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Federal tax policies, congressional voting, and natural resources (2019)
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Perez-Sebastian, F., & Raveh, O. (2019). Federal tax policies, congressional voting, and natural resources. Canadian Journal of Economics / Revue Canadienne d'Économique, 52(3), 1112-1164. https://doi.org/10.1111/caje.12404

Can abundance of natural resources affect legislators' voting behavior over federal tax policies? We construct a political economy model of a federalized economy with district heterogeneity in natural resource abundance. The model shows that represen... Read More

A fractional cointegration VAR analysis of Islamic stocks: A global perspective (2019)
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Salisu, A. A., Ndako, U. B., Adediran, I. A., & Swaray, R. (2019). A fractional cointegration VAR analysis of Islamic stocks: A global perspective. North American journal of economics and finance, 101056. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.najef.2019.101056

In this study, we analyse the behaviour of Islamic stocks from a global perspective covering an array of regional Islamic stock markets. Both the fractional integration and fractional cointegration techniques are employed. Thus, we are able to establ... Read More

Knowledge retention in ERP implementations: the context of UK SMEs (2019)
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Jayawickrama, U., Liu, S., Smith, M. H., Akhtar, P., Mamoon, M., & Bashir, A. (2019). Knowledge retention in ERP implementations: the context of UK SMEs. Production planning & control, 30(10-12), 1032-1047. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2019.1582107

Knowledge retention (k-retention) is vital for various enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementations in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), though it is a highly demanding and challenging task. The aim of this paper is to investigate diff... Read More

Soft side of knowledge transfer partnership between universities and small to medium enterprises: an exploratory study to understand process improvement (2019)
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White, G., Cicmil, S., Upadhyay, A., Subramanian, N., Kumar, V., & Dwivedi, A. (2019). Soft side of knowledge transfer partnership between universities and small to medium enterprises: an exploratory study to understand process improvement. Production planning & control, 30(10-12), 907-918. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2019.1582098

The study explores the soft side of knowledge transfer partnerships between universities and small to medium enterprises (SMEs), a topic which is often neglected in the knowledge management literature. The aim of this paper is to uncover the issues w... Read More

Trust throughput modeling pathways (2019)
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Rodgers, W. (2019). Trust throughput modeling pathways. Nova Science Publishers

To most individuals, “trust” can be viewed as a knowledge asset that may add, or rest, value to the company. The role of knowledge in achieving a judicious advantage is becoming an increasingly important issue with individuals and organizations. Trus... Read More

The BRI and Sino-Indian geo-economic competition in Bangladesh: Coping strategy of a small state (2019)
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Chakma, B. (2019). The BRI and Sino-Indian geo-economic competition in Bangladesh: Coping strategy of a small state. Strategic Analysis, 43(3), 227-239. https://doi.org/10.1080/09700161.2019.1599567

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

Insuring the Transatlantic Slave Trade (2019)
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Pearson, R., & Richardson, D. (2019). Insuring the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Journal of Economic History, 79(2), 417-446. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022050719000068

One important, but overlooked, risk mitigation device that facilitated the growth of the slave trade in the eighteenth century was the increasing availability of insurance for ships and their human cargoes. In this paper we explore, for the first tim... 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. E. (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. (2019). Heterogeneous agent models in financial markets: A nonlinear dynamics approach. International review of financial analysis, 62, 135-149. 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. (2019). A new attention proxy and order imbalance: Evidence from China. Finance research letters, 29, 411-417. 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. (2019). Nature of technology and location effects on firm performance in the US medical device industry. Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 28(5), 498-517. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/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