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Author: James N. Menendez
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: trusted, systems, distribution, guide, understanding
Number of Pages: 40
Published: 1988-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788122320
ISBN-13: 9780788122323

A set of good practices related to trusted distribution of hardware, software, and firmware portions, both originals and updates, of automated data processing systems employed for processing classified and other sensitive information. Helps the vendor and evaluator community understand what trusted distribution is, why it is important, and how an effective trusted distribution system may be implemented to meet the requirements of the Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria.
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Author: Poykayil Simon George
Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res Inst
Keywords: distribution, implications, effectiveness, income, kerala, foodgrains, public
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 1979
ISBN-10: 0896290085
ISBN-13: 9780896290082
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Author: Abdullaev, Iskandar, Ul Hassan, Mehmood, Manthrith
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: tertiary, distribution, canals, central, asia, water, rotational, improvement, irrigation, services, application, reliability
Number of Pages: 31
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 9290906391
ISBN-13: 9789290906391

This report addresses a specific context of massive inequity and unevenness in water allocation and distribution experienced presently by the water users in transitional Central Asian economies, as a result of broad-scale fragmentation of the previously large farms. The report describes action research aimed at making water distribution at the tertiary level more reliable, transparent and equitable.
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Author: Douglas W. Elmendorf
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: earnings, annual, workers, distribution, changes
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437923984
ISBN-13: 9781437923988

This report documents changes in the annual earnings of workers ages 25 to 54 between 1979 and 2007. The analysis compares the distribution of earnings for male and female workers and documents changes in the annual earnings of workers with very high earnings. It also examines changes in earnings mobility (the rate at which workers move from one position in the distribution to another) and earnings variability (the extent to which a worker¿s earnings change from one year to the next). This report provides objective, impartial analysis and makes no recommendations. Charts and tables.
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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: film, video, industries, evolution, content, digital, movies, remaking
Number of Pages: 132
Published: 2008-05-05
ISBN-10: 9264043306
ISBN-13: 9789264043305

Film and video products take a huge variety of forms from modest training or promotion audio-visuals to blockbuster feature films that earn very large amounts of money from worldwide distribution. Production and distribution for any film or video product involve an extremely wide array of commercial interests often with quite different strategies. This study focuses on commercial entertainment products and production and distribution of films and television programs. It analyses the impact of digital content creation, distribution and use on value chains and business models of the film and vid
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Author: J. Humberto López
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: inequality, growth, poverty, relationship, normal
Number of Pages: 30
Published: 2006
eBookDB-ID: lvFBPzfPzd

Using a large cross-country income distribution dataset spanning close to 800 country-year observations from industrial and developing countries, the authors show that the size distribution of per capita income is well approximated empirically by a lognormal density. The null hypothesis that per capita income follows a lognormal distribution cannot be rejected-although the same hypothesis is unambiguously rejected when applied to per capita consumption. The authors show that lognormality of per capita income has important implications for the relative roles of income growth and inequality chan
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Author: Tonci Bakovic
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: electricity, distribution, privatize, way, contract, new, regulation
Number of Pages: 108
Published: 2003-09
ISBN-10: 0821355929
ISBN-13: 9780821355923

In many developing countries, both governments and investors have expressed disappointment with the performance of recently privatized electricity distribution companies. Some investors claim that the design of the new regulatory system is fundamentally flawed and recommend that independent regulatory commissions be replaced or supplemented by more explicit "regulation by contract" that would reduce the discretion of new commissions.This paper examines whether regulation by contract or a combination of regulation by contract and regulatory independence would provide a better regulatory system
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