Site Libre Savoirs: Intermediate Econometrics
Domaine: Sciences économiques et sociales
This course sets out to introduce students to the main econometrical methods used for that purpose (linear regression, instrumental variables, simultaneous equations, panel data, dichotomous variables and audits and evaluation methods). Concrete examples (estimates of production functions, wage equations, money demand and assessment of employment policies) feature prominently on the course. Economics is a discipline that, without being an experime
Is South African Society More Equal Today Than When Apartheid Ended in 1994? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Max Price | South Africa was one of the most unequal countries in the world in 1994, with the lines drawn clearly along the racial divide. Since then, the democratic governments have pursued policies aimed at reducing inequality through economic development with relatively high rates of growth throughout most of the period, the provision of over 3 million low cost houses, massive investment in electrification and sanitation in poor areas, land restitution, the creation of a large
Life After Death: Al-Qaeda and the US war on terror [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Fawaz Gerges | Al-Qaeda has degenerated into a fractured, marginal body kept alive largely by the self-serving, anti-terrorist bureaucracy it helped to spawn. Professor Gerges' new book, The Rise and Fall of Al Qaeda, will be launched at this event. Fawaz Gerges is director of the Middle East Centre and professor of Middle East politics and international relations at LSE.
Arguments with Gandhi [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Ramachandra Guha | At once a freedom fighter, social reformer and environmental thinker, Mahatma Gandhi's ideas were original and controversial. Though much criticised, Ghandi's life and work continue to illuminate the major social and political debates of our time. Ramachandra Guha is Philippe Roman Chair in History and International Affairs at LSE IDEAS for 2011-12.
Markets boosted by euro zone deal
Oct. 27 - Markets welcome euro zone leaders' announcement of a scaled up bail out fund and measures to reduce Greece's hefty debt burden, but questions still remain. Kirsty Basset reports.
25.10.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.In Tunesien haben sich die gemäßigten Islamisten zum Wahlsieger erklärt und zugleich beteuert, die Rechte von Frauen und von Minderheiten zu achten. Alle Tunesier würden gleich behandelt, unabhängig von Religion, Geschlecht oder sozialer Herkunft, versicherten Führungsmitglieder der Ennahda-Bewegung in Tunis.
IMPACT Speaker: Dennis Lockhart
Dennis Lockhart, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, addresses students, faculty, staff and community members on the topic of "Observations on the Work of and Working at the Fed." In the talk, Lockhart provides a basic introduction to the work of the Fed, discusses his own career path that led him to his current position, and shares "a day in the life", detailing his meetings, actions, and responsibilities on the job.
2011 Game Day Video in progress
Description not set
Usman Khawaja - UNSW Global Education Ambassador
Test cricketer and UNSW alumnus Usman Khawaja on being a Global Education Ambassador for The University of New South Wales
Gaddafi son may prefer surrender to death
Oct. 26 - Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam reported to be considering turning himself into the International Criminal Court. Deborah Gembara reports.
Cain shrugs off Reuters/Ipsos poll
Nov. 8 - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain shrugs off a Reuters/Ipsos poll showing his support is declining among Republicans after a fourth woman accused him of sexual harassment. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Phonics Song: Beginning Blends With Miss Jenny
Children learn how to blend sounds to read advanced words in "Beginning Blends." (0:58)
Life in the Universe: Are we Alone?
Description not set
Diversity Lecture: Jeannette Walls
Author Jeannette Walls speaks about the lessons she's learned since writing her book "The Glass Castle." Sponsored by the Bob and Aleicia Woodrick Diversity Learning Center at Grand Rapids Community College.
Ms. dumm chemistry
Altona Primary School
ART100 Session 8 Fall 2011
Description not set