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A Methodological Concept for Territorial Impact Assessment Applied to Three EU Environmental Policy Elements

the above meaning of the term is extended to be applied to programmes and policies ( ESPON Project 3.1 2004 , p. 432). The ESPON 2006 programme has been set up to support policy development and to build a European scientific community in the field of territorial development. The main aim is to increase the general body of knowledge about territorial structures, trends and policy impacts in an enlarged European Union. The aim of this article is to develop a TIA methodology for EU environmental policies and programmes. Based on the analysis of existing impact

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Wroclaw Review of Law, Administration & Economics
The Journal of University of Wroclaw
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Assessing students’ entrepreneurial skills needed in the Knowledge Economy

classroom”, Academy of Management Learning & Education, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 171-186. Bejinaru, R. (2018), “Factorial analysis perspectives upon students’ skills in the knowledge economy”, Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 265-284. Bejinaru, R. (2017a), “Universities in the knowledge economy”, Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy, Vol. 5, No.2, pp. 251-271. Bejinaru, R. (2017b),”Knowledge strategies aiming to improve the intellectual capital of universities”, Management & Marketing. Challenges for the Knowledge

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Posner’s Folly: The End of Legal Pragmatism and Coercion’s Clarity

-things-considered decision for the matter at hand.” and the erosion of the rule of law reflects the erosion of exactly this sort of reasoning—perhaps along with reasoning as a whole. Thus is lost the appreciation of one of the pragmatic values of tolerating suboptimal results: Such powerful respect for rules may have the unfortunate effect of such results, but also tends to prevent even worse consequences flowing from the abuses by political and legal authorities of their own discretion. I share the increasingly common if not clichéd view that we have reached yet another new low in the

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Reconsidering the rigour-relevance gap: the need for contextualised research in risk societies

. One attempt to move the theory towards a method of investigation is provided by MacLean et al. (2002) with the first comprehensive articulation of the five key features of mode 2 enquiry in what they call their 5mode2 framework and it is from this point that we try to take up the challenge to transcend Mode 1 in our teaching and research ( Kelliher et al., 2010 ). Whether we have reached mode 1.5, Mode 2, Mode 3, Hodgkinson’s Pragmatic Science ( Hodgkinson et al., 2001: S42 ) or Pettigrew’s double hurdle (2001) is unclear. The intention of our paper is not to

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Efficient Use of Behavioral Tools to Reduce Electricity Demand of Domestic Consumers

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“Storyline” or “Associations Pyramid”? A Relationship Between the Difficulty of Educational Methods and Their Effectiveness in Developing Language Creativity Among Pre-School Children

cognitive development? An international review of the effects of early interventions for children from different social backgrounds. Early Childhood Research Quarterly , 25 , 140–165. doi:10.1016/j.ecresq.2009.11.001 Burke, L. A., & Williams, J. M. (2008). Developing Young Thinkers: An intervention aimed to enhance children’s thinking skills. Thinking Skills and Creativity , 3 , 104–124. doi:10.1016/j.tsc.2008.01.001 Camilli, G., Vargas, S., Ryan, S., & Barnett, S. W. (2010). Meta-analysis of the effects of early education interventions on cognitive and

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US–Kenya Economic Relations under Obama and Their Image in the Kenyan News Discourse

”: open doors to goods and services from Africa, promote investment into infrastructure and train entrepreneurs to enhance local business capacities ( Obama 2009 ). The 2012 strategy aimed to “boost broad-based and inclusive economic growth, including through trade and investment” so as Africa can be “the world’s next major economic success story”. To achieve this goal, five actions were outlined as crucial: to encourage legal, regulatory and institutional reforms in order to promote an enabling environment for trade and investment; to improve economic governance; to

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Sovereign default and the structure of private external debt

The literature on sovereign default is abundant and uniformly admits that since the government cannot be forced to repay its debts, the explanation of why in spite of this it usually honors its obligations, is not straightforward. The literature that aims to explain this phenomenon points to several factors that affect the probability of sovereign default. A thorough summary of the literature on sovereign default can be found for example in Panizza et al ., (2009); hence, we provide below just a very brief recapitulation of the main arguments, pointing to the

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The role of urban movements in the process of local spatial planning and the development of participation mechanism

social participation? What impact do urban movements have on the public debate on the spatial development of the city? What is the scope of their cooperation with municipal authorities? Theoretical background and explanation of concepts City management is a very pragmatic process aimed at resolving specific problems. As Benjamin Barber points out, at city level many social, environmental and economic issues can be solved much more effectively than at national level, which may lead to a new vision of governance in a globalising world ( Barber 2014 ). A

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