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Pluralism, heterodoxy, and the rhetoric of distinction (2011)
Journal Article
Mearman, A. (2011). Pluralism, heterodoxy, and the rhetoric of distinction. Review of Radical Political Economics, 43(4), 552-561. https://doi.org/10.1177/0486613411402644

The paper addresses the arguments made by Frederic Lee on heterodoxy and pluralism. It argues that the definitions of mainstream and heterodox, and consequently the differences between them, are highly problematic. Specifically it challenges Lee's ch... Read More about Pluralism, heterodoxy, and the rhetoric of distinction.

Voluntary disclosure practices amongst listed companies in Nigeria (2011)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I. (2011). Voluntary disclosure practices amongst listed companies in Nigeria. Advances in Accounting, 27(2), 338-345. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adiac.2011.08.009

This study examines voluntary disclosure practices amongst listed companies in Nigeria. Results from univariate and multivariate analyses of 52 listed companies suggest an average voluntary disclosure of 44% based on modified Meek, Roberts and Gray (... Read More about Voluntary disclosure practices amongst listed companies in Nigeria.

Finance, inflation and employment: A post-Keynesian/Kaleckian analysis (2011)
Journal Article
Argitis, G., & Dafermos, Y. (2011). Finance, inflation and employment: A post-Keynesian/Kaleckian analysis. Cambridge Journal of Economics, 35(6), 1015-1033. https://doi.org/10.1093/cje/ber002

The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the post-Keynesian/Kaleckian macroeconomic literature. We develop a macroeconomic model that explicitly integrates the role of borrowing and cash payment commitments on outstanding debt (interest plus pri... Read More about Finance, inflation and employment: A post-Keynesian/Kaleckian analysis.

Financialisation of natural resources: A Marxist approach (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Kaltenbrunner, A., Newman, S., & Painceira, J. P. (2011, October). Financialisation of natural resources: A Marxist approach. Paper presented at European Cross Networking Meeting on the Global Crises The financialization of natural resources: Understanding the new dynamics and developing civil society answers to it

The collapse of the Bretton Woods Agreement in 1973 unleashed the forces that would drive the capital restructuring that we have seen in the last three decades. This has involved the expansion of markets in general through processes of privatization... Read More about Financialisation of natural resources: A Marxist approach.

Size matters: The late payment problem (2011)
Journal Article
Paul, S. Y., Paul, S., & Boden, R. (2011). Size matters: The late payment problem. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 18(4), 732-747. https://doi.org/10.1108/14626001111179776

Purpose: The supply of trade credit by small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is the product of both customer demand and the possibility of strategic advantage, but is subject to risk. In the current financial climate the demand for trade credit m... Read More about Size matters: The late payment problem.

U.S. core inflation: A wavelet analysis (2011)
Journal Article
Cotter, J., Dowd, K., & Loh, L. (2011). U.S. core inflation: A wavelet analysis. Macroeconomic Dynamics, 15(4), 513-536. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1365100510000179

This paper proposes the use of wavelet methods to estimate U.S. core inflation. It explains wavelet methods and suggests that they are ideally suited to this task. Comparisons are made with traditional Consumer Price Index-based and regression-based... Read More about U.S. core inflation: A wavelet analysis.

Does Asia’s choice of exchange rate regime affect Europe’s exposure to US shocks? (2011)
Journal Article
Markovic, B., & Povoledo, L. (2011). Does Asia’s choice of exchange rate regime affect Europe’s exposure to US shocks?. Economic Issues, 16(2), 1-38

In this paper we use a stylised three-country model to analyse how the transmission of US shocks to Europe might be affected by Asia’s choice of exchange rate regime. We find that if Asia pegs her exchange rate to the dollar, the impact of US shocks... Read More about Does Asia’s choice of exchange rate regime affect Europe’s exposure to US shocks?.

UK investors' perceptions of auditor independence (2011)
Journal Article
Dart, E. (2011). UK investors' perceptions of auditor independence. British Accounting Review, 43(3), 173-185. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bar.2011.06.003

The auditor's role in society is that of validating the truth and fairness of financial statements. If owners of organisations doubt the auditor's independence, financial statements will lack credibility. This questionnaire-based study investigated h... Read More about UK investors' perceptions of auditor independence.

Industry membership and capital structure dynamics in the UK (2011)
Journal Article
Tucker, J., & Stoja, E. (2011). Industry membership and capital structure dynamics in the UK. International Review of Financial Analysis, 20(4), 207-214. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2011.03.002

We examine the impact of industry membership on the capital structure dynamics of UK quoted firms over the period 1968 to 2006 by analysing how the components of common gearing ratios are adjusted in relation to one another. More specifically, if we... Read More about Industry membership and capital structure dynamics in the UK.

Anti-money laundering law of Turkey and the EU: An example of convergence? (2011)
Journal Article
Türkşen, U., Ufuk Mısırlıoğlu, İ., & Yükseltürk, O. (2011). Anti-money laundering law of Turkey and the EU: An example of convergence?. Journal of Money Laundering Control, 14(3), 279-296. https://doi.org/10.1108/13685201111147577

© 2011, Emerald Group Publishing Limited. PurposeThis paper critiques the recent anti-money laundering (AML) legislation in Turkey and the European Union (EU) in order to determine whether there is convergence between them. Given the fact that Turkey... Read More about Anti-money laundering law of Turkey and the EU: An example of convergence?.

The fight against illicit finance: A critical review of the Labour government's policy (2011)
Journal Article
Ryder, N. (2011). The fight against illicit finance: A critical review of the Labour government's policy. Journal of Banking Regulation, 12(3), 252-275. https://doi.org/10.1057/jbr.2011.1

The aim of this article is to identify and critically consider the effectiveness of the Labour government's policy towards financial crime. The article highlights the general threat posed by financial crime, yet concentrates on the government's polic... Read More about The fight against illicit finance: A critical review of the Labour government's policy.

Low-income countries and commodity price volatility (2011)
Book Chapter
Bargawi, H., Bova, E., Ferrarini, B., & Newman, S. (2011). Low-income countries and commodity price volatility. In T. Cottier, & P. Delimatsis (Eds.), The Prospects of International Trade Regulation: From Fragmentation to Coherence, 452-482. Cambridge University Press

Who Do Heterodox Economists Think They Are? (2011)
Journal Article
Mearman, A. (2011). Who Do Heterodox Economists Think They Are?. American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 70(2), 480-510. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1536-7150.2011.00774.x

This paper attempts to engage with the established debate on the nature of heterodox economics. However, it starts from the position that previous attempts to classify and identify heterodox economics have been biased towards a priori definition. The... Read More about Who Do Heterodox Economists Think They Are?.

Convenient credit and consumer protection - a critical review of the responses of labour and coalition governments (2011)
Journal Article
Thomas, R., & Ryder, N. (2011). Convenient credit and consumer protection - a critical review of the responses of labour and coalition governments. Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 33(1), 85-95. https://doi.org/10.1080/09649069.2011.571474

This article highlights how the overreliance on access to 'convenient credit' in the United Kingdom has illustrated the inherent low levels of consumer protection afforded to consumers by the Consumer Credit Act. Furthermore, this has also been fuell... Read More about Convenient credit and consumer protection - a critical review of the responses of labour and coalition governments.