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Ukraine, Turkey and the Black Sea region
(Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, 1996)
A logic programming framework for modelling temporal objects
We present a general approach for modeling temporal aspects of objects in a logic programming framework. Change is formulated in the context of a database which stores explicitly a record of all changes that have occurred ...
Turkey's predicament in the post-Cold War era
(Pergamon Press, 1996)
The ultimate objective of the modern Turkish republic was to be recognized as a European state. The Cold War structures enabled the realization of that goal. Turkey's Europeanness was defined according to its geostrategic ...
The performance of UK investment trusts
The Performance of 92 UK investment trusts was analysed over the period 1975 to 1993 using the Sharpe Treynor and Jensen measures of portfolio performance. A very high degree of correlation was found between the measures. ...
Corruption and supervision costs in hierarchies
(Academic Press, 1996)
This article studies the relation between the structure of monitoring hierarchies and corruption, that is, the expected number of bribed members. The model allows for internal corruption, a form of collusion eliminating ...
Incomplete information and incentives to free ride
We study private provision of a continuous public good in an incomplete information repeated game. The analysis generates the following predictions in the form of Perfect Bayesian equilibria. When the discount factor is ...
Parameters and strategies of Islam-state interaction in republican Turkey
(Cambridge University Press, 1996)
Against a historical background marked by “the most radical secular revolution of any state in the Muslim world,” the Turkish state over the past decade has faced an Islamic fundamentalist challenge to its secular basis. ...
Simulating the Lausanne Peace negotiations 1922-1923: power asymmetries in bargaining
The negotiation leading to the historic Lausanne Peace Treaty provides a setting for exploring the impacts of different power configurations on bargaining behavior. Symmetric and asymmetric coalition structures existed on ...
Prakash and Sertel's theory of non-cooperative equilibria in social systems-Twenty years later
(Elsevier BV, 1996)
This paper is intended as a companion to the paper 'Existence of non-cooperative equilibria in social systems by Prakash and Sertel (1974b) appearing in this volume. It aims to perform two tasks: (1) to give the reader a ...