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Innovation and the State (YalePressWiki)

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This post comes from YalePressWiki, a project adopted by Sandbaggy as part of philanthropic efforts to assist in those in academia promote and preserve their work for posterity. The 1990s brought surprising industrial development in emerging economies around the globe: firms in countries not previously known for their high-technology industries moved to the forefront in new Information Technologies (IT) by using different business models and carving out unique positions in the global IT production networks. In this book Dan Breznitz asks why economies of different countries develop in different ways, and his answer relies on his exhaustive research into the comparative experiences of Israel,...

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Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism (YalePressWiki)

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This post comes from YalePressWiki, a project adopted by Sandbaggy as part of philanthropic efforts to assist in those in academia promote and preserve their work for posterity. Imagine this: a mere century ago, the purchasing power of an average American was one-tenth of what it is today. But what will it take to sustain that growth through the next century? And what can be said about economic growth to aspiring nations seeking higher standards of living for their citizens?In Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity, William J. Baumol, Robert E. Litan, and Carl J. Schramm contend that...

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Sandbag calculator

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Figure out the number of 14" x 26" polypropylene sandbags you need by inputting the length and height of the sandbag wall you'd like to build. We recommend checking with your local weather station to find out the estimated amount of flooding in your area.  Using the sandbag calculator "Length of sandbag wall (in feet)": Input the length of the wall. "Height of sandbag wall (in feet)": Input the estimated height of the sandbags wall. We recommend 4 feet. Click "Calculate number of sandbags" to find out the number of 14" x 26" polypropylene sandbags you need FAQ How are sandbags calculated? It takes 600 standard...

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Landscape Staples and Landscape Fabric Calculator

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Figure out the number of 6" square top landscape staples and rolls of 3' x 300' landscape fabric you need by inputting the length and width of the plot of land where you plan to install the landscape fabric. We ask for the type of soil because this affects the number of landscape staples required. If you're not sure, just choose "Normal soil".  Calculate the number of landscape staples and rolls of 3' x 300' landscape fabric you need Length of plot of land (in feet) Width of plot of land (in feet) Type of soil Soft soil Normal soil Hard soil...

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Where to buy sandbags for flooding?

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Local Hardware Store You can go to your local hardware store to buy polypropylene sandbags for flooding. The downside there is the sandbags are typically priced individually, with no bulk purchase discount, so it is expensive to buy sandbags in large quantities. The selection is typically only limited to one size (14" x 26") and one color (white). The store can easily run out of stock when there is high demand, such as during hurricane season on the East Coast or heavy flooding in the area. Sandbaggy.com You can purchase sandbags for flooding from Sandbaggy.com at wholesale prices and quantities...

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