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    Privet. I don't know if you make the same mistake but I noticed that it is extremely difficult to avoid the use of "because" and "for this reason" when I am writing in English. The result is disparaging for a person that lived 4 years in UK.

    For example in the following expression (ignore the technical definitions) are there any suggested remedies?

    "The Yield Capitalization Method is more accurate than the Direct Capitalization Method because the future cash flows and the economic – useful life of the project should be explicitly stated. Given that the Statistical Services in Cyprus do not possesses a satisfactory amount of both time series and cross sectional data it is impossible to run regressions that will produce unbiased projections. For this reason the Yield Capitalization Method was not used in this research."

    For this reason -> I was thinking to use: By saying this ... or Given this ... By mentioning this ... Stating this ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Antonio1986 View Post
    "The Yield Capitalization Method is more accurate than the Direct Capitalization Method due to the future cash flows and the economic – useful life of the project should be explicitly stated. Given that the Statistical Services in Cyprus do not possesses a satisfactory amount of both time series and cross sectional data it is impossible to run regressions that will produce unbiased projections. Having that said, the Yield Capitalization Method was not used in this research."
    "Due to" is fairly versatile and can be used in place of "because," though it's not all that bad to use "because." I think as long as you reduce redundancy you'll be fine.
    "Having that said," is a good option to replace "for this reason" with.

    To stray away from your original question...
    I think the first sentence should be reworded. Your em dash doesn't make much sense here. You split midway through and start a new thought without finishing your first one. Usually the em dash is used to break a sentence, but still continue the clause whilst keeping on topic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Antonio1986 View Post
    "The Yield Capitalization Method is more accurate than the Direct Capitalization Method due to the future cash flows and the economic – useful life of the project should be explicitly stated. Given that the Statistical Services in Cyprus do not possesses a satisfactory amount of both time series and cross sectional data, it is impossible to run regressions that will produce unbiased projections. Having that said, the Yield Capitalization Method was not used in this research."
    "Due to" is fairly versatile and can be used in place of "because," though it's not all that bad to use "because." I think as long as you reduce redundancy you'll be fine.
    "Having that said," is a good option to replace "for this reason" with. You could also say something like "Given the aforementioned information." There are plenty of options at your disposal. Your choices are OK, but it's better not to repeat the word "this," since you're stating it later on in the sentence. You could say "Incidentally," as well.

    To stray away from your original question...
    I think the first sentence should be reworded. Your em dash doesn't make much sense here. You split midway through and start a new thought without finishing your first one. Usually the em dash is used to break a sentence, but still continue the clause whilst keeping on topic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by alexei90 View Post
    "Due to" is fairly versatile and can be used in place of "because," though it's not all that bad to use "because." I think as long as you reduce redundancy you'll be fine.
    "Having that said," is a good option to replace "for this reason" with. You could also say something like "Given the aforementioned information." There are plenty of options at your disposal. Your choices are OK, but it's better not to repeat the word "this," since you're stating it later on in the sentence. You could say "Incidentally," as well.
    Alexei90 where are you from? UK, USA? I suppose you have Russian parents?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Antonio1986 View Post
    Alexei90 where are you from? UK, USA? I suppose you have Russian parents?
    My story is an odd one, heh. I was adopted from Ukraine in an orphanage at a very early age by American parents, so I never learned Russian. I've been living in the US ever since. That's why I'm here - and to help people with their English of course. :P
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