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Designing with nature

Joe Nathan Big

As an alum of PennDesign, I have been receiving reminders that this year is the 50th anniversary of the publication of a major work, “Design with Nature,” by Ian McHarg. A Scotsman born near Glasgow, McHarg, after spending seven years ...

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Lost profits versus lost business value


In commercial litigation, a primary role of a financial expert is to compute economic damages that may have been suffered by a party. In order to quantify economic damages, experts are commonly asked to calculate lost profits and/or lost business ...

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