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Agro-climatic conditions and regional technical inefficiencies in agriculture
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., 2002)
A survey of applications of the Technical Inefficiency Effects (TIE) model suggests that agro-climatic and other environment variables are customarily omitted in the model specifications. The justification for such an ...
Exchange rate volatility and exports: a firm-level analysis
The relationship between real exports and exchange rate volatility is investigated using panel data analysis at the firm level. Results indicate that there is no negative or positive relationship between volatility and ...
Problem-based learning in an intercultural business communication course: communication challenges in intercultural relationships in internationalizing small-or medium-sized enterprises
(Sage Publications, Inc., 2008)
Teachers of intercultural business communication may want to consider using problem-based learning (PBL), an instructional approach that places learners in problem-solving situations, that is, students are presented with ...
The effect of railroads and price responsiveness on acreage decisions in the post-Bellum period
This study analyses the effect of farmers' price responsiveness and railroad development on acreage decisions in the late 19th century. A potential simultaneity between these determinants was mentioned in some earlier ...
Foreign banks: executive jobs for Turkish women?
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2007)
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the employment policies and practices of Turkish banks and how these practices affect the hiring and promotion of women. Turkey's banking sector consists of state-owned, ...
Measuring and evaluating efficiency of hospitals through total quality management: a multi-criteria data envelopment analysis model
The purpose of this study is to measure and evaluate the efficiency of 12 hospitals in Turkey using a multi-criteria Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) methodology. Number of beds, number of physicians and the critical factors ...
Integrating financial analysis into presentations
(Sage Publications, Inc., 2004-09)
Structural change in agriculture and water requirements in Turkey
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2003)
This paper investigates the effects of the post-1980 structural reforms in Turkey on the strength of inter-industry linkages between agricultural and non-agricultural sectors, and discusses the implications of the changing ...
The technical inefficiency effects of Turkish banks after financial liberalization
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2005)
The banking sector in Turkey has grown significantly over the last two decades of financial liberalization. One of the aims of the financial liberalization was to improve efficiency through restructuring programs including ...
The effect of property rights on the relationship between economic growth and pollution for transition economies
The paper measures changes in environmental quality in transition countries from 1987 to 2000 because of economic growth and environmental reforms. Indication of property rights may accelerate the growth process, as well ...