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The German response to the Fukushima nuclear power plant incident was possibly the most significant change of policy towards nuclear power outside Japan, leading to a sudden and very significant shift in the underlying power generation structure in Germany. This provides a very useful natural experiment on the impact of increasing proportions of renewable… (More)
In the literature about insolvency prediction, linear discriminant analysis models and multiple logistic regression models have been widely used to discriminate between failed and non-failed firms on the basis of financial ratios. Altmans popular Z-Score and Ohlsons O-Score are, for example, respectively based on linear discriminant analysis and on logistic… (More)
This paper studies the impact of a re in 2006 which removed the possibility of access to the Rough gas storage facilities covering over 80% of total UK storage, at a time when major withdrawals from storage would have likely taken place. Implicitly, it shows the value of such gas storage facilities, in a country with relatively little storage, where we… (More)
Autoxidation of tertiary alkyl amines is not a common process: E.S.R. evidences support a base-catalyzed process. Several tertiary alkyl amines/water systems have been investigated in order to verify the generality of such a process, if some requests are satisfied.
This paper examines how the frequency and magnitude of micro price rises and falls relate to macroeconomic crisis, as well as moderation. Weekly micro pricing behaviour in groceries, Britain's most important consumer market, is investigated for 370 precisely defined products matched across the leading three retailers over the moderation period 2004-7 and… (More)