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Convergence with IFRS in Malaysia

Book Chapter
Abdullah, M., & Minhat, M. (2019)
Convergence with IFRS in Malaysia. In P. Weetman, & I. Tsalavoutas (Eds.), Routledge Companion: Accounting in Emerging EconomiesAbingdon: Taylor & Francis
We discuss the issues and challenges of the movement to convergence with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in Malaysia. In reviewing some previous studi...

The potential for 'green' fiscal policy measures to influence individuals' vehicle purchasing decisions in Scotland.

Thesis
Borthwick, S. The potential for 'green' fiscal policy measures to influence individuals' vehicle purchasing decisions in Scotland. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/8820
Climate change is recognised worldwide as a major concern, with serious repercussions. Observed temperature rises are increasingly being linked to human activity. Evidence ind...

The Impact of German guarantee banks on the access to finance for SMEs

Thesis
Valentin, A. The Impact of German guarantee banks on the access to finance for SMEs. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/7568
German guarantee banks provide guarantees for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that apply for bank loans but cannot provide their own valuable collateral; this lack o...

Reregulating the deregulated, a case study of the Scottish Bus market.

Presentation / Conference
Cowie, J. (2014, January)
Reregulating the deregulated, a case study of the Scottish Bus market. Paper presented at 46th Universities Transport Studies Group Conference, Newcastle, United Kingdom
Much research surrounds the move from publicly owned and operated bus markets to publicly controlled and privately operated markets, or in the case of Great Britain, a fully d...

Bringing back the Bank: local renewal and agency through community banking.

Journal Article
Cutcher, L. (2013)
Bringing back the Bank: local renewal and agency through community banking. Organization Studies, https://doi.org/10.1177/0170840613495337
This paper presents findings from an in-depth case study of a bank that has drawn on an anti-globalization discourse and the idea of the ‘local in opposition to the global’ to...

The impact of reduced public services spending on vulnerable groups - review of UK and international evidence.

Report
McQuaid, R. W., Egdell, V. & Hollywood, E. (2010)
The impact of reduced public services spending on vulnerable groups - review of UK and international evidence
This evidence review was commissioned by the Scottish Government and undertaken by the Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University. The overall aim is to revi...

Public private partnership-a sustainable solution for the information society? experiences in the UK, Germany and Austria

Journal Article
McQuaid, R. W., & Scherrer, W. (2008)
Public private partnership-a sustainable solution for the information society? experiences in the UK, Germany and Austria. Uprava, 6, 7-34
The political context of governments differs between the UK, Germany and Austria, but each government currently has a positive view of Public private Partnership (PPP). There ...

Public private partnerships in the European Union - the cases of the UK, Germany and Austria

Conference Proceeding
McQuaid, R. W., & Scherrer, W. (2008)
Public private partnerships in the European Union - the cases of the UK, Germany and Austria
Across the European Union the use of different forms of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) have been growing, but in different ways and for different reasons across Member Sta...

Letter from Edinburgh - governance, economic performance and economic disparities in Scotland

Journal Article
Brown, R., McQuaid, R. W., & Newlands, D. (2007)
Letter from Edinburgh - governance, economic performance and economic disparities in Scotland. Regions, 24-27
John Smith, when Leader of the Labour Party, said that devolution was “the settled will of the Scottish people”. However, far from quelling debates about governance – and par...

Aging of the labour force and globalization.

Book Chapter
McQuaid, R. W. (2007)
Aging of the labour force and globalization. In R. Cooper, K. Donaghy, & G. Hewings (Eds.), Globalization and Regional Economic Modelling, 69-85. Springer-Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-72444-5_5
The rapid aging of the population structure across most developed countries is one of the main challenges facing their economies and governments (CEC 2004a).1 These changes wi...