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The Empirics of the National Minimum Wage and Employment in the U.K.
(University of Hertfordshire, 2016)
Resilience, Hardship and Social Conditions
This paper provides a critical assessment of the term ‘resilience’ – and its highly agent-centric conceptualisation – when applied to how individuals and households respond to hardship. We provide an argument for social ...
A simulation-based decision support tool for informing the management of patients with Parkinson’s disease
We describe a decision support toolkit that was developed with the aim of assisting those responsible with the management and treatment of Parkinson’s disease (PD) in the UK. Having created a baseline model and established ...
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS) : A new business model in the FTSE100
This paper is about the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) business model. REITs benefit from tax concessions and Fair Value Accounting (FVA) practices. REITs distributing over 90 percent of profits can obtain tax concessions ...
Role of transitory communities of practice in business school collaborative knowledge-sharing projects: from the partner's perspective
This paper explores the essential roles that academics, graduates/ post-graduates and small enterprise owner-managers play when working together on knowledge-sharing projects. The study uses six projects to explore the ...
Measuring The Value Of Product Characteristics In The Presence of Price Dispersion
Modeling the price of multi-attribute products generally requires an assessment of eachattributes’ market value. In the presence of price dispersion, when similar products are soldat different prices, hedonic pricing models ...
University choice : which attributes matter when you are paying the full price?
This article presents the results from a longitudinal study of students’ choice of university in England. Students were surveyed initially when applying for university (Wave One) and then again when they were about to ...
Seasonality of Overseas Tourism Demand in Scotland: A Regional Analysis
Seasonality of overseas tourism demand in Scotland: a regional analysis, Regional Studies. This paper examines patterns of seasonality in international tourism to the regions of Scotland. Quarterly numbers of overnight ...
Marketing technology for adoption by small business
The adoption of technology for marketing is essential for the survival of small businesses and yet little is understood about owner-manager practice in this area. This paper aims to address that gap through a qualitative ...
The impact of the Financial Crisis 2008 on How We Teach Economics
The world financial system was brought to a standstill in 2008. The consequences of the subsequent recession are being felt until today. Financial crisis affected not only the whole economies, but also reshaped the economics ...