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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: capital, consumption, fixed, services, stocks, measurement, oecd, manual, measuring
Number of Pages: 132
Published: 2001-06-12
ISBN-10: 9264187022
ISBN-13: 9789264187023

This Manual clarifies the conceptual issues concerning stocks and flows of fixed capital and provides practical guidelines for estimation. The Manual also deals with the definition and measurement of "capital services" which measure the contribution of capital assets into the production process. The Manual thus provides a link with the OECD Manual on Productivity Measurement.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: cholesterol, influence, levels, factors, accuracy, measurement, test
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 1995-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788118226
ISBN-13: 9780788118227

Addresses how cholesterol is measured, what is known about the accuracy of cholesterol measurement techniques, what factors influence cholesterol levels, and what is the potential effect of uncertain measurement. 45 charts and tables.

Author: Pratt & Whitney Measurement Systems
Publisher: Pratt & Whitney Measurement Systems
Keywords: years, seventy, accuracy
Number of Pages: 114
Published: 1992
ISBN-10: 1559180870
ISBN-13: 9781559180870

Author: Tim Coelli
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: transport, regulators, utilities, measurement, efficiency, primer
Number of Pages: 147
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 0821353799
ISBN-13: 9780821353790

This book provides an overview of the techniques offered to regulators of recently "privatized" utilities and transport services. Designed as a starter kit, the book not only surveys the options available, but also provides guidelines as to how to chose between these options, identifying the costs and benefits of the various approaches in situations most relevant to regulators. It covers the measurement of efficiency in the context of a tariff revision aiming at redistributing at least some of the efficiency gains from the producers to the users. The book also addresses the challenges from com

Author: Russell Muir
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: internal, external, incentives, role, performance, state, enterprise, improving
Number of Pages: 202
Published: 1995
ISBN-10: 0821334700
ISBN-13: 9780821334706

Living Standards Measurement Study Paper No. 120. Provides an overview of the World Bank's Living Standard Measurement Studies (LSMS) surveys and outlines how readers may find more information on specific surveys. A first reference for those interested in using LSMS data in their research.

Author: Jean-Yves Duclos
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: estimation, dad, policy, measurement, equity, poverty
Number of Pages: 418
Published: 2006-08-31
ISBN-10: 0387258930
ISBN-13: 9780387258935

This text addresses the understanding and alleviation of poverty, inequality, and inequity using a unique and broad mix of concepts, measurement methods, statistical tools, software, and practical exercises. Part I discusses basic fundamental issues of well-being and poverty measurement. Part II develops an integrated framework for measuring poverty, social welfare, inequality, vertical equity, horizontal equity, and redistribution. Part III presents and develops recent methods for testing the robustness of distributive rankings. Part IV discusses ways of using policy to alleviate poverty, imp

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Mea
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: measurement, dust, national, control, respirable, sociotechnical, systems, council, research, commission, advisory, mines, report, committee, materials, board
Number of Pages: 422
Published: 1980-12
eBookDB-ID: NAP:15751
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