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Authors: James Foster, Suman Seth, Michael Lokshin, Zurab
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: world, bank, training, series, practice, theory, approach, measuring, poverty, inequality, unified
Number of Pages: 322
Published: 2013-05-10
ISBN-10: 0821384619
ISBN-13: 9780821384619

’A Unified Approach to Measuring Poverty and Inequality: Theory and Practice’ is an introduction to the theory and practice of measuring poverty and inequality, as well as a user’s guide for analyzing income or consumption distribution for any standard household dataset using the World Bank’s ADePT software. The approach taken here considers income standards as building blocks for basic measurement, then uses them to construct inequality and poverty measures. This unified approach provides advantages in interpreting and contrasting the measures and in understanding the

Author: Jono Baco
Publisher: O’Reilly Media
Keywords: participation, new, building, community, art
Number of Pages: 576
Published: 2012-05-30
ISBN-10: 1449312063
ISBN-13: 9781449312060

Online communities provide a wide range of opportunities for supporting a cause, marketing a product or service, or building open source software. The Art of Community helps you recruit members, motivate them, and manage them as active participants. Author Jono Bacon offers experiences and observations from his 14-year effort to build and manage communities, including his current position as manager for Ubuntu. Discover how your community can become a reliable support network, a valuable source of new ideas, and a powerful marketing force. This expanded edition shows you how to keep community

Author: George Reisma
Publisher: TJS Book
Keywords: economics, treatise, capitalism
Number of Pages: 1096
Published: 1996-11-01
ISBN-10: 0915463733
ISBN-13: 9780915463732

Literally encyclopedic -- almost the length of a volume of the Britannica in terms both of number of pages and content per page--Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics is the philosophically and intellectually strongest and most comprehensive book in the defense of laissez-faire capitalism that can be found anywhere in the world at the present time. It is state of the art in economic theory and political philosophy. The intelligent, open-minded reader who seeks to understand the economics and politics of the modern world (along with much of its closely related history and social and cultural phe

Author: Martha Ainsworth
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: child, reduce, malnutrition, developing, countries, interventions, review, nutrition, impact, evaluations, lessons, learn
Number of Pages: 102
Published: 2010-08-27
ISBN-10: 0821384066
ISBN-13: 9780821384060

Evaluation SummaryWhat Can We Learn from Nutrition Impact Evaluations?High levels of child malnutrition in developing countries contribute to mortality and have long-term consequences for children 's cognitive development and earnings as adults. Recent impact evaluations show that many different interventions have had an impact on children 's anthropometric outcomes (height, weight, and birth weight), but there is no simple answer to the question What works to address the problem. Similar interventions have widely different results in different settings, owing to differences in local context,

Author: William E. Shotts Jr.
Publisher: No Starch Pre
Keywords: introduction, complete, line, command, linux
Number of Pages: 480
Published: 2012-01-14
ISBN-10: 1593273894
ISBN-13: 9781593273897

You’ve experienced the shiny, point-and-click surface of your Linux computer—now dive below and explore its depths with the power of the command line. The Linux Command Line takes you from your very first terminal keystrokes to writing full programs in Bash, the most popular Linux shell. Along the way you’ll learn the timeless skills handed down by generations of gray-bearded, mouse-shunning gurus: file navigation, environment configuration, command chaining, pattern matching with regular expressions, and more. In addition to that practical knowledge, author William Shotts

Author: Charles Callan Tansill
Publisher: Praeger
Keywords: policy, foreign, roosevelt, war, door
Number of Pages: 690
Published: 1975-06-19
ISBN-10: 0837179904
ISBN-13: 9780837179902

A most carefully written and thoroughly documented study of American foreign relations.... It is a book destined to be the standard authority on our war years.?-New Republic   Charles Callan Tansill, one of the foremost American diplomatic historians of the twentieth century, argues that FDR wished to involve the United States in the European War that began in September 1939. When he proved unable to do so directly, he determined to provoke Japan into an attack on American territory. Doing so would involve Japan’s Axis allies in war also, and we would thus enter the war through th
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