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Yet the amount of money you spend is the single biggest determinant of success. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Social status is the single biggest determinant of health. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The quality of teaching is the most important determinant of whether that service is good or bad. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Unit labour costs are the key determinant of competitiveness and a driver of inflation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Intelligence is a major determinant of performance in examinations. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But the biggest single determinant of stability is whether they are married or not. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This suggests that education is the key determinant. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It found that education was the key determinant with a lack of investment holding back the poorest. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Many students view school as a place where inherent ability is more of a determinant of success than effort. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)The prominent role accorded technology means that a third factor of production becomes an important determinant of competitive ability. Competing in a Global Economy (1990)It is investment which is going to be the key determinant of how we get through this next period. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Those are two big gambles and their outcome may be a big determinant of the result of the next general election. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The main determinant of a guilty or not guilty verdict was the relative class of the defendant and the most influential jurors. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The most prominent of these theories emphasize variations in the prevalence of warfare as the key determinant of variations in gender roles. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)The threat of job loss is an important determinant of management's power on the shop floor. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)The biggest determinant of junk bonds' success is the health of the economy and company profits. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They can wish the problem away if they like but it is absurd to suppose that income is not a major determinant of life chances. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Since education is an important determinant of social class, these differences reinforce existing class distinctions between racial and ethnic groups. Sociology (1995)But he controls directly a major determinant of performance and success for a branded consumer product, the advertising and promotion budget. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Certainly gender mattered, as elsewhere at the time, as an important determinant of literacy. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)The role of country differences and similarities Chapter 7 begins with an examination of factor endowments as a determinant of net trade. Competing in a Global Economy (1990)Buy-to-let mortgages are not dependent on the applicant's income: the main determinant is the rental value of the property in question. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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