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the basic unit of money in South Africa

United States writer (born in Russia) noted for her polemical novels and political conservativism (1905-1982)

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a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa

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Smith, RAND Corporation, "House Price Volatility and the Housing Ladder" (NBER Working Paper No.
Developed in collaboration with RAND Corporation, the TRACE Matrix provides the business community with a powerful new tool for anti-bribery risk assessment.
And now, RAND Corporation says that even a nuclear-armed Iran will not pose a fundamental threat to the US and its regional allies, including Israel and the Persian Gulf Arab monarchies.
Advani also said that the government should also have an organization on the lines of United States's RAND Corporation (Research and Development), a think tank formed to offer research and analysis to the armed forces.
The Rand Corporation regularly receives federal funds to perform research for the military.
Despite these reported successes in disrupting cocaine trafficking," the GAO noted, a 2004 RAND Corporation study "indicates that the retail price of cocaine in the United States continued to decline through the second quarter of 2003 .
At that time, the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica was known as a wonderful place where nice liberal academics were doing research, going to the galleries and buying art, supporting all the liberal causes, civil rights, and so on.
The construct of teacher self-efficacy was first introduced in the Rand Corporation evaluation studies of factors associated with students' reading performance (Armor et al.
The Rand Corporation, which conducts research on science, technology, national security, and public policy, has been working to quantify the risk that terrorism poses and issued a preliminary study entitled "Issues and Options for Government Intervention in the Terrorism Marketplace.
Many of the formative proponents of rational choice articulated their ideas at the height of the Cold War in the 1950s and 1960s, and several were closely associated with the Rand Corporation.
Then, during the free trade talks, the school said that the center would be reborn in a partnership with RAND Corporation, a prestigious, nonprofit Santa Monica, California research organization.
He worked as a researcher for the Rand Corporation and in the Pentagon as an official high enough to read documents stamped "top secret.
and the Rand Corporation, found that the cost of shutting down the Alameda Corridor East would cost $414 million a day, $12.
They don't always work, and we have reported on why that is so in a number of widely distributed evaluations conducted by the RAND Corporation.
Not surprisingly, both hired the RAND Corporation, a nonprofit think tank whose business it is to crunch numbers, analyze data, and suggest solutions to specific problems.