Showing 1 - 10 of 57
This paper evaluates the use of specialist software within university trading rooms in order to enable students to experience a simulated environment which allows them to gain an appreciation of "real life" decision-making within the finance and banking industry and become familiar with...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10011450034
This paper examines the stationarity of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita for a set of 36 countries covering the period 1870-2006. We employ recently developed unit root and stationarity tests that allow for the mean reverting process to be nonlinear and take into account cross sectional...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10010500249
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10012097551
Bayesian model averaging is used for testing for multiple break points in uni- variate series using conjugate normal-gamma priors. This approach can test for the number of structural breaks and produce posterior probabilities for a break at each point in time. Results are averaged over...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10005787041
BACKGROUND. Farmers are faced with a wide range of pest management (PM) options which can be adopted in isolation or alongside complement or substitute strategies. This paper presents the results of a survey of UK cereal producers focusing on the character and diversity of PM strategies...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10005837420
This study conducts an investigation into the sustainability of the Indian current account over the study period 1950-2003. A necessary condition for current account sustainability is that exports and imports are cointegrated. After testing for unit roots that allow for a structural break, we...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10005518397
This paper analyses structural change in Indian manufactured exports empirically for 143 (mainly manufacturing) industrial groupings. Trade indices such as Balassa's revealed comparative advantage (RCA) index and variants are used. Detailed econometric analysis is employed to examine structural...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10005475706
The relationship between exports and economic growth has been analysed by a number of recent empirical studies. This paper re-examines the sources of growth for the period 1971-2001 for India. It builds upon Feder's (1983) model to investigate empirically the relationship between export growth...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10005315402
In this paper we consider the adoption of pest management technologies by farmers in UK cereal crop systems. While for the majority of UK farmers chemical control of pest outbreaks remains important, there are a range of non-chemical approaches and management practices that can be used to...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10008853527
This paper develops a framework to explore firm corruption taking account of interaction with an auditor. The basic idea is that an auditor can provide auditing and other (consultancy) services. The extent of the other services depends on firm profitability. Hence auditor profitability can...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10008534543