Developing Rural Areas
What are the constraints that prevent rural societies in developing countries from raising their standards of living? This event also explores the potential for policy change and new technologies to remove these constraints. Esther Duflo is the Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics in the Department of Economics at MIT and a founder and director of the Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), a research network specializing in randomized evaluations of social pr
Dan recovery video
Dan recovery video
1.46 Strategic Management in the Design and Construction Value Chain (MIT)
This course provides an overview of key concepts in strategic management in the construction, real estate, and architecture industries. Topics include supply chain analysis, market segmentation, vertical integration, competitive advantage, and industry transformation. This course is of interest to students seeking more understanding of the business dynamics of real estate and construction; seeking to provide value in firms which they may join; or seeking to build a foundation for their own entre
Egyptian Collection at the Pitt Rivers Museum
Colloquia Week 4 HT11: Egyptian Collection at the Pitt Rivers Museum
Global Shocks, Global Solutions: Meeting 21st Century Challenges
Dr Ian Goldin is the first Director of The James Martin 21st Century School at Oxford University taking up his position in September 2006. Goldin was Vice President of the World Bank (2003-2006) and prior to that the Bank's Director of Development Policy (2001-2003). He served on the Bank's senior management team, and was directly responsible for its relationship with the UK and all other European, North America and developed countries. Goldin led the Bank's collaboration with the United Nations
Research for a World in Transition
This presentation provides an overview of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis' (IIASA) accomplishments and its new strategy, focussing on policy relevant research on three global problem areas: food and water; energy and climate change; and poverty and equity. Detlof von Winterfeldt is director of IIASA and centennial professor of operational research at LSE.
Lecture 14 - 4/29/2009
IDS350 Session 4 Spring 2011
IDS350 Gardens of California Session 4 02/13/2011 Guest: Frank McDonough, LA County Arboretum
1.151 Probability and Statistics in Engineering (MIT)
This class covers quantitative analysis of uncertainty and risk for engineering applications. Fundamentals of probability, random processes, statistics, and decision analysis are covered, along with random variables and vectors, uncertainty propagation, conditional distributions, and second-moment analysis. System reliability is introduced. Other topics covered include Bayesian analysis and risk-based decision, estimation of distribution parameters, hypothesis testing, simple and multiple linear
Merger season for stock exchanges
As there's a flurry of stock exchange merger talks, analysts say the bourses are looking to consolidate to beat competition and to offer new products to investors.
Total has 32 pct raise in profit
Europe's third largest oil major saw profits and sales up in 2010 on the back of global economic growth, but a fall in refinery output due to industrial action.
GoNU.TV Game Recap - Men's Basketball vs. Towson - February 9, 2011
Chaisson Allen scored 21 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished six assists to lead Northeastern to an 82-78 win over Towson on Wednesday night in Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball action at Matthews Arena. Allen became the first Husky to score 20+ points in five straight games since Jose Juan Barea in 2006.
Eetexpert : Kenniscentrum voor eet- en gewichtsproblemen Deze website richt zich tot mensen die informatie zoeken over eetstoornissen. Heel specifiek kunnen bv. leerlingenbegeleiders, zorgcoördinatoren of CLB-medewerkers een gratis lidmaatschap aanvragen en via deze weg toegang verkrijgen tot …
Deze website richt zich tot mensen die informatie zoeken over eetstoornissen. Heel specifiek kunnen bv. leerlingenbegeleiders, zorgcoördinatoren of CLB-medewerkers een gratis lidmaatschap aanvragen en via deze weg toegang verkrijgen tot …
Lecture 9b: Evaluating policy outcomes and evaluators
Lecture recorded on March 3, 2011, for Planning, Policy and Design 221, "Evaluating policy outcomes and evaluators" delivered by Professor David Feldman.
Social Enterprise - Thanassis Tiropanis Keywords:UNSPECIFIED
This video shows examples of the different three dimensional geometric solids including spheres, cubes, rectangular prisms, pyramids, cones, and cylinders. (1:04)
The NHS: The Next 10 Years
In this lecture, Patricia Hewitt will reflect on the achievements and lessons learnt from the last ten years of investment and reform in the health service. She will set out how, over the coming decade, the NHS can rise to the challenge of delivering the best health and healthcare for patients, and the best value for money for taxpayers. Ms Hewitt will also tackle head on proposals for alternative ways of funding healthcare, such as co-payments, and demonstrate how a universal, tax-funded NHS ca
What Next? Surviving the 21st Century
The list of challenges facing the world is proliferating rapidly from climate change to nuclear proliferation and nobody seems to have much of a grip on what is going on. In this public dialogue hosted by Global Policy, a new innovative and interdisciplinary journal, Chris Patten and Professor David Held will discuss what we know in each of these areas and how progress can be made.
Europe And North America In A Changing Global Economy
The global financial crisis caused some governments to turn inward. Is protectionism here to stay? What can the US and EU do to stimulate growth and encourage trade?