Over the last decades, speculative investors in the FX market have profited in the well known currency carry trade strategy (CT). However, during currencies or global financial crashes, CT produces substantial losses. In this work we present a methodology that enhances CT performance significantly. For our final
The purpose of this paper is to explain the attitude toward the euro on the basis of different aspects of national identity. It is demonstrated that national identity and national pride both entail multi-dimensional constructs. Where national identity is concerned, in most countries a dimension of pure categorization
The aim of this paper is to provide essential background material relating to the accompanying papers in this special issue. It presents a brief description of the `Psychology of the European Monetary Union' project. This involved a questionnaire study of attitudes towards the euro, which was fielded in each of the 15
information on Australian airway clearance services. Methods Publicly funded health services network webpages and Google were systematically searched between July and November 2018 using relevant keywords. We identified the number, location and currency of contact information of services; and described the services that
combination of keywords and MeSH terms. This will be supplemented by a search of the gray literature. Citations, abstracts, and relevant papers will be screened for eligibility by two reviewers independently. Studies will be critically appraised using 1) the Cochrane risk of bias tool and 2) the Drummond (BMJ) checklist. Results
on CINAHL, Medline, EMBASE, Sociological Abstracts and PsychINFO using keywordspartnership, family‐centred care and conceptual framework. Eligible references were drawn from the databases, reference lists and expert sources. Eight models met inclusion criteria
‘Diversity,’ denoting cultural and ethnic, but also socio-economic differentiation and increasingly stratification, has become a keyword in both the social sciences and cultural studies. In political theory and the social sciences in general, ‘diversity’ provides a framework in which to discuss issues of
feeding centres) in Malawi and Niger, two countries which closely represent the situation of other small, landlocked, subsistence agricultural economies facing severe food security problems. Our analysis shows that in these countries the drivers of changes in domestic staple prices and child malnutrition are related not only
The aim of this paper is to evaluate the capacity utilization and cost gap between actual and global long-run minimum costs. Based on the data for thirteen low-cost carriers around the world for the year 2010, an input-oriented data envelopment analysis model is used to estimate the physical capacity utilization and cost gap between actual and global long-run minimum costs. The empirical results show...
This paper studies cost uncertainty in services. Despite the fact that the service sector has become the largest component of gross domestic products in most developed economies, cost uncertainty and its impact on pricing decisions have not received much attention in the literature. In this paper, we first identify the root causes of cost uncertainty in services. Using the distinctive characteristics...
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