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1. Mega sporting events and inward foreign direct investment: an investigation of the differences among the types of sporting events and host countries.

Building on the location advantage theory for international business, the authors used the event study approach, used extensively in the finance literature, to examine the effects of hosting mega sporting events on inward foreign direct investment (FDI) in countries that hosted the Olympic Games,...

Author(s) : Lertwachara, K.; Tongurai, J.; Boonchoo, P.

Publisher : Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, USA

Journal article : Journal of Sport Management 2022 Vol.36 No.1 pp.9-24

2. The impact of rural credit on Brazilian agricultural GDP.

The paper assesses the relationship between rural credit and agricultural product in the years 1999 to 2018. Using the methodology of autoregressive vectors, Granger causality, and the method of ordinary and generalized least squares, it was possible to estimate the impacts expressed through...

Foreign Title :O impacto do crédito rural no produto agropecuário brasileiro.

Author(s) : Borges, M. J.; Parré, J. L.

Publisher : Sociedade Brasileira de Economia e Sociologia Rural (SOBER), Brasília, Brazil

Journal article : Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural 2022 Vol.60 No.2 ref.45

3. A methodological proposition on ratemaking for crop revenue insurance in Brazil.

This work aimed to study the alternative ways of calculating the revenue insurance premium rate, taking as an example the case of soybeans in Campo Mourão and Toledo. Revenue insurance guarantees protection against price and yield risks. The premium rate is one of the central elements in the...

Foreign Title :Uma proposição metodológica para a precificação de seguro de receita agrícola no Brasil.

Author(s) : Brisolara, C. S.; Ozaki, V. A.

Publisher : Sociedade Brasileira de Economia e Sociologia Rural (SOBER), Brasília, Brazil

Journal article : Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural 2022 Vol.60 No.2 ref.36

4. The impact of COVID-19 on hotel stock prices in Europe: an event study approach.

The outbreak of the novel corona virus has severely impacted the world economy. Along with the challenges imposed on the healthcare sector, the pandemic also affected the performance of all sorts of industries. With many businesses already shut and many more struggling to survive, the overall...

Author(s) : Azmi, S.

Publisher : Publishing India Group, New Delhi, India

Journal article : International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Systems 2022 Vol.15 No.1 pp.101-110 ref.20

5. Supermarket contracts, opportunity cost and trade-offs, and farm household welfare: panel data evidence from Kenya.

While previous studies analyzed the welfare effects of smallholder participation in supermarket channels, little is known about the effects over time of supplying supermarkets on farm household incomes and diets, possible trade-offs, and opportunity costs of supermarkets on different income...

Author(s) : Ochieng, D. O.; Ogutu, S. O.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : World Development (Oxford) 2022 Vol.149 ref.52

6. Exploration on the coordinated development of urbanization and the eco-environmental system in central China.

Scientific evaluation of the interaction between urbanization and the eco-environmental system in Central China is of great significance. To optimizing the quality of urbanization and improving the eco-environmental state. As a case study of Central China, this research attempts to build a set of...

Author(s) : Zheng Han; Yousaf Ali Khan; Syed Zaheer Abbas

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part B ref.39

7. Economic feasibility assessment of cage aquaculture in offshore wind power generation areas in Changhua County, Taiwan.

This paper assesses the economic feasibility of cage aquaculture in the offshore wind farm area of Changhua, Taiwan. According to the cost-benefit analysis, the results of cage aquaculture simulation for three species are economically feasible and the most suitable investment project is suggested...

Author(s) : Huang ChengTing; Afero, F.; Hung ChunWei; Chen BoYing; Nan FanHua; Chiang WenSon; Tang HungJie; Kang ChaoKai

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Aquaculture 2022 Vol.548 No.Part 1 ref.71

8. Development of climate smart agriculture in Africa.

Climate change, food system complexity and changing international demands are creating new realities, challenges and opportunities. In this respect, unlocking Africa's agricultural potential is both a vital and a daunting aspiration to achieve commitments to the climate and development of the...

Author(s) : Mrabet, R.; Moussadek, R.

Book chapter : Conservation agriculture in Africa: climate smart agricultural development 2022 pp.17-65 ref.many

9. The future: towards agenda 2063.

This chapter discusses the foreseeable future of agriculture in Africa, which has a major contribution to make in terms of food security, and also in terms of economic, social and environmental development. The changing climate in Africa already calls for the adoption of the best alternative...

Author(s) : Bwalya, M.; Mkomwa, S.; Shula, R.; Simon Lugandu; Kassam, A.

Book chapter : Conservation agriculture in Africa: climate smart agricultural development 2022 pp.469-473

10. Who benefitted from the PyeongChang Olympic announcement? Evidence from the South Korean stock market.

Understanding the market effects of Olympic host announcements is popular in academic research. Contrary to prior studies, announcing PyeongChang as the 2018 host had a positive effect on South Korea's Stock Market, with conservative estimates suggesting a peak of +3.8% during the 15 trading days...

Author(s) : Hayduk, T., III

Publisher : Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA

Journal article : Journal of Sports Economics 2022 Vol.23 No.1 pp.39-75 ref.59

11. Institutional timberland investment in South and Central America.

In this paper I investigate the origins, trend, and drivers of institutional timberland investment in South and Central America. I note that domestic institutions in South America are a distinctive source of, and a significant contributor to, the rise of institutional timberland investment in the...

Author(s) : Zhang DaoWei

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Forest Policy and Economics 2022 Vol.135 ref.19

12. Integrating supply management with finance and asset management.

Effective utility management focuses on implementing infrastructure management strategies, addressing financial viability, and optimizing operations. Allocating resources to renew critical infrastructure shifts them from optional budget items to mandatory expenditures. The well-established...

Author(s) : James, F.; Baehr, J. M.

Publisher : Wiley, Hoboken, USA

Journal article : Journal AWWA 2021 Vol.113 No.6 pp.56-66

13. Do hotel financial factors influence satisfaction?

Author(s) : Alexakis, C.; Dowling, M.; Pappas, V.; Ramachandiran, M.; Skalvos, F.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Annals of Tourism Research 2021 Vol.90 ref.14

14. Navigating the pet health insurance fervor.

Author(s) : Mawhinney, W.

Publisher : i-5 Publishing, Irvine, USA

Journal article : Veterinary Practice News 2021 Vol.33 No.2 pp.16-17

15. Step 9: financial management.

This chapter discusses financial management in veterinary practice. It explains how to review a profit and loss (P&L) statement, together with the uses of a P&L statement in management.

Author(s) : Sneddon, W.

Book chapter : Ten steps to building a successful veterinary practice 2021 pp.89-94 ref.1

16. Indigenous pig production and welfare of ultra-poor ethnic minority households in the northern mountains of Vietnam.

Eliminating ultra-poverty has received particular attention of policymakers and scholars. The ultra-poor in mountainous regions often live on subsistence farming and natural resource extraction. One of the sustainable ways to support them is to find alternative livelihood options that reduce...

Author(s) : Ho NgocNinh; Do TruongLam; Tran DinhThao; Nguyen TrungThanh

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Environment, Development and Sustainability 2022 Vol.24 No.1 pp.156-179 ref.50

17. Economic viability of industrial hemp production in Turkey.

Recent developments in industrial hemp sector have resulted in several differentiations in production, marketing, logistic and consumption pattern of industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa L.). Therefore, the study examined the economic viability of industrial hemp production in Turkey. Research data...

Author(s) : Ceyhan, V.; Türkten, H.; Yıldırı, Ç.; Canan, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.64

18. Economic costs of biological invasions in the United States.

The United States has thousands of invasive species, representing a sizable, but unknown burden to the national economy. Given the potential economic repercussions of invasive species, quantifying these costs is of paramount importance both for national economies and invasion management. Here, we...

Author(s) : Fantle-Lepczyk, J. E.; Haubrock, P. J.; Kramer, A. M.; Cuthbert, R. N.; Turbelin, A. J.; Crystal-Ornelas, R.; Diagne, C.; Courchamp, F.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.806 No.Part 3 ref.66

19. "Holding the city's feet to the fire": lessons learned from Oakland's implementation of measure HH sugar-sweetened beverage tax.

Context: Sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) taxes offer a promising public health strategy to decrease consumption of sugary beverages. To date, 7 US cities have successfully implemented SSB taxes; however, only a few studies have examined adoption and implementation processes. Objectives: To describe...

Author(s) : Asada, Y.; Chriqui, J. F.; Pipito, A. A.; Taher, S.; Powell, L.

Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA

Journal article : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 2022 Vol.28 No.1 pp.E137-E145 ref.14

20. Do farmer groups improve the situation of women in agriculture in rural Kenya?

Production by smallholders in rural Kenya is limited by institutional, technical and investment constraints. Female farmers are the majority among smallholders and have significant roles in agriculture; nonetheless, they face constraints in accessing resources. Recent primary data of 347 farmers...

Author(s) : Ingutia, R.; Sumelius, J.

Publisher : International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, College Station, USA

Journal article : International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 2022 Vol.25 No.1 pp.135-156 ref.84

21. Audit quality and the cost of debt in private firms: evidence from the Brazilian sugarcane industry.

Evidence is mixed regarding the economic benefits achieved by companies hiring large firms to audit their financial statements. The studies approaching this theme concentrate mostly on public companies in developed markets, while the effect on private firms in emerging markets is still an open...

Author(s) : Manoel, A. A. S.; Moraes, M. B. da C.; Santos, D. F. L.; Pündrich, G. P.

Publisher : International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, College Station, USA

Journal article : International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 2022 Vol.25 No.1 pp.21-36 ref.40

22. Impact of buyers' support on farmer performance and investments in the Brazilian pork supply chain.

This paper analyses how the technical and managerial support of buyers affects the performance and investment capacity of Brazilian pig farmers. The paper also analyses the influence of the farmers' investment capacity on their own performance and how that performance in turn influences the...

Author(s) : Martins, F. M.; Trienekens, J.; Omta, O.

Publisher : International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, College Station, USA

Journal article : International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 2022 Vol.25 No.1 pp.1-19 ref.53

23. Costs and financial viability of blueberry production in Pelotas.

Blueberry cultivation is a recent economic activity in Brazil. The productive and commercial systems still need improvement, especially to maintain the regularity of quality and productivity and the transparency of costs and prices. There is no study dedicated to analyze the economic viability of...

Author(s) : Oliveira, Í. P. de; Marques, L. O. D.; Belarmino, L. C.; Mello-Farias, P.; Canever, M. D.

Publisher : Sociedade Brasileira de Economia e Sociologia Rural (SOBER), Brasília, Brazil

Journal article : Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural 2022 Vol.60 No.2 ref.35

24. Crop-livestock integration provides opportunities to mitigate environmental trade-offs in transitioning smallholder agricultural systems of the Greater Mekong Subregion.

CONTEXT: The Greater Mekong Subregion has been undergoing rapid agricultural transformation over the last decades, as traditional diverse subsistence-oriented agriculture is evolving towards intensified commercial production systems. Negative environmental impacts often include deforestation,...

Author(s) : Paul, B. K.; Epper, C. A.; Tschopp, D. J.; Long, C. T. M.; Tungani, V.; Burra, D.; Hok, L.; Phengsavanh, P.; Douxchamps, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Systems 2022 Vol.195 ref.77

25. Land formalization - the new magic bullet in counternarcotics? A case study of coca cultivation and tenure (in)formality from Colombia.

Both policymakers and scholars have suggested that informal land tenure contributes to the perpetuation of illicit drug crop cultivation and, conversely, that land formalization programs serve counternarcotics aims. This article examines some of the key causal mechanisms said to underlie the...

Author(s) : Thomson, F.; Parada-Hernández, M.; Acero, C.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : World Development (Oxford) 2022 Vol.149 ref.83