Tag Archives: Business & Economics

Disequilibrium Pricing—Greek Euro Crisis

Author:Frederick Betz ABSTRACT Financial instability in Greece began in 2009 when the interest rates on Greek sovereign bonds surged; and this can be graphed in a “price disequilibrium” model. To explain how this came about, we create a systems-dynamics model … Continue reading

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Measuring the Severity of a Banking Crisis and Finding Its Associated Factors: How Are the Factors Different for Simple and Severe Banking Crises?

Author(s):Anichul Hoque Khan, Hasnat Dewan ABSTRACT This study measures the severity of a banking crisis by using its duration and the cost. Using this new methodology, we find that the factors associated with a severe banking crisis are not quite … Continue reading

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Sociometric Attractiveness on Facebook

Author(s): Kate M. Stam1, Glen T. Cameron2, Antonie Stam ABSTRACT Advertisers are keen on finding ways to leverage social network sites (SNS) such as Facebook, one of the premier SNS today, to improve their image, the perception of their products … Continue reading

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Am I Motivated? Working Conditions that Best Motivate Human Resource Practitioners

Human Resource Practitioners and employees in general have high desires for ownership, achievement, affiliation, competence and power and works well within an organization that foster these desired.  When employees are able to identify those factors that determine their level of … Continue reading

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The Capital Structure of Business Start-Up: Is There a Pecking Order Theory or a Reversed Pecking Order? —Evidence from the Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics

Author(s) : Hédia Fourati, Habib Affes   Source: Technology and Investment Journal 2013 vol.4 by Scientific Research Publishing ABSTRACT Using the Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics, we study if the problems of asymmetry and opacity of information, asset specificity, agency problem and signaling … Continue reading

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