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Cóndor: Better Decisionmaking on Infrastructure Projects

Silvio Olivieri and Claudia Martinez

in Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses a computer‐based analytical software tool, called Condor, designed by Conservation International and Corporacion Andina de Fomento. It is meant to be used by everyone involved ... More


Crisis Response

Yossi Sheffi

in The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029797
eISBN:
9780262330626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029797.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Whereas Chapter 3 focused on GM’s response to a single disruption, Chapter 4 uses a different lens. It looks at a wide range of short examples of different disruptions and different companies to ... More


Rebuilding and Renewing America:: A Twenty-First Century National Infrastructure Investment Plan for the United States

Robert D. Yaro

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses strategic planning in the United States. The country's development in the new century is facing a host of challenges that require strategies for sustainable, equitable, and ... More


Evidence: How Basin Riparian Countries Cope with Water Scarcity and Variability

Shlomi Dinar and Ariel Dinar

in International Water Scarcity and Variability: Managing Resource Use Across Political Boundaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283077
eISBN:
9780520958906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283077.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter builds on the empirical results presented in Chapters 3 and 4 that consider the relationship between scarcity, variability and cooperation as well as treaty effectiveness. It also builds ... More


The LEHD Infrastructure Files and The Creation of The Quarterly Workforce Indicators

John M. Abowd, Bryce E. Stephens, Lars Vilhuber, Fredrik Andersson, Kevin L. McKinney, Marc Roemer, and Simon Woodcock

in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226172569
eISBN:
9780226172576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172576.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter reports a detailed documentation of the Longitudinal Employer-Households Dynamics Program (LEHD) data sources and the methods used to construct the Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI). ... More


Rising Global Influence

Eswar S. Prasad

in Gaining Currency: The Rise of the Renminbi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190631055
eISBN:
9780190631086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190631055.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter describes how China is wielding its economic power to increase its economic and geopolitical influence in Asia and other parts of the world. These initiatives are also tied in with the ... More


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