Towards a General Theory of Deep Downturns: Presidential by Joseph E. Stiglitz

By Joseph E. Stiglitz

Joseph Stiglitz examines the speculation at the back of the commercial downturns that experience plagued our global lately. This interesting three-part lecture recognizes the failure of financial versions to effectively expect the 2008 challenge and explores replacement types which, if followed, may perhaps in all likelihood fix a strong and filthy rich economic climate.

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ULF Pulsations in the Magnetosphere: Reviews from the by Gordon Rostoker, John C. Samson, John V. Olson (auth.), D.

By Gordon Rostoker, John C. Samson, John V. Olson (auth.), D. J. Southwood (eds.)

Physical and chemical experiences of the earth and planets in addition to their sur­ roundings at the moment are constructing very speedily. As those reports are of primarily foreign personality, many foreign meetings, symposia, seminars and workshops are held each year. To post court cases of those conferences is naturally very important for tracing improvement of assorted disciplines of earth and aircraft­ tary sciences although publishing is getting quickly to be a dear enterprise. it's my excitement to benefit that the heart for educational guides Japan and the Japan medical Societies Press have agreed to adopt the e-book of a sequence "Advances in Earth and Planetary Sciences" which may still definitely develop into a massive medium for conveying achievements of varied conferences to the aca­ demic in addition to non-academic medical groups. it really is deliberate to post the sequence totally on the root of court cases that seem within the magazine of Geomagnetism and Geoelectricity edited via the Society of Terrestrial Magnetism and electrical energy of Japan, the magazine of Physics of the Earth through the Seismological Society of Japan and the Volcanological Society of Japan, and the Geochemical magazine via the Geochemical Society of Japan, . even though occasional volumes of the sequence will comprise autonomous court cases. number of conferences, of which the lawsuits could be incorporated within the sequence, may be made via the Editorial Committee for which i've got the honor to paintings because the basic Editor.

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Unternehmensplanspiele im industriebetrieblichen by Christina Trautwein (auth.)

By Christina Trautwein (auth.)

Die betriebswirtschaftliche Ausbildung an Hochschulen muss sich stetig verändernden wirtschaftlichen, technologischen und gesellschaftlichen Rahmenbedingungen stellen. Neben einer fundierten fachlich-methodischen Ausbildung erwarten Unternehmen von betriebswirtschaftlichen Hochschulabsolventen auch ein hohes Maß an Sozial- und Selbstkompetenz. Zum Erwerb unterschiedlicher Kompetenzen bietet die Lehrmethode Planspiel vielfältige Möglichkeiten. Christina Trautwein untersucht, basierend auf einer breit angelegten empirischen Erhebung, die Erfolgsfaktoren für den Planspieleinsatz und leitet daraus Empfehlungen für den Einsatz und die Gestaltung von Unternehmensplanspielen ab.

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Mit Kollegialen Grüssen ...: Sprachdummheiten in der Medizin by Reiner Heckl

By Reiner Heckl

Warum ist die „Medizinersprache“ stilistisch oft so schlecht? Der Autor spürt die Gründe dafür auf und zeigt die gedanklichen Abgründe hinter unbedachten Formulierungen, um sie dann humorvoll-ironisch – und nicht ohne beißenden Spott – in zahlreichen Glossen kunstfertig aufzuspießen. Eine feuilletonistische Stilfibel und Sprachlehre mit Anregungen zum scharfen klinischen Denken, angereichert mit einer guten component Medizinkritik. Der Band enthält ein ausführliches Glossar mit den häufigsten Stilfehlern und Manierismen in medizinischen Texten.

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Recent Developments in General Relativity by P. Fré (auth.), B. Casciaro, D. Fortunato, M. Francaviglia,

By P. Fré (auth.), B. Casciaro, D. Fortunato, M. Francaviglia, A. Masiello (eds.)

The thirteenth Italian convention on normal Relativity and Gravitational Physics was once held in Cala Corvino-Monopoli (Bari) from September 21to September 25, 1998. The convention, that's held any other 12 months in several Italian destinations, has introduced jointly, as within the previous meetings during this sequence, these scientists who're and actively paintings in all features of common relativity, from either the mathematical and the actual issues of view: from classical theories of gravitation to quantum gravity, from relativistic astrophysics and cosmology to experiments in gravitation. approximately 70 contributors got here from Departments of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Departments of arithmetic and Departments of Experimental and Theoretical Physics from all around the nation; additionally a couple of Italian scientists operating out of the country kindly permitted invites from the medical Committee. the nice needs of the collage and of the Politecnico di Bari have been conveyed by way of the director of Diparti­ mento Interuniversitario di Matematica, Prof. Franco Altomare. those court cases comprise the contributions of the 2 winners of the SIGRAV prizes, the invited talks awarded on the convention and lots of the contributed talks. We thank all of our colleagues, who did their top to arrange their manuscripts. The friendly surroundings precipitated through the great thing about where was once greatlyenhanced not just through the participation of such a lot of colleagues, who had energetic discussions approximately technology well past convention hours, but in addition via the sensation of hospitalityextended to the contributors through the employees of the Cala Corvino inn, the place the convention used to be held.

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