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Mining, handling, processing, and personal or commercial use of asbestos-contaminated vermiculite have led to widespread contamination of the Libby, Montana, area. We initiated a medical testing program in response to reports of respiratory illness in the community. The purpose of this analysis was to identify and quantify asbestos-related radiographic(More)
  • Joshua Aizenman, Brian Pinto, Robert P Flood, Homi Kharas, Holger Wolf, Eswar Prasad +36 others
  • 2004
This overview introduces and summarizes the findings of a practical volume on managing volatility and crises. The interest in these topics stems from the growing recognition that non-linearities tend to magnify the impact of economic volatility, leading to large output and economic growth costs, especially in poor countries. In these circumstances, good(More)
The present study examined age-related changes in the sleep of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) compared to age-related changes in the sleep of typically developing (TD) children. Participants were 108 mothers of children with ASD and 108 mothers of TD children. Participants completed a questionnaire on children's overall sleep quality that(More)
  • Joshua Aizenman, Brian Pinto, Robert P Flood, Homi Kharas, Holger Wolf, Eswar Prasad +36 others
  • 2004
This paper is the lead chapter of " Managing Volatility and Crises: A Practitioner's Guide. " This volume is the outcome of a recent World Bank-financed study, and encompasses 11 chapters contributed by World Bank and academic economists. We thank Yaw Ansu, Gobind Nankani and Zia Qureshi for their support and encouragement throughout this endeavor. We also(More)
  • Joshua Aizenman, Brian Pinto, Robert P Flood, Homi Kharas, Holger Wolf, Eswar Prasad +36 others
  • 2004
This overview introduces and summarizes the findings of a practical volume on managing volatility and crises. The interest in these topics stems from the growing recognition that non-linearities tend to magnify the impact of economic volatility, leading to large output and economic growth costs, especially in poor countries. In these circumstances, good(More)
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