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Keynes, Foucault and the 'disciplinary complex': A contribution to the analysis of work (2018)
Journal Article
Guizzo, D., & Stronge, W. (2018). Keynes, Foucault and the 'disciplinary complex': A contribution to the analysis of work

Economists often agree that productivity and wealth levels rose sharply until the 2008 crash, particularly in the developed world (see inter alia Piketty & Saez, 2013; OECD, 2015). Such prosperity, however, still has not caused a significant reductio... Read More about Keynes, Foucault and the 'disciplinary complex': A contribution to the analysis of work.

Debt cycles, instability and fiscal rules: A Godley-Minsky synthesis (2017)
Journal Article
Dafermos, Y. (2018). Debt cycles, instability and fiscal rules: A Godley-Minsky synthesis. Cambridge Journal of Economics, 42(5), 1277-1313. https://doi.org/10.1093/CJE/BEX046

© The Author(s) 2017. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Cambridge Political Economy Society. All rights reserved. Wynne Godley and Hyman Minsky were two macroeconomists who 'saw the crisis coming'. This paper develops a simple mac... Read More about Debt cycles, instability and fiscal rules: A Godley-Minsky synthesis.

Happiness in Bangladesh: The Role of Religion and Connectedness (2017)
Journal Article
Hinks, T., Devine, J., & Naveed, A. (2019). Happiness in Bangladesh: The Role of Religion and Connectedness. Journal of Happiness Studies, 20(2), 351-371. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10902-017-9939-x

© 2017, The Author(s). Research into the relation between religion and happiness offers inconclusive evidence. Religion seems to matter but it is not entirely clear how and why. Moreover much of the research to date is rooted in western experiences.... Read More about Happiness in Bangladesh: The Role of Religion and Connectedness.

Beyond conflict: Long-term labour market integration of internally displaced persons in post-socialist countries (2017)
Journal Article
Ivlevs, A., & Veliziotis, M. (2018). Beyond conflict: Long-term labour market integration of internally displaced persons in post-socialist countries. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 105, 131-146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.2017.12.003

© 2017 Elsevier Inc. The break-ups of the former Soviet Union and Yugoslavia were accompanied by some of the worst military conflicts in modern history, claiming lives of thousands of people and forcibly displacing millions. We study how people displ... Read More about Beyond conflict: Long-term labour market integration of internally displaced persons in post-socialist countries.

Communicating corporate social responsibilities (CSR) in the digital media: Interactivity is key (2017)
Book Chapter
Chen, Z., & Hang, H. (2017). Communicating corporate social responsibilities (CSR) in the digital media: Interactivity is key. In F. Maon, A. Lindgreen, J. Vanhamme, & R. Watkins (Eds.), Communicating Corporate Social Responsibility in the Digital Era, 116-130. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315577234

This chapter reviews existing conceptualisations of interactivity in marketing, information system and media studies, proposing it is a multidimensional construct. It provides a thematic review of corporate social responsibility (CSR) communication i... Read More about Communicating corporate social responsibilities (CSR) in the digital media: Interactivity is key.

A conditional regime switching CAPM (2017)
Journal Article
Vendrame, V., Guermat, C., & Tucker, J. (2018). A conditional regime switching CAPM. International Review of Financial Analysis, 56, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2017.12.001

© 2017 Elsevier Inc. The standard Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) is simple, intuitive, and grounded in sound economic theory. Yet, almost half a century's worth of empirical testing has so far failed to demonstrate its relevance. One major reason... Read More about A conditional regime switching CAPM.

The Limits of Instrumentalism: Informal Work and Gendered Cycles of Food Insecurity in Mozambique (2017)
Journal Article
Stevano, S. (2019). The Limits of Instrumentalism: Informal Work and Gendered Cycles of Food Insecurity in Mozambique. Journal of Development Studies, 55(1), 83-98. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2017.1408793

© 2017, © 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. The instrumentalist literature suggests that women can help achieve household food security if they have access to productive resources but do not become overburdened as a result... Read More about The Limits of Instrumentalism: Informal Work and Gendered Cycles of Food Insecurity in Mozambique.

Spontaneous recognition: An unneccessary control on data access? (2017)
Book Chapter
Ritchie, F. (2017). Spontaneous recognition: An unneccessary control on data access?. In G. Sandor, Z. Vereczkei, J. Poggi, P. Nymand-Andersen, A. Manninen, M. Karlberg, …C. Boldsen (Eds.), Selected papers from the 2016 Conference of European Statistics Stakeholders, 148-158. Publications Office of the European Union. https://doi.org/10.2785/091435

Social scientists increasingly expect to have access to detailed source microdata for research purposes. As the level of detail increases, data owners worry about ‘spontaneous recognition’, the likelihood that a microdata user believes that he or she... Read More about Spontaneous recognition: An unneccessary control on data access?.

Political connectedness and formal finance in transition economies (2017)
Journal Article
Ruziev, K. (2017). Political connectedness and formal finance in transition economies. https://doi.org/10.15185/izawol.398

Although small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) represent more than 90% of all enterprises and play an important role in employment generation, they lack access to affordable formal finance. Conventionally, market failures and information imperfe... Read More about Political connectedness and formal finance in transition economies.

Learning groups: the effects of group diversity on the quality of group reflection (2017)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I., Asante, J., Dart, E., & Rufai, I. (2017). Learning groups: the effects of group diversity on the quality of group reflection. Accounting Education, 26(5-6), 553-575. https://doi.org/10.1080/09639284.2017.1327360

© 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This study explores the quality of reflection, and how group diversity affects group reflection by final-year accounting and finance undergraduates using Mezirow’s [(1991). Transformativ... Read More about Learning groups: the effects of group diversity on the quality of group reflection.

Can indeterminacy and self-fulfilling expectations solve the international macro puzzles? (2017)
Working Paper
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?.

Explaining productivity in a poor productivity region (2017)
Journal Article
Webber, D. J., Webber, D., Webber, G. A., Berger, S., & Bradley, P. (2018). Explaining productivity in a poor productivity region. Environment and Planning A, 50(1), 157-174. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308518X17735103

© 2017, © The Author(s) 2017. Productivity is the preferred measure of firm-level efficiency and perceived to reflect resource use rates. Semi-structured interviews with restaurant managers in a tourism-dominated low productivity rural area reveal th... Read More about Explaining productivity in a poor productivity region.

The impact of trade liberalisation on access to water and medicines in Ghana (2017)
Thesis
Ofori, F. The impact of trade liberalisation on access to water and medicines in Ghana. (Thesis). University of the West of England

This research examines access to water and medicines in Ghana in the context of two World Trade Organisation (WTO) agreements: the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and the Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). Th... Read More about The impact of trade liberalisation on access to water and medicines in Ghana.

MtB versus VAIC in measuring intellectual capital: Empirical evidence from Italian listed companies (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Forte, W., Matonti, G., Tucker, J., & Nicolo, G. (2017, September). MtB versus VAIC in measuring intellectual capital: Empirical evidence from Italian listed companies. Paper presented at 13TH INTERDISCIPLINARY WORKSHOP ON INTANGIBLES AND INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL

Purpose – Grounded in the extant theoretical and empirical literature, the purpose of this paper is to compare two of the most employed methods measuring IC value in order to find the most suitable in the context of Italian listed firms. Moreover, th... Read More about MtB versus VAIC in measuring intellectual capital: Empirical evidence from Italian listed companies.

Lessons learned in training ‘safe users’ of confidential data (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Ritchie, F., Green, E., Newman, J., & Parker, T. (2017, September). Lessons learned in training ‘safe users’ of confidential data. Paper presented at UNECE/Eurostat work session on statistical data confidentiality - 2017

Many statistical organisations require researchers using detailed sensitive data to undergo ‘safe researcher’ training. Such training has traditionally reflected the ‘policing’ model of data protection. This mirrors the defensive stance often adopted... Read More about Lessons learned in training ‘safe users’ of confidential data.

Open data: Who needs it? (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Ritchie, F. (2017, September). Open data: Who needs it?. Presented at UNECE/Eurostat work session on statistical data confidentiality - 2017

This presentation, to introduce and stimulate a panel discussion, argued that we have 50 years worth of experience in knowing how to use data safely for researcher; as such we should be concentrating on practical management problems not theory: "how-... Read More about Open data: Who needs it?.

The "Five Safes": A framework for planning, designing and evaluating data access solutions (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Ritchie, F. (2017, September). The "Five Safes": A framework for planning, designing and evaluating data access solutions. Paper presented at Data for Policy 2017, London, UK

The ‘Five Safes’ is a popular way to structure thinking about data access solutions. Originally used mainly by statistical agencies and social science academics , in recent years it has been adopted more widely across government, health organisations... Read More about The "Five Safes": A framework for planning, designing and evaluating data access solutions.

Making the case for self-organisation: Understanding how communities make sense of sustainability & climate change through collective action (2017)
Journal Article
Atkinson, R., Dörfler, T., Hasanov, M., Rothfuss, E., & Smith, I. (2017). Making the case for self-organisation: Understanding how communities make sense of sustainability & climate change through collective action. International Journal of Sustainable Society, 9(3), 193-209. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSSOC.2017.10009301

Understanding how civil society and community groups take on the challenge of climate change is key to understanding the capacity of society as a whole to adapt in the face of climate change in ways that acknowledge a broader need for a sustainable s... Read More about Making the case for self-organisation: Understanding how communities make sense of sustainability & climate change through collective action.