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Using Database Marketing To Enhance Direct Marketing Alternatives In Jordanian Industrial Shareholders Corporations, Philadelphia University 2009 Philadelphia University

Using Database Marketing To Enhance Direct Marketing Alternatives In Jordanian Industrial Shareholders Corporations, Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Jordan

No abstract provided.


The Novel And The Experimentation, Philadelphia University 2009 Philadelphia University

The Novel And The Experimentation, Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Jordan

No abstract provided.


The Perspective Of E-Learning And Libraries In Africa: Challenges And Opportunities, Helen N. Eke Miss 2009 University of Nigeria,Nsukka

The Perspective Of E-Learning And Libraries In Africa: Challenges And Opportunities, Helen N. Eke Miss

Helen Nneka Eke-Okpala

Purpose – This paper aims to examine and discuss the crucial roles libraries play in e-learning; the challenges and opportunities facing the e-learning program and the library's involvement. Design/methodology/approach – To elicit the necessary information, a literature review of studies done on e-learning and libraries was done. Materials were sourced online and offline to build the literature of this work. The paper gives an overview of e-learning and types; benefits of e-learning; the infancy stage of e-learning, libraries, and e-learning technologies; starting points for libraries and e-learning and challenges facing e-learning. Findings – A lot of challenges are facing the ...


Fiscal Sustainability In A Panel Of Asian Countries, John Thornton 2009 University of Wales, Bangor

Fiscal Sustainability In A Panel Of Asian Countries, John Thornton

John Thornton

Panel cointegration techniques indicate that government revenue (REV) and expenditure (EXP) in a panel of five Asian economies for the period 1974 to 2001 were nonstationary and cointegrated series. However, the cointegration coefficient was significantly less than unity, indicating ‘weak’ fiscal sustainability and the likelihood that policy measures would be needed to put the public finances on a more sustainable basis


Leadership Is About You, Ken Haycock 2009 San Jose State University

Leadership Is About You, Ken Haycock

Ken Haycock

The article offers information on the leadership theory in context with strong and integrated school library program. Several theories of leadership are listed. Core competencies of leaders that include managing attention, managing meaning and managing trust are discussed. Three major functions of leadership are also discussed.


Identifying Central Actors: A Network Analysis Of The 2009-2010 Health Reform Debate, Jennifer Hayes Clark, Stacey Pelika, Elizabeth Rigby 2009 University of Houston - Main

Identifying Central Actors: A Network Analysis Of The 2009-2010 Health Reform Debate, Jennifer Hayes Clark, Stacey Pelika, Elizabeth Rigby

Jennifer Hayes Clark

The fragmented design of American institutions intentionally diffuses authority among political actors. As a result, tracing the (often changing) distribution of power is essential to better understanding the policymaking process. In this paper, we capitalize on the current health care debate’s multidimensionality and its high salience, as reflected in the extensive media coverage it has attracted. Through network analysis of daily news articles from five news sources that vary in approach and audience, we assess the centrality of each Member of Congress to the health care debate in general, as well as at each stage of this recent policy ...


My Curriculum Vitae (As January 2013), Yun Hau Ng 2009 ARC Centre of Excellence for Functional Nanomaterials, School of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, The University of New South Wales

My Curriculum Vitae (As January 2013), Yun Hau Ng

Yun Hau Ng

References available upon request


Religion And American Politics, Richard M. Skinner 2009 Rollins College

Religion And American Politics, Richard M. Skinner

Richard M. Skinner

Teaching presentation


Asset Pricing Under Information-Processing Constraints, Yulei Luo, Eric R. Young 2009 The University of Hong Kong

Asset Pricing Under Information-Processing Constraints, Yulei Luo, Eric R. Young

Yulei Luo

This paper studies the implications of limited information-processing capacity (also called "rational inattention") for asset pricing in a linear-quadratic permanent income model. We have two main results. First, RI increases the size of the risk adjustment to asset prices by increasing the volatility and persistence of consumption growth. Second, RI increases the expected excess return. Thus, RI has the potential to play an important role in resolving extant asset pricing puzzles.


The News About Sovereignty, Ronald D. Smith 2009 Buffalo State College

The News About Sovereignty, Ronald D. Smith

Ronald D Smith APR

A study of New York State Media Coverage on the Sovereignty of the Haudenosaunee


Tech Watch Column: Government Information Mashups To The People!, Sonnet Ireland, Rebecca Blakeley 2009 University of New Orleans

Tech Watch Column: Government Information Mashups To The People!, Sonnet Ireland, Rebecca Blakeley

Sonnet Ireland

No abstract provided.


Environmental Valuation: The Sum Of Specific Damages Approach, PHILIP E. GRAVES 2009 University of Colorado at Boulder

Environmental Valuation: The Sum Of Specific Damages Approach, Philip E. Graves

PHILIP E GRAVES

There is no abstract for this book chapter.


Benoit Mandelbrot 1924 - 2010: A Greek Among Romans, Fernando Estrada 2009 Selected Works

Benoit Mandelbrot 1924 - 2010: A Greek Among Romans, Fernando Estrada

Fernando Estrada

In this brief note describes the trajectory of the fractal models / multifractal F / M by Benoit Mandelbrot. The promise was discovered by the geometry of Mandelbrot covers a broad area of research fields, from meteorology and mathematical physics to the individual and collective behavior in society, besides his contributions to the analysis of the financial crisis in his wonderful essay on The (mis) Behavior of Markets. A fractal view of Risk, Ruin and Reward (2004).


Philosophy And Information Studies, Jonathan Furner 2009 University of California, Los Angeles

Philosophy And Information Studies, Jonathan Furner

Jonathan Furner

There are several scholarly activities and practices that coalesce at the intersection of, on the one hand, the interdisciplinary field that is sometimes known as information studies, and on the other, the discipline of philosophy. The aim of this chapter is to distinguish among some of these practices, to identify and review some of the most interesting products of those practices, and to point to ways of assessing the significance of those products—for information studies, for philosophy, and for our general understanding of the world. In the first section, an attempt is made to characterize the subject matter, methods ...


Intellectual Property Training And Education: A Development Perspective, Jeremy de Beer, Chidi Oguamanam 2009 University of Ottawa

Intellectual Property Training And Education: A Development Perspective, Jeremy De Beer, Chidi Oguamanam

Chidi Oguamanam

No abstract provided.


Chapter 4: Parenting An Emerging Adult - 101, Varda Konstam 2009 University of Massachusetts Boston

Chapter 4: Parenting An Emerging Adult - 101, Varda Konstam

Varda Konstam

This is a sample chapter from my book manuscript, working title "I Child-Proofed My House But They Still Get In: Launching Emerging Adults Into A Successful Life And Career."


Where Book Art And Technology Mingle, Peter D. Verheyen, Richard Minsky 2009 Syracuse University

Where Book Art And Technology Mingle, Peter D. Verheyen, Richard Minsky

Peter D Verheyen

Interview of Peter D. Verheyen by Richard Minsky. Peter Verheyen, conservator, bookbinder, and creator of the Books Arts Web, discusses the current state of book arts. Although he creates impeccable fine bindings that have won international awards, Peter Verheyen's huge contribution to the field of book art has little to do with making or conserving physical books. His magum opus is the Book Arts Web (philobiblon.com), the main location on the Internet for book art information and resources, from online exhibitions to tutorials, opportunities, blogs, and reference materials.


Estimating Price Elasticity For Tobacco In Canada's Aboriginal Communities, Jesse A. Matheson 2009 University of Calgary

Estimating Price Elasticity For Tobacco In Canada's Aboriginal Communities, Jesse A. Matheson

Jesse A Matheson

Exploiting a repeated cross-section created from the 1991 and 2001 waves of the Aboriginal Peoples Survey, I provide the first estimates of tobacco price elasticity for adults in Canada's Aboriginal communities. These communities are small and secluded, presenting a unique opportunity to look at the potential influence of community smoking norms on individual behavior. Specifically, I allow aggregate smoking behavior within the community to influence individual smoking behavior. I distinguish between two price effects: the direct effect, reflecting individual reaction to a price change; and the indirect effect, whereby price influences the individual by changing community smoking behavior. I ...


Success And Abandonment In Open Source Commons: Selected Findings From An Empirical Study Of Sourceforge.Net Projects, Charles M. Schweik, Robert English, Qimti Paienjton, Sandy Haire 2009 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Success And Abandonment In Open Source Commons: Selected Findings From An Empirical Study Of Sourceforge.Net Projects, Charles M. Schweik, Robert English, Qimti Paienjton, Sandy Haire

Charles M. Schweik

Some open source software collaborations are sustained over long periods of time and across several versions of a software product, while others become abandoned even before the first version of the product has been developed. In this study, we identify factors that might be responsible for one or the other of these collaborative trajectories. We examine 107,747 open source software projects hosted on Sourceforge.net in August 2006 using data available through the FLOSSmole Project. We employ Classification and Regression Tree modeling and Random Forests statistical approaches to begin to establish an understanding of how various project attributes, especially ...


Does Teacher Preparation Matter? Pupil Academic Achievement And Teacher’S College Preparation, Patrick Leon Mason 2009 Florida State University

Does Teacher Preparation Matter? Pupil Academic Achievement And Teacher’S College Preparation, Patrick Leon Mason

Patrick L. Mason

This study examines whether there is differential productivity associated with teachers trained within Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University’s college of education relative to teachers trained in other colleges and schools affiliated with the same university. We also examined whether there is differential productivity associated with alternative majors within and between the college of education and other academic units. We measure the productivity of a teacher by the educational achievement of pupils assigned to that teacher during a given year. We find that among pupils taught by recent graduates of FAMU, there is greater academic achievement among elementary school pupils taught ...


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