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Generating a Scandal: Non-market Activity to Stop a Cross-Border Merger and Acquisition
Yapici, Nilufer; Hudson, Bryant Ashley (Elsevier BV, 2020-09-01)
In this manuscript, we present three controversial cross-border merger and acquisition (CBMA) deals that failed to be consummated after public announcement. Our cross-case analysis reveals that scandal, which causes the co...
Humanitarianism with a neo-liberal face: vulnerability intervention as vulnerability redistribution
Sozer, Hande (Informa UK Limited, 2020-08-17)
The notion of vulnerability has recently gained prominence in humanitarian discourses. This article examines the contemporary humanitarian deployment of the notion of vulnerability, with respect to Syrian forced migrants. ...
AKP's neoliberal populism and contradictions of new social policies in Turkey
Ozdemir, Yonca (Informa UK Limited, 2020-05-01)
The AKP came to power in Turkey in 2002 after a devastating economic crisis and has since become a hegemonic party. Despite its neoliberal policies, its votes mostly come from the poorer echelons of the society. This artic...
Smart parking in IoT-enabled cities: A survey
Al-Turjman, Fadi; Malekloo, Arman (2019-08-01)
The rapid growth in population has led to substantial traffic bottlenecks in recent transportation systems. This not only causes significant air pollution, and waste in time and energy, but also signifies the issue of the ...
The effect of social roles, religiosity, and values on climate change concern: An empirical analysis for Turkey
Ergun, Selim Juergen; Rivas, M. Fernanda (Wiley, 2019-07-01)
There are several papers studying climate change concern, but the majority of them are West-centric, and there are few studies for developing countries. Using a database from Pew Global and controlling for socio-demographi...
Determinants of renewable energy consumption in Africa
Ergun, Selim Jurgen; Owusu, Phebe Asantewaa; Rivas, Maria Fernanda (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-05-01)
Although the role that renewable energy consumption plays on economic growth and emissions has been widely studied, there are relatively few papers focusing on the determinants of renewable energy consumption, and only one...
Internet of Things and Statistical Analysis
Tasiran, Ali Cevat (2019-01-01)
The Political and Economic History of North Cyprus A Discordant Polity Foreword
Saurin, Julian (2019-01-01)
Globalization, Governance, and the Emergence of Indigenous Autonomy Movements in Latin America: The Case of the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua
Baracco, Luciano (SAGE Publications, 2018-11-01)
A revisiting of Salvador Marti i Puig's approach to globalization and the turn toward governance in explaining the roots and impact of the political mobilization of Latin America's indigenous peoples since the 1990s recast...
Oyediran, Olusegun A.; Rivas, M. Fernanda; Coulson, Mark; Kernohan, David (2018-10-01)
We examine the influence of optimism about local and foreign people on social cooperation using a public goods game. Firstly, we find that optimism fuels social cooperation, and secondly, that this positive effect holds wh...
Photovoltaic power plant design considering multiple uncertainties and risk
Merzifonluoglu, Yasemin; Uzgoren, Eray (2018-03-01)
The objective of this study was to develop stochastic optimization tools for determining the best strategy of photovoltaic installations in a campus environment with consideration of uncertainties in load, power generation...
A cross-national study of intergenerational influence: US and PRC
Mandrik, Carter; Bao, Yeqing; Wang, Sijun (Emerald, 2018-01-01)
Purpose - The purpose of this study is to examine the intergenerational influence across dyads of mothers and daughters from the USA and the People's Republic of China (PRC), with a particular interest in discovering the c...
Shadow price of working in the shadows: services industry evidence
Ekici, Tufan; Besim, Mustafa (2018-01-01)
In this paper, we use an exogenous policy variation in the labour market to determine the wage gap between formally and informally employed workers. For our purposes, informal employment' describes employees who are not of...
Does the assumption of exponential arrival distributions in wireless sensor networks hold??
Doddapaneni, Krishna; Tasiran, Ali; Omondi, Fredrick A.; Ever, Enver; Shah, Purav; Mostarda, Leonardo; Gemikonakli, Orhan (2018-01-01)
Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have seen a tremendous growth in various application areas despite prominent performance and availability challenges. Although researchers continue to address these challenges, the type of d...
Polluter pays principle
Samuel, Asumadu-Sarkodie; Aigul, Myrzabekova (2017-6-19)
A group presenation to Identify and outline the main features of the polluter pays principle. Show how polluter pays principle (PPP) may be the most effective instrument for 'greening' (rejuvenating) the current global eco...
Islamic Economics in the Late Ottoman Empire: Menapirzade Nuri Bey's Mebahis-i lm-i Servet
Kilincoglu, Deniz T. (Informa UK Limited, 2017-06-01)
The existing literature on Islamic economics suggests that Islamic economics is a twentieth-century phenomenon with its roots in medieval Islamic intellectual and theological history, thereby leaving a centuries-long gap i...
Optimal sizing of stand-alone photovoltaic systems in residential buildings
Okoye, Chiemeka Onyeka; Solyali, Oguz (2017-05-01)
Solar photovoltaic (PV) system is one of the matured solar-to-electricity conversion technologies with a great potential for residential applications. For wider adoption of PV systems, there is a need for an accurate sizin...
Response Time and Heart Rate in a Moral Dilemma
Oyediran, Olusegun A.; Rivas, M. Fernanda (American Psychological Association (APA), 2017-03-01)
Is altruism the intuitive behavior in a moral dilemma? Or is selfishness the spontaneous behavior? To answer this question, a dictator game was played in which measures of response time and heart rates were taken with trea...
The Historical Roots of Autonomy in Nicaragua's Caribbean Coast: From British Colonialism to Indigenous Autonomy
Baracco, Luciano (2016-07-01)
This article reviews historical forms of localised government on Nicaragua's Caribbean coast and contrasts them with the contemporary struggle to attain a communal form of autonomy undertaken by the region's indigenous pop...
Introduction to Special Issue: 25Years of Autonomy on Nicaragua's Caribbean Coast: Cultural Diversity and Governance in Indigenous Regions of Latin America
Baracco, Luciano; Gonzalez, Miguel (Wiley, 2016-07-01)