The Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. WhiteSwan Song
Like the rest of his family, Louis is a trumpeter swan. But unlike his four brothers and sisters, Louis cant trumpet joyfully. In fact, he cant even make a sound. And since he cant trumpet his love, the beautiful swan Serena pays absolutely no attention to him.
Louis tries everything he can think of to win Serenas affection—he even goes to school to learn to read and write. But nothing seems to work. Then his father steals him a real brass trumpet. Is a musical instrument the key to winning Louis his love?
Monetary, financial institutions and markets statistics
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Monetary and Financial Statistics Manual
Participants should have a degree in economics or statistics or equivalent experience. Previous completion of the MFS-I course is recommended. It also gives an overview of financial statistics and national accounts. Although the course summarizes the main principles underlying the compilation of monetary statistics, it assumes participants already understand these principles e. The core of the course deals with characteristics of various OFCs insurance corporations, pension funds, non-MMF investment funds, etc. The course also covers some aspects of financial statistics, dealing with financial flows and stocks of all sectors of the domestic economy and their interactions with the rest of the world; the balance sheet approach to vulnerability analysis; and the relationships between monetary, balance of payments, government finance, and national accounts statistics. The course consists of lectures and case studies to familiarize participants with practical aspects of compiling monetary statistics for OFCs and the basic principles underlying the compilation of national accounts.
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