Dragos Paun

Dragos Paun
Babeş-Bolyai University | UBB · Faculty of Business

PhD in Finance

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October 2012 - present
Babeş-Bolyai University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
October 2008 - September 2012
Babeş-Bolyai University
Position
  • Research Assistant
Education
October 2008 - July 2011
Babeş-Bolyai University
Field of study
  • Finance
October 2008 - July 2009
Babeş-Bolyai University
Field of study
  • Banking and Capital Markets
October 2006 - July 2007
Nottingham Trent University
Field of study
  • Politics

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Publications (28)
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In 2020, the educational system was taken by surprise by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Most of the educational institutions were delivering face-to-face classes and were forced to switch to online teaching in a very short period of time due to lockdown measures and the health and safety measures put in place by public authorities. In additio...
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While the moral argument for gender diversity has already been made and is incontestable, and more and more economical arguments have been brought to support the business case for the presence of women on the boards of directors of publicly listed companies, the bottom-line issue of what kind of impact gender diverse boards have on firm financial p...
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There has been a debate on the efficiency of lockdown policies worldwide, and severalresearchers have studied this aspect by trying to implement different statistical models. The aim ofthe research was to compare two countries with similar lockdown policies and observe the impactof the total lockdown policy on the spread of the COVID-19 disease. Ta...
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Poverty alleviation has become one of the biggest challenges for many countries and access to financial services is considered to be a key driver of development and economic growth. Finding solutions that can break down barriers that poor people are facing to access formal financial services has become a major concern for researchers, governments,...
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The world population maintains a growing trend and in turn, the amount of municipal waste is also increasing. Rising municipal waste quantity poses a challenge for human beings and the environment, therefore recycling becomes important for environmental sustainability and circular economy. This study explores the effects of municipal waste recyclin...
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The purpose of the current article is to determine the sustainability of international accreditations for business schools. As international accreditations are viewed as a costly process, universities must think if this endeavor could have a positive impact in the long run. From an impact point of view, we look at the intake of students, focusing o...
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In the beginning of the twenty-first century, governments have tried to attract companies by offering different tax incentives or even changing their entire tax regime. Among the countries that have attracted foreign investments we have countries in Eastern Europe which enjoyed the benefits of the Single European Market and the stability that an EU...
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In the article, we focus on the question of sustainability in the renewable energy sector of Romania. The aim of the current paper is to analyze the financial performance of the companies operating in the field. Our assumption is that the success of the implementation of the energy switch from classic to renewables relies on the businesses operatin...
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In order to meet the targets of the Europe 2020 strategy in the environment sector, the Romanian government has set up several support schemes. The objective of the paper is to analyse how the introduction of Renewable Energy Sources - Windfarms has affected the price of energy and the sustainability of the measures for the Romanian Economy. For as...
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The role of regions is becoming ever more prominent within the European Union, albeit the involvement of the latter in decision making remains somewhat weak, with considerable differences from one state to another, depending on traditions and legal provisions. This paper aims to shed light on the extent to which mechanisms are likely to play an act...
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The current article presents an overview of foreign direct investments in Romania between 1990 and 2013. The author has also tried to show the importance of the German and Austrian capital in Romania. While FDI is present in all countries studies still are debating on this issue. Of course that most authors show that there is a clear link between F...
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ScienceDirect 1877-0428 © 2014 Elsevier Ltd. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Selection and peer-review under responsibility of the 2nd International Conference on Strategic Innovative Marketing. Abstract The tourism industry, especially rural tourism, is largely domin...
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The current crisis of the European Union expands beyond its economic and financial nature, by encompassing a profound crisis of values. The latter is all the more sinuous as it manifests itself amid an increase in the democratic deficit EU citizens tend to express, a concept which remains essentially doubtful. Hence, a new paradigm is needed; one t...
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The current paper focuses on the link between taxation and foreign direct investments and the struggle of governments to create a tax regime that would attract investors on the one hand and on the other hand increase the revenues. The paper wants to test if the economic development of a country represented in consumption (measured in VAT income for...
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The following article analysis the influence of the money supply and interest rate over inflation. In order to prove our assumptions we have followed the date available for the United States and China over a period of 24 years (1987-2011). This two countries are so different and yet similar in many ways. Although China does not support USA and trie...
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The Romanian hospitality industry is one that relies mostly on classical methods of financing, which include among others bank loans and the capital of owners. Throughout our paper we will present classic methods of attracting capital but other forms of financing that could help the development of business in this area. The best practice example pr...
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The following article makes an overview of the limits of the financial and banking integration inside the Euro Area. The article presents the situation of the Central and Eastern European Countries that have recently joined the European Union and are on the verge of adopting the Euro. The article also presents some of the features of the Single Mar...
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E-banking is a fully automatic service for traditionally banking customers products based on information technology platforms. E-banking services provide customer access to accounts, the ability to move their money between different accounts or making payments via e-channels. The advantages generated by this services have determined an accelerate d...
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The current paper presents some considerations regarding the monetary policy held by the central bank in order to obtain the declared goal of joining the European Monetary Union. The paper refers to the strategies included in the National Accession Plan, and in the Convergence Program established by the National Bank of Romania. Furthermore, the pa...
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The paper analyzes the Transylvanian banking system in the first decade after the Union of 1918, presenting the development of the Romanian banking network, the profile of its banks (683 in 1922, 1,228 in 1928), their main fields of activity, their contacts with the political class (represented in its boards), and also the flaws and the fragility o...
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The article presents the factors that make a currency international, and in what way these factors are relevant for the euro. After this introduction the international role is explained with an emphasis on the benefits of the decision. The article also compares the international role of the euro with the role of the United States Dollar, and explai...
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Through alternative channels which the bank provides to the customers transactions were con-ducted worthing 18.58 million euros, up 59% over the same period of the last year, according to RomCard, in the first 3 months of 2009. We have tried to summarize below the risks that banks face when they launch an e-banking product type on the market and ho...
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The article focuses on liquidity management in Commercial Banks, and presents the steps that a good management has to follow to ensure that the position of the bank is not put into jeopardy following a lack of liquidity. Different management decisions and
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Within a short period of time, the Romanian financial institutions, corporate sector as well as household sector, moved from a period when the financial institutions enjoyed a rapid expansion, to a period of financial distress. Corporate sector use to have easy access to loans and risk management was not one of the priorities at that time. Times ha...

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