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Dan L. Burk & Mark A. Lemley, The Patent Crisis and How the Courts Can Solve It (2009).Michael CarrollIs there a crisis in the patent system, and if so, what should be done about it?  Two recent books respond to cries of alarm emanating from some in the patent system, and each makes a large [...] Continue reading Anna Gelpern, Financial Crisis Containment, 41 Conn. L. Rev. 1051 (2009).  Available at SSRN.Bill BrattonThe financial crisis caught many unawares, and not just in their pocketbooks.  Those of us who do corporate law had been operating for ever so long under a paradigm favoring market control of corporate ...
The Professional Urban and Regional Planner - Urban Expression And ...
Most countries particularly the developing ones like Nigeria are faced with the enormous challenges of urban planning problems which in turn affects the economic development. Urban growth for instance has a number of impacts on the environment and human well-being. Apart from the few impacts, almost all major cities of the country are increasingly plagued by environmental problems. In other words, there is a great threat to health and safety in most Nigerian cities (Egunjobi, 2000 and Kessides, 2006) courtesy of unguided urbanization and ineffective planning (Mabogunje, 2001; Ogunsanya, 2002 and Egunjobi, 2000). There are ... market research, surveys and trends
COLUMN: Reviewing a book for beginning homeschoolers - MainStreetNews
I have a list of books that homeschoolers have recommended to me, and I look forward to reading them, but I’m glad I started my research by reading The Homeschooling Handbook by Mary Griffith. I think it’s a good book for any beginning homeschooler because it’s easy to read and it does a good job of balancing the pros and cons of homeschooling. In the first chapter, Griffith summarizes the academic research done on homeschooling, and so far, there has not been any study that finds homeschooling is bad. She believes this is because for most families, if homeschooling does not work, they put their children back into school and no ... market research, surveys and trends


Evidence for Evolution: An Eclectic Survey
his is a compilation of my "evidence for evolution" posts to It is not in any particular order because each post can stand on its own. I have edited some portions of these posts to compress the file. I would like to thank David Paschall-Zimbal for mailing me a copy of #1 (I had not saved it). - Chris Colby Contents A look at cichlid fish in Lake Victoria This is the first in what I hope to be a series of postings. In the series I hope to accomplish two things, establish that evolution is an active branch of mainstream science and that there is indeed an overwhelming amount of evidence in favor of the idea ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Philocrites: Survey: 0.3 percent of adults are Unitarian ...
(Yup, it's time for some religion statistics!) The survey of 35,000 American adults was broad enough to pick up statistically significant samples of even small religious groups, like UUs. And the good news is that Unitarian Universalism seems to be a religious brand that has traction well beyond the formal membership of UUA-affiliated churches. The survey says 0.3 percent of adults identify as UUs, or three in a thousand. By my clumsy math, that seems to be somewhere around 677,000 adults. (The U.S. Census estimated that there were 225.6 million adults over 18 in 2006; see tables here .) The 2001 American Religious ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
From cash flow to rhyme flow: Music scholar Manabe takes eclectic path to ...
Noriko Manabe, who joined the Princeton music faculty this fall, studies the social and cultural aspects of music-making, with a focus on popular music in the West, Japan and Latin America. Manabe's research and teaching incorporate her interests in technology and media, which were developed in her previous career in the investment and consulting fields. Manabe learned to play the piano by ear by age 3 and was a featured soloist with a symphony orchestra in North Carolina when she was 13. � Photo: Denise Applewhite � Watch a video of Manabe and her students participating in a workshop with taiko drummer Kaoru Watanabe. � � ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Apple Says No to Nipples on Your iPhone
and one in which there's "no right or wrong way." But that message -- the conceptual lithium that powers the marketing machine that made Apple into the creative class darling -- is at odds with the message of Apple's app store , which is the monopoly supplier of software to the iPhone, iPod and iPad. At the app store, where mostly non-Apple developers submit new apps for approval, Apple employees are making decisions every day about not just the quality of the apps, but the morality of the apps' content -- right and wrong -- which raises the pesky little issue of hypocrisy. But that's not all: the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


It also aims to educate decision makers and other research partners .... methodological framework - contributes to the development of a certain theory and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Decision Making using Game Theory
Game theory represents an abstract model of decision making, not the ..... interests were pretty eclectic, but centred mainly on the treatment of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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What does the whole year and a day thing mean in Wicca? - Yahoo ...
after studying and practicing for year and a day? I'm kind of confused. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks no negative comments please(: Merry Meet Blue, The Year and One Day theory is used in many areas in life. It gives a person the opportunity to through each season with knowledge and skill. In the mundane world it is a time period set to learn about others or other things, this is because most people can pull a shadow over things for 3 – 6 months but it’s nearly impossible to do it for a year. In Wicca it’s a time of learning and growth, a time of self reflection and decision. Here is the time where you should ...
Would you fire your best employee, if he/she is not completely “on ...
Given some vague/unclear assumptions in your question, alluded to by others, there are considerations that affect the answer. Does not on board mean totally opposed, or with reservations, with valid concerns or not, privately concerned or fomenting discontent and opposition among others? More, is "best" employee because the person contributed to the organization in ways that bettered its operations aside from single task achievement, like being best salesperson or best machinist? Did the person have a chance to offer input before a change was mandated? Given this, I am intrigued by the "in a heartbeat" response. I ...