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Labor market institutions and aggregate fluctuations in a search and matching model

Francesco Zanetti
2011 European Economic Review  
As mentioned earlier, much of the existing analysis of labor market institutions has tended to focus on their impact on the deterministic equilibrium of the economy, with the business cycle consequences  ...  For each of these changes, I analyze the effects on the steady-state equilibrium and business cycle dynamics.  ...  and seminar participants at the 2006 conference of the Society for Computational Economics, the Annual Meetings of the Society for Economic Dynamics, the Bank of England, the Cardiff Business School,  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.euroecorev.2010.10.001 fatcat:37w5xfi4wjgajbsou6pkzd45rm

The Effects of Independent Audit Committee on the Accounting Policy Decisions of Nigerian Firms

Muhammad Aminu Isa
2019 Journal of Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies  
Purpose: The study examines the effects of the independent audit committee on the accounting policy decisions of firms.  ...  This conclusion is consistent with the view of Menon and Williams (1994). This evidence extents the literature of accounting choice in relation to the role of audit process.  ...  Cacello and Neal (2003) found that an independent audit committee reduces the risk of corporate failure.  ... 
doi:10.26710/jafee.v5i2.825 fatcat:4l7njv2gm5bedjtwcuqn3r4bqm

Only one way to skin a cat? Heterogeneity and equifinality in European national innovation systems

Valeria Cirillo, Arianna Martinelli, Alessandro Nuvolari, Matteo Tranchero
2019 Research Policy  
Using factor analysis on a novel dataset of 29 quantitative indicators of innovative activities we provide an empirical characterization of the structure of European NSIs over the last ten years.  ...  Our results cast doubt on the empirical significance of the "equifinality" of heterogeneous systemic arrangements in the context of NSI.  ...  National Innovation Systems in the XXI Century") was presented at SPRU's 50th Anniversary Conference, University of Sussex (September 2016) and at the workshop "Italian Capitalism: an Unhappy Hybrid",  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.respol.2018.10.012 fatcat:2w6a4q3eqvayxeg3exirpad2zu

Diversifying Risks in Bond Portfolios: A Cross-Border Approach

David S. Sun
2013 Social Science Research Network  
Both the global and domestic risk benchmarks are observable yield spreads and are free of measurement or availability issues.  ...  Applying a statistically powerful risk decomposition scheme, we show in this study that diversification is improved by the addition of a global risk benchmark.  ...  The VaR analysis of bond portfolios in Table 6 indicates that the benefit of diversifying idiosyncratic risks produced by our PMG ARDL procedure is substantially greater than an alternatively constructed  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2228718 fatcat:drnkyyv3r5hcbimqglidpw37fy

The Relationships among Performance of Accounting Information Systems, Influence Factors, and Evolution Level of Information Systems

Jong-Min Choe
1996 Journal of Management Information Systems  
Gregoire and Lustman [24], however, suggested the inappropriateness of some benchmarks for measuring evolution level. Inadequate benchmarks are expenditure and technology benchmark.  ...  In this study, expenditure benchmark was excluded, and the remaining five benchmarks were used. Each benchmark was measured on a six-point ordinal scale.  ... 
doi:10.1080/07421222.1996.11518107 fatcat:v6d54z3cirfxfggzx3vew64wta

A Practitioner's Introduction to Database Performance Benchmarks and Measurements

S. W. Dietrich, M. Brown, E. Cortes-Rello, S. Wunderlin
1992 Computer journal  
Thanks are also due to Forouzan Golshani, Aime Bayle and the performance Group at Bull Worldwide Information Systems in Phoenix for feedback on earlier versions of this paper.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the anonymous referee for thoughtful comments that improved the paper.  ...  Neal Nelson database benchmark®. 11 A description of these benchmarks can be found in a recent book by Gray, 9 which is an invaluable reference in the field of performance measurement.  ... 
doi:10.1093/comjnl/35.4.322 fatcat:66moka6hsjhspdpqton2ndhm74

Managerial business ethics in South Africa: An exploratory comparison - 1987 and 2009

Bisschoff Christo, Sam Fullerton
2014 African Journal of Business Ethics  
The results of the current study indicated a favourable move on four of the 15 questionable actions used to assess each group's ethical predisposition.  ...  Virtually identical results were in evidence when the segment of 89 top managers was compared to the sample of its higher level peers from the earlier study by Nel.  ...  It involves an oft-quoted statement made by a former -and thenpresident of the Republic of South Africa, Nelson Mandela.  ... 
doi:10.15249/5-1-43 fatcat:jmlp53l63ndwvowyw54iqbexpy

Critical IS professional activities and skills/knowledge: A perspective of IS managers

Jen-Her Wu, Yi-Cheng Chen, Jack Chang
2007 Computers in Human Behavior  
Carrying a critical IS activity out involves the use of a number of different skills and/ or knowledge.  ...  A portfolio of the professional activities and the needed skills/knowledge at each management level are identified.  ...  Acknowledgement This research was supported by the National Science Council of Taiwan, under operating grant NSC91-2416-H-110-010 and was particularly supported by Aim for the Top University Plan of the  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chb.2006.08.008 fatcat:vwtxhfnhtvguhnpwszhb4c5zpq

Tools for evaluating and monitoring effectiveness of urban landscape water conservation interventions and programs

Diana T. Glenn, Joanna Endter-Wada, Roger Kjelgren, Christopher M.U. Neale
2015 Landscape and Urban Planning  
h i g h l i g h t s • Intervention research was connected to delivery of landscape water checks. • We distinguished change due to water checks from other factors affecting water use. • We developed several  ...  The authors would like to thank Adrian Welsh and Clay Lewis for their assistance with the spatial analysis; and Judy Kurtzman, Jennie Hoover, Mark Guthrie, Kathryn Bitner, Heather Johnson, Kjisa Kjelgren  ...  Department of Agriculture, Cooperative States Research Education and Extension Service, National Research Initiative, Drought Management, Utah project (USDA-CSREES-NRI sponsor award # 34556-17561 (2006  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2015.03.002 fatcat:tar7ld7bzbdo7f3pafuisqsuci

Real Activity Forecasts Using Loan Portfolio Information

2016 Journal of Accounting Research  
We discuss relevance of these findings for economic analysis and forecasting, and the relation of our study to prior work on the informativeness of accounting information about the macroeconomy.  ...  To extend and monitor loans, banks collect detailed and proprietary information about the financial prospects of their customers, many of whom are local businesses and households.  ...  For this analysis we estimate the following model by each state separately: and compare its forecasting power with the following benchmark model: As an alternative, we also run these models by replacing  ... 
doi:10.1111/1475-679x.12110 fatcat:qxk2pqazdbav7jr5ibwedwlzjy

Non-audit Service Fees and Audit Quality: The Impact of Auditor Specialization

2007 Journal of Accounting Research  
For example, notwithstanding earlier evidence by Frankel, Johnson, and Nelson [2002], recent evidence indicates that provision of non-audit services is not associated with the incidence of higher discretionary  ...  accruals and the propensity to meet earnings benchmarks (Ashbaugh, Lafond, and Mayhew [2003] , Chung and Kallapur [2003] ).  ...  The marginal effect indicates the change in the probability of a firm meeting (missing) an earnings benchmark per standard deviation change in each respective independent variable (holding other independent  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1475-679x.2007.00266.x fatcat:57nszyjuajh2zmqi26y4ljcy3q

Models without Morals: Toward the Ethical Use of Business Models

Michael R. Lissack, Kurt A. Richardson
2003 Emergence  
of many of our top business people by America's business schools.  ...  This article represents not so much a completed piece of research, but the beginning of a renewed discussion of ethics in business practice.  ...  (Neal Stoughton, June 30, 2002) 2 IS ETHICS AN OPPORTUNITY COST?  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15327000em050208 fatcat:z3bdptp5k5hwzlk6wr7riucvvi

Money Markets and Exchange Rates in Preindustrial Europe [chapter]

Pilar Nogues-Marco
2018 Handbook of the History of Money and Currency  
The commercial bills market was the benchmark money market of the eighteenth century, so the commercial interest rate was the benchmark interest rate.  ...  The ceiling was reduced to 8% in 1624, 6% in 1661 and 5% in 1714 (Nelson 1949: 83; De Roover 1953: 125) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-10-0622-7_16-1 fatcat:t2pcbbev7ra2tlt3bsc4adjpny

Conflict-of-Interest Reforms and Investment Bank Analysts' Research Biases

Yuyan Guan, Hai Lu, M. H. Franco Wong
2011 Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance  
This paper examines the consequences of a series of reforms that aim at resolving analyst conflicts of interest driven by investment banking businesses.  ...  However, the accuracy of investment bank forecasts drops and the profitability of stock recommendations remains unchanged, suggesting that the reforms adversely affect the quality of earnings forecasts  ...  of interest of a subject group with that of a benchmark group before and after an event.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0148558x11409159 fatcat:hywnrparg5ak3fh3s5uahtg3n4

Modelling The Evolution Of The Tv Drama Production Sector In The Uk

Richard Paterson
2018 Zenodo  
Firms within these types are examined applying the fitness landscape methodology, developed for the analysis of organisations from complexity theory (Kauffman, 1993).  ...  This approach offers a dynamic conception of an industrial sector in continuous change responding to the technological, market and the endogenous factors with which firms engage.  ...  The 'types' outlined below offer a structure for analysis of the ecology of drama production that now exists and provide a basis for the subsequent analysis of changing business models and firm behaviour  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1243768 fatcat:wjwgepp6bzgjznvrfcovodxaie
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