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ESTIMATION OF BANKING EFFICIENCY IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC: DYNAMIC DATA ENVELOPMENT ANALYSIS

References Andries, A. M., Cocris, V. (2010). A Comparative Analysis of the Efficiency of Romanian Banks. Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting, 4, 54-75. Banker, R. D., Charnes, A., Cooper, W.W. (1984). Some Models for Estimating Technical and Scale Inefficiencies in Data Envelopment Analysis. Management Science, 30, 1078-1092. Bonin, J. P., Hasan, I., Wachtel, P. (2005). Privatization matters: Bank efficiency in transition countries. Journal of Banking and Finance, 29, 2155

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Measuring Efficiency of Nations in Multi Sport Events: A case of Commonwealth Games XIX

., & Garcia-del-Barrio, P. (2008). Efficiency measurement of the English Football Premier League with a random frontier model. Economic Modelling , 25(5), 994-1002. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econmod.2008.01.004 5. Benicio, J. D. C.T., Bergiante, N. C. R., & Soares, D. M. J. C. C. B. (2013). A FDH study of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games. WSEAS Transaction on Systems , 12(3), 179-188. 6. Bosca, J. E., Liern, V., Martinez, A., & Sala, R. (2009). Increasing offensive or defensive efficiency? An analysis of Italian and Spanish football. Omega , 37(1), 63

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Is the Nigerian Stock Market Efficient? Pre and Post 2007-2009 Meltdown Analysis

References 1. Adelegan, O.J. (2003), Capital market efficiency and the effects of dividend announcements on share prices in Nigeria, African Development Review, 15(2-3), pp. 218-236. 2. Adelegan, O.J., (2004), How efficient is the Nigerian stock market: Further evidence, African Review of Money, Finance and Banking, 5(3), pp. 143-165. 3. Adelegan, O.J., (2009), Price reactions to dividend announcements on the Nigerian stock market, African Economic Research Consortium, Nairobi, AERC Research Paper 188. 4. Afego, P., (2012), Weak form

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Application of Window Malmquist Index for Examination of Efficiency Change of Czech Commercial Banks

References Anayiotos, G., Toroyan, H., Vamvakidis, A. (2010). The efficiency of emerging Europe’s banking sector before and after the recent economic crisis. Financial Theory and Practice, 34(3), 247-267. Andries, A. M., Cocris, V. (2010). A Comparative Analysis of the Efficiency of Romanian Banks. Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting, 4, 54-75. Asmild, M., Paradi, J. C., Aggarwall, V., Schaffnit, C. (2004). Combining DEA Window Analysis with the Malmquist Index Approach in a Study of the Canadian Banking

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The Centre of Government as the Coordination Point for the Implementation of General Legal Rules

already conclude on their bad result). Responsive rules that match a context according to a rule’s goal, the rules of responsibility that clearly define the responsibility of actors and tools that enable monitoring, and/or the gap between the written and enforced rules is necessary for a trustworthy legal system. It is necessary to draw attention not only to the areas typically mentioned in documents (e.g. the insufficient institutional efficiency and performance characterized by lengthy administrative procedures, the inefficiency of public spending and governance

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Demand and Characteristics of Customers of Reusable Products in Slovenia

–31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2012.03.015 Fisher, M. M., Mark, F. E., Kingsbury, T., Vehlow, J., & Yamawaki, T. (2005). Energy recovery in the sustainable recycling of plastic from end-of-life electrical and electronic products. In: International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment (2005 ISEE/Summit). Flash Eurobarometer. (2011). Attitudes of Europeans towards resource efficiency . Analytical report, Flash EB Series No. 316. Brussels: European Commission. Flash Eurobarometer. (2014). Attitudes of Europeans towards waste management

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Asymmetric Information and the Discount on Foreign-Acquired Degrees in Canada

output losses due to technical inefficiency. Unlike various decomposition methods analyzing the wage differentials between immigrant and native-born workers, the SWF model recognizes that differences in observed wage earnings reflect not only variations in the “potential” productivity but also differences in departures from this potential productivity due to market imperfections. The frontier approach defines “efficiency” as the maximum output that firms can produce from a given set of inputs or the maximum wages workers can earn from a given set of human capital

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Transparency in Public Procurement – the Case of Slovenia

spheres and a larger welfare state. Otter & Weber (2015) . The amount of resources spent through public procurement is a potential source of conflict of interest and corruption. Kaštelan Mrak et al. (2016) . In the European Union (EU), around 30% of all public spending is intended for the payment of outsourced work, which at the annual level amounts to approx. EUR 2,000 billion or 14% of the EU GDP. European Commission (2017) . Such large amount of funds calls for well-considered spending decisions and for maximum efficiency and effectiveness of public spending

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Labour Supply and Inequality Effects of In-Work Benefits: Evidence from Serbia

References Aaberge, R., Colombino, U., & Strøm, S. (1999). Labour supply in Italy: An empirical analysis of joint household decisions, with taxes and quantity constraints. Journal of Applied Econometrics , 14 , 403-422. https://doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1099-1255(199907/08)14:4<403::AIDJAE520>3.0.CO;2-4 Arandarenko, M., & Vukojević, V. (2008). Labor costs and labor taxes in the Western Balkans. In C. Bredenkamp, M. Gragnolati & V. Ramljak (Eds.), Enhancing efficiency and equity: Challenges and reform opportunities facing health and pension systems in

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Reallocation and the Role of Firm Composition Effects on Aggregate Wage Dynamics

-level differences in the occupational composition of their workforce. To conclude, we suggest a possible interpretation of this employment shift from low- to high-wage firms and its contribution to aggregate wage dynamics, in terms of changes in allocative efficiency and aggregate productivity. This interpretation takes the stand from the well-documented fact that wages and labor productivity are correlated across firms. We show that this correlation holds in our data and that changes in the OP contribution to the aggregate wage are positively associated with changes in

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