Time Annual 2001

Author: Time Magazine

Publisher: Time, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781883013745

Category: History

Page: 170

View: 6010

Surveys the principal events of 2000 in the United States and other countries, as well as developments in business, society, sports, and the arts, as seen in the pages of Time magazine.

Time Annual 2002

The Year in Review

Author: Time Magazine

Publisher: Time Books

ISBN: 9781929049622

Category: Social Science

Page: 176

View: 5532

The TIME 2002 ANNUAL provides the best journalism available on the years top stories, including the attack on America, other world events, politics, science and technology, health and education, arts and entertainment, and milestones

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2001: Making the Global Economy Work for All

Author: International Monetary Fund

Publisher: International Monetary Fund

ISBN: 9781589060623

Category: Economics

Page: 253

View: 5070

The Annual Report to the Board of Governors reviews the IMF's activities and policies during any given year. There are five chapters: (1) Overview, (2) Developments in the Global Economy and Financial Markets, (3) Policies to Secure Sustained and Balanced Global Growth, (4) Reforming and Strengthening the IMF to Better Support Member Countries, and (5) Finances, Organization, and Accountability. the full financial statements for the year are published separately and are also available, along with appendixes and other supplementary materials.

Annual 2005

Author: Time Magazine

Publisher: Time Home Entertainment Incorporated

ISBN: 9781932273533

Category: Reference

Page: 176

View: 9052

A collection of memorable photographic images, journalistic accounts, maps, and graphics captures the year's most important, interesting, and fascinating people and events in such fields as current affairs, science and technology, health, education, arts and entertainment, milestones, and more.

The Obits: The New York Times Annual 2012

Author: William McDonald

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 0761169423

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 608

View: 1411

The obits. It’s the first section many of us turn to when we open the paper, not to see who died, but rather to find out about who lived to discover the interesting lives of people who’ve made a mark. A new annual that collects nearly 300 of the best of The New York Times obituaries from the previous year, The Obits Annual 2012 is a compelling, addictive-as-salted-peanuts “who’s who” of some of the most fascinating people of the twentieth century. Written by top journalists each entry is a jewel, a miniature, nuanced biography filled with the facts we love to read, with the surprise and serendipity of life. There’s David L. Wolper, the producer of Roots—and the story of how he got his start purchasing film footage from Sputnik. The jazz singer, Abbey Lincoln, and her change from glamorous performer—she owned a dress of Marilyn Monroe’s—to civil rights activist (she burned the Monroe dress). Owsley Stanley, the quirky perfecter of LSD, who blamed a heart attack on the fact that his mother made him eat broccoli as a child. Patricia Neal—known by most as a movie star, but her real life, filled with tragedy, adversity, and incredible professional ups and downs, is almost a surreal play of triumph and tragedy. Arranged chronologically, like the obits themselves, it’s a deliciously random walk through the recent past, meeting the philosophers, newsmen, spies, publishers, moguls, soul singers, baseball managers, Nobel Prize winners, models, and others who’ve shaped the world.


2001 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Third Annual Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria : Staff Report, Public Information Notice and News Brief, Statement on Behalf of the Authorities of Tajikistan

Author: International Monetary Fund

Publisher: International Monetary Fund


Category: Tajikistan

Page: 84

View: 4133

As regards the performance under the third year arrangement, all performance criteria for end-December 2000 have been met, with the exception of the net domestic assets (NDA) target for the National Bank of Tajikistan (NBT). For several years, Tajikistan has been implementing an economic reform program intended to foster growth and poverty reduction through the development of the private sector and market-oriented mechanisms. Fiscal performance is satisfactory, but slippages in monetary policy have led to a surge in inflation and a sizable currency depreciation.


Second Review Under the Third Annual Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion : Staff Report and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion

Author: International Monetary Fund

Publisher: International Monetary Fund


Category: Debts, Public

Page: 76

View: 3477

An IMF staff team has visited Dushanbe during April 23–May 3, 2001, to undertake the second review of the third annual arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). With the exception of a continuous performance criterion pertaining to the accumulation of external arrears, all of the performance criteria for end-March 2001 have been observed. The authorities continue to make good progress with the preparation of their Poverty Reduction and Strategy Paper (PRSP). Policy performance under the macroeconomic and structural adjustment program has improved in recent months, but some concerns persist.

Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 33, 2013

Healthy Longevity

Author: Jean-Marie Robine, PhD,Carol Jagger, PhD,Eileen M. Crimmins, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826109950

Category: Social Science

Page: 280

View: 7904

Developed countries and certain regions of economically emerging nations have displaying a rapidly growing population of the oldest-oldónonagenarians, centenarians, and supercentenarians. As this trend continues, we must redirect some of our research on aging to the experience of advanced old age and discovering individual and community factors that improve the quality of life during this life stage. This state-of-the science, multidisciplinary Annual provides a comprehensive discussion of the factors promoting healthy survival and/or ensuring a good quality of life for the oldest elderly. It features an international representation that includes Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Japan, and North America. The Annual disseminates the most current research regarding this population and notes gaps in our knowledge. The book addresses ongoing demo-epidemiological changes regarding longevity, estimates of oldest-old populations, and prevalence of chronic and degenerative diseases, frailty, and old-age dependency. The meaning of healthy longevity as a theoretical concept is explored. Grounded in the fundamental issue of whether or not the prevalence of poor health or poor quality of life inevitably increases with age, recent research and ongoing studies from a variety of perspectives are presented from several nations. The book clarifies the known and hypothetical factors favoring healthy longevity, from genes to social integration. Additionally, chapters explore gender differences in age trajectories and changes over time. Special attention is given to the social and cognitive dimensions of healthy longevity. Key Features: Disseminates new scholarly research about a rapidly growing segment of the populationóthe oldest old Offers multidisciplinary and international perspectives about the factors that promote healthy survival and improve quality of life Addresses the social and cognitive dimensions of healthy longevity Provides important information regarding health care costs for this population Includes the research of seasoned and emerging scholars

Canadian Annual Review of Politics And Public Affairs, 2001

Author: David Mutimer

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 0802092357

Category: Political Science

Page: 288

View: 8074

Long praised for its accuracy, readability, and insight, the Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs offers a synoptic appraisal of the year's developments in Canadian politics. Although the world entered a new century and a new millennium at the beginning of 2000, it was the year 2001 that truly seemed to herald a new age. With the events of 11 September, and in the months that followed, Canadian public life, like that of much of the world, was reconfigured. The year will continue to be defined by the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, and by the responses taken by the United States and its neighbours and allies, including Canada. It was an eventful year in Canada in many ways, particularly in regard to international affairs. One of the most significant events was the Summit of the Americas, which brought the heads of government in the Americas to Quebec City. The summit was held within an immense exclusion zone and was surrounded by protest, some of it violent. The Canadian Annual Review is unique in its collection and presentation of information and analysis of the year in politics. Supplemented by a detailed calendar and subject and name indexes, the volume is a reliable, easy-access reference on the political scene in Canada.

The Defense Industrial Base

Strategies for a Changing World

Author: Nayantara D. Hensel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317036166

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 304

View: 9196

The US and international defense industrial sectors have faced many challenges over the last twenty years, including cycles of growth and shrinkage in defense budgets, shifts in strategic defense priorities, and macroeconomic volatility. In the current environment, the defense sector faces a combination of these challenges and must struggle with the need to maintain critical aspects of the defense industrial base as defense priorities change and as defense budgets reduce or plateau. Moreover, the defense sector in the US is interconnected both with defense sectors in other countries and with other industry sectors in the US and global economies. As a result, strategic decisions made in one defense sector impact the defense sectors of other countries, as well as other areas of the economy. Given her academic, corporate, and Department of Defense experience as a leading economist and policy-maker, Dr. Nayantara Hensel is perfectly positioned to examine the interrelationship between these forces both historically and in the current environment, and to assess the implications for the future global defense industrial base.

2001 Annual Review of Development Effectiveness

Making Choices

Author: William Battaile

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 9780821351390

Category: Political Science

Page: 108

View: 8210

This is the fifth annual review which explores long-term development effectiveness trends and analyses the choice of lending and non-lending instruments and activities to achieve World Bank development objectives. The 2001 review confirms a significant improvement in the outcomes of the Banks lending performance. It finds that selecting the right combination and sequence of activities for a particular objective can make the difference between success and failure, whether at individual project level, for country assistance programmes or for global, sectoral and thematic priorities. At each level, there is unexploited potential to maximise strategic selectivity, and this is especially important in countries with a poor policy framework or acute institutional development needs.