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Examination of the Impact of Health Status on Economic Performance in Hungary

. 2003. The economic performance of regions. In Reg. Studies, 2003, no. 37, pp. 549-578. RAGÁNY, K. 2014. Az egészségügyi rendszerek jellemzői. Az egészségügy finanszírozása. Előadás. Semmelweis Egyetem, Egészségügyi Menedzserképző Központ. Downloaded: 17.10.09. http://semmelweis.hu/emk/files/2009/03/e%C3%BC_rendszfinansz_rez_20140113_ragany_uj.pdf REGIONÁLIS EGÉSZSÉGÜGYI ADATTÁR ON-LINE (REA). Downloaded: 17.10.09. http://imea.gyemszi.hu/Report/ReportIndex.jsp?report=REA UZZOLI, A. 2009. A területiség szerepe az

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Impact Assessment of Vegetation Growth on Soil Erosion of a Landfill Cover Surface

. – DONG, M. – GAO, J. – PENG, X. – GUO, Y. – WANG, Z. – Liang, C. 2013. Field studies on the effects of three geotextiles on runoff and erosion of road slope in Beijing, China. In Catena, 2013, 109, pp. 150–156. MORRIS, J.W.F. – BARLAZ, M.A. 2011. A performance-based system for the longterm management of municipal waste landfills. In Waste Management, vol. 31, 2011, no. 4, pp. 649–662. NEARING, M.A. – YIN, S. – BORRELLI, P. – POLYAKOV, V.O. 2017. Catena Rainfall erosivity: An historical review. In Catena, 2017, 157, pp. 357–362. PROPASTIN, P

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Evaluation of financial performance of contributory organizations under the jurisdiction of municipalities

Public administration reform has brought about, inter alia, the change of financing of original and delegated competences for municipalities. In this context, the conditions for economy of local government have changed, while the pressure was put on municipalities to make more efficient use of their property to receive the greatest possible benefit in terms of economic, social and territorial development. A municipality can manage its own property, but it can also entrust it to the budgetary and contributory organizations. The Act no. 138/1991 Coll. indicates that the municipal authorities and organizations are required to manage municipal property in favour of development of municipalities and their citizens, and protection and creation of the environment. One of the possibilities for increasing the efficiency of property use is also financial analysis, eventually economic analysis. Analysis usually results in practical useful knowledge, creating the foundation for an objective definition of relevant conditions (factors) for the future capital appreciation in municipalities. The aim of this paper is to evaluate financial performance of contributory organizations under the jurisdiction of municipalities with help of selected indicators.

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The Operational Drought Hazard Assessment Scheme – Performance and Preliminary Results

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Predicted climate change may have negative impact on many environmental components including vegetation by increase of evapotranspiration and reduction of available water resources. Moreover, a growing global population and extensive use of water for irrigation and industry result in increasing demand for water. Facing these threats, quantitative and qualitative protection of water resources requires development of tools for drought assessment and prediction to support effective decision making and mitigate the impacts of droughts. Therefore, the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management, National Research Institute has developed and implemented a set of tools for the operational drought hazard assessment. The developed tools cover drought indices estimation, assessment of sensitivity to it formation and drought hazard prediction. They are streamlined into an operational scheme combined with data assimilation routines and products generation procedures.

A drought hazard assessment scheme was designed to be implemented into the platform of a hydrological system supporting the operational work of hydrological forecast offices. The scheme was launched to run operationally for the selected catchments of the Odra River and the Wisla River basins. The crucial resulting products are presented on the website operated by IMWM-NRI: POSUCH@ (Operational System for Providing Drought Prediction and Characteristics) (http://posucha.imgw.pl/). The paper presents the scheme and preliminary results obtained for the drought event which began in August 2011.

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Performance Of The Visegrad Countries Compared To The EU-27 Countries, Based On The Sustainable Development Indicators Of The European Union

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The aim of our study is to compare Visegrad countries and the other EU member states regarding sustainable development, based on the system of Sustainable Development Indicators of the European Union. We provide a brief overview of almost two decades of elaborating the Sustainable Development Strategy of the Community, review the structure and the main elements of the strategic document, and – using the method of cluster analyses – we group the member states comparing them on the basis of specific headline indicators. Our goal was not a deep investigation, but a compact, thought-provoking analysis; this is the reason why we concentrated on the main indicators. As a result of the analysis, our hypothesis seems to be confirmed: the EU-15 countries and the rest of the member states belong to different clusters, which means that there are significant inequalities, especially from the economic and social aspects of sustainability.

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Business Model Innovation as a Tool to Establish Corporate Sustainability

entrepreneurship in Poland and in Hungary. Future entrepreneurs education perspective. In Polish Journal of Management Studies, vol. 12, 2015, no. 1, pp. 45-58. Johnson, M. - christensen, c. - kagermann , h. 2008. Reinventing your business model. In Harvard Business Review, vol. 86, 2008, no. 12, pp. 50-59. Johnson, M. 2010. Seizing the white space. Business model innovation for growth and renewal. Harvard : Business Press, 2010, pp. 240. Kaplan , R. S. - norton , d. p. 1992. The balances scorecard measures that drive performance

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Pervaporative desulfurization of gasoline – separation of thiophene/n-heptane mixture / Perwaporacyjne odsiarczanie benzyny – separacja mieszanin tiofen/n-heptan

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Prediction of adsorption efficiencies of Ni (II) in aqueous solutions with perlite via artificial neural networks

facility, Desalination, 347, pp. 94-102. Hagan, M.T., Demuth, H.B. & Beal, M.H. (2003). Neutral network design, PWS, Beston 2003. Hamed, M.M., Khalafallah, M.G. & Hassanien, E.A. (2004). Prediction of wastewater treatment plant performance using artificial neural networks, Environmental Modeling & Software, 19, pp. 919-928. Jiang, S., Huang, L., Nguyen, T.A., Ok, Y.S., Rudolph, V., Yang, H. & Zhang, D. (2016). Copper and zinc adsorption by softwood and hardwood biochars under elevated sulphate-induced salinity and acidic pH

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Optimization of induced crystallization reaction in a novel process of nutrients removal coupled with phosphorus recovery from domestic wastewater

through struvite crystallization in a fluidized bed reactor, Water Research, 51, pp. 1-10. Raj, S.E., Banu, J.R., Kaliappan, S., Yeom, I. & Kumar, S.A. (2013). Effects of side-stream, low temperature phosphorus recovery on the performance of anaerobic/anoxic/oxic systems integrated with sludge pretreatment, Bioresource Technology, 140, pp. 376-384. Schütte, T., Niewersch, C., Wintgens, T. & Yüce, S. (2015). Phosphorus recovery from sewage sludge by nanofi ltration in diafi ltration mode, Journal of Membrane Science, 480, pp. 74

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Measuring and Modelling Farm Level Sustainability

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