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ince the early 1990s, hedge funds have become an increasingly popular asset class. The amount invested globally in hedge funds rose from approximately $50 billion in 1990 to approximately $1 trillion by the end of 2004. 1 And because these funds characteristically use substantial leverage, they play a far more important role in the global securities markets(More)
Police work is one of the most stressful occupations in the world due to their enormous stresses, uncertainty in work, lack of support from the superior, etc. They were suffering from different types of physical and mental disorders. But only a few studies were carried out in India. The present study was conducted to evaluate the cardiovascular status of(More)
This article is a limited assessment of the agricultural production economics literature since 1982 that resulted from dual modeling approaches. Contributions have removed several perceived obstacles to dual modeling, such as testing curvature, identifying the technology when prices are collinear, and examining dynamics of production. Some contributions(More)
The paper surveys the principal generative syntactic assumptions that have been proposed for ergative construction and discusses the pattern of the ergative case marking in Assamese. For a language L which shows some mixed properties of ergativity and accusativity in a certain respect R, the language L is said to be split-ergative with respect to R(More)
  • David C. Bojanic, Rajiv Kashyap, +7 authors Carmen Ka-Man Cheuk
  • 2000
Means-end theory is used to develop a framework to investigate consumer perceptions of value and satisfaction. The research objective of the study was to assess the impact of product performance and service design on customer perceptions of value and satisfaction. The study was conducted in a non-commercial foodservice setting. The augmented product was(More)
Iatrogenic injury to the supra-diaphragmatic inferior vena cava (IVC) is uncommon, but can lead to a potentially complicated situation. Injury to the IVC is encountered usually during re-operative and congenital surgery, but can occur during the course of routine cardiac surgery as well. Depending on the mechanism, injury may involve the anterior or(More)