Bulls or Bears in the China Shop? Global Crises, Global Linkages and Asian Manufacturing
This annual Sir Patrick Gillam Lecture examines the impact of the global economic downturn on East Asia and the prospects for East Asian manufacturing in its aftermath. Andrew Bernard is Jack Byrne Professor of International Economics and director of the Center for International Business at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, USA.
Are Europeans Heading Toward the Same Economy?
Can Europe's variety of economic systems be explained by differences in culture and values? And can such differences survive the homogenising impact of globalisation? Yann Algan is professor of economics at Sciences Po, Paris.
Notched zinc, broken by impact at room temperature
This is a notched zinc specimen broken by impact at room temperature. It has failed by a cleavage mechanism. One can observe the cleavage planes clearly separated by regions of local shear, where the fracture path crosses to adjacent planes. The cleavage planes are atomically flat and are not associated with much plastic deformation. At low temperature metals having b.c.c. and h.c.p structures have insufficient independent slip systems operating and are brittle, fracturing by cleavage.
Shaped by Booms and Busts: How the Economy Impacts CEO Management Style
If you read the press or talk to practitioners, according to Antoinette Schoar, the worst thing for an entrepreneur [is] to be one who grew up in a boom time. These entrepreneurs never learn to manage finances...or build efficient firms because they’re so used to having ample availability of capital that they get “spoiled."
Going underground in search of new drugs
Every few months, chemist Brian Bachmann sheds his white lab coat, collects his flashlight, helmet, surgical gloves and knotted rope, puts on old clothes and hiking boots and heads to a nearby cave. Bachmann, an assistant professor of chemistry at Vanderbilt, has combined his industrial experience in natural products drug discovery with his undergraduate hobbykeep reading »
COM100 Sesion 6 Spring 2011
COM100 Mass Media and Society Session Six 02/12/11 Catherine Clinch
Luminary Awards Banquet - Part 2
A Dallas education reformer and two game-changing educational organizations were honored by the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at SMU on Jan. 27, 2011.
Learning the Hindi Letters – Lesson 27–आ
This is a continuation of the series covering the very basics of Hindi. At the bottom of this lesson are links to the previous lessons. If you are already studying [...]
The Red Flag: Communism and the Making of the Modern World
Communism was one of the most powerful political and intellectual movements of the modern world, and its collapse in 1989 had an enormous impact on our views of international affairs and economics. David Priestland argues that we have found it difficult to understand Communism, and the lessons we have learnt have contributed to many recent policy failures, from the 'War on Terror' to extreme neo-liberal economic policies. He revisits the history of Communism, explaining the reasons for its rise
Karrewiet : Nieuws in de klas In Karrewiet en De week van Karrewiet worden in 10 minuutjes de hoofdpunten van het nieuws voor kinderen samengevat in duidelijke taal. Hier vind je verwerkingsbladen bij deze filmpjes. Ik probeer regelmatig voor nieuw …
In Karrewiet en De week van Karrewiet worden in 10 minuutjes de hoofdpunten van het nieuws voor kinderen samengevat in duidelijke taal.
Hier vind je verwerkingsbladen bij deze filmpjes. Ik probeer regelmatig voor nieuw …
Character Building-Kid's Character-Honesty-Part 1 of 2
Honesty is being trustworthy and truthful. This series is about character building. This video's main characters are two dogs Smuggles and Tunder. Smuggles realizes that his dog bone pile was getting smaller and smaller and wonders what's happening to his bones. Elementary students will enjoy watching this cute video as they learn about the importance of being honest. This would be an excellent resource for a teachable moment and would work well in conjunction with a unit on character education
Northeastern University Postgame Press Conference _ Beanpot Finals 2011 _ Feb 14, 2011
Northeastern University head coach Greg Cronin along with sophomore goaltender Chris Rawlings and senior assistant captain Wade MacLeod addressed the media contingent at the TD Garden following a heart-breaking 7-6 overtime loss to No. 1 Boston College on Monday, Feb. 14, 2011.
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UN Ideas that Changed the World
(Editors note: Unfortunately the first few minutes of the lecture are missing from the podcast) UN ideas have more influence and impact than is generally realized, on economic and social development and environment as well as on human rights and peacekeeping. In this well-illustrated lecture, two of the co-directors of the UN Intellectual History Project will present the findings of a ten-year project and launch the summary volume, UN Ideas That Changed the World
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Dr. Cornel West
A short quiz about the planets of the solar system.