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Macromolecular crystals and twinning

Naomi E. Chayen, John R. Helliwell, and Edward H. Snell

in Macromolecular Crystallization and Crystal Perfection

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199213252
eISBN:
9780191707575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213252.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

Macromolecular crystal structure analyses can be severely hampered by cases of twinning or of multiple crystals. However, increasingly, twinning can readily be recognized, notably when the X‐ray ... More


Communicating Public Health Surveillance Information for Action

Patrick L. Remington and David E. Nelson

in Principles & Practice of Public Health Surveillance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195372922
eISBN:
9780199866090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372922.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter begins by differentiating communication from dissemination. It goes on to outline the key uses of public health surveillance data, including detecting and controlling outbreaks; ... More


Researching Life in the Digital Age

Sabina Leonelli

in Data-Centric Biology: A Philosophical Study

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226416335
eISBN:
9780226416502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226416502.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Chapter 6, which is targeted at anyone interested specifically in the life sciences, examines the implications of my analysis of data-centric science for biology as a discipline and for the knowledge ... More


Data use in credit and insurance: controlling unfair outcomes

Harriet Hall

in The glass consumer: Life in a surveillance society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347350
eISBN:
9781447303831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347350.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter demonstrates how the use of personal information can expand overall access to credit and insurance. It focuses on impacts that are potentially exclusionary, to understand better the ... More


Assessment of Concepts and Methods Used in Selected Countries in ESCAP Region

Indira Hirway (ed.)

in Mainstreaming Unpaid Work: Time-use Data in Developing Policies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199468256
eISBN:
9780199087549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468256.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the time-use surveys in the selected 35 countries of Asia-Pacific region to see how far these countries have been able to produce sound time-use data and how far the data has ... More


National Time Accounting: The Currency of Life

Alan B. Krueger, Daniel Kahneman, David Schkade, Norbert Schwarz, and Arthur A. Stone (eds)

in Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of Nations: National Accounts of Time Use and Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226454566
eISBN:
9780226454573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454573.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter describes how National Time Accounting (NTA) can be used to compare groups of individuals, countries, and eras. NTA provides a method for tracking time allocation and assessing whether ... More


International Evidence on Well-Being

David G. Blanchflower (ed.)

in Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of Nations: National Accounts of Time Use and Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226454566
eISBN:
9780226454573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454573.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter compares the results of evaluated time use to those of more conventional well-being measures, including life satisfaction and happiness. It is observed that many of the findings from ... More


Where Does the Time Go?: Concepts and Measurement in the American Time Use Survey

Harley Frazis and Jay Stewart

in Hard-to-Measure Goods and Services: Essays in Honor of Zvi Griliches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226044491
eISBN:
9780226044507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044507.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The American Time Use Survey (ATUS) is the first time use survey conducted by the U.S. government. It is the only ongoing time use survey, and with the release of the 2004 data, its sample size ... More


Measuring National Well-Being

David M. Cutler (ed.)

in Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of Nations: National Accounts of Time Use and Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226454566
eISBN:
9780226454573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454573.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter evaluates National Time Accounting (NTA) and it is noted that the major issue is the distinction between the process of consumption and the existential value of consumption. According to ... More


Measurement of Time and Income Poverty

Ajit Zacharias

in Mainstreaming Unpaid Work: Time-use Data in Developing Policies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199468256
eISBN:
9780199087549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468256.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Official poverty thresholds are based on the implicit assumption that the household with poverty-level income possesses sufficient time for household production to enable it to reproduce itself as a ... More


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