Filters








1,271 Hits in 15.3 sec

Cluster Based Rule Discovery Model for Enhancement of Government's Tobacco Control Strategy

Shamsul Huda, John Yearwood, Ron Borland
2010 2010 Fourth International Conference on Network and System Security  
In this paper, we propose a cluster based rule discovery model (CRDM) for generation of more compact and simplified rules for the enhancement of tobacco control policy.  ...  Discovery of interesting rules describing the behavioural patterns of smokers' quitting intentions is an important task in the determination of an effective tobacco control strategy.  ...  In this paper we propose a cluster-based rule discovery model (CRDM) for determining effective tobacco control policy.  ... 
doi:10.1109/nss.2010.14 dblp:conf/nss/HudaYB10 fatcat:hbzmjjjogbfmvooosu5dom33qe

From Big Data to Rich Theory: Integrating Critical Discourse Analysis with Structural Topic Modeling

Ana M. Aranda, Kathrin Sele, Helen Etchanchu, Jonne Y. Guyt, Eero Vaara
2021 European Management Review  
Based on an explanatory sequential mixed-methods design, we develop a stepwise model that provides practical and theoretical guidance to conduct a critical analysis of large textual data.  ...  We demonstrate how an integrated mixed-methods approach allows capturing the breadth and depth of discourses used by different actors in the tobacco debates.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank the editor Bill Lee and four anonymous reviewers for their support and insightful comments throughout the process.  ... 
doi:10.1111/emre.12452 fatcat:2mbvceesgnfqrdgifwcyqs5t5a

WHO technical manual on tobacco tax administration

Katherine E. Smith
2013 Public Health  
Include tobacco excise tax increases as part of a comprehensive strategy to reduce tobacco use Governments should adopt a comprehensive tobacco control strategy that includes objectives for reducing adult  ...  control based on spot checks and systems of audit.  ...  and Kaempfer (2001) Household survey, 1997 (6500 black households and 1350 white households) η p Black = -0.8 to -1.79 South Africa Van Walbeek (2002) The Income and Expenditure household surveys of  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2012.10.004 fatcat:iewoe2utavdrxeyx3o7tcjlzym

Are Banks Liquidity Transformers?

Akash Deep, Guido Schaefer
2004 Social Science Research Network  
The effective deployment of governmental power depends on information about conditions in the world, strategies for improving those conditions, and the consequences associated with deploying different  ...  Since total transparency would detract from government's ability to secure valuable information, administrative law needs to balance between the competing needs of transparency to prevent abuse and opacity  ...  , such as enhanced safety or public health.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.556289 fatcat:fdmfyyvo7nd2dbhyckkmyl5nne

Proceedings of the Fifth Biennial Conference of the Society for Implementation Research Collaboration (SIRC) 2019: where the rubber meets the road: the intersection of research, policy, and practice - part 2

2020 Implementation Science  
The target audience for the current study utilized evidence-based state tobacco control (TC) programs.  ...  clusters for ERIC strategies [3] .  ...  Based on the changes implemented in the second phase (automating the dashboard; changing training strategies), participants reported positive attitudes particularly regarding conveying the usefulness of  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13012-020-01033-8 pmid:32998745 fatcat:qusvm2jnqbaatpqc5qj3jkuh4i

There's No Beer without a Smoke: Community Cohesion and Neighboring Communities' Effects on Organizational Resistance to Antismoking Regulations in the Dutch Hospitality Industry

Tal Simons, Patrick A. M. Vermeulen, Joris Knoben
2016 Academy of Management Journal  
The user has requested enhancement of the downloaded file. r This study highlights the importance of communities in explaining organizational resistance to institutional pressures.  ...  In addition, we propose a contiguity effect that emphasizes the broader social context of the community-its neighboring communities-as a source for support or information about appropriate ways to resist  ...  lobbying into their tobacco control activities.  ... 
doi:10.5465/amj.2014.0379 fatcat:h5dnan4wbncibkmrbxkuukyl34

Kuwait

International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.
2020 IMF Staff Country Reports  
A rules-based fiscal framework would improve management of oil revenues. A rule-based framework would help anchor fiscal policy on a long-term objective of intergenerational equity.  ...  With limited scope for public employment going forward, a vibrant private sector must emerge to absorb the large number of Kuwaitis entering the labor market in coming years.  ...  There is evidence of interest rate clustering for new loans.  ... 
doi:10.5089/9781513538563.002 fatcat:lnkvkqi4gvapnnr6tc6s47x5bm

Oppositional Politics in Criminal Law and Procedure

Janet Moore
2013 Social Science Research Network  
This Article breaks new ground by arguing that the democracy deficit calls for a democracy-enhancing theory of criminal law and procedure that modifies traditional justifications of retributivism and deterrence  ...  Part I contextualizes the argument within cyclical retrenchments in movements for racial and economic justice. Part II sketches the contours of a democracy-enhancing theory.  ...  Maryland 17 and related cases, criminal discovery rules, and codes of professional ethics. 18 But two recent Supreme Court cases seriously undermined the already weak enforceability of those discovery  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2214637 fatcat:iabpcc5ninbcbjtnqgutgvg6rm

United Republic of Tanzania: 2007 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under the Policy Support Instrument: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania

International Monetary Fund
2007 IMF Staff Country Reports  
However, the submission to government of the proposal has been delayed (until September 2007) for reasons outside the government's control. III.  ...  primary dealers-could facilitate price discovery and enhance efficiency in the primary market. and by scaling back their use for sterilization operations through increasing foreign exchange sales for  ... 
doi:10.5089/9781451838510.002 fatcat:hpk5sbz6qnfgxhec3toc7wig44

MEDRESET. Assessing EU–Mediterranean Policies in the Field of Industry from a Bottom-up Perspective: The Case of Egypt

Selma Fazzani and Khaled Guesmi Jean-Yves Moisseron
2018 Zenodo  
Given the focus on "aid for trade", the scope and the impact of the EU programmes on Egyptian industry are difficult to assess, as they appear to marginally influence the economy and the sector.  ...  The report assesses the EU's involvement in industry-related programmes in light of Egyptians' welfare and with a view to responding to MEDRESET's set of questions.  ...  deficit of economic rule of law.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3254845 fatcat:lpjnpynmknfb5bonejjjp6qbui

The fiscal roots of urban bias

Victor Alexander Menaldo
2016 Business and Politics  
On the other hand, political failures, due to state capture, mean that farmers will be subject to implicit taxes as a way of generating rents for politically powerful, industrial interests in the city.  ...  On the one hand, market failures, due to information asymmetries, mean that farmers who dearly require credit to succeed are shut out of lending markets, even if lenders could potentially benefit from  ...  For cash crops such as coffee and tobacco, this was accomplished via market boards.  ... 
doi:10.1515/bap-2016-0008 fatcat:hfajzq2bwbdahntu6apvmvvheq

Grading the Government

Richard W. Parker
2003 The University of Chicago Law Review  
The Article concludes with several affirmative recommendations for improving the assessment of individual rules and government regulation overall.  ...  But what is the skepticism based on?  ...  52 See Hahn, Government's Numbers (1996) Government's Numbers (2000) at 45 (cited in note 13) ("Varying the base year for the present-value calculation significantly affects the magnitude of the estimates  ... 
doi:10.2307/1600577 fatcat:t42t3ssjqndrzgaw6apsp6i7tu

From Growth to Prosperity: Policy Perspectives for Trinidad and Tobago

Liliana Rojas-Suarez, Carlos Ellas
2006 Social Science Research Network  
Eventually, cluster members, with Government's support, take control of this process and work together to effectively compete in world markets.  ...  This proactive development policy can serve as a model for cluster development in other areas.  ...  In particular, fasttrack the enactment of rules that address treatment of polluted water, hazardous and oily waste, and gas and diesel emissions. • Implement demand-and supply-side strategies to reduce  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2560892 fatcat:6ztkrnqe5vgkzpdyyatmtac6pq

Critical social marketing - The impact of alcohol marketing on youth drinking: Qualitative findings

Ross Gordon, Crawford Moodie, Douglas Eadie, Gerard Hastings
2009 International Journal of Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Marketing  
Evidence of strategies for undermining tobacco control policy was found.  ...  In addition, evidence of strategies for undermining tobacco control policy was also found.  ...  Show alcohol brands; find out brand personality of each one. What type of person would drink x, y, z. What would they do for a living, what type of music would they listen to/clothes worn?  ... 
doi:10.1002/nvsm.388 fatcat:rj3ecwibnvc4xf2k3cg62ti2qy

Development of Web-Based Computer-Tailored Advice to Promote Physical Activity Among People Older Than 50 years

Denise A Peels, Maartje M van Stralen, Catherine Bolman, Rianne HJ Golsteijn, Hein de Vries, Aart N Mudde, Lilian Lechner
2012 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
A major early discovery was of a set of mental strategies or rules, also called heuristics, that people use to understand risks (15) .  ...  Tobacco Control continue to advance.  ...  any group of risk factors in this table will often be less than the sum of their separate effects.  ... 
doi:10.2196/jmir.1742 pmid:22390878 pmcid:PMC3376526 fatcat:yzhhwypw4ngqno55ibgxdm7muu
« Previous Showing results 1 — 15 out of 1,271 results