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From Fictions and Aggregates to Real Entities in the Theory of the Firm
According to the dominant ‘nexus of contracts’ and ‘collection of assets’ views of the firm, the firm is a either a fiction or an aggregate. Although legal personality is important in both accounts, everything is said to ...
Integration in the European Retail Banking Sector : Evidence from Deposit and Lending Rates
This paper investigates the degree of integration in the retail-banking sector for 15 European Union member states between the period 1991 to March 2008. In view of consolidating and creating a single market in their ...
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, ...
Persuading Young Consumers to Make Healthy Nutritional Decisions
There is widespread concern that consumers are making inappropriate decisions about what they eat, leading to a growing incidence of obesity and chronic illness which will strain public health budgets and damage economic ...
Using a decision support systems computer simulation model to examine HIV and tuberculosis : the Russian Federation
The aim of this paper is to describe the development and use of a computer simulation model that can be used as a Decision Support System (DSS) to tackle the critical public health issues of HIV and HIV-related tuberculosis ...
Marketing : An Introduction
(Pearson Education, 2009)
Value chain restructuring in Europe in a global economy
(WORKS project, 2009)
Miners' identity and the changing face of the labour process within the UK coal mining industry
Purpose: Much current academic writing focuses on the changing nature of work in the services sector, particularly with regard to the implementation of new technological processes. Bringing attention back to a traditional ...
Environmental and productivity management: the business sustainability syndrome
Every organisation must ensure that its responsibilities are encompassed within its legal, social and economic domains. Environmental and productivity issues thus need to be entwined to form the foundation of such an ...