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#1Montfort Mlachila (IMF: International Monetary Fund)H-Index: 10
#2Windemanegda Sandrine Sourouema (UO: University of Ouagadougou)H-Index: 1
Last. Hamidous Sawadogo (UO: University of Ouagadougou)
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#1Maria Lurdes Castro Martins (University of Minho)H-Index: 2
#2Jorge Alves Cerdeira (University of Minho)
Last. Aurora A.C. Teixeira (University of Porto)H-Index: 28
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#1Klaus F. Zimmermann (UM: Maastricht University)
#2Gokhan Karabulut (Istanbul University)H-Index: 4
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Originating in China, the Coronavirus has reached the world at different speeds and levels of strength. This paper provides some initial understanding of some driving factors and their consequences. Since transmission requires people, the human factor behind globalization is essential. Globalization, a major force behind global wellbeing and equality, is highly associated with this factor. The analysis investigates the impact globalization has on the speed of initial transmission to a country an...
#1Nora Abu Asab (UJ: University of Jordan)
#2Juan Carlos Cuestas (Tallinn University of Technology)H-Index: 15
#1Fahd Rehman (LUMS: Lahore University of Management Sciences)H-Index: 1
Weaving is a method of textile production in which two distinct sets of yarns or threads are interlaced at right angles to form a fabric or cloth. Kashmir handicraft products have earned worldwide fame for their attractive designs, functional utility and high-quality craftsmanship. In the absence of other manufacturing industries in the state, handicrafts have remained a key economic activity from time immemorial and engage approximately 374,000 artisans. Crafts like shawls, crewel work, namdha,...
Spending on intellectual property (IP) is classed in national income accounts (NIA) as investment and represents a proportion of total investment as measured. It is, however, rapidly depreciated so that it has only a minor impact on gross domestic product (GDP). Some economists argue that the amount of such spending is being understated and the depreciation rate overstated. If these claims were correct, they would result in large increases in the measured levels of gross and net output and reduc...
Political economy is a core factor in the business environment, where either convergence or divergence are essential characteristics. This paper outlines, with a formula, illustrations and five country ratings, a new theory of the business environment that is comprehensive, and also offers a modicum of a quantitative dimension, expressed in terms of metrics and data.
Analysis of data for the last two decades showed global temperatures on a plateau and little correlation of global temperatures with the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The so-called ‘consensus’ theory of climate change is currently failing to predict correctly and is oversimplistic. Based on a flawed theory, economic policies pursued by the EU and UK to achieve zero net carbon emissions by 2050 will have little impact on global temperatures. These policies will do conside...
Goods and service tax (GST) is a value-added tax which is levied on goods and services sold and consumed domestically within a country. Although GST is paid by customers it is remitted to the government by the businesses selling the goods and services. The implementation of GST in India is a relatively new development that has impacted on fiscal transfers. The Fifteenth Finance Commission of India is currently deliberating on its terms of reference to determine fiscal transfers from the centre t...
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