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Endgame? The fiscal crisis of the German state

Streeck, Wolfgang; Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung

In längerfristiger Perspektive zeigt sich ein säkularer Prozess der Erschöpfung der finanziellen Ressourcen des demokratischen Interventionsstaats der Nachkriegsphase. Die gegenwärtige und zukünftige deutsche Politik steht im Zeichen einer tiefen Krise der Staatsfinanzen. Deren aktueller Ausdruck is...

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Fight for Recognition. The Portrait of the German Physician Paula TOBIAS (1886 – 1970). A Reconstructive Biographical Analysis

Lohfeld, Wiebke

In dem vorliegenden Artikel wende ich mich einem bedeutsamen Aspekt von Biographie zu: den Ressourcen zur Aufrechterhaltung von Identität unter zugreifenden – und unterdrückenden – historischen und gesellschaftlichen Verhältnissen einerseits und andererseits der Frage, wie Identität ausgehend von ei...

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"To employ each of nature's products in the most favorable way possible" nature as a commodity in eighteenth-century German economic discourse

Meyer, Torsten; Popplow, Marcus

Im 18. Jahrhundert erschien in den deutschen Staaten eine große Anzahl von Texten, die eine intensivere Ausbeutung der natürlichen Ressourcen propagierten. Sie eröffneten einen Diskurs, der sowohl programmatische Stellungnahmen als auch auf den ersten Blick neutrale Beschreibungen der entsprechenden...

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Die Open Educational Resources Bewegung – Optionen und Hürden für Lehrende an deutschen Hochschulen The Open Educational Resources movement - opportunities and challenges for teachers in German higher education institutions

Braun, Barbara

Open Educational Resources (OER) oder freie Bildungsressourcen sind Ressourcen, die vom Urheber für den Lernprozess frei zugänglich und möglichst auch adaptierbar unter einer offenen Lizenz zur Verfügung gestellt werden. Die Arbeit klärt Konzept und Herkunft der Open Educational Resources und erörte...

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Working Hour Arrangements and Working Hours - A Microeconometric Analysis Based on German Time Use Diary Data

Merz, Joachim; Burgert, Derik

The labour market providing individual resources and economic well-being is an actual topic in the economic and social policy discussion. In the course of time the traditional full-time work is diminishing, new labour arrangements are discussed (keyword: flexible labour markets). This study will con...

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Voracity and Growth Reconsidered

Strulik, Holger

This article investigates economic performance when enforceable property rights are missing and subsistence needs matter. It shows that if per capita income is sufficiently high, a windfall gain in productivity triggers behavior that leads to higher growth (the normal reaction). The same shock can p...

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Versetzte Ausbildungszeiten in der Berufsausbildung jugendlicher Nachwuchskräfte Shift times in the vocational education of juvenile trainees

Waldbuesser, Patrick

Die vorliegende Arbeit untersucht in Form einer zweijährigen Längsschnittstudie mit kontrolliertem Kontrollgruppendesign die Auswirkungen von Schichtzeiten in der Berufsausbildung jugendlicher Nachwuchskräfte. In einem großen Unternehmen der deutschen Automobilindustrie war dabei bundesweit erstmali...

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Using Semantic Language Resources to Support Textual Inference for Question Answering

Bertagna, F.; European Language Resources Association; Evaluations and Language Resources Distribution Agency

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)


Use of Internet resources by German medical professionals.

Obst, O

A survey of German medical professionals, students, and librarians was performed in 1995 to examine how they used the Internet. The great majority used e-mail, the Web, and Internet sources based in the United States. Respondents claimed various advantages from Internet use. There was a clearly expr...

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Treebank-based grammar acquisition for German

Rehbein, Ines

Manual development of deep linguistic resources is time-consuming and costly and therefore often described as a bottleneck for traditional rule-based NLP. In my PhD thesis I present a treebank-based method for the automatic acquisition of LFG resources for German. The method automatically creates de...

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Today?s German Universities and dynamic education webs: does it fit?

Voigtländer, Christine; Breitner, Michael H.

Contemporary lifelong learning (L3) concepts require permeability between higher and further education. Today, human resources development is a critical success factor in a global environment. Shorter innovation cycles and the challenges of the service economy imply the alignment of further educatio...

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Threatened Artemia biodiversity in the Iberian and Western Mediterranean region

Redon, Stella; Maccari, Marta; Medina, German; Hontoria, Francisco; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Amat, Francisco

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The role of food from natural resources in reducing vulnerability to poverty: a case study from Zimbabwe

Akinnifesi, Festus; Waibel, Hermann; Mithöfer, Dagmar

Vulnerability to poverty is a major problem in the rural areas of Sub Saharan Africa. Rural Households are confronted with various covariate and idiosyncratic shocks and are often severely constrained in coping with such events. They frequently resort to food from natural resources such as indigenou...

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The Top Runner policy concept: Pass it down?

Nordqvist, Joakim

In the 1990s, Japanese energy regulators were concerned by the fact that new generations of energy using appliances and products no longer displayed successive use-phase energy efficiency improvements, such as those that characterised product development in Japan after the 1970s oil crises. Therefor...

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Strategy Development for Irish Tourism. Elements of the Irish Tourism Product in Attracting the German Tourist Market. Creating and Managing Growth in Travel and Tourism

Conway, Ann; Ruddy, Joseph

This paper outlines a range of strategic issues that the Irish tourism industry is facing in the 2000's. The paper analyses the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the Irish tourism industry. Drawing on research into the German market the paper explores the core strategies, which can...

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Some Aspects of Gas Turbine Fuel Preparation and Turbomachinery Response to LCV Fuels

Eriksson, Pontus

This thesis gives some background information on environmental issues as the scientific community at large currently sees it. It tries to relate the plethora of current combustion technologies which may be used in gas turbines to those issues. Some basic principles on combustion design are given. Di...

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Sibling Rivalry in Educational Attainment: The German Case

Bauer, Thomas K.; Gang, Ira N.

Recent studies exploring sibling rivalry in the allocation of household resources in the U.S. produce conflicting results. We contribute to this discussion by addressing the role of sibling rivalry in educational attainment in Germany. Using the German Socioeconomic Panel (GSOEP) we are able to dist...

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Searching for new sources of pink stem borer resistance in maize

Butrón Gómez, Ana María; Sandoya Miranda, Germán; Santiago Carabelos, Rogelio; Ordás Pérez, Amando; Rial, A.

The pink stem borer (Sesamia nonagrioides Lef.) is the main corn (Zea mays L.) pest in the Mediterranean area. Although, screening for resistance to this pest has been successful, the level of resistance shown by the most resistant varieties is not high. The objectives of the present work were: (i) ...

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Search and access to information contained in the speech of multimedia resources Búsqueda y acceso a la información contenida en el habla de recursos multimedia

Varona Fernández, Amparo; Rodríguez Fuentes, Luis Javier; Peñagarikano Badiola, Mikel; Nieto Nieto, Silvia

El proyecto tiene como objetivo hacer aportaciones científicas e introducir mejoras de tipo tecnológico en el sistema de indexado y búsqueda de contenidos multimedia (Hearch) desarrollado por el Grupo de Trabajo en Tecnologías Software de la UPV/EHU. Hearch es un buscador de aspecto convencional (co...

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Role of parasites in the successful invasion of Mediterranean salterns by the exotic invasive Artemia franciscana

Redon, Stella; Maccari, Marta; Medina, German; Hontoria, Francisco; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Georgiev, Boyko; Vasileva, Gergana

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Resources for Place Name Analysis

Irie, R.; Sundheim, B.; European Language Resources Association

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)


Rapid demographic change and the allocation of public education resources: Evidence from East Germany

Kempkes, Gerhard

We analyse the adjustment of public education spending in response to rapidly decreasing student cohorts in East Germany where birth rates collapsed after German reunification. Previous results from the literature based on data from more stable demographic periods suggest that public resources are i...

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Pädagogische, musikpädagogische und curriculare Semantiken in systemtheoretischer Betrachtung - zum Umgang mit populärer Musik an allgemeinbildenden Schulen in Deutschland nach 1945

Jost, Christofer

Die Dissertation untersucht die geistige Produktion im Erziehungssystem anhand des Unterrichtsgegenstands populäre Musik. Hiermit ist sie im Kernbereich der musikpädagogischen Disziplin angesiedelt – Musik und Schule. Ferner rückt die Festlegung auf populäre Musik den Schüler in seinem Alltag...

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Pushing the boundaries on mentoring: can mentoring be a knowledge tool?

Henriques, Paulo Lopes; Curado, Carla

Easy access to organizational knowledge is fundamental in dynamic environments that demand continuous firm adaptation. In that scenario we believe that mentors have a key role as access facilitators to knowledge in the change periods. We have developed this study aiming to explore the role and impor...

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Public participation and willingness to cooperate in common-pool resource management: a field experiment with fishing communities in Brazil

Cavalcanti, Carina; Schläpfer, Felix; Schmid, Bernhard

The primary evidence about the factors determining successful self-governance of common-pool resources (CPR) has come from case studies. More recently, this observational evidence has been complemented by insights from economic experiments. Here we advance a third approach in which the role of local...

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Public Sector Sponsored Continuous Vocational Training in East Germany: Institutional Arrangements, Participants, and Results of Empirical Evaluations

Martin Eichler; Michael Lechner

Not available in German. After unification of the East and West German economies in July 1990 the public sector devoted substantial resources to train the labour force of the former centrally planned East German economy. In this paper we describe the basic trends of the rules and regulations governi...

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Public Sector Sponsored Continuous Vocational Training in East Germany : Institutional Arrangements, Participants, and Results of Empirical Evaluations

Eichler, Martin; Lechner, Michael

After unification of the East and West German economies in July 1990 the public sector devoted substantial resources to train the labour force of the former centrally planned East German economy. In this paper we describe the basic trends of the rules and regulations governing these efforts. We supp...

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Project Aid or Budget Aid? The Interests of Governments and Financial Institutions

Hefeker, Carsten

The paper compares different aid policy instruments and their effect on the target group. Starting from a situation where interest groups compete for the resources of the government, international financial institutions aim to change the policy outcome. They can either directly support one group or ...

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Proceedings of the Symposium on International and Transboundary Water Resources Issues, April 1 - 4, 1990, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Symposium on International and Transboundary Water Resources Issues < 1990, Toronto>; Canadian Water Resources Association

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)


Prioritisation of infectious diseases in public health - call for comments

Krause, Gérard

In order to allocate rationally resources for research and surveillance of infectious diseases at the level of the German public health institute (RKI), we prioritised pathogens by public health criteria. After screening the relevant literature we developed a standardised methodology including a thr...

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Polyamides based on biotechnological succinic acid

Springer, A.; Bechthold, I.; Bretz, K.; Kabasci, S.

The aim of one particular research group at Fraunhofer UMSICHT, funded by the German Agency for Renewable Resources (FNR), is the development of polymers based on renewable raw materials. The main targets of the project described in this article are polyesters and polyamides based on biotechnologica...

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Permeability anisotropy induced by the shear displacement of rough fracture walls.

Auradou, Harold; Drazer, German; Hulin, Jean-Pierre; Koplik, Joel

The permeability anisotropy that results from a shear displacement ${\vec u}$ between the complementary self-affine walls of a rough fracture is investigated. Experiments in which a dyed fluid radially injected into a transparent fracture displaces a transparent one are presented. A clear anisotropy...

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Open-source Tools for Creation, Maintenance, and Storage of Lexical Resources for Language Generation from Ontologies

Bontcheva, K.; European Language Resources Association; Evaluations and Language Resources Distribution Agency

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)


Open Resources for Language Technology

Degerstedt, L.; Jonsson, A.; European Language Resources Association

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)


Notwendigkeit von Registern für die Sammlung von Daten zur Verbesserung der Transparenz hinsichtlich Qualität und Effizienz am Beispiel der Therapie von Patienten mit Hämophilie

Herzig, Dieter

Money gets still lost in the German health service by oversupply, undersupply and false care. The solution to improving the healthsupply lies in the use of the efficiency resources contained in the health system. A nessecary precondition is a purposeful allocation knowledge about the use and efficie...

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Natural Resource Management Strategies on Leyte Island, Philippines

Groetschel, Andreas; Aquino, Reynaldo R.; Buchholz, Inga; Eufracio-Mazo, Tellita G.; Ibkendanz, Anja; Sales, Novie A.

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NEMLAR - An Arabic Language Resources Project

Maegaard, B.; European Language Resources Association; Evaluations and Language Resources Distribution Agency

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)


Migration, the quality of the labour force and economic inequality

Kahanec, Martin; Zimmermann, Klaus F.

Mobility of workers involves flows of labour, human capital and other production factors and thus contributes to a more efficient allocation of resources. Besides these effects on allocative efficiency, migrant flows affect relative wages and also change the international and national distribution o...

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Managing Urban Disaster Risk: Analysis and Adaptation Frameworks for Integrated Settlement Development Programming for the Urban Poor

Wamsler, Christine

The damage caused by the dramatic worldwide increase in ‘natural’ disasters is staggering, with the poor in developing countries being most at risk. Disasters make their already precarious living conditions worse, creating a vicious circle of poverty from which they find it hard to escape. To achiev...

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Malaysia’s 2008 General Election – Transition from Single-party Dominance?

William Case; Southeast Asia Research Centre (SEARC), City University of Hong Kong

Leading theories of transitions from single-party dominant systems begin with economic crisis, the party’s loss of patronage resources, and elite-level defections. The multiparty elections that are then held exert no independent effect, but instead register neutrally the party’s decline and the demo...

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Making Wordnet mappings robust

Daudé Ventura, Jordi; Padró Cirera, Lluís; Rigau Claramunt, German

La construcción de los recursos necesarios para el procesamiento semántico a gran escala es una tarea que implica a grandes grupos de investigación durante largos períodos de desarrollo. Los resultados de estos proyectos son, normalmente, grandes y complejas estructuras semánticas, no compatibles co...

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Linguistic Resources for Effective, Affordable, Reusable Speech-to-Text

Strassel, S.; European Language Resources Association; Evaluations and Language Resources Distribution Agency

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)


Labor mobility and the integration of European labor markets

Zimmermann, Klaus F.

This paper outlines the importance of labor mobility for the improvement in allocating and distributing economic resources. We are faced with an increasing lack of skilled workers and a growing tendency of unemployment amongst the low-skilled. A central political objective for the future will not on...

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Internationale Wachstumsstrategien produzierender Familienunternehmen durch Mergers & Acquisitions

Sachs, Andreas Fabian Constantin Johannes

Family businesses are experiencing a revival in the German economy. In the face of the challenges of globalization and the ongoing relocation of production facilities, “home base oriented” enterprises meet with increasing attention and gain in importance. Family-owned enterprises have indeed been ne...

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Integration of Russian Language Resources

Yablonsky, S. A.; European Language Resources Association; Evaluations and Language Resources Distribution Agency

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)


Innovation, R&D efficiency and the impact of the regulatory environment: a two stage semi-parametric DEA approach

Cullmann, Astrid; Schmidt-Ehmcke, Jens; Zloczysti, Petra

This paper assesses the relative efficiency of knowledge production in the OECD using a nonparametric DEA approach. Resources allocated to R&D are limited and should therefore be used efficiently given the institutional and legal constraints. This paper presents efficiency scores based on an interte...

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Influences, effects and changes from interventions by eco-labelling schemes - What a Swan can do?

Thidell, Åke

Eco-labelling is a voluntary and informative policy instrument aiming at stimulating environmentally beneficial product development through using the market forces. The Nordic Swan eco-labelling scheme has been in operation since 1989. The research presented in this thesis concentrates on the kinds ...

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Improving on Africa's roads - Modeling infrastructure investment and its effect on subsistence agriculture

Schürenberg-Frosch, Hannah

Investment in infrastructure is considered as a crucial prerequisite for economic development. Given the scarce resources for public investment in developing countries a detailed perspective on the effects of each form of infrastructure is needed. This paper focuses on transport infrastructure in Af...

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Helping young German professionals to join international development organizations opportunities, shortcomings and reform needs

Claus, Burghard; Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik gGmbH

"German public servants are not appropriately represented in many international organizations. With these organizations increasingly using internal promotion to fill their management posts, the Federal German Government should do more to help young professionals and change from a reactive to a proac...

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Global Resources and Mission to Planet Earth

Salomonson, V. V.; Utah State University; College of Natural Resources

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)


Fuelwood Scarcity, Energy Substitution and Rural Livelihoods in Namibia

Palmer, Charles; MacGregor, James

In Namibia, as in many parts of Africa, households are highly dependent on fastdegrading forest resources for their livelihoods, including energy needs. Using data originally collected for Namibia's forest resource accounts and insights from a nonseparable household model, this paper empirically est...

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Examining the gender wealth gap in Germany

Siermiska, Eva M.; Frick, Joachim R.; Grabka, Markus M.

Welfare-oriented analyses of economic outcome measures such as income and wealth generally rest on the assumption of pooled and equally shared resources among all household members. Yet the lack of individual-level data hampers the distribution of income and wealth within the household context. Base...

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Evaluación de métodos semi-automáticos para la conexión entre FrameNet y SenSem Evaluation of semiautomatic methods for the connection between FrameNet and SenSem

Alonso Alemany, Laura; Castellón Masalles, Irene; Laparra Martín, Egoitz; Rigau Claramunt, German

En este artículo se presenta una aproximación a la conexión automática de modelos predicativos en castellano e inglés. El objetivo es establecer la dificultad de la tarea y medir el rendimiento de diferentes técnicas y métodos semi-automáticos. Por un lado perseguimos la reducción del esfuerzo para ...

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Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico ¿Evadir, corromper o confrontar? El crimen organizado y el Estado en Brasil y México

John Bailey; Georgetown University; Matthew M. Taylor; University of São Paulo

Government and organized criminal groups co-exist in uneasy equilibrium. Criminal groups adjust their behavior as a function of their own goals and resources in relation to inter-group cooperation and conflict, dynamic markets, and public policies; governments adjust their behavior according to shif...

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Environmental Decision-Making in a Federation - Is the Allocation of Powers Envisaged by the 2006 Reform of German Federalism Sound in Terms of Environmental Decision-Making? - An Analysis with Regard to the Australian Experience

Löhr, Gerda

The pressing necessity to protect the integrity of the environment with all its natural resources has only been recognised as an autonomous area of decision-making since the 1970s. Therefore, neither the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 1901 nor the German Basic Law 1949 considered it nec...

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Endgame? The Fiscal Crisis of the German State

Streeck, Wolfgang

A longer-term perspective reveals the historical exhaustion of the financial resources of the democratic interventionist state of the postwar period. German politics present and future is shaped by a deep crisis of public finance. Its current expression is an apparently insurmountable conflict betwe...

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Employer preferences and social policy: Business and the development of job security regulations in Germany since World War I

Emmenegger, Patrick; Marx, Paul

This article examines the role of business in the historical development of job security regulations in Germany from their creation in the inter-war period to the dawn of the crisis of the 'German Model' in the 1980s. It contrasts the varieties of capitalism approach, which sees business as protagon...

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Economics and the Survivor Peasant

Pinto, Flavio

Peasants are survivor actors: they allocate all their resources and deploy refined strategies for securing a smooth horizon of consumption. Their stylized behavior is irrational only if development is the goal the peasant should follow. Subsistence as expression for describing rural economies is ina...

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Drawing on the knowledge of returned expatriates for organizational learning case studies in German multinational companies

Berthoin Antal, Ariane; Stroo, Ilse; Willems, Mieke; Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung gGmbH

"In order to explore the potential contributions that returned expatriates can make towards helping their organizations to better understand and manage culturally diverse and changing conditions, a pilot study was conducted in two German-based companies with a long tradition of international operati...

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Die Diminution im Deutschen und im Arabischen The diminution in German and in Arabic

Mahmod, Uday Hattim

Die vorliegende vergleichende Untersuchung der Diminution im Deutschen und im Arabischen hat das Ziel, eine Übersicht über die in diesem Bereich vorhandenen Mittel, Auskunft über Präferenzen ihrer Nutzung zu geben und die Funktionen dieser Mittel, die über das reine formale Merkmal der "Kleinheit" h...

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DiSCo - a German evaluation corpus for challenging problems in the broadcast domain

Baum, D.; Schneider, D.; Bardeli, R.; Schwenninger, J.; Samlowski, B.; Winkler, T.; Köhler, J.

Typical broadcast material contains not only studio-recorded texts read by trained speakers, but also spontaneous and dialect speech, debates with cross-talk, voice-overs, and on-site reports with difficult acoustic environments. Standard approaches to speech and speaker recognition usually deterior...

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Developing a TT-MCTAG for German with an RCG-based Parser

Kallmeyer, Laura; Lichte, Timm; Maier, Wolfgang; Parmentier, Yannick; Dellert, Johannes

Developing linguistic resources, in particular grammars, is known to be a complex task in itself, because of (amongst others) redundancy and consistency issues. Furthermore some languages can reveal themselves hard to describe because of specific characteristics, e.g. the free word order in German. ...

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Demand side analysis of microlending markets in Germany

Kritikos, Alexander S.; Kneiding, Christoph; Germelmann, Claas Christian

In developing and transition economies, microlending has become an effective instrument for providing micro businesses with the necessary financial resources to launch operations. In the industrialized countries, with their highly developed banking systems, however, there has been ongoing debate on ...

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Corpus-based Learning of Lexical Resources for German Named Entity Recognition

Rossler, M.; European Language Resources Association; Evaluations and Language Resources Distribution Agency

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)


Corpus-Based Word Information Systems for the German Language on the Internet Aspects of Usability and Applicability in the Focus of Scholarly Needs

Schares, Thomas

In this paper I will describe usage possibilities of two major lexicological resources for the German language on the internet. The two databases in my focus will be the elexiko-project by the IdS (=Institute for the German Language), Mannheim, and the DWDS-project by the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy...

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Contesting Resources - Rent Seeking, Conflict and the Natural Resource Curse

Bulte, Erwin; Wick, Katharina

A growing empirical literature links natural resource abundance and "pointiness" to impeded economic growth and civil strife. We develop rent seeking and conflict models that capture the most salient features of contests for resource rents, and show how both resource abundance and geographical clust...

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Consumer Behaviour, Motives and Perceptions when Selecting a Destination: A Study of German Tourists in Ireland.

Conway, Ann; Ruddy, Joseph

This paper reviews tourists' beaviour and deals with the motives and perceptions of tourists towards a holiday destination selection. It was based on a research study conducted over a two year period on over 1,000 German tourists in Ireland in 1997, for pleasure and leisure activities. The result...

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Conflict and Production: An Application to Natural Resources

Wick, Katharina

We present a Stackelberg model of conflict, in which contestants have limited endowments to be put in two separate sectors, thus incorporating salient features of many conflicts. The model is applied to the case of conflict over natural resources. Consistent with amounting empirical evidence regardi...

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Co-allocation of MPI jobs with the VIOLA grid MetaScheduling framework

Eickermann, T.; Frings, W.; Wäldrich, O.; Wieder, P.; Ziegler, W.

The co-allocation of resources for the parallel execution of distributed MPI applications in a Grid environment is a challenging task. On the hand it is mandatory to co-ordinate the usage of computational resources, like for example compute clusters, on the other hand improves the additional schedul...

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Chemical footprints as cues to foraging bumblebees and pollination ecologists

Witjes, Sebastian

Many plant species are known to emit species-specific floral scents to attract or guide pollinators, thereby ensuring cross pollination. In combination with visual traits, pollinators use these cues to localize floral resources and to specialize on the most rewarding plant species. To complicate mat...

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Cape Verde: Marketing Good Governance Kap Verde: Die Vermarktung von Good Governance

Bruce Baker; Coventry University

Faced with a lack of natural resources Cape Verde has made good governance one of its most marketable products. Running parallel to the institutionalisation of democratic politics there has been an overhaul and growing sophistication in public administration, though certain weaknesses persist. This ...

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Building Distributed Language Resources By Grid Computing

Tamburini, F.; European Language Resources Association; Evaluations and Language Resources Distribution Agency

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)


Barriers and Motivators for Using Open Educational Resources in Schools

Richter, Thomas; Ehlers, Ulf Daniel

In an explorative study, we investigated on German schoolteachers how they use, reuse, produce and manage Open Educational Resources. The main questions in this research have been, what their motivators and barriers are in their use of Open Educational Resources, what others can learn from their Ope...

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Arbeitsmarktintegration von hochqualifizierten Zuwanderern The Labor Market Integration of Highly Qualified Immigrants

Liebau, Elisabeth

In der vorliegenden Arbeit soll den Bedingungen für eine erfolgreiche Arbeitsmarktintegration von hochgebildeten Zuwanderern genauer auf den Grund gegangen werden. Dafür wird der berufliche Werdegang von Aussiedlern und jüdischen Kontingentflüchtlingen vergleichend untersucht. Theoretisch wie auch e...

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Análisis del proceso de consolidación en la etapa de formulación de la política pública ambiental en Bogotá entre 1990 y 2006

Ruiz Hakspiel, María Juliana

El mal manejo del medio ambiente y el mal aprovechamiento de los recursos naturales en la década de los sesenta, hizo que se pusiera sobre la mesa la discusión del tema ambiental tanto en ámbitos académicos como institucionales. Después de la puja conceptual y normativa, la Constitución de 1991 perm...

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Annotating Predicate-Argument Structure for a Parallel Treebank

Cyrus, Lea; Feddes, Hendrik; Schumacher, Frank

We report on a recently initiated project which aims at building a multi-layered parallel treebank of English and German. Particular attention is devoted to a dedicated predicate-argument layer which is used for aligning translationally equivalent sentences of the two languages. We describe both our...

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Alcohol Use in Swedish Halls of Residence

Ståhlbrandt, Henrietta

In the year 2000, the alcohol habits of 1460 Swedish university students living in residence halls were assessed. The students had a mean age of 23.8 years, and 64% were male. The results from this baseline assessment show that the mean AUDIT score (± sd) was 10.3 ± 5.2 for males and 8.1 ± 4.7 for f...

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Acquiring Reusable Multilingual Phonotactic Resources

Carson-Berndsen, J.; Kelly, R.; European Language Resources Association

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)


A proposal for a shallow ontologization of WordNet

Atserias Batalla, Jordi; Climent Roca, Salvador; Moré López, Joaquim; Rigau Claramunt, German

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A moment in time: from the digital record of a migrating library

Whitaker, G.

This paper draws on the work of the Arts & Humanities Research Council-funded Glasgow Cassirer Project, which makes correspondence and documents relating to the German philosopher Ernst Cassirer (1874-1945) available online. The paper concentrates on the relocation in 1933 of the Kulturwissensch...

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A Global Data Category Registry for Interoperable Language Resources

Wright, S. E.; European Language Resources Association; Evaluations and Language Resources Distribution Agency

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)


Schyns, B.; Mohr, G.

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Schmiede, Rudi; Meier, Wolfgang; Schumann, Natascha; Heise, Sue

SozioNet forms part of a forthcoming national social science information portal, which is currently being developed by the German Infoconnex initiative. Inspired by successful examples like MathNet or SOSIG, SozioNet provides access to freely available web resources with relevance to social science....

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