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This paper discusses a research agenda for post-Northian institutional economics, which focuses on economic cognitive institutions and minds-institutions interactions. Douglass North introduced the 'shared mental models' and 'shared beliefs' concepts, which were considered the cutting edge of cognitive science at that time, the so-called first wave...
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This chapter analyses the economic policies of governing elites in the most ancient proto-urban and proto-state societies of the ancient Near East between IV and III millennium B.C. with a focus on Greater Mesopotamia (including south-eastern Anatolia) and western Anatolia. Based on archaeological evidence diverse economic strategies emerge between...
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In order to accelerate the development of new energy industry and social economy, this paper presents an empirical analysis of the role of new energy transformation in promoting China’s economy. On the basis of analyzing the concept and types of new energy, the necessity of transformation and upgrading of new energy industry is discussed. The new e...
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Background: The African development space is dominated by the Western hegemony that shapes the structural funding model, knowledge transfer and aid. Western hegemony defines the Western countries or development funders as superior to the aid receivers, without necessarily acknowledging the role of colonial history and racism that defined and influe...
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In his Scroogenomics, Joel Waldfogel argues that gifting creates enormous deadweight loss, as individuals give one another gifts that they do not want or cannot use. He views efficiency as static, calculating the gains from trade (or gifting) at the moment of transaction. A puzzle arises, however, when one realizes that gifting has been a nearly ub...
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La soberanía en el Atlántico Sur en el siglo XXI. Apuntes para una política exterior 1 Jerónimo Morales Rins  Resumen: Los avances de las tecnologías de punta, el auge de las comunicaciones, y el creciente comercio internacional incrementan día a día el valor de los espacios globales comunes, espacios que han quedado fuera de la soberanía de los E...
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A shadow professoriate influences an increasing amount of development economics activity. Badly conceived hiring, pay, and promotion rules, as well as the money-seeking politics institutionalizing these rules, allow self-interested development economists to use its services and join its ranks. My essay uses tools from institutional economics to und...
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The current study explores the ways in which Greek migrants in their early adulthood position themselves in discourse on mobility decisions. For the purposes of the study, 17 virtual interviews with Greek migrants (aged between 25–40 years old) in European cities were conducted. Analysis, based on the principles of critical discursive social psycho...
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The unprecedented population growth and low economic diversification in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) raise questions about possible paths for demo-economic transitions. Given the limitations of the dominant macroeconomic conception of structural change for analysing economic transformations in SSA, and acknowledging the importance of rural economies in...
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From an epidemiological perspective, the COVID-19 pandemic is a public health crisis. From an economic perspective, it is an externality and a social cost. Strikingly, almost all economic policy to address the infection externality has been formulated within a Pigovian analysis of implicit taxes and subsidies directed by a social planner drawing on...
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Contracts represent key governance mechanisms along the supply chain to pursue collective sustainable strategies in line with new citizen-consumers’ preferences for sustainable products. Adopting an embedded multiple case study approach, this paper explores and analyzes 11 cases of contractual relationships between Italian semolina and pasta produc...
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Este artículo busca caracterizar a la sociedad y al Estado en Bolivia a partir del marco teórico propuesto por la nueva economía institucional. En la primera parte se presentan los principales elementos teóricos en torno a conceptos como instituciones políticas y económicas extractivas, centralidad política y disputa de poder entre Estado y socieda...
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In this article we focus on documenting the dynamics of income inequality in Russia and its patterns during the last decade of economic stagnation, relative to previous historical periods. We use a wide range of estimates from the data sets and the research literature: the official statistics from Rosstat, RLMS-HSE, the World Bank, WIID by the UNU-...
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Purpose. The purpose of the study – to explain the features of disclosure of transaction costs in the accounting of agricultural enterprises, taking into account the peculiarities of the shadow economy; to identify the main factors that lead to transaction costs and make suggestions for improving their accounting. Methodology / approach. The main...
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This paper examines the emergence of China-now the world's largest source of scientific publications-in global science from the perspective of the connectivity of its major cities in interurban scientific collaboration networks. We construct collaboration networks between 526 major cities (including 44 Chinese cities) for 2002-2006 and 2014-2018 ba...
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In view of climate change and population growth, making food system sustainable is a global concern. A lot of policies regulate this issue, but recent data show that global (and national) food systems are still far from the sustainability. Improvement of existing policies in the field of food system regulation requires a clear understanding of the...
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The dominance of two-child families is considered an intrinsic characteristic of low fertility societies. Their share was continuously increasing among baby boom cohorts but the rise ceased afterwards. While parity- and education-specific fertility trends during the expansion of the two-child families have been studied, corresponding analyses of de...
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The change of tasks in occupations is of interest to economic and sociological research from three perspectives. The task-based technological change approach describes tasks as the link between capital input and labor demand. In human capital theory, tasks are used to distinguish between general and specific human capital. Moreover, in institutiona...
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Abstract: Studies have revealed that the proportion of persons displaced owing to housing is growing significantly. This affects developing countries like Nigeria and other similar African countries. Low-income earners (LIEs) are observed to be severely afflicted by this global threat. The LIEs who are said to account for more than 90 percent of Ni...
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Purpose: Based on the rankings of the global competitiveness index and the fragile states index, this paper aims to suggest alternative approaches to shed some light on the effectiveness of rankings in helping emerging economies improve their competitiveness from an institutional standpoint. Design/methodology/approach: The statistical analysis co...
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Amid global disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, entrepreneurship is more important than ever before, believed to be a key driver of economic development and recovery as well as poverty alleviation. However, although research on entrepreneurial benefits is becoming well-established, our understanding of the effects of specific social proces...
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This study examines the changing use of controls to manage an ongoing inter-organisational collaborative relationship. We do this by studying the development of an open innovation relationship using a case study informed by concepts from neo-old institutional economics and Simons' levers of control. Data was collected via semi-structured interviews...
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This paper reviews progress towards the establishment of an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Power Grid (APG) and the key barriers to multilateral cross‐border electricity trade in ASEAN. An analysis across political, technical, institutional, economic, environmental, social and time dimensions is employed. Using a policy sequencing f...
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The paper analyses the determinants of mortality during the Corona pandemic. In a first step, possible causes are subjected to a global comparison.The focus is on political, institutional, economic, demographic and health policy factors. It is shown that, contrary to the assumption, democratic countries have a higher Covid-19 mortality. In a second...
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Ante el dominio del Congreso de la Unión por parte del partido de Morena, aunado a la debilidad política-moral de los partidos de oposición, los únicos contrapesos al gobierno de la cuarta transformación (4T) han sido las instituciones autónomas. De ahí que se busque su debilitamiento mediante su hostigamiento, desprestigio, reducción presupuestal...
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Purpose: The aim of this paper is to present the results of a comparative case study research concerning the impact of the interplay between formal and informal institutional arrangements on the sustainable development of access economy in the Central and Eastern European Countries (CEECs). Design/Methodology/Approach: The main subject of interest...
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The Organization of Turkic States (formerly the Turkic Council) is an important platform that takes cooperation between the countries of the Turkic World to a new level. The Organization, of which Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan are members, was established in 2009 on the basis of the Nakhcivan Agreement and the Istanbul...
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“FROM THE CONSTITUTION OF COMPETION TO THE CONSITUTION OF THE WELFARE STATE” DEAD ENDS FOR THE SUBSIDIARITY PRINCIPLE IN EUROPE Any and every configuration of economic and social activity is framed by a certain understanding the response to coordinating the different institutions that give shape to its environments, be they those of business econ...
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In order to prevent judicial bias and increase transparency within the court system, case distribution among judges is often subjected to specific rules. The question which arises, however, is whether these rules are obeyed in practice. In this paper, looking at the example from the Constitutional Tribunal of the Republic of Poland in the period 20...
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The article discusses commitment to full employment in light of institutional theory and offers a renewed examination of Keynes's "socialization of investment" concept. The discussion builds on Veblen's theory of human development, predation, and capitalism. It highlights contemporary institutional inquiry in a discussion of ongoing issues of care...
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Economic conflict resolution historically has been seen, by the main schools of economic thought, as the distribution of given, scarce resources. The neoclassical school argued that the distribution was efficiently solved by the price system, and the Marxist school argued that a revolution to distribute wealth and income in favor of the less privil...
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Apstrakt: U radu se analiziraju i porede koristi i troškovi dva različita pravna rešenja kada je u pitanju pravo stranaca da stiču svojinu na poljoprivrednom zemljištu. Cilj je da se utvrdi optimalno pravno rešenje kojim bi se regulisala ova materija, što je preduslov koju treba ispuniti da bi se pristupilo privatizaciji PKB-a. Predmet analize je n...
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Government agencies must collaborate at the front line to succeed in addressing complex problems (e.g., assisting individuals and families with multiple needs). Previous attempts to improve front-line collaboration have had limited success. A different approach, using the insights of comparative institutional economics and public governance literat...
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Using institutional economic theory as our guiding framework, we develop a model to describe how populist discourse by a nation’s political leader influences entrepreneurship. We hypothesize that populist discourse reduces entrepreneurship by creating regime uncertainty concerning the future stability of the institutional environment, resulting in...
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Infrastructure development has experienced a political renaissance in Africa and is again at the centre of national, regional, and continental development agendas. At the same time, China has been identified by African policy-makers as a particularly suitable strategic partner. As infrastructure has become a main pillar of Sino-African cooperation,...
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Throughout our study entitled the impact of economic freedom and democracy on Income Inequality: empirical evidence from Sub-Saharan African countries. We have demonstrated that the economic freedom which is defined as the elementary right of all humans to have control on his or her own labor and property and an important impact on the economic gro...
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The relationship between economic growth, technological change, and institutions has been the subject of various theoretical evaluations. In this chapter, the relationship in question will be examined in the context of the systematics of thought of two great thinkers, J. A. Schumpeter and T. Veblen. In this study, evaluations are made by theoretica...
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The underrepresentation of women at the top management level has been a persistent challenge to the hospitality and tourism industry worldwide. While a number of barriers to women’s career advancement in tourism are well-documented, the impact of these barriers is sensitive to different institutional, economic and socio-cultural contexts. Using qua...
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This paper advances the hypothesis that the internal capability of a client organisation effectively determines the maximum ceiling of quality that may be delivered by the consultants they hire. Drawing on a rich set of literature, institutional economic theory, and the authors' grounded professional experiences, this paper progresses this hypothes...
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The productivity of organic agriculture and its contribution that it can make to feed the world is an important factor. Moreover, productivity also significantly influences the other issues such as bio-based economy nature conservation and technology gap play an essential role. It is important to what degree non-organic production systems may evolv...
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Using institutional economic theory as our guiding framework, we develop a model to describe how populist discourse by a nation's political leader influences entrepreneurship. We hypothesize that populist discourse reduces entrepreneurship by creating regime uncertainty concerning the future stability of the institutional environment, resulting in...
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European party systems have been shaped by the formation of a new cleavage structure that is between those political forces that sustain the European integration project (or pro-EU) and those that reclaim national sovereignty (or anti-EU): the new transnational cleavage structure. In this chapter, we will explore the implications of this new ideolo...
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The literature review indicates that bankruptcy law may play an important role in and be one of the factors influencing the development of entrepreneurship, innovation , and thus economic growth, among other things. In previous studies, the analysis of the impact of bankruptcy law on individual variables has been conducted independently. Our aim wa...
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Plain English Summary This paper extends the university entrepreneurship research by theorizing the influence of institutional conditions (environments where students are mostly exposed at university and country-level) on students’ entrepreneurship dynamics (e.g., nascent and active), as well as the moderation effect of the type of economy (e.g., p...
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Ευάγγελος Π. Δημητριάδης - Δημήτρης Π. Δρακούλης, Αστική γειτονιά «Πλατείας Καλλιθέας - Αγίου Νικολάου Ορφανού»: Μια πιλοτική αειφόρος πρόταση με πλαίσιο το στρατηγικό πολεοδομικό σχεδιασμό της Άνω Πόλης Θεσσαλονίκης , Επιστημονική Επετηρίδα του Κέντρου Ιστορίας Θεσσαλονίκης (ΚΙΘ) 10, Θεσσαλονίκη 2021, 451- 474. The urban neighbourhood, “Plateia K...
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Since 1980s, global interest in CCU&S as an important technological solution in a portfolio of power-generation options (e.g., renewables, nuclear, efficiency) to mitigate GHG emissions has increased. The safe and cost-effect implementation of CCU&S technologies offers countries significant benefits such as the maintenance of diversified portfolio...
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Sustainability is the crux of urban renaissance. Imbibed with utopian technological planning, understanding the convergence between smart development and sustainable practices for city development is necessary. Smart cities have succeeded in bringing high standards of living to its residents. This article evaluates the long-term sustainability perf...
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The paper revisits the fundamental question of the nature of the firm by contrasting two philosophic worldviews suggested by process philosophy and the Luhmannian systems theory. Whereas the former worldview takes reality to be internally related, the latter ones underscores the tendency of social systems, such as firms, to disregard much of this i...
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The Special Issue "Novel Insights in the Leadership in Business and Economics" aims at researching novel insights in leadership in business and economics from various approaches and points of view, including economic theory, management, marketing, as well as behavioural economics, institutional economics, political economy, agricultural economics,...
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Purpose: the aim of the article is to calculate the reduction in transaction costs when transferring purchases to electronic format, as well as determine the potential for digitizing the consideration of all requirements for procurement participants. Methods: the study is based on the conceptual provisions of the institutional economic theory, the...
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Research problem, background and purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the factors that influence the lack of use of geographical information system (GIS) in property management in Gaborone. The problem was that the lack of use of GIS in property management leads to high data errors and tedious data queries. Materials and methods used:...
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Student-teachers’ dropout is a complicated and serious issue in the learning process, with its attendant negative implications on students, academic institutions, economic resources, and society. This study investigated the composite and relative impact of personal, academic and socioeconomic predictive variables on the student-teachers dropout. Th...
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Later than other municipalities in the region, Hong Kong has embarked on the Circular Economy to address its sustainability challenges. While the government’s Circular Economy (CE) policy focus and support is exclusively centered on the waste recycling industry, a small but vibrant CE business segment has emerged over recent years. The present arti...
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This paper provides an in-depth analysis and study of the spatial effects of financial support and economic growth with the help of nonlinear generalized complex systems. Taking the industrial sector as the research object and combining the relevant contents of neoclassical investment theory, information economics, and institutional economics, this...
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Abstract. Given the lack of empirical consensus on the relationship between formal market-oriented institution and entrepreneurial activity, our research aimed to explore the relationship between formal entrepreneurship and overall economic freedom. To do so, we have generated balanced panel data based on the intersection of available information f...
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It is well known that the development and adaptation capacities of rural communities in the developing world largely depend on the flexibility of the communities’ ‘social structure’ (the community as a norm-group itself, together with its ‘institutions’ as the legal, moral and ideological framework). ‘Structures’ that have been identified by resear...
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Since market economies are the dominant form of regulating economic action all over the world, the question arises how markets are conceived theoretically. Answering this is relevant because we need to know how existing and hypothetical markets work in general, what they “can do”, and how one can improve the market order. There are three different...
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The Keynesian theory states that economic growth is positively affected by government spending, while Classical theory states that economic growth is negatively affected by government spending, as is stated by neoclassical public choice theorists (Nyasha & Odhiambo, 2019). Based on these theories, many authors have carried out research on the impac...
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One of the key components of political stability is relations with institutions, which refers to the relationships between the government and higher judicial organ, government and presidency , government and military bureaucracy, government civil bureaucracy and independent economic institutions, and relations with international institutions. The i...
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Este artigo utiliza contribuições da análise institucional para operacionalizar o conceito de espaço banal. Realizou-se uma discussão sobre as concepções de território, conduzindo ao conceito de território usado de Milton Santos como um sinônimo de espaço banal. Este conceito foi retomado do pensamento de François Perroux. Território e espaço banal...
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Economists describe how institutional analysis becomes more helpful in understanding human behavior and interactions. As institutions are the game rules in society, and organizations can be considered the players, the purpose of the regulations is to define how the game is played. Thus, institutions identify and limit the number of alternatives of...
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Germany’s industry-based export oriented economic model has come under mounting pressure for upgrading and adapting to demand shifts as well as structural and technological changes. The paper reviews the challenges Germany faces to sustain international competitiveness and its policy implications. For this it draws on insights of the Hayek-Kirzner...
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O objetivo deste trabalho é trazer à tona a discussão sobre a institucionalização de ambientes e mercados, que é um dos cinco pilares da classificação de Nenonen et al. (2014), e apresentar as instituições de mercado como veículo de sua plasticidade. Delineamos questões e oportunidades de pesquisa em um contexto de contribuições recentes que propõe...
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Background: Appropriate financial mechanisms improving care coordination are necessary for effective care transitions. Hypotheses that financial incentives affect providers behavior, quality of health care and care transitions are drawn mainly from general economics, Institutional Economics and principal-agent theory. Currently, there is no study t...
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Introduction This monograph focuses on two relevant topics of modern economics: national competitiveness and sustainable integration of catching-up economies within the network of global interconnections. The concept of national competitiveness is an ambiguous area at the crossroads of the theories of growth, development and foreign trade. Over th...
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Citation: Igliński, B.; Flisikowski, K.; Pietrzak, M.B.; Kiełkowska, U.; Skrzatek, M.; Zyadin, A.; Natarajan, K. Renewable Energy in the Pomerania Voivodeship - Institutional, Economic, Environmental and Physical Aspects in Light of EU Energy Transformation. Energies 2021, 14, 8221. https://
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För historiska geografer är Erik Hallbergs och Lars Nyströms artikel "Den ursprungliga kapitalackumulationen på svensk botten" i Historisk tidskrift 141:1 både välkommen och problematisk. Den är välkommen därför att nya teoretiska perspektiv sätts i arbete i studiet av våra histo-riska lantmäteriakter och för sin strävan efter en nationell översikt...
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In the modern conditions of the post-COVID world, the transformation of the world economy in the framework of the transition to the post-industrial paradigm, and the economy of “knowledge”, the national innovation system (NIS) plays a leading role in the formation of competitive sectors of any given country. Within this setting, the performance of...
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Over the past 30 years, the academic literature has legitimised the significant impact of environmental conditions on entrepreneurial activity. In the past 5 years, in particular, the academic debate has focused on the elements that configure entrepreneurship ecosystems and their influence on the creation of high-growth ventures. Previous studies h...
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Natural resources are a type of good whose individual utility maximization is not desirable, as it could lead to their depletion. This problem, raised several decades ago by Hardin, is known as the Tragedy of the Commons. According to Hardin, if individuals moderated the use of natural resources, the problem could be solved, but this is hard to ach...
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There is a growing interest in determining the factors that influence a journal’s flipping to Open Access (OA). Using semi-structured interviews combined with bibliometric indicators, this paper uncovers the perception of Spanish managers related to OA and the decision to flip. The key research questions are twofold: How well do bibliometric measur...
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Since the 1990s, especially in the contemporary context of the revival of aesthetics as a theory of sensibility in a broader sense, the subject "atmosphere" has gone beyond the physiometeorological scope and become a new aesthetic concept. As In-between constructed by the perceiving subject and the perceived object, which is pervaded by specific af...
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By portraying the circumstances of people living with chronic conditions in radically different contexts, from Alzheimer’s patients in the UK to homeless people with psychiatric disorders in India, Managing Chronicity in Unequal States offers glimpses of what dealing with medically complex conditions in stratified societies means. While in some pla...
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This paper uses Beck's concept of reflexive modernity, and a Foucauldian approach, to critique the positivist philosophy associated with contemporary conventional economics, and to show its inadequacy for the environmental emergency. The paper suggests economics is not neutral but performs an ideological function in justifying the political and soc...
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Sustainable management of municipal solid waste (MSW) is a critical issue around the world, especially in South Asia where waste generation is expected to double by 2050. Closing the food-nutrient cycle through composting biodegradable MSW has the potential to meet human needs, including sanitation and food security, while protecting the environmen...
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Irrigation accounts for 42% of the total freshwater withdrawals in the United States. Climate change, the pressure of a growing population, degrading water quality, and increased competition from other sectors could constrain continuous supply to meet future agricultural water demand. This study presents an evaluation framework to assess the potent...
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Contrasting outcomes of economic reforms conducted by the post-communist countries in Central and Eastern Europe over the last thirty years seem to be directly associated with the peculiarities of their formal and informal institutions. The rapid pace and flexible adjustment of institutional changes, along with mindful heed towards existing institu...
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Darslik “Institutsional iqtisodiyot” fani dasturiga muvofiq yozilgan bo‘lib, unda ushbu fanning metodologik asoslari, predmeti va asosiy tushunchalarining mazmun-mohiyati yoritilgan. Shuningdek, unda jamiyatda rasmiy va norasmiy institutlarning roliga, bozor instituti, shartnomalar, transaksiya xarajatlari, xufyona iqtisodiyot, mulkchilik, firma, d...