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Scholars of development have learned a great deal about what economic institutions do, but much less about the origins of such arrangements. This essay introduces and assesses a new political explanation for the origins of "developmental states"-organizational complexes in which expert and coherent bureaucratic agencies collaborate with organized private(More)
Seven hundred seventy-five consecutive patients with symptoms suggestive of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) who were admitted to the cardiac care unit from the emergency room were studied; 107 had normal electrocardiographic findings and 73 had only minimal nonspecific changes. AMI subsequently evolved in 11 patients (10%) with normal electrocardiographic(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare demographics, injury characteristics, therapy service and intensity, and outcome in minority versus nonminority patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). DESIGN Retrospective analysis. SETTING Twenty medical centers. PARTICIPANTS Two thousand twenty patients (men, n=1,518; women, n=502; nonminority, n=1,168; minority, n=852)(More)
With both the complexity of motion picture scenery and costs increasing, the motion picture industry is looking for cost effective methods to produce the desired film images. One approach is to inset actors into miniature sets. Maintaining correct perspective relationships between the scene components is critical to the illusion. Magicam has developed a(More)
The next generation of antennas will benefit from advanced instrumentation receivers capable of providing simultaneous analog and digital IF inputs, better TR pulse synchronization and high resolution pulse profiling. One such receiver uses a synergistic combination of a tightly coupled FPGA based beam controller, high performance analog digitizers,(More)
  • Alberto Simpser, Daniela Donno-Panayides, +16 authors Felicity Vabulas
  • 2008
The monitoring of elections by international groups has become widespread. But can it have unintended negative consequences for domestic politics? We argue that high-quality election monitoring, by preventing certain forms of manipulation such as stuffing ballot boxes, can unwittingly induce incumbents to resort to tactics of election manipulation that are(More)
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