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Procyclical Behavior of Institutional Investors during the Recent Financial Crisis: Causes, Impacts, and Challenges Accounting Process and Economic Investment Choices Logistics Management in the Era of Supply Chain Management – A Gap in Academic Literature Risk Analysis in High
 

Procyclical Behavior of Institutional Investors during the Recent Financial Crisis: Causes, Impacts, and Challenges

The global financial crisis caught many financial market participants by surprise. Institutional investors, by and large, were no exception. As the crisis intensified, concerns about capital preservation arose, and several investors responded by abandoning long-term investment strategies, reducing risk exposures, and switching to safer asset classes, usually with the intention to switch back as soon […]

Accounting Process and Economic Investment Choices

Accounting techniques as social norms and kind reflection vector describe the society conventions and principles. This societal reflects let it more complex and esoteric. Accounting seems a buildings assortment, historically dated and generating economic effects as a mechanism for tracking and remote monitoring the economic activity evolution. Accounting science is rooted, it is no longer […]

Logistics Management in the Era of Supply Chain Management – A Gap in Academic Literature

This paper aims to contribute to the decades-long debate about the relationships between logistics and supply chain management. Although the terminology has developed over time to achieve much higher level of clarity, the authors of this paper would argue that some of this evolution has also introduced new problems in reaching a unified understanding of […]

Risk Analysis in High – Growth Market – Certain Novel Facts in Market Analysis

The paper entails certain novel facts in market analysis related to risks associated with super competitor late entry, price instability, resource constraints and low market growth rate of a product. The statistical based justifications suffice the significance of the proposed claims.

The Child’s Attitude towards the Advertising Message: Effects of the Mood Induced by the Programming Context and of the Position of the Advertisement on the Screen

20 March 2014

Despite the importance of research works conducted in the field of marketing and children, only a few of them have examined the effects of the television programming context on the persuasion process. Our research aims to fill this gap by trying to understand the way and the direction in which the mood induced by a […]

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Posted in Applied Economics, Volume III, Issue no. 2

Financial Ratios Analysis of Retail Commerce in Mexico for Reference in SMEs (2006-2012)

20 March 2014

Financial analysis is a tool of interest for SMEs owners in Mexico. Financial ratios or financial reasons are indicators that are applied for business analysis in this stratification of companies; however, they don’t have a sectorial analysis of reference that allows them to define objectives to perform monitoring. Most businessmen are unfamiliar to the financial […]

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Posted in Applied Economics, Volume III, Issue no. 2

A Framework for Improving Capabilities of Tanzanian Contracting Parties Practices through Adopting Three Philosophies: Lean, BPR and the Capability Maturity Model

20 March 2014

In Tanzania, construction industry is very slow in adapting technologies as well as the management philosophy. As such, it is plagued with problems associated with poor process management. It is normal for projects in the country to register huge time overrun, budget overrun that are associated with dissatisfactory quality and safety standards. More search of […]

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Posted in Business Management, Volume III, Issue no. 2

Information Provision of Orthopedic Acute Care Hospitals in Germany

20 March 2014

The asymmetrical distribution of information is one of the most discussed topics in health economics. Due to the fact that information is asymmetrically distributed we might consider a non-sovereign patient. As a consequence, competition between health care suppliers might be affected and market failures might occur. Nowadays, the internet plays an important role in the […]

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Posted in Business Management, Volume III, Issue no. 2

Ethics in Accountability Relationships

20 January 2014

In corporate governance, professional accounting and auditing bodies, the different agents are constantly faced with ethical problems and, hence, with the need to carry out independent judgments that do not prevent them from discharging their public responsibilities. In the light of this, the objective of this research is to better understand the perceptions of Portuguese […]

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Posted in Volume III, Issue no. 1

Reflections on the New Social Risks in the European Union

20 January 2014

This study contains analysis into the phenomenon of new social risks as a product of an entire range of culturally, economically, demographically and socially important factors that deepen the contrasts across society and in the lives of individuals. Analysis is directed towards explaining the consequences of the arrival of new social risks conditioned by the […]

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Posted in Volume III, Issue no. 1

A Simple Test of Volatility Models: the Case of UK and Romania

20 January 2014

This paper introduces a simple and practical method for comparing volatility models through rolling window estimation in applied economic modeling. While most studies rely on misspecification tests and out of sample forecast accuracy tests (which are not without their own disadvantages), this paper considers only the distribution of parameters from GARCH, GJR-GARCH and FIGARCH to […]

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Posted in Volume III, Issue no. 1

National Economic Programme of the Czech Republic 2013

15 November 2013

In 2012, the Czech government made progress in terms of consolidating public budgets and advancing toward meeting 2013 targets, with the intention to stop the procedure if there is excessive deficit. This consolidation includes gradual reduction of the structural deficit. Medium-term budget outlook, which monitors the need to maintain sustainability of public finances, was adjusted […]

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Posted in Applied Economics, Volume II, Issue no. 6

Service Location and Site Quality Analysis in Support of Air Cargo Development: Case Studies of Tallinn and Katowice Airports

15 November 2013

The main idea of this paper is to study how air cargo service sector development around the airport is affected by the location factor from site-level to macro-level issues. Air cargo is a dynamic sector with changing business models and customer requirements. The regional air cargo sector outlooks are, among a multitude of factors, affected […]

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Posted in Applied Economics, Volume II, Issue no. 6

Interest Rate Sensitivity and Banks’ Investment in Nigeria

15 September 2013

The paper investigates the sensitivity of interest rates and banks investment in Nigeria, using time series analysis and annual data from 1980 – 2011. The Ordinary least square model was used to capture the variables in the model. The empirical results indicate that real lending rates is found to be significant and highly negatively sensitive […]

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Posted in Applied Economics, Volume II, Issue no. 5