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Liability driven investment and pension fund exposure to emerging markets: A Minskyan analysis
This paper explores the determinants and implications of the growing allocation of insurance companies and pension funds to emerging markets. The key contention put forward is that liabilities are at the core of the portfolio ...
Which formula for national happiness?
The World Happiness Report is published by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network and contains an international ranking of national average happiness, as measured by surveys of personal life evaluations. ...
Rethinking Corporate Agency in Business, Philosophy, and Law
While researchers in business ethics, moral philosophy, and jurisprudence have advanced the study of corporate agency, there have been very few attempts to bring together insights from these and other disciplines in the ...
Corporate governance and board configuration in Greece
(Virtus Interpress, 2019-02-05)
Financialisation, Welfare Retrenchment and Subsistence Debt in Britain
This paper investigates the dynamics of low income household (LIH) indebtedness under austerity in Britain. Building on a range of political economy studies on the role of the state in the process of financialisation, the ...
Photographs in tourism research: Prejudice, power, performance and participant-generated images
Photography has often been considered tainted as a source of research data, even in tourism, its natural habitat. This situation is undoubtedly a legacy of the prejudice that many social scientists held toward the use of ...
Case study: Destination readiness for dementia-friendly visitor experiences: A scoping study : Destination readiness for dementia-friendly visitor experiences: A scoping study
Ageing and dementia are major societal challenges affecting many countries, with around 46.8 million people worldwide estimated to be living with dementia. These estimates suggest that the worldwide population of people ...
De-marginalising, Marginalised Communities: The case of participatory arts events and the over 70s in rural Hertfrodshire, United Kingdom
This chapter provides an insight into a much larger longitudinal study into the potential benefits of participatory arts events for the over 70s in rural communities in Hertfordshire, the United Kingdom. In order to achieve ...
When rhetoric does not translate to reality: hardship, empowerment and the third sector in Austerity Localism
Austerity localism powerfully explains dynamics of (dis)empowerment at the local level, especially regarding the autonomy and accountability of local authorities and third sector organisations (TSOs) in the UK. Yet these ...