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Three empirical essays on determinants of industry and investment location patterns in the context of economic transition and regional integration : the evidence from Central and Eastern European countries
(University of St Andrews, 2011-06) - Thesis
The factor determinants of industry and investment location patterns in transition economies can be expected to differ from those frequently observed in developed countries. Historically, centrally planned economies have ...
Personnel management practices in Malaysia - the case of the State Economic Development Corporations
(University of St Andrews, 1994) - Thesis
This thesis examines personnel management policies and practices within the State Economic Development Corporations (SEDCs) of the Malaysian economy. It is concerned to explore and access the contemporary influence and ...
Essays on international portfolio choices and capital flows
(University of St Andrews, 2016) - Thesis
The goal of this thesis is to study the international portfolio choices of countries in an asymmetric world. In practice, this corresponds to the salient facts of country portfolios and the underlying structural asymmetries ...
Congestion and depopulation: a study in rural contrasts between West Lewis and West Sutherland
(University of St Andrews, 1952) - Thesis
Compromising a capitalist enclave: China's utilisation of the Hong Kong economy
(University of St Andrews, 1999) - Thesis
This thesis investigates China's use of the Hong Kong economy taking as its framework China's reliance on Hong Kong to act as its international financial centre. China has consistently addressed Hong Kong from the standpoint ...
Regional development of the Aswan region of Egypt with special reference to the Aswan High Dam
(University of St Andrews, 1973) - Thesis
This study is concerned with the problems of regional development. In modern times, the different institutions within the nation-state have multiplied in number and increased in size and complexity so that it is becoming ...
Market segmentation and dual-listed stock price premium - an empirical investigation of the Chinese stock market
(University of St Andrews, 2009-12-08) - Thesis
This thesis comprises, firstly, a careful and detailed description of the institutional workings of the Chinese stock market; secondly, a literature review of the Chinese segmented markets and dual-listed shares price ...
Modelling commuters' mode choice in Scotland
(University of St Andrews, 2005) - Thesis
This thesis contributes to the literature on the choice of transport mode for commuting trips, with special focus on the difference between urban and rural commuting in Scotland. The thesis begins by giving an overview of ...
Four essays in dynamic macroeconomics
(University of St Andrews, 2010-06-25) - Thesis
The dissertation contains essays concerning the linkages between macroeconomy and financial market or the conduct of monetary policy via DSGE modelling. The dissertation contributes to the questions of fitting macroeconomic ...
The impact of industrialization on adult mortality in Eastern Scotland, c. 1810-1861
(University of St Andrews, 1996) - Thesis
This study investigates the links between economic and demographic variables by examining the impact of industrialization on adult mortality in eastern Scotland, c. 1810-61. Using the concept of the urban hierarchy, ...