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a period of fifty years; a half-century.

the jubilee line of the london underground (named after the silver jubilee of queen elizabeth ii).

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  • 51 steven g. allen, “why construction industry productivity is declining,” the review of economics and statistics, vol. 67, no. 4, november 1985, pp. 661–669, https://www.jstor.org/stable/1924811; and paul e. pieper, ”the measurement of construction prices: retrospect and prospect,” in ernst r. berndt and jack e. triplett, eds., fifty years of economic measurement: the jubilee of the conference on research in income and wealth (chicago: university of chicago press, 1991), pp. 239–271, https://www.nber.org/chapters/c5978. bls.gov

  • agriculture accounts for about 20% of gdp and employs more than half of the workforce, mainly small landholders. gold, oil, and cocoa exports, and individual remittances, are major sources of foreign exchange. expansion of ghana’s nascent oil industry has boosted economic growth, but the fall in oil prices since 2015 reduced by half ghana’s oil revenue. production at jubilee, ghana's first commercial offshore oilfield, began in mid-december 2010. production from two more fields, ten and sankofa, started in 2016 and 2017 respectively. the country’s first gas processing plant at atuabo is also producing natural gas from the jubilee field, providing power to several of ghana’s thermal power plants. cia.gov

  • the second case started on may 2, 1998 when richard elliott and jonathan o'mara tried to burn a cross in the yard of james jubilee, an african american who lived next door to elliott and was married to a white woman. elliott and o'mara planted a cross on jubilee's lawn to get back at him for firing a gun in his backyard. elliott and o'mara were not affiliated with the kkk. their cross-burning attempt was not successful and when jubilee got up the next morning he found a partially burned cross on his lawn. factmonster.com

  • the second case started on may 2, 1998 when richard elliott and jonathan o'mara tried to burn a cross in the yard of james jubilee, an african american who lived next door to elliott and was married to a white woman. elliott and o'mara planted a cross on jubilee's lawn to get back at him for firing a gun in his backyard. elliott and o'mara were not affiliated with the kkk. their cross-burning attempt was not successful and when jubilee got up the next morning he found a partially burned cross on his lawn. infoplease.com

  • all of me db76800 11 hours 58 minutes by anne murray read by mitzi friedlander autobiography of nova scotia-born, grammy award-winning singer murray (born 1945) chronicles her career, beginning with her first appearance on the canadian television show singalong jubilee at age twenty-one and her later international success with the 1970 recording songbird. discusses fellow entertainers and her family life. 2009. loc.gov

  • it was not until major granger's announcement that the chains that kept black texans in bondage were finally broken. his announcement was met with emotions that ranged from shock to jubilee. black people took to the streets to celebrate their newfound freedom -- a privilege that wasn't granted to them on july 4th, 1776. medpagetoday.com

  • backed by kikuyu loyalists, deputy prime minister kenyatta picked a running mate from the rival kalenjin tribe, william ruto, to form the jubilee alliance. both have been indicted by the international criminal court to face charges of orchestrating violence after the 2007 vote, an accusation they deny. mr ruto went on trial in september. nationmaster.com

  • this study was funded by the swedish heart-lung foundation, swedish foundation for strategic research (ssf), vinnova (vinn-mer), eu fp6 marie curie, afa insurances, the king oscar ii jubilee foundation, the king gustaf v and queen victoria’s freemasons foundation, the swedish research council (vr), the regional agreement on medical training and clinical research (alf) between stockholm county council and karolinska institutet. nih.gov