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Decomposing the Bid - ask Spread in Multi-Dealer Markets
The 2015 regional election in Italy: fragmentation and crisis of sub-national representative democracy
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-08-14)
In May 2015, voters in seven Italian regions went to the polls to elect new regional councils and governments. The final election result was apparently similar to that of 2010: centre-left coalitions won in five out of ...
Abortion and same-sex marriage: how are non-sectarian controversial issues discussed in Northern Irish politics?
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-11-13)
A new spread estimator
Contradictory yet coherent? Inconsistency in performance feedback and R&D investment change
In this paper, we study to what extent inconsistent feedback signals about performance affect firm adaptive behavior in terms of changes made to research-and-development (R&D) investments. We argue that inconsistency in ...
Does Media Coverage Influence Corporate Community Disclosures?
(British Accounting and Finance Association, 2015-03-25)
This study uses the lenses of the stakeholder and the media agenda-setting theories to investigate the impact of community expectations on Corporate Community Involvement disclosures (CCID) in the annual reports of UK ...
Cognitive synergy in groups and group-to-individual transfer of decision-making competencies.
(Frontiers Media, 2015-09-15)
In a field study (148 participants organized in 38 groups) we tested the effect of group synergy and one's position in relation to the collaborative zone of proximal development (CZPD) on the change of individual decision-making ...
Performance assessment in Europe
(Edward Elgar, 2015)
The manner by which students are assessed is a central factor in determining the nature of their learning experience. Over the last two decades there has been a gradual shift in the engagement of the Political Science ...
A Review of Internal and External Influences on Corporate Governance and Financial Accountability in Nigeria
No country exists in isolation, and as developing countries like Nigeria aspire to ‘international’ standards of accountability and governance suited to the developed economies, they are confronted with the reality that ...