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Does Auditor Industry Specialization Matter? Evidence from Market Reaction to Auditor Switches
Numerous capital market studies have investigated the stock market's reaction to firms switching to and from brand name auditors (Big 8/6/5/4 auditors). However, audit firm brand name is only oneExpand
Cultural heritage and job satisfaction in Eastern and Western Europe
Purpose - This paper aims to contribute to the growing body of empirical evaluations of subjective wellbeing by assessing the impact of basic cultural values and beliefs on job satisfaction across 20Expand
Job satisfaction: how crucial is participative decision making?
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to empirically examine the role of perceived ability to participate in decision making in the workplace, with respect to job satisfaction.Expand
Minimum wage effects on educational enrollments in New Zealand
Abstract This paper empirically examines the impact of minimum wages on educational enrollments in New Zealand. A significant reform to the youth minimum wage since 2000 has resulted in some ageExpand
Culture, participative decision making and job satisfaction
This study explores the impact of culture on participatory decision making (PDM) and job satisfaction (JS) using data obtained from the European Values Study (EVS). We parameterise two differentExpand
Empirical evidence of the gender pay gap in New Zealand
Using recent data, and a variety of econometric techniques, this study examines the gender pay gap in New Zealand (NZ). The need for this study arises as the information that is regularly cited onExpand
Temporary versus permanent employment: Does health matter?
Poor health may inhibit active participation in the labour market and restrict the types of employment available to an individual. This paper uses recent survey data from New Zealand and employs aExpand
Intergenerational Welfare Participation in New Zealand
New Zealand panel data, which provide extensive information on the benefit histories of parents and their children, are used to estimate an intergenerational correlation coefficient in social welfareExpand
Is temporary employment a cause or consequence of poor mental health? A panel data analysis.
TLDR
It is found that permanent employees who will be in temporary employment in the future have poorer mental health than those who never become temporarily employed, and this relationship is mediated by greater job dissatisfaction. Expand
Understanding student attendance in business schools: An exploratory study
A considerable literature indicates that class attendance is an important determinant of academic performance but the narrative on what influences students decisions to attend class is scant. ThisExpand
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