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Is Your Manager Trained to Distrust You? Blame Economics!

Good managers base their strategic decisions and their treatment of staff on anticipated reactions. But what happens if your manager’s understanding of human nature means they are inherently distrustful of you? Behavioral analysts writing in Management and Organization Review argue that the teaching of economics in management training has given managers a false set of […]

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Is Workplace Flexibility Failing To Give Parents Time With Their Children?

Parents are increasingly experiencing a ‘time squeeze’ as they struggle to navigate the pressures of full-time employment and the demands of caring for their children. Research in the Journal of Marriage and Family examines if flexible working schemes are helping or adding to this pressure. The authors examined how the introduction of ROWE (Results Only […]

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Breaking the Rules of Development Cooperation: China and Brazil in African Agriculture

The questions of how Africa can feed itself, and how the agricultural sector can be a more effective engine for growth and development, have long been a target of international development efforts from western donors. But the emergence of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries as major players has raised hopes […]

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Special Issue: China's Economic Transition and Human Capital Challenge

China & World Economy was launched in 1993 by the Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). It is the only English-language journal in China devoted to the topic of the Chinese economy. With an ISI JCR 2012 Impact Factor of 0.476, the latest special issue of China & World […]

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Regional Labour Markets – A Papers in Regional Science Special Issue

Papers in Regional Science is the official journal of the Regional Science Association International. It encourages high quality scholarship on a broad range of topics in the field of regional science. These topics include, but are not limited to, behavioural modelling of location, transportation, and migration decisions, land use and urban development, inter-industry analysis, environmental […]

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