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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: soft, measures, role, transport, environmentally, sustainable, communicating
Number of Pages: 184
Published: 2004-05-30
ISBN-10: 9264106634
ISBN-13: 9789264106635

Progress towards Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) will require widespread acceptance of the need for EST, and a mix of measures designed to achieve the necessary changes to overcome the barriers to EST. Some of the measures will be hard measures, which include taxes, emission standards, speed limits, and other fiscal and regulatory instruments. Other measures will be soft, such as the provision of information and the use of communication strategies and educational techniques. Acceptability of hard measures — which are usually more effective than soft measures — is a key issue fo
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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: measures, alternative, burdens, tax
Number of Pages: 90
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 9264171371
ISBN-13: 9789264171374

In response to growing demand by policy-makers, various measures to assess tax burdens of households, individual firms and the business sector as a whole have been developed. This study reviews some of the most common measures used to gauge tax burdens of households and corporations. In addition, it provides some illustrative numbers from various sources on tax rates and tax burdens in OECD countries. The study concludes that all current measures reviewed have at least some important shortcomings. Results based on these measures should therefore be interpreted with their limitations in mind, a
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Author: Carol Hockert
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: weights, measures, administrators, handbook, program, requirements
Number of Pages: 93
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437983030
ISBN-13: 9781437983036

When a W&MA makes decisions within a specific jurisdiction, it is beneficial to understand the scope of the entire system and to reflect upon methods and practices that have been tested over the years. This handbook was developed for the W&MA to be used as a reference tool. It is designed to be read in sections as needed for a specific situation or to learn piece by piece about the weights and measures system as a whole. The weights and measures infrastructure includes the following: Standards and Units; Laws, Regulations, and Practices; Metrology Labżs.; Weighing and Measuring Devices; Packa
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Author: Sandy Streeter (au)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: introduction, process, appropriations, congressional
Number of Pages: 29
Published: 2011
ISBN-10: 1437989101
ISBN-13: 9781437989106

Contents: (1) Introduction; (2) Annual Appropriations Cycle: President Submits Budget; Congress Adopts Budget Resolution; Timetable for Consideration of Appropriations Measures; Work of the Appropriations Committees; House and Senate Floor Action: House; Senate; House and Senate Conference Action; Presidential Action; (3) Types of Appropriations Measures; Regular Appropriations Bills; Continuing Resolutions; Supplemental Appropriations Measures; (4) Spending Ceilings for Appropriations Measures; Allocations; Enforcement: House; Senate; Emergency Spending; (5) Relationship Between Authorization
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Author: James Q. Wilson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: papers, bjs, princeton, project, discussion, system, measures, criminal, justice, performance
Number of Pages: 178
Published: 1994-12
ISBN-10: 0788114107
ISBN-13: 9780788114106

Consist of 7 essays: criminal justice performance measures for prisons; measuring the performance of community corrections; measuring police performance; performance measures for the trial courts, prosecution, and public defense, and more.
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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: economic, trade, responses, crisis, effects, studies, policy, oecd
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 2010-08-26
ISBN-10: 9264088431
ISBN-13: 9789264088436

The dramatic collapse in world trade in 2009 is, this report shows, mainly due to: the drop in demand for highly traded products; the drying up of trade finance; and the vertically integrated nature of global supply chains. Contrary to expectations, protectionist measures were relatively muted and did not play a significant part. In fact, because of their sheer size, stimulus measures may have had more impact on trade than direct trade policy measures Nevertheless, dollar for dollar, direct trade restricting measures have the most strongly negative impacts on growth and employment: a one dolla
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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: economic, trade, responses, crisis, effects, studies, policy, oecd
Number of Pages: 131
Published: 2010-09-14
ISBN-10: 926408844X
ISBN-13: 9789264088443

The dramatic collapse in world trade in 2009 is, this report shows, mainly due to: The drop in demand for highly traded products; the drying up of trade finance; And The vertically integrated nature of global supply chains. Contrary to expectations, protectionist measures were relatively muted and did not play a significant part. In fact, because of their sheer size, stimulus measures may have had more impact on trade than direct trade policy measures. Nevertheless, dollar for dollar, direct trade restricting measures have the most strongly negative impacts on growth and employment: a one doll
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