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Existing methodologies of bank branch performance analysis are dominated by accounting and financial measures that inherently generate information of a retrospective nature. The outcomes are a possible misleading assessment of a branch's economic viability and misguided planning decisions in...
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The paper is on Malaysia, an emerging market, which had enjoyed strong economic activity with growth of 8-9% p.a. for a decade before the Asian financial crisis hit the region in 1997. The local currencies in the region came under pressure as capital took flight from the region. Credit and trade...
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A letter of credit (L/C), in international trade may be described as an instrument of finance carrying a conditional guarantee of payment from the overseas (buyer?s) bank to the seller. Consequently, a L/C is desirable in high value and/or high risk transactions. The guarantee is conditional...
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Since the mid-1980s, trade liberalisation has encouraged the growth of Australia?s international trade. The Australian wine industry has been successful in the world wine market, achieving a significant growth in production and export sales since the 1990s. In this context, this thesis attempts...
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Traditionally store brands in Australia are viewed with suspicion in regard to their quality and are usually purchased because of the "value for money" that they offer. Australian supermarket majors are considering introducing a new suite of store brands in the higher price brackets. The danger...
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In this research study, grocery shoppers were interviewed to identify the factors that influence satisfaction with their primary store and the factors that encourage them to continue patronising this store despite being presented with an inducement to shop at another store. The study estimated...
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This study investigates the effects of public infrastructure investment on economic growth under Thailand?s fiscal sustainability framework. A recursive supply-side model based on the Standard Neoclassical Model framework is used using Thai national data on public revenue (taxes, non-tax revenue...
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The Australian Trade Deficit (TD) has been increasing in the past 50 years, and this deficit has become more significant in the last few decades. This rising TD level in Australia has brought the national debt level to a new height, making this country one of the world?s highest debt-ridden...
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Australia?s share of intra-industry trade (IIT) in its total trade of textiles and clothing (TAC) is one of the lowest among the OECD countries. However, over the recent years there has been a rising trend in Australia?s IIT in some categories of TAC products. The purpose of this paper is to...
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Australia may present a special case in the analysis of strikes because, for most of the Twentieth Century, the Australian Industrial Relations Commission has acted as an industrial "umpire" charged with keeping the industrial peace. We begin with a review of major contributions to the theory of...
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