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Determinants of the sacrifice ratio: Evidence from OECD and non-OECD countries

Sandeep Mazumder
2014 Economic Modelling  
Ford, and M. Mira d'Ercole for valuable comments, Ane Kathrine Christensen for excellent statistical assistance and Olivier Besson and Deirdre Claassen for excellent secretarial assistance.  ...  Sarah Fleche was a Consultant in the Economics Department in 2010, Conal Smith is Economist in the Statistics Department and Piritta Sorsa is Head of Division in the Economics Department of the OECD.  ...  The World Values Survey in collaboration with the European Values Study provides evidence on what people want out of life and what they believe in.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.econmod.2014.03.023 fatcat:kwk42c7cwzftzfwpak5odfbwxm


2020 Journal of Science and Technology - IUH  
Using the qualitative research method and the quantitative research, the article analyzes the practical credit situation of the whole banking system in Vietnam and non-performing loan ratios of selected  ...  In addition, the Generalized Method of Moments (GMM) is used in the study to model the major factors impact on non-performing loan.  ...  ratio, and leverage ratio.  ... 
doi:10.46242/jst-iuh.v37i01.311 fatcat:srbmzmaz45cc3gxqrysxuaj23e

Non-Default Component of Sovereign Emerging Market Yield Spreads and Its Determinants: Evidence from the Credit Default Swap Market

Ugur N Küçük
2010 Journal of Fixed Income  
I estimate the non-default component of the yield spreads as the basis between the actual credit default swap (CDS) premium and the hypothetical CDS premium implied by emerging market bond yields.  ...  I study the effects of bond liquidity, liquidity in the CDS market, equity market performance and macroeconomic variables on the non-default component of the emerging market yield spreads.  ...  They find evidence on the existence of a significant non-default component.  ... 
doi:10.3905/jfi.2010.19.4.044 fatcat:amyfeyvpkbfs7as3m6xnxqs4p4

Effects of ionizing radiations on proteins. Evidence of non-random fragmentations and a caution in the use of the method for determination of molecular mass

M Le Maire, L Thauvette, B de Foresta, A Viel, G Beauregard, M Potier
1990 Biochemical Journal  
However, we have to conclude that this method is useless to determine the state of aggregation of a protein, since, for all the oligomers tested, the best fit was obtained by using the protomeric molecular  ...  It is thus unreliable to apply the radiation method for absolute molecular-mass determination.  ...  From these results and from the fact that there is no obvious reason why membrane protein oligomers would sustain energy transfer between subunits, and not the water-soluble oligomers, one is led to believe  ... 
pmid:2334402 pmcid:PMC1131307 fatcat:sgs3bkur7jeo7dmywepratvfp4

US cancer trends

1982 Nature  
And why should bacteria be adaptive to nonterrestrial environments and in particular be capable of space travel? R.J. MANCHEE. M.G. BROSTER, R . M . HENSTRIDGE, A.J. STAGG & J .  ...  does exist and should not be entirely disregarded.  ... 
doi:10.1038/296598a0 pmid:7070504 fatcat:4wtfrq66fne4zpr4cyxgofwacq

Why doctors use or do not use ethics consultation

J P Orlowski
2006 Journal of Medical Ethics  
Du Val et al's 22 study sought to determine the triggers for clinicians' requests for ethics consultation. They used a crosssectional telephone survey of internal medicine physicians.  ...  Some non-users believe that they do not need help because they are already proficient in ethics.  ... 
doi:10.1136/jme.2005.014464 pmid:16943327 pmcid:PMC2563413 fatcat:floqeq3wvvdzldlqwadkmzlzfi

Possible uses of counterfactual thought experiments in history

Alexander Maar
2014 Principia: An International Journal of Epistemology  
Counterfactual thought experiments in history have become increasingly popular in the last two decades, and a new and controversial branch of history has originated from their use: counterfactual history  ...  I argue that only (2) convincingly justifies the use of counterfactual thought experiments in history, as it allows historians to illustrate how they perceive events' degrees of sensitivity to changes  ...  He believed that determinism entails the denial of free-will, and for this reason it should be rejected.  ... 
doi:10.5007/1808-1711.2014v18n1p87 fatcat:4n5t42vg2zfuro23jvmpjlgs5e

Why human pain can't tell us whether fish feel pain

Victoria A. Braithwaite, Paula Droege
2016 Animal Sentience  
They consider (i) why it is not sufficient to conclude that only human neural structures can process conscious pain, (ii) why an understanding of pain in humans and non-human animals needs to be based  ...  She studies neurophysiology and behaviour to determine the mechanistic processes that influence animal behavior.  ...  There are good reasons to believe that global integration and attentional amplification are essential elements in consciousness.  ... 
doi:10.51291/2377-7478.1041 fatcat:gn3a3zvduzbk7hj4niyq4g2tau

US Highlights

Douglas Kamerow
2006 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
and tend to undervalue non-randomised evidence; through conservatives, who seek clarity and well defined rules about which evidence to include; to liberals, who believe that the totality of evidence,  ...  including non-randomised data, should be taken into account.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmj.39036.470278.3a fatcat:yvvrg77265gw5makxbdolojhhi

Still Irrelevant to Us

Jim Mackenzie
2004 Journal of Philosophy of Education  
aware of alternative ideas; that they should cultivate respect for and tolerance towards those alternatives; and they should be open and honest about religious disagreement and encourage questioning and  ...  Beliefs are said to be held non-rationally or non-evidentially when they are not held on the basis of appropriate reasons or relevant evidence, and are therefore more or less immune to revision and correction  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.0309-8249.2004.t01-2-00410.x fatcat:jrwekwolhrfqdjbnqr7zpnmygy

Why People Use Health Services

2005 Milbank Quarterly  
Kasl and Cobb recently provided a classification of various behaviors in the health area that provides a useful framework for considering the focus and limitations of the present paper. 1 They define health  ...  of why health services are used.  ...  understanding of why services are used.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1468-0009.2005.00425.x fatcat:dcnpsmjdnfe7zc5ahxhpcds6au

To Use or Not to Use

Alan G. Kamhi
1999 Language, Speech & Hearing Services in Schools  
What role do parents and families play in influencing these decisions? Why are scientists so skeptical of new treatment approaches?  ...  When should a clinician try out a new or different treatment approach? Should clinicians be trusted to use the best treatment approaches? These are the central questions addressed in this article.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT I wish to acknowledge the invaluable editorial feedback provided by Elaine Silliman and Mike Casby on earlier drafts of this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1044/0161-1461.3001.92 pmid:27764294 fatcat:4oxdaqiv4jb2ljiaahj4l23wuq

Psychology and the Use of Intuitions in Philosophy

Brian Talbot
2010 Studia Philosophica Estonica  
We need an understanding of how intuitions are generated and what it is they are based on, and this understanding must be founded on the psychological investigation of the mind.  ...  In this paper I will argue that there are legitimate concerns about this use, and that these concerns cannot be fully responded to using the traditional methods of philosophy.  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to thank Stephen Finlay, Janet Levin, James van Cleve, Kadri Vihvelin, Julia Staffel, Brian Bowman, and Geoff Georgi for their help with this paper.  ... 
doi:10.12697/spe.2009.2.2.09 fatcat:xnojilmcwjeb7jljral5qglgtm

Barriers to subsidies: why low-income families do not use child care subsidies

Anne B Shlay, Marsha Weinraub, Michelle Harmon, Henry Tran
2004 Social Science Research  
The major predictors of subsidy use were prior welfare experience, single parenthood, family/household income, hours of employment, use of center care and in-home care, and receipt of court ordered child  ...  Found barriers include parentsÕ beliefs that they either did not need or were not eligible for subsidy.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was funded by Grant No. 90YE0019/02 from the Administration of Children, Youth, and Families in the Department of Health and Human Services. We are grateful to Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0049-089x(03)00042-5 fatcat:xfdpvtllmfgeri6mxtxbfzgay4

The Referential Use of Definite Descriptions

Michel Seymour
1988 Russell: the Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies  
Logical analysis reveals that they are merely incomplete symbols and that they should be contextually eliminated in terms of existential clauses.  ...  But Strawson wrongly thought that differences in use determine differences in logical form.  ... 
doi:10.15173/russell.v8i1.1719 fatcat:dljixvnjhrac3bkctqm3ouxuhm
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