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Trust Deficit and Anti-corruption Initiatives
This study explores the ways in which trust deficit undermines anti-corruption initiatives in a context with systemic corruption. Anti-corruption measures as panacea to systemic corruption are not new, but their effectiveness ...
Foreign Investors and Africapitalism: The Case for Chinese Foreign Direct Investment in Africa
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-05)
Translation in the ‘contact zone’ between accounting and human resource management: The nebulous idea of humans as assets and resources
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to develop an understanding of the process through which ideas are translated across disciplines. It does this by focussing on how the idea that people are corporate assets was translated ...
Moneyness, Volatility, and the Cross-Section of Option Returns
We study the effect of an asset's volatility on the expected returns of European options written on the asset. A simple stochastic discount factor model suggests that the effect differs depending on whether variations in ...
Marketing Management Capability: the Construct, and its Dimensions: An Examination of Managers and Entrepreneurs’ Perception in the Retail Setting
(Emerald Publishing, 2018-12)
This paper explores the relationship between corporate cultural/intangible assets and marketing capabilities by examining managers’ and entrepreneurs’ perceptions in a retail setting. Nineteen face-to-face interviews were ...
Diversification benefits of Shari'ah compliant equity ETFs in emerging markets
Previous studies on the performance of Islamic finance and banking have been more comparative than experimental when it comes to the role and effect of Islamic (Shari'ah compliant) assets in a conventional setting. This ...
Rating based CDS curves
This paper explores the extent to which term structure of individual credit default swap (CDS) spreads can be explained by the firm’s rating. Using the Nelson–Siegel model, we construct, for each day, CDS curves from a ...
The unbearable anxiety of being: Ideological fantasies of British Muslims beyond the politics of security
A succession of media scandals and policy arguments in the UK in recent years has been integral to the construction of a so-called Muslim Problem. Media and political attention paid to Muslims in British public life, across ...
Thinking the ‘Culture Wars’ and the Present Political Crisis With the Young Marx (and Friends)
(TripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique, 2018-05-04)
We stand at a key juncture: a Western political crisis arose in 2016-17 to match the deep eco-nomic crisis of the preceding decade. Events and new social movements of recent years seem to hail the collapse of the project ...
Come regolare i paraocchi: la trasversalita oltre Guattari
(Quaderni di Testalepre, 2018-09)
This book chapter offers an overview of the concept of transversality in and beyond the work of Felix Guattari. Traces of this overview are organised through a genealogy of the concept that starts with Guattari's early ...