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Funding Higher Education in a few EU Countries: Implications for Competition and Competitiveness in Higher Education

Public funding of higher education is an important topic within European governmental agenda, especially in times of budgetary austerity. Thus, given the challenges higher education industry faced in the last decades, the present paper aims at identifying the strengths and weaknesses of a few national funding patterns of higher education institutions (HEIs) within the European […]

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Effects of Capacity Knowledge Management and Entrepreneurial Orientation on Organizational Effectiveness in the Best Tunisian Companies: Moderating Role of Social Capital

This research addresses the question of explaining the organizational effectiveness of the company through the knowledge management capacity, entrepreneurial orientation, social capital and innovation. Researchers still do not adequately understand the relationship between these phenomena and the nature of their effects on organizational effectiveness. This research uses data obtained from a sample of 150 Tunisian […]

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The Determinants of Tobacco Consumption: Evidence from Spain

The aim of this paper is to study the determinants of tobacco consumption in Spain. First, the relationship between tobacco consumption and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Spain is analyzed. The non-stationary and cointegration properties of these variables are studied. The findings suggest that tobacco mortality is not cointegrated with GDP. Afterwards, we model the […]

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The Impact of Informal Economy in the Pension System, Empirical Analysis. The Albanian Case

By using a simple model, it will be analyzed the impact that informality has in the amount of consumption of the workers during their life cycle. This paper deals with the interconnections of underreported earnings, savings and old-age pension. The workers sampled for this analysis have been divided into three groups: 1. Low income employees, […]

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Promotion Banking Services and Products – Factors Influencing Bank Offer Promotion among Consumers

In a still uncertain economic environment, due to the influences of the financial crisis, the most promising channel to interact with current and prospective customers is the online environment – social networking platforms. Gaining consumer trust online and complete understanding of the behavior of competition continues to serve the needs clarification banking financial companies, the […]

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Financial Crisis Effect on Public Debt in Western Balkans Countries

The end of the first decade of the twenty-first century will be remembered by appearance of one of the greatest economic crisis. This time, it had a global character. The crisis has been appeared, almost unexpectedly, in the middle of 2007 in the US, but very soon it was transferred to other countries in the […]

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Deployment of Social Media in the Recruitment Process

The social media experience has opened up new trails of commitment and revolutionized the exchange of information. With more people employing with social media, it is worth scrutinizing its application to the recruitment process. The purpose of this paper is to assess how employers can construct best use of social media as part of the […]

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Using Information Technology for the Efficiency Activities in the Educational Field

In a knowledge-based society, Information and Communications Technology plays an important role in learning process, involve teachers and students into a relationship that allows students to acquire knowledge and skills needed in their future work. The learning environment created by the teachers affects the students’ achievements, their attitude regarding the compulsory school subjects. We wanted […]

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IS YOUTH GUARANTEE A SOLUTION FOR INCREASING EMPLOYMENT AMONG YOUNG ROMANIANS?

15 August 2015

With an employment rate among young people (under 25 years) of 23,3% Romania has to find a solution for solving this problem in short terms , otherwise we can face a constant migration wave of young people who can’t find a job in our country. This article presents the current status on labor market in […]

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THE RADIOGRAPHIC INSTRUMENT OF CORRUPTION

15 August 2015

When Romania joined the European Union on January 1, 2007, special provisions were taken in order to facilitate and support the implementation of this action in good conditions and, at the same time, to safeguard the proper functioning of U.E.(2) policies and institutions. Through its accession to the EU, Romania has agreed to assume both […]

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Educational Tourism : Strategy for Sustainable Tourism Development with reference of Hadauti and Shekhawati Regions of Rajasthan ,India

15 August 2015

Rajasthan is a main tourism State in the nation. It’s glorious legacy, bright living customs ,traditions, wonderful heritage, mesmerizing natural beauty ,vibrant folk, energetic people and delicious cuisines are exceptional attractions for both, domestic and foreign tourists. The substantial and indescribable tourism products of the State offer enormous potential for development of the tourism industry. […]

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Anxiety Toward Mathematics (An Empirical Study In College Students In Tuxtepec Oaxaca-México)

15 August 2015

In this paper we examine anxiety toward mathematics in undergraduate students; therefore, we take a Muñoz and Mato anxiety scale (2007). This is a study carried out at several universities in Tuxtepec, Oaxaca, Mexico. 302 questionnaires were applied face-to-face to undergraduate students of several profiles, among others: Business Management Engineering, Civil Engineering, Public Accounting, Electro-mechanic […]

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Social and Environmental Responsibility of the Organization in the Context of Sustainable Development

15 June 2015

The attitude of companies on the environment fits into a broader sector such as that of social responsibility. Social responsibility includes topics such as child labor exploitation, safety and quality or environmental impact of companies. They now receive more attention from the media, because they lead to the development of new legislation, causing some of […]

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The Importance of Data-Bases in the Process of Knowledge Sharing Inside of an Eco-Bio-Economic Cluster

15 June 2015

The term „database” refers to a structured collection of data, used to model aspects of reality in a way that allows useful information to be extracted. In order for the data resource to be well defined and documented, easily administered and interrogated, derives the need to use a proper database management system. A Database Management […]

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The Need for a Banking Union

15 June 2015

It is clear that a banking union at the European level is a gain, but it is not a solution for all the problems that have been revealed by the last financial crisis. Although the Single Rulebook uniforms banks’ risks management and micro-prudential supervision, the macro-prudential components contained are reduced and academically challenged. The question […]

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Organisational Culture as a Knowledge Management Enabler in Selected Private Higher Education Institutions in Botswana: A Question of Fit or Misfit

15 June 2015

This paper intended to determine the role corporate culture plays in facilitating or hindering knowledge management (KM) practices, especially knowledge sharing, in selected private higher education institutions in Botswana and whether there is a fit or misfit between organisational culture of these institutions and international KM best practices. Several key literary KM sources were consulted […]

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Features of patients and their hospitalization in public hospitals of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace region

15 June 2015

The economic crisis has made its presence felt in southern Europe the last five years and among other things has affected the provision of health services in Greece. It also seeks for economic reasons uniting of health care institutions of primary or secondary social care. In this study, we use data from the Pathology, Surgical, […]

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The tax base and tax pressure elements

15 June 2015

According to the literature and the Fiscal Procedure Code, subject to income tax shall personnel individuals residing or residence in the beneficiary of that tax and non-residents who receive income in that State, which is required by law to tax. Object of taxation is the subject matter of taxation. If the income tax is the […]

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The Holistic Information Communication and Technology in Order to Increase Number of Tourist in Indonesia

15 June 2015

Information communication and technology has been used not only in business sector but also in government, tourism is one of business activity need collaboration between government and business practitioner to implement tourism activities. Government as the authority must be provide information related to business tourism activities, this study provide a holistic information system between government […]

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Analysis of Sovereign Yield Spreads Behavior: The French Bonds Case

15 June 2015

The introduction of the Euro has led to price level stability and fostered growth within the European Union. Consequently, since its launch as a store of value and unit of account, there has been a clear convergence between the yield of France’s sovereign debt and German benchmark. This paper tries to estimate the effect of […]

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Macroprudential Policies. The Romanian Case

15 April 2015

Romania was one of many emerging economies that has been affected by the excessive credit growth, the excessive price assets growth driven by the credit growth and by the foreign currency lending. The national macro-prudential tool kit was diverse and used to solve these issues both before and during the latest financial crisis. Analyzing the […]

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The Exercise of Prediction Process of Performance within Football Sports Management by Using Fuzzy Logic from the Perspective of Value Analysis on Tactical Compartments of Game of the Football Players

15 April 2015

Keeping in mind the conditions of an ever more pronounced increase of the diversity and complexity of the economical field, regarding supplying service goods from entities as well as regarding the social or image aspect correlated with expectancies of stakeholders which gravitate around these, the professionalization of organization management has become a primordial condition in […]

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Factors Facilitating and Hindering the Implementation of Communities of Practice in Smes: An Exploratory Study

15 April 2015

In recent years, interest in “Communities of practice” (CoPs) as a tool for knowledge management and employee participation has increased in international management literature. However, their potentialities for small and medium-sized enterprises remain largely unexplored. This research makes a contribution in this respect analyzing the implementation of “Communities of practice” in nine Spanish small-scale organizations. […]

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Is There an Environmental Kuznets Curve: Empirical Evidence in a Cross-section Country Data

15 April 2015

This paper tests the effect of gross domestic product (GDP) per capita on pollution, measured by carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita. World Bank 1992 study claims that pollution rises with income, but at a slower and slower speed and eventually declines. Using Ordinary Least Squares estimation procedure, we find a quadratic relationship (“inverted U-hypothesis”) […]

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Analyzing the Monetary Poverty in Albania Using Statistical Methods

15 April 2015

Poverty is a very widespread phenomenon directly related to consumption (or income) and other important problems of everyday life, such as the lack of appropriate infrastructure, security, quality of health and education, etc. Poverty is traditionally measured in monetary terms. After an aggregate income, expenditure is defined to measure poverty; the next step is the […]

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Analysis of Economic Liberalization and Telecommunication Sector Performance in Nigeria

15 December 2014

In this paper, we examined the empirical relationship between economic liberalization and telecommunication sector performance in Nigeria between 1986 and 2010 using the Stock and Watson (1993) Dynamic Ordinary Least Square (DOLS) technique. The study utilized secondary data and they were sourced from Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Statistical Bulletin and […]

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The Changing Nature of Knowledge Workers in the New Industrial Country: an Industry – Level Analysis

15 December 2014

Academia and industry agree on the importance of knowledge worker workers in emerging economy or new industrial country for economic growth. Understanding the changing nature of knowledge workers in an industry-level analysis is helpful to formulate industry policy. This study aims to investigate the changing of knowledge workers in Taiwan 20 manufacturing industries during 1988-2005. […]

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In Service for Sharing: Leadership and Leader – Follower Relationship Factors as Influencers of Tacit Knowledge Sharing in the IT Industry

15 December 2014

Tacit knowledge is an organizational resource that is difficult to cultivate. It requires that responsible agents in the organization take an active role in encouraging trust and the development of relationships where individuals feel that their voice will be heard and that there will be a benefit from them passing knowledge onto someone else. In […]

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Fathoming the Introduction of E-Government Processes: a Qualitative Study in Greece

15 December 2014

E-Government could be perceived as a driving force for the use of Information and Communication Technology in the transformation of governmental operations. From the governmental perspective it is essential that the transformed operations would be more efficient and effective. In this study using a series of interviews and thus a qualitative research methodology we further […]

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Posted in Information Technology, Volume IV, Issue no. 6

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External Debt and Economic Growth in Tunisia

15 December 2014

The objective of this study is to identify the effect of external debt on economic growth; we used the debt service as percentage of exports and debt indicators in the first and second degree. The econometric estimation showed that the sign of the coefficient of debt is positive and the debt squared is negative, and […]

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Towards an Effective Structured and Predictable Taxation

15 October 2014

To ensure the appropriate level of financial resources to support state institutions and activities is an ongoing concern. However, the problem had always been the extent to which the expandable portion of state revenues that can be collected without irreparably harming economic development and the social condition of the population owning material and financial goods, […]

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Highlights of Tourism Organization and Methods

15 October 2014

Our approach is based on the obvious fact that global tourism has turned into a large-scale phenomenon that has been always creating new challenges with a major impact on the economic and social development. Thus, tourism has increasingly become a main economic sector with great potential, whose operation requires an efficient management. As is well […]

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Accounting the Events after the Balance Date

15 October 2014

The events after the balance date are those events, favorable and unfavorable, that occur between the balance date (the end of the reporting period) and the date at which the annual financial statements are authorized for issue by the executive management of the entity (e.g. Board of Directors). We identify two types of events: events […]

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Comparing of Local Government Official Website Disclosure about Home Equity Reverse Mortgage Pilot Program in Taiwan

15 October 2014

The purpose of this study discusses the comparison of local government official website disclosure the home equity reverse mortgage pilot program. The content adopts content analysis and method of interactive reply to test the speed of interaction and content between local government and people. The study found that people could acquire relevant information in small […]

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Financial Statements Analysis

15 October 2014

This article focuses on analyzing of a consolidated financial statements of a hypothetically SME. The interpretation of the financial position and performances is based on the more than 40 financial key ratios computed by using financial data from consolidated income statement, consolidated financial position and cash flow. However additional data from notes to financial statements […]

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Profit and Cost Efficiency Analysis in Banking Sector: A Case of Stochastic Frontier Approach for Vietnam

15 October 2014

By using stochastic frontier analysis (SFA) approach to measure the cost and profit efficiency for data of 45 Vietnam commercial banks over the years from 2007 to 2012, this paper highlights risk and asset quality factors related to cost and profit inefficiency of the banks. Besides, cost inefficiency seems to be strongly related to bank […]

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Effects of ECB Monetary Policy: Differences in Policy Interest Rates

15 October 2014

This article examines the effects of the European Central Bank’s (ECB’s) monetary policy on the economy in the Euro area. Existing studies have not conclusively determined whether the effects of the policy are large or small, effective or ineffective. Also, the difference between policy interest rate increases and decreases has not been fully studied. Using […]

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The Phillips Curve – Uk Case

15 August 2014

Inflation, as a monetary phenomenon, is viewed by monetarists occurring as a result of supply of currency growing faster than the economic output. Research endeavours aimed at understanding the inflationary process among countries have witnessed major advancements in modelling short-term inflation dynamics”. The literature on the Phillips Curve, which is the “modern view of inflationary […]

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On the Introduction of E-Government Processes in an EU Revenue & Customs Department: Reluctance to Change, Tangible Benefits and Value-for-Money Investments

15 August 2014

E-Government could be seen by and large as the use of Information and Communication Technology in the transformation of governmental. When you look it from the governmental perspective it is essential that the transformed operations should be more efficient and effective. In this study using a qualitative research methodology and respective instruments we the introduction […]

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The Endogenous Money Hypothesis: An Empirical Study of the Euro Area (1999-2010)

15 August 2014

In this paper I examine the endogenous money supply hypothesis in the Euro Area using data from 1999 to 2010. In doing so, I make extensive use of Vector Auto regression models (VAR) with Granger causality procedure to analyze non-cointegrated series and Vector Error Correction models (VECM) for cointegrated series. The cointegration analyses reveal a […]

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Implementing Ethics Auditing Model: New Approach

15 August 2014

The aims of this article are to test how does enhanced ethics audit model as a new tool for management in Estonian companies work and to investigate through ethics audit model the hidden ethical risks in information technology which occur in everyday work and may be of harm to stakeholders’ interests. Carrying out ethics audit […]

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Modeling in Accounting, an Imperative Process?

15 August 2014

The approach of this topic suggested to us by the fact that currently, it persists a controversy regarding the elements that influence decisively the qualitative characteristics of useful financial information. From these elements, we remark accounting models and concepts of capital maintenance in terms of the accounting result, which can be under the influence of […]

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Opinions on the Aspects Affecting the Performance of Romanian Tourism

15 August 2014

I have taken this theme into discussion, because I consider if of great actuality. Thus, though it is unanimously admitted the fact that the Romanian tourism is a branch of the national economy with a huge potential, and, at official level, it is considered to be a priority domain, its performance is not satisfactory yet. […]

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