Econometric Models Techniques And Applications

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Author: Michael D. Intriligator
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780133984132
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Econometric Models Techniques And Applications by Michael D. Intriligator

Original Title: Econometric Models Techniques And Applications

This text surveys the theories, techniques (model-building and data collection), and applications of econometrics. It focuses on those aspects of econometrics that are of major importance to students and researchers interested in performing, evaluating, or understanding econometric studies in a variety of areas. It reviews matrix notation and the use of multivariate statistics, discusses the specification of the model and the development of data for its estimation, and reviews recent developments in econometric models, techniques, and applications throughout. It also explains the estimation of single-equation models, includes a new chapter on time-series problems and provides case studies of the applications of econometrics to a wide array of areas.

Climate Change And The Energy Problem

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Author: David L. Goodstein
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN: 9789813208346
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Climate Change And The Energy Problem by David L. Goodstein

Original Title: Climate Change And The Energy Problem

Written by two world renowned academics a physicist who writes about the nature of the problem, and an economist who discusses various scenarios and solutions, this unique must-have book highlights the problem from the point of view of a scientist and an economist.

Global Biosecurity

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Author: Peter Katona
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135273014
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Global Biosecurity by Peter Katona

Original Title: Global Biosecurity

This book explores a range of biohealth and biosecurity threats, places them in context, and offers responses and solutions from global and local, networked and pyramidal, as well as specialized and interdisciplinary perspectives. Specifically covering bioterrorism, emerging infectious diseases, pandemic disease preparedness and remediation, agroterroism, food safety, and environmental issues, the contributors demonstrate that to counter terrorism of any kind, a global, networked, and multidisciplinary approach is essential. To be successful in biosecurity, this book argues it is necessary to extend partnerships, cooperation, and co-ordination between public health, clinical medicine, private business, law enforcement and other agencies locally, nationally and internationally. Internationally, a clear understanding is needed of what has happened in past epidemics and what was accomplished in past bioprograms (in Britain, South Africa, Russia, for example). This book also assesses how, with the right technology and motivation, both a state and a non-state actor could initiate an extremely credible biothreat to security at both local and national levels. This book will be of much interest to students, researchers and practitioners of security studies, public health, public policy and IR in general. Peter Katona is Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Infectious Diseases. He is co-founder of Biological Threat Mitigation, a bioterror consulting firm. John P. Sullivan is a lieutenant with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. He is also a researcher focusing on terrorism, conflict disaster, intelligence studies, and urban operations. He is co-founder of the Los Angeles Terrorism Early Warning (TEW) Group. Michael D. Intriligator is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is also Professor of Political Science, Professor of Public Policy in the School of Public Policy and Social Research, and Co-Director of the Jacob Marschak Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Mathematics in the Behavioral Sciences, all at UCLA.

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