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  • Analyses
  • WE HAVE DEALT only sketchily with proposed disarmament scenarios and economic analyses, but the reason r for our seemingly casual dismissal of so much serious and sophisticated work lies in no disrespect for its competence. (educate-yourself.org)
  • And if this were true, the economic analyses and disarmament proposals we have referred to, plausible and well conceived as they may be, would not inspire, as they do, an inescapable sense of indirection. (educate-yourself.org)
  • participation
  • The most important factors relate to intermediate internal armed conflict, sectarian political participation, degree of democratization, and party competition, as well as the extent to which knowledge resources are distributed among the members of society. (repec.org)
  • Using unique data on political participation and initial public offerings by entrepreneurial firms, we find that firms controlled by entrepreneurs who participate in politics exhibit superior post-IPO performance. (repec.org)
  • We also find that firms characterized by political participation are subject to less underpricing. (repec.org)
  • Furthermore, the superior performance is concentrated among firms that operate in an environment characterized by rich rent-seeking opportunities instead of abundant business opportunities, suggesting that political participation is facilitating rent seeking rather than serving simply as a proxy for political recognition for entrepreneurship. (repec.org)
  • Political Participation and Entrepreneurial Initial Public Offerings in China ," Working Paper Series 2011-17, China Economic Research Center, Stockholm School of Economics. (repec.org)
  • society
  • the successful operation of the armed forces and the armaments producers entirely outside the frame-work of each nation's economic ground rules: these and other ambiguities closely associated with the relationship of war to society are easily clarified, once the priority of war-making potential as the principal structuring force in society is accepted. (educate-yourself.org)
  • form
  • A system is an organized group of related objects or components that form a whole. (cotf.edu)
  • Evolution is a series of changes, some gradual and some sporadic, that accounts for the present form and function of objects, organisms, and natural and designed systems. (cotf.edu)
  • world
  • In all regions of the world, traditional healing systems and Western biomedical care co-exist. (who.int)
  • I would say it worked until the world changed in such a way that old systems were entirely dismantled. (ycombinator.com)
  • That there may have been cutbacks in some social programs would hardly seem a reason to be so dismissive of a social system which seems to provide a very high quality of life to tens of millions of people in the world today. (venezuelanalysis.com)
  • itself
  • Once this is correctly understood, the true magnitude of the problems entailed in a transition to peace--itself a social system, but without precedent except in a few simple preindustrial societies--becomes apparent. (educate-yourself.org)
  • Action
  • The political agenda that Temer kicked into action bore little resemblance to the socialism of the past 13 years under Workers' Party rule. (newint.org)
  • Countries
  • According to WHO estimates, at least 80% of the population in developing countries rely on traditional healing systems as their primary source of care. (who.int)
  • role
  • However, for indigenous peoples, the traditional systems play a particularly vital role in their healing strategies. (who.int)
  • Nor did Obama's setting the economic stage by focusing on global competition and technology acknowledge the role of debt in raising the price of labor. (nakedcapitalism.com)