Economics

principles and practices

Author: Gary E. Clayton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780675006101

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

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Economics

Principles and Practices

Author: Clayton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780028230498

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: N.A

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Economics: Principles and Practices, Student Edition

Author: McGraw-Hill Education

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780078799976

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 704

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Proven in the classroom, Economics: Principles and Practices provides a solid basis for learning economics for all students based on the twenty standards from the Council of Economic Education Includes Print Student Edition

Nutrition Economics

Principles and Policy Applications

Author: Suresh Babu,Shailendra N. Gajanan,J. Arne Hallam

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128011505

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 404

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Nutrition Economics: Principles and Policy Applications establishes the core criteria for consideration as new policies and regulations are developed, including application-based principles that ensure practical, effective implementation of policy. From the economic contribution of nutrition on quality of life, to the costs of malnutrition on society from both an individual and governmental level, this book guides the reader through the factors that can determine the success or failure of a nutrition policy. Written by an expert in policy development, and incorporating an encompassing view of the factors that impact nutrition from an economic standpoint (and their resulting effects), this book is unique in its focus on guiding other professionals and those in advanced stages of study to important considerations for correct policy modeling and evaluation. As creating policy without a comprehensive understanding of the relevant contributing factors that lead to failure is not an option, this book provides a timely reference. Connects the direct and indirect impacts of economic policy on nutritional status Provides practical insights into the analysis of nutrition policies and programs that will produce meaningful results Presents a hands-on approach on how to apply economic theory to the design of nutritional policies and programs

Principles and Practice of Clinical Trial Medicine

Author: Richard Chin,Bruce Y Lee

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080557939

Category: Medical

Page: 560

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Clinical trials are an important part of medicine and healthcare today, deciding which treatments we use to treat patients. Anyone involved in healthcare today must know the basics of running and interpreting clinical trial data. Written in an easy-to-understand style by authors who have considerable expertise and experience in both academia and industry, Principles and Practice of Clinical Trial Medicine covers all of the basics of clinical trials, from legal and ethical issues to statistics, to patient recruitment and reporting results. Jargon-free writing style enables those with less experience to run their own clinical trials and interpret data Book contains an ideal mix of theory and practice so researchers will understand both the rationale and logistics to clinical trial medicine Expert authorship whose experience includes running clinical trials in an academic as well as industry settings Numerous illustrations reinforce and elucidate key concepts and add to the book's overall pedagogy

Fundamental Business Economics

Author: C M du Toit,A P du Plessis,J D Nortje

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 1483135691

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 268

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Fundamental Business Economics, Second Edition provides the theory and practice of the fundamental principles of business economics. The book is organized into five sections. The first part, introduction to business practice, discusses the essential nature of business economic activity, the scientific method used in practicing business economics, and the interaction between the firm and its environment. Part 2 focuses on entrepreneurship and the management function. The basic founding considerations which may be approached from the angle of the economic principle, and which may be controlled by management are considered in Part 3. The fourth part elaborates the specialized business functions. The final chapter reflects on business economics as a science. It looks at the historical trends in the development of business economics concluding with business economics to be in a position among the natural and cultural sciences. Business researchers, economists, and students will find the book very insightful.

Forecasting: principles and practice

Author: Rob J Hyndman,George Athanasopoulos

Publisher: OTexts

ISBN: 0987507117

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 380

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Forecasting is required in many situations. Stocking an inventory may require forecasts of demand months in advance. Telecommunication routing requires traffic forecasts a few minutes ahead. Whatever the circumstances or time horizons involved, forecasting is an important aid in effective and efficient planning. This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to forecasting methods and presents enough information about each method for readers to use them sensibly.

Agroecological Economics

Sustainability and Biodiversity

Author: Paul Wojtkowski

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080557823

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

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Agroecology is the science of applying ecological concepts and principles to the design, development, and management of sustainable agricultural systems. Agroecological economics, a subsection of agricultural economics, evaluates the ecological consequences of agricultural methods on the economic scale. Agroecological economics considers green engineering as a means of measurement. As the environmental movement unfolds, the importance of biodiversity and long-term sustainability are indisputable. Progress depends on determining the economic viability of terrestrial agroecosystems. What is lacking is the analysis needed to bring biodiverse and sustainable systems to fruition. Agroecological Economics analyzes the current topics that must be addressed in order to provide sustainable agricultural systems. It explains the economics of land-use ecology with emphasis on changing over from a conventional model of agriculture to environmentally- and ecologically-friendly models and the financial incentives that are important to these practices. * Analyzes agricultural solutions with economic testing * Includes a complete analysis of recent biodiversity-based research with valuable new economic methodologies * Provides various applications to mitigate the problems which have economic and ecological effects on agroecosystems * Offers applications of ecologically-sound land-use practices in production and manufacturing

Sustainability Principles and Practice

Author: Margaret Robertson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317232100

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 398

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This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each chapter explores one aspect of the field, first introducing concepts and presenting issues, then supplying tools for working toward solutions. Techniques for management and measurement as well as case studies from around the world are provided. The second edition includes a complete update of the text, with increased coverage of major topics including the Anthropocene; complexity; resilience; environmental ethics; governance; the IPCC’s latest findings on climate change; Sustainable Development Goals; and new thinking on native species and novel ecosystems. Chapters include further reading and discussion questions. The book is supported by a companion website with links, detailed reading lists, glossary, and additional case studies, together with projects, research problems, and group activities, all of which focus on real-world problem solving of sustainability issues. The textbook is designed to be used by undergraduate college and university students in sustainability degree programs and other programs in which sustainability is taught.

The Economics of Taxation

Principles, Policy and Practice

Author: Simon R. James,Christopher Nobes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781906201074

Category: Taxation

Page: 322

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The 2008/09 edition of this book continues to provide a clear and authoritative introduction to the economic theory of taxation and to its practical operations in the UK. Part 1 of the text examines the principles of taxation, while Part 2 gives a borad-based description and evaluation of the policy and practice of the UK's tax system, highlighting some international comparisons. Features: - revised to include all 2008 Finance Act - Numerical examples and illustrations integrated throughout the text - Chapter by chapter self-assessment and discussion questions, with suggested answers at the end of the text Suitable for undergraduates of all disciplines studying on course in taxation, and other swanting to understand the economics of taxation.

Economics

Principles and Applications

Author: Rolando A. Santos

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781465295187

Category: Economics

Page: 403

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American Indian Business

Principles and Practices

Author: Deanna M. Kennedy,Charles F. Harrington,Amy Klemm Verbos,Daniel Stewart,Joseph Scott Gladstone,Gavin Clarkson

Publisher: University of Washington Press

ISBN: 0295742100

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 248

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American Indian business is booming. The number of American Indian� and Alaska Native�owned businesses increased by 15.3 percent from 2007 to 2012�a time when the total number of US businesses increased by just 2 percent�and receipts grew from $34.4 million in 2002 to $8.8 billion in 2012. Despite this impressive growth, there is an absence of small businesses on reservations, and Native Americans own private businesses at the lowest rate per capita for any ethnic or racial group in the United States. Many Indigenous entrepreneurs face unique cultural and practical challenges in starting, locating, and operating a business, from a perceived lack of a culture of entrepreneurship and a suspicion of capitalism to the difficulty of borrowing start-up funds when real estate is held in trust and cannot be used as collateral. This book provides an accessible introduction to American Indian businesses, business practices, and business education. Its chapters cover the history of American Indian business from early trading posts to today�s casino boom; economic sustainability, self-determination, and sovereignty; organization and management; marketing; leadership; human resource management; tribal finance; business strategy and positioning; American Indian business law; tribal gaming operations; the importance of economic development and the challenges of economic leakage; entrepreneurship; technology and data management; business ethics; service management; taxation; accounting; and health-care management. American Indian Business also furthers the inclusion of Indigenous perspectives in the study of American business practices in general and demonstrates the significant impact that American Indians have had on business, as well as their cultural contributions to management, leadership, marketing, economic development, and entrepreneurship.

Modern Economic Regulation

An Introduction to Theory and Practice

Author: Christopher Decker

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139992139

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

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Drawing from the most recent work on economic regulation, this book introduces readers to the main principles and examines how economic regulation is applied in four key public utility industries - electricity, gas, water and telecommunications. Written for students and practitioners with little prior knowledge of economic regulation, this is an accessible, non-technical entry point to the subject area, exploring the fundamental questions: Why do we regulate? What are alternatives to regulation? Which institutions are involved in regulation? What have been the impacts of regulation? Readers will gain a clear understanding of the basic principles that apply to all regulated sectors, as well as the regulatory choices that reflect the specific economic and physical characteristics of different industries. Case studies demonstrate connections between regulatory theory and practice, and extensive references provide readers with resources for more in-depth study.