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Rhode Island Has A Large Stake In Its Capital City, Chester Smolski May 1977

Rhode Island Has A Large Stake In Its Capital City, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"If you are number two, you try harder. But what do you do if you are number four? Figures recently released by the United States Census Bureau estimate that Providence lost 11,000 persons between 1970 and 1975, and now ranks as the fourth largest city in New England."


Economic Considerations In Measurement Of Economic Value Of Genotypes, George W. Ladd Mar 1977

Economic Considerations In Measurement Of Economic Value Of Genotypes, George W. Ladd

Economic Staff Paper Series

The questions, "What's a better animal (or seed) worth?" and "What makes one animal (or seed) worth more than another?" are faced regularly by animal and plant breeders when they select animals or seeds to use in breed improvement programs. Answering the question is complicated by two I facts. (a) A strain of animals or seeds that is superior in some of the traits it will pass on to its offspring may be only average or inferior in other traits. (b) Because some pairs of traits have negative genetic cor relations, breeding to improve one trait may degrade another ...


Dickey-Lincoln School Lakes Project Power Alternatives Study : Task 2 Report, Acres American Incorporated Jan 1977

Dickey-Lincoln School Lakes Project Power Alternatives Study : Task 2 Report, Acres American Incorporated

Dickey-Lincoln School Lakes Project

This report presents the results of Task 2 of this study, the overall purpose of which is the evaluation of alternative methods of providing electrical energy in New England in lieu of the Dickey-Lincoln hydroelectric project. The final Task 1 report was presented in July 1976 and will, in conjunction with this Task 2 and subsequent Tasks 3 and 4 reports, ultimately become part of the "Environmental Impact Statement" for the Dickey-Lincoln Project.


Dickey-Lincoln School Lakes Project Power Alternatives Study Draft Report : Task 1 Through 4, Acres American Incorporated Jan 1977

Dickey-Lincoln School Lakes Project Power Alternatives Study Draft Report : Task 1 Through 4, Acres American Incorporated

Dickey-Lincoln School Lakes Project

This report presents the detailed findings of Tasks 1 through 4 of the Dickey-Lincoln School Lakes Project Power Alternatives Study undertaken for the New England Division of the Corps of Engineers, by Acres American Incorporated, Consulting Engineers of Buffalo, New York under the terms of Contract Number DACW33-76-C-0047. Earlier reports on Task 1 dated July 1976, on Task 2 dated January 1977 and on Task 3 dated March 1977 have been incorporated virtually unchanged into this Task 4 report.


A Note On The Dependence Between A Venture And A Current Prospect, Leigh S. Tesfatsion, Clifford Hildreth Dec 1976

A Note On The Dependence Between A Venture And A Current Prospect, Leigh S. Tesfatsion, Clifford Hildreth

Leigh Tesfatsion

Some sufficient conditions that a random variable be positively correlated with every strictly decreasing function of a second random variable are developed and applied to the problem of choosing the optimal amount of an uncertain venture. Two of the conditions generalize conditions previously employed by Samuelson [5] and Scheffman [6].