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Investment Activity of Local Administrative Units and the Level of Entrepreneurship Development in the Rzeszów Functional Area

the differences in the level of entrepreneurship in 2012 and 2016, the analysis of quantitative changes in business entities, the dynamics of their number and the synthetic indicators were used. The basis for the calculation of synthetic indicators were the methods of taxonomic analysis, that is, a simple aggregate measure, the Hellwig taxonomic development pattern method ( Pluta, 1986 ) and the positional method using the Weber median ( Młodak, 2006 ). When selecting the variables, both substantive and formal criteria were taken into account. As a result of the

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Leasing Puzzle in Polish Small Firms Listed on the Alternative Market

market and loan market in Poland are under ongoing development. The institutions are racing in terms of services offered to smaller companies. It is worth examining how large was the value of provided services and leased assets over the years and which institutions have developed the most. Fig. 1 presents the dynamics in financing of Polish companies with leasing and loans, according to data accessed from the website of Polish Leasing Association. Between 2010 and 2011 the uptake of investment loans grew substantially – up to 27.5 % – which makes up for more than two

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Institutional Efficiency, Entrepreneurship, and the Premises of Economic Development in the Eastern European Countries

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Oil Shocks and the Excise Duty Tax in a DSGE Model Setting

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Local Contributions of Forests to Economic Growth of Peru: A Case of Pinus radiata Plantations

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Multidimensional Poverty Analysis of Urban and Rural Households in South Africa

Livelihoods Guidance Sheets. Department for International Development (DFID): London, UK. Dunga S. H. (2017) A gender and marital status analysis of household income in a low-Income township, Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai Oeconomica, 62(1): 20-30. Ele-Ojo Ataguba, J., Eme Ichoku, H., Fonta, W. M. (2013) Multidimensional poverty assessment: applying the capability approach. International Journal of Social Economics, 40(4): 331-354. Ellis F. (2000) Rural livelihoods and diversity in developing countries. Oxford University press. Finn A., Leibbrandt

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A Refugee Crisis Without Refugees: Policy and media discourse on refugees in the Czech Republic and its implications

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Understanding the Informal Economy in Practice – Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Organizational Factors, Organizational Culture, Job Satisfaction and Entrepreneurial Orientation in Public Administration

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What Drives Price Dispersion in the European E-commerce Industry?

technique used to analyse the price dynamics, for example, by Cavallo (2015) . The novelty of our approach lies in using data from price comparison services instead of working with great number of individual sites which often use incompatible web technologies. In this way, we are able to collect tons of individual price signals from virtually all shops selling a particular item in each country. With such a large and diversified data, we can measure price dispersion in a robust way and make frequent updates at relatively low cost. With respect to the pattern of observed

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