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Fitting equations to data with the perfect correlation relationship
(University of Hertfordshire, 2015-12-23)
We present a simple method for estimating a single relationship between multiple variables, which are all treated symmetrically i.e. there is no distinction between dependent and independent variables. This is of interest ...
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 ...
Much of the “Economics of Property Rights” Devalues Property and Legal Rights
Legal theorists and other commentators have long established a distinction between property and possession. According to this usage adopted here, possession refers to control of a resource, but property involves legally ...
Labour strategies, cross-border solidarity and the mobility of health workers : Evidence from five New Member States
Shortages of health workers in Western Europe have been addressed, in part, by recruitment from New Member States. In addition to concerns regarding social dumping and cohesion, the loss of human capital and subsequent ...
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 ...
(Gower Publishing, 2015-11)
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 ...