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EMPLOYMENT AND EFFICIENCY OF PRODUCTION OF SMALL-SCALE ENTERPRISES (ETHIOPIA, AFRICA)
This dissertation evaluates the importance of small-scale industries in providing employment and income in the economies of African countries. Data on small enterprises in Ethiopia is used to explore questions related to ...
Capital budgeting models based on constrained profit maximizing and non-profit maximizing behavior
Although economic literature traditionally assumes maximization of total profits to be the only goal of the firm, recently some alternative entrepreneurial motivations have received much attention. Nevertheless, in the ...
A systematic consideration of labor market dynamics in the development of compensation systems
Johnson and Ash (1986) proposed a new model for developing compensation systems which is designed to systematically and simultaneously reconcile differences between internal and external pay equity criteria without necessarily ...
Intertemporal arbitrage, speculative balances, and the liquidity effect
This thesis explores money manager intertemporal arbitrage as an explanation of the liquidity effect. We develop a theoretical model of optimal portfolio adjustment by professional money managers, and show that they engage ...
Rules of origin and negotiations of preferential trade agreements: The domestic preparations
The first part of the thesis addresses the effect of rules of origin regulations on the use of domestic factors of production in the country of origin. In the case of a firm that is a perfect competitor in the final product ...