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Author: Robbin F. Laird
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: perspectives, allied, affairs, military, revolution
Number of Pages: 114
Published: 1999-11
ISBN-10: 0788183923
ISBN-13: 9780788183928

The revolution in military affairs (RMA) is an American concept that frames a debate about the restructuring of American military forces in the period of globalization of the American economy. A core task for U.S. allies is to seek to understand the American debate & to identify opportunities for & the risks to themselves in variant patterns of development of the American military in the years ahead. Chapters: the American strategic challenge; the American approach to the RMA: a baseline; the RMA & regional allies: the Asian case; Europe & the RMA; France & Germany & the RMA; & reflections on

Author: Joseph M. Berrospide
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: lending, capital, bank, effects
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 2011-04
ISBN-10: 1437939864
ISBN-13: 9781437939866

The effect of bank capital on lending is a critical determinant of the linkage between financial conditions and real activity, and has received especial attention in the recent financial crisis. The authors use panel-regression techniques to study the lending of large bank holding companies (BHCs) and find small effects of capital on lending. They then consider the effect of capital ratios on lending using a variant of Lown and Morgan's VAR model, and again find modest effects of bank capital ratio changes on lending. The authorsż estimated models are then used to understand recent developmen

Author: Terry Dinan
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: carbon, emissions, reducing, programs, cap, trade, evaluation
Number of Pages: 41
Published: 2008-07
ISBN-10: 1437901492
ISBN-13: 9781437901498

Climate change has emerged as an important public policy issue, although the prospects for an internat. agree. on climate policy are unclear. Many people have proposed plans to encourage or require cuts in the U.S. emissions of carbon dioxide, which affect the Earthżs climate. This study examines 4 proposals for reducing those emissions. Each proposal is a variant of a żcap-and-tradeż program, in which policymakers would set a mandatory cap on emissions of carbon dioxide and provide cożs. with econ. incentives to reach that cap at the lowest possible cost. This study evaluates the 4 propos

Author: Enrique Martinez-Garcia
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: hypothesis, slack, global
Number of Pages: 37
Published: 2011-05
ISBN-10: 143798066X
ISBN-13: 9781437980660

Illustrates the analytical content of the global slack hypothesis in the context of variant of the New Open-Economy Macro model under the assumptions of both producer currency pricing and local currency. The model predicts that the Phillips curve for domestic CPI inflation will be flatter under most plausible parameterizations, the more important international trade is to the domestic economy. The model also predicts that foreign output gaps will matter for inflation dynamics, along with the domestic output gap. When the Phillips curve includes the terms of trade gap rather than the foreign ou

Author: Roberte Hamayon
Publisher: SEMS
Keywords: chamanisme, sibrien, thorie, une, me, esquisse, chasse
Number of Pages: 902
Published: 1990
ISBN-10: 2901161359
ISBN-13: 9782901161356

Quel phénomène déroutant que le chamanisme. Religieux certes, mais sans dogme ni clergé ni liturgie, et variant avec chaque chamane. Archaïque, mais en perpétuelle résurgence et adaptable autant que vulnérable aux influences. Une plongée dans la forêt sibérienne permet de mettre au jour son lien avec la chasse, en tant que mode de vie dépendant directement des ressources de la nature : nul n'a accès à ces ressources sans entretenir de relations avec les esprits qui les animent, les êtres surnaturels. Ces relations sont marquées du sceau de l'alliance et de l'échange, chaque mo

Author: Britannicus
Publisher: BiblioLife
Keywords: speech, sir, politick, briton, added, subscription, norfolk, monarch, sly
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 2010
ISBN-10: 1170421709
ISBN-13: 9781170421703

The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars.Delve into what it w

Author: Levi R. Bryant
Publisher: MPublishing, University of Michigan Library
Keywords: objects, democracy
Number of Pages: 316
Published: 2011-10-31
ISBN-10: 1607852047
ISBN-13: 9781607852049

Since Kant, philosophy has been obsessed with epistemological questions pertaining to the relationship between mind and world and human access to objects. In The Democracy of Objects Bryant proposes that we break with this tradition and once again initiate the project of ontology as first philosophy. Drawing on the object-oriented ontology of Graham Harman, as well as the thought Roy Bhaskar, Gilles Deleuze, Niklas Luhman, Aristotle, Jacques Lacan, Bruno Latour and the developmental systems theorists, Bryant develops a realist ontology that he calls “onticology”. This ontology argu
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