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This paper focuses on problems associated with the usage of internet banking and its privacy and security in the Islamic banks in area of Kota Bharu, a state capital of Kelantan which are attributed to the perspective, decision and suggestions from customers for possible actions that could be taken to overcome the problem. This study is conducted u...
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This study aimed to test the impact of some working capital management indicators (such as average collection period, average storage period and average repayment period) on the financial performance of industrial companies listed in Palestine Stock Exchange during the period 2012–2018. The researchers meant to analyze the content of the financial...
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This study evaluates the nexus ofenterprise value and trade-credit strategies. Fixed-effects modeling is used for the baseline outcomes, and a difference-in-difference approach is applied as a quasi-natural experiment. The estimates are robust to alternative measures and distant covariates. The findings validate that enterprise value has a positive...
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Foreign aid is one source of physical capital accumulation in Ethiopia. It is also a main media of government revenue in meeting increasing trends of government expenditure. To investigate the impact of foreign aid flow on economic growth, various empirical studies were conducted, but they came up with mixed result. This leads to raise question of...
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The Education and Learning Capital Model (ELCM), based on the Actiotope Model of Giftedness was used as a framework to explain the current practices dedicated to serve gifted education. This article addresses the status quo of gifted education in Oman according to the ELDM. The model comprised ten components including action learning capital, econo...
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This study aimed to examine the effect of financial Literacy and social Media on micro capital through financial technology. This type of research is explanatory/associative, accompanied by hypothesis testing. The unit of analysis of this research is the Creative Industry Sector in East Java, with a population of 376 creative industries. The number...
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This study is an empirical analysis of the impact of public expenditure on health infrastructure in primary healthcare centres in FCT using both primary and secondary data. Descriptive and inferential statistical methods were employed in data analysis using Ordinary Least Squares (OLS). The empirical findings reveal that capital public expendit...
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Subway stations play a significant role in big cities today. This research aims to develop an integrated system that makes the best use of the budgets allocated for the rehabilitation of Cairo metro stations, based on stations condition assessment. The main problem is the lack of accurate assessment and decision-making optimization tools for Cairo...
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As Vogue Paris, the only edition containing a city name, became Vogue France, the question of Paris as fashion capital is ever more pressing on grounds built upon dichotomic pairs like inclusivity-exclusivity, material-symbolic, global-local. Fashioning the ‘Little Parises’ of the World is a collective, edited volume exploring the Parisian spirit (...
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Background Cities are a major source of atmospheric CO 2 ; however, understanding the surface CO 2 exchange processes that determine the net CO 2 flux emitted from each city is challenging owing to the high heterogeneity of urban land use. Therefore, this study investigates the spatiotemporal variations of urban CO 2 flux over the Seoul Capital Are...
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Drinking water quality remains a persistent challenge across regional and remote Australia. We reviewed public reporting by 177 utilities and conducted a national assessment of reported exceedances against the health-based and aesthetic guideline values of the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (ADWG). Four definitions of a basic level of drinkin...
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Background The use of image guidance systems has gained widespread acceptance as an adjunctive tool for endoscopic sinus surgery. However, the accessibility and usage of this technology is variable across hospitals in Canada. Study objective The aim of this study is to investigate the availability, usage, and related issues surrounding the use of...
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Implementing new machine learning (ML) algorithms for credit default prediction is associated with better predictive performance; however, it also generates new model risks, particularly concerning the supervisory validation process. Recent industry surveys often mention that uncertainty about how supervisors might assess these risks could be a bar...
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El desmantelamiento del control estatal sobre el agua a finales del siglo pasado fue posible debido a la institucionalización de una supuesta crisis hídrica. Conceptos como la escasez hídrica y el recurso agua, favorecieron la apertura de ese sector al capital privado. De esta manera, la seguridad hídrica se ha convertido en un objetivo estratégico...
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Leadership development has been characterized as an ongoing process that continues throughout a lifetime. From a long-lens perspective, this study aims to investigate how leaders’ early family socioeconomic environment influences their later transformational leadership. According to the social cognitive theory of social class, we propose that paren...
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Although states and international institutions have developed elaborate sets of laws and regulations to oversee the legal movement of oil, significant amounts of oil are moved out of controlled channels every year with considerable financial, political and security ramifications. Despite their salience for global political economy, scholarly analys...
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Adsorption systems for desalination, drying, and cooling applications could be powered by renewable energy sources. Thus, it is a promising technology for solving energy and water problems. Designing an efficient adsorption system and evaluating its performance depend mainly on the adsorption isotherms and kinetics of nanoporous materials. The pres...
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The ever-rising urban sprawl is one of the key concerns of metropolitan cities around the world. The deterioration of public transport connectivity to the remote areas of the city influences people to use private vehicles. Many countries introduced a Park-and-Ride (P&R) system to control the use of private vehicles and improve access to the existin...
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CEOs, boards of directors, and owners are believed to be important actors in affecting environmental innovation. Yet, there is a lack of combined view on the three actors in the literature. This study aims to explore the sources of environmental innovation from the perspective of corporate governance bundles. Considering the interdependent nature o...
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Kazan Innovative University named after V.G. Timiryasov and the Ministry of Digital Development of Public Administration, Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Tatarstan are delighted to invite you to take part in the 1st International Scientific and Practical Conference “Digital Technologies and Law”, which will be held in...
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Kazan Innovative University named after V.G. Timiryasov and the Ministry of Digital Development of Public Administration, Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Tatarstan are delighted to invite you to take part in the 1st International Scientific and Practical Conference “Digital Technologies and Law”, which will be held in...
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A partir del caso de Detroit se realiza una reflexión sobre el nacimiento del Landscape Urbanism, que analiza las condiciones espaciales, sociales y económicas que reclamaron el surgir de un enfoque distinto respecto a los proceso de regeneración arquitectónica y urbana existentes. Este capítulo se dirige hacia las potencialidades del paisaje como...
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En este artículo se muestran algunas de las barreras para la incorporación laboral de personas en situación de discapacidad física en las organizaciones de servicio público, concretamente para aspirantes a conductores en el Sistema Integrado de Transporte Público de Bogotá, Colombia. La base de este texto es una investigación cualitativa, empírica,...
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We examine the implications of limited stock market participation (the stylized fact that only a fraction of households directly own stocks) for economic growth and, in particular, fiscal sustainability. Constructing an overlapping generations model where (1) individuals can choose between two types of savings (i.e., physical capital with high retu...
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The heterogeneity of the banking sector is a vital problem both in case of the conduct of macroprudential policy, as well as the assessment of its effectiveness. To address this issue, we construct a new measure of macroprudential policy restrictiveness, the bank’s free lending capacity ratio (the quotient of a new lending a bank can extend given i...
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This paper considers a capital accumulation game where the installation costs of investments are lowered by the firm’s own capital stock because of learning and by the competitor’s capital stock because of spillover effects. To properly understand the impact of the two capital stocks, we consider six information structures which differ in whether a...
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Supply chain finance is important for resolving small and medium‐sized enterprise financing difficulties and optimizing supply chain capital flows. Therefore, supply chain finance credit risk assessments are key financing indicators for decision makers. However, most current supply chain finance credit risk assessment research has been based on tra...
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Set in the context of debates over the future of rural areas, and the role of planning in co-delivering a sustainable, inclusive and resilient countryside, this article considers the value of a place capitals perspective for unpacking, firstly, ‘what makes’ rural places and, secondly, the ways that planning can ensure the protection, enhancement an...
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Competitive dyadic interactions frequently attract the attention of bystanders that follow and disrupt the ongoing contest. The motivation for bystanders to engage in such third-party behaviour is considered by several different theoretical approaches; one such model argues that bystanders intervene to prevent subordinates from gaining a winner eff...
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Conditional tail expectations are often used in risk measurement and capital allocation. Conditional mean risk sharing appears to be effective in collaborative insurance, to distribute total losses among participants. This paper develops analytical results for risk allocation among different, correlated units based on conditional tail expectations...
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This paper presents a practical approach to calculate the total owning cost (TOC) of a three-phase Induction Motor, which is based on the motor’s nameplate data and the purchasing price. The economic evaluation is performed considering both the induction motor electrical energy losses and its amortized annual capital cost. The proposed technique co...
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We study private equity in a dynamic general equilibrium model and ask two questions: (i) Why does the investment of venture funds respond more strongly to the business cycle than that of buyout funds? (ii) Why are venture fund returns higher than those of buyout? On (i), venture brings in new capital whereas buyout largely reorganizes existing cap...
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Social capital is a critical glue for economic and social development in urban areas. Yet, to effectively guide research and practice, there is a need for careful measurement of social capital and how it links to important aspects of urban system functions. This study is aimed at examining the multi-dimensional nature of social capital and the rela...
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The optimal dividends problem has remained an active research field for decades. For an insurance company with reserve modelled by a spectrally negative Lévy process having finite first-order moment, we study the optimal impulse dividend and capital injection (IDCI) strategy for maximizing the expected accumulated discounted net dividend payment su...
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The year 2022 is the 50th anniversary of the publication of my demand for health model in “On the Concept of Health Capital and the Demand for Health,” Journal of Political Economy 80(2): 223–255, and in The Demand for Health: A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation, NBER Occasional Paper 119 New York: Columbia University Press for the NBER. To m...
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Existing IS research on platform work has narrowly focused on the managerial operations of algorithmic management or its business implications. Limited research has paid attention to the scalar effects and societal implications of platform work. In this study, we address the phenomenon of ‘speed’ in the on‐demand economy through a qualitative study...
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The evolution problem of individual wealth growth and control is investigated by applying the kinetic theory. The microscopic variation of individual wealth growth around a universal desired target is analyzed by discussing a suitable value function, which characterizes the internal trading mechanism. Inheritance, capital gifts from others, and cap...
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Due to the novelty of their technology base and the multiple goals pursued by their entrepreneurial teams, academic spin-offs (ASOs) suffer information asymmetries with investors that impair their ability to raise finance. In line with the signaling theory, we expect that observable features of an ASO can mitigate such information asymmetries, espe...
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In October 2015, the Guangdong government of China enacted a so-called unified medical insurance payment for patients residing in Guangdong province, which fundamentally simplifies reimbursement procedures of medical insurance for the involved cross-city in-patients. Using a unique confidential dataset from 2013 to 2018 on hemorrhoid treatments at...
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Recent research on the school-to-prison pipeline has exposed the disciplining and punishment of Black and Brown youth in today’s school system. Given the convergence of racism and capitalism in the prison system, various marginalized community groups have called for its abolishment. Using teacher practitioner inquiry, this article asserts prison ab...
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The aim of economic load dispatch (ELD) is to deliver required electrical power for a specified period at the lowest possible generation cost using available generating units (GUs). It is imperative to lower the generation costs in order to reduce the consumer costs and to generate adequate revenue from large capital investments in the power sector...
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Este artículo de investigación define la actividad legal como el conjunto de recursos de capital y trabajo usados para producir, interpretar, aplicar y hacer cumplir toda clase de normas jurídicas, y mide tal actividad a través de estadísticas sobre abogados y litigios en Colombia con el fin de mostrar cómo un exceso en ambas variables puede ser ec...
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Melina Mercury’s role in the field of culture and art is exceptional not only for Greece but also the European Union as a whole. As a result of her outstanding and hard work, she was not only nominated for an Oscar, but also won numerous nominations with in the European Union and the United States.
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La presente investigación tiene como fin indagar la relación entre los niveles de resiliencia y las distintas estrategias de afrontamiento que emplean madres de personas con Síndrome de Down. Para llevarla a cabo, se utilizó un cuestionario sociodemográfico construido ad hoc para dicho trabajo, la Escala de Resiliencia y un inventario que indaga la...
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Karachi, the capital of Sindh is facing traffic, water supply, urban flooding, and sewerage issues. To resolve this issue, underground spaces/structures for the multipurpose (traffic, water supply, urban flooding, and sewerage) can be proposed. One of the proposals can be to construct an underground urban drainage system.m. However, the client is r...
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El artículo establece una comparativa entre la noción de "dispositivo" (dispositif) de Michel Foucault y la noción de "equipamiento" (équipement) de Félix Guattari. Se analiza sus similitudes teóricas y, sobre todo, la función que cumplen en los diversos corpus en tanto elementos para pensar y criticar el poder del capital. Adicionalmente, se reali...
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În absența unei descrieri transparente și clare a metodologiei utilizate, estimarea realizată de către organizatori a cheltuielilor participanților Untold în 2022 trebuie privită cu scepticism, mai ales că studiile independente realizate în legătură cu edițiile din 2017 și 2019 ale festivalului au evidențiat tendințe de supraestimare din partea org...
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The capital of India, New Delhi, has been recognized as the most polluted city in the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) reported on this according to its results in 2017. In fact, it is an alarming problem for the health of our future generations in India. This document provides an evidence-based view of the state of air pollution in Delhi...
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The paper seeks to examine the effect of electronic taxation system on non-oil tax revenue in Nigeria. The expectation is that the adoption of electronic taxation system will have a significant effect on individual because of ease in tax filling and payment. This paper adopts a comparative analysis of revenue before adoption of electronic taxation...
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Purpose Drawing on the knowledge-based view (KBV), the purpose of the study is to examine the impact of collaborative culture (CC) on frugal innovation (FI). It also advances insight into the pathways for stimulating distinct aspects of innovation capacity by assessing the mediating effects of knowledge management (KM) processes and the moderating...
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Prof. Romero has been working globally as a Construction Project and Program Director. The knowledge acquired over his career of more than 30 years, opened doors for him to have an international career in the area of project management working in several countries, and Brazil. While his professional career permitted him to manage projects covering...
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The Hicksian multiplier-accelerator model in discrete-time with a floor and/or a ceiling stands as one of the most successful representations of the economy capable of generating endogenous business cycles. In the present paper, we take some of the main insights of this literature as starting points to develop a continuous-time growth-cycle model f...
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Drawing upon Bourdieu’s conceptualization of habitus, this ethnographic study explores the cultural bases guiding engineering makerspaces at a public university in the United States. Students carry forms of capital that impact their entry into these learning spaces, over time becoming disciplined in the “game” of makerspaces as they accumulate capi...
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This paper aims to investigate the impact of working capital management on corporate performance. The sample under investigation was selected from non-financial companies and comprised 180 companies. The time horizon is ten years. An asymmetric model was used to take into account a possible non-linear relationship. The empirical results have shown...
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Aceleradoras são estruturas físicas que proporcionam o desenvolvimento de habilidades e capacidades para startups. Este artigo explora o processo de aceleradoras agrupando-as em tipos de acordo com seus processos implementados. A revisão de literatura envolveu os cinco elementos principais das aceleradores: capital inicial e de financiamento, model...
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Reseña del libro La técnica del capital. Ensayos sobre Karl Marx y Bolívar Echeverría
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Urbanization is both a global concept and a project that is connected with all aspects of the society. China’s new urbanization process has been attracting wide attention internationally due to its rapid development and rich content. This new urbanization has significant impacts on hundreds of millions of people’s lives, as well as global wellbeing...
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A finales de septiembre de 1935 se celebró en Madrid el décimo congreso internacional de historia de la medicina auspiciado por la homónima sociedad internacional, constituida en 1920 para explorar las relaciones entre la historia y la medicina y otras ciencias conexas como la farmacia, la veterinaria y la odontología. En este artículo se analiza l...
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This exploratory article employs Bourdieu’s notion of ‘capital’ – particularly ‘symbolic capital’ – to conceptualize the assumed hierarchies between Western scholars, and scholars native to the global (semi-)periphery. It posits that, in addition to other forms of power, Westernness functions as a source of symbolic capital which signifies a unique...
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Globalisation has a major impact on the levels and distribution of wealth. The financial markets are highly integrated, and valuations of financial assets follow international patterns, which has contributed to large increases in financial wealth over the past 25 years. Nonetheless, this has not led to an equally large increase in property income b...
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Bankers have usually viewed a wide range of external factors, including deregulation and reregulation, competition, financial innovation, and technology, as significant external drivers for changing their visions, strategies, and business models. The aim of the chapter is to outline the retail bank's evolution from the past to the ongoing scenario...
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The objective of the present article is to examine the effect that Economic Value Added (EVA) has on the market values of companies. In doing so, we utilize a large sample of European stocks, over the period 2015-2020, and compare the above relationship between secondary and service sector firms, along with an industry analysis. The sample firms we...
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In the proposed work, the Natural transform and the inverse Natural transform are applied on some functions in the form of some generalized power series. A single key is used for encrypting and decrypting the plaintext and the cipher text, respectively. Moreover, some formulae are established to obtain generalized results for cipher text, key and p...
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Peran vital yang dimiliki Wiratani (agripreneur) yaitu sebagai innovator (penemu) dan sebagai planner (perencana) teknologi pertanian. Intellectual capital merupakan kekuatan dasar yang harus dimiliki oleh agripreneur dalam mengelola tangible capital. Teknologi Pertanian adalah aplikasi prinsip-prinsip sains, matematika, engineering untuk mendayagu...
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In the preface to the first edition of Capital Volume I, Karl Marx wrote ‘Beginnings are always difficult in all sciences. The understanding of the first chapter, especially the section that contains the analysis of commodities, will therefore present the greatest difficulty’ (Marx 1990: 89). It is no wonder then that in the face of this difficult...
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As the “extinction capital of the world”, Hawai‘i has lost 68% of its native bird species, the consequences of which can harm entire ecosystems. With physical monitoring difficult, scientists have turned to sound recordings, as this approach could provide a passive, low labor, and cost-effective strategy for monitoring endangered bird populations....
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This study intends to determine the level of the Indonesian government's involvement in addressing the economic issues brought on by COVID-19, particularly the support program for MSMEs in Indonesia. Using the library study approach, the author has concluded that the Indonesian government has implemented several programs or supports to lessen the e...
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En el primero de ellos, “Capital y prácticas científicas para la innovación, las transferencias tecnológicas y el desarrollo regional”, Héctor Solórzano Navarro investiga sobre la relación entre la institucionalidad científica universitaria y su rol respecto del desarrollo y la innovación de la Región de Tarapacá, Chile. El autor advierte las debil...
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Risk management is a part of the growth strategy of any organization. The banks have to comply with Basel II and Basel III accord as per RBI guidelines. They have to achieve a minimum Capital Adequacy Ratio of 9% for existing banks and 10% for new private Sector banks under Basel II. New generation banks are more profit intensive and strictly com...
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Populist politicians performing as celebrities and celebrities becoming populist politicians is a phenomenon that illustrates how populism and celebrity politics can easily be combined in contemporary political communication. This study aims to gain a deeper understanding of the latter type of celebrity populist by analyzing the Facebook posts of C...
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Upon graduation, international students studying abroad often have to decide whether to stay local or return home. We investigate university graduates’ mobility from the perspective of social capital theory. An empirical study of mainland Chinese university students’ intention to remain in Hong Kong upon completion of their university studies was c...