Deciding our Future in Copenhagen: will the world rise to the challenge of climate change?
Nick Stern is IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government at LSE and chairman of LSE's new Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. He also directs the Asia Research Centre and the India Observatory at LSE. He was Chief Economist of the World Bank (2000-2003), then Head of the UK Government Economic Service and led a Review of the Economics of Climate Change which was published in October 2006. In October 2007 he was appointed to the House of Lords as a non-party pol
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Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures - Economic Growth, Human Welfare and Inequality
Lord Turner will deliver the 2010 Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture Series, running for three consecutive evenings (11/12/13 October). The overall theme of the 3 lectures is Economics after the Crisis. Amid the financial crash there was much talk of a crisis of capitalism and the need for a revolution in economics. Two years on much work is in hand to reform global financial regulation, but it is not clear that the crisis will produce change as radical as initially supposed. Adair Turner will argu
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Europe in the new energy world order
The cold war era was characterised by a bipolarity based on ideologies and nuclear arms. The post cold war era will increasingly be defined by energy. Power and economic welfare will depend on a country's or region's access to the world's decreasing fossil fuels or the development of renewable energy. In this lecture, the Danish Minister of Climate and Energy focuses on Europe's chances to prosper in this new energy world order. Lykke Friis is the Danish Minister for Climate and Energy and Minis
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The Chilean Way to Development
Sebastián Piñera Echenique is President of the Republic of Chile, a position he has held since being sworn in on 11 March 2010. He graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile as a Commercial Engineer with a minor in Economics and also received a Masters and Doctorate degree from the University of Harvard in the United States.
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Towards an Indian Renaissance: Building Institutions of Excellence
India is at the vanguard of epoch-making economic and social transformation. A country of glorious heritage and enormous diversity, where a sixth of humanity lives, India is looking to leapfrog on the strength of its unique endowment - a burgeoning and an incredibly huge young population. This demographic dividend, this soft power will drive the nation's trail-blazing journey to global leadership. The national aspiration is high and the key to leveraging this opportunity hinges on its capacity t
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'GlyphSea': A New Way to Visualize Vector Data
Researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) and other organizations within the University of California, San Diego, have developed a novel way to encode and display vector data that clearly shows magnitude and direction. This new visualization technique may help seismologists to accurately analyze ground movements for an earthquake, measure magnetic turbulence in deep space, or allow medical researchers to study areas such as blood flow and nutrient absorption.
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ANALGESIE EN SALLE DE NAISSANCE

"Dans la douleur, tu enfanteras" a longtemps été le précepte religieux. Au fil des siècles, la société a évolué vers un accouchement sans douleur. La péridurale a permis d'améliorer son vécu en France avec un pourcentage de péridurale supérieur à 60%. Malgré la modernisation de prise en charge de la douleur, les patientes restent inquiètes devant la réalisation de la péridurale. L'information lors de la consultation d'anesthésie est capitale afin de mieux prép
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FORMATIC - Paris 2011 : SIMADVF, former les professionnels du service à la personne. (audio)

FORMATIC - Paris 2011 : Sim ADVF, un «serious game» pour former les professionnels du service à la personne à la prévention et à la réaction en situation de danger pour les enfants.

Conférence enregistrée lors du congrès international FORMATIC PARIS 2011. Atelier TIC et pratiques innovantes au service de la formation des professionnels de la santé.

Auteur : LEMAITRE Cédric, MICHEL Georges, GUENOUN Karim.

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FORMATIC – Paris 2011 – Ouverture du colloque Jérôme CLEMENT, Pierre ESPINOZA (audio)

FORMATIC – Paris 2011 – Ouverture du colloque Jérôme CLEMENT, Pierre ESPINOZA

Conférence enregistrée lors du congrès international FORMATIC PARIS 2011. Ouverture du colloque : Jérôme CLEMENT Président de l'Association FORMATIC SantéPierre ESPINOZA (praticien hospitalier télémédecine Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou – Paris),
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The Evolution of Financial Technology
An unmistakable glow of nostalgia rises from this reunion of “five of the founding fathers of modern finance,” in the words of Andrew Lo. The speakers reminisce about their start in economics, and their professional lives at MIT, a decades-long era of intense collaboration and creativity that both transformed the academic field and th
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Finance in Action
Stewart Myers introduces the panelists as distinguished academics and practitioners who share not only their status as MIT alums, but also their innovative application of finance theory to entrepreneurship. “They were in the middle of the action,” says Myers.

Douglas Breeden “grew up in the chicken business” so

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Banking Crisis Hits America
Following the Wall Street Crash of 1929, thousands of banks collapsed
when depositors demanded their money back, money the speculating banks no longer have is the subject of this 2:50 video. The lacks of confidence by depositors created a "run on the bank" and a financial crisis developed. This resulted in legislation to make sure this did not happen again due to an insurance program that the president, Franklin Roosevelt, passed into law. Let this video run and another one starts that hel

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P4 Klartext 2010-10-13 18:00
Klartext handlar i dag om att flera gruvarbetare just nu räddas i Chile. De har varit instängda i mer än två månader djupt nere under marken. Vi berättar också om att många som flyttat till Sverige från andra länder startar företag här. Du får höra mer när du lyssnar på programmet.
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Football or arms race?
 Will the recent takeover of Manchester City by the Abu Dhabi United Group change the face of English football forever?

Associate Professor of Economics, Dr Wyn Morgan takes a look at the economic factors of the modern game, and the fall-out from the biggest deal in British football.

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Cash strapped
 Can the government's latest budget offset the damage caused by the recession or offer any idea as to when the recovery will begin.

Economist Dr Wyn Morgan talks you through the main points of Budget 2009 and offers his view on the current state of play and where we go from here.

Dr Morgan is Associate Professor in the Centre for Research in Development and International Trade (CREDIT) and the Centre for
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"Hearty Big Strong Men All Died": The Lasting Impact of the Silicosis "Plague" in the 1930s
Silicosis, a deadly lung disease caused when workers inhale fine particles of silica dust (found in sand, quartz, and granite), became a national cause clbre during the Great Depression when it was recognized as a significant disease among lead, zinc, and silver miners, sandblasters, and foundry and tunnel workers. While silicosis was a crisis for the federal government, business, and insurance companies as well as labor organizations, its most devastating effects were on the workers who contrac
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Dissatisfied With the Lives They Live: Farm Women Describe Their Work in a 1913 U.S. Department of A
Statistics on women's work in the early 20th century were invariably misleading: most women worked but only a minority were formally in the wage labor force. Nowhere was the discrepancy between the domestic ideal and the reality of women's work lives wider than in rural America. In 1913 the U. S. Department of Agriculture decided to investigate and document the lives of farm woman they discovered a vast reservoir of discontent. The report, reproduced here, was culled from letters responding to a
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Disappearing Students Forum
Last spring faculty engaged in a Teach-net discussion presenting the entire range of opinions about why students seem to be not showing up for classes. There was even some discussion of whether this is a new trend and whether it's important. The conversation continues in this forum with panelists and audience members weighing in on the phenomenon. Panelists: Vincent Resh (ESPM), Ani Adhikari (Statistics), Americ Azevedo (IDS), Martha Olney (Economics), and Timothy Yiu (Student). Moderated by S
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Reading picture books: resources for teachers
Illustrations, picture book finding aids, and great picture book websites.
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Technical Resource Document: Extraction and Beneficiation of Ores and Minerals Volume 2: Gold
This EPA document provides detailed information about the gold mining industry in terms of the wastes associated with gold mining and processing. The report briefly characterizes the geology of gold ores and the economics of the industry. Following this discussion is a review of gold extraction and beneficiation methods; this section provides the context for descriptions of wastes and materials managed by the industry, as well as a discussion of the potential environmental effects that may resul
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