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The Brexit Fiasco and the Failure of Article 50 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

BIBLIOGRAPHY 1. Barron, N. Emanuel. Game Theory: An Introduction . 2 nd ed., New Jersey: Wiley, 2013. 2. Biard, G. Douglas, Robert H. Gertner, and Randal C. Picker. Game Theory and the Law . Boston: Harvard University Press, 1994. 3. Boin, Arjen, Allan McConnell, and Paul t’Hart. “Crisis exploitation: political and policy impacts of framing contests.” Journal of European Public Policy 16:1 (2009): 81–106. 4. Bovens, Mark, and Paul t’Hart. “Revisiting the study of policy failures.” Journal of European Public Policy 23:5 (2016): 653

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The Left or the Right? The Political Logic Behind the Economic Policies of the Communist Successor Parties in Central Europe

The Left or the Right? The Political Logic Behind the Economic Policies of the Communist Successor Parties in Central Europe

In years following the regime change in central Europe, many communist successor parties (CSPs) have adopted relatively right-wing economic platforms. This paper explores why, upon entering the game of electoral competition, the CSPs have staked right-wing economic positions - as if trying to alienate the potential electorate among the have-nots of the post-communist transformations. Specifically, I propose that CSPs' economic policy is more representative of the interests of the parties' financial donors, rather than the electorate at large. I test this proposition by analyzing the stance that CSPs take towards signing of bilateral investment treaties (BITs). By attracting foreign investment, BITs change the competitive landscape of a host country in ways that are not always beneficial to the domestic companies, owned by supporters of CSPs. Therefore I expect CSP-controlled governments to be hesitant about signing BITs. The results of the statistical investigation support such a hypothesis, as well as the larger claim of the paper, namely, that the economic policy of the communist successor parties is primarily geared towards representing the interests of their financial supporters.

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Faith, Ethics and Religious Norms in a Globalized Environment: Freedom of Religion as a Challenge to the Regulation of Islamic Finance in Europe

/july/2.12.html. http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2010/july/2.12.html El-Gamal, Mahmoud Amin. "A Basic Guide to Contemporary Islamic Banking and Finance." (2000) // http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~elgamal/files.primer.pdf El-Gamal, Mahmoud Amin. Islamic Finance-Law, Economics and Practice. 1 st paperback edition, reprint. Cambridge, New York, Melbourne, Madrid, Cape Town, Singapore, Sâo Paulo, Delhi: Cambridge University Press, 2009. El-Gamal, Mahmoud Amin. "Overview of Islamic Finance

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Motives in Support of Judicial Activism: Critique and Ethics of Restrained Adjudication as an Alternative

Aspects of the Interpretation of the Constitution: the Possibility and Limits of Valuable (Moral) Arguments)." Jurisprudencija 2 (116) (2009): 45-59. Mikelėnas, Valentinas. "Interpretacinis žaismas, arba kaip kurti teisę be parlamento (Interpretation Game or How to Make Law without Parliament)." Jurisprudencija 2 (116) (2009): 79-92. Mikelėnienė, Dalia, and Valentinas Mikelėnas. Teismo procesas: teisės aiškinimo ir taikymo aspektai (Judicial Process: Aspects of Legal Interpretation and Application of Law

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Development of performance management reforms in Lithuanian public sector

References 1. Bevan, Gwyn, and Christopher Hood. “What’s Measured is What Matters: Targets and Gaming in the English Public Health Care System.” Public Administration 84 (3) (2006): 517-538. 2. Buss, Terry F., Nathaniel J. Buss, and Evan Hill. “Evidence in Public Management: A Comparative perspective”: 119-153. In: Anna Shillabeer, Terry F. Buss, and Denise M. Rousseau, eds. Evidence-Based Public Management: Practices, Issues, and Prospects. New York: M. E. Sharpe, 2011. 3. Civinskas, Remigijus. “Can a Senior

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Context as a Factor in Senior Civil Service Reform: Opinions and Attitudes of Senior Executives in Lithuania

15 th Government [Prime Minister A. Kubilius]). Vilnius: Vilniaus universiteto leidykla, 2015. 18. Nakrošis, Vitalis, and Liutauras Gudžinskas. “Party Patronage and State Politicisation in The Post-Communist Countries of Central and Eastern Europe: A Game Theory Approach.” NISPAcee Journal of Public Administration and Policy 5 (2) (2012): 89–110 //DOI: 10.2478/v10110-012-0007-y. 19. Nemec, Juraj. “Public Management Reforms in CEE: Lessons Learned”: 346-371. In: Geert Bouckaert, et al., eds. Public Management Reforms in Central and Eastern Europe

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About Applications of the Fixed Point Theory

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The fixed point theory is essential to various theoretical and applied fields, such as variational and linear inequalities, the approximation theory, nonlinear analysis, integral and differential equations and inclusions, the dynamic systems theory, mathematics of fractals, mathematical economics (game theory, equilibrium problems, and optimisation problems) and mathematical modelling. This paper presents a few benchmarks regarding the applications of the fixed point theory. This paper also debates if the results of the fixed point theory can be applied to the mathematical modelling of quality.

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Homo Economicus in the Shortage Economy

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Rational agents react to incentives in the market economy as well as in the centrally planned economy. Economic laws are persistent regardless of the economic system. The legislative system changes the outcome of the game between economic agents and managers. The aim of this paper is to show how rational agents reacted to legislative incentives in the Soviet-type economy in Czechoslovakia in the 1970s and 1980s, that is, how they reacted to the general shortage in the centrally planned economy. Based on the original survey among former managers as well as on the legislative sources from the 1970s and 1980s, a taxonomy was made of economic reactions to the shortage economy. This survey was possibly the last chance to map the experiences of socialist managers who tried to run companies in the centrally planned economy. We distinguish plan manipulation in order to ensure payment bonuses; bribery in order to obtain short-supplied inputs and the creation of reserves for the purpose of fulfilling the plan. It was shown that, if the rational agent wanted to obey the higher law, he was forced to ignore lower legislation.

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Simulation and Gamification in E-Learning Technical Courses

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Content Analysis Algorithms: An Innovative and Accurate Approach to Statement Veracity Assessment

typical sexual abuse interviews. Applied Developmental Psychology, 23, 267. Goedert H.W., Gamer M., Rill H.R., Vossel G., (2005), Statement validity assessment: inter-rater reliability of criteria-based content analysis in the mock-crime paradigm. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 10, 225. Granhag P.A., Stroemwall L.A., Landstroem S. (2008), Children recalling an event repeatedly: eff ects on RM and CBCA scores. Legal and Crimininological Psychology, 11, 81-98. Kapardis A., (2003), Psychology and law. A critical

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