World Development Indicators The Aggregation Rules function defines the methodologies to be used when deriving custom aggregates. These rules apply only to custom country groups you have created. They do not apply to official groups presented in your selected database. For each selected series, choose your Aggregation Rule and Weight Indicator (if needed) from the corresponding drop-down boxes.
About us The International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) operates as an umbrella organisation for the external government audit community. For more than 50 years it has provided an institutionalised framework for supreme audit institutions to promote development and transfer of knowledge, improve government auditing worldwide and enhance professional capacities, standing and influence of member SAIs in their respective countries. In keeping with INTOSAI's motto, 'Experientia mutua omnibus prodest', the exchange of experience among INTOSAI members and the findings and insights which result, are a guarantee that government auditing continuously progresses with new developments. INTOSAI is an autonomous, independent and non-political organisation. It is a non-governmental organisation with special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations.
Economics Careers Economists provide specialist advice to organisations in the public, finance, manufacturing political and other sectors. They apply economic theory and knowledge to analyse data, forecast future trends and recommend ways to improve efficiency or plan future activities. For a detailed profile of an economist, see www.prospects.ac.uk/links/iteconomist How do I become an economist?
Americans for Tax Fairness » Corporate Tax Dodger Trading Cards Corporate Tax Dodger Trading Cards Leading up to Tax Day, April 15, Americans for Tax Fairness is calling attention to 10 corporations that are dodging paying their fair share of taxes. We are releasing a set of Corporate Tax Dodger Trading Cards to explain their tricks of the trade. Be sure to collect all 10 and see what makes these companies professional tax dodgers.
Health Economics and Outcomes Research Manager - ABPI Careers So, what do you do? I use clinical and economic evidence to demonstrate the value of medicines and increase patient access to new medicines. What does your typical day involve? There are several aspects to the work I do; these involve working with different groups of people on different projects. Much of my work is involved with project management of economic evaluations for health technology assessment (HTA) submissions to bodies such as the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the Scottish Medicine Consortium (SMC). For these I have to build or review health economic models, including budget impact models, interpret clinical and economic evidence, and make sure the quality of the evidence that is included in the HTA dossier is suitable and provides sufficient evidence to convince payers of the value of the medicine.
The Fed Audit - $16 TRILLION in secret loans to bail out American and foreign banks The first top-to-bottom audit of the Federal Reserve uncovered eye-popping new details about how the U.S. provided a whopping $16 trillion in secret loans to bail out American and foreign banks and businesses during the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. An amendment by Sen. Bernie Sanders to the Wall Street reform law passed one year ago this week directed the Government Accountability Office to conduct the study. "As a result of this audit, we now know that the Federal Reserve provided more than $16 trillion in total financial assistance to some of the largest financial institutions and corporations in the United States and throughout the world," said Sanders.
International Law: Acquisition of Territorial Sovereignty Q Define nature of International Law. Ans International Law may be defined as the body of legal rules binding upon the states i n their relations with one another. Q What is succession of states? Ans Succession is absorbtion or merger of one state to another state or states. About us Role The National Audit Office (NAO) scrutinises public spending on behalf of Parliament. Our audit of central government has two main aims. Working in Health Economics Author: Ian Murnaghan BSc (hons), MSc - Updated: 28 December 2012| Comment Health economics is one of those rapidly growing fields that links up business with health care. A health economist has a unique passion for using their knowledge of economics by applying it to a variety of challenges in health and medicine.
Money, Power and Wall Street Did the Fed’s Emergency Lending Prop Up “Too Big to Fail”? May 1, 2012, 8:44 pm ET · by Azmat Khan The Obama administration arrived in Washington in early 2009 facing the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression — and an American public outraged by bailouts for the financial institutions that had gotten them there. Pioneer Behind Credit Derivatives is Leaving JPMorgan April 3, 2014, 4:16 pm ET · by Jason M. Breslow Why are Ukraine and Russia fighting over Crimea? - World - Haaretz.com The Crimean peninsula, the main flashpoint in Ukraine's crisis, is a pro-Russia part of Ukraine, separated from the rest of the country geographically, historically and politically. It also hosts Russia's Black Sea Fleet. Ukraine has accused Russia of invading it.
Office for Budget Responsibility » What we do The Office for Budget Responsibility was created in 2010 to provide independent and authoritative analysis of the UK’s public finances. It is one of a growing number of official independent fiscal watchdogs around the world. We have four main roles: We produce five-year forecasts for the economy and public finances twice a year. The forecasts accompany the Chancellor’s Budget Statement (usually in March) and his Autumn Statement (usually in late November) and they incorporate the impact of any tax and spending measures announced by the Chancellor.