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Education Funding Methods in European States

At European level, the allocation of a small amount of financial resources to education as a percentage of GDP associated with major economic difficulties affected the whole structure of the education expenditure: by type of expenditure, level of education and residence type. State intervention in educational activity requires to be aware of the amount of […]

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Correlation Between Government and Economic Growth – Specific Features for 10 Nms

The impact of fiscal policy on economic growth is a complex and contradictory topic in finance debates. Government influences real economy through the impact of public revenues and expenditures on the quantity and quality of production factors, labor and capital. High taxation for supporting big public sector can impede growth. On the other hand, some […]

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Knowledge Based Economy Assessment

The importance of knowledge-based economy (KBE) in the XXI century is evident. In the article the reflection of knowledge on economy is analyzed. The main point is targeted to the analysis of characteristics of knowledge expression in economy and to the construction of structure of KBE expression. This allows understanding the mechanism of functioning of […]

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Place of Value Management in a System of Corporate Management and Its Financial Methods

The author proves great urgency of applying of value approach in a strategic business man-agement. All factors of corporate value are presented. Also there is different classifications of factors of corporate value which were developed by other scientists. The place of value strategy in strategic business management is researched. The author proves that certain types […]

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Perceptions Over the Audit Committee Practices in the Context of Corporate Governance: Evidence From Romania

The aim of current study is to investigate the Romanian auditors’ perceptions over the audit committee practices that should be take into account for an integrated framework of good practices in the context of corporate governance. Starting from this main objective, this study also aims to explore the actual applicability of the proposed audit committee […]

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Tourism Organization and Coordination in Australia and the Managerial Strategy for Tourism Development

This paper presents synthetically the organisation of tourism activities in Australia, harmoniously integrated within the functional unit of the economy, as well as the relations between the components of this system, so that they function as real motors of accomplishing the national strategy of tourism development. This paper also deals with sustainable tourism and tourism […]

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Returns to Schooling in Europe: Evidence From Quantile Regression on EU-SILC Data

In this paper the effects of schooling on wage inequality across a group of European countries are examined. Using the latest available EU-SILC dataset, a positive relation between these two variables is found across the whole distribution by means of a quantile regression (QR) approach. Such effect is stronger effect at the highest quantiles than […]

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Investigating the Effect of Government Health Expenditure on HDI in Iran

Human development is used as one of the most important indices to measure the level of countries development in resent decades. This study examines the effect of government health expenditure on human development index (HDI) by using the ordinary least squares method (OLS) over the period 1990-2009 in Iran. The results show a positive and […]

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Financial and Non Financial Determinants of Corporate Social Responsibility

Accounting, economic, social and political, and slack resources theories provide different perspectives to addressing corporate social responsibility in relation to disclosure, corporate financial performance e.t.c. This paper aims to identify the determinants financial and non financial of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Jordan .The annual reports determine a sample of 60 industrial companies listed on […]

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Albanian Accounting Trends in Accordance With EU Standards

A lot of work has gone to standardize the financial accounts of insurance and requirements of reimbursement ability. These projects are made by various international organizations. This will alter the way the insurance companies keep their accounts and how they design strategies. All this work in accounting is being done to increase transparency and provide […]

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Can Social Identity Theory Addresses the Ethnocentric Tendencies of Consumers?

This paper investigates two issues of consumer psychology. First part of the paper assesses the applicability of “consumer ethnocentric tendencies scale (CETSCALE)” for a developing country Bangladesh to challenge the orthodox belief that consumer ethnocentrism is a phenomenon of developed nations only. With statistically significant results, the study shows that 13 out of 17 items […]

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Networks and Innovation: An Economic Model for European Regions (2002-2006)

This research provides a new theoretical approach to innovation. The work also provides data processed in recent years (2002-2006) to regions of European regions, providing relevant empirical evidence on the relationship between Human Capital, Technological Capital, Innovation Capital, Network Capital and Innovation. In econometric modeling is considered especially for the regions of the European Union.

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A Comparative Review Over the Pension Systems’ Performance in Central and Eastern European Countries

Towards the late 90’s, together with overcoming the shock of transition, most countries in Central and Eastern Europe began a process of profound reform of the pension systems. The aim of these reforms was mainly ensuring the financial sustainability of the pension systems often without taking into account their primary goal: to provide adequate retirement […]

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Economic Growth Sustaining Under Environmental Sustainability and Human Development. A Global Challenge

This paper treats the sustainable development concept, which aims to support economic growth in terms of environmental sustainability and human development. For that purpose the paper shows the concept of sustainable development’ origins and enlargement, the transition from the economic development paradigm to the sustainability paradigm as is seen through the three sustainability’ dimensions (economic, […]

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Development of Eco-Industry Sector

Measures to encourage development of eco-industries represent an important part of the programs of many countries; analyses of different international organisms reveal a series of advantages of this sector for economy. According to OCDE “The environmental goods and services industry consists of activities which produce goods and services to measure, prevent, limit, minimise or correct […]

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