Dalia Streimikiene

Dalia Streimikiene
Vilnius University

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Research on economic resilience in agriculture is quite complicated due to the interdisciplinary nature of the notion. In agricultural, climate change, sustainability and food security research it appears as an endogenous phenomenon rather as the main one. This study aims to contribute to conceptualization of economic resilience in agriculture, rev...
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The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) initiated by Chinese government could be regarded as a systematic framework for promoting economic cooperation and development among the countries along the Belt and Road and China. This paper attempts to analyze economic and environmental performance in 61 developing countries along Belt and Road. An additive tot...
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This study aims to investigate the relationship between sustainability and resilience concepts in agriculture. First, we discuss the theoretical preliminaries related to the definition of these two concepts. Indeed, the literature considers sustainability as a proxy for resilience and vice versa in the context of agriculture. Intuitively, one may e...
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Currently, national bodies and international congregations, such as that of the Stock‐ holm, Rio, and Johannesburg conferences, jointly identified that sustainable energy devel‐ opment has proven to be a very challenging factor in global development. Indicative sus‐ tainability challenges facing humanity include greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) and...
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Households are responsible for almost 30% of final energy consumption in the EU. Therefore, sustainable energy consumption in households can provide a lot of benefits for energy savings, use of renewables and GHG emission reduction. Environmental awareness plays an important role in promoting sustainable energy consumption in households, fostering...
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The European transition to green economy is based on long-term strategies. The Europe 2020 Strategy was launched in 2010 in order to promote smart, sustainable, and inclusive growth in the region. Later, the ambitions regarding this strategy were followed by the Green Deal and Sustainable Development Goals. Now, the effort of countries towards the...
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This research aims to examine a neural network (artificial intelligence) as an alternative model to examine the neuromarketing phenomenon. Neuromarketing is comparatively new as a technique for designing marketing strategies, especially advertising campaigns. Marketers have used a variety of different neuromarketing tools, for instance, functional...
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Regional cooperation represents a viable alternative to the ongoing process of globalization, in which countries can optimally respond to the changes in the external environment through regional integration, while a larger market size tends to provide better sales opportunities. The purpose of this paper is to identify common determinants of the im...
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Although renewable energy adoption in the residential sector has increased significantly in the EU due to the governmental policies, aiming to reduce the barriers of renewable energy penetration, the full potential of renewable energy deployment in households is still not realized due to the behavioral and other barriers. One of the most important...
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This research examines the challenges of female business graduate entrepreneurs; we have developed a modified conceptual framework in which willingness to become an entrepreneur has been taken as a dependent variable. However, financial, cultural, marketing, and technological challenges are independent variables. Additionally, we incorporated compe...
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The problems of energy vulnerability, energy poverty, and energy justice are being currently widely discussed among scholars. Especially in terms of moving towards carbon free economy up to 2050 set by EU policy documents, low carbon transition justice and energy poverty are the key research topics now. This chapter of the book aims to address thi...
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In order to address the environmental and climate change challenges, the circular economy has gotten much attention from the worldwide economic and corporate platforms and policy domains. More specifically, the manufacturing sectors have played a crucial part in the global improvement of living standards. They are also associated with unsustainable...
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Climate change and sustainable development challenges have significant impact on business strategies. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is becoming more and more integral to a business's strategy, its values, and its daily life cycle. Energy sector is under increasing pressure from society due to its huge environmental footprint and social impo...
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The pros and cons of economic cooperation and integration have often been debated in the literature. Trade theory suggests that national economies could benefit from multilateral cooperation in international trade and investment owing to transnational division of labour, the mobility of production factors and technology diffusion. The Belt and Road...
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Alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) offer opportunities to lower fuel costs as well as to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and, therefore, they are a feasible option for customers in the market. Due to technological advancements, decisions about suitable alternative fuel vehicles are a challenging problem for fleet operators. This paper aims to introd...
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Creation of sustainable society and transition to low-carbon energy system are the main priorities of the EU policy. Energy poverty (EP) is one of the most important social problems linked to low-carbon transition as creation of carbon neutral societies requires to address other important sustainability issues linked with carbon-free future. Althou...
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Research background: Faculties of private universities are under immense working pressure, which causes stress and burnout. The job burnout triggers the psychological pressure, which increases the turnover intention. Purpose of the article: The undertaken study aims to evaluate the scale of burnout with its three-element model, which affects facult...
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This paper estimates the eco-efficiency, shadow price and marginal abatement costs of dairy farms in Lithuania based on Farm Accounting Data Network (FADN) data from 2015, 2017, and 2019. The Slacks-Based Measure-Data Envelopment Analysis (SBM-DEA) model is applied for approximating the environmental production technology. Herd size, labour, feed c...
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This research aims to analyze the improvement of technical competencies and changes in pedagogical behavior on competency-based training and assessment. We developed a modified conceptual model with the help of previous literature. We examined the impact of competency-based training & assessment on traditional teaching methodologies, practical teac...
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Hedge funds have become an important part of the financial sector. The development of the hedge funds in the Nordic countries has been rather robust. Therefore, it is important to identify the determinants of the hedge fund performance and isolate the managerial performance, i.e., the Jensen’s alpha. To this end, this paper construct cross sectiona...
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Green Lean Six Sigma has emerged in the Industry 4.0 era as a business strategy contributing to the circular economy by adopting the 3R concept, i.e., reduce, reuse, and recycle. Despite its broadly acknowledged capabilities in the manufacturing industry, practitioners continue to be cautious about its implementation, owing to insufficient knowledg...
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Agricultural production and productivity are important from multiple perspectives, including environmental protection, food self-sufficiency, renewable energy sources as well as economic returns. The earlier literature has sparsely addressed the biological and economic productivity dynamics when decomposing the changes in the output of agriculture...
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The undertaken research investigates the extended unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT) model from the perspective of online education in the deadliest period of COVID-19. This research investigates the extended dimensions, for instance, mobile self-efficacy and perceived enjoyment besides traditional elements of the UTAUT mode...
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This article examines the contribution of information and communications technologies (ICT) to labor productivity using panel data approach. The study covers the period of 2000–2015 for a complete dataset of 98 countries as well for three selected groups: low-income, middle-income, and high-income countries. The findings imply that telephone subscr...
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Consequent to increasing higher education attainment and the expansion of higher education institutions, many countries have embarked on assessing discipline efficiency to track performance, promote competition, and ensure reasonable resource allocation. Therefore, measuring scientific-research efficiency is a crucial part of evaluating a disciplin...
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The penetration of renewable energy is one of the main challenges for sustainable energy development. Local governments across the European Union commit to development and implementation of the Sustainable Energy (and Climate) Action Plan. This paper focuses on the case of Lithuania-a Central and Eastern European country. Almost one-third of Lithua...
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The development of shipping companies relies on multiple financing channels and requires decisions to be made regarding fleet management. Therefore, a firm’s performance should be modeled based on multiple decision variables. The purpose of this paper is to develop a quantitative approach for determining the investment portfolio of a shipping compa...
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The building construction industry is responsible for utilizing plenty of natural resources, water, and energy in the entire product life-cycle on one hand and producing air, water, and soil pollutions particularly in the operation phase on the other hand. Thus, regarding the high frequency of these projects, it is important to develop an integrate...
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The problem of inflation is crucial for ensuring sustainable economic growth of the country. In the broadest sense, the economic dimension of sustainable development represents the general economic health of the country. Such macroeconomic indicators as unemployment and inflation rates are the main economic indicators of sustainable development. Th...
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This paper assesses the multiplexing efficiency of environmental taxes in ensuring environmental, energy, and economic security which is an integral part of sustainability in six European countries that are leaders in the Environmental Performance Index. This study aims to confirm the hypothesis that environmental taxes and payments could simultane...
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Energy Union aims to provide clean, secure, and affordable energy for many customers leading societies towards sustainable energy development. Several criteria were introduced in this vein to evaluate the twenty-third EU countries’ progress towards energy union goals. The present study proposed and applied a SWARA-TOPSIS framework based on Pythagor...
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The current paper proposes analytical solution of the problem of optimal allocation of resources in the game of two parties, based on the production function of Cobb-Douglas with constant returns under changing scale of production. The Edgeworth box is used to derive the main scientific findings of this research, namely: the analytic representation...
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“Sustainability” journal, having the following information: Special issue title: Polymer Waste Management. Special issue section: Sustainable Materials. Deadline: 31 December 2021. https://www.mdpi.com/journal/sustainability/special_issues/Polymer_Waste_Management Message from the Guest Editors: Polymers are materials associated with energy inten...
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The purpose of this research is to evaluate the impact of proactive environmental strategy, competitive differentiation advantage & cost-leadership competitive advantage for the competitive, sustainable development of an organization in terms of its performances, for instance, product strategy, production, process & financial performances. We incor...
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This research aims to measure the service quality of e-banking through e-customer satisfaction & e-customer loyalty in the Islamic e-banking sector of Pakistan. For this purpose, we modified the multiple-item scale (E-S-QUAL) model with two new dimensions: availability of online system and personal needs of customers. Additionally, we added two med...
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Geothermal energy can be an attractive source of renewable energy in many respects. The purpose of this paper is to assess the role of geothermal energy in the West Pomeranian Region of Poland. The article presents the key principles of geothermal energy development, its role, functions and perspectives in fostering renewable energy usage in the re...
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Manufacturing companies are under constant pressure to optimize the economic sus-tainability of their production systems. Production planning and optimization is a well-established strategy for considering resource constraints and improving economic produc-tivity. This study proposes an integrated fuzzy goal planning and the theory of constraints f...
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Productivity analysis has been an important avenue for economic research. Therefore, medleys of quantitative techniques have been proposed to operationalize productivity analysis. In this paper, we propose an extended by-production model which ensures a link between the production and the pollution-generating sub-technologies. The correspondin...
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EU has set ambitious commitment to achieve low carbon energy and economy transition up to 2050. This low carbon transition means sustainable energy development path based on renewable energy sources and first of all should address the energy poverty vulnerability and justice issues. The main goal of the paper is to develop indicators framework for...
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The choice of the energy storage technology involves multiple criteria that need to be simultaneously considered in the energy planning process. The development of sustainable energy system requires to take into account not only technical characteristics of storage technologies but also to pursue sustainability issues. The paper aims to perform not...
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The set covering problem is a fundamental model which comprises a wide range of important applications such as crew scheduling problems that need to cover a set of trips. It is one of the most common issues in the facility location problem, which requires further investigations, particularly in emergency and service facilities. As such, the objecti...
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This paper proposes an integrated approach towards rapid decision-making in the agricultural sector aimed at improvement of its resilience. Methodologically, we seek to devise a framework that is able to take the uncertainty regarding policy preferences into account. Empirically, we focus on the effects of COVID-19 on agriculture. First, we propose...
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The agriculture in Eastern Europe has seen a number of economic and social transitions. This research examines the gender inequality in agriculture by taking the case of an Eastern European country – Lithuania – as an example. The questionnaire survey was employed in order to check the existence of gender inequality. The study focuses on the young...
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The objective of this paper is to analyse the main drivers of households’ acceptance of renewable energy sources and to assess their willingness to pay for extension of renewable energy sources in the electricity balance of a European Union Member State – Lithuania. The data were collected through a questionnaire survey. The contingent valuation me...
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The paper deals with the exposition of the main barriers and drivers of renewable energy usage in rural communities. Climate change mitigation is causing governments, policymakers, and international organizations worldwide to embark on policies, leading to increased use of renewable energy sources and improvement of energy efficiency. Climate chang...
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The motivation behind the current research is to check the effect of the recent introduction of value added tax (VAT) and Vision 2030 on the economy of Saudi Arabia. To check this, those variables are added to the analysis which contribute to economic development including labor, capital, oil price, financial development, and trade openness to exam...
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In this article, we seek to analyze the regional energy policy in the West Pomeranian Voivodeship, with a particular focus on the potential for developing renewable energy from biomass. The article aims to build a mathematical model of the regional energy system, related to the strategy of sustainable development in the region. Taking into account...
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The purpose of this study is to disclose farmers' awareness of environmental responsibility in terms of eco-efficiency and cleaner production in the post-soviet bloc. Theoretical modeling and survey methods were applied. Original empirical data were collected in Lithuanian farms in 2019. The results demonstrate that the patterns of farmers' environ...
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Recent worldwide growing awareness of the global climate changes stressed the importance of developing and supporting the renewable energy sources (RES). However, the public support for RES varies across various countries and regions, especially those abundant in traditional fossil fuels. This paper presents the analysis of the public views of the...
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Efficient use of energy resources is the key element ensuring the development of the agricultural sector in a sustainable way. The reduction of energy use in Lithuania's agriculture is considered in strategic documents, and the energy efficiency is seen as crucial element of development for ensuring climate neutrality and eventually reaching climat...
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The objective of the undertaken study is to investigate the sustainability of creative economy and present a case study providing the main findings on the linkages between creative economy and sustainable development. The in-depth literature review of the creative economy and sustainable development offered the main insights in the development of t...
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Decision and policymakers are looking at the potential of Industry 4.0 smart technologies to create a green economy as the European Commission aims to deliver the European Green Deal by rethinking policies for clean energy supply. Industry 4.0 will eventually be applied to all aspects of life; however, it is necessary to identify the challenges to...
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The objective of the undertaken study is to investigate the association between proactive environ-mental strategy (PES) and its determinants, such as planning and organizational practices (POP) and communicational practices on sustainable development through the operating and financial performances of the pharmaceutical sectors of south Asian count...
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The objective of the undertaken study is to investigate the association between proactive environmental strategy (PES) and its determinants, such as planning and organizational practices (POP) and communicational practices on sustainable development through the operating and financial performances of the pharmaceutical sectors of south Asian countr...
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The objective of the undertaken study is to assess the application of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and evaluate the quality of information on construction projects. The paper also focuses on examining the design information quality on construction projects by applying BIM based on perceived variables, for instance, improve workflow, improve...
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Over the recent decades, the evolution of the European Union (EU) agricultural system has resulted in significant structural changes in member states. Knowledge about the nature and main patterns of structural change is critical to select a sustainable development path for the EU agriculture. This paper contributes to the academic discourse on stru...
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The study of the link between production, measured in gross domestic product and CO2 emissions, is a topic under intense research. Carbon emissions are moving together with economic shocks (high synchronicity), particularly at troughs and peaks of a business cycle. This research investigates the influence of economic shocks to carbon emissions. Pre...
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Such large-scale disruptions as the pandemic increase the uncertainty and risk related to business. Therefore, the business continuity management (BCM) has become an essential technical solution for enterprise emergency response. Since the beginning of 2020, the COVID-19 has spread worldwide at an alarming rate causing many threats to sustainable d...
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The present study proposes a novel integrated SWARA-CRITIC-COPRAS under the Pythagorean fuzzy (PF) environment to evaluate the barriers to developing the sustainable business model innovation (SBMI). To this end, the barriers were identified through the literature review and evaluated by three decision experts using linguistic variables. The PF-SWA...
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The undertaken study is conducted to forecast the inflation of Pakistan for the financial year FY2018-19 using two different time series techniques. In this research, we used consumer price index (CPI) and wholesale price index (WPI) with their subgroups as inflation indicators for Pakistan. The undertaken research analyzes the proficiency of two i...
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As wood and furniture industries have little knowledge of the implementation of lean manufacturing particularly in emerging economies, the purpose of this study is to analytically and systematically review the literature in this context. To this end, a multi-method approach was implemented in two ways. Firstly, a bibliometric method was performed t...
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The objective of this study is to examine a multi-dimensional modified conceptual model based on stakeholder theory & previous literature. The work represents an attempt to evaluate the association of environmental issues and practices of an organization's corporate social responsibility and the impact of these two factors on overall competitivenes...
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The paper deals with challenges of transition to carbon neutral carbon transition of Visegrad countries (V4), namely Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and Czech Republic. The paper provides analysis of the main problems for these countries in implementing targets set by energy and climate package. The analysis of energy vulnerability and poverty issues in...
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Purpose The paper embarks on the development of theory and methodology for managing the sustainable development of machine-building enterprises through the use of quantitative modeling tools. The article proposes an algorithm for estimating the position of an enterprise in its competitive space for sustainable development. Design/methodology/appro...
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Purpose The proposed DHHFLOWLAD is used to design a recommendation system, which aims to provide the most appropriate treatment to the patient under a double hierarchy hesitant fuzzy linguistic environment. Design/methodology/approach Based on the ordered weighted distance measure and logarithmic aggregation, we first propose a double hierarchy he...
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The agricultural sector is the central point of the climate–water–land–energy–food nexus debate, and the main task in the development of a sustainable agriculture sector is to provide food for the rising world population while reducing the environmental impact and preserving the most important natural resources for future generations. Policies to p...
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This chapter introduces the main notions underpinning research on the different facets of agricultural development presented in the monograph. These include structural change, productivity, and climate change. The relationships existing among these notions are discussed. The focus is on the European Union agriculture. The theoretical and empirical...
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Our paper aims at describing the links between green finance and sustainable development in the light of the environmental threats and natural disasters represented by the recent coronavirus pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus. The recent situation heavily impacted on the financial and banking system and transformed the way it has functioned befo...