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  • Wang Yi, Guonan Ma, +7 authors Thomas Rawski
  • 2010
BIS Working Papers are written by members of the Monetary and Economic Department of the Bank for International Settlements, and from time to time by other economists, and are published by the Bank. The papers are on subjects of topical interest and are technical in character. The views expressed in them are those of their authors and not necessarily the(More)
For the semantics of probabilistic features in programming mainly two approaches are used for building models. One is the Giry monad of Borel probability measures over metric spaces, and the other is Jones' probabilistic powerdomain monad [6] over dcpos (directed complete partial orders). This paper places itself in the second domain theoretical tradition.(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the genetic basis for autosomal recessive cone-rod dystrophy in a consanguineous Israeli Christian Arab family. METHODS Patients underwent a detailed ophthalmic examination, including funduscopy, electroretinography (ERG), visual field testing, and optical coherence tomography. Genome-wide homozygosity mapping using a single(More)
1 Exchange rate movements during the global financial crisis of 2007–09 were unusual. Unlike in two previous episodes – the Asian crisis of 1997–98 and the crisis following the Russian debt default in 1998 – in 2008 many countries that were not at the centre of the crisis saw their currencies depreciate sharply. Such crisis-related movements reversed(More)
PURPOSE Retinitis pigmentosa (RP), the most genetically heterogeneous disorder in humans, actually represents a group of pigmentary retinopathies characterized by night blindness followed by visual-field loss. RP can appear as either syndromic or nonsyndromic. One of the most common forms of syndromic RP is Usher syndrome, characterized by the combination(More)
While the unfolding fi nancial turmoil has involved new elements, more fundamental elements have remained the same. New elements include structured credit, the originate-to-distribute business model and expanded markets for repurchase agreements (repos). The recurrence of crises refl ects a basic procyclicality in the system, which is characterised by a(More)