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Economics has been defined as the “social science that analyzes the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.” Truthfully, though, economics is much more than that – it’s the backbone of the entire modern world and drives everything from business to technology, from healthcare to education. Anyone interested in this diverse field should do more than simply read books on the subject.
Featured Publication Survey of The Rockefeller Foundation Grantees To assist in better understanding how we can strengthen our work, the Foundation participated in the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) survey of grantees to gain insight and objective feedback to measure how we are working with our grantees and how to best continue our efforts.
The International Center for Integrated Water Resources Management (ICIWaRM) was established by the U.S. Army Institute for Water Resources (IWR) in 2007 in collaboration with U.S. institutions and organizations sharing an interest in the advancement of the science and practice of integrated water resources management (IWRM) around the globe. It was formalized as a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) category 2 water center in October 2009 with the signing of an agreement between the U.S.
Lean-On-Me Tray with hot entree (photo: gategroup) In the airline industry, the old notion of “a penny saved is a penny earned” translates to something more like “an inch saved is a million earned.” Eliminating storage space, supply carts, or even an extraneous piece of paper from an aircraft can direct money back into the business in the form of extra seats sold, or simply by reducing weight and in turn economizing on fuel (oh, and shrinking the carbon footprint).
Habitat: Euroasia Status: Not Listed Isn’t this little Tortoise Beetle (Cassidinae) absolutely stunning? It looks like a little, handcrafted piece of armor. I could see…
Does Synthesis Ecology exist?
This document was originally published as a much simpler article in 2002. It was expanded and republished as a book-length tutorial in April of 2007, and has been updated and revised regularly since then. An unusually large batch of improvements were made in mid-2012 in preparation for recording an audiobook.
Copyright © 2012 by the author(s). Published here under license by The Resilience Alliance.
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[ by Charles Cameron ] The most interesting part of the WikiLeaks-posted State Department Request for Information: Critical Foreign Dependencies , it seems to me, is the part that ties in with Zen’s recent post Simplification for Strategic Leverage .
Agent-based modeling is a new technique for understanding how the dynamics of biological, social, and other complex systems arise from the characteristics and behaviors of the agents making up these systems.
How much do you think you know about the Middle Ages? Terry Jones' mission is to rescue this romanticised era from cliches and well-worn platitudes. Revealing that no one thought the world was flat and dental hygiene was actually better than it is today, Jones will use animation, medieval locations across Europe and new research to bring the Middle Ages to life.
The nutrition plan for type 1 diabetes (T1DM) integrates food choices and physical activity with insulin therapy, to achieve normal growth, appropriate body weight, optimal control of blood glucose and other risk factors, while avoiding hypoglycemia . Base food intake on age, sex, stage of growth, food preferences and usual eating, activity, school and work schedule.