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adjective artless, authentic, characteristic, connate, consistent, crude, free from affectation, genuine, inborn, inbred, indigenous, ingenerate, ingrained, innate, innatus, instinctive, instinctual, lifelike, native, nativus, normal, organic, original, pure, real, regular, true to life, typical, unadulterated, unartificial, uncultivated, unsynthetic, untouched
Associated concepts: natural law
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SERVITUDES, NATURAL, civil law. Those servitudes which arise in consequence of the nature of the soil.
     2. By law the inferior heritages, are submitted in relation to the natural flow of waters, and the like, to the superior. An inferior field is, therefore, subject to the injury or prejudice which the situation of the ground, in its natural state, way cause it.

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6) However, a previous natural experiment, which used data from the closure of a large Utah Valley steel mill between August 1986 and September 1987, did not find a difference in birth weights between babies born before, during, or after the closure.
In Canada it might allow us to take advantage of the large number of natural experiments that take place in many policy areas while respecting the constitutional and historic separations of activity among the orders of government, although not without effort and compromise.
about extrapolating beyond natural experiments, when Klausner urges
This created a natural experiment that the authors of this paper used to create estimates of changes in exposure and health effects.
To sum up, this work answers the broad question "do natural experiments provide valid estimates in Political Science?
He was always looking for natural experiments of this kind, and a century before Karl Popper, Lyell claimed that his technique was to constantly try to disprove his working hypothesis, which was later called uniformitarianism by William Whewell.
Quasi-static and dynamic natural experiments with a part of the deformation zone revealed that damages lead to changes in the characteristics of elements.
The title, Saggi di Naturali Esperienze, can be roughly translated as Selected Natural Experiments, representing a tiny fraction of the experimenters' decade of work.
Another problem with relying on natural experiments is that comparisons of their results with longstanding practices rarely present sharp contrasts.
Hence, the incidence of natural experiments arising from exogenous shocks influences the value of intentional experiments.
evidence has become global, looking for natural experiments, variation in institutions and regulations across the world to draw inferences about economic behavior.
Instead, quasi-experiments and natural experiments can be used to test ICT products.

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