risk, an Internet user generally invests in traditional security mechanisms like anti-virus and anti-spam software, sometimes also known as self-defense mechanisms. However, such software does not completely eliminate risk. Recent works have considered the problem of residual risk elimination by proposing the idea of cyber-insurance. In this regard, an important research problem is the analysis of optimal user self-defense investments and cyber-insurance contracts under the Internet environment. In this paper, we investigate two problems and their relationship: 1) analyzing optimal self-defense investments in the Internet, under optimal cyber-insurance coverage, where optimality is an insurer objective and 2) designing optimal cyber-insurance contracts for Internet users, where a contract is a (premium, coverage) pair.

Pal, Ranjan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Mobile medical disaster relief technology : enhancing communication, medical logistics, data creation, and crisis mapping for vulnerable communities  

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This thesis explores the field of disaster relief and recovery, and the application of emerging technologies that are both used by, and use the data generated by communities affected by natural disaster. This thesis analyzes ...

Intrator, Kira (Kira Rachel)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

163

Sensations: a fabric of natural alcoves to provide relief from city life and stimulate the five senses  

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Cities have always been, and will likely always be, hectic. With every new technological advance this characteristic becomes amplified, and today city life offers little relief from cell phone chatter, honking car horns, ...

Brown, Megan (Megan Francesca)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

A study of risk management and capital allocation in Korean Insurance Companies  

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The Korean life insurance industry has rapidly grown over the past decades. The CAGR (Compounded Annual Growth Rate) of asset from 1978 to 2008 is 22.8%. As the asset size increases very fast, risk management plays a vital ...

Huh, Jungmoo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Medical Information Technology trative skills of scheduling appointments, interacting with patients, submitting patient insurance claims using  

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Medical Information Technology - - trative skills of scheduling appointments, interacting with patients, submitting patient insurance claims using current coding procedures, and maintaining medical Description: Medical Information Technology Associate of Applied Science Medical Administrative Assisting

Crone, Elizabeth

166

Insurer Stock Price Responses to Hurricane Floyd: An Event Study Analysis Using Storm Characteristics  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This research uses an event study methodology to examine the effect of Hurricane Floyd and the associated scientific and media releases on the market value of insurance firms. The research is unique in that information describing the development ...

Bradley T. Ewing; Scott E. Hein; Jamie Brown Kruse

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

"Insurance as a Risk Management Instrument for Energy Infrastructure Security and Resilience" Report (March 2013)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released a report that examines the key risks confronting critical energy infrastructure and ways in which the insurance industry can...

168

Mandatory Health Insurance Requirement for Graduate and International Students CLEMSON UNIVERSITY  

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health and substance use disorder services; including behavioral health treatment; 6. Prescription drugs; 7. Rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices; 8. Laboratory services; 9. Minimum $100Mandatory Health Insurance Requirement for Graduate and International Students CLEMSON UNIVERSITY

Stuart, Steven J.

169

Pressure Relief Devices for High-Pressure Gaseous Storage Systems: Applicability to Hydrogen Technology  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Pressure relief devices (PRDs) are viewed as essential safety measures for high-pressure gas storage and distribution systems. These devices are used to prevent the over-pressurization of gas storage vessels and distribution equipment, except in the application of certain toxic gases. PRDs play a critical role in the implementation of most high-pressure gas storage systems and anyone working with these devices should understand their function so they can be designed, installed, and maintained properly to prevent any potentially dangerous or fatal incidents. As such, the intention of this report is to introduce the reader to the function of the common types of PRDs currently used in industry. Since high-pressure hydrogen gas storage systems are being developed to support the growing hydrogen energy infrastructure, several recent failure incidents, specifically involving hydrogen, will be examined to demonstrate the results and possible mechanisms of a device failure. The applicable codes and standards, developed to minimize the risk of failure for PRDs, will also be reviewed. Finally, because PRDs are a critical component for the development of a successful hydrogen energy infrastructure, important considerations for pressure relief devices applied in a hydrogen gas environment will be explored.

Kostival, A.; Rivkin, C.; Buttner, W.; Burgess, R.

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

DST-NRF INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME 2012/13 The National Research Foundation (NRF) is responsible for the management of the DST-NRF Internship Programme in which unemployed Science, Engineering and  

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Systematics; Genetics; Biological Research; IT; Science Communication; Environmental Education; R & D for the management of the DST-NRF Internship Programme in which unemployed Science, Engineering and Technology (SET Science; Chemistry; Physics; Textile Technology; Analytical Chemistry; Textile Design; Zoology

de Villiers, Marienne

171

Surface relief grating in azo-polymer obtained for s-s polarization configuration of the writing beams  

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The paper reports on the formation of the surface relief gratings in thin films of the azobenzene-functionalized polymer. We evidence that the efficiency of the formation process of the surface relief gratings strongly depends on the length of the main polymer chains in the case of the s-s configuration. The explanation of this relationship is given and is based on the revealing of the differences in the ability of the motion of the main chain which is strictly related to its length.

Sobolewska, Anna; Bartkiewicz, Stanislaw [Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wybrzeze Wyspianskiego 27, 50-370 Wroclaw (Poland)

2012-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

172

Surface relief grating in azo-polymer obtained for s-s polarization configuration of the writing beams  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The paper reports on the formation of the surface relief gratings in thin films of the azobenzene-functionalized polymer. We evidence that the efficiency of the formation process of the surface relief gratings strongly depends on the length of the main polymer chains in the case of the s-s configuration. The explanation of this relationship is given and is based on the revealing of the differences in the ability of the motion of the main chain which is strictly related to its length.

Sobolewska, Anna; Bartkiewicz, Stanislaw [Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wybrzeze Wyspianskiego 27, 50-370 Wroclaw (Poland)

2012-11-05T23:59:59.000Z

173

Deepwater royalty relief product of 3 1/2 year U.S. political effort  

SciTech Connect

Against the backdrop of more than 20 years of increasingly stringent environmental regulation, ever-expanding exploration and development moratoria on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), and reductions in producer tax incentives, oil and natural gas exploration companies active in deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico recently won a significant legislative victory. On Nov. 28, 1995, President Clinton signed into law S.395, the Alaska Power Administration Sale Act. Title 3 of S.395 embodies the Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act. This landmark legislation provides substantial incentives for oil and natural gas production in the gulf of Mexico by temporarily eliminating royalties on certain deepwater leases. It is the first direct incentive for oil and gas production enacted at the federal level in many years. This paper reviews the elements used to arrive at this successful legislation including the congressional leadership. It describes debates, cabinet level discussions, and use of parlimentary procedures.

Davis, R.E. [Stuntz and Davis, Washington, DC (United States); Neff, S. [Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Washington, DC (United States)

1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Soil surface illumination at micro-relief scale and soil BRDF data collected by a hyperspectral camera  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The results of the paper draw attention to the fact that the hyperspectral image of soil surface at micro-relief scale may display variation in the soil spectral shape due to illumination conditions of the surface. The image of an extremely rough cultivated ...

Jerzy Cierniewski; Arnon Karnieli; Ittai Herrmann; S?awomir Krolewicz; Krzysztof Ku?nierek

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Executive Director for Operations USE OF INSURANCE AS A METHOD TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSURANCE FOR DECOMMISSIONING NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS  

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The purpose of this memorandum is to inform the Commission of the staffs proposed Standard Review Plan (SRP) criteria for evaluating the insurance method of providing financial assurance for decommissioning nuclear power reactors and provide the status of the staffs ongoing reviews of two insurance proposals. In a memorandum dated May 20, 2004, from then Executive Director for Operations, Dr. William Travers, the Commission was informed of the staffs receipt of two first-of-a-kind proposals submitted by Marsh USA (Marsh) and Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited (NEIL) to use insurance to provide financial assurance for decommissioning nuclear power reactors pursuant to 10 CFR 50.75(e)(1)(iii). In that memorandum, the staff stated that it would develop SRP criteria to evaluate the use of insurance, commence reviews of the two proposals, and inform the Commission of its progress by October 2004. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regulations at 10 CFR 50.75(e) specify that insurance is an acceptable method for a licensee to demonstrate reasonable assurance that sufficient funds will be available for the plant decommissioning process. Specifically, 10 CFR 50.75(e)(1)(iii) requires that certain terms and conditions must be present in the decommissioning insurance policy. These conditions include: automatic renewal, 90-days advance notice by the insurer of intent not to renew the policy, and payment of the full face amount into a trust if the licensee fails to provide an acceptable replacement after receiving notice of the insurers intent to cancel the policy. CONTACT: Ronald B. Uleck, NRR/DRIP 301-415-3741 The Commissioners-2-However, 10 CFR 50.75 contains only limited requirements for use of the insurance method. Similarly, existing guidance provided by NUREG-1577, Rev. 1, Standard Review Plan on

unknown authors

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

MEDICAL EVACUATION AND REPATRIATION INSURANCES There is information at two web sites on Medical Evacuation and Repatriation  

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MEDICAL EVACUATION AND REPATRIATION INSURANCES There is information at two web sites on Medical at ext. 8-1480 or srader@kumc.edu or visit either web site. Medical evacuation insurance is used to the nearest hospital where appropriate medical treatment can be obtained -or- if your medical condition

Albertini, David

177

UCSC Student Health Services Phone: (831) 459-2389 Student Health Insurance Office Fax: (831) 459-4050  

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UCSC Student Health Services Phone: (831) 459-2389 Student Health Insurance Office Fax: (831) 459 Center visits for care of illness or injury · Unlimited in-house Student Health Center laboratory tests.edu/healthcenter For students waiving the university sponsored health insurance UCSC offers CruzCare, an inexpensive pre

Belanger, David P.

178

Environmental Assessment of Urgent-Relief Acceptance of Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Department of Energy has completed the Environmental Assessment (EA) of Urgent-Relief Acceptance of Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel and issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the proposed action. The EA and FONSI are enclosed for your information. The Department has decided to accept a limited number of spent nuclear fuel elements (409 elements) containing uranium that was enriched in the United States from eight research reactors in Austria, Denmark, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Switzerland. This action is necessary to maintain the viability of a major US nuclear weapons nonproliferation program to limit or eliminate the use of highly enriched uranium in civil programs. The purpose of the EA is to maintain the cooperation of the foreign research reactor operators with the nonproliferation program while a more extensive Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is prepared on a proposed broader policy involving the acceptance of up to 15,000 foreign research reactor spent fuel elements over a 10 to 15 year period. Based on an evaluation of transport by commercial container liner or chartered vessel, five eastern seaboard ports, and truck and train modes of transporting the spent fuel overland to the Savannah River Sits, the Department has concluded that no significant impact would result from any combination of port and made of transport. In addition, no significant impacts were found from interim storage of spent fuel at the Savannah River Site.

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1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

Multipole logging in a formation with stress-relief-induced anisotropy  

SciTech Connect

The stress relief associated with the drilling of a borehole may induce a mechanically damaged zone with radial transverse isotropy (RTI), where the properties in the radial direction differ from those in the axial and tangential directions. The effect of such a zone on multipole acoustic full-waveform logging is investigated using a numerical model based on the frequency-axial-wavenumber method. Calculations of the spectral behavior show that the fundamental mode associated with the multipole source behaves the same way in a TRI zone as it does in a damaged zone with isotropic properties. In a slow virgin formation, calculations of full waveforms show that the presence of a damaged zone with RTI is more difficult to detect than a damaged zone with isotropic elasticity because the refracted P-wave encounters an isotropic zone but not a RTI zone. The results indicate that a damaged zone with RTI, which is a precursor to destructive events such as borehole instability and sand production, can be detected only by analyzing the spectral behavior of the fundamental mode.

Renlie, L. (IKU Petroleum Research, Trondheim (Norway))

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Pain Relief for Osteoarthritis Patients Benchmarked against Fish Oil, a Randomized Trial, without Placebo Control  

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Abstract: Osteoarthritis (OA) typically generates pain, reduced mobility and reduced quality of life. Most conventional treatments for osteoarthritis, such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and simple analgesics, have side effects. PCSO-524, a non polar lipid extract from the New Zealand Green Lipped Mussel, is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and has been shown to reduce inflammation in both animal studies and patient trials. This OA trial examined pain relief changes in relation to quality of life and safety of use for OA patients who took PCSO-524 compared with patients who took fish oil (containing an industry standard EPA-18 % and DHA-12 % blend). PCSO-524 patients showed a statistically significant improvement compared with patients who took fish oil. There was an 89 % decrease in their pain symptoms and 91 % reported an improved quality of life. Patients treated with fish oil showed significantly less improvement and a greater level of physical discomfort during the study. These results suggest that PCSO-524 might offer a potential alternative complementary therapy with no side effects for OA patients.

Marek Zawadzki; Claudia Janosch; Jacek Szechinski

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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181

Supplement to Request for Relief from ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel  

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The South Texas Project has requested relief (Reference 1) from IWA-5250(a) of ASME Section XI, 1983 Edition, for the disposition of a small, through-wall leak in the South Texas Project Unit 1 Refueling Water Storage Tank (RWST). The South Texas Project requested NRC approval to disposition the leak based on an analytical evaluation in accordance with IWB 3142.4 of the 1989 Edition of the ASME Section XI code. Pursuant to a verbal request from staff reviewers, the South Texas Project submits the following responses to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to clarify the technical study (Reference 3) which documented the results of a finite element analysis, fracture mechanics analysis, and field inspection of the tank. Question 1: Were seismic loads included in the Finite Element Analysis? Response: The finite element analysis was performed to determine the specific stress state at the sidewall/baseplate connection. This analysis did not include the seismic loads. The original design report for the tank, which was performed at the time of installation, did include the seismic loads. However, the design report did not evaluate the stress state at the side wall/baseplate connection. The results of the finite element analysis showed that the hoop stress

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1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

c ? 1999 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Manufactured in The Netherlands. The Bas-Relief Ambiguity  

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Abstract. When an unknown object with Lambertian reflectance is viewed orthographically, there is an implicit ambiguity in determining its 3-d structure: we show that the objects visible surface f (x, y) is indistinguishable from a generalized bas-relief transformation of the objects geometry, f (x, y) = ?f (x, y) + x + ?y, and a corresponding transformation on the objects albedo. For each image of the object illuminated by an arbitrary number of distant light sources, there exists an identical image of the transformed object illuminated by similarly transformed light sources. This result holds both for the illuminated regions of the object as well as those in cast and attached shadows. Furthermore, neither small motion of the object, nor of the viewer will resolve the ambiguity in determining the flattening (or scaling) ? of the objects surface. Implications of this ambiguity on structure recovery and shape representation are discussed. Keywords: variable illumination, shadows, shape ambiguity, object representation, object recognition

Peter N. Belhumeur; David J. Kriegman; Alan L. Yuille

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Audit of the Department of Energy's Contractor Liability Insurance Costs, IG-0396  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL AUDIT OF DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY'S CONTRACTOR LIABILITY INSURANCE COSTS The Office of Inspector General wants to make the distribution of its reports as customer friendly and cost effective as possible. Therefore, this report will be available electronically through the Internet five to seven days after publication at the following alternative addresses:

184

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM EMPLOYEE GROUP INSURANCE REQUEST FOR AN EXCEPTION TO ZIP CODE ELIGIBILITY RULES  

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5/31/00 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM EMPLOYEE GROUP INSURANCE REQUEST FOR AN EXCEPTION TO ZIP CODE.021 and 552.023 of the Texas Government Code, you are entitled to receive and review this information. Under Section 559.004 of the Texas Government Code, you are entitled to have U.T. San Antonio correct

Jiménez, Daniel A.

185

STATE SELF-INSURANCE CLAIM REPORT FORM For State Agencies Use Only  

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STATE SELF-INSURANCE CLAIM REPORT FORM For State Agencies Use Only READ INSTRUCTIONS ON REVERSE BEFORE COMPLETING THIS FORM PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE Agency Agency Number Agency Address City State Zip AgencyAgencyAgencyAgency State Employee Involved Daytime Phone Date of Incident Time a.m. p.m. Building

Tullos, Desiree

186

Fuzzy-probabilistic multi agent system for breast cancer risk assessment and insurance premium assignment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we present an agent-based system for distributed risk assessment of breast cancer development employing fuzzy and probabilistic computing. The proposed fuzzy multi agent system consists of multiple fuzzy agents that benefit from fuzzy ... Keywords: Breast cancer, Fuzzy probability, Fuzzy-probabilistic multi agent system, Insurance premium, Uncertainty

Farzaneh Tatari; Mohammad-R. Akbarzadeh-T; Ahmad Sabahi

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

An Exploratory Analysis of Crop Hail Insurance Data for Evidence of Cloud Seeding Effects in North Dakota  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The basis for the cloud seeding operations of the North Dakota Cloud Modification Project (NDCMP) is first outlined. Then the multiresponse permutation procedures are applied in an analysis of crop hail insurance data for the NDCMP target area ...

Paul L. Smith; L. Ronald Johnson; David L. Priegnitz; Bruce A. Boe; Paul W. Mielke Jr.

1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Probability Distribution of Precipitation Extremes for Weather IndexBased Insurance in the Zhujiang River Basin, South China  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In a changing climate, understanding the frequency of weather extremes is crucial to improving the management of the associated risks. The concept of weather indexbased insurance is introduced as a new approach in weather risk adaptation. It can ...

Thomas Fischer; Buda Su; Yong Luo; Thomas Scholten

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

Maintenance and Insurance Options for Managing Technical Risks in Combustion Turbine Projects  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Costs for combustion turbine maintenance typically represent over half of the total non-fuel operation and maintenance (O&M) costs for combined-cycle power plants. Technical risks in component durability and integrity expose owners/operators to higher costs for maintaining units in operating condition. Potentially catastrophic events have occurred that have required significant maintenance expenditures to cover costs of component repair and replacement. This report looks at aspects of insurance and long-...

2010-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

190

Acoustic wave propagation in a fluid-filled borehole surrounded by a formation with stress-relief-induced anisotropy  

SciTech Connect

The stress relief associated with the drilling of a borehole may lead to an anisotropic formation in the vicinity of the borehole, where the properties in the radial direction differ from those in the axial and tangential directions. Thus, axial and radial compressional acoustic velocities are different, and similarly, the velocity of an axial shear-wave depends on whether the polarization is radial or tangential. A model was developed to describe acoustic wave propagation in a borehole surrounded by a formation with stress-relief-induced radial transverse isotropy (RTI). Acoustic full waveforms due to a monopole source are computed using the real-axis integration method, and dispersion relations are found by tracing poles in the k[sub z] plane. An analytic expression for the low-frequency Stoneley wave is developed. The numerical results confirm the expectations that the compressional refraction is mainly given by the axial compressional velocity, while the shear refraction arrival is due to the shear wave with radial polarization. As a result, acoustic logging in an RTI formation, will indicate a higher v[sub p]/v[sub s] ratio than that existing in the virgin formation. It also follows that the shear velocity may be a better indicator of a mechanically damaged zone near the borehole than the compressional velocity. The Stoneley-wave velocity was found to decrease with the increasing degree of RTI.

Renlie, L. (IKU Petroleum Research, Trondheim (Norway)); Raaen, A.M. (Statoil, Postuttak, Trondheim (Norway))

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

ESTIMATED SIL LEVELS AND RISK COMPARISONS FOR RELIEF VALVES AS A FUNCTION OF TIME-IN-SERVICE  

SciTech Connect

Risk-based inspection methods enable estimation of the probability of spring-operated relief valves failing on demand at the United States Department of Energy's Savannah River Site (SRS) in Aiken, South Carolina. The paper illustrates an approach based on application of the Frechet and Weibull distributions to SRS and Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) Process Equipment Reliability Database (PERD) proof test results. The methodology enables the estimation of ANSI/ISA-84.00.01 Safety Integrity Levels (SILs) as well as the potential change in SIL level due to modification of the maintenance schedule. Current SRS practices are reviewed and recommendations are made for extending inspection intervals. The paper compares risk-based inspection with specific SILs as maintenance intervals are adjusted. Groups of valves are identified in which maintenance times can be extended as well as different groups in which an increased safety margin may be needed.

Harris, S.

2012-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

192

Copula Based Stochastic Weather Generator as an Application for Crop Growth Models and Crop Insurance  

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Stochastic Weather Generators (SWG) try to reproduce the stochastic patterns of climatological variables characterized by high dimensionality, non-normal probability density functions and non-linear dependence relationships. However, conventional SWGs usually typify weather variables with unjustified probability distributions assuming linear dependence between variables. This research proposes an alternative SWG that introduces the advantages of the Copula modeling into the reproduction of stochastic weather patterns. The Copula based SWG introduces more flexibility allowing researcher to model non-linear dependence structures independently of the marginals involved, also it is able to model tail dependence, which results in a more accurate reproduction of extreme weather events. Statistical tests on weather series simulated by the Copula based SWG show its capacity to replicate the statistical properties of the observed weather variables, along with a good performance in the reproduction of the extreme weather events. In terms of its use in crop growth models for the ratemaking process of new insurance schemes with no available historical yield data, the Copula based SWG allows one to more accurately evaluate the risk. The use of the Copula based SWG for the simulation of yields results in higher crop insurance premiums from more frequent extreme weather events, while the use of the conventional SWG for the yield estimation could lead to an underestimation of risks.

Juarez Torres, Miriam 77-

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PERSONAL PROPERTY USED ON CAMPUS &/OR FOR PSU BUSINESS PSU, as an agency of the State of Oregon, participates in the insurance programs  

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PERSONAL PROPERTY USED ON CAMPUS &/OR FOR PSU BUSINESS PSU, as an agency of the State of Oregon nor provide insurance coverage to cover the personal belongings of any State agency, including PSU, participates in the insurance programs provided through the State of Oregon Dept. of Administrative Services

Veerman, J. J. P.

194

Defect-deformation mechanism of the size effect in the laser-induced formation of microstructures of the brass surface relief in liquid  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

It is shown that the model of the defect-deformation instability describes the recently found linear dependence of the period of ordered surface relief microstructures, produced on brass in liquid upon multipulse laser ablation, on the radius of the spot on the target surface. (letters)

Emel'yanov, V I [M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Physics, Moscow (Russian Federation)

2008-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Connected Giving: Ordinary People Coordinating Disaster Relief on the Internet Cristen Torrey, Moira Burke, Matthew Lee, Anind Dey, Susan Fussell, Sara Kiesler  

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in need of assistance [1]. The magnitude of the disaster overwhelmed institutions normally responsible boards, blogs, and personal websites--to coordinate a massive grassroots response to the disaster. OurConnected Giving: Ordinary People Coordinating Disaster Relief on the Internet Cristen Torrey

Fussell, Susan R.

196

Medical/Repatriation/Evacuation Program (ACE Insurance) Under the exchange visitor program, the United States Department of State  

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Medical/Repatriation/Evacuation Program (ACE Insurance) Under the exchange visitor program, the United States Department of State requires exchange visitors to have coverage for medical benefits, repatriation of remains in the case of death, and expenses associated with medical evacuation. Coverage by ACE

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AR Ins. Lic. #245544 CA Ins. Lic. #0633005 d/b/a in CA Seabury & Smith Insurance Program Management  

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services · Emergency services · Hospitalization · Maternity and newborn care · Mental health/substance abuse treatments · Prescription drugs · Rehabilitative services · Laboratory services · Preventive-swing with the heftiest legislation set for 2014 -- when health insurance will become available to millions of Americans

Miami, University of

198

UW Madison Fleet Fiscal Year 2010 Rates: Fuel, maintenance and insurance costs are included. If fuel prices exceed the budgeted  

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UW Madison Fleet Fiscal Year 2010 Rates: Fuel, maintenance and insurance costs are included. If fuel prices exceed the budgeted amount by a significant margin, the rates will be amended with a fuel surcharge at that time and the change notice will be posted in the fleet web site, rates page. Some rate

Sheridan, Jennifer

199

Computation of feasible portfolio controlstrategies for an insurance company using a discrete time asset/liability model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A nonlinear discrete time asset/liability model is developed for an insurance company selling investment policies with a guaranteed minimum rate of return and a fixed maturity date. The model accommodates time-dependent investment strategies and transaction ... Keywords: Discrete time asset/liability models, Dynamic financial analysis, Feasible portfolio control, Investment policies with a guaranteed minimum rate of return

C. Frangos; S. A. Zenios; Y. Yavin

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

200

The state and health care reform: the National Health Insurance and Public Health Act of 1949  

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State-centered theory, elite theory, and the organizational state environment perspective have all been put forth to explain how policies come to be enacted in government and who benefits from such policy initiatives. It is proposed that the same forces affecting policy enactment can also prevent certain policies from being enacted. This study evaluates the capacity of these three theories to explain why the National Health Insurance and Public Health Act of 1949 was not enacted. This research includes an analysis of historical processes and environmental factors influencing this outcome. The findings indicate that there is very little support for state-centered theory. Limitations of the historical data limit the ability of this research to fully assess elite theory's capacity to explain the outcome. The organizational state environment perspective holds greater explanatory power in this case than either state-centered or elite theory.

Schemmer, Ruth Ann, 1960

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On the Inefficiency of Portfolio Insurance and Caveats to the Mean/Downside-Risk Framework  

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Portfolio insurance strategies based on options typically treat the investment in the risky asset, e.g., stock, as fixed. We show in a mean/downside-risk framework that such a strategy is inefficient. Using at the money put options, expected returns can be increased by more than 250 basis points without taking on more risk. Gains can become arbitrarily large when one uses options with extremely high strike prices. This is due to a serious caveat to the mean/downside-risk framework that is typically adopted in the literature by substituting downside-risk measures for standard risk measures such as the variance of returns. These pathologic results vanish when one maximizes an appropriately chosen HARA utility function. In this framework, fixing the holding of the risky asset in advance leads to efficiency losses that vary between 250 and 650 basis points depending on the degree of risk aversion.

Andr Lucas; Cees L. Dert; Andr?e Lucas Yz; Cees L. Dert Xy

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

Competition among Life Insurance Companies: The Driving Force of High Policy Rates?, Working Paper  

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We analyze the effect competition has on the decisions of life insurance companies. In particular, we are interested in the companies choices of policy rates and investment strategies given that they have issued contracts with a minimum rate of return guarantee. Our modeling framework is a one-period Cournot model of duopoly. We find policy rates and investment strategies that sustain a Nash equilibrium. We compare the results to the cooperative solution, that is, the case where the companies operate as a monopoly company and share the profits. Our model illustrates how competition between companies drives companies to offer relatively high policy rates, in particular rates above the risk free rate of return. Special thanks to Peter Ove Christensen and Kristian Miltersen. Claus Munk, and Martin Skovgaard Hansen were highly appreciated.

Mette Hansen

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

203

IMPLEMENTING HEAT SEALED BAG RELIEF & HYDROGEN & METANE TESTING TO REDUCE THE NEED TO REPACK HANFORD TRANSURANIC (TRU) WASTE  

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The Department of Energy's site at Hanford has a significant quantity of drums containing heat-sealed bags that required repackaging under previous revisions of the TRUPACT-II Authorized Methods for Payload Control (TRAMPAC) before being shipped to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). Since glovebox repackaging is the most rate-limiting and resource-intensive step for accelerating Hanford waste certification, a cooperative effort between Hanford's TRU Program and the WIPP site significantly reduced the number of drums requiring repackaging. More specifically, recent changes to the TRAMPAC (Revision 19C), allow relief for heat-sealed bags having more than 390 square inches of surface area. This relief is based on data provided by Hanford on typical Hanford heat-sealed bags, but can be applied to other sites generating transuranic waste that have waste packaged in heat-sealed bags. The paper provides data on the number of drums affected, the attendant cost savings, and the time saved. Hanford also has a significant quantity of high-gram drums with multiple layers of confinement including heat-scaled bags. These higher-gram drums are unlikely to meet the decay-heat limits required for analytical category certification under the TRAMPAC. The combination of high-gram drums and accelerated reprocessing/shipping make it even more difficult to meet the decay-heat limits because of necessary aging requirements associated with matrix depletion. Hydrogen/methane sampling of headspace gases can be used to certify waste that does not meet decay-heat limits of the more restrictive analytical category using the test category. The number of drums that can be qualified using the test category is maximized by assuring that the detection limit for hydrogen and methane is as low as possible. Sites desiring to ship higher-gram drums must understand the advantages of using hydrogen/methane sampling and shipping under the test category. Headspace gas sampling, as specified by the WIPP Waste Analysis Plan, provides the sample necessary for hydrogen/methane analysis. Most Hanford drums are not equipped with a filter through which a headspace gas sample can be obtained. A pneumatic system is now used to insert ''dart'' filters. The filters were developed by the vendor and approved for WIPP certification at the request of the Hanford Site. The same pneumatic system is used to install septum-type sample ports to allow the headspace to be sampled. Together, these steps allow the Hanford Site to avoid repackaging a large percentage of drums, and thus accelerate certification of waste destined for WIPP.

MCDONALD, K.M.

2005-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

204

Maximizing Storage Rate and Capacity and Insuring the Environmental Integrity of Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Geological Reservoirs  

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Maximizing Storage Rate and Capacity and Insuring the Environmental Maximizing Storage Rate and Capacity and Insuring the Environmental Integrity of Carbon dioxide Sequestration in Geological Reservoirs L. A. Davis Lorne.Davis@coe.ttu.edu Department of Petroleum Engineering A. L. Graham Alan.Graham@coe.ttu.edu H. W. Parker** Harry.Parker@coe.ttu.edu Department of Chemical Engineering Texas Tech University Lubbock, Texas 79409 M. S. Ingber ingber@me.unm.edu A. A. Mammoli mammoli@me.unm.edu Department of Mechanical Engineering University of New Mexico Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 L. A. Mondy lamondy@engsci.sandia.gov Energetic and Multiphase Processes Department Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185-0834 Quanxin Guo quan@advantekinternational.com Ahmed Abou-Sayed a.abou-sayed@att.net

205

Design and application of a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act-compliant privacy framework for pervasive healthcare  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With an increasing emphasis on pervasive healthcare services, providing a high degree of privacy to patients is becoming a major challenge due to: (a) an increased number of avenues, such as device, access points, switches and database; (b) ... Keywords: EHR, HIPAA, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, e-health, electronic health records, electronic healthcare, electronic medical records, mobile communications, pervasive healthcare, privacy, security, wireless health

Srilaxmi Malladi; Upkar Varshney

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Family Financial Security1 Frame Changin: How Presence of a Child Impacts Provider Selection and Satisfaction in The Insurance Industry  

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Social scientists have long demonstrated that our perceptions of the world are shaped by schemas, a set of beliefs about people, events or situations that we use as guides in our interactions (i.e., Cohen, 1981; Tversky & Kahneman, 1974). Schemas allow us to process information quickly in order to decide whether to accept information and integrate it into our cognitive framework or to reject the information. This process ultimately affect the choices and evaluations people make (Tversky & Kahnehman, 1981; Misra & Beatty, 1990; Schmidt and Hitchon, 1999). As people move through various life stages, key events can modify the lens we use to judge relationships and create new schemas that we use to process incoming information. The following paper will examine a specific subgroup within insurance: people who have children. The majority of this group consists of couples with kids, a segment comprising over 40 % of US households (US Census, 2007). Using primary research data we will show how the transition from having no children to having children constitutes a potential shift in how this group reacts to and interprets insurance information. Understanding this new frame will ultimately have strong implications for how and what to market to this potentially lucrative insurance group.

Joshua Morrill; Toni Gnewuch

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Analytic Approach To Estimating The Required Surplus, Benchmark Profit, And Optimum Reinsurance Retention For An Insurance Enterprise Using Moments Of The Severity Distribution And Key Frequency Distribution Values.  

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?? This paper presents an analysis of the capital needs, needed return on capital, and optimum reinsurance retention for insurance companies, all in the context (more)

Boor, Joseph Allen

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

208

Relief Request CR-36, Alternative Requirements to Appendix VIII, Supplement 4, "Qualification Requirements for the Clad/Base Metal Interface of Reactor Vessel"  

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amended 10 CFR 50.55a to require licensees to implement performance demonstration methods for ultrasonic examination systems. Licensees are required to implement either Appendix VIII, "Performance Demonstration for Ultrasonic Examination Systems", to Section XI, 1995 Edition with the 1996 Addenda, or Appendix VIII as executed by Performance Demonstration Initiative (PDI). Section 50.55a(g)(6)(ii)(C) of the final rule incorporates a phased implementation of Appendix VIII over a three-year period. Quad Cities Nuclear Power Station is submitting this Relief Request in accordance with 10 CFR 50.55a(a)(3)(i) on the basis that the proposed alternative would provide an acceptable level of quality and safety. The proposed relief request is provided as an attachment to this letter and is needed prior to the start of our next Unit 2 refueling outage which is currently scheduled to start February 2, 2002. Should you have any questions concerning his letter, please contact

T. Othy J. Tulon

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

Buildings Energy Data Book: 7.2 Federal Tax Incentives  

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1 1 Tax Incentives of the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 Energy Efficient Appliance Credit (modified and extended through 2011) --$25-75 for efficient dishwashers. --$175-225 for efficient clothes washers --$150-200 for efficient refrigerators. Credit for Efficiency Improvements to Existing Homes (modified and extended through 2011) --Tax credit equal to 10% of the amount paid or incurred by the taxpayer for a qualifying energy efficiency improvement, up to a maximum of $500. --This includes up to $50 for any advanced main air circulating fan, $150 for qualifying natural gas, propane, or oil furnaces or hot water boilers, and $300 for "any item of energy-efficient building property." Efficient New Homes

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Energy efficiency and renewable energy options for riskmanagement and insurance loss reduction: An inventory oftechnologies, research capabilities, and research facilities at theU. S. Department of Energy's National Laboratories  

SciTech Connect

The promotion of technologies and services for insurance loss reduction and loss prevention is as old as the fields of insurance and risk management. This report addresses a new category of risk management opportunity involving technologies and procedures that use energy more efficiently or supply renewable energy. While the economic benefits of these measures are of interest to energy consumers seeking to reduce their energy expenditures, we have found that they also offer a novel and largely untapped pathway for achieving traditional risk management objectives. Most of the technologies described in this report were supported by government- sponsored RD D programs over many years of effort. These technologies have many benefits, including insurance loss reduction and prevention. The insurance and risk management communities could take advantage of these technologies, either independently or in cost-sharing partnerships with existing R D programs. In this report, we present a compilation of energy-efficiency and renewable energy projects (e.g., energy-efficient halogen torchiere replacements) and techniques (e.g., infrared cameras to detect fire hazards) that are currently being investigated at the U.S. Department of Energy's national laboratories and which the insurance and risk management communities could encourage their customers to use to address their short-term and long-term needs. Once the loss-prevention benefits of these technologies and techniques (many of which are not yet available in the marketplace) are sufficiently demonstrated, insurers can promote their use through informational programs and perhaps financial incentives (e.g., risk-adjusted insurance premium schemes) through the insurance regulatory and rate-making processes. We identified 78 technologies and techniques being investigated by nine national laboratories which can help to reduce insurance losses and manage risks, especially those associated with power failures, fire and wind damage, and home or workplace indoor air quality hazards. All help to reduce insurance losses in one or more of the following categories: boiler and machinery, builder's risk, business interruption, commercial property insurance, completed operations liability, comprehensive general liability, contractors liability, environmental liability, product liability, professional liability, service interruption, workers' compensation, health/life insurance, and homeowners insurance. We identify examples of existing collaborations between the national laboratories and the insurance industry, and indicate research activities being conducted by the insurance and risk management communities that would benefit from the work of the national laboratories. We also describe some of the risk factors associated with energy-efficient and renewable energy technologies. For the future, significant progress could be made through interdisciplinary collaborative applied research (i.e., integrating the actuarial sciences with the physical or engineering sciences). This collaboration could be sponsored jointly by the U.S. Department of Energy and the insurance and risk management communities (as well as working through the insurance regulatory and rate-making processes).

Chen, Allan; Mills, Evan; Vine, Edward.

1998-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy efficiency and renewable energy options for riskmanagement and insurance loss reduction: An inventory oftechnologies, research capabilities, and research facilities at theU.S. Department of Energy's National Laboratories  

SciTech Connect

The promotion of technologies and services for insurance loss reduction and loss prevention is as old as the fields of insurance and risk management. This report addresses a new category of risk management opportunity involving technologies and procedures that use energy more efficiently or supply renewable energy. While the economic benefits of these measures are of interest to energy consumers seeking to reduce their energy expenditures, we have found that they also offer a novel and largely untapped pathway for achieving traditional risk management objectives. Most of the technologies described in this report were supported by government- sponsored RD&D programs over many years of effort. These technologies have many benefits, including insurance loss reduction and prevention. The insurance and risk management communities could take advantage of these technologies, either independently or in cost-sharing partnerships with existing R&D programs. In this report, we present a compilation of energy-efficiency and renewable energy projects (e.g., energy-efficient halogen torchiere replacements) and techniques (e.g., infrared cameras to detect fire hazards) that are currently being investigated at the U.S. Department of Energy's national laboratories and which the insurance and risk management communities could encourage their customers to use to address their short-term and long-term needs. Once the loss-prevention benefits of these technologies and techniques (many of which are not yet available in the marketplace) are sufficiently demonstrated, insurers can promote their use through informational programs and perhaps financial incentives (e.g., risk-adjusted insurance premium schemes) through the insurance regulatory and rate-making processes. We identified 78 technologies and techniques being investigated by nine national laboratories which can help to reduce insurance losses and manage risks, especially those associated with power failures, fire and wind damage, and home or workplace indoor air quality hazards. All help to reduce insurance losses in one or more of the following categories: boiler and machinery, builder's risk, business interruption, commercial property insurance, completed operations liability, comprehensive general liability, contractors liability, environmental liability, product liability, professional liability, service interruption, workers' compensation, health/life insurance, and homeowners insurance. We identify examples of existing collaborations between the national laboratories and the insurance industry, and indicate research activities being conducted by the insurance and risk management communities that would benefit from the work of the national laboratories. We also describe some of the risk factors associated with energy-efficient and renewable energy technologies. For the future, significant progress could be made through interdisciplinary collaborative applied research (i.e., integrating the actuarial sciences with the "physical" or "engineering" sciences). This collaboration could be sponsored jointly by the U.S. Department of Energy and the insurance and risk management communities (as well as working through the insurance regulatory and rate-making processes).

Chen, Allan; Mills, Evan; Vine, Edward

1998-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

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EVALUATION OF SPRING OPERATED RELIEF VALVE MAINTENANCE INTERVALS AND EXTENSION OF MAINTENANCE TIMES USING A WEIBULL ANALYSIS WITH MODIFIED BAYESIAN UPDATING  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Savannah River Site (SRS) spring operated pressure relief valve (SORV) maintenance intervals were evaluated using an approach provided by the American Petroleum Institute (API RP 581) for risk-based inspection technology (RBI). In addition, the impact of extending the inspection schedule was evaluated using Monte Carlo Simulation (MCS). The API RP 581 approach is characterized as a Weibull analysis with modified Bayesian updating provided by SRS SORV proof testing experience. Initial Weibull parameter estimates were updated as per SRS's historical proof test records contained in the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) Process Equipment Reliability Database (PERD). The API RP 581 methodology was used to estimate the SORV's probability of failing on demand (PFD), and the annual expected risk. The API RP 581 methodology indicates that the current SRS maintenance plan is conservative. Cost savings may be attained in certain mild service applications that present low PFD and overall risk. Current practices are reviewed and recommendations are made for extending inspection intervals. The paper gives an illustration of the inspection costs versus the associated risks by using API RP 581 Risk Based Inspection (RBI) Technology. A cost effective maintenance frequency balancing both financial risk and inspection cost is demonstrated.

Harris, S.; Gross, R.; Mitchell, E.

2011-01-18T23:59:59.000Z

213

Maximizing Storage Rate and Capacity and Insuring the Environmental Integrity of Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Geological Reservoirs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Maximizing Storage Rate and Capacity and Insuring the Environmental Integrity of Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Geological Formations The U.S. and other countries may enter into an agreement that will require a significant reduction in CO2 emissions in the medium to long term. In order to achieve such goals without drastic reductions in fossil fuel usage, CO2 must be removed from the atmosphere and be stored in acceptable reservoirs. The research outlined in this proposal deals with developing a methodology to determine the suitability of a particular geologic formation for the long-term storage of CO2 and technologies for the economical transfer and storage of CO2 in these formations. A novel well-logging technique using nuclear-magnetic resonance (NMR) will be developed to characterize the geologic formation including the integrity and quality of the reservoir seal (cap rock). Well-logging using NMR does not require coring, and hence, can be performed much more quickly and efficiently. The key element in the economical transfer and storage of the CO2 is hydraulic fracturing the formation to achieve greater lateral spreads and higher throughputs of CO2. Transport, compression, and drilling represent the main costs in CO2 sequestration. The combination of well-logging and hydraulic fracturing has the potential of minimizing these costs. It is possible through hydraulic fracturing to reduce the number of injection wells by an order of magnitude. Many issues will be addressed as part of the proposed research to maximize the storage rate and capacity and insure the environmental integrity of CO2 sequestration in geological formations. First, correlations between formation properties and NMR relaxation times will be firmly established. A detailed experimental program will be conducted to determine these correlations. Second, improved hydraulic fracturing models will be developed which are suitable for CO2 sequestration as opposed to enhanced oil recovery (EOR). Although models that simulate the fracturing process exist, they can be significantly improved by extending the models to account for nonsymmetric, nonplanar fractures, coupling the models to more realistic reservoir simulators, and implementing advanced multiphase flow models for the transport of proppant. Third, it may be possible to deviate from current hydraulic fracturing technology by using different proppants (possibly waste materials that need to be disposed of, e.g., asbestos) combined with different hydraulic fracturing carrier fluids (possibly supercritical CO2 itself). Because current technology is mainly aimed at enhanced oil recovery, it may not be ideally suited for the injection and storage of CO2. Finally, advanced concepts such as increasing the injectivity of the fractured geologic formations through acidization with carbonated water will be investigated. Saline formations are located through most of the continental United States. Generally, where saline formations are scarce, oil and gas reservoirs and coal beds abound. By developing the technology outlined here, it will be possible to remove CO2 at the source (power plants, industry) and inject it directly into nearby geological formations, without releasing it into the atmosphere. The goal of the proposed research is to develop a technology capable of sequestering CO2 in geologic formations at a cost of US $10 per ton.

L.A. Davis; A.L. Graham; H.W. Parker; J.R. Abbott; M.S. Ingber; A.A. Mammoli; L.A. Mondy; Quanxin Guo; Ahmed Abou-Sayed

2005-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

214

Rapid Relief: A Prefabricated Response  

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As illustrated by the aftermath of disasters such as Hurricanes Katrina, Ike and Sandy, the disaster response phases do not entail an effective or standard procedure for rebuilding damaged and destroyed residences. I propose the implementation of prefabricated construction techniques with the utilization of Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology into the rebuild phase that would proceed throughout the entire duration of disaster recovery, starting with the immediate respondents. My research provides a variation of sample projects ranging from previous buildings erected in response to a hurricane to prefabricated projects that are able to be assembled rather than constructed. With these projects, I am able to analyze their construction methods in order to determine an adequate proposal for disaster reconstruction. My belief is that a standardized procedure would allow for an expedited response time, a structured addressing of the needs of the affected residents, and a sufficient start to the reconstruction of the victims futures.

Gohmert, Brent Cole

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

Insurance Issues for Paratransit  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

CONFERENCE CONFERENCE of STATE LEGISLATURES The Forum for America's Ideas Tax Policies and Incentives and Energy Development Jim Reed, Group Director for Environment, Energy and Transportation, NCSL Jacquelyn Pless, Policy Associate, NCSL Energy Program NATIONAL CONFERENCE of STATE LEGISLATURES The Forum for America's Ideas NCSL Overview  Bipartisan organization  Serves the 7,382 legislators and 30,000+ legislative staff of the nation's 50 states, its commonwealths and territories  Covers all topics  Activities:  Research and information on topics of interest to the states  Technical assistance and training  Opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas  Lobbying at the federal level for states' interests

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Insurance Provider Contacts  

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(YBR) Member Services (866) 934-1200 Medical, mental health services Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) Group Number EPO (N13793) PPO (N13794) CDHP (N13795) Website...

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Regulation, Unemployment, and Cost-Benefit Analysis  

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pdf (A stand-alone analysis of jobs is not included in aWachter, Job Displacement and Mortality: An Analysis Usingnew jobs are rounding errors in cost-benefit analyses that

Posner, Eric; Masur, Jonathan S.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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202-328-5000 www.rff.orgIs Pay-As-You-Drive Insurance a Better Way to Reduce Gasoline than Gasoline Taxes?  

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Gasoline taxes are widely perceived as the most efficient instrument for reducing gasoline consumption because they exploit all behavioral responses for reducing fuel use, including reduced driving and improved fuel economy. At present, however, higher fuel taxes are viewed as a political nonstarter. Pay-as-you-drive (PAYD) auto insurance, which involves replacing existing lump-sum premiums with premiums that vary in proportion to miles driven, should be more practical, since they do not raise driving costs for the average motorist. We show that when impacts on a broad range of motor vehicle externalities are considered, PAYD also induces significantly higher welfare gains than comparable gasoline tax increases, for fuel reductions below 9%. The reason is that under PAYD, all of the reduction in fuel use, rather than just a fraction, comes from reduced driving; this produces a substantial additional efficiency gain because mileage-related external costs (especially congestion and accidents) are relatively large in magnitude. Key Words: gasoline tax; pay-as-you-drive insurance; mileage tax; welfare effects; motor vehicle externality JEL Classification Numbers: H21, H23, R48

Ian W. H. Parry; Ian W. H. Parry

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Currently there is no canola insurance policy for New Jersey. If you are interested however, in protecting your investment there are some options. If you have 3 years of prior yield records  

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Currently there is no canola insurance policy for New Jersey. If you are interested however, in protecting your investment there are some options. If you have 3 years of prior yield records for canola agent will help you request protection from RMA (Risk Manage- ment Agency) to transfer a canola crop

Goodman, Robert M.

220

Why do I need long-term care insurance? Your odds of needing long-term care services may be greater than you think. More than 2 in 5 persons over the age of 65 will require  

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of long-term care services. How expensive is long-term care? It can cost a national average of $90,155 a year for nursing home care alone.2 Long-term care insurance can help offset this cost. When people Prudential Financial Long-Term Care Cost Study, 2010. Prudential Financial Global Market Research. http

Reynolds, Albert C.

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Counting on Solar Power for Disaster Relief  

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hen disaster strikes, electric power hen disaster strikes, electric power is usually the first critically important service to be lost. And the effects can be devastating. Lights go out. Furnaces, refrigerators, and other electric appliances don't work. Neither do the electric pumps that deliver our drinking water and help treat sewage. Without elec- tricity for homes, hospitals, food stores, and vital municipal services, many of our most important needs go unmet. What's more, emergency response teams need a reliable source of electric power to even begin to deal with the crisis. Without electricity, gasoline can't be pumped at local service stations to transport emergency sup- plies, and banks can't provide emergency funds. Without electric power, conventional communication systems won't work.

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Counting on Solar Power for Disaster Relief  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

hen disaster strikes, electric power is usually the first critically important service to be lost. And the effects can be devastating. Lights go out. Furnaces, refrigerators, and other electric appliances don't work. Neither do the electric pumps that deliver our drinking water and help treat sewage. Without elec- tricity for homes, hospitals, food stores, and vital municipal services, many of our most important needs go unmet. What's more, emergency response teams need a reliable source of electric power to even begin to deal with the crisis. Without electricity, gasoline can't be pumped at local service stations to transport emergency sup- plies, and banks can't provide emergency funds. Without electric power, conventional communication systems won't work.

223

Failure Analysis of Pressure Relief Valve Spring  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... after approximately 10 years of service in a desalted crude oil environment. ... Degradation Evaluation of Heavy Water Drums and Tanks ... Mechanical Properties and Microstructure Evolutions of Ultrafine-Grained Al during Recovery via...

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Insurance Coverage for Biomedical & Traditional  

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) S.-G. Gao, V. H. L. Sng, X.-H. Wu, K.-Y. Sim, B. H. K. Tan, J. T. Pereira and S. H. Goh, Tetrahedron

Peterson, Blake R.

225

A Model of Unemployment with Matching Frictions and Job Rationing  

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stochastic general equilibrium model in which large, monopolistic firms face a labor market with matching frictions,

Michaillat, Pascal

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

Pakistan's Beveridge Curve- an Exploration of Structural Unemployment  

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Raza, B. (1991).Duality of female employment in Pakistan.The Pakistan Development Review, 30(4): 733-743 Sentitio43-57. Government of Pakistan, Federal Bureau of Statistics.

Waqas, Muhammad; Hyder, Asma

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Resistance and relief, Greece in World War II and the Greek War Relief Association, an exhibit.  

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??This project was installed at the Tsakopoulos Gallery of the California State University, Sacramento Library. In preparation for this exhibit, the author worked in several (more)

Kreatsoulas, Despina M.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Per-Mile Premiums for Auto Insurance  

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Social Cost of Motor-vehicle Use In the United States, Based on 1990-1991, June 1997, Institute of Transportation

Edlin, Aaron S.

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

The Environmental Impacts of Subsidized Crop Insurance  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

CITE NWQI) Wet- lands provide flood protection and pollutionchemical pollution. Additionally, economically marginal land

LaFrance, Jeffrey T.; Shimshack, J. P.; Wu, S. Y.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

230

Disability Insurance: Protect Your Most Valuable Asset  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

An 18% chance of becoming disabled for 3 months or longera 41% chance of becoming disabled for 3 months or longer. AA 13% chance of becoming disabled for 3 months or longer

Borgia, Andy G

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

231

Testing with Model Checker: Insuring Fault  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... We used a 1.7 GHz Pentium 4 2 PC with 1 GB of RAM running the Linux OS. The ... Dependency analysis by slicing is one way to improve scalability. ...

2013-05-07T23:59:59.000Z

232

Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... protection selected. Employees pay 100% o the premiums. Coverage is guaranteed renewable and is fully portable. The Office ...

2010-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

233

Cavity degradation risk insurance assessment. Final report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This study examined the risks and risk management issues involved with the implementation by electric power utilities of compressed air energy storage and underground pumped hydro storage systems. The results are listed in terms of relative risks for the construction and operation of these systems in different geologic deposits, with varying amounts of pressurization, with natural or man-made disasters in the vicinity of the storage equipment, and with different modes of operating the facilities. (LCL)

Hampson, C.; Neill, P.; de Bivort, L.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

234

SPACE WEATHER RISKS FROM AN INSURANCE PERSPECTIVE  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-weather-prone property and infrastructure includes: · satellites (e.g., solar panels & electronics: exposed to particle, telecommunication, internet, GPS etc.) · utility components (e.g., transformers: exposed to geomagnetic induced in the 1970s ­ typically designed for a life time of ~40 years Space Weather Risks B) Vulnerability Aged

Schrijver, Karel

235

Robust Portfolio Optimization with Derivative Insurance Guarantees  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Jan 13, 2009 ... Dert and Oldenkamp [18] propose a model that maximizes the expected return of a portfolio consisting of a single index stock and several.

236

Parental Medicaid Expansions and Health Insurance Coverage  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

with Dependent Children (AFDC) program with the Temporaryby replacing their AFDC-related eligibility criteria withidentical to their old AFDC-related eligibility criteria,

Aizer, Anna; Grogger, Jeffrey T

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

237

Life Insurance | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure...

238

Insuring Solar Photovoltaics: Challenges and Possible Solutions  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Concentrating Solar Power - Technology, Costs, and Markets: A Guide to the Impact CSP Technologies will Have on the Solar and Broader Renewable Energy Markets through 2020:...

239

No immediate relief for large mining tire shortage  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Inventories are low and they will not get better anytime soon, but mine operators do have a few options. The three main manufacturers supplying tires to the US mining industry, Bridgestone Firestone Off Road Tire Company, Goodyear and Michelin are struggling to keep up with demand, but are unlikely to restore inventories to manageable levels by 2009. Meanwhile Yokohama and Global Tyres have stepped in to help. The article reports plans for expansions to plant in Japan. In the meantime, mine operators need to plan accordingly and pay increased attention to tire maintenance. The larger the tyre, the less available it is. 3 photos.

Fiscor, S.

2006-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

240

Science Against Stress: Research Shows Way to Some Cellular Relief...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Economy Funding Opportunities State & Local Government Science & Innovation Science & Technology Science Education Innovation Energy Sources Energy Usage Energy Efficiency...

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241

Transitional relief housing for tsunami victims of Tamil Nadu, India  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In the wake of the recent tsunami that swept across Asia, there is a dire need to salvage and rebuild the lives and livelihoods that were swept away. The aim of this thesis project is to design and model a transitional ...

Jin, Shauna

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

242

Modular argumentation for modelling legal doctrines of performance relief  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Legal doctrines provide principles, guidelines and rules for dispute resolution in reasoning with cases. To apply legal doctrines, the context of a contract consisting of different knowledge bases about beliefs and expertise of contract parties as well ... Keywords: argumentation, frustration, impossibility, legal doctrines

Phan Minh Dung; Phan Minh Thang; Nguyen Duy Hung

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

243

Patent Infringement and Relief for the Patent Owner  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In a patent infringement suit, an injunction is a court order prohibiting the ... infringer does not have to have actual knowledge of the patent in the case of marking;...

244

Understanding How Glasses 'Relax' Provides Some Relief for ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Battery acid, plastic containers and windowpanes are among the many glassy ... of plastics and containers that could lengthen the shelf life of food ...

2012-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

245

Rethinking the Value of Initial Claims as a Forecasting Tool. Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The weekly numbers on initial claims for unemployment insurance convey key information about the labor market. But how reliable are claims in predicting changes in the much anticipated monthly employment report? According to a simple forecasting model, claims consistently send an accurate signal about employment during recessions but not during expansions. At approximately 8:30 a.m. each Thursday, the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor releases a report on the number of U.S. workers who filed an initial claim for unemployment insurance in the previous week. 1 Analysts pay close attention to what these weekly numbers might imply for the monthly employment report: A surge in the number of claims is thought to signal a rise in layoffs and a weakening employment picture. 2 By contrast, a decline in claims is interpreted as an indication

Margaret M. Mcconnell

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

Sources of Stress in Latino Women Experiencing Unemployment After a Plant Closure  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1985 Economic and social impact of plant closings and jobsomatization), (10) Social Impact of Job Loss, and (11)

Castro, Felipe; Romero, Gloria; Cervantes, Richard C.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

College vs. Unemployment: Expanding Access to Higher Education Is the Smart Investment During Economic Downturns  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Carnegie Commission on Higher Education in the 1960s andAubrey Douglass, "Higher Education as a National Resource, "Expanding Access to Higher Education Is the Smart Investment

Douglass, John Aubrey

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

Minding the Gap: Central Bank Estimates of the Unemployment Natural Rate  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A time-varying parameter framework is suggested for use with real-time multiperiod forecast data to estimate implied forecast equations. The framework is applied to historical briefing forecasts prepared for the Federal Open Market Committee to estimate ... Keywords: FOMC Greenbook forecasts, the Great Iflation, time-varying natural rates

Sharon Kozicki; P. A. Tinsley

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

Financial Instability Affects Kids, Amid the foreclosures, chronic unemployment and other fallout of the recent recession,  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

fallout of the recent recession, a less obvious but equally worrying phenomenon has emerged: the troubled

Oliver, Douglas L.

250

From Risk to Opportunity Insurer Responses to Climate Change  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A Ceres ReportThis annual report was commissioned by Ceres, a national coalition of investors, environmental groups, and other public interest organizations working with companies to address sustainability challenges such as climate change. Ceres also directs the Investor Network on Climate Risk, a group of 78 institutional investors from the U.S., Europe, and Canada who collectively manage over $7 trillion in assets. This project

Evan Mills Ph. D

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

251

LAC Regional Platform Workshop Insurance & Visas | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Kenya Kirguizistn Kosovo Kuwait Lesotho Liberia * Lybia Lebanon Madagascar Malaysia Malawi Mali Morocco Mauritania Moldavia Mongolia Mozambique Namibia Nepal Nicaragua...

252

Veterans Housing Guaranteed and Insured Loans (Federal) | Open...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Equipment Insulation, Heat pumps, CaulkingWeather-stripping, Building Insulation, Windows, Doors, Roofs, Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat Active...

253

Insuring climate change? Science, fear, and value in reinsurance markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

historical Atlantic tropical cyclone counts. Geophys. Res.change in US tropical cyclone loss data. Environmentaldestructiveness of tropical cyclones over the past 30 years.

Johnson, Leigh Taylor

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

254

Collusion Through Insurance: Sharing the Costs of Oil Spill Cleanups  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Introduction When the Exxon Valdez snagged on an underwaterso far as to suggest that Exxon would actually profit fromfive times the size of the Exxon spill,^ and therefore it

Dekel, Eddie; Scothmer, Suzanne

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

Insuring climate change? Science, fear, and value in reinsurance markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Biological citizens after Chernobyl. Princeton: Princetonof Petryna (2002) on Chernobyl victims, Fortun on Bohpal

Johnson, Leigh Taylor

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

256

Responding to WMD Terrorism Threats: The Role of Insurance Markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Lyman, Edwin (2004), Chernobyl on the Hudson? , a studyin fact, did occur at Chernobyls Reactor No. 4 in 1986. The

Jaffee, Dwight M.; Russell, Thomas

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

Responding to WMD Terrorism Threats: The Role of Insurance Markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

slurry Sabotage attack on nuclear power plant Nuclear bomb (the 2 Indian Point nuclear power plants, north of New Yorkpotential liability of nuclear power plant operators. Below

Jaffee, Dwight M.; Russell, Thomas

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

Insuring Long-Term Care in the United States  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Long-term care expenditures constitute one of the largest uninsured financial risks facing the elderly in the United States and thus play a central role in determining the retirement security of elderly Americans. In this ...

Finkelstein, Amy

259

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY HEALTH INSURANCE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS & EXCHANGE VISITORS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

. Emergency services; 3. Hospitalization; 4. Maternity and newborn care; 5. Mental health and substance use disorder services; including behavioral health treatment; 6. Prescription drugs; 7. Rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices; 8. Laboratory services; 9. Minimum $100,000 USD per sickness or injury 10

Stuart, Steven J.

260

Responding to WMD Terrorism Threats: The Role of Insurance Markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Threat: Lessons From Nuclear Reactor Accidents A nuclearbomb. 2) An attack on a nuclear reactor, also with the goalHowever, approximately 443 nuclear reactors exist worldwide,

Jaffee, Dwight M.; Russell, Thomas

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2006 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) Interactive...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

sehsd.sahie@census.gov Unique Identifier DOC-2076 Public Access Level public Data Dictionary NA Data Download URL http:www.census.govdidwwwsahiedatainteractive Format...

262

2007 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) Interactive...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

sehsd.sahie@census.gov Unique Identifier DOC-4104 Public Access Level public Data Dictionary http:www.census.govdidwwwsahiedata2007dataset.html Data Download URL http:...

263

2000 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) | Data.gov  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

sehsd.sahie@census.gov Unique Identifier DOC-2070 Public Access Level public Data Dictionary http:www.census.govdidwwwsahiedata2000index.html Data Download URL http:...

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2007 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) Data | Data...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

sehsd.sahie@census.gov Unique Identifier DOC-4103 Public Access Level public Data Dictionary http:www.census.govdidwwwsahiedata2007filesSAHIE2007.TXT Data Download URL...

265

2008 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) Interactive...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

sehsd.sahie@census.gov Unique Identifier DOC-7101 Public Access Level public Data Dictionary http:www.census.govdidwwwsahiemethods20082009index.html Data Download URL...

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2008 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) Data | Data...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

sehsd.sahie@census.gov Unique Identifier DOC-6235 Public Access Level public Data Dictionary http:www.census.govdidwwwsahiedata2008filesSAHIE2008.TXT Data Download URL...

267

2009 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) Interactive...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

sehsd.sahie@census.gov Unique Identifier DOC-7131 Public Access Level public Data Dictionary http:www.census.govdidwwwsahiemethods20082009index.html Data Download URL...

268

2006 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) Data | Data...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

sehsd.sahie@census.gov Unique Identifier DOC-2075 Public Access Level public Data Dictionary http:www.census.govdidwwwsahiedata2006filesSAHIE2006.TXT Data Download URL...

269

Banks-Financial-Insurance - Electronic Message Center Problems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This power quality (PQ) case study presents the investigation of electronic message center problems at an investment firm.

2003-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

270

Proposed insurance and reserve management scheme for Singapore electricity market.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The objective of the research is to improve the market design in the Singapore Electricity Market. There are three aspects that this thesis tries to (more)

Xia, Linmin.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

Essays in the Economics of Healthcare and Health Insurance  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

with Dependent Children (AFDC) new restrictions were placedwho would have qualified for AFDC were to maintain theirwith Dependent Children (AFDC) new restrictions were placed

Howells, Bradley Thomas

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

Does Nuclear Insurance Protect Us or the Industry? | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

for the nuclear power industry has never been a hot issue for Nevadans because we have no nuclear power plants in the state. But with the prospect of the nuclear power industry's...

273

The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment: Evidence from the First Year  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In 2008, a group of uninsured low-income adults in Oregon was selected by lottery to be given the chance to apply for Medicaid. This lottery provides an opportunity to gauge the effects of expanding access to public health ...

Taubman, Sarah

274

Boxes G574 through G676 Cones. re: Insurance Directives, including War Risk and Insurance for Crews of  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of the Hawaiian island of Kauai has been transmitting since late 1997. The data obtained during ATOC has shown, 1998). The timeseries obtained using the Kauai acoustic source is of similar quality in its ability, California Current, Kuroshio, and North Equato- rial Current bifurcation in the Philippine Sea are examples

US Army Corps of Engineers

275

Humanity Must Be Defended: War, Politics and Humanitarian Relief in Iraq, 1990-2004  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

before dawn, multiple armored 82 Glaspies comment on Marchstood guard next to an armored SUV with blackened windows. Iof jeeps. Convoys of armored personnel carriers gesture

McIntyre, Adrian

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

276

Humanity Must Be Defended: War, Politics and Humanitarian Relief in Iraq, 1990-2004  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Are we exposing our staff to depleted uranium? Were chemicalabout contamination from the depleted uranium the coalition

McIntyre, Adrian

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Demand relief and weather sensitivity in large California commercial office buildings  

SciTech Connect

A great deal of research has examined the weather sensitivity of energy consumption in commercial buildings; however, the recent power crisis in California has given greater importance to peak demand. Several new load-shedding programs have been implemented or are under consideration. Historically, the target customers have been large industrial users who can reduce the equivalent load of several large office buildings. While the individual load reduction from an individual office building may be less significant, there is ample opportunity for load reduction in this area. The load reduction programs and incentives for industrial customers may not be suitable for commercial building owners. In particular, industrial customers are likely to have little variation in load from day to day. Thus a robust baseline accounting for weather variability is required to provide building owners with realistic targets that will encourage them to participate in load shedding programs.

Kinney, Satkartar; Piette, Mary Ann; Gu, Lixing; Haves, Philip

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

Demand relief and weather sensitivity in large California commercial office buildings  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

sixteen different climate zones, which makes it difficult tomight be different for different climate zones increases thea problem in milder climate zones with shorter hot spells.

Kinney, Satkartar; Piette, Mary Ann; Gu, Lixing; Haves, Philip

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Humanity Must Be Defended: War, Politics and Humanitarian Relief in Iraq, 1990-2004  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the worlds largest disaster response agencies in 1994. Itcompeting with other disaster response agencies for mediathe 60-member Disaster Assessment and Response Team (DART),

McIntyre, Adrian

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

280

Uncertainty and the timing of an urban congestion relief investment - The no-land case  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

postpones the flow of project costs, but it also increasesuncertainties are in project costs and user demand. We focusas the flow of project costs stays small compared to the

Saphores, Jean-Daniel M; Boarnet, Marlon G.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Uncertainty and the timing of an urban congestion relief investment. The no-land case  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

postpones the flow of project costs, but it also increasesuncertainties are in project costs and user demand. We focusas the flow of project costs stays small compared to the

Saphores, JDM; Boarnet, M G

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Strain relief through stair-rod dislocations in ultrathin epitaxial metal films: Defect geometry and energetics  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Epitaxial Ni films deposited on Ir(100) were investigated by tunneling microscopy (STM), quantitative low-energy electron diffraction (LEED), and density-functional theory (DFT). For film thicknesses beyond 3 monolayers the large tensile strain ({approx_equal}9%) is relieved by the formation of stair-rod-like dislocations. Their favorable energetics is revealed by DFT calculations which also determine the defects' structural parameters. On the unstructured Ir(100)-(1x1) surface they develop in an irregular way, i.e., without long-range order. In STM they are visible as shallow depressions or by decoration with further adsorbed adatoms. In contrast to this case of missing long-range order, the dislocations are ordered in films on the Ir(100)-(5x1)-H surface, whereby (5x1)-periodic Ir wires at the interface act as pinning centers. So, their detailed atomic structure is accessible experimentally by quantitative LEED with crystallographic precision. Features similar to Ni are also observed for Co films.

Klein, A.; Meyer, W.; Schmidt, A.; Gumler, B.; Mueller, S.; Hammer, L.; Heinz, K. [Lehrstuhl fuer Festkoerperphysik, Universitaet Erlangen-Nuernberg, Staudtstr. 7, D-91058 Erlangen (Germany)

2008-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

283

The question of faith : U.S.-based religious NGOs in international relief and development  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

(cont.) humanitarian role? (4) How do these organizations deal with the ICRC's humanitarian principles of neutrality, impartiality and independence? To answer these questions, I analyze organizational documents, examine ...

Emmert, Mark David, 1971-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

An intelligent relief approach for emergency services by using biological endocrine system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This article presents a new emergency service for e-government. An integrated system for developing the egovernment services is presented. The main goal of this paper is to achieve the requirements of citizens for normal, peaceful and safe society. There ... Keywords: biological endocrine system, e-government, e-service, emergency, end user satisfaction, peace, safety

A. M. Riad; Hazem M. El-Bakry; Gamal H. El-Adl

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

Inspection Requirements for Reactor Pressure Vessel Heads at Pressurized Water Reactors- Request for Relief"  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2) NRC letter to TVA dated January 27, 2006, 'Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, Unit 1- Request for Relaxation from the First Revised NRC Order EA-03-009, Dated February 20, 2004, Deferral of Non-visual Nondestructive Examinations (TAC No. MC8543)" 3) TVA letter to NRC dated March 3, 2008, 'Watts Bar Nuclear Plant (WBN)

Mike Skaggs; U. S. Nuclear; Regulatory Commission; Tennessee Valley Authority

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

286

Residual stress relief due to fatigue in tetragonal lead zirconate titanate ceramics  

SciTech Connect

High energy synchrotron XRD was employed to determine the lattice strain {epsilon}{l_brace}111{r_brace}and diffraction peak intensity ratio R{l_brace}200{r_brace}in tetragonal PZT ceramics, both in the virgin poled state and after a bipolar fatigue experiment. It was shown that the occurrence of microstructural damage during fatigue was accompanied by a reduction in the gradient of the {epsilon}{l_brace}111{r_brace}-cos{sup 2} {psi} plot, indicating a reduction in the level of residual stress due to poling. In contrast, the fraction of oriented 90 Degree-Sign ferroelectric domains, quantified in terms of R{l_brace}200{r_brace}, was not affected significantly by fatigue. The change in residual stress due to fatigue is interpreted in terms of a change in the average elastic stiffness of the polycrystalline matrix due to the presence of inter-granular microcracks.

Hall, D. A.; Mori, T. [School of Materials, University of Manchester, Grosvenor St., Manchester M1 7HS (United Kingdom); Comyn, T. P. [Institute for Materials Research, Woodhouse Lane, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT (United Kingdom); Ringgaard, E. [Meggitt Sensing Systems, Hejreskovvej 18A, 3490 Kvistgaard (Denmark); Wright, J. P. [ESRF, 6 Rue Jules Horowitz, BP-220, 38043 Grenoble Cedex (France)

2013-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

287

Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Wireless Technologies for Humanitarian Relief  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

On behalf of our Chancellor and world renowned humanitarian leader, Dr. Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, affectionately called Amma all over the world, I would like to personally thank each one of you who attended the first ever International Conference ...

Rajagopala Chidambaram; P. Venkat Rangan; Satish K. Tripathi; Prasant Mohapatra; Maneesha V. Ramesh; Maarten van Steen

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

FURTHER DISCUSSION OF ORIENTATION RELATIONSHIPS, SURFACE RELIEFS AND FCC-BCC TRANSFORMATIONS IN STEELS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

superposition of a (111) fcc projection (solid circles) anda (110) bee projection (open circles), The three coincidentis illustrated in sional projections of the N-W orientation

Dahmen, U.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

Development of roller-type itch-relief device employing alternating hot and cold stimuli  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Painful thermal stimulation is known to inhibit itch, which is a significant problem in many diseases. We focused on thermal grill illusion and synthetic heat, which are well-known phenomena that can generate pain or burning sensation without physical ... Keywords: heat stimulation, itch, thermal, vibration

Ryo Watanabe; Taku Hachisu; Michi Sato; Shogo Fukushima; Hiroyuki Kajimoto; Naoki Saito; Yuichiro Mori

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Counting on Solar Power for Disaster Relief: Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) Technical Assistance Fact Sheet  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

When disaster strikes, electric power is usually the first critically important service to be lost. After several years of research and development, portable electric generator sets (gensets) are now entering the marketplace. The new gensets make use of solar electric panels known as photovoltaics (PV) to produce electricity. These gensets are reliable, safe to operate, highly mobile and will supply much-needed power for emergency response teams.

NONE

1999-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

Safety analysis of the UTSI-CFFF superconducting magnet  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In designing a large superconducting magnet such as the UTSI-CFFF dipole, great attention must be devoted to the safety of the magnet and personnel. The conductor for the UTSI-CFFF magnet incorporates much copper stabilizer, which both insures its cryostability, and contributes to the magnet safety. The quench analysis and the cryostat fault condition analysis are presented. Two analyses of exposed turns follow; the first shows that gas cooling protects uncovered turns; the second, that the cryostat pressure relief system protects them. Finally the failure mode and safety analysis is presented.

Turner, L.R.; Wang, S.T.; Smith, R.P.; VanderArend, P.C.; Hsu, Y.H.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Dynamics in Behavioral Adaptation to a Transportation Innovation: A Case Study of CarlinkA Smart Carsharing System  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

insurance, maintenance, system reliability, and management.insurance, maintenance, system reliability, and management (insurance, maintenance, system reliability, and management (

Shaheen, Susan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Federal Programs  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Local government agencies are often the first places where homeowners seek financial assistance for mortgage relief. These requests come at a time when municipalities are facing increasing budgetary demands and diminishing revenues. With unemployment at an all time high and worsening economic conditions, the foreclosure crisis is not likely to abate in the near future. Due to the deep and spreading nationwide foreclosure crisis, Congress has enacted legislation that authorizes agencies in the federal government and national organizations to develop or expand programs to intervene and to assist borrowers by revising and guaranteeing loan agreements. Additionally, large financial institutions and banks are absorbing assets of failed entities and creating programs for homeowners to work out new loan terms. This document provides summaries of the major program offerings to borrowers by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development ( HUD), Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, NeighborWorks, large banks, and financial institutions that have clients nation-wide.

Hope For Homeowners Program

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

Designing and prepositioning humanitarian assistance pack-up kits (HA PUKs) to support Pacific fleet emergency relief operations .  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The 2006 Quadrennial Defense Review has emphasized the role of humanitarian assistance missions in winning the Global War on Terror. U.S. Pacific Fleet operates in (more)

McCall, Valerie M.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

ECONOMIC REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ECONOMIC REPORT ECONOMIC REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT Economic Report of the President | 3 ECONOMIC REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT To the Congress of the United States: Over the past 6 years of economic expansion, the American economy has proven its strength and resilience. Job creation grew uninterrupted for a record period of time, inflation remains moderate, unemployment is low, and productivity continues to grow. The economy is built upon a strong foundation, with deep and sophisticated capital markets, flexible labor markets, low taxes, and open trade and investment policies. Americans should be confident about the long-term strength of our economy, but our economy is undergoing a period of uncertainty, and there are heightened risks to our near-term economic growth. To insure against

296

Limited Insurance Within the Household: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya  

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MOH), and ORC Macro (2004). Kenya Demographic and Healtha Field Experiment in Kenya Jonathan Robinson y Universitysharing arrangements in Kenya. The experiment followed 142

Robinson, Jonathan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

The State of Health Insurance in California: Findings from the 2007 California Health Interview Survey  

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beneficiaries who are not disabled, 26.4% report having nocoverage. Among apparently disabled Medi-Cal beneficiaries,those who qualify as disabled and have very high medical

Brown, Richard E.; Kronick, Richard; Kincheloe, Jennifer R.; Lavarreda, Shana Alex; Peckham, Erin

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Insurance-Form 2 UT-Battelle Contracts Page 1 of 2  

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Liability (required if work involves architect-engineering, engineering, or other professional services) #12 requirements and reasonable compensation for the services and expenses of an architect and engineer required

299

Insuring the City: The Prudential Center and the Reshaping of Boston  

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down to the Boston Center Architects. 249 From Soap Salesman to Architect: CharlesPru Center. . The Architect as Designer. February 23,

Rubin, Elihu James

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

300

How much is a health insurer willing to pay for colorectal cancer screening tests?  

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Colorectal Cancer (CRC) screening tests have proven to be cost-effective in preventing cancer incidence. Yet, as recent studies have shown, CRC screening tests are noticeably underutilized. Among the factors influencing CRC screening test utilization, ...

Reza Yaesoubi; Stephen D. Roberts

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Insuring the City: The Prudential Center and the Reshaping of Boston  

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setting for the 750-foot tall tower, CLA designed a slimtower that housed the service core, and also served as a dramatic billboard for 8-tall

Rubin, Elihu James

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

Evaluation and Precaution of Risk on Rural Residential Mortgage Loan Insurance  

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The messuage and rural house is the most important estate of farmers possessed, and the guarantee of their rights of residence, which should be mainly protected by the country. However, the current running laws and regulations have limits on its transfer, ... Keywords: rural residential mortgage loan, capital requirement, characteristic agriculture development, precaution of risks

Li Nan; Liu Song

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

Insurance as an adaptation strategy for extreme weather events in developing countries and economies in transition  

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MODELS F ORESTS , ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION AND RELIABILITY ,OURLY F ORESTS , ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION AND RELIABILITY ,AREAS F ORESTS , ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION AND RELIABILITY ,

Mills, Evan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Insuring the City: The Prudential Center and the Reshaping of Boston  

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Prudential Building. The Quadrennial Book of Valuations ofPrudential Building, The Quadrennial Book of Valuations of

Rubin, Elihu James

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

305

Essays on Externalities and Uncertainty: On the Role of Disaster Insurance in Improving Welfare  

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Rice. Risk and the Value of Bt Corn. American Journal ofThe Impact of the Western Corn Rootworm Soybean Variant insimulation section, for both corn and wheat farmers. For the

Sproul, Thomas Wendell

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

The Role of U.S. Insurance Regulators in Responding to Climate Change  

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note 23. 25. John Brownstein, Lyme Disease: Implications ofNile Virus to ticks carry- ing Lyme Disease 25 to rodentsWNV in North America. Lyme disease is the most widespread

Mills, Evan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

Insuring the City: The Prudential Center and the Reshaping of Boston  

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York: Addison-Wesley, 1992. Beauregard, Robert A. Voice of2001), 250. See Robert A. Beauregard, Voice of Decline: The

Rubin, Elihu James

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Disparities in Health Insurance and Access to Care for Residents Across U.S. Cities  

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High Rates of Uninsurance El Paso, TX Jersey City, NJ LosHigh Rates of Uninsurance El Paso, TX Jersey City, NJ LosNJ Las Vegas, NVAZ Salt Lake City, UT Charlotte, NCSC MSAs with High Rates

Brown, E. Richard; Wyn, Roberta; Teleki, Stephanie

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

Potential Impacts of Shifts in Climate on the Crop Insurance Industry  

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Several studies have estimated the possible impacts and adjustments in U.S. agriculture resulting from a future change in climate. This paper examines how these adjustments and shifting climate conditions could affect the nation's crop weather ...

E. Ray Fosse; Stanley A. Changnon

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Essays on U.S. agricultural policy : subsidies, crop insurance, and environmental auctions  

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This thesis investigates the unintended consequences of government policy, specifically policy meant to benefit agricultural producers. The first chapter asks how agricultural subsidies affect farmland rental rates. Chapter ...

Kirwan, Barrett E., 1974-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

Risk in agriculture : a study of crop yield distributions and crop insurance  

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Agriculture is a business fraught with risk. Crop production depends on climatic, geographical, biological, political, and economic factors, which introduce risks that are quantifiable given the appropriate mathematical ...

Gayam, Narsi Reddy

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Insuring the City: The Prudential Center and the Reshaping of Boston  

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of Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General. Theof Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General, Thethe Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General, led by

Rubin, Elihu James

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

Insurance as an adaptation strategy for extreme weather events in developing countries and economies in transition  

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WATER RESOURCES , ( HYDRO ) ENERGY SUPPLY , HUMANWATER RESOURCES , ( HYDRO ) ENERGY SUPPLY , HUMANrenewable energy generation systems (e.g. , micro-hydro,

Mills, Evan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Microsoft Word - Association of Classroom Ventilation  

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production among unemployed caregivers at 51 daily. The overall averaged value of household production among families with employed or unemployed caregivers was 55.2+15.8 ...

315

Vanderbilt University Undergraduate Catalog Calendar 2003/2004  

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Professional Liability Insurance · 624 Training Modules · 624 Health and Hospitalization Insurance · 624

Palmeri, Thomas

316

RFI Comments - AIA  

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... including personal and commercial auto insurance, commercial property and liability coverage for businesses, homeowners' insurance, workers ...

2013-04-09T23:59:59.000Z

317

Income Replacement and Reemployment Programs in Michigan and Neighboring States  

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Governments in every developed industrial economy administer programs that partially replace the earnings of workers who suffer job loss or on-the-job injury. In addition, governments administer programs to help job losers gain reemployment, either through direct job placement (for those who are job-ready) or through retraining (for those who are not). This chapter describes and discusses current policy issues surrounding the main social insurance and reemployment programs in Michigan: Unemployment Insurance (UI), which partially replaces lost earnings following loss of a job; Workers ' Compensation (WC), which pays for medical treatment, vocational rehabilitation, and lost earnings following a work-related injury or illness; and the cluster of reemployment and training programs that, since 1998, has come under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). In addition to describing these programs, a main goal of the chapter is to offer a critical view of Michigan's programs by comparing them with corresponding programs in neighboring states. Discussion of these three programs could hardly be more timely. UI has come under attack for a range of alleged failings, and the Michigan legislature passed a bill in April 2002 that increased weekly benefits, lengthened benefit durations, and tightened the eligibility requirements

Stephen A. Woodbury; Stephen A. Woodbury

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

tymesvol2no18  

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Dollars Dollars Family medical plan rate history for BWXT Y-12 hourly Costs per year 1500 1200 900 600 $764 $775 $854 $647 $854 $683 $786 $1,024 $1,111 $1,331 $868 BWX TYmes Volume 2, Number 18 A newsletter for the employees and friends of the Y-12 National Security Complex December 2002 I N S I D E 2 7 8 Talented employee 4 Safeguards and Security Sentinel YSource 3 Disaster relief efforts Pension plan performance Medical costs continue to rise Premiums required to cover 2003 employee medical costs have increased slightly more than 20 percent from 2002 to 2003. BWXT Y-12 covers 88 percent of the cost of medical insurance, and employ- ees cover 12 percent. In 2002, total medical costs for BWXT Y-12 were $44.3 million. The 20 percent increase in cost for 2003 means an $8.9 million increase for BWXT Y-12.

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The incentives and disincentives of innovation prizes : a survey of the dropout teams from Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE  

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Technological innovation is driven by incentives. However, our understanding of how incentives actually work "on the ground" to change the level of activity of innovators or to shape the direction of their innovation is ...

Bhushan, Bharat, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act-Compliant Ocular Telehealth Network for the Remote Diagnosis and Management of Diabetic Retinopathy  

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In this article, we present the design and implementation of a regional ocular telehealth network for remote assessment and management of diabetic retinopathy (DR), including the design requirements, network topology, protocol design, system work flow, graphics user interfaces, and performance evaluation. The Telemedical Retinal Image Analysis and Diagnosis Network is a computer-aided, image analysis telehealth paradigm for the diagnosis of DR and other retinal diseases using fundus images acquired from primary care end users delivering care to underserved patient populations in the mid-South and southeastern United States.

Li, Yaquin [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK); Karnowski, Thomas Paul [ORNL; Tobin Jr, Kenneth William [ORNL; Giancardo, Luca [ORNL; Garg, Seema [University of North Carolina; Fox, Karen [Delta Health Alliance; Chaum, Edward [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The herd behavior index: A new measure for the implied degree of co-movement in stock markets, Insurance  

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We introduce a new and easy-to-calculate measure for the expected degree of herd behavior or co-movement between stock prices. This forward looking measure is model-independent and based on observed option data. It is baptized the Herd Behavior Index (HIX). The degree of co-movement in a stock market can be determined by comparing the observed market situation with the extreme (theoretical) situation under which the whole system is driven by a single factor. The HIX is then dened as the ratio of an option-based estimate of the risk-neutral variance of the market index and an option-based estimate of the corresponding variance in case of the extreme single factor market situation. The HIX can be determined for any market index provided an appropriate series of vanilla options is traded on this index as well as on its components. As an illustration, we determine historical values of the 30-days HIX for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, covering the period January 2003 to October 2009.

Jan Dhaene; Danil Linders; Wim Schoutens; David Vyncke

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The requirement to dredge our navigable waterways to in-sure proper. channel depths for shipping, and the resul-  

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the least consumptive-using less than 500 British Thermal Units of energy per ton-mile. About 1/3 of total per year. The amount of tonnage that can be moved in a single tow has increased from 5,000 to 50 tons per year-over 350 billion ton-miles-or about 7 tons per capita. This cargo is carried

US Army Corps of Engineers

323

Social insurance provision for women in the urban informal sector : interpreting the successful strategy of Working Women's Forum, India  

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Since the late-1980s, the world's workers have experienced two strikingly coordinated global trends. The first is an unpredicted decline in secure, formally employed labor, and subsequent growth in informal labor. The ...

Azad, Mithila

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Strategizing Bhopal: motives and manipulation in response to an industrial disaster  

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This thesis examines the political and economic motives behind the responses of the Indian Government and nongovernmental organizations to the Union Carbide chemical disaster that occurred on December 3, 1984 in Bhopal India. Using F. G. Bailey's model of political interaction and competition as outlined in his book Stratagems and Spoils, three points are discussed regarding the Bhopal disaster and environmentalism in India. (1) Environmental activists in India so far have had minimal impact in the relief efforts for the victims of the tragedy or in shaping environmental policy at the state and national levels. (2) The rise of environmentalism on the international and national agendas has created new entrepreneurial opportunities for an emerging group of unemployed, educated professionals in India. (3) Contrary to popular belief, environmentalism in India is not strictly a grassroots movement. India's environmental movement includes a large proportion of educated middle class individuals. These individuals provide organizational and educational resources for nongovernmental organizations. In addition to these three points, India's environmental policy, is discussed along with an examination of the relationship between Hinduism and environmentalism. The events leading up to and surrounding the Bhopal disaster are outlined as well as the responses to the disaster from local, national, and international organizations, international government, and the chemical industry. This thesis shows that the responses of the government and the nongovernmental organizations to the Bhopal disaster were affected by a host of physical and social environmental factors. While both parties proclaimed that their highest priority was to provide relief and compensation for the victims, their actions indicated that other objectives, such as their continued existence, were given higher priority.

Stephens, Robert Mitchell

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

West Virginia Economic Outlook 2011 George W. Hammond, Associate Director, BBER,  

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............................................ 13 8. W.Va. Unemployment Rate Slowly Trends Down During The Forecast. .................. 14 9. W........................................................ 29 17. Unemployment Rate Changes By County.......................................................................................................... 51 23. The Federal Budget Deficit Declines While Interest Rates Climb During The Forecast

Mohaghegh, Shahab

326

2010 Freese and Nichols Baldrige Award Application  

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... Private Sector, Military/Government and Energy. ... and national interest rates, GDP, unemployment, the ... Average Training Hours per Employee # of ...

2011-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

327

Short-Term Energy Outlook - U.S. Energy Information Administration ...  

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Civilian Unemployment Rate Industrial Production Total Industrial Production Manufacturing Food Paper Chemicals Petroleum Stone, Clay, Glass Primary ...

328

***Department of Economics, Queens University  

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This paper represents the views of the author and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Statistics Canada. This paper outlines the structure of payroll taxes and documents evidence on the level, growth and role of each component over the last three decades for Canada and for each province. Levied by both the federal and provincial governments, payroll taxes in Canada include four major components: i) unemployment insurance (UI) premiums; ii) Canada/Quebec Pension Plan (C/QPP) contributions; iii) workers compensation (WC) premiums; and iv) the provincial health/post-secondary education (H/E) tax levied by Quebec, Manitoba, Ontario and Newfoundland. While the UI and C/QPP components are levied on both employers and employees, the WC and H/E components are levied on employers only. Our main findings are 1) payroll taxes have increased substantially over the last three decades in Canada as a whole and in every province; 2) the structure, level, growth and role of each component of payroll taxes vary remarkably from one province to another; 3) the expansion of the UI component in recent years has been the largest contributor to the rise in payroll taxes across every province in the country; and 4) despite significant growth in recent years, payroll taxes are still much lower in Canada than in most other western industrialized countries. JEL classification: E62--- Taxation; H25--- Business Taxes Key words: supplementary labour income, employer payroll taxes, employee payroll taxes, effective payroll tax rates- 5-

Zhengxi Lin; Garnett Picot; Charles Beach

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

Who Bears Aggregate Fluctuations and How? Estimates and Implications for Consumption Inequality *  

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As we write in late December 2008, the economy is mired in a year-long recession, the US stock market is down 40 % for the year, the US government is lending hundreds of billions of dollars to keep financial institutions and some large industrial firms afloat, and the unemployment rate stands at 6.7 percent. Real per capita consumption of nondurables and services has fallen roughly one percent over the last year. Most economists predict growth rates below average for the next several years. The welfare costs of these declines depend significantly on their allocation across households. In this paper we study differences in exposure to aggregate fluctuations across households. In doing so, we bring together two somewhat disparate literatures. One line of research has documented increases in income and consumption inequality over the past 25 years (e.g. David Cutler and Lawrence Katz (1991), Georgio E. Primiceri and Thijs van Rens (2008), Dirk Krueger and Fabrizio Perri (2003)). This work, typically framed within a basic permanent income model, focuses on the extent to which income shocks are insured and pays less attention to differential exposure of income to aggregate shocks across households. We thank Emmanuel Saez and Thomas Piketty for making their IRS data available. Parker: Finance Department,

Jonathan A. Parker; Annette Vissing-jorgensen

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

The Journal of John Waldie Theatre Commentaries, 1799-1830: no. 26 [Journal 37] December 9, 1816-February 16, 1817. Part 3  

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is a fine model of a frieze in bas. relief of the Triumph ofCanova's; also a most elegant bas relief, the monument ofof Frankfort, 2 circular bas relief medallions done for Lord

Burwick, Frederick

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Models and methods for recovering shape, reflectance, and illumination from images  

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4 Resolving the Generalized Bas- Relief Ambiguity by EntropyFigure 3.4: A bas-reliefgeneralized bas-relief ambiguity. . . . . . . . . . . . .

Alldrin, Neil Gordon

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

Maine | Department of Energy  

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with loan insurance. Two types are available-Pro-rated insurance covering a certain percentage of lenders loss or leveraged insurance covering 100% of lender's loss up to 25% of...

333

ARE Update Volume 16, Number 6  

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and the Farm Bill: The Role of Crop Insurance Hyunok Lee andand the Farm Bill: The Role of Crop Insurance Hyunok Lee andsubsidies, of which federal crop insurance is a large

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

Microinsurance and Social Protection for Workers in the Informal Sector in Indonesia: A Study of the Social Welfare Insurance Program (SWIP/ASKESOS)  

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collection techniques including interviews, observations,techniques, including documents, observations, and interviews.techniques were selected to serve particular purposes. Interviews and

Sirojudin, Sirojudin

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

335

Private Health Insurance Sponsored Wellness Programs: Examining Participation in the Healthy Lifestyle Rewards Financial Incentives Program on Health Care Costs, Utilization, and Risk Behaviors  

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Individual Tax Statistics- Zip Code Data (SOI). State ofIndividual Tax Statistics Zip Code Data (SOI) 2006.are age, gender, and several zip-code level explanatory

Harris, Zoe Kimberly

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

HEALTH FEE/STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFIT SUMMARY University policy requires all students registered for six or more credit hours (three hours for each  

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fee. The health fee supports all services at Redfern Health Center and includes: Professional services of primary health care providers, psychologists, and health educators; Reduced costs on over the counter pharmaceuticals, laboratory, and X-ray services; $500 urgent care EXCESS benefit for after

Stuart, Steven J.

337

Using a profiling process to insure program quality: Volume II - support materials. Final progress report, May 15, 1991--November 14, 1996  

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Between 1990 and 1995 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Center for Improving Science Education (National Center) developed a system for ongoing evaluation of K-12 educational programs in the DOE-supported national energy Laboratories. As part of the formative evaluation component of this collaborative endeavor, field staff in the Laboratories began creating profiles of their programs. However, many individuals within DOE Headquarters were not familiar with this profiling process and were unprepared to use the valuable information that the profiles generated. This manual was produced to orient Headquarters staff to profiling. It focuses on how Headquarters staff can use the profiling process to help their funded programs establish and/or maintain high quality. Its purpose, then, is not to train Headquarters staff to become proficient in profiling, but to show them how to draw on the Laboratories` use of profiling to bring about program improvement. Profiling is the process of systematically examining and describing a program`s elements against a set of components that define Effective Practice. The instrument used to capture the data for analysis is called a template, and most of this manual focuses on the templates and how to read and interpret them. However, since it is important to understand these data in context, the authors also describe what should accompany each template in a complete profiling packet and offer guidelines for reviewing complete packets and providing feedback to program managers. This document consists of Support Materials for the manual: exercise answer keys; templates; guidelines for reviewing templates; a complete profiling packet; guidelines for the trainer.

Kaser, J.S.; Roody, D.S.; Raizen, S.A.

1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Agencies w Affiliation & Designated Field Instructors CPR Liability Insurance CWO Background Check Drug Screen PPD T/D Varicella Titer MMB Titer Hep B Titer Action Care R  

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Drug Screen PPD T/D Varicella Titer MMB Titer Hep B Titer Action Care R Adult Protective Services R *R 7/23/2012 Bienvivir Senior Health Services R R* R* R R R R R 7/2/2012 Big brothers Big Sisters R *R 7/23/2010 Border Childrens Mental health Collaborative R R 7/23/2012 CAFV R CASS (Center R 7

Ward, Karen

339

Document  

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52841 52841 Vol. 67, No. 157 Wednesday, August 14, 2002 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Federal Crop Insurance Corporation 7 CFR Part 457 Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Sugarcane Crop Insurance Provisions AGENCY: Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, USDA. ACTION: Final rule; correction. SUMMARY: This document contains corrections to the final rule, Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Sugarcane Crop Insurance Provisions that the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation published in the Federal Register on Friday, July 12, 2002 (67 FR 46093- 46096). EFFECTIVE DATE: August 14, 2002. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Arden Routh, Risk Management Specialist, Product Development Division, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, United States Department of Agriculture, 6501 Beacon Drive,

340

Agency datasets monthly list | Data.gov  

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is current as of 063013. All programs are closed to new issues except for Service-Disabled Veterans' Insurance and Veterans' Mortgage Life Insurance. United States Government...

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Agency datasets monthly list | Data.gov  

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is current as of 103112. All programs are closed to new issues except for Service-Disabled Veterans' Insurance and Veterans' Mortgage Life Insurance. United States Government...

342

OSR31-706 SRNS Formal Letterhead (Flour Version/Black and White...  

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December 14, 2012 To: SRNS and SRR Life Insurance Plan Participants FOLLOWING ARE SUMMARY ANNUAL REPORT NOTICES THAT THE LIFE INSURANCE BENEFIT PLANS ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE TO...

343

OSR31-706 SRNS Formal Letterhead (Flour Version/Black and White...  

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December 14, 2011 To: SRNS and SRR Life Insurance Plan Participants FOLLOWING ARE SUMMARY ANNUAL REPORT NOTICES THAT THE LIFE INSURANCE BENEFIT PLANS ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE TO...

344

Medical Plans  

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Medical Plans Retiree Medical Insurance Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is the provider of medical benefits. Contact Retiree Insurance Providers Medical plan options...

345

Plan Descriptions & Summaries  

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Plan Descriptions & Summaries Retiree Insurance Plans Retiree health and welfare benefits are managed by AonHewitt and Associates. Contact Retiree Insurance Providers Plan...

346

A Statistical Profile of Horticultural Crop Farm Industries in California  

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Profile of Horticultural Crop Farm Industries in Californiaproject funded by the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation,Williams. Model- ing Farm-Level Crop Insurance Demand with

Lee, Hyunok; Blank, Steven C.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

One day after Haiti's 7.0 earthquake, Dr. Robert Norris, Chief of the Division of Emergency Medicine, reached out to the ED team for volunteers to join IMC's relief effort. Throughout  

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! An Inspirational Response to Disaster in Haiti #12;MAP & ADDRESS K M C u Jen-Hsun Huang School of Engineering 025045 035055 016 075 065 SAREC reyeM yrarbiL foloohcS noitacudE Fire Truck Hse. kcolC rewoT Owen Haas of Business South Center Knight Varian Physics Sequoia Hall William R. Hewlett Teaching Center Herrin Hall

Ford, James

348

How Responsive is Higher Education? The Linkages between Higher Education and the Labor Market  

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in Economics to the Labor Market Journal of EconomicUnemployment and Labor Market Rigidities: Europe versusEducation and the Labour Market: A Broader Perspective.

Bardhan, Ashok Deo; Hicks, Daniel; Jaffee, Dwight M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Kevin Craft | Department of Energy  

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Craft Kevin Craft is a Marketing WriterProducer at Gensler. Most Recent Denver Public Schools Get Solar Energy System November 1 Unemployed Engineer Finds New Career in...

350

The impact of structural dynamics on job mobility rates in the United States  

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local unemployment rate increases the rate of employmentupward mobility rates ( H.4), and increase between-industryindustrial contraction increases rates of employment exits

Shin, Taek-Jin

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 1: PERSONNEL RECORDS (Revision 3)  

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The records include, employee concerns programs, labor agreements and negotiations, labor relations, academic and outreach programs, apprenticeship programs, job vacancies, unemployment...

352

Ideology and Social Position in Poland: The Determinants of Voting for the Right, 1991-2005 .  

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??This study examines voting and ideology among unemployed and low-income groups in Poland from the period of 1991 to 2005. In the years immediately following (more)

Gremelspacher, Megan

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Socialiniai potenciali? bedarbi? l?kes?iai udarant Ignalinos atomin? elektrin?.  

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??The subject matter of the Master thesis is the potential unemployed, who will loose their source of living after the decommissioning of the Ignalina Nuclear (more)

Katinait?,; Vida

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

Factors Associated with Ethnic Minority Human Service Utilization: A Community and Organizational Analysis  

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? 17 [STYPE_LEGALAD] -.35 Level 2 Zip Code Characteristics? 18 [AA_ZIP] ?19 [HISP_ZIP] ? 20 [API_ZIP] ? 21 [POVERTY] ? 22 [UNEMPLOY

Vu, Catherine M.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

355

Energy Harvesting Using a Thermoelectric Generator and Generic Rule-based Energy Management.  

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??Harvesting energy from previously unemployed ambient sources can play an important role in saving energy and reducing the dependency to primary energy sources (AC power (more)

Zhou, Yu

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Project Summary: How Do We Inherit  

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6% Hispanic) and culturally. Mobility and unemployment are high. Steel mills, the auto industry, steel processing plants and the construction trades have been the major...

357

Search-Theoretic Models of the Labor Market: a Survey  

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We survey the literature on search-theoretic models of the labor market. We show how this approach addresses many issues, including the following: Why do workers sometimes choose to remain unemployed? What determines the lengths of employment and unemployment spells? How can there simultaneously exist unemployed workers and unfilled vacancies? What determines aggregate unemployment and vacancies? How can homogeneous workers earn different wages? What are the tradeoffs firms face from different wages? How do wages and turnover interact? What determines efficient turnover? We discuss various modeling choices concerning wage determination and the meeting process, including recent models of directed search.

Richard Rogerson; Robert Shimer; Randall Wright

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Agency datasets monthly list | Data.gov  

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2000 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) The Census Bureau's Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) program produces estimates of health insurance coverage for states and all counties. These data are 2000 estimates of health insurance coverage by age at the state and county levels. DOC CENSUS Population 2013-01-16 16:06:12 2000 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) The Census Bureau's Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) program produces estimates of health insurance coverage for states and all counties. These data are 2000 estimates of health insurance coverage by age at the state and county levels. DOC CENSUS Population 2013-01-16 16:06:12 2001 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) The Census Bureau's Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) program produces estimates of health insurance coverage for states and all counties. These data are 2001 estimates of health insurance coverage for women by age, race, Hispanic origin, and income categories at the state level. DOC CENSUS Population 2013-01-16 16:06:12 2005 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) Data The Census Bureau's Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) program produces estimates of health insurance coverage for states and all counties. These data are 2005 estimates of health insurance coverage by age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, and income categories at the state level and by age, sex, and income categories at the county level. DOC CENSUS Population 2013-01-16 16:06:12

359

Causal Laws and Effective Strategies NANCY CARTWRIGHT  

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facts about strategies. They are illustrated in a letter which I recently received from TIAA a TIAA life insurance policy you'll live longer." But it is a fact, nonetheless, that persons insured by TIAA do enjoy longer lifetimes, on the average, than persons insured by commercial insurance companies

Fitelson, Branden

360

AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE HIGH-RISK-DRIVER THEORY: ADVERSE SELECTION INDUCED BY PER-CAR PREMIUMS  

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This is the puzzle: automobile insurers experience the most liability, collision, and uninsured motorist (UM) claims per 100 insured carsand therefore charge the highest premiumsfor cars from the low-income zip codes of both rural and urban areas. But this fact seems to contradict general insurance theory which says that people with minimum insurance should be

Patrick Butler Ph. D

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR August 2007  

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have been created in the past four years. In the first half of 2007, the unemployment rate averaged 4.7 percent average unemployment rate of the 1990s. By June 2007, the latest month for which data at an average rate of 2.9 percent in 2006. But even though our economy has grown, there are challenges. Our

362

West Virginia Economic Outlook 2012 George W. Hammond, Associate Director, BBER,  

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.................................................... 13 7. The Unemployment Rate Falls During The Forecast For Both W.Va. And The U ............................................................................... 59 25. The Federal Budget Deficit Improves And Interest Rates Remain Low During The Forecast .............................................................................. 2 2. West Virginia Employment, Labor Force, And Unemployment Rate Forecasts ........ 17 3. West

Mohaghegh, Shahab

363

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) and Hybrid  

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Alternative Fuel Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) and Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Insurance Discount to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) and Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Insurance Discount on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) and Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Insurance Discount on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) and Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Insurance Discount on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) and Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Insurance Discount on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) and Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Insurance Discount on Digg

364

Strategies for an integrated US industry response to a humanitarian disaster  

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This thesis focuses on developing strategies to improve coordination between private businesses, relief agencies, and the government in order to deliver more efficient and effective disaster relief during major national ...

Lam, Sheau Kai

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

Fixing famine : the politics of information in famine early warning  

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REST Relief Society of Tigray RRC Relief and RehabilitationRehabilitation Commission (RRC), a government agency chargedEthiopia (2005, p. 113). RRCs activities in general and

Burg, Suzanne M. M.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

The Spell of the Barricade: Art and Politics in France, 1830-1852  

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pisodique dun grand bas-relief), 1834/1851. Plaster/fragment pisodique dun grand bas- relief. Source vol.lui ter son pantalon et ses bas, et dlui faire uncravatte

Rose, Jordan Marc

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Dance  

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appear in the reliefs), the bas of Pe, the deceased king orappear in the reliefs), the bas of Pe, the deceased king oror reed- crown, personify the bas of Pe. They are always

Meyer-Dietrich, Erika

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Power Scheduling for Multi-Hop Wireless Networks  

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wireless communica- tions: Scaling laws and optimal operation,wireless networks are particularly useful for first responders for disaster relief, and military operationswireless network is particularly useful for first responders for disaster relief, and military operations

Yu, Yuan

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Global and Local Models for Multi-Document Summarization  

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... supplier wheat poisoning 7 ?7 : flood country Bangladesh river district northern water kill situation relief level government monsoon inundate rain ...

2012-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

370

Extending current energy policies would reduce U.S. energy use ...  

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Energy Information Administration ... technologies exemplify the policy extensions ... the effects of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 passed by ...

371

An Act Relative to Environmental Cleanup and Promoting the Redevelopme...  

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Massachusetts Program Type Corporate Tax Incentive Provider Mass. Department of Environmental Proection The Commonwealth of Massachusetts provides liability relief and...

372

PL 107-206, FEMA - Federal Emergency Management ...  

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Taken from PL 107-206 FY 2002 Supplemental Appropriations bill. Federal Emergency Management Agency. DISASTER RELIEF. ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

373

Glossary - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Combustible gases are flared most often due to emergency relief, overpressure, process upsets, startups, shutdowns, and other operational safety ...

374

Readers may make verbatim copies of this document for non-commercial purposes by any means, provided that this copyright notice appears on all such copies. Risk Sharing and Incentives with External Equity Financing and Crop Insurance  

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Special Note: This paper is in the process of being revised for resubmission to the Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics and is far from complete. This version was prepared for the Applied Economics Seminar in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In particular, the conceptual model will change to include endogenization of crop acreage and the empirical section requires substantial updating. 1

Sangtaek Seo; Paul D. Mitchell; David J. Leatham; Copyright Sangtaek Seo; Paul D. Mitchell; Sangtaek Seo; Paul D. Mitchell; David J. Leatham

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

INTEGRATED PEST Partners with Nature  

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Structure and composition of organic reefs and carbonate mud mounds: concepts and categories Robert high relief. Carbonate Mud Mounds: carbonate mud-dominated deposits with topographic relief and few or no stromatolites, thrombolites or in place skeletons. Low Relief Carbonate Mud Mounds are typically thin. High

Behmer, Spencer T.

376

Reference Solar Photovoltaic Financing: Deployment on Public Property by State and Local Governments  

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Issue: In third party financing projects where the host is self insured or cant add the system to an existing policy the cost to obtain required insurance coverage is a major barrier to installation.

Robert Grout Nebc

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Potential Economic Value of Seasonal Hurricane Forecasts  

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This paper explores the potential utility of seasonal Atlantic hurricane forecasts to a hypothetical property insurance firm whose insured properties are broadly distributed along the U.S. Gulf and East Coasts. Using a recently developed hurricane ...

Kerry Emanuel; Fabian Fondriest; James Kossin

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Energy Efficiency and Improved Indoor Environmental Quality:...  

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and Improved Indoor Environmental Quality: No-Regrets Climate Change Insurance for the Insurance Industry Speaker(s): Evan Mills Date: December 19, 1996 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3148...

379

The physical function-ing of a city sometimes  

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insurance. It is recommended that parents carefully review their homeowners, auto and health insurance. Parents should check their homeowners policy to see whether it will cover a student's possessions while

380

A Method for Estimating Crop Losses from Hail in Uninsured Periods and Regions  

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The insurance industry, insurance regulatory bodies, and scientists investigating climate change all desire long records of hail losses. Existing loss records for some states cover the 1948present period; this span is helpful but is not long ...

David Changnon; Stanley A. Changnon; Suzy S. Changnon

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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381

Essays on health care consumption and household finance  

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This thesis explores how health insurance affects the decisions that individuals make. The first chapter studies the effect of insurance on health care consumption. Nearly 10 percent of teenagers become ineligible for their ...

Gross, Tal (Tal A.)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Agency datasets monthly list | Data.gov  

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Number of Veterans Insured by VGLI by State as of October 31, 2012 Provides the number of Veterans insured under the Veterans' Group Life Insurance (VGLI) program by state. This report provides a snapshot of the active VGLI membership as of October 31, 2012. For members who reside outside the United States, membership is not identified by individual country. The total number of members was captured to ensure 100% of the population was identified in the report. VA VBA Banking, Finance, and Insurance 2013-01-30 15:42:57 Number of Veterans Insured by VGLI by State as of October 31, 2012 Provides the number of Veterans insured under the Veterans' Group Life Insurance (VGLI) program by state. This report provides a snapshot of the active VGLI membership as of October 31, 2012. For members who reside outside the United States, membership is not identified by individual country. The total number of members was captured to ensure 100% of the population was identified in the report. VA VBA Banking, Finance, and Insurance 2013-01-30 15:42:57 Face Amount of Life Insurance Coverage by Program by State Face value of insurance for each administered life insurance program listed by state. Data is current as of 12/31/12. All programs are closed to new issues except for Service-Disabled Veterans' Insurance and Veterans' Mortgage Life Insurance. United States Government Life Insurance was issued to WWI military personnel and Veterans. National Service Life Insurance was established to meet the needs of WWII military personnel and Veterans. Veterans' Special Life Insurance was issued to Korean War-era Veterans. Veterans' Reopened Insurance provides coverage to certain classes of disabled Veterans from WWII and the Korean conflict who had dropped their government life insurance coverage. Service-Disabled Veterans' Insurance was established in 1951 and is available to Veterans with service-connected disabilities. Veterans' Mortgage Life Insurance was established in 1971 to provide mortgage protection life insurance to severely disabled Veterans who have received grants for the purchase of specially adapted housing. VA VBA Banking, Finance, and Insurance 2013-01-30 15:42:57

383

226 Tigert Hall PO Box 113150  

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by Argo Insurance, ExxonMobil, Fox News and GE. If you work for an organization that matches charitable

Roy, Subrata

384

Bio Lynch Gary  

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... CFO, Business Insurance, Financial IT Decisions, CIO Insights, Information Security ... to the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Risk Network and ...

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

385

Consensus Review Process Item 5.1 Sample  

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... insurance carriers provide training and adaptive ... Program or other approaches are systematically ... organization has a systematic approach to ensure ...

2013-10-27T23:59:59.000Z

386

Gender Identity: Pending? Identity Development and Health Care Experiences of Transmasculine/Genderqueer Identified Individuals  

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informed consent) Organizational qualities Health insurancetrans-friendly organizational qualities, health insurancemodel, absence of organizational policies, health insurance

Schulz, Sarah L.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

March 2008 JOM: Producing Nanomaterials  

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"Laboratory Workplace Safety Practices and Sampling and Analysis ... Insurers would be prudent to consider adverse scenarios (to human health) when...

388

Status,Series,Publication # (complete),Publication # (main) ...  

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... Markup Language; healthcare IT; Health Insurance Portability and ... Act; HIPAA; privilege management; RAdAC; Risk-Adaptable Access ...

2013-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

389

Liquid Cryogen Absorber for MICE  

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through a gravity feed heat pipe that insures that thethe absorber. The heat exchanger pipes (used for absorber

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Some "manufacturing" takes place not in a factory, but in place ...  

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... great. Florida has just announced that homes with aluminum wiring must rewire this year to get home owner's insurance. ...

2011-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

391

Secretary Chu Discusses Troops to Energy Jobs Initiative at the...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

last year the unemployment rate for veterans who served after September 11th was 11.5 percent compared to 9.4 percent for non-veterans. This isn't good for veterans - or our...

392

Weather, Climate, and the Economy: Explaining Risk Perceptions of Global Warming, 200110  

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Two series of national survey datasets (200110), supplemented with monthly temperature and precipitation data and unemployment data, are used to examine how weather and climate, economic performance, and individuals sociodemographic backgrounds ...

Wanyun Shao; Barry D. Keim; James C. Garand; Lawrence C. Hamilton

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

Capitalizing on a third wave of federal investment : reenvisioning an energy efficiency retrofit strategy for Oakland, California  

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For some time, Oakland, California has suffered the cruel misfortune of persistently negative challenges, including high unemployment, poverty, and slow economic growth. Oakland leaders believe that the American Recovery ...

Brandin, Benjamin (Benjamin Matthew)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Multilayer Dynamic Link Networks for Establishing Image Point Correspondences  

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readily used by electrical engineers, and sometimes the choice of terminology reveals the author the highest post-war unemployment rate, coming hand in hand with a scaring rise of fascist ideas, movements world. This historical change can

Würtz, Rolf P.

395

Understanding human mobility patterns through mobile phone records : a cross-cultural study  

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In this thesis, I present a cross-cultural study on human's trip length distribution and how it might be influenced by regional socio-economic factors, such as population density, income and unemployment rate. Mobile phone ...

Ji, Yan, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Essays in labor economics and the economics of education  

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Robust SE t P>t Pct. B.A. in zip code College graduate inHH*Pct. B.A. in zip code Pct.unemployed in zip code Per-capita income in zip code College

Thomas, Jaime Lynn

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Poverty program participation and employment in timber-dependent counties  

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County Employment State AFDC-UP Both State Variables AreDepartment, various years), and AFDC-UP program caseload (Children-Unemployed Parent (AFDC-UP). The study is conducted

Berck, Peter; Costello, Christopher; Hoffman, Sandra; Fortmann, Louise

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Embargoed until presentation at the FRBKC Jackson Hole Symposium After the Fall  

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This paper examines the behavior of real GDP (levels and growth rates), unemployment, inflation, bank credit, and real estate prices in a twenty one-year window surrounding selected adverse global and country-specific shocks or events. The episodes

Carmen M. Reinhart; Vincent R. Reinhart; Jel E

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Provision for Establishment of Clean Fuel  

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Provision for Provision for Establishment of Clean Fuel Vehicle Insurance Incentives to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Provision for Establishment of Clean Fuel Vehicle Insurance Incentives on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Provision for Establishment of Clean Fuel Vehicle Insurance Incentives on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Provision for Establishment of Clean Fuel Vehicle Insurance Incentives on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Provision for Establishment of Clean Fuel Vehicle Insurance Incentives on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Provision for Establishment of Clean Fuel Vehicle Insurance Incentives on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Provision for Establishment of Clean Fuel Vehicle Insurance Incentives on

400

Linking local perceptions of elephants and conservation: Samburu pastoralists in northern Kenya  

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Restocking Pastoralists in Kenya: A Strategy for Relief andand Conservation in Amboseli, Kenya. PhD Dissertation,Cambridge University. Kenya Wildlife Service, 2000.

Kuriyan, Renee

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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401

Optical Materials  

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October 20, 2010 ... allows the micropatterned fabrication of metal-oxide based physical relief structures directly from solution and from solid-state precursor films

402

Stretches of Upper Mississippi River near record-low levels ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Recent rock blasting and dredging by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and rainfall in the near-term forecast are expected to provide some relief.

403

Nine: The Causes of the California Energy Crisis  

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Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) or the California Publicside of the industry, FERC is charged with the regulation ofthe state were asking the FERC for regulatory relief at the

Thornberg, Christopher F

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

a strange summer in washington  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Most of us who follow and report on Congressional action breathe a sigh of relief in August when the House and Senate take their recess. Not this year.

405

Technology Zones (Virginia)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Virginias 26 designated Technology Zones offer tax relief in the form of abatements, credits, deductions, deferrals, exemptions, or rebates. Local governments may designate technology zones to...

406

Newport High School Retrofit of Heating and Cooling Systems with...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

technology. - Provide jobs, and reduce requirements of funds for the capital budget of the School District, and thus give relief to taxpayers in this economically...

407

Pay, Leave and Absence | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

are authorized to waive the bi-weekly pay limitation for employees engaged in emergency response activities that include, but are not limited to, disaster relief assistance,...

408

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Illinois  

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lifestyles of disaster victims than the typical mobile home-style trailer used in today's disaster relief efforts. The Rehome offers an efficient and open floor plan that...

409

Natural Gas Weekly Update, Printer-Friendly Version  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

Some of the latest facts (according to status reports from the Administration-wide response, unless where otherwise noted) include: BP continues to drill two relief wells:...

410

Success Stories: UV Waterworks - Lawrence Berkeley National ...  

This technology is being used in disaster relief around the world and to provide safe drinking water to rural and urban communities. ...

411

UL Verification Services Inc. (formerly UL CCS)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... an integral antenna transmitting signals to initiate a specific response in the ... 302 625 V1.1.1 ERM; 5 GHz BroadBand Disaster Relief applications ...

2013-12-27T23:59:59.000Z

412

Motivating Private Precaution with Public Programs: Insights from a Local Earthquake Mitigation Ordinance  

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relates to coordinating disaster response and relief effortstransition from a disaster response mode to recoverymore towards preparing for disaster response. It is thus no

Rabinovici, Sharyl Jean Marie

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Putting Science to Work PEOPLE TTED NEWS IN  

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become the stan- dard for estimating population at risk and is useful for coordinating disaster response, humanitarian relief, sustainable develop- ment, and environmental...

414

Essays on the Political Economy of Social Government Programs  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

WII to test voter response to disaster spending is preciselyevidence of voters response to disaster relief expendituresentitled Voters Response to Natural Disasters Aid: Quasi-

Rodriguez Chamussy, Maria de Lourdes

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Retail Unbundling - Georgia  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

The legislation gives the PSC authority to issue emergency orders, such as price regulations, if it ... The Natural Gas Consumers' Relief Act (House ...

416

MEMORANDUM FOR HEADS OF DEPARTMENTAL ELEMENTS OTHER THAN THE  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

the bi-weekly pay limitation for employees who are engaged in any type of emergency response activity including, but not limited to, disaster relief assistance, radiological...

417

Compensation | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

are authorized to waive the bi-weekly pay limitation for employees engaged in emergency response activities that include, but are not limited to, disaster relief assistance,...

418

Division, NN-43, Office of Arms Control  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

that sets forth the relief, waiver, or release, either temporary or permanent, from a DOE Nuclear Safety Requirement, as granted by the appropriate Secretarial Officer pursuant...

419

Unexpected Moves: High-Skilled Foreign Workers in Multinational Headquarters in Sweden and Finland  

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arrived in the most cosmopolitan of cities, but one wouldmobile and effortlessly cosmopolitan, they embody the bestpenetrable to them? Life in Cosmopolitan Relief: Working at

Bozkurt, dl

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Disposition Record Request: Oil Import Appeals Board | Department...  

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Record Request: Oil Import Appeals Board Disposition Record Request: Oil Import Appeals Board OIAB Case Files. Records consist of company requests for relief from hardship imposed...

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421

On the Description and Greatness of Mexico City: A Translation of Book 4, Chapters 24 and 25, of Francisco Cervantes de Salazar's Crnica de la conquista de la Nueva Espaa  

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very strong with two tall limestone towers. The entire housetower in the city it was a great relief for the travelers to see it rising so tall;

Bono, Dianne M.

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Wind: wind power density maps at 50 m above ground and 400m resolution...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

potential within Sri Lanka, with supplemental information on political boundaries, transmission lines, roads, and terrain relief.

2011-06-15T21:50:37Z...

423

EXC-13-0004 - In the Matter of Liebherr Canada Ltd. | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

relief for its built-in automatic defrost upright freezer with through-the-door ice service. Liebherr noted that neither the current applicable energy efficiency standard...

424

MOVING AMERICA'S SMALL BUSINESSES & ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... to advanced manufacturing, to clean energy and information ... workers to create their own jobs by starting ... Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of ...

2012-05-22T23:59:59.000Z

425

Independent Oversight Review of Hanford Tank Farms Safety Basis...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

to create tank vacuum exceeding their analyzed capabilities, which could result in structural failures. The vacuum relief valves and other tank vacuum 3 protection devices are...

426

Performance of Charcoal Cookstoves for Haiti, Part 2: Results...  

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Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) stove testing facility. In January 2010, a massive earthquake rendered hundreds of thousands of Haitians homeless. A large relief and...

427

Bayesian Analysis of Discrete Longitudinal Data.  

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??This thesis explores a Bayesian hierarchical model to compare treatment effectiveness for menopausal symptom relief. Specifically, this model recognizes the discrete nature of the data, (more)

Bernini, Nicholas

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Coal Gasification Report.indb  

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of facilities being identified as limits to transfers, and market- based congestion management procedures and TLR transmission loading relief procedures are required in areas...

429

Reusing Non-Wearable Textiles in Disaster Areas.  

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??This thesis describes a design project of a shelter solution for disaster relief in cold climates with non-wearable textiles. KICI foundation is searching for applications (more)

Bolier, L.J.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

Exhumation Of The Peruvian Andes; Insights From Mineral Chronometers  

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display different source rocks, elevations and relief withinfor detrital sources, the metamorphic basement rocks of themagmatic arc rocks were primary sources for RM07-5, a

Michalak, Melanie

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

EIA Energy Information Administration  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Gas & Electric Co. filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for emergency price relief from the astronomical prices, asking for a price cap to be imposed...

432

Property Damage Risk Assessment Scoping Study: for South Texas Project Electric Generating Station  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

At the request of the South Texas Project Electric Generating Station (STPEGS), EPRI assessed the financial risks of on-site property damage from component failures and accidents and the effectiveness of available insurance in mitigating such risks. This report quantifies the risks of nuclear and nonnuclear accidents and the resulting property damage incurred. The report is a companion document to EPRI's Nuclear Property Insurance Study (TR-108061), which discusses five options for alternate insurance co...

1997-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

433

ibm.com/redbooks ProgrammingtheCellBroadband  

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://www.coverme. com/?MKT=MFC Blue Cross http://www.useblue.com/index. en.html Green Shields Canada http://www.greenshield.ca/ Travel Medical Insurance Plans Manulife Financial http://www.coverme. com/?MKT=MFC Green Shield Canada/Health+insurance+summa ry?vgnLocale=en_CA Travel Guard Insurance http://www.travelguard.ca/quick- quote_2011_333283.html

Burgstaller, Bernd

434

Proceedings of the Second UK Embedded Forum  

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://www.coverme. com/?MKT=MFC Blue Cross http://www.useblue.com/index. en.html Green Shields Canada http://www.greenshield.ca/ Travel Medical Insurance Plans Manulife Financial http://www.coverme. com/?MKT=MFC Green Shield Canada/Health+insurance+summa ry?vgnLocale=en_CA Travel Guard Insurance http://www.travelguard.ca/quick- quote_2011_333283.html

Pont, Michael J.

435

March 10, 2011 meeting summary | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

March 10, 2011 meeting summary March 10, 2011 meeting summary March 10, 2011 meeting summary American Nuclear Insurers provided an overview of the private insurance program which provides third party liability financial protection for nuclear power plant operators and supporting entities. Insurance concepts were presented and contrasted against obligations stemming from international treaties. Underwriting considerations employed in the evaluation of insurance risk were explained. ANI provided further background on its comments submitted in response to the Notice of Inquiry on the Convention on Supplementary Compensation contingent cost allocation, dated November 9, 2010 and responded to Department staff questions. March 10, 2011 meeting summary More Documents & Publications Appendix C

436

Injunctions in Patent Infringement Cases  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Many times, the plaintiff will use the services of a bail bondsperson or insurance company to post the bond, with the plaintiff paying a percentage (such as ten...

437

Agency datasets monthly list | Data.gov  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Help decisions made, counts of applicants found eligible for the Extra Help, and a percentage of Extra Help decisions found eligible by state. SSA Social Insurance and Human...

438

GCube | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Wind energy Product GCube is a leading insurance underwriting agency in the renewable energy market. The business has grown from small wind energy developers in California to...

439

Table 3.1 Fossil Fuel Production Prices, 1949-2011 (Dollars per ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Short-Term Energy Outlook Annual ... excluding freight or shipping and insurance costs. ... 4 Derived by multiplying the price per Btu of each fossil fuel by the ...

440

March 10, 2011 meeting summary | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

March 10, 2011 meeting summary March 10, 2011 meeting summary March 10, 2011 meeting summary American Nuclear Insurers provided an overview of the private insurance program which provides third party liability financial protection for nuclear power plant operators and supporting entities. Insurance concepts were presented and contrasted against obligations stemming from international treaties. Underwriting considerations employed in the evaluation of insurance risk were explained. ANI provided further background on its comments submitted in response to the Notice of Inquiry on the Convention on Supplementary Compensation contingent cost allocation, dated November 9, 2010 and responded to Department staff questions. March 10, 2011 meeting summary More Documents & Publications Appendix C

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441

Audit Report: OAS-L-08-16  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

form to support the employee's waiver of insurance coverage. We referred the NNSA error to the Human Resources Director, NNSA, Office of Human Capital Management Services...

442

SES Awards and Incentives | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Awards and Incentives SES Awards and Incentives Benefits DOE Workers' Compensation Program Insurance MilitaryReservist Retirement Telework Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Wellness...

443

Filling the Strategic Petroleum Reserve | Department of Energy  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Petroleum Reserve was originally intended to hold at least 750 million barrels of crude oil as an insurance policy against future supply cutoffs (the maximum size was later...

444

Employee Benefits | Careers | ORNL  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

way to cover these expenses Group Life Insurance Basic: two times your annual salary Supplemental: one to five times your annual salary subject to a maximum amount...

445

Pooled Cars  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

by compressed natural gas (CNG). ? A C C E S NU M B ER 15, Ffee, which includes a tank of CNG fuel, insurance, and

Shaheen, Susan

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Employee Handbook  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

22, 23, 31 LBNL Employee Handbook 41 Insurance,34 42 LBNL Employee Handbook Strawberry Canyon RecreationalHotline to pro- 40 LBNL Employee Handbook Index A Activities

Bello, Madelyn

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Irans oil exports not expected to increase significantly ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Renewable & Alternative Fuels. Includes hydropower ... and China and India began to accept Kish P&I Cluban Iranian insurerguarantees on the ...

448

NETL F 451.1-1/1 Categorical Exclusion (CX) Designation Form  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

SEP ARRA Program Administration Involves studying the benefits of anaerobic digestion and managing building code training to insure IECC compliance to encourage development of...

449

CX-005816: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Involves studying the benefits of anaerobic digestion and managing building code training to insure International Energy...

450

Selected State Residential Heating Oil Prices  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

and salaries (union based) plus benefits are higher, along with real estate taxes and utility rates. In addition, leaserent costs, insurance costs, overhead operations...

451

The dynamics of the oil tanker industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The tanker industry covers all business related with trading tankers in which there are many participants: vessel owners, charterers, shipbuilders, scrappers, consultants, capitalists, brokers, insurers, surveyors, agents, ...

Lee, TaeSoo, 1960-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

Medical Plans for Medicare-Eligible Retirees  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Medicare-Eligible Retirees Medical Plans for Medicare-Eligible Retirees Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is the provider of medical benefits. Contact Retiree Insurance...

453

718 Superalloy Forging Simulation: A Way to Improve Process and ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As the microstructure is controlled by forging process, numerical models are ... process range insuring its stability and the part quality in accordance with the...

454

Project 363  

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water sources may help to minimize effects on surface-water ecosystems caused by thermal discharge of cooling water and power plant water intakes to insure compliance with...

455

14.03 Intermediate Applied Microeconomics, Fall 2000  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Presents basic theory and applications of consumer and producer behavior and welfare analysis at an intermediate level. Emphasizes applications, including the measurement of productivity, rationing, insurance markets, and ...

Autor, David H.

456

Engaging Non-IT Executives in IT Infrastructure Decisions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This case study describes how information technology (IT) managers from Insurance Co. successfully engaged non-IT executives in IT infrastructure investment decisions. This

Fonstad, Nils O.

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Q&As on the National Institute of Standards and Technology ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... such as roofing, cladding and utility systems. ... modernize the flood insurance rate maps adequately ... to develop and apply Database Assisted Design ...

2010-10-28T23:59:59.000Z

458

Economic interests in the domestic politics of war : evidence from U.S. decisions to go to war with Iraq in 1991 and 2003  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Insurance Composite Media Metals and Mining Oil and GasDrilling Oil and Gas Equipment Oil Gas & Consumable FuelsEnergy producing sectors (Oil and Gas, Utilities). Lastly,

Seljan, Samuel Sierra

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- Rocky Benefits  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Flats Benefits Center P.O Box 9735 Providence, RI 02940 (866) 296-5036 Medical and Life Insurance Administration Pension Administration Death Reporting Address Changes General...

460

Special Publication 800-12: Chapter EIGHTEEN  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Chapter 7 Computer Security Risk Management Chapter 8 ... As insurance, audit trails are maintained but are ... This can help management determine if ...

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461

NIST Computer Security Publications - NIST Special ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... 4 Parts) Part 1: End Point PIV Card ... for Implementing the Health Insurance Portability and ... Guide for Applying the Risk Management Framework to ...

462

Covanta Holding Corporation | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

New Jersey Zip 7004 Product A holding company with separate subsidiaries offering waste-to-energy conversion, and a variety of insurance products. Coordinates 47.38522,...

463

Travel and Entertainment All Airlines  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, Flying Fields Travel Agencies and Tour Operators Bridge and Road Fees, Tolls Services (Utilities) Wire Institutions Securities Brokers /Dealers Insurance Sales, Underwriting and Premiums Lodging Hotels, Motels

Castillo, Steven P.

464

Appendix G  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... insure that increasing levels of renewable biofuels are used in the US each year. Certain requirements are placed on each individual biofuel that is ...

2013-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

465

PTC, ITC, or Cash Grant? An Analysis of the Choice Facing Renewable...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

finance in recent years has been provided by "tax equity investors" (typically large investment banks and insurance companies) who partner with project developers through highly...

466

Audit Report: IG-0396 | Department of Energy  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

6 Audit Report: IG-0396 September 13, 1996 Audit of the Department of Energy's Contractor Liability Insurance Costs Audit Report: IG-0396 More Documents & Publications Audit...

467

Labor and the Elderly in the Welfare Retrenchment Era: Institutions and Collective Action in the Public Pension Reforms of Affluent Democracies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Assistance DB As. Poi. Greece Insurance Min. DB Min. DB Bas.+ Bas. + Ireland Solidarity Tar. Tar. Soc.DB Ass. NDC Japan Solidarity Bas. DB Bas. DB Netherlands

Fernandez, Juan J.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Summary, Long-Term Nuclear Technology Research and Development...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

and nonproliferation activities, environmental management and waste cleanup, and Navy nuclear propulsion systems development.1 The department has a lead role in insuring that...

469

Log Date 08_27_99 ============= Transaction # 1 ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... COSTS Costs & Prices. ... Much of America's oil refining industry is concentrated along coa ... the leading p roperty/casualty and home insurance groups ...

1999-10-22T23:59:59.000Z

470

Audit Report Westinghouse Savannah River Company's Health Benefit...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

with Aetna Insurance expired on December 31, 1996. Westinghouse chose Blue CrossBlue Shield of South Carolina (BCBS) to administer its health plan, effective January 1, 1997....

471

CHRIS Training | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

CHRIS Training CHRIS Training Benefits DOE Workers' Compensation Program Insurance MilitaryReservist Retirement Telework Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Wellness Programs Employee &...

472

Training Advisor | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Training Advisor Training Advisor Benefits DOE Workers' Compensation Program Insurance MilitaryReservist Retirement Telework Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Wellness Programs Employee &...

473

14.771 Development Economics: Microeconomic Issues and Policy Models, Fall 2002  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Agricultural issues: peasant behavior, land tenancy, and interlinked markets. Credit and insurance market problems and institutions. Health, nutrition, and productivity. Gender bias. Education. Technological change. ...

Duflo, Esther, 1972-

474

Interconnection Standards (Utah) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

utilities, electric cooperatives External Disconnect Switch Not required for inverter-based systems 10 kW or less; required for all other systems Insurance Requirements...

475

Interconnection Standards (New Hampshire) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Applicable Utilities All utilities External Disconnect Switch Not required for inverter-based systems that comply with IEEE 1547 and UL 1741 Insurance Requirements Utilities...

476

Interconnection Guidelines (Arkansas) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

not subject to PSC rules) External Disconnect Switch Not required for certain inverter-based systems; required for all other systems Insurance Requirements Not addressed...

477

SunShot Initiative: SunShot Prize Frequently Asked Questions  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

labor, fees for permitting, inspection, marketing, and insurance. Example I: Jane Homeowner purchased solar hardware online for an energy system rated at 5 kilowatts (kW) for...

478

The Organization of Administrative Justice Systems:  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

insurance offices, by regulatory inspectors and taxthan inspectors in the West Virginia office of the federalif the inspector found a violation. The Western OSM office,

Kagan, Robert A.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

479

Microsoft Word - Northern Pass Amended Application - FINAL  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Insurance Rate Maps GIS geographic information system GRP Grassland Reserve Program HRE Hydro Renewable Energy, Inc. HVDC high voltage direct current ISO-NE Independent System...

480

Coordinated dispatch of regional transmission organizations: Theory and example  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we consider the coordination of economic dispatch across multiple Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) to optimize interchange levels, including consideration of the coordination of ''congestion relief'' as practiced in the Eastern ... Keywords: Congestion relief, Economic dispatch, Hierarchical optimization, Interchange optimization, Regional transmission organizations

Ross Baldick, Dhiman Chatterjee

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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481

How do normals move during prolonged wheelchair-sitting?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The clinical practice for minimizing the risk of pressure sores (PS) is to relief pressures under bony prominences of immobilized patients by changing their postures frequently. The US Department of Health advises to relief sitting pressures at least ... Keywords: Decubitus ulcer prevention, immobilization, posture, pressure sores, rehabilitation

E. Linder-Ganz; M. Scheinowitz; Z. Yizhar; S. S. Margulies; A. Gefen

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

TopoToolbox: A set of Matlab functions for topographic analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

TopoToolbox contains a set of Matlab functions that provide utilities for relief analysis in a non-Geographical Information System (GIS) environment. The tools have been developed to support the work flow in combined spatial and non-spatial numerical ... Keywords: Digital elevation models, Flow networks, Graph Theory, Linear algebra, Matlab, Relief analysis, Sparse matrices

Wolfgang Schwanghart; Nikolaus J. Kuhn

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Valve test program: response to TMI  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) pressurized-water reactor (PWR) safety and relief valve test program was speedily organized to assess valve operability after a pressurizer relief valve malfunctioned at Three Mile Island (TMI). Comprehensive full-scale testing at several facilities validated the basic designs in use today. 2 figures.

Lihach, N.; Bilanin, W.; Carey, J.

1983-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

Crime rates and local labor market opportunities in the united states: 1979-1997  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

AbstractThe labor market prospects of young, unskilled men fell dramatically in the 1980s and improved in the 1990s. Crime rates show a reverse pattern: increasing during the 1980s and falling in the 1990s. Because young, unskilled men commit most crime, this paper seeks to establish a causal relationshi p between the two trends. Previous work on the relationship between labor markets and crime focused mainly on the relationshi p between the unemployment rate and crime, and found inconclusive results. In contrast, this paper examines the impact of both wages and unemployment on crime, and uses instrumental variables to establish causality. We conclude that both wages and unemployment are signi ?-cantly related to crime, but that wages played a larger role in the crime trends over the last few decades. These results are robust to the inclusion of deterrence variables, controls for simultaneity, and controlling for individual and family characteristics.

Eric D. Gould; Bruce A. Weinberg; David B. Mustard

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

MSP Phased Retirement for Optional Retirement Program (ORP) Members Please note: this document is intended to provide an overview of the impact of various employment decisions on University benefits and is not a comprehensive summary of the various  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

MSP ­ Phased Retirement for Optional Retirement Program (ORP) Members Please note: this document: non-benefited Benefit 50% benefited position Draw from your ORP account in a systematic way (ie, "retire" from the ORP) Do not draw from your ORP account GIC Insurances Your GIC insurances (health, basic

Mountziaris, T. J.

486

Standby rate design: current issues and possible innovations  

SciTech Connect

While options pricing principles have some relevance for the design a standby distribution rates, insurance pricing may provide an even better model. An insurance-based approach using an outage probability methodology also provides powerful incentives to the utility to connect additional DG resources to the grid. (author)

Goulding, A.J.; Bahceci, Serkan

2007-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

487

Auto claim fraud detection using Bayesian learning neural networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This article explores the explicative capabilities of neural network classifiers with automatic relevance determination weight regularization, and reports the findings from applying these networks for personal injury protection automobile insurance claim ... Keywords: Automobile insurance, Bayesian learning, C45, Claim fraud, Evidence framework, IB40, Neural network

S. Viaene; G. Dedene; R. A. Derrig

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

The Limits of Motion Prediction Support for Ad hoc Wireless Network Performance  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Company of Canada http://www.coverme. com/?MKT=MFC Blue Cross http://www.useblue.com/index. en.html Green http://www.coverme. com/?MKT=MFC Green Shield Canada http://www.greenshield.ca/ Sun Life Financial http://www.sunlife.ca/Plan/ Health/Health+insurance+summa ry?vgnLocale=en_CA Travel Guard Insurance http

Bush, Stephen F.

489

Software Development Kit for Multicore Acceleration Version 3.1  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Company of Canada http://www.coverme. com/?MKT=MFC Blue Cross http://www.useblue.com/index. en.html Green http://www.coverme. com/?MKT=MFC Green Shield Canada http://www.greenshield.ca/ Sun Life Financial http://www.sunlife.ca/Plan/ Health/Health+insurance+summa ry?vgnLocale=en_CA Travel Guard Insurance http

490

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SEVER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Company of Canada http://www.coverme. com/?MKT=MFC Blue Cross http://www.useblue.com/index. en.html Green http://www.coverme. com/?MKT=MFC Green Shield Canada http://www.greenshield.ca/ Sun Life Financial http://www.sunlife.ca/Plan/ Health/Health+insurance+summa ry?vgnLocale=en_CA Travel Guard Insurance http

Papadopoulos, Christos

491

HC: 749 (7/13) CruzCare Enroll/Cancel Form UCSC Student Health Services Phone: (831) 459-2389 Fax: (831) 459-4050  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

HC: 749 (7/13) CruzCare Enroll/Cancel Form UCSC Student Health Services Phone: (831) 459-2389 Fax center laboratory tests for illness or injury Unlimited in-house health center X-ray exams for illness: (831) 459-4050 Student Health Insurance Office E-mail: insure@ucsc.edu 1156 High Street,Santa Cruz, CA

492

HC: 749 (7/12) CruzCare Enroll/Cancel Form UCSC Student Health Services Phone: (831) 459-2389 Fax: (831) 459-4050  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

HC: 749 (7/12) CruzCare Enroll/Cancel Form UCSC Student Health Services Phone: (831) 459-2389 Fax laboratory tests for illness or injury Unlimited in-house health center X-ray exams for illness or injury: (831) 459-4050 Student Health Insurance Office E-mail: insure@ucsc.edu 1156 High Street,Santa Cruz, CA

California at Santa Cruz, University of

493

Quantifying the Economic Value of Warranties in the U.S. Server Market  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We quantify the economic value of hardware base warranties in the U.S. server market to manufacturers, channel intermediaries, and customers. We further decompose the value of a warranty into its insurance value and its price discrimination value, which ... Keywords: insurance, price discrimination, server market, sorting, structural modeling, warranty

Junhong Chu; Pradeep K. Chintagunta

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

494

Applications of Solar Technology for Catastrophe Response, Claims Management, and Loss Prevention  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Today's insurance industry strongly emphasizes developing cost-effective hazard mitigation programs, increasing and retaining commercial and residential customers through better service, educating customers on their exposure and vulnerabilities to natural disasters, collaborating with government agencies and emergency management organizations, and exploring the use of new technologies to reduce the financial impact of disasters. In June of 1998, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the National Association of Independent Insurers (NAII) sponsored a seminar titled, ''Solar Technology and the Insurance Industry.'' Presentations were made by insurance company representatives, insurance trade groups, government and state emergency management organizations, and technology specialists. The meeting was attended by insurers, brokers, emergency managers, and consultants from more than 25 US companies. Leading insurers from the personal line and commercial carriers were shown how solar technology can be used in underwriting, claims, catastrophe response, loss control, and risk management. Attendees requested a follow-up report on solar technology, cost, and applications in disasters, including suggestions on how to collaborate with the utility industry and how to develop educational programs for business and consumers. This report will address these issues, with an emphasis on pre-disaster planning and mitigation alternatives. It will also discuss how energy efficiency and renewable technologies can contribute to reducing insurance losses.

Deering, A.; Thornton, J.P.

1999-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

495

Microsoft Word - DoE exparte meeting summary.docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Nuclear Insurers Nuclear Insurers 95 Glastonbury Blvd., Suite 300 Glastonbury, CT 06033-4453 Voice: (860) 682-1301 Fax: (860) 659-0002 www.nuclearinsurance.com INTEROFFICE COMMUNICATION To: Sophia Angelini, U.S. Department of Energy From: Michael Cass, Vice President and General Counsel Date: April 11, 2011 Subject: March 10, 2011 meeting summary Attendees: ANI : G. Uricchio, J. Hoffman, M. Cass DoE: B. McRae, A. Capoferri, S. Tyson, R. Reister, S. Angelini Summary: American Nuclear Insurers provided an overview of the private insurance program which provides third party liability financial protection for nuclear power plant operators and supporting entities. Insurance concepts were presented and contrasted against obligations stemming from international treaties. Underwriting considerations employed in the

496

Snake Hells Canyon Subbasin Assessment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

....................................................................................... 37 Figure 9. Projected populations of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington (U.S. Census Bureau 2000a). ....................................................................................................................... 38 Figure 10. Per capita income in the United States and in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington in 1999 (U Figure 11. Trend in civilian labor-force percent unemployment as per decade averages in Idaho, Washington

497

RFID Information Grid and Wearable Computing Solution to the Problem of Wayfinding for the Blind User in a Campus Environment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

into building code requirements as part of ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) at a cost of less than $1 per square foot. With an established RFID grid infrastructure blind students will gain the freedom to explore, and by the year 2030-2.4 million [4] Number of working age blind who are unemployed: 74% [5] Estimated annual cost

Helal, Abdelsalam

498

Microsimulations for Poverty and Inequality in Mexico Using Parameters From a CGE Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the current article, the author uses microsimulations to analyze poverty and inequality through the accumulative impact on wages of sequential changes in the labor market unemployment rate (U), employment structure (S), wages by economic sector (W1), ... Keywords: CGE models, MDGs, microsimulation

Araceli Ortega Daz

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

499

After starting with a 12,000-job bang in 2010-Q2, Connecticut's  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

- aged more than 7 degrees above nor- mal. Historically there's little correla- tion between unusual in the number of residents with jobs. Problematically, Connecticut's lower unemployment rate has triggered.5% Freight +6.3% State Tax Receipts Income +16.7% Sales +13.7% Real Estate Conveyance +34.8% Electricity

Holsinger, Kent

500

Revue de presse ANGLAIS Semaine du 29 avril au 05 mai 2013  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

By the numbers : Cities are finding useful ways of handling a torrent of data. International Youth unemployment shift from mining coal to mining data. Financial Times Weekend Edition ­ May 4/5, 2013 Life and Arts Way of the future (by Clive Cookson) : Driveless cars, synthetic skins and plants that grow in air ­ Clive Cookson

Rennes, Université de