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To confiscate or not to confiscate? A comparative analysis of the confiscation of the proceeds of crime legislation in the United States of America and the United Kingdom (2013)
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Ryder, N. (2013). To confiscate or not to confiscate? A comparative analysis of the confiscation of the proceeds of crime legislation in the United States of America and the United Kingdom. Journal of Business Law, 8, 767-798

The origins of the international community’s policy and legislative measures towards confiscating the proceeds of crime can be traced back to the instigation of the ‘War on Drugs’. The scope and remit of these confiscation powers were extended follo... Read More about To confiscate or not to confiscate? A comparative analysis of the confiscation of the proceeds of crime legislation in the United States of America and the United Kingdom.

Finance, Monetary Policy and the Institutional Foundations of the Phillips Curve (2013)
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Argitis, G., & Dafermos, Y. (2013). Finance, Monetary Policy and the Institutional Foundations of the Phillips Curve. Review of Political Economy, 25(4), 607-623. https://doi.org/10.1080/09538259.2013.837326

The purpose of this paper is to examine the influence of financial commitments on the short-run Phillips curve, under different institutional structures of the labour and product market, degrees of euphoria and ratios of firms' to workers' outstandin... Read More about Finance, Monetary Policy and the Institutional Foundations of the Phillips Curve.

The efficacy of high performance work practices in the Middle East: evidence from Algerian firms (2013)
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Ramdani, B., Ramdani, B., Mellahi, K., Guermat, C., & Kechad, R. (2014). The efficacy of high performance work practices in the Middle East: evidence from Algerian firms. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 25(2), 252-275. https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2013.826918

Although there is developing evidence on the effectiveness of global HRM best practices in emerging and developing economies, little is known about the efficacy of those practices in the Middle East. This study examines the impact of high performance... Read More about The efficacy of high performance work practices in the Middle East: evidence from Algerian firms.

Does mandatory adoption of IFRS guarantee compliance? (2013)
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Yükseltürk, O., Misirlioǧlu, I. U., Misirlioglu, I. U., Tucker, J., & Yukselturk, O. (2013). Does mandatory adoption of IFRS guarantee compliance?. International Journal of Accounting, 48(3), 327-363. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intacc.2013.07.002

In this study, we examine whether the mandatory adoption of IFRS by Turkish listed companies in 2005 was successful in practice and what role firm and country level factors played in the adoption. We determine the firm-specific factors that affect th... Read More about Does mandatory adoption of IFRS guarantee compliance?.

Short run reaction to news announcements: UK evidence (2013)
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Tucker, J., Guermat, C., & Prasert, S. (2013). Short run reaction to news announcements: UK evidence

In this paper we aim to investigate the behaviour of returns around corporate news announcements. The motivation of the paper is that neither the broad classification of news into “good” and “bad” in many previous studies, nor the focus on only one n... Read More about Short run reaction to news announcements: UK evidence.

A note on the volatility of the tradeable and nontradeable sectors (2013)
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Povoledo, L. (2013). A note on the volatility of the tradeable and nontradeable sectors. Macroeconomic Dynamics, 17(5), 1158-1168. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1365100511000782

This note evaluates whether a New Open Economy model can reproduce qualitatively the observed fluctuations of the tradeable and nontradeable sectors of the U.S. economy. The answer is positive: both in the model and in the data, the standard deviatio... Read More about A note on the volatility of the tradeable and nontradeable sectors.

White collar crime and the global financial crisis; How long will we have to wait for the ‘day of reckoning’? (2013)
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Ryder, N. (2013). White collar crime and the global financial crisis; How long will we have to wait for the ‘day of reckoning’?

During the height of the Global Financial Crisis, and whilst leader of the Conservative party, David Cameron boldly proclaimed that the City of London faced a ‘Day of Reckoning’ and that severe penalties would be imposed for those bankers whose reckl... Read More about White collar crime and the global financial crisis; How long will we have to wait for the ‘day of reckoning’?.

Differing Effects of the Global Financial Crisis on the Central Asian Countries: Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Uzbekistan (2013)
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Ruziev, K., & Majidov, T. (2013). Differing Effects of the Global Financial Crisis on the Central Asian Countries: Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Uzbekistan. Europe-Asia Studies, 65(4), 682-716. https://doi.org/10.1080/09668136.2013.766044

Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Uzbekistan are neighbouring countries in post-Soviet Central Asia which share similar culture and language. Their economic structures were similar under central planning: they provided the agricultural basis to the... Read More about Differing Effects of the Global Financial Crisis on the Central Asian Countries: Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Uzbekistan.

Client employment of previous auditors: Shareholders views on auditor independence (2013)
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Dart, E., & Chandler, R. (2013). Client employment of previous auditors: Shareholders views on auditor independence. Accounting and Business Research, 43(3), 205-224. https://doi.org/10.1080/00014788.2012.707968

The role of auditors is to add credibility to financial information and to reduce the risk of management manipulation or concealment. It is vital that auditors be independent of company management. In practice, however, various circumstances may pose... Read More about Client employment of previous auditors: Shareholders views on auditor independence.

The return of political risk: Foreign-owned banks in Eastern Europe (2013)
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Gabor, D., & Kudrna, Z. (2013). The return of political risk: Foreign-owned banks in Eastern Europe. Europe-Asia Studies, 65(3), 548-566. https://doi.org/10.1080/09668136.2013.779458

Political risk—risk that investments are damaged by policy action of authorities—increased during the financial crisis due to controversies about the distribution of accumulated losses among stakeholders. Authorities interconnected by cross-border ba... Read More about The return of political risk: Foreign-owned banks in Eastern Europe.

Culture-based development: Culture and institutions – economic development in the regions of Europe (2013)
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Tubadji, A. (2013). Culture-based development: Culture and institutions – economic development in the regions of Europe. International Journal of Society Systems Science, 5(4), 355-391. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSSS.2013.058466

This inquiry seeks to provide a comprehensive conceptual framework for understanding the role of culture in economic growth. Economic growth theory has recognised labour and physical capital as primary economic inputs; plugging in additional variable... Read More about Culture-based development: Culture and institutions – economic development in the regions of Europe.

What drives inequality and poverty in the EU? Exploring the impact of macroeconomic and institutional factors (2013)
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Dafermos, Y., & Papatheodorou, C. (2013). What drives inequality and poverty in the EU? Exploring the impact of macroeconomic and institutional factors. International Review of Applied Economics, 27(1), 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1080/02692171.2012.696590

Employing panel data techniques, we investigate the macroeconomic and institutional determinants of inequality and poverty in the EU over the period 1994-2008. We pay particular attention to the effects of macroeconomic environment, social protection... Read More about What drives inequality and poverty in the EU? Exploring the impact of macroeconomic and institutional factors.



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