Financial Services on Aisle Nine: Wal-Mart Gives Banks a Run for Their Money
Despite being pilloried by the public lately, a banker's lot can't be all that bad. At least, that's what Wal-Mart executives must be thinking. Over recent months, there has been a flurry of announcements from the world's largest retailer about the expanding array of banking products sold at its U.S. stores. Company officials insist that their main aim is to reach the "unbanked" and "underbanked" with the type of low-cost services that cemented Wal-Mart's reputation as a retail giant. So do trad
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Affording the Mortgage
Part of a series of worksheets covering Mathematical Case Studies for Economists from Nottingham Trent University. They are downloadable in Word format with embedded links. They can be adapted, printed and/or put in a Virtual Learning Environment. A booklet giving guideline answers for the task questions is available on request from the Economics Network.
Author(s): Philip Quinn,Dean Garratt

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Do households smooth their consumption?
Part of a series of worksheets covering Mathematical Case Studies for Economists from Nottingham Trent University. They are downloadable in Word format with embedded links. They can be adapted, printed and/or put in a Virtual Learning Environment. A booklet giving guideline answers for the task questions is available on request from the Economics Network.
Author(s): Dean Garratt

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UK house prices: Going through the roof?
Part of a series of worksheets covering Mathematical Case Studies for Economists from Nottingham Trent University. They are downloadable in Word format with embedded links. They can be adapted, printed and/or put in a Virtual Learning Environment. A booklet giving guideline answers for the task questions is available on request from the Economics Network.
Author(s): Dean Garratt

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Estimating a demand curve for un-priced environmental goods
Part of a series of worksheets covering Mathematical Case Studies for Economists from Nottingham Trent University. They are downloadable in Word format with embedded links. They can be adapted, printed and/or put in a Virtual Learning Environment. A booklet giving guideline answers for the task questions is available on request from the Economics Network.
Author(s): Andrew Cooke

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Probability in action: Gambling, the US Presidency and the market for car insurance
Part of a series of worksheets covering Mathematical Case Studies for Economists from Nottingham Trent University. They are downloadable in Word format with embedded links. They can be adapted, printed and/or put in a Virtual Learning Environment. A booklet giving guideline answers for the task questions is available on request from the Economics Network.
Author(s): Philip Quinn,Leighton Vaughan Williams

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Getting Started with Source Control with Visual Studio Online | Visual Studio Toolbox

This is another in Robert's Getting Started series, where he provides an introduction to a topic that everyone knows about but not everyone is actually doing (or doing enough of). In this episode, Robert shows how to get started with source control with Visual Studio Online. You will see how to set up a team project using Visual Studio Online, add a solution to source control, check out and check in source code and how to search, merge and branch the codebase.

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Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Elipse simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating formula for calculating the area of an elipse
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Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes diagrams and formula
Diagram of 2D shapes, including formulas
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The 2007 Carnegie Lecture - Dee Caffari's lecture, 'Dare, dream, discover, inspire'
In May 2006, Dee became the first woman to sail solo, non-stop around the world against the prevailing winds and currents, completing the Aviva Challenge. Having won the 2007 Raymarine YJA Yachtsman of the Year Award, Dee plans to enter the 2008/9 Vendée Globe round-the-world yacht race. Leeds Met is delighted that Dee has chosen a team of sport scientists from Leeds Met's Centre for Performance Sport to support her physiological, nutritional and psychological preparations for the challenge. Th
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Why do we need enterprise in the curriculum?
Abstract: Three easily confused concepts - Enterprise – having an idea, and taking advantage of the opportunities to make things happen Entrepreneurship – an activity which leads to the creation and management of a new organisation designed to pursue a unique, innovative opportunity (Hindle & Rushworth, 2000) Intrapreneurs are "dreamers who do," those who take hands-on responsibility for creating innovation of any kind within an organization’. (Pinchot 1999) It’s not about starting a bus
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Introduction to European politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2009 This module seeks to provide students with an understanding of the rationale and key stages of European integration, as well as of the institutions of the European Union and its functioning. Topics covered will include an overview of the History of European integration, key approaches to integration, the main institutions (Council, Commission, Court of Justice, European Parliament)
Author(s): Guerra Simona Dr;Bieler Andreas Prof

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Understanding global politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009. This module introduces global politics through the major theoretical, historical and empirical ways of seeing international relations. Different claims, about, for example, human nature, power, war, peace, the state, society, law and politics are offered by thinkers who exercise a major influence on our contemporary understanding. These claims contribute to different approaches to
Author(s): Carey Sabine Dr;Zhang Xiaoke Dr;Pupavac Vanessa Dr

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AP(E)L Handbook
This document has been based on the Staffordshire University APEL documentation and has been modified to include Work Based Learning. It has been designed to help award leaders, module leader, employers and mentors to understand the Accreditation of Prior (Experiential) Learning process, and help them guide students in completing the relevant application and approval form. This document is for guidance only and before using this document it is recommended that you also check if your institution
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Frank and Judy Sundberg NCEA Award | University of St. Thomas
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NCEA Seton Award: Lee and Penny Anderson video The Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex is under construction and is expected to open in August 2010. The new complex will contain a field house, an aquatic center, a basketball/volleyball arena, fitness and weight-training facilities, locker rooms, and athletic offices and meeting rooms. Click on the tabs above to view floor plans, architectural renderings and other multimedia information, or on MORE below to read a full description of the
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Lunch Poems: Dunya Mikhail
Iraqi poet Dunya Mikhail immigrated to the United States in 1996 after increasing harassment over her poetry, which confronts war and exile with subversive depictions of suffering. In 2001 she was awarded the UN Human Rights Award for Freedom of Writing. The War Works Hard, won PEN?s Award for Poetry in Translation and was selected as one of New York Public Library?s twenty five best books of 2005.
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