This book presents an extensive study on the effectiveness of recent regulations on pharmaceutical prices in India, exploring the weaknesses in the design and implementation of pharmaceutical price controls and investigating what can be done to fix the broken system.
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Many students of higher education aren't taught how to write well. This digital Learning to Write Independently course has been designed to change this. The course comprises nine digital programmes, called Diskits *1, in which different sub-skills can be practised independently.
We are living in uncertain times. An often used acronym to characterise the kind of
turbulence that society faces is VUCA. This acronym was introduced by the US Military
College at the beginning of the 21st century to stand for the increased Volatility,
Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity that technological, political and economic
processes are currently creating.
Klachtbehandeling wordt door de politie gezien als een mogelijkheid om samen met de burger de kwaliteit van het politieoptreden te verbeteren. In dit onderzoek is gekeken welke andere kanalen, naast de klachtenregeling, de politie zou kunnen gebruiken om ‘oog en oor’ te hebben voor de samenleving en een realistisch beeld te krijgen van uitingen van ongenoegen van burgers.
Econometrics can at first appear a highly technical subject, but it can
also equip the practitioner with a useful skillset of smart ways to
formulate research questions and collect data. Enjoyable
Econometrics applies econometric methods to a variety of unusual
and engaging research questions, often beyond the realm of
economics, demonstrating the great potential of using such methods
to understand a wide range of phenomena.
Mainport Rotterdam is met afstand de grootste haven van Europa. Jaarlijks worden vele miljoenen containers overgeslagen. Deze positie wordt door velen geaccepteerd als een gegeven. Maar is dat terecht?
In an increasingly connected world experiencing accelerating levels of technological disruption, the strategic challenges for business leaders are greater than ever before, and conventional approaches to strategy are unable to contend with today's VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) business environment. A new approach to strategic decision-making is required to motivate and mobilize stakeholders to achieve the business’s overarching goals, such as making a profit and delivering on people- and planet-related objectives.
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.).