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City branding and the Olympic effect: A case study of Beijing
Abstract City branding is a common practice adopted by many cities in the context of intensified urban competition for mobile resources, markets, opportunities and attention. This paper examines theExpand
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The antecedents and performance consequences of relationalism in export distribution channels
Abstract Since working with foreign-based intermediaries is difficult, manufacturers that export through nonintegrated channels often experience poor export performance. However, governance theoryExpand
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The debt market relevance of management earnings forecasts: evidence from before and during the credit crisis
We investigate the credit market’s response via changes in credit default swap (CDS) spreads to management earnings forecasts and evaluate the importance of these forecasts relative to earnings newsExpand
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Male Fertility Patterns and Determinants
Part 1: Introduction.- Chapter 1: Introduction and Overview.- Chapter 2. Review of Male Fertility Literature.- Chapter 3. Data and Methods.- Part II: Male and Female Fertility Differentials inExpand
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Foreign Direct Investment and the Formation of Global City-Regions in China
Zhao S. X. B. and Zhang L. (2007) Foreign Direct Investment and the formation of global city-regions in China, Regional Studies 41, 979–994. FDI inflows have redrawn the map of China's geo-economy,Expand
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Cultural Influences on Chinese Consumers’ Intentions to Purchase Apparel: Test and Extension of the Fishbein Behavioral Intentional Model
There were two objectives of this study: (a) to test the cross-cultural applicability of the Fishbein Behavioral Intentional Model by studying Chinese consumers’ purchase intentions for apparel madeExpand
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Poverty assessment using DMSP/OLS night-time light satellite imagery at a provincial scale in China
Abstract All countries around the world and many international bodies, including the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), theExpand
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On the Difficulty of Evaluating Baselines: A Study on Recommender Systems
Numerical evaluations with comparisons to baselines play a central role when judging research in recommender systems. Expand
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Privatizing China : socialism from afar
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The Disciplining Role of Accounting in the Long-Run
One role of accounting is to discipline softer (more manipulable) sources of information. We use a principal-agent model of hidden actions and hidden information to study this role. In our model,Expand
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