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15.762J Supply Chain Planning (SMA 6305) (MIT) 15.762J Supply Chain Planning (SMA 6305) (MIT)

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15.762J focuses on effective supply chain strategies for companies that operate globally with emphasis on how to plan and integrate supply chain components into a coordinated system. Students are exposed to concepts and models important in supply chain planning with emphasis on key tradeoffs and phenomena. The course introduces and utilizes key tactics such as risk pooling and inventory placement, integrated planning and collaboration, and information sharing. Lectures, computer exercises, and case discussions introduce various models and methods for supply chain analysis and optimization. The class is recommended for Operations Management concentrators and is a first half-term subject. This course was also taught as part of the Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) programme as course number SMA 15.762J focuses on effective supply chain strategies for companies that operate globally with emphasis on how to plan and integrate supply chain components into a coordinated system. Students are exposed to concepts and models important in supply chain planning with emphasis on key tradeoffs and phenomena. The course introduces and utilizes key tactics such as risk pooling and inventory placement, integrated planning and collaboration, and information sharing. Lectures, computer exercises, and case discussions introduce various models and methods for supply chain analysis and optimization. The class is recommended for Operations Management concentrators and is a first half-term subject. This course was also taught as part of the Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) programme as course number SMA

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supply chain strategies | supply chain strategies | companies | companies | supply chain components | supply chain components | concepts and models | concepts and models | key tradeoffs and phenomena | key tradeoffs and phenomena | risk pooling and inventory placement | risk pooling and inventory placement | integrated planning and collaboration | integrated planning and collaboration | and information sharing | and information sharing | supply chain analysis and optimization | supply chain analysis and optimization | information sharing | information sharing | 15.762 | 15.762 | 1.273 | 1.273 | ESD.267 | ESD.267 | SMA 6305 | SMA 6305

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A numbers game: counting refugees and international burden-sharing

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Public Seminar Series, Hilary term 2013. Seminar by dr Alice Edwards (UNHCR) recorded on 13 February 2013 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. The United Nations Refugee Convention recognises that the problem of refugees is inherently international and cannot be solved by a single State alone. Yet achieving international cooperation, or even achieving consensus on what this means, has had a long and chequered history. This lecture will examine the many ways in which a focus on asylum statistics has impacted on the international protection regime for refugees, and what needs to be done about it. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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international burden-sharing | refugee numbers | international burden-sharing | refugee numbers

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s Gold in Digital Social Research?

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Christine Borgman's Keynote talk from the OII Symposium "Social Science and Digital Research: Interdisciplinary Insights", March 2012. This is a Keynote talk from the Oxford Internet Institute's Symposium "Social Science and Digital Research: Interdisciplinary Insights", held in Oxford on 12 March 2012. Data sharing has become a core tenet of science policy in the UK, the US, and elsewhere. Among the rationales for sharing data is improving the ability to reproduce or to replicate research. Reproducibility is an oft-stated "gold standard" for science, yet it is a problematic rationale for sharing research data. Sociologists of science have described the difficulties of verifying, let alone reproducing, scientific results, since the 1970s. While most sciences are experiencing a data Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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data sharing | bibliometrics | knowledge | internet | science | digital | research | data deluge | computer science | social | policy | social science | data sharing | bibliometrics | knowledge | internet | science | digital | research | data deluge | computer science | social | policy | social science | 2012-03-12

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s Gold in Digital Social Research?

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Christine Borgman's Keynote talk from the OII Symposium "Social Science and Digital Research: Interdisciplinary Insights", March 2012. This is a Keynote talk from the Oxford Internet Institute's Symposium "Social Science and Digital Research: Interdisciplinary Insights", held in Oxford on 12 March 2012. Data sharing has become a core tenet of science policy in the UK, the US, and elsewhere. Among the rationales for sharing data is improving the ability to reproduce or to replicate research. Reproducibility is an oft-stated "gold standard" for science, yet it is a problematic rationale for sharing research data. Sociologists of science have described the difficulties of verifying, let alone reproducing, scientific results, since the 1970s. While most sciences are experiencing a data Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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data sharing | bibliometrics | knowledge | internet | science | digital | research | data deluge | computer science | social | policy | social science | data sharing | bibliometrics | knowledge | internet | science | digital | research | data deluge | computer science | social | policy | social science | 2012-03-12

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11.487 Urban Public Finance in Developing Countries (MIT) 11.487 Urban Public Finance in Developing Countries (MIT)

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This readings-based course analyzes the structure and operation of government systems in developing countries, with particular emphasis on regional and local governments. Major topics include: the role of decentralization in national economic reform programs; the potential impact of decentralized governments on local economic development; determination of optimal arrangements for sharing fiscal responsibilities among levels of government; evaluation of local revenue and expenditure decisions; and assessment of prospects and options for intergovernmental fiscal reform. Emphasis is on basic economic concerns, with consideration given to political, institutional, and cultural factors. This readings-based course analyzes the structure and operation of government systems in developing countries, with particular emphasis on regional and local governments. Major topics include: the role of decentralization in national economic reform programs; the potential impact of decentralized governments on local economic development; determination of optimal arrangements for sharing fiscal responsibilities among levels of government; evaluation of local revenue and expenditure decisions; and assessment of prospects and options for intergovernmental fiscal reform. Emphasis is on basic economic concerns, with consideration given to political, institutional, and cultural factors.

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basic economic concerns | basic economic concerns | political | political | institutional | institutional | and cultural factors | and cultural factors | decentralization in national economic reform programs | decentralization in national economic reform programs | the potential impact of decentralized governments on local economic development | the potential impact of decentralized governments on local economic development | determination of optimal arrangements for sharing fiscal responsibilities among levels of government | determination of optimal arrangements for sharing fiscal responsibilities among levels of government | evaluation of local revenue and expenditure decisions | evaluation of local revenue and expenditure decisions | assessment of prospects and options for intergovernmental fiscal reform | assessment of prospects and options for intergovernmental fiscal reform | political | institutional | and cultural factors | political | institutional | and cultural factors | developing countries | developing countries | public goods | public goods | externalities | externalities | economic development | economic development | balance sheets | balance sheets | fiscal gap | fiscal gap | revenues | revenues | expenditures | expenditures | budget deficits | budget deficits | inflation | inflation | public finance theory | public finance theory | efficiency | efficiency | optimal taxation | optimal taxation | optimal user fees | optimal user fees | basic microeconomic theory | basic microeconomic theory | equity | equity | incidence | incidence | general equilibrium model | general equilibrium model | property taxation | property taxation | tax reform | tax reform | intergovernmental fiscal relations | intergovernmental fiscal relations | fiscal federalism | fiscal federalism | decentralization | decentralization | transfers | transfers | international lending agencies | international lending agencies | programming assistance | programming assistance | conditionalities | conditionalities | public debt | public debt | structural adjustment | structural adjustment | private sector participation | private sector participation | microfinance | microfinance

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6.912 Introduction to Copyright Law (MIT) 6.912 Introduction to Copyright Law (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV lectures. This course is an introduction to copyright law and American law in general. Topics covered include: structure of federal law; basics of legal research; legal citations; how to use LexisNexis®; the 1976 Copyright Act; copyright as applied to music, computers, broadcasting, and education; fair use; Napster®, Grokster®, and Peer-to-Peer file-sharing; Library Access to Music Project; The 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act; DVDs and encryption; software licensing; the GNU® General Public License and free software. Includes audio/video content: AV lectures. This course is an introduction to copyright law and American law in general. Topics covered include: structure of federal law; basics of legal research; legal citations; how to use LexisNexis®; the 1976 Copyright Act; copyright as applied to music, computers, broadcasting, and education; fair use; Napster®, Grokster®, and Peer-to-Peer file-sharing; Library Access to Music Project; The 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act; DVDs and encryption; software licensing; the GNU® General Public License and free software.

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opyright law | opyright law | american law structure of federal law | american law structure of federal law | legal research and citations | legal research and citations | Lexis-Nexis | Lexis-Nexis | 1976 Copyright Act | 1976 Copyright Act | copyright as applied to music | copyright as applied to music | computers | computers | broadcasting | broadcasting | and education | and education | fair use | fair use | Napster | Napster | Grokster | Grokster | and P2P file-sharing | and P2P file-sharing | Library Access to Music Project | Library Access to Music Project | The 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act | The 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act | DVDs and encryption | DVDs and encryption | Software licensing | Software licensing | The GNU General Public License | The GNU General Public License | free software | free software

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11.954 Community-Owned Enterprise and Civic Participation (MIT) 11.954 Community-Owned Enterprise and Civic Participation (MIT)

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This course will examine literature and practice regarding community-owned enterprise as an alternative means of increasing community participation and development. The use of cooperatives, credit unions, land trusts, and limited stock ownership enterprises for increasing community participation and empowerment will be examined. This course will examine literature and practice regarding community-owned enterprise as an alternative means of increasing community participation and development. The use of cooperatives, credit unions, land trusts, and limited stock ownership enterprises for increasing community participation and empowerment will be examined.

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cooperatives | cooperatives | capitalism | capitalism | participatory democracy | participatory democracy | social capital | social capital | community governance | community governance | politics | politics | economy | economy | power dynamics | power dynamics | environmental sustainability | environmental sustainability | economic development | economic development | markets | markets | institutions | institutions | community development | community development | poverty | poverty | real estate | real estate | trusts | trusts | housing coops | housing coops | banking | banking | unions | unions | pensions | pensions | investments | investments | privatization | privatization | gainsharing | gainsharing | remittances | remittances

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9.916 Special Topics: Social Animals (MIT) 9.916 Special Topics: Social Animals (MIT)

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Humans are social animals; social demands, both cooperative and competitive, structure our development, our brain and our mind. This course covers social development, social behaviour, social cognition and social neuroscience, in both human and non-human social animals. Topics include altruism, empathy, communication, theory of mind, aggression, power, groups, mating, and morality. Methods include evolutionary biology, neuroscience, cognitive science, social psychology and anthropology. Humans are social animals; social demands, both cooperative and competitive, structure our development, our brain and our mind. This course covers social development, social behaviour, social cognition and social neuroscience, in both human and non-human social animals. Topics include altruism, empathy, communication, theory of mind, aggression, power, groups, mating, and morality. Methods include evolutionary biology, neuroscience, cognitive science, social psychology and anthropology.

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social animals | social animals | social | social | animals | animals | society | society | human society | human society | members | members | community | community | living together | living together | mutual benefit | mutual benefit | people | people | region | region | country | country | world | world | whole | whole | association | association | body | body | individuals | individuals | functional interdependence | functional interdependence | national or cultural identity | national or cultural identity | social solidarity | social solidarity | language or hierarchical organization | language or hierarchical organization | patterns of relationships between individuals sharing a distinctive culture and institutions | patterns of relationships between individuals sharing a distinctive culture and institutions | groups | groups | economic | economic | social or industrial infrastructure | social or industrial infrastructure | made up of a varied collection of individuals | made up of a varied collection of individuals | ethnic groups | ethnic groups | nation state | nation state | broader cultural group | broader cultural group | organized voluntary association of people for religious | organized voluntary association of people for religious | benevolent | benevolent | cultural | cultural | scientific | scientific | political | political | patriotic | patriotic | or other purposes. | or other purposes.

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11.487 Urban Public Finance in Developing Countries (MIT) 11.487 Urban Public Finance in Developing Countries (MIT)

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This readings-based course analyzes the structure and operation of government systems in developing countries, with particular emphasis on regional and local governments. Major topics include: the role of decentralization in national economic reform programs, the potential impact of decentralized governments on local economic development, determination of optimal arrangements for sharing fiscal responsibilities among levels of government, evaluation of local revenue and expenditure decisions, and assessment of prospects and options for intergovernmental fiscal reform. Emphasis is on basic economic concerns, with consideration given to political, institutional, and cultural factors. This readings-based course analyzes the structure and operation of government systems in developing countries, with particular emphasis on regional and local governments. Major topics include: the role of decentralization in national economic reform programs, the potential impact of decentralized governments on local economic development, determination of optimal arrangements for sharing fiscal responsibilities among levels of government, evaluation of local revenue and expenditure decisions, and assessment of prospects and options for intergovernmental fiscal reform. Emphasis is on basic economic concerns, with consideration given to political, institutional, and cultural factors.

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basic economic concerns | basic economic concerns | political | political | institutional | institutional | and cultural factors | and cultural factors | decentralization in national economic reform programs | decentralization in national economic reform programs | the potential impact of decentralized governments on local economic development | the potential impact of decentralized governments on local economic development | determination of optimal arrangements for sharing fiscal responsibilities among levels of government | determination of optimal arrangements for sharing fiscal responsibilities among levels of government | evaluation of local revenue and expenditure decisions | evaluation of local revenue and expenditure decisions | assessment of prospects and options for intergovernmental fiscal reform | assessment of prospects and options for intergovernmental fiscal reform | political | institutional | and cultural factors | political | institutional | and cultural factors | developing countries | developing countries | public goods | public goods | externalities | externalities | economic development | economic development | balance sheets | balance sheets | fiscal gap | fiscal gap | revenues | revenues | expenditures | expenditures | budget deficits | budget deficits | inflation | inflation | public finance theory | public finance theory | efficiency | efficiency | optimal taxation | optimal taxation | optimal user fees | optimal user fees | basic microeconomic theory | basic microeconomic theory | equity | equity | incidence | incidence | general equilibrium model | general equilibrium model | property taxation | property taxation | tax reform | tax reform | intergovernmental fiscal relations | intergovernmental fiscal relations | fiscal federalism | fiscal federalism | decentralization | decentralization | transfers | transfers | international lending agencies | international lending agencies | programming assistance | programming assistance | conditionalities | conditionalities | public debt | public debt | structural adjustment | structural adjustment | private sector participation | private sector participation | microfinance | microfinance

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14.147 Topics in Game Theory (MIT) 14.147 Topics in Game Theory (MIT)

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This course is an advanced topics course on market and mechanism design. We will study existing or new market institutions, understand their properties, and think about whether they can be re-engineered or improved. Topics discussed include mechanism design, auction theory, one-sided matching in house allocation, two-sided matching, stochastic matching mechanisms, student assignment, and school choice. This course is an advanced topics course on market and mechanism design. We will study existing or new market institutions, understand their properties, and think about whether they can be re-engineered or improved. Topics discussed include mechanism design, auction theory, one-sided matching in house allocation, two-sided matching, stochastic matching mechanisms, student assignment, and school choice.

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game theory | game theory | mechanism design | mechanism design | auction theory | auction theory | one-sided matching | one-sided matching | house allocation | house allocation | market problems | market problems | two-sided matching | two-sided matching | stability | stability | many-to-one | many-to-one | one-to-one | one-to-one | small cores | small cores | large markets | large markets | stochastic matching mechanisms | stochastic matching mechanisms | student assignment | student assignment | school choice | school choice | resale markets | resale markets | dynamics | dynamics | simplicity | simplicity | robustness | robustness | limited rationality | limited rationality | message spaces | message spaces | sharing risk | sharing risk | decentralized exchanges | decentralized exchanges | over-the-counter exchanges | over-the-counter exchanges

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14.124 Microeconomic Theory IV (MIT) 14.124 Microeconomic Theory IV (MIT)

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The topic of the class is information economics. The purpose is to give an introduction to some of the main subjects in this field: risk sharing, moral hazard, adverse selection (signaling, screening), mechanism design, decision making under uncertainty. These subjects (and others) will be treated in more depth in the advanced theory courses on Contract Theory. The topic of the class is information economics. The purpose is to give an introduction to some of the main subjects in this field: risk sharing, moral hazard, adverse selection (signaling, screening), mechanism design, decision making under uncertainty. These subjects (and others) will be treated in more depth in the advanced theory courses on Contract Theory.

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information | information | economics | economics | microeconomic theory | microeconomic theory | money | money | risk sharing | risk sharing | moral hazard | moral hazard | adverse selection | adverse selection | signaling | signaling | screening | screening | mechanism design | mechanism design | decision making | decision making | uncertainty | uncertainty | Decision-making | Decision-making | information economics | information economics | incentive theory | incentive theory | contract theory | contract theory | choice | choice | choices | choices | microeconomic analysis | microeconomic analysis | risk | risk

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15.763J Manufacturing System and Supply Chain Design (MIT) 15.763J Manufacturing System and Supply Chain Design (MIT)

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15.763J focuses on decision making for system design, as it arises in manufacturing systems and supply chains. Students are exposed to frameworks and models for structuring the key issues and trade-offs. The class presents and discusses new opportunities, issues and concepts introduced by the internet and e-commerce. It also introduces various models, methods and software tools for logistics network design, capacity planning and flexibility, make-buy, and integration with product development. Industry applications and cases illustrate concepts and challenges. The class is recommended for anyone concentrating in Operations Management, and is a second half-term subject. 15.763J focuses on decision making for system design, as it arises in manufacturing systems and supply chains. Students are exposed to frameworks and models for structuring the key issues and trade-offs. The class presents and discusses new opportunities, issues and concepts introduced by the internet and e-commerce. It also introduces various models, methods and software tools for logistics network design, capacity planning and flexibility, make-buy, and integration with product development. Industry applications and cases illustrate concepts and challenges. The class is recommended for anyone concentrating in Operations Management, and is a second half-term subject.

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15.763 | 15.763 | 1.274 | 1.274 | ESD.268 | ESD.268 | supply chain strategies | supply chain strategies | companies | companies | supply chain components | supply chain components | concepts and models | concepts and models | key tradeoffs and phenomena | key tradeoffs and phenomena | risk pooling and inventory placement | risk pooling and inventory placement | integrated planning and collaboration | integrated planning and collaboration | information sharing | information sharing | supply chain analysis and optimization | supply chain analysis and optimization

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15.968 The Sociology of Strategy (MIT) 15.968 The Sociology of Strategy (MIT)

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This seminar provides an introduction to scholarship in a growing research community: the sociologists and sociologically-inclined organization theorists who study issues that relate, at least in a broad sense, to the interdisciplinary field of inquiry that is known as "strategy" or "strategic management" research. The course is not designed to survey the field of strategy. Rather, the focus is on getting a closer understanding of the recent work by sociologists and sociologically-oriented organization theorists that investigates central questions in strategic management. In particular, we will be concerned with identifying and assessing sociological work that aims to shed light on: (a) relative firm performance; (b) the nature of competition and market interaction; (c) organizational This seminar provides an introduction to scholarship in a growing research community: the sociologists and sociologically-inclined organization theorists who study issues that relate, at least in a broad sense, to the interdisciplinary field of inquiry that is known as "strategy" or "strategic management" research. The course is not designed to survey the field of strategy. Rather, the focus is on getting a closer understanding of the recent work by sociologists and sociologically-oriented organization theorists that investigates central questions in strategic management. In particular, we will be concerned with identifying and assessing sociological work that aims to shed light on: (a) relative firm performance; (b) the nature of competition and market interaction; (c) organizational

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strategy | strategy | sociology | sociology | management | management | organization theory | organization theory | firm performance | firm performance | competition | competition | market interaction | market interaction | organizational capabilities | organizational capabilities | diffusion or transfer | diffusion or transfer | knowledge sharing | knowledge sharing | strategic change | strategic change | strategic management | strategic management

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15.352 Managing Innovation: Emerging Trends (MIT) 15.352 Managing Innovation: Emerging Trends (MIT)

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Important emerging trends in innovation are identified, and their implications for innovation management are explored. Major topics to be discussed include the trend to open information ("open source") rather than protected intellectual property; the distribution of innovation over many independent but collaborating actors; and toolkits that empower users to innovate for themselves. Important emerging trends in innovation are identified, and their implications for innovation management are explored. Major topics to be discussed include the trend to open information ("open source") rather than protected intellectual property; the distribution of innovation over many independent but collaborating actors; and toolkits that empower users to innovate for themselves.

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innovation | innovation | management | management | open source | open source | creative commons | creative commons | intellectual property | intellectual property | copyright | copyright | distribution | distribution | collaboration | collaboration | toolkits | toolkits | online networks | online networks | empowerment | empowerment | usability | usability | creation | creation | content | content | commonality | commonality | sharing | sharing

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14.124 Microeconomic Theory IV (MIT) 14.124 Microeconomic Theory IV (MIT)

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The topic of the class is information economics. The purpose is to give an introduction to some of the main subjects in this field: risk sharing, moral hazard, adverse selection (signaling, screening), mechanism design, decision making under uncertainty. These subjects (and others) will be treated in more depth in the advanced theory courses on Contract Theory. The topic of the class is information economics. The purpose is to give an introduction to some of the main subjects in this field: risk sharing, moral hazard, adverse selection (signaling, screening), mechanism design, decision making under uncertainty. These subjects (and others) will be treated in more depth in the advanced theory courses on Contract Theory.

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information | information | economics | economics | microeconomic theory | microeconomic theory | money | money | risk sharing | risk sharing | moral hazard | moral hazard | adverse selection | adverse selection | signaling | signaling | screening | screening | mechanism design | mechanism design | decision making | decision making | uncertainty | uncertainty | Decision-making | Decision-making | information economics | information economics | incentive theory | incentive theory | contract theory | contract theory | choice | choice | choices | choices | microeconomic analysis | microeconomic analysis | risk | risk

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Working in Groups - for Regional Regeneration section 4

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This JISC funded project has re-used and re-purposed learning content from external and internal sources to develop and pilot a level 4 module “Working in Groups” for multi-professional teams working in the field of Regional Regeneration. Permissions received from all external sources.

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ukoer | working in groups | group working | working groups | communicating effectively in groups | effective communication | data sharing | sharing intelligence | giving briefings | giving presentations | planning a presentation | conducting meetings | meetings | roles people play in meetings | managing meetings | meeting minutes | minute takers | groups and teams | regional regeneration | non-verbal communication | action learning sets | group work reflection | studying online | Social studies | Education | X000 | L000 | EDUCATION / TRAINING / TEACHING | G

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Use of Twitter in UK Local Government (Knowledge Exchange Seminar)

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Panos Panagiotopoulos discusses use of Twitter in UK local government during a seminar on quantitative methods in social media research held at the OII on 26 September 2012. Panos Panagiotopoulos presents part of a project on UK local government microblogging, a practice which has become a significant element of the public sector social media agenda. Many authorities in the UK have created Twitter accounts in an effort to update the public with frequent, concise and real-time content. The broader study described in the video is based on a study of Twitter accounts maintained by 187 officially listed UK local government authorities. Over 296,000 tweets were collected and analysed in two stages: an examination of the Twitter networks developed by the accounts was followed by a structural ana Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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social media research | network | big data | social media | twitter | quantitative methods | public engagement | knowledge exchange | internet | policy | data | web 2.0 | local government | information sharing | social media research | network | big data | social media | twitter | quantitative methods | public engagement | knowledge exchange | internet | policy | data | web 2.0 | local government | information sharing

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Use of Twitter in UK Local Government (Knowledge Exchange Seminar)

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Panos Panagiotopoulos discusses use of Twitter in UK local government during a seminar on quantitative methods in social media research held at the OII on 26 September 2012. Panos Panagiotopoulos presents part of a project on UK local government microblogging, a practice which has become a significant element of the public sector social media agenda. Many authorities in the UK have created Twitter accounts in an effort to update the public with frequent, concise and real-time content. The broader study described in the video is based on a study of Twitter accounts maintained by 187 officially listed UK local government authorities. Over 296,000 tweets were collected and analysed in two stages: an examination of the Twitter networks developed by the accounts was followed by a structural ana Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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social media research | network | big data | social media | twitter | quantitative methods | public engagement | knowledge exchange | internet | policy | data | web 2.0 | local government | information sharing | social media research | network | big data | social media | twitter | quantitative methods | public engagement | knowledge exchange | internet | policy | data | web 2.0 | local government | information sharing

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Rise of the Operaters

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Discussion of Internet surveillance, parliamentary oversight of security services, the Digital Economy Act, communications data, and government data sharing. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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internet | surveillance | security | digital economy | communications | data sharing | government | politics | internet | surveillance | security | digital economy | communications | data sharing | government | politics | 2013-11-14

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Rise of the Operaters

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Discussion of Internet surveillance, parliamentary oversight of security services, the Digital Economy Act, communications data, and government data sharing. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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internet | surveillance | security | digital economy | communications | data sharing | government | politics | internet | surveillance | security | digital economy | communications | data sharing | government | politics | 2013-11-14

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21G.049 French Photography (MIT) 21G.049 French Photography (MIT)

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This course introduces students to the world of French photography from its invention in the 1820s to the present. It provides exposure to major photographers and images of the French tradition, and encourages students to explore the social and cultural roles and meanings of photographs. The class is designed to help students navigate their own photo-saturated worlds and provides an opportunity to gain practical experience in photography. Taught in English. This course introduces students to the world of French photography from its invention in the 1820s to the present. It provides exposure to major photographers and images of the French tradition, and encourages students to explore the social and cultural roles and meanings of photographs. The class is designed to help students navigate their own photo-saturated worlds and provides an opportunity to gain practical experience in photography. Taught in English.

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French | French | France | France | photography | photography | role in modern society | role in modern society | visual and formal analysis | visual and formal analysis | printed forms | printed forms | historical analysis | historical analysis | aesthetic trends | aesthetic trends | Dagguerre | Dagguerre | Dagguerrotype | Dagguerrotype | Barthes | Barthes | portraiture | portraiture | carte de visite | carte de visite | resemblance | resemblance | surrealism | surrealism | abstraction | abstraction | realism | realism | street photography | street photography | Kertesz | Kertesz | Baudelaire | Baudelaire | calotypomania | calotypomania | urbanism | urbanism | picture-taking | picture-taking | picture postcards | picture postcards | neo-realism | neo-realism | Sontag | Sontag | war photography | war photography | fashion | fashion | digital images | digital images | photo-sharing | photo-sharing | instagram | instagram | Ducros | Ducros

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15.762J Supply Chain Planning (SMA 6305) (MIT)

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15.762J focuses on effective supply chain strategies for companies that operate globally with emphasis on how to plan and integrate supply chain components into a coordinated system. Students are exposed to concepts and models important in supply chain planning with emphasis on key tradeoffs and phenomena. The course introduces and utilizes key tactics such as risk pooling and inventory placement, integrated planning and collaboration, and information sharing. Lectures, computer exercises, and case discussions introduce various models and methods for supply chain analysis and optimization. The class is recommended for Operations Management concentrators and is a first half-term subject. This course was also taught as part of the Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) programme as course number SMA

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supply chain strategies | companies | supply chain components | concepts and models | key tradeoffs and phenomena | risk pooling and inventory placement | integrated planning and collaboration | and information sharing | supply chain analysis and optimization | information sharing | 15.762 | 1.273 | ESD.267 | SMA 6305

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Outbreak, the clinical research response

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Dr Gail Carson is Head of ISARIC Coordinating Centre (International Severe Acute Respiratory and Emerging Infection Consortium), a network of networks established in 2011 to ensure a rapid research response to outbreaks of pandemic potential. A quick and efficient response to an outbreak requires strong central communication and coordination. Information needs to be shared quickly and then fed into patient care and policy. A wider approach, cutting across disciplines and specialities, helps limit the number of infected people and the impact on the economy. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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clinical research | outbreak | network | pandemics | response | communication | data sharing | clinical research | outbreak | network | pandemics | response | communication | data sharing

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15.763J Manufacturing System and Supply Chain Design (MIT)

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15.763J focuses on decision making for system design, as it arises in manufacturing systems and supply chains. Students are exposed to frameworks and models for structuring the key issues and trade-offs. The class presents and discusses new opportunities, issues and concepts introduced by the internet and e-commerce. It also introduces various models, methods and software tools for logistics network design, capacity planning and flexibility, make-buy, and integration with product development. Industry applications and cases illustrate concepts and challenges. The class is recommended for anyone concentrating in Operations Management, and is a second half-term subject.

Subjects

15.763 | 1.274 | ESD.268 | supply chain strategies | companies | supply chain components | concepts and models | key tradeoffs and phenomena | risk pooling and inventory placement | integrated planning and collaboration | information sharing | supply chain analysis and optimization

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14.124 Microeconomic Theory IV (MIT)

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The topic of the class is information economics. The purpose is to give an introduction to some of the main subjects in this field: risk sharing, moral hazard, adverse selection (signaling, screening), mechanism design, decision making under uncertainty. These subjects (and others) will be treated in more depth in the advanced theory courses on Contract Theory.

Subjects

information | economics | microeconomic theory | money | risk sharing | moral hazard | adverse selection | signaling | screening | mechanism design | decision making | uncertainty | Decision-making | information economics | incentive theory | contract theory | choice | choices | microeconomic analysis | risk

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