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The BRI and Sino-Indian geo-economic competition in Bangladesh: Coping strategy of a small state (2019)
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Chakma, B. (in press). The BRI and Sino-Indian geo-economic competition in Bangladesh: Coping strategy of a small state. Strategic Analysis,

This article explains the Sino-Indian geo-economic competition in Bangladesh in the wake of the former’s launching of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2013. Beijing intends to fund various large-scale infrastructure projects in Bangladesh under... Read More

Bottom-up sentiment and return predictability of the market portfolio (2019)
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Guo, J., Li, Y., & Zheng, M. (2019). Bottom-up sentiment and return predictability of the market portfolio. Finance research letters, 29, 57-60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2019.03.008

This paper provides strong evidence that market sentiment measured bottom-up from individual-stock sentiment is negatively related to future long-term market returns and is positively correlated with contemporaneous returns.

Improving the predictability of the oil–US stock nexus: The role of macroeconomic variables (2019)
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Salisu, A. A., Swaray, R., & Oloko, T. F. (2019). Improving the predictability of the oil–US stock nexus: The role of macroeconomic variables. Economic modelling, 76, 153-171. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econmod.2018.07.029

In this study, we revisit the oil–stock nexus by accounting for the role of macroeconomic variables and testing their in-sample and out-of-sample predictive powers. We follow the approaches of Lewellen (2004) and Westerlund and Narayan (2015), which... Read More

Measuring agri-food supply chain performance and risk through a new analytical framework: a case study of New Zealand dairy (2018)
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Moazzam, M., Akhtar, P., Garnevska, E., & Marr, N. (2018). Measuring agri-food supply chain performance and risk through a new analytical framework: a case study of New Zealand dairy. Production planning & control, 29(15), 1258-1274. doi:10.1080/09537287.2018.1522847

Many researchers and practitioners have long recognized the significance of measuring performance. Although general guidelines for measuring business performance are widely available, not appropriate measurement frameworks have been developed for mea... Read More

Heterogeneous agent models in financial markets: A nonlinear dynamics approach (2018)
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He, X., Li, Y., & Zheng, M. (2018). Heterogeneous agent models in financial markets: A nonlinear dynamics approach. International review of financial analysis, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2018.11.016

Studies on financial markets have accumulated consistent evidences of stylized facts and anomalies, which can be characterized by stochastic switching among different co-existing market states but yet difficult to reconcile with traditionally rationa... Read More

A new attention proxy and order imbalance: Evidence from China (2018)
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Gao, Y., Xiong, X., Feng, X., Li, Y., & Vigne, S. A. (2018). A new attention proxy and order imbalance: Evidence from China. Finance research letters, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2018.11.009

In this paper, we propose a new direct proxy for investors' attention in the Chinese stock market: daily abnormal reading quantity of each stock's posts on the Eastmoney guba website. Using A-shares samples of the Shanghai Stock Exchange, we find tha... Read More

Nature of technology and location effects on firm performance in the US medical device industry (2018)
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Rao-Nicholson, R., Khan, Z., & Akhtar, P. (2018). Nature of technology and location effects on firm performance in the US medical device industry. Economics of Innovation and New Technology, doi:10.1080/10438599.2018.1536357

This paper examines the location effects on firm performance (sales, employment and market value) by analyzing geographical and technological proximities in the US medical device industry. The nature of technology is introduced as a new way to scruti... Read More

Sustainable decisions on product upgrade confrontations with remanufacturing operations (2018)
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Sun, L., Zhang, L., & Li, Y. (2018). Sustainable decisions on product upgrade confrontations with remanufacturing operations. Sustainability, 10(11), 4090. https://doi.org/10.3390/su10114090

In recent decades, remanufacturing is perceived to be an environmentally friendly option due to the reduced consumption of materials, energy etc. It should be noted that whether the remanufacturing operations are undertaken by the original equipment... Read More

Risk matrix driven supply chain risk management: Adapting risk matrix based tools to modelling interdependent risks and risk appetite (2018)
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Qazi, A., & Akhtar, P. (2018). Risk matrix driven supply chain risk management: Adapting risk matrix based tools to modelling interdependent risks and risk appetite. Computers and Industrial Engineering, doi:10.1016/j.cie.2018.08.002

There is a major research gap of developing a supply chain risk management process integrating the risk appetite of a decision maker and all stages of the risk management process within an interdependent network of systemic risks. We introduce an ite... Read More

The effects of language skills on economic assimilation of female immigrants in the United States (2018)
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Antonia Silles, M. (2018). The effects of language skills on economic assimilation of female immigrants in the United States. The Manchester school, 86(6), 789-815. doi:10.1111/manc.12231

This paper uses recent data from the American Community Survey between 2010 and 2015 to investigate the effect of language skills on women's economic assimilation who immigrated to the United States as children. The problem of endogenous language acq... Read More

Momentum effects in China: A review of the literature and an empirical explanation of prevailing controversies (2018)
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Yang, Y., Gebka, B., & Hudson, R. (2019). Momentum effects in China: A review of the literature and an empirical explanation of prevailing controversies. Research in international business and finance, 47, 78-101. doi:10.1016/j.ribaf.2018.07.003

© 2018 Elsevier B.V. The contribution of this paper is to enable solid conclusions to be drawn about the existence of momentum effects in China as the current evidence is unsatisfactory. We review and analyse the existing empirical studies on momentu... Read More

Price discovery in the Chinese gold market: JIN et al. (2018)
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Jin, M., Li, Y., Wang, J., & Yang, Y. C. (2018). Price discovery in the Chinese gold market: JIN et al. Journal of Futures Markets, 38(10), 1262-1281. doi:10.1002/fut.21938

This study conducts price discovery analysis in the Chinese gold market. Our results indicate that Chinese gold market price discovery occurs predominantly in the futures market. The result is robust to numerous different measures of price discovery,... Read More

A proposed interdisciplinary framework for the environmental management of water and air-borne emissions in maritime logistics (2018)
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Grant, D. B., & Elliott, M. (2018). A proposed interdisciplinary framework for the environmental management of water and air-borne emissions in maritime logistics. Ocean and Coastal Management, 163, 162-172. doi:10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2018.06.011

This paper develops and tests a conceptual environmental risk assessment and management framework to guide businesses and other stakeholders, including government, in defining and addressing potential environmental problems in ocean shipping and port... Read More

A genetic column generation algorithm for sustainable spare part delivery: Application to the Sydney DropPoint Network (2018)
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Dunbar, M., Belieres, S., Shukla, N., Amirghasemi, M., Perez, P., & Mishra, N. (2018). A genetic column generation algorithm for sustainable spare part delivery: Application to the Sydney DropPoint Network. Annals of Operations Research, 1-19. doi:10.1007/s10479-018-2911-2

Modern-day logistics companies require increasingly shorter lead-times in order to cater for the increasing popularity of on-demand services. There is consequently an urgent need for fast scheduling algorithms to provide high quality, real-time imple... Read More

Sustainable resource allocation for power generation: The role of big data in enabling interindustry architectural innovation (2018)
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Chalvatzis, K. J., Malekpoor, H., Mishra, N., Lettice, F., & Choudhary, S. (2018). Sustainable resource allocation for power generation: The role of big data in enabling interindustry architectural innovation. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, doi:10.1016/j.techfore.2018.04.031

Economic, social and environmental requirements make planning for a sustainable electricity generation mix a demanding endeavour. Technological innovation offers a range of renewable generation and energy management options which require fine tuning... Read More

Investigating effects of organisational culture and learning on environmental collaboration and performance of Korean exporting firms (2018)
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Bae, H., & Grant, D. B. (2018). Investigating effects of organisational culture and learning on environmental collaboration and performance of Korean exporting firms. International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, 21(6), 614-630. doi:10.1080/13675567.2018.1470232

© 2018 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group This paper presents an empirical study of the effect of organisational culture and learning capability factors on environmental collaboration and performance in green supply chains. A con... Read More

Relationship between sustainability and risk management in fashion supply chains: A systematic literature review (2018)
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Rafi-Ul-Shan, P. M., Grant, D. B., Perry, P., & Ahmed, S. (2018). Relationship between sustainability and risk management in fashion supply chains: A systematic literature review. International journal of retail & distribution management, 46(5), 466-486. doi:10.1108/ijrdm-04-2017-0092

Purpose: Fashion supply chain (FSC) research has identified two important issues of sustainability management and risk management. However, investigation of these issues is relatively sparse and has primarily been independent with little combinatory... Read More

Long memory in financial markets: A heterogeneous agent model perspective (2018)
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Zheng, M., Liu, R., & Li, Y. (2018). Long memory in financial markets: A heterogeneous agent model perspective. International review of financial analysis, 58, 38-51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2018.04.001

During last decades, studies on asset pricing models witnessed a paradigm shift from rational expectation and representative agent to an alternative, behavioral view, where agents are heterogeneous and boundedly rational. In this paper, we model the... Read More

Economic simulation of cryptocurrencies (2018)
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Mainelli, M. R., Leitch, M., & Demetis, D. (2018). Economic simulation of cryptocurrencies. Capco Journal, 47, (89-101)

Cryptocurrencies have the potential to become effective currencies that give a higher level of macroeconomic control, thanks to the information that is available about holdings and transactions, and the potential for automated control mechanisms. How... Read More