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The Economy of Ghana: 50 Years of Economic Development
The Economy of Ghana: 50 Years of Economic Development by Mozammel Huq
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 559 Pages | ISBN : 1137602422 | 6.68 MB

The book follows a first edition published in 1989, which focused on the severe economic crisis Ghana faced during the late 1970s and the early 1980s. In this second edition, the authors extend the review up to the mid-2010s, covering the entire period since independence, with a special focus on shifts in economic policy, starting with the adoption of the Economic Recovery Programme in 1983.
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Antarctica: Earth's Own Ice World
Antarctica: Earth's Own Ice World By Michael Carroll
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 (2019 Edition) | 197 Pages | ISBN : 3319746235 | 17.55 MB

In 2016, scientist Rosaly Lopes and artist Michael Carroll teamed up as fellows of the National Science Foundation to travel to Mount Erebus, the world's southernmost active volcano in Antarctica. The logistics of getting there and complex operations of Antarctica's McMurdo Station echo the kinds of strategies that future explorers will undertake as they set up settlements on Mars and beyond. This exciting popular-level book explores the arduous environment of Antarctica and how it is similar to other icy worlds in the Solar System.
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Applied Multidimensional Scaling and Unfolding, Second Edition
Applied Multidimensional Scaling and Unfolding, Second Edition By Ingwer Borg
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 128 Pages | ISBN : 3319734709 | 6.89 MB

This book introduces multidimensional scaling (MDS) and unfolding as data analysis techniques for applied researchers. MDS is used for the analysis of proximity data on a set of objects, representing the data as distances between points in a geometric space (usually of two dimensions). Unfolding is a related method that maps preference data (typically evaluative ratings of different persons on a set of objects) as distances between two sets of points (representing the persons and the objects, resp.).
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Health and Well-Being in India: A Quantitative Analysis of Inequality in Outcomes and Opportunities
Health and Well-Being in India: A Quantitative Analysis of Inequality in Outcomes and Opportunities By Vani Kant Borooah
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 282 Pages | ISBN : 3319783270 | 5.47 MB

The theme of this book is health outcomes in India, in particular to outcomes relating to its caste and religious groups and, within these groups, to their women and children. The book's tenor is analytical and based upon a rigorous examination of recent data from both government and non-government sources. The major areas covered are sanitation, use by mothers of the government's child development services, child malnutrition, deaths in families, gender discrimination, and the measurement of welfare.
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