Economics, Management and Financial Markets

Articles from Vol. 8, No. 3, September

Brazil's Macroeconomic Policies and the Global Financial Crisis
ABSTRACT.My analysis complements the growing literature on Brazil's growthrate collapse, Brazil's reaction to the international financial crisis, and the Brazilian economic policies implemented during and after the international financial crisis. The...
Determinants of Insurance Enrolment among Ghanaian Adults: The Case of the National Health Insurance Scheme (Nhis)
ABSTRACT.This paper investigates the factors influencing the decision to enroll in Ghana's National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) with emphasis on individuals' socio-economic factors. The paper uses the fifth round of the Ghana Living Standards Survey...
Economy and Society: The Impact of the Development of Bilateral Trade between China and Brazil on the World Market
ABSTRACT.In the present paper, I focus on the overall level of import penetration of the Brazilian market for manufactured goods, the impact of China on the growth and structure of the Brazilian economy, and the composition of Brazil's exports to China....
Information Content of Stock Repurchases
ABSTRACT.This paper examines whether stock repurchases have information content beyond earnings and book value of the firm. Ohlson Model (1995) is used to test the association between stock repurchases and the market value of the firm. Financial data...
The Potential Role of E-Government in Mitigating Corruption
ABSTRACT.The purpose of this article is to gain a deeper understanding of the use of information and decision-making on government issues and public policy, the implications of improper e-govemment development, the impact of socio-economic, political,...
The Role of Technology in Combating Corruption
ABSTRACT.This study is grounded in the considerable body of scholarship examining citizens' expectations about open government, potential determinants for attitudes toward the new aspects of e-government, the capability to utilize egovemment for socio-economic...
Typologies and Sources of Entrepreneurial Opportunity (I)
ABSTRACT.This paper explores the concept of entrepreneurial opportunity defining four distinct typologies. The paper then postulates that all opportunities are embedded within the environment which is dependent upon how we see the environment. Further...
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (Weee) Management in Europe
ABSTRACT.In this paper I am particularly interested in exploring the relationships among the agents that constitute waste management systems, the potential adverse health and environmental consequences of incorrect handling and treatment of WEEE, and...
Women Financing and Household Economics
ABSTRACT.This study has uniquely established that financing women though Self Help Groups has a significant role in empowering women, which is a smart economics indeed in achieving the objective of economic development of the weaker sections. The findings...
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