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Brown, Lester R. – 1978
American economic analysts will better understand current economic trends if they investigate economic problems in light of the expanding global economy. Reasons for the failure of economists to explain the simultaneous existence of rapid inflation and high unemployment include preoccupation with economic indicators, short-term forecasts, and…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Attitude Change, Biological Influences, Capitalism
Chandler, William U. – 1985
This report examines various topics and issues related to worldwide energy productivity and energy conservation. Following an introduction, these issues are considered in 6 sections focusing on: (1) energy demand projections (with data on 1982 energy consumption in selected countries); (2) continued industrial efficiency gains (including data on…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Energy, Energy Conservation, Futures (of Society)
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Breneman, David W.; Nelson, Susan C. – Change, 1981
The conflict between institutional mission and finance is stressed in this article based on a Brookings Institution study. This tension promises to grow as academe adjusts to a drop in the traditional college-age population, and as the promise of expanding adult markets is either realized or falls short of expectations. (MLW)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Costs, Declining Enrollment
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Lepkowski, Wil – Chemical and Engineering News, 1977
Describes a train of thought which advocates the use of the second law of thermodynamics in energy and economic policy considerations. (CP)
Descriptors: Economics, Efficiency, Energy, Policy Formation