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Application of a Multimodal, Multicommodity International Freight Simultaneous Transportation Equilibrium Model to Sultanate of Oman

The prediction of multicommodity freight flows over a multimodal network has attracted much interest in the recent years. An implementation of the International Freight Simultaneous Transportation Equilibrium Model (IFSTEM) that developed in United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), to the goods trade through the ports and lands of Sultanate of Oman…
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The Development of Multiperspective of Business to Business E-commerce Maturity Application

The majority of businesses worldwide are small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and play an important role in the economy. It is recognised that small and medium-sized enterprises are the key players in attracting domestic investment and stimulating economic expansion. They are important for economic growth and creativity, for reducing poverty, for local jobs and development…
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Monitoring Investor Behavioral Finance: Examining Its Applicability on Egyptian Investors

Behavioral finance takes its basic concepts from the theory of economics. In the field of financial markets, behavioural finance is a novel approach. It stems from the urgent need to overcome and resolve the unresolved challenges faced by conventional investors in today’s new financial environment. Thus, it is said that, through certain financial models, certain…
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Assessment of Human Capital Management, Organizational Climate, Commitment and Performance in Latin America

The aim of the research was to confirm the validity in 4 countries of the Latin American region of the analytical model originally proposed by Kopelman, Brief and Guzzo[1]. Cincel, Colombia’s top organisational research institution, adapted the original model and organised this report. The research objectives included the establishment of various comparisons and relationships between…
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Study on External Reserves Management and Economic Growth in Nigeria (1985-2013)

This study examined the connection between the management of external reserves and the economic growth of Nigeria over the period from 1985 to 2013. As the dependent variable, the model was defined using external reserves, while the explanatory variables are gross domestic product, exchange rate, monetary policy rate, foreign direct investment and inflation. Secondary data…
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Investigating the Effect of Campaign Advertising Expenditures on Candidate Quality Signaling in an Election

In terms of candidate quality characteristics, the electoral market has asymmetric information between candidates and voters, and asymmetric information creates an adverse selection issue in the electoral market. In an electoral market, poor-quality candidates will push good-quality candidates out of the electoral market if voters can not differentiate between good-quality and poor-quality candidates before voting:…
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Investigating the Celebrity (“Tiger Effect”) and Other Impacts for Golf Participation in USA

This paper explored whether the influence of the success of Tiger contributed to the increase in golf involvement during his first decade (1996-2005) or whether there was some other, stronger, explanatory factor there. The rise in real household income (inflation-adjusted income) and the return on the S&P 500 over the same duration are alternative reasons…
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Assessment and Analysis of Trading Volume and Return Volatility Relationship on Dow Jones IndexUsing Stable Paretian GARCH and Threshold GARCH Models

In finance, several models are also based on the premise that a Gaussian distribution is followed by random variables. It is now well known that there are always extreme values in empirical evidence and can not be modelled with the Gaussian distribution. Due to their success in modelling financial data departing from the Gaussian distribution,…
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Assessing the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) Strategy in Poverty Reduction in Nigeria

Studies have shown government programmes to tackle poverty in developed countries in the past and in recent times, but such efforts have produced little or no meaningful results. In such countries, therefore, poverty has been on the rise. One of these schemes in Nigeria is the NDE, which was set up to fix the issue…
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A Descriptive Study on Data Profiling: Focusing on Attribute Value Quality Index

Companies are concentrating on securing artificial intelligence (AI) technology in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution to increase their productivity through machine learning, which is AI’s core technology, and to allow computers to acquire a high level of quality data through self-learning. Securing big data of good quality is becoming a very significant asset…
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