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Students’ engagement with eLearning tools: their impact on academic performance (2020)
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Hu, Y., Nath, N., Zhu, Y., & Laswad, F. Students’ engagement with eLearning tools: their impact on academic performance

This study examines the effect of synchronous and asynchronous online activities on students’ academic performance. Using student usage data captured in the log files of an adaptive Moodle learning platform, we find students’ total synchronous and as... Read More about Students’ engagement with eLearning tools: their impact on academic performance.

Puzzle me this? The Vietnamese reverse gender education gap (2019)
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Mergoupis, T., Phan, V., & Sessions, J. G. Puzzle me this? The Vietnamese reverse gender education gap

We investigate within the context of Vietnam how circumstances at age 15 or 16 relate to completion of upper secondary education four years later. We exploit the longitudinal elements of the Vietnam Access to Resources Household Survey to identify ho... Read More about Puzzle me this? The Vietnamese reverse gender education gap.

Food Settings and the health and wellbeing of older people: An annotated bibliography and summary of the literature (2017)
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Ismail, S. U., & Jones, M. Food Settings and the health and wellbeing of older people: An annotated bibliography and summary of the literature

Little evidence has been collated on the role that food settings play in the health and wellbeing of older people. The purpose of this bibliography is to bring together evidence from a variety of fields and to begin to identify common themes, key lea... Read More about Food Settings and the health and wellbeing of older people: An annotated bibliography and summary of the literature.

Can indeterminacy and self-fulfilling expectations solve the international macro puzzles? (2017)
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McKnight, S., & Povoledo, L. Can indeterminacy and self-fulfilling expectations solve the international macro puzzles?

We introduce equilibrium indeterminacy into a two-country incomplete asset model with imperfect competition and analyze whether self-fulfilling expectations or beliefs can help resolve the major puzzles of international business cycles. We show that... Read More about Can indeterminacy and self-fulfilling expectations solve the international macro puzzles?.

Capel Soar-y-mynydd, Ceredigion (2017)
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Coates, R. Capel Soar-y-mynydd, Ceredigion

A history, description, bibliography, set of texts and photo-gallery of a chapel in Mid-Wales.

Re-articulating the creative hub concept as a model for business support in the local creative economy: the case of Mare Street in Hackney (2015)
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Virani, T., & Malem, W. Re-articulating the creative hub concept as a model for business support in the local creative economy: the case of Mare Street in Hackney

The literature on ‘creative hubs’is scarce. Although the term is currently in wide use in policy circles, its actual meaning is not always clear. Accordingly, this paper aims to clarify what is meant bythe ‘creative hub’through the use of ethnographi... Read More about Re-articulating the creative hub concept as a model for business support in the local creative economy: the case of Mare Street in Hackney.

Can indeterminacy and self-fulfilling expectations help explain international business cycles? A preliminary investigation (2015)
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McKnight, S., & Povoledo, L. Can indeterminacy and self-fulfilling expectations help explain international business cycles? A preliminary investigation

We introduce equilibrium indeterminacy into a two-country incomplete asset model with imperfect competition and analyze whether self-fulfilling, belief-driven fluctuations (i.e., sunspot shocks) can help resolve the major puzzles of international bus... Read More about Can indeterminacy and self-fulfilling expectations help explain international business cycles? A preliminary investigation.

Do voucher schemes matter in the long run? A brief comparison of Nesta's Creative Credits and Creativeworks London's Creative Voucher schemes (2015)
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Virani, T. Do voucher schemes matter in the long run? A brief comparison of Nesta's Creative Credits and Creativeworks London's Creative Voucher schemes

In policy circles, the common consensus about voucher schemes aimed at the creative sector is that they have short term but no real lasting impact. This short position paper queries this notion. This is mainly because these schemes are notoriously va... Read More about Do voucher schemes matter in the long run? A brief comparison of Nesta's Creative Credits and Creativeworks London's Creative Voucher schemes.

Mechanisms of collaboration between creative small, medium and micro-sized enterprises and higher education institutions: reflections on the Creativeworks London Creative Voucher Scheme (2014)
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Virani, T. Mechanisms of collaboration between creative small, medium and micro-sized enterprises and higher education institutions: reflections on the Creativeworks London Creative Voucher Scheme

According to the literature, university-industry collaborations are far from straightforward. This paper adds to this work by looking at how the process of collaboration has fared between higher education institutions (HEIs) and small, medium and m... Read More about Mechanisms of collaboration between creative small, medium and micro-sized enterprises and higher education institutions: reflections on the Creativeworks London Creative Voucher Scheme.


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