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The book provides a comprehensive discussion of the latest knowledge in the field of tourism and climate change. It is aimed at tourism practitioners and those with an academic interest in the fields of tourism management and climate change mitigation, adaptation and policy.
Alexandra Kloß zeigt auf, welche Faktoren die wegweisende Entscheidung der Studienwahl beeinflussen. Sie analysiert sowohl soziale Determinanten, wie die Anzahl der Geschwister, die Familienkonstellation und insbesondere die soziale Herkunft, als auch institutionelle Einflussfaktoren, wie Studienfinanzierungsmodelle, Studiengebühren oder auch Zulassungsbeschränkungen. Die unterschiedlichen Aspekte der Fragestellung werden anhand eigens erhobener Umfragedaten in Thüringen sowie der Datensätze des NEPS und des Studierendensurveys in 11 Wellen untersucht.
The failure of command central planning in the twentieth century has led to a general disillusionment within the socialist movement worldwide. Some alternatives to capitalism have been proposed since the end of the Cold War, but none has offered an alternative form of economic calculation. This book explains how modern information technology may be used to implement a new method of economic calculation that could bring an end to capitalism and make socialism possible.In this book, the author critically examines a number of socialist proposals that have been put forward since the end of the Cold War.
David Hanußek erforscht die Bedeutung von internationalen Kontakten und die Kreation einer Arbeitgebermarke für die Gewinnung von Arbeitskräften in kleineren und mittleren Unternehmen (KMU). Auf Grundlage von Umfragen bei Arbeitgebern in der Region Nordschwarzwald zeigt er, dass die Attraktivität eines Arbeitgebers vor allem von dessen Flexibilität in der Gestaltung des Arbeitsumfeldes und dessen Innovationsfähigkeit abhängt. Gerade KMU haben oft nicht die Mittel, sich mit einer Arbeitgebermarke auch international richtig zu positionieren.
When it comes drawing on enduring economic principles to explain current economic realities, there is no one readers trust more than Paul Krugman. With his bestselling introductory textbook (now in a new edition) the Nobel laureate and “New York Times” columnist is proving to be equally effective in the classroom, with more and more instructors in all types of schools using Krugman s signature storytelling style to help them introduce the fundamental principles of economics to all kinds of students.
The days of buying and holding stocks and mutual funds for years are gone; nowadays, futures and option markets offer some of the best opportunities to make money trading in volatile times. But like all investments, high risk is involved, and in order to become a successful trader you must be prepared to work as a geopolitical analyst, a money manager, and an expert in all types of commodity markets. Futures & Options For Dummies will show you how trading is done and how to survive and succeed in these ever–changing markets.
Considered the definitive handbook on the terrorist threat to commercial airline and airport security, USAF Lieutenant Colonel Kathleen Sweet’s seminal resource is now updated to include an analysis of modern day risks. She covers the history of aviation security and compares current in-flight security practices with those of other countries.
Covering Transportation Security Administration changes in security, policy, and training regulation since 9/11, this authoritative reference:
In addition to cargo and passenger security, the text looks at airport and aviation business practices and how security considerations are factored into business processes.
Raphael Stahl führt den Leser nach kompakter Vorstellung des CAPM als Kalkül für den Kapitalisierungszinssatz in der DCF-Unternehmensbewertung zur kritischen Würdigung. Der Autor stellt Vergleiche zu kapitalmarktorientierten Alternativen wie der Arbitrage Pricing Theory und den Ausprägungen als 3-Factor-Model und 4-Factor-Model auf. Die kritische Analyse wird durch empirische Untersuchungen auf Basis der DAX®-Werte, beispielweise zum äquivalenten Einsatz der durch das IDW angeführten Kombinationen aus Betrachtungszeitraum und -intervall, abgerundet.
Exchange Rate Economics: Theories and Evidence is the second edition of Floating Exchange Rates: Theories and Evidence and builds on the successful content and structure of the previous edition, but has been comprehensively updated and expanded to include additional literature on the determination of both fixed and floating exchange rates.
China has been the fastest growing major economy in the world for three decades. It is also home to some of the largest, most incendiary, and most underreported labor struggles of our time. China on Strike, the first English-language book of its kind, provides an intimate and revealing window into the lives of workers organizing in some of China’s most profitable factories, which supply Apple, Nike, Hewlett Packard, and other multinational companies. Drawing on dozens of interviews with Chinese workers, this book documents the processes of migration, changing employment relations, worker culture, and other issues related to China’s explosive growth.
Distinguished researchers from across the globe assess, in a rare example of successful cross-disciplinary engagement, the explanatory power of chaos theory, new evolutionary theory, path dependency, neo-institutional economics, multiple modernities and historical institutionalism. The book provides an exciting panorama of state of the art thinking and new avenues to combining the power of various traditions of thought.
by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development , Language: English
Regulatory impact analysis (RIA) is a systemic approach to critically assessing the positive and negative effects of proposed and existing regulations and non-regulatory alternatives. This publication brings together recent OECD research and analysis concerning methodological issues and country experiences with RIA. The collected papers cover a number of challenges to the effectiveness of RIA including: systemic factors which influence the quality of RIA; methodological frameworks that can assist RIA to improve regulation; guidance on using RIA to avoid unnecessary regulation of competitive markets; and a review of the use of RIA in the regulation of corporate governance across a number of OECD countries.
Le rapport 2015 de l’OCDE sur la fragilité contribue au débat global que suscitent la définition et la mise en œuvre des Objectifs de développement durable (ODD) pour l’après-2015. Ce rapport montre à quel point il importe de prendre en compte la fragilit
This book was first published in 2006. It is estimated that up to sixty percent of the world’s money may be located offshore, where half of all financial transactions are said to take place; however, there is a perception that secrecy about offshore is encouraged to obfuscate tax evasion and money laundering.
Das Nachschlagewerk erläutert Grundlagen und Lehrbegriffe der Gesundheitsökonomie, listet Abkürzungen und bietet eine Übersicht über die Wortbestandteile der medizinischen Fachsprache. Die Erläuterungen erfolgen einfach, kurz und knapp. Am Ende des Buches sind für die medizinische und pflegerische Arbeit relevante Gesetzestexte erfasst. Damit erhalten Auszubildende, Studierende und Berufseinsteiger wie auch Experten und Fachkräfte als Quereinsteiger im Gesundheitswesen ein übersichtliches Kompendium mit allen wichtigen Termini.
Europe’s centre-left is rapidly falling out of love with the European single currency. Fifteen years after its creation, British journalists Larry Elliott and Dan Atkinson assess its performance to show why. Looking at a range of key indicators the authors show how the euro has failed to deliver on its promise of more jobs, more growth and greater equality. Instead it has undermined the European Union. Elliott and Atkinson compare the European Central Bank to the Federal Reserve, arguing that the architects of the euro subjugated economic measures to political considerations.
This book has been written for experienced managers and students in postgraduate programs, such as MBA or specialized Masters programs. In a systematic yet concise manner, it addresses all major issues companies face when conducting business across national and cultural boundaries, including assessing and selecting the most promising overseas markets, evaluating market entry alternatives, examining the forces that drive adaptation versus standardization of the marketing mix. It looks at the various global marketing challenges from a strategic perspective and also addresses topics not usually found in international marketing texts, such as aligning marketing strategies with global organizational structures, managing the relationship between national subsidiaries, regional headquarters and global headquarters, as well as corporate social responsibility challenges, and pertinent future trends that are likely to affect global business.
With the business landscape constantly in flux, researchers and analysts look to historical trends to better predict the future of modern business. A Comparative History of Commerce and Industry, Volume I offers a subjective review of how the cultural, social, and economic institutions of commerce and industry evolved in the four industrialized nations of the United States, Great Britain, Germany, and Japan to produce the institution we now know as the business enterprise. This ambitious book offers a multidisciplinary view of the birth and evolution of commerce in these four nations, from the Kamakura Shogunate in 12th century Japan to Europe’s global leadership in the 1920s.
The proceedings of the 1st AAGBS International Conference on Business Management 2014 (AiCoBM 2014), held in Penang, Malaysia, gathers 57 refereed papers. They cover areas relating to various aspects of business management and reflect the conference’s three main themes (management and marketing, economics and finance, and entrepreneurship) and present original papers contributed by researchers, scholars, professionals and postgraduate students. They address a range of disciplines that encompass each of the main themes.
In the 1970s, at a time of shock, controversy and uncertainty over the direction of monetary and fiscal policy, Wynne Godley and the Cambridge Department of Applied Economics rose to prominence, challenging the accepted Keynesian wisdom of the time. This collection of essays brings together eminent scholars who have been influenced by Godley’s enormous contribution to the field of monetary economics and macroeconomic modeling.
Godley’s theoretical, applied and policy work is explored in detail, including an analysis of the insightful New Cambridge ‘three balances’ model, and its use in showing the progression of real capitalist economies over time.
Austrian Economic Perspectives on Market Organization is a collection of essays by economists and political scientists, each with an interest in evolutionary cultural change.
Analyzing Event Statistics in Corporate Finance provides new alternative methodologies to increase accuracy when performing statistical tests for event studies within corporate finance. In contrast to conventional surveys or literature reviews, Jeng focuses on various methodological defects or deficiencies that lead to inaccurate empirical results, which ultimately produce bad corporate policies. This work discusses the issues of data collection and structure, the recursive smoothing for systematic components in excess returns, the choices of event windows, different time horizons for the events, and the consequences of applications of different methodologies.
Die Diskussion in der Organisationstheorie und -praxis rankt sich wiederkehrend um die These, dass sich die Organisation von Unternehmen stärker an deren Geschäftsprozessen ausrichten sollte.
The most important feature of our work is to look at the possible strategic interactions between various economic agents and/or institutions. We are also investigating the potential effects on efficiency and welfare if agents act in a strategic way. The method of non-cooperative game theory leads in general to results which differ from that derived in using "traditional" economic theory.
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