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Runners, repeaters, strangers and aliens: operationalising efficient output disclosure control (2020)
Journal Article
Alves, K., & Ritchie, F. (in press). Runners, repeaters, strangers and aliens: operationalising efficient output disclosure control. Statistical Journal of the IAOS, https://doi.org/10.3233/SJI-200661

Statistical agencies and other government bodies increasingly use secure remote research facilities to provide access to sensitive data for research and analysis by internal staff and third parties. Such facilities depend on human intervention to en... Read More about Runners, repeaters, strangers and aliens: operationalising efficient output disclosure control.

Frameworks, principles and accreditation in modern data management (2020)
Working Paper
Ritchie, F., & Green, E. Frameworks, principles and accreditation in modern data management

The Five Safes framework is increasingly widely used for data governance. Since its conception in 2003, it has influenced data management in many ways, particularly in the public sector. As it has become established, both the advantages and limitatio... Read More about Frameworks, principles and accreditation in modern data management.

Students’ engagement with eLearning tools: their impact on academic performance (2020)
Working Paper
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.

Corporate social (Ir)responsibility and corporate hypocrisy: Warmth, motive and the protective value of corporate social responsibility (2020)
Journal Article
Chen, Z., Hang, H., Pavelin, S., & Porter, L. (2020). Corporate social (Ir)responsibility and corporate hypocrisy: Warmth, motive and the protective value of corporate social responsibility. Business Ethics Quarterly, 30(4), 486-524. https://doi.org/10.1017/beq.2019.50

This article examines how a firm’s prior record on corporate social responsibility (CSR) influences individual stakeholders’ perceptions of corporate hypocrisy in the wake of a corporate social irresponsibility (CSI) event. Our research extends extan... Read More about Corporate social (Ir)responsibility and corporate hypocrisy: Warmth, motive and the protective value of corporate social responsibility.

Can a poetic economy cure evil?: Lessons from the Kapp-Wiechert correspondance (2020)
Book Chapter
Berger, S. (2020). Can a poetic economy cure evil?: Lessons from the Kapp-Wiechert correspondance. In R. Lüfter, I. De Gennaro, & S. Kazmierski (Eds.), Wirtliche Oekonomie - Philosophische und dichterische Quellen. , (177-204). Traugott Bautz Verlag

This article deals with the (socio-economic) causes of evil and potential solutions.

Bribery, motivations for bribery and life satisfaction in transitional countries (2020)
Journal Article
Hinks, T. (2020). Bribery, motivations for bribery and life satisfaction in transitional countries. World Development Perspectives, 17, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wdp.2020.100172

The focus on bribery and corruption and its impact on life satisfaction is relatively new in the economics and development studies literature. This paper contributes to this emerging field by asking whether reasons for making informal payments are c... Read More about Bribery, motivations for bribery and life satisfaction in transitional countries.

Why does the history of economic thought neglect post-Keynesian economics? (2020)
Journal Article
Guizzo, D. (2020). Why does the history of economic thought neglect post-Keynesian economics?. Review of Keynesian Economics, 8(1), 119-137. https://doi.org/10.4337/roke.2020.01.09

Despite receiving increased interest after the global financial crisis of 2007–2008 and consolidating itself as an established research program, Post-Keynesian economics remains under-represented within publications on the history of economics. When... Read More about Why does the history of economic thought neglect post-Keynesian economics?.

User-focused threat identification for anonymised microdata (2019)
Journal Article
Ritchie, F., Hafner, H., & Lenz, R. (2019). User-focused threat identification for anonymised microdata. Statistical Journal of the IAOS, 35(4), 703-713. https://doi.org/10.3233/SJI-190506

© 2019 - IOS Press and the authors. When producing anonymised microdata for research, national statistics institutes (NSIs) identify a number of 'risk scenarios' of how intruders might seek to attack a confidential dataset. This approach has been cri... Read More about User-focused threat identification for anonymised microdata.

The long-term effect of economic value added adoption on the firm’s business decision (2019)
Journal Article
Guermat, C., Misirlioglu, I. U., & Al-Omush, A. (2019). The long-term effect of economic value added adoption on the firm’s business decision. Accounting Research Journal, 32(3), 496-513. https://doi.org/10.1108/ARJ-01-2018-0018

© 2019, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: This study aims to examine the long-term effects of adopting economic value added (EVA) as a compensation tool on managers’ behaviour. Design/methodology/approach: The authors extend the sample used in pri... Read More about The long-term effect of economic value added adoption on the firm’s business decision.

Post-regulation effect on factors driving environmental disclosures among Chinese listed firms (2019)
Journal Article
Yekini, K., Adelopo, I., Wang, Y., & Song, S. (2019). Post-regulation effect on factors driving environmental disclosures among Chinese listed firms. Accounting Research Journal, 32(3), 477-495. https://doi.org/10.1108/ARJ-01-2017-0018

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to re-examine the factors that affect the level of environmental information disclosures (EID) following the issuance of the “Environmental Information Disclosure Guidelines for Chinese Listed Companies”. Des... Read More about Post-regulation effect on factors driving environmental disclosures among Chinese listed firms.

Decision-making in the fund management industry: Empirical evidence from European fund managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side analysts (2019)
Thesis
Kelly, K. Decision-making in the fund management industry: Empirical evidence from European fund managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side analysts. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1491148

This thesis responds to calls from prominent academics for research on the so-called investment management ‘black box’ of decision-making practices in capital markets. Motivated by four overarching research objectives, the study examines the followi... Read More about Decision-making in the fund management industry: Empirical evidence from European fund managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side analysts.

Analyzing the disclosure risk of regression coefficients (2019)
Journal Article
Ritchie, F. (2019). Analyzing the disclosure risk of regression coefficients. Transactions on data privacy, 12(2), 145-173

A major growth area in social science research this century has been access to highly sensitive confidential microdata, often via restricted-access remote facilities. These allow researchers highly unlimited access to manipulate the data but with che... Read More about Analyzing the disclosure risk of regression coefficients.

Government Say-on-Pay, Social Capital and Corporate Social Responsibility Performance: Evidence from China (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Jiang, H., Hu, Y., Su, K., & Zhu, Y. (2019, August). Government Say-on-Pay, Social Capital and Corporate Social Responsibility Performance: Evidence from China. Paper presented at 2019 American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA

In the backdrop of a serial of regulations issued by the Chinese government in an effort to rein in top executives’ compensation in the state-owned enterprises, this study finds that the pay restriction on top executives adversely affects the CSR per... Read More about Government Say-on-Pay, Social Capital and Corporate Social Responsibility Performance: Evidence from China.

Learning, heterogeneity, and complexity in the New Keynesian model (2019)
Journal Article
Levine, P., Calvert Jump, R., & Hommes, C. (2019). Learning, heterogeneity, and complexity in the New Keynesian model. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 166, 446-470. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2019.07.014

We present a New Keynesian model in which a fraction n of agents are fully rational, and a fraction 1 − n of agents are bounded rational. After deriving a simple reduced form, we demonstrate that the Taylor condition is sufficient for determinacy and... Read More about Learning, heterogeneity, and complexity in the New Keynesian model.

An agenda without a plan: Robert E Lucas’s trajectory through the public debate (2019)
Journal Article
Goutsmedt, A., Guizzo, D., & Sergi, F. (2019). An agenda without a plan: Robert E Lucas’s trajectory through the public debate

This article explores Robert E. Lucas’s policy agenda and his engagement with the public debate between the late 1960s and late 1980s. It investigates how he interacted with the public debate by envisioning key principles of his macroeconomic theory... Read More about An agenda without a plan: Robert E Lucas’s trajectory through the public debate.

The Urban Food Question in the Context of Inequality and Dietary Change: A Study of Schoolchildren in Accra (2019)
Journal Article
Stevano, S., Johnston, D., & Codjoe, E. (2020). The Urban Food Question in the Context of Inequality and Dietary Change: A Study of Schoolchildren in Accra. Journal of Development Studies, 56(6), 1177-1189. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2019.1632434

© 2019, © 2019 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Diets are changing globally, as agricultural and food systems have become globalised. Understanding how patterns of globalisation affect welfare is a key development question, bu... Read More about The Urban Food Question in the Context of Inequality and Dietary Change: A Study of Schoolchildren in Accra.

Can labor emigration affect education of girls? Evidence from Tajikistan (2019)
Journal Article
Gatskova, K., Ivlevs, A., & Dietz, B. (2019). Can labor emigration affect education of girls? Evidence from Tajikistan. Feminist Economics, 25(3), 96-118. https://doi.org/10.1080/13545701.2019.1615101

This study examines how large-scale, predominantly male emigration affects the education of girls staying in Tajikistan, the poorest post-Soviet state and one of the most remittance-dependent economies in the world. Using data from a three-wave house... Read More about Can labor emigration affect education of girls? Evidence from Tajikistan.