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Harmful algal blooms: the impacts on cultural ecosystem services and human well-being in a case study setting, Cornwall, UK (2018)
Journal Article
Willis, C., Papathanasopoulou, E., Russel, D., & Artioli, Y. (2018). Harmful algal blooms: the impacts on cultural ecosystem services and human well-being in a case study setting, Cornwall, UK. Marine Policy, 97, 232-238. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2018.06.002

© 2018 The Authors Whilst harmful algal blooms (HABs) are a natural phenomenon, the impacts of these events can have devastating impacts on human societies. To date, these have largely been studied with reference to economic and health impacts, which... Read More about Harmful algal blooms: the impacts on cultural ecosystem services and human well-being in a case study setting, Cornwall, UK.

Pricing behavior and the role of trade openness in the transmission of monetary shocks (2018)
Journal Article
Povoledo, L. (2018). Pricing behavior and the role of trade openness in the transmission of monetary shocks. Journal of Macroeconomics, 57, 231-247. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmacro.2018.06.004

© 2018 The empirical evidence on the role of trade openness in the monetary transmission is not conclusive: some studies find that it increases the sensitivity of output to monetary shocks, others find that it does not. Using a New Keynesian open eco... Read More about Pricing behavior and the role of trade openness in the transmission of monetary shocks.

Teaching to think: Challenges and suitability of teaching inequality topics in a business school (2018)
Journal Article
Guizzo, D., & Takala-Greenish, L. (2018). Teaching to think: Challenges and suitability of teaching inequality topics in a business school. International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education, 9(1/2), 106-127. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJPEE.2018.10013524

This article explores the teaching of inequality in economics through two case studies. By employing a critical pedagogical approach that discusses non-dominant forms of knowledge, we demonstrate how two inequality topics – gender and trade – provide... Read More about Teaching to think: Challenges and suitability of teaching inequality topics in a business school.

Climate change challenges for central banks and financial regulators (2018)
Journal Article
Campiglio, E., Dafermos, Y., Monnin, P., Ryan-Collins, J., Schotten, G., & Tanaka, M. (2018). Climate change challenges for central banks and financial regulators. Nature Climate Change, 8(6), 462-468

The academic and policy debate regarding the role of central banks and financial regulators in addressing climate-related financial risks has rapidly expanded in recent years. This Perspective presents the key controversies and discusses potential re... Read More about Climate change challenges for central banks and financial regulators.

Financialisation and development: How can emerging economies catch up? (2018)
Report
Guizzo, D., Strachman, E., Dalto, F., & Feijo, C. (2018). Financialisation and development: How can emerging economies catch up?

The influences of financialisation over emerging economies have drawn significant attention on whether these nations are able or not to overcome its constraints and promote satisfactory development levels. The possibilities for overcoming financial d... Read More about Financialisation and development: How can emerging economies catch up?.

Is UK economics teaching changing? Evaluating the new subject benchmark statement (2018)
Journal Article
Mearman, A., Guizzo, D., & Berger, S. (2018). Is UK economics teaching changing? Evaluating the new subject benchmark statement. Review of Social Economy, 76(3), 377-396. https://doi.org/10.1080/00346764.2018.1463447

© 2018, © 2018 The Association for Social Economics. This paper evaluates the recent reform to the curricular governance framework for UK Economics teaching: the revised Subject Benchmark Statement document for Economics (SBSE). The crisis of confide... Read More about Is UK economics teaching changing? Evaluating the new subject benchmark statement.

Financialization and Global Commodity Chains: Distributional Implications for Cotton in Sub-Saharan Africa (2018)
Journal Article
Staritz, C., Newman, S., Tröster, B., & Plank, L. (2018). Financialization and Global Commodity Chains: Distributional Implications for Cotton in Sub-Saharan Africa. Development and Change, 49(3), 815-842. https://doi.org/10.1111/dech.12401

© 2018 International Institute of Social Studies Restructuring of global and local markets has led to an increased influence of commodity derivatives markets on commodity price setting. This has critical implications for price risks experienced by ac... Read More about Financialization and Global Commodity Chains: Distributional Implications for Cotton in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Employers’ responses to the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa: Revisiting the evidence (2018)
Journal Article
Deane, K., Stevano, S., & Johnston, D. (2019). Employers’ responses to the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa: Revisiting the evidence. Development Policy Review, 37(2), 245-259. https://doi.org/10.1111/dpr.12380

© The Authors 2018. Development Policy Review © 2018 Overseas Development Institute Do employers have a role to play to support people living with HIV? The literature on sub-Saharan Africa points to the existence of a positive business case that sees... Read More about Employers’ responses to the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa: Revisiting the evidence.

How things are produced (2018)
Book Chapter
Newman, S. How things are produced. In K. Deane, & E. van Waeyenberger (Eds.), Recharting the History of Economics ThoughtPalgrave Macmillan. Manuscript submitted for publication

For Adam Smith, the origins of the wealth of nations can be found in the rapid accumulation of capital made possible by the expansion of scale and scope of production based upon its organisation: the division of labour. It is therefore not surprising... Read More about How things are produced.

Chasing unicorns: The European single safe asset project (2018)
Journal Article
Gabor, D., & Vestergaard, J. (2018). Chasing unicorns: The European single safe asset project. Competition and Change, 22(2), 139-164. https://doi.org/10.1177/1024529418759638

© 2018, © The Author(s) 2018. For the past 20 years, Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) institutions have sought to engineer a single safe asset that would provide a credible store of value for capital market participants. Before 2008, the European Ce... Read More about Chasing unicorns: The European single safe asset project.

Why do firms invest in accounts receivable? An empirical investigation of the Malaysian manufacturing sector (2018)
Journal Article
Devi, S., Paul, S. Y., Paul, S., Guermat, C., & Devi, S. (2018). Why do firms invest in accounts receivable? An empirical investigation of the Malaysian manufacturing sector. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, 8(2), 166-184. https://doi.org/10.1108/JAEE-01-2017-0005

© 2018, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the factors that influence Malaysian manufacturing sector investment in accounts receivable (AR), an asset seen by many as one of the riskiest in any company’s b... Read More about Why do firms invest in accounts receivable? An empirical investigation of the Malaysian manufacturing sector.

Determinants of bank profitability before, during, and after the financial crisis (2018)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I., Lloydking, R., & Tauringana, V. (2018). Determinants of bank profitability before, during, and after the financial crisis. International Journal of Managerial Finance, 14(4), 378-398. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJMF-07-2017-0148

© 2018, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report the results of an investigation into the relationship between bank-specific, macroeconomic factors and bank profitability before (1999-2006), during (2007-2009), and... Read More about Determinants of bank profitability before, during, and after the financial crisis.

Review: Time use as an explanation for the agri-nutrition disconnect? Evidence from rural areas in low and middle income countries (2018)
Journal Article
Johnston, D., Stevano, S., Malapit, H. J., Hull, E., & Kadiyala, S. (2018). Review: Time use as an explanation for the agri-nutrition disconnect? Evidence from rural areas in low and middle income countries. Food Policy, 76, 8-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2017.12.011

Time is a vital input into nutritional outcomes, as it is necessary for the production, procurement and preparation of food, child feeding and childcare. Thus, agricultural interventions may fail to improve nutritional outcomes if they do not take a... Read More about Review: Time use as an explanation for the agri-nutrition disconnect? Evidence from rural areas in low and middle income countries.

Regional Growth Paths and Resilience: A European Analysis (2018)
Journal Article
Webber, D., Healy, A., & Bristow, G. (2018). Regional Growth Paths and Resilience: A European Analysis. Economic Geography, 94(4), 355-375. https://doi.org/10.1080/00130095.2017.1419057

© 2018, © 2018 Clark University. Research highlighting the differential resilience of economies to shocks opens up the possibility that long-run growth paths are associated with how regions cope with and recover from such shocks. To date, however, th... Read More about Regional Growth Paths and Resilience: A European Analysis.

Adverse Welfare Shocks and Pro-Environmental Behavior: Evidence from the Global Economic Crisis (2018)
Journal Article
Ivlevs, A. (2019). Adverse Welfare Shocks and Pro-Environmental Behavior: Evidence from the Global Economic Crisis. Review of Income and Wealth, 65(2), 293-311. https://doi.org/10.1111/roiw.12355

© 2018 International Association for Research in Income and Wealth This paper examines the effects of the 2008–9 global economic crisis on people's pro-environmental behavior and willingness to pay for climate change mitigation. We hypothesize that t... Read More about Adverse Welfare Shocks and Pro-Environmental Behavior: Evidence from the Global Economic Crisis.

Goodbye (Chinese) Shadow Banking, Hello Market-based Finance (2018)
Journal Article
Gabor, D. (2018). Goodbye (Chinese) Shadow Banking, Hello Market-based Finance. Development and Change, 49(2), 394-419. https://doi.org/10.1111/dech.12387

© 2018 International Institute of Social Studies Shadow banking in developing and emerging countries (DECs) oscillates between two semantic poles. One definition is typically deployed by scholars for the narrow analysis of non-bank financial intermed... Read More about Goodbye (Chinese) Shadow Banking, Hello Market-based Finance.

Cultural corridors: An analysis of persistence in impacts on local development — A neo-Weberian perspective on South-East Europe (2018)
Journal Article
Tubadji, A., & Nijkamp, P. (2018). Cultural corridors: An analysis of persistence in impacts on local development — A neo-Weberian perspective on South-East Europe. Journal of Economic Issues, 52(1), 173-204. https://doi.org/10.1080/00213624.2018.1430948

Culture matters for economic development. This postulate has been a main conceptual concern for “old” institutional economics (OIE) and has lately also been tested through neoclassically inspired econometric techniques. This conceptual foundation has... Read More about Cultural corridors: An analysis of persistence in impacts on local development — A neo-Weberian perspective on South-East Europe.

Guest editorial (2018)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I., & Yekini, K. C. (2018). Guest editorial. Accounting Research Journal, 31(1), 2-7. https://doi.org/10.1108/ARJ-02-2018-0034

Abstract Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to set out key issues on the dimensions in corporate disclosure studies, introduce the papers appearing in this special issue and set agenda for future corporate disclosure research. Design/methodo... Read More about Guest editorial.

Ownership influence and CSR disclosure in China (2018)
Journal Article
Hu, Y. Y., Zhu, Y., Tucker, J., & Hu, Y. (2018). Ownership influence and CSR disclosure in China. Accounting Research Journal, 31(1), 8-21. https://doi.org/10.1108/ARJ-01-2017-0011

© 2018, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: This paper aims to examine the relationship between ownership type and the likelihood of publication of a corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. Design/methodology/approach: Drawing on stakeholder s... Read More about Ownership influence and CSR disclosure in China.