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Insights regarding the applicability of semiotics to CSR communication research
(Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016)
Entrepreneurial Characteristics in STEM: A Higher Education Institution Perspective
The benefit of entrepreneurship and innovation within the STEM subjects is not in question, with national bodies and academic research, expanding within the topic (RAEng 2015). The existence of entrepreneurship education ...
Rating Based CDS Curves
In this paper, we explore the extent to which term structure of individual CDS spreads can be explained by the firm’s rating. Using the Nelson-Siegel model, we construct, for each day, CDS curves from a cross section of ...
From National to Sub-National? Exploring the Territorial Dimension of Social Assistance in Italy
(Cambridge University Press, 2016-09-26)
In countries that have experienced decentralisation processes, the role that central and sub-national authorities play in the governance of some social policies may vary considerably across regions. In Italy, for instance, ...
(Wiley - Encyclopedia of Diplomacy, 2016)
The Lisbon Treaty was signed by the then twenty-seven European Union (EU) member states on 13 December 2007 and entered into force on 1 December 2009. Although it was the most significant reform to the EU since the Maastricht ...
Neither principles nor rules: Making corporate governance work in Sub-Saharan Africa
Corporate governance is often split between rulebased and principle-based approaches to regulation in different institutional contexts. This split is often informed by the types of institutional configurations, their ...
An examination of Chinese responses to sustainability accountability: the move towards ecological civilization from a Foucauldian episteme-change perspective
(: ISDRS and theCenter for Environmental and Sustainability Research, School of Science and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2016-07)
This paper considers that the contingencies in place in China around sustainability are unique for a major emerging economy. Chinese actors in the sustainability network are dominated by government, not corporations, and ...
EPS Symposium Diversity and Inclusion in Political Science
(European Political Science, 2016-10-18)