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With this study we are the first to systematically compare todays two major counterparts as a source of accounting and financial data for researchers: Compustat North America by Standard & Poors and Worldscope by Thomson Financial. This investigation is conducted for U.S. and partly Canadian...
This paper investigates industry classification systems. During the last 50 yearsthere has been a considerable discussion of problems regarding the classification of economic data by industries. From my perspective, the central point of each classification is to determine a balance between...
Mit dem Forschungsprototyp cofis.net wird das Ziel verfolgt, Anregungen in die Diskussion um eine integrative Verbindung zwischen Bank und Kunde einzubringen. Dabei sollen Wege der Distribution von Finanzdienstleistungen dargestellt werden. Im Rahmen der Weiterentwicklung des...
A new concept of mixing distributed real and virtual worlds through a unified human-machine interface will be introduced, some first realizations and a focus on resulting challenges of control-theory and modeling are presented...
Risk/return management has not only evolved as one of the key success factors for enterprisesespecially in the financial services industry, but is in the times of the economic crisis initiated by thefinancial markets crucial for the survival of a company. It demands powerful and at the same...
[Vorwort] Die Gesundheitssysteme industrialisierter Nationen befinden sich in einem zunehmenden Spannungsfeld aus Forderungen nach ökonomischer Effizienz, qualitativ hochwertiger medizinischer Versorgung und gesteigerter Transparenz bei gleichzeitiger Berücksichtigung des stetigen...
Grid computing has recently become an important paradigm for managing eomputationally demanding applications (composed of a collection of services). Providing dynamic discovery of services, and the determination of a service with the "best value" remains a complex problem in Grid computing. Such...