Over much of the past 25 years, the cycles of house price and consumption growth have been closely synchronised. Three main hypotheses for this co-movement have been proposed in the literature. First, that an increase in house prices raises households' wealth, particularly for those in a position to trade down the housing ladder, which increases their… (More)
—The complex nature of distributed network-based musical performance served as the starting point for the Stanford University SoundWIRE group's 2008 collaboration with Peking University in Beijing, China. In planning and executing the multi-ensemble networked concert entitled " Pacific Rim of Wire " at Stanford on April 29, 2008, musicians and engineers… (More)
Professor Hibbitts reassesses the history and future of the law review in light of changing technological and academic conditions. He analyzes why law reviews developed in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and shows how three different waves of criticism have reflected shifting professorial, professional, and pedagogical concerns about the… (More)
The views expressed in this paper are those of the authors, and not necessarily those of the Bank of England. We would like to thank and two anonymous referees for useful comments on earlier drafts. We are also grateful to seminar participants at the Bank of England, the Institute for Fiscal Studies and the UK Treasury.
The purpose of this report is to highlight ongoing Federal research efforts in this science and technology (S&T) field and to identify new and promising areas where there might be gaps in Federal support. The report is intended for internal planning purposes within the Federal agencies and as a mechanism to convey to the S&T community the types of research… (More)
BACKGROUND With the aim of targeting high-risk hidden heterosexual young people for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) testing, an innovative web-based screening strategy using Respondent Driven Sampling (RDS) and home-based CT testing, was developed, piloted and evaluated. METHODS Two STI clinic nurses encouraged 37 CT positive heterosexual young people (aged… (More)
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Computer use at the University of Guelph is an important aspect of campus life, however, its environmental impacts are often not realized or considered. These impacts are expressed throughout the manufacturing, use and disposal of on-campus computers, and thus require monitoring and an understanding of each stage of a computer's lifecycle. The computers… (More)