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1.

100 Questions (and Answers) About IFRS

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 25 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Accounting and Commercial Law
Downloads 5,753
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'Implicit' and 'Explicit' CSR: A Conceptual Framework for a Comparative Understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility

Academy of Management Review Vol. 33, No. 2
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
York University - Schulich School of Business and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS)
Downloads 3,889
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Is There a Relationship between Guns and Freedom? Comparative Results from 59 Nations

Texas Review of Law and Politics, Vol. 13
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
Independence Institute, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and Independent
Downloads 3,747
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Corruption, Public Investment, and Growth

IMF Working Paper No. 97/139
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
Downloads 2,158
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Tipping in Restaurants and Around the Globe: An Interdisciplinary Review

HANDBOOK OF CONTEMPORARY BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS: FOUNDATIONS AND DEVELOPMENTS, Morris Altman, ed., M.E. Sharpe Publishers, 2006
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University - School of Hotel Administration
Downloads 2,014
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What's Distinctive about Growth-Oriented Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries?

UTSA College of Business Center for Global Entrepreneurship Working Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
Stevenson University, University of Texas at San Antonio and International Finance Corporation
Downloads 1,984
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Telecommunications Infrastructure and Economic Growth: Evidence from Developing Countries

Applied Econometrics and International Development, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Aug 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) Centre for research in urban affairs and International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) - Centre for IT and Public Policy
Downloads 1,857
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Rights and Accountability in Development (Raid) V Das Air and Global Witness V Afrimex: Small Steps Toward an Autonomous Transnational Legal System for the Regulation of Multinational Corporations

Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 10, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Jul 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
Downloads 1,797
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Financial Reporting Incentives for Conservative Accounting: The Influence of Legal and Political Institutions

Journal of Accounting and Economics Vol. 42 (October 2006), pp. 107-48.
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 19 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,721
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On the Foundations of Corporate Social Responsibility

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 394/2013
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
Singapore Management University, Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Tilburg University - Department of Finance

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Downloads 1,605
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Do Leaders Matter? National Leadership and Growth Since World War II

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,554
12.

Legal Corruption

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and New University of Lisbon - Nova School of Business and Economics

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Downloads 1,543
13.

Cloud Computing in Developing Economies

IEEE Computer, Vol. 43, No. 10, pp. 47-55, 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 1,499
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Intellectual Capital Evaluation: Relationship between Knowledge Management Implementation and Company’s Performance

12th European Conference on Knowledge Management, September 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
National Research University Higher School of Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
Downloads 1,441
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Corporate Social Responsibility Across Industries: When Can Who Do Well by Doing Good?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Working Paper Series
Smurfit Graduate Business School, University College Dublin, University of Reading - ICMA Centre and Strathclyde Business School
Downloads 1,414
16.

The Relationship Between Income Inequality, Poverty and Globalisation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1277
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
Sogang University
Downloads 1,400
17.

Business Ethics in Brazil and the U.S.: Egoism and Utilitarianism

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Nevada, Reno - College of Business Administration, University of Nevada, Reno and University of Nevada, Reno
Downloads 1,394
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R&D and Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3024
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and World Bank - Poverty and Economic Management Unit
Downloads 1,370
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Paths to Success: The Relationship between Human Development and Economic Growth

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 874
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Yale University - Department of Economics (Deceased), University of Oxford - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 1,365
20.

Do Developing Countries Need Competition Law and Policy?

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Sep 2006
Working Paper Series
IE Law School
Downloads 1,355
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Does Financial Liberalization Spur Growth?

AFA 2002 Atlanta Meetings
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

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Downloads 1,305
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How Fast Are the Tourism Countries Growing? The Cross-country Evidence

FEEM Working Paper No. 85.2003
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Oct 2003
Working Paper Series
Universita di Cagliari - Centre for North South Economic Research (CRENOS), Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milan and University of Cagliari and CRENoS
Downloads 1,236
23.

Is Corruption in China 'Out of Control'? A Comparison with the U.S. In Historical Perspective

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-60
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,184
24.

Education and Economic Growth

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
Lancaster University - Management School
Downloads 1,143
25.

European Economic Crisis: Ireland in Comparative Perspective

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
University College Dublin (UCD) and University College Dublin - School of Politics and International Relations
Downloads 1,119
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Corruption and the Rate of Temptation: Do Low Wages in the Civil Service Cause Corruption?

IMF Working Paper No. 97/73
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
Istanbul Analytics and University of Mainz - Department of Economics

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Downloads 1,102
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The Economic Effects of Human Rights

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
Phillips University Marburg and University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics

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Downloads 1,081
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Institutions, Infrastructure, and Economic Growth

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Dec 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Central Bank of Colombia

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Downloads 1,077
29.

Does Globalization Affect Growth?

University of Mannheim Working Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Dec 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Heidelberg
Downloads 1,073
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How Important Are Capital and Total Factor Productivity for Economic Growth?

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2002-02
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Feb 2002
Working Paper Series
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, Clemson University and Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics

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Downloads 1,031
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Global Growth Opportunities and Market Integration

EFA 2004 Maastricht Meetings Paper No. 1697
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business

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Downloads 999
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The Relative Richness of the Poor? Natural Resources, Human Capital, and Economic Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3484
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Chile - Department of Economics and Central Bank of Chile
Downloads 950
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On the Origins of Western Law and Western Civilization (in the Indus Valley)

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 20 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 929
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Panel Data Unit Root Tests with an Application

Central European University Working Paper No. 2/2001
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
La Trobe University - School of Economics
Downloads 905
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Discussion of an Economic Framework For Conservative Accounting and Bushman and Piotroski (2006)

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 893
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Move to Markets? An Empirical Analysis of Privatization in Developing Countries

FEEM Working Paper No. 107.2002
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Dec 2002
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Europe and Central Asia Region and Duke University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 882
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Do Rising Top Incomes Lift All Boats?

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09_18
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2009
Working Paper Series
OECD, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Australian National University - Economics Program, Research School of Social Sciences

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Downloads 857
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Corporate Governance and Financial Performance of Companies in Poland

International Advances in Economic Research, Vol. 12, No. 2, May 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Jan 2006
Accepted Paper Series
SGH Warsaw School of Economics - Institute of Econometrics
Downloads 855
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The Role of Policy and Institutions for Productivity and Firm Dynamics: Evidence from Micro and Industry Data

OECD Economics Department Working Paper No. 329
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 May 2002
Working Paper Series
OECD, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
Downloads 847
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Economic Impact of Colonialism, 1800-1950

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
Northeastern University
Downloads 840
41.

Comparing Patent Litigation Across Europe: A First Look

Stanford Technology Law Review, vol. 17, pp. 655-708.
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Université Libre de Bruxelles, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, iCite
Downloads 824
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A Panel Threshold Model of Tourism Specialization and Economic Development

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Nov 2009
Working Paper Series
National Chung Hsing University - Department of Applied Economics, Department of Finance, Maejo University- Faculty of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Erasmus School of Economics, Econometric Institute
Downloads 810
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Financial Development and Financing constraints: International Evidence from the Structural Investment Model

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2694
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Feb 2000
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Data Group (DECDG)
Downloads 805
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Brave New World: A Literature Review of Emerging Donors and the Changing Nature of Foreign Assistance

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 273
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
Downloads 792
45.

How (Not) to Measure Institutions

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
Downloads 781
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Remittances, Financial Markets Development and Economic Growth: The Case of Latin America and Caribbean

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 288-303, 2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
The World Bank
Downloads 737
47.

Olympic Participation and Performance since 1896

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
Downloads 719
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Space and Growth: A Survey of Empirical Evidence and Methods

Tinbergen Institute Working Paper No. TI 04-129/3
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Spatial Economics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Spatial Economics and Purdue University
Downloads 707
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Sovereign Credit Default Swap Premia

Forthcoming, Journal of Investment Management
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 May 2012 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management

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True World Income Distribution, 1988 and 1993: First Calculation Based on Household Surveys Alone

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2244
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 Jan 2000
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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