International Advances in Economic Research

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Articles from Vol. 18, No. 3, August

Estimation of Concentration Measures and Their Standard Errors for Income Distributions in Poland
Abstract Measures of concentration (inequality) are often used in the analysis of income and wage size distributions. Among, them the Gini and Zenga coefficients are of greatest importance. It is well known that income inequality in Poland increased...
Estimation of Minimum Market Threshold for Retail Commercial Sectors
Abstract Understanding the ability of a local market to support a particular type of establishment is a prerequisite to designing effective development strategies. While several factors contribute to the vitality of the local retail market, the most...
Evaluating a Global Vector Autoregression for Forecasting
Abstract Global vector autoregressions (GVARs) have several attractive features: multiple potential channels for the international transmission of macroeconomic and financial shocks, a standardized economically appealing choice of variables for each...
Feasibility of Global Capital Market: Financial Reporting Perspective
The main objective of this research is to develop and test a feasibility theory that focuses on capital markets and corresponding accounting elements. If we are to consider the significant number of financial scandals involving the use of financial...
Investigation of the Greek-Turkish Military Spending Relation
Abstract In this paper, the relation between the Greek and Turkish military spending is investigated, examining first the identification of its exact statistical form, and second, a diachronically constant ratio between the two magnitudes. Using annual...
Milton Friedman and the Genesis of Inflation Tax Analysis
Abstract This essay argues that Milton Friedman's initial exposition of the inflation tax on money was flawed. Ironically, the flaw traces to Friedman's attempt to shoehorn the tax into a Keynesian (circa 1936) setting. While the subsequent inflation...
Religious Charities and Government Funding
Abstract The government has the responsibility of providing a social service to its citizens. It decides whether to award funds to a religious nonprofit, secular nonprofit, or to produce the service itself. Religious charities are willing to provide...
The Monetary Approach to the Exchange Rate Determination for a "Petrocurrency": The Case of Norwegian Krone
Abstract This paper, by following vector error correction modeling, empirically investigates some of the popular monetary models of the NOK/USD rate. The empirical results suggest that there is some scope for the monetary approach to explain the development...
The Process of Education of OSH Services and Organization Development
Abstract Contemporary business is characterised, first and foremost, by quickly growing competition, rapid changes in customer preferences, and constant pressure for innovations and cost effectiveness. That creates a difficult work environment, with...