Viorela Ligia Vaidean

Viorela Ligia Vaidean
Babeş-Bolyai University | UBB · Department of Finance

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Sustainable development has gained the attention of researchers worldwide and is becoming an important topic, especially in relation to corporate governance principles. This study investigates the influence of corporate governance on sustainable development in a sample of 185 countries over 2005–2020 using a panel linear regression model. Separate...
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The purpose of our research is to investigate the influence of information and communication technology (ICT) on the physical health outcomes of nations. The covered countries are 185 (54 high-income and 131 low-income countries, also analysed on subsamples) and the period of the analysis is 2005–2018. We use parametric regression analysis of unbal...
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In a world threatened by increasing perceived corruption, its effects upon the health of nations have been scarcely studied, in spite of the tremendous importance sustained health has held on the European agenda. The purpose of this paper is to determine the impact of corruption upon health outcomes within an environmental performant and urbanised...
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Our paper investigates the influence of democracy upon the spread of COVID-19. For the purpose of our study we use a sample consisting of 185 worldwide countries affected by the spread of the new coronavirus disease (54 high income and 131 low income countries). First, we find that in high income countries, higher levels of democracy reduce the spr...
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This study aims to reveal the connection between corruption and shadow economy, on one hand, and deforestation, on the other. The research considers 131 countries from all over the world, in the timeframe between the years 2012 and 2020, and it reveals that corruption and shadow economy positively influence deforestation. Determinants like democrat...
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Economic and financial crime is closely related to the changes and the development of societies. In this paper, we question whether the types of economic and financial crimes change as the society develops or not. For our purpose, we use the sample of 27 European Union member countries, for the 2005–2020 time period, which forms an unbalanced panel...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted every facet of life globally. Business and commerce are key areas where the monetary crunch has been acutely felt. This study aims to analyze the various key changes in entities’ activities to evaluate the level of business performance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For this purpose, we use panel data anal...
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The purpose of this chapter is to study the detailed dynamics of economic and financial crimes within the European Union member states, namely corruption, shadow economy, tax evasion, money laundering, cybercrime and financial frauds. Our econometric modelling focuses on the impact of the vector of financial and economic crime proxies upon economic...
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The aim of this paper is to explore the relationship between intelligence and economic and financial crimes. For this purpose, we use a cross-sectional sample of 182 countries for the time span of 2012–2017. Our research provides empirical evidence on the existence of a significant impact of intelligence upon economic and financial crimes. When we...
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In this paper we analyze the influence of technology on the level of the economic and financial crime, using data for 185 countries over the 2012–2015 time period and controlling for many important variables. First, we find that on average, the size of the economic and financial crime in low income countries is about double compared to that of high...
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The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between corruption and population health. Our cross-sectional sample covers 185 countries (54 high-income and 131 low-income countries) and the period of the analysis is 2005–2017. This research provides clear evidence that the level of corruption significantly affects physical health (ex...
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: Having in mind the main debate “grease the wheels” vs. “sand the wheels”, the main objective of this study is to find the way in which corruption and shadow economy influence economic and sustainable development. A large cross-country database of 185 countries is used for the 2005–2015 time period. We find that corruption and shadow economy are p...
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This paper investigates the influence of culture on the level of entrepreneurship and the possible moderating role of the level of economic development upon this relationship. For our purpose, an initial sample of 125 countries (43 high-income and 82 low-income countries) is used, over the 2006–2016 time period. At first, we use a panel analysis of...
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Confronted with an economic decline or slower growth rates in crisis and post-crisis periods, CEE governments have searched for new means to re-launch growth. The aim of this work is to evaluate the extent to which government arrangements sustain economic growth in CEECs. The centralized economy legacy and crisis related pressures on public budgets...
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Worldwide public authorities have replied to the financial and economic crisis of the last years through fiscal policy measures which have mainly targeted short term objectives. Unfortunately, on the long term, the impact of these measures hasn’t always been a favorable one due to its collateral effects. Although the upward trend of the economy has...
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In the context of Romania’s willingness to access the OECD and given the rising importance of the health status improvement, the present study evaluates the determinants of the infant mortality rate indicator, as a health proxy. Supporting the better health desideratum, this study reviews the literature dealing with the estimation of infant mortali...
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This paperwork investigates the relative importance of five factors upon the capital structure decisions of Romanian firms listed at the Bucharest Stock Exchange and operating in the construction sector of the industry. The analysis is based on panel data estimations on a sample of 20 companies, observed during three years (2009-2011). Traditional...
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The purpose of our paper is to present the main institutional efforts taken towards improving the health status of OECD population. Supporting the better health desideratum, our study reviewed some of the previously published scientific papers that dealt with the estimation of life expectancy at birth through econometric modelling. Our collected da...
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This paper investigates empirically the effect of private sector behavior on public finance sector for a sample of Central and Eastern European countries over the 2000-2011 period. Among the measures of private sector behavior we used the current account balance adjusted with the government balance, the financial account balance of the balance of p...
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This paper aims to analyze the determinants of state intervention upon the social and economic life, and to grasp their implications in terms of public policy. The study starts with an over time update of the main theoretical contributions. Some indicators that quantify the extent of state intervention throughout public revenues are analyzed on the...
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The purpose of our paper is to analyze the total healthcare expenditure of the EU-27 member states in relation to different explanatory variables. The only strong direct correlation we could determine statistically is that between the per capita healthcare expenses and the per capitaGDP. All panel data models were estimated in Gretl. Results have b...
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Our study characterizes the outward FDI phenomenon in Romania in the light of Dunning’s Investment Development Path theory, based on the relationship between a country’s development level and its net international investment position, that has previously been applied to most CEE countries except for ours. A series of indicators are used, concluding...
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Technical progress is a key factor in economic growth, mainly due to its productivity enhancement. It is a fact that most innovation and new technologies are created in developed countries. International trade and FDI are the main channels for technology transfer. Our objective is to determine the role of FDI in technical progress. In this paper, w...
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The insurance domain is one of the most complex and extensive areas of the market. However this field is very risk exposed especially in this period of economic instability. One of the most non-performant insurance products at this time is the credit insurance. Due to inability to pay and increasing bad loans, insurance companies have decided to re...
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The purpose of our paper is to analyze the per capita public healthcare expenditure ofRomania in relation to different exogenous explanatory variables, through a panel study upon theforty one regions plus the capital city. The results of the four year panel study have been interpretedand commented. Our regional public healthcare expenditure is expl...
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Is Romania affected by the country risk? Country risk, especially the score given by the rating companies is meant to lead to economic growth or recession. Is it possible for only one grade to have that much impact upon the economy? The truth is that such
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The global financial and economic crisis is felt in almost all the companies that operate on the European financial and insurance markets. The European insurance and re-insurance industry would register a significant decrease of the investments and a redu
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The public health expenses seem to properly mirror the development level of acountry. The purpose of this paper is to study the evolution of the public health expenses inthe world and in our country. The efficiency of the public health care activity is furtherappreciated through a series of indicators.
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The purpose of this paper is to analyze the evolution of the Romanian private health insurance market, based on all the ISC annual reports for 2001-2009. The initial boom was slowed down by the present financial and economic crisis, but the future perspectives of the private healthcare sector are bright.
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The purpose of our paper is to analyze the public healthcare expenses of Romania in relation to different exogenous explanatory variables. The only strong correlation we could determine statistically is that of the healthcare expenses and the GDP. All time series data were processed in Matlab and Mathcad. Results have been interpreted and commented...
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The insurance domain is one of the most complex and extensive areas of the market. However this field is very risk exposed especially in this period of economic instability. One of the most non-performant insurance products at this time is the credit insurance. Due to inability to pay and increasing bad loans, insurance companies have decided to re...
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The following paper presents the determinants of the health profile of the EU population, focusing on the health financing policy goals and the comparative study of the financing methods used by the healthcare systems. The background is based upon the population growth rates between the years 1960 and 2005 and upon the age-structure-development of...

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