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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: user, guide, methodology, indicators, constructing, composite, handbook
Number of Pages: 163
Published: 2008-09
ISBN-10: 9264043454
ISBN-13: 9789264043459

This handbook is a guide for constructing and using composite indicators for policy makers, academics, the media and other interested parties. While there are several types of composite indicators, this handbook is concerned with those which compare and rank country performance in areas such as industrial competitiveness, sustainable development, globalization and innovation. The handbook aims to contribute to a better understanding of the complexity of composite indicators and to an improvement of the techniques currently used to build them. In particular, it contains a set of technical guide
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Author: General technical report
Publisher: Forest Products Research
Keywords: wood, material, handbook, engineering
Number of Pages: 428
Published: 1999-03-01
ISBN-10: 1892529025
ISBN-13: 9781892529022

Since it was first issued in 1935 the Wood Handbook, developed by scientists at the USDA Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, Wisconsin has served as the preeminent source of information on wood and wood products. This 1999 edition of the Wood Handbook reflects a complete revision of the last edition published in 1987, and presents many new chapters on new products and processes. Subjects covered in this 428-page handbook include 1) basic wood and wood product characteristics and properties, 2) various wood manufacturing processes, 3) processes to enhance the performance of wood products, 4)
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Author: United States. Dept. of Labor
Publisher: Bernan Assoc
Keywords: handbook, outlook, occupational
Number of Pages: 548
Published: 1998-02
ISBN-10: 016049348X
ISBN-13: 9780160493485

For over 50 years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook has been the U.S. government's premier career guidance publication. Revised every two years, the Handbook "provides essential information about prospective changes in the world of work and the qualifications that will be needed by tomorrow's workers" (Alexis M. Herman, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor.). The newly published 1998-99 Edition provides invaluable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future.
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Author: Mary Boland
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: cooking, invalid, handbook
Number of Pages: 338
Published: 2008-01-01
ISBN-10: 1429012587
ISBN-13: 9781429012584

Mary Boland's 1898 handbook is a practical guide for nurses and all others who care for the sick, providing instruction in the proper feeding to promote health and well-being.
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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: user, guide, methodology, indicators, constructing, composite, handbook
Number of Pages: 162
Published: 2008-08-22
ISBN-10: 9264043462
ISBN-13: 9789264043466

This Handbook is a guide for constructing and using composite indicators for policy makers, academics, the media and other interested parties. While there are several types of composite indicators, this Handbook is concerned with those which compare and rank country performance in areas such as industrial competitiveness, sustainable development, globalization and innovation.  The Handbook aims to contribute to a better understanding of the complexity of composite indicators and to an improvement of the techniques currently used to build them.  In particular, it contains a set of technical
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Author: Jonathan Henry Haughton
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: inequality, poverty, handbook
Number of Pages: 446
Published: 2009-03-27
ISBN-10: 0821376136
ISBN-13: 9780821376133

'Handbook on Poverty + Inequality' was originally designed to support training courses in poverty analysis and inequality. The 'Handbook' begins with an explanatory text that includes numerous examples, multiple-choice questions to ensure active learning, and extensive practical exercises that use Stata statistical software. The 'Handbook' will help researchers and evaluators in charge of preparing background materials for Poverty Reducation Strategy Papers (PRSPs) and those responsible for monitoring and evaluating poverty reduction programs and policies.The World Bank Institute has used the
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Author: John K. Taylor
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: srm, users, handbook, materials, reference, standard
Number of Pages: 122
Published: 1997-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788144855
ISBN-13: 9780788144851

This handbook was prepared with the objective of improving the understanding of the basis for the use of Standard Reference Materials (SRMs). While written from the viewpoint of a chemist, the basic concepts described are believed to be applicable to most areas of metrology. The handbook is arranged by section in a logical progression, starting with the basic concepts of precision & accuracy, followed by discussions of the calibration & quality assurance of the measurement process, the use of SRMs to evaluate various kinds of measurements, & the reporting of data with evaluated limits of uncer
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