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Authors: Klaudijo Stroligo, Horst Intscher, Susan Davis-Cr
Publisher: World Bank Publication
Keywords: bank, studies, world, transactions, suspicious, suspending
Number of Pages: 108
Published: 2013-07-18
ISBN-10: 0821399179
ISBN-13: 9780821399170

Seizure and confiscation of proceeds of crime, and funds intended to finance terrorism, are key objectives of the global initiative to combat money laundering and terrorism financing. The timely identification and immobilization of such funds are critical to permit the action necessary to prevent the flight of illicit assets beyond the reach of national law enforcement and prosecutorial authorities. Among the measures and tools that have been developed is the power for Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) to order the postponement of transactions involving funds suspected of being related to m
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Authors: Kimmo Halme, Ilari Lindy, Kalle A. Piirainen, Ves
Publisher: World Bank Publication
Keywords: governance, directions, development, policies, lessons, knowledge, economy, finland
Number of Pages: 182
Published: 2014-04-21
ISBN-10: 1464801940
ISBN-13: 9781464801945

Finland is known for its consistent progress in the economy and competitiveness, as well as the egalitarian society underneath it. Yet, the challenges experienced by Finland in the beginning of the 20th century were similar to those experienced by many countries today. Finland emerged as an independent nation in the midst of international economic and political turbulence. In spite of its remoteness, relative scarcity of natural resources, smallness of the home market and recent history characterized by wars and social cleavages, Finland transformed itself from an agriculture-based economy in
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Author: Gene Kizer, Jr.
Publisher: Charleston Athenaeum Press
Keywords: irrefutable, argument, states, war, cause, slavery
Number of Pages: 250
Published: 2014-08-26
ISBN-10: 0985363274
ISBN-13: 9780985363277

A powerful argument with citation and 140 sources proving unequivocally that the North did not go to war to end slavery or free the slaves. The cause of the War Between the States (Civil War) was the threatened economic annihilation of the North brought about by the secession of the Southern States. The North quickly discovered that its great wealth and employment depended on manufacturing and shipping for the South, and without the South, the North was headed fast to economic collapse and anarchy. The North’s passage of the astronomical Morrill Tariff at the same time that Southerners m
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Author: Mary Hallward-Driemeier Tazeen HasanBrand Brand
Publisher: World Bank Press
Keywords: africa, development, forum, opportunities, economic, women, legal, rights, empowering
Number of Pages: 232
Published: 2012-10-04
ISBN-10: 0821395335
ISBN-13: 9780821395332

The importance of property rights in providing the incentive to invest, work hard, and innovate has been recognized for centuries. Yet, many women in Africa do not have the same property rights or formal legal capacity enjoyed by men. Empowering Women: Legal Rights and Economic Opportunities in Africa documents the extent to which the legal capacity and property rights vary for women and men, and analyzes the impact this has on women s economic opportunities. The book introduces the Women s Legal Economic Empowerment Database Africa (Women LEED Africa). This database covers all 47 countries in
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Author: Dr Helen Crawley
Publisher: First Steps Nutrition Trust
Keywords: guide, practical, pregnancy, healthy, eating
Number of Pages: 94
Published: 2014-03-06
ISBN-10: 1908924187
ISBN-13: 9781908924186

This guide is now available as a free pdf download and provides general advice for health professionals to support all pregnant women about food, nutrition and pregnancy. It includes recipes and meal ideas and will hopefully sit alongside other local public health guidance to provide practical explanation of what ’eating well’ looks like in practice.    As with all our resources the information is in line with current Government policy and has been reviewed by experts in the field.    Contents About this guide 4 PART 1 Advice on eating well in pregnancy 5
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Author: Bill Moggridge
Publisher: The MIT Press
Keywords: interactions, designing
Number of Pages: 766
Published: 2007-10-01
ISBN-10: 0262134748
ISBN-13: 9780262134743

Digital technology has changed the way we interact with everything from the games we play to the tools we use at work. Designers of digital technology products no longer regard their job as designing a physical object?beautiful or utilitarian?but as designing our interactions with it. In Designing Interactions, award-winning designer Bill Moggridge introduces us to forty influential designers who have shaped our interaction with technology. Moggridge, designer of the first laptop computer (the GRiD Compass, 1981) and a founder of the design firm IDEO, tells us these stories from an industry in
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Author: Thomas J. DiLorenzo
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
Keywords: government, truth, unvarnished, crime, organized
Number of Pages: 232
Published: 2012-07-20
ISBN-10: 1610162552
ISBN-13: 9781610162555

Politics and thieves, coercion and regulation, fascism and the Fed, centralization and liberty, workers and unions, trade and freedom, free-market achievements and government disasters in American history this book covers it all! Organized Crime collection of essays in the tradition of Austrian political economy a combination of applied economics and the study of governmental reality. Unlike mainstream economists who are content to spin mathematical model after mathematical model which explain little or nothing about the real world, DiLorenzo s focus has always been just the opposite to use e
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