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October 27, 2014

09:14
News release: “The European Central Bank (ECB) has today published the results of a thorough year-long examination of the resilience and positions of the 130 largest banks in the euro area as of 31 December 2013…Key results of comprehensive assessment of 130 largest euro area banks: Capital shortfall of €25 billion detected at 25 participant […]
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The Appointment Process for U.S. Circuit and District Court Nominations: An Overview, Denis Steven Rutkus, Visiting Scholar. October 22, 2014 “In recent decades, the process for appointing judges to the U.S. circuit courts of appeals and the U.S. district courts has been of continuing Senate interest. The responsibility for making these appointments is shared by […]
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Customer Choice and the Power Industry of the Future. Richard J. Campbell Specialist in Energy Policy September 22, 2014 “Some observers argue that new technologies are leading to a distributed generation (DG) future for customers, supported by utility base load generation and infrastructure. Various states and jurisdictions have begun initiatives to look at what a […]
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JPMorgan Data Breach Involves Information on 76 Million Households, 7 Million Small Businesses, CRS Legal Sidebar, October 23, 2014 “JPMorgan did not provide individual customers with notice of the breach because it believed that it had no obligation to do so because no “sensitive customer information” was involved in the data breach. This means that […]

October 26, 2014

08:41
News release: “Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced it added five new subject areas to its Legacy eBook Collection on ScienceDirect. The Legacy Collection consists of digitized, classic scholarly book content, now including nearly 13,000 books. The new subject areas are arts and humanities; computer science; […]
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“Brill is now proud to open Brill Open Law – An International Journal for submissions. Brill Open Law is meant to be a broad dedicated publication platform for papers from all branches in the field of international law. The scope of the journal includes areas like human rights and humanitarian law, private international law, and […]
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“The data in the table [herein] has been compiled by the Inter-Parliamentary Union on the basis of information provided by National Parliaments by 1st October 2014. 189 countries are classified by descending order of the percentage of women in the lower or single House. Comparative data on the world and regional averages as well as data concerning […]
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Finance and Economics Discussion Series- Divisions of Research & Statistics and Monetary Affairs. Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C. Signaling Status: The Impact of Relative Income on Household Consumption and Financial Decisions. Jesse Bricker, Rodney Ramcharan, and Jacob Krimmel. 2014-76. “This paper investigates the importance of status in household consumption and financial decisions using household data from the Survey of Consumer Finances […]
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Helping individuals and organizations utilize secure, efficient, easy-to-use and interoperable identity credentials to access online services in a manner that promotes confidence, privacy, choice and innovation. The NSTIC calls for a vibrant Identity Ecosystem where identity solutions adhere to four Guiding Principles: Identity solutions will be privacy-enhancing and voluntary Identity solutions will be secure and resilient […]
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Your Account. Your Data. Download a Copy. “Why is it important that I have access to this data? It’s important that you can access your Google data when you want it, where you want it – whether is it to import it into another service or just create your own copy for your archives. People usually […]
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Open Access Issues and Potential Solutions Workshop – McCutcheon, V., Kerridge, S., Meyering, M. A., Walker, K., Tripp, L., Khokhar, M., Nixon, W., Cheesman, P., Pike, D., and Caplehorne, J.(2014) Open Access Issues and Potential Solutions Workshop. Project Report. University of Glasgow, Glasgow. (Unpublished) “This report provides a summary of the discussion and findings of the […]
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New York Times: “Rubicon, based in Atlanta, isn’t in the business of hauling waste. It doesn’t own a single truck or landfill. Rather, companies hire it as a kind of waste consultant. It begins by holding an online bidding process for its clients’ waste contracts, fostering competition among waste management businesses and bringing down their […]

October 25, 2014

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“Geothermal power is a growing part of our country’s energy mix. We want to take a moment to help you learn more about this clean, renewable energy source. Read on to learn how geothermal energy works. Then spend some time checking out the map above, which shows locations of existing and in-development geothermal plants, over a […]
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The Literary Model in Comparative Law – Heinze, Eric, The Literary Model in Comparative Law (September 1, 2014). American Journal of Comparative Law, Forthcoming; Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2513936 “Legal theory, if it is to attain any level of generality, makes difficult, sometimes unacknowledged assumptions about […]
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Demyanyk, Yuliya S., The Impact of Missed Payments and Foreclosures on Credit Scores (October 24, 2014). FRB of Cleveland Working Paper No. 14-23. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2514370 “This paper debunks the common perception that “foreclosure will ruin your credit score.” Using individual-level data from a credit bureau matched with loan-level mortgage data, it is […]
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Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Results – Employees Influencing Change, 2014 “The Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) calls on the Federal workforce to provide their straightforward  opinions on all aspects of their Federal employment experience – from views on their job and agency, through views on their immediate supervisors, managers and ultimately, senior leaders. This year, 392,752 […]
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“Decent, affordable housing is fundamental to the health and well-being of people and to the smooth functioning of economies. Yet around the world, in developing and advanced economies alike, cities are struggling to meet that need. If current trends in urbanization and income growth persist, by 2025 the number of urban households that live in […]
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“The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy today announced the launch of http://www.PEATworks.org — a comprehensive Web portal spearheaded by ODEP’s Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology. From educational articles to interactive tools, the website’s content aims to help employers and the technology industry adopt accessible technology as part of everyday business practice […]
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Summary: H.R.5490 — 113th Congress (2013-2014) All Bill Information (Except Text). There is one summary for this bill. Bill summaries are authored by CRS. Shown Here: Introduced in House (09/16/2014) Wall Street Accountability Through Sustainable Funding Act – Amends the Commodity Exchange Act to require the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to impose fees to recover the cost […]

October 24, 2014

17:13
“Wiley Open Access journals are supported by a network of authoritative journals and societies as well as internationally renowned editorial board members. All research articles published in Wiley Open Access journals are immediately freely available to read, download and share. Wiley Open Access publishes a number of online journals across biological, chemical and health sciences. […]