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Exploring Older Worker Labour Force Participation Across Oecd Countries In The Context Of Ageing Populations: A Reserve Army Of Labour?, Martin J. O'Brien Jan 2010

Exploring Older Worker Labour Force Participation Across Oecd Countries In The Context Of Ageing Populations: A Reserve Army Of Labour?, Martin J. O'Brien

Faculty of Commerce - Papers (Archive)

The governments of many developed economies are facing policy issues associated with ageing populations. Pension reforms, increasing labour force participation of older workers and increasing the standard retirement age are policy reforms suggested by the OECD to address ageing populations. However, many of the same governments now embracing these reforms had until recently encouraged early exit of older workers from the labour force in periods of excess labour supply, leading to allegations that these governments had treated older workers as a ―reserve army of labour‖. In this paper a panel model is estimated for the labour force participation of males ...


Determination Of Consumer Context In An Online Transaction Process For A High Risk Purchase, Robert G. Grant, Rodney J. Clarke, Elias Kyriazis Jan 2010

Determination Of Consumer Context In An Online Transaction Process For A High Risk Purchase, Robert G. Grant, Rodney J. Clarke, Elias Kyriazis

Faculty of Commerce - Papers (Archive)

This paper showcases/discusses a method of analyzing consumer website behavior that enables real-time purchase context identification. Such analysis will enable online vendors to serve content that is relevant to the consumer’s needs, addressing the apparent utility deficit that websites have for complex product transactions. The use of communication theory is a key component of a value co-creation process that leverages the data derived from website interactivity by analyzing the meaning of consumer activity on a website. Such an approach offers insights into the effect of information accessed by consumers in real time, enabling a responsive system for serving ...


Looking Anew At Women's Entrepreneurship: How The Family Firm Context And A Radical Subjectivist View Of Economics Helps Reshape Women's Entrepreneurship Research (Women Entrepreneurs In Family Business: A Radical Subjectivist View), Mary Barrett, Ken Moores Jan 2010

Looking Anew At Women's Entrepreneurship: How The Family Firm Context And A Radical Subjectivist View Of Economics Helps Reshape Women's Entrepreneurship Research (Women Entrepreneurs In Family Business: A Radical Subjectivist View), Mary Barrett, Ken Moores

Faculty of Commerce - Papers (Archive)

As noted in a current call for papers (Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice 2010), there has recently been a dramatic expansion of scholarly interest and activity in the field of women's entrepreneurship. The U.S. based Diana Project, to name just one research group in the field, has grown rapidly into a global network of researchers, generating numerous conferences, symposia, and publications. Journals such as Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice and more specialised publications including Family Business Review have sponsored special issues on women's entrepreneurship, allowing scholars to synthesize insights in the field from empirical and conceptual work worldwide.


Influence Of Racism And Context On Ethnic Differences In Adolescent Mental Health Trajectories: The Determinants Of Adolescent Social Well-Being And Health (Dash) Study, Thomas E. Astell-Burt, Maria J. Maynard, Erik Lenguerrand, Seeromanie Harding Jan 2010

Influence Of Racism And Context On Ethnic Differences In Adolescent Mental Health Trajectories: The Determinants Of Adolescent Social Well-Being And Health (Dash) Study, Thomas E. Astell-Burt, Maria J. Maynard, Erik Lenguerrand, Seeromanie Harding

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers (Archive)

Abstract presented at the 5th Conference of Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe (CELSE 2010), 13-15 October 2010, Paphos, Cyprus