Externalities - Microeconomic Analysis
Microeconomic Analysis - Spring 2006. Resource allocation and price determination. By the end of the semester, students should know the basic theory, models, and results of the topics covered. They should be able to use this knowledge to answer questions and analyze real-world situations. They should also be able to identify which theory or model is appropriate to analyze a particular question and explain why their answers are correct in intuitive, as well as mathematical, terms.
Author(s): Gordon Rausser

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Eel swimming
Eels move in the same way as shark and other fishes. They use their fins and streamlined body to glide through the water.
Author(s): Kathryn Dickson,Katie Hale

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Human skull
The skull helps protect the brain. The eyes are set into the orbital sockets. The nose would be located in the upside-down heart-shaped opening, but the nose is mostly cartilage.
Author(s): Patrick J. Lynch

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Donald Duck In Mathmagic Land (Part 2 of 3)

Released in 1959, this timeless Disney cartoon covers various math concepts as the relate to the real world such as the golden ratio, architecture, music, Pythagoras, and infinity.  

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Greece default - not if but when!
Acclaimed economist and commentator Professor Paul Krugman expects the Greek government to default on its enormous debts and would not be surprised, in the aftermath, if the country withdraws from the Euro.
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Air Safety: Nothing But Blue Skies?
While Arnold Barnett acknowledges addressing the same questions around flying year after year (“Does he ever change his schtick?”), he advertises some new twists this time ‘round. Barnett remains remarkably consistent, though, in his quite sunny assessment of the current state of aviation safety -- even after a recent
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Genetic Engineering in Health and Disease
Prof. John Bryant : Course
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Film 10
Rendering with Dry Markers by Len Rye Film in preparation. In this film you are invited to render an interior space that can either be created by generating a wire frame perspective in the computer using 3D software, or by hand drawn measured perspective techniques. Rendering in mixed media gives a visual an individual hand […]
Author(s): Pam Locker

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1.4 What is creativity?

All people are capable of creative achievements in some areas of activity, provided the conditions are right, and they have acquired the relevant knowledge and skills … creative possibilities are pervasive in the concerns of everyday life, its purposes and problems … creative activity is also pervasive … creativity can be expressed in collaborative as well as individual activities, i
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1.1 Chasms and great divides: can we imagine a world without geography?

Many school systems around the world do not have geography with the status of a separate subject. Schools in England and Wales are different. Here, geography is a national curriculum subject (5–14 years) and the former Minister for Schools (Stephen Twigg) has asserted the subject's importance in several speeches in 2004. For example, he says:

‘The unique contribution of geography is preparing young people
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The Civil War Through Contemporary Accounts: The Diary of Alexander Hobbs
AnaMaria Seglie
Using the wartime diary of Alexander Hobbs, this module explores how teachers and scholars can approach the Civil War on the Gulf Coast.
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TRMM Hurricane Alley: September 2, 1998
In one remarkable pass on September 2, 1998, TRMM captured data from four hurricanes: Howard, Isis, Earl, and Danielle.
Author(s): Chris Kummerow,Greg Shirah

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The Future of Broadcasting - Public Service in a Digital Age [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ed Richards, Damian Tambini | The countdown to the end of British public service broadcasting has begun. In 2012 analogue is switched off as the digital competition threatens to shatter the status quo. Is this a cultural disaster in the making or an opportunity to create a more open and creative broadcast media?
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Thinking Like a Social Scientist: a lecture by Professor Saul Estrin [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Saul Estrin | In this new series of lunchtime lectures, nine of LSE's most senior academics explain the latest thinking on how social scientists work to address the critical problems of the day. They survey the leading ideas and contributions made by their discipline, explain the types of problems that are addressed and the tools that are used, and explore the kinds of solutions proposed.Saul Estrin is head of the Department of Management at LSE.
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Radical Regimes and Islamist Ideology in the 21st Century [Audio]
Speaker(s): Senator Rick Santorum | The LSESU Tocqueville Society presents a public lecture by former United States Senator Rick Santorum on the challenges to the West posed by Islamic extremism and its alliances around the world. Mr. Santorum served as U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania from 1995 to 2007 and as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1991 to 1995. As a Senator, he was a champion of efforts to counter the threat of radical Islam, to protect victims of religious persecutio
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The Two Faces of Asia: bridging the gap between high growth economies and the poor [Audio]
Speaker(s): Rajat M. Nag | Despite impressive growth over the past few decades, the Asia Pacific region is still home to two-thirds of the world's poor. In many Asian countries, the gap between rich and poor is widening and policymakers are faced with extraordinary challenges in closing this gap and spreading the benefits of growth to the most vulnerable in their societies. Rising fuel and food prices have exacerbated these inequities and placed millions more on the edge of poverty. The Managing
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Designing Policies for Growth - 20 January 2009 [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Philippe Aghion | In Tuesday's lecture Professor Aghion will discuss how policies inducing directed technical change can be designed to maximise sustainable growth. Philippe Aghion is Robert C Waggoner Professor of Economics, Harvard University.
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European Democracy and the Language Question [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Philippe Van Parijs | Is democracy sustainable in a multilingual polity? Or should appropriate institutions make democracy compatible with multilingualism? Which of these views does the experience of the European Union support? Or is the EU irrelevant to this dispute as English fast becomes Europe's lingua franca? Philippe Van Parijs directs the Hoover Chair in Economic and Social Ethics at the University of Louvain and is visiting professor at the Philosophy Department of
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