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When it comes to the crunch : What are the drivers of the US banking crisis?
This article considers how permissive regulatory conditions helped change the size and scope of the US mortgage market. Asset backed securitization facilitated an expansion of the US mortgage market and modified the structure ...
Opening Pandora's Box : the Paradox of Institutional Organising
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)
Banking market structure, creation and activity of firms : Early evidence for co-operatives in the Italian case
This paper investigates whether local differences in banking competition impact on the creation and activity of firms, with a special focus on cooperatives. The empirical analysis, implemented on a sample of Italian firms, ...
Personal values as mitigating factors in the link between income and life satisfaction : evidence from the European Social Survey
Using data from the first two rounds of the European Social Survey, we examine the link between income, reference income and life satisfaction across Western Europe. We find that whilst there is a strong positive relationship ...
Developing a framework for managing tacit knowledge in research using knowledge management models
This research investigates whether and how selected models from Knowledge Management (KM) can be used to devise a framework for building coherent and rigorous methodologies for research in the creative and practice-led ...
The Adoption of IFRS 3: The Effects of Managerial Discretion and Stock Market Reactions
(University of Hertfordshire, 2009)
In recent years several accounting standards issued by the IASB substitute measures of fair value for historical cost, and give managers the discretion to determine the fair value without an actual market for the asset. ...
H εργασία υπό το πρίσμα της οικονομικής θεωρίας
(Labour Institute Publications / General Confederation of Greek Workers, 2008)
The Distributive Role of Managerial Incentives in a Mixed Duopoly
We study a mixed oligopoly where a partially public firm competes with a private firm. When the private firm offers managerial incentives, there is a redistribution of profit and output from the private to the public firm, ...
Institutions and economic change : A critical survey of the new institutional approaches and empirical evidence
The purpose of this paper is to review the main literature that has analyzed the channels through which institutions influence economic change, hence development. The interest for this topic arises from the relatively ...