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Sistema electrónico para visualización de mensajes mediante Persistence of Vision

Sistema electrónico para visualización de mensajes mediante Persistence of Vision

Existen algunos dispositivos que se prestan para éste propósito como el uso de los publik, los cuales varían en funcionalidad y tamaño, estos aprovechan el principio que posee nuestra visión de retener una imagen por una décima de segundo antes de desaparecer, éste fenómeno es aprovechado por nuestro cerebro que enlaza estas imágenes para tomar referencias de movimiento en un objeto a éste fenómeno se le conoce como P.O.V (Persistence Of Vision).

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The Persistence of Gender Inequality y Le corps des femmes: La bataille de l'intime

The Persistence of Gender Inequality y Le corps des femmes: La bataille de l'intime

La sociedad necesita ser repensada por los sociólogos/as. Seguimos inmersos en una na- rrativa de progreso y de supuesta modernización que ya no funciona. Existe todavía la es- peranza de una igualdad de género mayor, e incluso total. Se han hecho progresos… pero las diferencias de género no han desaparecido, generándose en cambio nuevas formas de desigualdad. Los estudios sobre la desigualdad económica suelen ignorar la especificidad de las diferencias de género y de etnia. La categoría de género se ha convertido en más fluida. El feminismo inaugura una quinta generación intelectual, con la aparición casi simul- tánea de dos libros importantes: uno en Gran Bretaña escrito por Mary Evans, catedrática de la London School of Economics, sobre The Persistence of Gender Inequality, y el otro por Camille Froidevaux-Metterie, profesora de Ciencia Política de la Universidad de Reims, en Francia, titulado Le corps des femmes : La bataille de l’intime. Son análisis espoleados por la campaña internacional #MeToo, iniciada por el affaire Harvey Weinstein 1 . Es urgente
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Testing of leachability and persistence of sixteen pesticides in three agricultural soils of a semiarid Mediterranean region

Testing of leachability and persistence of sixteen pesticides in three agricultural soils of a semiarid Mediterranean region

Leaching, the movement of water and chemicals into deeper soil layers and groundwater is a subject of worldwide interest because a high percentage of drinking water is extracted from groundwater. The objective of this study was to evaluate the potential leach- ing and persistence of sixteen pesticides (one fungicide, three nematicides/insecticides, and twelve herbicides) for three Mediterranean agricultural soils with similar texture (clay loam) but different organic matter content (1.2-3.1%). Adsorption was studied in batch experiments and leaching was tested using disturbed soil columns (40 cm length × 4 cm i.d.). Degradation studies were carried out during 120 days under laboratory conditions. Mobility experiments showed that pesticides can be grouped according to their po- tential leaching. Thus, pesticides showing medium leachability were included in group 1 (referred as G1) while those with high leachability were termed as G2. The differences observed in the leachability can be attributed to the different organic carbon (OC) content in the soils (0.7-1.8%). Values of log K OC were higher in the order: soil C > soil B > soil A, which agrees with the OC con-
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TítuloThe AdCIM framework : extraction, integration and persistence of the configuration of distributed systems

TítuloThe AdCIM framework : extraction, integration and persistence of the configuration of distributed systems

Some research has been done in the area of managing wireless mesh networks. An interesting scheme for troubleshooting faults in WMNs based on a simulator is presented by Qiu et al.. [85] The approach is novel and suitable for automated fault detection in WMNs. In Kim and Shin [50] a scheme for accurate measurement of link quality in a wireless mesh network is introduced. Link quality experiences uctuations and often induces performance degradation. Accurately measuring it is therefore important for multiple reasons: routing, fault diagnosis or identifying high-quality channels. In Zhang and Fang [111] the challenges and fundamentals of security operations are enumerated, and an attack resilient security architecture for WMNs (ARSA) is presented. This schema involves the existence of WMN operators, but does not rule out the possible use of them in the context of community WMNs. For the conguration and accounting of WMNs, commercial solutions are avail- able from Nortel [71] or LocustWorld [53]. Nortel makes use of the Network Oper- ations Support System (NOSS), a system software component that oers central- ized monitoring and managing operations. The NOSS consists of the Enterprise Network Management System (ENMS), FTP, Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS), Dynamic Host Conguration Protocol (DHCP) and Simple Net- work Time Protocol (SNTP) servers. ENMS provides performance, conguration and fault management, and discovers every wireless Access Point (AP). The DHCP server provides dynamic IP addresses for wireless APs and mobile nodes. The RA- DIUS server performs mobile and wireless AP authentication, authorization and accounting. The FTP server stores conguration les downloaded by the wireless APs when turned on. The SNTP server provides the wireless APs time parame- ters needed for timestamping events. The solution stands out for a high number of nodes in the network, but is limited by the centralised management approach (i.e. centralised NOSS).
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The Political Economy of Rural Property Rights and the Persistence of the Dual Economy

The Political Economy of Rural Property Rights and the Persistence of the Dual Economy

In Southern Africa in general (and Rhodesia in particular) the elite and subsistence sectors are easily identifiable, as they were segregated along racial lines. And there is little doubt that the white capitalist minority held political power and shaped policies against the native minority. Palmer (1977a) puts it bluntly: in Rhodesian agricultural history, the dominant theme “is surely the triumph of European over African farmers” (p. 221). This triumph includes a history of war and dispossession that followed European colonization, and that highlights the political power of the white minority. Soon after Cecil Rhodes’ British South Africa Company (BSAC) obtained, in 1889, a Royal Charter to administer the territory as a protectorate, the two main groups of natives (the Ndebele or Matabele, and the Shona) experienced a large-scale dispossession of their land through violent and illegal means, and found themselves under the political domination of the settlers (see Palmer (1977b, p. 27)). The dual rural economy was codified when the Natives were confined in Reserves, some of which were considered “cemeteries, not Homes’” (Palmer, 1977b, p. 33) even by the Colonial Office! And around 1907, when the BSAC Directors convinced themselves that the gold they had been longing for did not exist in Rhodesia, they established the “White Agricultural Policy.” This marked the beginning of a differential support for European farmers via government bureaucracy, banks, and support in research, none of which were available for Africans. Moreover, the political power of white agricultural interests persisted when, in 1922, the era of Company rule came to an end, and political power formally passed to white settlers after a referendum in which the (small and mostly European) electorate rejected joining the Union of South Africa.
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TítuloInvolvement of HisF in the persistence of "Acinetobacter baumannii" during a pneumonia infection

TítuloInvolvement of HisF in the persistence of "Acinetobacter baumannii" during a pneumonia infection

of the parental strain but increased the growth rate of the 1hisF mutant. The mutant showed a growth rate very similar to the parental strain, thus displaying the later auxotrophy by histidine. Lungs are particularly susceptible to infection because of the huge epithelial surface in contact with inspired air. Thus, the respiratory tract must possess defense mechanisms such as the anatomical barriers of the nose or the phagocytes in alveoli. The cytokine IL-6 is involved in regulating inflammatory responses during bacterial infection, and high IL-6 concentrations are detected in BAL fluids from patients with pneumonia (Dehoux et al., 1994). In murine models of pneumonia, IL-6 has been described as being involved in antibacterial host defense and in regulating the cytokine network in lungs (van der Poll et al., 1997). Thus, the acute pulmonary inflammatory response caused by local exposure to bacterial lipopolysaccharide is regulated by inflammatory mediators such as IL-6.
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Persistence of a Kelvin-Helmholtz instability complex in the upper troposphere

Persistence of a Kelvin-Helmholtz instability complex in the upper troposphere

Radio Observatory, Peru [Chau et al., 2000], and the Arecibo Observatory, Puerto Rico [Cornish and Larsen, 1989; Cho, 1995], show persistent structures with slow vertical phase velocities. The Arecibo observations were interpreted as inertial period waves with horizontal scales exceeding 3000 km [Cornish and Larsen, 1989; Cho, 1995]. The inertial period at Jicamarca is even longer than over Arecibo, some 58 hours, so very little vertical motion is expected. Therefore one interpretation is that the persis- tence of the observed structures is the result of a coherent layer that extends horizontally for thousands of kilometers. An alternate interpretation is that the observed structures are forced by an orographically driven wave field. As such, persistent synoptic-scale motions could create a near steady state condition that continues to force a mixing layer. Indeed, the fact that Figure 1 indicates relatively weak initial stratification in the height range of 9 – 12 km suggests we have witnessed the rejuvenation of a deep fossil mixed layer by an internal wave field. Seemingly, the only way to distinguish between these competing interpretations is to obtain nearly simultaneous observations over a wide hori- zontal extent.
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Risk of progression of early cervical lesions is associated with Integration and persistence of HPV-16 and expression of E6, Ki-67, and telomerase)

Risk of progression of early cervical lesions is associated with Integration and persistence of HPV-16 and expression of E6, Ki-67, and telomerase)

Immunocytochemistry for Ki-67, telomerase, and viral E6: Ki-67, telomerase, and viral E6 expression was determined using a streptavidin-biotin peroxidase technique (Cell Marque Corporation, Hot Springs, AR). The following monoclonal antibodies were used: MIB1 for Ki-67 (Dako, CA, USA), 2C4 for telomerase (Novus Bio, Littleton, CO), and C1P5 for E6- HPV-16 (Santa Cruz, USA). Antigen recovery was performed, and the primary antibody was added at a 1:50 dilution for Ki-67 and viral E6, and at 1:200 for telomerase. An anti- antibody coupled to biotin was added, and then streptavidin peroxidase followed by diaminobenzidine. CaSki cells were used as positive control in each run and the same type of cells without primary antibody were used as negative controls. Evaluation of Ki-67, telomerase, and viral E6 expression was based on the visualization of cells acquiring brown nuclear staining based on Cheung’s criteria: 0-10% cells with basal staining was considered negative, 11-50% positive cells was considered moderate immunostaining, and >50% positive cells was considered strong immunostaining. [22]
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The Persistence of Gender Differences in Political Interest

The Persistence of Gender Differences in Political Interest

Interest in politics has a fundamental rele- vance for citizens’ involvement in politics, being an important pre-requisite of democra- tic politics at the normative level. This civic attitude is a key determinant of other related political attitudes which infl uence individuals predispositions to participate (Verba and Nie, 1972). Indeed, it is much more likely for a ci- tizen who is interested in politics to assume an active role in politics, express opinions about political issues, and become exposed to political information (Dalton, 1988; Verba et al., 1980). Interest in politics also has a po- sitive infl uence on the formation, stability and coherence of political opinions, as well as on the expression of demands to public authori- ties and institutions (Converse, 1970; Lazars- feld et al., 1948; Martín, 2004; Nie and Andre- sen, 1974; Van Deth, 1990; Van Deth and Elff, 2000). Moreover, interest in politics can be relevant for the relationship between citizens and representatives, making the former more capable of holding the latter accountable (Converse, 1962; Mutz et al., 1996). Finally, interest in politics is considered to have more infl uence on political participation than politi- cal effi cacy and political trust (Norris, 1999; Verba et al., 1995).
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CALIDAD DE GANANCIAS E IFRS: ANÁLISIS DE EMPRESAS BRASILEÑAS DEL SECTOR BANCARIO QUE COTIZAN EN EL B3

CALIDAD DE GANANCIAS E IFRS: ANÁLISIS DE EMPRESAS BRASILEÑAS DEL SECTOR BANCARIO QUE COTIZAN EN EL B3

of the IASB, and whether the earnings persistence of publicly held companies in the banking sector increased by the adoption of the IFRS standard and whether the fair value had any impact on this relationship. The sample comprises 25 companies from the banking sector of B3 over a period of 12 calendar years, i.e., from 2004 to 2009 and from 2011 to 2016. The tests were carried out considering net income. We used data from published financial statements made available to the general public on the B3 website. The results confirmed only the first hypothesis, which demonstrated that the quality of Brazilian banking sector earnings, based on persistence, increased by the adoption of international accounting standards. On the other hand, the results pointed out that the realization of the adjustment to fair value of financial instruments did not change the persistence of earnings of all 25 companies analyzed.
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Influence of the dose and the number of drug context pairings on the magnitude and the long lasting retention of cocaine induced contained place preference in C57BL/6J mice / Christian Brabant, Etienne Quertemont, Ezio Tirelli

Influence of the dose and the number of drug context pairings on the magnitude and the long lasting retention of cocaine induced contained place preference in C57BL/6J mice / Christian Brabant, Etienne Quertemont, Ezio Tirelli

In recent years, the place conditioning procedure has been increasingly used to study the relapse into drug seek- ing behaviors (e.g., Mueller and Stewart 2000; Parker and McDonald 2000; Mueller et al. 2002; Szumlinski et al. 2002; Sanchez et al. 2003). After the establishment of a reliable conditioned place preference for the drug-paired compartment, this preference is gradually extinguished by repeated expositions of the animals to the drug-paired com- partment in a drug-free state. At the end of the extinction procedure, different factors, such as priming drug injec- tions or acute stress may be tested to investigate whether they are able to reinstate a significant conditioned place preference. However, in spite of the growing use of the place conditioning procedure to study drug relapse, the retention course of drug-induced place preferences has not been thoroughly investigated and the factors affecting the maintenance and decline of such CPP have not been sys- tematically characterized. Several studies have shown that drug-induced CPP is maintained over time, up to 12 weeks for morphine (Mueller et al. 2002). Amphetamine-induced CPP has been shown to persist 1 week after the last con- ditioning trial in rats (Schroeder and Packard 2003). Nic- otine-induced stimulus preference is still present 2 weeks after the last conditioning session (Fudala and Iwamoto 1986), while a significant preference for a place that had been associated with delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol was ob- served 5 days after conditioning (Lepore et al. 1995). Con- ditioned place aversions have also been shown to persist over long periods of time. For example, naloxone-induced conditioned place aversion was still observed 1 month after the last conditioning session (Mucha and Iversen 1984). Regarding cocaine, significant CPPs were observed after 4 and 6 weeks in rats (Nomikos and Spyraki 1988; Mueller and Stewart 2000) and 4 weeks in mice (Zhang et al. 2002). Although it has been shown that the CPP for various drugs is a long lasting phenomenon, very few studies have in- vestigated the duration of its persistence until complete disappearance. Despite their potential relevance for the understanding of addiction maintenance, the factors that control CPP persistence are also mostly undefined. Zhang and co-workers (2002) reported the influence of mice strains with C57BL/6J mice showing a greater persistence of co- caine-induced CPP than 129/J mice. According to learning theories, procedural factors, such as the intensity of an unconditioned stimulus and the number of learning trials, have a major impact on learning retention (Spear 1978; Anderson 2000). For instance, in a passive avoidance test, the magnitude of the foot shock used in learning trials de- termines the retention of an avoidance behavior (Bucherelli
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Sources of income persistence: evidence from rural El Salvador

Sources of income persistence: evidence from rural El Salvador

The absence of mobility or inability to recover from severe shocks also lie in the realms of the poverty traps literature where individuals, communities, or even nations are unable to escape from poverty or a low level of development (Azariadis and Stachurski, 2005). This may occur due to the presence of a minimum scale of production before an investment becomes profitable, credit constraints or excessive underinsured risk under imperfect financial markets, or the inability to exploit complementarities in production between human, physical, or social assets. Lokshin and Ravallion (2004) examine income dynamics in Hungary and Russia using a six year and four year panels, respectively, and they propose a simple way of identifying poverty traps. They estimate the degree to which the relationship between present and past incomes involves a polynomial function that embeds a hump or income threshold below which families become “trapped” in a low income equilibrium. They find significant evidence of nonlinearities in income dynamics in these two countries, but no evidence of dynamic poverty traps, that is, of a threshold income level below which income deprivation persists. Their results also highlight that measurement error in incomes, which are likely aggravated in short data panels, is likely to cause spurious negative correlation between income changes and initial levels. More recently, Newhouse (2005) estimates the persistence of transient income shocks in rural Indonesia and found that more permanent causes of household poverty such as endowments are more significant and that measurement error in income and unobserved household heterogeneity are important sources of bias.
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Interhemispheric comparison of recruitment to intertidal communities: Pattern persistence and scales of variation

Interhemispheric comparison of recruitment to intertidal communities: Pattern persistence and scales of variation

Abstract. Recruitment variation can be a major source of fluctuation in populations and communities, making it difficult to generalize results. Determining the scales of variation and whether spatial patterns in the supply of individuals are persistent over time can provide insight into spatial generality and the application of conservation and metacommunity models. We examined these issues using eight-year-long data sets of monthly recruitment of intertidal mussels (Mytilus spp., Perumytilus purpuratus, Semimytilus algosus, Brachidontes granulata) and barnacles (Balanus glandula, Chthamalus dalli, Jehlius cirratus, Notochthamalus scabrosus) at sites spanning .900 km along the coasts of Oregon–northern California (OR–NCA, 45.47–39.438 N) and central Chile (CC, 29.5–34.658 S). We evaluated four general ‘‘null’’ hypotheses: that despite different phylogenies and great spatial separation of these taxa, their similar life history strategies and environmental settings lead to similar patterns of recruitment (1) between hemispheres, (2) in time, (3) in space, and (4) at larger and smaller spatial scales. Hypothesis 1 was rejected: along the OR–NCA coast, rates of recruitment were between two and three orders of magnitude higher, and patterns of seasonality were generally stronger and more coherent across space and time than along CC. Surprisingly, however, further analysis revealed regularities in both time and space for all species, supporting hypotheses 2 and 3. Temporal decorrelation scales were 1–3 months, and characteristic spatial scales of recruitment were ;250 km. Contrary to hypothesis 4, for the ecologically dominant species in both hemispheres, recruitment was remarkably persistent at larger mesoscales (kilometers) but was highly stochastic at smaller microscales (meters). Across species, increased recruitment variation at large scales was positively associated with increased persistence. Our results have several implications. Although the two regions span distinct latitudinal ranges, potential forcing processes behind these patterns include similar large-scale climates and topographically locked hydrographic features, such as upwelling. Further, spatial persistence of the recruitment patterns of most species at the mesoscale supports the view that marine protected areas can be powerful conservation and management tools. Finally, persistent and yet contrasting spatial patterns of recruitment among competing species suggest that recent metacommunity models might provide useful representations of the mechanisms involved in species coexistence.
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High risk HPV infection after five years in a population based cohort of Chilean women

High risk HPV infection after five years in a population based cohort of Chilean women

Prevalence, incidence and persistence of HR-HPV infections according to baseline age groups are pre- sented in Table 3. In both years, HPV prevalence fol- lowed a U-curve, being highest at ages under 20 years (13.9% - 19.4%) and over 70 years (16.7% - 16.7%). Inci- dence was highest in women under 20 years old (19.4%) and lowest in women over 70 years old (0%). Incidence of new HR-HPV among women HR-HPV positive at baseline was three times higher (25.5%) than among women HPV negative at baseline (8.3%) (OR 3.8, 95% CI 1.8-8.0). In univariate analysis, baseline characteristics significantly associated with acquiring new HR-HPV types (n = 59), using women who did not acquire a HR- HPV (n = 517) as referent, were being younger than 30 years and not having a previous Pap test (Table 1); only the latter remained significant in multivariate analysis (OR 0.36, 95% CI 0.15-0.88). Some behavioral changes in the study period were associated with acquiring a new HR-HPV, however they did not reach statistical sig- nificance: becoming single or separated (OR 1.61, 95% CI 0.75-3.45), having new sexual partners (OR 1.12, 95% CI 0.46-2.74), having a new high-risk sexual partner (OR 1.38, 95% CI 0.50-3.77) and beginning smoking (OR 1.63, 95% CI 0.54-4.89).
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Respuesta inmunitaria y estrategia de inmunización frente Haemophilus influenzae serotipo b

Respuesta inmunitaria y estrategia de inmunización frente Haemophilus influenzae serotipo b

charide-protein and polysaccharide-protein conjugate vaccination of children at 4, 6 and 14 months of age. Pediatrics 1989; 84: 995-999. 51. Lepow ML, Randolph M, Cimma R, Larsen D, Rogan M, Schu- macher J, Lent B, Gaintner S, Samuelson J, Gordon L. Persistence of antibody and response to booster dose of Haemophilus influenzae type b polysaccharide diphtheria toxoid conjugate vaccine in infant immunized at 9 to 15 months of age. J Pediatr 1986; 108: 882-886. 52. Lepow ML, Samuelson JS, Gordon LK. Safety and immunogenicity

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Labor reforms, macroeconomic imbalances and unemployment in Colombia

Labor reforms, macroeconomic imbalances and unemployment in Colombia

In the first half of the nineties, Colombian labor legislation faced profound transformations. Initially, the reforms seemed to produce positive effects as unemployment fell continuously, to below 8% in 1994. However, since 1995, unemployment has increased steadily, reaching in the last quarters the highest levels ever recorded: almost 20%. The latter is explained by two types of factors. First, lower GDP growth, generated by growing macroeconomic imbalances –such as fiscal and current account deficits-, and social disorder and institutional disarray. Second, the persistence of a number of structural factors affecting the labor market: higher relative price of labor with respect to capital, real exchange rate appreciation, increase in the wage differential, increase of payroll taxes, rising participation rates  particularly for females  and the historically high level of the “natural” rate of unemployment. Therefore, a strategy to create new working posts and reduce the extremely high unemployment rates should combine policies aiming at enhacing growth  controlling the fiscal deficit and restructuring the composition of expenditure in favor of investment  and at dampening the causes that tend to maintain the mismatch between supply and demand in the labor market. Efforts should also be made in order to further flexibilise the labor market.
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Colonial Institutions and Long-Run Economic Performance in Colombia: is there Evidence of Persistence?

Colonial Institutions and Long-Run Economic Performance in Colombia: is there Evidence of Persistence?

When inefficient economic outcomes persist over time –as the low per capita income levels of Latin American or African countries– it must be the case that the political processes by which institutions are chosen and established are being subject to serious commitment problems –limiting the possibility of Coase-type bargains–, or take place under highly unequal distributions of power among the different groups in society. Moreover, given that some former European colonies –the so called neo-Europes– have been much more successful in the long run than others, it ought to be that for those countries, persistence of bad quality institutions was interrupted, or that past institutions differed considerably from those of unsuccessful countries. In case there is evidence of institutional persistence of this kind, future institutional and policy reform must take into account the historical specificities of each country and even of smaller political units if they are intended to prove successful for fighting against poverty and inequality. Frequently, institutional reform efforts in developing countries have failed in achieving their objectives possibly because of lack of attention to the particular historical backgrounds that have made each society’s institutions negative in specific ways for economic success.
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Epidemiological investigation of bovine tuberculosis causes of herd breakdowns and persistence in Spain

Epidemiological investigation of bovine tuberculosis causes of herd breakdowns and persistence in Spain

The distribution of  the  probability  values  attributed  to each  infection  route  within all  the studied farms is  represented in figure  9 and  in table 11  are  represented the most  likely  events  within  each  possible  cause  of  infection.  Most  of  the  residual  infections  were attributed to herds that have had cases in the previous 3 years, but for which we  did  not  have  enough  data  to  assess  whether  the  isolates  had  similar  molecular  characteristics.  This  was  followed  by  farms  were  the  prevalence  detected  in  the  first  positive  control  was  not  compatible  with  a  recent  infection  (both  corresponded  to  a  “quite  high  probability”).  Only  16%  (n=10)  of  the  59  cases  attributed  to  the  introduction of infected animals were associated with “high” or “very high” probability  while  84%  (n=49)  were  with  “low”  or  “not  very  high”  likelihood.  All  the  cases  associated  to  goats  except  1  were  due  to  the  presence  of  goats  in  the  farm  without  data  regarding  their  bTB  status  (“not  very  high”  probability).  More  than  50%  of  the  farms  infected  by  neighboring  spread  had  a  positive  neighbor  farm  with  the  same  molecular  type,  whereas  in  40%  of  them,  the  molecular  relation  between  the  herd  breakdown  and  the  neighboring  farm  could  not  be  assessed.  From  the  98  cases  attributed to wildlife, only in  12 the likelihood was “high” and corresponded to herds  located  near  areas  of  hunting  activity  with  the  same  molecular  type  isolated  in  the  county.    
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Hysteresis and change of persistence in unemployment rates, international evidence

Hysteresis and change of persistence in unemployment rates, international evidence

The second one, also called unemployment duration, is related with long term unemployment. It argues that in the relationship employee searcher-employer searcher the variable long term unemployment is very significant, in the sense that the longer the time without a job, the higher the human capital depreciation (considering that skills are acquired not only on-the-job-training but also through changing jobs) and of course, the lower the pressure they can exert on wages. As a result, it is considered that there is a “pool” of long-term unemployment which is very difficult to recover. 7
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An institutional approach to developing a culture of student persistence

An institutional approach to developing a culture of student persistence

of the next course in the program – these are designed to help students see how the current course fits into the context of their learning and connect that to the subsequent course in the program; (b) faculty-led colloquium series for students designed to build community by engaging with other students and faculty in their programs, expose them early to research and career paths within their field, socializing them to their profession, and set expectations for success; (c) create faculty video clips to put into courses to create a sense of connection between faculty members and students and to relay information about expectations for the course; (d) having books automatically provided as a way to minimize additional burden to students; (e) welcome kits designed to generate a sense of identity with the institution and prepare students for the start of their programs; (f) designing a comprehensive faculty training program specifically focused on the new student/first term experience; and g) designing a peer-tutoring program to better support students in courses that historically create a “barrier” to persistence. Note that a more detailed discussion of the larger student progress strategic plan and the individual initiatives (including results) are currently under development.
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