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BASLE 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 outside 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(More)
No one in the industrial countries should now question the substantial economic benefits associated with reducing inflation from earlier, high levels. At the same time, history also teaches that the stability of consumer prices might not be sufficient to ensure macroeconomic stability. Past experience is replete with examples of major economic and financial(More)
BASLE 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 outside 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(More)
BASLE BIS Working Papers are written by members of the Monetary and Economic Department of the Bank for International Settlements and 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 views of the BIS. Abstract The deregulation(More)
Since the discovery of the Marburg and Ebola species of filovirus, seemingly random, sporadic fatal outbreaks of disease in humans and nonhuman primates have given impetus to identification of host tropisms and potential reservoirs. Domestic swine in the Philippines, experiencing unusually severe outbreaks of porcine reproductive and respiratory disease(More)
This study investigated alterations in the disposition and pharmacodynamics of methamphetamine HCl after daily administration. Six male paid volunteers familiar with the use of amphetamines participated. Each subject was administered 10 mg of methamphetamine HCl as a slow-release preparation (Desoxyn Gradumets) at 9 a.m. for 13 consecutive days (days 2-14(More)
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)
* Paper prepared for the Jackson Hole Symposium on " Monetary policy and uncertainty: Adapting to a changing economy " on 28-30 August 2003. The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the BIS. 1 " Yes, we have won the war, but not without difficulty; but now we are going to have to win the peace… " Georges(More)
Six healthy male, paid volunteers smoked one NIDA cigarette containing 1.0% THC each day for 13 consecutive days. They were tested before and after the period of drug administration by the following procedure: the subjects smoked one NIDA marijuana cigarette containing 1.0% THC followed 15 minutes later by the intravenous infusion of 52 micrograms/min of(More)